Nearly 20 years ago, Chris Gies came this close to being named the Opening Night starter for his beloved Phillies.
When he was still a little-known assistant football coach at Northeastern University, Frank McArdle remembers the uneasy nervousness on one of his first recruiting trips to the Philadelphia area.
The old adage states that the only two guarantees in life are death and taxes. If there was room to add a third proclamation, it might state, “Death, taxes and, come early June, the Public League will lose its first and only Carpenter Cup contest.”
The days leading up to Feb. 16 were business as usual for Vince Capizzi and the Archbishop Ryan softball program.
Unlike many recent college graduates, Brian O’Grady will have no problem finding his first real-world job. He’ll also have a strong head start in racking up more frequent flyer miles than his peers.
Joe Hansbury already had a college scholarship locked up, but he wanted something more.
With all of the supporters he has, having an uninterrupted conversation with Chris Reid is no easy task.
Archbishop Ryan had just captured the Catholic League championship with a convincing 5-0 victory over Lansdale Catholic Thursday afternoon at Arcadia University.
In their quest for a Catholic League title, the Archbishop Ryan softball players know Andy Hafele is out there somewhere, looking down on them.