Philadelphia Public League
“Kevin is a great leader… we rely on him. We let him move and everybody else kind of follows. He’s our team captain. He’s ranked in the top of his class. He’s a great example of a student athlete.” — Father Judge coach John Dunlop, referring to Kevin Pohl.
Players on the Holy Family volleyball team represent a number of hometowns. They’ve journeyed far and wide to be part of the Tigers’ winning program.
While playing for Manor College last year, Brittany Palmer and her team did not win one game. Now she’s enjoying that winning feeling at Penn State Abington.
Abraham Lincoln senior Marty McFarland scored three touchdowns and grabbed an interception on Friday afternoon — by far his best performance of the season.
After surviving Haiti’s earthquake in 2010, Richard Laurent moved to Philadelphia. He’s a straight-A student at Northeast High School and a starter on the Vikings’ varsity soccer squad.
After a few hours of watching Matt Smalley and Raul Quinones go to work on the football field, it’s easy to see why the duo are also considered track standouts. Quite simply, they run all over opposing defenses.
The Frankford High School baseball team received their championship rings last week during a ceremony held at the Oxford Ave. school. The Pioneers claimed the Public League title after defeating Thomas Edison High School, 5-4, on June 2 at Richie Ashburn Field in South Philadelphia. The triumph was Frankford’s first Public League championship crown since 2008 and 16th in the program’s history.
It was a family affair Saturday afternoon as Archbishop Ryan High School visited St. Basil Academy in a non-league varsity soccer game.
“Jeff has gotten better every year… He comes out here and plays hard. He’s a smart student and a hard-working athlete.” —Frankford boss Rob Shelton speaks highly of senior Jeff Marc.