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Improved Ryan squad set for Turkey Day clash with G.W.

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.


Judge looks to keep Lincoln rivalry one-sided

The Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters and Father Judge Crusaders both have losing records, but one of them will have a happy Thanksgiving.


Panther pride

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.


Public League champs set their sights on Fels

When the Samuel Fels Panthers meet the Frankford Pioneers on Thanksgiving Day, prognosticators would probably feel very confident in predicting a winner.


Ancient tradition awaits Northeast, Central

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.


Tarken Ice Rink reopens amidst grand fanfare

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.


‘This one is for Polly’

In the moments before Saturday night’s championship Public League football game between Frankford and George Washington, one thing was clear — somebody was missing.




The Fight of Their Lives

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.