September 15, 2016
Here are the South Jersey scoring leaders: Touchdowns 5 Qwahsin Townsel, St. Joseph. 4 Gio Gismondi, West Deptford; Brandon Outlaw, Moorestown. 3 Josh Zamot, St. Augustine; Zeke Ennis, St. Augustine; Tim Petrucelli, Holy Cross; Jon Taylor, Salem; Rob Hawkins, Rancocas Valley; Jared Latane, Haddon Hts.; Marques DeShields, Overbrook. Touchdown passes 6 Devin Leary, Timber Creek. 4 J.C. Collins, Williamstown; Jesse Milza, Cedar Creek; Josh Zamot, St. Augustine.
September 15, 2016 |
Francis Kanu recorded a hat trick in Burlington City's 7-1 soccer win against host Medford Tech in a Burlington County League matchup on Tuesday. Ygor Lemes and Jeshua Roiz scored two goals each in the win. In other Burlington County League action, Tiernan Johnson scored the lone goal in Pemberton's 1-0 win against visiting New Egypt. Girls' Soccer Hailey Russell scored four goals in Riverside's 5-0 road win against Pennsauken. Jewelyana Sharples added 14 saves in the Burlington County League contest.
September 8, 2016 |
Three football coaches, all in their early- to mid-20s. Three legends-in-the-making in South Jersey on their way to more than 750 combined victories. "We had a blast," West Deptford coach Clyde Folsom said of the coaches who led the 1982 St. Joseph football team. The first-year head coach was Paul Sacco. He enters Friday night's game at Mainland with 299 career victories in his 35th season. Pete Lancetta was a defensive assistant coach. He is an assistant coach at Rowan University after winning 215 games in 26 seasons as head coach at Hammonton.
August 31, 2016 |
As recently as 2013, the regular-season schedule for the St. Augustine Prep football team included games against rebuilding small-school programs such as Middle Township, Lower Cape May, and Pleasantville. "That was our freshman year," St. Augustine senior linebacker Dean Kolonich said. "Look at us now. " Look at everybody else, too. Dramatic change has come to South Jersey football since the formation of the West Jersey Football League for the 2010 season. The latest development is significant: This season marks the addition of the Cape-Atlantic League and the Colonial Conference to the West Jersey Football League, creating a 95-team superconference that includes every program in South Jersey.
August 29, 2016 |
Ed Coles Jr.'s reputation as a musical-instrument repairman extended far beyond South Jersey, where he lived and worked. He was known in Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, and elsewhere. "If there was something nobody could fix, he would take it on and make it happen," said Carl Cox, a music director at Deptford Township High School. "He was good at everything. His love was saxophone because that's what he played as well. Anybody who was a professional, they all knew and loved Ed," he said.
August 28, 2016 |
A 28-year-old man has been charged with fatally beating his parents, who were found dead in their West Deptford home Friday morning, authorities said. Ryan Coles lived with Edward Coles Jr., 58, and Rosemarie Coles, 55, on the 1600 block of Pennfield Drive. The parents, former owners of a Mantua Township music store, were found after a relative, who was unable to reach anyone by phone Thursday night, went to the house, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release.
June 18, 2016
A 42-year-old Gloucester County man was sentenced this week to 10 1/2 years in prison for robbing - at gunpoint - three Heritage's convenience stores last year, prosecutors said. Sean P. Allen, of Woodbury, pleaded guilty last month to robbing Heritage stores in Woodbury, Woodbury Heights, and West Deptford in February 2015. A sawed-off shotgun was used in the robberies and cash and cigarettes were taken, prosecutors said. Superior Court Judge Kevin T. Smith imposed the sentence on Monday.
June 16, 2016 |
One swing. One swing at the end of a long season. One swing at the end of an illustrious career. It didn't win the game. It changed the score but not the outcome. Still, one swing summed up Jess Linquist and her skill and sense of the moment and significance to the West Deptford softball team. "That was Jess," West Deptford coach Mandy Schramm said of Linquist's final swing as a high school player. "That was her, right there. " Linquist is the Inquirer's South Jersey player of the year in softball after leading West Deptford to its first sectional title in 20 years.
June 14, 2016 |
It was Holy Cross' version of the "Called Shot. " Moments before the last pitch of the last game of the long season, Holy Cross senior shortstop Joey Paolini asked a favor of senior pitcher Steven Bowley. "Mainly I was just trying to calm him down," Paolini said Sunday. "We had just missed turning a double play. So I said, 'Roll me another one.' " Bowley got the ground ball. Paolini fielded it and flipped to second baseman James Papeika, who made the pivot and fired to first for the double play that ended Holy Cross' 2-0 victory over St. Mary's (Rutherford)
June 13, 2016 |
TOMS RIVER, N.J. - West Deptford's John Oehler has been coaching high school baseball for 10 years. Parsippany coach Ken Dobkin is a 17-year veteran. Neither had seen this before. "Not to end the game," Oehler said. "I've never heard that from an umpire, 'Changed my mind,' " Dobkin said. West Deptford led Parsippany, 2-1, in the bottom of the eighth inning of the NJSIAA Group 2 championship game Saturday at Toms River East. Parsippany had a man on third with one out. Tommy Nowicki chopped the ball to short.