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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

Hoops: Champion commits to Loyola (Md.)

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 9:30 PM
Friends' Central senior Chuck Champion, a 6-foot-1 guard who averaged 14 points per game and hit 38-three-pointers last season, committed Tuesday to play at Loyola (Md.). Champion, who came over from La Salle last year, also had an offer from Central Connecticut State. Holy Cross, New Jersey Institute... Read more

Bob Ruoff, longtime executive secretary of District 1, passes away

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 8:57 PM
Robert M. Ruoff, who made a major impact on the area high school sports landscape while serving as executive secretary for District 1 of the PIAA for the last 21 years, died Thursday morning at Bryn Mawr Hospital. He was 85. "He was a great, great guy," said Steve Mescanti, District 1's baseball chairman... Read more

Hoops: Whippets wing guard pledges to Quakers

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 9:31 PM
Downingtown West senior wing guard Ryan Betley, who averaged 16.9 points per game and drilled 76 three-pointers last season, committed Tuesday to play at Penn. The 6-foot-5, 185-pounder, a first-team all-Ches-Mont League National Division selection last season, chose the Quakers over Brown, Holy Cross... Read more

Hart named Prep's new athletic director

Friday, July 10, 2015, 1:05 PM
St. Joseph’s Prep has named Dennis Hart as its new athletic director. The 1995 Prep graduate replaces Jim Murray, who held the position for 46 years. “We held a comprehensive search and the committee did a thorough job examining all of the candidates who applied,” said Prep Principal... 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

Ryan selects Zeglinski as new hoops coach

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 3:44 PM
Archbishop Ryan announced Joe Zeglinski, a former two-sport standout for the Raiders, as its new head boys' basketball coach on Thursday. Zeglinski, a member of Ryan's Class of 2006, was a four-year starter at guard in basketball and remains the program's all-time leading scorer with 1,253 points... Read more

Ginter to coach baseball at GA

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10:40 PM
Tim Ginter, who guided the Father Judge baseball team for nine seasons, has accepted the top spot at Germantown Academy. "I'll always be a Judge guy, but this is an opportunity that doesn't come around too often," the 38-year-old said. Ginter, who was an outfielder at Judge (Class of 1994) and Scranton... Read more

Rohr, Tide capture district baseball brown

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 10:02 PM
DEVON PREP 4, SPRINGFIELD (M) 3 Eric DiPietro nicely summed up Devon Prep teammate Pat Rohr's demeanor on the mound. "He's all business," the senior third baseman said. "His expression never changes. You wouldn't know if he just struck out the side or gave up a three-run homer." The unflappable... Read more
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