Thursday, July 10
If you happened to walk by Ken Geiser these days, he wouldn’t fault you for not recognizing him.
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:
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):
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.
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.
At a Monday evening practice, the Franklin Towne Charter boys basketball team split themselves down the middle and scattered to opposite ends of the court for a shooting competition. Each player had 90 seconds to make as many jumpers as possible from the high posts, and the side with the highest composite score at the end won.
Thanksgiving brought us brutally stinging cold temperatures, while the early throes of December dumped something we haven’t seen in awhile across the Philadelphia region: ample snowfall.