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Football: New Top 10

Sunday, September 30, 2012, 2:20 PM
Well, we know No. 1 (although Williamstown was making an argument both during the game and afterward on Friday night) And we know No. 2 (the Braves look terrific). But then . . . I put Timber Creek at No. 3 this week even though the Chargers are 2-2 and have struggled at times this season. I still... Read more

Football: Woodbury beats Paulsboro

Saturday, September 29, 2012, 2:27 PM
Senior QB Anthony Averett ran for 231 yards and three TDs as Woodbury beat Paulsboro 20-10 in a Colonial Conference Patriot Division clash. Averett, an Alabama recruit as a defensive back, scored on runs of 98, 6 and 1 yard as Woodbury improved to 3-1 overall and 3-0 in the Patriot. Zach Funk scored... Read more

Football: Williamstown beats Timber Creek

Friday, September 28, 2012, 10:22 PM
Junior fullback John Chamberlin carried 41 times for 189 yards and two TDs as Williamstown rallied for a 26-18 victory over Timber Creek in a battle of Top 3 teams on Friday. Chamberlin carried 27 times in the seconf half, as No. 3 Williamstown (4-0) rallied from a 12-6 deficit to stun No. 2 Timber... Read more

Football: 12 picks for this weekend's games

Friday, September 28, 2012, 9:10 AM
Here's a closer look, with predictions, at 12 of this weekend's best games in South Jersey football: Friday at 6 Wildwood (2-1) at Maple Shade (3-0): When the WFL decided to realign some divisions and create some new inter-division games after the end of the first two-year scheduling cycle, the... Read more

Basketball: Camden vs. St. Anthony game set for Wildwood

Friday, September 28, 2012, 3:05 PM
Legendary St. Anthony of Jersey City coach Bob Hurley remembers his first game against Camden High. "They put a whupping on us," Hurley said of a 1978 game at Camden. A year later, Hurley said, St. Anthony "balanced the scale" against Camden, setting the tone for a "healthy rivalry" between two programs... Read more

Football: An Eagle lands in Camden

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 12:46 PM
FORMER EAGLES FB THOMAS TAPEH TAKES OVER FOOTBALL PROGRAM AT WOODROW WILSON If he takes a right on Federal Street, another right on Route 130 and hops on the Walt Whitman Bridge, Thomas Tapeh can travel from Woodrow Wilson High School to Lincoln Financial Field in 20 minutes, tops. But the former... Read more

Wrestling: NJSIAA moves back districts and regionals

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 3:57 PM
As expected, the NJSIAA on Thursday announced plans to move back the district and regional championships in wrestling to account for the change in the dates of the state championships in Atlantic City. The state championships were moved to March 8-9-10 in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall as the facility... Read more

Football: 12 games to watch this weekend

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 7:26 PM
Here's a mid-week look at 12 games of note this weekend in South Jersey football: Friday at 6 Wildwood (2-1) at Maple Shade (3-0): This is clash of two of SJ's top RBs in WW's Wesley Hills (65 carries, 610 yards) and MS's Tyler Nicolo (75, 448). MS has a chance to get to 4-0 for the first time... Read more

Football: Statistical leaders

Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 6:37 PM
S.J. FOOTBALL STATISTICAL LEADERS RUSHING Calvin Cass, St. Augustine 75 for 640 Ray Lawry, Kingsway 55 for 624 Wesley Hills, Wildwood 65 for 610 Kahleil Chisolm, Audubon 71 for 572 Gerald Owens, West Deptford 63 for 509 Tyler Nicolo, Maple Shade 75 for 448 Rashar Gray, Woodstown 44 for 435 Ben... Read more

Football: New Top 10

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 5:00 PM
Another week, another shakeup in the Top 10. St. Joseph holds strong at No. 1. For the third week in a row, the Wildcats face a tough challenge in the Cape American and answer the bell, this time winning at Millville. But No. 2 Camden Catholic went down to No. 7 Moorestown. No. 5 Hammonton lost to... 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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