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    Northeast teams to meet in softball championship games

    It is indeed a busy time for spring student-athletes, as many of them are preparing for graduation and attempting to win a championship at the same time. With so much happening all at once, here’s an update on where some area high school baseball, softball and lacrosse teams stand with the seasons reaching their endpoints:

    High school baseball & softball playoff update

    Here's a look at where things stand with Northeast-area schools as they vie for baseball and softball championships. Check back for updated match-ups and results.

    ‘B’ is for Birthday

    Sesame Place is celebrating its 35th anniversary this season. The park will be decorated with an inflatable birthday cake and jumbo candles lining the way to the Sesame Neighborhood.   

    All in the family

    After retiring last summer as Frankford's athletic director, Jack Creighton is helping his son, John, coach the George Washington lacrosse team. 

    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):

    Catholic Crusade

    Armed with a strong pitching staff and key returners, Father Judge hopes to make some noise.   

    Mayoral candidates talk money and education

    State Sen. Anthony Williams, a Democratic candidate for mayor, last week held a news conference at his campaign headquarters, 1528 Walnut St., to offer recommendations to close the School District of Philadelphia’s gap.

    A storybook season

    George Washington High has never been known as a basketball power. After this season, that’s no longer the case.   

    GW tabs assistant Singletary as new head football coach

    After Ron Cohen announced his retirement, George Washington High School didn’t wait very long or go very far to find his replacement.

    Frankford duo turning friendship into victories

    Sometimes, Quadire Truesdale felt like he had to do too much, so he lobbied for one of his best buds to come join him on the basketball court.

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