Murphy Recreation Center, 300 W. Shunk St., is forming a co-ed, 6-8 year old biddy basketball league. The league fee is $40 and includes T-shirts, trophies, and a pizza party. Call 215-685-1874 for more information.
The Edward O’Malley Athletic Association, 144 Moore St., is taking registrations for its co-ed, 3-to-8-years-old biddy basketball program. The cost is $30 for six games, instruction, a uniform, and a trophy, with action commencing Feb. 4. Contact John, 215-266-4195.
The Edward O’Malley Athletic Association, 144 Moore St., will be accepting signups for its 6-8 year old instructional league ($30), 9-10 year old competitive league ($35), and 11-14 year old competitive league ($35) 7-9 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22 and March 1 and 3-6 p.m. Feb. 26. Contact Shawn Brown, 215-850-3179.
Fiocca hits 1,000
Maureen Fiocca, a Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School graduate and senior guard for the Arcadia University basketball team, reached 1,000 career points Jan. 11, depositing 21 in her team’s 74-68 loss to Lebanon Valley College.
Green named All-American
Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School senior guard Quade Green, who committed to the University of Kentucky in November, will participate in the McDonald’s All-American Game March 29 at the Chicago-situated United Center.
The Palumbo Recreation Center, 700 S. Ninth St., hosts pee wee soccer, a co-ed instructional soccer program for ages 5 to 7 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Mondays. Contact Katie at 215-686-1783 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pee Wee Basketball
Capitolo Playground, Ninth and Federal streets, is hosting co-ed pee wee basketball for ages 4 to 8 over the next eight weeks. The sessions are $30, with the first running from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and the second going from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays. Call 215-685-1883, or write to email@example.com.
Rizzo Rink news
Rizzo Rink, 1001 S. Front St., hosts Open Ice Hockey for adults 9-10:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Skaters are $10, and goalies are free. It is considering offering Open Figure Skating from 3-4 p.m. Mondays if there is a positive response. The cost would be $10 for a single skater and $15 for pairs. Call Anthony at 215-685-1593, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is now being accepted for the Spring t-ball, baseball, and girls’ softball programs that begin April 8. Divisions are 4-6 (t-ball), 7-8 (pitching machine), 8-10 and 10-12 (live pitch), 13-15 and 16-19 (Babe Ruth Baseball); and Girls Softball ages 9-11 and 12-14. Register by e-mailing your child’s info (Name, DOB and Phone Number) to email@example.com or in person any Monday or Thursday evening 6-7:30 p.m. at Taggart School Gym, Fifth and Porter streets. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 215-463-8802.
Southwark House, 101 Ellsworth St., hosts Shotokan Karate for ages 14 and older from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Monthly dues for members are minimal and are paid directly to United Communities to cover the cost of using the facility for practice. Contact 215-870-7566, or email@example.com.
Murphy Recreation Center, Third and Shunk streets, is starting a co-ed tot soccer league for ages 3 to 5. The cost of $20 covers a T-shirt and pizza party. Call 215-685-1874, and ask for Ron or Ellen, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Action will occur two nights a week.
South Philly native Tim Witherspoon, one of only three boxers to win multiple world heavyweight championships, will speak at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s 113th annual banquet. The Feb. 3 ceremony will occur at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. For tickets, call 267-546-7277, or visit phillysportswriters.com.