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Blue Devils outlast Quakers, 53-51

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 7:40 PM
SPRINGSIDE CHESTNUT HILL 53, PENN CHARTER 51 In last year's season finale, Dylan Parsons and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy were on the losing end of a 113-point affair against Malvern Prep. The Blue Devils engaged in another shootout Saturday afternoon at Penn Charter. And the visitors, aided... Read more

Clements directs Hawks to 35-31 victory

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 12:22 AM
ST. JOSEPH'S PREP 35, LA SALLE 31 St. Joseph's Prep quarterback Jack Clements, who worked at ironing out the kinks in his game during the team's disappointing 1-3 start, earned his stripes in a big way Friday night against bitter rival La Salle. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound senior, who filled in at times... Read more

2014-15 Scholastic Play-By-Play Schedule

Friday, October 10, 2014, 2:06 PM
SCHOLASTIC PLAY-BY-PLAY CLASSICS TENTATIVE 2014-15 SCHEDULE DECEMBER 6, 2014 3RD ANNUAL FAMJUICE CLASSIC PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY LIFE CENTER NJ - ACADEMY NEW CHURCH 10:30 AM ST JOSEPH’S PREP - BARTRAM 12:00 HAVERFORD SCHOOL - CALVERT HALL MD 1:45 LA SALLE - COATESVILLE 3:30 NEUMANN-GORETTI... Read more

Former Roman star Ketner dies after battle with cancer

Friday, October 10, 2014, 1:21 PM
Former Roman Catholic and Massachusetts hoops standout Lari Ketner died Friday morning after a year-long battle with colon cancer. After starring for Roman (Class of 1995), the 6-foot-10 Ketner went on to play for UMass for three seasons. Drafted by the Chicago Bulls with the 49th overall pick of... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Football Leaders

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 12:15 PM
SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA FOOTBALL LEADERS Here are some of the statistical leaders in Southeastern Pennsylvania football. RUSHING Player, School G Carr. Yds. TDs Tyler Whitmore Upper Moreland 6 120 1,191 17 Josh Adams C.B. South 6 124 1,191 20 Adrian Sapnas Marple Newtown 6 130 1,187 14 Terry... Read more

Baseball: Werman named new Explorers coach

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 3:31 PM
Kyle Werman, formerly an assistant at St. Joseph's University, has been tabbed as the new head baseball coach at La Salle. He replaces 28-year boss Joe Parisi. Werman was a four-year starter at Virginia, playing second base and catcher. He went on to play for the New York Mets organization in the... Read more

Football: Southeastern Pa. Top 25

Sunday, October 5, 2014, 4:21 PM
SOUTHEASTERN PA FOOTBALL TOP 25 Rk. Team Prev. Rk. Rec. 1. La Salle (2) 5-1 Jimmy Herron & Co. rallied late for a 35-31 win over Archbishop Wood. Next: Friday at No. 7 St. Joe’s Prep. 2. Archbishop Wood (1) 5-1 Jarrett McClenton rushed for 292 yards and three scores vs. La Salle. Next:... Read more

DiGalbo and Friars shock Raiders, 21-20

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 6:36 PM
BONNER-PRENDERGAST 21, ARCHBISHOP RYAN 20 Collin DiGalbo is a lot like Bonner-Prendergast's football team. He's a little dinged up and underrated in some circles, but gets the job done when it counts the most. "He just keeps fighting," teammate and fellow senior captain Joe Oquendo said. "He's the... Read more

No. 2 La Salle rallies late and stuns No. 1 Vikings, 35-31

Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:55 PM
LA SALLE 35, ARCHBISHOP WOOD 31 Late in the third quarter of Friday night's showdown against La Salle, Archbishop Wood, with 333 rushing yards at that point, was comfortably ahead by 17 points. That's when a near-certain win began to evaporate. The resilient Explorers, sparked by the spectacular... Read more

Football: Prep's Reid tabbed for All-American Bowl

Friday, October 3, 2014, 11:32 AM
St. Joseph's Prep senior defensive back John Reid has been selected to play in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Reid, who is headed to Penn State, will receive his honorary jersey in front of family, friends, teammates, and classmates next Friday at the Prep. According... Read more
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Rick O’Brien has been at The Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Reach Rick at robrien@phillynews.com.

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