Thursday, December 25, 2014

Football: Class AAAA All-State Team

Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 3:00 PM
2014 PENNSYLVANIA FOOTBALL WRITERS' ALL-STATE TEAM CLASS AAAA Local players in bold. Player of the Year: Ben DiNucci, Pine-Richland Coach of the Year: Eric Kasperowicz, Pine-Richland OFFENSE Quarterback Ben DiNucci, Pine-Richland – 6-3, 200 senior Kyle Shurmur, La Salle College HS –... Read more

Football: Class AA All-State Team

Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 2:00 PM
2014 PENNSYLVANIA FOOTBALL WRITERS' ALL-STATE TEAM CLASS AA Local players in bold. Player of the Year: Brett Brumbaugh, South Fayette Coach of the Year: Jack Henzes, Dunmore OFFENSE Quarterback Brett Brumbaugh, South Fayette – 6-4, 195 senior Kyle Datres, Loyalsock Township – 6-1... Read more

Football: Class AAA All-State Team

Monday, December 22, 2014, 6:15 PM
2014 PENNSYLVANIA FOOTBALL WRITERS’ ALL-STATE TEAM CLASS AAA Locals in bold. Player of the Year: Jarrett McClenton, Archbishop Wood Coach of the Year:– Bob Landis, Somerset OFFENSE Quarterback Travis Edmond, Southern Lehigh – 6-1, 185 senior Nick Marsilio, Bishop McDevitt... Read more

McCourt steps down as Roman's coach

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 5:26 PM
Joe McCourt stepped down Thursday as Roman Catholic's head football coach after seven seasons, citing a difference in opinion with school administrators regarding current practice facilities and plans for the future. "We tried to give our program some relevance," McCourt said. "That's why played the... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Notebook

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 12:53 PM
The Pennridge boys' basketball team finished in a four-way tie for the Suburban One League Continental Conference title last season. This year, led by a corps of experienced and athletic guards, the squad plans to separate itself from the pack and earn an outright crown. It also hopes to make noise... Read more

Boys' Hoops: Southeastern Pa. Top 25

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 12:07 AM
Sutbheastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Top 25 Previous ranking in parentheses. Records are through Tuesday. Rk. Team Rec. 1. Roman Catholic (2) 4-0 2. Archbishop Carroll (1) 2-1 3. Neuman-Goretti (3) 2-0 4. Constitution (4) 1-0 5. Martin Luther King (6) 3-1 6. La Salle (13) 4-0 7. Abington (23)... Read more

Rodgers sparks Cougars to Public League victory

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 10:38 PM
MARTIN LUTHER KING 66, IMHOTEP CHARTER 60 While Chase Rodgers can sometimes bump heads with Sean Colson, the senior forward says he likes the hard-driving ways of the Martin Luther King coach. "He's harder on me than anybody else" he said. "At the end of the day, I know that's the best thing for... Read more

Boys' Hoops: State Rankings

Monday, December 15, 2014, 4:01 PM
BOYS' BASKETBALL STATE RANKINGS Compiled by Mike Bullock of PennLive.com. Local Teams in bold. Records are through Sunday. CLASS AAAA No. School Rec Pvs 1. Roman Catholic (12) 4-0 1 2. La Salle (12) 3-0 5 3. Martin Luther King (12) 2-1 3 4. Abington (1) 4-0 6 5. Pennsbury (1) 2-2 2 6. George... Read more

Football: All-Suburban One League American Conference Team

Monday, December 15, 2014, 1:22 PM
2014 ALL-SUBURBAN ONE LEAGUE AMERICAN CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM Sportsmanship Award: Upper Merion and Wissahickon FIRST TEAM Offense QB Ryan Stover Upper Dulbin 16 Jr. 6-4 200 RB Nafeese Nasir Plymouth Whitemarsh 5 Jr. 5-8 165 RB Tyler Whitmore Upper Moreland 21 Sr. 6-0 185 RB Greg Morris Cheltenham... Read more

St. Joe's Prep holds on, repeats as Class AAAA state champ

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 10:52 PM
ST. JOSEPH'S PREP 49, PINE-RICHLAND 41 HERSHEY, Pa. - When a 21-point lead gradually faded in the late going and never-say-die Pine-Richland was on the verge of pulling off an improbable comeback, Olamide Zaccheaus only had positive thoughts. And the senior multipurpose threat shared those good vibes... Read more
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Rick O’Brien has been at The Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Reach Rick at robrien@phillynews.com.

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