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Palumbo Volleyball’s journey falls just short of ultimate prize

There was no hiding the tears that fell to the floor of the gymnasium on Wednesday.  The Academy at Palumbo volleyball team had just spent it all in the Public League high school volleyball championship....

Palumbo volleyball reaches Public League final

The Academy at Palumbo girls volleyball team avenged an early season loss by defeating Parkway Center City in four sets on Monday in the semifinal round of the Philadelphia Public League playoffs. The Griffins has...

Palumbo volleyball hoping hard work pays off

The team gatherings happened early in the summer and they never stopped.  The members of the Academy at Palumbo girls volleyball team always enters a season prepared to face the best teams in the city....

Queen Village teen balances field hockey, school

Caroline Niebling loves sports. So much so that when she was a kid, she tried just about everything. Even ones you wouldn’t think a girl from Queen Village in Philly would ever attempt. “I did everything when...

Glue of the Palumbo defense

Salvador Ramos’s goal is simply to make things better. As an aspiring engineer, the Academy at Palumbo senior and South Philly resident brings the same mentality to the soccer field as he does for his...

Academy at Palumbo tops Tacony Academy Charter, 4-3

The Academy at Palumbo High School boys soccer team defeated Tacony Academy Charter, 4-3 on Monday to raise its record to to 3-5 on the season. The Griffins received goals from Eric Amabile, Tito...

String Theory’s Ava Matteo becoming ultimate team player

Ava Matteo’s most valuable position might not even be on the field.  The senior high school soccer player at Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School can play just about anywhere once she takes...

Furness girls defeat String Theory in soccer

Despite the soggy weather, Horace Howard Furness High School defeated Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School, 2-0, in Philadelphia Public League high school girls soccer action on Tuesday. Photos by Mark Zimmaro ...

Cima, Saints seeing persistence pay off on volleyball court

Victoria Cima remembers her first big varsity moment in the sport of volleyball. The Neumann-Goretti High School senior was just a freshman and scored her first point in a big match. “I liked it a...

Book recounts true South Philly crime story

Outside of boxing-obsessed fans, the story of Tyrone Everett’s short time in the spotlight and tragic death has largely been forgotten, even in the South Philly neighborhoods where he grew up. Everett was a local...
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