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Archive: April, 2013

Eastern softball has 100 reasons to celebrate

Monday, April 29, 2013, 9:18 PM
No one baked a cake with 100 candles, nor bought a bushel of 100 balloons. But both of those would have been appropriate ways for the Eastern softball team to mark its 13-4 win Monday at Cherokee in an Olympic American game. The Vikings reached three different milestones in the game, and they all... Read more

Football: Malvern Prep grad McCabe inks free-agent deal

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 11:15 AM
Georgetown linebacker Rob McCabe, a graduate of Malvern Prep, announced on Twitter that he has signed a free-agent contract with the Miami Dolphins "Excited to be a Dolphin!", McCabe said. McCabe was a consensus All-American in 2013 and the Patriot League defensive player of the year, leading the... Read more

Football: Malvern Prep grad Nassib tabbed by Giants

Saturday, April 27, 2013, 1:12 PM
After ex-Syracuse boss Doug Marrone and the Buffalo Bills opted for a different quarterback in the first round of the NFL draft, it became a waiting game for West Chester’s Ryan Nassib. The waiting finally ended early Saturday afternoon. Nassib, who starred for Marrone and the Orangemen the... Read more

Garnet Valley's Zaza third in 400 hurdles at Penn Relays

Saturday, April 27, 2013, 10:10 AM
Running in just the second high school race of the day on Saturday, Garnet Valley's Wellington Zaza finished third in the high school boys’ 400-meter hurdles championship with a time of 52.79 seconds. “It’s beautiful because friends, family members, hometown – everybody’s... Read more

Vaux's Sammy Foreman headed to MC&S

Friday, April 26, 2013, 2:03 PM
With Vaux set to close at the end of the school year, sophomore guard Sammy Foreman has announced that he will enroll next year at Math, Civics & Sciences. The selection allows Foreman to stay close to his North Philadelphia home and play for one of the city's top rising teams. Foreman transferred... Read more

Football: Imhotep's Ruff commits to Temple

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 11:39 PM
Imhotep Charter's Aaron Ruff, a 6-foot-4, 290-pound junior offensive lineman, orally committed Thursday to play at Temple. Last season, he helped the Panthers go 14-1 and advance to the PIAA Class AA state semifinals. "He's a great student, comes from a very supportive family," Imhotep coach Albie... Read more

Florida offers Imhotep football star DeAndre Scott

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 4:20 PM
DeAndre Scott, Imhotep Charter's highly touted defensive back, received a scholarship offer on Thursday afternoon from Florida. The 5-foot-9, 175 pound junior holds offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boston College, Maryland, Miami, Penn State, Temple and West Virginia among others. Read more

C.R. South's Amanda Benninghoff finishes 3rd at Penn Relays

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 3:44 PM
As the winds swirled at field-level, Council Rock South’s Benninghoff completed a vault of 12 feet, one and a half inches, to win the bronze medal in the girls’ high school pole vault competition. Despite her finish, Benninghoff conceded that she had expected more from herself. I’m... Read more

Syracuse offers Archbishop Carroll's Derrick Jones

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 3:57 PM
Archbishop Carroll sophomore forward Derrick Jones received a scholarship offer from Syracuse on Wednesday according to a report. Adam Zagoria, a reporter for New York's SNY.TV, tweeted that Jones' father told him he was offered by the Orange. Along with Syracuse, Jones holds offers from Temple,... Read more

Great Valley's 'dynamo' Greg Merrill records 200th career point

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 9:13 PM
With a goal early in Tuesday's second half, Great Valley's Greg Merrill became the first Patriots player in two seasons to record 200 career points as Great Valley cruised past visiting West Chester East, 19-1. The junior bound for Princeton finished the game with two goals and two assists. The last... Read more
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