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Archive: January, 2013

Basketball: Russell leads Willingboro past Cinnaminson

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 8:28 PM
By Phil Anastasia Unlike most teams, Willingboro has two records. One without Shaun Russell. One with Russell. "We're a different team," Willingboro coach Jeff Haddock said of the impact of Russell, a 6-3 senior who sat out the first 30 days of the season as a transfer from Westampton Tech. Russell... Read more

Football: Mitchell to visit Arkansas; Reynolds commits to Temple

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:08 PM
By Phil Anastasia Cedar Creek quarterback Damon Mitchell has decided to make an official recruiting visit this weekend to Arkansas. The surprsing development has an interesting side effect: Rutgers could emerge as a destination for the All-South Jersey athlete. Mitchell, who ran for... Read more

Football; Mitchell to visit Arkansas; Reynolds commits to Temple

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:07 PM
By Phil Anastasia Cedar Creek quarterback Damon Mitchell has decided to make an official recruiting visit to Arkansas. The surprsing development has an interesting side effect: Rutgers could emerge as a destination for the All-South Jersey athlete. Mitchell, who ran for 22 touchdowns... Read more

Basketball: Camden beats Bishop Eustace

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 6:37 PM
By Phil Anastasia Junior guard Tavaris Headen scored 20 points, including 5 in the final 8 seconds of the third quarter, to lead Camden to a 54-48 victory over Bishop Eustace on Tuesday afternoon. Senior center Amir Maddred addd 13 points and 8 rebounds and freshman forward Jamal Holloway grabbed... Read more

Football: Valentine resigns at Woodbury

Monday, January 28, 2013, 9:29 PM
By Phil Anastasia Zack Valentine said he began preparing for the end of his coaching career at the start of his coaching career. "I said I would do it for one year," Valentine said of taking over as head coach of the Woodbury football program in 2002. "Every year I was like, 'Am I going to do it?'" Valentine... Read more

Football: Cherry Hill East's Drob to West Chester

Monday, January 28, 2013, 7:36 PM
By Phil Anastasia Cherry Hill East senior two-way lineman Tyler Drob has committed to attend West Chester (Pa.) State University on a football scholarship. The 6-3, 280-pound Drob was a key to Cherry Hill East's powerful ground game. He is expected to play offensive line for West Chester, an NCAA... Read more

Basketball: New Top 10

Sunday, January 27, 2013, 2:07 PM
By Phil Anastasia Here's the new Top 10, as of Sunday Jan. 27, with previous ranking in parentheses: 1. Atlantic City (1) 13-1 Senior forward Ga-briel Chandler scored in double figures in victories over Egg Harbor Township and Millville last week. The Vikings continue to get balanced scoring, with... Read more

Basketball: Scoring leaders

Sunday, January 27, 2013, 11:04 AM
By Phil Anastasia SJ BASKETBALL SCORING LEADERS SCORING LEADERS Player School Games Points Average Stefano Okoro Gloucester 15 434 28.9 Myles Powell Medford Tech 16 365 22.8 Rashaan Holloway Schalick 15 337 22.4 Christian Mortellite Hammonton 17 377 22.1 Tim Delaney Pitman 16 349 21.8 Elijah Cain... Read more

Baseball: Buchowski to Tulane

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 12:15 PM
By Phil Anastasia St. Augustine Prep catcher Barry Buchowski is looking forward to the warm weather in New Orleans. "The South is where every baseball player wants to go and wake up when it's 82 degrees out," said Buchowski, a senior who has committed to Tulane University on a baseball scholarship... Read more

Basketball: DePersias fuel Haddonfield

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 9:28 PM
By Phil Anastasia If it's tough to separate the DePersia twins on the hardwood, it might be more difficult off the court. Nick and Rob Depersia sleep in the same room, attend the same classes, listen to the same music, like the same television shows and hang out with the same friends. "We pretty... 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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