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Lower Merion falls to Reading in Kobe Bryant/Rally Classic

Saturday, January 23, 2010, 7:17 PM
By Pat LeonardFOR THE INQUIRERReading 52, Lower Merion 41 Lower Merion senior guard Alon Seltzer made five three-pointers and scored a game-high 19 points Saturday, but Reading senior guard Trenity Burdine had 12 of his 16 points in the second half, and the out-of-town Red Knights (15-2) prevailed at... Read more

Atlantic City wins; Olney, Lower Merion fall in Nelson Classic

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 7:07 PM
By Pat Leonard For the Inquirer At the start of the Jameer Nelson/Pete Nelson Classic’s final day on Wednesday, the most thrilling elements were its finishes. First, in a 3:30 p.m. start at North Catholic High School, Olney of the Public League fell to Paul Robeson (N.Y.), 73-71, on a jump shot... Read more

Penn Wood wins Nelson Classic dream matchup

Monday, December 28, 2009, 10:02 PM
By Pat Leonard FOR THE INQUIRER Penn Wood harassed Academy of the New Church for 28 turnovers and a 53-41 victory before about 1,500 fans at Widener University Monday, highlighting five boys’ basketball games played on day three of the Jameer Nelson/Pete Nelson Scholastic Play by Play Classic... Read more

Neshaminy, St. Joe's Prep win in Monday's Nelson Classic

Monday, December 28, 2009, 5:47 PM
By Pat Leonard FOR THE INQUIRER In the opening game on day three of the Jameer Nelson/Pete Nelson Play by Play Classic basketball tournament, Neshaminy sophomore forward Ryan Arcidiacono hit four three-pointers and scored 21 points Monday as the Neshaminy Redskins handed the Lower Merion Aces their... Read more

Upsets turn boys' soccer District 1 AAA upside down

Friday, October 30, 2009, 2:16 PM
Going into the District 1 soccer playoffs, the field was fairly wide open. Few teams had distinguished themselves from the rest and the tight competition was something that characterized the entire season. And after two rounds in the AAA boys' tournament, we have a pretty good idea of the parity in... Read more

Girls' soccer: How many Central League teams will go to districts?

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 9:25 AM
This is the talk of most e-mailers and commenters here in the days leading up to the District 1 selections on Sunday for the 21-team girls' soccer tournament. The Central League is incredibly deep, with more than a few teams deserving of a bid to the playoffs.'s complicated. In the District... Read more

Inside the girls' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 12:33 AM
Before the rankings, a public service announcement: When the brackets come out on Sunday, we'll post our AAA picks, game-by-game here on the Rally blog for both the girls' and boys' tournament. And I'll have the A and AA champs picked. Echoing what I said in the boys' post: I appreciate all the comments... Read more

Inside the boys' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 12:25 AM
We're less than a week away from the playoffs and the debate about the top teams will only intensify leading up to Sunday's seeding meeting for District 1. One note: I appreciate all the comments and e-mails from last week's rankings. I hope we can get the pot stirring again as the playoffs begin... Read more

District 1 soccer seedings announced Sunday

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:35 PM
By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The regular season wraps up this week. And on Sunday, District 1 teams will learn their postseason situation. The District 1 seeding committee meets Sunday morning to determine the matchups for the A, AA, AAA boys’ and the AA and AAA girls’ tournaments... Read more

Big boys' soccer win for Lower Merion

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:02 PM
By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER By halftime Monday night, Lower Merion had put up a three-spot on one of the top-ranked teams in the country. Aces goalie Jack Van Adelsberg allowed two second-half goals but made eight saves, and Lower Merion hung on for the upset of the season so far with a 3-2... Read more
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