In a game marred by imperfection, all Tim DiGiorgio had to do was be perfect to ensure Frankford High School’s biggest regular-season football victory in years.
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.
“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.
Senior quarterback Stephane Smith is the first four-year varsity starter in Samuel Fels football history.
Despite losing a number of key players to graduation, the George Washington football team is off to a stellar start this season.
“This was definitely the worst loss I’ve experienced since playing in high school because there is no mercy rule. But I learned to play through it and keep my head up.” —Jessica Figueroa
Sweltering temperatures and extreme humidity postponed last week’s highly anticipated Public League baseball championship game, forcing the players of Frankford and Thomas Edison high schools to sideline their enthusiasm one more day.
The Pioneers dominated Northeast High, 17-0, in the Public League quarterfinals.
Veronica Hires has been a trailblazer for the Eagles’ lacrosse squad — helping it claim the Public League championship during the team’s inaugural season last year. Now she’s working toward a repeat.