Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Football: Non-public division alignments (proposed)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 8:01 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Principals, athletic directors and football coaches from non-public schools gathered at a special meeting at NJSIAA headquarters on Tuesday to discuss a proposed state-wide, non-public football conference. Two schools presented mock-ups of possible division... Read more

Baseball: Moorestown beats Burlington Twp.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 7:48 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer The Moorestown High School baseball team scored 13 runs for senior pitcher Jared Gold on Tuesday. He only needed one. "You'll always take one of these," Gold said after pitching a crisp two-hitter in Moorestown's 13-0 victory over Burlington Township in... Read more

Football: Non-publics express opposition to new state-wide conference

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 2:48 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. -- Mike Zapicchi didn't anticipate a hero's welcome. He wasn't disappointed. "I expected this," Zapicchi said of the overwhelmingly negative reaction from officials from non-public schools at a special meeting Tuesday at NJSIAA headquarters... Read more

Basketball: Langhorne steps down at Highland

Monday, May 11, 2015, 4:48 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Cryhten Langhorne said it was time it get his priorities in order. "I'm a Godly man and God wasn't first and my family wasn't first," Langhorne said. "Basketball was consuming me for the last three years." Langhorne has decided to step away from the game... Read more

Football: South Jersey non-publics to "fight big time" against NJSIAA proposal

Monday, May 11, 2015, 2:01 PM
mm By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Officials from South Jersey non-public high schools will travel to NJSIAA headquarters on Tuesday morning for a special meeting to discuss the proposed non-public football conference. Many of them will be ready for a fight. Holy Cross football coach... Read more

Basketball: Haddonfield's Wiedeman to become coach at Cherokee

Monday, May 11, 2015, 11:16 AM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Paul Wiedeman is a Haddonfield basketball guy, through and through. But apparently he's about to become a Cherokee basketball guy. Several sources have indicated that Wiedeman will be named the Cherokee boys' basketball coach at the Lenape school district... Read more

Baseball: Stat leaders

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11:22 AM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here are South Jersey baseball's statistical leaders: PITCHING WINS 7 -- Denny Bentley, Williamstown. 6 -- Tyler Phillips, Bishop Eustace; Drew Dark, Haddonfield; Zach Schuyler, Burlington Twp.; Zach Lutner, Timber Creek; Ryan Shinn, Northern Burlington;... Read more

Baseball: New Top 20

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11:21 AM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here is this week's new Top 20 in South Jersey baseball, as of Sunday May 10: (Last week's ranking in parentheses): 1. Gloucester Catholic (1) 19-3 The Rams have won eight in a row. In seven of those games, they've allowed a total of five runs. That's... Read more

Baseball: Diamond Classic pairings in second round

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 4:59 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here is the schedule for next weekend's action in the 42nd annual Diamond Classic: Saturday, May 16 at Deptford Mainland vs. Kingsway, 10:30 Williamstown vs. Eastern, 1 at Washington Twp. Northern Burlington vs. Haddonfield, 10:30 Gloucester Catholic... Read more

Baseball: Eastern beats St. Augustine

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 4:46 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Tyler Ronczka was at his best when it matter most. Eastern's senior right-hander worked out of trouble in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings, stranding seven runners, and leading his team to a 2-1 victory over St. Augustine Prep in the first round of the... 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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