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Football: Mathis bound for Valparaiso

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 2:15 PM
Haverford School's Hannibal Mathis, a 6-foot, 185-pound senior cornerback, has committed to play football at Valparaiso. Mathis earned second-team all-Inter-Academic League honors last season while helping the Fords to a 7-4 overall record. Read more

Baseball: New Southeastern PA Top 10

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 1:50 PM
THE INQUIRER TOP 10 BASEBALL Team Record Previous ranking in parentheses. Records through Tuesday. 1. Bonner-Prendergast (5) 11-2 2. Neshaminy (6) 9-2 3. Strath Haven (7) 11-0 4. Coatesville (1) 10-2 5. Central Bucks East (4) 9-2 6. Malvern Prep (3) 16-5 7. Spring-Ford (9) 10-3 8. La Salle... Read more

Basketball: Reynolds bound for Villanova

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 2:46 PM
Darryl Reynolds, a 6-foot-8 power forward who helped Lower Merion reach the PIAA Class AAAA state championship game in 2012, has announced that he will continue his career at Villanova. Reynolds, who spent last season at Worcester Academy in Massachusetts, committed to play for the Wildcats in a Tuesday... Read more

Baseball: Central stuns Frankford with late rally

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 10:33 PM
CENTRAL 13, FRANKFORD 12 In opting to attend Central High and play baseball there, Tom Benek followed in the footsteps of brothers Jim and Larry. Tuesday afternoon, the senior may have cemented his position as the best clutch performer. Capping of a miraculous comeback against Public League Division... Read more

Football: Local Prospects for NFL Draft

Monday, April 22, 2013, 1:40 PM
Sharrif Floyd, Florida, Jr., DT, 6-3, 297 George Washington Ryan Nassib, Syracuse, Sr., QB, 6-3, 228, Malvern Prep Justin Pugh, Syracuse, Sr., OL, 6-4, 304, Council Rock South Rob Lohr, Vanderbilt, Red. Sr., DT, 6-4, 290, Phoenixville Greg Castillo, Iowa, Sr., DB, 5-11, 187, St. Joseph's Prep Brandon... Read more

Football: East-West Rosters

Monday, April 22, 2013, 12:43 PM
Here are the rosters for the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) East-West All-Star Game, which is scheduled for May 5 (2 p.m.) at Downingtown West's Kottmeyer Stadium. Local players are in bold. EAST TEAM No. Player School Height Weight Position College 1 Spencer Rymiszewski... Read more

Hoops: N-G's Sutton bound for Ursinus

Sunday, April 21, 2013, 1:19 PM
Neumann-Goretti's Hanif Sutton, a senior point guard, has committed to play his college basketball at Ursinus. In the recently completed season, while helping lead the Saints to their fifth consectuve Catholic League title, the 5-foot-9 Sutton earned third-team all-league honors. Sutton, who also... Read more

Baseball: C.B. East continues tear, blasts C.B. South

Friday, April 19, 2013, 7:51 PM
CENTRAL BUCKS EAST 10, CENTRAL BUCKS SOUTH 3 The last time there was this much baseball fun in Buckingham was probably around the turn of the millennium. Central Bucks East, which has struggled for victories in recent seasons, is sporting a 9-1 overall record and 7-0 mark in the Suburban One League... Read more

Baseball: Bosco, Strath Haven beat Conestoga

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 7:27 PM
STRATH HAVEN 5, CONESTOGA 2 Since he's penciled in as Strath Haven's starting pitcher for the second Central League game of each week, Kevin Bosco had known for some time that he was going to take the hill against perennial power Conestoga. "I was pretty excited about the chance I had," the senior... Read more

Baseball: New Southeastern PA Top 10

Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 2:32 PM
THE INQUIRER TOP 10 BASEBALL Team Record Previous ranking in parentheses. Records through Tuesday. 1. Coatesville (2) 8-1 2. Conestoga (1) 8-1 3. Malvern Prep (5) 13-3 4. Central Bucks East (6) 7-1 5. Bonner-Prendergast (8) 8-2 6. Neshaminy (NR) 7-1 7. Strath Haven (9) 9-0 8. Central Bucks... Read more
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