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High school officials have been dwindling in numbers for years. It’s always been more difficult to get referees for afternoon sports like baseball, softball, lacrosse and field hockey, but now the issues are affecting the primetime sports like basketball and football.
What would have been a parade of brightly colored uniformed players walking with their families, a slate of guest speakers including Mayor Kenney, and the sight of excited youngsters taking the field on opening day was replaced with empty ballfields and stay-at-home-directives over the past …
The Hillside Basketball League recently ended regular season play and were gearing up for the opening rounds of their playoffs last week when government shutdowns halted operations due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The IHM CYO Boys JV Blue Team put the icing on an undefeated season by knocking off Holy Rosary 28-16 to capture a post-season tournament recently hosted by the school.
Vincent Passalacqua was a member of the Class of 1996. As a freshman Vince started his baseball career on the junior varsity squad as a pitcher and first baseman. In his freshman year of 1993 while playing JV he was called up to the varsity for the playoffs to pitch and helped team win a cru…
PHILADELPHIA — The 21st Ward Junior Baseball & Softball League in Roxborough is in the home stretch of player registration for the upcoming 2020 season.
The No. 5 seeded Roman Catholic upset No. 1 seed Archbishop Wood 83-73 on Wednesday night to move on to the Catholic League finals against Neumann-Goretti at the Palestra on Monday.
When Archbishop Carroll outlasted St Joe’s Prep 74-66 in a barn-burner of a game in the opening round of the Catholic League playoffs, it marked the final time that Speedy Morris will be coaching in a PCL game. The 77 year old Morris, citing health concerns, has announced his intention to re…
Cheltenham freshman Charli Jones has the opportunity of a lifetime. She will be representing The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia at the 2020 Chubb Classic Golf to Paradise – First Tee Champions Challenge in Naples, Florida from Feb. 13-16.
Roxborough United Coach and Board Member Jeff Mitchell was given the prestigious Dan Shissler Soccer Award for “Leadership, Dedication, and the Promotion of Soccer in Philadelphia” at the Phila Parks & Recreation annual soccer banquet recently.
Major League Baseball has apparently decided that there are 42 too many minor league baseball cities and, according to Commissioner Rob Manfred, after the 2020 season, that will change. There will be a new agreement between the majors and the minors signed and a lot of cities will lose their…
The Roxborough High School Girls Basketball Team took the consolation game in the 30th Annual Germantown Community Tournament by downing Bodine 40-18.
In what could be the beginning of a long term Thanksgiving rivalry, Archbishop Carroll outlasted Roman Catholic 15-7 in a Wednesday night showdown at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School.
The Roxborough United U9 boys soccer team advanced in the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation league playoffs with a 2-1 double overtime win against a stubborn East Falls squad.
The Roxborough United U9 Girls Fury soccer team advanced to the finals of the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation league with a 6-0 drubbing over the Torresdale Shooting Stars.
Roxborough resident Ryan McTamney recently scored his 1,000th career point for Ursinus College. McTamney, an IHM and LaSalle High School alum, passed the milestone in his team’s 92-62 win over Clarks Summit.