Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Football: Special night at Triton

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 4:46 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Triton will retire the No. 15 jersey of former star Brian Keller at halftime of Friday night's homecoming game vs. school-district rival Highland. Keller, a star quarterback for the 2011 Triton team, died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident... Read more

Football: Barnard leads Hammonton to fast start

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 4:42 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Zach Barnard remembers his first impression of football. It wasn't a good one. "I didn't like it at first," said Barnard, a senior who has led Hammonton to a 3-0 record and the No. 7 spot in The Inquirer Top 25 rankings. Part of the problem from Barnard's... Read more

Football: Grosso, Piperno spark Washington Twp.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 8:04 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer The chemistry between the best pass-catch combinations often is based on something deeper than one guy's ability to throw the football and the other's ability to grab it. "Trust," Washington Township senior wide receiver Nick Grosso said. "One-hundred percent... Read more

Football: Scoring leaders

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 7:56 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here are South Jersey football's scoring leaders: TOUCHDOWNS 9 -- Dehron Holloway, Paulsboro. 8 -- A'Laam Horne, St. Joseph. 7 -- Jon Taylor, Salem; Kyle Dobbins, St. Augustine; Zach Barnard, Hammonton; Brennan Rieco, Pennsville; Chaz Verndon, Maple... Read more

Football: A dozen games to watch this weekend

Monday, September 28, 2015, 11:11 AM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer A dozen South Jersey football games to watch this weekend: (Friday at 7) -- No. 25 Collingswood (2-1) at No. 13 Haddonfield (2-1): Both teams have rallied from 0-1 starts. Both are chasing West Deptford in the Colonial Liberty and angling for higher seeds... Read more

Football: New Top 25 rankings

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 11:42 AM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer For the third week in a row, there's a new No. 1 in the new Top 25 rankings of South Jersey football teams: 1. Delsea (5) 3-0 The Crusaders have the longest winning in South Jersey at six games. They jump to the No. 1 spot based on their work the last two... Read more

Football: Stanzione powers Williamstown past CH East

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 2:40 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Williamstown coach Frank Fucetola says new quarterback Rich Stanzione has been a leader for the Braves "since Day One in the weight room in February." Williamstown athletic director Ron Becker calls Stanzione "one of the most respectful kids I've ever been... Read more

Football: Collins leads Delsea past Timber Creek

Friday, September 25, 2015, 10:33 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Delsea quarterback Quinn Collins ran for four touchdowns on Friday night. That wasn't even the most noteworthy thing about the senior's sensational performance. Collins completed two huge passes in the final eight minutes as Delsea rallied from a 10-point... Read more

Football: 11 Games to Watch, with Predictions

Friday, September 25, 2015, 2:24 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Here's a closer look at 11 games to watch this weekend in South Jersey football, with predictions: FRIDAY (All games at 7 p.m.) Timber Creek (2-0) at Delsea (2-0): This is a battle between the No. 1 Chargers and the No. 5 Crusaders. It also marks the second... Read more

Football: Richardson's 'Mic Drop' sparks Camden Catholic

Friday, September 25, 2015, 2:14 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer It was the high school football version of a Mic Drop. Camden Catholic wide receiver Anthony Richardson made the play of the game -- then abruptly left the facility. Temporarily, anyway. Richardson made a nifty running catch for a key fourth-quarter touchdown... 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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