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McDevitt is the Surprise Team in Area

Bantam back Peaker is a football powerhouse

(Photo Left) Cardinal O’Hara linemen try to stop Robert Laurie-Clark (#6) as he runs the ball down the middle of the field. Photo by Sarah J. Glover.

Bishop...

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Dr. J Makes His Mark

Reggie Jackson and Joe Carter celebrate iconic athlete/philanthropist

(Photo Left) Basketball legend Julius Erving mugs for the press before his golf classic fundraiser at the Logan hotel. Photo by Sarah J. Glover.

Reggie Jackson relates to Julius Erving. That’s one of the reasons...

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Dante Coles’ Ascent

Grateful coach stays on course

When he was a high school football and basketball star, at Conestoga in the mid 1990s, there weren’t too many people who could run, catch, dunk, or block shots like Dante Coles. He even once guarded Kobe Bryant in a Lower Merion-Conestoga basketball game.

Despite his talent, Coles struggled academically and played football at the junior college level at Valley Forge Military Academy nearby his childhood home of Berwyn...

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Jameer Nelson Gives Back

NBA stalwart is appreciative, but not finished

(Photo Left) NBA star Jameer Nelson (center) with some of the basketball campers, who are among the 12 best area underclassmen.  Photo courtesy of Jeremy Treatman.

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Justin Steers Emerges

Latecomer to the game has his pick of scholarships

(Photo Left) Justin Steers is a rising senior at Friends’ Central and promising division I basketball prospect. Photo by Sarah J. Glover.

Over a decade ago, a young guard transferred from a Philadelphia Public League school...

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