When one thinks about local high school athletics, the first instinct isn’t always to ponder when and under what circumstances these institutions got their starts.
If the game had been scheduled a week earlier, all bets were off as to whether or not Frankford’s football players would be motivated enough to put forth a 48-minute effort.
In the original Rocky film, the titular hero fights as a beloved underdog, heading into a heavyweight bout with the much more powerful Apollo Creed that nobody gives Rocky Balboa much of a chance to win.
He is not a particularly imposing physical figure, and he doesn’t have remarkable speed.
Frankford High School’s football players fully understand the opportunity that awaits them.
Little Flower’s Ally McHugh has been swimming since she was a year old. Entering her junior year, the record breaker is not slowing down.
“I just love all the accomplishments running has gotten me. It’s just my sport. I feel like it’s a part of me.” — Teresa Ortiz