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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...

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...
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