Tag Archives: Friends Central

92 in 92: Friends’ Central (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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Summer Jam Fest: Day 3 Notebook

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) & Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – The Hoop Group Summer Jam Fest came to a close on Sunday evening at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Manheim, Pa. Most of the AAU circuit’s top teams were down in Georgia at … Continue reading

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Injury didn’t slow down DeAndre Hunter’s recruitment

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Like quite a few others, Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli didn’t need to see much of Friends’ Central rising junior DeAndre Hunter to know how good he could be. The high-upside wing missed his entire … 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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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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Updated: Devin Coleman to transfer to Temple

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Update (Jan. 8, 5:30 PM): Temple officially announced Devin Coleman‘s addition to the roster. According to the announcement, Coleman will sit out the remainder of the 2013-14 season and have 1.5 years of eligibility beginning after Temple’s 2014 fall … Continue reading

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Friends Central alum Devin Coleman leaving Clemson

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Friends’ Central grad and Clemson sophomore Devin Coleman has decided to leave the men’s basketball program and will transfer, the school announced on Saturday. A 6-foot-2, 200-pound combo guard, Coleman had appeared in 10 of Clemson’s … Continue reading

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Trio drives Abington Friends past Friends Central

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – All it takes is for two or three players to start clicking on the court for a team to take home a victory. That was the case for the Abington Friends School Kangaroos, who only had three … Continue reading

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Timms named head coach at Cheltenham

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – Cheltenham’s basketball program will usher in a new era for the 2013-14 season with their new head coach, John Timms. Timms, a 1990 graduate of William Penn High, previously spent six seasons as an assistant at … Continue reading

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Friends Central has eyes on league title

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – After a disappointing 55-52 defeat at the hands of Abington Friends in last years’ Friends Schools League final, Friends Central is hungry and ready to take the next step. Head coach Ryan Tozer is in his … Continue reading

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Battle of Brotherly Love Notebook 5/15

Evan Cross (@EvanCross) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Second night of the 2013 Battle of Brotherly Love took place Wednesday night at Ben Franklin HS. Here’s some recruiting notes and quotes from the event; for a recap of the championship … Continue reading

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Niagara emerges as strong leader for Karonn Davis

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – As the time for Karonn Davis (2013/Friends Central) nears closer, a new leader has emerged for the talented guard’s services. After leaning towards the University of Nevada last week, a change in guard situations at Niagara … Continue reading

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Change has suited Karonn Davis well

John Iatesta (@JohnIatesta) — Friends’ Central point guard Karonn Davis has seen a lot of changes the last three years. He went from a pass-first point guard to penetrating combo guard. He also transferred schools after his sophomore year and … Continue reading

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Two big HS events highlight Saturday slate

Tyler Sablich (@TySablich) – Scholastic Play-by-Play Classics has two big events on tap for Saturday Jan. 19, featuring some of the best high school teams in the area. At Archbishop Carroll (Radnor, PA) beginning at 1 p.m., five match-ups are … Continue reading

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Friends’ Central knocks off Perkiomen, 61-40

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – The Friends’ Central Phoenix defeated Perkiomen at home on Friday night 61-40 behind a combined 36 points from their senior backcourt of Billy Cassidy and Karonn Davis. Cassidy, who will be playing his college ball at … Continue reading

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Friends’ Central’s Jefferson fitting in just fine at Duke

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Nine games into his first season at Duke, Amile Jefferson is starting to get comfortable. Playing at the Atlantic Coast Conference powerhouse, under legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski, brings with it a lot of responsibility. Add in … Continue reading

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