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Girls’ Lacrosse Team Takes to the Field

As the girls' lacrosse team from the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy competed for a league championship last week, the players on the field...
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In-Line Skater Indulges in ‘Roller Karate’

When Jen Goldstein heard Monday night's winter storm warning, she knew exactly what she had to do. The Art Museum-area resident strapped on her...
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Some Dare Call It Ping Pong

"Come on!" Mike Zukerman shouted sternly to himself after his errant shot floated several inches past the end of the table, then bounced off...
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Young Fencer Slashes Through the Competition

After years of practicing his moves and refining his specific technique, Jake Wischnia, 16, should have been eagerly anticipating his first international fencing match,...
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Israelis Take the Junior Flyers Down

As a lone hockey player races toward him moving the puck swiftly from side to side, goalie Eden Nemenoff positions himself in front of...
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September Sun Doesn’t Slow This Runner’s Pace

When 32-year-old Deena Kastor lined up among the sea of runners outside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, she felt that her body was...
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Competition That’s Good for the Sou

The Bernstein brothers - Howard, Mark, Neil and Larry -grew up in a "nurturing Jewish home" in Northeast Philadelphia where Israel was a "focal...
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Sleepy Slugger Bids World Series ‘Adieu’

David Pine seemed barely able to stay awake, at times resting his eyes or laying his head on his parents' kitchen table while his...
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Budding Broadcasters Get a Little On-Air Time at a Sporty Camp

With a light rain falling on an empty Lincoln Financial Field, Jonathan Cramer-Cohen - microphone in hand - stood in front of a TV...
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Activist Scores at Helm of Eagles’ Philanthropy

Sarah Martinez-Helfman's office in the Novacare Complex overlooks the expanse of green field where the Philadelphia Eagles are preparing for the upcoming season. Her...