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Football: PW's Bischoff pledges to Cavaliers

Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:35 AM
Plymouth Whitemarsh junior offensive lineman Ryan Bischoff has committed to play at the University of Virginia. The 6-foot-5, 310-pounder, an Inquirer third-team all-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection last season, also received interest from Connecticut, Maryland, Rutgers, and Stanford. Last season... Read more

Boys' Hoops: Five area players tabbed for Mary Kline Classic

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 11:51 AM
Five area players were selected to compete in the fourth annual Mary Kline Classic on May 31 at West Orange High in West Orange, N.J. The event raises money for cancer research. Neumann-Goretti's Ja'Quan Newton (a Miami commit), Roman Catholic's Shep Garner (Penn State), Great Valley's Mikal Bridges... Read more

Boys' Basketball: All-State Team

Friday, April 4, 2014, 2:18 PM
Neumann-Goretti’s Ja’Quan Newton and Constitution’s Ahmad Gilbert were named players of the year in their respective classes on the Pennsylvania Sports Writers all-state boys’ basketball teams announced Friday. Newton, a 6-foot-3 senior guard, was selected the top player in... Read more

Football: Miller adds offer from Orangemen

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 11:51 AM
Frankford's Shareef Miller, a rising junior defenive end, has added a scholarship offer from Syracuse. The 6-foot-5, 220-pounder also has offers from Arizona State, Penn State, Rutgers, and West Virginia, among others. Read more

PIAA plan would limit athletics at charter schools

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 12:46 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A plan that would limit athletic programs at charter schools is getting a cool reception from lawmakers. The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association told a legislative panel Tuesday that many member schools claim that some charters are using their unique status... Read more

Football: Malvern's Mahoney pledges to Hurricanes

Saturday, March 29, 2014, 5:14 PM
Malvern Prep’s Hayden Mahoney, a junior offensive lineman, committed to play football for the University of Miami Saturday afternoon while on an unofficial visit to the school. The 6-foot-5, 280-pound tackle arrived Friday in Coral Gables and spent about 20 minutes chatting with Hurricanes... Read more

Football: Elison to play for Red Flash

Thursday, March 27, 2014, 12:32 PM
Garnet Valley's Sean Elison, a 6-foot-4, 280-pound defensive lineman, has committed to play football at St. Francis. Elison also considered Coastal Carolina, Virignia Military Institute, and Wagner. Elison is projected to be an offensive lineman for the Red Flash. Read more

Football: Gicking to take over at Marple Newtown

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 10:03 PM
Chris Gicking has been tabbed as the new head football coach at Marple Newtown. He spent the last 13 seasons as an assistant at Conestoga. Gicking starred at quarterback for the Tigers from 1993 to 1995, throwing for 5,897 yards and 53 touchdowns in his career. He went on to play at Villanova and... Read more

Newton and Larrier to play in Jordan Brand Classic regional all-star game

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 1:51 PM
Neumann-Goretti's Ja'Quan Newton and The Phelps School's Terry Larrier have been selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic regional game on April 18 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The regional game, with a 4:30 p.m. start, is a “City vs. Suburbs” showdown that will feature... Read more

Markward Club Awards Dinner set for Wednesday

Monday, March 24, 2014, 8:30 PM
The Markward Club awards dinner will be held Wednesday at Cannstatter's on Academy Road in Northeast Philly. The guest speaker will be former West Philadelphia and Duke standout Gene Banks. The following players will be recognized: BOYS Catholic League player of the year: Ja'Quan Newton, Neumann-Goretti Public... Read more
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