High School Buzz 

Ron Ream reinstated as Benjamin coach

  • 8:19 pm Monday, October 19th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 19, 10:39 p.m.
The Benjamin School reinstated Ron Ream as football coach five days after his sudden and forced resignation.
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Ron Ream instructed not to talk about resignation

  • 10:28 am Saturday, October 17th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

For those of you waiting (like me) for public comments from Ron Ream, you might want to find a new way to pass the time.
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Public support swells for former Benjamin football coach Ron Ream

  • 10:58 pm Friday, October 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Staff writer Andrew Abramson contributed to this story.

Benjamin football coach Ron Ream’s sudden resignation has caused an uproar among parents, supporters and former players, but the school is staying silent regarding the reasons for his departure.

School administrators would not discuss Ream’s resignation publicly and several Benjamin employees said they have been instructed not to speak with the media.

“We’re still focusing on all the issues and details,” said Robert Goldberg, the Head of School at Benjamin. Goldberg, who also is a member of the board of trustees, declined to take any questions or comment further.

Jay Selvig, Head of Upper School, declined comment through a secretary Friday morning.

Parents still were stunned at the news at Friday night’s game against Pope John Paul II, which the Buccaneers won 58-23. [More]

Local coaches react to Ron Ream’s resignation

  • 12:40 pm Friday, October 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

I don’t have a lot of time to broaden this out with a lot of text, so if you want the quick version of the local response to Benjamin football coach Ron Ream’s resignation, here are some thoughts from area coaches:
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Benjamin’s Ron Ream resigns as football coach; school mum on reason

  • 9:57 pm Thursday, October 15th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

UPDATED: Oct. 16, 2:53 p.m.

The Benjamin School sent an e-mail to staff Thursday afternoon announcing the immediate resignation of Ron Ream as football coach.
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Former St. Andrew’s RB Ben Dextor jumps to Benjamin

  • 10:24 am Friday, July 10th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

St. Andrew’s coach George McCartin knew something unusual was happening when his top running back sat out spring practices, and he was right.
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