The baseball team at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St., always fields fierce competitors, so when the club prepared for its seventh-inning cuts Saturday, senior second baseman Vinny Vaccone fully expected to lead the charge to secure the program’s fifth league plaque in seven seasons.
Joey Gorman likes lauding the wisdom within Jackie Robinson’s assertion that “A life is not important except in the impact it has on others,” meaning the students whom the eventual educator will instruct will find before them a champion for enacting positive change.
When Tommy Nardini and Gino Tripoli enrolled at St. Neumann-Goretti High School, in 2011, they hoped to intensify their friendship and continue the winning tradition of the institution's baseball team.
When Kaylee Fiocca first found softball fascinating at age 11, she knew her work ethic, honed through obtaining T-ball, baseball, basketball and hockey distinction, would help her to handle any hurdles, with her pitching presence a preliminary problem.