Local Sports

Serving the purpose

A Passyunk Square-based tennis association will continue to tout its programs through an initiative with the Friends of FDR Park.

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The center of ascension

The opening of an indoor training facility in South of South will help budding baseball and softball players to continue their maturation as future stars.

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Sports briefs 7-14-2016

The Martial Arts Hero Factory held Karate in the Park at Marconi Plaza.

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Willing spirits

The EOM Angels eight-and-under softball club collected a crown in the Garden State.

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Sports briefs 6-23-2016

Under coach Bobby Pierce, the SEYAA Orioles captured the 7-8 age division championship June 14 at Seventh Street and Bigler Avenue, with some of the youngsters having also claimed the 4-6 title with him two years ago.

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Getting a Greg up

Greg Grandelli has always believed there are bountiful benefits to playing baseball, with the ability to bond with similarly ambitious figures among the biggest.

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Sports Briefs 6-2-2016

Through its Millay Club alumni association, Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School held its senior varsity letter banquet May 19 at The I.A.T.S.E. Ballrooom.

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Sports briefs 5-26-2016

In his sixth year as host, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz helped Philadelphia Futures, which also inducted him into its Hall of Fame, to raise $160,000 through May 18’s Get in the Game celebration at South Bowl, 19 E. Oregon Ave. Photo Provided by Philadelphia Futures

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Neumann-Goretti’s Townsend shy yet spry

Sydni Townsend loves to craft fantasy, sci-fi, and fan fiction pieces, believing that writing helps her to explore the depth of her creative potential.

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A gimme for Jimmy

When Jimmy Kerrigan left Temple University two years ago following its decision to dump baseball due to financial hardships, he wanted to attend a school where he could evolve as a player and a person.

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