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Good health better than a deadline deal for Phils

For major-league baseball teams looking to make a run at the World Series this year, July 31 could be an important date. 


A phamily affair

“I look forward to just being with my family… Life is too short. We have to get together and enjoy life together. We all really enjoy being around each other. It’s always a good time.” —Jena Visconto


Getting their kicks

Melissa Benson just can’t get enough of Holy Family University’s soccer program.


Phillies show plenty of spark

It is always good to end things on a positive note, and as the Phillies headed into the all-star break this  week, things could not have ended much better. 


Nothing minor about it

Philly native Sean Murphy, who was drafted by the Oakland A’s last year, is now starting in Class A action.


Going south

Northeast High grad Julius Spann has accepted a baseball scholarship to play for the Francis Marion University Patriots in South Carolina.


Life on the diamond

Tiffany DiMatteo plays for the Philadelphia Flash tournament team, the Archbishop Ryan softball squad, and recently faced the area’s top athletes in the Carpenter Cup Classic.


Philadelphia Public League falls quickly

“This was definitely the worst loss I’ve experienced since playing in high school because there is no mercy rule. But I learned to play through it and keep my head up.” —Jessica Figueroa


Refining the rally

The Philadelphia Catholic League rallies from behind for its first two wins of the Carpenter Cup.


Returning to his roots

These days Tony McDevitt works as a bond trader in New York City, but the Far Northeast native still comes home every year to teach his local lacrosse camp.