Last year had a little bit of everything.
The Northeast is always a hotbed for soccer.
Last season, the Father Judge High School soccer squad lost several players to injuries. Now, the Crusaders are back in full force and ready to score big.
Face off: Several hundred local youth ice hockey players recently competed in a series of all-star games at the Wells Fargo Center. The boys, ages 4-15, were invited to play by Ed Snider, CEO of Comcast Spectacor. State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. (D-5th dist.) dropped the opening puck for the Torresdale Hockey Club all-star game. Joining him in the ceremony were hockey club director Joel Schriver (right) and players Danny Mackley (left), Olivia Schriver (second from right) and Brian Christy (center).
New Orleans Saints lineman Jahri Evans is entering his 10th season in the NFL, but the Frankford graduate still has strong ties to his hometown.
A big hit: The Boyle Braves from the Daniel Boyle Memorial Recreation Center in Somerton won this year’s Babe Ruth Classic League championship in a double-elimination tournament. Players include (top row, from left) Matt Smith, Tom Koelzer, Kiernan Macrone, Zach Zajac, Dan Schuhl, Ryan Dydak, John Rizzo and Tyler Donnelly, (bottom row) Willie McGuckin, Frank Grimes, Anthony Grimaldi, Tom Derer, Brian Miracle and Joe Derer.
For Naim Franklin, the individual, it was the perfect start.
Score an inside look at what to expect from your favorite hometown teams in the Northeast Times’ football preview.
The Philadelphia Blue Sox police baseball team has a score to settle and it’s for a great cause when they take on the New York Finest team on Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Trenton Thunder’s Arm & Hammer Park.
Police baseball game is Aug. 28