Philadelphia Catholic League
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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.