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Local boxer fights demons to return to the ring

— A short time ago, local boxer Brian “Wildman” Donahue was addicted to painkillers and living on the streets. Now, he's back where he belongs: inside a boxing ring.


Ryan seniors savoring one last championship run

“It's our last year, so we're not taking any shortcuts. We're treating every practice and game like it's our last one.” — Archbishop Ryan softball co-captain Megan Wolf on the team's seniors.


Dynamic Duo

“I realize my responsibility for this school goes beyond baseball. I've always wanted to make something of my time here.” — Lincoln second baseman Kevin Johnson.



Finding their way

— Frankford is off to a perfect 6-0 mark in Public League play, but the Pioneers have yet to realize their full potential.




Instant legend

— Northeast Philly's Sean Thomson is ranked second in the world as he prepares for the CrossFit Games


Hardcore softies

— Here's a team-by-team look at the area's softball teams as the season kicks into high gear. Nazareth, St. Hubert and Archbishop Ryan all have title aspirations.