Friday, May 29, 2015

Chester's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson declares for NBA Draft

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 7:15 PM
Chester’s Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has declared for the NBA Draft. He announced the decision Tuesday at a news conference with Arizona coach Sean Miller. Hollis-Jefferson, a 6-foot-7 sophomore forward, averaged 11.2 points and 6.8 rebounds per game this season for the Wildcats, who fell to Wisconsin... Read more

Girls' Basketball All-State Team

Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:41 PM
The 2014-15 Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Girls Basketball teams, including each player's school, height, class and scoring average. Locals in bold. Class AAAA First Team Jackie Benitez, Poncono Mountain West, 5-9, Sr., 26.3 Cecily Carl, Mechanicsburg, 6-3, Sr., 15.8 Alayna Gribble, Norwin... Read more

Boys' Basketball All-State Team

Thursday, April 2, 2015, 1:03 PM
The 2014-15 Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Boys Basketball teams, including each player’s school, height, class and scoring average. Locals in bold. Class AAAA First Team Shawn Alston, Haverford School, 6-4, Sr., 19.4 ppg. Tony Carr, Philadelphia Roman Catholic, 6-4, Jr., 12.8 ppg... Read more

Neshaminy walks off against Bensalem

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 8:47 PM
During the winter, Mackensie Compton would run 1 1/2 miles from her house to Neshaminy’s practice facility to stay in shape for softball season. But in the eighth inning on Tuesday, the junior could jog after slugging a walk-off home run over the the right centerfield fence to give the Redskins... Read more

Creighton resigns as Carroll hoops coach

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 12:20 PM
Chuck Creighton has stepped down as Archbishop Carroll's girls' basketball coach after eight successful seasons. Creighton guided the Patriots to a 178-48 record (.788 winning percentage), three Catholic League championships, and two PIAA state titles (Class AAAA in 2012 and AAA in 2009). "I would... Read more

Generals guard commits to Florida International

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:48 PM
Kimar Williams, a senior guard who helped lead Constitution to a 24-8 record and the the PIAA Class A state championship, committed Sunday to play at Florida International. The 6-foot-1, 170-pound Williams, the Public League Division A's most valuable player, was also recruited by Canisius, Delaware... Read more

2015 Preseason Southeastern Pa. Baseball Top 25

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:46 PM
2015 SOUTHEASTERN PA PRESEASON BASEBALL TOP 25 With last year's record in parentheses. 1. Spring-Ford (20-8). A talent-filled lineup features outfielder-pitcher Cameron Simmons, infielders Connor Klemann and Ryan Markey, outfielder Zack Zoller, and pitchers Bret Clarke and Matt Yost. 2. Malvern... Read more

Downingtown East lineman commits to Maryland

Friday, March 27, 2015, 6:05 PM
Two days after taking an unofficial visit to the school, Downingtown East junior offensive lineman Mike Clark committed Friday afternoon to play at Maryland. "All of the players, including the fifth-year seniors, went out of their way to make me feel welcome," the 6-foot-8, 280-pound tackle said.... Read more

Longtime La Salle assistant Steinmetz to take over football program

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:27 PM
John Steinmetz, a longtime La Salle assistant who stepped down last month as defensive coordinator, has returned as the program's head coach. He was announced Thursday as the successor to nine-year boss Drew Gordon. "I really wasn't away that long," he said. "I thought about it quite a bit after Drew... Read more

Methacton snaps Boyertown's 152-game PAC-10 winning streak

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 10:08 PM
With both teams starting the girls' lacrosse season, Methacton looked to put an end to something Tuesday afternoon: Boyertown's 152-game Pioneer Athletic Conference winning streak. And when Deb Peifer bounced her second goal of the game into the net early in overtime, the Warriors were on the way... Read more
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