SPORTS > FEATURES

By Joseph Myers

Saints are Catholic League champs, again

Momentum makes a mighty fine gift for delirious basketball fans, especially ones who want an upset. Just as supporters of Archbishop Wood High School sensed their Vikings could vault past Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St., at The Palestra Monday night, Sianni Martin, determined to deny their wishes, converted what proved to be the game-deciding three-point play, guiding the Saints to a 50-45 win that secured their second-straight Catholic League championship.

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Posted Feb. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

SPORTS > FEATURES

By Joseph Myers

Cahillites halt Saints' streak

One could devote days to pondering “could have” scenarios from Monday’s Catholic League boys’ basketball championship game at The Palestra, which Roman Catholic High School, won, 64-59, over Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St.

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Posted Feb. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

SPORTS > FEATURES

By Joseph Myers

Palumbo Lady Griffins drop hoops semifinal

Upon huddling her charges following Friday’s 65-52 AAA semifinal loss to Universal Audenried Charter High School, 3301 Tasker St., Chris Donnelly let the ladies know they had given their all in helping The Academy at Palumbo, 1100 Catharine St., to register a remarkable campaign.

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Posted Feb. 19, 2015 | Comments: 0

SPORTS > SPORTS BRIEFS

By Joseph Myers

Home mat advantage

South Philadelphia High School registrant Kareem Fuller captured the Public League wrestling championship at 145 pounds, winning the title at his institution, 2101 S. Broad St., over the weekend.

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Posted Feb. 19, 2015 | Comments: 0
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