Depending on who you ask, Public League baseball’s top division — Division A — is wide open, chock-full of solid teams all gunning for league supremacy. What makes the division so fascinating to monitor (besides the plethora of talented players within) is its local flavor: six of the 13 teams hail from the Northeast, with another containing some local residents on its roster. While all 13 earn an automatic berth to the postseason (the first round begins on May 11), who will emerge as champions? Here’s a closer look at those squads to date, how they’ve fared so far, where they’re going and what they love about playing in such a strong division, which is as balanced as it is deep (division records through Tuesday, April 14):
Lauren Rooney is empowering the stage. The Somerton native is currently starring in ‘Respect: A Musical Celebration of Women.’
Armed with a strong pitching staff and key returners, Father Judge hopes to make some noise.
Some Baldi Middle School students have been getting all primeval this year. Twenty-four kids in William Mathes’s art class have been building sculptures of dinosaurs, and they’re not anything close to desktop models.
The 6-foot-6 senior scored 25 points in Thursday's win over Southern, pushing Washington to an undefeated 8-0 record on the season.
It was all so simple.
Now that Rushawn Grange and Travon Williams have finally found a home, the duo has the Northeast High School football program back where it expected to be all along: the playoffs.
When Thursday night’s Catholic League girls soccer semifinals come around and Little Flower’s David steps on to the field to face the mighty Goliath of Archbishop Ryan at 7 p.m., Casey Brown knows nobody will give her team much of a chance to win.
Think leg warmers, Reeboks, acid-washed jeans, skinny ties and big hair. Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s 1984 grads are planning to attend their 30th reunion next month at the Quartett Club on Southampton Road dressed in 1980s clothing. Mix in ’80s music and the nostalgia that is the spirit of such an event, and this reunion is shaping up to be one great party.