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Archive: March, 2013

Temple-target Rysheed Jordan of Vaux to announce college choice

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 12:58 AM
Just two days after St. John's head basketball coach Steve Lavin visited his high-school playoff game, Rysheed Jordan announced on Sunday that he will reveal his college decision on April 15. The Vaux senior point guard is between the Red Storm, Temple, and UCLA. He is averaging 25 points, 4.1 assists... Read more

Boys' Basketball: Sites and Times for Semifinal Playoffs

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 11:35 AM
PIAA Boys' Basketball Championships SEMIFINALS Tuesday Class AAAA St. Joseph's Prep (12-3) vs. Chester (1-1), at Coatesville Area High, 7. Lower Merion (1-2) vs, New Castle (7-1), at Williamsport Area High, 7. Class AAA Imhotep Charter (12-2) vs. Donegal (3-3), at Reading's Geigle Complex, 7:30... Read more

Girls' Basketball: Sites and Times for Semifinal Playoffs

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 11:33 AM
PIAA Girls' Basketball Championships Semifinals Tuesday Class AAAA Cardinal O'Hara (12-1) vs. Spring-Ford (1-1), at William Tennent, 7:30. Class AAA Villa Maria Academy (1-1) vs. Bethlehem Catholic (11-1), at William Tennent, 6 p.m. Class AA St. Basil Academy (12-1) vs. York Catholic (3-1)... Read more

St. John's coach Steve Lavin on hand to see Vaux's Rysheed Jordan

Friday, March 15, 2013, 6:29 PM
St. John's basketball coach Steve Lavin attended Friday night's Vaux boys' basketball playoff game to get a closer look at Rysheed Jordan according to The Inquirer's Rick O'Brien. Jordan, a 6-foot-3 senior point guard, is the nation's top un-committed senior guard according to ESPN and is between... Read more

Boys' Hoops: Preview of Weekend's State Quarterfinal Games

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 10:26 PM
And then there were 13. Of the 31 area teams that qualified for the PIAA boys' basketball championships, 13 are still alive on the road to Hershey. Quarterfinal-round action is set for this weekend. The Class AAA and A playoffs continue Friday night, and the Class AAAA and AA tourneys resume Saturday... Read more

Villa Maria wins third-straight PIAA title

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:56 PM
Villa Maria's Sarah Hitchens and Emily Cornell finished second and third in the 100-yard backstroke on Thursday and the Hurricanes captured the 400 freestyle relay en route to a record-points total for their third-straight PIAA Class AA girls' swimming title at Bucknell University Hitchens, a senior... Read more

Girls' Basketball: Quarterfinal Matchups for Class AAA Teams

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 12:52 PM
PIAA GIRLS' BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS CLASS AAA QUARTERFINALS Saturday At Spring-Ford. Prep Charter (12-1) vs. Bethlehem Catholic (11-1), 3. At Parkland High in Allentown. Villa Maria (1-1) vs. Scranton Prep (2-2), 2:30. Read more

Boys' Basketball: Quarterfinal Matchups for Class AAAA and AA Teams

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 12:50 PM
PIAA BOYS' BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS CLASS AAAA QUARTERFINALS Saturday At Spring-Ford. Great Valley (1-4) vs. Chester (1-1), 1. At William Tennent. St. Joseph's Prep (12-3) vs. Coatesville (1-5), 1. At Reading's Geigle Complex. Lower Merion (1-2) vs. Harrisburg (3-1), 1. ____________________________________________________ CLASS... Read more

Chester's Rondae Jefferson scores 1,000th career point as Clippers roll

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 9:05 PM
Chester senior forward Rondae Jefferson scored 23 points and became the 28th player in school-history to record 1,000 career points as the Clippers rolled over Williamsport, 67-50, at Pottsville in the second round of the PIAA Class AAAA boys basketball playoffs. The McDonalds All-American headed... Read more

Jenkintown girls' fall to two-time state champs

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 7:44 PM
Junior forward Ruby Westkaemper scored a team-high 13 points on Wednesday night as Jenkintown fell to two-time defending state champion Steelton-Highspire, 74-39, at Garden Spot in the PIAA Class A girls' basketball second round. Emma Dorshimer, a sophomore guard, added 11 points. Malia DeFreitis... Read more
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