Rick O’Brien has been at The Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Seth Lundy, Roman Catholic topple Imhotep Charter in clash of area’s top-ranked teams

Lundy netted 27 points as the Cahillites, who came in ranked No. 2 in the area, surged past the No. 1 Panthers in a highly anticipated nonleague contest.

Norristown’s balanced attack too much for Lower Merion in Diane Mosco Foundation Shootout

Five Eagles were in double figures for the Eagles in the second annual Diane Mosco Foundation Shootout at Archbishop Wood.

Khai Champion, new-look Shipley stay perfect with victory over undermanned Malvern Prep

Champion, Ray Somerville, and Chaz Owens powered the 8-0 Gators past the shorthanded and poor-shooting Friars.

No. 2-ranked Roman Catholic to battle No. 1 Imhotep Charter in must-see basketball showdown

The Cahilites are the defending Class 6A state champions; the Panthers are the reigning Class 4A state titlists.

Diane Mosco Foundation Shootout features several talented basketball squads

Six games will be played at Archbishop Wood in the second annual showcase event.

St. Joe’s Prep collects fourth state football crown by turning back resilient Harrisburg

Gabe Infante's Hawks triumphed, 40-20, for the PIAA Class 6A championship.

Johnny Freeman’s fortitude after father’s death aided St. Joe’s Prep’s run to statewide football glory

St. Joe's Prep's Johnny Freeman made 51 receptions for 848 yards and 11 touchdowns this season.

PIAA Class 6A state championship: St. Joseph’s Prep 40, Harrisburg 20 — as it happened

Follow Rick O’Brien’s coverage of the PIAA Class 6A state championship game between St. Joseph’s Prep and Harrisburg live.

Preseason all-Southeastern Pa. boys’ basketball team

The preseason all-Southeastern Pa. boys' basketball players ranking by positions.

Imhotep Charter’s state football title bid is thwarted for the third straight time by Erie’s Cathedral Prep

Imhotep Charter was thumped, 38-7, in the PIAA Class 4A state final in Hershey.