Rick O'Brien has been writing for the Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania. He focuses on football and boys' basketball and baseball, with other events (Penn Relays, regattas on the Schuylkill, etc.) and some pro sports mixed in.
0 CommentsFourteen local boys' basketball players have been nominated to play in the annual McDonald's All-American Game. The all-star gala is scheduled... Read more
0 CommentsBoys' Basketball Scoring Leaders Here are some of the top scorers in Southeastern Pennsylvania boys' basketball. Statistics are through... Read more
0 CommentsList of Southeastern Pa. Football Commits Class of 2013 Player School Pos. Ht./Wt. College Nick Arcidiacono, Archbishop Wood, TE-LB, 6-4... Read more
0 CommentsWest Catholic's Jaryd "Burger" Jones-Smith, a 6-foot-7, 320-pound offensive lineman, will announce his college choice 2:45 p.m. Tuesday in... Read more
0 CommentsNeumann-Goretti 67, St. Joseph's Prep 43 Neumann-Goretti coach Carl Arrigale didn't know what to expect from his squad in Monday afternoon's... Read more
0 CommentsAfter what Archbishop Wood's Pat Smith experienced during the week, Archbishop Ryan coach Bernie Rogers had a few words of non-basketball advice... Read more
0 CommentsArchbishop Wood's Fran Walsh, one of the area's top offensive linemen, was selected as the Robert W. Maxwell Memorial Football Club's high... Read more