• 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
    • Hill School's Fives jumps on Loyola opportunity
      : Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) -- Once the dominoes started to fall for James Fives, they fell quickly. After taking official visits to Columbia early in October and then Monmouth last week, the Hill School senior was still mulling over his collegiate decision. Then came a phone call from Loyola (Md.), with a scholarship offer fromContinue Reading
    • St. Anthony wing Markis McDuffie commits to Wichita State
      : Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) -- Markis McDuffie almost didn't even make it to Wichita State. On his way out to the school for an official visit at the end of last month, some airport issues redirected his outbound connecting flight from Chicago to Cleveland. After a five-hour wait in Cleveland, he flew back to Chicago,Continue Reading
    • 2015 wing Sam Lindgren commits to Colgate
      : Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) -- Germantown Academy wing Sam Lindgren, who stood out all summer but was still yet to receive his first Divison I offer, is now off the board. Lindgren will be headed to Colgate University, giving head coach Matt Langel and the Raiders their second pledge in the 2015 class. "I've beenContinue Reading
    • Susquehanna Twp. tops McDevitt with explosive offense
      : Clayton Sauertieg (@ByClaySauertieg) -- In what was expected by many to be hard fought, grind it out rivalry game, Susquehanna Township rolled over Bishop McDevitt Tuesday night, 83-63. A Milik Gantz seven-point spree brought McDevitt to within three at the break, but a 24-5 third quarter, sparked by an 18-0 run to start, helpedContinue Reading
    • Corr's big day includes LaSalle win over Pennsbury
      : Tom Reifsnyder (@Tom_Reifsnyder) -- It’s safe to say things are going pretty well for Dan Corr. First, the LaSalle College HS senior hit two big 3-pointers to help his team to a 57-44 victory over Pennsbury at Cheltenham high school on Saturday. But that was only the beginning of a very successful day forContinue Reading
    • Martin comes up big in Neumann-Goretti win over Susquehanna Township
      : Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) -- Whenever Zane Martin got on the court for Neumann-Goretti last year, he panicked. Then a sophomore and buried behind a talented group of upperclassmen in the Saints’ backcourt, Martin got only spare minutes all year long, with classmate Vaughn Covington and freshman Quade Green overtaking him on the depthContinue Reading
    • 92 in 92: Salesianum (Del.)
      : Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) -- (Ed. Note: This piece is part of CoBL’s “92 Stories in 92 Days” high school season preview, which will feature a different team in the CoBL coverage range each day from September 1 to December 1. For the full list of previews, click here) There are a lot of expectations onContinue Reading
    • Coaches vs. Cancer High School Classic Preview (Dec. 13)
      : CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) -- The Coaches vs. Cancer High School Classic brings eight area high school teams to Cheltenham High School for a good cause on Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for high school students, and all proceeds from ticket sales and concessions go to the American Cancer Society. Here's a lookContinue Reading
    • Rigsby answers the call for Carroll in win over B-P
      : Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) -- With a team as deep as Archbishop Carroll, the mindset is when one guy goes down, the next guy has to step up. With would-be starters Samir Taylor (foot injury) and Ryan Daly (mononucleosis) both in sweats for the game, junior guard John Rigsby got the call, and heContinue Reading
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