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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

Football: Choi steps down at Great Valley

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 2:45 PM
Mike Choi has stepped down as head football coach at Great Valley after spending 10 seasons, including the last four as head coach, at the school. Choi is leaving to take over at Pequea Valley, a Class AA school in Kinzers, Lancaster County. "It's about 10 miles from my home," he said. "It's a 45-minute... Read more

Football: C.B. South's Rackovan steps down as coach

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:49 PM
Dave Rackovan has stepped down as head football coach at Central Bucks South. He will also be resigning his position as athletic director at the end of the school year. Rackovan is leaving to become the head football coach and director of summer programs at The Hill School in Pottstown. "In Mr. Rackovan’s... Read more

Football: St. Joe's Prep's Reid adds offer from Alabama

Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 1:05 PM
St. Joseph's Prep defensive back John Reid, a member of the the Class of 2015, picked up a scholarship offer Wednesday from Alabama. The 5-foot-10, 180-pounder, an Inquirer first-team all-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection in 2013, impressed Alabama coach Nick Saban in a three-day visit to Tuscaloosa... Read more

Football: C.R. North's McIlwain adds offer from Auburn

Friday, February 28, 2014, 11:47 AM
Council Rock North quarterback Brandon McIlwain added a scholarship offer from Auburn Thursday night. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound sophomore also has offers from Boston College, Florida, Ohio State, Penn State, South Carolina, Temple, and UCLA. A two-year starter for the Indians, McIlwain last season... Read more

Football: Gionta tabbed as boss at Sun Valley

Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 10:41 PM
Ray Gionta, who spent the last 11 seasons in charge at Marple Newtown, has been tabbed as the new head football coach at Sun Valley. "Its tough to leave, but I'm excited about the challenge and the opportunity to build something at Sun Valley," Gionta, 60, said Wednesday night. Gionta, who compiled... Read more

Football: Schmidt steps down at Neshaminy

Monday, February 24, 2014, 5:35 PM
After a successful 19-year stint, Mark Schmidt has stepped down as Neshaminy High's head football coach. "I thought it was the right time to move on," he said. "I've been thinking about this for a year or two. You don't want to wear out your welcome. This gives someone else a chance to take over and... Read more

Wood's Cooper and Great Valley's Buchholz commit to Nittany Lions

Monday, February 24, 2014, 4:02 PM
Two of Southeastern Pennsylvania's top football prospects in the Class of 2015 committed Monday afternoon to play at Penn State. Archbishop Wood linebacker Jake Cooper and Great Valley defensive end Ryan Buchholz pledged to new head coach James Franklin and the Nittany Lions during a visit to State... Read more

Wood's Cooper and Great Valley's Buchholz visiting Penn State

Monday, February 24, 2014, 1:33 PM
Archbishop Wood linebacker Jake Cooper and Great Valley defensive lineman Ryan Buchcholz, both high-profile juniors, are visiting Penn State today. Cooper is said to be leaning toward joining Wood teammate Ryan Bates, a 6-foot-5, 280-pound offensive tackle Ryan Bates, in commiting to the Nittany Lions... Read more
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