Lower Merion knocks off Roman Catholic in second round of States on 13 March 2014 by bcookpa If the road to the PIAA Class AAAA boys' basketball state title really does run through Lower Merion, then powerful Roman Catholic found quite a roadblock in the Aces' defense Wednesday night.
Shutting down District 12 champion Roman Catholic almost from the start and grabbing a 14-4 lead late in the first quarter, Lower Merion defeated the Cahillites, 64-52, Wednesday in the second round of th [...]
Ice hockey: Lower Merion says farewell to first senior class on 12 March 2014 by bcookpa When the Lower Merion boys' ice hockey team lost 4-2 to Central League rival Springfield in a Flyers Cup Class A quarterfinal game March 5, it was the icing on the cake of a memorable career for Lower Merion's first senior class in boys' ice hockey. "This is the worst feeling,' said senior Brett Katz. "It's hard to imagine that my high school hockey career is over. I just told the guys in the lock [...]
Boys basketball: Lower Merion guard Corey Sherman is Main Line Boys Athlete of the Week on 20 February 2014 by bcookpa Sherman, a 6-foot junior guard, scored 16 points in the Aces' 64-55 win against Conestoga in the Central League tournament championship final. Lower Merion head coach Gregg Downer calls Sherman, "An incredibly hard worker who is one of the best pure shooters around.' Sherman, who was part of the Aces' PIAA Class AAAA state championship squad last winter, is the younger brother of former Harriton h [...]
Boys basketball: Lower Merion shoots downs Conestoga in Central League final on 12 February 2014 by bcookpa The Lower Merion High School boys' basketball team has had a history of playing its best basketball in February. That trend has certainly continued this year as the Aces have won 15 of its last 16 games including its third straight Central League playoff championship.
In front of a packed house at Harriton High School that included spirited student sections from both Lower Merion and [...]