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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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Not bowled over by the occasion

A graduate of a West Passyunk school is feeling no pressure as he and his Temple football teammates prepare for Tuesday’s Military Bowl.

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Dreaming big

Former ECW star Tommy Dreamer returns to South Philly tomorrow night with his House of Hardcore promotion. 

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Sports briefs 12-8-2016

The Philadelphia Phillie was his usual jovial self Nov. 25, as the franchise held a well-received Red Friday event at Citizens Bank Park.

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Roman’s candles

Two highly regarded baseball players made South Philly and their Center City school proud by signing collegiate letters of intent.

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Green to go blue

A highly recruited East Passyunk Crossing hoopster will soon be stepping into the NCAA spotlight at the University of Kentucky.

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A helping of novelty

A Hawthorne-based football team will serve as a new Thanksgiving Day foe for a Lower Moyamensing institution.

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