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Ryan, Towne softball advance to league title games

In their quest for a Catholic League title, the Archbishop Ryan softball players know Andy Hafele is out there somewhere, looking down on them. 


Encore presentation

With graduation looming, local players from the Catholic and Public League suited up one more time for the high school football City All-Star Game.

When the high school football City All-Star Game rolls through town, there are no shortages of things to play for.


Seniority rules

As tantalizing as the prospect of potentially winning in extra innings on Senior Day was, Brittany Smith wasn’t having it. 


Namnun wins 100th before reigning champ Frankford falls in first round

Even when Juan Namnun expects to lose, he still wins.


Obstacle course

A funny thing happens when a program wins its first championship.


High school baseball playoffs are on the horizon

With the end of the regular season nearly upon us, here is a closer look at the state of some of the area’s top baseball programs on the eve of the postseason (records through Monday):


PACS baseball making itself at home in Pub’s ‘A’ Division

Given how far the baseball program has come at Philadelphia Academy Charter School (PACS) in the last decade, it’s going to take more than a bad game or two for panic to set in for Jack Smith.


NE Sports Awards Banquet winners announced

On May 14, the Northeast Times will celebrate its 29th annual Sports Awards Banquet at Cannstatter’s. In next week’s edition, the paper will publish a special banquet pullout section highlighting in detail all of this year’s winners. 


Good vibrations

Following a loss in last year’s Public League title game, Franklin Towne Charter is a team on a mission. They currently sit atop the league’s ‘A’ Division.

Before Franklin Towne Charter’s home baseball game against Nueva Esperanza on Friday, the American Legion field at Devereaux and Hegerman streets more closely resembled a dance floor. 


Everybody hits: Washington baseball finds its stride

Ishmael Bracy said that when his team is hitting, it’s contagious. If so, the rest of the Public League could get very sick.