As the Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School Saints baseball players prepared to take their positions against the Cardinal O’Hara Lions Friday at McNichol Field, 26th and Moore streets, second-year coach Mike “Big Zoom” Zolk barked “Let’s bury them.”
Shaquille Blackwell of Grays Ferry keeps his mind on the game when he’s on the football field, but makes sure to refocus in the classroom.
Heading to the dish for his fifth plate appearance Monday evening at the South Philadelphia super site, 10th and Bigler streets, Dylan Edmonds-Carty had figured the attempt would end like its predecessors, all bases on balls.
Knowing he will always encounter talented foes, Albert Baur decided long ago never to make himself an additional adversary through excessive worry.