Published: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:53:04 GMT2017-03-26T23:53:04Z
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:53:04 GMT2017-03-26T23:53:04ZHarrison Rieger of Moorestown was named most valuable player of the West squad that captured the 40th annual Carino Club all-star game in boys' basketball on Sunday with a 132-127 victory over the East team.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:49:21 GMT2017-03-26T21:49:21Z
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:39:29 GMT2017-03-26T01:39:29ZHERSHEY, Pa. - Shannon May didn't think about the prospect until Saturday morning. At least, the Archbishop Wood senior made sure she didn't think about it until then. She willed herself not to.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:04:13 GMT2017-03-26T00:04:13ZAll that Elaina Hansen cares about is making contact at the plate and putting the ball in play. Home runs are secondary for the Clearview junior, even though her 15 career homers are the most in program history.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:27:09 GMT2017-03-25T23:27:09ZIf Daron Russell's fiery performance fueled Imhotep to the PIAA Class 4A championship on Satuday, his effort could have also symbolized a passing of the torch.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:47:48 GMT2017-03-25T22:47:48ZHERSHEY, Pa. - A little pregame gum-flapping is usually harmless, but sometimes it's better to just leave some sleeping Panthers alone.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:09:19 GMT2017-03-25T22:09:19ZHERSHEY, Pa. - Minika Glenn knew she would have to wait her turn. So, for three years, the Neumann-Goretti guard did just that. She sat on the bench and watched the Saints dominate, going 88-2 in that span, capturing Catholic League and state titles in the process.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:44:17 GMT2017-03-25T20:44:17ZJohnny Panchella is a lucky man. Just ask him. He's a catcher who gets to spend his baseball days around great pitchers.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:34:53 GMT2017-03-25T02:34:53ZHERSHEY - Playing a fun-to-watch, team-oriented brand of basketball had served Archbishop Wood well this season, so it was only fitting that the ball was passed crisply and often Friday night as the Vikings capped a season of firsts by overwhelming Meadville, 73-40, in the PIAA Class 5A championship at the Giant Center in Hershey.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:21:04 GMT2017-03-25T02:21:04ZIt started as a joke, Abby Kapp said. Something that stuck with the Boyertown girls' basketball team throughout its two-week playoff journey. Something one of them would say when they wanted a big reaction. A sort of call and response.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:20:46 GMT2017-03-25T00:20:46ZHERSHEY - It's not often that a 5-foot-3, 97-pound underclassman earns considerable playing time and contributes for a squad, even one that is a member of the PIAA's smallest enrollment classification, that makes a deep state playoff run.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:54:38 GMT2017-03-24T23:54:38ZNeither sibling would say there is a particular "Valore" coaching style. Style, they said, is mostly on the surface anyway.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:33:22 GMT2017-03-24T23:33:22ZWhen Cherokee boys' basketball coach Eric Cassidy was asked to be the head coach of the West squad for Sunday's Albert J. Carino Basketball Club of South Jersey's 40th annual senior all-star game, the first thing he thought about was one more game of coaching his own player, Steve Gervasi, again.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:11:12 GMT2017-03-24T23:11:12ZHERSHEY - When Constitution delivered several heavy blows to Sewickley Academy early on, it looked as if the Generals were on the way to claiming their fourth state championship in seven seasons.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:47:26 GMT2017-03-24T22:47:26ZChyna Nixon met Neumann-Goretti girls' basketball coach Andrea Peterson on a weekend. At least she thinks it was a weekend.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:34:19 GMT2017-03-24T22:34:19ZWest Jersey Football League officials have joined with leaders of four other football conferences to create a proposal for changes to the state's playoff system.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:26:18 GMT2017-03-24T22:26:18ZWhen they were 10 or 11 and would walk off the baseball field together, people always would ask the same question.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:10:08 GMT2017-03-24T22:10:08ZDoug Zapf has always been one of the smaller guys in the wrestling room. It's part of why the Downingtown West junior fell in love with the sport in first grade.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:21:01 GMT2017-03-24T16:21:01ZThe childhood sports trophy, as innocent and ubiquitous a memento of American youth as yearbooks and baby photos, recently has become the focus of a battle as nasty and intense as any NFL rivalry.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:50:31 GMT2017-03-24T02:50:31ZHERSHEY, Pa. - For the fourth straight year, Neumann-Goretti's Quade Green and Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree proudly left Chocolatetown with championship medals draped around their necks.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:15:47 GMT2017-03-24T02:15:47Z
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:05 GMT2017-03-24T00:00:05ZBy the standards of most of South Jersey's elite lacrosse players, Gab Bodine arrived late to the sport. She estimates it was about fifth grade when she first started playing - an age when players in towns like Moorestown are seasoned veterans.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:53:06 GMT2017-03-23T22:53:06ZHERSHEY, Pa. - One by one, Girard College's dejected players slowly exited the locker room. A banner season for the new-look and much-improved Cavaliers came to a disappointing end Thursday afternoon in the PIAA Class A boys' basketball final against Kennedy Catholic.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:51:05 GMT2017-03-23T22:51:05ZSam Sack has been one of South Jersey's top softball players throughout her high school career. The Paul VI senior envisioned having a meaningful final season, but that anticipation was short-lived.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:45:03 GMT2017-03-23T15:45:03ZThe PIAA's basketball championship weekend has been stretched from two days to three. With the switch from four to six classifications in both boys' and girls' hoops, a total of 12 title games will be played Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at Hershey's Giant Center.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:44:51 GMT2017-03-23T15:44:51ZTrust is earned, and when you're an underclassman playing with two of the nation's best players, it doesn't come easy.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:57:07 GMT2017-03-22T22:57:07ZMark Deal, who is widely regarded as one of South Jersey football's most innovative coaches, will not be retained at Clearview.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:16:55 GMT2017-03-22T19:16:55ZThey became professional baseball players on the same day in the same way: In a flurry of picks between the third and sixth rounds of the 2016 major-league draft.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:25:43 GMT2017-03-22T13:25:43ZThe Archbishop Wood boys' basketball team had practiced early Saturday morning in its usual place, the little gym next door at Nativity of Our Lord School, which gave Collin Gillespie plenty of time to drive the nine miles back to his home in Huntingdon Valley to catch the 2:50 p.m. tipoff for Villanova-Wisconsin.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:22:41 GMT2017-03-22T03:22:41ZEven stars need help to shine. Tuesday evening at the Liacouras Center, Neumann-Goretti's supporting cast helped the Saints demolish Del-Val and advance to the PIAA Class 3A finale in Hershey on Thursday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 02:43:06 GMT2017-03-22T02:43:06ZConstitution's Tamir Green says he has been playing basketball with a heavy heart for the last six weeks. That's because one of his closest friends, Siddi, was fatally shot in his West Oak Lane home.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:22:05 GMT2017-03-21T22:22:05ZIt's fairly easy for a public school to win the Tournament of Champions in boys' basketball. All you need is for a player such as former Camden superstar Dajuan Wagner to develop in your district.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:37:31 GMT2017-03-21T19:37:31Z
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:26:05 GMT2017-03-21T12:26:05ZDel Val Charter basketball coach James Lewis, looking to be thorough in his scouting report for Sunday's PIAA Class 3A state quarterfinal against Valley Forge Military Academy, went through the X's and O's, but his players, knowing the elephant in their own locker room, weren't going to let him off the hook.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:13:06 GMT2017-03-21T05:13:06ZBoyertown upsets Cardinal O'Hara, winning their PIAA Class 6A semifinal game, 39-37, at Spring-Ford High School Monday, March 20, 2017.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:12:30 GMT2017-03-21T05:12:30ZGirard College advances to Class A state final, defeating Faith Christian, 67-58, at Spring-Ford High School Monday, March 20, 2017.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:11:22 GMT2017-03-21T05:11:22ZSince Girard College had throttled Faith Christian in the PIAA District 1 Class A championship game earlier this month, a similar outcome was expected by many in the rematch.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:40:12 GMT2017-03-21T04:40:12ZAbby Kapp's grandparents like to be bored. At least that's what Maurita and Jack, Kapp's grandparents on her father's side, always say to the Boyertown senior after close or nerve-racking basketball games.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:43:35 GMT2017-03-20T23:43:35ZLenaami Morton already had a fantastic winter track season. Now she is looking to have an even better spring season.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:47:08 GMT2017-03-20T22:47:08ZGuy Gaudreau is the father of Calgary Flames star Johnny Gaudreau as well as Boston College standout Matt Gaudreau. In a sense, Guy Gaudreau also is the father of Gloucester Catholic ice hockey.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:31:29 GMT2017-03-20T20:31:29ZAlmost every athlete who takes the court for the Albert J. Carino Basketball Club of South Jersey's 40th annual all-star basketball game Sunday at Rutgers Camden is hoping to play the sport in college.