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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. 


Hitting her stride

“I worked my hardest and did everything I could. I didn’t think I’d come back and do as well as I did, but I did work for it. And I’m proud of what I accomplished.” —Sarah Hammer


Hot shots

The Penn Academy Summer Basketball League is giving local hoopsters an opportunity to play all summer long.


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. 


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


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.


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


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.