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February 25, 1991 | By Tom Williams, Special to The Inquirer
Shawnee outrebounded Florence by 17 yesterday en route to its 14th consecutive victory, a 70-54 win over the Flashes at Burlington County College. The contest was the championship game between the division winners of the Burlington County League. Next year, the league will switch to three divisions. Shawnee (22-2) is No. 3 in The Inquirer's Top 10. Florence, which shared the Burlington-Freedom title with Bordentown, is 17-6. Shawnee's lead, which was up to 15 points in the third quarter, was reduced to 53-47 on a basket by Florence junior Carey Kessler with 5 minutes, 57 seconds left.
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November 11, 2001 | By Tom McGurk INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Kiley Graham vowed she would be the Shawnee field hockey team's loudest cheerleader. Little did Graham know that she would be the player responsible for the biggest ovation. The freshman forward came off the bench to score the decisive goal with 24 minutes left in regulation time as the third-seeded Renegades knocked off top-seeded Cherokee yesterday, 1-0, in the Central Jersey Group 4 championship game. Shawnee (18-3-2) will meet Eastern (20-0-0), the South Jersey champion, in a state Group 4 semifinal Wednesday at Cherokee.
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November 5, 2001 | By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
For a team that is making its first-ever appearance in the South Jersey Boys' Soccer Coaches Tournament, Camden Catholic sure wants to prolong its stay. While some teams look at the coaches tournament as a secondary event behind the state tournament, Camden Catholic views it on equal footing - and its enthusiasm is obvious. The Irish scored two goals in the first four minutes and continued their record-setting season with yesterday's 6-0 shutout of Delran in a coaches tournament semifinal at Sterling.
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December 17, 2014 | By the Inquirer Staff
Andrew Abbonizio rolled 226 in Game 1 of a 641 series to lead Shawnee past Camden Tech, 4-0, in an Olympic Conference boys' bowling match. Girls' Bowling Laken Owen rolled 220 in Game 3 of a 558 series to help Kingsway beat Gloucester Catholic, 4-0. In other Olympic Action: Gianna Guarracino had the high game (184) and high series (484) in Cherry Hill West's 3-1 win over Washington Township.
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December 30, 1992 | By Frank Lawlor, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The Beach Ball Classic, considered high school's answer to March Madness, will have an all Philadelphia-area final tonight. Second-seeded Shawnee did its part in last night's second semifinal with an impressive 52-44 victory over Artesia, of Lakewood, Calif. The Renegades (4-0) will meet Simon Gratz, the nation's top-rated team and a 66-45 winner last night over Westover of Albany, Ga. "Gratz is awesome," said Shawnee coach Joe Kessler. "We're going to have to play real well to be in the game, but stranger things have happened.
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January 22, 1999 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
The last time Shawnee and Rancocas Valley met in boys' basketball, they produced one of the most memorable games in recent South Jersey playoff history. Rancocas Valley beat the Renegades, 74-72, in double overtime for last year's South Jersey Group 4 championship. The two will renew their rivalry at 1 p.m. tomorrow in a nonconference game at Shawnee. Last year, Shawnee lost just twice all season, and both losses were to Rancocas Valley. Beating the Red Devils will be no easier this year.
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May 16, 2001 | By Josh Egerman INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
When Tim Gushue first sat down with his assistants to discuss the boys' track and field season, the longtime Shawnee coach wasn't optimistic. "The outlook back in February was pretty bleak," Gushue said. "So I'm really pleased with the outcome. " That outcome, at least for the regular season, was finalized Monday when the Renegades clinched a share of their second division title. Going into the final day of dual-meet competition, Shawnee was tied with Eastern and Lenape atop the Olympic Conference American Division.
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February 13, 2013 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
The Lenape boys' basketball team has thrived this season in close, low-scoring games. Tuesday's big matchup with backyard rival Shawnee proved to be no different. Sawyer Hand sank a three-pointer from the wing with three seconds left to give host Lenape a 40-38 win over Shawnee in an Olympic Conference interdivision game. Lenape, The Inquirer's fifth-ranked team in South Jersey, rallied after being down by 11-3 in the first quarter behind a balanced attack. Tabu Gaither scored a team-high 11 points and was the only Lenape player to reach double digits.
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October 13, 1992 | By Tom Williams, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Shawnee, the No. 1 team in The Inquirer's field hockey Top 15, ended Ocean City's 10-game scoreless streak in the final minute of the first half yesterday and went on to defeat the Red Raiders, 1-0. Junior Julie Kentrus scored the goal for Shawnee (8-1) with 54 seconds remaining in the half. It was the first scored against No. 4 Ocean City (9-1-1) this year. "They took away everything from us in the first half," said Shawnee coach Bobbie Schultz. "We seemed to take control of the game in the second half.
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November 11, 1995 | By Joey Culligan, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Eastern's field hockey team will not miss Shawnee's senior field hockey goaltender Danielle Vile when she graduates in June. Shawnee (18-0-3) blanked the visiting Vikings, 1-0, yesterday on Jenna Litwornia's second-half goal to win its second straight South Jersey Group 4 title and 12th in 19 years. Litwornia, who has now scored five of Shawnee's nine goals in three tournament games, scored with 26 minutes, 52 seconds left in the game with an assist from Casey Jiampetti. The 10-time Burlington County League Liberty Division champions will face Central Jersey champion Middletown South in the state semifinals on Tuesday at Hopewell Valley.
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June 6, 2016 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. - The quote in the locker room - written in big letters on a white board before the game - was: "You can't beat relentless. " In the end, it wasn't so much a battle cry for the game, but for the entire Shawnee girls' lacrosse season - a stretch in which the Renegades re-ignited one of the state's storied programs. There were doubters before the season. The team struggled the last two years. There was a new coach. A new goalie. Inexperience in spots all over the field.
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June 5, 2016 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
The territory is familiar for both teams. The landscape, though, has evened out over the years. On Saturday, Moorestown will play for a Group 3 state title, and Shawnee will play for a Group 4 state title in girls' lacrosse. Classically, these two schools are the state's juggernauts of the sport. And once again, they are the last South Jersey teams standing. Moorestown is vying for its 22nd state championship, which is the most in New Jersey history. Shawnee is playing for its ninth, which is second most.
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May 27, 2016 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
The story of Clearview girls' lacrosse is twofold. There is luck and there is talent. Luck rarely works in Clearview's favor. Once again, the injury bug paid the team a visit this season, and the Pioneers had to overcome the loss of some of their best players and leaders. For Clearview, this is just history repeating itself. But every year when playoff brackets start to narrow, Clearview is still playing lacrosse. That's where talent comes in. The fourth-seeded Pioneers are set to take on top-seeded Shawnee Thursday in the semifinal round of the South Jersey Group 4 playoffs.
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May 5, 2016 | By Jack Goodwillie, Staff Writer
Katie McLoughlin and Shawnee withstood a stiff test from host Shore Regional in a nonleague girls' lacrosse game Tuesday. McLoughlin found the net five times as the Renegades edged the Blue Devils, 12-11, to remain perfect on the year. Molly Baechler, Liza Barr, and Samantha Tucci all scored twice for the visitors. In other nonleague action: Saige Lyn Gidzinski and Chloe Pottillo each had four goals and Camden Catholic won at Woodstown, 14-4. Aailiyah Richardson had four goals and six assists to lead visiting Winslow Township past Burlington City, 10-4.
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April 30, 2016 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
Her introduction to the definition of teamwork - the real definition of teamwork - came late in her freshman year. That was the year Bianca Smith, No. 22 on the Shawnee girls' lacrosse team, learned an important lesson in perspective. It's a key ingredient to her incredibly positive attitude. And it has helped her answer those tired questions often asked by adults who lacked the perspective Smith gained when she was 14. Was she frustrated? Was she mad? Is it tough? How did it feel to be a Division I recruit but not a varsity starter on your high school team?
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April 24, 2016 | By Jack Goodwillie, Staff Writer
Madison LaPlante achieved her 100th career hit with ease Friday as host Shawnee routed Winslow Township, 19-0, in an Olympic Conference softball game. The senior also drove in two runs. Marisa Fulcher set the table for the Renegades by going 2 for 3 with two runs scored and an RBI of her own. In other Olympic Conference action: Erika Coreth had a double, triple and drove in two RBIs to help host Washington Township shut out Camden Catholic, 9-0. Tri-County Conference.
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April 15, 2016 | By Connor Northrup, Staff Writer
Gabby Ochinegro hit an RBI single to score her sister Hannah in the seventh inning as Sterling beat visiting Williamstown, 4-3, in a nonleague game Wednesday. Pitcher Trish Quinn earned the win for Sterling as the team finished with nine hits, including a two-run homer from Ashley Croge in the second inning. In another nonleague game: Haddonfield's Nicolette Barranger went 2 for 2 with an inside-the-park home run to help defeat visiting Camden Academy Charter, 13-1. Sophie Popp finished 2 for 3 with a triple.
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April 14, 2016 | By Mark McCormick, Staff Writer
Shawnee's Bridget Gras walked to the plate without a hit all game. But in the bottom of the seventh inning, the sophomore delivered. Gras hit a bases-loaded single and Madison McGehrin scored the winning run to lift the visiting Indians past Lenape, 8-7, in Olympic Conference softball Tuesday. Madison LaPlante went 3 for 4 with a double and three RBIs for Shawnee. Kirsten Cline also went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI for Lenape. Colonial Conference. Rachel White pitched a perfect game and struck out nine in five innings as host Woodbury topped Lindenwold, 11-0.
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April 10, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
For Adam Sachs, it was persistence. For Michael Wurster and David Judge, it was patience. For Jake Azar, it was the persuasion of a teammate. Azar delivered the big hit, Wurster and Judge turned the game with bases-loaded walks, and Sachs earned the pitching win as Cherry Hill West rallied for a 6-4 victory over Shawnee on Friday. Azar, a junior rightfielder, snapped a 4-4 tie with an RBI triple in the bottom of the fifth inning of the Olympic Conference American Division clash of Top 15 teams.
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April 4, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
Someday, Mike Shinske might take up golf. Someday, he might buy himself a set of clubs and settle into a weekend routine of a relaxing 18. Someday, he might look back and laugh at his reaction at this time last year when a well-meaning doctor suggested he might want to take up the sport. "Golf?" Shinske remembers saying in the hospital room. "I hate golf. " In time, Shinske might grow to appreciate the challenge of chasing that little white ball around the course. For now, he'll stick with lacrosse.
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