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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. 


Going south

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


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.


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.


Sentinel sisters

Sentinels Ave Bolli, Francesca Faillace and Kelsey McDonough were selected to represent the Philadelphia Catholic League during this year’s 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.


Cole could collect Cy Young and a big contract

The Cy Young Award is sort of like the Holy Grail when it comes to individual honors for pitchers. 


Just how good are those Phamous arms?

It has been no secret that for much of the season to date, the Phillies have ridden the arms of their talented pitching staff to the best record in baseball.