Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Archive: October, 2011

Football: Eastern beats Winslow

Monday, October 31, 2011, 7:14 PM
Senior LB Anthony Gallo made a tackle on a fourth-and-goal play from the 3-yard line to save Eastern's 30-26 victory over Winslow on Monday. Gallo tackled Billy Johnson for a 6-yard loss on a play that began with 0:39 on the clock. Winslow had driven from its own 34 to the Eastern 3 behind Johnson... Read more

Football: New Top 10

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 6:04 PM
Big changes this week as Shawnee stunned then-No. 3 Williamstown and Atlantic City beat then-No. 6 Hammonton. This Top 10 was tough. What to do with the Williamstown-Cherokee-Shawnee triangle? Williamstown beat Cherokee. Cherokee beat Shawnee. Shawnee beat Williamstown. That happens a lot and it... Read more

Football: Pennsauken rolls over Washington Township

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 4:50 PM
Senior QB Manny Cortez ran for 174 yards and passed for 228 yards as Pennsauken rolled to a 40-8 victory over Washington Township Sunday. Cortez' three TD passes gave him 25 for the season as Pennsauken built a 40-0 lead midway in the third quarter. Marques Thornton ran for two TDs and Anthony Sweet... Read more

Football: Camden Catholic beats Moorestown, 21-10

Saturday, October 29, 2011, 2:57 PM
Pete Galiano fired a pair of touchdown passes to Andrew Racobaldo as Camden Catholic scored a 21-10 victory over Moorestown Saturday in a WJFL Constitution Division game. Galiano and Racobaldo, a pair of seniors, hooked up for scoring plays covering 21 and 65 yards. Junior RB Jarred Alwan scored... Read more

Soccer: Coaches tournament title games postponed to Nov. 5

Friday, October 28, 2011, 11:08 AM
The coaches tournament championship games in boys and girls soccer have been postponed to Saturday. Nov. 5. The game originally were scheduled for 4 p.m (girls) and 6 p.m. (boys) Saturday at Eastern. But with bad weather in the forecast, officials decided to move the games back a week. Lenape, the... Read more

Football: Washington Twp. at Pennsauken moved to Sunday

Friday, October 28, 2011, 9:56 AM
The Group 4 showdown featuring Washington Township at Pennsauken has been moved to Sunday 1:30 p.m. because of the weather. The game originally was scheduled for Saturday at noon. Both teams are 5-1. This game has major Group 4 playoff implications. Pennsauken AD Billy Wright announced the change... Read more

Football: Picks for top games this weekend

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 9:46 AM
It’s one week before the playoff cutoff date. It’s now or never for a lot of teams. Last week was a tough week for your feckless forecaster. Hammonton, Camden Catholic, Winslow Township and Delsea all burned me. Hat's off to them. Another week, another round of predictions. The envelope... Read more

Football: Overbrook forfeits Friday game vs. Haddonfield (updated)

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 3:00 PM
Overbrook (2-4) removed 24 players from its varsity football team in a disciplinary measure this week and will forfeit Friday's Colonial Conference football game against Haddonfield (6-0), AD Gary McGaurn said. "With the young guys who are left, they wouldn't be ready to play this week," McGaurn... Read more

Football: Early line on some big games this weekend

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 12:23 PM
It's getting to be that time with regard to the playoffs. Power points are in the air. There are several big games this weekend that will go a long way toward determining who's in, who's out, and who's seeded where. Here's an early look at a few: Williamstown (6-0) at Shawnee (4-2). The Renegades... Read more

Football: Who's up, who's down

Monday, October 24, 2011, 2:52 PM
Let's make a deal: I won't mention my preseason Top 10 if you don't. What was I thinking? I swear I didn't use a dartboard. It just looks that way. Anyway, here's a look at a few teams that are way up and way down, at least based on one person's flawed preseason prognostication: UP Timber Creek... 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

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