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Nazareth soccer captains persevere through thick and thin

Fractured shins, a torn ACL and multiple shoulder surgeries. Sprained ankles, a broken foot and mononucleosis. Suffice to say, the six senior captains for the Nazareth Academy soccer team have experienced it all together, from the highest peaks to the lowest valleys.


Regan, Ryan fall short

Colin Regan and the Archbishop Ryan football team are hoping to meet Archbishop Wood again following a 47-14 loss.

When your mom and dad and numerous relatives attended the same high school, your allegiance is pretty well determined long before you finish eighth grade.


Trick or treat

When it comes to shooting pool, Archbishop Ryan graduate Steve Markle certainly has some tricks up his sleeve.

For most people, playing pool doesn’t venture far beyond horsing around in dimly-lit dive bars and smoke-filled taprooms. 


Friday night lights

For Ron Cohen and George Hubbard, Friday night’s football result made for the happiest of birthdays.


Frankford tops Fels in Public League bout

Football is unlike any other team sport because there are so few games on the schedule. Each one is a separate entity with its own individual story line.


Entering the octagon

Eddie Alvarez gears up for UFC debut.


Hanagan gets a kick out of football

Some professional football fans treat field goals, extra points and kickoffs as a break in the action, an opportunity to take a bathroom break or a trip to the fridge.


A Salute to Shane

By John Knebels


Plath, Little Flower keep on scoring

After scoring three goals in her second consecutive Catholic League soccer game, Cailey Plath giggled when asked if fans should start bringing hats to the field as a mere formality.


New-look Towne yields same results

Brianna O’Donnell is not naive. As a high school sports coach for the better part of the last decade, she knew this part was coming.