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Baseball history on display in Girard Estates

Nick DeMeis doesn’t have to drive four hours to Cooperstown, New York to enjoy his fill of baseball history. He just has to walk down a flight of stairs. The Girard Estates resident has been...

Struggling Flyers need to forget making a playoff push

T.S. Eliot once scribbled “This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang but a whimper.” It’s tough to remember a hockey season dying so silently. After an offseason of noise and a...

Southern embracing defensive philosophy on basketball court

Jabree Coleman and Nasir Ralph took different paths and have different ways of helping the South Philadelphia High School boys basketball team. But they can both agree that defense always comes first. The two Southern...

After good stretch, Flyers still in tough spot

They’ve traveled a lot, but they still have a long way to go. After a somewhat successful stretch of hockey that followed a 10-game winless streak, the Philadelphia Flyers still find themselves looking up in...

Southern defeats Palumbo in boys hoops

The South Philadelphia High School boys basketball team defeated Academy at Palumbo, 69-36, on Tuesday in Philadelphia Public League action to continue its impressive start to the 2021-22 season. Yassir Joyner scored a game-high 22...

String Theory’s Mike Varallo up for any challenge

Mike Varallo is always ready to clock in for a tough shift. Whether it’s leading his high school basketball team onto the floor at String Theory Charter School, or serving customers at the family business...

5 bold predictions for the Flyers in ‘22

There’s still a lot of uncertainty surrounding the National Hockey League’s season. So far the Flyers have had three games postponed, which includes games against the divisional rival Islanders, Penguins and Capitals. There could...

Atkinson a welcome addition for Flyers

Much was made of the numerous offseason moves that were made to try to give the Flyers a new identity after missing the playoffs last year. And maybe the jury is still out on perhaps...

2 wins didn’t solve problems for Flyers

A couple of wins on a road trip can go a long way to restore good feelings for a team that has largely struggled to meet expectations.  But those who oversee the Philadelphia Flyers shouldn’t...

Slumping Flyers fire Vigneault

Another one bites the dust. The Flyers’ ugly 2021-22 season reached what they hope was rock bottom on Sunday night after a 7-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lighting at the Wells Fargo Center. The next...
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