Category Archives: Inter-Ac

92 in 92: Malvern 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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Inter-Ac MVP Tim Guers commits to St. Anselm (N.H.)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Tim Guers didn’t know what else he needed to do to prove himself. As a junior at Germantown Academy, he averaged 16.9 ppg to lead the Patriots to an Inter-Academic League championship. For his efforts, the … 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: Springside-Chestnut Hill (Pa.)

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – (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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Top 2015 guard Levan Alston sets final six schools

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – From a list of 20-plus offers, Haverford School/Team Final combo guard Levan “Shawn” Alston, Jr. has decided on his final six. And they are: Temple, Virginia Commonwealth, Marquette, Notre Dame, Penn State and Penn. “I picked … Continue reading

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Temple Team Camp: Team Notebook (Day 1)

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) & Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – Temple kicked off its two-day team camp on Friday with plenty of talent showcased in just a few hours of game time. Temple coaches and plenty of smaller colleges got a good … Continue reading

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SJU Team Camp: Team Notebook (Day 3)

David Hassinger (@david_hassinger), Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The Saint Joseph’s high school team camp has nearly 40 squads from the greater Philadelphia region (and a few from slightly beyond that) on Hawk Hill this weekend, getting … Continue reading

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SJU Team Camp: Team Notebook (Day 2)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – The Saint Joseph’s high school team camp has nearly 40 squads from the greater Philadelphia region (and a few from slightly beyond that) on Hawk Hill this weekend, getting a chance to … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s Team Camp Preview (June 19-21)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The area high school team camps continue this weekend with a big affair at St. Joseph’s, as nearly 40 schools from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware–plus one from a little further away–come to City Avenue for … Continue reading

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Penn Team Camp Preview (June 7)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – This month, there are a number of high school team camps hosted by various colleges around the area. This is a preview of Penn’s, which takes place on Saturday, June 7 As would be expected from … Continue reading

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2014 Jr. All-City Classic Standouts

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The third annual Jr. All-City Classic brought the best rising freshmen in Philadelphia together on the courts at Imhotep Charter for a two-game affair on Tuesday night. Though the action was up-and-down, … Continue reading

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Jr. All City Classic coming to Imhotep Charter

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – For the last two years, the Jr. All-City Classic has been the event where we first get a look at the next generation of basketball players who will rise through the ranks. Two years ago, it … Continue reading

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2014 AAU Mid-Atlantic Regional Finals Notebook

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The Mid-Atlantic Regional AAU Tournament wrapped up at the Upper Chichester Recreation Center on Sunday, with the fourth grade (10U) through 11th grade (17U) championships determining who gets the opportunity advance to the AAU National tournament … Continue reading

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Alston’s recruiting stock on the rise after EYBL

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) – After an outstanding performance at the Nike EYBL Event in Sacramento, Calif. this past weekend, it was not a surprising phenomenon when Haverford School/Team Final guard Levan Alston picked up five new offers in a matter of a few … Continue reading

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2013-14 CoBL HS Awards: Southeastern Pa.

The 2013-14 high school basketball season in Southeastern Pennsylvania was certainly one to remember. One of the best players in Philly history finished up his career the only way he knew how, while simultaneously setting a new benchmark for greatness … Continue reading

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ANC holds on for wild win over Penn Charter

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – As it turns out, schools and classes weren’t the only thing affected by the recent snowstorms in the area. Academy of the New Church, in their first round PAISAA matchup against Penn Charter, came out sluggish … Continue reading

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Haverford rolls in PAISAA first round

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – There are games when everything seems to fall and nothing goes wrong. That was the kind of game the Haverford School had in the opening round of the PAISAA playoffs as the Fords steamrolled Friends’ Central, … Continue reading

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Germantown Academy repeats as Inter-Ac champs with win over SCH

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – Going into this year, they had their doubters. In 2012-13, the Germantown Academy Patriots went undefeated in the Inter-Ac and won the league title, but they lost all five starters including three Division I signees. It … Continue reading

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Haverford gets revenge on GA with 73-60 win

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Playing at Germantown Academy on the final week of the 2013-14 regular season was supposed to be the penultimate step of Haverford’s march towards the Inter-Ac title. Instead, after a loss to GA earlier in the … Continue reading

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Stevens continues breakout sophomore season in Haverford’s win over Malvern Prep

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Haverford School coach Henry Fairfax didn’t know what to expect. Under recommendation from one of his player’s families, the Fords’ coach agreed to meet with Lamar Stevens and his family back in August. Stevens, now a … Continue reading

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Haverford falls as late rally isn’t enough

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Haverford head coach Henry Fairfax doesn’t believe in excuses. So when his team started out lackadaisically and never woke up until the fourth quarter, he wouldn’t use last night’s overtime loss to Germantown Academy as an excuse … Continue reading

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Guers’ career night sparks GA to victory over Haverford

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Throughout an Inter-Academic League game against Germantown Academy, The Haverford School’s student section chanted “this is our house.” For one night, however, GA’s Tim Guers made it his. The 6-foot-3 junior guard had a career-high 35 … Continue reading

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Guers cleans the glass in GA’s win over Malvern

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — Despite what logic may tell you, rebounding has very little to do with height. No one player in the area personifies that statement more than Germantown Academy’s Tim Guers. On Tuesday evening, Guers, a 6-3 junior … Continue reading

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Haverford survives challenge from Penn Charter, 54-47

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – When it comes to winning Inter-Ac titles, only one person in Haverford School’s basketball program knows what it takes. Head coach Henry Fairfax was on the team the last time the Fords brought home a title, … Continue reading

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