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Reviving a South Philly Thanksgiving tradition

In 1934, they decided it would be a great idea to start a Thanksgiving football tradition between two South Philly high schools. Over the last year, they had an even better idea to revive it. Neumann-Goretti...

Photo Gallery Neumann-Goretti vs. Southern Thanksgiving football

The Neumann-Goretti High School football team defeated South Philadelphia 54-0 on Thanksgiving as the two schools revived the oldest Catholic-Public rivalry in the city on Turkey Day, meeting for the 81st time. Photos by...

Giroux should be given a longer look for Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympics will be here in just a few short months, and debates are already in full gear, dissecting potential rosters for the major competing nations. Olympic hockey comes around only every four...

N-G football dominates All-Catholic vote

Thirteen players from Neumann-Goretti’s football team achieved All-Catholic honors this year. The Saints won the Philadelphia Catholic League Blue Division with a perfect 7-0 record. First-team All-Catholic selections were Brett Kwoka (Sr., OL, DL), Yazeed...

Early observations on the Flyers

Through the weekend, the Flyers had played 13 of their 82 games on the regular season schedule. We’ve seen a few inspiring wins, a couple of duds and just about everything in between. It’s...

Always Sonny in South Philadelphia

Sonny Conto’s image is larger than life on the casino’s gigantic LED promotional board, towering over traffic on a busy stretch of Packer Avenue. His feet are fast. His punches are powerful, but the South...

Flyers couldn’t afford Eichel

Following a tumultuous offseason in Buffalo, superstar center Jack Eichel was available to the highest bidder on the trade block. Arguably a top-five player in the league when he’s healthy, Eichel had demanded a trade...

Packer Park brothers help Masterman win soccer crown

Kai and Maddox Rosser trusted each other. And then they trusted the process.  It’s a common sports term thrown around South Philly these days, but the two brothers made a great example of it in...

Important division games loom for Flyers

The start was good. But the lifting will be heavy moving forward. So far this season, the Flyers have done a decent job at picking up points through a four-game season-opening homestand and a three-game...

N-G and Southern to renew Turkey Day rivalry

Neumann-Goretti and South Philadelphia high schools will renew a Thanksgiving rivalry this year as the teams are set to clash on Nov. 25 at 10 a.m. at the South Philly Super Site.  The teams will...
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