Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ricci takes leave of absence after altercation with player

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 3:25 PM
Longtime Garnet Valley football coach Mike Ricci is taking a two-week leave of absence following a sideline altercation with one of his players during the second half of Friday night's 28-7 home win over Central League rival Penncrest. Ricci grabbed a player's face mask in a moment of frustration... Read more

Football: Southeastern Pa. Top 25

Sunday, October 12, 2014, 10:17 PM
SOUTHEASTERN PA FOOTBALL TOP 25 Rk. Team Prev. Rk. Rec. 1. St. Joseph's Prep (7) 3-3 Fullback Joe DuMond scored twice in a 35-31 win over La Salle. Next: Saturday at No. 21 Father Judge. 2. La Salle (2) 5-2 Jordan Meachum was involved in 12 tackles in the loss to St. Joe’s Prep. Next: Saturday... Read more

Carroll's Aflakpui chooses Temple

Sunday, October 12, 2014, 10:03 PM
Opting to stay close to home, Archbishop Carroll's Ernest Aflakpui, a 6-foot-10 senior center, committed Sunday evening to play at Temple. "I just think he felt real comfortable with Fran Dunphy and the rest of the Temple coaches," said Terrell Meyers, the director of Aflakpui's AAU team, WeR1. "Coming... Read more

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
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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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