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Despite Lee’s Herculean effort, Frankford falls short

Frankford High School’s first-ever Thanksgiving Day tussle with visiting Prep Charter wasn’t a total disaster.

Crusaders make it 25 in a row against Railsplitters

It’s been a quarter-century since Abraham Lincoln beat Father Judge in their Thanksgiving Day football rivalry, and it’s hard to see the Railsplitters ending that skid any time soon.

No horsing around

Before the 119th installment of the ancient Northeast-Central Thanksgiving football rivalry, senior linebacker Steve Rowe gathered his teammates on the sideline and had a simple message:

Bullock makes more history in Ryan victory

Staring at fourth-and-5 while nursing a one-score lead with 12 seconds left on the clock, the Archbishop Ryan coaching staff might have faced a gut-wrenching decision. But for one more play at least, the Raiders still had Samir Bullock.

Second helpings

Led by a head coach and two players with Northeast ties, Holy Ghost Prep recently won its second straight PIAA Class AA state soccer championship.

A smashing success

Dunphy Ford, 7700 Frankford Ave., held its second annual Sledge Hammer Bash on Saturday. People used a sledgehammer to smash a used car painted with Dallas Cowboys colors.

Penn Charter uses local ties to score in girls soccer

Darci Borski knows what it’s like to rack up accolades and championships as a high school soccer star. Now, thanks to the experience she gained and is now paying forward as a head coach, so too do a new generation of student-athletes at Penn Charter. 

Thanksgiving football preview: Ryan vs. Washington

WHERE: George Washington High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. LAST YEAR: Ryan, 21-0 RYAN LEADS SERIES: 27-9-1

The bitter end

A week after winning its first playoff game in a decade, Archbishop Ryan was no match for mighty Archbishop Wood, falling 35-14 in the Class AAA league title contest.  

Thanksgiving football preview: Central vs. Northeast

WHERE: Northeast High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. LAST YEAR: Central, 6-3 (OT) NORTHEAST LEADS SERIES: 56-52-10