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Football Preview: Eastern

Monday, August 29, 2011, 9:58 PM
Last year inexperience caught up to Eastern’s football team and the Vikings ended up with an uncharacteristic 1-9 season. It was only the second sub .500 season in 11 seasons under Dan Spittal, whose career record is 65-49. Now as a new season approaches, the Vikings appear to be improve, but... Read more

Phil Anastasia: New alignments for Non-Public football

Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 7:11 PM
Chalie Roman is "completely sick about it." Paul Sacco is "very disappointed." Both guys have a point. Roman, Holy Spirit's football coach, and Sacco, St. Joseph's football coach, are upset that the NJSIAA has realigned the groups for the Non-Public state tournament. Holy Spirit, the defending NP... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Camden Catholic hires Gil Brooks as football coach

Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 4:47 PM
Gil Brooks, highly successful coach for 18 years at St. Joe's Prep, has been named the new head football coach at Camden Catholic. This is a big deal. Brooks replaces Rick Brown, who was fired May 10. Brooks was Camden Catholic's defensive coordinator last season. Before that, Brooks turned St... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Camden Catholic announces search committee for FB coach

Monday, May 16, 2011, 1:05 PM
Camden Catholic on Monday announced the formation of a seven-person search committee to begin the process of selecting a new football coach. The school announced there are 13 applicants to replace former coach Rick Brown, who was fired May 10. The goal of the search committee, according to a news... Read more

Phil Anastasia: The strange firing of Rick Brown

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 9:10 PM
Something is very strange about Camden Catholic's decision on Tuesday to fire Rick Brown as football coach. Consider the timing: May 10. Football coaches get fired in December. Or January or Feburary. Not in May. Brown, who was 37-25 in six seasons, swears he was completely blindsided when athletic... Read more

Phil Anastasia: SJ Football Coaches Assn. names 2011 Hall of Fame class

Friday, May 6, 2011, 9:24 AM
Current Minnesota Vikings player Bryant McKinnie, former Penn State star Tony Sacca and former Washington Township star Mike Koerner lead the 2011 class of the South Jersey Football Coaches Association's Hall of Fame. The inductees will be honored at a banquet June 29 at Masso's... Read more

Phil Anastasia: State title games in football inch closer to goal line

Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 3:22 PM
The NJSIAA's executive committee today OK'd a change to the organization's constitution that will allow for state title games in public school football. Bascially, the committee crossed out a line in the constitution that prohibits title games in football, but no other sport. Now, the legislation... Read more

S.E. PA 400-WIN COACHING CLUB

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 1:17 PM
400-WIN CLUB Here are the high school records for active Southeastern Pennsylvania basketball coaches who have earned 400 or more victories. Records are through Thursday. Boys Coach School Yrs. Win-Loss Pct. Tony Chapman Holy Ghost Prep 33 701-245 .741 a-Speedy Morris St... Read more

UD's Bill Kim selected as Jim Henry Award winner

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 9:18 PM
The Maxwell Football Club presented Bill Kim, a senior offensive tackle and middle linebacker from Upper Dublin, with the Jim Henry Award at the club’s annual banquet Thursday night in Drexel Hill. The award is given annually to the Philadelphia- or South Jersey-area player who excels in both... Read more

S.E. Pennsylvania Football Stat Leaders

Thursday, December 16, 2010, 7:34 PM
Here are some of the statistical leaders in Southeastern Pennsylvania football: Here are some of the statistical leaders in Southeastern Pennsylvania football: RUSHING Player, School Carr. Yds. Avg. TDs Ryan Brumfield, Owen J. Roberts ... Read more
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