— Ever since being inserted into the starting lineup, DeAndre Williams has Northeast flying high.
Before the critical road contest at Central tipped off, Northeast High School first-year boys basketball coach Ira Stern offered an updated scouting report on his team.
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.
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.
— 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.
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.
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.
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.