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New Leader Of Christian Brothers Has Philadelphia RootsThe new superior general of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools has strong ties to Philadelphia.
Penn State’s Future Looks BleakDavid Williams is arguably the best high school football player in Pennsylvania. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound senior tailback has been receiving major college scholarship offers since his sophomore year, when he led West Catholic to the PIAA Class AA state championship.
4 High Schools, 44 Grade Schools To Close Or ConsolidateAn Archdiocese panel is recommending a sweeping consolidation that includes the closure of dozens of Philadelphia-area Catholic schools.
Catholic League To Undergo Facelift After ClosingsWith 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.
Educators React To Catholic School Closing RecommendationsPrincipals and pastors throughout the Archdiocese were the first to get the report on recommended closures during a 90-minute meeting at Neumann University In Delaware County.
Four Local Teams Looking To Advance To States
After Sluggish Start, West Catholic High Football Rolling AheadThere’s the old mantra lying out there about a heavy head and defending a championship, but for reigning PIAA Class AA state champion West Catholic the first month of the season, the Burrs were carrying their heads in their hands.
High School Football: La Salle Looking To Build On Comeback VictoryMatt Magarity was never pulled from a game before. He experienced that for the first time last Saturday and came back and won.
Local Man Going To Prison For Shooting NFL Running Back A 25-year-old Philadelphia man will spend at least seven years behind bars in state prison after pumping several bullets into an NFL running back last year in Elkins Park. Prosecutors call this a case of mistaken identity.
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