September 5, 2013 |
AYEAR AGO, the Daily News tabbed Episcopal's football team as one trying to create a stir as the season approached. In hindsight, it's likely that description was much too tame. How about uproar? All the Churchmen did was race to their best record (10-0, 5-0) in school history, winning their first outright Inter-Ac crown since 1982. Sparked by the talents of Daily News Inter-Ac Player of the Year Adam Strouss (now at Penn), the team leader at quarterback, and a suffocating defense that allowed a paltry 35 points (six shutouts)
July 12, 2013 |
THE REEBOK Classic Breakout camp provides an opportunity for more than 100 high school basketball players to showcase their talents in front of the best college coaches in the nation. The camp, which wraps up today at Philadelphia University, is one of the premier recruiting events in the nation, and two local players are looking to take advantage of the exposure. It is crunch time for Rashaan Holloway, a forward and a rising senior. He knows exactly what he is looking for in potential colleges.
July 11, 2013 |
SOME OF THE best high school basketball players in the country will assemble at Philadelphia University today for the start of Reebok Classic Breakout camp. Players will participate in the 3-day event to showcase their skills and boost their recruiting stock to a number of college coaches. Four players from the Philadelphia area are among the 100 players at this year's camp. Senior Rashaan Armstead-Holloway, from Schalick High in Elmer, N.J., has offers from Drexel, La Salle and Temple.
June 21, 2013 |
Inter-Ac/Independents struck for four runs in the first inning and did the same in the third en route to a 14-4 rout of the Public League in the middle game of a Carpenter Cup Classic baseball triple-header Thursday at Richie Ashburn Field. The Haverford School's Steve Scornajenghi highlighted the first with a two-run double. Germantown Academy's Zeke Zabinski (double) and Malvern Prep's Joe Poduslenko (single) delivered RBI hits in the third. Malvern Prep's Dan Grandieri (2 for 2, two runs)
June 2, 2013 |
The Inquirer TOP 10 BASEBALL Team Rec. Last week's rankings in parentheses. 1. La Salle (1) 21-4 2. Coatesville (9) 20-6 3. Pennridge (10) 19-7 4. C.B. East (2) 16-4 5. Malvern Prep (4) 27-9 6. Haverford School (NR) 24-10 7. Neshaminy (5) 15-5 8. C.R. North (NR) 15-8 9. North Penn (NR) 13-10 10. Strath Haven (1) 20-1 Under consideration (listed alphabetically)
May 31, 2013 |
A 17-year-old senior at the Haverford School was killed Tuesday night after he lost control of his car and it swerved into oncoming traffic in Concord Township. Kip Taviano of Glen Mills was driving west on Smithbridge Road when he lost control of his 2002 Toyota Camry while negotiating a curve, Pennsylvania state police said. His car was hit by a 2008 Land Rover driven by a 17-year-old girl, also from Glen Mills, police said. Taviano was pronounced dead at the scene; the other driver had minor injuries.
May 30, 2013
THE WAYNE Ellington All-City Basketball Classic, a high-quality quadrupleheader featuring most of the top high school underclassmen in the area, will be played tomorrow night at Girard College. GC is located at 2101 South College Ave., in Philly, right off the intersection of Corinthian and Girard avenues; seven blocks west of Broad and Girard. The first game, featuring the freshmen, will start at 5 p.m. Others to follow in order. Two sophomore games will take place because that class is unusually deep with talented players.
May 28, 2013
Baseball PUBLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP Franklin Towne Charter vs. Frankford at Ashburn Field, FDR Park, 3:15 Softball DISTRICT 1 CLASS A SEMIFINALS Calvary Christian vs. Friends Select at Bristol, 4 Bristol vs. Delco Christian at Plymouth Whitemarsh, 4 DISTRICT 1 CLASS AA SEMIFINALS Lower Moreland vs. St. Basil at Upper Dublin, 4 Christopher Dock vs. Springfield (M) at Hatboro-Horsham, 4 DISTRICT 1 CLASS AAA SEMIFINALS Villa Maria vs. Nazareth Academy at Harriton, 4 Chichester vs. Sun Valley at W.C. East, 4 DISTRICT 1 CLASS AAAA QUARTERFINALS W.C. Henderson at Pennsbury, 4 DISTRICT 1 CLASS AAAA SEMIFINALS Neshaminy at North Penn, 4 Baseball DISTRICT 1 CLASS A CHAMPIONSHIP Devon Prep vs. Calvary Christian at Temple Ambler DISTRICT 1 CLASS AAA CHAMPIONSHIP Holy Ghost Prep vs. Upper Moreland at Plymouth Whitemarsh, 4 Baseball DISTRICT 1 CLASS AAAA SEMIFINALS Coatesville vs. Council Rock North at Glen Mills, 4 North Penn vs. Pennridge at Plymouth Whitemarsh, 4 PENNSYLVANIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY 2013 Haverford School 2012 Malvern Prep 2011 Haverford School 2010 Germantown Academy 2009 Malvern Prep 2008 Germantown Academy 2007 Mercersburg Academy 2006 Malvern Prep 2005 Mercersburg Academy 2004 Germantown Academy 2003 Rain out 2002 William Penn Charter School 2001 Mercersburg Academy 2000 The Perkiomen...
May 27, 2013 |
The Haverford School rode a late-season hot streak all the way to an Independent Schools baseball championship Sunday, beating Malvern Prep, 7-3, at Upper Perkiomen. After starting the season 9-9, Haverford School won 16 of its final 17 games. "It's very satisfying for the seniors to finish the way they did and win a championship," Haverford School manager Robert Castell said. In the final against the defending champion, Malvern Prep, Kevin McGowan doubled and knocked in a pair of runs.