Hampton Times

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’...

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...
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