Camden earns bittersweet win over Pleasantville in football game stopped last Friday by deadly gunfire

Players were moved by the death of 10-year-old Micah Tennant, who died before the game Wednesday from wounds sustained in the shooting.

Camden earns bittersweet win over Pleasantville in football game stopped last Friday by deadly gunfire

Players were moved by the death of 10-year-old Micah Tennant, who died before the game Wednesday from wounds sustained in the shooting.

Bhayshul Tuten carries the load for Paulsboro into South Jersey Group 1 final

He enters this week’s championship with 1,334 rushing yards on 170 carries.

Bhayshul Tuten carries the load for Paulsboro into South Jersey Group 1 final

He enters this week’s championship with 1,334 rushing yards on 170 carries.

Below radar, Alex Rosano makes major impact for Downingtown West football team

The senior sometimes is overshadowed by more heralded teammates. But he's been a key contributor for a team with a 12-1 record and a date Friday with rival Coatesville in the District 1 Class 6A final.

Below radar, Alex Rosano makes major impact for Downingtown West football team

The senior sometimes is overshadowed by more heralded teammates. But he's been a key contributor for a team with a 12-1 record and a date Friday with rival Coatesville in the District 1 Class 6A final.
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Pleasantville suspect FaceTimed shooter with the location of target in school bleachers, documents say

Shahid Dixon stated that he was on FaceTime with alleged shooter Alvin Wyatt, who he advised that Ibn Abdullah was present at the game and provided … Abdullah’s location in the bleachers, Dixon’s affidavit of probable cause states.

Camden-Pleasantville football winner will miss full Thanksgiving tradition

Because the team that wins the game that was interrupted by gunfire will advance to the Central Jersey Group 2 final on Nov. 30, it won't be able to use varsity players in the annual Turkey Day game against an old rival.

N.J. firefighter recalls words to boy shot at Camden-Pleasantville football game: ‘I told him to keep fighting’

“I just knew I had someone with life-threatening injuries, and my focus had to be on him,” Julio Sanchez Jr. said. “I was trying to get to the hospital as fast as I could.”

Eagles to host Camden-Pleasantville game at the Linc on Wednesday

The resumption of the game, halted by the shooting on Friday in Pleasantville, will begin at 4 p.m.

Camden community gathers in solidarity and support after shooting at Camden-Pleasantville football game

“It’s so important to stand together immediately after these incidents happen to show our kids that this kind of violence is not okay, and that we are there for them,” said Camden community organizer Ronsha Dickerson.

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Camden, Pleasantville deserve loud cheers, not surreal silence, after Friday shooting during playoff game | Phil Anastasia

Concerned with safety and logistics, the NJSIAA has decided the teams will resume the playoff game that was stopped by gunfire in an empty stadium, closed to the public. These athletes deserve to play before a packed house.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Football Rankings: Cheltenham jumps into Top 10

The Panthers have won 10 in a row to advance to the District 1 Class 5A finals for the first time in program history.

South Jersey Football Rankings: Lenape, Williamstown showdown set

The second-ranked Indians, who won the crown in 2017, visit the top-ranked Braves, who won the title in 2018, in a rematch of a classic regular-season battle.

Substitute quarterback Malik Cooper sparks St Joseph’s Prep over Northeast, 43-26

Filling in for injured star Kyle McCord, the junior ran for a pair of touchdowns as the Hawks won their fourth straight Class 6A city championship.

Basketball recruiting: Neumann Goretti guard Diamond Johnson surprises some and commits to Rutgers

Neumann-Goretti senior point guard Diamond Johnson announced her commitment

Paulsboro coach Glenn Howard earns 300th win by beating Gateway, 28-8

The win improved Howard’s record to 300-67. He joined Florence’s Joe Frappolli and St. Joseph’s Paul Sacco as South Jersey’s only active coaches in the 300-win club.

Six men arrested in connection with shooting at high school football playoff game, one of them also a victim

"The vicarious trauma that will be placed upon the students that were at that game will be untold. That should be criminal enough," said Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner.

'It was all chaos': A man and a young boy 'seriously' wounded in shooting at South Jersey high school football game

The game between Camden and Pleasantville High Schools was in the third quarter shortly before 8:30 p.m. when there was gunfire in the bleachers.

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