St. Joseph’s Prep

St. Joseph’s Prep senior quarterback Chris Martin (credit: Joseph Santoliquito)

St. Joe’s Prep Makes History With First Title Since 2005

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.

11/08/2013

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Welcome Football: A Look At The Top High School Games This Weekend

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.

08/30/2013

John Reid (credit: Joseph Santoliquito)

John Reid’s Star Should Shine This Year

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 […]

08/22/2013

(City Council president Darrell Clarke and mayor Michael Nutter are surrounded by 2010 Pop Warner champion Blackhawks, St. Joe's Prep players, and others.  Credit: Cherri Gregg.)

Renovation Set For Storied North Philly Ball Field

“Champions need a great field to play on,” said Mayor Michael Nutter.

08/13/2013

Jon Daniel Runyan. Prep coach Gabe Infante and John Reid

St. Joseph’s Prep And La Salle Ready For Big Rematch

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. […]

11/08/2012

Roman Catholic's Will Fuller (credit: By Joseph Santoliquito)

A Great Showdown Looms Between Two Of Nation’s Best

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. […]

09/27/2012

Olamide Zaccheaus (credit: Joe Santoliquito)

Olamide Zaccheaus: The Wizard Of OZ

Running back Olamide Zaccheaus has adjusted and is performing at St. Joe’s Prep.

09/12/2012

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St. Joe Prep’s John Reid Is One Of The Nation’s Best

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.

08/23/2012

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Speedy Morris Wins 900th Basketball Game In Philadelphia

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.

02/14/2012

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Skyler Mornhinweg Lands At Florida

Throughout his recruiting journey, Skyler Mornhinweg carried poise well beyond his years.

02/01/2012

Skyler Mornhinweg (credit: St. Joseph's Prep)

Mornhinweg Commits To Florida, Not Penn State

Skyler Mornhinweg, a high school quarterback who verbally committed to Penn State, will instead sign a letter of intent on Wednesday to attend Florida.

01/31/2012

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It’s Not Good To Underestimate Wood’s Monaghan

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.

09/22/2011

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St. Joseph’s Prep Is Back This Year

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.

09/15/2011

Pete DellaPorta of St. Joseph Prep carries in the flag at Saturday's Patriot Classic. (credit: Jim Stout)

Football Coaches Recall September 11 Events

The ominous black dust plume sat there locked in the sky, almost as if framed for posterity. The sight of jet fighters flying by, their thrusting roar following closely behind, was constant.

09/11/2011

The Mornhinwegs: Philadelphia's First Family Of Football

By Joseph Santoliquito PHILADELPHIA — He never has to look for him, because he knows he’s always there somewhere, tucked in a corner of the stands, trying to look inconspicuous with his cap tugged down […]

08/18/2010

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