Archive: March, 2013
The Inquirer TOP 10
Father Judge is seeking a head varsity football coach.
Applicants should have at least three years of head-coaching experience or five years experience as an offensive or defensive coordinator at the high school or college level.
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Just two days after St. John's head basketball coach Steve Lavin visited his high-school playoff game, Rysheed Jordan announced on Sunday that he will reveal his college decision on April 15.
The Vaux senior point guard is between the Red Storm, Temple, and UCLA. He is averaging 25 points, 4.1 assists and 5.9 rebounds per game this season for the Cougars. Jordan is a five-star recruit according to ESPN and the nation's top uncommitted guard. ESPN ranks him as the No. 22 player in the Class of 2013.
Jordan will lead Vaux into Tuesday night's PIAA Class A semifinal against Math, Civics and Sciences at 6 p.m. at Ben Franklin High. The teams have split their meetings this season. Vaux is slated to close at the end of the school year.
PIAA Boys' Basketball Championships
PIAA Girls' Basketball Championships
St. John's basketball coach Steve Lavin attended Friday night's Vaux boys' basketball playoff game to get a closer look at Rysheed Jordan according to The Inquirer's Rick O'Brien.
Jordan, a 6-foot-3 senior point guard, is the nation's top un-committed senior guard according to ESPN and is between UCLA, Temple and Lavin's Red Storm. He is expected to announce his decision after the PIAA playoffs. St. John's coaches have attended some of Jordan's other games this season.
Vaux plays Church Farm at 7:30 at La Salle High.
And then there were 13.
Of the 31 area teams that qualified for the PIAA boys' basketball championships, 13 are still alive on the road to Hershey. Quarterfinal-round action is set for this weekend.
The Class AAA and A playoffs continue Friday night, and the Class AAAA and AA tourneys resume Saturday afternoon.
Villa Maria's Sarah Hitchens and Emily Cornell finished second and third in the 100-yard backstroke on Thursday and the Hurricanes captured the 400 freestyle relay en route to a record-points total for their third-straight PIAA Class AA girls' swimming title at Bucknell University
Hitchens, a senior, finished the backstroke in 55.78 and the freshman Cornell finished two seconds behind. The relay team finished in a meet-record 3:28.90. Hitchens was joined by Molly O'Brien, Lauren Law and Julie Dobson.
The team totaled 237 points, 112 points ahead of second-place York Suburban.