Analyzing the teams and individuals to watch for in District 12.
Articles with Archbishop Carroll
LaSalle aims to run the table again, it will be close races abound at Belmont Plateau!
LaSalle looks to dominate again in AAA, while a close race in AA looms.
The morning began with the hustle and bustle that runners know so well. We relocated from our first hotel to the meet headquarters, The Wynfrey Hotel. The new hotel was gorgeous and actually attached to a mall!... (Photo: Off to the races...)
Summer camps are the motivational and conditioning fuel for your 2006 cross country season. Do the work, get the results. Sit at home, and suffer through September. (Photo: First-year Archbishop Carroll 5th-9th graders with counselors and coaches)
Foot Locker Finalist Josh Hibbs of Hatboro-Horsham will be signing a Letter of Intent to attend Iona College, known as a distance powerhouse. And PIAA Outdoor and Indoor state pole vault medalist Caitlin Fairbairn of Bishop Shanahan will sign with Penn State University. And two Archbishop Carroll athletes, Chris Tilger and Courtney McKnight, will commit to Cornell University and LaSalle University, respectively.
At Great American XC Festival in North Carolina, West Chester East was 6th in the Race of Champions, as Duriel Hardy was 10th overall. Running individually, Tamaqua\'s Isaac Dunkelberger took 9th in the race in 15:43. The Archbishop Carrol varsity girls team won the Small School girls race behind Amanda Cosful 20:33 for 7th place. In Seeded Boys, Malvern Prep was 2nd, with LaSalle College 3rd. Pat Jeffers of LaSalle took 9th in 16:06, while Chris Tilger of Carroll was 10th in 16:07. In Seeded Girls, Alexa Griffiths of Tamaqua was 14th in 19:39. The Twin Valley boys were 3rd in the Red Invitational. Varsity PA results below. (Photo of Duriel Hardy WC East, by John Dye, Dyestat.com)
Wissahickon senior Krista Simkins blazes to a PR and bags two individual titles. Simon Gratz shines. Gwynedd-Mercy lowers their state-leading 4x800. Archbishop Carroll\'s boys run alone to a DMR win.
The North Penn boys came, saw and conquered all but one of the track relays.
Three Pennsylvania state champions (and one that would have been if we ran their event), won all-American honors AND national titles at the Nike Indoor Nationals in Landover, (Photo by John Dye)
The NYC Armory held the 2nd annual Coca-Cola Hall of Fame Classic, and PA was very well represented at this incredible meet. Carroll, Hatboro, Simon Gratz boys - Gwynedd Mercy girls - Simkins, Krais, Williams, VanBuskirk excel...
According to PIAA Assistant Executive Director Jodi Good, the state associations of Pennsylvania and New York have reached an agreement to enable non-member schools from any state to compete against NY athletes in any event in any sport in PA.
Facing the sanctioning by the New York public schools association, Bonner, Carroll and West Catholic\'s boys took a road trip to the Armory to compete in the Open/Youth meet sponsored by the Metropolitan Athletics Congress.
In New York, the NYSPHSAA (New York State Public High School Athletic Association) is the final word. Yet, thanks to renewed and apparently expanding enforcement of existing regulations, it\'s turning out they also have influence in a lot of other states.
Featuring athletes from West Catholic, Archbishop Carroll and Perkiomen Valley, PA ran exceptionally well at the Bishop Loughlin Games/168th Street Invitational on Sat Dec 18th.