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South Philly Sharks seeking donations for Florida championships

The organization is seeking assistance in helping student athletes play in a national tournament.The South Philly Sharks’ eight, 10 and 12 and-under youth football teams recently qualified to compete nationally in the Amateur Athletic...

Palumbo volleyball coach: ‘This is the best girls team I ever had,’

Every sports team has its ups and downs throughout any given season. But for Palumbo, there weren’t really too many downs.If you ask senior Frianna Gultom, the key to the Academy at Palumbo’s varsity girls...

St Gabe’s continues to honor legacy of former basketball coach

“He was originally an electrician, at St. Gabe’s,” said his grandson Brian Clinton. “Somewhere down the line he started coaching basketball there in 1963 for 25 years. He had decent amount success, and was...

Eagles, Councilman Johnson donate money to youth athletic association’s stolen equipment fund

It’s estimated that a grand total of approximately $10,000 worth of equipment was stolen total.Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Eagles President Don Smolenski present their checks to WYAA, which recently had $10,000 worth of football equipment...

The Mid-Atlantic Vintage Base Ball League makes its way to Philadelphia

It’s the fifth time the league has held the event, which happens every other year.Michael Berry, pitcher and second baseman for the Philadelphia Athletics Base Ball Club shows off a lemon peel ball, which is...

Fanatic takes over Xfinity Live this Saturday

This unofficial kickoff to football season gives fans a chance to hang out with people they listen to on the radio.Eytan Shander wears many hats at the Fanatic radio station, including hosting the morning and...

DVYAA 10U softball clinches fourth in the state

The group of eight to 10-year-olds were the first Delaware Valley Youth Athletic Association to play at the state level.Delaware Valley Youth Athletic Association’s 10U softball team recently placed fourth in the Pennsylvania 10U Little...

Cardella: How it Was

By Tom CardellaThe sour odor of male perspiration. That was the smell of summer in Philadelphia back then. Before the anti-perspirant companies began marketing products to men. Before most people had air conditioning. When we...

South Philly native wins $50,000 on CBS competition show

Lower Moyamensing resident Joe Pepe won the top prize on a recent episode of “CBS’s TKO: Total Knock Out.”Lower Moyamensing resident Joe Pepe wins the top prize of $50,000 on recent episode of “CBS’s TKO:...

New basketball program mentors youth of Sacks

“The Final Four Tournament” is the product of local difference makers and athletes, including Harlem Globetrotters.Local adolescents and children participant in the new youth basketball program, “The Final Four Tournament” based at Sacks Playground...
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