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    Blue Flame to host boxing event on Sunday

    Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring at a new venue on Sunday, April 19, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame football team hosts the 12th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.

    As baseball season intensifies, so does Public League Division A

    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):

    Upcoming heavyweight bout will feature Tacony native

    Tacony native Joey “The Tank” Dawejko will fight Amir “Hardcore” Mansour in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match on Friday, May 8, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.

    Upcoming heavyweight bout will feature Tacony native

    Tacony native Joey “The Tank” Dawejko will fight Amir “Hardcore” Mansour in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match on Friday, May 8, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.

    Hometown hero

    St. Matthew and North Catholic graduate John McCarthy got his first career MLS start in goal for the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, delivering a 2-1 win — the team's first of the season.

    Blue Flame to host boxing event on Sunday

    Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring at a new venue on Sunday, April 19, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame football team hosts the 12th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.

    As baseball season intensifies, so does Public League Division A

    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):

    Blue Flame to host boxing event on Sunday

    Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring at a new venue on Sunday, April 19, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame football team hosts the 12th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.

    Bambies ready for a return to championship form

    After missing out on playing in the Catholic League softball title game for the first time in seven years, St. Hubert is hoping for a return to championship form.   

    Bambies ready for a return to championship form

    After missing out on playing in the Catholic League softball title game for the first time in seven years, St. Hubert is hoping for a return to championship form.   

    Hometown hero

    St. Matthew and North Catholic graduate John McCarthy got his first career MLS start in goal for the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, delivering a 2-1 win — the team's first of the season.

    Chasing the NFL dream

    Former George Washington quarterback Aaron Wilmer worked out for the Eagles this week as he continues his journey to try to make it on to an NFL roster.

    Chasing the NFL dream

    Former George Washington quarterback Aaron Wilmer worked out for the Eagles this week as he continues his journey to try to make it on to an NFL roster.

    Champion holdovers tasked with leading GW

    George Washington baseball enters the season as Public League defending champions for the first time in almost 20 years. The Eagles bring back a talented quartet tasked with leading an otherwise young group.

    Embracing a ‘City of Champions’

    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.

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