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Archive: October, 2012

Football: Non-Publics to keep state title games

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 8:20 PM
By Phil Anastasia In a surprising and seemingly contradictory move, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association ruled Wednesday that non-public football teams can continue to compete for state championships. In a near-unanimous vote, NJSIAA's the executive committee rejected a proposal... Read more

Football: S.J. stat leaders

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 12:44 PM
S.J. FOOTBALL STATISTICAL LEADERS RUSHING Wesley Hills Wildwood 113 carries, 1270 yards Corey Clement Glassboro 83 1006 Ray Lawry Kingsway 83 990 Calvin Cass, St. Augustine 89 905 Kahleil Chisolm, Audubon 102 769 Ben Boyer Gloucester 133 710 Jody Ellis Deptford 86 702 Tyler Nicolo Maple Shade 123... Read more

Baseball: Bishop Eustace's Gallen commits to North Carolina

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 7:38 PM
By Phil Anastasia Zac Gallen’s strength as a pitcher is his pinpoint accuracy. Well, that and a 90 mph fastball. Location was a factor in Gallen’s college decision, too. Gallen, a senior right-hander for Bishop Eustace Prep, said he chose North Carolina over Oklahoma State because... Read more

Football: New Top 10

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 2:55 PM
By Phil Anastasia It was not a good week for teams ranked from No. 5 to No. 8 -- three of the four went down, creating more upheaval in what has been a steadily shifting Top 10 this season. First, some stability. The first four teams stayed the same, with No. 1 St. Joe, No. 2 Williamstown and No... Read more

Winslow Twp. applies to Tri-County Conference

Saturday, October 6, 2012, 1:56 PM
By Phil Anastasia Winslow Township is the latest school to look to exit the Olympic Conference. Winslow Township athletic director Eric Ball has confirmed that Winslow Township, a charter member of the Olympic Conference since 1959, has applied for membership in the Tri-County Conference. “We’re... Read more

Football: Washington Twp. beats Cherokee

Friday, October 5, 2012, 10:26 PM
By Phil Anastasia Tom Hildebrand passed for two scores and ran for the winning score as Washington Twp. rallied for a 22-18 victory over Cherokee on Friday night. Hildebrand, a senior QB, was 12-for-20 passing for 104 yards and two touchdowns and also ran 16 times for 72 yards and a score. His... Read more

Football: 12 picks for this weekend's games

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 7:58 PM
By Phil Anastasia Here's a closer look, with predictions, at a dozen games of note in South Jersey football this weekend: No. 3 Timber Creek (2-2) at No. 5 Moorestown (3-1): This is a WJFL Constitution clash of teams coming off tough losses. One of the more interesting matchups will involve Mooestown... Read more

Football: 12 games to watch this weekend

Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 7:09 PM
A mid-week, sneak peek at 12 games to watch this weekend in SJ football: No. 3 Timber Creek (2-2) at No. 5 Moorestown (3-1): Both teams are coming off tough losses. TC needs to bounce back from 26-18 loss to Williamstown that, coupled with season-opening loss to CC, has the Chargers reeling a bit... Read more

Football: Statistical leaders

Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 1:06 PM
S.J. FOOTBALL STATISTICAL LEADERS THROUGH FIRST FOUR WEEKS OF THE REGULAR SEASON RUSHING Wesley Hills Wildwood 83 carries 1062 yards Calvin Cass, St. Augustine 89 905 Corey Clement Glassboro 69 844 Ray Lawry, Kingsway 65 829 Kahleil Chisolm, Audubon 102 769 Ben Boyer Gloucester 98 582 Tyler... Read more

Girls' soccer: Eastern beats Lenape

Monday, October 1, 2012, 6:49 PM
Junior Maxine Turchin recorded the first goal to set off a scoring run for Eastern as the Vikings beat Lenape 3-0 Monday in a clash of the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in The Inquirer girls' soccer Top 10. Turchin, a junior midfielder, scored on a half-serve, half-shot from about 30 yardfs away with 17:16... 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

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