Tuesday, September 1, 2015


Judge names new baseball coach

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 3:16 PM
Kenny Devenney, who was an outfielder at Penn Charter and St. John's, has been hired as Father Judge's new baseball coach. The 32-year-old was in charge at Roxborough for the last two seasons. He was also an assistant football coach for the Indians. "He's got a real good vision," Judge athletic director... Read more

Prep Charter's Dioubate, a rising defensive end, commits to Nittany Lions

Sunday, August 16, 2015, 1:18 PM
Penn State continued its in-state recruiting success by landing another highly sought-after prospect over the weekend. Prep Charter’s Karamo Dioubate, a 6-foot-4, 277-pound defensive end and four-star recruit, committed Sunday to James Franklin and the Nittany Lions. He was on a visit to... Read more

Hoops: Wood's Funk pledges to Army

Monday, August 10, 2015, 6:11 PM
Archbishop Wood's Tom Funk, a 5-foot-11 senior point guard who earned second-team all-Catholic League honors last season, committed to Army on Monday. Funk, who plays AAU ball for the Jersey Shore Warriors, received the scholarship offer from Army in April. He took two visits to West Point. "Committing... Read more

Hoops: Carroll's Daly bound for Hartford

Friday, August 7, 2015, 3:22 PM
Archbishop Carroll senior wing guard Ryan Daly, who drilled 57 three-pointers last season, committed to Hartford on Friday. The 6-foot-5, 195-pounder chose the Hawks over Brown, Penn, and St. Francis (Pa.). American, Holy Cross and Loyola (Md.) also recruited the sharpshooter. Daly helped Carroll... Read more

Wood's Stengel commits to Navy

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 8:51 PM
Kurt Stengel mentioned in his eighth-grade yearbook profile that his future plans included joining the Naval Academy. "It's just something I've always wanted to do," the Archbishop Wood senior offensive lineman said. "And when I visited the campus, that sealed the deal. It's a great opportunity." Stengel... Read more

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
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