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Signups for Sacks Playground basketball tournament clinic set for Monday

“The Final Four Basketball Tournament” will be run by the Community to Rebuild Sacks Playground.On Monday, July 9 at 5 p.m., Community to Rebuild Sacks Playground will host a signup day for this summer’s...

Academy at Palumbo are PLL volleyball champs

For the first time since 2010 and only the second time in school history, the Academy at Palumbo are volleyball champions of the Philadelphia Public League (PLL), defeating Central High School three sets to one.For...

Cardella: Wanna bet?

By Tom CardellaLast week the U. S. Supreme Court struck down the federal anti-gambling law. South Philly sighed a collective yawn. You mean it was illegal to bet on sports? You from another planet or...

Saints ready to play ball

The defending Catholic League and PIAA Class 2A champs are hungry for moreThe Ss. Neumann-Goretti baseball team is ready to defend its 2017 Catholic League crownBy Bill GelmanThe words “team to beat” or the bullseye symbol may...

Eagles Insider: NFL owners unanimous on Stricter helmet contact rule

By Dave SpadaroThe biggest move of the NFL’s offseason comes not from a quarterback switching teams or a trade that alters the balance of power in the NFC. No, the biggest move is one that...

Saint-turned-Wildcat trades PIAA championship for NCAA

Neumann-Goretti grad Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree contributed to the Villanova Wildcats NCAA championship seasonPhoto provided by Villanova UniversityBy Bill GelmanFour minutes and one rebound.Villanova University freshman forward Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree is likely not going to remember those numbers in...

Citizens Bank Park is set for opening day

The Yard and smoked brisket tacos are among the new offeringsPhotos provided by the PhilliesBy Bill GelmanThe early season talk about the Philadelphia Phillies has centered around new manager Gabe Kapler and his decision-making through the...

Saints look to make it five straight

Neumann-Goretti is off to Hershey for today’s PIAA Class 3A championship gameNeumann-Goretti’s Dymir Montague put up 15 points in the Saints’ semi-final win over Trinity, 66–56. Photo by Mark CarosielloBy Bill GelmanGoing to Hershey hungry...

Saints 4-peat!

The Neumann-Goretti girls basketball team ends another season as PIAA champsPhoto provided by Neumann-GorettiBy Bill GelmanFour-for-four.In a baseball or softball game, the numbers are as good as it gets for a hitter.The number is equally as impressive...
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