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Sept. 12
Eastern Regional sports pics . . . Click here for: Boys frosh/JV/varsity soccer vs. Shawnee (until monsoon time).
here for: Not Your Usual Spectator.
  Camden sr. F Lance Ware will play college basketball at Kentucky.
  Tedbit -- 300-yard passing performances by guys from the CL's current/former schools in Northeast Philly (broad definition).
  379, Sean McGovern, Dougherty, 2000
  368, Chris Fagan, Judge, 1987
  338, Ben Dever, Dougherty, 1998
  330, Aidan Dooley, Judge, 2019
  321, Dale Curry, Judge, 2003
  315, Cole Lowe, Ryan, 2019
  309, Rus Slawter, Ryan, 2006
  Click here for Mike Sielski's story on Atlanta Falcons QB
Matt Ryan (Penn Charter), in a Carson Wentz context.

  Eastern Regional's football opener is one day away and the TEAM PAGE is here. Roster included.
  Previews including Eastern Regional . . . Football here and boys soccer here. And click here for boys soccer rankings.

Sept. 11
  Congrats to
Ryan sr. Cole Lowe, who now owns the school record for passing yards in one game, with 315. He posted that number in a 39-29 win over Interboro.
Neumann-Gorettti sr. WG Cam Young will play college basketball at Bowling Green.
The nation's Top 25 Catholic football teams. SJ Prep is included. La Salle is being considered. Click here.

  Tiiiiime for a Chuckbit . . . On 9/11, remembering West Deptford football star Nick Brandemarti (RIP). Click here.   

Sept. 10
Eastern Regional sports pics . . . Click here for: Girls varsity tennis warmups, boys JV/varsity soccer vs. Timber Creek.
Tedbit -- Congrats to Lansdale Catholic sr. RB Danny Dutkiewicz, who now owns 3,000-plus career yards of rushing/receiving!
  RUSHING (472 carries / 2,784 yards / 26 TDs)
  2016: None; 2017: 194/1,108/9; 2018: 231/1,286/11; 2019: 47/390/6
  RECEIVING (20 catches / 247 yards / 1 TD)
  2016: 4/37/0; 2017: 8/113/1: 2018: 2/3/0; 2019: 6/94/0.
  TOTALS 492 touches, 3,031 yards, 27 TDs 
  For the fourth time in his career, Muhlenberg jr. QB
Michael "Neeko" Hnatkowsky (Penn Charter) has earned weekly honors in the Centennial Conference. Click here.
Football Top 10 for Southeastern Pennsylvania. Click here.
  Previews including Eastern Regional . . . Field hockey here and girls soccer here.

Sept. 9
Eastern Regional sports pics . . . Click here for: Varsity/JV field hockey vs. Lenape.
here for: Time to Have Fun! (Large version here.)

Tedbit -- Penn Charter sr. K Ryan Bradby now owns 119 career points, thanks to 80 PAT and 13 FG. Also, over the last 40 seasons, he has been the only PC kicker to collect 11 points in a game (twice). Top performances, 1980-2019:
  11, Ryan Bradby, 2018 vs. Haverford School (5 K, 2 FG)
  11, Ryan Bradby, 2019 vs. Lansdale (5-2)
  10, Colin Mattice, 2014 vs. Roxborough (4-2)
    9, Mark Skoczynski, 1984 vs. Haverford School (3-2)
    9, Eric Muller, 2005 vs. Pius Roseto (6-1)
    9, Eric Muller, 2005 vs. Episcopal (3-2)
    9, Adam Kuper, 2014 vs. SCH Academy (6-1)
    9, Colin Mattice, 2015 vs. Germantown Academy (6-1)
    9, Adam Kuper, 2016 vs. Interboro (3-2)
    9, Ryan Bradby, 2017 vs. Interboro (6-1)
    9, Ryan Bradby, 2018 vs. Blair Academy (6-1)

  Click here for Aaron Carter's video highlights of three games: Bartram/Washington, Penn Charter/Conwell-Egan and La Salle/Malvern.

Sept. 8
**Happy 69th birthday to the legend of allllllll legends, Thomas "Hockey Puck" McKenna.** 
Tedbit -- How many active coaches can make this claim? For the second time in nine seasons, Tommy Coyle's team has ONE captain. Eric Condron in 2011 at Judge, Kyle Jones this season at Penn Charter. Love it!
  Click here for Joe Mason's story on Cheltenham football coach Ryan Nase, a
Judge grad.
  Click here for Aaron Carter's story on La Salle's win over Malvern.
  SJ Prep jr. LB Jeremiah Trotter
will play college football at Clemson. Click here.
  In Bill Kashatus' latest podcast, former Phillies pitcher Randy Lerch talks about his problems with addiction. Click here.

Sept. 7
Tedbit -- Malvern is off to an 0-2 start for just the seventh time over the last 61 seasons (and first time since '98).
  2019: 0-2 - 1998: 0-3 - 1991: 0-3 - 1984: 0-2 - 1981: 0-3 - 1977: 0-2 - 1967: 0-8.
Eastern Regional sports pics . . . Click here for: Girls frosh/JV/varsity soccer vs. Washington Township.
here for: Just Call Her Kelli Mc"Goal"ty.
  Click here for the updated Penn Charter TEAM PAGE. Stats provided by Thomas "Hockey Puck" McKenna.
  Click here for Mike Jensen's story on West Chester football coach Bill Zwaan (former star QB at Carroll
), who fought through a beyond-challenging offseason, health-wise.

Sept. 6
Eastern Regional sports pics . . . Click here for: Girls varsity volleyball vs. Paul VI.
Sept. 5
Eastern Regional sports pics . . . Click here for: Girls cross country practice, boys varsity soccer vs. Lenape, frosh football vs. Willingboro.
here for: Team Celebration Pic for the Frosh Footballers.
here for: Never Know Where You'll See Basketball Mainstays.

here for: Never Know When a Guy Will Do a Push-up.
  Tedbit -- CL receiving performances of at least 200 yards . . .
  276, Will Fuller, Roman, 2011
  252, Don Clune, O'Hara, 1969
  241, Sarina Oeub, Dougherty, 1999
  236, Dontae Mason, McDevitt, 2015
  232, Will Fuller, Roman, 2012
  223, Kevin LeSage, Bonner, 2001
  220, AJ Frazier, Roman, 2012
  218, Nate Smith, Wood, 2011
  213, Troy Holland, La Salle, 2016
  205, Greg Geraghty, O'Hara, 1999
  202, Dan Foy, Judge, 2019
  (Know of others? Thanks.)
  Former website stalwart Amauro "Amar" Austin is guiding another budding Friends' Central hoops star with Philly Pride. Click here for Aaron Carter's story.
  Click here for a story on
Eastern Regional's dynamic soccer duo, coach Jamie McGroarty and his star daughter, Kelli.
  The nation's Top 25 Catholic football teams. SJ Prep is included. Click here.

Summer Project 2019 . . . Click here. Pics of athletes from the late '70s to early '90s (random order). **Project complete. Thanks for paying attention.**

Sept. 4
Eastern Regional sports pics . . . Click here for: Varsity/JV girls volleyball practice.
Completed project . . . Thanks to the all-time hustler, Tom Taylor, these seven CL basketball pages now include scoring for the 1939 season: La S  - North - Roman - SC/Neum/N-G - SJP - STM - West.-Thanks, Tom! (All seasons from 1939 through 2019 are now included for 19 schools.) 
Penn Charter product Mike Siani has completed his second minor league season. Click here for his stats. And here for brother Sammy's one-season stats.
  Tiiiiime for a Chuckbit . . . Basketball headliner Laura Harper (Cheltenham grad) has a new coaching gig. Click here
Summer Project 2019 . . . Click here. Pics of athletes from the late '70s to early '90s (random order).

Sept. 3
Eastern Regional sports pics . . . Click here for: Varsity field hockey vs. Camden Catholic.
  Check out this tweet from yesterday about the all-time legend, Thomas "Hockey Puck" McKenna.
Tedbit -- Recaps of five notable Penn Charter wins . . .
  No. 100 -- 6-5 over Brown Prep, 10/27/1903. Newell Pfeiffer scored the TD (worth five points back then) and Dudley Shoemaker kicked the extra point.
  No. 200 -- 42-0 over Episcopal on 11/12/20. Clark "Pete" Brill (three) and Ray Riday (two) combined for five TDs. Harlan Statzell went 6-for-6 on PAT.
  No. 300 -- 26-6 over Glen-Nor (now Interboro) on 10/13/45. Sub Rudy Kling rushed for two TDs. Tony Cervino and Harry Alsentzer had one apiece.
  No. 400 -- 15-13 over Lawrenceville School (NJ) on 9/23/67. Pete Johnson passed to Pat Holmes for the first TD and then to Ralph Palaia for the conversion. A blocked punt/recovery by Ed Marshall set up TD No. 2, a run by Rick Mellor. (Mellor was PC's baseball coach for 33 years and is still a football assistant.)
  No. 500 -- 35-0 over Haverford School on 10/22/83. Ed Small passed for two scores, Pat Delaney (brother of actress Kim Delaney) ran for 156 yards and Joe DiGiovanni made 11 tackles.

Weekly Southeastern PA Top 10 is here.
  ER grad Tom Flacco had a big game for Towson. Click here.

Summer Project 2019 . . . Click here. Pics of athletes from the late '70s to early '90s (random order).

Sept. 2
Tedbit -- Hard to believe . . . So far in CL cross-division games, Blue (small enrollment) is 3-0 vs. Red (large enrollment). C-E 23, Roman 21 . . . N-G 38, Ryan 0 . . . Lansdale 44, Judge 42.
  Bill Wasylenko's reports, via Facebook, on La Salle's first two games. Imhotwp is here and North Penn is here.
  Click here for Aaron Carter's video look at two weekend games: Fkd/Chelt and HS/NE.
  South Jersey guys Kyle McCord and Jeremiah Trotter are headliners at
SJ Prep. Click here.
Articles on Wood players: Ryan DiVergilis here and Temple QB Anthony Russo here.
Eastern Regional grad Austyn Cuneo is a field hockey captain at Rutgers. Click here.
Summer Project 2019 . . . Click here. Pics of athletes from the late '70s to early '90s (random order).

Sept. 1
  Tedbit -- In case you're wondering . . .
Penn Charter earned football win No. 600 on Sept. 21, 2002. The visiting Quakers topped Peddie School (NJ), 28-12, as future NFLer Matt Ryan passed for two TDs and future NBAer Sean Singletary scored two TDs (reception, interception).
  Part 2 of Inky's coverage
-- story about QB Jack Machita -- on La Salle's Friday night win over North Penn. Click here.
Summer Project 2019 . . . Click here. Pics of athletes from the late '70s to early '90s (random order). **Bonus pic: Head shots of 20 stars from the 1977 Sonny Hill League (summertime basketball).**