Sports Briefs 2–09–17


American Legion Ball

Tryouts for the Taney Jr. American Legion baseball season will occur 4 p.m. Feb. 25 at South Philly Sports Training, 1401 S. 25th St. Contact Lou Cammisa at 215–868–2775 or

Biddy basketball

Murphy Recreation Center, 300 W. Shunk St., is forming a co-ed, 6–8 year old biddy basketball league. The league fee is $40 and includes T-shirts, trophies, and a pizza party. Call 215–685–1874 for more information.

Biddy hoops

The Edward O’Malley Athletic Association, 144 Moore St., is taking registrations for its co-ed, 3-to-8-years-old biddy basketball program. The cost is $30 for six games, instruction, a uniform, and a trophy, with action commencing Feb. 4. Contact John, 215–266–4195.

Carto victorious

Bantamweight Christian Carto, a product of Rosati’s Gym, upped his record to 7–0 Friday, scoring a technical knockout over Sergio Najera at SugarHouse Casino.

EOM basketball

The Edward O’Malley Athletic Association, 144 Moore St., will hold registration for girls’ basketball 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 15 and 16. The Junior League will consist of fifth through seventh grades, with action to occur on Wednesday nights. The Senior League will feature grades eighth through 12th and will compete on Thursday evenings. The fee is $50. Contact

EOM softball

The Edward O’Malley Athletic Association, 144 Moore St., will be accepting signups for its 6–8 year old instructional league ($30), 9–10 year old competitive league ($35), and 11–14 year old competitive league ($35) 7–9 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22 and March 1 and 3–6 p.m. Feb. 26. Contact Shawn Brown, 215–850–3179.

Public league hoops

In action that ended after press time, the boys’ basketball team at Universal Audenried Charter High School, as the Class 4A’s second seed, hosted three seed George Washington in second-round playoff action.

Travel baseball

The South Philly Saints 8U travel baseball team is seeking players for the upcoming season. Interested players should send information to Updates and additional information appear on, too.

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