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Thanksgiving game: Frankford counting on their Blessing

Blessing Harris-Horne wanted one more chance to show the world what he can do. And he wanted another chance to improve his grades so he could get into college. He found both of those things with...

Eagles’ coordinators gear up for second-half run

As important as it is for the Eagles defense to play well when the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots (8-1) come to town to take on the surging Eagles (5-4) on Sunday,...

Wentz getting ready to go head to head with Brady, Wilson

Carson Wentz is in the spotlight. It’s no matter that wide receiver DeSean Jackson is on Injured Reserve after surgery to repair a core muscle injury. Doesn’t mean a thing that wide receiver Alshon...

Flanagan stays strong for Franklin Towne Charter

Jack Flanagan could have simply called it a career. But he wanted to be there until the end for his teammates. Flanagan, a senior on the Franklin Towne Charter boys soccer team, was having a great...

Philly Sports Hall of Fame inducts 15

The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame last week inducted its latest class during a ceremony at Rivers Casino (formerly SugarHouse). The 16th class of inductees consisted of 15 individuals representing achievement in nine different sports. The...

Dunfee makes football a snap

Jake Dunfee loves being in the center of the action. But that’s not why he made the move. Dunfee is a senior on the Northeast High School football team, and last year he was a starting...

McConnell preaches family, football at Penn

Jerry McConnell owes a lot to the Cardinals. McConnell, who spent two stints as an assistant coach and another as a head coach of the Cardinal Dougherty High School football team, has learned a lot...

Pisacano off and running at Little Flower

Olivia Pisacano is always on the run. And it’s not because she runs three seasons at Little Flower High School, doing cross country, indoor track and outdoor track. It’s because she’s always going from one sport...

DeLuisi has a lot to say about Ryan’s success

Playing soccer for the Ragdolls has done a lot to change Emily DeLuisi. DeLuisi is a junior midfielder on the Archbishop Ryan High School girls soccer team, and she’s been a contributor on the field...

Eagles aren’t getting much production from wide receivers

Back in the summer, the idea of the Eagles lining up DeSean Jackson and Alshon Jeffery as outside wide receivers with Nelson Agholor in the slot was exciting, the thought being that defenses would...
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