Isabel Hoch, Kerri Dadalski and the Ryan softball program shook off a late 2-1 lead to overcome St. Hubert and claim their second consecutive Catholic League championship.
It’s never easy when the end arrives, especially when everything leading up to the final chapter was so remarkable.
The dream team: Philly’s Finest, the Philadelphia Police Department ice hockey team, recently came home with the bronze medal after competing in the Can/Am Hockey Tournament in Lake Placid, New York. The team captain is Mike Carr. The assistant captain is Curt Macy. Team members are Matt Palouian, Matt Nodiff, Marty Klepac, Donnie Masterson, Sean King, Greg Watkins, Frank Roesner, Pat Gallagher, Mike Sidebothem, Mike Smith and Sean Knowles. ull;•
It is indeed a busy time for spring student-athletes, as many of them are preparing for graduation and attempting to win a championship at the same time. With so much happening all at once, here’s an update on where some area high school baseball, softball and lacrosse teams stand with the seasons reaching their endpoints:
Here's a look at where things stand with Northeast-area schools as they vie for baseball and softball championships. Check back for updated match-ups and results.
Bernie Rogers came to Archbishop Ryan in his early teens and stayed into his 40s. It’s the only place he’s ever known, but a simple desire to teach and coach in the same building led the longtime Ryan boys basketball coach to seek another challenge.
To hear Shawn Williams tell it, Brian Nieves is the best baseball player to put on a Swenson jersey, only you’d never know it if you asked Nieves.
On May 20, the Northeast Times will celebrate its 30th annual Sports Awards Banquet at Cannstatter’s (9130 Academy Road). In next week’s edition, the paper will publish a special banquet pullout section highlighting in detail all of this year’s winners.
All Kerri Dadalski ever wanted was for Archbishop Ryan to be a strong enough softball program that girls from the neighborhood wouldn’t feel like they had to go outside of the city to win championships.
Behind strong pitching from Melissa Hess and even stronger leadership from its captains, St. Hubert softball is back on top.