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High School Softball:
Cumberland Ends Edgewoods Run At Group 3 Championship

Friday, June 1, 2001

By Crystal Parker
SJSports Staff Writer

The seventh seeded Edgewood Eagles entered the South Jersey Group 3 softball playoffs with an uphill battle. Knowing they needed to win two tough games, the Lady Eagles would climb that hill and reach the finals against the number one seeded Cumberland Colts. Both teams traveled to Eastern High School in search of the Group 3 championship, but Cumberland scored three runs in the bottom to the third inning to pull away and defeat Edgewood 6-3. The Lady Colts now will advance to the state semifinals against Middletown South on Tuesday at Middlesex County College.
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High School Softball:
The Last Innings

Tuesday, April 24, 2001

By: Lindsay Creaney
Edgewood Aquila School Newspaper Staff

"There's no crying in softball", may be a very commonly used phrase among ball players, but for Edgewood's girls softball team, this statement needs some adjusting. This is the last year Edgewood will ever have a softball team, so the girls this year are working hard to go out on top! This fourteen - player team began practicing for their season early March led by four captains; Sr. Lindsay Creaney, Sr. Dianna Henhaffer, Sr. Kristin Wolf, and Jr. Alexis Switenko.
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High School Football:
Dennis Davis on the Brink of Success

Tuesday, April 24, 2001

By Lauren McClellan
Edgewood Aquila School Newspaper Staff

Through this interview I have learned one thing: Dennis Davis is no joke. He has set incredible records, broke what was once thought of as impossible goals, and still managed to keep a smile through the rough games or seasons...and so his story starts...
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High School Football:
South Jersey Has 13 Sign Letters For Colleges To Play Football

Wednesday, February 7, 2001

By Boog Williams
SJSports Staff Writer

Some of the fastest and most talented players in the South Jersey region signed letters of commitment to play football all around the USA. Edgewood had two players sign, Dennis Davis (Georgia Tech) and Aaron Johnson (Central Michigan). Dennis was to visit Wisconsin, Michigan State, Georgia Tech, then Penn State. He traveled to Wisconsin and Michigan State, then Georgia Tech in Atlanta. The warm weather is what he was looking for and he never made it to Penn State. Aaron visited Rhode Island, Rutgers and Delaware. He will make his official visit to Central Michigan this weekend. Both players were glad that this was over.
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High School Basketball:
Wagner Brings Show And Fans To Edgewood, Scores 52

Tuesday, January 9, 2001

By Boog Williams
SJSports Staff Writer

On Tuesday, Dajuan Wagner and the top ranked Camden Panthers tapped off against the Eagles of Edgewood. The stands were packed, with standing room only. Both sides of the court bleachers were pulled out for the spectators and every seat was taken. An announcement was made that you probably should not leave your seat at half time because it might not be there for you when you came back. DaJuan scored 52 points (5 from 3 point land), but it was a sloppy 52 (if you could believe it) in Camden's 85 to 64 win.
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High School Football:
Eagles Defeat Overbrook in Annual "Turkey Bowl" Game

Thursday, November 23, 2000

By Lee Tomasello
SJSports Staff Writer

It was a great day for the fans at Eagles' Stadium on Thanksgiving Day when as the Edgewood Eagles (10-1) defeated the cross-town rival Overbrook Rams by a score of 14 - 8 in what was billed as the "Turkey Bowl" by the two schools. This game brought back old times were it was standing room only around the field.
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High School Football:
Mighty Edgewood Eagles End Playoff Season With 1 Point Loss

Saturday, November 18, 2000

By Lee Tomasello
SJSports Staff Writer

It was both a happy day and a sad day for the players of the Edgewood Senior High School football team. They had taken their team to the state playoffs for the first time in the team's forty-two year history but just couldn't win with big game. The Eagles ended its chance of advancing to the state finals when they were defeated by the Red Raiders of Ocean City by one point 35-34.
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High School Football:
Edgewood Defeats Toms River South in Opening Round of State Playoffs

Saturday, November 11, 2000

By Lee Tomasello
SJSports Special Correspondent

Edgewood Senior (9-0) defeated a strong Toms River South (5-4) Saturday in the opening round of the state football playoffs. The final score was 48-20. When the locals hit the field at the beginning of the game, they were greeted by over seventy signs painted by a group of their classmates that gave encouragement and wished them good luck.
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High School Tennis:
Edgewood Ladies Tennis Team's Season Recap

Saturday, November 11, 2000

By Michelle Hammersley
SJSports Student Correspondent

The Edgewood Ladies Tennis Team concluded the final Ladies Tennis season at Edgewood with a phenomenal year. Reaching goals and taking the team to new heights highlighted the season. The season was not only about winning, but it was also about being a team and having four years of friendship behind them.
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High School Football:
Edgewood Now Olympic Conference National Division Champions

Saturday, November 4, 2000

By Lee Tomasello
SJSports Student Correspondent

Edgewood Regional Senior High School is nearing the end of its final season in a big way. The players just did not want to end their final year with a winning record. They wanted to be champions. On Saturday at Bishop Eustace, the team's dream came true.
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High School Tennis:
The Playoffs Reviewed For Edgewood Tennis

Thursday, November 2, 2000

By Beth Chisholm
SJSports Student Correspondent

For the first time in decades, the Edgewood Ladies' Tennis team went into the playoffs with a first round bye. Seeded third in the Group 3 Division, they were to play the winner of Williamstown vs. Lacey Township. When Williamstown went on to win that match, the Edgewood ladies knew what they had to do.
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High School Tennis:
The Last Edgewood/Overbrook Ladies Tennis Match Ever

Wednesday, November 1, 2000

By Andrea Johnson
SJSports Student Correspondent

The last Edgewood/ Overbrook Ladies Tennis match took place last week. There will be no longer be an Edgewood/Overbrook sister school rivalry next fall when the ladies tennis season begins. After dissolution occurs, Edgewood, sadly, will no longer be in existence.
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High School Football:
The Rebirth of Edgewood Football

Tuesday, October 31, 2000

By Ed Benkin
SJSports Staff Write
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The pride is back at Edgewood, and the timing couldn't have been better. After years of struggling at the bottom of the South Jersey football world, the Edgewood Eagles have soared to the top. The program which suffered through two one-win seasons in 1997 and 1998 is 7-0 and ranked second in the region. The Eagles are going to the playoffs for the first time in their history. They may even get the top seed in Group 3. A win over Bishop Eustace on Saturday will give Edgewood an Olympic National Division title. Edgewood is enjoying its finest football season ever...And its last.
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High School Football:
Coach Sellers Quiets Critics With Convincing Win

Saturday, October 28, 2000

By Art Redd
SJSports Staff Writer

Edgewood took a giant step forward in proving they were not just your ordinary undefeated team. With anger in their eyes, the Eagles were ready to take on a team that skeptics said they had to beat and again prove themselves. Camden Catholic went on the road to Winslow Township sporting their 5-1 record against the 6-0 Eagles. "Finally, maybe people will give us the respect we deserve", mentioned Coach Derryk Sellers. Edgewood were well prepared to pass that test of could they compete against a good team during their "soft" schedule. Coach Sellers' Eagles dominated the Irish and hammered them 43-14 with a defense that was on a serious mission.
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High School Football:
Edgewood Honors Football And Cheerleading With Big Win Over Triton

Saturday, October 21, 2000

By Bob Little
SJSports Staff Writer

On Saturday, Edgewood High School in Atco, NJ held a reunion for all former football players, coaches, and cheerleaders. The Y2K Eagles overpowered the Triton Mustangs by the score of 56-0. This year's team reminds some people of the 1969 and 1970 teams that overpowered their opponents with great running, passing and defense.
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High School Tennis:
Edgewood Tennis Update

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

By Andrea Johnson
SJSports Student Correspondent

The week started out well on Tuesday with a 5-0 win against Palmyra. Highlights of the match include wins by Alexis Switenko, Kristin Wolf, and Cassandra Young who stepped up to fill the third singles position. This win wasn't like any other because it came with bragging rights. You see, Palmyra's coach just happens to be the Edgewood Ladies own coach's brother. The rivalry between the two coaching brothers has been going on for years, and this might have been the final time to settle the score. With Mr. Mack (Edgewood's coach) going to a new school after dissolution, the future of the rivalry is not certain at this point.
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High School Soccer:
Edgewood Defeats Paul VI in Second Half

Friday, October 6, 2000

By Bob Stewart
SJSports Staff Writer

The Edgewood boy's soccer team pulled out a BIG win on Friday to put them into first place of the Olympic National Division. The score was 3-1, but the game was closer then the score would suggest.
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High School Football:
Edgewood Powers Over Cherry Hill West

Saturday, October 7, 2000

By Bob Stuart
SJSports Staff Writer

In a game matching the 3-0 Edgewood Eagles against the Cherry Hill West Cougars, who were 0-3, you would expect a blowout and it was. The overpowering Eagles dominated the game on both ends of the field against a struggling West team. Nick Rosetti ran the Edgewood offense to perfection as they powered to a 63-0 score to increase their record to 4-0.
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High School Soccer:
Overbrook Wins Final Battle Against Edgewood

Saturday, September 30, 2000

By Boog Williams
SJSports Staff Writer

With the dissolution of the Lower Camden County School District #1 scheduled for the end of this school year, this was not just a game between sister schools, but the end of four decades of competition. The Overbrook Rams now have the bragging rights. They won the last game ever to be played between Overbrook and Edgewood in boy's soccer. The win moved the Rams to a .500 average and as Coach Bambara was yelling to his players after the came, "This should move us into the top 20".
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High School Football:
Edgewood High School to Honor Five Decades of Football and Cheerleading

Saturday, September 23, 2000

Press Release

Y2K- The Last Year and One Last Time

As you know, this is the last year of operation for Edgewood Senior High School under the Lower Camden County Board of Education. Because of that, we are trying to plan as many events as possible to recognize the wonderful traditions of our school.
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High School Football:
Edgewood Takes Advantage of Turnovers and Wins Big

Saturday, September 16, 2000

By Dennis Davis
SJSports Student Correspondent

Saturday was a great day to play football. The sun was shinning, not too hot and no wind. Camden versus Edgewood was expected to be a great battle between two speedy teams in their season opener. The Camden Panthers were expected to defeat the Edgewood Eagles but the Edgewood team didn't intend to go down easily. In fact, they didn't go down at all.
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High School Football:
Osborne Has His Way Against Camden

Saturday, September 16, 2000

By Vincent Lewis
SJSports Staff Writer

Going into this game, Edgewood's head coach Derryk Sellers felt his Eagles would make a strong case for conference title for 'The Last Time'. With 8 starters returning on both offense and defense, the race for conference champs was in their hands for the Y2K season. "This year's team would be considered one of my favorites and will be very competitive", mentioned Sellers. Both sides of the ball for Edgewood were having their way through the entire game. The visiting Camden Panthers were no match against the Eagles defense as Edgewood rolled to a 46-0 victory behind the running of Brandon Osborne.
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High School Soccer:
Edgewood Girl's Soccer Looks to Improve

Wednesday, September 13, 2000

By Boog Williams
SJSports Student Correspondent

The Edgewood Girl's soccer team is looking to improve with a new head coach. His name is Bill Pesda. The Lady Eagles will have eight returning players from last year's squad and one returning after two years from an injury. Coach Pesda believes that Kori Goerlitz, a senior, will be returning after knee surgery last year and should resume her All Conference forward form from 1998. Kori will be one of the tri-captains this year.
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High School Tennis:
Edgewood Ladies Tennis Preview

Tuesday, September 12, 2000

By Andrea Johnson
SJSports Student Correspondent

The Edgewood Ladies Tennis team is looking forward to an exciting season. The starting line-up has been gaining experience and picking up wins for four years now (with the exception of an outstanding junior player, Alexis Switenko). The ladies are trying to make this, the last year of Edgewood tennis most memorable. The team started out the season with a difficult match against Shawnee but hopes to rebound with a week full of play ahead. On Tuesday the ladies face Absagami at home. The match should be interesting and the Eagles hope to come out on top with a "W".
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BSCHE216thumb.jpgHigh School Soccer (Preview):
Edgewood Boy's Soccer Team Looks Strong

Friday, September 1, 2000

By Boog Williams
SJSports Staff Writer

The Edgewood boy's soccer team looks to be one of the top teams in South Jersey, with ten returning players off of an 8-7-5 record. "If the chemistry is right then the sky is the limit" believes Coach Ron Wence. "We have a great starting group, but not much off the bench. Having lost only an outside back to graduation we should be better than last year". This is Coach Wence's fifth year as head coach, with a 36-29-10 record.
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