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Oh, Canada, can Opanel pitch

Kevin Opanel has come a long way to help the Neumann-Goretti High School baseball team’s quest for a championship. In fact, he even crossed the border. The Saints’ senior arrived in South Philly two years ago...

Saints hang on to beat Bonner-Prendie 4-3

Kevin Opanel struck out eight in more than six innings of work as the Neumann-Goretti High School baseball team defeated Bonner-Prendie in the quarterfinal round of the Philadelphia Catholic League Playoffs on Saturday. The third-seeded...

Other markets have plenty of great playoff hockey

It’s part two. The Flyers are done, but there is some great hockey still ahead. Why watch? We give you several reasons to pick a favorite and root on the remaining 16 teams. This week,...

700 wins and counting for Coach Tropiano

Becoming a legendary baseball coach was never part of the plan for Sam Tropiano. A lifelong teacher, first and foremost, and a soccer player when he attended St. John Neumann High School, Tropiano found his...

Rob Van Dam bringing positive energy to South Philly

By Joe Mason Rob Van Dam was born in Michigan and he lives on the West Coast, but make no mistake about it, he’s a Philly guy. Van Dam, a 2021 inductee into the WWE Hall...

Great playoff hockey to start soon

The Flyers are done, but there is some great hockey still ahead. Why watch? We give you several reasons to root on the remaining 16 teams including breakout players, the significance of first-round matchups...

Flyers could learn a lot from the Devils

Following a four-game regular season series with their turnpike rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers may have learned a few things from the New Jersey Devils. Or at least they should have. The Devils, without much to play...

Seniors power Palumbo to another volleyball crown

Aasiya Craft-Williams wasn’t sure if she’d ever get to finish out her senior year in style. Same goes for Isabella Siligrini, Jael Hillard, Tori Adams and Ellie Benedict. The five girls have been playing volleyball...

Team success could determine Giroux’s future with Flyers

Each time Claude Giroux hits a milestone or passes a big name on the franchise’s scoring list, the questions resurface. Is Giroux one of the best Flyers ever? Should the team cut ties with a guy...

Possible offseason trade partners for Flyers

They say misery loves company. Following the NHL trade deadline, Flyers General Manager Chuck Fletcher hinted that significant changes to the roster could be coming this offseason. He’s not alone. The Flyers’ season has been disappointing, to...
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