The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last month honored two people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Mike Kamen scored more than 1,400 points in his career at Northeast; last week, the school retired his jersey.
Mayor Michael Nutter last week cut a ribbon unveiling a “City of Champions” mural on an exterior wall at Spike’s Trophies, home to the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
After seven years full of close calls, Northeast native Chris McNesby led Roman basketball to league and state championships.
Beauty and the Beast at Holme School
Sixteen individuals, one team and one venue on Nov. 13 were inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association recently honored former athletes Jim Bruce and Frank Steiner, along with college softball sensation Holly Schell, with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
City Councilman Bobby Henon (D-6th dist.) hosted the inaugural Philly Play Summer Challenge last week at Vogt Playground in Tacony.
Sixteen individuals and one team will be inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.