January 18, 2016
Girls' Basketball BLUE STAR TOURNAMENT Bishop Shanahan 48, Paul VI 41 Blue Star Tournament Paul VI 11 12 10 8 - 41 Bishop Shanahan 10 12 12 14 - 48 PV: Sekya Campbell 8, Isabel Caruso 7, Chloe Georges 2, Amanda Gosweiler 7, Kathleen Murphy 3, Naomi Shorts 4, Carly Stroemel 10. BS: Devon Adams 4, Kelly Baisle 3, Ciara Forde 8, Mikayla Maxwell 2, Sammie McCarter 8, Courtney Warley 23. Boys' Basketball CAPE-ATLANTIC LEAGUE...
December 28, 2015 |
As a first-time visitor to the South Jersey Metal Detecting Club, I have no idea what I might find. A similar anticipation is at the heart of a hobby that lures treasure hunters, amateur archaeologists, and history buffs alike. "You never know what's under the ground," membership officer Dan Knight, 53, a Voorhees resident, tells me. "It could be a pull tab. Or it could be a gold ring. " Says club president Rich Sammartino, 58, of Sicklerville: "Every signal is like a Christmas present.
December 14, 2015 |
Gary Melton knew his middle son was ready to take his football career to another level by his sleeping patterns last summer. Or perhaps by his non-sleeping patterns. "I asked him, 'Where do you want to go with this football thing?' " said Gary Melton, a former football and track star at Absegami High School who played three seasons of football for Rutgers University from 1989 to 1991. "He said he wanted to take it as far as he could. "So I said, 'OK, I get up at 5 every morning.
December 13, 2015 |
Paul Wiedeman walked on the court for the first day of Haddonfield's basketball practice and there was something no coach wants to see - the absence of any returning starters. Wiedeman, the point guard on Haddonfield's 1989 state championship team, has presided over one of South Jersey's top programs as coach for 16 seasons. This year, however, the Bulldogs might be in the rare role of underdog. There is talk that West Deptford could be the team to beat in the Colonial Conference Liberty Division, and that Sterling, which is Haddonfield's opening-game opponent, could also offer plenty of resistance.
December 11, 2015
FORWARD Justin Curtin, Williamstown, sr. Curtin capped a stellar career with a 20-goal output in his senior season and leading the Braves to a Tri-County Royal Division title. He finished his career with 48 goals. Curtin is one of the few true four-year starters Williamstown has had, and throughout his career, he's been able to contribute in each third of the field. FORWARD Nick Krake, Cherry Hill West, sr. Krake was one of South Jersey's most dynamic scorers, pairing 16 goals with six assists as a senior.
December 10, 2015 |
Delsea's remarkable run of success in the postseason has many positive implications for the program. But Crusaders coach Sal Marchese admits the team's crowded trophy case always creates a lot of pressure for his players. "These kids deal with a lot," Marchese said after Delsea won its fourth consecutive South Jersey Group 3 title with a 21-12 win over Camden on Saturday at Rowan University. Delsea has won 13 titles since the start of the state tournament in 1974, including seven in the last 11 seasons.