Thursday, March 26, 2015

Boys

Steinmetz to take over at La Salle

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:27 PM
John Steinmetz, a longtime La Salle assistant who recently stepped down as defensive coordinator, has returned as the program's head coach. He was named Thursday as the successor to nine-year Explorers coach Drew Gordon. Steinmetz, 56, has been an assistant at the school for 34 years. He coached under... Read more

Ex-Aces standout transferring to La Salle

Monday, March 23, 2015, 6:27 PM
B.J. Johnson, a former Lower Merion basketball standout who is transferring from Syracuse after two seasons, committed Monday to continue his career at La Salle. Johnson's father, Bobby, was a sharpshooting wing guard for ex-coach Speedy Morris and the Explorers from 1986 to 1990. "I couldn't be happier... Read more

Ex-La Salle boss Gordon returning to the sideline

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:57 PM
A month after stepping down as La Salle's head football coach, Drew Gordon has decided to return to the sideline. Gordon has accepted the position of offensive coordinator at nearby Bishop McDevitt, where he was a standout quarterback in the late 1960s. "It's something that I had a lot of interest... Read more

PIAA State Basketball Semifinal Schedule

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 12:19 PM
Here is Tuesday's schedule for the semifinal round of the PIAA state basketball semifinals. District and seeding in parentheses. Local teams in bold. March 17 BOYS Class AAAA Roman Catholic (12-1) vs. J.P. McCaskey (3-8), 7:30 p.m. at Reading's Geigle Complex Martin Luther King (12-2) vs. Allderdice... Read more

PIAA Basketball Playoff Pairings

Sunday, March 1, 2015, 4:46 PM
PIAA BASKETBALL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS The PIAA released its state basketball brackets Sunday, and Neumann-Goretti learned that it will open defense of its Class AAA boys' title against District 3's Gettysburg at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Archbishop Ryan. Coach Carl Arrigale and the District 12-champion Saints... Read more

Saturday's District 1 basketball playoff games have been postponed

Friday, February 20, 2015, 5:31 PM
All PIAA District 1 boys' and girls' basketball playoff games scheduled for Saturday have been postponed due to the forecast for inclement weather. The contests are expected to played on Monday instead. The District 1 Class AAAA boys' semifinal doubleheader, originally scheduled for Tuesday at Temple's... Read more

All-Inter-Ac League Boys' Hoops Team

Friday, February 20, 2015, 1:47 PM
ALL-INTER-AC LEAGUE BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM Most outstanding player: Nick Alikakos, Episcopal Academy. FIRST TEAM Player School Ht. Pos. Yr. Nick Alikakos Episcopal Academy 6-7 F So. Shawn Alston Haverford School 6-4 G Sr. Tim Guers Germantown Acdemy 6-3 G Sr. Devon Goodman Germantown Academy... Read more

Wing, Green Raiders pull away from Patriots

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 11:30 PM
RIDLEY 57, GREAT VALLEY 40 It was quite the 17th birthday for Ridley's Julian Wing. A snow-caused day off from school, a pair of Beats headphones and money as gifts, and a memorable second-half performance in a PIAA District 1 Class AAAA second-round playoff contest. Wing erupted for 18 of his 21... Read more

Sources: Gordon steps down as La Salle's football boss

Monday, February 9, 2015, 8:14 PM
Drew Gordon, La Salle High's highly successful head football coach, stepped down Monday after nine seasons, according to multiple sources. Gordon compiled a 91-26 record (.778 winning percentage) and won six Catholic League championships, including five straight from 2008 to 2012. In 2009, Gordon... Read more

District 1 Boys' and Girls' Basketball Playoff Pairings

Sunday, February 8, 2015, 5:09 PM
Conestoga, Methacton, Pennridge, and Plymouth Whitemarsh are the top seeds in the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA boys' basketball tournament. Conestoga, which is 20-2 and faces Ridley for the Central League title at 8 p.m. Monday at Harriton, is seeded No. 1 in the 32-team field for the second straight... Read more
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