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High School sports begin in South Philly

The Horace Furness High School boys soccer team returned to the field on Sept. 9 after losing its entire season last year to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Falcons had a tough first game in visiting...

Another Troilo starring in soccer at Neumann-Goretti

Alura Troilo didn’t think she’d get another opportunity to play high school soccer. After experiencing the thrill of making the Neumann-Goretti High School’s girls varsity soccer team and contributing on the field as a freshman...

Hoops tourney raises money for charity

A team of South Philadelphia basketball players were recently honored for winning the 2021 Daniel “Danny” Rumph Tournament. The annual charity tournament, which just completed its 16th year, brings together some of the best hoops...

New Eagles photo book released

The Philadelphia Eagles have had a colorful past. And a trio of local writers are hoping you read all about it. College professor Brian Michael encouraged a pair of his Holy Family University students, Andrew...

Talented teen on and off the turf

Caleb Smalley is talented in many areas. But bragging isn’t one of them. The high school senior from the High School for Creative and Performing Arts can serenade with the saxophone or tickle the ivories...

Preview: HS football kicking off

By Joe Mason and Mark Zimmaro   High school football season is back. Teams around the city have been working hard under the hot August heat to prepare for the 2021 season as football returns to its...

Photo Gallery: Neumann-Goretti football practice

The Neumann-Goretti High School football team practiced at McNichols Field in preparation for its season opening game against Roman Catholic at Rutgers University on Friday. Photo gallery by Mark Zimmaro

A look at ex-Flyers’ 2021-22 prospects

It seems to happen often so we shouldn’t be surprised: That guy who used to play here is now killing it somewhere else. We’ve seen an incredibly long list of former Flyers contribute to...

Unity Cup soccer games coming to S. Phila.

A major international soccer tournament will attempt to create unity among city residents while showcasing Philadelphia as a premier location for the 2026 World Cup. The Philadelphia International Unity Cup will begin on Aug. 27,...
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