Thursday, December 18, 2014

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 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

Vikings repeat as PIAA Class AAA football champ

Friday, December 12, 2014, 11:00 PM
ARCHBISHOP WOOD 33, CENTRAL VALLEY 14 HERSHEY, Pa. - While Jarrett McClenton is excited about his football future at Villanova, HersheyPark Stadium will always hold a special place in his heart. That's because McClenton, for the second straight year, shined for Archbishop Wood at the PIAA Class AAA... Read more

A Closer Look: St. Joe's Prep vs. Pine-Richland

Friday, December 12, 2014, 1:16 PM
A CLOSER LOOK: ST. JOE'S PREP VS. PINE RICHLAND For St. Joseph's Prep, the "process" that coach Gabe Infante always talks about included starting the season against four out-of-state powers. The Hawks went a disappointing 1-3, but obviously, since they're back in Hershey, the rigorous nonleague slate... Read more

St. Joe's Prep vs. Pine-Richland: Projected Starting Lineups

Friday, December 12, 2014, 12:50 PM
PIAA CLASS AAAA STATE FINAL Saturday, 6 p.m. at HersheyPark Stadium St. Joseph's Prep (10-3) vs. Pine-Richland (15-0) St. Joe's Prep Offense Pos. No. Player Yr. Ht. Wt. QB 6 Jack Clements Sr. 6-4 210 RB 1 Olamide Zaccheaus Sr. 5-8 190 RB 7 D'Andre Swift So. 5-9 200 WR 17 Justin Montague Sr... Read more

Wood vs. Central Valley: Projected Starting Lineups

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 5:41 PM
PIAA CLASS AAA STATE FINAL Friday, 7 p.m. at HersheyPark Stadium Archbishop Wood (13-1) vs. Central Valley (15-0) Projected Starting Lineups Archbishop Wood Offense Pos. No. Player. Ht. Wt. Yr. QB 13 Anthony Russo 6-4 220 Jr. RB 1 Jarrett McClenton 5-9 170 Sr. FB 12 Alex Arcangeli 6-0 220 Sr... Read more

Boys' Hoops: Coaches vs. Cancer Classic

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 2:08 PM
The annual Coaches vs. Cancer High School Basketball Classic, featuring several of the area's top boys' squads, is scheduled for Saturday at Cheltenham. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. In a rematch of last season's PIAA Class AAA final, Neumann-Goretti, faces District 3 power Susquehanna... Read more
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