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Sports briefs: 10-16-03

BOCCE LEAGUES In Tuesday's men's games, Cacia's Bakery defeated Camilli Chiropractors, 12-10, and Chef's Market, 12-5; Casa dei Pazzi beat Rudi's Formal Wear, 12-10, and Chef's Market, 12-10; Rudi's took the win over Pine...

Suddenly Sixer

Jeff Myers achieved a childhood dream this month when he got to wear a Philadelphia 76ers jersey. This wasn't one of those Allen Iverson shirts that can be purchased at a local sporting-goods...

Rams butting heads

Players are removing their football jerseys with five minutes left in the game. Others are complaining about not getting the ball or a chance to play. Some are expressing their displeasure with coaches...

Sports briefs: 10-02-03

BOCCE LEAGUES In Tuesday's men's games, Pine Nuts defeated Casa dei Pazzi, 12-2, and Chef's Market, 12-6; Camilli Chiropractors beat Cacia's Bakery, 12-10, and Rudi's Formal Wear, 12-9; Casa took the win over Chef's Market,...

Battle for fields

Imagine a football field with artificial turf in the heart of South Philadelphia that doesn't belong to a pro team. Imagine an athletic complex within walking distance of the stadium district that would...

All-American fan

Adria Vitale knew the U.S. women's soccer team was staying at the Loews Hotel in Center City, where she works as an assistant manager of a fitness center. As much as she tried to...

Sports briefs: 9-25-03

BOCCE LEAGUES The South Philadelphia Men's Bocce League will begin the season Tuesday at Guerin Recreation Center, 16th and Jackson streets. The Women's League seeks several new players or a full team of six...

Rock and Soul

It's 11 a.m., and the Bon Jovi fan club members are already starting to camp out in front of the Rocky statue at the Wachovia Spectrum. But they're not getting ready to scream...

Pitching in

Todd Schriber is sitting in the Philadelphia Phillies clubhouse, and is much too excited to talk. Sitting right in front of him is his favorite major leaguer, Randy Wolf, who is answering questions from...

A few final kicks

The St. Maria Goretti Lambs, all decked out in red and white, gather at midfield as soccer coach Jim Gallagher snaps some pictures. These photos will be keepers. That's because the game the...
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