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Archive: March, 2013

Girls' Basketball: All-Public League Team

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 10:13 PM
ALL-PUBLIC LEAGUE GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM CLASS AAAA First Team Kayla Henderson Central Aaliyah Thurman Lincoln Lauren Willis Northeast Larkeysha Broaster Fels Brinklea Barnes Gratz Second Team Samantha Morrero Central Tyshell Jessie Lincoln Jackie Hagan Northeast Kristina Miller Fels Brianna... Read more

Football: Mellor takes over at Harriton

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 6:24 PM
Harriton has tabbed Justin Mellor, formerly the defensive coordinator at Haverford High, as its new football coach. "I’ve been working toward this since I was a senior in high school," the 37-year-old said. "To have it come to fruition, it’s unbelievably exciting." Mellor, 37, spent the... Read more

Boys' Basketball: Kelly let go at Cardinal O'Hara

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 6:03 PM
Tim Kelly has been let go as the Cardinal O’Hara boys’ basketball coach after five seasons. “They said they didn’t like the way the program was going,” he said. “It kind of came out of nowehere, because I didn’t get a lot of feedback in the time I was there... Read more

Boys' Hoops: New Southeastern PA Top 10

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 1:14 PM
The Inquirer TOP 10 BOYS' BASKETBALL Team Record Previous ranking in parentheses. 1. Chester (1) 27-3 2. Imhotep Charter (3) 26-5 3. Lower Merion (4) 28-3 4. Neumann-Goretti (2) 23-6 5. Roberts Vaux (5) 22-8 6. Math, Civics & Sciences (6) 26-2 7. St. Joseph's Prep (7) 24-5 8. Germantown... Read more

Boys' Hoops: Boxscore from last MC&S Vaux Meeting

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 12:38 PM
Public League Division A rivals Math, Civics and Sciences will meet in a PIAA Class A state semifinal at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Ben Franklin. Here is the boxscore from the second meeting between the Mighty Elephants and Cougars. Vaux won the Public League semifinal, 62-61. Vaux's Rysheed Jordan netted... Read more

Football: Father Judge Seeks New Head Coach

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 11:44 AM
Father Judge is seeking a head varsity football coach. Applicants should have at least three years of head-coaching experience or five years experience as an offensive or defensive coordinator at the high school or college level. Resumes should be sent to: Father Judge High School, Attention: Fr... Read more

Boys' Hoops: Jefferson, Chester oust the Prep, 62-53

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 9:51 PM
CHESTER 62, ST. JOSEPH'S PREP 53 St. Joseph's Prep coach Speedy Morris neatly summed up the experience of taking on Chester's explosive squad. "Once they see blood, they keep coming at you," he said. "They're like piranhas." With a pair of bursts, one late in the second quarter and another near the... Read more

Football: Kapusta tabbed as Hatboro-Horsham coach

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 4:56 PM
Mike Kapusta has been tabbed as the new head football coach at Hatboro-Horsham. The 31-year-old, who played fullback at North Penn and the University of Penn, was approved by the Hatboro-Horsham school board Monday night. Kapusta was previously an assistant at North Penn and Wissahickon. In college... Read more

Boys' Hoops: State Rankings

Monday, March 18, 2013, 10:29 PM
BOYS' BASKETBALL STATE RANKINGS Compiled by PennLive.com/Patriot-News Local teams in bold. CLASS AAAA No. School Rec Pvs 1. Chester (1) 27-3 1 2. Lower Merion (1) 28-3 2 3. New Castle (7) 29-0 4 4. St. Joseph’s Prep (12) 24-5 8 5. Harrisburg (3) 27-2 3 6. Cathedral Prep (10) 23-3 5 7... Read more

Boys' Basketball: Preview of Semifinal-Round Playoffs

Monday, March 18, 2013, 10:25 PM
St. Joseph's Prep has been impressive in the PIAA Class AAAA boys' basketball tournament, winning its first three games by an average margin of 19 points. Despite that, Speedy Morris knows that few predict his Hawks (24-5) to beat Chester (27-3) in a semifinal set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Coatesville... 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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