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Thompkins a natural born leader for Railsplitters

In the back row of an exhausted and exhilarated group of football players was Devon Thompkins.


A Golden opportunity

Ryan football not panicking after loss to La Salle

As the blowout victories continued to mount in the first month of the season, so too did the confidence and expectations of Archbishop Ryan football supporters.


All in the family

For Northeast soccer, two Feldman’s are better than one

Like anyone recently retired from a career they spent decades in, Sam Feldman found himself looking for something to do. When he couldn’t come up with anything substantial, the former boys soccer coach at Northeast High School reached for the familiar.


Crusaders score fourth consecutive win

If a jogger happened to have passed Upper Darby High School as two football teams exited the field on Saturday afternoon, he or she wouldn’t have been able to determine who had won the game.


Frankford ‘happy getting back to the Pub’

After a rough, uncharacteristic 0-3 start, the Pioneers got back to business in steamrolling Northeast last Friday.

Asked what would be of most importance heading into Friday night’s game at Northeast High School, Frankford senior quarterback Marquise Poston responded with a snappy answer to an arguably stupid question.


Shane Kelly’s name lives on through soccer

Shane Kelly loved good soccer. Even beyond that, he was consumed by the sport’s ability to bring people together. 


It’s all Wright

With senior transfer quarterback Cedric Wright leading the way, Washington snapped an 0-3 start and got back to business in the Public League.

At 0-3, the sky wasn’t necessarily falling for the George Washington football team. After all, the losses were all at the hands of formidable non-league opponents, and the rest of the Eagles’ division hadn’t fared much better through the first three weeks.


A few fresh legs

Guided by a fusion of veteran talent and young faces, the St. Hubert soccer team is finding its identity. With two of its stars leading the way, the Bambies may prove tough to stop.

Kylie Bowers had just scored the biggest goal of her brief high school soccer career, though the uber-shy freshman’s reaction never showed it.


Judge soccer gets payback in win over La Salle

Aaron Povlow and the Father Judge soccer team had been waiting 10 long, brutal months for this game, so the goal going in was pretty cut and dry.


Twice as nice

Having been best friends since the second grade, Ryan Nork and Joey Hansen have spent ample time talking about attaining future goals together.