When the high school football City All-Star Game rolls through town, there are no shortages of things to play for.
The George Washington, Franklin Towne Charter and Philadelphia Academy Charter baseball teams advanced to the Public League baseball postseason semifinals this week. Here’s how they got there:
In their quest for a Catholic League title, the Archbishop Ryan softball players know Andy Hafele is out there somewhere, looking down on them.
As tantalizing as the prospect of potentially winning in extra innings on Senior Day was, Brittany Smith wasn’t having it.
Even when Juan Namnun expects to lose, he still wins.
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):
A funny thing happens when a program wins its first championship.
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.
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.
Ishmael Bracy said that when his team is hitting, it’s contagious. If so, the rest of the Public League could get very sick.