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Archive: November, 2012

Football: A 12-pack of picks for this weekend's games

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 6:13 PM
By Phil Anastasia There are rematches all over the schedule as the first round of the football playoffs begins this weekend for SJ teams. Here's a closer look at 12 games, with predictions: Friday at 7 No. 8 Millville at No. 1 Williamstown (8-0) in SJ 5: All due respect to the Thunderbolts, a... Read more

Baseball: Eastern's Tierno signs with La Salle

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 4:46 PM
Eastern's Nick Tierno on Thursday signed a letter of intent to attend La Salle University on a basball scholarship. Tierno, who was recruited as a middle infielder and catcher, batted .452 last season. He led the Vikings with 29 runs and 25 RBIs. Tierno is a three-year varsity player and two-time... Read more

Camden Catholic's Green signs with Temple

Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 10:58 AM
Kyle Green has been a gym rat for most of his life. So the significance of the moment wasn't lost on the Camden Catholic senior when he signing a national letter of intent Wednesday to attend Temple University on a basketball scholarship. "It was a big moment for me," Green said. "It let me know... Read more

(UPDATED) College commitments list

Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 5:07 PM
COLLEGE COMMITMENTS This is a partial list of the South Jersey athletes who have committed to play winter or spring sports (except Track and field) at the Division I or Division II level in college: BOYS BASKETBALL Kyle Green Camden Catholic Temple David Sullivan St. Augustine St. Michael's BASEBALL Zac... Read more

Football: S.J. Stat Leaders

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 10:00 AM
S.J. FOOTBALL STATISTICAL LEADERS (Through Nov. 10) RUSHING Wesley Hills Wildwood 205 2,077 Corey Clement Glassboro 139 1,952 Calvin Cass St. Augustine 173 1,643 Ben Boyer Gloucester 171 1,470 Ray Lawry Kingsway 144 1,377 Rob Ennis Millville 177 1,284 Daishi Goto Cherry Hill East 193 1,224 Robert... Read more

Football: New Top 10

Sunday, November 11, 2012, 2:08 PM
By Phil Anastasia The playoffs finally are here and so the Top 10 will become clearer and clearer over the next few weeks. We hope, anyway. A couple changes this week. AC moved up to No. 5 based on a big win over then-No. 5 Absegami, which dropped out. WT jumped to No. 6 based on their huge win... Read more

Atlantic City: Football power in basketball town

Saturday, November 10, 2012, 11:37 AM
By Phil Anastasia There are echoes of Atlantic City's state championship basketball team in the Vikings' football team. Quarterback Jarren McBryde spreads the ball around on the football field the way point guard Martel Johnson did on the basketball court. And three of his favorite targets were... Read more

Football: 12 picks for this weekend's games

Thursday, November 8, 2012, 8:55 PM
By Phil Anastasia Finally. The long and recently storm-tossed and delayed regular season comes to an end in SJ football this weekend. The playoffs start the weekend of Nov. 16-17, followed by Thanksgiving games, then thesecond round of the tournaments on the weekend of Nov. 30-Dec. 1 and the finals... Read more

Another storm, more postponements

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 12:28 PM
By Phil Anastasia Wednesday's storm has led to another round of postponements in New Jersey fall tournament play as well as football action. The Cherry Hill East at Cherokee football game has been postponed from Wednesday night to Friday at 7. The delay means that Cherry Hill East will have gone... Read more

Football: S.J. Stat Leaders

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 8:28 AM
S.J. FOOTBALL STATISTICAL LEADERS RUSHING Corey Clement Glassboro 139 1,952 Wesley Hills Wildwood 180 1,882 Ben Boyer Gloucester 171 1,470 Calvin Cass St. Augustine 158 1,404 Ray Lawry Kingsway 144 1,377 Kahleil Chisolm Audubon 162 1,130 Rob Ennis Millville 150 1,106 Daishi Goto Cherry Hill... 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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