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Hoops: Fords' Alston gains offer from Notre Dame

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 10:30 PM
Haverford School's Levan "Shawn" Alston, a rising junior guard, has added a scholarship offer from Notre Dame. The 6-foot-3, 170-pounder also has offers from Harvard, La Salle, Penn, Penn State, Rhode Island, Seton Hall, St. Joseph's, Temple, Virginia Commonwealth, and Wichita State. Alston averaged... Read more

Baseball: Southeastern Pa. Hitting Leaders

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 1:59 PM
SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA HITTING LEADERS Statistics are through Tuesday. Minimum of 25 at-bats. Player School AB R H RBI AVG Cole Creighton Neshaminy 30 12 18 7 .600 Steve Born Conestoga 42 17 25 12 .595 Kevin Mohollen Strath Haven 27 11 16 8 .593 Josh Ockimey Neumann-Goretti 36 18 21 17 .583 Bryan... Read more

Baseball: Southeastern Pa. Pitching Leaders

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 1:28 PM
SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA PITCHING LEADERS Statistics are through Tuesday. Minimum of 20 innings. Player School W-L IP H SO ERA Brian Brown Coatesville 5-0 38 7 62 0.00 Dan Gittis Downingtown East 4-1 25.2 10 25 0.27 Dylan Nicklas Great Valley 4-1 27 13 39 0.52 Emmett Harkins Germantown Ac.... Read more

Baseball: Southeastern Pa. Top 25

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 11:45 PM
SOUTHEASTERN PA. BASEBALL TOP 25 Records are through Tuesday. Rk. Team Rec. 1. La Salle 12-3 2. Penn Charter 14-4 3. Malvern Prep 17-5 4. Pope John Paul II 12-3 5. Spring-Ford 12-3 6. Holy Ghost Prep 11-1 7. Methacton 11-3 8. Conestoga 9-3 9. Boyertown 11-3 10. Downingtown East 11-3 11... Read more

Football: East-West All-Star Game

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 12:43 PM
The Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at Franklin Regional High in Murrysville. Danny Algeo is the head coach of the East squad. West Catholic's Brian Fluck and Bonner-Prendergast's Greg Bernhardt are among the assistants. Here... Read more

Basketball: Polykoff takes over at Earlham

Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:45 PM
Jason Polykoff, who was an assistant coach at Penn, has been named the new head men's coach at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. "Jason's experience at a number of levels gives us confidence that he is a well-rounded coach and understands what it is going to take to become successful," Earlham... Read more

Baseball: Southeastern Pa. Notebook

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:27 PM
When it's Council Rock North vs. Council Rock South, with the Bucks County neighbors separated by only a few miles on Route 232, the competition is especially intense. That was the case Tuesday afternoon on the diamond when South, boosted by ace righthander Greg Paprocki's four-hit outing, held off... Read more

Baseball: Southeastern Pa. Top 25

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:04 PM
SOUTHEASTERN PA. BASEBALL TOP 25 Records are through Tuesday. Rk. Team Rec. 1. La Salle 8-2 2. Penn Charter 12-3 3. Spring-Ford 10-1 4. Boyertown 8-2 5. Downingtown East 8-2 6. Pope John Paul II 9-3 7. Malvern Prep 13-5 8. Methacton 9-2 9. Conestoga 7-3 10. Council Rock South 6-1 11. North... Read more

Football: Neshaminy tabs former NFL player as head coach

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 8:46 PM
Mike Frederick, who was a defensive end in the NFL for five seasons, is the new head football coach at Neshaminy. After starring at Neshaminy (Class of 1990) and Virginia, Frederick, 41, played for the Cleveland Browns (1995), Baltimore Ravens (1996 to 1998), and Tennessee Titans (1999). He was drafted... Read more

Football: Ellis takes over at Great Valley

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 7:23 PM
Dan Ellis, who developed a high-scoring offense at West Chester East, has been tabbed as the new head football coach at Great Valley. “It’s a great school, a great school district, and there’s a strong athletic tradition there,” said Ellis, a former quarterback at Downingtown... 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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