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Archive: December, 2012

Westampton Tech survives double OT against Delran

Saturday, December 29, 2012, 11:06 PM
After two grueling overtimes, Westampton Tech was finally able to pull away from Delran, winning the consolation game of the Delran Tournament, 90-83, on Saturday. Isaiah Lewis hit two free throws with 26 seconds left in regulation to tie the score at 66 and send the game to overtime. Westampton... Read more

Five Spring-Ford Holiday Classic games snowed out

Saturday, December 29, 2012, 4:17 PM
Five of the seven games scheduled for Saturday in the Spring-Ford Holiday Classic girls' basketball showcase have been postponed because of inclement weather, Spring-Ford athletic director Michael McDaniel said in a news release. The postponed games are: Downingtown West vs. Hempfield. 1 p.m.; Daniel... Read more

West Chester Classic shelves seventh-place game

Saturday, December 29, 2012, 3:40 PM
The West Chester Classic girls' basketball tournament, held at West Chester University, has postponed its seventh-place consolation game because of the snow. Germantown Friends was scheduled to play Phoenixville at 3 p.m. Saturday. That game might be rescheduled and played another day, tournament... Read more

Johnson and Johnson lead Lower Merion to upset

Friday, December 28, 2012, 5:55 PM
Senior B.J. Johnson and junior Jaquan Johnson scored 25 and 24 points, respectively, to lead Lower Merion to a 73-62 upset of nationally ranked St. Frances (Md.) late Thursday in the opening round of the FamJuice Kobe Bryant Classic at Lower Merion. B.J. Johnson, a Syracuse recruit, scored 11 of his... Read more

McDevitt adding five to football Hall

Thursday, December 27, 2012, 5:05 PM
The Bishop McDevitt Football Hall of Fame will induct five members on Jan. 12 at the organization’s annual banquet at the Williamson Banquet and Event Center in Horsham. Inducted will be John McNamara (Class of 1965), Pat White (1987), Justin Fisher (1996), Greg Jandrisitz (1997), and Brian... Read more

Bartram's Evariste a champion twice at Palmer Classic

Sunday, December 23, 2012, 6:49 PM
Gerald Evariste scored nine points as Bartram knocked off Audenried, 68-54, in the championship game of the Walter D. Palmer Winter Basketball Classic at West Philadelphia on Sunday. Then the real fun began. Evariste, a 6-foot-4 senior forward, was the last man standing to claim the title in the... Read more

Iron men go the distance for World Communications at Palmer Classic

Sunday, December 23, 2012, 6:29 PM
Girard College beat World Communications, 71-57, in the third place of the game of the Walter D. Palmer Winter Basketball Classic at West Philadelphia on Sunday. But that wasn't what made the game notable. World Communications played with just five healthy players. Six showed up for the game, but... Read more

Carney triggers Carroll to tournament title

Sunday, December 23, 2012, 8:50 AM
Jess Carney heated up in the fourth quarter on Saturday night as Archbishop Carroll turned back King's Fork (Va.), 55-48, in the final of the Crescom Bank Holiday Invitational in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The freshman guard knocked down six three-pointers, four of which came in the fourth as the Patriots... Read more

Chester's 61-game winning streak ends

Thursday, December 20, 2012, 6:41 PM
Chester boys' basketball lost it's 61-game winning streak on Thursday as the Clippers fell to the nation's top team, Lone Peak (Utah), 73-50, at the City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers, Fla. Rondae Jefferson finished with 16 points for Chester. Lone Peak entered the game ranked No. 1 in the nation... Read more

Freshman Hammond leads Baldwin past Interboro

Thursday, December 20, 2012, 6:02 PM
Danielle Hammond's team-high 17 points and 15 rebounds on Thursday helped lift Baldwin past visiting Interboro, 46-30, in a nonleague girls' basketball game. The 6-foot-3 freshman center grabbed 10 of her rebounds of the defensive side and scored 14 points in the first half. Jennifer Motter chipped... Read more
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