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Southeastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Top 25

Friday, February 6, 2015, 1:42 PM
Southeastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Top 25 Records are through Wednesday. 1. Roman Catholic 19-1 2. Neumann-Goretti 19-1 3. Archbishop Carroll 15-5 4. Westtown 20-7 5. M.L. King 16-6 6. Constitution 15-7 7. La Salle 16-4 8. Imhotep Charter 14-8 9. Plymouth Whitemarsh 20-2 10. St. Joseph's... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Notebook

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 11:29 PM
What was supposed to be a tightly contested matchup Tuesday afternoon between Friends' Central and Germantown Friends quickly turned into a one-sided affair. De'Andre Hunter and the Phoenix stormed to a 24-5 advantage, silenced the home crowd, and clinched second place and a semifinal-round home game... Read more

Sources: Murphy to return as Roman football boss

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:45 PM
Jim Murphy will return as Roman Catholic's head football coach, according to sources. The school is expected to announce his hiring on Friday. Murphy guided the Cahillites to a 64-34 record (.653 winning percentage) from 2000 to 2007. In his final season, the squad went 12-2 and defeated St. Joseph's... Read more

La Salle's Shurmur is Jim Henry Award winner

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:13 PM
La Salle senior quarterback Kyle Shurmur is the winner of the Maxwell Football Club's 30th Jim Henry Award, given annually to the Pennsylvania or New Jersey high school player who excels in both athletics and academics, and serves his school and community. “We had some fantastic candidates in... Read more

Division I Football Commits from Southeastern Pa.

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 11:39 AM
Members of the Class of 2015 who have made commitments to Division I colleges and may sign letters of intent Wednesday. Player School Pos. Ht. Wt. College Josh Adams Central Bucks South RB 6-2 210 Notre Dame Nasir Adderley Great Valley ATH 6-0 185 Delaware Alex Andersen Radnor OL 6-2 275 Penn Ryan... Read more

Motivated Lions complete sweep of Firebirds

Friday, January 30, 2015, 11:10 PM
LOWER MORELAND 69, HOLY GHOST PREP 55 That sizable chip Lower Moreland carries on its shoulder when it comes to playing Bicentennial Athletic League rival Holy Ghost Prep is understandable. Last season, the Firebirds went 4-0 against the Lions, including a 65-47 romp (they won the second quarter... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Notebook

Friday, January 30, 2015, 1:02 PM
Ignited by a stellar backcourt combination, Plymouth Whitemarsh is closing in on the Suburban One League American Conference title and preparing to make a serious run at its first District 1 Class AAAA crown since 1998. Andre Mitchell, a tenacious floor general, and Jimmy Murray, a high-energy wing... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Top 25

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 11:52 PM
Southeastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Top 25 Records are through Wednesday. 1. Roman Catholic 17-1 2. Neumann-Goretti 16-1 3. Archbishop Carroll 12-5 4. La Salle 15-3 5. Constitution 12-5 6. Martin Luther King 13-5 7. Westtown 18-7 8. Imhotep Charter 12-7 9. Plymouth Whitemarsh 17-2 10. St.... Read more

Unionville's Jones headed to Bryant

Monday, January 26, 2015, 4:01 PM
Unionville senior offensive lineman Andrew Jones has committed to play football at Bryant. The 6-foot, 280-poound center was an Inquirer second-team all-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection last season. Jones also received an offer from Army and was given walk-on consideration by Elon and Villanova... Read more

Washington's Miller pledges to play for Nittany Lions

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 2:38 PM
George Washington's Shareef Miller, a hard-charging defensive end with a quick first step, committed Sunday to play at Penn State while on an official visit to State College. The 6-foot-5, 230-pound senior, a three-star recruit according to, chose the Nittany Lions over runner-up Pittsburgh... Read more
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