As a coach, Phil Monastra never wants to lose a game. That said, he’s hoping an earlier, crushing defeat gave his players the wake-up call he felt they needed.
As young people transition from high school to college, one of the greatest obstacles they often have to overcome is homesickness. It’s safe to say that Eric Fleming, a sophomore shooting guard for Holy Family University, isn’t suffering from that affliction.
Justin Moody and David Pulliam are tired of hearing about people’s criticisms of the Philadelphia Public League. As far as they’re both concerned, playing football in the Public League was their springboard to the next level.
Denzel Turbeville hasn’t been at Frankford High School for very long, but it’s safe to say the two-sport star has had no trouble fitting into his new surroundings.
— In almost a decade at Franklin Towne Charter, Brianna O’Donnell has brought with her a winner’s mentality.
Kristina Miller said she was nervous. Her coach said she was under the weather.
The relationship between Brianna O’Donnell and Franklin Towne Charter has always been perfectly symbiotic.
At just 2-6, there have been a few more lows than highs thus far for the Abraham Lincoln boys basketball team. Four of the six losses have come by 20 points or more, and the Railsplitters’ most recent game, a 70-28 drubbing at Central on Jan. 2, was especially forgettable.
If this constituted an off night for Charlotte Kucowski, then the rest of the Catholic League should be put on notice.
Bryan Okolo will be the first to admit that the offensive system his Archbishop Ryan basketball team runs hardly resembles the explosive, run-and-gun style of, say, the United States Olympic team.