Shawnee and St. Joseph rank high entering this year.
By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Columnist
Marc Narducci: My, how time flies, with this being the final year of the first decade of the 2000s. That means one more season for a school to promote its candidacy as South Jersey's football team of the decade.
Phil Anastasia picks the winners of the championship playoffs:
Group 1: Paulsboro. Two-time defending champion Glassboro has a 24-game winning streak and an emerging star in junior running back P.J. James. But the slight edge goes to longtime power Paulsboro, which has a nasty defense led by linebackers Zach Greenwald and Maurice Lee.
There are so many key games to open the high school football season that we should call this Toss-Up Friday. Every game is important, especially for teams that could be on that always dangerous bubble when it comes to qualifying for the postseason.
Somewhere inside the Palestra, Philadelphia's college basketball cathedral, there is a plaque with Lisa Gedaka's likeness - the token of her induction into the Big Five Hall of Fame after her playing career at Villanova.