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Curtain call

Holding an insurmountable 47-18 fourth-quarter lead with less than six minutes to play in Thursday’s Catholic League quarterfinal match-up against St. Hubert, Archbishop Wood head coach Jim Ricci emptied his bench. The game was all but finished, and many spectators in Wood’s Warminster gym probably expected the opponent to roll over.


Curtain call

St. Hubert fell to Archbishop Wood in last week’s postseason bout, but the Bambies didn’t go down without a fight.


Numbers don’t add up for the Raiders

Basketball is a numbers game, and the numbers usually don’t lie.


A Pioneer for Frankford

Whoever told Joe Ricketts that the early bird gets the worm can be assured he took it to heart.


Signed, sealed, delivered

Leaving the familiarity of high school for the uncharted waters of college is one of the most exhilarating, albeit terrifying, ventures of any young person’s life.


Mr. Big Shot

The basketball from Mark Heimerdinger’s 400th career coaching victory at Cardinal Dougherty rests unceremoniously atop a file cabinet in his office at Samuel Fels High School.


Mr. Big Shot

— In one year’s time, Samuel Fels’ Danil Mateo has gone from bench player to one of the city’s leading scorers.


A journey of hope

To hear Brian McCafferty tell it, on the surface it was just a road sign, just like any of the thousands of others spread across the country to aid motorists in getting from Point A to Point B.


Northeast’s Williams proving to be quite the find

Before the critical road contest at Central tipped off, Northeast High School first-year boys basketball coach Ira Stern offered an updated scouting report on his team.


Northeast’s Williams proving to be quite the find

— Ever since being inserted into the starting lineup, DeAndre Williams has Northeast flying high.