April 15, 2016 |
Haverford School scored only two runs Wednesday in a 2-1 victory over Strath Haven, but those two runs were all Grady Nance needed. Nance tossed seven innings of one-run ball, striking out nine Panthers and surrendering only four hits. David Hogarth knocked in one run in the fourth inning and Tommy Toal drove in the go-ahead run for the host Fords in the fifth. Isaiah Winikur hit a double for Haverford School in the nonleague game. Friends' Schools League. Tommy Kumar powered George School to a 5-4 victory at Westtown by going 2 for 2 with a pair of RBIs.
April 14, 2016 |
Malvern Prep's Shane Muntz more than made up for plunking five batters and being lifted after only 21/3 innings Tuesday in the Inter-Ac League opener against Haverford School. The 6-foot-4, 245-pound junior belted a three-run home run to left field in the first inning and a clinching grand slam to right in the seventh as the visiting Friars stayed hot with a 9-4 win over the Fords. Muntz, a righthander whose fastball hovers in the 88-to-92-mph range, first addressed the pitching wildness.
April 14, 2016 |
Tommy McNamara could be excused for his incredulity. The Haverford School senior hasn't played much lacrosse at rival Malvern Prep, let alone scored a game-winning goal. On Tuesday, however, the Notre Dame recruit was momentarily stunned after netting back-to-back goals in the final minute of the Fords' improbable come-from-behind 10-9 victory. "Wow, did that really just happen?" McNamara recalled thinking after his goal with 3.9 seconds remaining gave the Fords (6-3, 1-0) the lead for good.
March 24, 2016
Boys Radnor. Now a senior, midfielder Jack Wilson returns after giving the Raiders their first PIAA boys' lacrosse championship with an overtime blast against St. Joseph's Prep last year. The Raiders return hungry for more glory despite losing several key seniors from last year's team. Malvern Prep. The Friars figure to give Haverford School all it can handle in Inter-Ac play. Offensively, Malvern is led by Kyle Anderson, Adam Goldner, and Billy Coyle, a trio that Fords coach John Nostrant said "could be one of the best attacks in the country.
February 7, 2016
BASKETBALL INTER-AC Haverford School 93, Malvern Prep 86: Gavin Burke and Jack Marshall each scored 24 points as the host Fords rallied to win after trailing by 20 points in the second quarter. Burke, a freshman, knocked down five threes. Haverford trailed by seven points after three quarters, but opened the fourth on an 8-0 run. Marshall and Kharon Randolph each scored 15 points in the second half. The Fords sealed the win by shooting 9 for 10 from the foul line in the final two minutes.
February 1, 2016 |
John Decker, 30, of Gladwyne, a gifted athlete, financial analyst, and loyal friend whose smile "was second to none," died Saturday, Jan. 16, at home. Thomas A. "Tad" and M. Candace Decker found their son unresponsive when they returned home from a trip. The Montgomery County Coroner's Office listed the cause of death as pending while tests were underway. Test results were expected in several weeks. But Mr. Decker's father, vice chairman of the Cozen O'Connor law firm, said he believed his son died of an accidental drug overdose, as he grappled with heroin addiction.
December 28, 2015
FOOTBALL Final. Rk. Team Rec. 1. Imhotep Charter 15-0 2. Archbishop Wood 11-1 3. Upper Dublin 14-1 4. Haverford School 10-0 5. La Salle 8-4 6. North Penn 11-3 7. Malvern Prep 9-2 8. St. Joseph's Prep 7-3 9. Downingtown East 11-1 10. Neshaminy 9-4 - Rick O'Brien
December 25, 2015 |
Colin Caton Carpi, 84, of Penn Valley, a veteran, businessman and entrepreneur, died Thursday, Dec. 10, of progressive heart failure. Born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, he was a devoted father and grandfather who maintained lifelong curiosity, a love of learning, and optimism. "He was such an engaging human being. He always had a warm smile for everybody," said Jennifer Moller, his oldest child. "You saw him, he smiled, regardless of who the person was. " An honors graduate of the Haverford School, Princeton University, and Harvard Business School, Mr. Carpi was a voracious reader who delved into history, philosophy, physical sciences, religion, music and more, according to his family.
December 5, 2015 |
It was basketball at its tightest Thursday night. In a game with eight ties and six lead changes, Haverford School emerged as the winner, slipping past host Hun School (N.J.), 46-44, in a nonleague boys' game. Kharon Randolph netted 15 points and put the Fords up by four with 20 seconds remaining. Jack Marshall scored nine points and Asim Richards had five. The duo combined for 16 rebounds. Micah Sims dished out six assists. The victory was the first for new Haverford School head coach Bernie Rogers.