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October 30, 2000 | By Joe Fite, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Hill School went into its game with visiting Blair Academy without the services of running back Eric King and leading tackler Ryan Murphy because of injury and illness. As a result, the Blues lost a Mid-Atlantic Prep League game, 56-12, on Saturday. "We got 'Blairmolished,' " Hill coach Tom Gizzi said. "I think that's the best way to put it. I have to give Blair a lot of credit. They're an outstanding football team. " The loss gave Blair Academy a 5-2 record. Hill School fell to 1-6. The Blues travel to Hun School for a 2 p.m. game on Saturday.
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June 4, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Villanova University basketball recruit Tim Delaney will leave Pitman High School and spend his senior year at Blair Academy, a prep school in Warren County. The 6-foot-9 Delaney averaged 15 points and 10 rebounds last season as a junior, helping Pitman to the Group 1 state title. Delaney's mother, Jeanine, confirmed Monday that her son would enroll at Blair Academy but declined further comment. Delaney returned early Monday morning from Colorado Springs, Colo., where he played on the winning team in the USA Basketball three-on-three national tournament.
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November 13, 2008 | By Keith Pompey INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Blair Academy (N.J.) senior Austin Johnson signed a national letter of intent yesterday to play men's basketball at Rutgers. The 6-foot-7, 200-pound senior forward, who transferred to Blair from Cheltenham, is a native of Philadelphia. Johnson was one of many area athletes who signed letters of intent yesterday. Roman Catholic basketball player Maalik Wayns and Glen Mills basketball player Aaric Murray are the area's most high-profile signees. Wayns, a point guard, signed with Villanova.
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February 1, 2013 | The Inquirer Staff
Aja Ellison put back a rebound as time expired on Thursday night to lift Life Center over visiting Blair Academy, 50-48. The junior forward finished with 15 rebounds and six blocks. She scored half of her 22 points in the third quarter. Ellison limited Virginia Tech-bound Sammi Hill to just three points. Aliyah Jeune added a pair of three-pointers and 13 points. With nine seconds left in regulation, Sadie Edwards tied the game for Blair on a pair of free throws. Blair Academy 13 11 9 15 - 48 Life Center 10 7 19 14 - 50 BA: Tolly Camara 8, Bre Cavanaugh 14, Sadie Edwards 15, Sammi Hill 3, Kate Ryan 8. LC: Bose Aiyalogbe 4, Aja Ellison 22, Aliyah Jeune 13, Ashli Jeune 4, Florence Ouattara 3, Crystal Simmons 4.
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April 29, 1996 | By Beth Onufrak, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Julie Williamson collected many awards during her four years as a field hockey player for Syracuse University. Her latest honor wasn't exactly unexpected, but it came earlier than the Collingswood graduate had anticipated. Williamson was inducted into the Orange Plus Hall of Fame, as part of the Syracuse Silver Anniversary of Women's Athletics Gala on Saturday. The honor came a little more than a year after Williamson had played her final game for Syracuse. "I was a little surprised, mainly because I just graduated," said Williamson, the assistant field hockey and lacrosse coach at Cornell University.
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June 4, 2014 | By the Inquirer Staff
ESPN announced that Illinois will be Villanova's opponent in the Jimmy V Men's Basketball Classic Dec. 9 in New York. The Wildcats' original opponent, Maryland, pulled out because of scheduling issues. Indiana and Louisville will meet in the second game of the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden. Recruit changes schools. Villanova recruit Tim Delaney will leave Pitman High and spend his senior year at Blair Academy, a prep school in Warren County, N.J. The 6-foot-9 Delaney averaged 15 points and 10 rebounds last season to lead Pitman to the Group 1 state title.
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October 26, 2015 | By Jack Goodwillie, Inquirer Staff Writer
Junior Olivia Arizin of Cardinal O'Hara broke a 17-year-old meet record Saturday at the Catholic League Cross-Country Championships. Arizin finished the 3.1-mile Belmont Plateau course in 18 minutes, 32 seconds, breaking the mark of 18:36 set by Sheila Klick of Archbishop Prendergast in 1998. O'Hara's Grace Mancini, Elizabeth Mancini, and Sara Hayes finished third, fourth and fifth, respectively, to help the Lions win the Catholic League championship. In the boys' race, Cardinal O'Hara's Rob Morro finished first in 16:22 to win the individual title.
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November 14, 2014 | DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORT
VILLANOVA announced that three basketball recruits have signed letters of intent, including Jalen Brunson. Brunson, 6-1, is considered one of the top guards in the country. His father, Rick, played at Temple. Brunson is from Stevenson High in Illinois. The other two signees are 6-4 guard Donte DiVincenzo, of Salesianum High in Delaware, and 6-9 forward Tim Delaney, of Blair Academy in New Jersey and formerly of Pitman High. "Jalen is a dynamic guard and the son of two outstanding college athletes in Sandra and Rick Brunson," coach Jay Wright said in a statement.
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December 1, 1999 | By Joe Santoliquito, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
The Bucks and Montgomery County areas not only feature the state's best wrestler in Neshaminy senior Mike Pirozzola but could have three of the best teams in the state in Upper Perkiomen, Norristown and Neshaminy. Here is a look at the leagues: Catholic. North Catholic is the defending league champion, and the Falcons could repeat again. North could be tested by two area teams, La Salle and Archbishop Wood. The Explorers return a solid nucleus, while Wood has back a number of top finishers in the league championships.
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October 28, 2013 | By Nick Carroll, Inquirer Staff Writer
Episcopal Academy rattled off 28 straight points to start the second half Saturday to come from behind and beat Springside Chestnut Hill, 28-20, in an Inter-Ac League game. After Episcopal trailed, 14-0, at halftime, Anthony Feliziani punctuated the rally with a pair of rushing touchdowns from 3 and 26 yards. The Churchmen capitalized on four second-half turnovers. Evan Butts forced two fumbles, and Christian Feliziani, Anthony's brother, had an interception and a forced fumble. The win keeps Episcopal unbeaten in Inter-Ac play (3-0)
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May 5, 2016 | By Walter F. Naedele, Staff Writer
In the early 1960s, Dean C. Pappas, a student at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., was inspired when he heard the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speak there. "What impressed him was the passion that Dr. King had for the civil rights cause and how he figured out something deeply important to him," Mr. Pappas' son, Dimitri, said. "It was one of several things," Dimitri Pappas said, that caused his father "to examine his own life. " The inspiration he gained as a young man Mr. Pappas was able to put fully into action a year after he retired.
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Baseball CATHOLIC LEAGUE Neumann-Goretti 11, Cardinal O'Hara 0 St. Joseph's Prep 12, Conwell-Egan 3 La Salle 10, Lansdale Catholic 1 Roman Catholic 2, Bonner-Prendergast 1 Archbishop Wood 15, Bishop McDevitt 7 CENTRAL LEAGUE Conestoga 9, Marple Newtown 5 Garnet Valley 5, Radnor 1 Harriton 8, Haverford High 1 Strath Haven 8, Upper Darby 1 CHES-MONT LEAGUE Unionville 4, West Chester East 1 FRIENDS SCHOOLS...
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October 26, 2015 | By Jack Goodwillie, Inquirer Staff Writer
Junior Olivia Arizin of Cardinal O'Hara broke a 17-year-old meet record Saturday at the Catholic League Cross-Country Championships. Arizin finished the 3.1-mile Belmont Plateau course in 18 minutes, 32 seconds, breaking the mark of 18:36 set by Sheila Klick of Archbishop Prendergast in 1998. O'Hara's Grace Mancini, Elizabeth Mancini, and Sara Hayes finished third, fourth and fifth, respectively, to help the Lions win the Catholic League championship. In the boys' race, Cardinal O'Hara's Rob Morro finished first in 16:22 to win the individual title.
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May 1, 2015 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
Anna Steinmetz singled into the gap in left-center in the seventh inning Wednesday to give West Chester Rustin a 6-5 win over Downingtown East in a Ches-Mont National softball game. Steinmetz finished 3 for 4 with two RBIs. Central. Olivia Rigby had three hits, two runs, and four RBIs, and Carly Shenold had three hits, three runs, two RBIs, and a stolen base to propel Penncrest past host Harriton, 16-14. Lauren O'Brien and Taylor Eubanks both went 2 for 4 with two RBIs as visiting Ridley edged Upper Darby, 7-6. Pioneer.
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April 24, 2015 | By Mark Macyk and Rick O'Brien, Inquirer Staff Writers
Ethan Pritchett struck out eight in a six-inning no-hitter Wednesday as Neumann-Goretti blanked visiting Conwell-Egan, 10-0, in a Catholic League baseball game. Matt McKeown went 3 for 4 with three RBIs and collected his 100th hit. Lou Testa went 2 for 2 with a home run and two RBIs. Public A. Steve Callahan struck out 11 in a five-hitter as visiting Franklin Towne Charter downed GAMP, 4-0. Jack Cohen-Mungan went 2 for 2 with two RBIs to lead Central to a 6-3 victory at Esperanza.
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April 12, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Keith Braxton believes he's a Division I college basketball player. He's going to take another year to prove it. Braxton, a Delsea senior and first-team all-South Jersey selection, plans to spend next year at the Lawrenceville School as a post-graduate. He hopes the experience will lead to a Division I scholarship offer. "I didn't want to give up on my dream of playing at the Division I level," Braxton said on Thursday night. Braxton led Delsea to a 24-6 record and the South Jersey Group 3 title game.
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February 22, 2015 | BY MIKE KERN, Daily News Staff Writer kernm@phillynews.com
VILLANOVA'S basketball program has received its first oral commitment for the class of 2016. And it's a significant get. The Wildcats have landed 6-9, 270-pound Omari Spellman, who's considered a top-20 prospect at power forward and one of the country's top big men. Spellman made the announcement yesterday, on his mother's birthday. He visited Villanova in October and had offers from all over. Originally from northern Ohio (North Royalton), he's now a junior at The MacDuffie School in Springfield, Mass.
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November 14, 2014 | DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORT
VILLANOVA announced that three basketball recruits have signed letters of intent, including Jalen Brunson. Brunson, 6-1, is considered one of the top guards in the country. His father, Rick, played at Temple. Brunson is from Stevenson High in Illinois. The other two signees are 6-4 guard Donte DiVincenzo, of Salesianum High in Delaware, and 6-9 forward Tim Delaney, of Blair Academy in New Jersey and formerly of Pitman High. "Jalen is a dynamic guard and the son of two outstanding college athletes in Sandra and Rick Brunson," coach Jay Wright said in a statement.
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June 4, 2014 | By the Inquirer Staff
ESPN announced that Illinois will be Villanova's opponent in the Jimmy V Men's Basketball Classic Dec. 9 in New York. The Wildcats' original opponent, Maryland, pulled out because of scheduling issues. Indiana and Louisville will meet in the second game of the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden. Recruit changes schools. Villanova recruit Tim Delaney will leave Pitman High and spend his senior year at Blair Academy, a prep school in Warren County, N.J. The 6-foot-9 Delaney averaged 15 points and 10 rebounds last season to lead Pitman to the Group 1 state title.
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June 4, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Villanova University basketball recruit Tim Delaney will leave Pitman High School and spend his senior year at Blair Academy, a prep school in Warren County. The 6-foot-9 Delaney averaged 15 points and 10 rebounds last season as a junior, helping Pitman to the Group 1 state title. Delaney's mother, Jeanine, confirmed Monday that her son would enroll at Blair Academy but declined further comment. Delaney returned early Monday morning from Colorado Springs, Colo., where he played on the winning team in the USA Basketball three-on-three national tournament.
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