St. Matthew and North Catholic graduate John McCarthy got his first career MLS start in goal for the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, delivering a 2-1 win — the team's first of the season.
Tacony native Joey “The Tank” Dawejko will fight Amir “Hardcore” Mansour in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match on Friday, May 8, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.
After missing out on playing in the Catholic League softball title game for the first time in seven years, St. Hubert is hoping for a return to championship form.
Depending on who you ask, Public League baseball’s top division — Division A — is wide open, chock-full of solid teams all gunning for league supremacy. What makes the division so fascinating to monitor (besides the plethora of talented players within) is its local flavor: six of the 13 teams hail from the Northeast, with another containing some local residents on its roster. While all 13 earn an automatic berth to the postseason (the first round begins on May 11), who will emerge as champions? Here’s a closer look at those squads to date, how they’ve fared so far, where they’re going and what they love about playing in such a strong division, which is as balanced as it is deep (division records through Tuesday, April 14):
Lauren Rooney is empowering the stage. The Somerton native is currently starring in ‘Respect: A Musical Celebration of Women.’
Former George Washington quarterback Aaron Wilmer worked out for the Eagles this week as he continues his journey to try to make it on to an NFL roster.
Emma Costick, 10, plans fundraiser to fight mitochondrial disease on behalf of Northeast’s Nick Gorski.
George Washington baseball enters the season as Public League defending champions for the first time in almost 20 years. The Eagles bring back a talented quartet tasked with leading an otherwise young group.
‘The Shadow of a Gunman’ is the first of three plays by Sean O’Casey that will hit the stage leading up to the centennial of the 1916 Easter Rising.