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GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
*The 10th annual Little Quakers Golf Outing will be held Thursday, June 30, at JC Melrose Country Club. The outing includes a box lunch, green fees, cart, buffet dinner, 2-hour open wine and beer bar, exclusive 64th Season LQ giveaway, door prizes, free stories and much more. Lunch at noon, tee off at 1 p.m. Please contact Aimee Schnee at 215-713-4432 with any questions. All proceeds will go toward the LQ's 64th season, which will include a trip to the NFL Hall of Fame and University of Notre Dame.
 
*Imhotep Charter seeks a varsity football coach. Email your resume to Andre Noble, Imhotep's athletic director, at anoble@imhotepcharter.org by April 29. High school or college coaching experience is required.
 
*The 42nd annual City All-Star Football Game will be played Thursday, May 26, 7 p.m., at Northeast High, and will be streamed on SFBN. It's expected that rosters will be finalized the weekend of April 23-24.
 
*The first induction banquet for George Washington High's Football Hall of Fame will be held Sunday, May 22, 1 to 5 p.m., at Giorgio's Caterers, The Emerald Room, 14002 McNulty Road, Phila., 19154. Tickets are $35. For more info, and to purchase tickets, send an email to corporate@viralsports.us or call 267-884-8883. First inductees: Jerry Butler, Ron Cohen, Ray Fitch, Glen Hassett, Dave Jacobs, John McAneney, Jameel McClain, Bruce Perry, Lou Russo, Kwesi Solomon.
 
*The second annual Stand by Steve Golf Classic, honoring the memory of 2009 La Salle High grad Stephen Stanton, will be held Friday, May 6, at LuLu Country Club, with shotgun starts at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Click here for complete information.
 
*Click here for a link to the High School Sports Show, which airs every Monday, 7 p.m., on 610-AM.
 
*Former McDevitt coach Pat Manzi and long-time referee Dan Solis-Cohen will be honored by the Philadelphia Area Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame during a banquet to be held Monday, May 2, at the Connelly Center, on Villanova University's campus. Cocktails at 6:15, dinner at 7. Many Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac seniors will also be recognized. For more info and to purchase tickets, please call Joan McGuckin in Villanova's football office (610-519-7787).
 
*The fourth annual Rock The Block Street Festival -- to honor the memory of John Wagner, the former coach of freshman football at St. Joseph's Prep, and to benefit the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital -- will be held June 12, 3 to 8 p.m., at Stogie Joe's Tavern, East Passyunk Ave. and Moore Street, in South Philadelphia. Entertainment will include DJ Johnny Looch and the band "The Business." There will also be cold drinks, hot food, raffles and more. For more info, or to donate to the cause, please visit www.thecoachwagsmemorialfoundation.org. Thank you.
 
*Website stalwart Mark "Frog" Carfagno is still fighting to make sure people know that Dick Allen belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The next chance for election will come in 2017. Please click here to see how YOU can help. Thanks.
 
*Pat DiPilla, Neumann-Goretti's former athletic director and still a part-time trainer there, is starting a scholarship fund to honor Steve Smith's memory. Steve, N-G's football coach for three seasons (2004-06) and a '79 grad of the former Neumann, passed away Dec. 1, 2015. Donations can be made out to . . . "The Millay Club - Steve Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund" and sent to Ss. Neumann-Goretti HS, 1736 South 10th St., Phila., PA, 19148. Thank you.
 
*If you happen to have a copy of the Sept./Oct. 1990 edition of Philly Sports Magazine, please contact Isaiah Montgomery at hbgsharks25@gmail.com. Thank you! 
 
*Jim Lannigan, former football star at Father Judge High, has created a LinkedIn group for former All-City honorees in football, basketball and baseball. Post promotions that your company has. Promote a beef and beer that you are having for a charity event, Connect with those that are coaching or involved with the sport that you were involved with during your high school years, network, or just get back in touch, etc. Click here for the group's page.

GOLF OUTINGS
 
*The 10th annual Little Quakers Golf Outing will be held Thursday, June 30, at JC Melrose Country Club. The outing includes a box lunch, green fees, cart, buffet dinner, 2-hour open wine and beer bar, exclusive 64th Season LQ giveaway, door prizes, free stories and much more. Lunch at noon, tee off at 1 p.m. Please contact Aimee Schnee at 215-713-4432 with any questions. All proceeds will go toward the LQ's 64th season, which will include a trip to the NFL Hall of Fame and University of Notre Dame.
 
*The second annual Stand by Steve Golf Classic, honoring the memory of 2009 La Salle High grad Stephen Stanton, will be held Friday, May 6, at LuLu Country Club, with shotgun starts at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Click here for complete information.

SOCCER
 
*Matt Davis, former Bishop McDevitt multisport athlete and student writer for this website, is now the head coach at Mount Aloysius College, a D-III school in Cresson, Pa. (near Altoona). If you've got game and think you'd like to be part of Matt's program, send him an email at mattdavissoccer@gmail.com.

FOOTBALL
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Delaware Valley University will host a 7-on-7 tournament for high school teams on Friday, July 8. Teams will play a minimum of four games. Must register prior to June 24. Cost is $150 per team (limit of 25 players). For more info, and to obtain registration forms, contact coach Mike Isgro at 609-412-2026 or Michael.Isgro@delval.edu.
 
*Imhotep Charter seeks a varsity coach. Email your resume to Andre Noble, Imhotep's athletic director, at anoble@imhotepcharter.org by April 29. High school or college coaching experience is required.
 
*The 42nd annual City All-Star Game will be played Thursday, May 26, 7 p.m., at Northeast High, and will be streamed on SFBN. It's expected that rosters will be finalized the weekend of April 23-24.
 
*The first induction banquet for George Washington High's Football Hall of Fame will be held Sunday, May 22, 1 to 5 p.m., at Giorgio's Caterers, The Emerald Room, 14002 McNulty Road, Phila., 19154. Tickets are $35. For more info, and to purchase tickets, send an email to corporate@viralsports.us or call 267-884-8883. First inductees: Jerry Butler, Ron Cohen, Ray Fitch, Glen Hassett, Dave Jacobs, John McAneney, Jameel McClain, Bruce Perry, Lou Russo, Kwesi Solomon.
 
*Former McDevitt coach Pat Manzi and long-time referee Dan Solis-Cohen will be honored by the Philadelphia Area Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame during a banquet to be held Monday, May 2, at the Connelly Center, on Villanova University's campus. Cocktails at 6:15, dinner at 7. Many Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac seniors will also be recognized. For more info and to purchase tickets, please call Joan McGuckin in Villanova's football office (610-519-7787).
 
*The fourth annual Rock The Block Street Festival -- to honor the memory of John Wagner, the former coach of freshman football at St. Joseph's Prep, and to benefit the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital -- will be held June 12, 3 to 8 p.m., at Stogie Joe's Tavern, East Passyunk Ave. and Moore Street, in South Philadelphia. Entertainment will include DJ Johnny Looch and the band "The Business." There will also be cold drinks, hot food, raffles and more. For more info, or to donate to the cause, please visit www.thecoachwagsmemorialfoundation.org. Thank you.
 
*McDonogh School, in Maryland, seeks varsity games for Sept. 23 and 30, 2016. Contact coach Dom Damico, a Philly native, at
ddamico@mcdonogh.org.
 
*New Hope-Solebury, a Class AAA school in the Bicentennial League, seeks a Week Six home game for 2016. If interested, contact Jim Ditulio at jdtulio@nhsd.org.
 
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Chester High, a Class AAAAA program, is looking to schedule games for its ninth grade team for the 2016 season. If interested, contact assistant coach James Howard at peach27.jh@gmail.com or 484-995-3206.
 
*Pat DiPilla, Neumann-Goretti's former athletic director and still a part-time trainer there, is starting a scholarship fund to honor Steve Smith's memory. Steve, N-G's coach for three seasons (2004-06) and a '79 grad of the former Neumann, passed away Dec. 1, 2015. Donations can be made out to . . . "The Millay Club - Steve Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund" and sent to Ss. Neumann-Goretti HS, 1736 South 10th St., Phila., PA, 19148. Thank you.
 
*If you have a film of the 1973 Mastbaum-Southern game, please contact Michael Anderson at tandm1214@gmail.com.

 
*To purchase a copy of the DVD for the 41st annual City All-Star Football Game, please contact game director Brian Fluck at brianfluckwc@hotmail.com. Cost of $15 includes shipping. 
 
*Chestnut Hill College has started a sprint team (weight limit: 172 pounds). Would you like to give it a whirl? Contact coach Mike Pearson at PearsonM@chc.edu.
 
*The commemorative book -- "La Salle College High School - 100 Years of Football History" -- has been released. It was written by 1969 grad Bill Wasylenko. Proceeds on book sales will benefit the school's Touchdown Club. The book is on sale at home games and can also be purchased on this eBay page. 
 
*The Sports Fan Base Network (SFBN) is streaming games in 2015. To watch the games, go to www.sportsfanbasenetwork.com and click the "Live and On Demand Events" link in the middle of the screen. Click on the selected game, then the video player will open up on your screen. The game can be viewed on any computer with Internet as well as some video capable smart phones, including but not limited to, iPhones. Also, SFBN will be tweeting live during the game so feel free to follow us @The_SFBN with the #sfbn. The game is FREE OF CHARGE for all viewers so make sure you tune in to SFBN on Saturday night!
 
*Several game films from Bonner's 1984 season (with '83 to come) are available for viewing through Dropbox. For more info, contact Paul Golden at paul.golden@gmail.com.  

  *Bill Wasylenko, La Salle High's football historian, seeks tapes of games involving the Explorers from all eras. He already has many tapes from 1988 to 2012, along with a few from '75 and '76 and some from the early '60s. Bill may be reached at explorerfb@gmail.com.
 
  *If you would like to become a sponsor (or make a donation) for the City All-Star Game, please contact game director Brian Fluck at 215-386-2244, ext. 265, or brianfluckwc@hotmail.com

  *Videos of the 2013, 2014 and 2015 City All-Star Football Games are now available for purchase. Contact Brian Fluck at brianfluckwc@hotmail.com for info.*


BASEBALL
 
*Website stalwart Mark "Frog" Carfagno is still fighting to make sure people know that Dick Allen belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The next chance for election will come in 2017. Please click here to see how YOU can help. Thanks.
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The Philly Area Black Sox Baseball Team (Ages 16-19) seeks experienced players for the upcoming 2016 season. Games include league games, exhibition games, and tournaments with an extensive 35+ game travel schedule. Contact Coach Paul at paulkennethjohnson@yahoo.com or text 215-990-3188 for more information.

  *Former Episcopal Academy star Dan Williams ('04), now an assistant with the Churchmen, is the director of D-Will Performance, which is based in King of Prussia and helps players reach their potential by taking a cutting-edge approach to baseball development. Pitchers and position players are encouraged to contact Dan at 610-213-1958 or dwillperformance@gmail.com.

BASKETBALL
 
*Bryn Athyn College seeks a volunteer assistant/intern. Please email letter of interest, resume and professional references to Chris Potash, associate head coach, at Chris.Potash@BrynAthyn.edu.

  *Click here for complete information on Penn Charter's summer basketball camp. It will be held Aug. 8-12, 2016, for boys and girls from age 8 to 15.
 
*Former University of Pennsylvania star Ugonna Onyekwe, a Big 5 Hall of Famer and former pro overseas, has created a website to help you improve your game. Click here
 
*Doug Overton, former star at Dobbins ('87) and La Salle, 12-year NBA player and former assistant at the college/pro levels, has started an elite training academy called No Opponent. Click here to visit the website. You may also contact the organization at 484-466-4680 or elitetraining@noopponent.com.
 
*Quahsim Gredic, formerly a player at William Penn High and now an assistant at Penncrest, in Delaware County, is hoping to become a coach at a Philly high school for the 2015-16 season. He may be reached at qgredic@gmail.com.
 
*Bill "Mr. Bill" Williams, long-time assistant at Southern, is selling DVDs of Philly high school games going back to 1989. Click here for his website page and contact info and here for an updated list of available DVDs.
  *If you happen to have a copy of the Sept./Oct. 1990 edition of Philly Sports Magazine, please contact Isaiah Montgomery at hbgsharks25@gmail.com. Thank you! 
 
*Paul Hutter, author of a book detailing Ivy League basketball history, is available to speak to groups interested in that topic. He may be reached at phutt70@gmail.com.

  *Baltimore City CC is seeking high-level players from the Philadelphia area. Contact coach Terry Maczko at TMaczko@bccc.edu.
 
*Click here for info about a book, written by Germantown Academy basketball all-timer Paul Hutter (Princeton alum), that examines the glory era of Ivy League basketball.   
 
*Click here for info/signup sheet on Germantown Academy's ongoing program for kids in grades 1 to 4. 

  *Games involving city-leagues teams are being telecast this season on www.sportsfanbase.com, with former Northeast High baseball star Ari Bluestein as the play-by-play man. Ari's twitter handle is The_SFBN. And click here for SFBN's Facebook page. 

  *Click here for ISAA's assorted offerings. 
  *Joseph DeMayo, son of Joe DeMayo, long-time college basketball referee and the assigner of referees for the Catholic League, is experiencing a health issue (kidney failure) that has left him out of work and facing financial challenges. To help Joseph and his family, referees Wally Rutecki, Michael Chesney and John Hughes have started a tax deductible fund. If you can contribute, please send a check to Joseph DeMayo Kidney Fight Fund, 533 Vernon Road, Springfield, PA 19064. Thank you.   

SPECIAL NOTES
 
*Please check out a business owned by Ed Kerr, Jr., a 1960 West Catholic grad and long-time supporter of the school's athletic programs (also mover/shaker in alumni association) -- www.SafetyBroadcast.com. Thanks!  
  *Joseph DeMayo, son of Joe DeMayo, long-time college basketball referee and the assigner of referees for the Catholic League, is experiencing a health issue (kidney failure) that has left him out of work and facing financial challenges. To help Joseph, referees Wally Rutecki, Michael Chesney and John Hughes have started a tax deductible fund. If you can contribute, please send a check to Joseph DeMayo Kidney Fight Fund, 533 Vernon Road, Springfield, PA 19064. Thank you. 

BOOK ANNOUNCEMENTS
  *The commemorative book -- "La Salle College High School - 100 Years of Football History" -- has been released. It was written by 1969 grad Bill Wasylenko. Proceeds on book sales will benefit the school's Touchdown Club. The book is on sale at home games and can also be purchased on this eBay page.
 
*Click here for info about a book, written by Germantown Academy basketball all-timer Paul Hutter (Princeton alum), that examines the glory era of Ivy League basketball.
 
  *Longtime website contributor Ted Taylor has completed “The Duke of Milwaukee . . . The Life and Times of Al Simmons, Baseball’s Forgotten Superstar.” It is available by mail from TTA Authentic LLC, PO Box 273, Abington PA 19001. Cost is $15, which includes postage and handling (book store SRP of $11.95). It is also on sale at selected outlets, including the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society in Hatboro, PA. The book was published by The Educational Publisher, 1313 Chesapeake Ave., Columbus, OH (www.EduPublisher.com). For additional info, or to schedule a book signing, contact Ted at ted@tedtaylor.com or 215-576-7212. 

SPECIAL NOTES
  
 
*The family of John Wagner is proud to announce the formation of The Coach Wags Memorial Foundation, which honors the late, beloved former freshman football coach at St. Joseph's Prep. The foundation's sole mission is to raise money for The Cancer Center at Children's Hospital. For more information, email THECOACHWAGSMEMORIALFOUNDATION@yahoo.com and/or check out The Coach Wags Memorial Foundation on Facebook. Please share your favorite memories and thoughts.