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Dethroning the champs

When the St. Nicholas of Tolentine softball team left the field at Seventh and Packer early Monday evening, none of the players looked quite the same as when they had arrived. Actually, they...

Edge of greatness

27016302 When it comes to South Philadelphia ice-hockey players, Lou Lozzi is in a rink of his own. The Girard Academic Music Program sophomore tried out for USA Hockey's Atlantic District team, and was...

Tackling something new

27016297 Mia Brickhouse loves football. She plays it on the beach and takes on the men in her family without hesitation. In the fall, no matter how much schoolwork she has, the Villanova law student's...

Running on empty

27016202 Senior year is when athletes strive to close out the season on a high note. For senior shortstop Anthony Caines, that would have meant a championship encore for the Girard Academic Music Program...

Last dance at the net

27016207 Going undefeated in the regular season is considered a great accomplishment, but the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts boys' volleyball team had been there and done that. These players...

Setting the stage

25598797 Students at the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts are used to dress rehearsals. The school's tennis team is considering this season's pursuit of a Public League title just that. ...

Major-league homecoming

25598792 Playing in major-league ballparks is nothing new for Mike Koplove. Neither is playing at Veterans Stadium. However, pitching at the Vet as a big-league player remained an unattained goal for the Packer...

A leadoff hit

25598797 As the new kids on the Public League scene, the Prep Charter baseball team could have easily spent its rookie year adjusting to varsity competition. But the Huskies decided they'd rather win....

Brother and sister in arms

25598792 This is a very busy time of year for the Malatino family. Mario, 18, and Angelica, 15, pitch for the Girard Academic Music Program baseball and softball teams, respectively. Since the seasons...

Growing into new roles

25598797 Flashback to February 2001: The Neumann basketball team is squaring off against Simon Gratz in a non-league game at Trenton's Sovereign Bank Arena. The Pirates are down a couple players due to injuries,...
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