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By Joseph Myers

Aligning allegiance for Dick Allen

Mark “Frog” Carfagno is clamoring to clap for Dick Allen one more time. The former Philadelphia Phillies’ grounds crew member began as a fan of the slugger before forging a nearly 40-year friendship with him and is going to bat for his hero in the hopes that the Historical Oversight and Veterans committees will grant him Hall of Fame status.

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Posted Jul. 31, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Joseph Myers

Duren eager to go pro

Like many young adults, Tyreek Duren has needed to ramp up resolve in looking to score that first post-college graduation vocation.

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Posted Jul. 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Joseph Fontanazza

Penn Charter's Matt Gorman ups his baseball bravado

The stress of reaching expectations raised by others often withers the most promising players, and being the younger brother to one of the most successful Philadelphia Catholic Baseball players definitely sets those lofty anticipations. But William Penn Charter School’s Matt Gorman not only showed the potential reminiscent of his brother Joey Gorman, he is creating his own legacy.

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Posted Jul. 17, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Joseph Myers

Neumann-Goretti alum swinging for success

As a newly minted graduate of Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St., Mike Riverso enrolled at Widener University four years ago eager to accumulate more athletic and academic accomplishments.

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Posted Jul. 10, 2014 | Comments: 0
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