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Furness soccer off to hot start

The Horace Howard Furness High School boys soccer team won its second consecutive game to start the season with a 2-1 overtime victory over Julia R. Masterman on Aug. 30 at 11th and Bigler...

Griffins’ cheerleading program taking flight

Academy at Palumbo High School sporting events are going to be a little bit louder this year. Thanks to a pair of juniors who took the reins, the Griffins cheerleading team has new choreography and...

Southern blanks Palumbo in football opener

AK Nasim Moore breaks free for the first of his two touchdowns as the South Philadelphia High School football team defeated Academy at Palumbo, 20-0, in a South Philly showdown at the South Philly...

The highs and lows of a Philly Fan

As a Philadelphia sports fan, Bruce Graham has experienced the highs and the lows. The South Philly playwright is now hoping to share his passion with local theater audiences as he puts a new spin...

Get ready for some bad football

The pro football season is upon us. More than 50,000 fans jammed into South Philly to watch the Eagles take the field for a practice last week. To put that in perspective, that’s more...

RBI Kids play WIFFLE tournament at Citizens Bank Park

More than 30 young players had the opportunity to play WIFFLE ball at Citizens Bank Park in a tournament for RBI Kids.  RBI Kids, which stands for Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities, provides children 12...

Watch the Phils, help brain cancer charities

Two popular foundations in recognition of former Phillies are joining up for a day at the ballpark to celebrate brain health and wellness. The Darren Daulton Foundation and the Tug McGraw Foundation are teaming up...

On the big stage, in school and softball

Laura Alfaro and Nylah Beauchamps are up for any challenge. The two Girard Academic Music Program students were key components of the Pioneers’ softball team this spring, and not necessarily at positions they were accustomed...

Major improvements coming to Murphy Rec

Multi-million-dollar improvements to the Lawrence E. Murphy Recreation Center in South Philly’s Whitman neighborhood are now underway. City officials, community members and representatives from Live! Hotel & Philadelphia were on hand on June 21 to...

St. Richard wins CYO baseball title

St. Richard Parish in South Philadelphia won the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Youth Organization baseball championship with a 9-6 victory over Annunciation/St. Denis on June 15.  The Bulldogs received great pitching from eighth-graders Steven Vanore,...
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