Rasheed Black and Hassan Brockman have been playing organized football since they were 8 and 6 years old, respectively. In fact, growing up as youngsters playing Pop Warner football in Philadelphia, Black and Brockman often saw each other on the gridiron.
Born and raised in the Frankford section of Philadelphia, Tim DiGiorgio started playing football at the age of 5 for the Oxford Circle Raiders. But until August 2011, nobody really knew who he was; DiGiorgio quickly changed all that.
— The Wright Family has had quite an impact on George Washington High School's athletics. Brothers Jon and Zach played baseball and lacrosse; now, they support the younger Jake and Luke in their baseball endeavors.
— For the better part of a decade, Central was on top of the Public League girls soccer scene; now, it's Towne's time.
— Eight years ago, the GW baseball program lost one of its own to leukemia. Every May, they honor his memory.