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Jordan Hall fitting in with high-flying Neumann-Goretti

Jordan Hall was looking for a good home with more than just high ceilings. Listed at 6 feet 8, the Neumann-Goretti High School senior bounced around a bit before settling in with the Saints. Hall played...

Friedman fitting in on Flyers blue line

Mark Friedman didn’t have a whole lot of time to think about what he was walking into. The newly recalled Flyers defenseman finally got the call on Wednesday to play against the Washington Capitals at...

Spadaro: Wentz Quietly Sets Record in Fight to Keep Season Afloat

The celebration lasted only a short time, just long enough for the Philadelphia Eagles, with a Roster of Misfit Toys, to try on their NFC East-champion T-shirts and caps and clear out of MetLife...

Neumann-Goretti’s Diamond Johnson is a humble superstar

It’s not always about basketball for Diamond Johnson. Hoops have provided the highway for the Neumann-Goretti senior point guard, as she will play Division I ball next year at Rutgers University. But basketball wasn’t always...

Eagles head to showdown against Cowboys with a nest full of confidence

On Sunday, the Eagles took another step in their quest to win the NFC East and clinch the No. 4 seed that guarantees a home playoff game against the No. 5 seed in the...

Academy at Palumbo’s girls volleyball team is back-to-back Public League champs

When the Academy at Palumbo’s girls volleyball players were devising the look of their warmup jerseys at the beginning of the year, they wanted to do something that reflected the familial culture of the...

DVYAA fields named in honor of president emeritus

In the eyes of Anthony “Tubes” Benedetto, turning down an aspiring athlete was never an option.  The West Passyunk resident has always vehemently believed that no obstacle should ever stop a child from getting a...

New mural reveals the life and legacy of Ed Snider

A former blank concrete slab at 10th Street and Snyder Avenue is now radiating with variegated shades depicting youth athletics and academics. For Ed Snider, the late chairman of Comcast Spectacor, these were cornerstone missions...

Howie Roseman talks about his 2019 Eagles roster

The Eagles are expecting a successful regular season in 2019 and a long run in the playoffs. The Birds have the talent to back up those aspirations. When you have an elite lineup, and it...

Registration open for a co-ed flag football league at Shot Tower Playground

Registration is now open for a co-ed flag football league at Shot Tower Playground, 101-31 Carpenter St. The league starts on Monday, Sept. 9. Practices will take place every Monday at 6 p.m. through...
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