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Archive: December, 2009

Girls' hoops tourney features top teams

Friday, December 18, 2009, 10:48 PM
By Don Beideman INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The fourth annual Hoops for Hope Classic Sunday, weather permitting, to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation will showcase some of the area’s top girls’ basketball teams and one from Virginia. The out-of-state visitor, Robert E. Lee from Staunton, will... Read more

Final: Eastern girls beat Cherokee

Friday, December 18, 2009, 8:37 PM
Genevieve Okoro collected 28 points, 12 rebounds and 6 blocks tonight to lead No. 1 Eastern to a 45-39 victory over No. 2 Cherokee in a girls' basketball game. Eastern pulled away in the fourth quarter as the 6-1 Okoro scored nine of her points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked three shots. "What... Read more

LIVE: Eastern girls take halftime lead over Cherokee

Friday, December 18, 2009, 6:54 PM
Gen Okoro scored 16 points and grabbed 7 rebounds as No. 1 Eastern took a 27-21 lead over No. 2 Cherokee at halftime of tonight's Olympic American girls' basketball clash. Okoro, a 6-1 senior who has signed with Richmond, shot 4-for-7 from the field and 8-for-8 from the fourl line. She converted two... Read more

ALERT! Time change for La Salle-State College Final

Friday, December 18, 2009, 3:58 PM
Due to the predicted snow for tomorrow, the PIAA Class AAAA state football championship between La Salle and State College has been moved up to 2 p.m. at HersheyPark Stadium. The Class AA state championship between Lancaster Catholic and Greensburg Central Catholic has been rescheduled for 10 a.m... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Egg Harbor Hoopster Anthony Taylor

Friday, December 18, 2009, 2:09 PM
When I was writing the Cape-Atlantic League boys basketball previews, Anthony Taylor stood out at Egg Harbor Township. A transfer from Living Faith Christian Academy, which closed, Taylor signed a Letter of Intent to attend Longwood U. So I sent an e-mail to Longwood's basketball coach, Mike Gillian... Read more

Live La Salle Football Blog

Thursday, December 17, 2009, 8:19 PM
Can’t make it to Saturday's 7 p.m. PIAA Class AAAA state football championship game between La Salle and State College? No problem. Join Matt Gelb’s live blog beginning at 7 p.m. at www.philly.com/rally. You’ll get play-by-play, analysis, and a chance to have your say about the biggest... Read more

Foggie’s Omission Addressed

Thursday, December 17, 2009, 8:11 PM
Talk about a major oversight. In The Inquirer’s South Jersey basketball guide, there were preseason all-South Jersey teams for boys' and girls'. And one name that was left off, for some strange reason (such as this writer had a major brain-cramp) was Lenape’s Christina Foggie. She was... Read more

A Great Boys' Hoops Opener

Thursday, December 17, 2009, 4:46 PM
There are so many interesting basketball openers on Friday, but one that truly catches our eye has Washington Township at Pennsauken in a 7 p.m. Olympic American matchup. Township has four starters returning led by 6-10 LaSalle recruit Matt Lopez and the Minutemen appear to be among the many contenders... Read more

A Great Boys’ Hoops Opener

Thursday, December 17, 2009, 4:37 PM
There are so many interesting basketball openers on Friday, but one that truly catches our eye has Washington Township at Pennsauken in a 7 p.m. Olympic American matchup. Township has four starters returning led by 6-10 LaSalle recruit Matt Lopez and the Minutemen appear to be among the many contenders... Read more

Live La Salle Blog on Saturday

Thursday, December 17, 2009, 12:09 AM
Can’t make it to Saturday’s 7 p.m. PIAA Class AAAA state football championship game between La Salle and State College? No problem. Join Matt Gelb’s live blog beginning at 7 p.m. at www.philly.com/rally. You’ll get play-by-play, analysis, and a chance to have your say about... Read more
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