Category Archives: Writers

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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Alston exactly what Dunphy, Temple needed

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Levan Alston, Jr. came across a basketball relic in his basement recently. And when it came time for him to make a decision on where to play his collegiate basketball, he saw it fit that the … Continue reading

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Haverford School’s Levan Alston stays home, commits to Temple

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Temple has its backcourt of the future, and the makings of a very good incoming freshman class in 2015. Haverford School senior guard Levan Alston, Jr. gave his verbal commitment to Fran Dunphy and the Owls in a press … 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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MCS’ Mott back on the court, looking forward to big year

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – Almost any athlete who has ever been faced with coming back from a significant injury will tell you that the mental aspect is more challenging than the physical aspect. Robert Griffin III and Derrick Rose are … 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. New York: 2016/2017 Standouts

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder), Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Several of the top prospects from Philadelphia and New York went head-to-head in a trio of games on Saturday night at Ben Franklin in this year’s Philly vs. N.Y. … 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: Church Farm School (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. … Continue reading

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At 84, Bill Mlkvy wants to leave student-athlete legacy at Temple

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Sitting in the lobby of Temple’s basketball practice facility, Bill Mlkvy can’t help but be a little jealous of his surroundings. The modern, two-year-old facility is located on the third floor of the renovated Pearson-McGonigle Hall–a … 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 Standouts

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 2 Notebook (Part 2)

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 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: Reading High School (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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West Chester’s “Big 64″ schedule updated

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – West Chester’s “Big 64″ Shootout is always one of the bigger pre-season high school events around, with dozens of area programs taking part in an entertaining weekend of basketball. This year, it’ll be 72 different teams from … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Eastern Regional (N.J.)

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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92 in 92: Octorara (Pa.)

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) – (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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Yevgen Sakhniuk brings Euro flavor to Explorers

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Unlike many young European ballplayers who dream of coming to the United States one day to play college basketball, Yevgen Sakhniuk wasn’t thinking that big. “I wanted to come to America just to see the country … 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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Drexel releases 2014-15 schedule

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – A mix of high-major opponents and some talented regional squads highlight Drexel’s 2014-15 schedule, which was released on Thursday afternoon. The season gets underway with a trip out to Boulder, Colo. to take on the Buffaloes … Continue reading

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Lehigh’s 2014-15 schedule released

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – An opening-day clash with the defending Big East champions Villanova and a trip down to Arizona State highlight Lehigh’s 2014-15 schedule, which was released on Thursday morning. The 28-game slate starts off on November 14 at … Continue reading

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