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Anderson gets the point of working hard

Jahmir Anderson has learned a lot since joining the team. But long before he became a member of the Northeast High School basketball team, he was taught something that has certainly helped him on the...

Hextall has a challenge as Penguins GM

Ron Hextall and Mario Lemieux are now work buddies. It’s a partnership that’s tough to imagine, as Hextall was once responsible for sending Lemieux to the dentist’s chair after a follow through, back when the...

Fenningham rememberd as loving coach, family man

John Fenningham is known as a great football player and coach. But he’s remembered more for being a great man. Fenningham, a three-sport athlete before graduating from Father Judge High School in 1972, spent most of...

Tomasco brings big game to Ryan

Floor general? Check. Defensive stopper? Check. Long-range bomber? Check. Dynamic scorer who can take over a game? Check. The Archbishop Ryan High School basketball team had many of the makings of what makes a team. The Raiders returned four starters from last...

Verello looking for growth in senior year

Luca Verello knows this year is going to be a challenge. And she couldn’t be more excited about it. Verello is a senior on the Archbishop Ryan High School girls basketball team, and this year,...

Gostisbehere a dependable defenseman

The T-shirts, the nickname and the red-hot scoring streak were all a lot of fun. It sure seems like a long time ago when Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere was the talk of the town as...

Penn Charter’s McMahon to play soccer at DeSales

Molly McMahon finally got some good news. But it came after a string of bad luck. It started in March when McMahon, now a senior at Penn Charter High School, suffered an injury that caused her...

Boys, girls basketball teams hope for successful seasons

  Well, at least we’re playing! It’s about two months later than usual, but local high school basketball teams, at least in the Catholic League and Catholic Academies League, are back on the court and are...

Raiders ready for unfinished business

They weren’t told what to say. They were all speaking from the heart and being completely honest. They all had the same answer. When seasons start, all athletes are asked for what their goals are for the...

Goaltending has been steady for Flyers

Maybe atop some distant mountain lies the answer of how the Flyers have managed a 7-2-1 record through their first 10 games of the season. Or maybe it’s a simple answer: They’re getting saves. It’s a...
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