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Preseason ranking of Southeastern Pennsylvania's top QBs

Monday, August 25, 2014, 2:35 PM
TOP 25 QBs Here is our preseason ranking of the top returning QBs in Southeastern Pennsylvania for 2014: Rk. Player School Ht. Wt. Yr. 1. Kyle Shurmur La Salle 6-4 215 Sr. The Vanderbilt commit threw for 2,474 yards and 25 touchdowns last season. 2. Brandon McIwain C.R. North 6-1 210 With his... Read more

Football: Vikings' Paul commits to Cavaliers

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 2:12 PM
Northeast's Gladimir Paul, a rising senior defensive end and outside linebacker, committed Tuesday to play for Virginia. The 6-foot-3, 215-pounder, who earned first-team all-Public League Class AAAA honors last season, also had scholarship offers from Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Temple, among... Read more

Football: Roman's Wiggins commits to Youngstown State

Sunday, August 17, 2014, 7:21 PM
Roman Catholic senior offensive tackle Gavin Wiggins committed Sunday to play football at Youngstown State. "Aside from Scott Paxon (Penn State, NFL), he's probably the best blocking lineman we've had at Roman," Cahillites coach Joe McCourt said. "He's the kind of guy who collapses the whole line... Read more

Basketball: Gilbert chooses George Mason

Friday, August 15, 2014, 3:22 PM
Constitution High's Ahmad Gilbert, a 6-foot-6 senior small forward, committed Friday to play basketball at George Mason. Last season, while averaging 15.7 points per game and helping lead the Generals to a 28-5 record and the PIAA Class AA state tile, he earned Inquirer all-Southeastern Pennsylvania... Read more

Countdown to Kickoff: Pottsgrove

Thursday, August 14, 2014, 11:29 PM
Pottsgrove Coach: Rick Pennypacker. Last season: 11-1 overall; 9-0 Pioneer Athletic Conference. Offense: Spread-option. Defense: 5-0. Key returnees: Patrick Finn, OL-DL, 6-3, 260; Mike Fowler, WR-DB, 5-10, 180; Wyatt Porter, LB, 6-0, 195; Devon Fink, RB, 5-8, 150; Madison Kelsey, FB-LB, 6-0, 205;... Read more

Football: Wood's Lohin pledges to Blue Hens

Thursday, August 14, 2014, 1:27 PM
Archbishop Wood senior defensive end Christian Lohin committed Thursday to play football at the University of Delaware. The 6-foot-3, 225-pounder, who also plays tight end, also had scholarship offers from Albany, Bucknell, Bryant, Central Connecticut, Colgate, Lafayette, and Maine. Last season,... Read more

Football: Division I recruits from Southeastern Pa.

Thursday, August 14, 2014, 1:08 PM
Division I Recruits from Southeastern Pa. Members of the Class of 2014 who have made oral commitments to Division I colleges. Player School Pos. Ht. Wt. College Josh Adams Central Bucks South RB 6-2 210 Notre Dame Alex Andersen Radnor OL 6-2 275 Penn Ryan Bates Archbishop Wood OL 6-5 280 Penn... Read more

Countdown to kickoff: Germantown Academy

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 3:13 PM
Germantown Academy Coach: Matt Dence (3rd year, 9-10) Last season: 6-4 overall, 2-3 in Inter-Ac. Offense: Spread. Defense: 4-3. Offensive starters returning: 5 Defensive starters returning: 5. Key returnees: Kashta Davis, Sr., Slot WR-DB, 5-10, 180; Max Hanamarian, Sr. OG-DT, 6-2, 220; Ryan... Read more

Football: Prep's Reid ends recruiting process, chooses Penn State

Friday, August 8, 2014, 8:14 PM
Sought after by top-notch college football programs since early in his high school career, St. Joseph's Prep senior cornerback John Reid ended the recruiting process Friday by committing to Penn State. "Penn State has always been his school of choice," Prep coach Gabe Infante said. "He felt really... Read more

Basketball: Imhotep's Liggeons bound for Wagner

Thursday, August 7, 2014, 3:02 PM
Citing the team's offensive style and a strong rapport with the coaching staff, Imhotep Charter senior wing guard Devin Liggeons committed Thursday to play basketball at Wagner. "I love the way they play, the coaching staff is great," the 18-year from Mount Airy said. "The whole environment is good... Read more
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