Bob Peffle's glorious run as a two-sport Public League coach at Frankford High is about to end.
According to baseball assistant Juan Namnun, Peffle has informed the principal and his players in baseball and wrestling that he will retire in June, both as a coach and teacher.
Prep has another tough schedule; Suburban One powers rebuild.
By Rick O, Inquirer Columnist
With the 2009 season set to kick off in a few hours, let's take a look at some pressing matters for area teams, noteworthy returning players, and some miscellaneous items mixed in with a few predictions:
"Not No. 2, not No. 3, not No. 4, not No. 5 . . . No. 1, baby!"
That's what senior outfielder Grant Latran shouted while he and his Devon Prep baseball teammates accepted their first-place medals Friday night at Penn State's Medlar Park at Lubrano Field.