Saturday, April 30, 2011

Extra Innings: North Penn vs. LC Softball

It's always fun when North Penn and Lansdale Catholic met up and any sport and last Friday was the latest contest between the neighborhood rivals as the two school's softball team faced off at North Penn. Using some early offense and some solid pitching from senior Kellianna Bradstreet, North Penn earned a 7-0 victory over the Crusaders.

Below are video interviews of both team's coaches, starting first with North Penn's Rick Torresani then Lansdale Catholic's Paul Suder.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Wissahickon boys lacrosse's day of service at Prophecy Creek Park

The Wissahickon boys lacrosse team made an impact off the field on April 2 as the Trojans held a day of community service at Prophecy Creek Park in Whitpain Township.

The team, along with coaches and parents, have made it annual spring event to help the township with cleaning up and landscaping projects within its park system. This year, the Trojans raked leaves, planted shrubs, mulched flower beds and moved small boulders to stabilize the banks of an island in one of the park's ponds.

Friday, April 01, 2011

BASEBALL: Dock Gets Fenced In

Home runs were always possible at Christopher Dock's baseball field. But now, the Pioneers can now truly send the ball out of the yard.

Dock's home diamond has a new look as a chain-link fence now surrounds the outfield. The wall out in right field is 326 feet, center 385 feet and left field the shortest distance at 313 feet. The fence out in left field runs a few feet across a hill, adding a little character or difficulty, depending on how one looks at it, to that part of the outfield.

The fence is not the only addition to Dock's field as a scoreboard will be installed in a week or so.

The inaugural home run is still available for some player to earn, as no one was able to hit a ball over the fence as Christopher Dock opened its home schedule by defeating Plumstead Christian 14-6.

Christopher Dock has played just one game at home this season, that being Thursday's rainy Bicentennial Athletic League contest with Plumstead Christian.