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Baseball: Duffy back on bench for Golden Panthers

Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 6:45 PM
With the Archdiocese of Philadelphia lifting his suspension Wednesday, Pope John Paul II baseball coach John Duffy will be back on the bench for Thursday afternoon's PIAA Class AAA state quarterfinal against Northeastern. Duffy, who had to sit out four games for his actions during the team's May 14... Read more

Baseball: Full slate of Thursday playoffs

Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 6:31 PM
Wednesday's rain, which caused the postponement of four area baseball playoff games, has left a full slate for Thursday. District 12 will hold a tripleheader at Richie Ashburn Field in South Philly, beginning at 11 a.m. with Wednesday's postponed Class AA final between Neumann-Goretti and Philadelphia... Read more

Basketball: Shanahan's Booth to play at St. Joseph's

Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 12:51 PM
Bishop Shanahan's Michael Booth, a 6-foot-4 senior guard, will join the Joseph’s University as a preferred walk-on. Booth averaged 18 points per game last season and drilled 53 three-pointers. He was a first-team all-Ches-Mont League National Conference selection. Booth is the the grandson... Read more

Site of Catholic League baseball final switched

Friday, May 23, 2014, 1:19 PM
Today's Catholic League baseball final between Neumann-Goretti and Roman Catholic, originally set to be held at Widener University, has been switched to La Salle High in Wyndmoor. The start time remains 3:45 p.m. Widener's field is unplayable due to yesterday's rain and a soaked playing surface. Read more

Baseball: Independent Schools Tournament

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 11:31 AM
2014 PENNSYLVANIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS BASEBALL TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND Tuesday, May 20 Malvern Prep (1) BYE (9) Hill School at (8) Germantown Academy (12) Shipley at (5) Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (13) Westtown at (4) Haverford School (3) Perkiomen School BYE (11) Episcopal Acacdemy at... Read more

Football: Miller transfers to Public League rival

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:16 PM
Shareef Miller, a hard-charging junior defensive end and rising Division I recruit, has transferred from Frankford to Public League rival George Washington. Washington coach Rob Cohen confirmed that Miller, who has about 20 scholarship offers, registered at the school Friday and will begin classes... Read more

Hoops: Fords' Alston gains offer from Notre Dame

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 10:31 PM
Haverford School's Levan "Shawn" Alston, a rising junior guard, has added a scholarship offer from Notre Dame. The 6-foot-3, 170-pounder also has offers from Harvard, La Salle, Penn, Penn State, Rhode Island, Seton Hall, St. Joseph's, Temple, Virginia Commonwealth, and Wichita State. Alston averaged... Read more

Basketball: Polykoff takes over at Earlham

Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:46 PM
Jason Polykoff, who was an assistant coach at Penn, has been named the new head men's coach at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. "Jason's experience at a number of levels gives us confidence that he is a well-rounded coach and understands what it is going to take to become successful," Earlham... Read more

Football: Neshaminy tabs former NFL player as head coach

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 8:45 PM
Mike Frederick, who was a defensive end in the NFL for five seasons, is the new head football coach at Neshaminy. After starring at Neshaminy (Class of 1990) and Virginia, Frederick, 41, played for the Cleveland Browns (1995), Baltimore Ravens (1996 to 1998), and Tennessee Titans (1999). He was drafted... Read more

Football: Ellis takes over at Great Valley

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 7:21 PM
Dan Ellis, who developed a high-scoring offense at West Chester East, has been tabbed as the new head football coach at Great Valley. “It’s a great school, a great school district, and there’s a strong athletic tradition there,” said Ellis, a former quarterback at Downingtown... Read more
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