No. 1-ranked St. Joseph’s Prep avoids pandemic pitfalls to reach state title game for fifth straight year

The Hawks know there's more to keeping a season alive than just beating opponents. It's avoiding coronavirus shutdowns, too. They've played just five games, but they've dominated.

St. Joseph’s Prep builds huge lead, then holds off Souderton, 51-43, in state semifinal

With quarterback Kyle McCord throwing six first-half touchdown passes, the Hawks advanced to the PIAA Class 6A state final next Saturday against Central York at HersheyPark Stadium.

St. Joseph’s Prep builds huge lead, then holds off Souderton, 51-43, in state semifinal

With quarterback Kyle McCord throwing six first-half touchdown passes, the Hawks advanced to the PIAA Class 6A state final next Saturday against Central York at HersheyPark Stadium.

Bishop McDevitt, in its final year, faces powerhouse Southern Columbia in state football semifinal

Three days after news that their school will close in June, versatile senior Joachim McElroy and the Royal Lancers will meet Southern Columbia, a legendary program riding a 58-game winning streak.

Bishop McDevitt, in its final year, faces powerhouse Southern Columbia in state football semifinal

Three days after news that their school will close in June, versatile senior Joachim McElroy and the Royal Lancers will meet Southern Columbia, a legendary program riding a 58-game winning streak.

Upper Dublin football team forfeits Friday’s PIAA state semifinal

The Cardinals (6-1) were scheduled to play Cathedral Prep of Erie (6-2) in the semifinals Friday night.

Upper Dublin football team forfeits Friday’s PIAA state semifinal

The Cardinals (6-1) were scheduled to play Cathedral Prep of Erie (6-2) in the semifinals Friday night.
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New Jersey high school winter sports season pushed back to January start

Basketball practices are now set to begin Jan. 11, with games on Jan. 26. Wrestlers won’t be permitted to practice until March 1 under new guidance based on COVID-19 concerns.

PIAA moves forward with scheduled start of winter sports

Practices for winter sports such as basketball can begin Friday if local districts approve interscholastic competition. Philadelphia high schools are likely to be sidelined at least until Jan. 1.

Colin Thompson, from Archbishop Wood and Temple, finds his way to the NFL and the end zone

The former Temple tight end's first NFL catch was Sunday's 7-yard touchdown for the Carolina Panthers in their loss to Tampa Bay.

Jalen White powered Souderton football team to first district title

After breaking his thumb in the opener and worrying that his career was over, the speedy running back has returned with a fury and led the Big Red to unprecedented heights.

High school sports forced into waiting game due to new COVID-19 restrictions

The St. Joseph's Prep vs. Souderton football game, and other state semifinals, still are on for this weekend, but winter sports could be in jeopardy with new guidance from health officials.

Southeastern Pennsylvania football rankings: Souderton takes its shot at the king

Fresh off the program's first District 1 title, the Big Red will meet the two-time defending state-champion Hawks in the state semifinals.

Souderton beats Pennridge, 31-17, for District 1 Class 6A football title

Seniors Jacob Horton and Jalen White led the Big Red to their first district championship and a berth in the state semifinals vs. St. Joseph's Prep.

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Souderton beats Pennridge 31-17 in District 1 Class 6A championship

Souderton defeated Pennridge 31-17 to win the PIAA District 1 Class 6A Championship at Pennridge High School in Perkasie, Pa., on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020.

Rick Brunson changes course, returns as Camden basketball coach

A former NBA player and coach, Brunson has been Camden’s coach for one season. He led the Panthers to a 29-1 record in 2019-20, including a season-ending, 25-game winning streak.

Germantown Academy and Penn Charter renew their 134-year-old rivalry, the nation’s oldest

The oldest continuously played prep school football rivalry in the country nearly saw its streak that dates to 1887 broken by the coronavirus.

Rick Brunson resigns as Camden basketball coach

The former Temple player and NBA player and coach led the Panthers for one season, compiling a 29-1 record before the team was sidelined by the coronavirus outbreak.

Band of ‘brothers’ carried La Salle through special football season

Four standout linemen who have been together since grade school formed the foundation for a team that endured tragedy and ended Philadelphia Catholic League play with triumph.

Nick Lamey sets pace for Archbishop Carroll in PIAA football playoffs

The versatile senior, a standout as a quarterback, defensive back, and punter, sparked the Patriots to the first PIAA state playoff victory in program history.

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