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High School Football

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At Some Schools, Football Not Making The Cut

Analyzing data, Washington Post columnist suggests more vigorous learning at high schools that don’t field a football team.

04/16/2014

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Two Archbishop Wood Stars Commit To Penn State

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.

03/03/2014

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Villanova And Temple Do Well On National Signing Day

Southeastern Pennsylvania and South Jersey have been fertile grounds for major college football programs, but a growing trend has emerged over the last few years, and that’s more college recruits staying home and deciding to play their college football at home, for Temple or Villanova.

02/05/2014

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St. Joe’s Prep Is Going National

Since he arrived as head football coach at St. Joseph’s Prep, Gabe Infante’s goal has always been to shed a national spotlight on the program.

01/30/2014

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PIAA Releases High School Reclassification Lists

Around this time every two years, some area football coaches find their knees quaking a little, as the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, or PIAA, the governing body of high school sports in the state, reclassifies its schools across the state based on student size.

01/09/2014

Pennridge running back Mike Class. (Photo credit: Wendy Badman/www.photobywendy.net)

Prestigious Maxwell Club To Honor Top Seniors In The Area

On Thursday evening, Jan. 9, at the Drexelbrook Catering Ballroom in Drexel Hill, Delaware County, the prestigious Maxwell Football Club will host one of the top galas in the area honoring high school football, when the club presents the top 54 seniors with the Mini Max Awards.

01/07/2014

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Mayor Nutter Proclaims Dec. 20, 2013 Prep Day

For a second there, it was as if he was a wide-eyed freshman walking through the halls of St. Joseph’s Prep again. He was excited, emotionally invested and had no trouble proclaiming a special day for his alma mater.

12/20/2013

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Prep’s John Reid Is Player Of The Year

John Reid was a maroon blur that seemingly came from nowhere. Neshaminy speedster D’Andre Pollard thought he had a clear path to the end zone for a 21-yard touchdown in the PIAA Class AAAA state semifinals. Or so it looked.

12/20/2013

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St. Joe’s Prep And Archbishop Wood Make History With State Titles

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.

12/16/2013

Imhotep coach Albie Crosby has the Panthers winning again. (credit: Joseph Santoliquito)

Imhotep Looking To Become First Pub Football State Champ

The coaches can put as much coachspeak as they want to it. How it’s going to be a “competitive game,” and how “good” the other team is supposed to be.

12/12/2013

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Shady McCoy’s Alma Mater Seeks Revenge Against Archbishop Wood

By Joseph Santoliquito Philadelphia, PA (CBS)—It happened a couple of years ago but it still has to linger just a bit for Bishop McDevitt of Harrisburg, LeSean “Shady” McCoy’s alma mater. In 2011, Archbishop Wood […]

12/11/2013

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St. Joseph’s Prep Is Ready To Make More History

Gabe Infante has done a number of things incredibly well in leading St. Joseph’s Prep to new terrain this season, reaching the PIAA Class AAAA state championship for the first time in school history.

12/11/2013

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Defining Bullying As A Punishable Offense

Does a high school team beating another team by a huge margin rise to the definition of bullying?

12/10/2013

Jon Runyan, Gabe Infante, John Reid (credit: Joseph Santoliquito)

High School Top 10: State Playoff Semifinal Previews

The goal has been there. It was just a matter of getting there. And this year, St. Joseph’s Prep has broken through the threshold and for the first time is playing into December.

12/06/2013

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High School Top 10: Rivals Meet In AAA Championship

They’re rivals in the same league, but will be playing for something far more important tonight when Glen Mills and Academy Park clash for the District 1 Class AAA championship at 7 p.m. at Ridley High School.

11/22/2013

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