Saturday, January 31, 2015

Boys

Unionville's Jones bound for Bryant

Monday, January 26, 2015, 4:02 PM
Unionville senior offensive lineman Andrew Jones has committed to play football at Bryant. The 6-foot, 280-poound center was an Inquirer second-team all-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection last season. Jones also received an offer from Army and was given walk-on consideration by Elon and Villanova... Read more

Rustin's Loper ticketed for Maine

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 6:51 PM
West Chester Rustin senior running back Terry Loper, who rushed for 2,227 yards and 27 touchdowns last season, committed Saturday to play for Maine. An inside-outside threat in a wing-T attack, the 5-foot-11, 195-pounder earned Inquirer first-team all-Southeastern Pennsylvania honors while helping... Read more

Coatesville's Stocker pledges to Pitt

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 7:37 PM
Coatesville's Jay Stocker, a swift defensive back, committed Wednesday to play at Pittsburgh. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound senior was visited at school Tuesday by new Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi, who was Michigan State's defensive coordinator the past eight seasons. "Since Narduzzi is a defensive-minded... Read more

Hoops: Nominees for McDonald's All-American Game

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 1:36 PM
Here are the local boys' and girls' nominees for the 2015 McDonald's All-American Game, scheduled for April 1 at Chicago's United Center: BOYS Ernest Aflakpui, Archbishop Carroll Levan Alston, Haverford School William Brazukas, Father Judge Chris Clover, St. Joe's Prep Samir Doughty, Math, Civics... Read more

Cohen stepping down at GW after 30 seasons

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 12:06 PM
George Washington's Ron Cohen is retiring after 30 seasons as the school's head football coach and 48 1/2 years as a teacher. Cohen is resigning on Feb. 17. He compiled a 261-84-2 record and won 12 Public League crowns. Cohen guided the Eagles to league titles in 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2000... Read more

C.B. West hires new football coach

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 10:36 PM
Central Bucks West has tabbed Charles Cathers as its new head football coach. The Doylestown resident was most recently the defensive coordinator at New Hope-Solebury. Cathers takes over for Brian Hensel, who was suspended and then let go following the hazing scandal that caused the Bucks to forfeit... Read more

Neshaminy AD: Frederick still our football coach

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 3:22 PM
In a statement issued Monday, Neshaminy athletic director Tom Magdelinskas denied a Bucks County Courier Times report over the weekend that Redskins head football coach Mark Frederick had resigned after one season. "Coach Frederick has indicated on numerous occasions that he loves Neshaminy and would... Read more

Football: McIlwain pledges to Gamecocks

Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 2:07 PM
Brandon McIlwain, a dual-threat junior quarterback from Council Rock North, committed Wednesday afternoon to play at South Carolina. "I like everything about the school," the 6-foot-1, 205-pounder said. "And it feels like home. I have a lot of family around the area." McIlwain's parents, Roddy and... Read more

McCourt steps down as Roman's coach

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 5:24 PM
Joe McCourt stepped down Thursday as Roman Catholic's head football coach after seven seasons, citing a difference in opinion with school administrators regarding current practice facilities and plans for the future. "We tried to give our program some relevance," McCourt said. "That's why played the... Read more

Hoops: Pennsbury's Woods chooses St. Bonaventure

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 4:44 PM
Pennsbury's Derrick Woods, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound senior forward, committed Tuesday to play basketball at St. Bonaventure. He visited the school last weekend. "I felt a lot of love from the team and the coaching staff," the 18-year-old said. "And I think the Atlantic Ten Conference is one of the best... Read more
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