Monday, November 30, 2015

Baseball: SOL National/Bicentennial gains first Carpenter Cup title since 2008

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 3:09 PM
SOL NATIONAL/BICENTENNIAL 12, JERSEY SHORE 6 Spencer Tinkel wielded a hot bat in his final season at New Hope-Solebury, hitting .507 with 32 RBIs and 31 runs while earning first-team all-Bicentennial Athletic League honors. Continuing to power through the ball, the third baseman’s efforts... Read more

Baseball: Missry's HR carries Jersey Shore to title game in Carpenter Cup

Monday, June 22, 2015, 1:28 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Kyle Missry was looking to be a "catalyst" for the Jersey Shore baseball team. The St. Rose graduate started and finished the game-winning rally in extra innings in the Carpenter Cup Classic semifinals. Missry,... Read more

North Penn wins third state title

Friday, June 12, 2015, 10:29 PM
STATE COLLEGE – Rain and lightning, along with two late rallies by Wyoming Valley West, could not get in the way of North Penn’s drive for state gold. After a delay of 1 hour, 20 minutes in Friday night’s PIAA Class AAAA final, the Knights, buoyed by another workmanlike effort by... Read more

Neumann-Goretti falls to Neshannock, 9-0, in Class AA Final

Friday, June 12, 2015, 6:22 PM
STATE COLLEGE -- A terrific showing by Neshannock junior righthander Frank Fraschetti spoiled Neumann-Goretti's bid for its first PIAA state baseball championship. Fraschetti twirled a complete-game three-hitter with 11 strikeouts as the Lancers silenced the Saints, 9-0, in Friday afternoon's PIAA... Read more

Ryan selects Zeglinski as new hoops coach

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 3:44 PM
Archbishop Ryan announced Joe Zeglinski, a former two-sport standout for the Raiders, as its new head boys' basketball coach on Thursday. Zeglinski, a member of Ryan's Class of 2006, was a four-year starter at guard in basketball and remains the program's all-time leading scorer with 1,253 points... Read more

Hoops: St. John's announces Jordan's decision to turn pro

Friday, June 5, 2015, 1:40 PM
St. John's has announced that Rysheed Jordan, who starred at Robert Vaux and played two seasons for the Red Storm, has decided to pursue a professonal basketball career. The 6-foot-4 guard and Philly native averaged 12 points and three assists in 60 career appearances. “Playing professional... Read more

Ginter to coach baseball at GA

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10:40 PM
Tim Ginter, who guided the Father Judge baseball team for nine seasons, has accepted the top spot at Germantown Academy. "I'll always be a Judge guy, but this is an opportunity that doesn't come around too often," the 38-year-old said. Ginter, who was an outfielder at Judge (Class of 1994) and Scranton... Read more

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
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