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GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
*Penn Charter will hold a memorial service to honor the late Jim Lampe ('64), a three-sport star, New York Mets bonus baby and trendsetter in the artificial turf industry, on Friday, June 26, 4 p.m., in the school's assembly room. A reception will follow at 5 p.m. in the Timmons House, which is also on campus. 
 
*The Little Quakers' ninth annual golf outing/dinner will be held Thursday, June 25, noon start, at Raven's Claw Golf Club, in Pottstown, Pa. Golf format: 4-man scramble. Entry fee of $200 per person includes box lunch, green fees, driving range, buffet dinner, beverages and a LQ windshirt. For more info, contact Aimee Schnee at 215-713-4432 or philalittlequakers@gmail.com. Sponsorships are also available. 
 
*Perry Canfield, a 1974 Penn Charter grad, passed away suddenly last fall at age 58. Perry's classmates, and those of his three older brothers (Bill, Rob and Howie), are working on a memorial that would capture Perry's fondness for sports and dedication to PC. If you would like to contribute, click here. About halfway down the page there's a box that says "please direct my gift to:" Click "other" and enter "Canfield Fund". Thank you!
 
*Registration is open for summer sports camps at Germantown Academy in Fort Washington. Boys and girls in Grades 1-8 receive individual instruction from GA coaches and student-athletes in Baseball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, and Wrestling. Visit www.gacamp.org for more information on GA Sports Camps!
 
*The Tri-State Board of Officials will hold a luncheon to celebrate its 80th anniversary luncheon on June 6, noon to 4 p.m., at the Carousel House, Belmont and Parkside avenues, in Fairmount Park. Cost $40. For more info, contact Guy at 215-570-2312.
 
*The High School Sports Report, hosted by Joe DeLuca, Rich Henkels and Joe Krause, airs every Monday night, 7 to 8 o'clock, on WIP 610-AM.  
 
*If you happen to have a copy of the Sept./Oct. 1990 edition of Philly Sports Magazine, please contact Isaiah Montgomery at hbgsharks25@gmail.com. Thank you! 
 
*Jim Lannigan, former football star at Father Judge High, has created a LinkedIn group for former All-City honorees in football, basketball and baseball. Post promotions that your company has. Promote a beef and beer that you are having for a charity event, Connect with those that are coaching or involved with the sport that you were involved with during your high school years, network, or just get back in touch, etc. Click here for the group's page.

SOCCER
 
*Matt Davis, former Bishop McDevitt multisport athlete and student writer for this website, is now the head coach at Mount Aloysius College, a D-III school in Cresson, Pa. (near Altoona). If you've got game and think you'd like to be part of Matt's program, send him an email at mattdavissoccer@gmail.com.

FOOTBALL
 
*To purchase a copy of the DVD for the 41st annual City All-Star Football Game, please contact game director Brian Fluck at brianfluckwc@hotmail.com. Cost of $15 includes shipping.
  *A non-contact camp, focused on speed, agility and position skills for players in grades 8 to 12, will be held Sunday, June 7, 3 to 6:30 p.m., on Springside Chestnut Hill Academy's field, 500 W. Willow Grove Ave., Phila., 19118. Special guests: current/former NFL/D-1 players and coaches. Cost is $29. To register, and to learn more, visit www.StayCoolCamps.com.
 
*Roman Catholic seeks a game for the weekend of Oct. 2-4. Contact assistant Sean Woods at Sean.Woods@LibertyMutual.com or coach Jim Murphy at JMurphy@romancatholichs.com.
 
*The Little Quakers' ninth annual golf outing/dinner will be held Thursday, June 25, noon start, at Raven's Claw Golf Club, in Pottstown, Pa. Golf format: 4-man scramble. Entry fee of $200 per person includes box lunch, green fees, driving range, buffet dinner, beverages and a LQ windshirt. For more info, contact Aimee Schnee at 215-713-4432 or philalittlequakers@gmail.com. Sponsorships are also available.
 
*Joe D'Orazio, a 2007 St. Joseph's Prep grad, is now coaching the tight ends and recruiting the Philly-South Jersey area for Columbia University. He may be reached at jd3219@columbia.com and followed on twitter at @coachdoraz
 
*The annual Gregory Hennigar 7-on-7 tournament, which now features high school teams, will be played June 20, 9 a.m. start, at Ramp Playground, across the street from Father Judge.

 
*Chestnut Hill College is starting a sprint team (weight limit: 172 pounds) in the fall of 2015. Would you like to give it a whirl? Contact coach Mike Pearson at PearsonM@chc.edu.
 
*Bergen Catholic, in North Jersey, would like to play a Philly-area team during the weekend of Sept. 4-5 in 2015. Home or away. Contact athletic director Jack McGovern at 201-634-4130.
 
*La Salle seeks a game for the weekend of Sept. 11. Contact AD Joe Parisi at 215-402-4182.
 
*McDonogh School, in Maryland, which is coached by Philly native Dom Damico, seeks games for Sept. 11 and Sept. 18. Contact Dom at ddamico@mcdonogh.org.
 
*The commemorative book -- "La Salle College High School - 100 Years of Football History" -- has been released. It was written by 1969 grad Bill Wasylenko. Proceeds on book sales will benefit the school's Touchdown Club. The book is on sale at home games and can also be purchased on this eBay page. 
 
*The Sports Fan Base Network (SFBN) is streaming games in 2014. To watch the games, go to www.sportsfanbasenetwork.com and click the "Live and On Demand Events" link in the middle of the screen. Click on the selected game, then the video player will open up on your screen. The game can be viewed on any computer with Internet as well as some video capable smart phones, including but not limited to, iPhones. Also, SFBN will be tweeting live during the game so feel free to follow us @The_SFBN with the #sfbn. The game is FREE OF CHARGE for all viewers so make sure you tune in to SFBN on Saturday night!
 
*The 2014 Pennsylvania Football News Resource Guide, which has 399 pages packed with schedules, all-time lists/records/etc., is now available. Visit www.pafootballnews.com and click on the book's cover to reach the page with complete info on what's in the book, and how to order.     
 
*Videos of the 2014 City All-Star Football Game are now available for purchase. Contact Brian Fluck at brianfluckwc@hotmail.com for info. 
 
 
*Several game films from Bonner's 1984 season (with '83 to come) are available for viewing through Dropbox. For more info, contact Paul Golden at paul.golden@gmail.com.  

  *Bill Wasylenko, La Salle High's football historian, seeks tapes of games involving the Explorers from all eras. He already has many tapes from 1988 to 2012, along with a few from '75 and '76 and some from the early '60s. Bill may be reached at explorerfb@gmail.com.
 
*"When Winning Hurts", a book by player Porfirio Barrera about George Washington High's 1991 Public League football champions, is available for $12.95 at www.amazon.com, www.barnesandnoble.com and www.outskirtspress.com/bookstore. Click here for a synopsis.
 
*If you would like to become a sponsor (or make a donation) for the City All-Star Game, please contact game director Brian Fluck at 215-386-2244, ext. 265, or brianfluckwc@hotmail.com

  *Videos of the 2013 and 2014 City All-Star Football Games are now available for purchase. Contact Brian Fluck at brianfluckwc@hotmail.com for info.*


BASEBALL
 
*The Philly Area Black Sox, a 19U team that won the MJBL national championship in 2014, seeks players, ages 16 to 19, for competitive travel games (exhibition and tournament) from
late May to early August. Contact Coach Paul at 215-990-3188 or paulkennethjohnson@yahoo.com and/or visit
www.leaguelineup.com/blacksox. 

 
*Penn Charter will hold a memorial service to honor the late Jim Lampe ('64), a three-sport star, New York Mets bonus baby and trendsetter in the artificial turf industry, on Friday, June 26, 4 p.m., in the school's assembly room. A reception will follow at 5 p.m. in the Timmons House, which is also on campus.
  *Former Episcopal Academy star Dan Williams ('04), now an assistant with the Churchmen, is the director of D-Will Performance, which is based in King of Prussia and helps players reach their potential by taking a cutting-edge approach to baseball development. Pitchers and position players are encouraged to contact Dan at 610-213-1958 or dwillperformance@gmail.com.

  *A reunion is being planned for Olney High's 1969 Public League championship team. Please contact Charles Sumter at 215-280-6725 or csumter2@aol.com.


 

WRESTLING
 
*Malvern Prep is looking for a Middle School wrestling coach for the 2015-2016 school year. Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume, updated clearances and references to employment@malvernprep.org.

 

BASKETBALL
 
*The 21st annual All-City Classic, an all-star tripleheader backed by Wayne Ellington and featuring the best freshmen, sophomores and juniors in the Philadelphia area, will be held May 29, 6 p.m. start, at Girard College, 2101 S. College Ave., Phila., 19121.
 
*West Catholic will hold a team-camp event Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. start, at Rutgers-Camden University. Varsity teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware are invited to participate. Cost is $215 for three games. For more info, send an email to burrsbasketball@gmail.com.
 
*Palumbo High seeks to play in a tipoff tourney in the 2015-16 season. Contact coach Frank Schneider at frankschneider3@yahoo.com.
 
*Quahsim Gredic, formerly a player at William Penn High and now an assistant at Penncrest, in Delaware County, is hoping to become a coach at a Philly high school for the 2015-16 season. He may be reached at qgredic@gmail.com.
 
*Bill "Mr. Bill" Williams, long-time assistant at Southern, is selling DVDs of Philly high school games going back to 1989. Click here for his website page and contact info and here for an updated list of available DVDs.
  *The 24th annual Seashore Officials Clinic and Family Weekend, directed by John Koskinen, will be held May 29-31 in Wildwood, N.J. Officials to speak: Clarence Armstrong, Ed Corbett, Stan Rote, Frank Scagliotta and Jack Sweeney. For more info, contact Koskinen at 215-327-6762 or jkoskinen9@gmail.com.
  *Guards David Johnson (Comm Tech) and D.J. Alexander, all-league selections last season, are now sophs at Burlington County Community College (New Jersey) and assistant coach Jordan Ingram, a former player at Archbishop Carroll and Fairleigh Dickinson, is trying to place them in great-fit, four-year colleges. If you'd like to learn more about these players, please contact Jordan at 215-779-4243 (cell) or jingram360@gmail.com.
 
*If you happen to have a copy of the Sept./Oct. 1990 edition of Philly Sports Magazine, please contact Isaiah Montgomery at hbgsharks25@gmail.com. Thank you! 
 
*Paul Hutter, author of a book detailing Ivy League basketball history, is available to speak to groups interested in that topic. He may be reached at phutt70@gmail.com.

  *Baltimore City CC is seeking high-level players from the Philadelphia area. Contact coach Terry Maczko at TMaczko@bccc.edu.
 
*Click here for info about a book, written by Germantown Academy basketball all-timer Paul Hutter (Princeton alum), that examines the glory era of Ivy League basketball.   
 
*Click here for info/signup sheet on Germantown Academy's ongoing program for kids in grades 1 to 4. 

  *Games involving city-leagues teams are being telecast this season on www.sportsfanbase.com, with former Northeast High baseball star Ari Bluestein as the play-by-play man. Ari's twitter handle is The_SFBN. And click here for SFBN's Facebook page. 

  *Click here for ISAA's assorted offerings. 
  *Joseph DeMayo, son of Joe DeMayo, long-time college basketball referee and the assigner of referees for the Catholic League, is experiencing a health issue (kidney failure) that has left him out of work and facing financial challenges. To help Joseph and his family, referees Wally Rutecki, Michael Chesney and John Hughes have started a tax deductible fund. If you can contribute, please send a check to Joseph DeMayo Kidney Fight Fund, 533 Vernon Road, Springfield, PA 19064. Thank you. 
  *Bill Williams, long-time assistant at Southern, is selling DVDs of Philly high school games going back to 1989. Click
here for his website page and contact info.

SPECIAL NOTES
 
*Please check out a business owned by Ed Kerr, Jr., a 1960 West Catholic grad and long-time supporter of the school's athletic programs (also mover/shaker in alumni association) -- www.SafetyBroadcast.com. Thanks!  
  *Joseph DeMayo, son of Joe DeMayo, long-time college basketball referee and the assigner of referees for the Catholic League, is experiencing a health issue (kidney failure) that has left him out of work and facing financial challenges. To help Joseph, referees Wally Rutecki, Michael Chesney and John Hughes have started a tax deductible fund. If you can contribute, please send a check to Joseph DeMayo Kidney Fight Fund, 533 Vernon Road, Springfield, PA 19064. Thank you. 

BOOK ANNOUNCEMENTS
  *The commemorative book -- "La Salle College High School - 100 Years of Football History" -- has been released. It was written by 1969 grad Bill Wasylenko. Proceeds on book sales will benefit the school's Touchdown Club. The book is on sale at home games and can also be purchased on this eBay page.
 
*Click here for info about a book, written by Germantown Academy basketball all-timer Paul Hutter (Princeton alum), that examines the glory era of Ivy League basketball.
 
  *Longtime website contributor Ted Taylor has completed “The Duke of Milwaukee . . . The Life and Times of Al Simmons, Baseball’s Forgotten Superstar.” It is available by mail from TTA Authentic LLC, PO Box 273, Abington PA 19001. Cost is $15, which includes postage and handling (book store SRP of $11.95). It is also on sale at selected outlets, including the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society in Hatboro, PA. The book was published by The Educational Publisher, 1313 Chesapeake Ave., Columbus, OH (www.EduPublisher.com). For additional info, or to schedule a book signing, contact Ted at ted@tedtaylor.com or 215-576-7212. 

SPECIAL NOTES
  
 
*The family of John Wagner is proud to announce the formation of The Coach Wags Memorial Foundation, which honors the late, beloved former freshman football coach at St. Joseph's Prep. The foundation's sole mission is to raise money for The Cancer Center at Children's Hospital. For more information, email THECOACHWAGSMEMORIALFOUNDATION@yahoo.com and/or check out The Coach Wags Memorial Foundation on Facebook. Please share your favorite memories and thoughts.