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Archive: August, 2011

S.E. Pa. Hoops: Friends' Central star Amile Jefferson visits N.C. State

Friday, August 19, 2011, 7:44 PM
Friends' Central basketball star Amile Jefferson is just back from an unofficial visit to North Carolina State. Next week, while in Southern California for the Boost Mobile Elite 24 Hoops Classic, he's scheduled to visit UCLA. Also in the hunt for the 6-foot-8, 190-pound Jefferson are Ohio State... Read more

Archbishop Wood's football opener to be televised live on ESPN2

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 12:53 PM
Archbishop Wood's football opener against Pittsburgh Central Catholic (Sept. 4, 2 p.m. at Antimarino Stadium) will be televised live on ESPN2. The 2011 ESPN High School Football Showcase will feature 16 televised games on ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU. Click here for the complete schedule: http://rise.espn... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Football Preview: Returning Stat Leaders

Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 7:19 PM
2010 STATS FOR RETURNING SOUTHEASTERN PA. PLAYERS RUSHING Player School Carr. Yds. Avg. TDs Drew Harris Downingtown East 246 1,930 7.8 27 Rolando Ransom Comm. Tech 321 1,519 4.7 14 Desmon Peoples Arch. Wood 165 1,349 8.2 23 Sharif Smith Furness ... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Football: The Inquirer 150 to Watch List

Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 11:36 PM
Below is the The Inquirer's 150 to Watch List for the 2011 football campaign. 150 to Watch List Rank Player School Position Ht. Wt. Year College 1. Colin Thompson Archbishop Wood TE 6-5 255 Senior Florida 2. J.J. Denman Pennsbury OL 6-6 310 Senior Rutgers 3. Mike Mooney Malvern Prep OL 6-5 255... Read more

Brooklawn (N.J.) falls to Las Vegas in American Legion World Series

Sunday, August 14, 2011, 7:20 PM
Brooklawn's bid for a third national title ended Sunday afternoon with a 14-10 loss to Las Vegas in the American Legion World Series before 5,747 at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. With four runs in the third inning and six in the fifth, Las Vegas (49-9) comfortably led, 11-2. Spearheading a 15-hit... Read more

Brooklawn (N.J. ) eliminated from American Legion World Series

Sunday, August 14, 2011, 5:04 PM
Brooklawn's bid for a third national title ended Sunday in a 14-10 loss to Lav Vegas in the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C. Brooklawn finsihed with a 45-6 record. Las Vegas, NV 104 060 102-14 5 2 Brooklawn, NJ 002 003 410-10 15 3 -Rick O'Brien Read more

Archbishop Wood's football opener likely to be televised by ESPN

Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 9:42 PM
It's one or two days away from being official, but it looks as if Archbishop Wood's highly anticipated football opener against Pittsburgh Central Catholic will be televised live on ESPN or ESPN2. Wood coach Steve Devlin confirmed that the contest was pushed back a day to accommodate a national... Read more

List of S.E. PA Football Commits for the Class of 2012

Saturday, August 6, 2011, 9:16 PM
Here is the list of football players from the Class of 2012 who have made oral commitments: Player School Position Year (College commitment) Colin Thompson Archbishop Wood TE Senior (Florida) J.J. Denman Pennsbury OL Senior (Penn State) Frank Taylor Archbishop Wood OL Senior (Boston College) Chris... Read more

Academy Park WR Mark Doe to play at the University of Delaware

Saturday, August 6, 2011, 8:31 PM
Academy Park's Mark Doe, a fleet-footed wide receiver and defensive back, has orally committed to play football at the University of Delaware. "Delaware is a great school, it has a winning program, and it's not too far from home," said the 5-foot-9, 160-pound senior. Doe, of Collingdale, is projected... Read more

Former Kennedy-Kenrick star Chris Lubanski to play for Reading Phillies

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 6:53 PM
Chris Lubanski, who starred at Kennedy-Kenrick High and was The Inquirer's Southeastern Pennsylvania Player of the Year in 2003, has agreed to terms with the Phillies and could begin playing for double-A Reading as early as Thursday night at home versus Harrisburg. Lubanski, a Lansdale native who... 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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