February 4, 2016 |
ABOUT TWO hours before the 76ers play a home game at the Wells Fargo Center, a familiar face makes his way down onto the court and the mood immediately changes. Smiles contagiously appear. There isn't a mad rush toward Jimmy Lynam, but the flow of the traffic on the court that consists of players, coaches and media members shifts toward the 74-year-old Philadelphia legend. Everyone wants to say hi and talk a little hoops with the patriarch of this basketball-rich city. And Lynam has time for everyone.
January 28, 2016 |
Maeve McCann had a sense of urgency on Tuesday night as Bonner-Prendergast came out of the locker room for the second half. The Pandas - who were in danger of losing their fourth in a row after winning 10 of their first 12 - rallied in overtime to defeat visiting Lansdale Catholic, 54-52, in Catholic League play. McCann scored all of her 14 points in the second half. She finished with five rebounds and five assists. Caroline Manfree added 12 points. Suburban One Continental. With 30 seconds left, Jess Huber scored her only points of the game on a three-pointer to put North Penn ahead by two points, leading to a 49-46 victory over Central Bucks West on its home court.
January 28, 2016
Boys' Basketball BICENTENNIAL LEAGUE Church Farm 54, New Hope-Solebury 26 Holy Ghost Prep 48, Valley Forge Military 33 CATHOLIC LEAGUE Archbishop Wood 66, Bonner-Prendergast 51 Lansdale Catholic 58, Bishop McDevitt 54 (OT) Neumann-Goretti 67, St. Joseph's Prep 53 Roman Catholic 73, Father Judge 59 West Catholic 59, Cardinal O'Hara 52 Archbishop Ryan 54, Conwell-Egan 52 CENTRAL LEAGUE Penncrest 57, Conestoga 53 Garnet Valley 71, Harriton 59 Marple Newtown 60, Upper Darby 55 CHES-MONT LEAGUE Unionville 56, Sun Valley 51 Coatesville 71, Avon Grove 50 Downingtown West 61, Downingtown East 45 FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE Germantown Friends 54, Abington Friends 35 Moorestown Friends 42, Friends Select 35 INTER-AC LEAGUE Episcopal Academy 47, Penn Charter 39 Germantown Acad 59, Haverford School 41 Malvern Prep 90, Springside Chestnut Hill 50 PENN-JERSEY LEAGUE New Foundations 76, Doane Academy 71 PIONEER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Boyertown 63, Methacton 60 PUBLIC LEAGUE DIVISION E Franklin Towne 7, Maritime Academy 43 NONLEAGUE Lawrenceville 77, Solebury School 64 Roxborough 68, Christopher Dock 54 World Communications 67, Olney 58 Hill School 61, Perkiomen School 41 Calvary Christian 75, High School of Future 51 Perkiomen Valley 62, Souderton 47 Girls' Basketball BICENTENNIAL LEAGUE Jenkintown 50, Plumstead Christian 15 New...
January 22, 2016 |
Maddie Ireland and Nicole Barnes each dished out five assists as Garnet Valley easily navigated past host Lower Merion, 62-42, in a Central League girls' basketball game Wednesday night. Ireland finished with 12 points. Brianne Borcky added seven rebounds and six blocks. Emily McAteer led the Jaguars with 13 points. Also in the Central League: Ellie Mack scored 12 points in each half as Conestoga cruised past host Ridley, 48-33. Sophie Grady hit a pair of threes en route to 11 points to lead host Harriton over Radnor, 42-32.
January 19, 2016 |
Elodie Furey had 19 points, 20 rebounds and four blocks Sunday as Episcopal Academy rolled past Pope John Paul II, 56-34, at the Hoops for Hope girls' basketball tournament at University of the Sciences. In other Hoops for Hope action, Libby Tacka had nine points, eight rebounds and four steals to help Mount St. Joseph past Bonner-Prendergast, 35-19. Mikayla Vaughn had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Friends' Central past Notre Dame, 48-36. Bailey Greenberg poured in 23 points for Artchbishop Wood in the Vikings' 52-40 win over Penn Charter.
January 15, 2016 |
Mike Power is no Shaquille O'Neal. And that's a good thing for Father Judge. Power made all 13 of his free-throw attempts in the fourth quarter Wednesday night as Father Judge held off Archbishop Wood, 80-71, in a Catholic League boys' basketball game. Power, who also had six assists, scored all 15 of his points in the final quarter. Marc Rodriguez scored a game-high 24 points and shot 9 for 9 from the floor. Tommy Funk scored 19 points for Archbishop Wood, which trailed by 49-32 after three quarters.
January 5, 2016 |
Austin Chabot poured in 24 points and grabbed six rebounds, leading host Archbishop Ryan past Bonner-Prendergast, 68-52, in a Catholic League matchup Sunday. Izaiah Brockington chipped in 14 points and seven assists for the Raiders. Pete Gayhardt had six points and 14 rebounds as St. Joseph's Prep topped host Lansdale Catholic, 44-30. Chris Montie added six points, 13 rebounds and five blocks for the Hawks. Tony Carr led Roman Catholic with 17 points as the Cahillites defeated Conwell-Egan, 49-39.