April 23, 2013
Neumann-Goretti point guard Hanif Sutton has committed to play basketball at Ursinus. Sutton helped lead the Saints to a 23-6 record and their fifth straight Catholic League championship this season. The 5-foot-9 senior earned third-team all-league honors. Sutton, who excels as an on-the-ball defender, also received interest from East Stroudsburg, Holy Family, and Lock Haven. - Rick O'Brien
March 21, 2013 |
Archbishop Ryan High School in the Northeast and Holy Family University today unveiled a new partnership that includes a dual-credit program. Archbishop Ryan students who complete Holy Family courses offered on Ryan's campus on Academy Road will receive both high school and college credits for their work. "Today marks an historic moment in our school's 47-year history," Ryan's President Michael McCardle said at a signing ceremony carried live on the websites of both Ryan and Holy Family University.
March 11, 2013 |
The Holy Family women's basketball team won its second straight Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Championship, beating Caldwell, 66-56, on Saturday at University of the Sciences. It was the Tigers' seventh CACC title since 2001. The Tigers' Erin Mann (Villa Maria) was named MVP for the second straight year after scoring a game-high 26 points. Kelly Brady (Ocean City) recorded her eighth double-double of the season after scoring 11 points and grabbing a game-high 14 rebounds.
January 27, 2013 |
Alberto Munoz scored his 1,000th career point as host Holy Family (11-8, 7-3 CACC) pinned a 69-64 defeat on visiting Bloomfield (10-9, 8-3) Saturday in Northeast Philadelphia. Munoz finished with 14 points. Ervin Ezell (Deptford) had 13 points. Elsewhere: Nelson Torres (Cherokee) hit a jumper with 2.6 seconds left to give host Immaculata (10-8, 9-2 CSAC) a 57-56 win over Baptist Bible (4-15, 2-10). . . . Rashaad Slappy (M.L. King) had 20 points to lead visiting Cheyney (8-9, 6-7 PSAC)
November 8, 2012 |
HARTFORD, Conn. - The Holy Family women's basketball team was a recipient of Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma's generosity and a victim of the Huskies' might in an exhibition game Wednesday night at the XL Center. The Tigers from Northeast Philadelphia, ranked 12th in the Division II coaches' preseason poll, held their own early before UConn asserted itself and rolled to a 119-50 victory. Seniors Erin Mann and Ana Cruz each scored 11 points for Holy Family. "We came here to get better, and I think we did that," Cruz said.
October 7, 2012
The Holy Family women's soccer team exploded for four goals on its way to a 4-0 victory over visiting Bloomfield in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference contest Saturday at Tiger Field. Melissa Benson (Little Flower), Jenn Richards (Conwell-Egan), Marie Bisirri (Nazareth Academy) and MaryKate Morris (St. Hubert) scored for the Tigers (3-9-0, 3-5). Rowan improved to 8-2 overall with 2-0 victory over Montclair State. Morgan Muracco (Washington Township) and Nina Fragoso (Delsea)
July 22, 2012 |
At its monthly board meeting Friday, the Philadelphia Housing Authority approved a deal for Holy Family University and a development partnership to convert 32 vacant acres in Northeast Philadelphia into athletic fields, university housing, and affordable senior apartments. About two-thirds of the land - formerly the Liddonfield public-housing complex - will be used for four athletic fields for the private, Catholic university, which has its main campus on Torresdale Avenue. Charles Calvanese, one of the partners in the project, said the development group needed to complete negotiations with PHA on details of the project.
July 19, 2012 |
Holy Family University could soon take over the 32-acre site of the former Liddonfield public housing project in Northeast Philadelphia to develop athletic fields and university buildings, as well as shops and assisted-living senior housing. The one-member board of the Philadelphia Housing Authority is expected to vote Friday on a resolution to sell the property to Holy Family, said Nichole Tillman, a housing agency spokeswoman. She did not provide further details. In an innovative deal, the university would pay PHA $4.2 million, plus make available $1,040,000 in scholarships for PHA students.
June 28, 2012
Friends' Central has named Ryan Tozer its new boys' varsity basketball coach. Tozer spent the last three seasons as head men's coach at Rosemont College. Before that, he was an assistant for two years at Holy Family and one at La Salle University. Tozer, 29, scored 1,100 career points at Friends' Central (Class of 2001). At Eastern University, in St. Davids, he finished with 1,268 points and was a three-time all-Pennsylvania Athletic Conference selection. The Media resident replaces Jason Polykoff, who stepped down after five seasons to become an assistant at Penn.