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Undefeated Conto looking to push win streak to 10

South Philly undefeated heavyweight boxer Sonny Conto will face his next challenge on May 13 at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Conto, who is 9-0 with seven knockouts after defeating Mike Marshall on Feb. 24, will...

Flyers should keep Konecny, Provorov

Now that the NHL trade deadline has passed, the Flyers’ front office’s focus will shift to the offseason. With big changes in store, they might want to be careful with making trades just for...

Saints march out of Hershey with 2 state titles

Neumann-Goretti High School doubled its pleasure by winning both boys and girls state championships in basketball. On March 24, the Neumann-Goretti boys basketball team captured the PIAA Class 4A State Championship on Thursday with a...

Flyers fared OK in Giroux deal

If you dreamt big, the return was certainly underwhelming. Visions of multiple high draft picks, “NHL-ready players” and highly touted prospects were on the minds of Flyers fans as Claude Giroux’s last few days in...

Saints will play for boys and girls state titles

Neumann-Goretti High School will be playing for two basketball state championships next week in Hershey. Both the boys and girls teams punched their ticket in the state championship final after winning their semifinal matchups on...

March Madness is here

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks off this week, with 68 teams hoping to capture the championship. Four “First Four” games were scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday nights, with first-round games set for Thursday and...

Giroux approaches milestone in midst of embarrassing season

It’s tough to believe that there were possibly any more lows to hit.  In a season that has been one disaster after another, usually in the form of franchise-record losing streaks, it seemed that the...

String Theory seniors leave big shoes to fill

They’re building a basketball history in harmony. The Philadelphia Performing Arts: String Theory Charter School isn’t usually first mentioned when it comes to the city’s high school basketball powerhouses. But it’s getting there. Less than a...

Youth Soccer Day at FDR Park

The Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and Friends of FDR Park will host a free Youth Soccer Day in FDR Park on March 26 for children 8-12 years old The event features cleats,...

Flyers miss Simmonds’ snarl

Last week, former Flyer Wayne Simmonds played his 1,000th career game in the uniform of his hometown team, the Toronto Maple Leafs. One of the most beloved players to wear a Flyers jersey, Simmonds’ big...
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