May 5, 2016 |
With Bishop Shanahan staging a furious comeback and Avon Grove hemorrhaging what once seemed an insurmountable lead, Avon Grove senior Beau Kush had control on his mind and the ball in his stick. Kush, an attacker headed to North Carolina next year, recaptured momentum for the Red Devils with a righthanded rip from about 10 yards out early in the fourth quarter, and sparked Avon Grove to a 9-5 Ches-Mont League triumph in lacrosse. "As a senior, you want to take control of the game," Kush said.
January 10, 2015 |
Collingswood took Sterling's best shot on Thursday night and then answered emphatically. After seeing a 17-point lead in the third quarter shrink to just one point early in the fourth, the host Panthers stepped on the gas to beat Sterling, 59-47 in Thursday's Colonial Conference boys' basketball game. Sterling's Ryan Smith hit a three-pointer to cut the Panthers deficit to 43-42 with 7:20 left and that's when Collingswood hit stride. The Panthers got immediate separation by going on a 7-0 run, beginning with an inside score from center Isaac Destin.
May 27, 2013 |
Ryan Shinn entered Northern Burlington baseball lore in style Saturday, hitting his school-record eighth home run of the season in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the top-seeded Greyhounds a thrilling, 6-5 win over No. 9 Hightstown in the Central Jersey Group 3 quarterfinals. South Jersey Group 2 . Sterling's Donovan Casey pitched a nine-inning shutout against Manchester Township, and Ryan Smith's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth was all the second-seeded Silver Knights needed in a 1-0 quarterfinal victory.
December 21, 2010 |
Shorthanded Malvern faces challenge in Inter-Ac League And then there was one . . . As the 2009-10 basketball season concluded, with his team boasting a 20-7 overall record, Malvern Prep coach Jim Rullo excitedly looked forward to this one. His top four scorers, including two first-team members of the Inter-Ac League's all-star squad, would be back. Then the transfer winds began blowing. At gale force. And they didn't stop until two games into this season, when DeQuann "Bootsie" Walker headed for Chester.
September 2, 2010 |
If life is fair on the high school football fields, the Chichester Eagles will win a few games this season. Coming off a single victory in 2008, a winless 2009, and the sudden death of their new coach, the Eagles deserve some positives. Ryan Smith, their newest coach, is poised to give them that. Having replaced Bob Shull, who died after a weeks-long battle with leukemia, Smith is working hard to keep alive Shull's legacy and build a program that Shull would be proud of. Smith, in his second year with the Chichester varsity, knew Shull pretty well.
July 21, 2010 |
Ryan Smith always envisioned himself one day becoming a head football coach somewhere. The 31-year-old, 1997 Sun Valley graduate just didn't think it would come this fast-or under the toughest of circumstances. Smith is the new head coach of Chichester football, taking over for Bobby Shull, who never coached a game after dying suddenly and unexpectedly on June 4 at the age of 37 from leukemia. Shull's death struck the Chichester community and forced Smith, a gym teacher at Chichester, into action.
March 15, 2001 |
Ryan Smith has emerged as one of the top high school swimmers in the nation, and no one is more surprised about that than he is. The Germantown Academy senior made it into the upper echelon of scholastic swimming at LaSalle University during the 101st Eastern Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships last month. Smith, who was not sure if GA's rigorous training program was for him when he started four years ago, was clocked in 49.13 seconds in the preliminaries of the 100-yard butterfly.
December 21, 2000 |
Ridley wrestling coach Carl Schnellenbach set a PIAA record for career victories last night when his team beat visiting Haverford High, 48-13, in the Central League opener for both schools. The victory was Schnellenbach's 514th, eclipsing the old mark of 513 set by former Cedar Cliff coach Bob Craig. Legendary Haverford School coach Neil Buckley holds what is believed to be the national high school record of 646 victories. Haverford School is not part of the PIAA. Buckley, a 1934 Ridley Park High graduate, died in 1994.
November 7, 1998 |
Scott Smith wanted to be just like his older brother . . . only to a certain extent. He wanted to star in football and secure a college scholarship, but he did not want to attend the same high school. "My mind was set in seventh grade that I was going to Roxborough or George Washington," Smith said. "When my brother picked Roxborough, it was only right - I'd go to Washington. "I wanted to have my own school. Make my own name. " Last year, Ryan Smith was a first-team Daily News All-City offensive lineman for Roxborough and wound up earning a scholarship to Pittsburgh, where he is redshirting and working out at defensive end. This year, the 6-4, 260-pound Scott Smith is starring as a two-way tackle for Washington and also proving he is worthy of heading to a Division I program.