Hampton Times

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’...

Firebirds tennis team enjoys life at the top

By Mike GibsonFor the WireBefore Justin Goulet began as coach at Holy Ghost Prep, Lower Moreland and Harriton were the dominant District 1 Class AA teams. They took turns sharing the title most of the previous decade.But...

Council Rock South grad signs with LA Galaxy

By Mike GibsonFor the WireWhen Justin Pugh was waiting to be drafted by the NFL’s New York Giants a couple of weeks ago, fellow Council Rock South High School grad Greg Cochrane could relate.A few months earlier,...

It’s a figurative family for Bensalem volleyball

By Mike GibsonFor the WirePick up a program at any Bensalem High School boys’ volleyball match and you are likely to do a double take.Or a triple take.The Owls don’t have one Patel on the team. They have six.Two...

Benninghoff soars to success

By Mike GibsonFor the TimesTo borrow a phrase made popular in a Bill Cosby commercial, Council Rock South’s Amanda Benninghoff could have gone to college anywhere.She chose the University of North Carolina.The explanation was the main...

Glory bound: Pugh’s road to the NFL

By Mike GibsonFor the WireIn what may go down as one of the greatest sports videos of the year, Justin Pugh is shown at his Bucks County home taking a phone call from the New York...

Bensalem tennis fights to the finish

By Mike GibsonFor the WireGoing through a tennis season in the Suburban One League National Conference is a little like running a gauntlet.No one has to tell Bensalem boys’ head coach James Humes that.He already knows.The Owls (3–7...

Bensalem track lives life in the fast lane

By Mike GibsonFor the WireIn sports like track and field, as the weather turns warmer, the performances usually get better.Unfortunately for Bensalem High School — and just about every other program in the area — the weather has yet to get...

Modern day plays at Archbishop Wood

By Mike GibsonFor the WireIt’s pretty easy to be a fan of Archbishop Wood baseball these days.Not only is the school continuing a winning tradition, its website (woodbaseball.com) is state of the art and provides real-time updates...

Pugh is first-round NFL draft pick

Council Rock South graduate Justin Pugh is a Giant — in every sense of the word.The 6-foot-4, 307-pound offensive tackle on Thursday was the New York Giants’ first-round pick in the 2013 National Football League draft. He...
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