March 7, 2015 |
Henry Fairfax has stepped down as head coach of the Haverford School basketball team to focus on his work as an administrator at the school. Fairfax, a 1999 graduate of the Haverford School, has been the school's head of admissions since 2010. Fairfax led the Fords to an Inter-Ac championship as a senior and went on to play at Drexel. The Fords coach since 2012, Fairfax leaves with a record of 65-40 overall and 25-15 in league play. The Fords finished in third place with a 7-3 league record this season behind Episcopal Academy and champion Germantown Academy.
March 6, 2015
HENRY FAIRFAX has stepped down as head coach of the Haverford School basketball team to focus on his work as an administrator at the school. Fairfax, who graduated from Haverford School in 1999, has also been the school's head of admissions since 2010. Before he played collegiately at Drexel (Class of 2003), Fairfax also led the Fords to an Inter-Ac championship as a senior in 1999. As the Fords' coach since 2012, Fairfax leaves with a record of 65-40 overall and 25-15 in league play.
March 2, 2015 |
Ralph V. Cacciutti, 77, of Gladwyne, owner and operator of his family's foundry for many years, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, of a stroke at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Mr. Cacciutti was the CEO and chairman of West Philadelphia Bronze Corp., a bronze foundry and one of the leading national manufacturers of large castings for the shipbuilding industry. The business was established in 1947 in West Philadelphia by his father, Ralph Cacciutti, and uncle, Charles Cacciutti, both now deceased. In 1986, the firm moved to Chester, Delaware County, after acquiring the Crown Foundry there.
February 23, 2015 |
Bobby Endy won his 100th career match Saturday afternoon, but it wasn't even his biggest win of the day. The St. Joseph's Prep senior earned a pin in the first round of the District 12 Tournament at Edison High School for his milestone victory, but his next two pins made him the 152-pound champion. Endy improved to 32-0 on the season. He has 20 wins by fall. St. Joe's Prep's Sean Lyons was the 120-pound champion, and the Hawks finished fifth. Father Judge won the team tournament with 206.5 points and had five individual champions.
February 22, 2015
BASKETBALL DISTRICT 1 A QUARTERFINALS Phil-Mont Christian 66, Friends Select 28: Josh Griffin scored 17 first-half points to lead the top-seeded hosts. Griffin, a junior forward, notched his 1,000th career point on a first-quarter layup. Christopher Dock 68, Plumstead Christian 63 (OT): Brennan Addley led visiting, No. 7 Christopher Dock with six points in overtime. Terrell Willis' free throw with 35 seconds remaining in regulation erased an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit.
February 5, 2015 |
Germantown Academy set the stage for a winner-take-all battle for the Inter-Ac basketball title by rallying to beat host Haverford School, 60-57, on Tuesday. Devon Goodman stole an inbounds pass with 30 seconds left and raced down the court for a layup to put the Patriots ahead, 58-57. Germantown Academy had trailed by 10 with four minutes left. Goodman scored 17 points and Kyle McCloskey added 16. Levan Alston led Haverford School with 24. Germantown Academy will play at Episcopal Academy on Friday to decide the championship.
January 22, 2015 |
Years from now, when they talk about great moments in the Episcopal Academy-Haverford School boys' basketball rivalry, they might still be talking about Conner Delaney's shot. The Episcopal Academy sophomore drained a three-pointer from the left corner with a hand in his face and 5.2 seconds on the clock Tuesday to send the Churchmen to a 50-48 win at Haverford School. Mike Hinckley assisted on the winning shot. Haverford School, which had trailed throughout much of the second half, took the lead on a dunk by Lamar Stevens with 10 seconds remaining.
January 18, 2015 |
Devon Goodman might still be in the process of finding his voice on the basketball court. But Friday night against rival Haverford School, his play did the talking. The 5-foot-11 junior scored 17 points on 5-for-7 shooting, added four assists, pilfered a steal and blocked a shot in Germantown Academy's thrilling 65-58 home victory. However, Goodman understands a bashful point guard just won't do. "I'm a quiet guy," he said. "I think I show more of myself on the court, but I don't really talk that much.
January 12, 2015 |
Haverford School showed off its team depth in winning the Bissell Invitational wrestling tournament at the Hill School on Saturday. The Fords won just one championship - L.J. Barlow at 190 pounds - but had four runner-up finishes. Jake Hervada (160), Chris Kober (170), Mickey Kober (220), and Chauncey Simmons (285) each took second place. Barlow decisioned Tabor Academy's Sebastian Dziadkiewicz, 6-2, to earn the win. Malvern Prep, which finished third in the team standings, also went home with plenty of hardware.
January 1, 2015 |
You can call it the "Derrick Jones effect. " No, not just the audible astonishment the 6-foot-6 senior's aerial displays elicit from the Archbishop Carroll faithful. Apparently, Jones' exploits also change the energy of his teammates. "It definitely gives us a spark every time he gets a dunk," Patriots guard Samir Taylor said. "I feel like that helps us change the game around. " Jones and Co. jumped on Haverford School, 69-49, in front of a near-capacity crowd Tuesday night at Widener University in the Pete and Jameer Nelson Holiday Classic.