St. Joseph’s Prep
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.
It’s an interesting path that’s taken North Penn and Neshaminy to the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA championship Friday Night.
They know all of the steps. They’re deeply ingrained, beginning way back what seems like light years ago in August, before anyone puts their shoulder pads and helmets on.
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 […]
“Champions need a great field to play on,” said Mayor Michael Nutter.
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. […]
Top 10 Week of Sept. 28, 2012 1. St. Joseph’s Prep (Record: 3-0. Previous Week: 1. Weeks Rated: 3.) 2. La Salle (Record: 4-0. Previous Week: 2. Weeks Rated: 5.) 3. Downingtown East (Record: 4-0. […]
Running back Olamide Zaccheaus has adjusted and is performing at St. Joe’s Prep.
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.
Today, William “Speedy” Morris is the most renowned high school basketball coach in southeastern Pennsylvania. His winning reputation supersedes Philly, and stretches across the state.
Throughout his recruiting journey, Skyler Mornhinweg carried poise well beyond his years.
Skyler Mornhinweg, a high school quarterback who verbally committed to Penn State, will instead sign a letter of intent on Wednesday to attend Florida.
At first glance, there may not appear to be a whole lot to Archbishop Wood’s Joey Monaghan. The Vikings’ senior quarterback doesn’t bowl you over with great size, listed at 6-foot-1, 190 pounds. He doesn’t have a cannon for an arm, nor blazing speed.