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Archive: December, 2009

Decker named top coach; Rest of all-S.E. Pa. football team coming Sunday

Thursday, December 31, 2009, 3:23 PM
By Rick O’Brien INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Dennis Decker shined as a quarterback at Ridley, throwing for 2,738 yards and 31 touchdowns while leading the Green Raiders to the PIAA Class AAAA state championship game in 1990. This year, Decker, always one to take on a challenge, replaced John Waller... Read more

Cadogan To Wisconsin

Thursday, December 31, 2009, 1:53 PM
Sherard Cadogan, a two-time Inquirer first-team all-South Jersey defensive end from Camden Catholic has made a verbal commitment to attend the University of Wisconsin. The 6-foot-3, 235-pund Cadogan had 12 sacks this year and 26 in the past two seasons. He is the second Camden Catholic player to commit... Read more

Great Valley wrestlers go unbeaten in Bloomsburg

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 11:48 PM
Great Valley's Mike Chawaga missed the beginning of the season due to injuries, but returned with a vengeance at the Bob Rohm Duals in Bloomsburg. Chawaga went 5-0 with three pins at 171 pounds, while teammate John Cassels went 5-0 at 119 pounds. The Patriots beat Southern Columbia, 40-27, but lost... Read more

Unbeaten Abington girls win Delsea Classic

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 11:45 PM
Abington coasted to a 40-26 win over Shawnee in the title game of the Delsea (N.J.) Classic behind tournament MVP Aiyannah Peal, who scored 14 points. Teammate Emily Leer, who added 14 points and seven rebounds, made the all-tourmament team for the unbeaten Ghosts (7-0). Read more

Hammonton wins Overbrook wrestling tournament

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 11:33 PM
Mike Bakuckas won by pin at 140 pounds Wednesday to earn the Outstanding Wrestler award and lead Hammonton to the team title at the eight-team Overbrook Tournament. The Blue Devils collected 171.5 points to edge runnerup Woodstown by three points, aided by individual victories from Bakuckas, Dennis... Read more

Brown leads Haddon Township girls past Clearview, 29-26

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 11:31 PM
Jess Brown picked up the MVP trophy after scoring 12 points to spark a second-half comeback Wednesday as Haddon Township rallied from a 14-5 deficit to defeat host Clearview, 29-26, in the championship of the Clearview tourney. Read more

Cherry Hill West boys nip Moorestown to win own tourney

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 11:24 PM
The Cherry Hill West boys won their own tournament, 51-50, over Moorestown Wednesday as Chris Gebhart and Mickel Orr shared MVP honors. Gebhart collected 13 points, nine rebounds, four blocks and four assists, while Orr had 12 points. Read more

Cherry Hill West boys nip Moorestown to win own tourney

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 11:20 PM
The Cherry Hill West boys won their own tournament, 51-50, over Moorestown Wednesday as Chris Gebhart and Mickel Orr shared MVP honors. Gebhart collected 13 points, nine rebounds, four blocks and four assists, while Orr had 12 points. Read more

Aiken stars for Plymouth Whitemarsh on final day of Nelson Classic

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 10:41 PM
By Pat Leonard FOR THE INQUIRER Plymouth Whitemarsh recorded its second double-digit win of this year’s Jameer Nelson/Pete Nelson Scholastic Play by Play Classic basketball tourney Wednesday, dropping Academy of the New Church, 57-46, before a capacity crowd of 1,300 fans at Gwynedd-Mercy College’s... Read more

St. Joseph's U. to hold prestigious basketball tourney Sunday

Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 10:20 PM
3d Annual VILLA Holiday Classic Features Top High School Basketball Teams In Pennsylvania and New York Including Top Villanova Recruit Jayvaughn Pinkston & Nationally Ranked Sophomore Amile Jefferson -Sunday, January 3, 2010, noon to 8:00pm at St. Joseph's University- WHAT: Sunday... Read more
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