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Saints perfect in several areas

Missing a year of baseball was tough on a lot of players and fans last year. Perhaps none were more disappointed than Louie Delbrocco. Now a junior and starting left fielder for the Neumann-Goretti High...

Neumann-Goretti’s Opanel perfect in District 12 championship

Kevin Opanel threw a five-inning perfect game, striking out 11 as the Neumann-Goretti High School baseball team defeated String Theory 14-0 in the PIAA District 12 3A championship on Thursday. The Saints (15-6 record) compiled...

1st overall picks are rare sightings in Philly

Much like anything else that happened for the Flyers during the 2020-21 season, the odds of winning the 2021 NHL Draft Lottery don’t look good.  On June 2, the ping pong balls will be in...

Oh, Canada, can Opanel pitch

Kevin Opanel has come a long way to help the Neumann-Goretti High School baseball team’s quest for a championship. In fact, he even crossed the border. The Saints’ senior arrived in South Philly two years ago...

Saints hang on to beat Bonner-Prendie 4-3

Kevin Opanel struck out eight in more than six innings of work as the Neumann-Goretti High School baseball team defeated Bonner-Prendie in the quarterfinal round of the Philadelphia Catholic League Playoffs on Saturday. The third-seeded...

Other markets have plenty of great playoff hockey

It’s part two. The Flyers are done, but there is some great hockey still ahead. Why watch? We give you several reasons to pick a favorite and root on the remaining 16 teams. This week,...

700 wins and counting for Coach Tropiano

Becoming a legendary baseball coach was never part of the plan for Sam Tropiano. A lifelong teacher, first and foremost, and a soccer player when he attended St. John Neumann High School, Tropiano found his...

Rob Van Dam bringing positive energy to South Philly

By Joe Mason Rob Van Dam was born in Michigan and he lives on the West Coast, but make no mistake about it, he’s a Philly guy. Van Dam, a 2021 inductee into the WWE Hall...

Great playoff hockey to start soon

The Flyers are done, but there is some great hockey still ahead. Why watch? We give you several reasons to root on the remaining 16 teams including breakout players, the significance of first-round matchups...

Flyers could learn a lot from the Devils

Following a four-game regular season series with their turnpike rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers may have learned a few things from the New Jersey Devils. Or at least they should have. The Devils, without much to play...
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