The Father Judge Crusaders started the football season by flying to Ireland for a Labor Day weekend game and ended it by walking back to school along Rowland Avenue after an overwhelming victory over Abraham Lincoln on Thanksgiving.
The game had not even begun, but the buzz was already present.
When the Samuel Fels Panthers meet the Frankford Pioneers on Thanksgiving Day, prognosticators would probably feel very confident in predicting a winner.
One of the most wonderful aspects of Thanksgiving high school football is that no matter what, it’s always the biggest game of the year.
Samuel Fels High School athletic director Mark Heimerdinger has a saying he likes to use when describing the sports foundation he has been attempting to build from the ground up.
Thanksgiving football fans attending the showdown between Archbishop Ryan and host George Washington will probably recognize the uniforms on the field during this 36th annual contest.
The Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters and Father Judge Crusaders both have losing records, but one of them will have a happy Thanksgiving.
As November rapidly hurtles toward December, the National Hockey League is still embroiled in a bitter lockout that has so far robbed Flyers fans of their beloved team’s season.
In the moments before Saturday night’s championship Public League football game between Frankford and George Washington, one thing was clear — somebody was missing.
As a college basketball referee, Joe DeMayo has one of the hardest and most thankless jobs. At any given game, he’s bound to make countless new enemies, who will call into question everything from his eyesight to his sanity to his family’s lineage.