Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Basketball: New Top 25

Sunday, January 24, 2016, 2:01 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here's the new Top 25 in South Jersey boys' basketball, as of Sunday Jan. 24: (Last week's rankings in parentheses) 1. St. Augustine (1) 11-0 The Hermits are 38-2 since the start of last season, including a 27-0 mark against South Jersey opponents. 2.... Read more

Wrestling: St. Augustine edges Clearview on last bout

Friday, January 22, 2016, 8:35 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer It wouldn't be completely correct to say that Jose Tabora waited all night for his big moment. He waited a lot longer than that. "As a wrestler, you wait your whole life for a chance like this," Tabora said after winning the final bout to snap a 25-25 tie... Read more

Basketball: Eastern beats Cherry Hill East

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 6:21 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Justin Williams prides himself on doing the "little things" for the Eastern boys' basketball team. On Thursday, those small contributions added up to a big victory. Williams scored 12, grabbed five rebounds and joined several of his teammates on the floor... Read more

Football: Former Pennsauken coach Vince McAneney dies

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 8:53 PM
South Jersey football lost a legend on Wednesday with the death of former Pennsauken and Cherry Hill West coach Vince McAneney. McAneney was 86. He died from complications from recently-diagnosed cancer as well as other health issues, according to his son, Lenape football coach Tim McAneney. "It's... Read more

Basketball: Camden beats Cherokee

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 9:15 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer It was something different for Camden at the start -- a road game, for one, and a deficit after the first quarter. It was something familiar for Camden at the end -- big plays by seniors Jamal Holloway and Brad Hawkins. Holloway and Hawkins led a fourth-quarter... Read more

Basketball: New Top 25

Sunday, January 17, 2016, 1:09 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here's the new Top 25 in South Jersey boys' basketball, as of Sunday Jan. 17: (Last week's rankings in parentheses) 1. St. Augustine (1) 9-0 Sophomore Marlon Hargis is emerging as an impact player for the Hermits. He scored 16 in a tough win over Wildwood... Read more

Basketball: MLK showcase today at Pemberton

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 9:51 AM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Six Top 25 teams will be in action today at Pemberton in a MLK Showcase event. Tournament director Rob Page has brought in a couple of top teams from Delaware to add an inter-state rivalry element to the 11-game event that will be played in adjacent gymnasiums... Read more

Basketball: Atlantic City beats Holy Spirit

Friday, January 15, 2016, 9:55 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer This wasn't a night when anybody was going to bust loose for 25 or 30 points with a lot of smooth moves and sweet finishes. Not the way both teams were playing defense. Not the way the whistles kept stopping the flow of the showdown between Atlantic City... Read more

Basketball: Woodstown beats Glassboro

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 8:43 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer It's one thing to make five three-pointers. It's anothing thing to make five three-pointers off the move with a hand your face. And it's something else entirely to make the last of those five three-pointers with one minute, 26 seconds on the clock and your... Read more

Basketball: Cherokee beats Eastern

Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 8:30 PM
By Phil Anastasia Staff Writer Tyler Tobin and Zach Rowe have been playing together since they were five years old. They started to develop their on-court chemistry in youth teams sponsored by the Marlton Rec Council, and "just playing together in the driveway," Tobin said. Now seniors at Cherokee... 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.

Phil Anastasia Inquirer Columnist
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
letter icon Newsletter