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Archive: June, 2013

Baseball: Schellenger to play in prestigious Area Code Games

Sunday, June 23, 2013, 8:35 PM
Devon Prep senior righthander Zach Schellenger has been selected to a Northeast region squad, representing the New York Yankees, that will compete in the New Balance Area Code Games from Aug. 5-10 in Long Beach, Calif. The rosters of eight regional teams will include the best high school players from... Read more

Carpenter Cup Classic: Jersey Shore blasts Inter-Ac/Indy

Saturday, June 22, 2013, 2:30 PM
Boosted by a strong effort from catcher Matt Thaiss, Jersey Shore racked up 16 hits and ousted Inter-Ac/Independents, 13-1, Saturday in the quarterfinal round of the Carpenter Cup Classic baseball tournament. Thaiss, from Jackson Memorial, went 2 for 3 with three RBIs and two runs at Richie Ashburn... Read more

Basketball: Lloyd gains offer from St. Joseph's

Friday, June 21, 2013, 2:35 PM
Haverford School's Sean Lloyd, a 6-foot-5, 200-pound wing player and member of the Class of 2015, picked up a scholarship offer on his visit Friday to St. Joseph's. Last season, as a sophomore, he helped the Fords go 17-9 overall and 6-4 (tie for second place with Penn Charter) in the Inter-Academic... Read more

Baseball: Coatesville to name new coach

Friday, June 21, 2013, 1:10 PM
Coatesville Area High will announce its new varsity boys' basketball coach at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the school's library. Rick Nelms stepped down for personal reasons after guiding the Red Raiders to a 25-8 record and the PIAA Class AAAA state quarterfinals last season. Read more

Football: Shurmur set to play for La Salle

Friday, June 21, 2013, 12:30 PM
Kyle Shurmur, son of Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, is registered at La Salle High and prepping to play quarterback for the Explorers in the fall. Shurmur, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound junior, recently moved to the area with his family. Pat Shurmur was head coach of the Cleveland Browns before... Read more

Baseball: Lubanski steps down at SCH

Friday, June 21, 2013, 11:59 AM
Chris Lubanski has stepped down as Springside Chestnut Hill Academy's baseball coach after one season. Lubanski guided the Blue Devils to a 6-4 mark and third-place showing in the Inter-Academic League. SCH advanced to the semifinal round of the Pennslvania Independent Schools tournament last month... Read more

Carpenter Cup Classic: Inter-Ac/Independents rolls to victory

Thursday, June 20, 2013, 5:51 PM
Carpenter Cup Classic Game #5 Inter-Ac/Independents 14, Public 4 Inter-Ac/Independents struck for four runs in the first innings and did the same in the third en route to a 14-4 rout of the Public League in the middle game of a Capenter Cup Classic baseball tripleheader Thursday at Richie Ashburn... Read more

Baseball: Revised Carpenter Cup schedule

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 2:22 PM
2013 CARPENTER CUP CLASSIC Thursday, June 19 At Ashburn Field in FDR Park. Game 6: Chester County vs. Jersey Shore, 9 a.m. Game 5: Inter-Ac/Independents vs. Philadelphia Public, 1 p.m. Game 8: Delaware County vs. Delaware North, 4 p.m. ___________________________________________________ Friday... Read more

Football: West's Amara commits to Pitt

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 12:12 PM
West Catholic's Patrick Amara, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound wide receiver and free safety, has orally committed to play for Pittsburgh. The senior, who was at Pitt last weekend for a one-day camp, also had scholarship offers from Bowling Green, Central Florida, Fordham, Holy Cross, Lafayette, and Massachusetts... Read more

Football: Class of 2014 commits

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 10:52 PM
Class of 2014 Here is a list of Southeastern Pa. football players from the Class of 2014 who have made verbal commitments to Division I or I-AA colleges: Player School Pos. Ht. Wt. College Patrick Amara West Catholic DB 6-2 185 Pittsburgh Evan Butts Episcopal Academy TE 6-4 225 Virginia Zaire... Read more
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