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Struggling Flyers need to forget making a playoff push

T.S. Eliot once scribbled “This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang but a whimper.” It’s tough to remember a hockey season dying so silently. After an offseason of noise and a...

Sirleaf goes from cut to cut above

Alpha Sirleaf really wanted to be a basketball player. But during his first two years, he admits, he wasn’t there yet. Sirleaf is a senior at Northeast High School and he got a late start in...

Raiders seniors ready for final year

When a team comes out of the nonleague schedule 7-1, you wouldn’t think a team would point to its lone loss as the reason to be optimistic. But for the Archbishop Ryan High School boys...

After good stretch, Flyers still in tough spot

They’ve traveled a lot, but they still have a long way to go. After a somewhat successful stretch of hockey that followed a 10-game winless streak, the Philadelphia Flyers still find themselves looking up in...

Simpson continues championship success at PSU Brandywine

John Simpson took full advantage of the shutdown. Simpson is a 2020 graduate of Franklin Towne Charter and, when he was a freshman at Penn State Brandywine, his soccer season was canceled. It certainly wasn’t the...

5 bold predictions for the Flyers in ‘22

There’s still a lot of uncertainty surrounding the National Hockey League’s season. So far the Flyers have had three games postponed, which includes games against the divisional rival Islanders, Penguins and Capitals. There could...

Atkinson a welcome addition for Flyers

Much was made of the numerous offseason moves that were made to try to give the Flyers a new identity after missing the playoffs last year. And maybe the jury is still out on perhaps...

Powell eyes banners in senior season

Tamir Powell wasn’t sure he could do it. His coach was positive. Powell came into the Abraham Lincoln High School basketball program as a talented player, who because of his height, always ended up playing forward....

Boys teams looking for encore performance

Last year we came up just short. This year could be even better. The Archbishop Ryan and Abraham Lincoln high school basketball teams nearly procured championships last year. The Raiders fell just short of bringing home...

2 wins didn’t solve problems for Flyers

A couple of wins on a road trip can go a long way to restore good feelings for a team that has largely struggled to meet expectations. But those who oversee the Philadelphia Flyers shouldn’t...
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