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St. Joseph’s Prep Looks Strong

Cautiously optimistic coach sees more work ahead for Catholic League and national victories

Gabe Infante said it was well worth the wait. “It took seven years for an opportunity like this and it was just great, just awesome! I am so happy for everyone involved with our school and our program, that everyone got to experience this.” The St. Joseph’s Prep football coach was beaming about his team’s appearance on ESPN U against Archbishop Wood on Sept. 16. Prep won 43-24 at a packed William Tennent High School in Warminster boosting them to 3-0 for the season.

“I came here seven years ago and I really wanted to build the program up and have great things happen here, like had [happened under coach Gil Brooks] before me. There were a lot of people … that had their prints on this happening. This...

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Malvern Coach Believes in Opportunities

Coach Brady promotes well-rounded athletes with no regrets

(Photos from Left to Right) Malvern quarterback Kevin Doyle (#12) runs the ball in the third quarter for a...

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Lowry NBA Cares Day a Hit

Area children were delighted to meet and learn from the NBA and Olympic champion

(Photos from Left to Right) Coach Dave Distel, Lowry’s former coach at Cardinal Dougherty and Kyle...

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La Salle Recovers After Season Opening Loss

Shaking up the usual routine proves effective

(Photos from Left to Right) La Salle College High School football players line up to take on Pennsbury. (right) La Salle College...

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ST. JOSEPH’S PREP STUDENTS GO WITH THE TEAM TO CALI

Simon Williams is too young to know LL Cool J’s jingle “Going Back To Cali.” But the Prep junior broadcaster not only got to make the trip to Los Angeles, California with the team; he also announced Prep’s 49-17 win over superpower Oaks Christian on its student station WSJP Sept. 2. “I was lucky enough to be one of four members of the school radio station along with our moderator, [Public Relations] Director Bill Avington to go to Mission Viejo High School as...

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The Voice is Booming in Philadelphia

No challenge is too big to overcome for this enterprising announcer

(Photo Left) Jacob Schwartz calls the Danny Rumph Basketball Classic.  Photo by Sarah J. Glover.

Jake “The Voice” Schwartz didn’t know what to do. The inexperienced public address...

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Eagles Make an Impact on Area Football Minds

Coaches ruminate on the coming season for the Birds and their own teams.

(Photos from Left to Right) Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford (#7, right) stands on the sideline as players go through...

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West Catholic’s New Man

West Catholic’s New Man

(Photo Left) West Catholic basketball coach Jason Hasson with players Patrick Obogo (far left) and Shawn Bennerman during practice. Photo by Sarah J. Glover

The Burrs have a new basketball coach as Jason Hasson, formerly a New Jersey 2015 state...

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Hawkins Doing It From the Bench

Injured player cheers on for his “The Basketball Tournament” team

David Hawkins, a one-time Temple basketball standout has made a lot of friends while playing overseas in the past decade. But few people like him more than the waiters and waitresses in countries all across Europe. “I’m a big tipper,” he said. “One thing I learned under [Hall of Fame] coach [John] Chaney is to be generous and to reward people who give you good...

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The Third Annual Basketball Tournament is Attracting Fans

The event keeps getting more attention from players, spectators and TV

(Photo Left) Basketball City’s #44 puts up a shot during The Basketball Tournament play. Photos by Sarah J. Glover.

Hakim Warrick is a Philadelphia guy through and through. Born and raised in the city...

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Elevate Hoops Comes to Philadelphia

Big decisions for HS hoop stars and a chance for new faces to shine

(Photos Left) Players show off their skills at the Elevate Hoops Summer Showdown. Photos by Sarah J...

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