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Fred Pickett, longtime Chester hoops coach, passes away

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:54 PM
Fred Pickett, a longtime boys' basketball coach at Chester High, died Wednesday following a battle with cancer. In charge of the Clippers from 1995 to 2008, Pickett, 61, compiled a record of 331-80 (.805 winning percentage), earned eight PIAA District 1 Class AAAA championships, and won three state... Read more

Hensel issues statement regarding hazing allegations at C.B. West

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:46 PM
STATEMENT FROM BRIAN HENSEL HEAD COACH C.B. WEST FOOTBALL Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - For more than two decades, I have had the great privilege of teaching in the Central Bucks School District, and for the past six years, I have had the honor of serving as the head football coach for the storied Central... Read more

C.B. West cancels season due to allegations of hazing

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 4:02 PM
Central Bucks West has cancelled its football season with two games remaining due to allegations of hazing. In what was to be their homecoming game, the Bucks were scheduled to face neighboring Central Bucks East in a Suburban One League Continental Conference game at 7 p.m. Friday at War Memorial... Read more

Ricci takes leave of absence after altercation with player

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 3:27 PM
Longtime Garnet Valley football coach Mike Ricci is taking a two-week leave of absence following a sideline altercation with one of his players during the second half of Friday night's 28-7 home win over Central League rival Penncrest. Ricci grabbed a player's face mask in a moment of frustration... Read more

Carroll's Aflakpui chooses Temple

Sunday, October 12, 2014, 10:01 PM
Opting to stay close to home, Archbishop Carroll's Ernest Aflakpui, a 6-foot-10 senior center, committed Sunday evening to play at Temple. "I just think he felt real comfortable with Fran Dunphy and the rest of the Temple coaches," said Terrell Meyers, the director of Aflakpui's AAU team, WeR1. "Coming... Read more

Former Roman star Ketner dies after battle with cancer

Friday, October 10, 2014, 1:22 PM
Former Roman Catholic and Massachusetts hoops standout Lari Ketner died Friday morning after a year-long battle with colon cancer. After starring for Roman (Class of 1995), the 6-foot-10 Ketner went on to play for UMass for three seasons. Drafted by the Chicago Bulls with the 49th overall pick of... Read more

Baseball: Werman named new Explorers coach

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 3:33 PM
Kyle Werman, formerly an assistant at St. Joseph's University, has been tabbed as the new head baseball coach at La Salle. He replaces 28-year boss Joe Parisi. Werman was a four-year starter at Virginia, playing second base and catcher. He went on to play for the New York Mets organization in the... Read more

Judge football player charged in connection with shooting death

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7:06 PM
Quadir Gibson, a promising freshman football player for Father Judge, was charged in connection with the shooting death earlier this week of Delaware Valley Charter student Aisha Abdur Rahman. Gibson, a 5-foot-11, 215-pound running back who appeared in four games this season for Judge, was charged... Read more

Wood basketball assistant resigns

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:34 PM
Fran McGlinn, a varsity assistant and head freshman boys' basketball coach at Archbishop Wood, resigned his position following his alleged involvement in last Thursday night's attack on a gay couple in Center City. "Violence against anyone, simply because of who they are, is inexcusable and alien... Read more

Football: Garlick transferring to St. Joe's Prep

Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 11:14 PM
Junior quarterback Tom Garlick, a two-year starter for defending PIAA Class AAA state champion Archbishop Wood, is transferring to St. Joseph's Prep, according to multiple sources. Last season, Garlick helped lead the Vikings to a 13-2 record and a 22-10 win over Harrisburg's Bishop McDevitt in the... Read more
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