Bensalem Times

Firebirds crowned District 1 Class AAA champs

By Mike GibsonFor the WireTo a high school baseball coach, the very definition of “luxury” is to have an ace.Keith Smeraglio has two.The Holy Ghost Prep coach has additional, long-term security knowing both of his aces, Curtis...

Bensalem high school’s got that winning feeling

By Mike GibsonFor the WireThe difference between the Bensalem boys track and field team’s capture of the state indoor title five months ago and their recent state outdoor title win was like night and day.Literally.“It was...

Lupica’s grand finale

By Mike GibsonFor the WireAthletes talk all the time about hanging up the spikes and the running shoes before it is too late. But few have the discipline to do it.None of them, though, are just 18...

Caporiccio’s aim to heal the pain

By Mike GibsonFor the WireA couple of years down the road, Kevin Caporiccio hopes to help athletes rehab their injuries.Now, though, he’s concentrating on coming back strong after a few nagging injuries of his own.Nothing serious, a...

New Holy Ghost track runners chips off the old block

By Mike GibsonFor the WireAbout the time Church Farm entered the Bicentennial Athletic League just short of a year ago, Holy Ghost Prep head track and field coach Mike Meistering figured something out.The Firebirds had better...

Sowa’s well armed

By Mike GibsonFor the WireThere is always room for improvement, or so the saying goes.That probably applies to everyone but Kurt Sowa. When you get close to the place called perfection, there’s not much further to...

Returning to his roots

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorMany kids dream about meeting their favorite professional athletes.For 200 young football players in the area, that dream will become a reality at a free football clinic hosted by NFL running...

Wilson calling the shots

By Mike GibsonFor the WireFor many fans of high school baseball in the Philadelphia area, the name Kevin Wilson will ring a bell.Wilson was so good while competing at Holy Ghost Prep that The Philadelphia Inquirer...

Montgomery County Calendar March 12–19

Wednesday March 12Irish Music Concert: This event will take place at the Huntingdon Valley Library, 625 Red Lion Road in Abington, at 7 p.m. Bill Monaghan and his band, Celtic Pride, will be performing. Light...

Visco is getting his kicks

By Mike GibsonFor the WireFor the past few years, fans of Temple University’s football team have cringed when Brandon McManus tried to make a tackle.McManus, who recently signed a contract with the Indianapolis Colts, was the Owls’...
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