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September 13, 2012 | By Aaron Beard, Associated Press
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Notre Dame got everything it wanted, and the Atlantic Coast Conference got Notre Dame. The school announced Wednesday that it would join the ACC in all the conference's sports except football, though it will play five games annually against league programs and have access to its non-BCS bowl tie-ins. It's unclear exactly when the Irish will leave the Big East for its non-football sports. "I don't think there's out there a better situation than the situation we have," said the Rev. John I. Jenkins, Notre Dame's president.
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December 17, 2012
The Inquirer TOP 10   FOOTBALL Team   Record Last week's rankings in parentheses. 1. Coatesville (1)   13-3 2. La Salle (2)   12-2 3. St. Joseph's Prep (3)   10-1 4. Arch. Wood (4)   12-3 5. Downingtown East (5)   10-1 6. Spring-Ford (6)   12-3 7. Pennridge (7)   12-2 8. Pennsbury (8)   9-3 9. Episcopal Acad. (9)   10-0 10. Imhotep (10)   14-1 Under consideration (listed alphabetically)
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March 1, 2013 | By Joe Juliano, Inquirer Staff Writer
Fran Ganter, who served on Joe Paterno's coaching staff at Penn State for 33 years before taking over as the university's associate athletic director for football administration in 2004, has announced his retirement, effective Thursday. Ganter, a running back for the Nittany Lions from 1967 through 1970, spent 20 of his years on Paterno's staff as offensive coordinator. Paterno added the title of assistant head coach to his duties in 2000. "I am very proud and thankful to have been a member of the Penn State football family for the past 46 years," Ganter said in a statement.
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July 2, 2015 | By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Staff Writer
Woodstown defensive back Dillon Hill admits that his final football game will be an emotional one, simply because he never wanted to see his career end. Hill will participate Wednesday in the Adam Taliaferro Foundation All-Star Football Classic at Rowan University. The game, which features many of the top graduating seniors in South Jersey, will kick off at 7 p.m. Listed on the roster at 5-foot-5 and 145 pounds, Hill was hoping to play college football but was told by many that he was too small.
NEWS
January 21, 2013 | By Carolyn Hax
Adapted from an online discussion. Question: I'm in love with a wonderful guy and thinking long-term with him. But, he is an extreme football fanatic and I'm not interested, despite efforts by both of us to get me excited about the game. I feel like the current football season has really put a strain on our relationship, sapping all the time we would normally spend together. I'm also still nursing wounds because he got offered last-minute tickets to a playoff game and canceled plans we had made months earlier in order to go. I am very, very self-conscious about coming across as a nag or a shrew.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 25, 2014 | By Patricia Mans, For The Inquirer
A handsome, charming 15-year-old with a brilliant smile, Jhanviey is a natural athlete. He loves to play team sports including baseball and basketball. But of them all, football is by far his favorite. He is happiest, he says, when he is playing the game or watching it. Looking ahead, he hopes to attend a Division 1 college or university where he could play football. And it's no surprise that he dreams of joining a pro team one day. When Jhanviey is not engaged in sports, he enjoys testing his skills at video games.
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February 6, 2013 | BY MIKE KERN, Daily News Staff Writer kernm@phillynews.com
WHEN MATT Donoghue was in middle school, he wasn't trying to become the next Jason Peters. At that point in his athletic development, he wanted to be more like Ryan Howard. Donoghue didn't even play football yet. His sport was baseball, and he played first base. But things change. At some point, baseball just wasn't getting it done for him anymore. It happens. Instead, he tried something different. At first he was a defensive lineman and tight end. As a sophomore at Garnet Valley High he switched to the offensive line.
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November 8, 2012 | By Phil Anastasia, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The last time Cherry Hill East played a football game, it still was light at 5 p.m. and "Sandy" and the Jersey Shore were linked by one thing: a Bruce Springsteen song about the Fourth of July in Asbury Park. A lot has happened since Oct. 20. Late that afternoon, Cherry Hill East walked off the field after a loss at Washington Township. On Friday, the Cougars will run back on the field to face host Cherokee in a game loaded with South Jersey Group 5 playoff implications for both teams.
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August 29, 2014 | By Mike Jensen, Inquirer Columnist
The first reminder we're starting a new era of college football: The national championship game won't be at the Rose Bowl or in New Orleans or Miami or any other site of the traditional big bowls. On Jan. 12, everybody will watch the action from the place Jerry Jones built, AT&T Stadium, in Arlington, Texas. Probably around midnight, a champion will be crowned, and the first year of the new four-team playoff system will be in the books. Those four teams are as far as the sport's powers (i.e., the power five conferences)
NEWS
April 27, 2015 | By Maria Panaritis, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Camden High School football star and Division I prospect known as a team leader, intensely driven on the field, and immensely likable in the locker room, was shot and killed in the street early Saturday morning, authorities said. Jameer Bullard, 18, was pronounced dead around 1 a.m., minutes after police found him with a gunshot wound lying on the sidewalk on the 1200 block of Mechanic Street. He was just one block from the new, larger home that he, his siblings, and his parents had left their old neighborhood for about a month ago. Authorities were searching for a motive, had made no immediate arrests in his death, and were releasing no other information Saturday evening, said Andy McNeil, a spokesman for the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.
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