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Archive: January, 2013

Chester's Rondae Jefferson is an All-American

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 9:51 PM
Rondae Jefferson has been named to the McDonald's All-American Game, according to Chester's athletic director Jeffery Legette. The Arizona bound forward is the first Clippers player to be an All-American since Herman Harris in 1973. Read more

Bishop Eustace's Taylor Hudspeth hits 1,000th point

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 8:30 PM
Taylor Hudspeth scored her 1,000th career point on Thursday night as Bishop Eustace topped Cherry Hill East, 70-62, in an Olympic Conference inter-division game. The senior forward scored a game-high 26 points and scored 11 points in the fourth quarter. She reached the milestone on a free throw just... Read more

Molly Greenberg's free throws clinch playoff spot for St. Basil

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 7:58 PM
Junior Molly Greenberg hit a pair of foul shots to seal St. Basil’s 48-45 win over visiting Merion Mercy as the Panthers locked up a Catholic Academies playoff spot. Kalee Fuegel led Basil with 21 points and six steals. Kate Skalski added 10 points and was a key player in the second half. Also... Read more

Morrisville's Melendez hits 1,000th point in loss to Jenkintown

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 9:03 PM
Ricky Melendez scored his 1,000th career point on Wednesday as Morrisville fell at Jenkintown, 57-50, in a Bicentennial League boys' basketball game. He finished with a team-high 16 points and reached the mark on a foul shot in the fourth quarter. Joe Sobolewski led the Drakes with 13 points in the... Read more

Notre Dame's Megan McGurk moves to No. 2 on scoring list

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 8:43 PM
Senior guard Megan McGurk scored a game-high 22 points on Wednesday to move into second place on Notre Dame's career scoring list as the host Irish dropped Strath Haven, 51-25, in a nonleague girls' basketball game. Kathleen Fitzpatrick, a senior guard, added 10 assists and 15 points. McGurk, committed... Read more

Rysheed Jordan misses game as Vaux falls

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 5:50 PM
Rysheed Jordan was suspended on Tuesday for a violation of team rules as host Vaux fell to Philadelphia Electrical, 58-51, in a Public League Division A boys' basketball game. Hakeem Baxter led PET with 28 points and Dyshon Pack and Zakee Shakur added 11 points each. In Jordan's absence, Daron Johnson... Read more

Hoops: MC&S outlasts MLK, 80-71, in OT

Sunday, January 27, 2013, 7:34 PM
In the FamJuice Scholastic Play-by-Play City Classic on Sunday at Ben Franklin, No. 1-ranked Math, Civics & Sciences outlasted No. 9 Martin Luther King, 80-71. MLK's Raquan Brown-Johnson drilled a three-pointer with four seconds left in regulation to bring on an extra four minutes. Next up... Read more

Strath Haven's Huemmler sets mark

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 9:01 PM
Strath Haven’s Jack Huemmler set a school record in the mile on Saturday afternoon with a second-place finish at the New Balance Games at the Armory in New York City. The senior finished in 4 minutes, 16.22 seconds. Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict’s Prep (N.J.) cruised to victory in 4:10... Read more

Game added to Sunday's City Classic

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 5:55 PM
Phelps and St. Joseph-Metuchen will meet in a newly added nightcap of Sunday afternoon's City Classic at Ben Franklin High. St. Joe's features 6-foot-11 junior center Karl Towns Jr., who orally committed to Kentucky last month. The teams will tip off at 6:45. The showcase also includes Vaux's Rysheed... Read more

O'Hara's Thaddius Smith receives offer from Boston College

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 3:53 PM
Cardinal O'Hara junior football player Thadd Smith received an offer from Boston College on Saturday afternoon at the Eagles' junior day. The 5-foot-11, 170-pounder also has offers from Rutgers and Temple. The fleet-footed Smith projects to be a slot receiver in college. In August, the Inquirer's... Read more
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