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ALERTS!!
Click here for Daily News sports.
And
here for Special Photos.
To see Aaron Carter's recent DN stories, go to www.philly.com and put his name in the search box.

  Click here to see Ted's list of the 50 Most Memorable Playoff Games in City History (football, basketball, baseball; through 2007-08). Click here for Part Two (grouped by school year.)
  Click here for "Top 5 in 35." Each school's Top 5 athletes (must have played a "major" sport -- FB/bask/base) in the first 35 school years Ted covered Philly HS sports (through 2009-10).
 
Click here for "Only in the Pub, Part I and II" . . . Ted's look at the crazy, funny, curious, ridiculous, disturbing and/or head-scratching moments that make Public League sports so legendary (through 2012-13).

***Click here for even older alerts.***
(The ones on this page go back to start of 2010-11 school year.)

Nov. 13
  Special notes: In Mastery North's 40-0 win over Mastbaum, Taqee Ross turned five touches into 225 yards and four TDs -- two catches for TDs of 30 and 20 yards, two punt returns for TDs of 62 and 79 yards, kickoff return for 34 yards . . . In Roxborough's 30-28, two-OT win over Bartram, Eduardo Sanchez had two apiece of TDs/TD passes/INTs.
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Fumble!! By Pub honchos)
  Roxborough beat Bartram, 30-28, in two OTs . . . and darkness! Click
here
for Jeff McDevitt's pic.
  Frankford beat Overbrook, 24-14. Frog's report is posted.
 
Click here for Anthony Franklin's Weekly College Awards & Tidbits.
  Click
here for: Tops for 'Tep (WR-K Denniston "DJ" Moore and QB Andre Dreuitt-Parks).
  Click
here for practice pics from Imhotep.
  Carroll sr. F Derrick Jones announced his college hoops decision on ESPNU at 6:48 tonight . . . The choice: UNLV!
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Top passing efforts in CL finals)
  A luncheon to celebrate the Wilt Chamberlain stamps will be held Dec. 5. Click here for complete info.
 
Write this down!! . . . Cardinal O'Hara will hold a College Night Dec. 2, 6 to 9 p.m., in the cafeteria. Open to players from all schools in all leagues, city and suburbs. No need to pre-register. Players are encouraged to bring transcripts and highlight DVDs. Coaches from colleges in Division I-AA on down are expected to attend. Like the event at Wood, set for Dec. 9, this one is sponsored by the PCL Football Coaches Association.
  Constitution sr. F Ahmad "J.R." Gilbert will play college hoops at George Mason. Click here for Ace's story.
  Episcopal sr. attacker Curtis Zappala is ready for a special lacrosse event. Click here for Ace's story.
  Carroll sr. F Derrick Jones will announce his college hoops decision between 6 and 7 tonight on ESPNU.
  North Catholic's alumni basketball game will be played Saturday, at noon, in "The Pit" (school now occupied by Bracetti). Beforehand, a plaque honoring all former Falcons will be unveiled. Free admission.

Nov. 12
  Click
here for a pic of Bonner-Prendie's signees.
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Best performances by La Salle/SJ Prep players in CL finals)
  Click
here for a pic of Haverford School's MANY commits.
  Click here for our latest Before He Drew X's and O's . . . on ex-Gratz star Chris Rhone Sr., who's now an assistant at his alma mater. (His son, Chris Jr., plays for the Bulldogs.)
  Click
here for practice pics from West Philly, Franklin and Gratz.
  Click
here for a pic of La Salle's Dotted-Line Nine . . . guys who've signed letters of intent with Division I schools for assorted sports.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Wayne Ellington Sr. Wayne Sr., the father of NBA player Wayne Ellington Jr. (Episcopal '06), was shot to death Sunday night. Click here for Morgan Zalot's Daily News story. RIP, sir.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Haverford School's dominant I-A performance, in context)

  Click here for Ace's story on N-G jr. RB-LB Khalil Roane
.

Nov. 11
 
Major thanks to all veterans!! . . . And click here for a pic of a cute Army vet who's now married to a certain website owner (smile).
  All TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers, and especially to KIPP DuBois coach Keary Dias for breaking down tape!!
 
Write this down!! . . . Archbishop Wood will hold a College Night Dec. 9, 6:30 to 9 p.m., in the cafeteria. Open to players from all schools in all leagues, city and suburbs. No need to pre-register. Players are encouraged to bring transcripts and highlight DVDs. Coaches from colleges in Division I-AA on down are expected to attend.
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Close-proximity foes)

  Click
here for practice pics from Neumann-Goretti and Prep Charter. (The drive between their practice fields was exhausting . . . 3 blocks.) Large version of N-G team pic here; and here
for PC.
  B.J. "Butch" Hogan, a first team All-City d-back for O'Hara in the 2000 championship season, is that school's new football coach.
 
Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Paul Dooley kicks NFL butt!)
  Saturday's Pub AAAA final (Franklin-Gratz, 4 o'clock at Northeast), can be seen at www.TheSportsFanBaseNetwork.com. Joining host Ari Bluestein will be another Northeast product, Eric Clark. He's now Northeast's defensive coordinator.

  Frog's report on the PC/D-V Pub AA final is now posted.
  Franklin sr. QB Kevin Caldwell is Ace's DN Player of the Week. Click here. (Notes and Top 10 at bottom of story.)

Nov. 10
  Schedule note: The Wood-Ryan Catholic AAA final will now be Saturday,
2 o'clock, at Plymouth-Whitemarsh.
  King's Nasir Boykin now owns the Pub record for completions/attempts in a season with 137/247. Previous guys: Frankford's Tim DiGiorgio (136) and Gratz's Jerrick Jenkins
(242). Thanks to Kelly Cottle!
  **Click here for the Class AA City Title X-Ray.**
  Click here for . . .
The Saints Go Marching In, a page that celebrates Neumann-Goretti's noteworthy win on Saturday.
  Thanks to John Mullen, we've been able to flesh out the info on the 1982 CL championship cross country meet. Click here.  
  Schedule note: The Class AA City Title, Neumann-Goretti vs. Prep Charter, will now be Saturday, 1 p.m., at the South Philly Super Site.
  Northeast product Brent Grimes was at it again yesterday. Click
here for the video.
  Schedule note: Malvern will host Judge next Monday at 5 o'clock.
  After defeating SCH Academy on Saturday, Malvern's football team went right back to work very early Sunday morning for a great cause. Click
here for some pics.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (All-time title appearances for La Salle-SJ Prep over five sports)
  Frog's report on that wild/crazy BL-Southern game is now posted.
  Writeback stories: Click here for Ace's on Franklin jr. WR Javier Buffalo and here for Brent Baum's on Prep Charter sr. QB Vian Dolo.
  Boxscores for all 10 playoff games from Friday/Saturday are in today's Daily News (page 46).

Nov. 9
  Click here for a Tribute Page concerning
West Catholic's 52-game winning streak in the Catholic League's Blue/AA divisions. The Burrs' feat is now included on this page of notable streaks.
  Thanks to Andy Waldron, we've been able to flesh out the info on some 1980s CL championship cross country meets. Click here.
  The North Philly Aztecs' 90-pound team has earned a spot in the national finals Dec. 5 in Florida. The team is raising money to fund the trip. If you can help, please click here. Thanks!
  Click here for the Week 12 Master Schedule.
  Updated playoff recaps: click here for Pub and here for Cath.
  Click
here for: The Parsons/Price Is Right.
  Boxscores for all CL/PL playoffs can now be found here.
  The Nov. 4 Kevbit about Jack Soslow
has been finalized. Thanks again to Kevin Burke! . . . The Nov. 2 Tedbit has been updated to include this weekend's four blowouts.
 
Click here for the updated Standings/PF-PA.
  All TEAM PAGES except for KIPP DuBois have been updated. Thanks to all helpers!!
  Click here for the Records by League page. Lots of updates!

Nov. 8
  In the Catholic AA final . . .
 
Neumann-Goretti beat West, 32-14, to win its first crown since 1954. Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics here.
  In a Catholic AAAA semi . . .
  La Salle beat Roman, 49-0. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  In a Public AAAA semi . . .
  Franklin beat Washington, 36-19. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA.
  In a Public AAA semi . . .
  Imhotep beat Overbrook, 52-6. Duck's report is posted.
  In the Public AA final . . .
  Prep Charter beat Del-Val, 14-12. Frog's report is posted. Brent Baum's Monday DN ink TBA.
  Other playoff winner: Ryan.
  Malvern beat SCH Academy, 41-33, despite Paul Dooley's 422-yard, five-TD passing effort. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Other Inter-Ac winners: Haverford School (finishes 5-0!) and Germantown Academy. 
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Four long TDs in CL playoffs)
  La Salle sr. F Dave Krmpotich will play college hoops at Colgate.

Nov. 7
  In a Catholic AAAA semi . . .
  SJ Prep beat Judge, 49-7. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  In a Public AAAA semi . . .
  Gratz beat King, 22-14. Ace's DN ink to jr. OL Cameron Brown.
  Winners in other playoffs: Wood, West Phila.
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Paul Dooley/Collin DiGalbo - two peas in a busy QB pod.)
  Note from Ted: I received an email this morning from Michael Yancy, a
2005 Overbrook grad who has been confined to a wheelchair since suffering a broken neck while wrestling in his senior season. Michael, now 26, is living in Houston and doing well. He also played football and baseball at 'Brook and had EIGHT steals in one game. All the best, Michael! Click
here for a pic from 2006 and here for Overbrook's baseball team pic in 2004. (Two-thirds of the way down the page. Michael is in the first row, holding a bat.)
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (A look at the HS-EA series)

  Paul Strus is out as O'Hara's interim coach. John Ward will be in charge for tonight's AAA semifinal at Wood. Click here for Ace's story. 

Nov. 6
  Boys' Latin beat Southern, 24-20. Frog's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. WR-DB Damere Gilbert.
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Chalie Szydlik's feat)
 
Click here for Anthony Franklin's Weekly College Awards & Tidbits.
  West Philly is pumped to host its first night playoff in school history (tomorrow, 6 o'clock, vs. Mastery North) and the field shows it! Thanks to 1977 grad Bob Williams for providing
these pics. (The Speedboys also hosted a quarterfinal in '90 and a second-round game in '81, as part of a tournament that followed a teachers' strike. All other playoffs have taken place away or at neutral sites.)
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (West-Neumann series)
  Congrats to Germantown  Academy product Ryan Ayers, who's now a basketball assistant at the college alma mater (Bucknell) of his brother, Cameron (also GA). Click here.

Nov. 5
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (KIPP DuBois' unmatched City Title feat)
  Click
here for an article on West Catholic product Rob Hollomon, now excelling at Central Connecticut State, from www.easternpafootball.com.

  Added to schedule: Kensington vs. Fels, tomorrow, 2:30, at Northeast.
  Click
here
for pics from the KIPP DuBois/Future combo practice.
  Click here for Before He "Uncled" a Star Athlete . . . on ex-Malvern baseball star/MLBer Ben Davis. His nephew, Alex Hornibrook, is Malvern's sr. quarterback.
  ***Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . Click
here. All-Star Team of White Players, 1976-2013.***
  Happy Back to Normal Day!! No more political ads on TV.
  Click here for Ace's story on Gratz jr. lineman Raquan Thomas, a true survivor. He was shot five times after a game last season.

Nov. 4 
  Schedule note: The District 12-1 Class A subregional semi between KIPP DuBois and Calvary Christian will take place Friday, 7 o'clock, at Morrisville.
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (CL QBs' rare feat)
  Schedule note: Saturday's Catholic AA final, still at O'Hara, will now start at 4 o'clock.
 
Click here for our latest Before He Drew X's and O's . . . on Malvern assistant Joe Price, who also starred for the Friars.
  Click here for Huck's weekly CL individual stats leaders.
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League team stats package.
 
Frog's reports on three recent games are now posted.
  The newest issue of SLAM Magazine features a great story on NBA all-timer Paul Arizin (La Salle High, Villanova).
 
Tiiiiime for a Kevbit (Tedbit) . . . click here. (Jack Soslow's TBs)
  King jr. RB Paul Sanchez is Ace's DN Player of the Week. Click here. (Notes and Top 10 at bottom of story).
  McDevitt's players received an alarming jolt before the loss to KIPP DuBois for the Class A City Title. Click here for Ace's story.

Nov. 3 
 
Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
  Click
here for: Title Time Waaaaaay Back in the Day (N-G, kinda)
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Big outbursts vs. Penn Charter)
  All TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers, and especially to Big Steve Reid. On short notice yesterday, he trekked to Gratz for the Class A City Title (moved from Washington). Also to Dobbins coach John Sullivan.
  All playoff boxscores are in today's Daily News (page 53).
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Uncommon Cath MVPs)

  Writeback stories: Click here for Ace's on SCH Academy sr. wideout  Dylan Parsons and here for Brent Baum's on West Catholic jr. lineman Tymir Oliver.

Nov. 2
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Career leaders, updated)
  Click
here for a cool pic by Matty "Cauls" McCauley.
  Click
here for: You Earn the Numbers. He'll Total 'em Up.
  Congrats to SCH sr. WR Dylan Parsons, who now owns the Inter-Ac's career receiving marks for yards (1,526) and TDs (19).
  Neumann-Goretti sr. C Tommy Nardini will play college baseball at Gwynedd-Mercy.
  Click here for the Week 11 Master Schedule. 
  Playoff boxes: click here for the assorted links.
  Playoff recaps: click here for Pub and here for Cath.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (All-time playoff blowouts)

 
Click here for the updated Standings/PF-PA.
 

Nov. 1
 
In Cath AA semifinals . . .
  West Catholic beat Conwell-Egan, 54-0. Ted's report is posted. Brent Baum's Monday DN ink TBA. Ted's pics
here. Cauls' pics here.
  Neum.-Goretti beat Lansdale, 24-12. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here
.
  In Pub AA semifinals . . .
  Del-Val beat Mansion, 52-0. Duck's report is posted.
  Prep Charter beat Palumbo, 62-0.
Frog's report is posted.
  Others games . . .
  In a Pub AAAA quarterfinal, Franklin beat Fels, 63-6.
  In the Class A City Title, KIPP DuBois beat McDevitt, 16-14.
  SCH Academy beat Gtn. Academy, 35-34, on a late two-point conversion. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA.
  Malvern and Haverford School were the I-A's other winners.
  ***Schedule note: The McDevitt-KIPP DuBois Class A City Title has been moved to the Gratz Super Site. 2 o'clock start.***
  The Coaches' All-Catholic Teams are in today's DN (page 44).
  Boxscores for last night's Pub playoffs are here. Recaps are here.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (King's big feat creates an unusual circumstance)

Oct. 31
 
Stats for tonight's three Pub 4A quarters are now on TEAM PAGES.
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!
  Click
here for: Mickey D Is Sporting a New Look on the Jersey Trail.
  In Pub AAAA quarterfinals . . .
  Gratz beat Northeast, 24-8. Ace's DN ink to jr. RB Luke White.
 
Washington beat Bartram, 21-8.
Frog's report is posted.
  King beat Frankford, 28-20. Duck's report is posted. 
 
Click here for Anthony Franklin's Weekly College Awards & Tidbits.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Strange circumstances surrounding tonight's Pub AAAA quarters)

Oct. 30
  Click here for Huck's weekly CL individual stats leaders.
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Lincoln and 7-0 wins)
  Olney beat Future, 39-14. Ace's DN ink to sr. RB-DB Sultan Johns.
  Boys' Latin beat Central, 38-14.
Frog's report
is posted.
 
***Click here for the Coaches' All-Catholic Football Team and congrats to the MVPs: John Reid (SJ Prep), Samir Bullock (Ryan) and Ryan Quigley (Lansdale).***
 
Thanks to relentless work by Mark "Frog" Carfagno, Joe Ferry and others, Dick Allen has made it onto the Baseball HOF's Golden Era ballot!! Voting will take place in December. Click here for a pic.
  Best wishes going forward to Bob Peffle, who has retired after 28 seasons as
La Salle's soccer coach. He went 402-132-66 with seven Catholic League championships. (Bob also was a head coach in baseball and wrestling in the Pub/Cath/Suburban One, and totaled over 90 seasons as a head coach in those three sports. His teams won more than 20 championships and appeared in more than 35 finals.) Congrats on an incredible ride, Bob! Click here for story/pic on La Salle's site.
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League team stats package.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Passers with 100 YPG, 1981-2014)
  Click here for Ace's story on the McDevitt-KIPP DuBois scenario. And here for notes on Mike Rufo and Sean Ryan.
  Click here for Stan Hochman's Dick Allen
column off yesterday's Mayor Nutter press conference.

Oct. 29
  **Click here for the Class A City Title X-Ray.**
  Malvern sr. T Nick Zarkoski will play college FB at Bucknell. Click here for Ace's note.
  Schedule note: The McDevitt-KIPP DuBois Class A City Title will be played Saturday, 1 p.m., at Washington.
  Click
here & here for pics of  Wood's CL soccer celebration last night.
  Best wishes going forward to Mike Rufo, who will step down as Boys' Latin's football coach at the end of this season. His successor will be Sean Diviny, a Judge grad and currently the defensive coordinator.
  Click here for a story about a grand football gesture in the aftermath of a tragedy.
  Assistant Sean Ryan will serve as McDevitt's head basketball coach for the upcoming season.
  ***Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. All-Star Team of Black Players, 1976-2013.*** 

Oct. 28
  Schedule note: McDevitt will meet KIPP DuBois this week (details TBA) for the Class A City Title. Winner will advance to next week's District 12-1 subregional semis. KIPP DuBois-Edison canceled. 
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Consecutive regular season championships)
  Congrats to La Salle sr. QB Kyle Shurmur, who has been
selected to play in the 2015 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, which will be played Sunday, Jan. 4, at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Pic here.
  Tomorrow at 3 p.m., Mayor Nutter will hold a press conference in room 202 at City Hall to announce he's backing the efforts of Mark "Frog" Carfagno and others to get Dick Allen into the Hall of Fame.
  Click
here &/or here for: Not Only Gyms/Stadiums Need Renovations.
  Click
here for: The Beach is Crowded, But No Need for Lifeguards.
  Tiiiime for an Edbit . . . click here. (Inter-Ac passing milestone)
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Serious passing accuracy)

 
Click here for our latest Before He Drew X's and O's . . . on Imhotep assistant Marcus Godfrey, who starred at Mastbaum.
  Haverford School jr. QB Kevin Carter is Ace's DN Player of the Week. Click here. (Notes at bottom of story. Top 10 in paper.)

Oct. 27
 
Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
  All TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers! (Huck watched the second half of MN-Dobb on Hudl.)
  Click
here for: Overdoing It a Little, Maybe?
  Click here for: He's Now a "Zuh . . . Zuh . . . Zeeeeebra."
  Click
here for: All TD Systems Are Go for Bristow.
  Are you ready for some JV football?!?! In a season-ending battle between unbeatens, SJ Prep topped Roman. Pics
here
.
 
Click here for the updated Game Records & Big Performances List.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Collin DiGalbo vs. O'Hara)
  Writeback story: Brent Baum's here on La Salle sr. QB Kyle Shurmur.
  Click
here
for: Joey O in the TD Flow.

Oct. 26
 
O'Hara's cheerleaders can now be found here.
 
Click here for the updated City Records (overall) and here for the updated League by League Breakdown.
  The WEEK 10 schedule is now posted here.
  Almost all TEAM PAGES have been updated. Still to go: Dobbins, MN.
Thanks to all helpers!  
 
Click here for the updated Standings/PF-PA.
  Before an overflow Homecoming crowd, visiting Bonner-Prendie scored the final 21 points and beat O'Hara, 33-13. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. TE-DE Tyler Higgins. Pics
here.
  Click
here (catch) and here (family) for Jimmy Herron pics.
  Click
here (quick change) and here (two helpers; with buddies) for two pics surrounding the Yeedee Thaenrat Cleat Episode.
  Click
here (warmups) and here (media time) for Kevin Carter pics.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (B-P/O'Hara series)
 
Oct. 25
  La Salle beat Judge, 31-7, as sr. WR Jimmy Herron became the No. 3 receiver in city history for career yardage. Ted's report is posted. Brent Baum's Monday DN ink TBA. Pics
here.
  Haverford School beat Germantown Academy, 35-0, as jr. QB Kevin Carter passed for 392 yards, the No. 4 total in city history. Ted's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. Pics
here.
  Click here for: Some Guys Lift More Than Weights.
  Click
here for: All Long TDs Start Somewhere.
  Click
here for: It's All About Family.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Inter-Ac outbursts, part II)

  Twenty-two TEAM PAGES have been updated.
 
Click here for the updated Standings/PF-PA. (Through Friday)

Oct. 24
  West Catholic beat Ryan, 18-7. Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here. Ted's pics here.
  Malvern beat Penn Charter, 44-16. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. QB Alex Hornibrook. Pics
here
.
  King beat Washington, 28-14. Duck's report is posted.
  Frankford beat Southern, 18-8. Frog's report is posted. 
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Malvern-PC series)
  Click here for Ace's story on the CB West
scandal and here for Mike Kern's story on the Bucks' legendary ex-coach, Mike Pettine.
  Click here for Ace's story on Jack Rutter (see 10/23).

Oct. 23
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League individual stats leaders.
 
Click here for Anthony Franklin's Weekly College Awards & Tidbits.
  Tiiiime for a hoops Tidbit . . . click here. (Jack Rutter, in context)
  Thanks to AD Drew Knasiak, a question regarding
Mastbaum's TEAM PAGE has been answered.
  Ace was covering Mastery North-Dobbins when he received orders to leave and head for Doylestown to report on the CB West situation.
  Del-Val beat Central, 36-0. Frog's report is posted. 
  Best wishes going forward to Jack Rutter, who has stepped down after 19 seasons as
McDevitt's basketball coach.
  Gtn. Academy sr. F Sam Lindgren
will play college hoops at Colgate.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (All-Star Team of Players With Italian Surnames, 1976-2013; colleges have been added for first team honorees).
  Click here for Stan Hochman's column on
Haverford School's program, centered on the words above the numbers on the back of each guy's uniform. Stan attended last Saturday's game with SCH Academy. It was his first high school game in 55 years.

Oct. 22
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League team stats package.
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. (Imhotep's QB/WR)
  Thanks to coach Michael Murphy, questions regarding Haverford School's
TEAM PAGE have been answered.
 
Click here for our latest Before He Fathered a Star Athlete . . . on Egan QB Tony Russo ('81); his son, Anthony, plays QB for Wood.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Jack Soslow, among FG kickers)
  Today on "SFBN Talks High School Sports" (6 p.m. start, Comcast Network, hosted by Ari Bluestein), there will be a feature on former Neumann--Goretti hoops star Ja'Quan Newton. Coach Carl Arrigale will also be interviewed.
  Today on "Philly Sports Talk" (5 p.m. start, Comcast SportsNet), Mike Sielski and Mike Tollin will discuss the Dick Allen HOF campaign.
  Click
here for Ace's feature on SJ Prep sr. WR-DB John Reid
, a top-notch prospect who's bound for Penn State.

Oct. 21

  This is
La Salle's 100th year of football. Click here for a great video that breaks things down. Bill Wasylenko ('69) collaborated with Matt Sinnott ('06). It was shown at Saturday night's Centennial Celebration.  
  Click
here for: Training to be a Trainer?
  Click
here for: Three-Fourths of Malvern's Important Duties Have Been Left to Non-Righties. (Click here for large version; no IDs).
  Click
here for: Do in Practice What You Do in the Games.
  Click
here for practice pics from Malvern and Carroll.
  All TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers and especially to Huck and Amauro, who charted game tapes!

 
Click here for our latest Before He Drew X's and O's . . . on SCH Academy assistant Mike Mattei, who also starred for the Blue Devils.
 
Tiiiiime for a Drewbit (Tedbit) . . . click here. (Inter-Ac QBs fillin' it up)
  Frog's reports on three recent games (Sou-Bart/SM-Pal/PC-DV) are now posted.
 
Wood jr. QB Anthony Russo is Ace's DN Player of the Week. Click here. (Notes/Top 10 at bottom of story).

Oct. 20
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Joseph "Butch" McNally. Butch, who had a long career as a coach, referee and umpire in multiple sports, died recently. RIP, Butch.
  Congrats to Pitt r-frosh Ryan Winslow (La Salle), who is the ACC's Specialist of the Week. Click here.
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
  Click
here for: Doin' Uncle Mike Proud.
  Click
here for: Usin' His Noggin.
  Schedule note: Del-Val at Central will now be Thursday at 3 p.m.
  Click
here for pics of Penn Charter's new athletic facilities.
  Are you ready for some JV football?!?! Click
here for pics from Episcopal at Penn Charter. (Original plan was SJ Prep at Judge. Judge's website had the wrong site. Ugh.)
  A memorial service for former Roman basketball star Lari Ketner will be held Nov. 2, 7 p.m., at Cedar Park Presbyterian Church, 7740 Limekiln Pike, Phila., Pa., 19150.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (TDs in many manners)
  Writeback stories: Ace's here on Prep Charter jr. L-DL Karamo Dioubate and Brent Baum's here on Ryan sr. RB Samir Bullock.

Oct. 19
 
SCRATCH THIS -- Schedule note: It's expected that Franklin at Lincoln, postponed two weeks ago by a bomb scare, will be played this week; and that Lincoln at Roxborough will be pushed back to next week (since neither team can qualify for the playoffs). Waiting for official confirmation.
  Click
here for: Turning the Recruiting Table (on James Franklin)
  Addition to schedule: Del-Val at Central, Friday, 3 p.m.
  Click
here for a special pic from Malvern. 
  Click
here for: Next Stop? End Zone. And here for Part II.
  Click
here for: Top of the Mountain.
  Congrats to former Bartram basketball star Jamal Green ('91), who won Neumann University's Young Alumni Achievement Award for 2014. Click here for a story about Jamal's clutch heroics in 1990. 
 
Davante' Coney is Prep Charter's Homecoming king. And his queen is Jade Brown.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Samir Bullock/Joe Zeglinski)
  Click here for the updated Game Records & Big Performances List.
  Yesterday, Frankford held a special ceremony to retire the No. 45 worn by star linebacker Chris "Waterboy" Spence, a 2008 grad who was shot to death in 2011. Click
here for Amauro Austin's pics.
  Click here for the updated City Records (overall) and here for the updated League by League Breakdown. 
  Website legend Mark "Frog" Carfagno is profiled in today's Inquirer (by Mike Sielski) in connection with his dogged effort to get long-time friend Dick Allen
into the baseball HOF. Click here.
  Click here for the updated Standings/PF-PA.

Oct. 18
  Neumann-Goretti beat McDevitt, 28-0.
Ted's report is posted. Pics here. (A few late pics have been added.)
  Haverford School beat SCH Academy, 32-16, in 2 minutes short of 3 hours.
Ted's report is posted. Pics here.
  West Catholic beat Conwell-Egan, 41-0. Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here
.
  Prep Charter beat Del-Val, 13-6. Frog's report is posted.
  Mastery North beat Boys' Latin 36-16. Duck's report is posted.
  Click here for a story about Delaware Valley College's dynamic duo,
QB Aaron Wilmer (Wash) and WR Rasheed Bailey (Rox).
  Only in the Pub, Delco version . . . Springfield Delco's game was called off because the lights wouldn't work. After Academy Park-Chester, there was a major melee. Click here.
  Click
here for: Giving Sub-Par Vertical the Boot.
  Click
here for: A Happy Night for the Knights.
  Eighteen TEAM PAGES have been updated.
  Gratz used FIFTEEN rushers yesterday vs. Central.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (The seven-TD passers)

Oct. 17
 
As Wood beat Bonner-Prendie, 56-7, jr. Anthony Russo passed 11-for-15 for 369 yards and SEVEN TDs (all in the first half), tying the city mark for TD passes in one game. Huck's report is posted.
 
Episcopal beat Penn Charter, 41-26, as jr. RB Dee Barlee rushed for 289 yards (school record) and five TDs. Ted's report is posted. Pics here.
 
Gratz beat Central, 33-0. Ace's DN ink to LB Shawn "Woozy" Jenkins.
  Strawberry Mansion beat Palumbo, 30-14, for its first varsity win. Frog's report is posted.
 
Imhotep beat Future, 76-14. Duck's report is posted. 
 
Click here for Anthony Franklin's Weekly College Awards & Tidbits.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Prolific passers/coaches)

Oct. 16
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League individual stats leaders.
  Schedule change: King at Olney is now
Friday at 3.
  Southern beat Bartram, 16-14, on a TD/conv with 1:08 left.
Frog's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. RB-LB Qazi Jones.
  Schedule change: Gtn. Academy at Malvern is now Saturday at
2 p.m.
  Click
here for a classic pic . . . Splish Splash from the Boys' Latin-Franklin game in 2011 (at 29th and Chalmers). And click here to see how the whole home sideline looked.
  Click here for complete info on next month's banquet (Nov. 13) to induct the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame's 11th class. Among the honorees: Roman product Marvin Harrison.
  NOTE: THIS SEGMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. NEXT WEEK, HOPEFULLY . . . A Dick Allen Belongs in the Hall of Fame segment, thanks to Stan Hochman, will be part of this afternoon's edition of Philly Sports Talk Live on Comcast. Show starts at 5.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  **Click here for "Good to be Alive" . . . Ace's back-page story on how violence has affected
Del-Val Charter's football family.**

Oct. 15
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League team stats package.
 
Frankford will host Northeast at 11 a.m. Saturday. In a halftime ceremony, the No. 45 worn by 2008 grad Chris Spence, a star linebacker who was shot to death in Feb. 2011, will be retired. For his fierce hitting, Chris was known as "Waterboy" after the character in the Adam Sandler movie. This will be Frankford's first retired number.
 
Click here for our latest Big Brother Led the Way . . . on ex-Judge star Curt Wortham.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (Details on first turf games at assorted sites)

Oct. 14
  Click
here for: Not Above a Menial Task.
  Click
here for: Here's the Catch . . . He's a Lineman!!
  Click
here for practice pics from McDevitt & La Salle.
  All recent photo sets can now be found
here.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

 
Click here for our latest Before He Drew X's and O's . . . on Northeast assistant Seth Shapiro, who also starred for the Vikings.
 
Ryan sr. RB Samir Bullock is the DN Player of the Week. Click here for Ace's story. (City Top 10 at bottom of that file.)

Oct. 13
  Congrats to
Malvern product Ryan Nassib, who yesterday made his passing debut for the New York Giants (4-for-5, 60 yards)!! His name can now be found here.
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
  Click
here for: Miller (TD) Time!!!
  Click
here for: Ya Gotta Love (a Pic of) Selfies.
  Are you ready for some JV football??!! Click
here for pics from West Catholic at McDevitt (first half) and Episcopal at Germantown Academy (second half). First part of set also includes some pics of a practice involving McDevitt's girls' flag football squad. 
  All TEAM PAGES have been updated except for Mansion. Thanks to all helpers, and especially to Huck for breaking down AR-AC video!
  Not into video games? Click
here for REAL Maddens.
  Click here for updated City Records by League.
  Click here for updated School Game Records/Top Performances.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Huck has watched the Ryan-Carroll tape. Ryan's Samir Bullock rushed 29 times for 373
yards.
  Click here for Ace's writeback on Del-Val sr. handyman Dwine Walls.

Oct. 12
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Joe/Danny/Ryan on the spot. Click
here - here - here.
  Carroll sr. PF-C Ernest Aflakpui will play college hoops at Temple. Click here for Ace's story.
  Lansdale Catholic's cheerleaders can now be found
here
.
 
Click here for updated standings/PF-PA. 
  Note from Ted: Huck will watch Ryan-Carroll on Hudl late tonight to nail down the stats.
  Lansdale beat Conwell-Egan, 7-6. Ted's report is posted. Brent Baum's DN ink to two-way backs Ryan Quigley and Joe Pinzka. Pics
here
  Check out Frog's reports on three recent games.
  Make sure to check out Huck's report and Cauls' pics
from last night's WC-McD game. Lots of nutty stuff from plays to fireworks haze to fog.
  ***Click here for a story/stats about a beyond-crazy game played Friday night in Western Pennsylvania. Final score? 79-78!!!!***
  Click here for . . . Can Anyone Make a Tackle? (Second Edition) -- A full look at the SCH-PC pointfest.

Oct. 11
  Thirty-five TEAM PAGES have been updated.
  Imhotep beat Dobbins, 57-6. With 11:21 left in the third quarter, Andre Dreuitt-Parks, off a 50-yard TD to Denniston "DJ" Moore, claimed the Pub record for career passing yards with 4,194. (2010 Northeast grad Malik Stokes had 4,170.) Moore then kicked the PAT to raise his career total to 101 and THAT is a Pub mark, too. (2009 Washington grad Will McFillin had 100.) Duck's report is posted.

 
**SCH Academy beat Penn Charter, 53-51, in 2 hours, 53 minutes. The teams combined for 1,300-plus yards, including returns. OT was prevented when SCH stopped a conversion with 24.2 seconds left. Ted's report is posted. Pics here.**
  Del-Val beat KIPP DuBois, 52-8. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA.
  West Catholic beat McDevitt, 39-6. Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here.
  Click
here for: The Right Kind of Senior Moment.
  Click
here for: Practice Makes Production (From Distance).
  Click
here for: These Little Guys Can't Wait to Grow Up.
  Click here for . . . We're Thinking This QB Has NO Trouble Seeing Over the D-Line.
  Twenty-one TEAM PAGES have been updated.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

Oct. 10
  SJ Prep beat La Salle, 35-31. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN blurb is here. Pics
here.
  Haverford School beat Malvern, 22-6. Ace's DN ink to sr. WR-DB Dox Aitken. Pics
here (first three quarters).
  Wood beat O'Hara, 48-6. Huck's report is posted.
  Salesianum (Del.) beat King, 55-26. Duck's report is posted.
  Prep Charter beat Palumbo, 48-6. Frog's report is posted.
  Bartram beat Frankford, 50-21. Frog's report is posted.
  Early reports are that Ryan's Samir Bullock tonight rushed for 401!!
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Lari Ketner. Lari, who starred at Roman ('95) and UMass before playing in the NBA (recently he was a Roman assistant), passed away this morning after a courageous battle against cancer. RIP, Lari. 
 
Click here for Anthony Franklin's Weekly College Awards & Tidbits.
  Check out a noteworthy update to last night's Roman-Judge report and congrats to
Dimetri Kelly!
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  **Getting pumped for La Salle-SJ Prep
? Likewise! Each day we've posted links to stories about classic encounters. Click here.**

Oct. 9
  Roman beat Judge, 20-14. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to soph LB/DE Matt Galasso. Longer version here on Ace's blog. Mostly crappy pics
here.
  Southern beat Mastbaum, 50-0. Frog's report is posted.
  Click
here for video of the recent Hail Mary TD by Arizona State WR Jaelen Strong (West Catholic). Also seen in the video (No. 27) is Southern Cal DB Gerald Bowman (Imhotep); not responsible for giving up the TD. 'Tep assistant Eric Richardson coached both young men in youth ball! . . . Philly guys were also involved in two other famous plays in football history. Click here for the Music City Miracle (Ryan's Frank Wycheck) and here for the Hail Mary by Boston College's Doug Flutie (to Carroll's Gerard Phelan); skip ahead to 4-minute mark, if necessary.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  **Getting pumped for SJ Prep-La Salle? Likewise! Each day we'll post  links to stories about classic encounters. Click here.
**

Oct. 8
 
Click here for Huck's individual Catholic League stats leaders.
  Click
here for: The 1960s Called. They Want Their Cool Word Back.
  Schedule note: Fkd-Bart is now Friday, 3 p.m., at the SP Super Site.
  Mansion's football roster has been provided. Coverage restored.
  Very cool!!: While at Penn Charter, Nick Lamb's two varsity sports were basketball and baseball. Now a junior at Muhlenberg, he is giving football a whirl (after playing two years of baseball). Already he has had games with 99 and 100 receiving yards. (Thanks to Gerry Sasse, of PC's athletic department, for this nugget.)
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  **Getting pumped for La Salle-SJ Prep? Likewise! Each day we'll post  links to stories about classic encounters. Click here.**
  Click here for Ace's feature on Franklin jr. LB Brian Harvey.
  La Salle sr. WR-DB Jimmy Herron is Ace's Player of the Week. Click here. (Top 10 at bottom of story). Huck's stats leaders are in the DN.

Oct. 7
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League stats package.
 
Click here for our latest Before He Drew X's and O's . . . on Malvern assistant Chris Downs, who also starred for the Friars.
  Click
here for a pic and bio about Kyle Werman, La Salle High's new baseball coach.
  Click
here for: Frankly, This Is Great Concentration.
  Click
here for practice pics from Judge & Ryan.
  Schedule change: SCH Acad. at Penn Charter is now Saturday at 2:30.
  Click
here for: Two GA Peas Still in the Same Pod (Field & Dorm).
  About 3 1/2 months ago, Bill Campbell wrote a letter in support of the bid to put Dick Allen in the Baseball HOF. Click here to read it.
  Schedule change, part II: Lansdale at C-E is now Sunday at 1 p.m.
  **Getting pumped for SJ Prep-La Salle? Likewise! Each day we'll post  links to stories about classic encounters. Click here
.**
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (All-Smitty/City Squad) 
  Click here for Jack Morrison's obit on Bill Campbell, a product of Roman Catholic High
. And click on the names for other tributes by Daily News sports writers: Stan Hochman -- Bill Fleischman -- Sam Donnellon.
  Ace's Player of the Week feature and Huck's city stats leaders are now scheduled to appear in tomorrow's Daily News (space limitations). 

Oct. 6
 
Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
  Click here for a great story about Navy sr. G Jake Zuzek, a product of 
West Catholic.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and MANY fans of Bill Campbell. Mr. Campbell, a legend among Philly's sports broadcasters, died today at age 91. RIP, sir.
  Pub squads: If your TEAM PAGE does not include a pic of captains or seniors, please send one to tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks!
  Click
here for: A Helmetuva Catch.
  Click
here for: Hmmmmmmmmmmmm.
  La Salle will sell a limited amount of tickets for Friday night's game vs. SJ Prep Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day, in the Student Affairs Office. While supply lasts. Cost is $6 for adults/students.
  Check out Amauro's report on Friday's King-Northeast OT classic.
  Click
here for: Hair's to a Cool Cut!
  Only in the Cath: Lansdale did not show up for a JV game at McDevitt. . . It believed McDevitt no longer was playing JV football. Click
here for pics from McDevitt's JV warmups and SCH Academy's varsity practice.
  Schedule change: Lansdale at C-E is now Saturday at 1 p.m.
  Aaron "Ace" Carter will guest with Ari Bluestein on the next edition of
 SFBN Talks High School Sports, set for Wednesday, 6 p.m., on The Comcast Network.
 
  **Getting pumped for La Salle-SJ Prep? Likewise! Each day we'll post  links to stories about classic encounters. Click here. . . . The game will be streamed live at
www.TheSportsFanBaseNetwork.com.**
 
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
 
  Click here for Ace's writeback on B-P sr. WR Joe Oquendo.

Oct. 5
  Note from Ted: A family emergency prevented statman Big Steve Reid from attending Saturday's Prep Charter-Mansion game. Neither team taped the second half, played under the mercy rule. Huck watched video of the first half and available stats for PC are now posted. No starters played in the second half. As for Mansion . . . we're six weeks into the season and a roster still has not been provided. Coverage of that school has been suspended.
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!

  Almost all TEAM PAGES have been updated. Still to go: Straw. Mansion.
Thanks to all helpers!
  Click
here for: Was He Taking a Selfie?
  Click
here for: Some Headlocks Are More Fun Than Others.
  Click
here for: Converting a Loss Into a Win.
  Click
here for: Eyes RIGHT on the Ball.
  Click here for more info on Penn Charter's 1915 season
(highlighted by the 127-0 win). Action photos, pics of players/coach, season recap, etc. Great stuff!! Thanks again to teacher John Burkhart, and now to librarian Doug Uhlmann for finding this treasure trove.
  Click here for the updated City Records. (And go to the bottom of that page for unusual nuggets for 2014.)
  King's Nasir Boykin passed for 384 yards Friday vs. Northeast . . . That's tied for the No. 4 effort in city history!
  Frog's reports on two Friday games are now posted.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. 
  Many TEAM PAGES have been updated. Still to go: Prep Charter, Straw. Mansion.
  Click here for updated standings/PF-PA.
  Click
here
for highlights of Friday's La Salle-Wood classic . . . as provided by Rob Johnson, La Salle's director of video technology. 

Oct. 4
  West Catholic beat Neumann-Goretti, 30-13. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here. Cauls' pics here.
  Bonner-Prendie beat Ryan, 21-20, as Collin DiGalbo hit Tyler Higgins for a 7-yard TD and the conversion with 0:00 on the clock. Ted's report is posted. Pics here.
  Click
here for: Time to See Double Again.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. 
  Click
here for: Malvern's First-Magnitude Coaching Stars.
  Malvern's cheerleaders can now be found
here.

Oct. 3
  SJ Prep beat Malvern, 49-28, at Villanova Stadium. Ted's report is  posted. Pics
here.
  La Salle beat Wood, 35-31, rallying from a 31-14 deficit. La Salle's last three TDs were scored by Jimmy Herron on receptions, and he tied the one-game city record with four. Huck's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to Herron. Cauls' pics here.
  Penn Charter beat Roxborough, 34-14. Duck's report is posted. Ted's pics from second half
here.
  King beat Northeast, 50-49, in OT. The Cougars rallied from a 42-21 deficit and Paul Sanchez caught the winning two-pointer while prone. Amauro's report is posted.
  Franklin at Lincoln was postponed due to a bomb scare.
  KIPP DuBois beat Palumbo, 16-0, in a game halted by a major brawl late in the third quarter. Frog's report is posted.
  Bartram beat Mastbaum, 39-0. Frog's report is posted. 
  Click
here
for: No. 2 likes Channel 6.
  Click
here for info on another incredible football game in Philly high school history . . . it was played in 1891!
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for: Not Exactly a Kober Operation.
  Click
here
for: Ace in the AJ Place.

Oct. 2
  Very cool! . . . Joe Clancy, the new Secret Service chief, is the brother of Strath Haven football coach Kevin Clancy, who was
Carroll's coach from 1982 through '90.
  Click
here for: Don't Worry. I'm Not. At All.
  **Click
here for pics from the Little Quakers' final tryout.**
  Haverford School beat Roman, 41-22. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. LB Mickey Kober. Pics
here
.
 
Click here for Anthony Franklin's Weekly College Awards & Tidbits and click here for a great back-story video, as found by Anthony, on Northeast product Brent Grimes, of the Miami Dolphins.
  Click here for our latest Before He Fathered a Star Athlete . . . on Dougherty basketball player Mike Neher ('85); his son, Ryan, plays OL for Wood.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. (The All-McSomething Team)

Oct. 1

 
Click here for Huck's individual Catholic League stats leaders.
  Gimme a capital M! Gimme a small c! . . . Tomorrow's Tedbit will offer an all-star team (1976-2013) of guys whose surnames start with Mc.
(And not just the Irish guys -- smile.) 
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. 
  A decision has been made on the Wilt Chamberlain stamp. Click here. And thanks to sports writer Donald Hunt, of The Philadelphia Tribune, for providing the information. Donald fueled the campaign all along!
 
Click here for our latest Big Brother Led the Way . . . on ex-Roman star Marcus Kelly.
  Schedule note: Saturday's Imhotep-'Brook game will start at 6 p.m.
  Welcome to our newest advertiser, Joe Reid and War at Valley Forge. This major basketball tournament, with four groupings (11U, 13U, 15U, 17U) will take place in April. The ad is on the left-hand side of this homepage.
Click here to visit website. Thank you, Joe! 
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
 
  Click here for Ace's story on Washington sr. FB-LB Shawn Henderson.

Sept. 30
  Click
here for info on the most incredible football game in Philly high school history . . . it was played 99 years ago!
  Click
here for: Phil vs. the Phillies.
  Click
here for pics of Conwell-Egan's gym renovations.
  Click
here for: A Twin Call to Arms.
  Click
here for: They've Got the Sticker World Covered.
  Click
here for practice pics from O'Hara and Bonner-Prendie.
  Schedule note: Friday's Mastbaum-Bartram game will be played at the South Philly Super Site.
  Former O'Hara coach John Coyle is the new baseball boss at Wildwood Catholic.
  Haverford School sr. G Levan "Shawn" Alston will play college hoops at Temple. Click here for Ace's story. Click
here for two pics.
  Click here for our latest Before He Drew X's and O's . . . on Ryan assistant Justin DeCristofaro, who starred at Judge.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. 
  Click here for Ace's story on the Player of the Week, West Catholic sr. RB Kharee Ruley. City Top 10 at bottom of that story.
  Frog's reports on three recent Pub games are now posted.
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League stats package.

Sept. 29
 
Episcopal sr. G Mike Hinckley will play college hoops at Dickinson.
  Click
here for: Never Know Where You'll See Best Teammate '11.
  Click
here for pics from the Wood-Ryan JV game.
  The
eighth annual Global Football Bowl will return to Italy in March as Team Stars & Stripes plays an Italian Junior (Under 19) Team in Rome. Coach Bill Gallagher will again select the roster. High school coaches may nominate deserving seniors, who have shown leadership on and off the field, by contacting Gallagher at bgallagher@episcopalacademy.org or 215-542-7505.
  Gtn. Academy sr. G Tim Guers will play college hoops at D-II St. Anselm, in New Hampshire.
  **Click
here for video of Jimmy Herron's big moment! (See 9/28).**
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. 
  A computer glitch caused the second part of Huck's original WC-LC report to disappear. Full version is now here. 
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
  Click here for Ace's writeback on Imhotep sr. DB Seifuddin Black and here for Brent Baum's writeback on Franklin QB Kevin Caldwell.

Sept. 28
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here. 
  All Pub TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers!
  Click here for the updated City Records. (And go to the bottom of that page for unusual nuggets for 2014.)
  Congrats to La Salle sr. WR Jimmy Herron, who now owns the city record for career TD catches with 29. In last night's win over McDonogh (Md.), No. 29 came on a 33-yard pass from Kyle Shurmur. The old mark belonged to Del-Val Charter's Brad Wilson. Click
here for a photo set that shows Jimmy's emotion over claiming the mark.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here. 
  Conwell-Egan's cheerleaders can now be found
here.
  Click here for updated standings/PF-PA.
  Click
here for: We Always Appreciate a Clever Name.
  Click
here for: He Has a Leg Up on the Competition.
  Click
here for: Never Know Who'll Be Holding the Down Marker.
  Click
here for: Quite the Place to Store Your Mouthpiece.

Sept. 27
  Neum.-Goretti beat Con.-Egan, 38-7. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  SCH Acad. beat Hill Sch., 35-19. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Updates have been made to 26 TEAM PAGES.
  Click
here for: The King of the End Zone McCastle.
  Note from Huck: One city player missed a game last night because he was in the Bahamas. Another was absent because he was serving as the best man in his father's wedding. 
  Click
here for: Get a First Look at Future High School Stars.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

  The cheerleaders from B-P and Carroll can now be found
here
.
 
Click here for Anthony Franklin's Weekly College Awards & Tidbits
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League stats package.

Sept. 26
  Bonner-Pren. beat Carroll, 25-7. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Wood beat Ryan, 47-14. Ace's DN ink to jr. WR-DB Gianni "G-Money" Cruel.
  West Catholic beat Lansdale, 40-21, for its 50th consecutive win over a league opponent (36 in regular season, 12 in playoffs, 2 in subregionals; does not count inter-division games). Streak dates back to middle of 2006 season. Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here.
  Del-Val beat Mansion, 48-0. Frog's report is posted. 
  In three OTs, Palumbo beat Kensington, 14-8, for its first varsity win. Frog's report is posted.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

Sept. 25
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here.

  Prep Charter beat KIPP DuBois, 41-8. Ace's DN ink to jr. handyman Quadir Strothers.
  Click here for Huck's individual Catholic League stats leaders.
 
Fels beat Southern, 14-8. Frog's report is posted.
  ***Click here for city football records (game/season/career) broken down by league (Pub/Cath/Int).***
 
Click here for: The Color Purple . . . Helps to Avoid Confusion.
  In a game that started at 11 a.m., Bartram beat Edison, 43-0. Frog's report is posted.
  Schedule note: Olney at Washington will be played next Thursday.
  Recent photo sets can now be found here.
  Click here for our latest Big Brother Led the Way . . . on ex-Wood star Sam McCain.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Huck's weekly Catholic League stats package.

Sept. 24
  Click
here for Ryan Bates' big night at Wood . . . and John Shulby's!
  Click here for our latest Before He Drew X's and O's . . . on Gratz assistant Kendell Coleman, who starred at King.
  Big Willie's report on Bonner-Prendie's recent win is now posted.
  Troy Gore, football coach at Del-Val Charter, is asking schools to participate in the "Peace for Aisha" campaign, in remembrance of the young lady, Aisha Abdur Rahman, who was murdered Monday. Participation will require teams to place stickers on the back of helmets.
Visit this site, select STYLE 1 (circle shape), then type AISHA on the memorial text line. Select MAGENTA as the text color and then VEGAS GOLD as the background color; those were Aisha's favorites. The cost for 50 decals is $27.50. Thank you.
  Click
here for: How 'Bout Avenue and Road?
  Click
here for: Not Dedicated to Being Prompt.
  Click
here for practice pics from SJ Prep.
  **A special campaign, fueled over six years by sports writer Donald Hunt, of The Philadelphia Tribune, has paid off! Wilt Chamberlain will be featured on a commemorative stamp! Click here. Another link. And click here for a video that asks an important question.**
 
Best wishes to Bill Johnston, a former All-Catholic baseball player at West Catholic, ex-Phillies groundskeeper and long-time buddy of website stalwart Mark "Frog" Carfagno. Bill, who's battling through a serious health issue, is described by Frog as "one of the nicest guys you'd ever want to meet." We're all pulling for you, Bill!
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Ace's story on Haverford School sr. RB Phil Poquie, who has already lived an incredible life. (Ace's City Top 10 in Daily News.)


Sept. 23

  Frog's reports on three recent Pub games are now posted.
  Addition to schedule: Bartram at Edison, Thursday, 11 a.m.
  Click
here for: Hoops, There He Is . . . at Football Practice.
  Click
here for: The (Sunny) Sign of the Cross.
  Click
here for: How 'Bout This New Version of Meditation?
  Click
here for practice pics from Episcopal and Haverford School.
  Click here for our latest Before He Fathered a Star Athlete . . . on Judge TE/WR Mike McCloskey ('79); his son, Kyle, plays QB for Germantown Academy.
  Congrats to former football star Greg Harris, who will soon be inducted into Cheyney University's Athletic Hall of Fame!! You know him as the man who posts game films at www.whistletoppssportsnetwork.com. Details on the induction banquet are here (under "football" heading).  
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Ace's story on the latest Player of the Week, Judge jr. RB Yeedee Thaenrat.

Sept. 22
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
  Click
here for: As Soon As YOU Provide the Missing Letter.
  Click
here for: A Strong Candidate for Referee of the Year.
  Click
here for: Talk About a Work Ethic.
  Are you ready for some JV football?!?! Click
here for pics from the Malvern-La Salle game (with some other nuggets mixed in).
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Ace's writeback story on Roman sr. L-DL Gavin Wiggins, who's bound for Youngstown State.

Sept. 21
  Some recent Tedbits have been updated . . .
click here.
  Click
here for: Sock It to Me.
  Click here for updated school records and top all-time performances (rushing/passing/receiving).
  All TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers! Special props to McDevitt assistant Colin Leach and Episcopal dad Tony Feliziani for extra hustle.
  Note from Ted: The Puckster says his SCH-Judge numbers are final (see 9/20).
  Neumann-Goretti's cheerleaders can now be found
here.
  Click
here for: Never Know Where You'll See a Former N-G Coach.
  Click here for updated standings/PF-PA.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

Sept. 20
  Note from Ted: SCH Academy beat Judge, 36-35. Thomas "Hockey Puck" McKenna was there. For now, he has SCH sr. QB Paul Dooley with 362 yards passing (four TDs) and Judge jr. RB Yeedee Thaenrat with 377 yards rushing (five TDs). He's going to cross-check everything and finalize the numbers Sunday morning.
  N-G beat O'Hara, 20-0. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Roman overcame a 16-0 deficit while beating Ryan, 24-16. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Bonner-Prendie beat Chester, 34-27. Big Willie's report is posted.
  Mastery North beat Overbrook, 32-14. Duck's report is posted.
  Franklin beat Olney, 60-0, as Kevin Caldwell passed for 313 yards and five TDs. Frog's report is posted.
  La Salle beat Malvern, 27-8, as Jimmy Herron's two TD catches enabled him to tie the city record (28). Huck's report is posted.
  KIPP DuBois beat Straw. Mansion, 20-12. Frog's report is posted.
  Seventeen TEAM PAGES have been updated.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  The cheerleaders from West Catholic & Wood can now be found
here.

Sept. 19
  Wood beat West Catholic, 42-12. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  King beat Roxborough, 31-7. Ace's DN ink to soph QB Nasir Boykin.
  Central beat Southern, 30-29, on Tymair Bennett's 88-yard TD run with 1:37 left. Frog's report is posted.
  Del-Val beat Palumbo, 48-0. Duck's report is posted.
  Click here for a new feature, Big Brother Led the Way . . . on ex-CHA star Cedric Madden.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

Sept. 18
  Thanks to Hustlin' Huck, who charted the game online, Future's Week Two stats are now posted.
  Gratz beat Bartram, 33-28, on a 41-yard TD pass with 2.3 seconds left. Ace's DN ink to sr. WR Shawn "Megatron" Williams. 
  Click
here for: One . . . Two . . . Three (Guys) . . . Throw!
  Thanks to Dawn Blake, the school's media relations manager, a mystery has been solved. In 1971, Haverford School was the Inter-Ac's outright baseball champ. Credit archivist Sandy Mercer with an assist.
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!

 
Click here for Anthony Franklin's Weekly College Awards.
  Gtn. Academy's cheerleaders can now be found here.
  Click
here for: Not on a Football Crusade at Their Dads' School.
  Click
here for practice pics from Gtn. Academy & Lansdale Catholic.
  Hoops is not too far off, folks. Click here for the Public League Master Schedule, complete with divisions/classifications breakdown, as provided by chairman Ben Dubin. Thanks, Ben!
  Click here for a short story from The Baltimore Sun about Christian "Ya Ya" Walker's MLB debut.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

Sept. 17
  **Note from Ted: So, have you ever watched The Goldbergs? As part of tonight's episode, the father, Murray Goldberg, was invited back to Central High to be honored for once setting a record for consecutive free throws made. Did he really do that? No idea. But I checked. He DID play for Central. Murray, now deceased, was born in 1940. He was a starter for Central in the 1957-58 season, scoring 93 points in 16 Pub games (5.8 average; high game 13 vs. Mastbaum; numbers compiled by long-time city hoops scoring guru Tom Taylor). He also scored in three Pub games near the end of the 1956-57 season, totaling 19 points.**   
  O'Hara is now accepting applications for the position of head varsity football coach for the 2015 season. Contact athletic Steve Langley at 610-544-3800, ext. 1822, or via email at slangley@cohs.com.
  Check Ace's blog for cool news concerning Wood sr. L Ryan Bates.
  **Congrats to 2009 Kennedy-Kenrick grad Christian "Ya-Ya" Walker, who has been promoted to the majors by the Baltimore Orioles He's making his debut tonight, and he owns his first career hit!! His name can now be found here. And click here for Before He Played for Pay, Ted's stories about "Ya-Ya" in 2009 and 2008.**
  Schedule note: Penn Charter at Interboro is Friday at 7:30.
  Click here for our latest Before He Drew X's and O's . . . on West Catholic assistant Marc Bullock, who starred for the Burrs as a fullback.
  Click
here for: All Arms and Legs . . . and Six Points.
  Click here for Ace's weekly notes, with a focus on KIPP DuBois' first varsity win. City Top 10 at end of the notes.


Sept. 16

  Click
here for: Pulling Out Riley's Rugg.
  Click here for Huck's weekly CL stats breakdown.
  Click
here for: These Sisters Share Dad's Love for Football.
  Click
here for practice pics from Wood and Conwell-Egan.
  Our recent photo sets are now linked here.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Ace's story on the latest Player of the Week, Franklin sr. QB Kevin Caldwell
.
  Huck's city football statistics are in today's Daily News.

Sept. 15
  **Congrats to
Gratz product Earl Watford (James Madison Univ.), an offensive lineman, who yesterday made his official NFL debut for the Arizona Cardinals!! His name has been added to this list. And click here for Before He Played for Pay, Ted's story about Earl in 2007.**  
  Click
here for: Staying in Shape/Having Fun Are the Goals.
  Addition to schedule: Prep Charter at Edison, Friday, 3 p.m.
  Changes to schedule: Edison at Jenkintown is now Saturday at 11 a.m. Ditto for Carroll at Penn Wood.
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
  All TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers!! (Especially Huck, who charted multiple games online. Also, these coaches did extra work to get us correct stats: Mike Andolina, Olney; Aaron Brady, Malvern; Dave Cebular, Frankford assistant; Keary Dias, KIPP DuBois; Paul Strus, O'Hara. Much appreciated, guys!)
  Click here for updated school records and top all-time performances (rushing/passing/receiving).
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Ace's writeback story on Judge jr. RB-DB Yeedee Thaenrat, who starred in a 41-32 win over St. Anthony (N.Y.).

Sept. 14
  Click
here for: This Ballboy Was Weal-ly Overdressed. 
  Click here for updated standings/PF-PA.
  In last night's 39-20 win over Northeast, Franklin's Kevin Caldwell fired for 382 yards (No. 5 total in city history!) and five TDs.
  As of 11:30 a.m., 30 TEAM PAGES have been updated.
  Congrats to former website writer Mark Hueber (SJ Prep). Though only a soph, he has been named a co-captain of Immaculata's hoops squad!!
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click
here for: He Was Tired of Standing Pat.
  Click here for: Never Know Where You'll See a Roman Star's Grandfather.

Sept. 13
  Carroll beat McDevitt, 28-3. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  SCH Academy beat Mastery North, 34-21. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Del-Val beat Edison, 56-0. Duck's report is posted.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click
here for: Huck Hits the Big Time!
  Click
here for: An Early-Stages Look at What Will Be SJ Prep's New Football Home.
  Click
here for: A Look at Cardinal Dougherty's Ol' Football Field.
  Click
here for: Guy Rodgers and Herb Adderley Would Never Believe This One.
  Click
here for: Never Know Where You'll See a Cute Gal.
  Congrats to former city ref Frank Kosman (also college ball), who has been hired by the Eagles to help fix replay woes. Click here.

Sept. 12
  La Salle beat DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.), 41-39. Ted's report is  posted. Pics
here.
  Overbrook beat Dobbins, 20-0. Ace's DN ink to jr. handyman/DB Ovonnie Baker.
  St. John's (D.C.) beat West Catholic, 37-6. Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here
.
  **Click here for Anthony Franklin's 11th annual list of City Guys in College Football. And here for his first two Weekly Awards batches. Serious hustle, as always, Ant. Thank you!!**
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Bridget McLoone. Mrs. McLoone, who died Wednesday at age 88, was the mother of Pat McLoone, the Daily News' managing editor (and former sports editor), and mother-in-law of DN sports columnist Rich Hofmann. Other children: Joseph, a priest; Mary, a doctor; Kathleen, a nurse. RIP, Mrs. McLoone. Your life would make a wonderful movie. Click here for Jack Morrison's obit. 
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Dan Geringer's front-page DN story on Strawberry Mansion's difficult first football season.
  Former MC&S guard Malik Starkes is now playing college basketball at Cecil JC, in Maryland.


Sept. 11

  Imhotep beat Boys' Latin, 49-0. Ace's DN ink to sr. QB (for tonight, anyway) Denniston "DJ" Moore.
 
The commemorative book -- "La Salle College High School - 100 Years of Football History" -- is about to be released. It was written by 1969 grad Bill Wasylenko. Proceeds on book sales will benefit the school's Touchdown Club. For now, you may reserve a copy of the book by visiting this eBay page. More options to be posted at a later date.
  TEAM PAGE not yet updated: Future.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

 
Click here for Ace's Public League preview, including top returnees and thumbnail sketches.
 

Sept. 10
 
Click here for: He Recently Philled the Stat Sheet.
  Click here for: Sooner or Ladder, the Football Must be Retrieved!! (It bounced over a high fence at Roman's practice field.)
  Click
here for practice pics from Penn Charter and Roman.
  Tonight at 6 o'clock: Episode 2 of SFBN Talks High School Sports, on The Comcast Network. 
  The renovation of Bonner-Prendie's gym continues. Click
here for some pics, as provided by Steve Clement.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

Sept. 9
  Click here for our latest Before They Drew X's and O's . . . on Judge assistant Tom Ryan, who starred for the Crusaders as a receiver (and basketball player).
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Roman jr. QB Phil DiWilliams is Ace's first Daily News Player of the Week. Click here.

Sept. 8
  TEAM PAGES not yet updated: Future.
  Click here for our latest Before They Played for Pay . . . on O'Hara product Corey "Philly" Brown, of the Carolina Panthers.
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10.

 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Ace's writeback on SCH Academy sr. QB Paul Dooley.

Sept. 7
  Congrats to O'Hara product Corey "Philly" Brown, who today made his NFL debut for the Carolina Panthers!! He returned three punts for 36 yards with a long gain of 23; also made one tackle on special teams. On a boxscore page, every player is listed with first initial and last name. He is listed only as Philly. 'Cause Philly rules!!! Ha, ha. Click
here for pic. And his name is now on this list of Philly NFL/AFL guys.
 
Tiiiiime for (another) Tedbit . . . click here.

 
Pub roster still needed: Straw. Mansion. Please send to tedtee307@yahoo.com. 
  Rosters for
Franklin, Overbrook, Washington, Mastbaum & Imhotep are now posted on the TEAM PAGES. Next?
  Couple Tedbits: Franklin's 46-0 win over Kensington was its biggest shutout in school history, besting 44-0 over U. City in 2010 . . . Friday night, West Catholic fell to North Penn, 19-16, in OT. Since 2000, only one other game involving Pub/Cath/Int teams has ended with that score. In '11, also in OT, Northeast beat Lincoln.
  All Catholic & Inter-Ac TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers!
  On today's Phillies pregame show -- "Behind the Pinstripes" with Scott Palmer -- a segment on the campaign to get Dick Allen into the Hall  of Fame will be aired. Show starts at 1 o'clock. Campaign is being fueled by website legend Mark "Frog" Carfagno!! Please watch or DVR. Thanks! 
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  9 a.m.: As just reported by the famous Thomas "Hockey Puck" McKenna, who'll turn 64 tomorrow and has been keeping stats for the Daily News since 1978, Roman's Phil DiWilliams last night passed 25-for-37 for 415 yards in the 40-38 OT loss to Downingtown East. That's the highest total ever for a CL QB and ranks No. 2 in city history (to the 498 rung up last season by SCH Academy's Paul Dooley). AJ Frazier turned 12 catches into 220.
  Tedbits for Sept. 2 and 4 have been updated.
Click here.

Sept. 6

  Twenty-nine TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers!
  In a game that was delayed by lightning and didn't end until 10:58, Roman fell to Downingtown East, 40-38, in OT.
  SJ Prep fell to Don Bosco, 35-7, in game cut short by lightning a shade before halftime. John Knebels' report is posted.
  In North Jersey, La Salle fell to Bergen Catholic, 42-34. Huck kept stats while watching the game on his cell phone and, for at least three quarters, his five-month-old son, Max, was on his lap!! He also snuck in some looks at the Phillies' game/other events. Pic is
here! And click here for a pic of his stat sheet. Kyle Shurmur again surpassed 300 passing yards, with 353, and Jimmy Herron made 12 catches for 179.
  SCH Academy beat Central, 35-14. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA.
  Click
here for pics from the first quarter-plus of Prep Charter vs. Germantown Academy. Due to persistent lightning detection in the area, the game was suspended in the fourth quarter with the score at 21-21. It goes into the books as a tie.
  Roster for Fels is now posted on the TEAM PAGE. Next?
  Twenty-plus TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers!
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

Sept. 5
  In Haverford School's 31-14 win over Ryan, Jack Soslow notched touchbacks on five of six kickoffs and hammered a 52-yard field goal.
 
Northeast's cheerleaders can now be found here.
  Judge beat Northeast, 38-18. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  In a night game, host West Phila. beat Bartram, 12-8. Ace's DN ink to sr. RB Jarvis Cooper.
  North Penn beat West Catholic, 19-16, in OT. Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here.
  Glen Mills beat Southern, 20-6. Frog's report is posted.
  Cheltenham beat McDevitt, 24-7. Duck's report is posted.
  Click
here for: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's an Almost-Punt-Blocker.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  West Philadelphia High is pumped to again host a night game. Click here for Ace's story.
 
Click here for Ace's Catholic League preview. And click here for top returnees and thumbnail sketches.
  Congrats to
Kennedy-Kenrick product Christian "Ya-Ya" Walker, the Orioles Minor League Player of the Year! Click here.
  Click
here for: Makin' Hoop Dads Proud on the Sports Writing Trail.
  Click
here for: Never Expected to See THIS in the Parking Lot at Northeast Before the O'Hara-Washington Game.
  Click
here for: A Reason to Ditch Walmart in Favor of Kmart.

Sept. 4
  Washington's cheerleaders can now be found
here.
  Washington beat O'Hara, 15-6. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. WR-DB-KR Tavious Morgan. Pics
here.
  Lincoln beat Dobbins, 20-7. Frog's report is posted.
  Welcome to our newest advertiser, Knights Abstract, Inc., a full service title insurance company based in Feasterville. The company president is Michael Wade and we thank him for his support!
The ad is on the right side. Click here for website.
  Dandy Dozen, Part II . . . More cool names spotted on city rosters: Fodi Koita, Obassie Osiefa, Maverick Roomes, Supreme Kemp, Julius Stivender, Oyetunde Fakeye, Blessing Kahn, Dumond Brunache, Marlen Fenstermacher, Will Tuthill, Tiernan Posse, Santino Miriello.
  Click here for: You Knew This Was Coming, Right? Scheeeeeeez.
  Schedule note: Ryan at Haverford School is now tomorrow at 4:45.
  Rosters for King and Northeast are now posted on the TEAM PAGES. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

Sept. 3
  Roster for
Carroll is now posted on the TEAM PAGE. Next?
  Click
here for practice pics from Neumann-Goretti and West Catholic.
  Click here for our first "Before He Drew X's and O's" for 2014 . . . on Del-Val Charter assistant Kellen "Bubba" Kemp (Dougherty '06).
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Pub rosters still needed: Fels, Franklin, Imhotep, Mastbaum,  Overbrook, Straw. Mansion, Washington. Please send to  tedtee307@yahoo.com.
  Roster for West Phila.
is now posted on the TEAM PAGE. Next?
  Dandy Dozen . . . Cool names spotted on city rosters: Kody Cracknell, Bashir Shakir, Obe Odey, Jackson Lake, Answered Gleplay, James Bond III, Tio Dottin, Eucal Holness, Ta'Hir Boone-Branch, Gaye-Lortue Breeze, Damir Duvernay, Rashon Lusane.
  Click here for Ace's Inter-Ac preview, with top returnees and thumbnail sketches.


Sept. 2

  Thomas Beck, a senior at
Roman, will be one of our student reporters this school year. Welcome aboard, Thomas!
  Rosters for O'Hara & Neum.-Goretti are now posted on the TEAM PAGES. (Carroll is still missing.) Next?
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Bob Kaupp. Bob, who was the football coach at North Catholic (1989-91) after assisting stints at SJ Prep, Judge (alma mater; he also played at Penn) and Villanova, died yesterday. RIP, Bob.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
 
Frog's reports on all three of his weekend games are now posted.
  Schedule note: Roman at Downingtown East is now Saturday at 7 p.m.

Sept. 1
  All TEAM PAGES have been updated. Thanks to all helpers!! 
  Click here for John Knebels' report on Olney's win over KIPP DuBois.
  The Phillies posted a four-man no-hitter this afternoon vs. Atlanta!! Malvern product Phil Gosselin lined out to end it. 
  Congrats to Imhotep wideout Denniston "DJ" Moore, who tied the city record with four TD catches vs. Cardinal Mooney. His name can now be found on the city records page.
  Welcome to our newest advertiser, Nationwide insurance agent Brian McKendry. His office is in Newtown Square and he handles auto, home, life and business. The ad is on the left side. Click here for website. Thanks for your support, Brian!    
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10.

August 31
  Click here for an outrageous baseball story. Wow!
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  In Chicago . . . SJ Prep beat Mt. Carmel, 28-27. Click here for a story from the Chicago Tribune
  Click
here for: Never Know Which Legends You'll See at Week One Football Games.
  Rosters for Dobbins, Future, Olney, Penn Charter, Mast. North, W. Catholic and Bartram are posted. Next?


August 30

  Click
here for pics of Ryan/McDevitt cheerleaders!!
  McDevitt beat Pope John Paul II, 33-14. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Ryan beat Judge, 21-20. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here
  West Catholic beat Haver. School, 24-19. Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here.
  Delco Christian 18, Future 16: Frog's report is posted.

August 29
 
The first few weekends are beyond nuts. Please be patient. Thanks!
  La Salle beat North Penn, 29-7. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Roman beat Malvern, 38-27. Huck's report is posted.
  Del-Val 50, Kensington 6: Duck's report is posted.
  West Phila. beat Harriton, 19-14. Frog's report is posted.
  Boys' Latin beat Palumbo, 40-0. Frog's report is posted.
  Penn Charter beat Fels, 54-26. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Southern beat Lincoln, 14-12, in OT. Ace's DN ink to jr. RB-DE Casey Williams.
  Opening Day is finally here. Enjoy the games!
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Jack Kraft.
Mr. Kraft, who's in the Big 5 Hall of Fame due to his coaching prowess at Villanova (he also guided Malvern in the '60 and '61 seasons), has died. RIP, Sir. Click here for Mike Kern's obit.
  Click here for Ace's feature on Roman sr. DB John Chaney, grandson of you know who.

August 28
 
***Randy Seidman has submitted final stats -- click here -- for every "Our Guy" who played college baseball this past spring. Wow! Thank you, Randy!***
  Catholic rosters still needed: Carroll, N-G, O'Hara.
  Public rosters still needed: Thousands (smile).
  Lots of rosters came pouring in today. Thanks to all contributors!
 
**Click here for Huck's preseason list of the Top 35 players in each Catholic League division  . . . and much more!!**
  Click
here for: Caught in the NFL Webb.
  Rosters for La Salle, Malvern, Southern, Central, Lincoln, Boys' Latin, McDevitt, Frankford, Roxborough, Lansdale, Roman, SCH Academy, Palumbo and Del-Val are now posted on the TEAM PAGES. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Ace's ink on Prep Charter coach David Hand (SJ Prep).

August 27
  REMINDER: Tonight is the premiere of SFBN Talks High School Sports on The Comcast Network at 6 p.m. Northeast High alum Ari Bluestein will be hosting a high school football preview show! And live tweeting at @The_SFBN.
  Rosters for Gratz, Haverford School, Episcopal and Prep Charter are now posted on the TEAM PAGES. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

  **Click here for Ted's list of the best "Our Guys" Big 5 baseball players since 1980.**
  Team-by-team schedules for all Pub/Cath/Int members are in today's Daily News (pages 50-51; crafted by Boop Vetrone).

August 26
 
Note from Ted: Check back tomorrow for my list of the best "Our Guys" baseball players (Public, Catholic, Inter-Ac) for Big 5 schools since 1980. Two full teams and three dozen HMs.
  Five
Imhotep products will be playing college football in games set for Thursday night: South Carolina (RB David Williams) vs. Texas A&M on SEC Network; Temple (TE Saledeem Major, OLs Aaron Ruff and Gordon Thomas) vs. Vanderbilt on SEC Network; and Arizona State (DB Deandre Scott) vs. Weber State on Pac-12 Network.
  Rosters for Judge, Bonner-Prendie, Wood, KIPP DuBois and Gtn. Academy
are now posted on the TEAM PAGES. Next?
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!

August 25 
 
***The 2014 Pennsylvania Football News Resource Guide, which has 399 pages packed with schedules, photos, 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.***
  Ryan's roster is now posted on the TEAM PAGE. Next?
  SJ Prep's Student Broadcasting Club (WSJP) is preparing for its first broadcast this Sunday from Chicago as the football team plays Mount Carmel. To listen to all action, live, starting at 1 p.m. (EDT), click here.
  Click here for John Knebels' look, via www.catholicphilly.com, at the Taney Dragons. The focus is on Tai Shanahan, whose dad, Pat, is a notable basketball ref and former Neumann player.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

  Click here for Ace's story on Nebraska sr. LB Zaire "Bam" Anderson (Frankford)
and here for thumbnails on other "Our Guys" noisemakers.

August 24
  ***The wonderful
Taney Dragons were welcomed home today. Click here for pics. And here for a good view of Mo'ne Davis.***
 
Click here for Armand Vanore's preseason report (via www.easternpafootball.com) for Districts 12 and 1.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

August 23
  Please send rosters to tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks!

August 22
 
SJ Prep's roster is now posted on the TEAM PAGE. Next?
  Click
here for: Hip, Hip, Kornegay!!
  Click here for cool news from La Salle.
  Click
here for: No Cap on Class.
  Click
here for: Effort to the Max.
  Scrimmage: Frankford beat O'Hara, 4-3. Pics
here.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Click here for Ace's preseason combo story on La Salle & W. Catholic.
  Penn State hoops star D.J. Newbill (Strawberry Mansion) had a very interesting summer. Click here for Jake Kaplan's DN story. 
  ***Congrats to the Taney Dragons on a great ride!!*** 

August 21
  The following players have joined the basketball program at Bryn Athyn College, per assistant Dan Regan: Damontay Fowler-Thomas and Che Perry, Franklin LC; Malik Smith, Bartram; Devante Laws and Jarelle Pinckney, Dobbins; Luis Martinez, Sankofa; Jihaad Fluellen, Robeson; Jon O'Connor, Judge; Jalen Roberson-Cosby, West Catholic.
  Click
here for: Only in the Pub, Catholic League version.
  Scrimmage: Roman beat Northeast, 4-1. Pics
here.
  Congrats to Gratz all-timer/NBAer Aaron McKie
, who's now an assistant his alma mater, Temple!! Click here for Dick Jerardi's story.
  **Click here for Ted's list of the best "Our Guys" football players for Penn, Temple and Villanova since 1970.**
  Click here for Ace's preseason combo story on Imhotep & Northeast.
  A film by ex-Villanova basketball player
Tony Chennault (N-G) is about to be released. Click here for Dick Jerardi's story.

August 20
  Liberty and Independence are now the official names of the Pub's Class AAAA divisions. Click here to see the breakdown.
  Recent
Lincoln grad Raymond Fred will play college basketball at Johnson College, a JC in Scranton.
  Note from Ted: Check back tomorrow for my list of the best "Our Guys" football players (Public, Catholic, Inter-Ac) for Penn, Temple and Villanova since 1970. One full team and 30 HMs.
  Today's Daily News is all Taneyed up! And here is a story from Yahoo!
  Thanks to Mike McLaughlin and Lamp & Shade Outlet (8601 Torresdale Ave.; 215-331-7277; www.lampandshadeoutlet.com), for continuing to support this website! The ads can be found on 10 football TEAM PAGES.
  Conwell-Egan's roster is now posted on the TEAM PAGE. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

August 19
  The football teams from
Bonner-Prendie and neighboring Upper Darby took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, with a twist . . . Click here
  So . . . . Which school will be the first to provide its football roster? Please send to
tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks!
  Northeast sr. DE Gladimir Paul will play college football at Virginia. Click here for Ace's DN ink.
  O'Hara's football coaches took the Ice Bucket Challenge. Click here for the video, and
here for a thawing-out pic.
 
Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  Haverford School sr. INF Kevin McGowan will play college baseball at La Salle.

August 18
  Cauls and wife Katie took the you-know-what challenge. Click
here.
  O'Hara lineman Jack Horan is a major player in LeSean McCoy's "Fight ALS by the Yard" campaign. Click
here
for a video, which includes info on how you can join the fight. Thank you.
  **Click here for Ted's "Our Guys" All-Big 5 Basketball Teams (1956-2014).**

August 17
 
John "Blade" McCauley, a Bonner-Prendie baseball assistant and Cauls' dad, has taken the Ice Bucket Challenge. Click here.
  Roman sr. OL Gavin Wiggins will play college football at Youngstown.
  Note from Ted: Check back tomorrow morning for my list of the best "Our Guys" basketball players (Public, Catholic, Inter-Ac) in Big 5 history (1956-2014). Eight assorted lists, in all.

August 16
  Click
here for: Um, Don't Let Me Get in Your Way, Guys . . .
  Click
here for: Never Know What You Might See on Your Car's Side Window When You're Getting Ready to Leave for a Football Scrimmage.
  Click
here for pics of West Catholic's new Maguire Field (off 43rd & Powelton; part of Drexel's athletic complex).
  Scrimmage: West Catholic beat Bonner-Prendie, 20-0. Ted's pics
here (set starts with JV portion). Cauls' pics here
(ditto).

August 15
  A
CL football coach (those colors are a big hint -- ha ha) has taken the Ice Bucket Challenge. Click here!
  Constitution G-F Ahmad Gilbert will play college basketball at George Mason.
  Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.

August 14
  Wood sr. DE Christian Lohin will play college football at Delaware.
  Click
here for: Some Jockeys Are Stand-Up Guys.
  Tiiiiime for a Tedbit . . . click here.
  When it comes to giving back, Central lineman Rob Luckain-Rowl is trying to become the next Jon Dorenbus. Click here for Ace's story.

August 13
  Look to the right >>>>> for information on
Whiz Kids Baseball's
summer 2015 tryouts. Thanks to Bill Angeloni and WKB for again being one of our advertisers!!
  **Click here for Philly's Top 10 Late-Blooming Pros.**
  Taney Dragons pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, who attends
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, is taking the country by storm. Click here for Jenice Armstrong's DN story, and here for a story by the DN's Tyler Tynes that features reactions from assorted high school coaches. 
  Click here for Tyler Tynes' DN story on Villanova hoops frosh Phil Booth Jr. His dad, Phil Sr., starred at Northeast ('85)
and Coppin State. Click here for Ted's story on Dad from 1985.

August 12
 
Note from Ted: Are you a lesser light on your team? Do you still have dreams of reaching the pros? Even starring? Not impossible! Check back tomorrow morning for some inspiration. 
 
Northeast product Shahir Gates (pitching/hitting) earned tourney MVP honors for the Philly Area Black Sox, which last weekend, at Virginia State University, won the 19U national championship in the Metropolitan Junior Baseball League Inner City Classic. PABS, coached by Paul K. Johnson, went 7-0 in the tourney with wins over teams from Virginia, Maryland, Michigan, Florida (twice), North Carolina and Connecticut.   
  **Check out the lower right corner on the back page of today's Daily News. That kid is Tai Shanahan, of the now-famous Taney Dragons. His dad, Pat, is a prominent hoops ref. His brother, Liam, is a hoops/baseball
star at Masterman.**
  Penn State DE Deion Barnes (Northeast) is looking nowhere but forward. Click here for Jake Kaplan's DN story.
  Guard Jesse Morgan (Olney) is featured here in Dick Jerardi's DN story about Temple's hoops transfiguration.

August 11
 
Roman sr. F TreVaughn Wilkerson will play college basketball at Hartford. (The coach is O'Hara product John Gallagher and one of his assistants is former Chestnut Hill coach Bill Dooley. Behind the scenes, legendary Roman statman Thomas "Hockey Puck" McKenna kept twisting their arms -- ha ha).
  Malvern sr. LB Trevor Morris will play college football at Rutgers.
  Merry Late-Summer Christmas!! Look under the tree. There's a football season!! Practice starts today. Have fun, everyone!!

August 10
 
Special Note: The Brothers Forever Football Classic, matching La Salle vs. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.), will be played Friday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High, and will be televised on Comcast. Foundations honoring deceased former players for both schools -- Travis Manion (La Salle) and Brendan Looney (DeMatha); they were roommates/best friends at Navy before losing their lives in Iraq (2007) and Afghanistan (2010), respectively -- will be recognized in a halftime ceremony. Tom Manion, who has written a book about the special bond between his son and Brendan, will be on hand.   
  Click
here for a pic of something special in Sea Isle City, N.J.

August 8
  SJ Prep sr. DB John Reid will play college football at Penn State.
  Northeast product Guy Rodgers ('53) tonight will be inducted (posthumously) into the Basketball Hall of Fame!! Click here for Dick Jerardi's DN story.

August 7
  Imhotep sr. F Devin Liggeons will play college basketball at Wagner.

August 6
  King sr. L Dawayne Young will play college football at Temple.
  Click here for a new website - Dick Allen Belongs in the Hall of Fame
- that has been created by publicist Joe Ferry, a former pitcher at West Catholic High ('72). All kinds of great info!

August 5
  Great news! Pat Manzi, McDevitt's football coach/AD, has been released from the hospital. As Pat continues with his recovery, Karl Stout will be the Lancers' interim coach.
  Click here for Ace's obit on Gene Ferraiolo (see August 3).

August 4
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . Click here for a CL/Hawk Hill item.
  Conwell-Egan all-timer Steve Slaton is now playing pro football in Canada. Click here for a story about a recent game.
  A vigil was held last night in Nicetown to honor former Dobbins basketball starter Terrance "Bird" Cox ('06). Click here for Jason Nark's Daily News story.
  Thanks to Tom Mahon and his High & Inside column, our recent list of Philly's top all-time pros is in today's Daily News. Click here.

August 3
  SJ Prep sr. WG Chris Clover will play college basketball at Saint Joseph's. Click here for Ace's story. Click
here for a pic.
  Wood jr. P-OF Joe Lancellotti will play college baseball at the University of North Carolina.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Gene Ferraiolo. Gene, a baseball assistant at Bonner-Prendie, passed away last night. RIP, Gene.

August 1
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Terrance "Bird" Cox. Terrance, a basketball starter for Dobbins in '06, passed  last night of injuries suffered in a shooting in Nicetown. RIP, Terrance.
 
Neumann-Goretti sr. G Lamarr "Fresh" Kimble will play college basketball at Saint Joseph's. Click here for Ace's story.
  Click here for Joseph Myers' story in the South Philly Review about last week's Dick Allen rally/press conference.

July 31
  Recent Constitution grad Raheem Liggins will play college basketball at Mercyhurst JC in North East, Pa.

July 30
  Lycoming sr. OL Casey Strus (O'Hara) has earned preseason D-III All-American honors. Click here. And click here for an overall list that shows all "Our Guys" joining Lycoming's program.
  SJ Prep sr. RB Olamide Zaccheaus will play college football at Virginia.
  Good news! Pat Manzi, McDevitt's long-time football coach/AD, is said to be doing much better. Please keep him in your prayers. 
 
*The Philadelphia Association of Black Sports and Culture will hold its eighth annual Legends Banquet Sunday, Sept. 28, 2 to 6 p.m., at 511 W. Oak Lane, Glenolden, Pa., 19036. Among the honorees: basketball legends Ray Scott (West Philly High, NBA player/coach) and Vince Miller (Overbrook High, 76ers scout, Frankford High coach; posthumously) and long-time sports writer Donald Hunt (Phila. Tribune). Congrats to all!! For more info/tickets, contact Bernie Chavis at 215-858-8447 or Bill Baggett at 215-696-9313.
  Congrats to Bonner grad Ed Stefanski ('72)
, who's now the Memphis Grizzlies' executive VP of player personnel.
 
***Click here for our list of the best-ever, Philly-product pros, compiled with great help from 22 other contributors (thanks, guys!). The 15 candidates have been separated into two lists: Great Eight and Still-Special Seven. The winner is . . . big hint, which you don't need (smile): Orange and black are his old school's colors. He was No. 1 on every ballot!!***

July 29
  Randy Seidman hit the baseball trail tonight to catch what turned out to be the title game in the Lower Bucks County Senior Babe Ruth League. Liberty Bell topped Tri-County, 4-2. Click here for Randy's report.
  Please say a prayer for McDevitt football coach/AD Pat Manzi, who is in critical but stable condition following gallbladder surgery.
  Thanks to Penn Charter's John Burkhart, the list of Inter-Ac baseball champs now goes back to the league's first season in 1888.
  Yo, heads up! The NFL Network is preparing to highlight
SJ Prep. Click here for Tyler Tynes' DN story.

July 28
  **Note from Ted: Last week, I picked all-time teams of Philly guys for
the NFL/AFL, NBA/ABA and MLB. Now, with the help of 20-plus other people (writers, coaches, officials, a former NBA star, etc.), an overall team is being selected. I plan to post that on Wednesday. Each voter has been asked to rank 15 nominees -- seven football, five basketball, three baseball.** 
  Bonner-Prendie sr. SS Richie Tecco will play college baseball at Rider.
  Click here for . . . Before He Became a Star Boxer (story/nugget on Ben Franklin's Bryant Jennings from his high school days). Jake Kaplan's story on Jennings' Saturday night win over Mike Perez, clinching a title shot, is in today's Daily News (and here).

July 27
  Congrats to Malvern product Phil Gosselin (INF), who has been recalled by the Atlanta Braves from AAA Gwinnett!

July 26
  Former Franklin football star Bryant Jennings
tonight raised his record to 19-0 with a split-decision heavyweight win over Mike Perez!! Huck watched it on HBO and scored it 115-112 for Jennings. One of the judges had it that way also. Huck rules!!
  Click here for Tyler Tynes' DN story on yesterday's Dick Allen press conference/rally (see July 21 entry).

July 25
  Four Del-Val College football players have earned preseason D-III All-American honors and four are Our Guys! - - -
QB Aaron Wilmer (Washington), WR Rasheed Bailey (Roxborough), LB Ken Kenner-English (Roman) and OL Josh Wallace (Northeast). Click here.
  Click
here for pics from the Dick Allen press conference/rally. See July 21 entry. Congrats to website legend Mark "Frog" Carfagno and publicist Joe Ferry for their work in putting together a wonderful event!

July 23
 
***Click here for Ted's all-time MLB team of Philly guys (Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac).***
  West Virginia 2B Billy Fleming (Council Rock South) has signed with the Yankees. His dad, Bill, QBd
Frankford to the '84 Pub football crown and earned all-league honors as a first baseman. Click here.

uly 22
  ***Click here for Ted's all-time NBA/ABA team of Philly guys (Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac).***
  Wood grad Colin Thompson has finalized plans to transfer to Temple.
  Beginning in late August, Sports Fan Base Network and Ari Bluestein, roughly every other week, will present a show about area high school sports on The Comcast Network.

July 21
  A press conference/rally in support of the campaign to help ex-Phillies slugger Dick Allen gain entrance to the Hall of Fame will be held Friday, 3 p.m., at Ashburn Field, in South Philly (in the back part of FDR Park, across Broad Street from the Wells Fargo Center). Website legend Mark "Frog" Carfagno will be prominent in the presentation of facts, figures, testimonials. Dick Allen Jr. and Rich Ashburn Jr. will also be on hand, as will a movie producer who's putting together a documentary about Allen. All are welcome! No admission charge. For more info, check out a Facebook page called . . . Dick Allen Belongs in the Hall of Fame.  
  ***Click here for Ted's all-time NFL/AFL team of Philly guys (Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac).***

July 20
  Penn Charter sr. 1B-OF Dillon Malandro will play college baseball at Connecticut.
  In 1995, former Judge star Chris Gies would have been the Phillies' Opening Night starter. Now, at age 45, he's still taking the mound. Click here for Ed Morrone's story in the Northeast Times.  
  O'Hara jr. T Ted Field, a transfer from Garnet Valley, will play college football at Rutgers.

July 19
 
Kennedy-Kenrick product Christian "Ya-Ya" Walker has been promoted to AAA Norfolk in the Orioles' system.

July 18
  Click here for Randy Seidman's annual list of homers struck by Our Guys in college baseball.
 
Neumann-Goretti sr. LH Pat Doudican will play college baseball at the College of Charleston.

July 17
  **Click here for a list of Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac basketball products who've earned AP All-America honors.**
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!
  Click here for Big Willie McGonigle's tribute to coach Danny Algeo and O'Hara's 2004 championship season.
  Fels product Dionte Christmas is still hard at work trying to become an NBA fixture. He's profiled here in the second part of Bob Cooney's DN story from Las Vegas.
  Former Franklin FB star Bryant Jennings is preparing for the biggest fight of his boxing career. Click here for Jake Kaplan's DN story.

July 15
  ***Click here for a list of Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac players drafted by NFL teams going back to 1974.***
  Click
here for Voorhees Vortex . . . strong winds (maybe a tornado?) swept through part of Voorhees, NJ, and caused some damage.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Louis Herman "Red" Klotz. Mr. Klotz, 93, starred in hoops at Southern and Villanova, played in the BAA (NBA forerunner), and later served as the longtime coach of the Harlem Globetrotters' forever foe, the Washington Generals. Click here for Jack Morrison's DN obit. RIP, sir.
  Carroll sr. F Derrick Jones is creating a national hoops buzz. Click here for Tyler Tynes' DN story.
  La Salle product Sean Burke, a fullback at Boston College, now owns a scholarship after proving himself as a walk-on. Click here for Tyler Tynes' DN story.

July 14
  Gtn. Academy product Sean Coyle
, now a Red Sox farmhand (2B in AA), played yesterday in the All-Star Futures Game.

July 13
  ***Click here for a list of Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac players drafted by NBA teams going back to 1947.***

July 12
  Small world: Daily News statman (and website legend) Mark "Frog" Carfagno is participating in softball playoffs. The scorekeeper for the opposition? DN statman Big Steve Reid.

July 11
  Northwestern sr. DB Ibraheim Campbell (Chestnut Hill Academy) has earned a spot on the preseason Jim Thorpe watch list, and he represented his school at the Big Ten's media day.
  Click here for John Knebels' wonderful story, via CatholicPhilly.com, on Danny Algeo.
  Assistant Paul Strus has been appointed O'Hara's interim football coach for the 2014 season.
  As part of the DN's series on pioneering African-American athletes, Ace profiles Penn Charter's Roger Gordon (Class of '69) here and Chestnut Hill Academy's Gerald Howard (Class of '92) here.

July 10
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . Click here (Take a guess. When was the last time the Sixers drafted one of Our Guys?)
  Don't forget. The tryout for Whiz Kids Baseball's fall program is tonight. Check the info to the right >>>>> Thanks. 
  Click here for Andrew Albert's DN story on Overbrook all-timer Jackie Moore ('50), the first African-American to play hoops for La Salle Univ.

July 9
  Click here for a Danny Algeo Tribute Page. We welcome your thoughts. Please send to
tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks.
  Almost 10 years ago, former Penn State football star
Imani Bell (Dougherty), now a heavyweight boxer (then working as a bouncer), was shot during an incident that left another man dead. The shooter is now showing remorse. Is he sincere? Click here for Ronnie Polaneczky's DN column. 

July 8
  Click here for info on the Reebok Breakout, set for today through Friday at Philadelphia University.

July 7
  After contributing to Vanderbilt's CWS crown, Gtn. Academy product Chris Harvey, a catcher, has signed as a free agent with the Pirates. He's currently with Bristol in the Appalachian League. (RHP Joe Harvey, from Kennedy-Kenrick and Pitt, is playing his first pro season this summer, in the Yankees' system. Chris is his cousin.)    
  One La Salle to another . . . After a redshirt season, PG Amar Stukes is preparing to make a splash. Click here for Tyler Tynes' DN story.

July 5
  Click here for info on Philadelphia Amateur Baseball, a league with players such as Randy Seidman's sons, Eric and Corey, and roughly 10 other former Pub guys.
  Click here for Ace's obit on Danny Algeo.

July 4
  Services for Craig White (see July 2): Tuesday, viewing, 9 to 11 a.m., funeral service to follow. Mitchum-Wilson Funeral Home, 1410 S. 20th Street (20th and Reed), Phila., PA, 19146.
  Central Connecticut State sr. Rob Hollomon (West Catholic) has earned preseason All-America honors at the MP position. Click here.
  Phila. Electrical F James Suber will play his college hoops at Niagara.
 
Happy 4th of July!!

July 3
  A prayer service for Danny Algeo will be held tonight, 7 o'clock, at O'Hara's football field . . . Funeral arrangements: A viewing will be held Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 51 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale, PA, 19446. A viewing will also be held Wednesday morning, 9 to 11 a.m., same site, with the funeral Mass to follow.
  Click here for a Danny Algeo Tribute Page. We welcome your thoughts. Please send to
tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Danny Algeo. Danny, the football coach at O'Hara (his dad, Jim, was Lansdale Catholic's longtime coach), died early this morning after suffering a heart attack earlier this week. RIP, Dan. Click
here for a pic from last season. 
  Congrats to former New York Giants fullback Charles Way (Northeast '90), who has just landed an interesting job with the NFL! Click here for a press release that explains Charles' new duties and here for a story from his high school days.

July 2
  Roman sr. WG-SF Gemil Holbrook has committed to play his college basketball at Rider.
  Imhotep sr. WR Denniston "DJ" Moore has committed to play his college football at Maryland. 
  Click here for a question-answer session, from Malvern's blog, with football coach Aaron Brady. And
here for pics of Brady and player Hayden Mahoney (see June 27), who are bound for Kuwait.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Craig White. Craig, a basketball star at Germantown Academy ('88) and Lafayette, has passed away. RIP, Craig.

June 30
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Fran Hamilton. Fran, a basketball assistant at Constitution, and a Frankford grad, died suddenly over the weekend. Click
here for a pic. RIP, Fran.
  ***Good luck to Kevin Silary, Ted's son, who today begins working (as a carving assistant) for Ursula von Rydingsvard, a world renowned sculptor in Brooklyn. Click here for her Wikipedia bio.*** 
  Notre Dame Fighting Alumni, featuring Ryan Ayers (Gtn. Academy) and Rob Kurz (Penn Charter), yesterday topped Team Barstool (GA's Matt Walsh), 72-68, to win the $500,000 prize in The Basketball Tournament. Point totals: Ayers (15), Kurz (11); Walsh (12). Click here for a story. 

June 29
 
***Click here
for "Our Guys" in the minor leagues.***
  Click
here for: Next Stop, Second Floor . . .

June 28
 
Frankford seeks a Thanksgiving game. Contact athletic director Ben Dubin at bdubin@philasd.org.
  In the final of the Gregory Hennigar Memorial Tournament, Judge beat West Catholic, 18-14. Zach Carroll hit Quadir Gibson for the winning TD with 0:36 left and Raheem Blackshear followed with an interception. Pics of the final
here. Large pic here of the winning Crusaders. Pics from earlier rounds here.
Click here for instructions on how to copy the pics.
  Congrats to N-G product Josh Ockimey, who yesterday lashed his first pro hit, a triple, for the Red Sox' squad in the Gulf Coast League! Track his progress here.
  The Gregory Hennigar Memorial Tournament (7-on-7 touch football, now a high school event) takes place today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Judge.
3A/4A division: Judge, Lincoln, Penn Charter and Bonner-Prendie. 1A/2A division: West Catholic, Del-Val, Carroll and Bristol. Check back tonight for pics.


June 27
  ***Attention: baseball players in the Class of 2016 . . . Information about Whiz Kids Baseball's fall ball tryouts can be found in the ad to the right.***
  Aaron Brady, Malvern's new football coach, is guiding USA's Under-19 Team, which next week will travel to Kuwait to compete in the world championships. Malvern L Hayden Mahoney
is one of the players. Click here for a commercial.

June 26
  For the third time in five years, one of "Our Guys" helped his team win the College World Series. Junior C/DH Chris Harvey (Germantown Academy) had one RBI apiece in Game One and Two for Vanderbilt, which triumphed by beating Virginia, 3-2, in Game Three. Christian "Ya-Ya" Walker (Kennedy-Kenrick) was a star for South Carolina's '10 and '11 CWS champs.
  Congrats to Episcopal product Matt Sheehan ('07), who has been named player development director and assistant strength and conditioning coach for men's/women's basketball at La Salle University!
Click here for a DN story about Matt from his walk-on days there.
 
June 25
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Jimmy on the plate)
  Congrats to Episcopal all-timer Eugene Burroughs ('90), who has joined the Sixers as an assistant coach!
  Click here for Dick Jerardi's DN story on former FLC star Mike Green ('03)
, who is giving back to his childhood neighborhood through hoops.

June 22
  After a redshirt year and a walk-on year, Boston College fullback
Sean Burke (La Salle; star linebacker there) has earned a full scholarship!
  La Salle seeks a head JV coach for the upcoming football season. Call coach Drew Gordon at 267-718-4810.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Failing to win the league title is not necessarily the end of the world)

June 21
  Click
here for more Jerrell Wright pics (see 6/14). Sorry for the delay.
  Wood rising sr. RB Jarrett McClenton will play college FB at 'Nova.
  Click
here for the celebration pics from La Salle's state-title victory, as snapped by team mom Dianne Herron. Thank you!
 
June 20
  In the Carp Cup
final, Jersey Shore blanked Burlington County, 2-0.
  The All-City honorees have been added to the master lists.
  The multisport All-City list has been updated here. New info for Jimmy Herron and Jawan McAllister; new appearance by Ryan Coonahan.
  The Malandros have been added to the All-City father/son list here.
  The list of first team All-City brothers has been updated. Click here.
  The names of first teamers can now be found here on the all-time list.
 
***Ace's first Daily News All-City Baseball Team is in today's paper. Click here for story, here for teams and congrats to the honorees, Player of the Year Josh Ockimey (N-G) and Pitcher of the Year Dom Cuoci (La Salle).***

June 19
  In the 2014 USA Special Olympics, the team from Pennsylvania (fueled by students from
George Washington) took silver in unified soccer. Click here for three pics.
  Click here for an article from StateCollege.com, by Jay Paterno, which was written in anticipation of the upcoming Gregory Hennigar Memorial Tournament (7-on-7 touch football, now a high school event). Click here if you're able to contribute and here for the calendar item, with details.  
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Joe Parisi's accomplishments)
 
***Best wishes going forward to Joe Parisi, who has retired after 28 seasons as La Salle's baseball coach. Click here for Aaron "Ace" Carter's DN story.***

June 18
  Best wishes going forward to Ed Enoch, who has stepped down as Lansdale Catholic's hoops coach to take the same job at Hat.-Horsham.
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!
  Click here for Tyler Tynes' DN ink on Zach Kurtz (see June 17).

June 17
  In this afternoon's Carp Cup quarterfinal involving Inter-Ac/Indy, Penn Charter's Zach Kurtz homered twice! Kurtz, who's planning to do a post-grad year in 2014-15, is the third city-leagues player in the tourney's 29 years to go yard twice in the same game (or same year, for that matter), joining Stan Orzechowski (North Catholic) in '04 and Mark Donato (Neumann-Goretti) in '09. I-A/Indy fell to Delco, 11-8. Boxscore can now be found on this page.
  ***Today we have welcomed visitor No. 13,000,000. Thanks, everyone! And special appreciation to all contributors/advertisers!!***

June 16
  The boxscore for Inter-Ac/Indy's Carp Cup game with Delaware South (played today, 14-1 win) can now be found on this page. Click here for intern Tyler Tynes' DN ink on Penn Charter sr. 2B Demetrius "Meech" Isaac.
  Roman rising sr. L Manny Taylor will play college football at Rutgers.
  Click
here for pics by La Salle parent Jim Dougherty from the AAAA state final.

June 15
 
Summer project, to begin next week: Each school's most noteworthy individual performances in postseason wins in football, basketball and baseball. (League and City Title games only.) Get ready for a wild ride! 
  The boxscore for the Public League's Carp Cup game with Delaware County (played today) can now be found on this page.
  The boxscore for the Catholic League's Carp Cup game with Tri/Cape (played yesterday) can now be found on this page.
  Click here for Kevin Cooney's memories of his father.

June 14
  Click
here for: The Wright Stuff (No Dobbins basketball player will again wear No. 22) . . . Click here
for large version.

June 13
  **Click
here for La Salle's Tribute Page.**
 
La Salle's postseason stats have been finalized (June 12 Tedbit)
  In the Class AAAA state final . . .
  La Salle beat Conestoga, 4-2, in eight innings, to claim its second title in three years. Brian Buckley broke a 2-2 tie with a two-run single and John Scheffey's 1-2-3 bottom half saved Dominic Cuoci's win.
Ted's report (via the Internet) is posted. Ace's DN ink to Buckley/Cuoci. Pics by La Salle parent Jim Dougherty are here. Others' pics to come, perhaps.
 
N-G 1B Josh Ockimey, recently selected in the fifth round, is now part of the Boston Red Sox organization. Go get 'em, Ock!
  Carp Cup update: today's games involving Pub and Inter-Ac/Indy have been postponed. New info -- Pub: Sunday at 4. I-A/I, Monday at 12:30. Click here for updated schedule.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Starters for multiple state champs; all basketball guys so far)
  Click here for Ace's feature on La Salle sr. 2B Brad Schneider.

June 12
  Click
here for: Gym Dandy Coming Soon at Bonner-Prendie.
  Carp Cup update: today's game involving the CL has been postponed. Will now be played Saturday at 4 p.m.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (La Salle's postseason stats)

June 11
 
Click here for Randy Seidman's look at the College World Series, and his local-guys draft recap.
  Corey Seidman, Randy's son, is making a media-oric rise. Click here for Ed Morrone's story from the Northeast Times.
  ***Click here for great pics of La Salle's semifinal win by baseball parents Dianne Herron
here and Jim Dougherty here.***
  Click here for practice pics from La Salle. Click
here and here for pics of possible starting lineups for Friday's AAAA state final vs. Conestoga. Click here for a pic of coach Joe Parisi and his assistants.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (N-G's final postseason stats)

June 10
   Click here for all three "Our Guys" rosters for the Carpenter Cup. Thanks to Cath assistant Joe DeBarberie, Inter-Ac/Indy coach David Miller and Pub coach Juan Namnun for their help, in addition to the Phillies' Jon Joaquin.
  Click
here for: Fitting the Bill . . .
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Two-hitter time again)
  The Tedbits for June 4 and June 6 have been updated.

June 9
  In PIAA state semifinals . . .
  AA: In gut-wrenching fashion, Neumann-Goretti fell to Loyalsock, 4-3. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  AAAA: La Salle beat Spring-Ford, 3-0, as sr. RH Dominic Cuoci spun a two-hitter. He'll receive Ace's DN ink.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (A list of all draftees directly out of Public/Catholic/Inter-Ac schools, 1965-2014)
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Jay Connaghan, who died Saturday. Jay was a basketball starter at McDevitt ('78), then at Villanova was part of an intramural team that won a national championship. Also, in '96, he was part of a squad that won a national crown for barbecuing. The Philly Pigs were the only team (of almost 50) not from the South. RIP, Jay.
  Click here for Ace's feature on La Salle sr. C Nick Dermo.

June 8
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Kevin Cooney Sr. Mr. Cooney, a Frankford grad and former Philadelphia policeman, died today after a courageous battle against cancer. His son, Kevin, is a sports writer for the Bucks County Courier Times and formerly wrote for this website. RIP, Sir.
  Interesting updates have been made to the June 5 and May 6 Tedbits.
  Malvern rising sr. QB Alex Hornibrook has committed to Pitt.
  Click here for the Catholic League's Carpenter Cup roster. (Rosters
for Inter-Ac/Indy and Public have not been provided. Please send to tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks!)
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (Pub/Cath/Int African-Amer. picks)

June 7
  Congrats to Gtn. Academy grad Keenan Kish, now a RHP at Florida. He was drafted by the Reds in the 34th round.

 
Congrats to Kennedy-Kenrick grad Joe Harvey, now a RHP at Pitt. He was drafted by the Yankees in the 19th round.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Draftees in top five rounds)
  Click here for Ace's short story on Bosox draftee Josh Ockimey (N-G)
.

June 6
  Congrats to
Wood product Brian O'Grady, now a first baseman at Rutgers. He was drafted by Cincinnati in the eighth round.
 
***Click here for the semifinal schedule for PIAA playoffs***
  West Philly today held a wonderful ceremony to honor its 1977 national basketball champs (30-0), coached by Joe Goldenberg ('55), and retire the numbers of the starters -- Gene Banks (20), Clarence "Eggy" Tillman (25), Darryl "City Lights" Warwick (11), Joe Garrett (30) and Mike Nichols (21). Click
here for pics. And here for the Fab Five. And here for another view of the overall set (with captions). And here for Coach G and all players in attendance.
 
Congrats to Neumann-Goretti sr. 1B Josh Ockimey, who was drafted in the fifth round by the Red Sox!! The scout mostly responsible for selling the Bosox on "Ock" was Chris Calciano, a former star at Lamberton.
 
Click here for: Take That, Home Plate!!
  Click
here for: On the Ball and the Ball's "On" Him.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (N-G "breaks" MLB record!!)
  Click here for Randy's Junior College Wrap-Up and Division I Recap.
  ****Corey Seidman, Randy's son, co-hosts Phillies Today. Click here
for a recent episode. One of his guests was dad, and he talked about local guys in connection with the draft.****

June 5
  In PIAA state quarterfinals . . .
  AAAA: La Salle beat Hazleton, 3-1, as sr. LH John Scheffey went the distance in a game that ended in VERY unusual fashion. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  AA: Neumann-Goretti beat Bloomsburg, 1-0, and soph RH Ethan "E" Pritchett earned Ace's DN ink by twirling a two-hitter with nine whiffs. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Schedule note: Start times for today's state-playoff doubleheader involving CL teams have been pushed back -- N-G at 4:30, La Salle at 7.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (Top-shelf long relief by CL guys)
  Randy attended last night's coaches' All-Pub banquet. Click here for
his report, with a special focus on guest speaker Bob Peffle, former star/coach at Frankford.
  Click here for Ace's feature on N-G jr. RF Bay To.
  Click here for a story from the Chestnut Hill Local about Gtn. Academy all-timer Paul Hutter
and his book on Ivy League hoops (see ad down the left side of homepage).

June 4
  **Dan Spinelli, who lit up this website with wonderful reports, was one of the student speakers at La Salle High's graduation ceremony. Click
here. Congrats, Dan, and thanks again for everything!**
  Speaking of former website writers . . . Click here for
PC grad Ed Morrone's riveting story from the Northeast Times about three Judge athletes who are bouncing back from being stabbed.
  Click
here for: We're Having Serious Doubts About This Claim . . .
  The names of the guys who enabled Overbrook to win the Pub's 4x800 relay a while back can now be found here, and thanks to football coach Rendell Ivory for providing them.
  Click
here for pics from the final Inter-Ac/Indy Carpenter Cup tryout.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Charlie Jerla's postseason roll)
  Coaches' all-star teams for Cath/Int/Pub are in today's DN (page 45)

June 3
  Click here for the 2014 Inter-Ac League Master Football Schedule, and thanks to Jim DeCarlo, the new assigner of officials, for providing it. Holes remain. Please help, if you can. tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks!
 
***Click here for the quarterfinal schedule for PIAA playoffs . . . The games involving N-G and La Salle will be part of a doubleheader!***
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Some nuggets on lefty shortstops)
  Roman product Rashann London
is grounded as he prepares for the Drexel portion of his hoops career. Click here for Tyler Tynes' DN ink.

June 2
  Click
here for: Leave It to Liam the Lefty.
  Click
here for: Fiiiiinally!!!
  Click
here for: Framing a Teammate.
  Click
here for: Three Yards, er, Third Base and a Cloud of Dust.
  In PIAA first-round playoffs . . . (Ted's combo report is posted)
  AAAA: La Salle beat Boyertown, 6-3. Ace's DN ink to sr. RH Dominic Cuoci. Pics
here.
  A: Masterman fell to Schuylkill Haven, 12-2, in five innings. Pics
here.
  AAAA: Washington fell to Methacton, 4-0. Randy's report is posted.
  Other results: N-G won in AA; Wood lost in AAA; Franklin Towne lost in AAA.
  Masterman's roster can now be found here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Rundown for D-12 in state playoffs)
  ***Click here for the first-round schedule for PIAA playoffs.***

June 1
  Southern sr. L Mark "Spider" Webb will next play football at Globe Tech, a JC in New York City.
  Click here to see what Malvern product Tim Cooney, a lefty with AAA Memphis (Cards' farm system), recently experienced.
  The Tedbits entry for May 31 has been updated.
  Former Kennedy-Kenrick star Christian "Ya-Ya" Walker is killin' it with the Orioles' AA team in Bowie, Md. Through 54 games, he's hitting .321 with 14 homers and 46 RBI!
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Ock, my goodness!)

May 31
  La Salle jr. QB Kyle Shurmur will play college football at Vanderbilt.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (African-American starters for Pub baseball champions over the last 40 years)
  Click here for scores/point totals from last night's All-City Classic.
  ***Click here for the first-round schedule for PIAA playoffs.***
  Congrats to Inquirer sports writer Matt Breen, who received the media award at last night's All-City Basketball Classic! Click
here. (Matt wrote great reports for this site during his days at Archbishop Ryan
.)

May 30
  ***Click
here for pics from the All-City Basketball Classic (pics of scorebook sheets at end of set). Order: freshmen, sophs, juniors.***
 
The Little Quakers' eighth annual golf outing/dinner will be held Thursday, June 26, 11 a.m. start, at Raven's Claw Golf Club, in Pottstown, Pa. Golf format: 4-man scramble. Entry fee of $200 per person includes greens fees, driving range, cart lunch, dinner, beverages, LQ windbreaker and a sleeve of golf balls. For more info, contact Aimee Schnee at 215-713-4432 or philalittlequakers@gmail.com. Sponsorships are also available.
  Best wishes going forward (in Florida - nice!) to John Grone, who has stepped down as Esperanza's baseball coach.
  Former Phila. Electrical hoops star Hakeem Baxter is transferring from Maryland Eastern Shore to UAB (University of Alabama-Birmingham).
  Click
here for Steve Falk's DN photo gallery of Wood's game. Included is coach Jim DiGuiseppe Jr.'s unexpected bath.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (Anthony Russo's unmatched feat!!)
  Click
here and here
for pics of almost-great catches.
  In anticipation of tonight's 20th annual Wayne Ellington All-City Basketball Classic, Ace profiles director Charles "Shoob" Monroe here. The tripleheader, set for Girard College, starts at 6:30. Rosters here.

May 29
  The May 29 Tedbit has been updated.
  Click
here for: Don't Fence Me In . . .
  Click
here for: Bracy Yourself!
  Click
here for: Who Needs Eyes? (revisited)
  Click
here for: Ain't Life Grand . . .
  Click
here for: Don't Give Us Any (cleanliness above the) Lip . . .
  In the City Title tripleheader (Ted's combo report is posted) . . .
  AAA: Wood beat Franklin Towne, 8-0, as soph RH Anthony Russo fired a one-hitter with 14 whiffs. Ace's DN ink to Russo. Pics
here.
  AAAA: La Salle beat Washington, 16-1, in five innings, on the strength of an 11-run second. Pics
here.
  AA: Neumann-Goretti beat Phila. Academy, 12-1, in five innings, as Josh Ockimey's three-hit, five-RBI performance featured a grand slam. Pics
here.
  Best wishes going forward to Dennis Foglia, who has stepped down as McDevitt's baseball coach.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (CL's dominance in CTs, part 2)

May 28
  Ryan sr. lineman Joe Hansbury has finalized plans to play his college football at Army.
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click
here
. (Pub guys with the playing & coaching touch)
  It rained today. Wow, that has hardly ever happened this spring. Ugh!! The City Title games will be part of a tripleheader tomorrow at Ashburn Field, beginning with AA at 11 a.m. AAAA, then AAA to follow.
  Click
here for: Hair's (partially gone) to the Title!!
  **Happy birthday to website legend Randy Seidman!!**
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Breakdown of G-Dub's titles)

May 27
  The members of Washington's starting lineup can now be found here.
  In the Pub final . . .
  Washington beat Franklin Towne, 3-2, to win its first title since 1995 as sr. RH Roger Hanson fanned nine in a six-hitter and sr. 3B Scott Siley had the decisive RBI.
Randy's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. 1B Ishmael Bracy (two RBI) in overall context. Click here for a celebration pic and here for a cropped version.
 
Sankofa sr. basketball star Anthony Wright-Downing is bound for Raritan Valley CC, in New Jersey.
  Current assistant Joe O'Hara, who coached Washington to six Pub baseball titles, will serve as Germantown Academy's
baseball boss in the 2015 season.
  Click here for the Coaches' All-Public Baseball Team and special congrats to the MVPs --
Washington's Roger Hanson in A, Boys' Latin's Manny Fernandez in B, two guys in C (Science Leadership's Jeff Schwartz and King's Randolph Edwards), and Tacony's Matt Bilotti in D.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Washington's drought)
  Ace profiles Washington sr. 3B Scott Siley, a volunteer fireman, in anticipation of today's Pub final. Click
here.
 
May 26
  **Tomorrow's Washington-Franklin Towne Pub final, set for 3:30 at Ashburn Field, will be carried on Sports Fan Base Network. Ari Bluestein will handle play-by-play. Randy Seidman will provide color.**
  Click here for Randy Seidman's breakdown of Hometown Philly Guys
in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament, and more. Thanks, Randy!
  Happy Memorial Day . . . and thanks to all who have served.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (N-G coach Kevin Schneider completes an unusual trifecta.)

May 25
  City Title schedule . . . AAAA, La Salle vs. Washington, Thursday, 1 p.m., at Ashburn Field; AAA, Wood vs. Franklin Towne, Thursday, approx. 3:30, also at Ashburn Field; AA, N-G vs. Phila. Academy (sorry for earlier mistake), Wednesday, 3:30, at Ashburn Field.
  Alumnus Jack Concannon ('83) is back in the B-P basketball-coaching saddle! He will be the school's new coach. His first stint covered five seasons ending with '96.
  Tuesday's Washington-Franklin Towne Pub final, set for 3:30 at Ashburn Field, will be carried on Sports Fan Base Network.
  A story by website legend Jon "Duck" Gray about the upcoming Wayne Ellington All-City Basketball Classic can be found at the bottom of this page.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Josh Ockimey's titles feat & stats)

May 24
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (N-G's shutouts feat)

May 23
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click
here. (N-G's final playoff stats)
  Today was special for N-G hoops, as well. Click
here to see why.
  The members of N-G's starting lineup can now be found here.
  Click
here for: Darn Near Pitcher Perfect . . .
  Click
here for: Oh, the Saints Go Smilin' In . . . (huge version here)
  Click here for: Talk About VIP Treatment . . .
  Click
here for a pic of N-G's lineup (with IDs). And here
for a supersized version (no IDs).
  In the CL's "second final" . . .
 
Neumann-Goretti claimed its second title in three years by beating Roman, 11-0, in five innings. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. LH Charlie Jerla (in overall context). Before/after pics here. Game pics here.
  In Pub semifinals . . .
 
Washington beat Masterman, 6-2, and Franklin Towne beat Phila. Academy, 10-2. Randy's report is posted.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Playoff stats for Roman/N-G)

May 22
 
The Pub's Carpenter Cup tryouts will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, 3:30 each day, at Frankford's field.
  Click
here for: The Puckster Was In Attendance!!!
  SJ Prep sr. G Kyle Thompson will play college basketball at Saint Joseph's as a preferred walk-on.
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click
here. (N-G's uncommon, two-out wizardry in recent playoffs)
  Click
here for: Never Know Where an NBA All-Timer Might Own a Car Dealership.   
  Those Explorers are it again. Click
here for the CL lacrosse champs.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (Pat Doudican's six-RBI outburst, in context)
  Tomorrow's playoffs . . . CL final: N-G vs. Roman, 3:45 at Widener; PL semis (both games at Ashburn Field): Washington vs. Masterman at 1; Franklin Towne vs. Phila. Academy at roughly 3:30.  
  Former N-G hoops star Tony Chennault
(Villanova grad), the DN's Player of the Year in 2010, has crafted an award-winning film in the aftermath of family tragedy. Click here for Valerie Russ' DN story.

May 21
 
Click here for the Coaches' All-Inter-Ac Team and special congrats to the co-MVPs, Malvern's Gardner Nutter and Penn Charter's Steven Cohen.
  Click
here for: The Scoreboard and Star Tell Their Stories . . .
  Click
here for: Even Courtesy Runners Have to Get Psyched!!
  Click
here for: Who Needs Eyes?
  Click
here for: Equal-Age Brother Is Watching . . .
  In what turned out to be the CL's "first final" . . .
  Neumann-Goretti beat Roman, 11-1, in five innings, as jr. LH Pat Doudican got the win and bagged six RBI.
Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to Doudican. Pics here.
  In the Pub AAAA final . . .
  Washington beat Central, 9-8. Randy's report is posted.
  Other winners: Fkn Towne in AAA, Phila. Ac. in AA, Masterman in A.
  Congrats to Delaware baseball players Joe Giacchino (Malvern) and Doug Trimble (Episcopal). Click here.
  Best wishes to Phillies president Dave Montgomery (Penn Charter
'64) as he recovers from cancer surgery. Recent pic
here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Roman is on the doorstep of an
all-time accomplishment!)
  In anticipation of today's N-G/Roman
showdown (part 1, perhaps) for the CL title, Ace takes a look at Roman's turnaround from 2-13 in '13.

May 20
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click
here. (1st-batter importance, part 2)
  Click here for the 2014 Catholic League Master Football Schedule, and thanks to Jim King, the new assigner of officials, for providing it. There are still some holes. Please help, if you can. tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks!
 
In next week's City Title games, the CL's participants are set for AA (N-G) and AAA (Wood). Roman must win the CL title to earn the AAAA spot. If not, the spot will go to La Salle.
  **Cool experience: Tom Taylor, who long has helped us keep track of basketball scoring, recently got to play with his son, Curt, in an over-30 baseball league. Tom played one inning in right (his first game in 41 years) and batted leadoff. Curt played in center and hit second. Their first at-bats (Tom's wearing black socks) are on Page 1 of
the photo set. Tom noted, "
One swing resulted in a ground ball to the pitcher and the other in a double to right-center. I'll let you guess which was which." Ha, ha. Group shots are on Page 3.**
  Basketball note: MC&S guard Lou Myers has decommitted from Norfolk State and reopened his recruitment. 
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (N-G's Ethan "E" Pritchett posts a rare shutout, and MUCH more.)  
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!

May 19
  Schedule note: Two of the Pub's classification finals will be played Wednesday at Ashburn Field. GAMP vs. Masterman at 1; Franklin Towne vs. Boys' Latin at 3:30.
  ***This spring, the Catholic League offered boys' volleyball for the first time. The title event was held today and
La Salle bested Wood, 3-1, thanks to guidance from a quite-unique coach. Click here.***
  Click
here for: The Triple Jump Is Not Exclusive to Track & Field . . .
  Click
here for: Interference=Out.
  Click
here for: Standin' on the Bag Is the Bay . . .
  Click
here for: They Come No Better . . .
  In the CL losers bracket final . . .
  Neumann-Goretti beat O'Hara, 3-0, as soph RH Ethan "E" Pritchett pitched a four-hitter and started one of the Saints' three doubleplays. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  In a Pub Class AAAA semi . . .
  Central beat Olney, 6-3. Ace's DN ink to jr. DH Tyler Barreto, son of first team All-City OF Javier Barreto (North Catholic '86).
  Other Pub winners: Wash in AAAA; BL and FT in AAA; PA and PC in AA; GAMP and Mstr in A.
  Click here for updated Pub/Cath track results/records, and special congrats to Central shot-putter Samuel Reid, who broke a record that had stood since 1969! (He also played in Saturday's football game.)
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Malvern sniffs rare air)
  Click here for Ace's FB writeback story on Wood's Kendall Singleton.
And here for a baseball blurb on the N-G/La Salle losers bracket final.

May 18
  Some recent Tedbits have been updated . . . click
here.
  Click
here for: Eye Ball . . .
  Click
here for: One of a Kind . . .
  Click
here for: Almost Justin Time . . .
  Click
here for: Almost in the Black . . .
  Click
here for: Dang Zebra . . .
  Click
here for: Chuck=Puck . . .
  Click
here for: Non-Pub Enjoys Its Non-Loss . . .
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (Neumann-Goretti nuggets)

May 17
  In the 40th annual City All-Star Football Game, Non-Public beat Public, 34-20. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. Pics
here. Stats, etc., are here. Cropped group pics with IDs are here.
  In the CL losers bracket . . .
 
Neumann-Goretti beat La Salle, 1-0, as Charlie Jerla went the distance. Ace's possible DN ink TBA. Pics here.
  Penn State SS Jim Haley (Bonner) TWICE made ESPN's Top 10 plays last night!! Click
here for a video that shows the reason and here for a story that explains the importance.
  Don't forget . . . The 40th annual City All-Star Football Game will be played tonight, 7 o'clock, at Northeast High. Click
here.
  Lansdale Catholic sr. C Sean Becker will play college baseball at D-I Saint Peter's.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Roman's playoff stats)
  Click here for Regina Medina's inspirational story on Roxborough jr. football lineman Javahn Singleton, and
here
for Javahn's award-winning video on dealing with Asperger's.

May 16
 
Roman is not unfamiliar with winning crazy baseball playoffs. Click here for a Wild/Wacky story from 1983.
  ***Schedule note: Tomorrow's La Salle at Neumann-Goretti CL losers bracket game will now start at 3 p.m.***
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Roman's rare feats)
  Villanova WR Joe Price (Malvern) is getting a minicamp shot with the Detroit Lions.
  **All Pub playoffs scheduled for today were moved to Monday.**
  Don't forget . . . The 40th annual City All-Star Football Game will be played Saturday night, 7 o'clock, at Northeast High. Click
here.
  Washington sr. PG Khyree Hunt-Hawkins, who missed much of his final season due to injury, will play college hoops at Baltimore City CC.

May 15
  Updated CL brackets are here . . . updated PL brackets are here.
  Winners in Pub AA playoffs: Phila. Academy, MaST Charter (not in Pub, but part of these brackets), Bracetti and Prep Charter. MaST won by forfeit over Esperanza (penalty for recent bench-clearing episode). Explanation in daily recaps here.
  Crazy night. Lots to do. Way behind. Please be patient. Thanks.
  In the CL winners bracket final . . .
  Roman beat O'Hara, 6-5, in nine innings, as Connor McKenna saved Kyle Rogalski's win and Mike Opiela went 4-for-5 with one RBI.
Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to McKenna (began game at 3B). Pics here
.
  Winners in losers bracket: La Salle and Neumann-Goretti.
 
Click here for Randy Seidman's latest batch of Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards, and more. Thanks, Randy!
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (1-0 playoff games in CL history)
  Click
here for: That Didn't Take Long . . . (Tacony
wins!)

May 14
  Justin Renfrow has started his pro experience (see 5/12). Click
here.
  Click
here for Cauls' pics from the recent "Legends of Tomorrow" youth football camp, hosted mostly by former West Catholic stars.
  ***Scores for all Pub playoff games have been reported. Click here for the updated brackets.***
  Exactly one week ago, Edison beat Frankford, 8-7, in a regular season game to end a 26-game losing streak vs. the Pioneers (previous win: 2nd meeting in '98; 22 losses in regular season and four in playoffs, including the final in '11). Today, in a AAAA quarterfinal, the Owls triumphed again, 5-3. Edison had been 0-5 all-time in playoffs vs. Fkd.
  You won't believe this . . . Wait, maybe you will. In its first playoff game of 2014, Swenson won AGAIN in its last at-bat -- 4-3 over Mastbaum, in eight innings. That has been the score in '11, '12, '13 and '14! (It was 3-2 in '10.)
  In lacrosse, Episcopal beat Gtn. Academy, 14-6. Ace's DN ink to jr. attacker Curtis Zappala. 
  Click here for brackets for the upcoming Pa Indy Schools Tourney.
  ***Due to weather concerns for Friday, the Roman-O'Hara winners bracket CL final will be played tomorrow (3:45 at Immaculata Univ.).***
  Best wishes to Gtn. Academy baseball coach Tyler Stampone, who is stepping away to attend law school.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Double upsets in CL semis)
  Click
here for a pic from Dick Allen Day
, so to speak, at City Council.

May 13
  Click
here for: The Very Definition of Fraternal Twins . . .
  Click
here for: Not All Slides Occur at Bases . . .
  Click
here for: The Throw Was So De Treux . . .
  The updated CL playoff brackets are here.
  In Catholic League winners bracket semis . . .
  Roman beat La Salle, 8-4, as sr. CF Conor Smith had three RBI and sr. RH Joe Mangano went the distance.
Ted's report is posted. Pics here
.
  O'Hara beat Neumann-Goretti, 5-2. Ace's DN ink to sr. LF Nolan Cummings (grand slam).
  Winners in losers bracket: Wood and B-P.
  In Inter-Ac finales . . .
  Malvern and Penn Charter tied for the title. PC beat Episcopal, 2-1,
and Haver. School beat Malvern, 3-2, on Frank Cresta's walkoff homer.
  Click
here for Bill Wasylenko's look at the first 99 seasons of La Salle High football . . . Thanks for sharing this, Bill!
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Swenson's many nail-biters)
  Click here for standings and here for Pub playoff brackets.

May 12
  Franklin LC beat Saul, 11-4. Ace's DN ink to soph RH Joe Pagan.
  Penn Charter product Mark Gubicza, the DN's City Pitcher of the Year in '81 and later a prominent pro, is back in town this week to cover the Phillies-Angels series as an analyst for FOX.
  University of Miami DL Justin Renfrow (Penn Charter) has signed a free-agent deal with the Arizona Cardinals.
  Click here for Jake Kaplan's story on Tom Savage (see May 10)
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (Dominic Cuoci's mound stats)
  The Pub playoff brackets have been fleshed out, as much as possible.
  Click here for Ace's writeback story on Roman sr. 1B Joe Mangano
.
  Full boxscores for the CL's four first-round playoffs are in today's
Daily News (page 53). Thanks to all helpers!

May 11
  Click
here for: Chop's Chop . . .
  Click
here for: Hair's a Goofy Pic . . .
  Tuesday's CL playoff schedule . . . (brackets here)
  Winners bracket: O'Hara at N-G, 3:45; Roman at La Salle, 3:45.
  Losers bracket: Carroll at B-P, 3:45; C-E at Wood, 3:45.
  Ohio State wideout Corey Brown (O'Hara) has joined the Carolina Panthers as an unrestricted free agent.
  In regular Catholic League playoffs . . .
  La Salle beat Conwell-Egan, 9-2.
  O'Hara completed its win over B-P. Final: 7-2. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here
.
  N-G completed its win over Carroll. Final: 4-0.
  Update: The Carroll/N-G resumption was pushed back to 4 o'clock.
  Happy Mother's Day!!
  Click here for details/rosters for the upcoming Wayne Ellington All-City Basketball Classic.
  Conwell-Egan did not come close to breaking the city record for runs in a baseball playoff. Click here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (C-E's 22-run explosion, in context)

May 10
  Click
here for It's on Its Way and here for Mess Has Been Made.
  Click
here for: Big Willie!!
  Click
here for: To the Victor Goes . . .
  Click
here for: He Might Have a Future in Umpiring . . .
  ***The Houston Texans tabbed Pitt QB Tom Savage (O'Hara) in the fourth round (No. 135) of the NFL draft.***
  In regular Catholic League playoffs . . .
  O'Hara leads B-P, 5-1, in the visiting fourth. Suspended by rain. Will be resumed tomorrow, noon start, at O'Hara. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  C-E at La Salle never got started. Rescheduled for tomorrow at 3.
  Roman beat Wood, 6-5, in nine innings. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA.
  N-G leads Carroll, 4-0, in the visiting seventh. Suspended by rain. Will be resumed tomorrow, noon start, at N-G's field.
  In prelims . . .
  Carroll beat Judge, 7-2. Pics
here. (Some notes in Ted's report.)
  C-E beat Ryan, 22-9, in five innings.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (CL football-baseball headliners)

May 9
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.
  9:13 p.m. -- All-time receiver Marvin Harrison (Roman) just announced the Colts' selection at No. 59 in the NFL draft. Very cool!!
  Click
here for: Never Know What You'll See at the Rocky Statue . . .
  Click
here for: You Finish Watching a Baseball Game and a Concert Breaks Out . . .
  Click
here for: Four Z's for the Price of Two . . . (normal pic here)
  Click
here for: They Left Their Stamp . . .
  Click
here for: Not the Beach in Stone Harbor, But It'll Do . . .
  Penn Charter beat Germantown Academy, 4-2. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Washington beat Franklin Towne, 3-0, as sr. RH Roger Hanson pitched a one-hitter (game's first batter) with 12 Ks. He received Ace's DN ink.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (CL Red sniffed rare air in '14)
  The Pub standings now include remaining games -- here.
  **Click here for the Catholic League playoff schedule/brackets.**
 
May 8

 
Ryan sr. G Brendan Horan will play his college basketball at DeSales.
 
***The Catholic League playoffs are slated to start Saturday with six games: Carroll vs. Judge, 11 a.m., at N-G (loser eliminated); the winner plays N-G, 2:30, at N-G . . . C-E vs. Ryan, 11 a.m., at La Salle (loser eliminated); the winner plays La Salle, 2:30, at La Salle . . . B-P at O'Hara, 2:30 (back to original time) . . . Roman at Wood, 2:30.***
  Click
here for: Baseball's Version of a Chorus Line . . .
  Click
here for: Everything's Coming Up Roses . . .
  Click
here for: Another Wonderful Sports Moment . . . (and here).

  Click
here for: Not Exactly a Future Olympic Gymnast . . .   
  SJ Prep beat Ryan, 15-5, in 5 innings. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here
.
  In lacrosse, La Salle beat Wood, 12-6. Ace's DN ink to sr. attacker Mitch Soufleris.
  **Click here for the 2014 Pub Master Football Schedule, and thanks to chairman Ken Geiser for providing it.**
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (First team All-Catholic six-packs)
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.
  Click
here
for pics of Engineering and Science's sports signees.

May 7
  Click
here for: He Traded a Pen for a Bat . . .
  Click
here
for: If He Ever Needs a Side Gig . . .
  Welcome back, game-wise, to Randy Seidman, who hit the Pub trail today! His report is here
 
**Click here for the Coaches' All-Catholic Baseball Team, and congrats to top honorees Dominic Cuoci (La Salle, twice), Josh Ockimey (N-G) and Pat Doudican (N-G).**
  Click
here for: Cool Socks Are Back for Zach . . . (Last year's here
  The top five seeds, in order, for the upcoming CL playoffs: N-G, La Salle, Wood, O'Hara, B-P. Other seeds TBA. Along with brackets (one day remaining in Red regular season).
  Bonn.-Pren. beat McDevitt, 9-2. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Central beat Prep Charter, 15-0, in three innings and 64 minutes. Ace's DN ink to sr. RH Anthony DeVito.
  Washington beat Masterman, 13-0. Randy's report is posted.
  Click here for Jake Kaplan's DN story on ex-O'Hara QB Tom Savage (Pitt), whose draft stock is rising by the minute.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Wood's mercy-rule wins)
  The April 11 Tedbit has been updated.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Marvin Wells. Marvin starred in basketball (click here) at Central ('95) and Clarion and as a youth was the organist at his church. RIP, Marvin.
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.

May 6
 
Click here for Randy Seidman's latest batch of Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards, and more. Thanks, Randy!
  Click
here for: No Need for an Elevator . . . 
  Click
here for: He Goes for the Hose . . .
  Click
here for: A Different Kind of M&M . . .
  Click
here for: Not All Triumphant Trios Need a Trampoline . . .
  Click
here for: Old MacDonald Had a Farm . . .
  Malvern beat Penn Charter, 7-5, to claim a one-game lead with two games remaining. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. SS Matt "King of Prussia" Maul. Pics
here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (In yesterday's N-G/Carroll game, the teams "broke" a major league record!!)
  Click here for Ace's Page 1 obit on Devin Bullock (see May 5), whose death is being widely mourned.
  Click
here for a pic of West Catholic honoree Matt "Cauls" McCauley (service/loyalty) and buddies after Sunday's banquet.
  Stan Hochman supports the campaign to put former Phillies slugger Dick Allen
in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Click here for his column (website legend Mark "Frog" Carfagno is featured!)

May 5
  Click
here for: J.J. Goes J-Jumpin' . . .
  Click
here for: Rock 'em, Sock 'em, Ock 'em . . .
  Click
here for: He's Got His Pinky on the Pulse of the Situation . . .
  Click
here for: Time for Jerlabilation . . . 
  Click
here for: Homers Lead to Hydration . . .
  ***In a game that ended at 7:28 and featured MANY crazy and/or controversial moments, Neumann-Goretti beat Carroll, 14-13, in nine innings. Fifteen runs were scored in the ninth; Carroll scored five in the home seventh to force extra innings. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (335 of 'em).***
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Devin Bullock. Devin, a star guard for New Media Charter's basketball team, died overnight of injuries suffered in a recent shooting. RIP, Devin.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Standout African-Americans in CL baseball, with notes on two rising pitchers)

May 4
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings (through today's games) are here.
  Click
here for: Bringin' Down the Curtin on This One . . .
  Click
here for: Under Scouts' Scrutiny . . .
  Click
here for: He Plays for Neumann-Goretti, But . . .
  Neumann-Goretti beat Bonner-Prendergast, 7-3. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (La Salle's 1-0 wins under Joe Parisi)

May 3
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings (through today's games) are here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Consecutive Inter-Ac shutouts)

May 2
  Click
here for: Ready to Become a Quick Change Artist.
  Click
here and here for Great Catches.
  Click
here for: Never Know When a Baseball Bigwig Will Make an Appearance . . .
  Click
here for: Talk About Back in the Day . . .
  Click
here for: Like Always, Spring Has Sprung in Spectacular Fashion Right by Penn Charter's Baseball Field.
  Penn Charter beat Haverford School, 6-2, as T.J. Pagan's three-run homer highlighted a five-run fifth. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  In lacrosse, Haverford School beat Gtn. Academy, 12-3. Ace's DN ink to jr. midfielder Brandon Shima.
  Congrats to Tommy Coyle, who last night was inducted into Judge's Hall of Fame and received the Crusader Award (highest honor). He played/coached football there and is now Penn Charter's coach.
  Congrats to former Dobbins basketball star Jerrell Wright ('11), whose No. 22 jersey will be retired by the school at an upcoming banquet.
  Updates for the CL Master Baseball Schedule are here
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (CL division titles, 1976-2013)

May 1
  Ace hit the lacrosse trail tonight for SJ Prep-La Salle, but lightning caused a shutdown with the score at 5-5. Click here.
  Philly's City Council wants to see former
Phillies slugger Dick Allen in the Baseball Hall of Fame!! The members today passed a resolution. Congrats to Mark "Frog" Carfagno, who's heading the effort to get Allen enshrined. Click here to see the resolution.
  Click
here for: This Just Ain't Right . . .
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Mike Prendergast. Mike, Cardinal Dougherty High's "do-everything" alumni director for 30-plus years (and a constant at the now-closed school's sports events), died earlier this week of cancer. RIP, Mike. 
  Southern's baseball roster is now here.
  Click
here for classic video from a college softball game (not only bases can be stolen).
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (First-batter-of-inning importance)
  The rosters for the City All-Star Football Game are in today's Daily News (page 44).
  You won't believe this, but there's a big yellow thing in the sky again!

April 30
 
Click here for Randy Seidman's latest batch of Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards, and more. Thanks, Randy!
  Click
here for: This Guy Still Misses the North Catholic-Frankford Thanksgiving Football Game.
 
**Click here for rosters/other info for the 40th annual City All-Star Football Game (thanks to game director Brian Fluck for his help).**
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Performances by 3-4-5 hitters)
  **Rosters/schedules for the Narberth Summer Basketball League can be found here, and thanks to Mike Herron for providing them!**

April 29
 
Malvern's Gardner Nutter and Chris Butera threw a combo no-hitter today vs. Gtn. Academy. Complete details are now here (thanks to Malvern scorekeeper Mike Higgins). 
  Ryan sr. 2B Chris Sanchez will attend Penn State, and will attempt to make the team as a walk-on.
  SCH Academy beat Penn Charter, 11-8. Ace's DN ink to frosh OF Andrew Singer (3-for-3, two RBI).
  **Note from Ted: Did some rainy-day research on the production of the 3, 4 and 5 hitters in the 14 games I've seen so far this baseball season. Care to guess which spot has the highest batting average? Most RBI? Most extra base hits? Send your guesses to tedtee307@yahoo.com by 9 a.m. tomorrow. I'll mention those folks with three correct answers in tomorrow's Tedbit. Good luck!**
  Click here for a Wild/Crazy baseball story from 1988. Two of Ryan's heroes are now head coaches: Gerry Eck with Ryan baseball and Steve Devlin with Wood football. 
  Esperanza's baseball roster is now here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Longest current streaks of consecutive winning league seasons)
  Judge sr. OF Michael "Mike Is Fine, Too" Taffe will play his college baseball at Phila. Univ.
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.
  After twice earning first team All-City laurels, LHP Joey Gorman (N-G) has twice undergone brain surgery. Click here for Ace's story on Joey's inspirational fight.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Jack Ramsay. Mr. Ramsay, an all-time coach/overall figure on the basketball scene (he spent three seasons, 1950-52, as the coach at the ol' St. James
, in Chester), died yesterday. Click here for Jack Morrison's obit & here for Dick Jerardi's column. RIP, sir.

April 28
  The
King documentary began at 9 o'clock, on ESPN2.
  Click
here for: Talk About Being Determined . . .
  Click
here for: You Know How It's Always Windy at La Salle's Field?
  Click
here for: Trio-mendous Players . . .
  La Salle beat Judge, 11-1, in six innings. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Mastbaum's baseball roster is now here.
  ***Website legend Frog Carfagno's hard work to support Phillies all-timer Dick Allen is gaining momentum. Click here to see what'll happen this Thursday. It's open to the public. Please attend!!***
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Detailing West Catholic's struggles
. . . and the eight league wins since 2001)
  Schedule note: Central will play at Frankford TODAY. 
  The April 24 Tedbit about CL forfeits has been updated with THREE new baseball entries, and another baseball entry about a forfeit that turned out not to be a forfeit.

April 27
 
O'Hara sr. F Mark Plousis will play hoops at Hartford as a preferred walk-on.
  Click
here for a special pic of Haverford School's Brendan Burke.
  Remaining games have been added to the Catholic League standings.
  The King documentary is slated to air again Mon., 9 p.m., on ESPN2.

April 26
  Note: The King documentary began at 8 p.m. on ESPNNEWS (it was switched from ESPN2).
  Former MC&S forward Jeffon Powell ('13, currently at Cecil County CC, in Maryland), will next play hoops at Bethune-Cookman.
  **At O'Hara, White beat Cherry, 10-9, in Temple's Spring Football Game. Click
here for individual pics of Our Guys. Click here for overall photo set.**
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.
  Did you know? Temple's Cherry vs. White spring football game will take place today (1 o'clock) at a Catholic League school! Click
here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (This crappy spring, in context)
  Ace hit the Penn Relays trail yesterday. Click here for his story on Central shot put whiz Sam Reid Jr.

April 25
  The documentary about King's memorable 2013 football season is scheduled to appear tomorrow night, 8 o'clock, on ESPN2.
  Congrats to ex-Washington football assistant Mike Wallace, who is now on the staff at Temple. Good luck, Mike! Click here.
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!

  Click
here for: Never Know When You'll See a Car From Your Youth.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Wood's outburst, in context)
  Kristen Silary, a k a The Best Daughter Ever, spent a few days in Florida this week. Click
here for a pic.
  Click
here
for: It's Always Fun to Imitate Your Coaches . . .
  Click here for Ace's story on popular New Media Charter basketball star Devin Bullock, who was shot on Wednesday. Stay strong, Devin.

April 24
  Ever think of trying something new? Former website stalwart
Mark Hueber (SJ Prep) did so in his freshman year at Immaculata (after playing basketball) and look what happened! Click here.
  Gtn. Academy baseball commitments: P-INFs Sean Weiss and Nick "Pop" Pololizio are bound for Washington College, in Maryland.
  Click
here for: He Gets a Kick Out of Pitching.
  Click
here for: Scoring a Run Can Be Lotsa Fun.
  Wood beat Bonner-Prendie, 14-4, in six innings. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Did you know? Temple's Cherry vs. White spring football game will take place Saturday at a Catholic League school! Click
here.
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (CL forfeits/punishment shutdowns
in the three major sports)
  Click here for Ace's story on West Catholic's
baseball shutdown.

April 23
 
Click here for Randy Seidman's latest batch of Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards, and more. Thanks, Randy!
  Click
here for: To the Victor Goes the Chance to Spoil a Dog.
  Click
here for: You Da RoMANo!
  Click
here for: No Horsing Around, This Dog Is As Big As One.
  Click
here for: All in the Family.
  Click
here for: Those Ryan Guys Can Rip the Cover Off the Ball.
  Ryan beat Roman, 6-2, and there were all kinds of oddities. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Boys' Latin beat Roxborough, 16-5. Ace's DN ink to jr. RH Asa
James, who helped himself with a grand slam.
  West Catholic has shut down its baseball team. All opponents will receive forfeit victories.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (La Salle-O'Hara romp, in context)

April 22
  La Salle beat O'Hara, 15-5, in five innings. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. LF Tommy Albertson. No pics. ('Cause Ted wasn't there -- smile).
  Click
here for a pic of Navy lineman Jake Zuzek (West Catholic '10) meeting someone who's just a liiiiiiittle bit famous.
  Click here for a story on former O'Hara QB Tom Savage (Pitt), who is climbing up assorted experts' draft lists.
  E&S' roster is here. Team pic is here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (All-City Team . . . of coaches!)
  The feat of B-P's Dan Goggin/Anthony Martinelli
is now here.
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.

April 21
  Boys' Latin's roster is here. We still need MANY Pub rosters. Players, tell your coach!
  Click
here for The Perfecto Ends & here for The Shutout Is Preserved.
  Carroll beat Conwell-Egan, 3-0, as sr. RH Bryan Chesky pitched a three-hitter. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  N-G beat McDevitt, 4-0. Ace's DN ink to sr. 1B Josh Ockimey.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Lengthy league winning streaks)
 
Click here for Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer/desk man Frank Bertucci. (More Penn Relays goodies)

April 20
  Former first team All-City honoree
Savon Goodman (Constitution '12) will resume his college hoops career at Arizona State.
  Franklin Towne's roster is here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Props to B-P's streak)
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.
  Happy Easter

April 19
 
Soph-to-be RB Eerin Young (Imhotep) was named Rhode Island's most improved offensive player after spring practice.
  MAJOR congrats to Matt "Cauls" McCauley, who long has partnered with Huck, his long-time buddy, to promote West Catholic's football and basketball teams. At an upcoming alumni Mass/breakfast, he'll receive the Silver Burr Award for dedication/loyalty to West. Way to go, Cauls!
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Malvern's few three-game skids)
  Aaron "Ace" Carter presents the Daily News' 36th annual basketball prospect list here.

April 18
 
Click here for Randy Seidman's latest batch of Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards, and more. Thanks, Randy!
  The updated Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Steve Callahan again goes to shutout towne)
  Click
here for a sneak peek, via Newsworks.org, of the documentary about King's
memorable 2013 football season.

April 17
  Tuesday's O'Hara at La Salle CL Red game will be shown here.      
  Click
here for: Not Exactly an Exhausting Ride, and We'll Assume No One Fell Asleep . . .
  Click
here for: Big Brother Is Watching (Literally) . . .
  Malvern beat Episcopal, 9-4, thanks to a seven-run sixth. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Franklin Towne beat Northeast, 9-0. Ace's DN ink to sr. C Chris Hammerstein.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Matt Kress Kame Klose)
  Donofrio full boxscore is now
here.

April 16
  Click
here for: Go (to) West (Chester), Young Man . . .
  Click
here for: The Thrill of Self-Provided Victory . . .
  Click
here for You Robbed Me and here for Now I'll Rob You.
  Neumann-Goretti used a three-run home seventh to edge Lansdale Catholic, 3-2, and sr. LH Charlie Jerla gave himself the win with a walkoff RBI single. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here
.
  In lacrosse, Haverford School fell to St. Anthony (Long Island, NY), 7-6. Ace's DN ink to sr. defender Connor Black.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Big point performances by Our Guys in Donofrio finals, 2000-14)
  Donofrio full boxscore is in today's DN (page 41).

April 15
  In the Donofrio Classic final . . .
  Old School Cavaliers beat Bucks All-Stars, 75-66. Ace's DN ink to
Haverford School soph F Lamar Stevens (18 points, 12 rebounds, team MVP for tourney). Click here for special awards/all-tourney (bottom of that page). Pics here. Team pic here. OSC's special award winners here.
  Ryan FB commitments -- Moravian: Connor Rooney, Andrew Hund and Andrew Vorosack; Del-Val: Jesse Wireman; Susquehanna: Tom Haughey and Ryan McArdle; Dickinson: Jason Dones.
  Haverford School sr. QB-S-P Brendan Burke will play college football at Bentley, in Massachusetts.
  Carroll sr. WG Joe Mostardi will play his college hoops at Widener. 
  Congrats to Rasool Hajj and Jack Whitehead, who last Saturday, at Imhotep, ran a showcase event for about 80 unsigned senior basketball players that was witnessed by 50 coaches (from as far away as Arizona).
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. ("Modern Era" coaches with 25 yrs)    Roman FB commitments: FB Pat McCourt to Moravian; DE Christian Greene to Kutztown.

April 14
  Click
here for: May the Force Knock Off Your Mitt . . .
  Click
here for: Lining the Field Is Not His Strength . . .
  Wood beat Conwell-Egan, 10-0, in five innings, as soph RH Anthony Russo hurled a one-hitter. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Bonner-Carroll beat Carroll, 4-1, thanks to a messy three-run visiting seventh. Ace's DN ink to jr. RH Nick Bralczyk.
  Gtn. Academy sr. OF Zeke Zabinski will play college baseball at Babson, in Massachusetts.
  Click
here for a group pic that shows all Philly members of Team Stars & Stripes (with IDs). And here for a gigundo version (without IDs).
  Baseball rosters for Malvern and Episcopal are here.
  Click here for Tom Mahon's story on Judge's plans to honor Jackie Robinson.
  Click here for Ace's story on Maurice Watson (see 4/13).

April 13
 
Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer/desk man Frank Bertucci. (Starts with cool Penn Relays names!)
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Watson's rare move)
  Creighton will be the next stop for former
Boys' Latin basketball star Maurice Watson (after two years at Boston University). Click here.
  The Pub/Cath/Int standings are here.
  Baseball rosters for Gtn. Academy and Bodine are here.

April 12
  After a JC stint, LB Martin "Nico" Henry (McDevitt) is now at Southern University. Click
here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Pub's 1-0 games, 2000-14)

April 11
 
Lincoln sr. LB Donte Davenport will play his college football at Clark Atlanta University.
  Episcopal beat Gtn. Academy, 4-3, on Austin Morgan's walkoff single. Ace's DN ink to sr. RH Mark Washington.
  **Click
here for Comcast's interview with Charles "Shoob" Monroe, director of the upcoming 20th annual All-City Basketball Classic.**
  West Philly product Eric "T.O." Leslie, who once held the Pub's one-season record for receiving yardage, is now at Globe Tech JC, in New York City. Click
here
.
  **Click here for Randy Seidman's annual list of college baseball players from the Pub/Cath/Int leagues. Thanks as always, Randy!!**
  **Click here for great news concerning former website stalwart Ed Morrone, who now writes for the Northeast Times.**
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of former basketball ref John Thompson. John, who worked a number of Pub finals and City Titles in the '70s, passed recently. RIP, John.
  The Cath/Int standings are here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Will Latcham's 14 Ks, in context)
  George Geiss, long-time football/hoops ref in the Catholic League, has been assigned to officiate ACC football games. Congrats, George!

April 10
 
Click here for Randy Seidman's latest batch of Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards, and more. Thanks, Randy!
 
Southern DB Michael Riley will play his college football at Lycoming.
  Click
here for: It's Not a Bird or Superman . . .
  O'Hara beat Roman, 9-4. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. RH Will Latcham (14 Ks, 3-run HR, 1 special request from a female admirer). Pics
here.
  Roman sr. LB Brandon Lopez will play his college FB at Millersville.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (Breakdown of 40-K game involving FLC and Randolph)
  The April 3 Tedbit has been updated to show yesterday's high-K efforts by FLC's Joe Pagan (20) and Randolph's Manny Neris (19). In the SAME game!
  The accomplishment of Kensington's Cesar Vargas is now here.
  Click here for Ace's update on the PIAA's attempt to sack charters.

April 9
  Click
here for: Impressive Vertical Leaps, But . . .
  SCH Academy beat Penn Charter, 7-5. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  La Salle beat SJ Prep, 9-3. Ace's DN ink to sr. DH Adam Arcadia.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (Tom Derer's 13 Ks, in context)

April 8
 
Judge K-P Connor Foley will play his college football at West Chester.
  Ryan beat Judge, 4-1, as sr. RH Tom Derer pitched a four-hitter with 13 whiffs and no walks. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Ace hit the lacrosse trail today! Malvern beat SCH Academy, 15-6. His DN ink went to sr. attacker Ryan Hilburn (four goals, one assist).
  C-E football news: sr. LB Rich Turchi will play at Delaware Valley and '13 grad Dan McLaughlin has made Temple's squad as a walk-on LB.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Malvern sniffs rare coaching air)
  Click here for Ace's story on yesterday's football announcements involving Malvern and West Catholic.

April 7
  Click
here for: This Has Been One Halluva Spring for Baseball.
  Aaron Brady, most recently the head man at Gonzaga (D.C.), is Malvern's new football coach.
  ***It's expected that West Catholic's 2014 football practices will be held on a turf field on Drexel's campus.***
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (High-K games in Cath/Int)

April 6
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Top Labor Classic outbursts)
  In the 27th annual All-Star Labor Classic . . . City beat Suburbs, 150-130. Ace's DN ink to Franklin Towne sr. G Ryan Boyd.
  Lansdale Catholic's roster is
here. One CL roster still needed: McD.

April 5
  Just found out:
former Egan basketball star Brian Townsend ('74), in only his third varsity game, was the plate ump in the 22-K Pub game earlier this week. Cool!
  Click here to see which Pub/Cath/Int guys earned all-state honors in voting by sports writers.

April 4
  Lincoln's baseball roster is
here.  
  Click
here for: Never Know Where You'll See a Hot Motorcycle.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (B-P owns the 2-1 world)

April 3
  Conwell-Egan's baseball roster is
here. Two CL rosters are still needed: Lans, McD.
  Bonner-Prendie beat Wood, 2-1, as coach Joe DeBarberie bagged his 100th career win (seven seasons). Ted's report is posted. Pics
here. And click here for a large, postgame pic of the team (with Joe next to winning pitcher Brad Scull).
  Maritime beat New Foundations, 12-10. Ace's DN ink to jr. RF
Marcus Jimenez. 
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here
. (Amazing Pub strikeout feats)

April 2
  ***Check the Baseball Results Page for the crazy circumstances in Furness' 3-2 loss to Mastbaum (via Furness coach Eric Weinstein).***
  Click here for Ed Morrone's wonderful, feel-good story from the Northeast Times about Washington's lacrosse goalies.
  Click
here for a pic of St. Thomas' CYO champs. (see March 31).
  Click
here for: If You Win Big in Cash 5, Please Give Me a Cut . . .
  Roman beat SJ Prep, 6-3. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here
.
  Neumann-Goretti beat West Catholic, 30-1, in three innings and 1 hour, 49 minutes. Ace's DN ink to sr. LF Charlie Jerla.
  *Click here for details/rosters for Friday's Pub event.*
 
The baseball roster for Carroll is
here. Three CL rosters are still needed: C-E, Lans, McD.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (La S's Grezeszak-Schneider duo)
  The PIAA is trying to sack charter schools. Click here for a story from pennlive.com (Harrisburg area). And here for one by the Associated Press. And here for one from triblive.com (Pittsburgh area).
  Phila. Elec. product Davian Joseph, currently at a JUCO, will continue his college hoops career at Missouri Baptist, a D-1 NAIA school.

April 1
  Click
here for: Sometimes Only Half a Tippy-Toe Act Is Needed.
  2010 SJ Prep grad Bob D'Orazio, who starred at Johns Hopkins,  is trying to draw pro interest as a receiver. He has been hitting the combine trail. Click
here for his impressive highlight video.
 
Click here for Randy Seidman's latest batch of Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards, and more. Thanks, Randy!
  La Salle beat Judge, 14-3. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  King beat Freire, 18-3, in three innings. Ace's DN ink to sr. P-3B Clinton Hickson.
  Congrats to those who tonight will be inducted into the Pa. Sports Hall of Fame's City All-Star Chapter!!:
Robert Coleman, Joe Corbi (deceased), Michael Corbi, Kathy Killian, Jim King, Hubie Marshall, Brian McCloskey, Bill Mendek, Tim Murphy, Gene Otto, Stanley Parker, Dave Pauley, Frank Sylvester, Robert Wheeler.
  Click
here for some notes from coach Bill Gallagher about Team Stars & Stripes' recent win in Barcelona, Spain. Thanks and congrats, Bill!
  The baseball roster for Washington is
here.

  Congrats to Bucknell's Cameron Ayers (Gtn. Academy) and Norfolk State's Pendarvis Williams (Bodine)
, who earned honorable mention on the Associated Press All-America Basketball Team.
  Click here for Ace's story on Miami FB commit Hayden Mahoney.

March 31
 
C-E sr. C Tom Dougherty will play his college football at Catholic U.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click
here. (No. 1 of the baseball season! A Cath trend)
  Click here for the overall recap of the 2013-14 hoops season.
  Ace made his debut on the baseball trail today!! . . . SJ Prep beat Judge, 10-6. His DN ink will go to jr. P-1B Colin Cunningham.
  Team Stars & Stripes kicked butt again. Click
here for a pic.
  Haverford School seeks games for tomorrow and Wednesday. Contact coach Bob Castell at rcastell@haverford.org.
  Baseball rosters for Judge, Bracetti and La Salle are
here. Four CL rosters are still needed: Carr, C-E, Lans, McD.
  
  Congratulations to the Pa. State CYO Grade School Champions, St. Thomas the Apostle Knights, for winning the title this past weekend at Chestnut Hill College. In succession, the boys from Glen Mills defeated teams from  Scranton, Allentown and Erie. Each game was decided in the final seconds . . . PLAYERS: Mike Barone, Austin Laughlin, Drew Savon, Danny Guy, John McLaughlin, Connor O'Brien, Brady Devereux, Cole Palis, Chris Mills, Jake Erley, Ray McGuire. COACH: Dan Guy. ASSISTANTS: Joe Murphy, Dan O'Sullivan.

March 30
 
Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Hometown Philly College Basketball Teams)

March 29
  Malvern jr. OL Hayden Mahoney has made an oral commitment to play his college football at Miami.
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats! This one begins with Ted's memories of the A's final season in Philly. 

  The baseball roster for Bonner-Prendie is
here.  

March 28
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Most honored All-City players over a four-decade period via a power points system)
 
Baseball rosters for Phila. Elec. and Dobbins are here.
  The All-City honorees have been added to the master lists. And click here for a list of all first-teamers, by school, going back to 1972.
 
Click here for Ace's story on his first Daily News All-City Basketball Team, and congrats to the major honorees: Player of the Year Ja'Quan Newton (N-G) and Coach of the Year Carl Arrigale (N-G). All-City, All-Public and All-Catholic Teams are on page 68 (along with Ace's final City Top 10) and here; special tribute to Newton on page 70.

March 27
  Click here for a story about last Saturday's AA final; it ends with a nice tribute to Constitution's sportsmanship.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Breakdown of CL overall records in this century; year by year and totals/winning percentages)
 
Click here for Randy Seidman's latest batch of Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards, and more. Thanks, Randy!
 
The baseball roster for Haverford School is here.
  All basketball photo sets for 2013-14 can now be found
here.

March 26
 
Let the anticipation build! . . . In Friday's Daily News, Aaron "Ace" Carter will present his All-City, All-Public and All-Catholic Teams.
 
The baseball rosters for Roxborough, O'Hara, GAMP, West Catholic, Penn Charter and Ryan are here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Comparing 6-title runs by N-G/RC)
  Carroll P-INF Matt Lafferty
will play college baseball at Ursinus.

March 25
  **Click here for a list of all Pub/Cath/Int guys who averaged
at least 15 points over the last 15 seasons.**
 
Constitution's gals can now be found
here.
  The Little Quakers'
2013 photo album is now on sale.
Click here.
  If you'd like to be
B-P's new hoops coach, visit the calendar page.
  All Pub games scheduled for today have been moved to April 15.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Top 10 Pub & Cath champs, by overall winning percentage, over last 40 seasons)
  Roman
baseball commitments: P Kyle Rogalski to Misericordia, SS Joe Myers to Widener.
  Baseball rosters for FLC, Swenson, Edison & Northeast are here.

March 24
  Honors for
Washington products: Bucks County CC G William Davis 1st team, all-EPAC; 3rd team, NJCAA All-Region XIX. Clinton JC (South Carolina) G Kendale Truitt, 2nd team, NJCAA All-Region X.
  Mercer County CC (NJ) frosh Gs David Johnson (Comm Tech) and D.J. Alexander (Gratz)
earned second team honors in the Garden State Athletic Conference.
  Info for the 2014 Donofrio Classic is above!!
  Click here for info on Wednesday's big Markward Club dinner.
  Baseball rosters for Central and Phila. Academy are here.
  **Congrats to website legend Ed "Huck" Palmer and his wife, Shannon. Earlier today they welcomed son No. 2, Max!!! Click
here for a pic.**
  Thanks to Boop Vetrone, boxscores for all six state finals involving Pub/Cath teams are in today's Daily News (page 51).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Props for N-G and Imhotep)
  Writebacks in overall context: Ace on Constitution and La Salle; intern Andrew Albert on Wood's girls.
  The Donofrio Classic, held at the Fellowship House, in Conshohocken, starts tonight with games at 7 and 8:30. The links to the brackets and rosters are now above.
  Carroll sr. G Austin Tilghman
, also a hot football recruit, has opted to play hoops at Monmouth.

March 23
  **Click here for recaps of all 2014 state playoffs.**
  Many of the March Tedbits have been updated. Click here.
  Baseball rosters for N-G, Wood, Tacony, Roman and Olney are here.
 
**Click here for Constitution's Tribute Page.**
  Click here for Dan Spinelli's report on La Salle's
loss last night in the Class AAAA final. The report completes Dan's magical run for this website. Thanks for everything, Dan!! And best of luck at Penn!!
  **Click here for Neumann-Goretti's Tribute Page.**
 
Click here for the final Overall Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
 
Click here for the final 1,000-Point Career Scorers (top contenders for 2014-15 are now included).

March 22
  In PIAA finals . . .
  AAAA: La Salle fell to New Castle, 52-39. Ted's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. Pics
here . . . Also, in the girls' AAA final, Wood fell to Blackhawk, 51-43. Andrew Albert's Monday DN ink TBA. Pics here.
  AA: Constitution beat Seton La Salle, 61-59, as jr. G-F Ahmad Gilbert totaled 19 points and 14 rebounds.
Ted's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. Before/after pics
here. Game pics here.
 
Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.
  Click
here for: Coach Carl and His Official First Family.
  Click here for: The Worst Job in Sports.
  Click
here for: Celebrities Taking a Shot at Photography? (smile)

March 21
  In PIAA finals . . .
 
AAA: Neumann-Goretti beat Susquehanna Twp., 64-57, in OT, thus claiming its fourth state title in five years, as sr. G Ja'Quan Newton rang up a career-high 33 points. Ted's report is posted. Ace's online story to Newton (shorter story for DN). Before/after pics here. Game pics here.
  A: Math, Civics and Sciences fell to Lincoln Park, 70-66. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink in overall context. Pics
here . . . Also, in the girls' AA final, Neumann-Goretti fell to Seton La Salle, 58-50. Pics here.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Lisa Brown. Lisa, the mother of N-G star Ja'Quan Newton, passed yesterday
after a courageous battle against cancer. Click here for Ace's story. And
here for a Facebook photo. RIP, Lisa.
  Click here for Ace's look at the state finals.

March 20
  SJ Prep's baseball roster is here.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Greenberg points)
  Tom Meakim is no longer the basketball coach at Bonner-Prendie. Best wishes going forward to a class act!
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Recipe for title-game success)

  Click here for Randy Seidman's latest batch of Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards, and more. Thanks, Randy!
  Saturday at 6 in Hershey, Bailey Greenberg and Wood's girls will play for a state title. At 8, so will her brother, Sean, and La Salle's boys. Click here for Ace's feature story.
And here for a recent photo set.

March 19
  Dan Spinelli offers his report on
La Salle's semifinal win here.
  Frosh F David George, who played high school ball at Phila. Electric, has helped Amherst reach the D-III national semis. Click here.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (D-12's uncommon feat)
  Click
here to check out Mark "Frog" Carfagno's latest blog posting
about his mushrooming effort to help ex-Phillies slugger Dick Allen
gain entrance to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Facebook page is: Dick Allen Belongs in the Hall of Fame. Thanks! 
  For those who've been asking . . . We have not received the brackets/rosters for this year's Donofrio Classic. tedtee307@yahoo.com
  Check out recent practice pics from:
La Salle &
Neumann-Goretti Constitution & MC&S.
  Click here for the schedule for D-12's entrants in all four state finals this weekend (bottom of that page).
  Click here for a story about the situation facing Iowa coach Fran McCaffery (La Salle High '77).
  **Click here for recaps of all 2014 state playoffs.**
  Click here for: How'd You Like to Lose THIS Way? (In NJ, Pitman
lost a Tournament of Champions quarterfinal because . . . incredible).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Breakdown of Ja'Quan Newton's 1,939 career points at Neumann-Goretti.)
  As of 7:55 a.m., the DN stories by Ace (N-G) and Andrew Albert (La Salle) have not been posted on philly.com.
  Click
here
for: Bloodline Time! (Ja'Quan Newton and his dad, Joe)

March 18
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Twenty-nine people took guesses on how Ja'Quan Newton would break the record . . . )
  ***For the first time, D-12 schools have made it to PIAA finals in all four classifications!!!***

  In PIAA semifinals . . .
  Neumann-Goretti sr. G Ja'Quan Newton became the leading career scorer (1,939 points) in Catholic League history -- he broke the record
on a layup 4:11 before halftime -- as the Saints beat Phila. Electric, 65-53, in Class AAA. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to Newton. Key Newton pics here. Full set here. (Almost all pics in both sets are black & white).
  La Salle beat Chester, 61-55, in AAAA. Dan Spinelli's report is posted. DN ink (overall context) by intern Andrew Albert.
  In other games:
Constitution beat Elmer L. Meyers, 55-44,
in AA. MC&S beat St. John Neumann, 76-53, in A.

 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (semis results for state champs)
  Website legend Mark "Frog" Carfagno is working hard behind the scenes to help ex-Phillies slugger Dick Allen gain entrance to baseball's Hall of Fame. As is Dick's son, Richard Jr. Click here for Tom Mahon's DN High & Inside column, and see how there's a connection to tonight's semifinal round of the state playoffs.
  If you're worried how baseball season will start after the bad weather finally ceases and teams head outdoors, click here.

March 17
  Episcopal RB Anthony Feliziani will play his college FB at Ursinus.

 
Click here for: The Public League Needs More Guys in Kevin's Two-Sport Heaven.
  Practice pics! Click
here for MC&S and here for Constitution and here for a small set from the end of Franklin's indoor baseball practice.
  Click
here for: Have You "Herd" Who Starred for La Salle?

  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (D-12 semis breakdown)

 
Click here for: St. Joe's Makes Statewide Noise.
  Click here for Ace's writeback on La Salle sr. F Jalen Herdsman
.

 

 

March 16
  **Click here for a complete breakdown of Huck's results, and see how he fared against the famous Joe Lunardi. Both went 67-for-68!**

 
**Ready for some Huckotology?? Click here for Huck's predictions on the NCAA brackets (posted at 5:55 p.m.)**
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (La Salle has rebuilt from within)
  ***Click here for Dan Spinelli's report on La Salle's big win over Lower  Merion in yesterday's AAAA quarterfinal. Thank you, Dan!***
  Click
here for: And He Does So Religiously . . .
  Click here for the semifinal schedule for D-12's entrants in the AAAA and AA state playoffs (bottom of that page). Semis in all classifications will be played Tuesday. Thanks to Joe Sette.

  **Click here for recaps of all 2014 state playoffs.**
 
Click here for the updated Overall Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
 
Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.

March 15
  In PIAA quarterfinals . . .
  AAAA: King fell to Abington, 56-52. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here . . . La Salle beat Lower Merion, 71-48. Ted's report is posted. And Dan Spinelli's is here. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. Pics here.
  AA: Constitution beat Holy Cross, 72-62. Del-Val fell to Elmer L. Meyers, 52-50, in two OTs.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (One-point, same-day margins)

March 14
  In PIAA quarterfinals . . .
  AAA: Neumann-Goretti beat Allentown Central Catholic, 60-50. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here . . . (And click here for pics of the Class AA N-G/St. Basil girls' game, won by N-G). In the other game: Phila. Electric beat Carroll, 52-51. The Patriots converted a layup with a hint under 5 seconds left, but had no timeouts remaining. PE&T never had to inbound the ball.
  A: MC&S beat Church Farm, 47-46. Ace's DN ink in overall context (with some details on PE&T's game also).
  Click
here for: Someone Finally Nailed the Apostrophe Placement.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (quarters results for state champs)

  Click here for Ace's feature story on Constitution jr. F Ahmad Gilbert (top part) and La Salle jr. G Dan Corr
(bottom part).

March 13
  Click
here for a video that shows Darius Wallace's winning trey for Del-Val in last night's Class AA second-round playoff.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (D-12 quarters breakdown)
  Click
here for: Wanna Be on a Poster? Get Near Derrick Jones.
  Click
here for practice pics from Carroll.
  Click here for the quarterfinal schedule for D-12's entrants in the AAAA and AA state playoffs (bottom of that page). Thanks to Joe Sette. Official PIAA brackets are updated, also.
  Click
here for: Garnering One Last Bit of Love . . .
  Please go to the calendar page to see how you can help a local basketball team compete in a national tourney, and set yourself up to
win prizes. Look for first item under BASKETBALL heading. Thanks!
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Roman's many 1,000-point scorers)
  Recaps for all state playoffs through the second round are here.
  Click
here for: London's Defender is Falling Down . . . 

March 12
  In PIAA second-round playoffs . . .
  AAAA: Roman fell to Lower Merion, 64-52. Ted's report is posted. Ace's combo DN ink to sr. Gs Shep Garner and Rashann London. Pics
here . . . In other games: La Salle and King won.
  AA: Constitution and Del-Val won. West Catholic lost.
  Time for the "Pumpkin" nickname again. Click
here.
  Click here for the quarterfinal schedule for D-12's entrants in the AAA and A state playoffs (bottom of that page). Thanks to Joe Sette. Official PIAA brackets are updated, also.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Breakdown of Jeff Jones' 1,923 career points at Bonner)

  Click
here for: Jay Z Was Supporting Holy Ghost Prep (check out the kid in the middle of the pic that accompanies Ace's story) . . . That photo has been replaced by an action pic.
  Click
here for: Princes of Mid-Air (N-G's
three dunking adventures)

March 11
  In PIAA second-round playoffs . . .
  AAA: Neumann-Goretti beat Wilkes-Barre GAR, 73-55, as sr. G Ja'Quan Newton became the *No. 2 career scorer (asterisk needed) in Catholic League history. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here . . . (Click here for pics of the N-G/Minersville AA girls' game, won by N-G). In other games: Phila. Elec. beat Holy Ghost Prep, 53-52, in OT. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Larenz Thurman. Carroll beat Abington Heights, 59-55.
  A: MC&S beat Sullivan County, 57-39.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Ja'Quan Newton, yet again - smile)
  Congrats to Warren Gillis (ANC/Rise), son of local high school/college football ref Warren Gillis, who earned MVP honors while leading Coastal Carolina to the Big South hoops championship! Click here.
  Click here for Ace's feature on Del-Val jr. F DaShon Giddings
.

March 10
  Thanks in part to Conwell-Egan product Jamal Nwaniemeka, East Stroudsburg yesterday won the PSAC title. Numerous local guys in the game. Click here for a story from the Allentown Morning Call.
  Congrats to coach Monte Ross (Bodine) and the Delaware Blue Hens,
the CAA champ!
 
***Click here for info on Wednesday's Markward Club luncheon.***
  Click
here for: Tricky Mickey.
  Click
here for the Catholic League Basketball Coaches' All-Defensive Team (bottom of that page) and congrats to the MVP, Roman jr. F TreVaughn Wilkerson.
  Click
here for: 42nd Street in the Back and Faster Than 42 MPH in
the Front (hopefully) . . . (and
here for the giant-sized version).
  Click
here for practice pics from La Salle . . . and click here for pics from the school's baseball tryouts.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (2nd round results for state champs)
  Click here for Ace's short piece on Troy Gore (see March 8).
  Click here for Ace's writeback story on ConHigh jr. G Akeem King
.

March 9
  On Wednesday, Roman will meet Lower Merion in the second round of the AAAA state playoffs. In Dec. '95, those schools met at Drexel in a classic featuring a Kobe Bryant vs. Donnie Carr subplot. Click
here for Ted's story and here for video.
  District 12 this year went 10-5 in first-round playoffs. Its 10-year record in first-rounders is 80-39 (.672), and the record is 54-18 (.750) over the last five years. 
  **Click here for recaps of first-round state playoffs.**
  Click here for the second-round schedule for D-12's entrants in the state playoffs (bottom of that page). Thanks to Joe Sette for the info Official PIAA brackets are updated, also.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Perfection revisited!)
  Click here for the updated Overall Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
  Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.

March 8
  Click
here for: It Takes More Than a Village . . .
  Click
here for: Visiting Dignitary (and son).
  Click
here for: Putting a New Spin on the Fan Experience.
  In first-round state playoffs . . .
  AAAA: La Salle beat Conestoga, 64-58. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here . . . In other games: Roman and King won.
  AA: Constitution beat Columbia, 61-45. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA . .
. In other games: West Catholic beat Palumbo, 61-40 (some notes are part of Ted's La Salle report; pics
here), Del-Val won. Future lost.
  Troy Gore is Del-Val Charter's new football coach. He previously assisted at Imhotep.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub players' top state outbursts)
  Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.
  Click
here to see how a strong bond still exists between Dwayne Davis (now playing pro hoops in Spain) and Mike Fink, his first high school coach at now-closed Kennedy-Kenrick.

March 7
  In first-round state playoffs . . .
  AAA: Carroll beat Manheim Central, 57-35. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here . . . In other games: N-G and Phila. Elec. won. Imhotep lost.
  A: MC&S beat Delco Christian, 100-50 as jr. G Samir Doughty poured in 45 points, thus raising his career total to 1,011. Congrats on that accomplishment! Ace's DN ink to Doughty . . . In other games: Sankofa and New Media lost.
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (First round results for state champs)
  Click here for Ace's story on Imhotep sr. F Sean Lloyd, who's out with a wrist injury.

March 6
  Carroll's game tomorrow night is set for 7:30, not 8.
  Click here for a story, from the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, on high school basketball star Richard Allen. His grandpop is all-time Phillies slugger Dick Allen.
  Click
here for: "Fresh" Competition (battle of the sexes - ha ha)
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (N-G's Jamal Custis sniffs rare air)
  As we kill time 'til Friday . . . Click
here for assorted photos from March 2005, when the Pub made its debut in PIAA playoffs. Look for a pic/caption of David Lorn (roughly halfway down that page) and you'll see why he's famous. You can't make this stuff up (smile). 
  Click here for Ace's story on Sankofa sr. G Anthony Wright-Downing.

March 5
  Check out practice pics from
Roman and Neumann-Goretti.
  Are you ready for some baseball? . . . Click here for the Inter-Ac schedule, courtesy of uber-ump Gene "HOF" Otto. (He'll soon be inducted into the Pa. HOF by the City All-Star Chapter. Congrats!)
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL players' top state outbursts)
  As we kill time 'til Friday . . . In 2012, Neumann-Goretti won its third consecutive AAA state championship. Click
here for celebration pics.

March 4
  Former SJ Prep LB Todd Jones, now at a prep school in New England, will play his college football at West Virginia.
  Gtn. Academy sr. RB Myles Anthony will play his college football at Case Western Reserve, in Cleveland.
  Click
here for practice pics from West Catholic.
  As we kill time 'til Friday . . . In 2010, a first-round game involving West Catholic began at Carroll . . . and then finished at Wood!! The reason: A power failure. Click
here for pics.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Top 20 Pub/Cath coaches, all-time, in terms of postseason winning percentage)
  Gratz sr. DB Jaylen Sanders will play his college football at Hampton.

March 3
  ***Click here for info on Wednesday's Markward Club dinner.***
  All playoff boxscores for '14 can now be found here. Thanks to everyone who helped to keep the tradition going.
  Bucknell sr. Cameron Ayers (Gtn. Academy) is the Patriot League's Player of the Year! Click here. Other honorees: BU's Maurice Watson (Boys' Latin, 1st team) and D.J. Irving (Carroll, 2nd team), and Lafayette's Nick Lindner (Gtn. Academy, all-rookie). Congrats, guys!!
  Johns Hopkins won the D-III Centennial Conference championship on Saturday and three of Our Guys were starters! -- Connor McIntyre and Gene Williams of SJ Prep, and Jimmy Hammer of Germantown Academy. Click here. All three are on the Dean's List. Congrats, guys!!
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (This century's 20-win teams)
  Mark your calendars . . . The Pub's all-star tripleheader will be held April 4 at Ben Franklin HS. Regular games at 5 and 6:30. Game for elite players at 8.
  As we kill time 'til Friday . . . In 2009, the CL's first year of PIAA membership, Carroll's boys & girls won state titles. The school then held a campus parade and ceremony inside the gym. Click
here for pics.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL's state performance)
  Click here for Ace's writeback story on Roman jr. WG Gemil Holbrook, the MVP of Friday night's AAAA City Title.
  Full boxscores for the City Title games are in today's DN (page 48). 

March 2
  Click
here for: Benefiting From a Brotherly Shove (Tyler and Dylan McHugh steered St. Matthew to a CYO hoops championship).
  Click
here for a pic, provided by spectator Tommie Wilkerson, that was snapped an instant after King's Chase Rodgers blocked the shot by Roman's Rashann London late in Friday night's Class AAAA City Title.
  Click here for the first-round schedule for D-12's entrants in the state playoffs (bottom of that page). Thanks to Joe Sette for the info.
  ***The following local football players will compete for the U.S. vs. the Spain's national 19-and-under team March 22 in Barcelona: Freddie Perri and James Biggs-Frazier, Penn Charter; Connor Foley, Matt Cunningham and Kevin Kovacs, Judge; Jon Rava, Malvern; Kevin Fabien and Hank Adens, Roxborough; Pat Cawley and Riley Kordek, Gtn. Academy; Nick Lucchetta, O'Hara; Cody Russell, Episcopal. There is room for three more players! The cost for the flights, hotel, all meals, gear and tours is $3,700. If interested, contact coach Bill Gallagher at bgallagher@episcopalacademy.org as soon as possible.***  
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Many titles for WC '64 & Fkd '65)

March 1
  Click here for: Only in the Pub (Chicago version)
  Click
here for: Huck Finally Gets the Point . . .
  Click
here for: The Ticket Office at Saint Joseph's University is Named After Mark "Frog" Carfagno! . . .
  Click here for: Long Before He Earned a Retirement Ceremony (Ted's story on Sixers' all-timer Allen Iverson from the summer of '97).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub's AAAA/AAA CT struggles)
  Click here for the updated Overall Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
  N-G's Ja'Quan Newton now ranks 11th in city history (and third in CL annals) in career scoring. Click here and look for the Feb. 20 Tedbit.
  Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.
  D-12 seeds for state tourney . . .
  AAAA: 1. Roman, 2. King, 3. La Salle.
  AAA: 1. N-G, 2. Phila. Elec., 3. Carroll, 4. Imhotep.
  AA: 1. ConHigh, 2. West Catholic, 3. Del-Val, 4. Future, 5. Palumbo.
  A: 1. MC&S, 2. New Media, 3. Sankofa.
  Boxscores for the CT games are scheduled to appear in Monday's DN.
  ****Click
here for Aaron "Ace" Carter's rapid-fire pics (forming a semi-video) of the controversial blocked-shot/foul call late in the Roman-King game. He talks us through it as well. Thanks, Ace!! . . . And click here for a large version of Ted's pic, taken a split second after the block.****

Feb. 28
  In the City Title tripleheader . . .
  AAAA: In a game featuring a wild finish marred by fan misbehavior (two bottles thrown onto the court from high above), Roman beat King, 58-55.
Ted's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. Pics here.
  AAA: N-G beat Phila. Elec., 69-55. Some notes are part of the AAAA report. Pics here.
  AA: Constitution beat West Catholic, 68-49. Some notes are part of the AAAA report. Ace's
DN ink to jr. G Kimar Williams. Pics here.
  Click here for the All-Star Labor Classic rosters (boys & girls).
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (La Salle-Central series)
  Click
here for pics from Haverford School's recent HOF banquet.
  Click
here for a pic from McDevitt's recent Football HOF banquet.
  Randy Seidman is back to kick butt and list lots of names!! Click
here for his first Hometown Philly college baseball honorees for 2014 (and more). Thanks again for your serious hustle, Randy!
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (La Salle's balanced scoring)

Feb. 27
  Gtn. Academy sr. RB Riley Kordek will play college FB at Lycoming.
  In D-12's game for the third seed in AAAA . . .
  La Salle beat Central, 53-50. Ted's report is posted. Ace's
DN ink to
jr. F-C David Krmpotich. Black & white pics
here.
  Wood will open its 2014 football season with a home game against mighty DeMatha, of Hyattsville, Md. (ranked No. 19 nationally in '13). Also, Ryan will play Judge on the Friday night of Labor Day Weekend
in Wildwood.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Carroll's second home)

Feb. 26
  In D-12's game for the third-fourth seeds in AAA . . .
  Carroll beat Imhotep, 53-37. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. F Derrick Jones. Pics
here.
  Click
here for: In an Extra Game Monday Night at the Palestra . . .
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Low outputs by subs in CL finals)
  N-G sr. F Jamal Custis is featured in Ace's notes column here.

Feb. 25
  Click
here for: Two Giants of the Profession.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (A look at RC/N-G sixpeats)
  Tickets for the AA/AAA/AAAA City Title games will ONLY be sold Friday night at the site, Saint Joseph's University. All tickets $10.  
  Click
here for: Ja'Quan Newton's Four Title Faces.
  Click here for: Like Brother, Like Sister (the Greenbergs)
  Full boxscores for last night's Cath finals are in today's DN (page 36).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Ja'Quan Newton's playoff numbers)
  Wood football commitments: jr. LB Jake Cooper to Penn State and sr. DL Chris Gary to Bloomsburg.

Feb. 24
  In the Cath final . . .
  Neumann-Goretti beat Roman, 53-48, to claim its SIXTH consecutive crown as four-year starter Ja'Quan Newton led the way (23 points).
Ted's report is posted. Ed Barkowitz wrote the DN story for the first edition; Ace Carter inked things up for the second (focus on Newton). Game pics here. Celebration pics here. Happy Saints here . . . N-G's girls also captured the crown, beating Wood, 55-46. Intern Andrew Albert wrote the DN story. Pics here.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Perfect CL seasons, and not quites)
  Ace's preview of tonight's Roman/N-G Cath final is in today's DN (page 53; can't find it online). Full boxscores for yesterday's Pub finals are also in the DN (page 49).
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts (wrapping up the Olympics) from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.

Feb. 23
 
Tiiiiime for (even more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Lowest high scorers for Pub champs, 1955-2014)
  Click here for this week's schedule for City Title and seeding games.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (King coach Sean Colson sniffs rare air)
  In the Pub final . . .
  King beat Constitution, 46-44, to claim its first crown in season No. 38.
Duck's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to soph WG Jabri McCall in an overall context . . . and click here for John Murrow's story on Imhotep's triumph over Northeast for the girls' championship.
  McDevitt sr. F Tyrell Long will play his college hoops at West Chester.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Turnovers in Pub finals, 1980-2013)
  Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.
  Click here for the Overall Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).

Feb. 22
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub final: Tortoise vs. Hare)
  Future (over Palumbo to decide fourth-fifth in AA) and Sankofa (over Robeson for third in A; loser out) triumphed in today's seed games.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Recalling when 'Brook, W. Catholic and West Philly were best)
  Click here for Ace's preview of tomorrow's King-Constitution Pub final.

Feb. 21
  Thanks to Stevenson University, which again has decided to advertise on this website. Three of Our Guys -- Wood's John Berthsci, O'Hara's Nick Moriconi and Imhotep's Khalil Steward -- were freshman members of last fall's football squad. Please click on the ad toward the upper left corner to see what Stevenson football has to offer. Thank you. 
  Click
here for: Time for the "Pumpkin" Nickname Again.
  **Ticket info for CL finals . . . Tickets can be purchased at the three schools (N-G vs. Wood in girls' game at 6:45, N-G/Roman to follow at approximately 8:30) prior to game time on Monday, and at the Palestra starting at 5:45 p.m. Monday. Cost at schools: $8 general admission,
$12 reserved. Cost at Palestra: $10 general admission, $15 reserved.**
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL's top playoff scorers)
  The Coaches' All-Public Team is in today's DN (page 56).
  Click here for Dan Spinelli's report on the Roman-La Salle semi.
  N-G sr. swatter Tony Toplyn leads off Ace's hoops notes. Click here.

Feb. 20
  Click
here for an informal look at Gtn. Academy's Special Crew, courtesy of team mom Mimi McCloskey.
  ***Click here for the Coaches' All-Public Team. Congrats to Central's Chris Bing, the Overall Player of the Year, and to the Division MVPs -- Constitution's Ahmad Gilbert in A, Sankofa's Anthony Wright-Downing in B, Bing in C, Palumbo's Anwar Epps in D and Future's Dominick Morales in E.***
  Click here for info on two D-12 seeding games set for Saturday.
  ****Coaches from Gratz, Bracetti, Maritime and New Media have until 3 p.m. to submit their All-Public ballots to Constitution coach Rob Moore, who's supervising the process. If the deadline is missed, players from those schools will NOT be eligible for All-Public honors!****
  Click
here for: But Has She Gotten the Word? (An interesting day on the license plate trail).
  The Cath final will be played Monday, approx. 8:30, at the Palestra.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Ja'Quan Newton, Movin' on Up)
  Click
here for: Bettering Benton (Ja'Quan Newton's Big Moment!).
  Click
here for: Let's Have a Corace of Cheers for This Guy!
  Doin' the 'Lestra Heckle . . . La Salle
here & Carroll here.
  Click
here for: Germantown Academy's Special Crew (with IDs). And here for a large version (without IDs).
  Full boxscores for the Cath semis are in today's DN (page 41).

Feb. 19
  In Cath semifinals . . .
  Neumann-Goretti beat Carroll, 67-62, as sr. G Ja'Quan Newton became the school's all-time career scorer (also, Carroll jr. F Derrick Jones reached 1,000). Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. G Lamarr "Fresh" Kimble. Pics
here.
  Roman beat La Salle, 52-45. Ted's report is posted. Ed Barkowitz' DN ink to sr. G Shep Garner. Pics
here.
  And click
here for first half pics from Germantown Academy's loss to Kiski in the quarterfinal round of the Pa. Indy Tourney.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Upsets in CL semis)
  ***Click here for Ace's look at tonight's Cath semis.***
  Full boxscores for the Pub semis are in today's DN (page 41).

Feb. 18
  The Pub final will be played Sunday, 3 p.m., at Temple's Liacouras Ctr.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub final still loser-free)
  In Pub semifinals . . .
  King beat MC&S, 75-56. Ace's DN ink to sr. F Gregory Bennett.
  ConHigh beat Phila. Elec., 69-65. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Floyd Preito.
  Links to the Pub/Cath quarterfinal boxscores are now on this page.
  Services for Andy Hafele (see Feb. 16) . . . viewings, 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, and 9 to 10:45 a.m., Saturday, at L.A. DiGiacomo Funeral Home, 1055 Southampton Road, Phila.; funeral Mass to follow, 11:30 a.m., at St. Christopher Church, 13301 Proctor Road., Phila.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (How Pub semis have changed)
  ***Click here for Ace's look at today's Pub semis.***

Feb. 17
  Schedule stuff: Palumbo will meet Future this Saturday, 1 p.m., at Ben Franklin to determine the fourth/fifth Class AA seeds in District 12.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (best/worst sets of Catholic League quarterfinals)
  **Welcome aboard to our newest advertiser, Best Shot Consulting! Please click here to see the organization's website, and the ad is down on the right-hand side of the homepage. Thank you.**
  Some Gtn. Academy sr. football commitments: TE-LB Cliff David to Trinity; L-DL John Dean and WR-DB Kyle Donahue to Dickinson.
***Click here for info on Wednesday's Markward Club dinner.***
  O'Hara sr. QB Dashawn "Day Day" Darden will go the prep school route and play football next fall at Wyoming Seminary.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Dino Gregory. Dino, who passed recently, starred for Gratz' basketball team in '76 and was selected in the NBA draft out of Long Beach State. His son, also named Dino, recently starred at Maryland.
RIP, Dino.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Productive CL bench guys)
  Check out Ace's writeback stories on
King's Jahmil Taylor and Phila. Elec.'s James Suber. Full boxscores for all Pub/Cath quarters are in today's DN (page 46) and thanks to all helpers!: Huck Palmer (WC game and overall coordinator), Ace Carter, Amauro Austin, Big Steve Reid, Keith Hines, Cab Washington, Blair Klumpp, Fran McGlinn and Boop Vetrone (at DN). 

Feb. 16
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (CL playoff non-outbursts)
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Andy Hafele. Andy, a long-time football ref and more recently the assigner for city leagues, died earlier today. RIP, Andy. 
  Click here for the Overall Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
  D-12 state tourney qualifiers: 3 in AAAA, 4 in AAA, 5 in AA, 3 in A. Links to the brackets can be found here.
  Click
here for: Isn't This a Serious Violation at Any Philly-Area Game?
  The Pa. Indy Tourney brackets have been updated. Thanks to Gtn. Academy assistant Marty Weiss for his continuing help with this.
  Ace's Monday DN ink will go to King sr. F Jahmir Taylor and Phila. Elec. sr. F James Suber.
  ***Ticket info for CL semis . . . Tickets can be purchased at the four schools prior to game time on Wednesday, and at the Palestra starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Cost at schools: $8 general admission, $12 reserved.
Cost at Palestra: $10 general admission, $15 reserved.***
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL playoff outbursts; 80 & more)
  Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.

Feb. 15
  In the Pa. Indy Tourney: PC lost in the first round. HS lost in a quarter.
  Wood jr. L Ryan Bates has committed to Penn State for football.
  Cath semis: Wednesday at the Palestra, Roman vs. La Salle at 7, N-G vs. Carroll at 8:30.
  Pub semis: Tuesday at Southern, King vs. MC&S at 5, Constitution vs. Phila. Elec. at 6:30.
  In Cath quarterfinals . . .
  La Salle beat SJ Prep, 38-33, as jr. F Dave Krmpotich scored 16 points. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here. Click here for a pic of the happy Explorers (though it's fuzzy; VERY sorry for the mess-up, guys). . . . And click here for pics of the first half of Wood-Carroll.
  N-G beat West Catholic, 98-57. Huck's report will be posted.
  Other winners: Roman and Carroll.
  In Pub quarterfinals . . .
  AAAA final: King beat Central, 50-48. Ace's Monday DN ink to sr. F Jahmir Taylor.
  Other winners: MC&S in A; Constitution in AA; PET in AAA (Ace's Monday DN ink to sr. F James Suber). 
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (First team A-C lefties, 1976-2014)

Feb. 14
  In the Pa. Indy Tourney's first round . . .
  Episcopal fell to Perkiomen School, 45-44. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. WG Chris McNeal. Pics
here. (GA & HS won. SCH lost.)
  Pa. Indy Tourney update: Games involving EA, GA, HS and SCH are on. Games involving PC and MP are off.
  Click here to see how a private school in North Carolina announced that school would be closed.
  Cath quarters update: Wood at Carroll will be tomorrow at 1 o'clock.
SJ Prep at La Salle will be tomorrow at 4 o'clock. West Catholic at Neumann-Goretti will be tomorrow at 1 o'clock. McDevitt vs. Roman will be tomorrow at 1 o'clock, AT West Catholic.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Breakdown of all CL 1/4s upsets)

Feb. 13
  Malvern seeks a new football coach. Click here.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Dan McLaughlin. Dan, an '02 grad known as "Salamander," was a beyond-passionate fan of Cardinal Dougherty basketball and did entertaining reports for this website. He died recently after a lengthy battle with cancer. RIP, Dan.
  Two more Penn Charter football commitments: sr. L Anthony Campanile to Johns Hopkins; sr. MP Corey Kelley to West Chester.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (At least 5 treys in CL playoff)
  FB commitments: Imhotep sr. LB Steven Denby III to West Chester and Penn Charter sr. WR-DB Freddie Perri to Franklin & Marshall.
  Click
here for: Conwell-Egan Was Shooting From WAY Out.
  A broadcast of the SJP-La Salle quarterfinal will be available here.

Feb. 12
  Click here for the Cath quarterfinals matchups/schedule.
  In Cath first round playoffs . . .
  McDevitt beat Conwell-Egan, 58-57, as jr. G Jayson Clark passed to sr. G Amin Taylor for a tie-breaking, three-point play at 0:14, then hit a clinching free throw at 0:04. Ted's report is posted. Colin "Cab" Washington's report is posted. Pics
here. Click here for a post-game pic of the again (mostly) happy Lancers (with still a few holdouts).
  West Catholic beat Lansdale, 48-45, as jr. F Jahmil Harris drained a trey with 1.3 on the clock. Harris was part of 16 of West's 18 field goals (made nine, assisted on seven). Huck's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to Harris. Click
here for Ace's video of Harris' shot.
  Click here for the matchups/times for the first round of upcoming Pa. Indy Schools Tourney.
  ALL tickets for Prep-La Salle have been SOLD (at both schools). No ticket? Don't show up Friday night.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (All-Catholic blankings, 1966-2014)
  Malvern's managers did NOT score two points apiece in a recent game against Moyer (Del). They didn't play. Bad prank. Not appreciated.

Feb. 11
  Click
here for: Time for the "Pumpkin" Nickname Again.
  Click
here for: If the Sixers Ever Need a Ball Boy . . .
  Click here for the updated Cath playoff schedule and here for the updated Pub playoff schedule.
  **Click here for the Coaches' All-Catholic Team and congrats to the MVP, N-G sr. G Ja'Quan Newton. Also to Roman's Chris McNesby, the Coach of the Year.**
  In the Cath's 10th-place showdown . . .
  McDevitt scored 22 of the final 26 points to beat Judge, 51-40.
Ted's report is posted. Pics here. Click here for a post-game pic of the (mostly) happy Lancers (a few guys rocked the hard-guy look -- ha ha).
  In the Pub's round of 16 (classification semis) . . .
  A: New Media beat Robeson, 66-65. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Devin Bullock.
  AAA: Phila. Elec. beat Esperanza, 66-29. Ace's DN ink to jr. G Devante Truitt.
  AAAA: Central beat Washington, 68-55. Duck's report is posted.
  Other Pub winners . . .
  AAAA: King.
  AAA: Imhotep.
  AA: Del-Val and Constitution.
  A: MC&S.  
  Updates have been made to all
February Tedbits that needed them. And many of the January Tedbits have also been updated.
  Click here for information about an Unsigned Seniors Showcase, set
for April 12 at Imhotep. 
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!
  A reminder: McDevitt-Judge, today at 5:30 at La Salle High, will decide the 10th playoff berth in the Cath.
  Click here for the Coaches' All-Inter-Ac Team and congrats to the MVP, Gtn. Academy jr. G Tim Guers.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL trios/quartets at 20.0 and above)
  Click here for Ace's DN story on former Malvern football coach Kevin Pellegrini.
  Click here for the final Catholic League scoring leaders.
  Click here for the updated standings. 
  Click
here for: Woodn't You Love to Share This Kind of Bond?

Feb. 10
  Click
here for: Hard at Work and Hardly Working (smile).
  Click
here for: Some Guys Know How to Dress to Watch Basketball.
  Neumann-Goretti beat Wood, 81-73. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (full JV to start).
  McDevitt beat Bonner-Prendie, 85-76, to earn a preplayoff against Judge for 10th place (tomorrow, 5:30, at La Salle High). Colin Washington's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. F Tyrell Long, who notched 33 points and wound up winning the CL scoring title with a 23.0 average (13-299). First half pics
here.
  Schedule stuff: Tomorrow's Frankford at King Pub Class AAAA semi will start at 6 p.m.
  **Citing a desire to spend more time with family, Kevin Pellegrini has stepped down as Malvern's football coach. Click here.**
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts (current focus on Olympics) from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL classmates with 1,000 apiece)
  Click here for the (almost) final Catholic League scoring leaders. McDevitt's Tyrell Long (22.2), SJ Prep's Chris Clover (22.0) and N-G's Ja'Quan Newton (21.6) are involved in a three-way shootout. Clover's average is final. Those of Long/Newton are not.

Feb. 9
  Click
here for: One Guy Apparently Didn't Mind Making a Forced Visit to Bonner-Prendergast's Basketball Penalty Box.
  Roman held an alumni game today, and roughly 60 former players and coaches showed up. Click
here for a pic that shows a caption with the list of attendees (and here for a gigantic version; just the pic).
  Click here for Dan Spinelli's report on La Salle's interesting weekend.
  Click here for: Are You Ready for Some Baseball?
  ***Congrats to Roman sr. G Rashann London, who today surpassed 1,000 career points.***
  *Click here for the updated Catholic League playoff schedule (through the quarterfinals; bottom of that page).*
  Click here for the updated standings.
  The following CL seeds are locked in . . .
  1. Roman, 2. N-G, 3. Carroll, 4. La Salle, 5. SJ Prep, 6. Wood, 7. C-E, 8. West, 9. Lansdale. (Also . . . McDevitt hosts B-P tomorrow to end the regular season. If McDevitt wins, it will meet Judge for 10th place on Tuesday, 5:30, at La Salle High. If B-P wins, 10th goes to Judge with no-preplayoff. Lansdale is locked into 9th because it beat both teams (McDevitt, Judge) that could join it in ties. 
  B-P's current and alumni dance teams performed today at halftime of the game vs. O'Hara. Click
here for pics.
  O'Hara beat Bonner-Prendie, 58-51. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to soph G Andrew Louden. Pics
here (full JV to start) . . . And click here for pics from the second half of Judge's win at West Catholic.
  SJ Prep beat Wood, 56-40. Colin Washington's report is posted. And John Knebels' report is also posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. F-C Ricky Slusarczyk.
  Other winners: Carroll, Lansdale, N-G, Roman.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Productive Inter-Ac four-packs)
  **Congrats to Malvern managers Mike Higgins (website writer) and Nick Flowers, who dressed for yesterday's game vs. Moyer (Del.) and scored two points apiece!! . . . INCORRECT INFO/FRAUD**

Feb. 8
  Click here for a video of Tyrell Long's recent 1,000-point occasion.
  Click here for: Who Would Have Thought? (A pic including a recent Syracuse football signee can be found on this baseball page.)
  Schedule stuff: Roman at O'Hara is today at 2:30. N-G at Wood is Monday at 7. 
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL's best disaster bouncebacks)
  Click here for the Overall Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
  Penn Charter sr. G Sean O'Brien is the Int scoring champ with an 18.7 average (10-187). Click here for the league's final scoring leaders.
  Click here for: Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaany Scorers, a page that details Carroll's recent scoring feat (15 guys one game; 14 the next; 16 total).  
  Ed Rendell picks overall Big 5 teams (15 guys total), and each school's top players (10 apiece). Great memories for old heads. Click here.

Feb. 7
  Click here for the updated standings.
  ***Click
here for: The Write Stuff (with a photo guy mixed in) . . . Ted and five other guys who are dedicated to covering high school sports checked out tonight's LC-WC game.***
  Thanks to a last possession featuring major controversy, West Catholic beat Lansdale Catholic, 63-61. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. PG Devonta Peterie. Pics
here (full JV to start).
  La Salle beat Ryan, 58-42. Dan Spinelli's report will be posted.
  Congrats to Germantown Academy, the Inter-Ac's outright champ!!
  Looking forward to baseball? Thanks to league chairman Barry Strube, you can check out the Pub Master Schedule here. And click here for the list of Coaches/Home Fields.
  The recaps for Pub first round playoffs are here.
  Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.
  Schedule stuff: N-G at Wood will be played Monday; time TBA. Carroll at Judge is ON; B-P at McDevitt will be played Monday at 4.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (MC&S' outburst, in context)
  ***Congrats to juniors Sammy Foreman (King) and Dominick Morales (Future), who yesterday reached 1,000 career points.***

Feb. 6
  ***Click
here for a recent pic of Anthony Wright-Downing, Sankofa's 1,000-Point Scorer.***
  The schedule for Tuesday's Pub's round of 16 playoffs is here.
  In Pub first round playoffs . . .
  AAA: Esperanza beat Boys' Latin, 58-55. Ace's DN ink to sr. PG Briheam Anthony.
  AAAA: Washington beat Olney, 80-70. Ace's DN ink to jr. G Charles Brown.
  Other winners . . .
  AAAA: Frankford, Central, King.
  AAA: Phila. Elec., Imhotep, Gratz.
  AA: Future, Del-Val, Palumbo, Constitution.
  A: MC&S (100-21 over GAMP), Sankofa, New Media, Robeson. 
  Schedule stuff: Tonight's Roman at O'Hara game is OFF. New details TBA. Today's Malvern at Penn Charter game will be played tomorrow, at 5:15 (following girls' game). Roman's Sunday home game vs. Ryan will now start at 1:30, with alumni game to follow at roughly 3. The '74 championship team will be honored at halftime of the varsity game.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Cath records/alignments) 
  Click here for Ace's Signing Day story, which highlights King. The list of D-I commitments is in today's DN (page 43).
  Click here for: Isn't This Against the Law? (smile; via Yahoo)

Feb. 5
  Gratz sr. DB Nydair Rouse will play his college FB at West Chester.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (CL coaches' first seasons)
  As you may have heard, 15 and then 14 players scored for Carroll in recent games. Wellllll . . . In 1983, just TWO Patriots scored in a win at SJ Prep. That story can now be found at the bottom of this page. (Thanks to '85 Carroll grad Bill Dowd for providing a reminder!)
  Click here for our latest Before They Drew X's and O's . . . on West Catholic boss (and former star PG) Jasmine "Jazz" Williams.
  Wood football commitments: OL Deion Oliver to the University of California (Berkeley) and DB Luke Spahits to Shippensburg.
  Click here for '69 grad Bill Wasylenko's look at La Salle's '59 and '61 oh-so-close-to-greatness football seasons. Thanks again, Bill!
  Central sr. handyman Walter Pegues will play his college football at IUP (a k a Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania).
  King sr. L Dontae Angus has switched his football commitment from Florida to West Virginia.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. ("Mastermen" of frosh scoring)
  The recaps for Pub prelims are here.
  Sean O'Brien forced an update to the Jan. 18 Int outbursts Tedbit; the Jan. 24 version has also been updated (Robeson's pair); and so has the Jan. 8 version to include Mastery North's Eli Alvin.
  Click here for Ace's Signing Day story on La Salle sr. LB Zaire Franklin (Syracuse).

Feb. 4
  Click
here for: Good Move, Man.
  The Jan. 21 father-son Tedbit has been updated with the Flemings.
  Click here for the updated standings.
  Sayre's TEAM PAGE info has been deleted. Despite multiple requests, this school has failed to provide scoring info for FIVE games.
  The schedule/brackets for Pub first round playoffs can be found here.
  Click
here for: "Armsed" and Ready.
  Today's winners in Pub prelims . . .
  AAAA: Lincoln and Southern.
  AAA: Dobbins, Esperanza, E&S and FLC.
  AA: Sayre, Roxborough, Freire and Audenried.
  Haverford School beat Germantown Academy, 73-60. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. PG Levan "Shawn" Alston. Pics
here.
  Roxborough beat Masterman, 67-47, in a Pub Class AA preliminary playoff. Ace's DN ink to jr. C Tyere Marshall.
  Roman beat SJ Prep, 58-44. Not sure, but we might receive a report.
  This page now includes the Pub's Top 20 Scorers (for 2014).
  Click here for the matchups for the upcoming Pa. Indy Schools Tourney. Times and other details to come.
  Schedule stuff: Today's MN-FLC Pub playoff will take place at FLC's home court (leaky roof at MN).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (GA seeks special achievement)
  Randy Monroe, first team All-City player for Roman in '81 and later an assistant/head coach on the college level, is now the head coach at Brandywine High, in Delaware. Click here for Bill Fleischman's story.

Feb. 3
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (If ties are your thing . . . )
  Schedule stuff: Roman at SJ Prep, tomorrow at 3:45; O'Hara at West, tomorrow at 7; N-G at Judge, tomorrow at 7.
  Due to Andrew Chalfen, one of our strong Best Teammate candidates last spring, Science Leadership's team pic can now be found
here. When he's home from college, Andrew helps the Rockets. Always great to receive assistance from people who care. Thanks, Andrew!
  The Tyrell Long Tedbit now includes info covering 30 seasons (And Donnie Carr, for one, is diggin' it -- smile).
  ***If you're on Facebook . . . click here for Paul Hutter's page on Ivy League basketball history.***
  Boxes for recent Say-Ovb and Bart-Gtz games have been provided.
  Click here for the Cath Scoring Leaders (now 10.0 minimum).
  Click here for our latest Before They Drew X's and O's (different format, as you'll notice) . . . on Episcopal Academy coach Craig Conlin, who starred at La Salle (then La Salle).
  Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Tyrell Long's very uncommon feat)
 
Click here for the updated standings.
  Carroll was at it again yesterday. The Feb. 2 Tedbit has been updated.
  Roger Kirk, brother of football coach Tom Kirk and brother-in-law of basketball coach Ed Enoch, is receiving strong support from Lansdale Catholic as he battles ALS. Click here for Ace's story.
  CJ Szydlik is taking a sabbatical from his duties as N-G's football coach. His dad, Chalie, N-G's AD and North Catholic's last coach, is filling in.

Feb. 2
  Click
here for: The great Tom Gola's Childhood Home.
  Click
here for: Talk About Good Balance . . .
  Click
here for: The Best Dressed Player in Basketball History.
  ***Congrats to McDevitt sr. F Tyrell Long, who surpassed 1,000 career points in the Lancers' win over Conwell-Egan. Pics
here.***
  McDevitt beat Conwell-Egan, 62-61, as sr. F Tyrell Long scored half of the Lancers' points and reached 1,000 with his first two. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (JV to start).
  La Salle beat Lansdale, 41-37. Ace's DN ink to jr. PG Najee Walls.
  Looking forward to baseball? Thanks to Wood coach Jim DiGuiseppe, you can check out the CL Master Schedule here.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Carroll REALLY shares the ball)
  Click
here for some screen-shot pics of Sankofa's Anthony Wright-Downing during his 54-point outburst vs. Edison yesterday.

Feb. 1
  We have welcomed 600,000 visitors in 5 1/2 months. Thanks!
  Click here for the Overall Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
  In a non-league game today, Sankofa's Anthony Wright-Downing scored 54 points vs. Edison! Click here.
  Thursday's D-V/Fels game has been reported. Thanks to D-V coach Jason Harrigan (not his original responsibility).
  Note from Ted: Yahoo's email system is a mess. I can open and read emails, but cannot respond. Thanks for all help that's being provided.
  Click here for: Special Night for Sean O'Brien & PC (pics: Ed Foley).
  Click here for the Int & Pub A, B, C, D & E Scoring Leaders (now 10.0 minimum).
  Last night vs. Wood, Roman's Gemil Holbrook totaled 10 points on consecutive possessions! On each trip downcourt, he was fouled while draining a trey. He then hit the free throw. A tech was called after the first trey and he nailed those two free throws, as well. 
  Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers/Contenders list.
  Click
here for: Soar Like a Champion.
  Click here for: Heading for a Headache.
  With two games left, Gtn. Academy has clinched a tie for the Int title.
  Click here for the updated standings.

Jan. 31
  ***Congrats to Penn Charter sr. G Sean O'Brien, who surpassed 1,000 career points in the Quakers' upset win over Haverford School.***
  In a Cath biggie . . .
  Before yet another packed house (many more turned away), SJ Prep beat La Salle, 58-47, as jr. G-F Chris Clover scored 24 points. Ted's report is posted. (Might receive others, also.) Ace's DN ink to sr. G-F Kyle Thompson. Pics
here (full JV game to start).
  Click here to see the Cath's playoff dates (bottom of that page).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (New Foundations sniffs rare air)
  Against each other yesterday, Elverson's Wayne Stewart (35) and Parkway Northwest's Kahlif Askew-Hughes (36) broke school records for points in one game.
  The Pub saved its worst performance for the final day of the regular season. THREE boxscores were not reported to Score Service: Sayre-Overbrook, Del-Val/Fels and Bartram-Gratz.

Jan. 30
 
Click here for the Final Pub Standings.
  ***Click here to see the schedule for the Pub's preliminary playoffs (set for Tuesday) and a list of all playoff qualifiers, in seeding order, as provided by chairman Ben Dubin. Look at the bottom of that page.***
  Central beat Robeson, 77-74, to finish 12-0 in Division C. This is the Lancers' third perfect league mark over the last 91 seasons (also 1932 and 2005). Ace's DN ink to sr. F Zachary Stone.
  Straw. Mansion beat Mastery North, 49-42. Duck's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Raekwon Dial.
  ***Future jr. Dominick Morales is the Pub scoring champ with a 31.8 average (12-382). That's the highest mark in the last six seasons and ranks 18th in league history.***
  Ryan sr. DE Sean Boylan will play his college football at West Chester.
  MC&S is playing in a three-day tourney in Florida. You can view the games here (but you must cough up coin via PayPal).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (All-Catholic foreigners)
  **Click here for the Pub's playoff dates (bottom of that file).**
  Click here for the updated standings (file includes remaining league games for all Pub/Cath/Int teams).

Jan. 29
  In a Cath Biggie . . .
  Before a packed house (many more turned away), sr. G Ja'Quan Newton scored 29 points as visiting Neumann-Goretti beat Carroll, 64-58. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to Newton. Pics
here (full JV game to start).
  Three Philly products of Baltimore City CC are now playing hoops for D-II schools: Zafir Williams (Vaux, Bowie), Theo West (Kensington, Lock Haven) and Will Adams (Imhotep, McMurry in Texas).
  ***Congrats to the Pub/Cath/Int guys who've been selected to play in the Big 33 game: O'Hara WR Thaddius Smith, Episcopal TE Evan Butts, La Salle LB Zaire Franklin, Imhotep DB Deandre Scott.***
  Looking forward to baseball? Pairings have been set for the 2014 Carpenter Cup Classic. Click here.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Winless league seasons)
  Click here for the updated standings (file now includes remaining league games for all Pub/Cath/Int teams).

Jan. 28
  King beat PE&T, 60-51. Cab's report is posted.
  Central's Chris Bing is now on the list of 1,000-Point Contenders.
  Gratz beat Del-Val, 48-40. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Malik Tyndale.
  Lincoln beat Northeast, 78-73. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Raymond Fred.
  Click here for: What Was This Person Thinking??
  Click
here for: SCH's Frank Jackson Does Not Have a Fat Head . . .
  Penn Charter beat SCH Academy, 66-43. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (JV to start).
  Mastbaum has been declared the winner over World Comm (see 1/27).
 
***Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (My childhood interaction with Mr. Tom Gola)***
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (A seven-pronged assault on 1,000)
  Schedule stuff: PET at King is tonight at 6.
  Click here for John Chaney's memories of Tom Gola, via Mike Kern.
  A former neighbor, Dr. Larry N. Gever, tells a great Tom Gola tale.

Jan. 27
  Schedule stuff: the U. Moreland/Bonner-Prendie non-league game will be made up Wednesday, 7 p.m., at B-P.
  In the Pub today . . . Mastbaum had a 20-point lead on visiting World Comm late in the third quarter when a pipe burst and brought the game to a halt. Chairman Ben Dubin is awaiting word from the PIAA to see if the game can be considered official . . . Tomorrow's Palumbo-Mastbaum game will be played at Palumbo.
  Ryan OL Joe Hansbury will play his college football at Mercyhurst.
  Carroll stormed away from a 29-29 first half to beat Wood, 83-52. Ace's DN ink to jr. PF-C Ernest Aflakpui.
  Click
here for: SJ Prep's Students Always Show Incredible Energy! . . . and click here for: At Halftime, They Were REALLY Amped!!
  Click
here for: Time for a New Nickname . . .
  SJ Prep scored 16 of the final 17 points to beat West Catholic, 61-45. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Class AAAA state champ SJ Prep will open the '14 football season against Illinois state champ Mt. Carmel (Chicago, Donovan McNabb's alma mater) on Sunday, Aug. 31, noon, at Toyota Park, as part of a special tripleheader.  
  Schedule stuff: Tonight's MCS-King game will be played at King (6 o'clock). Tonight's Carroll at Wood game will be played in the girls' gym.
  Click here for the updated standings (file now includes remaining league games for all Pub teams).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Tom Gola, career breakdown)
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
  Click here for Jack Morrison's obit on Tom Gola, here for Dick Jerardi's column and here for Ted's story on early hoops memories (it's under the March 6 City Title report on La Salle-Bartram). 

Jan. 26
  Our thoughts and prayers with the family and friends of Tom Gola. Mr. Gola, a basketball all-timer at the La Salles (high school/college), an NBA stalwart for 11 seasons and the coach of the college's 23-1 squad in 1968-69, died today. RIP, sir.
  Separated at Birth: Click
here for a ref in the Judge-Ryan JV game (former SJ Prep player Jared Black, '04) and here for Malvern football coach Kevin Pellegrini.
  Brian Kelly is Franklin Learning Center's new baseball coach.
  John Knebels' "report" on Friday's Carroll-SJ Prep game is posted. It's actually a great tribute to deep sub Brian Mulligan.
  Click
here for: Where There's a Will . . .
  Click here for: They Didn't Get the Memo . . .
  Judge beat Ryan, 56-45. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. G-F Jon O'Connor. Pics
here (JV to start).
  Ryan commitments: sr. DB Connor Golden to Bucknell for football and sr. INF Tom Derer to New Jersey Institute of Technology for baseball.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (The most perfect league seasons)

Jan. 25
  Commitments by Prep Charter sr. football players: DE Eric Taylor to D-IA Marist; WR John Graham to D-II West Chester and LB Tommy Nguyen to D-II Alderson Broaddus (in West Virginia) . . . Northeast
WR Ronald Stokes has also committed to AB (former West Catholic star Derrell Hand is an assistant there).
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (A look at Pub A transfers)
 
Click here for the updated standings (through today; now includes remaining league games for all Pub teams).
  Click here for the Overall Scoring Leaders (13.0 minimum).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (What are the chances?)
  Click here for the Int & Cath Scoring Leaders (12.0 minimum) and Pub Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
  Click here for the updated 1,000-Point Career Scorers list.
  Click
here for video highlights from last night's Ryan-Lansdale game, as provided by Noisette St. Jean Jr.

Jan. 24
  Click
here for: Ahkil Your Foul Shooting With My Dancin'/Clappin'.
  Click
here for: If This Kid Becomes Famous, You Saw Him Here First.
  Click
here for: Talk About Icicles . . .
  West Catholic beat Wood, 58-56, on
Jahmil Harris' jumper with 1.1 seconds remaining. Ted's report is posted. Pics here (JV to start).
  La Salle beat McDevitt, 76-54. Ace's DN ink to jr. WG Shawn Witherspoon.
  Carroll beat SJ Prep, 51-36. John Knebels' report is posted.
  Click
here for: Roman assistant Thomas "Hockey Puck" McKenna, like always, was quite the hit with the ladies yesterday.
  Schedule stuff: Imhotep/MC&S will be tomorrow, 4 p.m., at CCP.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (25 years of Pub outburst combos)
  Click here for the updated standings.

Jan. 23
  Very cool!: Central Connecticut jr. Rob Hollomon (West Catholic) led ALL of Division I-AA in all-purpose yards per game. Click here.
  Click
here for: Sock It to Me.
  Click
here for: He Still Has a Paxson for Hoops.
  In a Cath biggie . . .
  Roman beat Neumann-Goretti, 71-64. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Rashann London. Pics
here.
  Gratz beat Southern, 67-60. Ace's DN ink to sr. F Qasim White.
  King beat Constitution, 64-40. Duck's report is posted. Cab's to come.
  No post-snow day transportation issues. Today's Pub games are ON!

 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Some love for Lansdale)

Jan. 22
  Schedule stuff: Lots of info on new dates for Pub games is here.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Frosh bros with varsity pts)
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
  Schedule stuff: Carroll at Wood will be Monday at 7 p.m.
  Click here for our latest Before They Fathered Star Players . . . on Dougherty's Lou Stevens ('84), the father of Haverford School sophomore star Lamar Stevens. (Yes, the same school colors -- smile.)
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Judge's leading career scorers)

Jan. 21
  Schedule stuff: N-G vs. Roman will be played Thursday, 5 p.m. (no JV game) at Phila. University.
  Click here for:
Before He Popped Up on TV Every Time There's a Big Snowstorm (on former Neumann football/baseball star Nick Martino).
  Click here for: A Wild/Wacky story involving Frankford's long stretch of snow-caused inactivity in the 1995-96 season.
  USA Today recently picked an All-Bowl Team for 2013-14 and Navy OL Jake Zuzek (West Catholic) was on it! Click here.
  Former Bok star Jihad Ward, a 6-7, 285-pound DT at Globe Tech, in NYC, will next play college football at Illinois.
  ***Note from Ted: Don't let the latest snowstorm get you down. I'm thinking back to good times, like when I showed superior athleticism (ha ha) on vacation a few years ago. Click
here.***
  Click here for: Before They Drew X's and O's . . . on Judge coaches Sean Tait (varsity) and Mike O'Connell (JV). They were teammates for that same school (Class of '95).
  Tomorrow's Markward Club dinner has been pushed back to Feb. 12.
  Click here for: Before They Wore Stripes . . . on referee Kevin "Cat" Compton, who starred for Frankford in '80.
  Schedule stuff: New date for Carroll at Wood TBA. All Pub/Cath games are off for today and tomorrow (new dates TBA). All Inter-Ac games are off today (new dates TBA).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Take that, dad's alma mater)
  ***The legendary Thomas "Hockey Puck" McKenna lost a bet to fellow Roman assistant Danny DiBerardinis and had to pay the price, in part, by "wunnin' a sewwicide." Click
here for the video!!***

Jan. 20
 
Click
here for: Not Afraid to Take (a) Charge.
  Click
here for: I Was Open . . .
  Lansdale Catholic beat O'Hara, 49-43. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (JV to start).|
  Imhotep beat Life Center, 65-63, in two OTs. Ace's DN story in an overall context.
  ***Click here for info on Wednesday's Markward Club dinner.***
  Neumann-Goretti's showcase game vs. Mater Dei, a national power from Calif., will be shown today on ESPNU, starting at 5:30.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Teams in honor of M.L. King Day)
  Click here for the updated standings.

Jan. 19
  Click
here for: We Won and I'm Outta Here.
  Click
here for: Everybody Needs a Good Sidekick.
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now beginning his 39th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats, Ted, and thanks for continuing to inform/entertain our visitors!
  King sr. C Darius Hurst-Rodney will play his college football at D-II Alderson Broaddus, in West Virginia.
  SJ Prep beat Ryan, 64-56. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. WG Tom Fox. Pics
here (JV to start).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub breakdown, by type of school)

Jan. 18
  Roman sr. DE Hez Trahan will play his college football at Pitt.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (MAJOR amounts of points on GA/HS coaching staffs)
  ***Congrats to Wood sr. Pat Smith, who last night reached 1,000 career points! Click here for the updated list.***
  Dan Spinelli has filed a report on La Salle's OT win over Wood, played last night. Click here.
  Click here for the Overall Scoring Leaders (13.0 minimum).
  Click here for the Pub Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Tim Guers hits rare air)
  Click here for the updated standings.
  Boxscore not provided to Score Service yesterday: West-Mansion.
  Click
here and here for: Takin' the Right Kind of Dive.
  Click
here for: They've Finally Found Their Calling (smile) . . .

Jan. 17
  N-G sr. P-OF Charlie Jerla will play his college baseball at Marist.
  In an Inter-Ac classic . . .
  Before an overflow crowd, Gtn. Academy beat Haverford School, 73-65, in OT, as jr. WG Tim Guers scored 35 points. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (JV to start) . . . And click here for pics from an afternoon CL game, SJ Prep's win over Judge.
  ConHigh beat Frankford, 62-49. Ace's DN ink to jr. G Kimar Williams.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (John Herndon hits rare air)
  New Penn State football coach James Franklin starts off by making a quick impression with Our Guys. Click here for Ace's story.

Jan. 16
  Other duties prevented Ace from writing about Pub hoops today.
  Would you like to hang out with Phillies GM Ruben Amaro and the Phillie Phanatic? Now's your chance! Check the first item under BASEBALL on the calendar page.
  Del-Val beat Southern, 71-48. Duck's report is posted.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Good starts/finishes)
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (N-G's many, many, many outbursts)
  Click here for the Int and Cath Scoring Leaders (12.0 minimum).
  Click here for the updated standings.
  Note from Ted: Today's Daily News includes a great package on the fabled Palestra. For part of it, Ed Barkowitz asked coaches/writers for most vivid memories (click here) and I was honored to be given the chance to participate. Thanks, Ed.

Jan. 15
  Indiana coach Tom Crean witnessed Carroll/B-P tonight.
  Click
here for: McDevitt's Gonna Show Love for the Cardinals (pic taken in hallway right outside the classroom that's used as a visiting "locker room" during basketball season).
  Click
here for: "Chrisp" Contact.
  Click
here for: "How Come They Don't Use an Oblong Ball?"
  McDevitt beat Ryan, 52-51, on
Jayson Clark's baseline drive with 7 seconds left. Ted's report is posted. Pics here (some JV to start).
  Wood beat Judge, 54-37. Ace's DN ink to jr. F Luke Connaghan.
  Northeast beat Palmer, 75-68. Ace's DN ink to jr. G Elmange Watson.
  SJ Prep beat Lansdale, 55-42. John Knebels' report is posted.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Bartram's Browns, making history)
  Sankofa's school record for points in one game (43) belongs to Anthony Wright-Downing. Click here for the updated list.
  Boxscore not provided to Score Service yesterday: Del-Val/Freire. (points now posted)

Jan. 14
  Click
here for: Oh, Brother! (Not)
  The Cath Master Schedule includes changes for B-P's next two games.
  Click
here for: Never Know Who'll Pay You a Baseline Visit.
  Click
here for: No Dunks in the Game, but at Halftime . . . Wow!
  Episcopal beat SCH Academy, 57-46. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (JV to start).
  Bartram beat Esperanza, 68-46. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Malik Smith.
  Central beat Olney, 42-36. Duck's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. F Kahlil Williams.
  Click here for the updated list of 1,000-Point Scorers (and contenders). 
  Schedule change: Frankford at King will start at 6.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Watching from outside the gym)

an. 13
  Click
here for: Much Respect for an Old-School Kinda Guy.
  Click
here for: Ice, Ice, B-B B, Baby.
  Conwell-Egan beat Judge, 53-36. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here, almost all from an unusual vantage point (JV to start).
  Future beat Parkway West, 73-41. Ace's DN ink to jr. F Dominick Morales.
  McDevitt beat O'Hara, 71-57. Cab's report is posted.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Jim Straub, who died recently. Jim, who also played football, was an All-Catholic baseball player at Judge ('70). His nephew, Colin Wixted (SJ Prep), just completed his football career at Johns Hopkins. RIP, Jim.
  Click here for our latest Before They Drew X's and O's . . . on N-G assistant Robert "Beattie" Taylor, who starred under current coach Carl Arrigale when the school was Neumann.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Chris Clover's special feat)

Jan. 12
  Del-Val Charter needs a head football coach. Click here.
  Click here for the updated standings.
  Click
here for: Roman's "Silent Night" crew.
  Two Big Games in the Cath . . .
  Roman beat Carroll, 54-46. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. F-C Manny Taylor. Pics
here (JV to start).
  N-G beat SJ Prep, 76-60. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Troy Harper.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Chris McNesby/Paul Romanczuk)

Jan. 11
  Constitution beat Imhotep, 63-53. Duck's report is posted.
  Click
here for: Under Lots of "Prez"ure.
  Click
here for: Reed My Fingertips (Judge's Quincy Reed).
  Click here for the Pub Scoring Leaders (15.0 minimum).
  Click here for the Overall Scoring Leaders (13.0 minimum).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Outbursts by CL sophs, 2000-14)
  Not reported to Score Service yesterday: McDevitt-Lansdale.
  Congrats to former Chestnut Hill assistant Dennis Primavera, the new head baseball coach at Springfield Montco.
  Franklin Towne's Ryan Boyd can now be found (twice, in fact) on the Three-Pointers Page. Click here. (One outburst occurred last season,
but was not reported 'til now.)

Jan. 10
  Judge beat Bonner-Prendie, 73-44. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (JV to start).
  Teamwork time! Roman beat La Salle, 61-47. Dan's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. F TreVaughn Wilkerson and soph G Tony Carr. Ted's pics
here.
  Carroll beat Conwell-Egan, 43-22. The first report by former McDevitt player Colin "Cab" Washington is posted.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL schools' best 20-year outbursts)
  Four school records have been broken this season in the Pub: Parkway West's John Herndon scored 48 points, topping 42 by Stephen Stewart in '89 (Stephen's brother, Lynard, is Penn Charter's coach); Future's Dominick Morales scored 45, eclipsing 38 by Saadiq Berry in '09;  Elverson's Wayne Stewart scored 34, bettering 33 by Ikeal Johnson in '13; Franklin Towne's Ryan Boyd scored 33, erasing 30 by three guys. Click here for the updated list.
  Schedule stuff: King at PET will be Sunday, at 11:30.
  Not reported to Score Service yesterday: Imhotep-Frankford, New Media-Bracetti.

Jan. 9
  Imhotep beat Frankford, 63-37. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Jakwan Jones.
  Washington beat Gratz, 69-67, in OT. Ace's DN ink to jr. G Asante "Redz" Ali.
  **Only in the Pub . . . King at PET was postponed 90 minutes after the 3:15 scheduled starting time because King thought the game was set for 5:30. Imhotep at Frankford was moved TO Imhotep on the fly after broken pipes/condensation caused it to RAIN in Frankford's gym.**
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Prez' playing/reffing feat)
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Carl Lacy Jr. Carl, a star guard for Overbrook in the '76 and '77 seasons, passed yesterday. His dad, Carl Sr., started for West Philly's '56 Pub champs. RIP, Carl.
  Baseball historian John Shiffert is right back in the saddle. He shines the light mostly on new HOFer Greg Maddux. Click here.
  Amauro's report on Lincoln's recent win over Robeson is now posted.
  Schedule stuff: Today's Mansion-Olney game will be played at the ol' Cardinal Dougherty, 2nd & Godfrey.
  The Jan. 8 Tedbit has some updates, including family info on
Masterman frosh Liam Shanahan
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Wood's outburst in context)
  The Jim & Jim (again) Lynch father-son football combo (Malvern, then West Catholic) can now be found on this list.

Jan. 8
  Click
here for: We'd All Like to Have This License Plate.
  Click
here for: You Know You're Waaaaay Out There When the Nearest "Defenders" Are a Ref and the Opposing Coach (Wood's Cody Fitzpatrick).
  Wood beat McDevitt, 89-72. Yes, 161 points were ch-chinged onto the scoreboard. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. C Joe LoStracco. Pics
here (JV to start).
  Baseball historian John Shiffert examines three HOF managers' careers. Click here.
  Click here for the updated standings.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Masterman frosh Liam Shanahan sniffs rare air)
  ***Congrats to Sankofa sr. Anthony Wright-Downing, who yesterday reached 1,000 career points! Click here for the updated list.***
  Not reported to Score Service yesterday: Lans-Roman, Sou-Esp.

Jan. 7
  Click here for Amauro's observations from McDevitt's upset win Monday night over SJ Prep.
  Click
here for: Gooooooing Up! (N-G's Ja'Quan Newton).
  Click
here for: How'd the Basketball Get Through That Tiny Hole? 
  Neumann-Goretti beat La Salle, 82-58. Ted's report is posted. Dan Spinelli's report is also posted. Pics
here (JV to start). And click here for pics from Gtn. Academy-Penn Charter.
  Constitution beat King, 65-49. Ace's DN ink to jr. F Ahmad Gilbert.
  West Phila. beat Olney, 63-62. Ace's DN ink to jr. G Lavelle Harper.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Jan. 5 list, fleshed out for century)
  Click here for the updated Pub schedule (two postponements and one site change as of 11 a.m.)
  Former SJ Prep LB Todd Jones, now at Hyde Prep (Conn.), will play
his college football at Coastal Carolina.

Jan. 6
 
Click
here for: Slick Moves? He's Got 'em Down Pat.
  Wood beat O'Hara, 66-36. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (JV to start).
  Central beat Mast. North, 72-55. Ace's DN ink to sr. F-C Chris Bing.
  Lincoln beat Robeson, 76-70. Amauro's report is posted.
  Schedule stuff: Fels has forfeited its Jan. 2 game (originally postponed) with Sankofa. Today's Fels-Bartram game has been postponed (leaky roof; to 1/13) and Sunday's Carroll-Roman game will be played at Philly Univ. (2:30 varsity).
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Consecutive winning league marks)
  Click here for Ace's writeback story on Malvern sr. F Andy Pancoast.

Jan. 5
  Click here for Dan Spinelli's report on La Salle's Sat. win over Judge.
  Click here for: Before They Wore Stripes . . . on referee John Przybylinski, who in '86 sniped Dougherty into the CL final. 
  Click here for the updated standings.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL debuts for current coaches)

Jan. 4
  Click
here for: The Coolest-Ever Look in a TS.com Team Pic.
  Click
here for: The Perfect Storm (of arrival days).
  In the Inter-Ac's Daniel Dougherty tripleheader . . .
  Haverford School beat Episcopal, 61-48. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here. And click here for pics from PC-MP (whole game) and SCH-GA (first half).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (A look at I-A's tripleheaders)

Jan. 3
  Conwell-Egan beat O'Hara, 68-56. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to soph PG Stevie Jordan. Pics
here.
  Click here for Cath schedule updates. (O'H says it's still playing C-E).
  ***N-G at Carroll will be played Jan. 29 at 7 p.m.***
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Cath teams with not many points)

Jan. 2
 
SJ Prep beat Bonner-Prendergast, 59-23. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. G-F Chris Clover. Pics here.
  ***N-G/Carroll has been postponed. Will likely be played in late January.***
  EasternPaFootball.com has posted its all-state teams for AAAA-AAA and AA-A.
  Baseball historian John Shiffert examines players who've hit The Reunion Tour. Click here.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Quahdir Devine. Quahdir, one of Ben Franklin's top basketball players last season, passed Dec. 31. He'll be remembered with a moment of silence and framing of his jersey at today's game vs. Mansion. RIP, Quahdir. Click here for a Daily News story.  
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (A look at N-G/Carroll)

Jan. 1, 2014
  Malvern sr. SS Jordan Majors will play his college football at Cornell.
  Click here for our latest Before They Drew X's and O's . . . on Conwell-Egan coach Frank Sciolla (SJ Prep).
  Click here for the (expanded) Overall Scoring Leaders (13.0 minimum).
  Boxscores are still needed from the following schools: Mastery North, New Foundations, Parkway West, Sayre. Click here.
  Happy New Year!!!

Dec. 31
  Click
here for: Ell of a Group (with IDs). And here for large version.
  Penn Charter scored the last seven points in 52.7 seconds to beat Gratz, 49-48. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (JV to start).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Our Guys, around the country)
  **Click here for Ace's Catholic League preview and here for his Inter-Ac preview. Thumbnails included.**

Dec. 30
  O'Hara beat Holy Cross (Delran, N.J.), 57-45, in the Hermits Alumni Christmas Classic, at St. Augustine Prep (N.J.). Ted's report is posted. Pics
here. And click here for pics of the first half of Roman's game vs. Holy Spirit (Absecon, N.J.).
  Click here for the Overall Scoring Leaders.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL non-league dominance)
  Click here for Ace's feature on King jr. PG Sammy Foreman.

Dec. 29
  Episcopal sr. DB Terrell Smith will play his college football at Brown.
  La Salle's Dan Spinelli has crafted a report on the Explorers' win yesterday over Wildwood Catholic (N.J.). Click here.
  Lots of help today with missing boxscores. Thanks. Keep 'em coming.
  Click here for the updated list of 1,000-Point Scorers & Contenders.
  The Non-League Master Schedule for today has been updated.

Dec. 28
  Click
here for: When You Least Expect It . . .
  Judge fell to St. Joseph (Hammonton, N.J.), 61-57, in the Hermits Alumni Christmas Classic, at St. Augustine Prep (N.J.). Ted's report is posted. Pics
here. And click here for pics of the second half of Bonner-Prendie's game vs. Camden Catholic (N.J.) and the first half of La Salle's game vs. Wildwood Catholic (N.J.).
  The Non-League Master Schedule for today has been updated.
  Congrats to Pub products Brent Grimes (Northeast, Miami Dolphins CB) and Jahri Evans (Frankford, New Orleans Saints G), who've been selected to play in the Pro Bowl!!

Dec. 27
  Conwell-Egan beat Northeast, 64-43, in Lower Moreland's tournament. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to soph G-F LaPri McCray-Pace. Pics
here.
  We're getting help with missing boxscores. Thanks. Keep 'em coming.

Dec. 26
  Boys' Latin beat Maritime, 80-34, in a Constitution showcase event. Ace's DN ink to sr. SF Jamar Brisbon.
  A number of Our Guys will play Saturday night, 7:30, at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex in the Chesapeake Bowl (all-star football game for seniors). Click here for the North roster (players from Pa./N.J./Del.)
  Funeral arrangements for Bernard Franklin (see Dec. 24 entry): Monday, Dec. 30, Mt. Zion Baptist Churh, 41 W. Rittenhouse Street, Phila., 19144. Viewing from 9 to 10. Service to follow immediately.
  Lansdale Catholic fell to Wissahickon, 66-46, in the Wissahickon Holiday Classic. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Click here for our latest Before They Fathered Star Players . . . on Gratz' Levan Alston ('91), the father of Haverford School star Levan "Shawn" Alston. 
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Ja'Quan Newton's career march)

Dec. 25
  **Please help. Click here to see which Pub/Cath/Int boxes we're missing. Thanks.**
  The Pub E TEAM PAGES have been updated -- here and here.
  The Pub D TEAM PAGES have been updated -- here and here.
  The Pub C TEAM PAGES have been updated -- here and here.
  Merry Christmas!!!

Dec. 24
  The Pub B TEAM PAGES have been updated -- here and here.
  Congrats to Navy jr. G Jake Zuzek (West Catholic), who has received two honors -- ECAC All-East first team and All-Independent HM.
 
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Happy times at Conwell-Egan)
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Bernard Franklin, who passed over the weekend. Bernard played defensive end for King in the '04/'05 seasons. His cousin, Anthony Franklin, is a long-time contributor to this website. RIP, Bernard.

Dec. 23
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
  Germantown Academy beat Del-Val Charter, 59-50. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. SF Sam Lindgren. Pics
here (JV to start).
  **Please help. Click here to see which Cath/Int/Pub A boxes we're missing.**
  The Pub A TEAM PAGE has been updated -- here.

Dec. 22
  The Int hoops TEAM PAGE has been updated --
here.
  C-E beat Bethlehem Catholic yesterday, 51-40, thus moving to 7-0. Mike DeMarchi's report is posted here.
  The Cath hoops TEAM PAGES have been updated --
here and here.
  Haverford School beat McDevitt, 68-65, in OT. Ace's combo DN ink to soph F Lamar Stevens and jr. F Derek Mountain.
  Click here for our latest Before They Drew X's and O's . . . on Sankofa assistant Kashief Edwards (Imhotep).

Dec. 21
  C-E grad Mike DeMarchi is back on the website scene. He caught last night's win over Gratz. Click here for his "Nest Notes" report.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. ("Only in the Pub" cake-taker)
  **Click
here for: a Separated at Birth involving a CL hoops coach.**
  In the West Side Winter Classic last night, West Philly beat Parkway West, 76-32. Ace's DN ink to sr. F Tyquaan Bardlavens.
  Click
here for: Book It. These Two Were the Stars of the Show.
  Click
here for: He's Not Exactly Mr. Complicated . . .

Dec. 20
  Only in the Pub Hits the Cath . . .
  La Salle beat Frankford, 71-67, in a game that started a half-hour late because Frankford showed up without its uniforms. Through the first half, the Pioneers wore La Salle's old away jerseys and all kinds of mismatched shorts. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here. Click here for a pic of Frankford's squad taken shortly before the game finally began. 
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (The end of two long streaks)
  Check out the updated lists of all-time, first-team All-City players in
the Pub, Cath and Int.
  Click here for the updated list of multi-sport, All-City honorees.
  Click here for the updated list of All-City fathers/sons.
  Click here for the updated list of All-City brothers.
  The names of first-, second-, and third-team All-City honorees have now been added to all-time lists here.
  Check out the Dec. 19 entries for hoops reports by Duck and Amauro.
  Click here for the Daily News' All-City, All-Pub and All-Cath football teams and here for Ace's accompanying story. Congrats to the Players of the Year -- SJ Prep sr. QB Chris Martin and Wood jr. RB Jarrett McClenton (Cath), Imhotep sr. DB Deandre Scott (Pub), Malvern sr. RB Troy Gallen (Int) -- and to the Coach of the Year, SJ Prep's Gabe Infante.
 
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's wrapping up his  38th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!

Dec. 19
  Franklin LC beats Fels, 75-72. Duck's report is posted.
  Palumbo beat Roxborough, 77-72, in a game played "sideways" because of a leaky roof. Ace's DN ink to sr. G Anwar Epps.
  Math/Civics/Sci. beat Phila. Elec., 63-52. Amauro's report is posted.
  Click here for the Class AAA all-state football team.
  Click here for Anthony Franklin's 1st annual "All-Ant Squad" . . . the best college players from Philly!! (Two teams of offense/defense). Thanks for a great fall of recognizing Our Guys, Ant!!
  Sr. G James Bleming buried NINE treys (on just 12 attempts), but McDevitt was able to edge Pope John Paul II, 62-60. Ted's report is  posted. Pics
here (some JV to start).
  **It's expected that the Daily News' All-City, All-Pub and All-Cath teams will appear in tomorrow's editions.**
  Click here for Amauro's look at Public A hoops.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Terry "Cotton" Scott, energetic guard sub for West Philly's 1977 Pub/City basketball champs, one of the best teams in Philly history. He passed recently. RIP, Terry.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (La S '09/SJP '13, by the numbers)
  Click here for the updated list of 1,000-yard rushers, 1,000-yard passers and 500-yard receivers, going back to 1981.
  Click here for Class AAAA and AA all-state football teams.

Dec. 18
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Updated list: highest scoring teams)
  King sr. QB Joseph Walker will play his college FB at Delaware. Click here for Ace's story.
  Congrats to Central Connecticut State's Rob Hollomon (W. Catholic), who has received a great honor. Click here.
  Remember Kevin Silary, of semi-javelin fame? (smile) Well, he's about to graduate from Ramapo College, in North Jersey, and has become quite the sculptor. Click
here for pics of the main items in Kevin's project, along with those of his senior partners. They're part of a special exhibition in the school's art center. Description of Kevin's project.  
  Click
here for: Austin Chabot's winning trey for Ryan last night.
  Click
here for: If You Want More Christmas Presents . . .

Dec. 17
  Click here for Frog's end-of-season football list.
  Ryan beat Penn Charter, 50-48, on Austin Chabot's trey with 8 seconds remaining. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (some JV to start).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Career leaders among seniors)
  SJ Prep frosh handyman D'Andre Swift is featured in Ace's weekly football notes. Click here. Huck's final stats are in the Daily News.
  Click here for Ace's story on Hayes Nolte (see Dec. 16).
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.

Dec. 16
  ***Click here for Huck's All-Catholic Football Teams -- overall, AAAA, AAA and AA.***
  Congrats to website stalwart Dan Spinelli (La Salle), who will be attending Penn. Very cool!!
  Are you ready for a Huck trifecta? Click here for his Final City Top 10 and here for his Final Catholic League Team Stats and here for his Final Catholic League Individual Leaders.
  Maritime's team pic is now posted here.
  Thanks to senior player Kobe Tate, who performed the chore of sending us Parkway West's basketball roster after no authority figure at the school cared enough to do it.
  **Click here for a SJ Prep State Title Tribute Page.**
  Gtn. Academy sr. QB Hayes Nolte will play his college FB at Cornell.
  Four historical FB files have been updated through 2013: here - here - here - here.
 
Click here for the final Standings/Records/PF-PA page and here for final Team-by-Team Results.

Dec. 15
  In the Class AAAA final . . .
  SJ Prep beat Pittsburgh Central Catholic, 35-10, as Chris Martin passed for 195 yards & three TDs. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to several in overall context. Before pics here. Game pics
here. After pics here. TEAM PAGE is updated.
  In the Class AA final . . .
  Imhotep fell to South Fayette, 41-0. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to coach Albie Crosby. Game pics
here. Before/after pics here. TEAM PAGE is updated.

Dec. 14
  **Click here for a Wood State Title Tribute Page.**
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits.
His All-Ant Teams will be revealed next week!^
  Four historical FB files have been updated: here - here - here - here.

Dec. 13
  In the Class AAA final . . .
  Wood beat Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt, 22-10, as Jarrett McClenton rushed 40 times for 238 yards and two TDs. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to several in overall context. Before pics
here. Game pics here. After pics here TEAM PAGE is updated.
  Audenried's basketball roster is posted. That means Parkway West's will be last, if we ever get it.
  Congrats to McDevitt's Amin Taylor, who last night dropped eight treys on Chichester to earn a spot on this page.
  Click here for Amauro Austin's report on yesterday's win by Olney over Northeast.
  ***UPDATE: Due to weather concerns, the AA and AAAA championship games will now be played Sunday at 1 and 6 p.m., respectively.***
  Click here for Ace's feature on Wood jr. L Ryan Bates. Setups for all three state title games are in the DN.

Dec. 12
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (YPG receiving leaders for teams that advanced to state playoffs)
  Click
here for . . . Where's Waldo?
  Click
here for . . . Float Like a Butterfly.
  SJ Prep held practice this afternoon at the Eagles' NovaCare Complex. Click
here for pics. Click here for large team pic.
  Basketball rosters for Phila. Academy, Northeast, Prep Charter,
Gratz, King and Mansion are posted. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (YPG rushing leaders for teams that advanced to state playoffs)
 

Dec. 11
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (YPG passing leaders for teams that advanced to state playoffs)
  Basketball rosters for Bracetti, Bodine, Central, Kensington, Science Leadership and Southern are posted. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Our Guys in finals)
  Click here for Ace's feature on SJ Prep jr. LB/S Tom Johnson.
  Click here for Solomon Leach's story on how King is rallying behind the football team's success, fueled by kids from now-closed G-town.

Dec. 10
  **No roster=no stats. We still need this Pub roster: Parkway West. tedtee307@yahoo.com.**
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (More light on Luke)
  Tiiiiime for Edbits. Click here . . . (Huck offers facts/figures on website era 1,000-yard rushers, with special props for da Burrs)
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10 and here for his CL Team Stats.
  Update from Ben Dubin, the Pub hoops chairman: He's seeking  permission to move most of today's postponed Pub games to Monday. 
  Baseball historian John Shiffert puts Doc Halladay's career into the you-know-what context.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Luke Spahits returns alone)
  A District 12 crew will be working Friday's Class A football final. Congrats, guys!! Members: ref
Michael Downs; umpire Dave Parfitt; head linesman Keith Foster; line judge Lee Page; side judge Art Woods; field judge Wayne Thomas; back judge Ernie Gallagher.
  Wood jr. RB-DB Jarrett McClenton is featured in Ace's weekly football notes. Click here. Huck's stats did not make it into the DN.

Dec. 9
  Time Marches On . . . Click
here for a pic of Verland "VJ" Wayns and his brother, Roman all-timer Maalik, from five years ago and here for a current pic of VJ (soph guard for Sankofa; he played today at Roman).
  Click
here for . . . Billy Penn Is Never in a Fog.
  Roman beat Sankofa, 90-57. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Click here for details on this week's Markward Club luncheon.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Updated list of best Q/S/F efforts) 
  All Catholic and Inter-Ac rosters are posted.
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci. 
  Check out Ace's writeback stories on
SJ Prep soph OLB Shawn Harris/jr. CB John Reid and Imhotep soph RB Tyliek Raynor

Dec. 8 
  We're thinking the La Salle people are having fond memories of these special games from December 2009 (final & quarterfinal) . . .
 
La Salle-State College Before   12/19
   La Salle-State College Game   12/19
   La Salle-State College After   12/19

 
La Salle-Easton Game   12/5
  
La Salle-Easton Before/After   12/5

  This page for state playoff recaps has been updated.
  Basketball rosters for Sayre, West Catholic, Phila. Elec., Ryan, Fels, Lincoln and World Comm are posted. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Tripling the district fun) 
  Details for PIAA finals; all games at HersheyPark Stadium: AAAA, SJ Prep vs. Pittsburgh CC, Saturday, 6 . . . AAA, Wood vs. Harrisburg McDevitt, Friday, 7 . . . AA, Imhotep vs. South Fayette, Saturday, noon.
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.

Dec. 7
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (The fumble gods . . . ) 
  In a PIAA Class AAAA state semifinal . . .
  SJ Prep beat Neshaminy, 37-21. Ted's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. Before/after pics
here. Game pics here. TEAM PAGE is updated.
  In a PIAA Class AA semifinal . . .
  Imhotep beat Berks Catholic, 20-0. Click here for the report by Philly's own Armand Vanore on easternpafootball.com. And here for a story from the Reading Eagle. TEAM PAGE is updated.
  In a PIAA Class AAA semifinal . . .
  Wood beat Berwick, 42-14. Click here for a story by Kevin Cooney (website legend emeritus) from the Bucks County Courier Times. TEAM PAGE is updated.
  **The Pub regular season starts Tuesday. No roster=no stats.** 
  Basketball rosters for Overbrook, Palmer, Freire, Palumbo, Maritime, Randolph and SJ Prep are posted. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Basketball's 400-win guys)
  We have welcomed 400,000 visitors in one week short of four months. Thanks for your support!
  The E&S gals can now be found
here.
  Click here for . . . What Can Brown Do for You? Collect 400 Wins!

Dec. 6
  Malvern beat Bonner-Prendie, 69-56, on the strength of 13 treys. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (starts with some from JV game).
  **Congrats to coach C.M. "Charlie" Brown, who claimed career win No. 400 as Engineering & Science downed GAMP, 66-29. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to Charlie. Pics here.**
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits. And don't neglect to nominate players for his All-Ant Teams.^
  ***Note: Wood-Berwick has been postponed. It will now be played tomorrow, 5 p.m., at J. Birney Crum Stadium, in Allentown.***
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Results in semis and a look back at the best performance I've ever seen in any sport)
  Basketball rosters for Imhotep, Sankofa, Mastery South, B-P and Esperanza are posted. Next?
  Click here for Ace's feature on Imhotep sr. C Gordon Thomas.

Dec. 5
  Great day on the roster trail!! Eleven received!! Thanks to all.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Overall stats in states) 
  ***Click
here for Yong Kim's pic of Philly's Mr. Basketball, the beyond legendary Mr. Thomas "Hockey Puck/Nutman" McKenna.***
  Rough drafts for Pub hoops TEAM PAGES are now posted. Still need millions of rosters (smile). tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks!
  Basketball rosters for GAMP, Carroll, Conwell-Egan, FLC, Washington, Masterman, MC&S, Penn Treaty, Wood, Malvern and Del-Val are posted. Next?
  Click
here for . . . He Looks Great for His Age!!
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Top AA stats in states)

Dec. 4
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Top AAA stats in states)
  ***Congrats to the Daily News' Dick Jerardi, who will enter the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Hall of Fame at this year's Final Four!!!***
  ***Welcome aboard to Paul Hutter, our newest advertiser. Paul, a Princeton grad and Germantown Academy basketball all-timer (five-year starter, four years first team all-league, 1967-70), has written a great book about The Golden Age of Ivy League Basketball (1964-79), with all kinds of Philly references/info. Please check out his ad down the left side of the homepage. Thank you!***
  ***Click here to see the updated list of each school's career leader for rushing, passing and receiving yardage.***
  Basketball rosters for Mastbaum, McDevitt and Neumann-Goretti are posted. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Top AAAA stats in states)
  Click here for Ace's feature on Wood jr. TE-LB Jake Cooper.

Dec. 3
  Are you ready for a Huck trifecta? Click here for his City Top 10 and here for his CL Team Stats and here for his weekly CL Individual Stats.
 
All recent photo sets can now be found on this main page.
  Click here for the updated list of Coaches With the Best Winning
Percentages (Steve Devlin's record/percentage not updated).
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub instability)
  Basketball rosters for Lansdale, Episcopal, Judge, Robeson and PMA-Elverson are posted. Next?
  Gerry Eck is Ryan's new baseball coach.
  SJ Prep-Neshaminy has been pushed back to 3 p.m.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Twenty teams with most points) 
  SJ Prep sr. RB-DB-Ret. Vince Moffett is featured in Ace's weekly notes. And Frog receives some love! Click here. Huck's stats in DN.

Dec. 2
  Frog's report on Imhotep's recent state playoff victory is now posted.
  Click here for the Inter-Ac League Master Basketball Schedule. Any changes? Please help at tedtee307@yahoo.com.
  Penn Charter's basketball roster is posted. Next? 
  ***Note for football seniors with solid academics & high moral character: Global Football seeks players for this year's USA squad, which will travel to Barcelona, Spain, from March 22-30 to sight-see and play an all-star game (on March 29). For more info, contact coach Bill Gallagher at bgallagher@ea1785.org. Quickly! Well, you have until Christmas, but quickly could improve your chances (smile).***
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Donald Geehring. Mr. Geehring, who died last week, led North Catholic past Southern, 1-0, in the first City Title baseball game, in 1945. He did the pitching and drove in the lone run. RIP, sir.
  Click
here for "Fun Day" practice pics from Imhotep (nary a football was seen). Ya gotta love wheelbarrow races involving big-'uns (smile).
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Finally, TDs galore for Pub passers)
  Baseball historian John Shiffert details Cooperstown's BIG problem.
  Roman's/Boys' Latin's basketball rosters are posted. Next?
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
  Click here for Ace's writeback on Imhotep soph TE-DE Naseir "Pop" Upshur. A SJ Prep player will be featured in tomorrow's notes.
  Click here for Ace's state semis setup.
  Click here for the Catholic League Master Basketball Schedule. Some
schools' schedules can't be found, however, so there are holes!! Not to mention conflicts. Please help at tedtee307@yahoo.com.

Dec. 1
  SCH Academy's/Haver. School's basketball rosters are posted. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Quickest to 100)
  Click here for the updated facts/figures for Coaches With 100 Wins.
  Click here for the updated list of Individual Season Leaders  (players from teams still alive not included).
  Click here for the updated list of Career Yardage Leaders (players from teams still alive not included).
  Click here for the updated list of Top Performers in Assorted Categories, 1981-2013 (players from teams still alive not included).
  All TEAM PAGES are updated (or finalized). Thanks to all helpers!
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Holiday heroes)
  Details for PIAA semis: AAAA, SJ Prep vs. Neshaminy, Saturday, **3 p.m. (new time due to SATs)**, at Northeast HS; AAA, Wood vs. Berwick, Friday, 7 p.m., at J. Birney Crum Stadium, in Allentown; AA, Imhotep vs. Berks Catholic, Saturday, **3 p.m. (new time due to SATs)**, at Gov. Mifflin MS, in Shillington. 

Nov. 30
  Click
here for . . . Reid My Lips. You're Goin' Down!
  Click
here for . . . Outside the Lines (but good viewing).
  Click
here for . . . "Bronzie" Charlie.
  Click
here for three pics of La Salle jr. baseball star Jimmy Herron, who has already committed to Duke.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (D-12 quarterfinal domination)
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.
  In a PIAA Class AAAA quarterfinal . . .
  SJ Prep beat Parkland, 21-10. Ted's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA (will become Tuesday's notes). Before/after pics
here. Game pics here.
  In a PIAA Class AA quarterfinal . . .
  Imhotep 49, Catasauqua 0: Frog's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA.
  Constitution's/La Salle's basketball rosters are posted. Next?
  All eligible TEAM PAGES have been finalized.
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits. And don't neglect to nominate players for his All-Ant Teams.^

Nov. 29
  In a PIAA Class AAA quarterfinal . . .
  Wood beat Academy Park, 42-14. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. FB Luke Spahits. Pics
here.
  Click here for the updated list of rushing/passing/receiving School Game Records (and big performances) and here for the updated list of rushing/passing/receiving School Season Records.
  All eligible TEAM PAGES have been finalized except for C-E.
  Southern's cheerleaders can now be found
here.
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (2,000-yard season rushers)

Nov. 28
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub's top one-season receivers)
  Congrats to King's Delane Hart, who today claimed the Pub record for TD catches in a season. When did his total increase from 14 to 15? On the last play of the game!! The 28-yarder gave King a 32-30 win over Imhotep, which shut down its starters in the second half with a state quarterfinal just two days away. Check out Duck's report.
  **Click here for the updated Thanksgiving Rivalries page.**
  Note from Ted at 7:56. All TEAM PAGES are updated except for Bartram, Conwell-Egan and Del-Val. Not sure we'll get stats for those tonight. Thanks to all helpers!
  Note from Ted at 4:40: I will now start to update TEAM PAGES. Please be patient. Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving!
  Southern beat N-G, 33-6. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. QB-DB-LS Michael Riley. Before/after pics
here. Game pics here.
  Ryan beat Washington, 21-0. Ace's DN ink to multiple grunts.
  Franklin beat Dobbins, 12-6. Ace's DN ink to jr. QB Kevin Caldwell.
  Central beat Northeast, 6-3, in OT. Ace's DN ink to sr. L-DL Sam Reid.
  West Philly beat Overbrook, 14-8, in two OTs. Huck's report is posted.
  King beat Imhotep, 32-30, on a last-second TD reception by Delane Hart. Duck's report on a classic is posted. 
  Frankford beat Fels, 53-18. John Knebels' report is posted.

Nov. 27
  In a 48-0 win over Furness, Prep Charter's Curan Simmons made 14 catches for 168 yards, thus becoming the second receiver in Pub history to reach 1,000 yards in one season (King's Delane Hart did so earlier). Vian Dolo passed 29-for-43 for 318 yards and five scores (totals adjusted due to shovel-pass play), also getting big help from John Graham (10-114, two).
  Click
here for . . . Let There Be Darkness!!
  **Website legend Mark "Frog" Carfagno handled PA duties at tonight's Prep Charter-Furness game. Because someone else was a no-show, he also sang the National Anthem. Very cool, Frog. Congrats!!** 
  Click here for the New York Times' latest story on how M.L. King has gone forward with numerous imports from now-closed Germantown, told
mostly from the football standpoint.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Details on TG rivalries) 
  Olney's/Franklin's basketball rosters are posted. Next?
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Roman-Roxborough TG rivalry)
  Click here for Ace's story on Washington sr. L Zaire Hollerway.

Nov. 26
  Roxborough's basketball roster is posted. Next?
  Mastery North 7, Gratz 6: Ace's DN ink to assorted seniors.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Judge-Lincoln TG rivalry)
  On Gratz' TEAM PAGE (click here), you can now see an explanation of the crazy play that ended the Bulldogs' game with Fels on Nov. 7.
A true all-timer. Thanks to Gratz coach Erik Zipay and head ref Bill McKeever for their help! That final score was Fels 38, Gratz 36. The confusion had led to an incorrect reporting of 44-36.
  Welcome aboard to Greystone Equipment Company, a new advertiser on this website. Please check out the ad, which appears down the right-hand side of this page. Thanks for your support, GEC, and good luck!
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (N-G/Southern TG rivalry)
  K-P stars Connor Foley (Judge) and Steve Weyler (O'Hara) are featured in Ace's weekly football notes. Click here.
  Roman's AD placed on administrative leave. Ace's story is here.  

Nov. 25
  Click
here for . . . Peek a Boo, The Camera Could Barely See You.
  Are you ready for a Huck trifecta? Click here for his City Top 10 and here for his CL Team Stats and here for his weekly CL Individual Stats.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Ryan-Wash. TG rivalry)
  Click
here for respectable practice pics from Judge and ridiculously bad practice pics from Ryan (sorry).
  We are now accepting basketball rosters. Germantown Academy was  first. Edison was second. Send to tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks!
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former Daily News sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Int teams that have followed losing seasons with titles.)
  Ace sets up the state quarterfinals here.

Nov. 24
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Cath teams that have followed losing seasons with titles.)
  ***Click here to see a list of each school's career leader for rushing, passing and receiving yardage.***
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub teams that have followed losing
seasons with titles.)

Nov. 23
  Coach Gil Brooks was honored last night by SJ Prep, and the 2003 champs were feted. Click
here.
  Two new city records can now be found here (bottom of that page).
  Click here for the Week 14 Master Schedule (includes state playoffs).
  Click
here for a pic of Haverford School's fall Division I signees.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Why we feel Malvern's Troy Gallen posted the best three-game outburst by a running back in city history.)
  ***The coaches' all-star teams for Pub/Cath/Int are in today's Daily News (page 43).***
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.
  Click
here for . . . Talk About Skywalking.

Nov. 22
  Malvern beat SJ Prep, 24-20, as Troy Gallen turned in yet another monstrous performance (340 yards rushing/receiving). Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. G Mike McCarthy. Before/halftime/after pics
here. Game pics here. TEAM PAGES are updated.
  C-E's TEAM PAGE is now tidy. Thanks to coach Jack Techtmann and his assistants.
  Click here for Huck's weekly CL Individual Stats.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (I-A vs. CL, 2006-13)
  Click here for Ace's story on Malvern sr. TE-DE John Nassib.

Nov. 21
  So much for Truebright . . . It will not be playing Pub hoops this season.
  Baseball historian John Shiffert puts the Fielder/Kinsler trade into the you-know-what context.
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits. Lots of extra stuff because all-conference teams have been announced.^
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub winning seasons breakdown)
  Click here for Ace's story on Imhotep sr. G Aaron Ruff (Temple).

 

Nov. 20
  Did you notice? Earlier tonight we welcomed visitor No. 12345678.
  Wood sr. SS Erik Bowren will play his college baseball at Millersville.
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (I-A winning seasons breakdown)
  Schedule stuff: The Thanksgiving game between Boys' Latin and Edison (low numbers) has been canceled. BL will play Mastbaum this Friday, 6 p.m., at Northeast; Mastbaum will still play Future next Wed.
 
Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (CL winning seasons breakdown)
  ***Click here for the Coaches' All-Inter-Ac Football Team and congrats to MVP Troy Gallen.***
  Click here for the list of basketball coaches/home courts. (Please report any changes to tedtee307@yahoo.com. Thanks.)
  Click here for info on the Maxwell Club's 2013 Mini Max winners, and special congrats to all Pub/Cath/Int guys!
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10 and here for his CL Team Stats.
  **Ace takes his first crack at the Daily News' annual football prospects list. Click here.**

Nov. 19
 
Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Malvern-SJ Prep series)
  **A few guys have been added to
this list of Philly's D-I basketball players. Thanks for the help, and please don't hesitate to let us know of others. tedtee307@yahoo.com.**
  N-G sr. F Tony Toplyn will join teammate Troy Harper and play his college hoops at Campbell. Click here for Ace's story.
  Time change: Friday's Malvern-SJ Prep game will start at 7 p.m.
 
La Salle football historian Bill Wasylenko ('69) offers a look at the school's kickers through the years. By the way, Matt Raczak went 43-for-44 on PATs this season. He hit his final 41.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (A stats-leaders look at Wood's last nine football champs)
  Injured SJ Prep sr. QB Chris Martin is highlighted here in Ace's weekly football notes. Huck's stats are in the DN (page 39).
  Imhotep sr. DB Deandre Scott will play his college football at Arizona State. Click here for Ace's story.
  Former Phila. Elec. G Carrington Ward, now at San Jacinto JC (Texas), will next play college hoops at North Texas.

Nov. 18
  ***Click here for the Coaches' All-Public Football Teams and congrats to MVPs Jylil Reeder (Fels, AAAA Gold), Mark "Spider" Webb and Michael Riley (Southern, AAAA Silver), Joseph Walker (King, AAA) and Deandre Scott (Imhotep, AA).***
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (A stats-leaders look at SJ Prep's last six football champs)
  Click
here for pics of SJ Prep's sports signees for Fall 2013.
  Click
here for . . . You Get One Guess.
  So much for the 100 percent increase in Week 13 games. Click here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Website visitor Joe Smagala provides an outrageous flip-side scenario to long waits for TG games.)
  Baseball historian John Shiffert offers a Ty Cobb-related book review.
 
Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former DN sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
  Check out Big Willie's report on the recent N-G/Sun Valley game.
  Click here for . . . Before They Drew X's and O's, on SJ Prep assistant Tom Sugden. (11 years ago, no way he would have seen this coming.)
  Check out Ace's writeback stories on
Prep jr. FB-DB Dillon DeIuliis and Wood sr. DE Chris Gary. (CT boxes in today's DN. Page 52.)

Nov. 17
  **Click
here for our annual list of Philly's D-I basketball players.**
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Hooray for Delane Hart!)
  The TEAM PAGES (rough draft) for CL and I-A hoops are posted.
  The City Title recaps can now be found here.
  All TEAM PAGES are updated (though C-E's has some issues; trying to resolve 'em). Thanks to all helpers!
  Wow! The Week 13 schedule has increased by 100 percent. Click here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (City Title snoozers)
  Click here for the Week 13 Master Schedule (won't take long to read).
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.
  Click
here for . . . Delane Hart's Grand Accomplishment.
  Click
here for . . . Group Pic of the Happy Wood Vikings.
  Click
here for . . . Group Pic of the Happy SJ Prep Hawks.
  Click
here for . . . Rumble in the Runyan.

Nov. 16
  In the Class AAAA City Title . . .
  SJ Prep beat Frankford, 10-7.
Ted's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink to jr. S Dillon DeIuliis. Before/after pics here. Game pics here. TEAM PAGES are updated.
  In the Class AAA City Title . . .
  Wood beat King, 52-8.
Ted's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink to sr. DE Chris Gary. Before/after pics here. Game pics here. TEAM PAGES are updated.
  Click
here for . . . Group Pic of the Happy Imhotep Panthers.
  Click
here for . . . Oh, How "O" Can Cut a Rug.
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 38th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!
  Under coach Steven Quigley, grandson of former long-time Dobbins teacher/Pub ref Rich Krug, Strawberry Mansion's first JV football team went undefeated. The Knights plan to begin varsity play in '15.
  Congrats to SJ Prep hoops coach Speedy Morris, who will receive the ECAC Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival Lifetime Coaching Excellence Award Dec. 7 at MSG.
  An oddity from Imhotep-WC can now be found here (look at the bottom of that page).
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Albie Crosby's feat)

Nov. 15
  In the Class AA City Title . . .
  Imhotep beat West Catholic, 48-8.
Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to jr. QB Andre Dreuitt-Parks. Before/after pics here. Game pics here. Cauls' pics here. TEAM PAGES are updated.
  Neumann-Goretti 34, Sun Valley 21: Big Willie's report is posted. (Remember him? Smile!)
  *A fund-raising event for the Little Quakers, featuring an appearance by Eagles long-snapper Jon Dorenbos -- he'll perform a full-blown magic act -- along with food and drinks, will be held tonight,  6 to 8 o'clock, at Chickie's & Pete's, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., in Northeast Philly. Cost is $100 for adults and $25 for kids (limited event). Payment by cash or check will be accepted at the door.*
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Some career totals)
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits.^
  Click here for Huck's weekly CL Individual Stats.

Nov. 14
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Highest number of consecutive winning seasons for all 45 current Pub/Cath/Int schools).
  Team-by-Team Schedules/Results are now
here.
  Boxscores for all Pub/Cath football playoffs are now
here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Will TG evvvver get here?)
  Click here for Ace's signing day story on Roman hoops star Shep Garner (Penn State)

Nov. 13
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Praise for Chris Martin)
  Click here for a large version of Frankford's team pic (PL AAAA champs). (And
here for a larger version.)
  Click
here for . . . These Soccer Players Are Really Having a Ball.
  Click
here for practice pics from Frankford.
  Click
here for a large version of King's team pic; first PL champs
(AAA division) in school history! (And
here for a larger version.)
  Schedule addition: New Hope-Solebury vs. Conwell-Egan, Saturday, 1 o'clock, at Truman.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (More on CL title coaches)
  **Click here for the Class AAAA City Title X-Ray.**
  Click
here for Ace's story on West Catholic sr. RB Greg White.

Nov. 12
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Best CT performances)
  Click
here for . . . Talk About Mixed Messages.
  Click
here for . . . Referees Live a Charmed Life.
  Click
here for . . . Imhotep Still Has the State's Best FB Locker Room.
  Click
here for practice pics from King and Imhotep.
  Baseball historian John Shiffert puts the Atlanta stadium issue into the you-know-what context.
  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.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (GA's Nolte-Donahue combo)
  Frog's report on Frankford-Washington is now posted.
  **Click here for the Class AAA City Title X-Ray.**
  Overbrook sr. L-DL Benjamin Cameron III is featured in Ace's Veterans Day-themed story here. Huck's stats are in the Daily News.

Nov. 11
  Major thanks to all veterans.
  The championship games have been added to the playoff recaps.
  Tiiiiime for Edbits. Yes, Edbits! Click here. (WC owns S. Philly)
  **Click here for the Class AA City Title X-Ray.**
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10 and here for his CL Team Stats.
  Click
here for . . . Since When Are Railroad Tracks in the Sky?
  Click
here for practice pics from West Catholic.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (In Inter-Ac seasons with multiple champs, which teams have "deserved" it the most?)
  A new name can now be found on this list of magic-makers.
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former DN sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
  Amauro's report on King-MN is now posted.
  Check out Ace's writeback stories on Frankford sr. RB Damion "Jawzy" Samuels (that story includes a nugget on King sr. LB Jordan Alexander) and
Haverford School sr. QB-S-P Brendan Burke.
  Boxscores for four playoff games and the two Inter-Ac games that decided the co-champs are in today's Daily News (page 56).

Nov. 10
  ***Click here for the updated City Records and here for the updated Game Records (and list of big perfornaces).***
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Dave Firth. Dave, who died this weekend, was a baseball star at Northeast and Frankford ('02) as a hitter and pitcher. RIP, Dave.
  Click here for . . . Can Anyone Make a Tackle? This page examines the crazy Malvern-SCH Academy game (Malvern won, 63-50). Included are a boxscore, records broken/tied and assorted notes. Thanks to Kevin Pellegrini and Huck for making this happen!
  **City Title details: AAAA, SJ Prep vs. Frankford, 4 p.m., Saturday at Northeast; AAA, Wood vs. King, 1 p.m., Saturday, at Northeast; AA, West Catholic vs. Imhotep, 6:30 p.m., Friday, at the NW Super Site.**
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Bringin' the Wood)
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Assorted items)
  All TEAM PAGES have been updated. Because that game produced such amazing stats, Huck watched the video to cross-check everything in Malvern-SCH, won by the former, 63-50. Thanks to all helpers! 
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.
  Click here for . . . It Took Courage to Cover EA's Evan Butts.

Nov. 9
  In the CL AAA final . . .
  Wood beat Bonner-Prendie, 42-6, for its sixth consecutive title.
Ted's report is posted. Before/after pics here. Game pics here. Cauls' pics here.
  In the Inter-Ac . . .
  Haverford School beat Episcopal, 27-7, to earn a tie for the title with Malvern, a **63-50** winner over SCH Academy.
Ted's report is posted. All pics here.
  In the Pub AAAA final . . .
  Frankford beat Washington, 30-3. Frog's report is posted. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. Celebration pic here.
  In the Pub AAA final . . .
  King beat Mastery North, 32-7.
Amauro Austin's report is posted.
  In D1-/12 AA subregional semis . . .
  West Catholic 26, New Hope-Solebury 7: Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here.
  Imhotep 53, Springfield Montco 7: Duck's report is posted.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here.

Nov. 8
  In the CL AAAA final . . .
  SJ Prep beat La Salle, 30-20.
Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. WR Jawan McAllister, who made two catches for as many TDs. Before/after pics are here. Game pics are here. TEAM PAGES are updated.
  Overbrook 22, Edison 0 (halted at halftime because Edison players were fighting each other): Ace's DN story is here.
  Check the calendar page for info on Wood's annual College FB Night.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Recaps of the 5 previous La S-Prep
playoff clashes)

Nov. 7
  Boys' Latin 20, Olney 12: Ace's DN ink to sr. RB Emmanuel Sloan.
  Central 36, Prep Charter 6: Duck's report is posted.
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (PC-GA rivalry . . . and there's an offshoot that includes two pics of someone you may "know")
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits.^
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Kicking exploits)

Nov. 6
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (HS-EA rivalry)
  Click
here for . . . Even a Coach Can Be a High-Flying Friar.
  Click
here for . . . The City Skyline Is Up . . . and It's Goooooooood!!
  Click
here for practice pics from Bonner-Prendie (freshman team 1st).
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (B-P's historic feat, in context)
  Click here for Huck's weekly CL Individual Stats.
  Click here for Ace's story on Roman sr. DE Hezekiah Trahan.

Nov. 5
  Click here for Huck's weekly CL Team Stats.
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (High-scoring CL finals)
  Click
here for . . . We're Hearing This Babe Has the Hots for Thomas "Hockey Puck" McKenna.
  Click
here for . . . As Winter Approaches, Here's Hoping There's a Ruler in Your Car.
  Click
here for practice pics from Wood.
  Click here to read about a great accomplishment for Johns Hopkins sr. DB John Arena (SJ Prep). And here to read a story about him.
  Tacony Charter and First Philadelphia will make their combo football debut next fall and -- you could have guessed this, based on a Nov. 4 Tedbit -- the coach will be a Judge grad! Congrats to Ryan Nase, who's currently a Penn Charter assistant.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Outrageous weekend for offense)
  Northeast sr. L Will Smart is highlighted in Ace's weekly notes (click here) and Huck's stats are in the DN.

Nov. 4
 
Click here for Huck's City Top 10.
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Judge's X's-and-O's guys)
  Click
here for . . . Justin Time to Keep the Ball Off the Ground.
  Click
here for . . . One Spectator was Amazed by the C-E/WC JV game.
  In JV ball, West Catholic beat Conwell-Egan. Pics
here.
  Note: Future is competing in the Class A portion of the state playoffs and will meet Delco Christian, Friday, 7 p.m., at Marple-Newtown, in a District 1/12 semifinal.
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (DiGalbo vs. Johnson-Cruz)
  Check out Ace's writeback stories: One a combo job on B-P's Collin DiGalbo/Mike Ockimey, and the other on
King's Joseph Walker.
  **Boxscores for all 10 playoff games are in today's DN (page 49).**

Nov. 3
  Click
here for . . . A Special (Oquendo) Occasion.
  All TEAM PAGES are updated. Thanks to all helpers! 
  Click here for the Week 11 Master Schedule.
  Click
here for . . . Never Know What You'll See While Waiting in the Drive-Thru Line at Taco Bell/KFC.  
  In a CL AAA semi . . .
  Bonner-Prendie rallied from deficits of 28-0 and 35-7 to stun O'Hara, 41-38, as jr. QB Collin DiGalbo was involved in six TDs (three apiece of rushing/passing). Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink TBA. Before/after pics
here. Game pics here.
  Click
here for a pic of the two-grand McAllister brothers. 
  Click here for Dan Spinelli's report on La Salle's Friday playoff win.
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.
  The Neumann-Goretti gals (varsity & JV) can now be found
here.

Nov. 2
  In a CL AAAA semi . . .
  SJ Prep beat Roman, 45-24, as sr. QB Chris Martin was involved in five TDs (2 rushing, 3 passing). Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  In the CL AA final . . .
  West Catholic beat Neumann-Goretti, 34-9, to claim its umpteenth consecutive championship. Ted's report is posted. Ted's pics
here. Cauls' pics here.
  In the Pub AA final . . .
  Imhotep beat Prep Charter, 53-7. Duck's report is posted.
  In Pub AAAA semis . . .
  Washington beat Northeast, 17-13. Frog's report is posted. (Frankford beat Southern, 31-14, in the other one.)
  In Pub AAA semis . . .
  King beat Franklin, 46-28. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. (Mastery North beat Overbrook, 20-0, in the other one.)
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Perspective on Troy Gallen's rushing feat.) 
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here.
  Click
here for . . . Donovan McNabb Shoulda Been Here.
  Click
here for . . . If You Need Someone Who Can Cover the Field From Sideline to Sideline . . .

Nov. 1
  Malvern beat Episcopal, 49-21, as Troy Gallen rushed for 372 yards and five TDs. Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. FB Hunter Paulus. Pics
here.
  In a CL AAAA semi . . .
  La Salle beat Judge, 35-0, as Kyle Shurmur threw for five TDs, most in city playoff history. Huck's report is posted. So is Dan Spinelli's. (In a AAA semi, Wood beat Lansdale, 49-26, as Jarrett McClenton scored five TDs -- four on rushes, one on a reception).
  Bartram 20, Lincoln 6: Ace's DN ink to jr. RB-LB Makai Sheed.
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Ann "Mickey" McArdle, who passed recently. She was the   mother/grandmother of numerous current/former CL/I-A football players and/or coaches. RIP, Mrs. McArdle. 
  Future set a city record in yesterday's loss to Olney. Click
here (bottom of that page).
  Click here to check out an addition to the Oct. 30 Tedbit, courtesy of  Haverford School assistant Mike Nolan.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Titles won by "outsiders" and "insiders" from 1980-2012)

Oct. 31
  **Congrats to Fels' Jylil Reeder, who's now the Pub's one-season receiving leader with 917 yards. Click
here.**
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits.^
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Feat by Foley-Weyler!)
  Central 12, Gratz 0: Ace's DN ink to sr. RB-DB-KR Walter Pegues.
  West Philly 24, Mastbaum 0: Frog's report is posted.
  This is no time for obstruction. Baseball historian John Shiffert has the floor. Click here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Washington-Northeast history)
  Click here for Ace's story on Carroll FB/BB star Austin Tilghman.
  Pub teams: Send pics of captains or seniors to tedtee307@yahoo.com for the TEAM PAGE. Thanks to those folks who've done so already.

Oct. 30
  **Click here for the Coaches' All-Catholic Football Team and congrats to the MVPs:
Roman's Dimetri Kelly, Wood's Jarrett McClenton and Carroll's Austin Tilghman.**
  Did you visit this site in March '08? If so, you saw pics of the guy who now quarterbacks the Raiders. Click
here for one and here for full set. He played for Jeannette (vs. Strawberry Mansion) and wore No. 1. 
  Tiiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (SJ Prep/Roman history)
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Vernon Davis, a first team All-Catholic RB for Roman in '95. Vernon passed Monday after suffering a seizure. This past summer, as a favor to good buddy/Roxborough asst Chris Carr (they'd been teammates at Roman), he helped Roxborough's WRs prepare for the season. RIP, Vern.
  All recent photo sets can now be found on this main page.
  Time for Tedbits . . . click here. (Inter-Ac fit to be multi-tied?)

Oct. 29
 
Check out this wacky conversion play.
  Time for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (White & WC's rushers)
  Click
here for . . . Does She Have a Kid Named Wisdom or Molar?
  Click
here for . . . We Await Further Instructions. (Trim the Ivy!)
  Click
here for practice pics from La Salle and SCH Academy.
  Gtn. Academy-SCH Academy has been switched to 2 on Saturday.
  Haverford School set an off-the-wall city record in its Saturday win over Germantown Academy. Click here (bottom of that page). Thanks to coach Michael Murphy for cross-checking the facts.
  ***Congrats to Lincoln sr. lineman Cody Kettyle, who has been chosen to play in the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl. It will take place Dec. 22, 7 p.m., at the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Park. A beef and beer to help Cody's family raise money to send him to Dallas will be held Nov. 22, 7 to 11 p.m., at Leneghan's Crusader Inn, Frankford Ave. near Vista.***
  Click here for Huck's individual CL stats leaders.
  King lineman Dontae Angus (Florida) is highlighted in Ace's weekly notes. Click here. Huck's stats are in the DN.

Oct. 28
  Penn Charter-Haverford has been switched to 2:30 on Saturday.
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10 and here for his CL team stats.
  Click
here for . . . Janks for the Memories.
  Time for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Almost-Two-Grand Brothers) 
  Click
here for . . . One of Manny Ways to Make a Catch. 
  In JV ball, Roman beat Judge, 7-6. Pics
here
  Southern broke a city record by 1 second vs. Fels. Click
here (bottom of that page).
  Time for Tedbits . . . click here. (Context of Mastery North's feat)
  Check out Ace's writeback stories on
Judge sr. TE-LB Jim Galasso and Ryan sr. WR-DB-P Connor Golden.
  Boxscores for the four Pub playoffs are in today's DN.

Oct. 27
  Click here for more Frank Thoughts from former DN sports writer & desk man Frank Bertucci.
  Best wishes for a full recovery to Mastbaum sr. RB-CB Ahharan Barksdale, who suffered a broken leg Friday in a loss to Del-Val and was hospitalized until earlier today. Stay strong, young man!   
  Time for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Southern's long drought)  
  Look ahead. Click here for the Week 10 Master Schedule.
  Click
here for . . . Don't Let Us Get in Your Way. 
  Time for Tedbits . . . click here.  
  All TEAM PAGES are updated. Thanks to all helpers! 
  ***Per Dennis Way of the Norristown Times Herald . . . Carroll's Austin Tilghman yesterday ran for 374 yards (and five TDs) vs. McDevitt. That's the No. 4 effort in city-leagues history.***
  Click
here and here for . . . Leaping Skills are Part of His Arsenault.
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page. 

Oct. 26
  Click
here for . . . Lack of Support on His Birthday? Not a Chance!
  Click
here for . . . The United Socks of America.
  La Salle 42, West Catholic 12: Ted's report is posted. And Dan Spinelli's report is posted. Ted's pics
here. Cauls' pics here.
  Haverford School 28, Germantown Academy 0: Ted's report is posted. Pics
here (includes halftime flag game involving third-graders).
  Judge 10, Roman 7: Ace's Monday DN ink TBA.
  Ryan 27, SJ Prep 14: Ace's Monday DN ink TBA.
  O'Hara 41, Lansdale 21: Huck's report is posted.
  King 30, Franklin 14: Duck's report is posted.
  With 818 yards, Prep Charter's Curan Simmons now ranks second to Eric "T.O." Leslie (861 for West in '10) in one-season receiving yardage for the Pub.
  Click
here for . . . Joy for Troy.
  Time for Tedbits . . . click here. (Huge playoff wins)

Oct. 25
  Malvern 41, Penn Charter 0: Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. RB-WR Troy Gallen. Pics here.
  AA semi: Prep Charter beat Roxborough, 40-12. Ace's DN ink to sr. WR Curan Simmons.
  AA semi: Imhotep 55, Future 0: Duck's report is posted.
  AAAA first round: Southern beat Fels, 50-14, for its first playoff win since 1965 as Bryant Hudgins ran for a school record of 238 yards. Frog's report is posted (boxscore included).
  Time for Tedbits . . . click here. (A little love for defense)
  Click here for Ace's short story on N-G sr. G Troy Harper (see 10/24).

Oct. 24
 
Click here for the latest effort from Ted Taylor, who's now in his 38th year of writing hobby columns. Congrats!
  Overbrook 16, Dobbins 14: Ace's DN ink to jr. RB Nasir Mickens (5-6, 136), who moved to QB after halftime and fueled the win.
  Furness 16, Olney 0: Frog's report is posted. (Kharee Ruley ran for a school record of 258 yards.)
  Time for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (N-G's Custis brothers & more)
  Click here for . . . Before He Fathered a Star Athlete (on Judge OL John Parsons; his son Dylan is a WR for SCH Academy).
  Time for Tedbits . . . click here. (Upside-down time, twice)
  N-G sr. G Troy Harper will play his college hoops at Campbell Univ. in North Carolina; the primary recruiter was former SJ Prep/Temple star Chris Clark.
 
Oct. 23
  Time for (even more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Pic from 1980)
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Ryan's Ostaszewskis)
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits.^

  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Pub's 700 Club for receiving.)
  Click here for Ace's story on Imhotep sr. RB-DB Deandre Scott.

Oct. 22
  Click here for Huck's individual CL stats leaders.
  **Click here for the updated game records and top performances by rushers (300 yards), passers (300) and receivers (180).**
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (CL South has risen!)
  Click
here for . . . But Speling Lessins Wil Stil Perceed, as Skeduled.
  Frog's reports on two recent Pub games are now posted.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (A look at Frankford's 27 division titles, and much more.)  
  Roman jr. RB Dimetri Kelly is featured in Ace's weekly notes (click here) and Huck's stats are in the DN.

Oct. 21
  Click here for Jack's Father's City Top 10 (smile) and here for his CL team stats.
  The names of the guys who recently led O'Hara to the Cath cross country title can now be found here.
  Huck was in the B-P/O'Hara JV house.
And he had company!
  ***Click
here for . . . The World's Best-Ever Vertical Leap!!!***
  In JV ball, O'Hara beat B-P, 36-16. Pics
here.
  Del-Val/Mastbaum will be Friday, 3 p.m., at Northeast.
  Lansdale-O'Hara will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at O'Hara.
  **Check back tonight for pics from a certain rivalry's JV game.**
  The names of the guys who recently led Masterman to the Pub cross country title can now be found here
  La Salle product Tim Wade ('12) is now doing yeoman rushing work for Susquehanna. Click here.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here
  Click here for Ace's writeback story on O'Hara sr. NG Gabe Cordes and his father, Mark.

Oct. 20
  All TEAM PAGES are updated. Thanks to all helpers! 
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here.
  Marvin Harrison is in the house for Peyton's return game in Indiana!
  Please don't forget to take a look at the great football programs we have for sale. Four more were purchased today. Thanks.
  Click
here for . . . Is the Man Upstairs Now Playing Quarterback?
  Click
here for . . . Two Shades of Gray.
  Note: Roman-Judge will be Saturday, 1:30, at Northeast.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here.
  Thanksgiving note: Imhotep will play King, 10:30, at the Northwest SS.
  Time to look ahead. Click here for the Week Nine Master Schedule.
  The McDevitt gals can now be found
here
  Click
here for a pic of O'Hara hero Gabe Cordes and his dad, Mark.
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.

Oct. 19
  McDevitt beat Conwell-Egan, 20-17, as Brendan Hanagan drilled a 27-yard field goal at 0:02. Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  O'Hara rallied from a 15-point, fourth-quarter deficit and edged Bonner-Prendie, 36-35, in OT. Ted's full report is now posted. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA. Pics here. Cauls' pics
here.
  Franklin 41, Boys' Latin 6: Frog's report is posted.
  Click here for . . . This Pic Is TreSwenDous (TD by WC's David Swen; photo by Cauls).
  Click
here for . . . I Don't Mind Following a Car, Truck or Bus, But This Is a Little Ridiculous.

Oct. 18
  West Catholic 18, Neumann-Goretti 0: Ted's report is posted. Ted's pics
here. Cauls' much better pics here.
  Episcopal 30, Penn Charter 0: Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  La Salle 35, Roman 14: Ace's DN ink to soph RB Nick Rinella.
  Southern 28, Edison 14: Ace's DN ink to sr. L Mark "Spider" Webb.
  Central 40, Furness 0: Duck's report is posted.
  Dobbins 35, Bartram 15: Frog's report is posted.
  Click
here for . . . Let the Knockoffs of a Classic Commercial Begin!
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (SJ Prep QB Chris Martin)
  Click here for Ace's story on King sr. WR Delane Hart, an ex-QB and now the Pub's career receiving yardage leader.

Oct. 17
  Tiiiiime for Edbits (by Huck) . . . click here. (Points galore!)
  Ever hear of Cheltenham Military Academy? Well, it won the Inter-Ac football crown in 1896 and you can now find CMA and some other long-gone schools in the updated I-A standings, which go back to the league's beginnings in the fall of 1887. Also, click here for the champions.
  Do you like Tedbits? Later tonight we might have an Edbit! (As in something from Ed "Huck" Palmer . . . no pressure.)
  Click here for . . . Before He Fathered Star Athletes (on ex-King DE-C Darryl Kelly, dad of Roman rushing stars Marcus and Dimetri; they must like purple and gold in that family -- smile).
  Click
here for . . . Think This Family Likes Halloween?
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Happier returns)
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Many happy returns; Huck's report on a back-in-the-day classic is now added to that posting.)
  Click here for Jack Morrison's obit on Chuck Knowles, former football coach and athletic director at Egan/Conwell-Egan. 

Oct. 16
  Mastery North has been given a forfeit win over SEED (Md.).
  Click here for Huck's individual CL stats leaders.
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits. A bonus is included: The "All-Ant Team" for D-III locals!!^
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (GA's Hayes Nolte)
  Click here for . . . These Folks Are Already Trying to Decide What Football Game to See on Thanksgiving.
  Basketball players: Don't forget about the Hudlup Tour's visit to Philly, set for Nov. 5. Info can be found by checking out the ad along the right-hand side of the homepage.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (On Delane Hart, the Pub's career yardage leader for receiving, while representing three schools.)
  Click here for Ace's story on N-G sr. WR Jamal Custis (Syracuse), brother No. 3 in a quality line.

Oct. 15
  Can't get enough of Prep-La Salle pics?
Check out the set from 61 months ago, when La Salle ended Prep's 55-game regular season winning streak. Over 8,000 have done so.
  In one day over two months, we have welcomed roughly 200,000 visitors. Thanks for your support!!
  Click
here for . . . Philly Guys in the Vicinity (of Each Other).
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Shutouts revisited).
  Frog's reports on four games last week are posted. He had a busy weekend, then worked long hours on Monday. Thanks, Frog!
  Click
here for . . . He Takes Bike-Riding to a New Level. (We posted a pic of this guy last year, too! ha ha).
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (Funny side story about the "Stat Boy" pic from "Jack in the Box")
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (B-P vs. O'Hara).
  Click here for Ace's weekly FB notes. Huck's stats are in the DN.

Oct. 14
  ***Congrats to SJ Prep soccer coach Jim Murray, who today claimed his 600th career win!!***
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Ed Davis. Ed, who died today, was currently a football assistant at Christopher Newport Univ., in Va. In past duties, he'd worked at Temple, James Madison and Northeastern, among others, and had formed great ties with many local coaches while recruiting kids for those schools. RIP, sir.
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10 & here for his CL stats breakdown.
  Mike "Stat Boy" Grant gained some fame on this website a decade ago as the sidekick of La Salle student reporter Jack "In the Box" Crouse. Click
here for a back-in-the-day pic . . . and here for a current pic (after Mike today helped to guide La Salle's JV past SJ Prep).
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here.
  In JV football, La Salle beat SJ Prep, 13-6. Pics
here.
  Are you ready for some JV football?!?! Check back tonight for pics from a certain rivalry (smile).
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here.
  Click here for Ace's writeback story on Hav. Sch. jr. RB Philip Poquie.

Oct. 13
  Updates to TEAM PAGES are complete. Thanks to all helpers! 
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here.
  Click
here for . . . 6 (Points) for (No.) 6.
  Dan Spinelli is back in the website house! Click here for his report on the La Salle-SJ Prep game.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here.
  Click
here for . . . He's Fairlie Excited About This TD.  
  Click
here for . . . Plane to See, This Is a TD.
  Time to look ahead. Click here for the Week Eight Master Schedule.
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.
  The Gtn. Academy gals can now be found
here.
  Click
here for . . . Lens Lasses.
  Click
here for . . . I'll Take My Two Points Sitting Down, Thank You.

Oct. 12

  Roxborough 27, Con.-Egan 13: Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Episcopal 34, Gtn. Academy 25: Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  Haverford School beat Malvern, 34-31, in two OTs. Ace's Monday DN ink TBA.
  W. Catholic beat Carroll, 50-21, as Greg White reached the end zone 11 times! He had five TDs and three conversions. Three other TDs were wiped out by penalties (and West did not score on those possessions). Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here.
  Judge 28, Ryan 17: Huck's report is posted.
  Franklin 7, West Phila. 0: Frog's report is posted.
  Click
here for . . . This Pic Will Shake You to the Corey (large version.)
And
here for a midair pic (same play) by PC teacher John Burkhart. 
  Click
here for five PC-SCH pics from Burkhart.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here.
  Check out two unusual Prep pics -- pregame
here and postgame here.
  Carroll-West Catholic will be played tonight, 7 o'clock, at Widener. 
  Click
here for . . . When You Drive Up Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill, Better Be Loaded for Bear.
 

Oct. 11
  Before an overflow crowd at P-W, SJ Prep held off La Salle, 35-28.
Ted's report is posted. Ace's DN ink to sr. LB Ryan McNulty. Pics here.
  Penn Charter 28, SCH Academy 21: Ace's DN ink to RBs James Biggs-Frazier and Corey Kelley. First-half pics
here.
  King 34, Boys' Latin 8: Duck's report is posted.
  N-G 41, McDevitt 7: Frog's report is posted.
  Overbrook 6, Bartram 0: Frog's report is posted.
  Click here for a great tribute to Chuck Knowles by former Egan football player
Kevin Szczyrbak ('89). Thank you, Kevin.
  Click here for a La Salle-SJ Prep preview via www.whizwitsports.com.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here.

Oct. 10
  In 2 hours, 43 minutes, Southern beat Gratz, 37-22. Frog's report is  posted.
  Tomorrow's SCH Academy-Penn Charter game will now be played AT SCH at 4 o'clock.
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (All-UC/CT FB Team.)
  Tomorrow's Lincoln-Olney game will now be played AT Lincoln.
  Mastery North 15, Dobbins 0: Ace's DN ink to sr. WR-DB Jermaine Norris.
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (On another strong CL rivalry that's set to resume Saturday afternoon).  
  Great news for Bucknell hoops star Cameron Ayers (Gtn. Academy). Ditto for Boston U.'s D.J. Irving (Carroll) (here) and Norfolk State's Pendarvis Williams (Bodine) (here).
  ***Another battle in a certain CL rivalry is set for tomorrow night. Click here for one school's view and here for the other school's view, as provided by www.whizwitsports.com.***
  ^Click here for Anthony Franklin's weekly college awards & tidbits.^
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (A ride in the Wayback Machine.)

Oct. 9
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (All-Bok FB Team.)
  Click
here for . . . He Majors in Staying in Bounds.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (La Salle-Prep this century & more.)
  Click here for Huck's individual CL stats leaders.
  Click here for Ace's feature story on Episcopal sr. TE-DE Evan Butts, who's bound for Virginia.

Oct. 8
  Tiiiiime for (more) Tedbits . . . click here. (All-Germantown FB Team.)
  Click
here for . . . Never Know What License Plate You'll See on the Way Home From Two Football Practices.
  Click
here for . . . Those Haverford School Kids Are Such Dedicated Students, They'll Do Their Homework Anywhere.
  Click here for practice pics from Malvern and Haverford School.
  Baseball historian John Shiffert wonders if Connie Mack is still working his magic when it comes to the Braves.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here. (Now includes info on off-the-wall city record that was broken in Week Six). 
  Click here for Amauro's FB notes. Huck's stats are in the Daily News.

Oct. 7
  Click here for Huck's City Top 10 and here for his CL team stats.
  Click
here for . . . If Your Team Got Waffled This Past Weekend, Blame This Guy.
  Click here for the updated City Leagues One-Game Records.
  Update: B-P/Imhotep will be Friday, 7 p.m., at the NW Super Site.
  Update: the second Gratz player is now at home recovering. Both should be back in school in short order. Best of luck, guys!
  Services for Chuck Knowles: viewing, Friday, 6 to 9 p.m., at Fluehr
Funeral Home, 864 Bristol Pike (Route 13), Bensalem; viewing,
Saturday, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m., St. Charles Borromeo, Bristol Pike and
Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, followed by funeral Mass.
  Tiiiiime for Tedbits . . . click here
  Click here for Ace's writeback story on SJP jr. RB Olamide Zaccheaus.

Oct. 6
  ***Congrats to Gratz product Earl Watford (G), who was activated today by the Arizona Cardinals for their game vs. Carolina.***
  Pub teams: Send pics of captains or seniors to tedtee307@yahoo.com for use on TEAM PAGES. Thanks.
  Tiiiiime for an "Ace" of a Tedbit (and others) . . . click here
  All TEAM PAGES are updated. Thanks to all helpers!
  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Chuck Knowles. Chuck, recently the AD at Norristown High and formerly the football coach/AD at Egan/Conwell-Egan, died last night after a courageous battle against cancer. RIP, Chuck.
  Click
here for . . . Ain't This a Pain in the (Fake) Grass! 
  Click
here for . . . Ace in the Place.
  Click
here for . . . Pick Pic.
 
Click here for the updated Standings/Records/PF-PA page.

Oct. 5
  SJ Prep 31, Wood 21: Ted's report is posted. Aaron Carter's Monday DN ink TBA. Pics
here.
  O'Hara 46, Haverford School 7: Ted's report is posted. Pics
here.
  W. Catholic 44, Con.-Egan 0: Huck's report is posted. Cauls' pics
here.
  Mastery North 35, Bartram 0: Duck's report is posted.
  Neumann-Goretti 48, Carroll 7: Frog's report is posted.
  **In other biggies: La Salle beat Judge, 17-16; Episcopal f