Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Football: Field opts to stay at Garnet Valley

Friday, July 25, 2014, 2:29 PM
Ted Field, a rising junior offensive lineman and recent Rutgers commit, has decided to stay at Garnet Valley instead of transferring to Cardinal O'Hara. The 6-foot-5, 325-pounder said Garnet Valley's block scheduling will allow him to achieve his goal of enrolling early at Rutgers in 2016. Field... Read more

Football: Shanahan's Smith plans to continue at Princeton

Monday, July 21, 2014, 8:26 PM
Bishop Shanahan's Cody Smith, a rugged tight end and middle linebacker, has committed to the admissions process at Princeton. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound senior also gave consideration to Harvard and Holy Cross. Smith, who also sees time at fullback for the Eagles, earned first-team all-Ches-Mont League... Read more

Football: O'Hara's Field pledges to Rutgers

Friday, July 18, 2014, 11:39 AM
Cardinal O'Hara's Ted Field, a rising junior offensive lineman, committed Friday to play at Rutgers. "I've always liked the family atmosphere at Rutgers," he said. "And the ability to play for a Big Ten championship is a great thing." The 6-foot-5, 325-pound tackle, who played for Garnet Valley last... Read more

Fooball: Coatesville's Evans commits to Owls

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 1:07 PM
Coatesville's Ahkema Evans, a senior cornerback, committed Thursday to play at Temple. "He's the best pure cornerback I've coached at the high school level," Red Raiders coach Matt Ortega said. "He's very physical, has high energy all the time. He's got a ton of upside." The 5-foot-10, 175-pound... Read more

Area mourns loss of O'Hara coach Danny Algeo

Thursday, July 3, 2014, 11:57 AM
Cardinal O'Hara football coach Danny Algeo, an area fixture on and off the gridiron, died Thursday morning after suffering a heart attack earlier in the week. "It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved coach, teacher and friend Dan Algeo," Cardinal O'Hara posted on its website... Read more

Basketball: Cahillites' Holbrook bound for Rider

Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 10:29 PM
Roman Catholic's Gemil Holbrook, a 6-foot-5 senior wing guard, has committed to play his college basketball at Rider. Holbrook, a strong threat from three-point range, also considered Fairleigh Dickinson, LIU Brooklyn, and St. Peter's. Last season, he helped the Cahillites go 23-5, advance to the... Read more

Football: Cougars' Feamster commits to Duke

Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 9:50 PM
Downingtown East graduate Brandon Feamster, a cornerback and outside linebacker, has committed to play at Duke beginning next year. The 6-3, 200-pounder, who played in the Big 33 Football Classic last month, will do a postgraduate year at Cheshire Academy in Connecticut. He is projected to be a hybrid... Read more

Football: Imhotep's Moore to play for 'Terps

Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 8:50 PM
Imhotep Charter's D.J. Moore, a sure-handed and athletic wide receiver, committed Wednesday to play football at Maryland. The 6-foot, 180-pound senior also had scholarship offers from Connecticut, Duke, Illinois, and Indiana, among others. Last season, while helping the Panthers go 13-3 and advance... Read more

Football: Titans' Adams ticketed to Notre Dame

Monday, June 30, 2014, 8:48 PM
Central Bucks South's Josh Adams, a fleet-footed senior running back, committed Monday to play at Notre Dame. He was at the Irish Invasion camp on June 20. "He visited Notre Dame with his parents, and he had a great feeling about it," C.B. South first-year coach Tom Hetrick said. "He liked the players... Read more

Football: Pollard becomes latest 'Nova commit

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 10:25 PM
Neshaminy senior running back D'Andre Pollard has committed to play at Villanova, becoming the third area player to do so in the last week. Last season, the 5-foot-7, 170-pounder carried 328 times for 2,929 yards and 39 touchdowns while helping lead the Redskins to a 13-2 record and the PIAA District... Read more
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