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Local Fencer Recognized as One of USA Fencing’s Top 16

February 2, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
Local Fencer Recognized as One of USA Fencing’s Top 16

WOOLWICH TWP. — Jane Rode Eyre, USA Fencing’s most decorated veteran fencer in history cruised to her fourth consecutive women’s 60-69 saber title at the Veteran World Championships held in Stralsund, Germany this past October. This recent achievement gives Eyre six individual Gold and overall 12 World Championship medals in […]

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Kingsway Names Felicia Jenkins as Girls Basketball Coach

January 5, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
Kingsway Names Felicia Jenkins as Girls Basketball Coach

Following a coaching legend like longtime Kingsway girls basketball coach Karyn Pickard is no easy task. With Pickard’s retirement, Kingsway had to find someone truly qualified to take on this job, and they have found that person in Felicia Jenkins. Jenkins, who was an all-conference basketball player herself at Claflin […]

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Kingsway Names Mike Barikian New Wrestling Coach

December 1, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
Kingsway Names Mike Barikian New Wrestling Coach

By Christian Lynch Kingsway welcomed three new head coaches this fall, and all three were very successful. Well, the trend continues this winter. Mike Barikian was approved for his first-ever head coaching job as Kingsway’s wrestling coach, replacing Anthony Badaracco. As an athlete himself, Barikian finished fourth at the NJ […]

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Kingsway Names Caitlin Hess as Girls Cross Country Coach

November 3, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
Kingsway Names Caitlin Hess as Girls Cross Country Coach

By Christian Lynch Kingsway has had many significant coaching changes this fall, including a new head girls soccer coach (Jayme Gatti) and a new head football coach (Mark Hendricks). However, there was another coaching change that also has major ramifications on Kingsway’s athletic success. However, this change was a promotion […]

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Jayme Gatti as Girls Soccer Coach

October 6, 2016 12:01 am0 comments

As reported in my May “Sport Shorts” article, Kingsway’s longtime girls soccer coach, John Kodluk, who molded the girls soccer program into one of the top programs in South Jersey, was stricken with a heart attack and passed away at the age of 57. He amassed a career record of […]

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Kingsway Names Mark Hendricks as Football Coach

September 1, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
Kingsway Names Mark Hendricks as Football Coach

By Christian Lynch As reported in my last “Sport Shorts” article, Kingsway Football Coach Tony Barchuk retired after a legendary career that spanned back to 1979. Coach Barchuk’s career highlights include a South Jersey Group II championship in 2001, multiple Tri-County Conference divisional titles, and designation as one of the […]

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Woolwich Twp. Students Win All-American Honors at Junior Olympics

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Woolwich Twp. Students Win All-American Honors at Junior Olympics

WOOLWICH TWP. – Three Woolwich Township residents were named national finalists at The 50th Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympics Games, the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States, were held in Houston from July 30 – Aug. 6. Kassadi Avent won the National Championship in two […]

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Infinity Fencing Alliance Named #1 Fencing Club for Veteran Women’s Sabre in USA

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Infinity Fencing Alliance Named #1 Fencing Club for Veteran Women’s Sabre in USA

WOOLWICH TWP. — Infinity Fencing Alliance in Woolwich Township has been recognized by the National Fencing Club Ranking Organization as the Best Fencing Club for Veteran Women’s Sabre in the United States and 12th in the Nation for Veteran Men’s Sabre. Veteran means adults over the age of 40. It […]

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NJ Rush ’02 Blue Girls To Vie For National Championship

August 4, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
NJ Rush ’02 Blue Girls To Vie For National Championship

SICKLERVILLE — The New Jersey Rush ’02 Blue girls’ soccer team, based out of the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township, is one of four U13 girls’ soccer team that began its pursuit of a national championship when round-robin play in the 2016 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship Tournament started on […]

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My Way: Legendary Coach Tony Barchuk Calls It a Career at Kingsway

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My Way: Legendary Coach Tony Barchuk Calls It a Career at Kingsway

By Christian Lynch “My Way” is an American musical standard sung by legendary singer Frank Sinatra, an Italian-American Hoboken product. A song about a love affair, it describes the twists, turns, and final triumph of a man with his love. Well, June 21 marked the final official day of employment […]

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