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Give Rangers credit for playoff run

The New York Rangers were eliminated on Saturday and it wasn’t the joyous occasion it should have been. That would normally be music to Flyers fans’ ears as the hated Broadway Blueshirts were sent packing...

Neumann-Goretti wins District 12 championship; 4 Saints are All-Catholic

The Neumann-Goretti High School baseball team reeled in the PIAA 3A District 12 championship by defeating Philadelphia Academy Charter, 16-1, at LaSalle High School on June 2. Sophomore Christian Cerone led the way with two...

Academy at Palumbo boys volleyball wins Public League, district titles

A worldwide pandemic had already derailed the last two boys high school volleyball seasons in Philadelphia. The Academy at Palumbo wasn’t going to let it happen again. When the team’s coach and athletic director EJ...

Griffins win Public League crown

The Academy at Palumbo boys volleyball team defeated George Washington 3-1 to win the Philadelphia Public League championship on Tuesday at Abraham Lincoln High School. The Griffins won the first two sets before yielding the...

Lightning look ready for a 3-peat

As the 2021-22 National Hockey League Stanley Cup playoffs emerge toward the halfway point, one thing has certainly remained constant: The Tampa Bay Lightning are a pretty darn good hockey team. How good? That’s what this...

Griffins soar into Public League championship game

The Academy at Palumbo High School boys volleyball team defeated Frankford in straight sets in the Philadelphia Public League semifinal game on May 20 at Palumbo Rec Center. The Griffins will take on the...

Flyers need a hit with No. 5 pick

A miserable season resulted in the Philadelphia Flyers ending up with the fourth-worst record in the National Hockey League and the fifth overall pick in the 2022 Entry Draft. If you’re an optimist, and let’s...

Playing softball with style

Justina Newell plays shortstop in style. She’s a high school senior with a passion for fashion, but she’s also great with a glove and goes bonkers with a bat as one of the best softball...

Your guide to watching playoff hockey without the Flyers

The Flyers are out, but here’s a quick fan guide of what to look for, and who to root for, in the upcoming National Hockey League Stanley Cup playoffs. We’ll start in the East...

Honoring South Philly High’s best

South Philadelphia High School will return to tradition and induct a new class of special graduates into its Half of Fame this month.  Six nominees, Gene Alessandrini, John Baxter, Queen Mother Falaka Fattah, Joseph Marrella,...
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