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Get ready for some bad football

The pro football season is upon us. More than 50,000 fans jammed into South Philly to watch the Eagles take the field for a practice last week. To put that in perspective, that’s more...

RBI Kids play WIFFLE tournament at Citizens Bank Park

More than 30 young players had the opportunity to play WIFFLE ball at Citizens Bank Park in a tournament for RBI Kids.  RBI Kids, which stands for Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities, provides children 12...

Watch the Phils, help brain cancer charities

Two popular foundations in recognition of former Phillies are joining up for a day at the ballpark to celebrate brain health and wellness. The Darren Daulton Foundation and the Tug McGraw Foundation are teaming up...

On the big stage, in school and softball

Laura Alfaro and Nylah Beauchamps are up for any challenge. The two Girard Academic Music Program students were key components of the Pioneers’ softball team this spring, and not necessarily at positions they were accustomed...

Major improvements coming to Murphy Rec

Multi-million-dollar improvements to the Lawrence E. Murphy Recreation Center in South Philly’s Whitman neighborhood are now underway. City officials, community members and representatives from Live! Hotel & Philadelphia were on hand on June 21 to...

St. Richard wins CYO baseball title

St. Richard Parish in South Philadelphia won the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Youth Organization baseball championship with a 9-6 victory over Annunciation/St. Denis on June 15.  The Bulldogs received great pitching from eighth-graders Steven Vanore,...

N-G’s McCoach puts a wrap on terrific season

Evan McCoach had one more big swing in him before calling it a year. The Neumann-Goretti High School center fielder had just completed his junior year, which included a fantastic baseball season that included 20...

College flag football now a reality

As high school girls flag football continues to gain popularity in Philadelphia, the fun and competition doesn’t have to stop at graduation.  Starting in the spring of 2025, the Atlantic East Conference will become the...

Neumann-Goretti’s Gallo shining on both sides of the plate

Jimmy Gallo knows what buttons to push and when to dial it up to 10. As catcher of the Neumann-Goretti High School baseball team, Gallo’s easygoing personality can be a calming factor for his battery...

South Philly resident creates Amateur Golf Society

Dan Hershberg’s lifestyle is about as busy as it gets. The entrepreneur and South Philly resident has started multiple thriving businesses while helping raise a couple of young daughters at home. He knows first-hand how...
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