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Boys' Hoops: NE's Stern "fine" after falling ill

Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:26 PM
After falling ill during Sunday's All-Star Labor Basketball Classic at his school, Northeast boys' basketball coach Ira Stern was released from the hospital Monday afternoon following an overnight stay. Stern, also a math teacher, collapsed during halftime of the exhibition contest between a media... Read more

Football: Brady the new head coach at Malvern Prep

Monday, April 7, 2014, 12:44 PM
Malvern Prep has tabbed Aaron Brady, who spent the last four seasons at Gonzaga College High in Washington, D.C., as its new head football coach. Brady, 38, was a quarterback and safety at South Western High in Hanover, York County. A first-team all-state selection on defense, he went on to play linebacker... Read more

Girls' Basketball: All-State Team

Friday, April 4, 2014, 2:25 PM
SPORTS WRITERS PENNSYLVANIA ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM Local players in bold. CLASS AAAA FIRST TEAM Jackie Benitez, Poncono Mountain West, 5-9, Jr., 23.3 Aminah "Mia" Farmer, Cardinal O'Hara, 5-9, Sr., 17.0 Kelly Jekot, Cumberland Valley, 5-11, So., 14.4 Alex Louin, Mount St. Joseph's,... Read more

Boys' Basketball: All-State Team

Friday, April 4, 2014, 2:18 PM
Neumann-Goretti’s Ja’Quan Newton and Constitution’s Ahmad Gilbert were named players of the year in their respective classes on the Pennsylvania Sports Writers all-state boys’ basketball teams announced Friday. Newton, a 6-foot-3 senior guard, was selected the top player in... Read more

Football: Miller adds offer from Orangemen

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 11:51 AM
Frankford's Shareef Miller, a rising junior defenive end, has added a scholarship offer from Syracuse. The 6-foot-5, 220-pounder also has offers from Arizona State, Penn State, Rutgers, and West Virginia, among others. Read more

King's Jahmir Taylor to visit Hampton, Fairfield

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 8:30 PM
Martin Luther King's Jahmir Taylor will take official visits to Hampton and Fairfield this month. He will visit Hampton on April 12. Fairfield will likely be the next weekend, but that is still being finalized. The 6-foot-8 senior forward helped King win the Public League title this season as he... Read more

PIAA plan would limit athletics at charter schools

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 12:46 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A plan that would limit athletic programs at charter schools is getting a cool reception from lawmakers. The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association told a legislative panel Tuesday that many member schools claim that some charters are using their unique status... Read more

Football: Malvern's Mahoney pledges to Hurricanes

Saturday, March 29, 2014, 5:14 PM
Malvern Prep’s Hayden Mahoney, a junior offensive lineman, committed to play football for the University of Miami Saturday afternoon while on an unofficial visit to the school. The 6-foot-5, 280-pound tackle arrived Friday in Coral Gables and spent about 20 minutes chatting with Hurricanes... Read more

Jahmir Taylor, Chelsea Woods win Phoenix Award

Thursday, March 27, 2014, 2:42 PM
Jahmir Taylor and Chelsea Woods were named Thursday as the winners of the Phoenix Award, given annually to the top senior boys' and girls' Public League basketball player. Taylor was a key player in Martin Luther King's run to the Public League boys' title. The 6-foot-8 senior forward averaged 13... Read more

Football: Elison to play for Red Flash

Thursday, March 27, 2014, 12:32 PM
Garnet Valley's Sean Elison, a 6-foot-4, 280-pound defensive lineman, has committed to play football at St. Francis. Elison also considered Coastal Carolina, Virignia Military Institute, and Wagner. Elison is projected to be an offensive lineman for the Red Flash. Read more
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