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All of Pennsbury will be 'Playing for Joey...' and they hope you will too.

Maryland basketball's Ava Sciolla, a 2022 Pennsbury grad, is hosting a basketball clinic and fundraiser to benefit 2017 grad Joey Monaghan, who was recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.

Story: Ava Sciolla, Pennsbury basketball, raising funds, and spirits, for one of their own. Here's how to help.

Girls rugby is an increasingly popular sport, with a plenty of room for growth.

Doylestown has a flag rugby program with 300 kids. Head coach Stacy Mancuso, who played at Kutztown University and has coached the Doylestown Lady Dragons since 2004, believes recruiting girls to play rugby is more difficult compared to men. She said most girls love the sport and continue playing after their first season, but there is a stigma about girls playing contact sports.

Doylestown Girls Rugby players squeeze together for trophy picture after winning the title in the first annual Beauty and the Pitch Tournament at Turk Park in Doylestown Township on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
Doylestown Girls Rugby players squeeze together for trophy picture after winning the title in the first annual Beauty and the Pitch Tournament at Turk Park in Doylestown Township on Saturday, July 9, 2022.

Story:Doylestown Rugby hopes to expand its girls' teams. Meet the players already excelling in the sport

Football season is right around the corner!

See who your favorite teams will be playing this season and check out highlights from last year.

2022 Schedules:Football Fridays are (almost) back! Check out the week-by-week schedules for the entire season

They're the best in the nation...and the best of friends.

Meet the girls soccer players of Coppa Rage who won the U.S. Youth Soccer 17U National Championship and made history.

Story:They're in the business of winning: Meet the Bucks County soccer players who won national championship

Down but not out...

Collin Gillespie won't be seeing the court for a while, but the Wood and Villanova standout will undoubtedly be back... and that's something both Nuggets and Sixers fans are cheering for!

Story:Wood, Villanova standout Collin Gillespie out 'indefinitely' for Nuggets

Clemson, Army, Marshall, James Madison....

Germantown Academy's Evan Spivey celebrates with Brian Allen after he recovered a fumble against Penn Charter on Saturday, November 14, 2020. This year marked the 134th year of the GA-PC Day rivalry. Penn Charter won 22-21.
Germantown Academy's Evan Spivey celebrates with Brian Allen after he recovered a fumble against Penn Charter on Saturday, November 14, 2020. This year marked the 134th year of the GA-PC Day rivalry. Penn Charter won 22-21.

Our local football players are racking up college offers and commitments. Find out who's going where:

Story:Recruiting roundup - Where Bucks County, Montco's top football talent will play in college

Shaun Purvy was Souderton football's most electric player in 2020...

Souderton football player Shaun Purvy attends a summer lifting session at Souderton Area High School on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
Souderton football player Shaun Purvy attends a summer lifting session at Souderton Area High School on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

But a serious injury in the first game of last season kept Shaun on the sidelines. Here's how he battled back from a devastating injury in time for the 2022-23 season:

Story: Meet the Souderton football player who overcame adversity for a chance to play in college

Photos:Inside a Souderton football summer gym lifting session

Summer leagues are sizzling...

Check out what some of our youth sports and Little League teams have been up to this summer....(hint: lots of championships!)

Power hitters and palm trees: Pennsbury 11U baseball team is headed to Cal Ripken World Series

Double Play: For Morrisville Little League champions, winning and having fun go hand in hand

They are the championsNewtown 11-U wins district Little League championship

Pennridge will be without star linebacker Picciotti a year earlier than expected...

Pennridge linebacker Phil Picciotti keeps an eye on the Central Bucks offense during a home game on Friday, October 23, 2020. [MICHELE HADDON / PHOTOJOURNALIST]
Pennridge linebacker Phil Picciotti keeps an eye on the Central Bucks offense during a home game on Friday, October 23, 2020. [MICHELE HADDON / PHOTOJOURNALIST]

Phil Picciotti will be spending his senior season at IMG Academy in Florida. Picciotti says the transfer will help prepare him for playing college football at Oklahama.

Story:Pennridge four-star linebacker Phil Picciotti transferring to national power

Courier/Intell Spring All-Stars

Bucks and Montgomery counties are filled with great teams and even better student-athletes, and it can be difficult to stand out. But for some players, it would be nearly impossible not to take notice of their incredible feats. Here are the athletes that stood out in a crowded field.

Nehsaminy's Sanaa Hebron finishes the girls 100-meter hurdles in first place with 14.75 at Council Rock High School South on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Hebron also placed first in 300-meter hurdles with 43.16 and met the MileSplit US First Team standards.
Nehsaminy's Sanaa Hebron finishes the girls 100-meter hurdles in first place with 14.75 at Council Rock High School South on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Hebron also placed first in 300-meter hurdles with 43.16 and met the MileSplit US First Team standards.

Players of the Year:

Courier/Intell Spring All-Stars:Meet the eight Courier Times/Intell spring Players of the Year

First Team:

Courier/Intell Spring All-Stars: Here are the Courier Times/Intell spring 2022 first team all-stars

Second Team:

Courier/Intell Spring All-Stars:Here are our picks for standout athletes from Bucks County and Montco this spring season

Video:Spring Replay - Some of the best moments of the Spring 2022 season

PIAA Softball Championship: Conwell-Egan makes history for school, league

Conwell-Egan poses with their runner-up trophy following the PIAA 2A Softball Championship at Penn State’s Beard Field in State College on Friday, June 17, 2022. The Eagles fell to the Lancers 4-1.
Conwell-Egan poses with their runner-up trophy following the PIAA 2A Softball Championship at Penn State’s Beard Field in State College on Friday, June 17, 2022. The Eagles fell to the Lancers 4-1.

Story: PIAA title-game loss stings, but Conwell-Egan has bright future in softball

Video:Living the dream - Conwell-Egan softball plays in first state championship game

Photos:Conwell-Egan upended by Neshannock in PIAA 2A softball title game

PIAA Baseball Championship: Holy Ghost's historic run

Holy Ghost Prep head coach Greg Olenski hand out the runner-up medals to his players after the PIAA 4A Baseball Championship game against Montour at Penn State University's Medlar Field in State College on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The Spartans took home the title with a 10-9 win over the Firebirds.
Holy Ghost Prep head coach Greg Olenski hand out the runner-up medals to his players after the PIAA 4A Baseball Championship game against Montour at Penn State University's Medlar Field in State College on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The Spartans took home the title with a 10-9 win over the Firebirds.

Story:Despite late grand slam, Holy Ghost Prep falls to Montour in baseball state final

Video:Championship Dreams - Holy Ghost baseball's first trip to the state title game

Photos:Holy Ghost Prep vs. Montour: PIAA Class 4A title game in photos

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*Four weeks until football!

*This hits right in the football feels...

*That feeling when you realize football season is still six weeks away...

*Holy Ghost grad Nolan Jones was called up to the majors by the Cleveland Guardians. Take a look at Nolan as a Firebird, & on draft night

*Watch Wood track star Gary Martin race the Phillie Phanatic!

*Watch highlights from the spring season

*Catch a sneak peak at the Souderton football team's offseason workout

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