Tag Archives: Sam Foreman

King, Constitution earn championship berth

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – South Philadelphia High School played host to the Public League semifinals, where the best from each division squared off in the hopes of taking the floor of the Liacouras Center on Sunday for a shot at the … Continue reading

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Watkins stands tall as MCS bests King

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – When you need a bucket for a lift, you go to your rock, your anchor–your big man. Luckily for Math, Civics and Sciences, they have a player that fits that bill perfectly in 2015 center Mike Watkins. Which … Continue reading

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King gets redemption over Constitution

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Heading into Thursday and with the Constitution Generals visiting, there was one thing on the mind of every King player and coach. Payback. Only a couple of weeks ago and with King sitting at 8-0 on the … Continue reading

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Foreman, King cruise to seventh straight win

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – Coming into the season, Martin Luther King wasn’t expected to play like they have been. With a talented but relatively new roster, featuring six new faces, the Cougars weren’t expected to start off the season 7-0, especially … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King remains undefeated, powers past Susquehanna

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) — Despite a sluggish first half, Martin Luther King (6-0) used a big third quarter rally to run past Susquehanna Township (3-3), 54-41, on Saturday afternoon at Widener University as part of the Jameer and Pete Nelson … Continue reading

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King stays undefeated, downs Imhotep 57-54

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – If Martin Luther King’s win over Math, Civics & Sciences last week was a warning sign to the rest of the Public League, consider their latest victory a bold statement. The Cougars aren’t building to become … Continue reading

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Foreman, King come from behind to down MCS

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Sean Colson knows that it takes good guard play to win close games. The Philadelphia native and former point guard had a 13-year professional career, making a name for himself as a smart, crafty guard with … Continue reading

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New-look King readies for Division A return

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – With high school basketball turning the page and prepping for another season on the court, a number of teams will be bringing out new looks when it comes to their respective roster. But no team in the … Continue reading

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Friday roundup: Doughty chooses MCS & more

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — Doughty headed to Math, Civics and Sciences After playing for the now defunct Communications Tech, 2015 G Samir Doughty told CoBL he would be transferring to Philly Electric for his junior season. Now, after seeing Penn … Continue reading

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Foreman’s transfer promotes competition at MCS

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – In just a few years, Math, Civics and Sciences has become a basketball school that deserves recognition. And now, they have a problem that any other program would be happy to deal with. The Mighty Elephants have … Continue reading

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Battle of Brotherly Love Notebook 5/14

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) &  Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – The 3rd Annual Battle of Brotherly Love pits the neighborhoods of Philadelphia (and one suburban team) against each other to see which section of the city gets bragging rights for this year. … Continue reading

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Battle of Brotherly Love: Semifinal recap

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The 3rd Annual Battle of Brotherly Love pits the neighborhoods of Philadelphia (and one suburban team) against each other to see which section of the city gets bragging rights for this year. … Continue reading

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PIAA state playoffs tip off Friday

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – The PIAA state playoffs are ready to start as Class A and AAA tip off Friday evening, with the AA and AAAA brackets start on Saturday. In three out of the four classifications, Philadelphia-area teams are … Continue reading

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Massaley’s layup delivers Public League title to Imhotep

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) — Abraham Massaley had always dreamed of winning a Public League championship. What that dream didn’t usually include, however, was him hitting the big shot. The senior guard outdid his own fantasy on Sunday evening, getting to … Continue reading

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PrimeTime Shootout Day One recap

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – Both the Robert Vaux High School Cougars and the Roman Catholic High School Cahillites took part in the first day of the 30th annual PrimeTime Shootout at Trenton Catholic Academy in New Jersey. Teams from both Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Kyle Lowry Classic: Vaux 66, St. Andrew’s 61

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The guard combo of Sam Foreman and Rysheed Jordan played very well together in their first game as teammates, leading Vaux to victory over St. Andrew’s (Del.), 66-61, in the Kyle Lowry Tip-Off Classic at Philadelphia … Continue reading

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All-City Classic sophomore scouting report

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – The All-City Classic, which featured basketball players from the 2013, ‘14, and ‘15 classes, brought together plenty of talent from both the Philadelphia and New York area. The sophomores took the court at Ben Franklin High School … Continue reading

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