Monday, December 22, 2014


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

Football: Hogan tabbed as O'Hara's coach

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 8:33 PM
B.J. Hogan, currently a defensive backs coach at Tennessee-Chattanooga, has been tabbed as Cardinal O'Hara's new head football coach. Hogan, who played defensive back at O'Hara and helped the Lions win a Catholic League championship in 2000, has been at Tennessee-Chattanooga for the last seasons.... Read more

Baseball: Duffy not retained as PJP II's coach

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 8:56 PM
Pope John Paul II head baseball coach John Duffy, who helped guide the Golden Panthers to the PIAA Class AAA state championship in June, said his contract was not renewed by the school. Duffy said he learned of the decision in a phone conversation Saturday afternoon with PJP II president Dr. Louis... Read more

La Salle's Krmpotich chooses Colgate

Friday, November 7, 2014, 11:54 AM
La Salle's Dave Krmpotich, a 6-foot-7 senior forward, committed Friday to play at Colgate. Last season, Krmpotich helped the Explorers go 23-7, place third in the PIAA District 12 Class AAAA tournament, and advance to the state final before losing to District 7's New Castle, 52-39, at the Giant Center... Read more

Prep's Infante to coach in all-star game

Friday, November 7, 2014, 11:23 AM
St. Joseph's Prep football boss Gabe Infante has been selected to coach the East squad in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The game is set for Jan. 3 at 1 p.m. at the Alamodome in San Antonio. "I am honored to be selected to represent our school and community in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American... Read more

Cardinal O'Hara football coach placed on leave

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:53 PM
Paul Strus, Cardinal O'Hara's interim head football coach, will not be with the Lions when they take on Archbishop Wood in a Catholic League Class AAA playoff semifinal Friday night at William Tennent. Kenneth A. Gavin, a spokesperson for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, wrote in an email Thursday... Read more

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
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