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Archive: January, 2010

Wrestling: Washington Township stuns Eastern

Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 6:52 PM
Colin Walsh, Karch Connors and Ricky Carter scored consecutive pins to rally Washington Township to a 32-31 victory over Eastern today in a matchup of South Jersey wrestling heavyweights. The Minutemen, No. 4 in The Inquirer Top 10, were behind 31-7 after nine matches. But they got a decision from... Read more

Expanded basketball tourney coverage on the way!

Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 5:37 PM
Want more of Rally? You got it. Three of the region's most prestigious basketball tournaments have teamed with Rally to give fans, players, coaches and recruiters expanded online and print coverage of the best high school basketball around. ---The 10th annual Classic girls' basketball... Read more

CHA coach Jack Plunkett dies

Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 3:34 PM
Jack Plunkett, an assistant football coach at Chestnut Hill Academy, died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at Abington Memorial Hospital due to an apparent heart attack, officials at the school said. Mr. Plunkett, who spent 30 years at the school, was a former head football coach at Chestnut Hill. He also was... Read more

Penn, Delaware gain local FB stars

Monday, January 11, 2010, 11:08 PM
Three football commits were announced Monday. Council Rock North QB Tyler Hamilton and La Salle OL/DL Steve Szostak commited to Penn, and La Salle WR Sam Feleccia commited to Delaware.Check back at Rally for more signings. Read more

Neumann-Goretti boys roll over McDevitt

Monday, January 11, 2010, 1:19 PM
Tyreek Duren had 17 points in a decisive 29-4 second-quarter outburst that ignited Neumann-Goretti's 77-41 Blue Division win at Bishop McDevitt on Sunday. Darren Wright snagged a dozen rebounds for McDevitt. Read more

Markward Club to honor local players on Wednesday

Monday, January 11, 2010, 1:16 PM
On Wednesday, in a 12:30 p.m. luncheon at Keenan's Valley View Inn in Roxborough, the Markward Club will recognize the following basketball players: Andrew Stress and Tim Filer, Council Rock North Sean Brophy and Joe Nardi, St. Joseph's Prep Ryan Creighton and John Malick, Malvern Prep Cashad... Read more

SE PA Boys' Basketball Top 10

Sunday, January 10, 2010, 6:27 PM
The Inquirer Top 10BOYS’ BASKETBALL Previous rank in parentheses.1. Neumann-Goretti (1) 10-12. Plymouth Whitemarsh (2) 9-03. Friends’ Central (3) 8-24. Penn Wood (4) 7-35. Abington Friends (5) 11-16. Archbishop Carroll (6) 8-17. Academy of the New Church (7) 4-38. Malvern Prep (8) 12-29... Read more

Wrestling: Washington Township rolls

Saturday, January 9, 2010, 4:36 PM
Colin Walsh and James Higgins each won two matches by pins today as Washington Township beat Buena and Deptford. The scheduled "quad" match was reduced to three teams when Triton pulled out because of skin issues with some of its wrestlers. Camden Catholic was out of action for a little... Read more

GW's Sharrif Floyd tabs Florida

Saturday, January 9, 2010, 3:00 PM
By Rick O’Brien INQUIRER STAFF WRITER As he had promised throughout the fall, George Washington’s Sharrif Floyd waited until he was in front of a nationally televised audience before announcing his college destination. At halftime of the 10th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio... Read more

Four hats for Sharrif Floyd

Friday, January 8, 2010, 6:30 PM
George Washington defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd will have four hats on the table to choose from when he makes his college choice Saturday during the U.S, Army All-American Bowl. Those hats will represent Ohio State, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. Ohio State is the favorite, according... Read more
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