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    While nothing is a given in the Philadelphia Catholic League, this much is certain: the Archbishop Ryan softball team is playing this season with heavy hearts.

    What can’t she do?

    Little Flower senior Jenna Markocki has mastered the art of multitasking. She’s an All-Catholic on the diamond, an ace student in the classroom and works two after-school jobs.

    As coaches across all levels will tell you, some athletes just have “it.” The “it factor” can mean a lot of things, but in most cases it tends to be an amalgam of exemplary leadership on the field and fantastic character displayed off it.

    Around town: April 2, 2014

    Junior Night offers college info

    Judge soccer and football duos sign on college’s dotted line

    On the road to victory: On Feb. 7, it was a day of celebration at Father Judge, as four student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent. From left: Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs Jim Green; All-American soccer player Joey Hansen (La Salle University); standout soccer midfielder Ryan Nork (also La Salle University); defensive lineman Eric Drains (Villanova University); offensive/defensive lineman Kevin Lang (Millersville University); and Father Jack Kolodziej, Assistant Principal for Student Affairs. Hansen led the Crusaders with 13 assists, and Nork was an integral part of bringing Judge a Catholic League soccer championship. Drains was Second-Team All-Catholic as a defensive tackle and shined as a leader since transferring from Franklin Learning Center as a junior. Lang, a force on both sides of the ball for the football team, also participates in indoor and outdoor track for Judge.

    Loss of a Philly icon

    People are remembering Tom Gola as the consummate Philadelphian, never forgetting his roots as he enjoyed successful careers in playing and coaching basketball, serving in public office and working in the business world.

    Thousands brave the snow for Winter Jam

    Thousands flocked to the Piazza at Schmidt's on Saturday despite below-freezing temperatures for Radio 104.5's annual free concert.

    A fall to remember

    The fall sports winners will be honored at the 28th annual Northeast Sports Awards Banquet in the spring.

    Editor’s note: The seasonal sports winners are chosen by the Northeast Times’ sports staff based on both on-field excellence and leadership abilities off of it.

    Serving her city

    Assistant D.A. Jacqueline Coelho says her priority as a public servant is to correct injustice.

    Most people in Northeast Philadelphia probably don’t know much about Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho, unless they’ve been the victim of a violent crime or the relative of a murder victim.

    Judge’s Hansen wraps up All-American season

    Considering how well the Father Judge soccer season went in 2013, it’s no surprise that Joey Hansen has been able to add a few suffixes to his name.

    Washington Crossing Historical Park to hold annual reenacment on Christmas Day

    There are few portraits in the lexicon of American art that are as easily recognized as Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze. The iconic painting presents a triumphant and proud George Washington and 12 other men in a rowboat crossing an ice-strewn Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776. Leutze’s painting dates to 1851, more than 7 decades after the actual crossing at McConkey’s Ferry in Upper Makefield Township.

    New members inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

    Sixteen individuals last week were inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a reception and ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.

    Judge soccer upended by W.C. Rustin in state playoffs

    A Gatorade shower for a coach following a game at any level usually signifies a victory celebration is coming.

    Senior captains guide Judge soccer to title

    All stories have a beginning, but oftentimes it’s the ones with the best endings that make the origins that much more meaningful.

    Sophomore Ceno helps Crusaders cruise onward

    Kevin Ceno always dreamed of this moment. He just didn’t think it would come so soon.

    Around town: October 9, 2013

    Rosaries for widows’ fund

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