While nothing is a given in the Philadelphia Catholic League, this much is certain: the Archbishop Ryan softball team is playing this season with heavy hearts.
As coaches across all levels will tell you, some athletes just have “it.” The “it factor” can mean a lot of things, but in most cases it tends to be an amalgam of exemplary leadership on the field and fantastic character displayed off it.
When one thinks about local high school athletics, the first instinct isn’t always to ponder when and under what circumstances these institutions got their starts.
What are the odds?
It was a season for the record books for Little Flower swimming.
After two hard-fought losses to open the Catholic League baseball season, Father Judge head coach Tim Ginter opted for the Rocky movie analogy instead of Silver Linings Playbook.
On the surface, every single thing about Stormy Baver is fascinating, from her softball playing credentials all the way down to her unique name.
Gerry Eck rattled off plenty of adjectives to describe his ascension from Archbishop Ryan baseball player to head coach.
If the Public League had a mayor, Joe Fite might be able to run unopposed.
We’ve officially entered the third week of March, and wouldn’t you know it: there’s still snow covering lawns and car windshields throughout the Delaware Valley. While everybody is impatiently waiting for spring to arrive, the (hopeful) final snowstorm of the year is a perfect time to take a final look back on an action-packed basketball season in the Northeast.