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Baseball: Cuoci, Explorers top shorthanded Raiders

Saturday, April 19, 2014, 4:21 PM
LA SALLE 6, ARCHBISHOP RYAN 3 Nick Dermo says there's very little pregame chatter between him and Dom Cuoci, his batterymate and La Salle's ace hurler, prior to one of Cuoci's scheduled starts. "He's a bit independent," the senior backstop said. "It's best to leave him alone, let him listen to his... Read more

Football: Pennsbury's Snorweah commits to Rutgers

Friday, April 18, 2014, 2:33 PM
Pennsbury's Charles Snorweah, a speedy junior running back, orally committed to Rutgers during a visit to the school on Friday. "There's such a family bond here," the 5-foot-10, 170-pounder said. "Also, I feel like I'll get a great education. And lastly, I want the chance to compete for a Big Ten... Read more

Baseball: PC stays on roll with win over GA

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:25 PM
PENN CHARTER 10, GERMANTOWN ACADEMY 4 Penn Charter first-year baseball coach David Miller wants his players to take chances. And if someone makes a mistake in doing so, the Quakers, taking a cue from Louisiana State's vaunted program, are supposed to "flush it" and move on. "I think the kids kind... Read more

Football: C.R. North's Guzy pledges to Western Michigan

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 2:03 PM
Council Rock North junior defensive end Connor Guzy has committed to Western Michigan after visiting the school last weekend. "I loved the campus, the coaches, the whole environment," said the 6-foot-3, 250-pounder, also a long snapper and tight end for the Indians. "I think the football program is... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Baseball Notebook

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:37 PM
After coming within a victory of a PIAA Class AAA state baseball title and returning seven regulars from that squad, Upper Moreland entered this year with a fair amount of confidence. "We pretty much brought everybody back," said Charlie Hooker, a senior outfielder and pitcher. "We had the chemistry... Read more

Baseball: Southeastern Pa. Top 25

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:07 AM
SOUTHEASTERN PA. BASEBALL TOP 25 Records are through Tuesday. Rk. Team Rec. 1. La Salle 8-2 2. Penn Charter 7-2 3. C.B. East 5-1 4. Conestoga 7-2 5. Neshaminy 5-1 6. Pope John Paul II 8-2 7. Boyertown 7-2 8. Malvern Prep 10-4 9. Garnet Valley 7-1 10. Spring-Ford 7-1 11. Downingtown East... Read more

Football: Hetrick tabbed as new boss at C.B. South

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 3:16 PM
Tom Hetrick has been tabbed as the head football coach at Central Bucks South. He previously was an assistant coach, working with the offensive linemen and outside linebackers, for the Titans. Hetrick, a social studies teacher in the Central Bucks School District since 1995, was an assisatnt with... Read more

Baseball: Quakers' Pagan bound for Delaware

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:28 PM
Penn Charter's T.J. Pagan, a senior righthanded pitcher, has committed to play baseball at Delaware. Read more

Football: Locals shine at elite camp

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 10:58 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Many of the area's top football prospects, including Imhotep Charter wide receiver Denniston "DJ" Moore (Class of 2015) and St. Joseph's Prep running back D'Andre Swift (2017), took part in Saturday's talent-filled Rivals camp at Piscataway High (N.J.). More than 200 players attended... Read more

Baseball: Tight-knit Cougars blank Red Raiders

Friday, April 11, 2014, 7:57 PM
DOWNINGTOWN EAST 6, COATESVILLE 0 After taking charge of the Downingtown East baseball program, Pete Susi made team chemistry as big a priority as rock-solid fundamentals. "The Downingtown area has always had talent," he said. "I wanted to get the kids to care about each other and play together.... Read more
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