As he knelt down with his teammates listening to his head coach’s fleeting words of encouragement, George Washington High School senior Shane McFadden struggled to maintain his emotions.
After two record-breaking seasons as Frankford’s quarterback, Tim DiGiorgio parlayed his success under center for the Pioneers into a spot on the Temple University football team. With the Owls on a bye week, it would have been easy for him to kick back on his couch, safely sheltered from the frigid early-November temperatures.
By the time the third quarter had ended in Friday night’s Catholic League football semifinal contest at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School, the damage had long been done.
To say that Chris Schlegel is a perfectionist might be putting it mildly.
A Gatorade shower for a coach following a game at any level usually signifies a victory celebration is coming.
Tommy Oliver may have moved on from Philadelphia to an exciting career as a feature filmmaker, but that didn’t stop his high school alma mater from giving him a Hollywood homecoming.
All stories have a beginning, but oftentimes it’s the ones with the best endings that make the origins that much more meaningful.
Kevin Ceno always dreamed of this moment. He just didn’t think it would come so soon.