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Wood Star Makes it Big

(Photo Left) Seth Pinkney of Archbishop Wood (#15) lays up two points during game  action. Photo by Sarah J. Glover

 

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PW Now Stands For Probable Winners

Plymouth Whitemarsh is the top best boys’ basketball story of the area in 2017-2018.

 

The Colonials knocked off Neumann-Goretti in the nightcap of the Play-by-Play Classic, improving the team’s record to 18-0. Both PW and Neumann (14-5) are ranked in LCP’s top 5. The Colonials have met every challenge...

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Deuce Makes History

Friars’ dynamo quashes come-from-behind victory hopes for Shanahan 

Deuce Turner has made hundreds of buckets in basketball in his life. This includes youth ball, middle school AAU, and his first two years of high school at Malvern Prep. But, he never had a game like he did against Bishop Shanahan on Feb. 3 at the Play-by-Play Classic at...

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Neumann-Goretti is Back, Led by Ings

Junior favors focus on the current season

 

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PW Prevails, Camden Triumphs

Low energy start revs up with fourth quarter excitement

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PICKRON IS READY

Tyree Pickron, a Quinnipeac recruit, is ready to take Archbishop Wood to the Catholic League playoffs. The 6’4” forward missed some games earlier in the year for the 2017 Catholic League and 5A PIAA state champions, but is playing well for the Vikings now. He scores 16 points and grabs 6 rebounds a game. Wood is 10-4 overall and 4-2 in the tough Catholic League.

 

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LOWER MERION’S PAYNE IS A FORCE

Steve Payne had an unfortunate start to his junior season. His father passed away suddenly in October, bringing his whole team to rally around him in support. Now, he is rallying them. Injuries to Theo Henry and Matt O’Connor, along with star Jack Forrest’s illness, has put a lot of pressure on the junior point guard to carry the team. He has responded remarkably. Payne is averaging 19.2 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists...

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MAGGIE LUCAS CLASSIC

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Stars Align at Sportswriters Banquet

Honored athletes share wisdom and gratitude

Gabe Kapler is an interesting cat. Rhys Hoskins is hungry for more home runs in 2018. Kyle Lowry feels lucky to be alive, let alone a three-time NBA all-star. And Carson Wentz likes pressure put on him by fans and media. These were just a few observations taken by this scribe during the Philadelphia...

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Abington Friends Girls Team Doing Well

Is anything hotter than a kangaroo in the winter? Apparently not. AFS is currently 12-3 overall and 3-0 in the Friends Schools League. After dropping their first three games, including an overtime thriller vs. Germantown Academy, the lady Kangaroos have reeled off 12 consecutive wins. "It all starts on the defensive end for us," said coach Jeff Bond. "Now that we've figured out how to work hard and work together...

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A Star is Looming at Plymouth Whitemarsh

(Photo Left) Naheem McLeod, Plymouth Whitemarsh's 7 foot center.  Photo by Sarah J. Glover.

 

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