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N.E. well-repped for ‘blue-collar’ Roman Catholic soccer

Northeast Philadelphia always has had a reputation of being a blue-collar part of town, and its citizens know they must work painstakingly hard for everything that comes their way.


Panther Pride

Regardless of the sport, many athletes ask about their statistics after a game.


Ryan soccer kick-starts toward future

Even with the loss of 17 seniors and the only head coach the Archbishop Ryan soccer program has ever known, Jared Ott never once considered spending his senior season elsewhere. 


Backup QB Kovacs shines in Judge loss

Call it constructive competition. Call it unconditional support.


Vo, Willett lead Nazareth Academy tennis turnaround

Shakir Willett has been playing tennis since her days as a middle schooler in Bellport, N.Y., and she’s never seen a student-athlete with more poise and determination than Alex Vo.


The comeback kid

After a broken wrist derailed his 2012 season, Marquis Seamon is healthy again for white-hot Father Judge — and he’s got plenty of help.

Last year, Marquis Seamon flew to Ireland for a football game and returned home with a season-ending fractured wrist as his souvenir. 


Pioneer punch

For Frankford football, three lopsided non-league losses to open the 2013 campaign now seem like ancient history.


Ragdolls’ reign atop the Catholic League continuing

In 2012, the Archbishop Ryan girls soccer team didn’t lose its first game of the season until Nov. 6. It was the Ragdolls’ only blemish of the season, a 1-0 first round state tournament defeat at the hands of Central Bucks West.


Thompkins a natural born leader for Railsplitters

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


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.