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Bonner Prendergast Sends Friars off To College

February 6, 2023  |  

The Monsignor Bonner-Prendergast Friars have had a great run the last 4 years under HC Jack Muldoon as they’ve gone 33-8. The 23 senior class leaves the school with the most wins in school history in a season (11), 2 city titles and a PIAA playoff win against fellow Delaware County school Interboro. With such […]

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Sam Hobbs is headed out West

February 2, 2023  |  

Sam Hobbs led his Neumann Goretti Saints team to their first state championship game appearance where they fell just short of hoisting the state title trophy. Sam concluded his senior season with 90 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 1 interception, 3 TDs, 2 fumble recoveries, 3 sacks and a forced fumble. Yesterday after a frustrating […]

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Northeast sends 4 Vikings off to PSAC Schools on signing day

February 2, 2023  |  

After a successful 2022 season in which the Northeast Vikings won their 5th consecutive Public League Championship, the program is also sending quite a few of its senior class players to college. Back in December two players signed their National Letter of Intents with FBS programs as star LT Naquil Betrand signed with SEC program […]

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Northeast hires Ryan Nase to lead the Vikings

January 19, 2023  |  

It’s been too long, but the good thing is good things come to those who wait. “I grew up across the street from Northeast high school on Faunce and Somerdale which is the first block behind the visitors bleachers. Before they grew the trees I used to be able to watch the games from my […]

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SJP leads a great group of D12 PFN 6A Coaches All State team

December 31, 2022  |  

The 6A champs lead the PFN Coaches All State 6A team with 9 players earning honors. Leading the way was Prep Sr LB Josiah Trotter who was named PFN coaches player of the year for his standout play leading the Hawks to another state title. Joining Josiah on the first team are Jr. QB Samaj […]

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PFN Coaches 5A All State Team well represented by Imhotep and Roman

December 31, 2022  |  

The PFN 5A Coaches All-State team has been released and District 12 is very well represented on both teams. Leading the way on the 1st team offense is Roman Catholic Jr WR Tyseer Denmark (Oregon) and Archbishop Wood Sr OG Cole Evans (Army). On the first team defense Roman Sr DE Jason Patterson (Duquesne), Imhotep […]

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District 12 lands 7 players on the PA Writers All-State 6A Team

District 12 lands 7 players on the PA Writers All-State 6A Team

December 30, 2022  |  

St. Joe’s Prep dominated most of their games as they won the PA 6A state title. With winning the state title comes awards and today 4 Hawks were named to the 6A All State team led by PA Player of the Year Jr. QB Samaj Jones who finished the season with 2525 yards & 32 […]

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District 12 lands 8 players on the 5A All State Writers Team

December 30, 2022  |  

  District 12 is very well represented on the 5A All State Writers team as 8 players between 3 teams (Roman, Imhotep & Wood) have been honored. On the offensive team Imhotep So. RB Jabree Wallace-Coleman who led the Panthers offense in rushing was honored for the first time. Making his second appearance on the […]

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D1,2 & 12 have small but strong presence on PA Writers 4A All State Team

December 30, 2022  |  

Interboro RB Abu Kamara hoists league trophy Crestwood’s season came to a grinding halt in Philly, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t have some of the states top the athletes. The PA Writers 4A All State Team showcased just how good they were as OL John Jones, lineman Magnus Bibla and DB Nick Miscavage were […]

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Mayhem’s Year in Review: Suburban One League Edition

December 28, 2022  |  

A Year in Review: Suburban One League Edition             The High School football season officially came to an end Saturday, December 10, 2022. Here’s a list of all the championship games & their results. Congratulations to each Champion.  My local journalistic season, however, ended the week prior when class 5A Upper Dublin fell to state […]

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Imhotep Stars Ink Letters of Intent with Big 10 programs

Imhotep Stars Ink Letters of Intent with Big 10 programs

December 22, 2022  |  

  Imhotep Charter has been a powerhouse in the Philadelphia Public League for the last 10 years. Thus far they are the only school within the Philadelphia Public League to advance to the state finals and also the only school to win a state title. Their 2022 team was very talented and featured many underclassmen. […]

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Roman Sends 3 players to FBS schools

December 21, 2022  |  

Led by HC Rick Prete Roman won the CL 5A title and advanced to the city D12 finals where they fell narrowly to state runner up Imhotep 14-6. Leading the team was a great core of seniors led by edge rusher Jameial Lyons who this morning signed his official letter of Intent with Penn State […]

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Army grabs a few Keystone recruits to fill out their 23 class

December 21, 2022  |  

  Archbishop Wood seniors DE Eric “Scoop” Gardner and OG Cole Evans will spend the next 4 years at West Point as members of the Army Knight football program. Eric held P5 offers from programs such as Penn State, Northwestern, Maryland, Syracuse, Texas A&M, West Virginia and Boston College but decided on West Point as […]

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Jason Patterson stays in state but gets away from home

Jason Patterson stays in state but gets away from home

December 21, 2022  |  

Jason Patterson a 6-3 228 edge rusher for Roman Catholic will continue this academic and athletic career on the football gridiron at Duquesne University. Jason starred on a talented Roman team that took state runner up Imhotep down to the wire in the D12 city title game before falling 14-6. Jason finished his senior season […]

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Tyrese Whitaker Stays Loyal to the Hometown Team

Tyrese Whitaker Stays Loyal to the Hometown Team

December 21, 2022  |  

At 6-2 235lbs Tyrese Whitaker is very noticeable on the football field before the play begins. Opposing tackles and tight ends have their hands full with him as he goes 100% on every play. As a freshman and sophomore, he started at now closed Bishop McDevitt helping the Lancers reach the state semifinals as a […]

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Maxwell Football Club Announces Mini Max Award Winners

December 19, 2022  |  

Upper Dublin’s Colin O’Sullivan is one of 55 Mini Max award winners Today the Maxwell Football Club announced the 55 recipients from Pennsylvania that were awarded the clubs Mini Max Award Winners. Each winner was nominated by their head coach and was evaluated by criteria that included on-field performance as well as work in the […]

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PHOTOS: 2022 Class 6A Championship Game – Harrisburg v. St. Joseph’s Prep

December 11, 2022  |  

Class 6A Championship Game December 10, 2022 – 7pm Harrisburg v. St. Joseph’s Prep Chapman Field, Mechanicsburg, PA Photo Gallery: For more, and larger, photos from Championship Weekend, click HERE.

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Jones, St. Joes Prep too much for Harrisburg to handle in 6A State Championship

December 10, 2022  |  

MECHANICSBURG, PA. — It started with a bang, and it just never stopped. St. Joes Prep QB Samaj Jones ran for a 65-yard touchdown on the first play of the game, and Harrisburg never found any answers on how to stop him as they fell 42-7 in the PIAA 6A State Championship game. Harrisburg was […]

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Seventh Heaven: Big First Half Gives St. Joseph’s Prep 7th State Championship in School History

December 10, 2022  |  

CHAMBERSBURG: Last week in their state semi-final victory over Garnet Valley the St. Joseph’s Prep Hawks jumped out to 48-0 halftime lead. Saturday evening, the Hawks offense came out rolling racking up 311 yards and putting 35 points on the scoreboard in the opening 24 minutes on their way to a dominating 42-7 victory over […]

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PHOTOS: 2022 Class 3A Championship Game – Belle Vernon v. Neumann-Goretti

December 10, 2022  |  

2022 Class 3A Championship Game December 10, 2022 — 1pm Belle Vernon v. Neumann-Goretti Photo Gallery: For more, and larger, photos, click HERE.

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Belle Vernon Wins the 3A Title With Defense

December 10, 2022  |  

Aiden Johnson trots away with the prize after a goal line stand Facing a third and one at the Belle Vernon 1, with 37 seconds remaining in the game and trailing 9-8, Neuman Goretti quarterback Mehki Wharton brought his team to the line. The snap went to Wharton and into the pile he went. Junior […]

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Neumann Goretti Comes Up Short In 3A Title Game

December 10, 2022  |  

Samuel Hobbs recovered this bad snap in the endzone for the Saints only td of the day For 41 minutes, Belle Vernon and Neumann Goretti remained locked up in a battle of defenses and two offenses that struggled to move the ball. But those last 4 minutes, wow! Trailing 9-8 the Saints picked off a […]

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PHOTOS: 2022 Class 5A Championship Game – Pine-Richland v. Imhotep Charter

December 10, 2022  |  

2022 Class 5A Championship Game December 9, 2022 — 7pm Pine-Richland v. Imhotep Charter Photo Gallery: For more, and larger, photos from this game, click HERE.

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Rams Win Third Title in Six Years

December 10, 2022  |  

It’s fun to run and throw behind a really good offensive line.  Ask any quarterback.  Ask Ryan Palmieri of the Pine-Richland Rams.  That offensive line led by Ryan Cory, Jake Beam, Brady Carrigan, Jonathan Smith, and Isaiah Kearns allowed Mr. Palmieri to run for 198 yards and two touchdowns, plus zing nine completed passes in […]

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Imhotep Comes Up Short In Title Game

December 9, 2022  |  

Cory Downing off to the races for 52 yard td reception Last year the Panthers lost a tough one in overtime to Penn Trafford 17-14. This year many didn’t give Imhotep a chance to get back to the title game. They proved those people wrong by getting there, but they ran into a Pine-Richland team […]

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6A Final Team Preview: St. Joseph’s Prep

December 9, 2022  |  

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – While the location may have changed to Cumberland Valley’s Chapman Field, one constant remain: the St. Joseph Prep Hawks are in the 6A State Championship. This season marks the eighth consecutive season that the Hawks have made an appearance in the big game.  If you include the Hawks’s rival LaSalle it makes […]

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Neumann Goretti seeks their 1st state championship

December 9, 2022  |  

When you hear Neumann Goretti most automatically think of their powerhouse basketball program which sports 9 state titles and has sent players to numerous Division 1 schools such as Miami (Fl), Towson, Drexel, Kentucky, Villanova, Syracuse, etc… These days Neumann is just as successful on the gridiron as they’ve experienced a resurgence under the leadership […]

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