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Archive: August, 2012

Football: Preseason Top 25

Friday, August 31, 2012, 10:29 AM
Inquirer Preseason Top 25 Rank School Last Year's Record 1. La Salle 12-2 2. Downingtown East 9-3 3. Archbishop Wood 14-1 4. North Penn 13-3 5. Garnet Valley 11-2 6. Roman Catholic 8-4 7. Neshaminy 8-4 8. Pennridge 7-5 9. Pennsbury 9-4 10. Ridley 9-3 11. St. Joseph's Prep 7-4 12. Coatesville... Read more

FOOTBALL: Preseason All-Southeastern Pennsylvania Team

Thursday, August 30, 2012, 11:04 PM
INQUIRER PRESEASON ALL-SOUTHEASTERN PA TEAM FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE Pos. Player School Ht. Wt. Yr. L George Griffin Archbishop Wood 6-4 280 Sr. L Jarryd Jones-Smith West Catholic 6-7 320 Sr. L Mike McGlinchey Penn Charter 6-9 275 Sr. L Madison O'Connor Pottsgrove 6-6 340 Sr. L Joe Potkovac North... Read more

Football: Nesbitt cleared to play for Archbishop Wood

Thursday, August 30, 2012, 8:34 PM
On Thursday afternoon, a PIAA regional panel approved Archbishop Wood's petition for LaQuille "Dice" Nesbitt, a senior transfer from Northeast, to play football for the school, according to sources. As a result, the 5-foot-8, 162 pound Nesbitt, a speedy multipurpose threat, is eligible to play for... Read more

Football: Preseason Inquirer 100 for Class of 2014

Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 10:20 PM
Preseason Inquirer 100 for Class of 2014 Rank Player School Position Ht. Wt. Year Verbal 1. Thaddius Smith Cardinal O'Hara DB 5-10 170 2. Eric Gallo Council Rock South OL 6-3 280 3. Tyler Burke Coatesville TE/LB 6-4 240 4. Mike Class Pennridge RB 5-10 175 5. Rick Young Souderton OL/DL 6-2... Read more

Football: Edwards cleared to play for Washington

Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 9:41 PM
Marquis Edwards, a speedy senior halfback and cornerback who played at Northeast last season, has been cleared to play for Public League Class AAAA rival George Washington, according to sources familiar with the situation. District 12 signed off on the transfer, which means the 5-8, 185-pound Edwards... Read more

Football: Preseason Inquirer 150

Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 11:34 PM
Preseason Inquirer 150 Rank Player School Position Ht. Wt. Year Verbal 1. David Williams Imhotep Charter RB 6-1 200 Sr. 2. Mike McGlinchey Penn Charter OL 6-9 275 Sr. Notre Dame 3. Will Fuller Roman Catholic WR 6-0 165 Sr. Notre Dame 4. Daryl Worley Penn Charter DB 6-2 185 Sr. West Virginia 5... Read more

Girls' Hoops: Notre Dame's McGurk commits to Bucknell

Monday, August 27, 2012, 1:21 PM
Notre Dame Academy's Megan McGurk, a senior point guard, has orally committed to Bucknell. Last season, the 5-foot-7 McGurk averaged 14.9 points, 4.7 assists, and 3.8 rebounds per game. She was a first-team all-Inter-Academic League selection. -Rick O'Brien Read more

Football: Thumbnail Sketch of Germantown Academy

Monday, August 27, 2012, 11:23 PM
Germantown Academy Coach: Matt Dence, first year. Last season: 3-6 overall, 0-5 Inter-Ac league. Offense: Spread. Defense: Multiple. Top performers: Rob Gorman, RB-LB, 5-11, 215; Lou Stevens, TE-LB, 6-1, 220; Joe Taylor, WR-DB, 5-10, 180; Cullen Doyle, OL-DL, 6-5, 270; Hayes Nolte, QB, 6-4... Read more

Football: West Catholic's opener is cancelled

Monday, August 27, 2012, 6:49 PM
West Catholic's scheduled football opener against Eastern Christian Academy, of Elkton, Md., has been cancelled. It had been set for Saturday night (7 p.m.) at Widener University. West Catholic administrators had worries about ECA being sanctioned and accredited by the state of Maryland. The legitimacy... Read more

Football: Week 1 Schedule in S.E. PA

Monday, August 27, 2012, 12:48 AM
Week 1 Friday, Aug. 31 Public League Class AAA Dobbins at Bok, 10 Ben Franklin vs. Overbrook, at Simon Gratz, 12 Bartram at West Philadelphia, 3 Mastery North vs. Boys' Latin, at Simon Gratz, 6 Nonleague Delaware County Christian at Wilmington Friends (Del.), 10 Abington vs. Samuel... 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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