Phillipsburg High School needed a win over Easton, badly. The boys basketball team delivered on Saturday night. The Stateliners, ranked sixth by lehighvalleylive, clawed their way to a 49-42 victory over the No. 5 Red Rovers at Easton Area Middle School. It’s the program’s first victory over Easton in more than a decade, and it’s the first varsity win of any kind for the Stateliners against their archrival this school year. “This rivalry game is unbelievable,” first-year Phil
The Phillipsburg and North Hunterdon boys basketball teams had a frantic, up-and-down contest on Thursday night. But, it was a steady, cool hand from the foul line that preserved a Stateliners victory. Visiting Phillipsburg, ranked sixth by lehighvalleylive, defeated the No. 3 Lions 76-70 in a Skyland Conference Raritan Division contest. The Lions (4-4) trailed by 17 points in the second half but narrowed the deficit to four when senior Xander Braun sank two free throws to ma
New Jersey Star of the Week Sr. G/F Chris Mann, Phillipsburg Mann scored 25 points, including the 1,000th of his career, as the Stateliners defeated Watchung Hills 58-56 in overtime. He is the ninth Stateliners boy to reach the milestone.
Phillipsburg High School senior Chris Mannachieved a milestone and the Stateliners earned a dramatic victory on Saturday afternoon. Mann became the ninth Phillipsburg boy to reach the 1,000-point plateau during the boys basketball team's 58-56 overtime victory over Watchung Hills. The Army West Point recruit achieved the feat with a turnaround jumper in the third quarter. He finished with 25 points and now has 1,012 in his career. PHILLIPSBURG BOYS BASKETBALL