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Against St. John's, Villanova gets 1st chance to bounce back
Jan 6, 2015 • Comcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaAnd then it's Jordan, who was named 2012-13 PIAA State Player of the Year in 2012-13 playing at Roberts Vaux High School in Philadelphia before committing to St. John's. "I know Villanova is a local school for him [being from] Philadelphia ... More
St. John's Rysheed Jordan to play vs. Villanova
Jan 5, 2015 • Comcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaAt Roberts Vaux High School in Philadelphia, Jordan was named the 2012-13 PIAA State Player of the Year in 2012-13 before committing to St. John's. No. 8 Villanova (13-1, 1-1 Big East), which suffered its first loss of the season at Seton Hall on ... More
Teen Boy Shot, Killed on North Philly Basketball Court
Aug 26, 2014 • NBC 10 PhiladelphiaA teenage boy was shot and killed on a basketball court during a neighborhood cookout in North Philadelphia Tuesday night. Investigators say the victim, identified by loved ones as 17-year-old Robert Reid, was playing basketball at the Hartranft Rec ... More
Live in AC: Day 1 Notebook
Jul 24, 2014 • City of Basketball LoveDuring his sophomore year at since closed Roberts Vaux High School, St. John's guard Rysheed Jordan did most of the ballhandling, while Foreman was able to play off the ball and score off of spot-up jumpers and cuts to the rim. However, standing at ... More
Photo exhibit opening this week chronicles the 'decline and destruction' of ...
Oct 14, 2013 • Newsworks.orgTieshka Smith shot photos at Roberts Vaux High School in North Philadelphia during an annual block party organized each year to celebrate the end of the school year. She said it was a "weird" and "sad" experience. "It's not like, 'Yeah, block party ... More
Nov 24, 2010 • Philadelphia Public School NotebookBut when the first-year principal at Roberts Vaux High School opened up an out-of-the-way room in the stately building at 24th and Master Streets, he was shocked at what he uncovered. “I've been in urban schools forever,” laughs Wade. “But one thing I ... More
St. John's lands top recruit Rysheed Jordan as Philly star tweets 'IM A JOHNNIE'
Apr 11, 2013 • New York Daily NewsSt. John's lands top recruit Rysheed Jordan as Philly star tweets 'IM A JOHNNIE'. Jordan is a much sought-after 6-4 senior from Phiadelphia Vaux Roberts. Jordan was choosing between the Johnies, Temple and UCLA. BY Roger Rubin ... More
RedStormSports.com Q&A: Rysheed Jordan
Oct 10, 2013 • RedStormSports.comNicknamed "The Prince of North Philly" by national and local media outlets, Jordan built a substantial following in the City of Brotherly Love while leading Roberts Vaux High School to a 24-8 record and its first PIAA Class A State championship. Named ... More
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