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Archive: August, 2011

S.E. Pa. Hoops: Boys' Latin senior guard Maurice Watson chooses Boston University

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 12:36 PM
Maurice Watson, a senior guard from Boys' Latin, has orally commited to Boston University. The 5-foot-10, 158-pound Watson, who averaged 21.9 points per game last season, also considered La Salle, Virginia, Niagara, and Hofstra. He had 19 scholarship offers. -Rick O'Brien Read more

Countown to Kickoff: Week 1 Schedule

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 7:33 PM
Week 1 Football Friday, Sept. 2 Delco Christian at Wilmington Friends (Del), 10 a.m. Bishop McDevitt at Lower Moreland, 10 a.m. Bok at Southern, 10 a.m. Mastbaum at Lower Merion, 1 p.m. Roxborough at Thomas Edison, 1 p.m. Neumann-Goretti at Furness, 2 p.m. (Southern) Dobbins at Lincoln... Read more

Countdown to Kickoff: 20 Games to Watch

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 11:51 PM
20 Games to Watch This Season Friday night Souderton at Neshaminy, 7 p.m. The Redskins eked out a 21-19 victory last season. Saturday West Catholic vs. Roman Catholic, at Maxwell Field in Wildwood, N.J., 12 p.m. Roman leads the Jersey Shore series, 6-4. The Cahillites prevailed, 23-14, last... Read more

Countdown to Kickoff: North Penn-La Salle game to air on The Comcast Network

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 11:34 AM
Saturday's football opener between North Penn and La Salle (6 p.m. at Plymouth Whitemarsh) will be televised live on The Comast Network (Channel 8 in Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County). 76ers announcer Marc Zumoff will call the action, with former Eagle Kevin Riley providing the commentary... Read more

Countdown to Kickoff: List of New Head Football Coaches

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 10:02 PM
Here are the new coaches in Southeastern Pennsylvania football: School New Coach Old Coach Archbishop Carroll Joe Powel Dan Bielli Bensalem Kevin Kelly Dan McShane Bok Roscoe Natale... Read more

UPDATED: The Inquirer 150 to Watch Football List

Monday, August 29, 2011, 1:14 PM
INQUIRER 150 to Watch List for 2011 Rank Player School Position Ht. Wt. Year College 1. J.J. Denman Pennsbury OL 6-6 310 Senior Penn State 2. Colin Thompson Archbishop Wood TE/DL 6-5 225 Senior Florida 3. Chris Muller Boyertown OL 6-6 285 Senior Rutgers 4. Drew Harris Downingtown East RB... Read more

Countdown to Kickoff: La Salle preps for North Penn

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 12:10 AM
A FEW PICS FROM LA SALLE'S MONDAY PRACTICE With its practice field hit hard by Tropical Storm Irene, La Salle moved Monday evening's scrimmage to Plymouth Whitemarsh's turf field. In a rematch of last year's PIAA Class AAAA state semifinal, La Salle will play North Penn 6 p.m. Saturday at PW. -Rick... Read more

List of S.E. Pa. Products Playing Division I-A College Football

Sunday, August 28, 2011, 7:37 PM
Here is a list of Southeastern Pennsylvania products on Division I-A football rosters: Player College Position Yr. Ht. Wt. High School Olaniyi Adewole, Temple, Soph., LB, 6-2, 228, Upper Darby Ryan Alderman, Temple, Soph., WR, 5-9, 170, Bishop Shanhan Taj Alexander, Rutgers, Soph., DL, 6-4... Read more

Football: Former Northeast High wideout Je'Ron Stokes no longer at Michigan

Sunday, August 28, 2011, 4:49 PM
Former Northeat High wideout Je'Ron Stokes is no longer playing for the University of Michigan. Stokes (Class of 2009) played 11 games in 2010, catching one pass for 11 yards. In six games in 2009, he caught two passes for 16 yards. For more details, click below for a story in the Detroit Free Press: http://www... Read more

Countdown to Kickoff: West Catholic blanks George Washington, 3-0, in a scrimmage

Saturday, August 27, 2011, 12:48 PM
West Catholic, the defending PIAA Class AA state champion, turned back host George Washington, 3-0, in a Saturday morning scrimmage. The Burrs will open the season next Saturday (12 p.m.) versus Rroman Catholic at Maxwell Field in Wildwood, N.J. The Cahillites won, 23-14, last year. The Eagles will... Read more
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