Haverford School coach prides himself on teaching old-school values

MIKE MURPHY is an old-school coach with an old-school crew cut. Murphy coaches football at Haverford School, an old-school old school on a picture postcard campus, banners everywhere proclaiming its mission, "Preparing Boys for Life." CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

All-Inter-Ac League Team

14 Haverford Players make the All Inter-Ac Football Team. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Haverford School has looked strong from the start

The Haverford School coach Mike Murphy had a good feeling about his team coming out of summer camp. As he stated, it is one of the most talented groups he's had the pleasure of coaching since taking the job in 2005. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Harris seals Haverford School victory

The referees huddled to discuss the call. They then huddled again. They talked to the Springside Chestnut Hill coach and huddled once more. The call stood. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Haverford School gets down and dirty to blow out Penn Charter

PHILADELPHIA — The steady rain was coming down with no sign of letting up. The wind was shivering. The 40-degree temperature was of no assistance. The grass field, before a snap was taken, was a puddle. Did it matter to Haverford School? Nope. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Haverford School takes down Malvern

Dox Aitken ran toward the sideline, leaped into the air, and chest-bumped a teammate. The Haverford School junior had returned an interception for a fourth-quarter touchdown, sealing a 22-6 victory over visiting Malvern Prep. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Defense rises up for Haverford School

HAVERFORD -- After Mark Doxiut "Dox' Aitken returned an interception 34 yards to put the finishing touch on The Haverford School's 22-6 win over Malvern Prep Friday, linebacker Chris Sabia came off the field and asked a question of his teammates. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Haverford School pulls away in second half

HAVERFORD — The deal between Haverford School captains Mickey Kober and Phil Poquie at halftime was simple, an agreement that's been brokered many times in their careers. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Haverford School rolls

Noah Lejman said Thursday afternoon's nonleague game against Roman Catholic was more than just a final tune-up for Inter-Ac League play. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Southeastern Pa. Top 25

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Haverford School thrashes Downingtown East

DOWNINGTOWN — Downingtown East head coach Mike Matta had one thing he needed to say to his team immediately after one of the most lopsided losses in the 11-year history of the school's football program. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

High school star deals with survivor's guilt from Liberian civil war

THERE ARE some questions that seniors in high school should never have to ask. Questions that are deep, philosophical and largely unanswerable. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Soslow kicks in for Haverford School

Haverford School quickly put to rest any worries of how it would respond to last week's disappointing five-point loss to West Catholic in Wildwood, N.J. CLICK TO READ MORE.

Haverford overwhelms Downingtown East, 54-26

DOWNINGTOWN – Haverford put up 54 first-half points to out run Downingtown East, 54-26, Friday night. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Haverford School out to repeat as Inter-Ac co-champs

MAYBE THE best way to repeat a championship season in high school football is simply to return a bunch of guys from last year's team. Well, with the Haverford School returning 20 seniors from the squad that halved the Inter-Ac title with Malvern last season, you can color the Fords a favorite, right? CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Haverford School Alum Was a Leader on Lacrosse and Football Fields

John Haldeman remembers the game as if it were yesterday. He was standing on the Legion Field turf as a Duke University freshman in September 1972, waiting to play mighty University of Alabama and hearing 70,000 or so crimson-clad zealots screaming for the Tide. After playing four years of ball in cozier settings at The Haverford School, Haldeman was suitably in awe. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.

Haverford School rolls

Phil Poquie broke off three touchdowns of more than 50 yards Friday to lead Haverford School to an upset of visiting Archbishop Ryan, 31-14. CLICK THE LINK TO READ MORE.