Monthly Archives: April 2010

Recruiting update: Where area’s best are going

Wednesday marked the start of the regular signing period for high school basketball players, meaning athletes who had verbally committed to schools recently could finally sign their binding National Letter of Intent. With that in mind, here are a few … Continue reading

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Bobcats stay at No. 1 in PVCA state rankings

A few York County teams were fed a spoonful of reality this weekend at the Bobcat Invitational, which attracted some of the state’s top teams. Only two of the nine YAIAA schools who entered the tournament — host Northeastern and … Continue reading

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YAIAA winter sportsmanship awards announced

Two quick notes from the YAIAA’s spring meeting, which was held Monday: — The annual winter sportsmanship awards were handed out. The winners were as follows: Boys’ basketball Division I — South Western Division II — Northeastern Division III — … Continue reading

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Update: More on New Hope coaching situation

New Hope Academy founder Isiah Anderson confirmed Monday the school has removed Sam Sutton as its athletic director and boys’ basketball coach. The decision, Anderson said, owed little to Sutton’s coaching performance, and more to Sutton’s lack of administrative experience. … Continue reading

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N’eastern volleyball among spring’s best so far

Thursday night, I got a peak at the Northeastern boy’s volleyball team, which is ranked first in the state in Class AA by the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association. Early verdict: The Bobcats have the talent to justify that ranking. Northeastern … Continue reading

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Sutton out as coach at New Hope Academy

Sam Sutton is no longer the boys’ basketball coach at New Hope Academy. New Hope school board member Dave Graybill said a decision was made earlier this week by the school’s administration to not bring Sutton back for a third … Continue reading

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Local swimmers compete in YMCA nationals

Several members of the York Y aquatic club team are in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. for the YMCA swimming nationals and are doing quite well against some of the best competition around. During Wednesday’s first day, Hali Flickinger finished second in … Continue reading

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West York’s Shinsky getting national recognition

See the skinny looking kid? No. 8, right in the middle? That is none other than West York native Alex Shinsky, pictured here before a match at the U-17 World Cup in Nigeria last fall. As I wrote about in … Continue reading

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Let the public-private debate begin … again

For a while, I held off on posting about this topic. Mostly because I felt it was A.) a stagnant issue and B.) I didn’t have a particularly fresh perspective to offer. Yes, everybody knows about the public-private school debate … Continue reading

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Rutgers coaching saga leaves Nicholas in limbo

Eastern York junior Andrew Nicholas may soon have to reconsider his college options. On Wednesday, reported that Rutgers men’s basketball head coach Fred Hill will likely be fired by the end of the week, in part because of a … Continue reading

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