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Archive: August, 2011

Football Preview: Eastern

Monday, August 29, 2011, 9:58 PM
Last year inexperience caught up to Eastern’s football team and the Vikings ended up with an uncharacteristic 1-9 season. It was only the second sub .500 season in 11 seasons under Dan Spittal, whose career record is 65-49. Now as a new season approaches, the Vikings appear to be improve, but... Read more

Rigby Raises Lenape's Fortunes

Sunday, August 28, 2011, 7:56 PM
It was a testament to the strength of the Lenape girls’ soccer program that the Indians were able to win a fourth straight state Group 4 title last year with the services of Katie: Rigby. Now a senior, Rigby missed last soccer season after having knee surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament... Read more

Phillies RBI team ousted

Saturday, August 13, 2011, 11:34 PM
The Dominican Republic ended the Phillies junior RBI team’s run in the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities World Series, winning the semifinal matchup, 14-3, Saturday in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. Read more

Lansdale player lifts U.S. team

Saturday, August 13, 2011, 6:40 PM
John Aiello of Lansdale scored two runs and drove in two, helping the United States’ 14-and-under national team overcome an early three-run deficit and defeat Panama, 12-7, in the opening round of the COPABE Pan Am 14U Championships in San Felipe, Venezuela. Aiello’s RBIs came on a fielder’s... Read more

Philadelphia RBI team reaches semifinals

Saturday, August 13, 2011, 6:39 PM
Jack Christmas and Demetrius Isaac each went 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored, and the Philadelphia Phillies junior RBI team ousted Houston from the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities World Series, 5-4, in extra innings in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. Christmas scored the winning run in the eighth... Read more

Phillies junior RBI team headed to playoffs

Friday, August 12, 2011, 10:49 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies junior RBI team finished 3-0 in pool play by winning two games at the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities World Series in Shelby, N.C. In a six-inning affair that featured 16 runs, eight hits, and 19 walks, Philadelphia defeated Jersey City, 10-6. First baseman Jack Christmas... Read more
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