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After Erratic Start, Eagles Hope They Have Their Feet Under Them

By Sean Keegan
SJSports Student Correspondent

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After a preseason ranking of 16th in South Jersey, the Edgewood Eagles took off. They breezed through the first week, and half of their schedule, defeating previously #4 Eastern, Pitman, Gloucester Tech, and Oakcrest along the way.

So as these proud Eagles marched into school on Monday, with newspapers under their arms reading "Edgewood #6 in South Jersey", they were anxious to benefit from their undefeated status.
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Athlete Spotlight:
Bishop Eustace's Erica Swesey Defines Student-Athlete

By Bob Grimmie
SJSports Staff Writer

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There was always that one kid in your class who ruined the test grading curve for every one. I'm sure you remember. When the whole class failed, this person managed to get a 94 or higher. Thus ruining the curve and any chance you had at passing.

Well, if Erica Swesey isn't careful, she's going to permanently ruin the curve by which all student athletes are measured. The 17-year-old Bishop Eustace senior is a standout in the academic world as much, if not more so, then she is in the South Jersey field hockey community.

"She's unique in that she's academically excellent, athletically excellent and she's involved in student council," said Bishop Eustace head field hockey coach Alice Penza.
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High School Football:
Camden Upsets Pennsauken

By Art Redd
SJSports Staff Writer

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Camden's quarterback Francis Brown and runningback Patrick Thompson combined to defeat top rated Pennsauken 12 to 6.

Pennsauken got on the scoreboard first with a 4-yard touchdown run by Michael Hawkins in the first quarter.
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Team Profile:
Eastern's Ladies Volleyball Team Has Ambitious Goal

By Bob Grimmie
SJSports Staff Writer

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The girl's of the Eastern High School volleyball team have decided to keep their goals for the season simple and attainable yet at the same time ambitious. "We'd just like to improve from last year," said senior captain Joy Conover. Last season Eastern finished 21-2 in the Olympic conference and were 15-10 overall in the state. Their post-season lasted one round into the state tournament when they were eliminated by Fairlawn.
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High School Football:
Delran Bears Out Distance Northern Burlington Greyhounds

By Art Redd
SJSports Staff Writer

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Delran defeated Northern Burlington 19 to 16 on Saturday at Delran High School. The game was won on a 42-yard field goal by Ryan Molinaro with just over 3 minutes left in the third quarter.
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Team Profile:
Eustace Mens Cross Country Have Set Their Sites On South Jersey Open

By Bob Grimmie
SJSports Staff Writer

The Bishop Eustace boy's cross-country team finished last season ranked 5 in South Jersey in the Courier-Post's top 20 poll. They began this season with a few questions. Through hard work and some divine intervention, these questions seem to have been answered. Head coach Michael Edmondson lost his number one, three and five runners to graduation. Ben Schuler, one, and Brian Berkley, three, were both first team All-conference and first team All-parochial. Despite these loses, Edmondson has high hopes for this years unit. "I still say that we're a better team this year," said Edmondson. "They've logged more miles, they've done more speed work, now all they've got to do is put it together."
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