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Henry ready to swim at Nebraska

Swimming wasn’t always the perfect sport for Allison Henry. And it wasn’t because she wasn’t good at it. Henry is a senior at Archbishop Ryan High School and she’s currently one of the top swimmers in...

Covington, Holy Family spike competition

Carly Covington might be three hours away from her home, but she’s always in front of the home crowd. Covington, a junior on the Holy Family University women’s volleyball team, grew up in Delmar, Maryland,...

Oldtimers honor Greene, Celek, 2 others

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored four people at its quarterly meeting at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar, 1619 Grant Ave. in Grant Plaza II in Bustleton. Receiving the Pickles Kennedy Award were...

Brandon Graham greets fans at Frankford and Cottman

The Mayfair Business Improvement District on Saturday afternoon welcomed Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham to Frankford and Cottman avenues as part of the Go Birds pre-game show. Graham signed autographs and posed for pictures before...

Yobouet, Vikings wrestle way to strong season

Amara Yobouet loves to wrestle. But he was in no hurry to get to practice. Yobouet is a junior heavyweight wrestler on the Northeast High School wrestling team. And he is looking forward to getting an...

Bradby, Penn Charter make a statement

Kayla Bradby didn’t have a lot of time to get ready to play high school soccer. She started a year before she started high school. Bradby is a sophomore at Penn Charter and she’s currently in...

Wentz comes up short as Eagles waste a great defensive effort, lose to Patriots

It may be time for Eagles fans to face the music. The 2019 version of the Birds is just not good enough. This group can’t shake the injury bug and offensively, these Eagles can’t maintain...

Schumann wants to send seniors out with win

It’s pretty common for a quarterback to be moved to another position when he gets to high school. It’s not too common for a player to move to quarterback when he gets to the high...

Thanksgiving game: Mills looking for win in rivalry game

Tyrece Mills was happy being the strong safety. But he really wanted to be the free safety. Mills is a senior at Northeast High School, and during his sophomore and junior seasons, Mills served as the...

Thanksgiving game: McGovern happy to play anywhere at Judge

It looked like just a trick play in a season opener. Instead, it was Shane McGovern’s audition. McGovern is a senior on the Father Judge High School football team, and when the season began, he had...
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