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Wildwood Polar Plunge [PHOTOS]

At precisely 1P.M. on Saturday costumed plungers, many dressed as Gene Simmons, Wolverine/Elvis combo, a bunch of Waldos, made a dash into the chilly Atlantic Ocean in Wildwood, NJ. The annual Wildwood Polar Bear Plunge is held as a fundraiser for Special Olympics New Jersey.

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Young champions celebrated at Eagles game

 

Eagles alumni and mascot Swoop participate in the pre-game show on the field. Image published as part of photo essay on WHYY's NewsWorks.org - http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/89516-young-champions-celebrated-at-eagles-game-photos (©2015, All Rights reserved - Bastiaan Slabbers/BasSlabbers.com) ((photo by Bastiaan Slabbers))
Eagles alumni and mascot Swoop participate in the pre-game show on the field.

There were four football teams on the field at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday when the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins fought for the NFC East title. Two local teams witnessed that game up close from field bleachers. During game breaks, the high school state champion Imhotep Panthers and Pop Warner national champion Northwest Raiders got on-screen recognition for their recent victories.
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Imhotep becomes first city school to nab state football title

The PIAA AAA State Championship trophy is kissed by the players. (Bastiaan Slabbers/for NewsWorks) (Bastiaan Slabbers)
The PIAA AAA State Championship trophy is kissed by the players.

In the frigid air a hundred miles from home, senior Mike Waters knelt along the sideline and buried his face in his white gloved-hands.

Behind the star running back, a pack of bundled and blanketed fans went wild. Before him, teammates from Imhotep Institute Charter High School danced and shouted across the field the way teenage boys do after winning a state football title, after making history.

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