Thursday, December 18, 2014


Football: La Salle's Shurmur lands offers

Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 6:12 PM
La Salle's Kyle Shurmur, a strong-armed quarterback, is drawing increased recruiting interest from Division I-A programs. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound junior has landed scholarship offers from Central Michigan, Illinois, and Pittsburgh. Shurmur, who last season threw for more than 2,400 yards and 25 touchdowns... Read more

Baseball: N-G's Jerla commits to Marist

Friday, January 17, 2014, 4:20 PM
Neumann-Goretti's Charlie Jerla, a senior pitcher and outfielder, has committed to play baseball at Marist. Read more

Kobe Bryant Scholastic Play-By-Play Classic

Friday, January 17, 2014, 12:58 PM
The Kobe Bryant Scholastic Play-By-Play Classic, featuring four of Southeastern Pennsylvania's top-10 squads, will be played Saturday at two sites: Harriton and Lower Merion. The marquee matchup of the five-game event at Harriton is the 6:15 p.m. clash between No. 6-ranked Imhotep Charter, the defending... Read more

Football: James Franklin makes area recruiting blitz

Thursday, January 16, 2014, 2:32 PM
New Penn State coach James Franklin, joined by defensive coordinator Bob Shoops, made recruiting stops Thursday at Archbishop Wood , Imhotep Charter, La Salle, and St. Joseph's Prep. The Penn State coaches were at Imhotep from about noon to 1 p.m. "I was very, very impressed with him," Imhotep coach... Read more

Boys' Hoops: No. 3 Roman upends No. 1 Carroll, 54-46

Sunday, January 12, 2014, 4:51 PM
No. 3 ROMAN CATHOLIC 54, No. 1 ARCHBISHOP CARROLL 46 Behind 20 points and nine rebounds from 6-foot-6 junior Manny Taylor, No. 3-ranked Roman Catholic topped No. 1 Archbishop Carroll, 54-46, in a Catholic League matchup Sunday afternoon at Philadelphia University. Senior guard and Penn State commit... Read more

Coatesville's Worley still on board with playing at Penn State

Thursday, January 9, 2014, 3:24 PM
Multiple media outlets have reported that Vanderbilt's James Franklin, a Langhorne native who played quarterback at Neshaminy, has been tabbed to become the new head coach at Penn State. Coatesville’s Daquan Worley, a 5-foot-10, 175-pound senior who is projected to play cornerback for the Nittany... Read more

Hoops: N-G rolls past Chester, 73-55

Sunday, December 29, 2013, 10:16 PM
NEUMANN-GORETTI 73, CHESTER 55 Ja'Quan Newton and his Neumann-Goretti teammates were mindful of last season's disappointing showing against fellow powerhouse Chester. Fifteen turnovers spelled a lopsided loss in a nationally-televised contest. "We kind of came into this one with a chip on our shoulder... Read more

Football: EA's Smith commits to Brown

Saturday, December 28, 2013, 5:06 PM
Episcopal Academy's Terrell Smith, a quick-footed defensive back, has committed to play his college football at Brown. "I love the coaching staff," said the 6-foot-1, 180-pound senior, who visited the school earlier this month. "They were very welcoming when I got there. And I got a chance to hang... Read more

Football: 2013 Inquirer All-Southeastern Pa. Team

Sunday, December 22, 2013, 12:38 AM
2013 Inquirer All-Southeastern Pa. Football Team First Team Offense Pos. Player School Yr. Ht. Wt. L Ryan Bates Archbishop Wood Jr. 6-5 285 L Aaron Ruff Imhotep Charter Sr. 6-5 280 L Jon Daniel Runyan St. Joseph’s Prep Jr. 6-4 250 L Sean Steinmetz W.C. Rustin Sr. 6-1 220 L Frank Tranzilli... Read more

Hoops: Barnes cleared to play for MC&S

Thursday, December 19, 2013, 12:24 PM
By a unanimous vote Thursday morning, a PIAA District 12 committee granted former Strawberry Mansion player Donovan Barnes immediate eligibility to compete in games for the Math, Civics & Sciences basketball squad. On Dec. 4, a District 12 committee had dened the petition for Barnes to play for... Read more
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