Bennett Pellegrino has spent the first six-plus months of his life confined to a hospital. Thanks to the generosity and selflessness of a few Holy Family University students, he will have more friends than most when he comes home soon for the first time.
It’s no secret that high school athletics are cyclical in nature.
As tends to be the case this time of year, excitement is abound amongst the area high school girls parochial basketball programs.
Thanksgiving brought us brutally stinging cold temperatures, while the early throes of December dumped something we haven’t seen in awhile across the Philadelphia region: ample snowfall.
After a fall sports season that was blessed with usually supreme weather conditions, the Delaware Valley was blanketed by snow and ice this past weekend.
Like his senior teammates, Rene Herrera was hoping to finish his career with a state championship.
The heavily favored Father Judge Crusaders found themselves in a battle with the Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters in the early going of their Thanksgiving battle.
The Archbishop Ryan coaching staff had a strong yet simple message for the Raiders’ football team after their Thanksgiving Day battle with Far Northeast rival George Washington.
Scoreless through four full quarters, it almost seemed appropriate that the newest chapter of the ancient Northeast-Central Thanksgiving rivalry would be decided, in part, by a coin toss.
If the game had been scheduled a week earlier, all bets were off as to whether or not Frankford’s football players would be motivated enough to put forth a 48-minute effort.