Thursday, May 28, 2015

Pawluczyk, hard-hitting Firebirds earn district crown

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 9:00 PM
HOLY GHOST PREP 12, SUN VALLEY 1 (5 INNINGS) The Holy Ghost Prep baseball team has a healthy list of Division I-bound seniors. Tim Brennan (St. Joseph's recruit), Luke Duris (Villanova), Nick Payesko (Rider), and Ryan Malloy (Lehigh) have committed to play at that level. And then there's Chris Pawluczyk... Read more

Rohr, Tide capture district baseball brown

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 10:02 PM
DEVON PREP 4, SPRINGFIELD (M) 3 Eric DiPietro nicely summed up Devon Prep teammate Pat Rohr's demeanor on the mound. "He's all business," the senior third baseman said. "His expression never changes. You wouldn't know if he just struck out the side or gave up a three-run homer." The unflappable... Read more

Vikings earn first Catholic League crown in 22 years

Saturday, May 23, 2015, 5:20 PM
ARCHBISHOP WOOD 3, NEUMANN-GORETTI 2 After a nail-biting conclusion to the Catholic League baseball final, Archbishop Wood skipper Jim DiGuiseppe Jr. ripped an imaginary monkey off his father's back during an on-field celebration. Before handing over the reins to his son in 2012 and staying on as... Read more

PIAA District 1 Baseball Playoff Pairings

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 10:58 PM
PIAA District 1 Baseball Playoffs Class AAAA * - Five teams advance to states. First Round Monday, May 18 West Chester East 3, Penncrest 2 (15 inn.) West Chester Rustin 3, Pennridge 1 Garnet Valley 2, C.B. East 1 Hatboro-Horsham 6, Haverford High 1 Perkiomen Valley 2, Abington 0 C.R. North... Read more

Mornhinweg to join Bagnoli at Columbia

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 1:31 PM
Skyler Mornhinweg, who starred at quarterback for St. Joseph's Prep, is transferring from Florida to Columbia. Mornhinweg appeared in three games in three seasons with the Gators, all of them as a redshirt freshman in 2013. He completed 44 of 63 passes for 344 yards and one touchdown. Al Bagnoli... Read more

N-G's Martin bound for Towson

Monday, May 11, 2015, 10:42 PM
Neumann-Goretti's Zane Martin, a 6-foot-2 junior wing guard, committed Monday night to play basketball at Towson. The Overbrook Park resident, who helped the Saints claim their fifth PIAA Class AAA state championship last season, also drew interest from Campbell, Norfolk state, Quinnipiac, Rider,... Read more

Stewart steps down as PC's hoops coach

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 3:52 PM
Lynard Stewart has stepped down as Penn Charter's boys' basketball coach after four seasons, citing personal reasons. Stewart, who starred at Simon Gratz and Temple, said he plans to pusue a master's degree in sports psychology and start a basketball training academy. Overall, Stewart guided Penn... Read more

Washington's Brown headed to St. Joseph's

Friday, May 8, 2015, 4:48 PM
Charles Brown, a 6-foot-6 forward from George Washington, has committed to St. Joseph's University. After graduating from Washington in June, Brown will still attend St. Thomas More, a Connecticut-based prep school, before he plans to join the Hawks. Brown is a long-armed talent who can be an excellent... Read more

Clash of the Classes final to be held Wednesday

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:44 PM
What: Clash of the Classes When: Wednesday at Imhotep Charter at 6 and 7:30 pm. Some of the area's top high school players will face off Wednesday on the final night of the Clash of the Classes. The two-day tournament features four all-star teams, representing the freshmen through senior classes... Read more

Rogers moves from Ryan to Haverford School

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 12:21 PM
Bernie Rogers has stepped down as Archbishop Ryan's head basketball coach after 15 seasons to take the same position at Haverford School. Rogers compiled a 212-161 record (.568 winning percentage) at Ryan. The Raiders went 10-13 overall and 4-9 in the Catholic League last season. At Haverford School... Read more
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