Thursday, December 18, 2014

Basketball: 10 games this weekend at Jimmy V event at Schalick

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 3:37 PM
By Phil Anastasia The third Jimmy V Foundation showcase at Schalick High School will feature 10 games over two days this weekend. The event raises money for the Jimmy V Foundation for cancer research. Here's the schedule: Saturday, Dec. 20: Kingsway vs. Millville 11 Medford Tech vs. Bridgeton... Read more

Basketball: St. Augustine vs. St. Anthony at CHE Invitational

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 3:29 PM
By Phil Anastasia St. Augustine will battle national power St. Anthony of Jersey City in one of the feature games of the Cherry Hill East Invitational boys' basketball showcase this season. The two-day, 11-game event will take place Feb. 14-15 at Cherry Hill East. Other matchups to watch include... Read more

Basketball: The High Invitational to feature Camden Catholic vs. Haddonfield

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 3:23 PM
By Phil Anastasia A matchup between Camden Catholic and Haddonfield -- the No. 1 and No. 3 teams in The Inquirer Preseason Top 10 -- will highlight the inaugural The High Invitational boys' basketball showcase Feb. 21. The new event is tentatively scheduled to be held at Rutgers Camden, although... Read more

Boys' basketball: Preseason Top 20

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 11:42 AM
By Phil Anastasia Here's a look at the preseason Top 20 in South Jersey boys' basketball: 1. Camden Catholic (21-7 last season): The Irish have a top forward combination in 6-6 senior Brendan Crawford and 6-2 senior Courtney Cubbage, plus a force in the middle in 6-8 senior Demola Onifade. Another... Read more

Football: Papale commits to Delaware

Friday, December 12, 2014, 8:08 PM
By Phil Anastasia Bishop Eustace Prep senior all-purpose player Vinny Papale has committed to the University of Delaware on a football scholarship. Papale made an official visit earlier this month and made the decision to play for the Blue Hens on Friday. "I loved it down there," Papale said. "They... Read more

Football: Final scoring leaders

Friday, December 12, 2014, 10:57 AM
By Phil Anastasia Here are South Jersey football's final scoring leaders: TOUCHDOWNS 38 -- Jahmiere Van Kline, Bordentown. 32 -- Jake Parola, Shawnee. 27 -- Lamont Harris, St. Augustine. 26 -- A'Laam Horne, St. Joseph. 25 -- Nick Thevanayagam, Cinnaminson. 24 -- Ronnie James, Glassboro. 21 -- De'Shaun... Read more

Football: Final stat leaders

Friday, December 12, 2014, 10:55 AM
By Phil Anastasia Here are South Jersey football's final statistical leaders: RUSHING YARDS Jahmiere Van Kline Bordentown 215 2,325 Lamont Harris St. Augustine 251 1,955 Ryquell Armstead Millville 184 1,488 Davon Tucker Sterling 170 1,455 Kevin DeCaesar West Deptford 165 1,440 Jake Parola Shawnee... Read more

Football: Goetz steps down at Triton

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 11:28 AM
By Phil Anastasia Pete Goetz said it was a tough choice. But he's sure it was the correct choice. Goetz on Thursday announced that he is stepping down after 12 seasons as Triton's football coach. Goetz said he was determined to spend the next few years watching his two sons play football for... Read more

Basketball: St. Augustine-Camden scrimmage

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 8:21 PM
By Phil Anastasia St. Augustine visited Clarence Turner Gymnasium to face Camden in a clash of two of South Jersey's best boys' basketball programs on Tuesday. The scrimmage was pretty even through three, 10-minute quarters, with St. Augustine holding a slight edge on the scoreboard at the end... Read more

Football: Lancetta resigns at Hammonton

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7:58 PM
By Phil Anastasia Pete Lancetta wanted to leave Hammonton football when the time was right for him and for the program. That wasn't the case at the end of the 2013 season. But things changed over the course of the last year for the Blue Devils and their veteran coach. Lancetta on Tuesday resigned... Read more
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Born and raised in South Jersey, Phil Anastasia prefers standing on the sidelines at high school football games on Friday nights to sitting in the press box at Eagles games on Sunday afternoons. He’s a graduate of Rowan University with a degree in English. Reach Phil at

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