Fractured shins, a torn ACL and multiple shoulder surgeries. Sprained ankles, a broken foot and mononucleosis. Suffice to say, the six senior captains for the Nazareth Academy soccer team have experienced it all together, from the highest peaks to the lowest valleys.
On Friday afternoon, one of the best quarterbacks in Frankford football history took in his alma mater’s division game against Central on the sideline as a spectator. Tim DiGiorgio had to like what he saw from one of the youngest signal callers the hallowed program has ever seen.
For most people, playing pool doesn’t venture far beyond horsing around in dimly-lit dive bars and smoke-filled taprooms.
For Ron Cohen and George Hubbard, Friday night’s football result made for the happiest of birthdays.
Some professional football fans treat field goals, extra points and kickoffs as a break in the action, an opportunity to take a bathroom break or a trip to the fridge.
After scoring three goals in her second consecutive Catholic League soccer game, Cailey Plath giggled when asked if fans should start bringing hats to the field as a mere formality.
Hosea McClam always viewed himself as a running back.
Brianna O’Donnell is not naive. As a high school sports coach for the better part of the last decade, she knew this part was coming.
In his seventh season as the Samuel Fels head football coach, Bill Harrigan understands as well as anybody that football is a numbers game.
Now into his 30th season as George Washington’s head football coach, Ron Cohen understands the rhyme and reason for these challenging early-season non-league games.