Perkiomen Valley, which won 15 of its last 16 games; Methacton had a 13-0 PAC-10 record and was last year's champions.
The Perkiomen Valley Vikings beat the Methacton Warriors 44-41 in the PAC-10 Men's Basketball Championship on Feb. 12. The Spring-Ford High School gymnasium was filled with shades of orange, brown, green and white as the long-time rivals faced off in the Pioneer Liberty Conference. The Methacton Warriors (20-4) won their first PAC-10 title last year with a one-point victory over Spring-Ford, and the Perkiomen Valley Vikings (17-7) were back in the Final Four after a five-year absence, and won 14 of their last 15 games, according to The Mercury. In Final Four Games last Sunday, Perkiomen beat Pope John Paul II 65-52, while Methacton beat Phoenixville 53-51. In December, Methacton beat PV 64-48, and in January they eked out a closer win …
Pope John Paul II junior Nick Howarth was transported via medical helicopter to University of Pennsylvania hospital for serious injuries at the weekend game.
Monday, September 24, 2012
According to a Times Herald article, Pope John Paul II High School junior Nick Howarth was seriously injured while playing in a football game against Methacton High School, Sept. 22. The article states that Howarth, “was sandwiched on a kickoff return,” and lay immobilized on the field for approximately 20 minutes before being taken away in an ambulance. Howarth was said to be responsive, but was transported by medical helicopter to the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, and was listed in serious condition. The PJP II Golden Panthers sustained another injury, according to the Herald, when its QB, junior James Bleming, was hit by the goal line and left with a collarbone injury, which may be season ending. The Methacton Warriors defeated …