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Gardus eyes big final season at Ursinus

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

After holding down the starting cornerback spot on the Ursinus College football team last year and playing in eight games, senior Scott Gardus is looking to continue his solid play in 2012.

Gardus recorded 24 total tackles last season, with 21 of those being solo, as well as two interceptions for the Bears.

He's hoping an offseason dedicated to improving on the field results in achieving one of his big personal goals for the upcoming season the opportunity at being named a member of the All-Centennial team.

Nolan set to lead at DeSales

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in Sports

Tyler Nolan wasn't planning on attending DeSales University after he graduated from Salisbury high school in 2009. The rising senior was set to move in to Millersville and participate in the Marauders preseason soccer camp. But it just wasn't for him. He wanted something more comfortable and familiar.

DeSales is a place Nolan knows well. His brother Ryan played for the Bulldogs under head coach George Crampton, and Nolan remembers going to games and getting the chance to see DeSales and interact with Crampton.

Baker will battle for a spot in the Spider lineup

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in Sports

Sean Baker has had to deal with expectations placed on him for years now. Whether they are by him or by other people, they seem to always be met. Baker seems to always outdo himself each and every year.

A four-year starter under Mark Allinson at Salisbury, he came in to the program not well known as a freshman. That soon changed after a productive first season. He was named a second team All-Colonial League that year and one-upped himself by being selected to the first team as a junior.

Safi overcomes hurdles to return for JHU in 2012

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

Most people that endured what Johns Hopkins University football player A.J. Safi has gone through in the past would've probably given up by now.

Safi, a 2008 graduate of Salisbury High School, suffered a season-ending knee injury in his senior season for the Blue Jays a year ago. He tore his LCL, meniscus and hamstring off the bone that placed him on the sidelines as soon as the season was underway.

David looking to anchor Bloom D

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

When Tony David was being looked at by the Bloomsburg University football team nearly two years ago, the Huskies recruited him as a linebacker coming out of Salisbury High School.

During his years as a Falcon, David saw playing time as a linebacker and defensive end, while playing the tight end position on the offensive side of the ball.

After seeing time at both linebacker and tight end for the Huskies last year, David is now eager to get back to his ways on the defensive line after being moved back to defensive end during the 2011 season.

COLUMN: Eagles rally behind Reid in tough time

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by PETER CAR in Sports

The tragedy that engulfed the Philadelphia Eagles organization Sunday morning was one of shock and sadness with the sudden death of Garrett Reid.

The 29-year-old son of head coach Andy Reid was found unresponsive in a Lehigh University dorm room at 7:20 am Sunday when he was found by an Eagles official.

The aftermath and questions that remain are now part of the puzzle that the Reid family, Eagles organization and fans seek in the wake of a family tragedy.