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Archive: April, 2012

Baseball: Millville beats St. Augustine

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 6:47 PM
Senior Aaron Cox pitched a four-hit complete game with nine strikeouts as Millville beat St. Augustine, 2-0, Tuesday in Cape-Atlantic American I play. Cox also was the game's hitting star with a solo home run and a double. He scored both of Millville's runs. Cox outdueled St. Augustine senior Kevin... Read more

Baseball: Gloucester Catholic set for Las Vegas

Monday, April 9, 2012, 7:58 PM
Gloucester Catholic will play four or five games in Las Vegas this week in the prestigious Bishop Gorman Easter Classic. The Rams, who are 4-0 after beating Deptford by a 19-0 score on Monday, are set to depart for Las Vegas at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. GC, which is No. 1 in The Inquirer Top 10 and No... Read more

Baseball: New Top 10

Sunday, April 8, 2012, 2:19 PM
More than any other sport, baseball requires a sizable body of work to get a good read on a team. One baseball game doesn't mean as much as one football game, or even one basketball or soccer game. The sport is special that way. So I think it's important not to overreact to the results of the first... Read more

Baseball: Williamstown stuns Cherokee

Saturday, April 7, 2012, 3:13 PM
Matt Long and John Brady each stole three bases as Williamstown beat Cherokee, 8-6, on Saturday in the first round of the Grand Slam Classic at Washington Township. Brett Virnelson was 2-for-3 with an RBI as Williamstown improved to 4-0 and advance to Monday's tournament semifinals against the winner... Read more

Baseball: CH West rallies to beat Shawnee

Thursday, April 5, 2012, 7:20 PM
Zach Renna's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh inning completed a rally from a 5-2 deficit and lifted Cherry Hill West to a 6-5 victory over Shawnee Thursday in an Olympic patriot baseball game. Renna's sacrifice fly scored Brenden DelMonte, who had led off the bottom of the seventh with... Read more

Football: NJSIAA wants to create Group 5

Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 5:09 PM
Timber Creek probably won’t able to defend its South Jersey Group 3 title in football this season. That’s because Timber Creek likely will be in South Jersey Group 4, along with Hammonton, Moorestown, Seneca and several other schools that have been in South Jersey Group 3. And large-school... Read more

Football: NJSIAA changes direction on N-P playoffs

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 1:23 PM
In a surprise move, the NJSIAA has decided that non-public football teams will be able to play for state championships for at least one more season. NJSIAA associate director Jack DuBois, who oversees football, said Tuesday that the state association will not make any changes to the playoff system... Read more

Baseball: Washington Twp. rallies past CH East

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 6:51 PM
Tyler Fisher made the most of his first varsity at bat. The junior rapped an RBI single with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Washington Township to a 4-3 victory over Cherry Hill East Tuesday in an Olympic American baseball game. Washington Twp. (2-0, 1-0)... Read more

Football: Pearson leaves Camden for Camden Catholic

Monday, April 2, 2012, 7:48 PM
Durwin Pearson, who was the head coach Camden for the last three seasons, has left the Panthers’ program to become an assistant at Camden Catholic. Pearson, a Camden police officer, said he was informed by Camden school officials that they were advertising for a new football coach under stricter... Read more

Baseball: Top 10

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 2:46 PM
Here's the The Inquirer's preseason Top 10, with last season’s record in parentheses. Just a handful of teams played Saturday, and so there isn't a new Top 10 for Monday's paper. An updated Top 10 will be out next Sunday. 1. Gloucester Catholic (31-2): The Rams have a potent lineup with five... 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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