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Straight shooting

Jarvis McKinney had already put in a full morning of shooting and conditioning drills when his coach tells him to do 20 layups. After making 15 while running between baskets in the South...

Maiden voyage

27018687 Francesca Vasile boards the wooden dragon boat equipped with a stopwatch and paddle. Sitting in front of her are 20 women, ages 18 and up, ready to push off the Kelly Drive dock for...

Sports briefs: 7-03-03

BARRY PLAYGROUND Barry Playground, 18th and Johnston streets, is holding registration for girls' softball for ages 7-11 and a girls' development basketball program for ages 8-12. Call Greg or Cap, 215-685-1886. To register children...

Diamonds down under

27018497 Sure, it's only July -- but Michael Rosetti already knows what he's doing for Christmas. He's going down under to a series of high-profile baseball games. He's not vacationing in the land of...

Sports Briefs: 6-26-03

BARRY PLAYGROUND Barry Playground, 18th and Johnston streets, is holding registration for girls' softball for ages 7-11 and a girls' development basketball program for ages 8-12. Call Greg or Cap, 215-685-1886. To register children...

Marathon men

27016712 Imagine going on a 2.4-mile ocean swim, followed by a 112-mile bike race and a 26.2 mile run. Now try to imagine doing all three in 11 hours without taking a break to eat,...

Taking his cue

27016667 Five minutes. That's the amount of time Richard Kranicki was told he would be lucky to have with billiards legend Willie Mosconi. Kranicki, a pool coach and columnist, must have made an impression...

Champ for all seasons

27016557 Jimmy Porreca envisioned a great senior year at St. John Neumann High. He believed all three of the teams he played on -- football, ice hockey and baseball -- had a real shot...

Pioneering her team

27016547 If Kristina Kelly were the type to brag about her softball achievements, she'd have plenty to say. But since she's so modest, the 17-year-old athlete has had to leave it to others...

Set on winning

Walk into Rick Shields' office, and it's pretty easy to figure out he loves volleyball. The small bulletin board to the right of his desk is filled with volleyball team pictures and group...
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