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Football: Thanksgiving weekend schedule

Monday, November 23, 2015, 2:20 PM
THANKSGIVING WEEKEND FOOTBALL SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY Glassboro at Deptford, 6 Rancocas Valley at Burlington Township, 5 Schalick at Cumberland, 6 Cherry Hill East at Cherry Hill West, 6 Penns Grove at Pennsville, 6:30 Pennsauken at Bishop Eustace, 7 Collingswood at Sterling, 7 THURSDAY Cedar... Read more

Football: New Top 25

Monday, November 23, 2015, 2:04 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here's the new Top 25 in South Jersey football, as of Monday November 23: (Previous ranking in parentheses) 1. St. Augustine (1) 8-1 The Hermits are seeking their first nine-win season since 2009. In the previous three seasons, SA went 8-2, 8-3 and 8-2... Read more

Boys' soccer: Washington Twp. wins Group 4 state title

Sunday, November 22, 2015, 5:46 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer UNION, N.J. -- All week, Ryan Logar kept the pressure off his left foot. He was saving it for Sunday, and for the most remarkable goal of his soccer career. All week, Logar made his way through the halls of Washington Township High School on crutches. All... Read more

Football: Williamstown beats Cherokee in OT

Friday, November 20, 2015, 10:39 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Williamstown senior Tyrik Glenn walked on the Cherokee field carrying a No. 62 jersey at the beginning of a long Friday night. Williamstown senior Joe Early held that same jersey aloft at the end of a classic battle in the South Jersey Group 5 semifinals... Read more

Field Hockey: Eastern advances to T of C finals

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 8:22 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Eastern senior Maddie Morano wasn't happy with her team's play on Wednesday night. But she was thrilled by what the Vikings' workmanlike, 4-1 victory over Warren Hills in the semifinals of the Tournament of Champions meant: One more game. "This senior class... Read more

Football: A look at WJFL's new division alignments

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 10:16 AM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Kingsway and Hammonton will move up to the powerful American Division in the projected alignments for 2016 and 2017 in the revamped West Jersey Football League. Kingsway, which was a Group 1 team when Tony Barchuk took over as coach in 1979, was classified... Read more

Boys' soccer: Delran falls in state semis

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 7:17 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Delran senior Mike Strohlein's best chance ended with Holmdel goalie Tyler Marchiano's sliding save, the soccer ball bouncing harmlessly past the end line. It was that kind of night for Strohlein and the Bears. "Give them credit," Strohlein said of Holmdel... Read more

Field hockey: 'Outraged' Eastern overwhelms Shore

Monday, November 16, 2015, 7:45 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer The Eastern High School field hockey team played with its standard mix of skill, speed and synchronicity on Monday. The Vikings rolled out a new weapon, too: Indignation. "We wanted to make a statement," Eastern senior midfielder Madison Morano said after... Read more

Football: Breaking down all 12 playoff games this weekend

Monday, November 16, 2015, 10:54 AM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here's a closer look at the 12 state tournament football games involving South Jersey teams this weekend: FRIDAY (All games at 7 p.m.) South Jersey Group 5 -- No. 4 seed Toms River North (9-1) at No. 1 Lenape (8-1): This is a rematch of last year's opening-round... Read more

Football: New Top 25

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 12:28 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here's the new Top 25 in South Jersey football, as of Sunday November 15 : (Previous ranking in parentheses) 1. St. Augustine (1) 8-1 Sophomore Kyle Dobbins ran for 118 yards in Friday night's 28-0 loss to St. Joseph of Montvale despite losing 30 yards... 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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