Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Football

Football: W.C. East QB to be a Midshipman

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 8:28 PM
West Chester East senior quarterback Jon Jon Roberts, who passed for more than 1,600 yards and 15 touchdowns last season, committed Thursday to Navy. The 5-foot-8, 165-pounder also rushed for 500-plus yards and six scores while helping lead the Vikings to a 6-6 record. He was a second-team all-Ches-Mont... Read more

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

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

Mornhinweg to join Bagnoli at Columbia

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 1:31 PM
Skyler Mornhinweg, who starred at quarterback for St. Joseph's Prep, is transferring from Florida to Columbia. Mornhinweg appeared in three games in three seasons with the Gators, all of them as a redshirt freshman in 2013. He completed 44 of 63 passes for 344 yards and one touchdown. Al Bagnoli... Read more

St. Joe's Prep football player dies after collpasing at workout

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 1:27 PM
St. Joseph's Prep freshman football player Ryan Gillyard died Saturday morning at Temple University Hospital following a workout session with the team. "It's just a sad day," Prep athletic director Jim Murray said early Saturday afternoon. "People are mourning the loss of a young man. They're gathering... Read more

Football: SCH's Bryant commits to Temple

Monday, April 13, 2015, 3:12 PM
Springside Chestnut Hill's Darian Bryant, a 6-foot-6, 327-pound junior offensive tackle, committed Monday to play at Temple. "He's a smart football player and very detail-oriented," SCH coach Rick Knox said. "And he works really hard. He's shown a commitment to be the best player he can possibly be... Read more

Downingtown East lineman commits to Maryland

Friday, March 27, 2015, 6:05 PM
Two days after taking an unofficial visit to the school, Downingtown East junior offensive lineman Mike Clark committed Friday afternoon to play at Maryland. "All of the players, including the fifth-year seniors, went out of their way to make me feel welcome," the 6-foot-8, 280-pound tackle said.... Read more

Longtime La Salle assistant Steinmetz to take over football program

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:27 PM
John Steinmetz, a longtime La Salle assistant who stepped down last month as defensive coordinator, has returned as the program's head coach. He was announced Thursday as the successor to nine-year boss Drew Gordon. "I really wasn't away that long," he said. "I thought about it quite a bit after Drew... 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

Sources: Murphy to return as Roman football boss

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:46 PM
Jim Murphy will return as Roman Catholic's head football coach, according to sources. The school is expected to announce his hiring on Friday. Murphy guided the Cahillites to a 64-34 record (.653 winning percentage) from 2000 to 2007. In his final season, the squad went 12-2 and defeated St. Joseph's... Read more
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