St. Joseph’s Prep senior defensive lineman Jake Strain wears No. 10, and he’s upholding the tradition well.
After the Blackhawks won the National “Pop Warner” Pee Wee championship in 2010, Mayor Nutter promised them a new place to play.
Prep will play the most challenging schedule of any team in Pennsylvania during the 2014 season.
Everyone had cleared out by then and it was just him, a solitary figure in the early morning chill picking up empty cardboard lunch boxes and toting armfuls of them over to a dumpster. Then he made one more inspection of the empty team bus and pulled out more debris. He missed nothing. He usually doesn’t.
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.
If it were up to St. Joseph’s Prep coach Gabe Infante, his first three nonleague opponents would be Alabama, the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers. Infante believes in having his teams play perfect, and if not perfect, pretty darn close to it. So to get there, he’s devised a national schedule that he feels will more than prepare his team for the Philadelphia Catholic League Class AAAA season and possibly beyond.
By Joseph Santoliquito Philadelphia (CBS)—John Reid sat there absorbing everything, attentive, leaning forward, embracing every word and feeling connected. Very connected. This is eventually where he wants to be, he thought to himself. But on […]
There’s been a lot of concern about concussions in sports lately, especially football. So, a local high school coach led a clinic Saturday, giving other coaches a “heads up.”
Top 10 Week of Nov. 9, 2012 1. St. Joseph’s Prep (Record: 9-0. Previous Week: 1. Weeks Rated: 8.) 2. La Salle (Record: 9-1. Previous Week: 2. Weeks Rated: 10.) 3. Downingtown East (Record: 10-0. […]
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His shirt was dark and damp from all of the sweat, and water was dripping from his nose and chin as if his head was under a running faucet. Still, John Reid couldn’t get enough of everything this side of torture those weeknights of personal training he was willing to endure.
Throughout his recruiting journey, Skyler Mornhinweg carried poise well beyond his years.
There is a change about St. Joseph’s Prep this season. The Hawks are tougher, more physical, major elements that were sometimes missing last year.