Category Archives: Catholic League

Delco Shootout Notebook: October 25

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Two dozen area high school teams took to the courts at Penncrest High School for the Delco Shootout on Saturday, with a few very good teams and players showing off their skills on the three courts. … Continue reading

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2014 8Eye Classic Notebook

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) & Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) — Some of the top players in the Philadelphia and New York metropolitan areas came down to the court at Ben Franklin HS last night for the second annual 8Eye Classic, with plenty … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Father Judge (Pa.)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (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. … Continue reading

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92 in 92: West Catholic Prep (Pa.)

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – (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. … Continue reading

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CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout: Day 2 Standouts

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder), Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Saturday morning kicked off CoBL’s second-ever event in as many weeks. The CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout features 32 teams ranging from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware at the Nexxt Level … Continue reading

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Five takeaways from the CoBL/NLS Shootout’s opening day

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With 16 area teams playing for eight game sets, the first day of the CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout had plenty of high-quality basketball taking place on Nexxt Level’s two courts. Eight teams from Pennsylvania took the floor … Continue reading

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CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout: Day 1 Standouts

Jack Goodwillie (@jackgoodwillie), Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Saturday morning kicked off CoBL’s second-ever event in as many weeks. The CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout features 32 teams ranging from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware at the Nexxt Level … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Bonner-Prendergast (Pa.)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (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. … Continue reading

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CoBL Performance Camp: Wing/Forward Standouts

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The first-ever CoBL Performance Camp, presented by Performance Refinement, brought over 70 area juniors and seniors to the courts at West Chester University on Sunday for a high-level day of basketball. Though quite a few players … Continue reading

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CoBL Performance Camp: Guard Standouts

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The first-ever CoBL Performance Camp, presented by Performance Refinement, brought over 70 area juniors and seniors to the courts at West Chester University on Sunday for a high-level day of basketball. Though quite a few players … Continue reading

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CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout this weekend

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Thirty-two top area high school programs will be descending on Nexxt Level Sports this weekend for the CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout, matching up teams from Pennsylvania against those from New Jersey and Delaware in a two-day event that … Continue reading

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Philly vs. NY All-City Classic rosters finalized

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – One of the classic East Coast basketball debates is always Philly vs. New York. And for the last few years, the All-City classic has tried to help settle that debate, with a trio of games featuring … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Bishop McDevitt (Pa.)

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – (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. … Continue reading

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West Chester “Big 64″ Day 2 Notebook (Part 1)

Patrick Paul (@P_Paul20), Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Second day of the West Chester “Big 64″ Shootout, presented by Performance Refinement, featured quite a few of the area’s top teams (and a few from outside the usual … Continue reading

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West Chester “Big 64″ Day 1 Notebook

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The first day of the West Chester “Big 64” Shootout saw 40 of the 72 teams scheduled to hit the courts at WCU this weekend in action, and there was no shortage of good talent around. … Continue reading

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92 in 92: St. Joseph’s Prep (Pa.)

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – (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. … Continue reading

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Bostick has something to prove at Roman Catholic

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – After a big 2013 summer on the AAU circuit, in which he picked up six Division I scholarship offers, Nazeer Bostick had high expectations for his sophomore season. Instead, the 6-foot-3 wing guard found himself mostly … Continue reading

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Carroll’s Aflakpui getting final looks at schools

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With just a matter of weeks remaining until his looming college choice, Archbishop Carroll senior forward Ernest Aflakpui is taking a close look at each school that’s in his final grouping. Big 5 Temple and Saint Joseph’s … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Archbishop Ryan (Pa.)

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – (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. … Continue reading

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Tony Chennault takes different path after college

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Carl Arrigale hadn’t seen anything like it. All of the top ballplayers to come out of Neumann-Goretti–previously St. John Neumann–in Arrigale’s 15 years had followed a similar path. Rick Jackson, Scoop Jardine, Tyreek Duren, Daniel Stewart, … Continue reading

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Carroll’s Derrick Jones cuts list to nine

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – The recent trend from the local 2015 prospects has been to stay local for college. St. Joe’s just landed Philadelphia Catholic League guards Lamarr Kimble and Chris Clover, Temple added Central Jersey wing Trey Lowe, and … Continue reading

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Roman’s Wilkerson pledges to Hartford

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — The Hartford Hawks lose five seniors to graduation after the 2014-15 season. A tough blow indeed, but on Monday afternoon, they began building up the class that will take their place–starting with the verbal commitment of Roman … Continue reading

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Lamarr Kimble becomes Saint Joseph’s first 2015 commit

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – Neumann-Goretti (Pa.) point guard Lamarr Kimble became the first member of Saint Joseph’s incoming 2015 class this weekend, giving the Hawks a pure point guard in their backcourt for the next four years. Playing with Nike-backed Team … Continue reading

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Brooks heads to South Kent in search of playing time, development

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Sometime around the midway point of the 2013-14 season, Nysier Brooks was unhappy. Never mind the fact that his Archbishop Carroll team was practically plowing through its Catholic League schedule. Never mind that Brooks was only … Continue reading

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Hoop Group: Team Camp Notebook

Varun Kumar (@vrkumar8) – A number of top regional high school teams made their way to Reading’s Albright College last week for the Hoop Group’s Elite Team Camp, consisting of a National and American divisions. Here’s a notebook from the … Continue reading

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