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Archive: June, 2013

St. Joe's Prep's Jon Runyan Jr. commits to Michigan

Saturday, June 29, 2013, 10:15 AM
St. Joseph's Prep junior offensive tackle Jon Runyan Jr. orally committed to Michigan on Tuesday morning. The 6-foot-4, 250-pounder is the son of former Eagles Pro Bowler Jon Runyan. He visited Michigan's campus earlier this month and chose the Wolverines over Penn State, Rutgers and Boston College... Read more

Basketball: Moore tabbed as coach at Coatesville

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 5:24 PM
Coatesville has announced Chuck Moore, a former Plymouth Whitemarsh standout, as its new boys' basketball coach. He was a varsity assistant and jayvee coach at PW the last eight seasons. "It was something I've wanted to do for the last couple of years," Moore, 34, said. "It was a goal of mine." In... Read more

Timber Creek's Adonis Jennings commits to Rutgers

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 5:04 PM
Adonis Jennings, a senior wide receiver from Timber Creek, committed to Rutgers on Wednesday afternoon. The 6-foot-3 Jennings is a four-star recruit according to ESPN. He spent last weekend on campus and also had offers from Arizona, Boston College, Syracuse, Temple and others. On Sunday night, Jennings... Read more

Football: Carrezola picks Connecticut

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 9:27 PM
Neshaminy's Luke Carrezola, a 6-foot-3, 245-pound senior tight end and defensive end, orally committed Tuesday morning to play his college football at Connecticut. "I knew I wanted to get it done before the season," the 17-year-old said. "I took a visit there last Friday, and I absolutely loved it... Read more

Villanova lands Great Valley's Bridges

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 7:29 PM
Great Valley's Mikal Bridges said he "just sort of surprised" the Villanova basketball staff on Tuesday afternoon when he orally committed during a visit to the school. "They were pretty pumped and hyped up," Bridges said. The 6-foot-7 senior forward, one of the area's top recruits, visited Penn... Read more

Carpenter Cup: Mercer County brings home crown

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 7:11 PM
MERCER COUNTY 9, LEHIGH VALLEY 2 Mercer County beat two opponents and a late-afternoon thunderstorm Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park to capture its first Carpenter Cup Classic baseball title since 2004. After ousting Jersey Shore in the completion of Monday's rain-suspended game, Brian Giallella's squad... Read more

Maryland, Wisconsin offer Timber Creek's Ali

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 6:08 PM
A day after receiving a scholarship from Penn State, Timber Creek junior corner back Kareem Ali yielded offers on Tuesday from Maryland and Wisconsin. The 5-foot-11, 164 pounder is considered one of the nation's top corners in the class of 2015. He also has offers from Clemson, UConn, Pitt, Temple... Read more

Football: Coatesville's Burke commits to Maryland

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 5:48 PM
Coatesville’s Tyler Burke, a 6-foot-4, 235-pound tight end and middle linebacker, committed Tuesday afternoon to play for Maryland. “I always kept my options open, but I just kind of knew that’s where I wanted to be,” he said. “This was my fourth time visiting the school... Read more

Carpenter Cup Classic: Mercer County advances to final

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 1:54 PM
MERCER COUNTY 8, JERSEY SHORE 6 Mercer County scored six runs in its last three at-bats and advanced to the Carpenter Cup Classic baseball final with an 8-6 triumph Tuesday over neighboring Jersey Shore. After it was postponed Monday because of rain, the contest was resumed, with Mercer County leading... Read more

Baseball: Revised Carpenter Cup schedule

Monday, June 24, 2013, 11:10 PM
2013 CARPENTER CUP CLASSIC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT At Citizens Bank Park. Tuesday, June 25 SEMIFINAL #-Game 14: Mercer County vs. Jersey Shore, noon. FINAL Game 15: Lehigh Valley vs. Mercer County/Jersey Shore, 1 hour after conclusion of semifinal #-Suspended Monday due to lightning/rain; Mercer... Read more
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