Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Football

Football: Wood named Green Raiders' new boss

Monday, February 1, 2016, 9:40 PM
Ridley announced David Wood as its new head coach on Monday night. He previously was an assistant at Penn and in charge at Widener, his alma mater. "I think it's one of the best high school jobs in Delaware County," Wood said. "With the program's rich tradition, it's a job I really wanted. It's a... Read more

Funeral services for Vince McAneney

Friday, January 22, 2016, 1:28 PM
Funeral services have been set for longtime football coach Vince McAneney, a La Salle High graduate who was in charge at West Catholic from 1957 to 1964. McAneney's viewing is Tuesday, from 4 to 9 p.m., at Roedel-Krause Funeral Services in Merchantville, N.J. Mass is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Christ Our... Read more

Wood's Russo commits to play at Temple

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 11:03 AM
Archbishop Wood senior Anthony Russo, a strong-armed quarterback who drew serious recruiting interest from Louisiana State, announced his commitment to play at Temple on Saturday. The 6-foot-4, 225-pounder made his decision to play on North Broad Street a day after receiving a visit at school from... Read more

Imhotep's Valentin bound for Oklahoma

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 3:51 PM
JohnCarlo Valentin, an offensive guard who helped Imhotep Charter go 15-0 and win the PIAA Class AAA state championship last season, committed to play at Oklahoma on Thursday. The 6-foot-4, 330-pound senior's commitment followed a visit at school Thursday from Sooners offensive coordinator Lincoln... Read more

Conlin named new football boss at Abington

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 1:04 PM
Kevin Conlin has been named the new head football coach at Abington, where he served as an assistant from 1999 to 2013. Conlin, 40, played at La Salle High and Penn State. He was a two-year start at center for the Nittany Lions in the mid-1990s. His older brothers, Chris (Bishop McDevitt) and Keith... Read more

Football: Wood's Russo decommits from Rutgers

Monday, January 11, 2016, 9:19 PM
Archbishop Wood senior quarterback Anthony Russo has decommitted from Rutgers and reopened his recruiment, he announced via Twitter on Monday night. “I want to first thank CHOPnation for the continued love and support for the eight months I have been committed there,” the 6-foot-4, 225-pounder... Read more

Football: Collachi steps down as C.R. North coach

Saturday, January 9, 2016, 2:47 PM
Adam Collachi has resigned as Council Rock North's head football coach after six years. Last season, he guided the Indians to a 7-4 mark, the Suburban One League Continental Conference title, and a third straight berth in the district playoffs. "At the end of the day, it came down to family," said... Read more

Connor lands top football job at Carroll

Thursday, January 7, 2016, 1:20 PM
Former Strath Haven and Penn State star linebacker Dan Connor has been named the new head football coach at Archbishop Carroll. Connor, who played six years in the NFL, was a linebackers coach at West Chester University the last two seasons. "I'm happy for Carroll, but sad for us," said Bill Zwaan... Read more

Class A All-State Football Team

Wednesday, December 23, 2015, 1:38 PM
2015 PENNSYLVANIA FOOTBALL WRITERS’ ALL-STATE TEAM CLASS A Player of the Year: Evan Chadbourn, Bishop Guilfoyle Coach of the Year: Justin Wheeler, Bishop Guilfoyle OFFENSE Quarterback Jason Dambach, Riverside-Ellwood City -- 6-3, 190 senior Michael Shuster, Camp Hill -- 6-3, 200 senior Brock... Read more

Catholic League to realign in football

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 2:22 PM
Catholic League athletic directors passed a proposal for football realigment by a 10-3 vote in a meeting Thursday morning at Archbishop Carroll. The move came after the PIAA voted in October to expand football and other sports to six classifications. The Catholic League will split into two seven-team... Read more
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