May 5, 2016 |
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.
April 21, 2016
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...
October 26, 2015 |
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.
May 1, 2015 |
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.
April 24, 2015 |
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.
April 12, 2015 |
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.
February 22, 2015 |
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.
November 14, 2014 |
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.
June 4, 2014 |
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.
June 4, 2014 |
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.