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Sports betting debuts in South Philly near stadiums

Parx Race and Sports Book officially opened at the South Philadelphia Turf Club.Sports betting officially debuted as Parx Race and Sports Book at the South Philadelphia Turf Club, 700 Packer Ave — the first legalized sports gambling...

South Philly’s Christian Carto to face Victor Ruiz

The 22-year-old local boxing sensation headlines an eight-fight card at 2300 Area on Feb. 8.Bantamweight Christian Carto (center) of South Philly recently spoke on a panel at Chick’s bar and grill about his upcoming match...

Southeast Youth Athletic Association accepting program applicants

S.E.Y.A.A. seeks young athletes for its baseball programs.Southeast Youth Athletic Association is now accepting registration for its baseball program, which begins April 7. All games are played at SEYAA, which is located at 7th...

Former Phillies pitcher offers training in South Philly

Relief pitcher Ricky Bottalico hosted a pitching clinic through South Philly Sports Training.Former Phillies pitcher Ricky Bottalico instructs 10-year-old John Bariana of South Jersey in Point Breeze last weekend. The veteran MLB player hosted...

Making a difference the only way he knows how

“It’s been a tough road, but it’s a good road because I’m still here and things could be a lot worse,” said Gorman, who dances with Bill McIntyre’s Shooting Stars New Year’s Brigade every...

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...
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