Tuesday, July 7, 2015


Sources: Gordon steps down as La Salle's football boss

Monday, February 9, 2015, 8:14 PM
Drew Gordon, La Salle High's highly successful head football coach, stepped down Monday after nine seasons, according to multiple sources. Gordon compiled a 91-26 record (.778 winning percentage) and won six Catholic League championships, including five straight from 2008 to 2012. In 2009, Gordon... Read more

District 1 Boys' and Girls' Basketball Playoff Pairings

Sunday, February 8, 2015, 5:09 PM
Conestoga, Methacton, Pennridge, and Plymouth Whitemarsh are the top seeds in the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA boys' basketball tournament. Conestoga, which is 20-2 and faces Ridley for the Central League title at 8 p.m. Monday at Harriton, is seeded No. 1 in the 32-team field for the second straight... Read more

PIAA District 1 Class AAAA Girls' Basketball Bracket

Sunday, February 8, 2015, 1:19 PM
PIAA DISTRICT 1 CLASS AAAA GIRLS' BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND No. 32 Central Bucks East at No. 1 Boyertown No. 17 Marple Newtown at No. 16 Spring-Ford No. 25 Downingtown West at No. 8 North Penn No. 24 William Tennent at No. 9 Bishop Shanahan No. 29 Upper Merion at No. 4 Garnet Valley No... Read more

District 1 AAAA Boys' Basketball Bracket

Sunday, February 8, 2015, 12:19 PM
PIAA DISTRICT 1 CLASS AAAA BOYS' BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND No. 32 Wissahickon at No. 1 Conestoga No. 17 Academy Park at No. 16 Oxford No. 25 Great Valley at No. 8 C.B. West No. 24 W.C. Rustin at No. 9 Ridley No. 29 Cheltenham at No. 4 Plymouth Whitemarsh No. 20 Springfield-Delco at No... Read more

Sources: Murphy to return as Roman football boss

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:46 PM
Jim Murphy will return as Roman Catholic's head football coach, according to sources. The school is expected to announce his hiring on Friday. Murphy guided the Cahillites to a 64-34 record (.653 winning percentage) from 2000 to 2007. In his final season, the squad went 12-2 and defeated St. Joseph's... Read more

Shurmur is Maxwell Football Club's Jim Henry Award winner

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:15 PM
La Salle senior quarterback Kyle Shurmur is the winner of the Maxwell Football Club's 30th Jim Henry Award, given annually to the Pennsylvania or New Jersey high school player who excels in both athletics and academics, and serves his school and community. “We had some fantastic candidates in... Read more

Unionville's Jones bound for Bryant

Monday, January 26, 2015, 4:02 PM
Unionville senior offensive lineman Andrew Jones has committed to play football at Bryant. The 6-foot, 280-poound center was an Inquirer second-team all-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection last season. Jones also received an offer from Army and was given walk-on consideration by Elon and Villanova... Read more

Rustin's Loper ticketed for Maine

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 6:51 PM
West Chester Rustin senior running back Terry Loper, who rushed for 2,227 yards and 27 touchdowns last season, committed Saturday to play for Maine. An inside-outside threat in a wing-T attack, the 5-foot-11, 195-pounder earned Inquirer first-team all-Southeastern Pennsylvania honors while helping... Read more

Coatesville's Stocker pledges to Pitt

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 7:37 PM
Coatesville's Jay Stocker, a swift defensive back, committed Wednesday to play at Pittsburgh. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound senior was visited at school Tuesday by new Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi, who was Michigan State's defensive coordinator the past eight seasons. "Since Narduzzi is a defensive-minded... Read more

Hoops: Nominees for McDonald's All-American Game

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 1:36 PM
Here are the local boys' and girls' nominees for the 2015 McDonald's All-American Game, scheduled for April 1 at Chicago's United Center: BOYS Ernest Aflakpui, Archbishop Carroll Levan Alston, Haverford School William Brazukas, Father Judge Chris Clover, St. Joe's Prep Samir Doughty, Math, Civics... Read more
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