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Football: Henderson's White to play for 'Nova

Sunday, June 22, 2014, 1:49 PM
Following in the footsteps of his brother and father, West Chester Henderson senior defensive lineman Bryan White has committed to play at Villanova. White's brother, T.J., is a redshirt sophomore linebacker for the Wildcats; their father, Ted, was a defensive lineman for the squad in the mid-1980s... Read more

Football: Thompson transferring from Florida

Friday, June 20, 2014, 9:13 PM
Former Archbishop Wood standout Colin Thompson confirmed that he is in the process of transferring from Florida after two years. The 6-foot-4, 260-pound tight end said he is "still looking" for a new home. He is considering Central Florida, North Carolina, Penn State, Stanford, Temple, and Villanova... Read more

Football: McClenton pledges to 'Nova

Friday, June 20, 2014, 8:37 PM
Archbishop Wood's Jarrett McClenton, a senior running back, committed to play at Villanova Friday after taking an unofficial visit to the school. "I just liked everything about it," the 5-foot-8, 165-pound senior said. "Their offense is fast-paced, so I think it's a good fit." Last season, while... Read more

Baseball: La Salle's Parisi steps down

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 1:13 PM
Joe Parisi has stepped down as La Salle’s baseball coach after 28 seasons, citing time commitments and health issues. “I didn’t want to cheat the kids at all,” he said. “I couldn’t give them everything they possibly deserve.” Parisi, also the school’s... Read more

Gregory Hennigar Memorial Tournament

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 10:36 PM
The 12th annual Gregory Hennigar Memorial Tournament will be held June 28 at Ramp Playground (Rowland and Solly Avenues) in Northeast Philly. The 7-on-7 tournament benefits the Gregory Hennigar Memorial Fund, which was established in honor of the late Father Judge (Class of 2002) and Penn State quarterback... Read more

Roman's Taylor pledges to play football for Scarlet Knights

Monday, June 16, 2014, 8:26 PM
Roman Catholic senior two-way lineman Manny Taylor, who did not begin playing football until 10th grade, committed Monday to play at Rutgers. The 6-foot-6, 275-pounder, an offensive tackle and defensive end, took an unofficial visit to the school last Wednesday. Four days earlier, he took part in... Read more

2014 All-Southeastern Pa. Baseball Team

Sunday, June 15, 2014, 4:32 PM
2014 All-Southeastern Pa. Baseball Team First Team Pos. Player School P Brian Brown Coatesville Sr. P Jake Bufo Conestoga Sr. P Gardner Nutter Malvern Prep Sr. C Tyler Callender C.R. North Sr. INF James Bleming Pope John Paul II Sr. INF Steve Cohen Penn Charter Sr. INF Kyle Lowery Methacton... Read more

Football: Pennsylvania falls to Maryland, 31-24

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10:54 PM
MARYLAND 31, PENNSYLVANIA 24 (2 OT) HERSHEY, Pa. - Neshaminy's Luke Carrezola aided Pennsylvania's bid for a second straight win over Maryland with a third-quarter fumble recovery and fourth-quarter sack, but it wasn't quite enough. Maryland, which struck for 24 points in the opening 19 minutes,... Read more

Baseball: N-G's Ockimey to begin pro career

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:06 PM
Neumann-Goretti senior first baseman Josh Ockimey has agreed to contract terms with the Boston Red Sox. The club last week selected the slugger in the fifth round of Major League Baseball's first-year player draft. Ockimey is scheduled to leave Monday to begin his professional career with the Gulf... Read more

Baseball: Southeastern Pa. Pitching Leaders

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 9:28 PM
SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA PITCHING LEADERS Minimum of 30 innings. Player School W-L IP H SO ERA Dylan Nicklas Great Valley 7-1 44.1 25 68 0.47 Brian Brown Coatesville 8-1 59.2 19 101 0.59 Jake Bufo Conestoga 7-0 53 27 50 0.66 Brandon McIlwain C.R. North 2-1 30 14 30 0.70 Cam Simmons Spring-Ford... Read more
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