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Wentz vs. Wilson in Sunday playoff game

The celebration lasted only a short time, just long enough for the Philadelphia Eagles, with a Roster of Misfit Toys, to try on their NFC East-champion T-shirts and caps and clear out of MetLife...

Eagles win NFC East, but lose Brandon Brooks for playoffs

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Eagles’ regular-season journey ended on Sunday with a 34-17 victory over the New York Giants. The win, the Birds’ fourth in a row, clinched the NFC East title and...

Holy Family inducts five in its hall of fame

It’s a heck of a class, that’s for sure. On Dec. 21, Holy Family University inducted five new members into its Athletics Hall of Fame. Two of the new members, Mike McLaughlin and Dan Williams,...

Wentz leading the way for the Eagles

It is a statistic that is so startling and hard to believe, and yet it is so appropriate for the way he is playing to close out this 2019 Eagles regular season: Carson Wentz...

Pugh crew have Bambies dancing on air

The games are a lot more exciting than the recitals. At least that’s the way the Pughs see it. For most of their lives, MacKenzie, Payton and Charlotte Pugh were dancers. They did it all, from...

Eagles are on brink of a playoff spot after defeating Dallas

Behind a stout defense and another standout performance from quarterback Carson Wentz, the Eagles knocked off the Dallas Cowboys 17-9 and took control of the NFC East with one game left on the schedule. The...

Experience, effort should serve girls teams well

There are high hopes this year, and for good reason. The Northeast Philadelphia schools will almost all be better this year than they were a season ago. Many teams were inexperienced a season ago, and...

Season comes down to game against hated rival

That the Eagles host the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field with first place in the NFC East on the line is not a surprise. Both teams are the class of a...

Bauer powers Little Flower

Kelly Bauer is always happy to represent her school. Her family has been doing it for years. Bauer is a senior on the Little Flower High School basketball team. Her grandmother went to the school, her...

Boys Basketball Preview: Local teams set for strong season

  Last year was OK. This year should be much better. The high school basketball teams that play home games in Northeast Philadelphia didn’t win any championships last year. In fact, none made the championship game. But...
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