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Baseball: Missry's HR carries Jersey Shore to title game in Carpenter Cup

Monday, June 22, 2015, 1:05 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Kyle Missry was looking to be a "catalyst" for the Jersey Shore baseball team. The St. Rose graduate started and finished the game-winning rally in extra innings in the Carpenter Cup Classic semifinals. Missry,... Read more

Baseball: Tri Cape falls in Carpenter Cup

Saturday, June 20, 2015, 2:42 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Dom D'Alessandro made the most of his moment. A Glassboro High School senior, D'Alessandro made the Tri-County/Cape-Atlantic team for the Carpenter Cup as an alternate. He wasn't there when the team won its opening game by a 19-0 score on Wednesday. D'Alessandro... Read more

Baseball: A bizarre day at the Carpenter Cup

Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 9:10 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer What were the odds? Baseball people like to say that you'll see something new in every game. That apparently also goes for two games that are played back-to-back on the same field and cover 18 innings and more than six hours and feature 37 runs for the... Read more

Baseball: Tri-Cape rolls in Carpenter Cup

Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 8:21 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer It was a baseball game with a football score. A lopsided football score. Tri-Cape advanced to the second round of the Carpenter Cup Classic with a 19-0 victory over Lehigh Valley in an opening-round game on Wednesday at the Phillies' new Showcase Field... Read more

Baseball: Olympic Colonial falls in Carpenter Cup

Monday, June 15, 2015, 4:07 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Haddon Township baseball coach Doug Richardson might have been the lonliest guy at the Phillies' shiny new Urban Youth Academy Showcase Field in FDR Park on Monday afternoon. Richardson was coaching first base for the Olympic Colonial baseball team in the... Read more

Football: WJFL to merge with Cape-Atlantic

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 4:46 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer In February of 2013, the 66 members of the West Jersey Football League voted overwhelmingly to deny the Cape-Atlantic League's effort to join the superconference for the 2014 season. The tally was 50-14 with one absention. On Thursday, the WJFL announced... Read more

Baseball: Sterling's Miller "honored" to be drafted by Yankees

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 9:28 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Andrew Miller was having a catch with his teammate Ryan Smith before an American Legion game late Wednesday afternoon. He walked back to the dugout and checked his phone. He found some of the most exciting news of his life. "I got a text from my advisor... Read more

Baseball: Capsules of SJ players selected in MLB draft

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 3:40 PM
Here are South Jersey baseball players who have been selected so far in MLB draft: -- Brett Kennedy, Fordham RHP, Atlantic City HS graduate, taken in 11th round (327 overall) by Padres: He was 5-3 in Atlantic 10 play with 55 Ks and just 8 BBs. Had 218 Ks in three seasons. -- Cody Stashak, St. John's... Read more

Baseball: Bishop Eustace's Phillips selected in 16th round

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 2:54 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Tyler Phillips was downstairs in his house in Lumberton, playing Xbox. He wasn't even paying attention to the Major League Baseball draft. "I was just trying to relax," Phillips said. One telephone call ended that. Phillips, a senior at Bishop Eustace... Read more

Baseball: Final Top 20 rankings

Monday, June 8, 2015, 6:58 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here is the final Top 20 ranking of the 2015 South Jersey baseball season: (Previous ranking in parentheses) 1. Bishop Eustace (1) 24-7 After May 13, the Crusaders went 5-0 against No. 2 Gloucester Catholic, No. 3 Northern Burlington and No. 5 Eastern... 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 panastasia@phillynews.com.

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