Thursday, December 18, 2014

Falcons defense steps up in 21-14 win over Red Raiders

Saturday, November 29, 2014, 5:50 PM
PENNSBURY 21, COATESVILLE 14 In its drive to the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA final, Pennsbury's run-oriented offense, with workhorse Charles Snorweah leading the way, gained the bulk of the credit. It was their defense, particularly when it came to stopping the pass, that raised questions about ultimate... Read more

Bullock, Raiders hold off Eagles, 28-20

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 3:40 PM
ARCHBISHOP RYAN 28, GEORGE WASHINGTON 20 Before each game, Samir Bullock briefly steps away from his Archbishop Ryan teammates, looks upward, and says a prayer for his late father, Lee. "He was a big influence in my life," the star tailback said. "When he passed, it was really tough. But it gave... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Football Leaders

Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 1:11 PM
SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA FOOTBALL LEADERS Here are some of the statistical leaders in Southeastern Pennsylvania football. RUSHING Player, School G Carr. Yds. TDs Charles Snorweah Pennsbury 13 260 2,404 36 Terry Loper W.C. Rustin 11 235 2,227 27 Adrian Sapnas Marple Newtown 11 250 2,110 24 Joe... Read more

Football: All-Ches-Mont League National Conference Team

Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 12:44 AM
2014 ALL-CHES-MONT LEAGUE NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM National Conference Player of the Year: Bryan White, West Chester Henderson Outstanding Back: Tyler McNulty, Downingtown West Outstanding Receiver: Cary Angeline, Downingtown East Outstanding Offensive Lineman: James McDonald, West Chester... Read more

Prep's Zaccheaus added to U.S. team

Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:28 PM
St. Joseph's Prep senior Olamide Zaccheaus, a swift running back and Virginia commit, has been selected to the 2015 U.S. under-19 national squad. Zaccheaus will join St. Joe's Prep teammate Jon Daniel Runyan and Malvern Prep's Hayden Mahoney, both offensive linemen, in representing the U.S. against... Read more

Football: Southeastern Pa. Top 25

Monday, November 24, 2014, 11:32 AM
SOUTHEASTERN PA FOOTBALL TOP 25 Last week’s rankings in parentheses. Rk. Team Rec. 1. St. Joseph's Prep (1) 8-3 The Hawks are hoping that John Reid can return from an injury. Next: Saturday vs. Parkland. 2. Archbishop Wood (2) 11-1 The Vikings are three wins away from defending their... Read more

Wood holds off Imhotep for district crown

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9:59 PM
ARCHBISHOP WOOD 42, IMHOTEP CHARTER 34 Since it had previously experienced little resistance after building big leads, Archbishop Wood, taking a 21-point advantage, in the early going, may have thought Imhotep Charter was the next in line to leave quietly. But the quick-strike Panthers battled back... Read more

Great Valley wins first district title

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 12:12 PM
GREAT VALLEY 21, SPRINGFIELD-DELCO 0 Even though his same-named father starred at quarterback at Mainland (N.J) and Penn State, Great Valley's Doug Strang says he's greatly aided his development as a wide receiver and defensive back. "He gives me a lot of instruction, a lot of encouragement," the... Read more

Football: Mini Max Award Winners

Friday, November 21, 2014, 1:44 PM
MINI MAX AWARD WINNERS Here are the 2014 Pennsylvania Mini Max Award Winners from Southeastern Pennsylvania schools: Player School Jarett McClenton Archbishop Wood Collin DiGalbo Bonner-Prendergast Justin Siejk Boyertown Connor Pattyson Central Bucks East Josh Adams Central Bucks South Martin... Read more

Week 13: Playoff Predictions

Friday, November 21, 2014, 12:06 PM
The latest chapter in the 12-year series between Downingtown East and Coatesville is likely to be even more intense and physical than usual. That's because the Ches-Mont League National Conference rivals will be vying for a spot in the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA championship game. The Cougars, 9-3... Read more
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