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Kids’ day at the rec

Tim McCutchen recalls that when he moved to South Philly in 1985, few programs existed for at-risk youths. Last summer, the 36-year-old finally did something about it, with the help of community activist Kimyetta...

Tackling the heat

Chances are, the guys running up and down the field at 26th and Moore streets this week would rather be somewhere air-conditioned, doing something less taxing than practicing punt and kick returns. Especially...

Sports briefs: 8-21-03

BOWLERS NEEDED Bowlers are needed for the St. Monica Guys and Dolls Monday Night Fun League. Call Kathy, 215-592-1500 or 215-468-6520. CAPITOLO PLAYGROUND The playground, Ninth and Federal streets, is looking for teams interested...

Forward thinking

27019657 Sure, school is still a few weeks away, but David Burton likes getting a head start -- with basketball, anyway. He spends many afternoons working on jump shots in the school gymnasium. But...

Sports Briefs: 8-14-03

ASA SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS The Philadelphia ASA softball championships in men's and women's slow-pitch and modified fast-pitch divisions will be played tomorrow and Saturday. Call Ray Filoon, 215-685-8734. BOWLERS NEEDED Bowlers are needed for the...

Stress rehearsal

27019662 Marshall Taylor spent his summer vacation living out of a suitcase -- or at least it seemed that way. But instead of sightseeing in Las Vegas, New York and Florida, he was showing...

Major opportunity

27019407 Caitlyn Smith, Ashley Pasquerella and Shara Borelli walk into Dunkin' Donuts wearing their red, white and blue Barry Sluggers jerseys. An elderly gentleman enjoying his morning cup of coffee asks the girls what team...

Sports briefs: 8-07-03

DVYAA FALL BASEBALL The organization is accepting registration for fall baseball for ages 7-9 and 10-12 at Barry Playground, 18th and Johnston streets, Monday-Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 215-468-1265. � EOM FOOTBALL The athletic association is registering participants ages...

Unfinished business

27019417 The 2003 basketball season was a crushing one for the Southern Rams. The contenders were psyched for a title run, but just as the playoffs were to begin, the team was forced to forfeit...

High marks

27019202 Tyreece Brown never got much attention as a high-school basketball player. The George Washington High grad played one season and failed to earn All-Public or All-City recognition. Now 19, the late bloomer has...
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