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Jack McCaffery is the lead sports columnist for the Daily Times and He has spent several decades covering everything from the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and Sixers, to college hoops, to high school sports in Delco.

Friday, February 10, 2012


A larger than usual crowd saw Bonner fall, 58-44, to La Salle Friday. There was a reason: It was the last basketball game to be played in a gym with a deep, deep, deeeeeeeeeeepppp hoops history.

Bonner will close at the end of the semester, but at least 30 former Friars showed up Friday and took part in pregame player introductions. Later, they posed with the current team for a picture.

Bonner will play one more game, Sunday at Ryan.

 “As soon as I walked through that door, I just remembered that smell of the court,  just the wooden court," said Rodney Blake, once Bonner's all-time leading scorer. "And that brought back all the memories.”

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