November 14, 2019
Robert Martin started out this football season facing some questions about how he’d fare at his new position at defensive end.
Now, the only question the Phillipsburg senior co-captain faces is where to line up on defense to cause the most havoc.
November 7, 2019
Mike Gomez currently stands No. 1 in the Class of 2020 at Phillipsburg.
The junior placekicker and punter knows how he could stand No. 1 in Stateliner football fans’ hearts on Nov. 22, too.
“The ultimate would be to hit that (game-winning) field goal a...
October 24, 2019
It took Jalil Terrell just a little while to make a difference on the football field at Phillipsburg when he transferred over the summer from DePaul.
“Jalil didn’t start right away,” Stateliner head coach Frank Duffy said. “But he showed us what he co...
October 17, 2019
The name Barna resonates through Phillipsburg athletic history.
Until now, it’s mostly been remembered for wrestling, as John Barna won three state championships for the Stateliners (1980-82) and his brother Mike one (1984).
But Matt Barna, son of Mike...
October 10, 2019
Nasir Taylor-Holloway makes a lot of moves on the football field.
But the Phillipsburg senior defensive end’s biggest move was becoming a Stateliner.
Taylor-Holloway arrived in Phillipsburg in the middle of his junior season, where he had been playing...
October 4, 2019
Ben Ries recognized the challenge he faced coming into the Phillipsburg football season.
“I had some big shoes to fill,” the Stateliner senior said.
That Ries did, succeeding three-year starter Jack Stagaard who led P’burg to a pair of North 2 Section...
October 2, 2019
Phillipsburg football passed a key test Friday night.
The adversity challenge.
For the first time this season, the Stateliners faced some really difficult situations against a high-quality opponent in Ridge, a touch-and-go game that could have easily g...
September 26, 2019
Phillipsburg faces two major challenges when Ridge comes to Maloney Stadium Friday night (7) for a major Mid-State 38 Delaware Division football showdown.
And Isaiah Craighead will be right there in the middle of them.
The Stateliner senior outside lin...
September 19, 2019
When Phillipsburg head football coach Frank Duffy calls senior Ray Poremba “a unique kind of kid”, it actually might be literally true.
That’s not because Poremba is a gritty, aggressive kind of player; this is P’burg, after all, where such attributes...
September 12, 2019
Meet Will Haussman, public relations man.
Actually, that’s a task Haussman sees for all his football teammates on Phillipsburg’s offensive line.
“We don’t get our names in the newspaper,” said Haussman, making an exception for the present situation, of...
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January 8, 2020
Phillipsburg football stays unbeaten with gritty shutout of North Hunterdon
October 19, 2019
SECOND MARKING PERIOD ACADEMIC HONORS
February 3, 2020
Phillipsburg football survives mistakes in 1st half, but can’t do enough in 2nd
November 19, 2019
Improving Martin becoming major problem for Phillipsburg football foes
PHILLIPSBURG FOOTBALL PLAYERS SELECTED TO HONOR ROLL
Phillipsburg football keeps it on the ground to keep postseason going with win over Morris Hills
November 9, 2019
Gomez putting best foot first for title-hungry Phillipsburg football
Phillipsburg football loses undefeated status in OT vs. Westfield
October 28, 2019
Terrell locking down at cornerback for Phillipsburg football