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Archive: January, 2013

C.R. South's Amanda Benninghoff commits to UNC

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 2:34 PM
Council Rock South senior pole vaulter Amanda Benninghoff has orally committed to North Carolina, according to Golden Hawks indoor track coach Ken Worthen. Benninghoff has medaled three times at the PIAA State Championships in the pole vault and placed second in June at the New Balance outdoor national... Read more

Big PAC-10 match slated for Saturday

Friday, January 25, 2013, 5:03 PM
Owen J. Roberts will host Upper Perkiomen at 2 p.m. Saturday in a matchup of two of the top wrestling teams in the Pioneer Athletic Conference. The Wildcats are 12-0 overall, 6-0 in the PAC-10. Upper Perk is 14-4, 5-1. The match will feature a handful of lightweight bouts involving some of District... Read more

O'Hara's Thaddius Smith set to visit Boston College

Friday, January 25, 2013, 4:34 PM
Cardinal O'Hara wide receiver and defensive back Thaddius Smith will take part in Saturday's junior day at Boston College, according to Lions coach Dan Algeo. The 5-foot-11, 170-pounder also has offers from Rutgers and Temple. Algeo said he expects Smith to be a slot receiver in college. In August... Read more

Imhotep's DeAndre Scott receiving high interest

Friday, January 25, 2013, 3:09 PM
Imhotep junior DeAndre Scott continues to rack up college offers as the safety has around nine or 10 suitors according to Panthers football coach Albie Crosby. Tennessee offered the corner back in November and since then he's received offers from Arizona State, Temple, Boston College, Miami, Villanova... Read more

David Williams, Mike Class up for Mr. Pa. Football

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 3:29 PM
Two of the area's top running backs are on the ballot for the Mr. Pa. Football award, which will be announced on Feb. 9 in Hershey. David Williams, a senior from Imhotep, is one of five finalists for the Class A/AA Award. Michael Class, a junior from Pennridge, is one of five finalists for the Class... Read more

Lower Merion's B.J. Johnson scores 1,000th point

Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 9:10 PM
Senior guard B.J. Johnson scored his 1,000th career-point on Wednesday night as Lower Merion eased past host Conestoga, 60-40, in a Central League boys' basketball game. Headed to Syracuse, Johnson scored a game-high 14 points. He reacehd the milestone in the third quarter. Raheem Hall added 13 points... Read more

Paul VI downs Camden in overtime

Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 10:16 PM
Jay Howard collected 28 points, nine rebounds, and three steals Tuesday to send Paul VI to a 65-58 overtime victory over visiting Camden in Olympic Conference National Division boys’ basketball. Camden trailed, 54-51, before Kirk Johnson sent the game to overtime with a buzzer-beating three-pointer... Read more

James carries Interboro to overtime victory

Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 9:44 PM
Sophomore center Brandi James hit three free throws in the fourth quarter to help send the game to overtime, then scored the only basket of the extra period Tuesday to give Interboro a 32-30 victory over Chichester in Del-Val League girls’ basketball. James hit the game-winner with 10 seconds... Read more

Math, Civics & Sciences cracks national rankings

Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 8:14 PM
Jeremiah Worthem scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Math, Civics & Sciences topped Del-Val Charter, 65-57, in a Public League A boys' basketball game. The win improved the Mighty Elephants to 17-0 overall and 8-0 in league. On Monday, ranked MC&S as the No. 15 team... Read more

Smith helps La Salle survive upset bid

Sunday, January 20, 2013, 5:28 PM
Steve Smith wouldn’t allow La Salle to fall victim to Bonner-Prendergast’s upset bid Sunday. Down three points in overtime, Smith scored five straight points to give La Salle a lead it never relinquished in a 65-62 victory over Bonner-Prendergast in a Catholic League boys' basketball game... Read more
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