MOUNT LAUREL >> The Medford Village Gators defeated host Ramblewood, 314-239, to open the season in a Suburban Swim Association of South Jersey Olympic Division meet June 22.
Burlington County defeated Lehigh Valley, 4-2, in the championship game of the 34th annual Philadelphia Phiilies Carpenter Cup Classic June 18 at Citizens Bank Park.
MANSFIELD >> Cherokee High School senior Lucciano Pizarro won the shot put title in thrilling fashion at the 51st annual NJSIAA Meet of Champions June 8 at Northern Burlington Regional High School here.
John Giannini, Ph.D., who for the past year has served as founding director of Rowan University’s Center for Sports Communication & Social Impact, has been named interim athletic director. Giannini succeeds Dan Gilmore, who is retiring after 43 years at the University.
GETTYSBURG, PA. >> Gettysburg junior Liza Barr of Medford has earned a spot on the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-America Team.
MEDFORD >> The Medford Blue Devils defeated Southampton, 11-10, to capture the 5th-8th grade Shawnee Seneca Softball Conference Championship for the second straight year June 2 at the Hartford Softball Complex here.
The Seneca High School girls track team won the 4-by-800-meter relay in the NJSIAA South Group 3 sectional championships May 24 at Delsea Regional High School.
Shawnee High School graduate Erica Barr, a starting midfielder at Middlebury College (22-1) and her teammates won the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse National Championship May 26 in Ashland, Va. with a 14-9 victory over Salisbury University Sea Gulls (20-4).
MEDFORD >> Senior Bryce Reece scored five goals and had one assist as No. 2 seed Lenape (16-3, 8-1) edged visiting No. 3 Cherokee (11-8, 4-5), 11-10, in a NJSIAA South Group 4 semifinal playoff game May 22.
MEDFORD >> Senior Caroline Barlow scored three goals and had an assist as No. 2 seed Lenape (13-7, 5-5) outlasted visiting No. 6 Shawnee (13-7, 6-3), 12-10, in a NJSIAA South Group 4 semifinal playoff game May 21.
MEDFORD >> Julia Cooker (1-for-3, double, 2 RBIs, run) and Lindsey Durboraw scattered five hits in a complete-game effort as No. 4 seed Shawnee (14-6, 7-3) beat visiting No. 6 Vineland (20-7, 8-2), 3-1, in a NJSIAA South Group 4 semifinal playoff game May 24.
The Central Record photographer David Borrelli was on hand for the Shawnee-Hammonton boys tennis playoff match, Cherokee-Shawnee softball showdown and Cherokee-Howell boys lacrosse playoff game May 18.
EVESHAM >> Karly Messina went the distance, striking out seven, and Jordyn Deveney homered as Cherokee (9-6, 6-1) edged visiting Lenape (9-4, 3-4), 3-2, in an Olympic Conference American Division game May 7.
MEDFORD >> Sophomore Julie Cassidy scored five goals and senior goalie Ashley Vernon made 13 saves as Shawnee (11-6, 6-3) edged visiting Moorestown (13-6, 1-0), 9-8, in a nonleague game May 10.
TABERNACLE >> No. 5 seed Seneca (10-4, 8-0) defeated visiting No. 12 Sterling (3-13), 4-1, in a NJSIAA South Group 2 first-round playoff match May 9.
BLACKWOOD >> Shawnee High School freshman Jack Ross won an individual title at the annual Carl Arena/Al Rifkin Memorial Tournament May 4 at the par-72 Valleybrook Country Club here.
MEDFORD >> Jackson Balzan struck out 10 in a complete-game four-hitter and Nate Liedtka homered as Shawnee (13-1, 6-1) defeated visiting Cherokee (4-7, 2-5), 9-1, in an Olympic Conference American Division game April 29.
MEDFORD >> Senior Meredith Farley scored four goals to lead Shawnee (6-6, 4-3) to a win over visiting Cherokee (5-6, 2-5), 14-6, in an Olympic Conference American Division game April 29.
MEDFORD >> Junior Chris Lyons scored four goals and dished out three assists and senior David Giordano added a hat trick as Shawnee (8-2, 6-1) got by host Lenape (8-3, 6-1), 12-10, in an Olympic Conference American Division game April 29. Bryce Reece tallied a hat trick for the Indians.
TABERNACLE >> Emily Spencer and Alexys Vernier combined to hurl a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts as Seneca (8-2, 5-1) shut out Winslow Township (0-10, 0-4), 10-0, in a five-inning Olympic Conference National Division game April 25.
EVESHAM >> Cherry Hill East (8-0, 5-0) remained undefeated with a win over host Cherokee (4-3, 1-3), 4-1, in an Olympic Conference American Division match April 23.
MEDFORD >> The Shawnee High School girls lacrosse team hosted its 5th annual "Score Against Cancer" game April 11 against visiting Rancocas Valley in honor of Katie Kernan, a 2013 graduate of Shawnee and former Shawnee lacrosse player and captain.
MOUNT LAUREL >> Junior Mason Bregman and sophomore Luke Cole each scored four goals to lead Lenape (6-2, 4-0) past visiting Shawnee (6-1, 4-1), 12-10, in an Olympic Conference American Division game April 20.
TABERNACLE >> Senior Cassidy Spilis scored a season-high nine goals as Seneca (8-0, 6-0) dominated visiting Shawnee (4-5, 2-2), 19-6, in an Olympic Conference interdivision game April 18.
MEDFORD >> Junior Chris Lyons netted a game-high five goals as Shawnee (4-0, 2-0) got by visiting Cherokee (4-1, 1-1), 11-9, in an Olympic Conference American Division game April 8.
MEDFORD >> Senior Brandon Epstein struck out seven and scattered six innings in six innings as Shawnee (4-0, 2-0) downed visiting Seneca (2-3, 2-1), 5-1, in an Olympic Conference interdivision game April 8.
MEDFORD >> Shawnee (1-0, 1-0) scored the winning run in its last at-bat to defeat host Lenape (1-1, 0-1), 4-3, in an Olympic Conference American Division game April 3.
MEDFORD >> Senior Caroline Barlow, junior Lauren Dickson, sophomore Allison Halfpenny each tallied hat tricks as Lenape (2-1, 0-1) outlasted visiting Delran (0-2), 14-12, in a nonleague game March 30. Senior Larissa Hatzold netted six goals to lead the Bears.
EVESHAM >> Senior Gaurav Dravida scored four goals and had two assists as Cherokee (1-0, 0-0) defeated visiting Seneca (0-1, 0-0), 12-3, to open the season in an Olympic Conference interdivision game March 27.
The Shawnee High School baseball team hosted Clearview in a nonleague scrimmage March 14. The Renegades open the season April 3 at Washington Township.
LANCASTER, Pa. >> Gettysburg College junior attacker Liza Barr of Medford was named the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week on March 18.
The Cherokee High School girls lacrosse team hosted Rancocas Valley in a scrimmage March 13. The Chiefs open the season against visiting Cherry Hill West March 27.
The Shawnee Junior Wrestlers team had six athletes – including two champions - place in the two-day New Jersey state youth tournament.
The Shawnee High School boys swim team had an impressive showing at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions March 2-3 at the Gloucester County Institute of Technology in Sewell.
EVESHAM >> The Marlton Chasers girls basketball team captured the Marlton Recreation Middle School Championship with a 22-10 victory over Team Wagner March 2 at the Blue Barn Recreation Complex here.
GLASSBORO - The Rowan University field hockey team received the 2018 ZAG Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Team Award. The honors were released on Wednesday.
MEDFORD >> Senior Nevaeh Sutton and junior Kiana Gosnell scored 10 points apiece as No. 1 seed Lenape (27-3, 11-1) defeated visiting No. 2 Cherokee, 41-30, in the NJSIAA South Group 4 championship March 5 here.
EVESHAM >> Junior Gavin Gibson scored 18 points and senior Olarewaju Oladipo chipped in 17 (and 11 rebounds) as No. 2 seed Cherokee defeated visiting No. 4 Millville, 55-40, in the NJSIAA South Group 4 championship March 4 here.
TOMS RIVER >> Cherokee junior Ethan Wechsler’s 3200-meter state title highlighted the Lenape Regional High School District showing in the NJSIAA State Indoor Track and Field Group Championships Feb. 15-16 at the John Bennett Indoor Athletic Complex here.
EVESHAM >> Junior Gavin Gibson scored 14 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 2 seed Cherokee (19-8, 8-0) defeated visiting No. 15 Shawnee (14-13, 2-3), 54-38, in a NJSIAA South Group 4 first-round playoff game Feb. 25.
MEDFORD >> Senior Shannon Mulroy tallied a game-high 18 points as No. 1 seed Lenape (26-3, 11-1) eliminated visiting No. 5 Toms River North (21-7, 13-1), 55-45, in a NJSIAA South Group 4 semifinal playoff game March 1.
EVESHAM >> Sophomore Alexa Therien led 11 players in scoring with 13 points as No. 2 seed Cherokee (23-4, 11-1) routed visiting No. 15 Southern Regional (12-15, 7-7), 55-21, in a NJSIAA South Group 4 first-round playoff game Feb. 25.
ITHACA, NY – The Rowan University men’s indoor track & field team took first place at the All-Atlantic Region Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday.
ROCHESTER, NY – Rowan University’s Chad Shire finished seventh in the three-meter diving at the NCAA Northeast/South Regional on Saturday. The regional was held at Rochester Institute of Technology.
GLASSBORO – The Nichols College men’s basketball team advanced in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament with an 87-76 win at Rowan University in the second round on Saturday night.