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Boys' Hoops: Phoenixville back in District 1 AAA playoff picture

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 1:09 PM
Phoenixville's season, believed to be over after last Tuesday's PIAA District 1 Class AAA boys' basketball playoff seeding meeting, is alive again. A motion made by two District 1 committee members to have Phoenixville face Sun Valley in a play-in game for the tournament was approved in a vote Tuesday... Read more

Football: Wood's Bates pledges to Penn State

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 11:32 AM
Archbishop Wood's Ryan Bates, a 6-foot-5, 280-pound junior offensive lineman, has committed to play at Penn State. "I knew that this is the place I wanted to be," he said Sunday. "I didn't think there was any reason to wait or visit other schools. It's the best fit for me." Bates, an Inquirer first-team... Read more

Wood's Ryan Bates commits to Penn State

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 11:04 AM
Ryan Bates wasted little time on Saturday as the Archbishop Wood junior llineman orally committed to Penn State after visiting the Nittany Lions junior day. Bates, a 6-foot-5, 280-pound offensive tackle, helped the Vikings to last season's PIAA Class AAA title. Along with Penn State, Bates had scholarship... Read more

Penn State offers C.R. North's Brandon McIlwain

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 3:40 PM
Council Rock North sophomore quarterback Brandon McIlwain attended Penn State’s junior day on Saturday and returned home with a scholarship offer from the Nittany Lions. The 6-foot-1, 195-pounder also has offers from Boston College, South Carolina, Temple and UCLA. Just offered by Penn State!... Read more

No. 30 Wissahickon stuns No. 3 Great Valley

Friday, February 14, 2014, 9:10 PM
Wissahickon, the 30th seed in the District 1 Class AAAA boys' basketball tournament, was the unlikely leader at halftime Friday night against Great Valley when Trojans coach Kyle Wilson gathered his team in the locker room. Keep up the pressure, the coach said, because no one would feel it more in... Read more

Hill's Colten Habecker wins Gatorade Player of the Year

Friday, February 14, 2014, 11:39 AM
After a season in which Colten Habecker helped break both program and individual records for the Hill School soccer team, the 6-foot-1 dynamic senior forward adds another accolade to the list: Pennsylvania’s Gatorade Player of the Year in boys’ soccer. It is the first time a player from... Read more

Catholic League girls' basketball playoff schedule

Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 9:20 PM
The Catholic League girls' basketball playoffs are moving into the semifinals. They will be held on Thursday night at Philadelphia University. Here's a look at the final four and the tournament scores to this point: SEMIFINALS Thursday, Feb. 20 At Philadelphia University Neumann-Goretti vs. Bonner-Prendergast... Read more

Neumann-Goretti's Ja'Quan Newton is Catholic League MVP

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 11:06 PM
Neumann-Goretti's Ja'Quan Newton was named on Tuesday night as the Catholic League boys' basketball MVP. Roman Catholic's Chris McNesby was named Coach of the Year. Here's the rest of the All-Catholics as voted by the league's coaches. FIRST TEAM Ja’Quan Newton, senior, Neumann-Goretti Chris... Read more

District 1 boys' basketball seedings

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 9:09 PM
The brackets were announced on Tuesday night for the upcoming District 1 basketball tournament. CLASS AAAA The first round is Friday night and games start at 7 p.m. Norristown (32) at Conestoga (1) Methacton (17) at Ridley (16) Bishop Shanahan (25) at Penn Wood (8) Central Bucks East (24) at... Read more

Catholic League boys' basketball playoff schedule and scores

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 7:32 PM
The Catholic League boys' basketball playoffs kick into high gear Wednesday night with a pair of high-profile semifinal showdowns at the Palestra. The complete schedule, and scores for the tournament so far, are below. SEMIFINALS Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Palestra Roman Catholic vs. La Salle,... Read more
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