September 29, 2016
Brendan Grube changed sports midway through his Phillipsburg high school athletic career.
But the Stateliner senior didn’t change what he did.
“I played forward when I played soccer and I was the leading scorer on the JV team as a s...
The Biblical Joshua made his presence known at the Canaanite city of Jericho by knocking down its walls.
The Phillipsburg Joshua makes his presence known by knocking down ball carriers.
Joshua Burton, that is.
“When I have a great game, I can tell...
September 26, 2016
Despite the lopsided score of Friday night’s Mid-State 38 Delaware Division loss to Bridgewater-Raritan, Phillipsburg had its chances to make the 30-7 loss much more competitive.
The Panthers (3-0 overall and division) only led 13-0 at the half,...
September 22, 2016
It did not take long for Blaise Santini to realize he wasn’t in Kansas any longer.
The Phillipsburg senior football player had shifted from tight end to tackle for this season, and he got his first taste of interior line play in the Stateliners’...
September 21, 2016
f every football coach could have a Danny Fisher on his team, he would.
That’s the way Phillipsburg head coach Frank Duffy feels about his senior co-captain.
“Danny Fisher will do anything that he is asked to do,” Duffy said. “I can’t say eno...
September 17, 2016
When teams try to run the ball on Phillipsburg,Robert Melise and his fellow Stateliner defenders have an answer.
“There’s nothing better for a defensive lineman than when we’re getting a push and shoving the offensive line back,” said Melise afte...
Garrett Boures didn’t look tired.
Garrett Boures didn’t sound tired.
Garrett Boures insisted he wasn’t tired.
And maybe he wasn’t – high school seniors after all, have a lot more energy than most people.
“I could go out now and carry the ball 40 more tim...
September 14, 2016
Patience has paid off for Garrett DuPont.
And that alone makes the Phillipsburg senior wide receiver stand out in a distinctive way.
Patience is an increasingly rare virtue in athletics today at any level. Not starting right away? Time to quit, fi...
September 10, 2016
Stephen Davis received a rare honor Friday night.
It’s not often that a scholastic football coach congratulates opposition players at all.
It’s especially rare after said coach’s team lost the game.
It’s even less likely when said coach’s loss came in h...
Every quarterback must pass ‘The Test’.
And Phillipsburg sophomore Jack Stagaardaced his with straight-A’s in Friday night’s 20-6 win at Franklin in the Mid-State 38 Delaware Division opener for both teams.
‘The test’ can come at an...
THESE 'LINERS FOR LIFE' MADE AN IMPACT IN 2019
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
November 14, 2019
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
November 7, 2019
Phillipsburg football loses undefeated status in OT vs. Westfield
October 28, 2019
Terrell locking down at cornerback for Phillipsburg football
October 24, 2019