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Saxton: Fun time on tap with Dover vs. Pocono Celebrity Softball game

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Hendricks takes Twin 20 feature at Big Diamond

BIG DIAMOND >> The forecast of afternoon showers and thunderstorms gave way to late-day sunshine which allowed for a great night of racing at Big Diamond Speedway as the sportsman took center stage on Friday night for their Twin 20 featur...

By Ken Johnson For Digital First Media |

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    Kanaskie keeps deep Unionville humming

    There may not be a more accomplished name in local high school golf than Greg Kanaskie.

    By Bryan Davis bdavis@21st-centurymedia.com @btdavis25 on Twitter |

  • Sports

    KMC boys gymnastics shine on home turf

    The KMC Boys Team competed against more than 200 gymnasts from across the region in their home meet, the Kennett Mushroom Classic. Kyle Walchuk, Devin Trinter, Kieran Clark, Andrew Overman, Liam Bachman, Ryan Uy, Austin Geibel, Aaron Gonsalves, Adam Zolper, Zachary Secord, Joshua Secord, and Gavin Felix won first place in the all-around (AA) or on individual events. The level 9 and 4 teams faced fierce competition and won the team awards.

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    Injury to Flyers’ Giroux means he’ll miss a Wild time

    An upper-body injury that already has cost Claude Giroux two games will prevent him from playing Thursday when the Flyers play the Minnesota Wild in the Wells Fargo Center.

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    McCaffery: Howard owes it to Phillies to accept platoon role

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    Courtney Smith, 2014 Unionville grad, runs second fastest time in Harvard history

    Courtney Smith, a 2014 graduate of Unionville High School, ran the second fastest time in Harvard University’s history for the 5K at a track meet at the University of Washington on Feb. 13. The time is the eighth fastest in the country for D1 athletes and the fourth fastest ever recorded in the Ivy League.

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    Rogers family, owners of Grandview Speedway, injured in car crash in Daytona Beach

    Bruce and Teresa Rogers, operators of Grandview Speedway, continue their recovery from injuries sustained in a vehicular accident last week in Daytona Beach, Fla.

    By Jeff Stover jstover@21st-centurymedia.com @MercuryXStover on Twitter |

  • Sports

    McCaffery: For Openers, Phils’ gloves will be mightier than their bats

    PHILADELPHIA >> From the manager to the general manager to the personnel development director to the players themselves, the Phillies expect a volatile couple of months in Clearwater.

    By Jack McCaffery jmccaffery@21st-centurymedia.com @JackMcCaffery on Twitter |

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    Healthy Gostisbehere rejoining Flyers for Saturday’s Rangers game

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    Eagles’ zero in on Doug Pederson; Graham calls new coach a ‘great hire’

    The Eagles interviewed a running backs coach, an interim head coach, an offensive genius and a living legend.

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    Despite critics, Union’s Stewart sees draftees’ potential

    It’s the time of year for pundits from all corners of the American soccer universe to sharpen their pitchforks and take aim at the MLS SuperDraft as a dying institution.

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