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Lansdale Catholic names boys' basketball coach

Friday, August 1, 2014, 5:21 PM
Lansdale Catholic has hired Chris Podsobinski as its head boys' basketball coach. Podsobinski, who spent the last six seasons as an assistant at North Penn, was a key member of Lansdale Catholic's district championship team in 2004. Podsobinski is also a former Lansdale Catholic assistant. He replaces... Read more

Hawks' Zaccheaus commits to play at Virginia

Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 8:43 PM
St. Joseph's Prep senior running back Olamide Zaccheaus committed Wednesday evening to play at Virginia. Joined by Hawks coach Gabe Infante, the 5-foot-9, 180-pound speedster took an unofficial visit to Charlottesville last weekend. "Virginia is a great opportunity for him," Infante said. "They did... Read more

Football: Field opts to stay at Garnet Valley

Friday, July 25, 2014, 2:30 PM
Ted Field, a rising junior offensive lineman and recent Rutgers commit, has decided to stay at Garnet Valley instead of transferring to Cardinal O'Hara. The 6-foot-5, 325-pounder said Garnet Valley's block scheduling will allow him to achieve his goal of enrolling early at Rutgers in 2016. Field... Read more

Football: Shanahan's Smith plans to continue at Princeton

Monday, July 21, 2014, 8:27 PM
Bishop Shanahan's Cody Smith, a rugged tight end and middle linebacker, has committed to the admissions process at Princeton. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound senior also gave consideration to Harvard and Holy Cross. Smith, who also sees time at fullback for the Eagles, earned first-team all-Ches-Mont League... Read more

Football: O'Hara's Field pledges to Rutgers

Friday, July 18, 2014, 11:40 AM
Cardinal O'Hara's Ted Field, a rising junior offensive lineman, committed Friday to play at Rutgers. "I've always liked the family atmosphere at Rutgers," he said. "And the ability to play for a Big Ten championship is a great thing." The 6-foot-5, 325-pound tackle, who played for Garnet Valley last... Read more

Football: Coatesville's Evans commits to Owls

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 1:08 PM
Coatesville's Ahkema Evans, a senior cornerback, committed Thursday to play at Temple. "He's the best pure cornerback I've coached at the high school level," Red Raiders coach Matt Ortega said. "He's very physical, has high energy all the time. He's got a ton of upside." The 5-foot-10, 175-pound... Read more

Armstrong explains decision to transfer to Fork Union

Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 1:25 PM
Christopher Dock's Jared Armstrong, who recorded his 1,000th career point last season, announced two weeks ago his decision to transfer to Virginia's Fork Union Military Academy for his senior season. The 5-foot-10 guard averaged 16.3 points per game this season and said he has an offer from San Jose... Read more

Iowa, Rutgers show interest in Cherry Hill East's Silpe

Friday, July 11, 2014, 2:24 PM
Jake Silpe said he knew there were 30 seconds left in his team’s Friday afternoon game at the Reebok Classic Breakout. The 6-foot-2 guard from Cherry Hill East took his time at the top of the key. His team trailed by a point at the Philadelphia University camp. Silpe wanted to make the “right... Read more

South Florida offers Constitution's Gilbert

Friday, July 11, 2014, 11:25 AM
Ahmad “J.R.” Gilbert, a 6-foot-5 guard from Constitution, added a scholarship offer on Thursday night from South Florida. Two Bulls coaches watched Gilbert play Friday morning at the Reebok Classic Breakout at Philadelphia University. Gilbert, who will be a senior in the fall, is averaging... Read more

Local players at the Reebok Breakout Classic

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 9:54 AM
The Reebok Breakout Classic opened up on Tuesday night at Philadelphia University, but games will not begin until Wednesday night at 5. The event runs through Friday. Here's a list of the local players taking part: Ernest Aflakpui, Archbishop Carroll, 2015, 6-10, center Nysier Brooks, Archbishop... Read more
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