Articles by Melissa Yerkov


Play ball

A look at Extra Innings, a baseball training facility in Bensalem.



Tasty talents

Swenson senior Bridget Giedemann has enjoyed plenty of success with the Lions. In the classroom, she’s a culinary-arts major. On the basketball court, she recently broke her school’s record for most career points.



Closing time

The city school district will consolidate recreational use of school buildings in an effort to trim some of a $61 million budget deficit. Plans to cut hours immediately have been postponed until mid-March so that winter sports can complete their seasons.


Revenge of the rivals

Last year, Frankford ended George Washington’s hopes of championship glory, eliminating them from the playoffs. This time, the Eagles scored some redemption.


Proud to be a Panda

"I think we’ll get to the championship. It’s going to be rough because some of the teams we play are tough. We definitely have the talent, and I think we’re strong because if one player isn’t doing well, the others will pick her up. We all keep each other positive." — Danielle Gasperi


Historic hits

Bridesburg resident Anthony Siwek transferred to Father Judge two years ago and has helped the Crusaders pin their first PCL title appearance in school history.


Playing through the pain

Imire Taylor has been playing with three jammed fingers this season, but that hasn’t stopped him from leading the Pioneers in scoring.