• 2016 big man Omari Spellman commits to Villanova
      : Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) -- Villanova picked up its first commitment of the 2016 class Friday afternoon when Omari Spellman pledged his verbal. The 6-foot-9, 270-pound Spellman said via twitter that he was honoring his mother’s birthday by making his announcement today. A New York native and MacDuffie School (Ohio) junior, Spellman will help usher inContinue Reading
    • Ryan Daly steps up for Carroll at City of Palms
      : Brian Flinn (@BFlinnHoops) -- It’s no secret that Archbishop Carroll figures to be one of the top teams in the Catholic League again this year, and are one of the favorites to take home the PIAA Class AAA crown as well. With that in mind, the Patriots have done a good job ofContinue Reading
    • Life Center's Carter raking in offers since return from injury
      : Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) -- Traci Carter isn’t where he wants to be. The senior guard scored 17 points for Life Center Academy (2-6) in a loss to Pope John XXIII (2-0) at the Mary Kline Winter Classic on Sunday afternoon. Carter has played adequately this fall despite his team’s struggles, but he doesn’t believe he’sContinue Reading
    • Saint Joseph's gets third 2015 commitment in Pierfrancesco Oliva
      : Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) -- After getting two guards to start off its 2015 recruiting class, Saint Joseph's has added the big man it was looking for. Pierfrancesco Oliva, a 6-foot-8 forward from Bergen Catholic (N.J.), has verbally committed to head coach Phil Martelli and the Hawks. The news was firstContinue Reading
    • MCS' Samir Doughty commits to St. John's
      : Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) -- In somewhat of a surprise, Math, Civics, & Sciences combo guard Samir Doughty has committed to St. John's and will sign his National Letter of Intent at MCS tomorrow, per the school's athletic director, Lonnie Diggs. Doughty chose the Red Storm over an offer from Penn State, as wellContinue Reading
    • Carroll star forward Derrick Jones picks UNLV
      : Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) -- The most-awaited recruiting decision in the greater Philadelphia area this year finally got settled on Thursday night when Archbishop Carroll's Derrick Jones announced on national television that he would be attending UNLV Jones' decision, part of an hour-long "Signing Day Special" on ESPNU, also saw fellow five-starContinue Reading
    • LaSalle 2015 F Krmpotich commits to Colgate
      : Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) -- When David Krmpotich played on LaSalle's freshman basketball team back in 2011-12, Explorers head coach Joe Dempsey wasn't sure what kind of player he had on his hands. At that point, the ninth grader stood about 6-foot-2 but weighed barely 150 pounds. By the time his sophomore year ended,Continue Reading
    • 2015 PIAA state tournament brackets released
      : Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) & Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) -- The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) released the official brackets for the state playoffs today, and there are plenty of intriguing CoBL first round match-ups to look forward to in all four classes (A, AA, AAA and AAAA). Here’s what the first round schedule looks like forContinue Reading
    • Octorara races past Glen Mills for AAA title 80-54
      : Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) -- PLYMOUTH MEETING-  Saturday night's PIAA District 1 Class AAA Championship was ugly. There were 31 turnovers and 132 combined shots - Dr. James Naismith most likely did not envision a game with so many miscues and errors. While it may not have been a conventional one, the unorthodoxContinue Reading
    • Vilmar sparks Roman to city title over MLK
      : Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) -- It’s been no secret that Nazeer Bostick, affectionately known as “The Horse” by his Roman Catholic coaches and teammates, has been a constant provider of energy and hustle plays throughout the Cahillites season and subsequent postseason run. Just don’t get tricked into believing he’s the only one. Teammate D’Andre VilmarContinue Reading
    • Green's triple lifts N-G past Imhotep in AAA city title game
      : Dan Newhart (@danny_newhart) -- In the waning seconds of a tie game, Neumann-Goretti point guard Vaughn Covington found himself with the ball, dribbling up the middle of the court. Players on both teams were drenched in sweat, and fans were on the edge of their seats in Hagan Arena. Covington drove the lane,Continue Reading
    • Abington plays complete game in dominant title win
      : Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) -- Coaches love to talk about playing a complete game. Abington’s Charles Grasty got to see something even better on Friday night in the District 1 AAAA title game. He saw his team play close to a perfect one. From start to end, the Ghosts dominated almost every single minute of theirContinue Reading
    • Methacton tops Conestoga to earn District 1 AAAA's 7-seed
      : Justin Allen (@jallen_town) -- It may not have been where the top two seeded teams in District 1 had envisioned their matchup taking place, but still Methacton and Conestoga took the floor Friday night to determine seeding in the upcoming PIAA tournament. The two had hoped to meet in the district championship atContinue Reading
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