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Brothers armed for battle

Even after two seasons of having brothers Allen and Kenny Major on his football team, Bok coach Tom DeFelice still gets the pair mixed up. The twins wear different numbers and play...

Good will, good player

Ike Egbukwu exits the South Philadelphia High locker room with apple juice and a small plastic bag of pretzels. He passes the bag around to his fellow athletes. The soccer player is...

Speedy recovery

Jimmy Porreca didn't enjoy spending last season as a spectator at Neumann football games. But after tearing his left ACL in the Pirates' opening game, that was about all he could do for...

Backing a winning team

Jordan Hill prefers the big time when it comes to baseball diamonds. The 11-year-old commutes from Media to play with the South Philadelphia Senators travel team. Sure, there are other leagues closer...

Playing for keeps

Adria Vitale's parents watch from the stands as their daughter plays in one of her last regular-season games for the Lock Haven University women's soccer team. With an undefeated record in Pennsylvania...

Soaring to new heights

Epiphany coaches don't believe in pressuring their group of fifth- and sixth-graders into must-win situations. The soccer players don't go around bragging about how many goals they scored in a game,...

Making a recovery

Gerald Terry wears number 42 for the Southern football team. It's his way of paying tribute to his mom. Robin Terry was just 42 when she was stabbed to death a year...

Fighting for kids

Arnold Schwarzenegger is known for terminating bad guys in his action thrillers. In 1991, he brought his hero act to real life by signing up with the Inner-City Games. The actor, then...

Wildcats claw out a win

The Bok Tech Wildcats celebrated last Thursday's 8-6 win over Bartram High with leaping high-fives and thunderous cheers that could be heard blocks away. It was like the local team had just won...

The lure of the ring

Chris Daniels might dress like a priest, but don't be fooled by the black shirt and white collar. The outfit is part of his professional wrestling gimmick, and whenever his flock of...
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