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Bring on Cardinal O’Hara

The Neumann-Goretti girls’ basketball team will be taking on the Lions in tonight’s Catholic League semifinal, with the winner earning a trip to The Palestra.

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The Super Bowl waiting game

It seemed like it would last forever, at least long enough for the Eagles to bring home a Lombardi Trophy and set off the kind of party in Philadelphia that the entire world would talk about. 

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Senior moments

Three standout players helped a Hawthorne hoops team forge a memorable season.

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Centerpiece of The Process

The Sixers are the talk of Philly thanks to a rookie star who is drawing MVP chants on a nightly basis. 

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The Rockets’ launcher

A senior guard recently reached the 1,000-point plateau for his Audenried boys’ basketball team. 

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100 wins for Bey

Boys’ varsity basketball coach Kenyatta Bey notched his 100th victory Monday when his Universal Audenried Charter High School hoopsters notched a 92-48 win on their home court at 33rd and Tasker streets. 

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Two thousand points of light

On Tuesday afternoon, Universal Audenried Charter High School senior Nisheem McNeal-Wright became the third player in program history to score over 1,000 points. The guard reached the plateau in an 84-66 home win over Sankofa Freedom Charter School. That night, Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School senior center Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree also hit the milestone number in a 70-42 victory over Father Judge High School, becoming the 19th player in school history to do so. SPR

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Conducting a winning beat

An East Passyunk Crossing basketball star is helping String Theory Charter School make noise atop its division.

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Fading away from the spotlight

The Neumann-Goretti boys’ basketball team, led by two superstars and a strong supporting cast, is keeping things status quo in its latest championship chase.

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Balance of power

Youth and experience helped to make for a memorable sports year in South Philly. 

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