Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Football: North Penn's West bound for Del State

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 12:05 PM
North Penn's Nyfease West, a fleet senior running back and key contributor since his sophomore year, has committed to play at Delaware State. The 5-foot-10, 195-pounder, who has been clocked at. 4.50 seconds in the 40-yard dash, also serves the Knights as a defensive back and kick returner. Last... Read more

Hoops: Champion commits to Loyola (Md.)

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 9:30 PM
Friends' Central senior Chuck Champion, a 6-foot-1 guard who averaged 14 points per game and hit 38-three-pointers last season, committed Tuesday to play at Loyola (Md.). Champion, who came over from La Salle last year, also had an offer from Central Connecticut State. Holy Cross, New Jersey Institute... Read more

Bob Ruoff, longtime executive secretary of District 1, passes away

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 8:57 PM
Robert M. Ruoff, who made a major impact on the area high school sports landscape while serving as executive secretary for District 1 of the PIAA for the last 21 years, died Thursday morning at Bryn Mawr Hospital. He was 85. "He was a great, great guy," said Steve Mescanti, District 1's baseball chairman... Read more

Hoops: Whippets wing guard pledges to Quakers

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 9:31 PM
Downingtown West senior wing guard Ryan Betley, who averaged 16.9 points per game and drilled 76 three-pointers last season, committed Tuesday to play at Penn. The 6-foot-5, 185-pounder, a first-team all-Ches-Mont League National Division selection last season, chose the Quakers over Brown, Holy Cross... Read more

Hart named Prep's new athletic director

Friday, July 10, 2015, 1:05 PM
St. Joseph’s Prep has named Dennis Hart as its new athletic director. The 1995 Prep graduate replaces Jim Murray, who held the position for 46 years. “We held a comprehensive search and the committee did a thorough job examining all of the candidates who applied,” said Prep Principal... Read more

Football: Downingtown East's Angeline commits to USC

Friday, June 26, 2015, 5:39 PM
Downingtown East senior tight end Cary Angeline, who was recruited by top-flight colleges across the country, committed Friday afternoon to play at USC. The 6-foot-7, 230-pounder, the fourth-ranked tight end in the Class of 2016 according to 247Sports.com, chose the Trojans over Auburn, Miami, Nebraska... Read more

Baseball: SOL National/Bicentennial gains first Carpenter Cup title since 2008

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 3:09 PM
SOL NATIONAL/BICENTENNIAL 12, JERSEY SHORE 6 Spencer Tinkel wielded a hot bat in his final season at New Hope-Solebury, hitting .507 with 32 RBIs and 31 runs while earning first-team all-Bicentennial Athletic League honors. Continuing to power through the ball, the third baseman’s efforts... Read more

Baseball: Missry's HR carries Jersey Shore to title game in Carpenter Cup

Monday, June 22, 2015, 1:28 PM
By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer By Phil Anastasia Inquirer Staff Writer Kyle Missry was looking to be a "catalyst" for the Jersey Shore baseball team. The St. Rose graduate started and finished the game-winning rally in extra innings in the Carpenter Cup Classic semifinals. Missry,... Read more

North Penn wins third state title

Friday, June 12, 2015, 10:29 PM
STATE COLLEGE – Rain and lightning, along with two late rallies by Wyoming Valley West, could not get in the way of North Penn’s drive for state gold. After a delay of 1 hour, 20 minutes in Friday night’s PIAA Class AAAA final, the Knights, buoyed by another workmanlike effort by... Read more

Neumann-Goretti falls to Neshannock, 9-0, in Class AA Final

Friday, June 12, 2015, 6:22 PM
STATE COLLEGE -- A terrific showing by Neshannock junior righthander Frank Fraschetti spoiled Neumann-Goretti's bid for its first PIAA state baseball championship. Fraschetti twirled a complete-game three-hitter with 11 strikeouts as the Lancers silenced the Saints, 9-0, in Friday afternoon's PIAA... Read more
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