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Baseball: N-G's Ockimey to begin pro career

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:09 PM
Neumann-Goretti senior first baseman Josh Ockimey has agreed to contract terms with the Boston Red Sox. The club last week selected the slugger in the fifth round of Major League Baseball's first-year player draft. Ockimey is scheduled to leave Monday to begin his professional career with the Gulf... Read more

Baseball: N-G's Ockimey picked by Red Sox

Friday, June 6, 2014, 3:44 PM
Neumann-Goretti's Josh Ockimey, a hard-slugging senior first baseman, was selected by the Boston Red Sox Friday in the fifth round (No. 164 overall) of Major League Baseball's first-year player draft. Following N-G's graduation ceremony, Ockimey learned of his selection while listening to a live stream... Read more

Football: N-G's Szydlik to take leave of absence

Thursday, January 30, 2014, 3:16 PM
Due to career and family commitments, C.J. Szydlik is taking a leave of absence from coaching football at Neumann-Goretti. Szydlik's father, Chalie, who was serving as an assistant at N-G, will take over the Saints on an interim basis. He previously was the head coach at North Catholic from 2004 to... Read more

Hoops: N-G's Harper commits to Campbell

Thursday, October 24, 2013, 12:12 AM
Neumann-Goretti senior guard Troy Harper has committed to play his college hoops at Campbell. Last season, the 6-foot-1, 170-pounder helped the Saints claim their fifth consecutive Catholic League championship and advance to the quarterfinal round of the PIAA District 1 Class AAA playoffs. Harper... Read more

Baseball: Ockimey commits to Hoosiers

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 10:57 PM
Neumann-Goretti's Josh Ockimey, a hard-slugging senior first baseman, has committed to play his college baseball at the University of Indiana. An Inquirer second-team all-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection last season, he said Wichita State was the runner-up for his services. In July, Ockimey, a... Read more

Football: Custis commits to Syracuse

Sunday, September 8, 2013, 8:27 PM
Neumann-Goretti's Jamal Custis, a 6-foot-6, 225-pound senior wide receiver, committed Sunday to play his college football at Syracuse. "Ever since last year, they've been in constant contact with me," he said. "I really felt a lot of love from them." Custis, also a standout basketball player, visited... Read more

Neumann-Goretti's Newton commits to Miami

Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 12:42 PM
Philly’s top high school basketball recruit, Neumann-Goretti senior guard Ja'Quan Newton, orally committed to the University of Miami on Wednesday. Newton, a four-star recruit and the 67th-ranked player in the Class of 2014 according to ESPN, chose Miami over Syracuse, UCLA, Minnesota, Texas... Read more

Neumann-Goretti's Ja'Quan Newton lists top six schools

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 10:53 AM
Neumann-Goretti senior guard Ja'Quan Newton did not include a Philadelphia school on Wednesday morning when he listed his top six colleges. Newton named Syracuse, UCLA, Minnesota, Miami, Texas A&M and Oregon. "I just feel that I want to get out of the city and experience new environments,"... Read more

Baseball: Schneider tabbed as N-G's skipper

Monday, July 1, 2013, 9:13 PM
Neumann-Goretti has announced Kevin Schneider, director of the Tri-State Arsenal program, as its new head baseball coach. For Tri-State Arsenal, which is based in South Jersey, the former Monmouth relief pitcher is in charge of recruitment, promotion, and scheduling. Schneider earned first-team New... Read more

Neumann-Goretti's Johnnie Davis commits to Towson

Monday, October 15, 2012, 8:00 PM
Neumann-Goretti basketball player Johnnie Davis announced on Monday night that he has verbally committed to Towson. The 6-foot-5 senior made an official visit to the Maryland school this weekend. john davis@KhairiDavis Just committed !!!! #tigergang ✌ Read more
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