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Archive: April, 2012

Baseball: New Top 10

Sunday, April 29, 2012, 5:17 PM
Cherokee moved up to No. 4 in the rankings in the latest Top 10. The Chiefs have won seven in a row and all seven wins have been over solid programs. Washington Township, Gloucester Catholic and Audubon stayed at 1-2-3 but WT will face a big challenge from Cherokee in a game Monday at 10 a.m. in... Read more

Baseball: Pennsauken beats Shawnee

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 7:29 PM
Ryan Levito and Kyle Hohwald combined to contain Shawnee's heavy-hitting offense and Pennsauken seized frist place in the Olympic Patriot division with a 7-4 victory on Wednesday. Levito went 4 2/3 innings, allowing four runs, three earned, on five hits. Hohwald got the save with 2 1/3 innings of... Read more

Baseball: Washington Twp. beats Paul VI 5-4

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 7:34 PM
Junior catcher Ryan Long stole three bases abd delivered a two-run single as No. 1 Washington Township beat Paul VI 5-4 on Tuesday. Junior first baseman Shaine Hughes added two hits, including an RBI double, as WT improved to 12-0. Winning pitcher Bill Grubb work 5 2/3 innings to improve to 4-0.... Read more

Baseball: New Top 10

Sunday, April 22, 2012, 4:08 PM
The No. 1 and No. 2 spots in the Top 10 remained the same as Washington Township went 4-0 and Gloucester Catholic went 6-0 last week. Right now, I'm hoping these two play in the Diamond Classic. But so much can happen between now and then that they might not be the No. 1 and No. 2 teams at that... Read more

Track: Averett long jumps 25 feet

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 4:51 PM
Woodbury junior Anthony Averett unleashed the second-longest long jump in state history to highlight the 40th annual Woodbury Relays on Saturday. Averett's long jump of 25 feet, 2 1/2 inches shattered the meet record. Only four-time Olympic long jump champion Carl Lewis, who went 26-6 as a senior... Read more

Baseball: Cherokee beats Moorestown

Thursday, April 19, 2012, 7:22 PM
Jordan Glover was 3-for-4 including an RBI single and solo home run as Cherokee beat Moorestown 7-6 in a non-league baseball game on Thursday. Glover singled in a five-run rally in the second and drove a home run over the centerfield fence to give the Chiefs a 7-3 lead in the bottom of the sixth. Moorestown... Read more

Baseball: St. Augustine beats Buena in 9 innings

Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 7:37 PM
Mike Elfreth had two hits, scored two runs and pitched two scoreless innings of relief to lead St. Augustine Prep to a 4-3 victory over previously unbeaten Buena on Tuesday. Elfreth was in the middle of the Hermits' two-run rally to tie the score at 3-3 in the top of the seventh. Elfreth also delivered... Read more

Football: Averett commits to Alabama

Monday, April 16, 2012, 9:37 AM
Woodbury junior Anthony Averett said Alabama "felt like home." Averett, a 6-1, 180-pound athlete, attended Alabama's annual spring game on Saturday. "Must have been like 90,000 people there," Averett said. "It was crazy." Averett said he committed to attend Alabama before returning home on Sunday... Read more

Baseball: Sterling beats Overbrook

Monday, April 16, 2012, 7:18 PM
Eric Teesdale had two hits and struck out the side as a closer in the seventh inning as Sterling beat Overbrook, 6-3, Monday in a Colonial Liberty baseball game. Teesdale, a senior, singled and scored in the first and doubled in the sixth as Sterling improved to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in Colonial play... Read more

Baseball: New Top 10

Sunday, April 15, 2012, 6:32 PM
There's no denying Washington Township the top spot in the Top 10. Just look at the teams the Minutemen have beaten en route to an 7-0 start. Eastern, Cherokee and Millville were preseason Top 5 teams. Bishop Eustace and Cherry Hill East are solid programs. Holy Spirit is another solid team, and the... 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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