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Archive: May, 2013

Basketball: Dalembert commits to play at JMU

Monday, May 20, 2013, 2:52 PM
Lower Merion's Yohanny Dalembert, a 6-foot-8, 225-pound senior forward, has committed to play basketball at James Madison. The half-brother of former Sixers center Sammy Dalembert also considered Drexel, Niagara, and Wagner. Memphis, Temple, and Villanova showed varying degrees of interest. Last... Read more

Prep Charter girls' banned from postseason play

Saturday, May 18, 2013, 2:37 PM
The three-time defending Public League girls’ basketball champions will be barred from postseason play for one season after a vote on Friday by the board of PIAA District 12. Robert Coleman, the board’s executive director, said the entire athletic program has been placed on probation for... Read more

Baseball: DiGiorgio, Frankford oust Washington

Friday, May 17, 2013, 8:41 PM
FRANKFORD 7, GEORGE WASHINGTON 4 Once an injury-riddled, middle-of-the-pack baseball team, Frankford is now two wins away from its third consecutive Public League title. "We were slumping in the middle of the season," senior Tim DiGiorgio said after the visiting Pioneers topped George Washington... Read more

Baseball: District 1 pairings

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 10:20 PM
Central Bucks East, Neshaminy, Strath Haven, and Unionville were among the top seeds in the 24-team PIAA District 1 Class AAAA baseball tournament. Seedings were announced Thursday. The top four seeds in the North (No. 1 C.B. East, No. 2 Neshaminy, No. 3 Methacton, No. 4 Perkiomen Valley) and South... Read more

Softball: District 1 tournament pairings

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 10:16 PM
Neshaminy, which won the Suburban One League National Conference title, is the top seed in the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA softball tournament. Seedings were announced Thursday. In addition to Neshaminy, No. 2 Hatboro-Horsham, No. 3 Pennsbury, No. 4 Central Bucks South, No. 5 Owen J. Roberts, No. 6... Read more

Basketball: Prep's Vasturia has number retired

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 1:40 PM
St. Joseph's Prep retired the No. 32 jersey of senior basketball standout Steve Vasturia in a Thursday afternoon ceremony at the school's Kelly Fieldhouse. In his career at the Prep, Vasturia, a 6-foot-5 guard who is ticketed for Notre Dame, totaled 1,764 points. Twice selected as the Catholic League's... Read more

Basketball: Mayfield headed to NJIT

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 7:47 PM
Montana Mayfield, a senior point guard from Abington Friends School, committed Wednesday to play basketball at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Last season, while helping the Kangaroos win their first Friends Schools League championship since 2006, the 6-foot, 175-pounder averaged about 13... Read more

West Virginia offers Imhotep's Bonner

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 5:28 PM
Imhotep Charter's Nasir Bonner received a scholarship offer from West Virginia on Wednesday morning. As a sophomore, the 5-10 running back/ wide receiver rushed for 590 yards and 11 touchdowns. 2015 RB Nasir Bonner @ WVU earlier this spring… — Imhotep Football... Read more

Baseball: All-Central League Team

Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 11:48 PM
All-CENTRAL LEAGUE BASEBALL FIRST TEAM POS. PLAYER SCHOOL YEAR 1B Max Dolente, Conestoga, Junior INF Andrew Bechtold, Garnet Valley, Junior INF Dave Splain, Strath Haven, Senior INF Jordan Richter, Conestoga, Junior OF Adam Pendelton, Harriton, Junior OF Steve Born, Conestoga, Junior OF Mike... Read more

Michigan State strips local star's scholarship after explicit rap video

Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 3:47 PM
Jay Harris, one of the area’s top football recruits, was stripped of his scholarship by Michigan State earlier this month after he posted a series of profanity-laced rap videos on YouTube, a source said Tuesday. Under the name “Jay DatBull,” the Downingtown East senior has uploaded... Read more
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