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December 31, 2014 | BY AARON CARTER, Daily News Staff Writer
YOU CAN call it the "Derrick Jones effect. " No, not just the audible astonishment the 6-6 senior's aerial displays elicit from the Archbishop Carroll faithful. Apparently, Jones' exploits also change the energy of his teammates. "It definitely gives us a spark every time he gets a dunk," said Patriots guard Samir Taylor. "I feel like that helps us change the game around. " Last night at Widener University, Jones and Co. jumped on Haverford School, 69-49, in front of a near-capacity crowd at the Pete and Jameer Nelson Holiday Classic.
SPORTS
January 12, 2016 | By Evan Cross, Staff Writer
Ryan Daly scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, leading Archbishop Carroll past Roman Catholic, 64-51, in a Catholic League matchup Sunday. Josh Sharkey added 13 points and 10 assists for the Patriots. They are 12-1, with their only loss coming to St. Benedict's (N.J.) by one point. The Cahillites, last year's Catholic League champions and the preseason No. 1 in The Inquirer rankings, are now 9-3 overall and 2-2 in league play. Roman's Lamar Stevens led all scorers with 23 points.
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March 13, 2012 | By Rick O’Brien, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Archbishop Carroll, seeking its third PIAA Class AAA quarterfinal berth in four seasons, set the tone early Tuesday night against Octorara. The Patriots pounded the offensive glass, carried over a hot shooting touch from last Friday, and built a 17-point advantage in the first seven minutes against the bewildered Braves. From there, Carroll, also playing stellar defense, put the finishing touches on a 71-50, second-round romp at Coatesville High and moved a step closer to its second state title.
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March 20, 2012 | By Brian Kotloff, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The two teams that stepped on the Norristown High School hardwood Tuesday night had reached a level of play that no other girls' team in the region could reach. Spring-Ford and Archbishop Carroll, The Inquirer's No. 1 and No. 2 teams in Southeastern Pennsylvania, respectively, had combined to win 57 of their 61 games this season before facing off in the PIAA Class AAAA semifinals. Neither had experienced a loss in months. But only one team had experienced the highs and lows of the state tournament.
SPORTS
June 11, 1999 | By Brian Miller, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Some coaches may have been a little hesitant, getting handed the reins of one of the more successful high school baseball programs in the state. Archbishop Carroll's baseball team had won three Catholic League championships this decade, and with the talent back this spring, many predicted a fourth crown. But Fran Murphy eagerly took the job. And to his credit, the Patriots didn't miss a beat this spring, rolling to the Southern Division championship before winning their third league championship in three years.
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January 25, 1993 | By Chris Morkides, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Linus McGinty must give up smoking. Cheeseburgers, too, and any other food that tends to clog the arteries. But there is one thing the Archbishop Carroll girls' basketball coach does not want to give up after recent quadruple-bypass surgery: his passion, coaching. "I really miss it," McGinty said. "I'm just not physically capable of doing it now. " McGinty, 46, never had been seriously ill. So he wasn't overly concerned when he felt discomfort a few days before Christmas.
SPORTS
January 17, 2016 | By Aaron Carter, Staff Writer
Ryan Daly is a complete offensive player now, but that wasn't always the case. The 6-foot-5 forward for Archbishop Carroll employed his vast arsenal of abilities Friday night in the Patriots' 69-57 triumph against visiting Father Judge. Daly, a senior who will play at Hartford next season, finished with a game-high 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting. He also added nine rebounds and two steals and hit 3 of 5 three-pointers for Carroll (14-1, 6-0 Catholic League). After struggling to find his shot early last season, Daly focused on becoming a more complete offensive threat.
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October 24, 2001 | By Shannon Ryan INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Archbishop Carroll senior Maura McBryan committed Monday to play college basketball next year at St. Joseph's University. McBryan, a 6-foot guard, averaged roughly 11 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists per game last season for the Patriots, who finished 18-8. The Hawks went 15-13 last season. She made her official visit to St. Joseph's last weekend. McBryan also strongly considered Penn. "I liked both schools," she said. "It was nothing against Penn. I just really liked the atmosphere, the team, and the coaches at St. Joe's.
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May 27, 2016 | By Rick O'Brien, STAFF WRITER
It didn't take long for new Delaware men's basketball coach Martin Ingelsby to reach out and land one of his high school alma mater's top players. Ryan Daly, a 6-foot-4 sharpshooter and senior at Archbishop Carroll, committed to play for the Blue Hens on Wednesday night. Ingelsby starred as a point guard at Carroll in the mid-1990s and went on to play at Notre Dame. He spent the last seven seasons as an assistant coach at Notre Dame under Mike Brey. "That's a huge thing, the Carroll connection," Daly said.
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May 25, 2016 | By Aaron Carter, STAFF WRITER
For nearly an hour, the only sounds emanating from the lacrosse field at Neumann University were the pitter-patter of raindrops and the clap of thunder. That is, however, until Archbishop Wood and Archbishop Carroll finally bounded noisily from the school's gymnasium adjacent the field, cheering their freedom after lightning caused a considerable delay. When play finally resumed, an hour and 41 minutes had lapsed, but Carroll's girls wasted no time claiming their 16th consecutive Catholic League championship with a 21-4 victory.
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April 10, 2016 | BY Rick O'Brien, STAFF WRITER
After a terrific senior campaign during which he showed vast improvement, Archbishop Carroll's Ryan Daly is back on the free-agent market. The 6-foot-4, 200-pound sharpshooter, who announced his commitment to play basketball for coach John Gallagher and Hartford last August, reopened his recruitment last month. "I just didn't want to go there anymore," Daly said without getting into specifics. "Coach Gallagher is a great guy. I just wasn't feeling it in my heart. " Daly, a soft-spoken wing guard with a cool demeanor under pressure, averaged 21.7 points and seven rebounds while sparking Carroll to a 23-4 record and the second round of the PIAA Class 3A state playoffs.
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March 28, 2016 | By Rick O'Brien, STAFF WRITER
PLAYER OF THE YEAR Tony Carr, guard, Roman Catholic Penn State coach Pat Chambers smartly focused on landing the senior floor general and made regular trips from State College to Broad and Vine. Carr is a terrific ball handler and penetrator, an excellent distributor in transition and halfcourt sets, and a clutch performer in pressure situations. The 6-foot-4 dynamo averaged 14.7 points, 6.1 rebounds, 5.5 assists, and 2.1 steals while leading the Cahillites to a 27-4 mark and their second straight PIAA Class 4A state title.
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March 8, 2016 | By Rick O'Brien, Staff Writer
Archbishop Carroll has announced the addition of Mike Costanzo, a second-round selection by the Phillies in the 2005 amateur draft, to its baseball coaching staff. After starring as an infielder at Carroll (Class of 2002) and Coastal Carolina, Costanzo played professionally for 11 seasons. He made his major-league debut in 2012 with the Cincinnati Reds. "I have a tremendous passion for the sport and for Carroll," Costanzo said. "Now that I am done with my playing career, I can think of no better way to give back to kids than by coaching baseball.
SPORTS
March 6, 2016 | By Trevor Newcomb, Staff Writer
Nicole Kaiser didn't lead Upper Dublin in scoring on Friday, but she still managed to be the hero for the Cardinals. With 1.8 seconds left in the game, Kaiser made a jump shot after receiving a pass, giving her team the 40-38 win over Archbishop Carroll in the first round of the PIAA Class 4A tournament. She finished with 10 points in the game played at Cheltenham, and Allison Chernow made three three-pointers in the second half to lead the Cardinals with 11 points. Upper Dublin had battled back from scoring only one point in the first quarter.
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March 6, 2016 | By Rick O'Brien, Staff Writer
Whitey Rigsby is one of the most recognizable faces in Villanova basketball history. He was a captain for the Wildcats in the 1970s and now is a radio broadcaster for their games. John Rigsby, a senior sharpshooter for Archbishop Carroll, said his playing style has been compared countless times to that of his well-known father. "People say the similarities are the aggressive play, the hustle, and the burning desire to win," the 6-foot-4, 170-pound wing guard said. With Rigsby scoring 14 of his 21 points in the first half of a PIAA Class 3A playoff opener against Holy Ghost Prep, the Patriots built a 48-9 advantage and clobbered the turnover-plagued Firebirds, 76-27, Friday night at Cheltenham.
SPORTS
March 4, 2016 | By Rick O'Brien, Staff Writer
The drive toward Hershey is about to begin. The PIAA state boys' basketball playoffs get underway this weekend with 29 local squads seeking gold medals. Here is a preview of the Class AAA and A tournaments, which tip off Friday, and a predicted winner in each classification. We'll go through the Class AAAA and AA playoffs, which start Saturday, in Friday's editions. Class AAA Can Neumann-Goretti recover from back-to-back defeats to earn its sixth crown in seven seasons?
SPORTS
March 4, 2016
Boys' Basketball PIAA CLASS A FIRST ROUND NONLEAGUE Math, Civics and Sciences vs. Notre Dame - East Stroudsburg at Pleasant Valley, 6 Phil-Mont Christian vs. Paul Robeson at Colonial Elementary, 7 Delco Christian vs. Greenwood at Central Dauphin East, 7:30 Constitution vs. Lancaster County Christian at Southern, 7:30 PIAA CLASS AAA FIRST ROUND Del-Val Charter vs. Gettysburg at Lincoln, 7:15 Imhotep Charter vs. Eastern York...
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February 26, 2016 | By Aaron Carter, Staff Writer
After last week's disappointing loss in the Catholic League semifinals, perhaps what Archbishop Carroll needed was to be thrown back into the fire as soon as possible. The District 12 3A seeding game Wednesday against Imhotep at a steamy Archbishop Ryan was exactly that. In an at-times ugly and disjointed fashion, the Patriots held off the heat and the Panthers, 70-61. "Yeah, it felt like a sauna on the floor," said a smiling Josh Sharkey. "We just had to deal with it. We can't control the temperature whether it's cold or hot, so we just had to be ready in any circumstances.
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