Archive: November, 2012
Imhotep Charter will play Pen Argyl in a state Class AA quarterfinal football game Saturday at Northern Lehigh High School in Slatington, and the Panthers want their cheering section to be heard.
So Imhotep is offering a bus for fans to travel to the game. Tickets cost $10.
The bus will leave the school at 10 a.m. Saturday. The game will start at 1 p.m.
Vaux's Rysheed Jordan, likely the top uncommitted senior in Southeastern Pennsylvania boys' basketball, is headed west -- but just for the weekend.
Jordan said on Instagram that he will make his official visit to UCLA on Thursday, and after getting a taste of Ben Howland's Bruins program, he plans to narrow his list of college choices from seven to five.
The 6-foot-3, 180-pound point guard is ranked by ESPN Recruiting as the No. 3 player in the state, and Rivals lists Jordan as the fifth-best point guard in the nation.
La Salle lacrosse coach Bill Leahy will be inducted into the Eastern Pa. chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame in February, the school announced on Tuesday.
Leahy started the Explorers' program in 1992 and has been their only coach. He's won 18 Catholic League titles and has totaled a record of 380-76. He's also a guidance counselor at the school.
Leahy, a native of Maryland, played three seasons with the Philadelphia Wings from 1994-1996.
Catholic League All Stars
North Penn senior tailback Kyle Mayfield has committed to play at Lafayette.
In 10 games this season, the 6-foot, 205-pounder carried 170 times for 1,045 yards and 13 touchdowns.
As a junior, while helping lead the Knights to a 13-3 record and the PIAA Class AAAA championshio game, he totaled 1,416 yards and 10 scores on 194 attempts.
Ryan Yenchick rushed for three touchdowns on Wednesday night and Sean Hesser added two more as Phoenixville eased to a 49-0 win at Spring-Ford.
Yenchick, a senior running back, rushed for a 16-yard score in the first quarter, a 14-yard touchdown in the second and a 4-yarder in the third.
Hesser, also a senior, opened the scoring with a 10-yard rush before returning an interception 40 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter.