Friday, March 27, 2015

Basketball: Scoring leaders

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 1:33 PM
By Phil Anastasia Here are South Jersey basketball's scoring leaders through Sunday, Feb. 1: SCORING LEADERS Paul Bellamy Cherokee 15 331 22.1 Can Oztamur Cherry Hill West 14 207 21.9 Donovan Guess Leap Academy 10 217 21.7 B.J. Mitchell St. Joseph 11 225 21.2 Naquan Council Highland 14 294 21... Read more

Basketball: Camden falls to Ewing

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 6:14 PM
By Phil Anastasia Another Saturday afternoon. Another capacity-plus crowd. Another state power across the court. Another close loss for the Camden High School boys' basketball team. "It's extremely frustrating," junior forward Jamal Holloway said after Camden dropped a 65-58 decision to Ewing... Read more

Basketball: Camden falls to Ewing

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 6:13 PM
By Phil Anastasia Another Saturday afternoon. Another capacity-plus crowd. Another state power across the court. Another close loss for the Camden High School boys' basketball team. "It's extremely frustrating," junior forward Jamal Holloway said after Camden dropped a 65-58 decision to Ewing... Read more

Basketball: Kennedy sparks St. Augustine past Atlantic City

Friday, January 30, 2015, 10:14 PM
By Phil Anastasia Austin Kennedy's days as St. Augustine Prep's secret weapon might be over. The sophomore guard from Medford burst into prominence on the big stage on Friday night, scoring 20 points to lead St. Augustine to a 66-60 victory over Atlantic City in a clash of Top 4 teams in the Battle... Read more

Football: St. Joseph to play Md. state power

Friday, January 30, 2015, 12:01 PM
By Phil Anastasia St. Joseph's football team will play at Maryland state power Mount St. Joseph on Oct. 10 in Baltimore, Wildcats coach Paul Sacco said Friday. Mount St. Joseph, an all-boys private school with an enrollment of around 1,000 students, was 8-3 last season and ranked 10th in the state... Read more

Basketball: Cook lifts Washington Twp. past Timber Creek

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 9:00 PM
By Phil Anastasia One dramatic three-pointer as the clock ran down to the end of the game wasn't enough for Spencer Cook. He made two of them. Cook forced overtime with a three-pointer late in regulation, then made another three-pointer with 0:05 on the clock in the extra session to lift Washington... Read more

Football: Big changes proposed to Non-Public and Public state tournaments

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 3:51 PM
By Phil Anastasia The NJSIAA football committee will recommend reducing the Non-Public state tournament from four groups to three and changing the formula for seeding the public sectional tournaments, associate director Jack DuBois said Thursday. The recommendations must be approved by the NJSIAA's... Read more

Football: D-1 recruits

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 4:34 PM
By Phil Anastasia National Signing Day is a Feb. 4, a week from Wednesday. Here's a list of South Jersey football players who are expected to sign with NCAA Division 1 programs next week: FOOTBALL D-1 RECRUITS Dione Alston Salem RB Albany *Kareem Ali Timber Creek DB Temple Ryquell Armstead... Read more

Basketball: Mid-season All-South Jersey teams

Monday, January 26, 2015, 2:33 PM
By Phil Anastasia The boys' basketball regular season has reached the halfway point, so it's a good time to take a look at some of the top players in South Jersey. Between now and the end of the season, these teams surely will be re-worked. Some guys' stock will rise. Other players' stock will... Read more

Wrestling: Paulsboro's Gentile to have season-ending surgery

Monday, January 26, 2015, 11:55 AM
By Phil Anastasia State champion wrestler Ronnie Gentile of Paulsboro High School will have season-ending surgery to repair a damaged labrum in his left shoulder, his father John Gentile said Monday morning. Ronnie Gentile, a senior, has wrestled his last match for the Red Raiders, John Gentile said... Read more
About this blog
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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