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Southeastern Pa. Baseball Notebook

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 11:10 AM
While it has struggled at the plate, Hatboro-Horsham has stayed in the thick of a four-team race for the Suburban One League Continental Conference title with solid pitching, defense, and baserunning. Senior lefthander Eric Lane came through on the hill Tuesday afternoon against Central Bucks South... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Baseball Top 25

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 11:28 PM
Southeastern Pa. Baseball Top 25 Rk. Team Record Records through Tuesday. 1. Holy Ghost Prep 10-0 2. Archbishop Wood 10-2 3. Neumann-Goretti 11-1 4. Malvern Prep 18-5 5. Haverford School 17-3 6. Pennsbury 11-2 7. Devon Prep 10-1 8. North Penn 8-2 9. Spring-Ford 11-3 10. Pennridge 9-3 11... Read more

Friars rally (again) for a 7-6 win over the Fords

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 10:26 PM
MALVERN PREP 7, HAVERFORD SCHOOL 6 Lately, Malvern Prep's baseball team seems most comfortable in comeback mode. On Saturday, in winning the 34th annual Tom Heinkel Memorial Tournament in South Jersey, it overcame deficits of 8-0 and 12-5 to stun St. Augustine Prep, 13-12, in the semifinals. They... Read more

Upshur narrows list of finalists

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 1:00 PM
Imhotep Charter junior tight end Naseir "Pop" Upshur has narrowed his list of finalists to 13. The 6-foot-2, 230-pound tight end visited Penn State over the weekend. Here is his Top 13, listed in alphabetical order: Alabama, Arizona State, Florida State, Maryland, Miami, Michigan, Michigan State... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Baseball Top 25

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 2:47 PM
Southeastern Pa. Baseball Top 25 Rk. Team Record Records through Tuesday. 1. North Penn 5-0 2. Holy Ghost Prep 7-0 3. Spring-Ford 6-1 4. Archbishop Wood 6-2 5. Conestoga 6-0 6. Pennridge 5-0 7. Neumann-Goretti 5-1 8. Haverford School 12-1 9. West Chester Rustin 8-0 10. West Chester... Read more

Lancellotti fires no-hitter against Saints

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:22 PM
Nick Lafferty, a batterymate of Joey Lancellotti's since Little League and with several showcase teams, had a sense early on that Archbishop Wood's ace righthander was sniffing rarified air. "I've been catching Joey the last seven years," Lafferty said. "That's probably the best I've seen him throw... Read more

Baseball: Improved Churchmen blank Patriots

Friday, April 10, 2015, 9:30 PM
EPISCOPAL ACADEMY 8, GERMANTOWN ACADEMY 0 Episcopal Academy, often fading down the stretch of winnable games, took its lumps last baseball season while going 8-18 overall and 2-8 in the Inter-Ac League. This year, despite their overall youth, the Churchmen are off to a promising start and showing... Read more

PSFCA's Top Prospects in the Class of 2016

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:23 PM
PENNSYLVANIA TOP HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PROSPECTS CLASS OF 2016 Compiled by the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) in conjunction with the Big 33 Football Classic. Local players in bold. Quarterback/Athlete Devante Cross Parkland QB 6'2" 195 Doug Erney Bethlehem Liberty... Read more

Boys' Basketball All-State Team

Thursday, April 2, 2015, 12:22 PM
The 2014-15 Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Boys Basketball teams, including each player’s school, height, class and scoring average. Locals in bold. Class AAAA First Team Shawn Alston, Haverford School, 6-4, Sr., 19.4 ppg. Tony Carr, Philadelphia Roman Catholic, 6-4, Jr., 12.8 ppg... Read more

All-Southeastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Team

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:13 PM
All-Southeastern Pa. Boys' Basketball Team First Team Player School Ht. Yr. Pos. Tony Carr Roman Catholic 6-4 Jr. G Chris Clover St. Joseph's Prep 6-3 Sr. G Ahmad Gilbert Constitution 6-7 Sr. G-F Quade Green Neumann-Goretti 5-11 So. G Derrick Jones Archbishop Carroll 6-7 Sr. F Second Team Player... Read more
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