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March 25, 2013 | By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Staff Writer
Who's hot Ole Miss 6-foot-7 senior Murphy Holloway scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the SEC championship win over Florida and had 10 points and nine rebounds in the 57-46 NCAA win over Wisconsin. Holloway shot 15 for 21 in the two wins. During La Salle's two NCAA tournament games, 6-8 sophomore Jerrell Wright is averaging 17 points and seven rebounds and has shot 12 for 13 from the field. Who's not Guard Nick Williams has shot just 7 for 25 in his last two games for Ole Miss.
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October 17, 1999 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Kevin Chartrand threw for 257 yards and four touchdowns to lead Marist College over La Salle, 41-23, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game yesterday. Chartrand's fourth touchdown, a 55-yard pass to Jerry Giordano (93 yards), tied a school record for most touchdown passes in a game and put Marist (3-3, 3-2 MAAC) ahead by 20 points with 14 minutes, 12 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Chartrand completed 11 of 19 attempts and passed for three touchdowns in the first half to put the Red Foxes up by 21-7 at halftime.
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January 5, 2012 | By Aaron Bracy, For The Inquirer
La Salle proved it is for real. The Explorers, picked to finish 13th in the 14-team Atlantic Ten, recorded a convincing 80-70 conference-opening win over preseason favorite Xavier on Wednesday night at Tom Gola Arena in one of the program's best wins in recent memory. The Explorers (11-4, 1-0 A-10) won their fourth straight and ninth in 10 games while showing they are legitimate after putting together an impressive out-of-conference record that came against a soft schedule.
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March 7, 2014 | BY ANDREW ALBERT, Daily News Staff Writer alberta@phillynews.com
TYREEK DUREN dribbled the ball to the deep corner and heaved up a three. The senior leaned to the left to try to guide the ball into the hoop and save La Salle's senior night. "I thought for sure it was going in. It looked good," Duren said. The shot went off the rim and out, and so did the Explorers' chances of winning as they fell to George Mason, 59-57, last night at Tom Gola Arena. La Salle held a 56-55 lead after a Tyrone Garland floater graced the bottom of the basket, but could not get a stop on the defensive end of the floor, conceding the lead back to the Patriots.
NEWS
August 31, 2014 | By Rick O'Brien, Inquirer Staff Writer
Even after a stellar opening performance, La Salle's Kyle Shurmur wanted to talk about the things he needed to improve on as a quarterback moving forward. "Numbers are numbers," the 6-foot-4, 215-pound senior said after throwing for 338 yards and four touchdowns in Friday's night's 29-7 triumph over host North Penn in Lansdale. "We can't stall on drives like we did at times. That's on me. " Shurmur, who is ticketed for Vanderbilt, connected on 23 of 36 attempts. In the first half, he was 16 for 22 for 225 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
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February 19, 2012 | By Mike Scandura, For The Inquirer
AMHERST, Mass. - If Terrell Vinson's sneakers were one inch shorter, Massachusetts and La Salle would have gone into overtime last night in an Atlantic Ten Conference game. La Salle led, 72-69, when UMass' Vinson buried a jumper at the buzzer that looked as if it might be a game-tying three-pointer. But after reviewing replays, the officials ruled it was a two-pointer, which meant La Salle had prevailed, 72-71. "I thought it looked close to be a three," La Salle coach John Giannini said.
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July 10, 1991 | by Dick Jerardi, Daily News Sports Writer Sports writer Ted Silary contributed to this report
La Salle coach Speedy Morris was hoping to replace last season's dream backcourt of Doug Overton and Randy Woods with another dream pair - Woods and Southern High's Kareem Townes. It won't happen. Townes has failed to attain the necessary 700 on his Scholastic Aptitude Test and won't be able to play this season under the guidelines of Proposition 48. "I knew I was going to pass," said Townes, who was confident and took SAT tutoring right up until the end of school. "But it ain't going to kill me. It's all part of the learning process.
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September 22, 2014 | By Rick O'Brien, Inquirer Staff Writer
Similar to Penn State, with its "Linebacker U" nickname, the Brady family has developed a reputation for developing talent at that marquee football position, with Ryan the latest in the line at La Salle. Ryan Brady's father, John, played linebacker at the old Archbishop Kennedy and Ursinus. His brother, Shane, was a key performer there at La Salle (Class of 2010) and Lafayette. Continuing the tradition in eye-catching fashion, Ryan Brady registered 15 tackles, including 11 in a sensational first half, as the visiting Explorers muffled Malvern Prep, 27-8, Saturday in a nonleague game at Pellegrini Athletic Complex.
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November 1, 2014 | By Kate Harman, For The Inquirer
After almost four decades coaching boys' soccer, including the last 28 seasons at La Salle, Bob Peffle has announced his retirement. Peffle, 67, took over as Explorers coach in 1987, and while the first few years were rough, he soon built the program into one of the best in the Catholic League and all of Southeastern Pennsylvania. "There is no perfect time or perfect year for this," Peffle said Thursday. "I just hope and pray that [the team members] understand that this is when it fits for myself and my family.
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