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Football: West's Amara commits to Pitt

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 12:17 PM
West Catholic's Patrick Amara, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound wide receiver and free safety, orally committedWednesday to play for Pittsburgh. The senior, who was at Pitt last weekend for a one-day camp, also had scholarship offers from Bowling Green, Central Florida, Fordham, Holy Cross, Lafayette, and Massachusetts... Read more

Football: Souderton's Young commits to 'Nova

Monday, June 17, 2013, 10:24 PM
Souderton High's Rick Young, a 6-foot-2, 290-pound lineman, orally committed to play football at Villanova Monday. A member of the Class of 2014, he is projected to play nose guard for the Wildcats. In each of the last two seasons, Young was a first-team all-Suburban One League Continental Conference... Read more

Football: East's Petrillo offered by Bryant

Monday, June 17, 2013, 10:23 PM
Downingtown East's Alec Petrillo, a 6-foot-3, 270-pound senior offensive guard and defensive tackle, has been offered a scholarship by Bryant University. Petrillo, also a long snapper, has also received interest from Delaware, Massachusetts, Villanova, and William and Mary, among other schools. He... Read more

Wood basketball coach Jack Walsh steps down

Monday, June 17, 2013, 5:57 PM
Archbishop Wood basketball coach Jack Walsh resigned on Friday afternoon, according to Vikings athletic director Joe Sette. Sette said he was surprised by Walsh's decision but supported it as Walsh has a young family and business ventures. "He loved coaching Archbishop Wood," said Sette, who coached... Read more

Great Valley's Bridges to visit Penn State

Saturday, June 15, 2013, 6:07 PM
Great Valley forward Mikal Bridges will visit Penn State on Saturday, according to new Nittany Lions oral commit Shep Garner. Garner committed to Penn State on Saturday and said he is working on bringing other area players with him. Bridges, his Team Final AAU teammate, is his first target.Bridges... Read more

La Salle offers Haverford School's Alston

Saturday, June 15, 2013, 5:45 PM
Haverford School's Shawn Alston, the son of former Temple guard Levan Alston, received an offer from La Salle University on Saturday afternoon. The 6-foot-3 guard has offers from Penn, Penn State and St. Joseph's. He averaged 16 points per game last season for the Fords. Read more

Roman's Shep Garner commits to Penn State

Saturday, June 15, 2013, 5:39 PM
Roman Catholic's Shep Garner III, a rising senior guard, orally committed to Penn State on Saturday afternoon. The 6-foot-2 guard from Chester had offers from Miami, Rutgers, St. Joseph's and Xavier. He averaged 16.6 points per game during the Catholic League season. At Penn State he will join Philadelphia... Read more

Baseball: Upper Moreland falls in state final

Friday, June 14, 2013, 4:21 PM
WEST YORK 2, UPPER MORELAND 1 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - An inability to capitalize with runners in scoring position, a catcher's-interference ruling, and a controversial third-strike call spelled a disappointing end for Upper Moreland. Leaving nine runners stranded, the upstart Golden Bears bowed to District... Read more

Baseball: Golden Bears fall in state final

Friday, June 14, 2013, 4:19 PM
WEST YORK 2, UPPER MORELAND 1 STATE COLLEGE - Held to four hits and a first-inning run, Upper Moreland bowed to District 3’s West York, 2-1, Friday afternoon in the PIAA Class AAA state baseball final at Penn State’s Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. With the aid of a catcher’s-interference... Read more

Upper Moreland falls in final

Friday, June 14, 2013, 3:39 PM
STATE COLLEGE - Held to four hits and a first-inning run, Upper Moreland bowed to District 3’s West York, 2-1, in the PIAA Class AAA state final Friday at Penn State’s Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. With the aid of a catcher’s-interference call, the Bulldogs (21-8) scored both of... Read more
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