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Acid Rocks the Ring

25598797 Since his early teens, when Trent Acid attended WWF and WCW shows with his grandmother, he wanted to become a pro wrestler. His interest in the ring often got in the way of...

And the winners are …

25598792 As he watched his squad practice back in December, St. Thomas Aquinas coach Jack Palermo recalled thinking this could be the start of a special season. "They had the makings of a championship...

Standing tall

25598792 Growing up, Carlene Hightower never hesitated to challenge her three older brothers to a pick-up basketball game. Now a junior center for Archbishop Prendergast, Hightower credits those contests for helping her develop...

Taking an outside shot

25598797 Omar Warthen never really planned on playing college basketball. At Furness High, he didn't sign up for the team until his junior year, and received little attention from recruiters the following season. ...

What a life

Jim Phelan left the neighborhood almost a half-century ago, but his memories of sneaking into the old Municipal Stadium for Army-Navy Games, eating cheese-steaks and hanging out on Chadwick Street have followed him...

New and improved

The Prep Charter Lady Huskies came into the season not knowing what to expect from Public League basketball competition. The team played only a limited junior-varsity schedule last year. Even though all...

Making his points

25598797 Chris Feggans plays basketball for Girard Academic Music Program, an undersized team that has struggled in the win column and missed out on the playoffs in each of the athlete's first three seasons....

Pinning it down

25598792 The St. Maria Goretti bowling team has come close -- painfully close -- to winning a Catholic League title. Last season the Lambs were just 13 pins short in a championship contest...

They’ve got high hoops

2003 Girls' Basketball Preview St. Maria Goretti coach Chip Reitano is promising a vast improvement over last year's 0-12 mark, and that's based on more than just wishful thinking. Since the end...

Taking their best shot

Neumann The Neumann Pirates are the team the rest of the Catholic League is growing to hate. The squad won the last two championship crowns, and has the talent to do it again...
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