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Event Spotlight:
Wings Secure NLL Playoff Berth

Saturday, April 7, 2001


COLUMBUS, OH - The Philadelphia Wings won against the Columbus Landsharks, 17-7, at the Nationwide Arena. The Wings maintain third place in the National Lacrosse League standings, with one game left in the regular season at Albany. The Wings record increases to 9-4, with the team securing a playoff berth after this win, and Buffalo falling to New York (18-13). Philadelphia needs to win their last game at Albany to secure home field advantage for the NLL semi-finals.
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High School Golf:
Eastern Wins Camden County Open

Thursday, April 5, 2001

By Charlie Barker
SJSports Staff Writer

The Eastern High School golf team took home both the individual and team chamionships at the Camden County Open held Thursday at the par 72 Valleybrook Golf Club. The Vikings edged Triton by three strokes, winning with an overall 328. B.J. Jaworski won the individual championship with a 75, narrowly defeating Chris Kelly of Haddonfield and Bob Hennefer of Bishop Eustace. Kelly and Hennefer both shot a 78, but Kelly was awarded second place after a match of cards.
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2000 American Water Works Hoops WinnersSpecial Event:
Local Scholar-Athlete Honored With Trip To St. Louis For NCAA National Championship Game

Thursday, April 5, 2001

By Karen Bruderle
SJSports Special Correspondent

Thanks to Voorhees-based American Water Works Company, Kate Gagliardi of Manalapan spent this past weekend in St. Louis with her seven fellow Hoops & Heroes scholarship program winners, taking in the women's collegiate championship game and attending an awards ceremony in their honor. Hoops & Heroes is a scholarship program designed to honor high school female basketball players for their academic, athletic and community service achievements. The eight young women were awarded with a trip to St. Louis for themselves and a guardian, as well as a $1,000 educational savings bond.
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High School Volleyball:
History Made at Cherry Hill West in Olympic Volleyball

Thursday, April 5, 2001

By John Daglian
SJSports Staff Writer

The 2001 Boys Volleyball just got underway on Monday April 2nd, but on April 5th the Cherry West Lions provided everyone with a bit of history by defeating the Cherry Hill East Cougars 4-15, 17-15 and 15-12. Prior to this match, Cherry Hill East had never lost to another Conference or South Jersey team. Since Volleyball began in 1994, the Cougars have been a powerhouse. They have always made it to the semi finals of the state tournament. The run includes a string of three consecutive state titles.
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South Jersey Baseball History:
Dateline: April

Tuesday, April 3, 2001

By Charlie Schick
South Jersey Baseball Historical Society

Dateline is a diary of South Jersey baseball that highlights area players, games, events, and outstanding accomplishments in the past history of the great game of baseball. The June dates and facts listed below are taken from the manuscript entitled "A Day's Walk Through South Jersey Baseball."
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