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Archive: January, 2013

Basketball: Sterling beats West Deptford in OT

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 9:36 PM
By Phil Anastasia Jerry Crismond and Marcus Taylor have been playing basketball together since the fourth grade. Now approaching the midpoint of their senior season, they know it's high time to make the most of their long-time collaboration. "This is what we've been dreaming about," Taylor said... Read more

Basketball: Woodbury stuns Medford Tech in OT

Monday, January 14, 2013, 8:33 PM
Dwaun Martin scored 26 and Rashon Felix made a desperate three-pointer at the buzzer in regulation as Woodbury stunned Medford Tech by 68-62 in overtime on Monday night. Felix made a turnaround jumper under pressure from the deep left corner as time expired to send the game in OT.. "God has a sense... Read more

Basketball: New Top 10

Sunday, January 13, 2013, 2:17 PM
By Phil Anastasia Here's the new Top 10, as if Sunday January 13, with previous ranking in parentheses: 1. Atlantic City (1) 9-0 The Vikings have held their last three opponents to an average of 37.3 points. This is a team with tremendous offensive balance as Dennis White, Isiah Graves, Jah-leem... Read more

Basketball: Scoring leaders

Sunday, January 13, 2013, 5:49 PM
By Phil Anastasia South Jersey Scoring Leaders (Through Sunday, Jan. 13) Player School Games Points Average Stefano Okoro Gloucester 9 243 27.0 Christian Mortellite Hammonton 11 261 23.7 Myles Powell Medford Tech 9 204 22.7 Rashaan Holloway Schalick 10 224 22.4 Xavier Lundy Paulsboro 9 200 22.2 Francis... Read more

Basketball: Cherry Hill East edges Cherokee

Saturday, January 12, 2013, 3:07 PM
By Phil Anastasia For the first 27 minutes and 45 seconds of Saturday's Olympic Conference basketball game, Cherry Hill East junior Austin Wetzler had zero points. And he wasn't alone in struggles to score against Cherokee. "They play such great defense," Cherry Hill East coach Dave Allen said... Read more

Football notebook: Thompson sticking with Delaware

Friday, January 11, 2013, 2:29 PM
By Phil Anastasia Alex Thompson doesn't know who his coach will be next season. He doesn't know whether he will be an offensive or defensive lineman. But the Haddon Heights senior said he is sure of one thing: He will be a member of the University of Delaware football program. "It just seems... Read more

Basketball: Eastern beats Shawnee

Thursday, January 10, 2013, 9:11 PM
By Phil Anastasia Matt Klinewski is an active, athletic junior forward who pounds the offensive glass. Avery Walker is a springy senior forward who specializes in blocked shots. Separately, the Eastern players are tough matchups for opponents. Together, they have the ability to dominate games... Read more

NJSIAA moves to create Non-Public tourney in field hockey

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 2:20 PM
By Phil Anastasia The NJSIAA took a step on Wednesday toward creating a non-public tournament in field hockey. The organization's executive committee unanimously approved on first reading a motion to create a Non-Public North and Non-Public South sectional tournament. If the motion is approved... Read more

Sapp, Timber Creek edge Winslow

Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 8:00 PM
George Sapp's high school athletic career seems more suited to the baseball field than the basketball court. Sapp has made four stops -- rounding the bases, as it were -- and landed back home. "I pretty much live across the street," from Timber Creek High School, Sapp said on Tuesday. The 5-7 senior... Read more

Basketball: Burlington City beats Doane

Monday, January 7, 2013, 8:56 PM
By Phil Anastasia Paul Collins said his undefeated Burlington City basketball team needed a challenge. The Blue Devils found it in the most unlikely of locations: In a tiny gymnasium in the shadow of the Burlington-Bristol bridge. "We needed something like this," Collins said after Burlington... 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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