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South Jersey Baseball History:
20th Century All-Star Teams: Cherokee High School

Sunday, August 1, 1999

By Charlie Schick
South Jersey Baseball Historical Society

Over the 23-year varsity baseball history of Cherokee High School there have been many quality players who wore the brown and orange for the Chiefs. A number of them had received All County all-star recognition. Some have gained South Jersey Group and All South Jersey Team honors. And an elite group has captured All State Group and All State Team selections.
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High School Soccer:
Delsea Boys Varsity Preview

Sunday, August 1, 1999

By Vince Nestore
Delsea Boys Varsity Soccer Coach

First to the departing seniors: John Epley, T.J. Velykis, Steven Yurchak, Doug Scott, Matt Leckenbusch, Scott Sundberg, and Jimmy Dutton, you men will be missed. You were the hardest group of graduating seniors I've ever had to say good-bye to. You guys always made practice and games fun, plus you made my job look easy and always managed to make me laugh. You men compiled a record over fours years of 68 - 13 - 5.
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South Jersey Soccer:
Barons Outscore Pioneers 5-3 to Pull Within One Point of First!

Saturday, July 31, 1999

By Peter C. Boggs
South Jersey Barons Press Officer

The South Jersey Barons balanced scoring attack continued Saturday night at Carey Stadium, as four different players tallied goals to beat the first place Western Massachusetts Pioneers, 5-3. James Harvey, Matt Brooks, and Craig Wicken each scored once, while the team's leading scorer Matt Miles added two more (his 15th and 16th on the year), to pull the Barons within one point of Western Massachusetts in the standings.
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Alexis Switenko

Athlete Spotlight:
Edgewood's Emerging Star Alexis Switenko

Tuesday, July 27, 1999

By Lucas Blatherwick
SJSports Special Correspondent

1st Team all Conference, 1st Team all Group 4, three varsity letters and a batting average in the 450's. Not bad for a freshman. huh? And that's just softball. This athlete also excels in tennis (1st Singles), and basketball (Varsity). She was also named "Freshman Of the Year" by the Philadelphia Inquirer. As one might surmise from these credentials, Alexis Switenko is taking the South Jersey high school scene by storm.
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