Category Archives: Catholic League

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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Clover, St. Joe’s Prep bounce back over Malvern Prep

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — Looking to bounce back from a 3-15 shooting performance in a loss against George Washington on Monday, St. Joseph’s Prep wing Chris Clover licked his chops as he went through warm ups, ready to feast on … Continue reading

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Shorthanded LaSalle handles Germantown Academy

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — With star big man Dave Krmpotich and lead guard Kitt-Najee Walls suspended for Tuesday night’s nonleague showdown with two-time defending Inter-Ac Champ Germantown Academy, the LaSalle High School Explorers weren’t given much of a chance to … Continue reading

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2014-15 CoBL HS Preview: Catholic League

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The rest of the Catholic League can breathe a sigh of relief–Ja’Quan Newton has finally graduated. The Neumann-Goretti grad, now a freshman at the University of Miami, led the Saints to the last four PCL titles, … Continue reading

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Miles Overton to transfer from Wake Forest

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Former St. Joseph’s Prep guard Miles Overton has decided to leave Wake Forest after the semester, the school announced on Tuesday afternoon. He was granted his release by head coach Danny Manning. “It was a tough decision … Continue reading

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Washington’s late addition Watson key in win over Prep

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Elmange Watson left Northeast High School for what he hoped was a better academic opportunity at Palmer Charter. That was going well, until Palmer suddenly shut its doors on October 27. That sent 286 students scrambling … Continue reading

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Bostick makes big impact in Roman Catholic debut

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — Looking to make a splash in his first game as a Roman Catholic Cahillite, Math, Civics and Sciences  transfer Nazeer Bostick had a fast break. To show off his athleticism, he went up for a dunk … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Neumann-Goretti (Pa.)

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – (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 … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Sunday, December 7

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Green’s hot shooting propels Neumann-Goretti to 55-45 victory over Philly Electric

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Quade Green had never heard his name called during the announcement of the starting lineups in a high school game before Saturday night. It didn’t seem to bother him. The Neumann-Goretti sophomore guard scored a game-high 18 … Continue reading

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Play-By-Play Tip-Off Classic Preview

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Plenty of top schools from Pennsylvania–and a few from New Jersey and Maryland–will be in action for the third annual Play By Play Tip-Off Classic at Philadelphia University (Pa.) on Saturday, Dec. 6. Here’s the schedule … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Roman Catholic (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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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’ … Continue reading

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92 in 92: LaSalle College HS (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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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 … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Archbishop Wood (Pa.)

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. … Continue reading

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At Notre Dame, Vasturia working towards second-year splash

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) With a one-point lead and 31 seconds … Continue reading

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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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