Northeast High grad Julius Spann has accepted a baseball scholarship to play for the Francis Marion University Patriots in South Carolina.
Philly native Sean Murphy, who was drafted by the Oakland A’s last year, is now starting in Class A action.
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.
The Philadelphia Catholic League rallies from behind for its first two wins of the Carpenter Cup.
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.
Northeast native Esteban Meletiche has helped the Keystone College baseball squad record its most successful season in program history.
“If you train right and give it 100-percent here, it’s not even a fight out there. You go in there and you feel good. But if you don’t train, it’ll be the worst couple of minutes of your life. It could either be heaven or hell in there, and it all depends on how you train.” —Javier Guzman
Sweltering temperatures and extreme humidity postponed last week’s highly anticipated Public League baseball championship game, forcing the players of Frankford and Thomas Edison high schools to sideline their enthusiasm one more day.
Look out for those Ragdolls in the outfield.
Baseball has taken Kevin Mack far in life.