RSS Feed from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: http://www.phoenixvillenews.com The latest news from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: http://www.phoenixvillenews.com website: all stories http://www.phoenixvillenews.com The Phoenix Reporter and Item Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:13:19 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Coming soon: PA Prep Live -- our new high school sports website]]> We are pleased to announce that our new high school sports website PA Prep Live will be launching Tuesday, July 21, replacing our current sports website of GameTimePA.com while still building on the success that site has shown in the past two years.

As always, change will take some time to get used to, but we believe that this type of change will excite sports enthusiasts throughout the region by unlocking what you've always hoped for in a local sports website.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:14:07 -0400 20150716151407 2015-07-16T15:14:07-04:00 2015-07-16T15:14:07-04:00
<![CDATA[GIRLS TRACK: Serratore seals marvelous Methacton career with PIAA medal, earns Mercury All-Area Athlete of the Year honors]]> FAIRVIEW VILLAGE >> As her final high school track and field season was winding down, Nicolette Serratore couldn't keep her mind off the one thing still missing from her résumé.

The Methacton multi-event standout had never medaled at the PIAA Track and Field Championships.

In her last chance, Serratore was determined to fill that void.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:15:33 -0400 20150630131533 2015-06-30T13:15:33-04:00 2015-06-30T13:15:33-04:00
<![CDATA[Union sizing up Honduran Palacios]]> CHESTER >> One of the first transfer rumblings of the summer hit the Philadelphia Union Monday with the revelation that Honduran midfielder Wilson Palacios is training with the club.

Manager Jim Curtin said Monday the club has been evaluating Palacios for a week and will make a decision in the next week.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:56:37 -0400 20150615195637 2015-06-15T19:56:37-04:00 2015-06-15T19:56:37-04:00
<![CDATA[Sixers' Embiid suffers apparent setback in recovery]]> Nearly one year after the Sixers took him with the third overall pick in the draft, Joel Embiid seems no closer to playing.

According to a statement by Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie, Embiid's right foot, part of his run of injury luck that moved the team to sit him out his entire rookie season, was found to have "less healing than anticipated" in a recent medical examination in Los Angeles.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 23:00:17 -0400 20150613233101 2015-06-13T23:00:17-04:00 2015-06-13T23:31:01-04:00
<![CDATA[Giles goes into orbit, Phils fall again]]> PITTSBURGH >> The Phillies got a quality start from the new guy, a yeoman's effort from a beleaguered bullpen, and a lot of stranded base runners from a punchless lineup in their 1-0, 13-inning loss to the Pirates at PNC Park Friday night.

But what stood out most in a game that tried to test the theory that, unlike a women's World Cup soccer game, baseball does in fact keep going until someone scores, was the night their most prized reliever had on the mound and on the bench.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 11:18:04 -0400 20150613111804 2015-06-13T11:18:04-04:00 2015-06-13T11:18:04-04:00
<![CDATA[Phillies Notebook: Sandberg wants to see more of Rupp]]> PITTSBURGH >> The Phillies played an afternoon game Wednesday in Cincinnati before making a puddle-hop to Pittsburgh before sunset, then had a full day off Thursday before getting back to business Friday night at PNC Park for the start of a weekend series against the Pirates.

That's a nice respite for the regulars as the dog days of summer start to crank up.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 21:51:41 -0400 20150612220313 2015-06-12T21:51:41-04:00 2015-06-12T22:03:13-04:00