May 14, 2016
A 36-year-old South Jersey man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two girls, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office said Thursday. Michael B. Olsen, of West Deptford, pleaded Tuesday to first-degree aggravated sexual assault of a girl under age 13 and second-degree sexual assault of another girl under 13 just before his trial was to begin. Olsen acknowledged that the first-degree charges involved digital penetration of the victim and the second-degree offenses were improper external touching, the prosecutor's office said.
May 10, 2016
SATURDAY At Maple Shade: Camden Catholic (Olympic National automatic qualifier) vs. St. Augustine (Cape-Atlantic American), 10:30 a.m. Gloucester Catholic (No. 1 at-large) vs. Trenton Catholic (Burlco Freedom), 1 p.m. At Deptford: Cherokee (No. 3 at-large) vs. Clearview (Tri-County Royal), 10:30 a.m. Millville (No. 5 at-large) vs. Haddon Heights (Colonial Patriot), 1 p.m. At Hammonton: Lenape (Olympic American) vs. Cinnaminson (Burlco Liberty), 10:30 a.m. Mainland (No. 6 at-large)
May 10, 2016 |
Derek Wakeley has been playing baseball with many of his West Deptford High School teammates since their first days in Little League. "A lot of us go back to when we were 8 or 9," said Wakeley, a senior righthander. Those Eagles will be together for another month, tops. But while Wakeley and company have their sights set on a Colonial Liberty Division title as well as the South Jersey and state Group 2 tournaments, they have another opportunity to make their mark as well. For the first time in three years, West Deptford has qualified for the Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic, the most prestigious in-season tournament in South Jersey baseball.
May 5, 2016
5 Triples by Gloucester's Nikki Velez. 19 RBIs by Rancocas Valley's Julie Contravo. 17 Extra-base hits (eight doubles, two triples, seven homers) in 39 at-bats by Clearview's Elaina Hansen. 10 Combined home runs (five each) by West Deptford's Alexa Anderson and Jess Linquist. .543 Batting average for Washington Township's Maddie Gillen (25 for 46).
May 5, 2016 |
Nick Mitchell allowed one run in the first inning before tossing six scoreless frames to lead Pennsville past host Deptford, 4-1, in Wednesday's Tri-County Conference baseball matchup. Mitchell spread four hits throughout seven innings while striking out seven in the Spartans' win. Elsewhere in Tri-County Conference action: Anthony Masselli went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and two runs scored in Highland's 7-2 victory over visiting GCIT. Jake Rappaport earned the win and freshman Cole McCafferty tossed three scoreless innings of relief.
April 14, 2016 |
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.
April 13, 2016 |
Haley Hulitt pitched a no-hitter against Kingsway on Monday in a Tri-County Conference softball game. Hulitt was dominant on the mound, striking out 10 batters to help Cumberland defeat the host Dragons, 2-0. She also scattered five walks over seven innings. The Colts got on the board in the third inning when Allison Saul hit a two-run home run. In other Tri-County Conference action: Sara Todd gave up one earned run and struck out seven batters to lead visiting Deptford past Williamstown, 5-3. Nina Rizzo pitched seven innings and struck out four players to earn the win for Clearview.
April 9, 2016 |
Owen Hoffman struck out five batters in seven innings to guide West Deptford to a 14-4 victory against Colonial Conference rival Woodbury on the road. Drew Wilden went 2 for 2 with a double. Tim McCloskey went 3 for 4 with 3 RBIs. Kyle Garrison, John Barret, and Ryan Baglivo each had two RBIs for West Deptford. Spencer Sklivas went 1 for 3 with a double for Woodbury. Tri-County Conference. Max Dineen went 3 for 4 with a double and home run as Pennsville rallied from two runs down to defeat host Pitman, 8-7, in extra innings.