Saleem Little and Theo Holloway have been key players for Paulsboro High School basketball teams that have won 81 games, three Colonial Conference Patriot Division titles and two South Jersey Group 1 titles in the last three seasons.
It's easy to overlook Jesse Streb. It's easy to underrate Cherokee. The versatile senior might be the perfect symbol for his football team. He's one of those solid but unspectacular players, and the Chiefs - this season, anyway - are one of those solid but unspectacular teams.
Phil Anastasia is an award-winning sports columnist for The Inquirer. His work has been cited by the Associated Press Sports Editors and the New Jersey Press Association, and his 2011 column on the tragedy at Mainland Regional High School won first place in the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Anastasia has written sports in the Philadelphia area since 1980, serving as a Philadelphia Eagles beat writer as well as a sports columnist and sports editor at the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, N.J. before joining The Inquirer.