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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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