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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
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
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
St. John's lands top recruit Rysheed Jordan as Philly star tweets 'IM A JOHNNIE'
Apr 11, 2013 • New York Daily News"Rysheed practically grew up on the Temple campus, that's how close he lives to it," said Kamal Yard, director of Jordan's travelling team The Philly Pride. "He felt that if he were to choose Temple it would be like he never got the chance to go away ... More
Lavin Signs Top 5 Point Guard Rysheed Jordan To NLI For 2013-14 Season
Apr 17, 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
Temple target Jordan wins Phoenix Award
Apr 3, 2013 • Philly.com (blog)The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia was created in 2008 by Michael Horsey, a local certified public accountant, to recognize the most outstanding senior basketball player in the Public League. Jordan, a 6-foot-4 point guard at Roberts Vaux High School, ... More
Pennsylvania charter schools fare poorly under different method of measuring ...
Jan 23, 2013 • Patriot-NewsBut Bob Fayfich, executive director of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools, said the recalculation has the potential to make charter schools appear to be underperforming in comparison to traditional public schools. ... They are ... More
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