Press of Atlantic City: Pleasantville


Pleasantville edges Ocean City, 15-14, on late touchdown

OCEAN CITY - The Pleasantville High School football team engineered an improbable 83-yard march with under four minutes left and pulled out a dramatic 15-14 win over Ocean City in their annual Thanksgiving Day game on Thursday.

Thanksgiving football preview: Greyhounds aim for third win of season at Ocean City

Why this game is special: These schools first met in 1917. Ocean City has won six straight. The schools play for the Mike Slaveski-Bob Thomas Memorial Award, which is named after deceased coaches Slaveski (Ocean City) and Thomas (Pleasantville).

High school football consolation games roundup: Pleasantville routs Riverside

Pleasantville 58, 

A look at this weekend's consolation football games

Toms River North (0-8) at Egg Harbor Township (2-6)

Qualifying ends for high school football playoffs

Defending South Jersey Group V champion Williamstown's game at Millville and Shawnee's at Hammonton highlight the first weekend of the high school football playoffs.

Football roundup: No. 1 Holy Spirit clinches CAL American title with win over Oakcrest

The Holy Spirit High School football team, which is ranked No. 1 in The Press Elite 11, clinched the Cape-Atlantic League American Conference with a 56-19 win over Oakcrest on Friday night.

The lineup: A preview of this weekend's high school football games

Seven Cape-Atlantic League and two southern Ocean County high school football teams already have clinched playoff spots.

Buena scores 40 unanswered points in win over Pleasantville

Buena Regional 40,

The lineup: Critical weekend for Atlantic City and Absegami playoff hopes

This weekend and next will determine the playoff future of the Atlantic City and Absegami high school football teams.

Bridgeton shuts out Pleasantville 54-0

Bridgeton 54,

The lineup: Atlantic City vs. St. Joseph highlight this weekend's high school football games

The defenses of the Atlantic City and St. Joseph high school football teams better be at their best Saturday afternoon.

H.S. Athletes of the Week: Pleasantville's Emilio Cortes and Ocean City's Kelly Hanna

Each Wednesday, The Press will select two high school Athletes of the Week based on their performances in the previous week’s games. Nominations can be emailed to Staff Writer Michael McGarry at

Big third quarter lifts Cedar Creek past Pleasantville

Cedar Creek High School’s freshman quarterback Jesse Milza threw three touchdown passes to lead the host Pirates to a 41-6 win over Pleasantville on Saturday.

The football lineup: Atlantic City opens new artificial turf field tonight vs. Buena

The first goal of most high school football teams is to win a league title.

The football lineup: Absegami vs. Millville game features two of Cape-Atlantic League's best running backs

The Absegami and Millville high school football teams take the field with plenty in common tonight.

The Lineup: Cape-Atlantic League American Conference games take center stage tonight

A pair of Cape-Atlantic League American Conference games will feature 1-1 teams tonight.

Vineland outlasts Pleasantville in overtime

PLEASANTVILLE - Pleasantville High School's football team fell agonizingly short of ending its long losing streak Friday night.

High school football preview: Cedar Creek, Bridgeton meet in key Cape-Atlantic League National game

It is only the second week of the season but either the Cedar Creek or Bridgeton high school football team will get a boost toward a possible Cape-Atlantic League National Conference title tonight.

Football: Mainland beats Pleasantville 28-13 in game shortened by lightning

The Mainland Regional High School football team held off Pleasantville 28-13 Thursday night in a game that was called at halftime because of lightning.

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