This looks like the year of the repeat. Perhaps no area in the state has as potent a one-two power punch of teams as does Southeastern Pennsylvania in St. Joseph’s Prep and Archbishop Wood.
Every young baseball player dreams about playing in the Major Leagues, but only a handful will be able to turn those dreams into a reality. A Northeast Philadelphia native is the latest to take his turn at bat.
Archbishop Wood stars Jake Cooper and Ryan Bates figure to have it a little easier than a lot of Division I-caliber stars, since the two made a decision that sets their future.
It marked the first Catholic League girls’ championship for Neumann-Goretti, and first since Neumann merged with St. Maria Goretti, which last one the Catholic League title in 1978.
All season long the thought was the same: Get to Hershey and win the state championship. All season long there were obstacles, some placed there on purpose, and others were there inadvertently.
There were plenty of shocks this weekend during the PIAA state championships, but Southeastern Pennsylvania was represented extremely well in St. Joseph’s Prep and Archbishop Wood.
It’s an interesting path that’s taken North Penn and Neshaminy to the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA championship Friday Night.
Archbishop Wood’s Fran Walsh is set to collect his Maxwell Award.
On March 1, Fran Walsh will be honored by the prestigious Maxwell Football Club at its annual gala at Harrah’s Atlantic City Resort as the Jim Henry Award winner,
The faces were all the same, long, glum. So were the eyes, red and blood shot, as the Archbishop Wood team trudged out of the locker room Friday night at Hersheypark Stadium, after losing the PIAA Class AAA state championship to Cathedral Prep, 24-14.
Archbishop Wood and Coatesville are both in championship football games this weekend.
Top 10 Week of Nov. 30, 2012 1. La Salle (Record: 11-1. Previous Week: 1. Weeks Rated: 13.) 2. St. Joseph’s Prep (Record: 10-1. Previous Week: 2. Weeks Rated: 11.) 3. Archbishop Wood (Record: 10-2. […]
This year, there is no one team that stands clearly above the rest. But there is a team that might have a slight edge over every other team in the area—that’s Downingtown East.
Philadelphia University’s Taylor Peltzer is excelling in two sports.
With the announced closings on Friday of Monsignor Bonner, Archbishop Prendergast, Conwell-Egan, West Catholic and St. Hubert’s, a minor shock wave went through the Philadelphia Catholic League, one of the nation’s oldest high school sports leagues.