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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,...

Falcons need wings

25598792 When the 2002 baseball season came to a close, the Furness team was presented with two options. The squad could either stay in Division B, where it won just one game, or...

Tough act to follow

25598797 Students at the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts are known much more for their talents onstage than on the field or court. Yet there is one sport in which...

Trying to catch a break

25598792 If confidence and spirit were enough to win games, St. John Neumann would be leading the Catholic League. Tom Daly would make sure of it. The senior catcher is known for...

Making prime time

25598797 Nick Lapetina and Chris Napoli are best friends on and off the baseball diamond. Whether it's watching the Philadelphia Eagles or having a friendly catch in the park, the two always seem to...

Amid tragedy, great memories

25598792 Sandra Guerrera always enjoyed attending her son Jason's games, no matter what the sport -- football, ice hockey or baseball. He mastered them all. In 1995, Guerrera saw her son crowned the...

Ace under fire

25598797 Tony Meccariello is well aware that being the staff ace comes with high expectations. Every time the sophomore steps on the mound for the Widener University baseball team, he knows his team is...

Painful pauses

25598792 One night last October, Jeff Myers was wearing his Toronto Raptors uniform, playing in his first NBA game. Three minutes later, he twisted his right knee, and what looked to be a very...
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