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June 28, 2017

Higher Ed

Thousands catch draft on Ben Franklin Parkway

By Alex Lloyd Gross At least 200,0000 people are expected to converge on the Ben Franklin Parkway between Thursday April 27 2017 and Saturday.  It,s the  NFL Draft.  It,s finally here.  Forthe people that do not know  what it is, this is ( in short), when the best college football players in the country get

Washington falls to Ryan in Thanksgiving match up

By  Alex Lloyd Gross It was a blow out.  Right from the start, Archbishop Ryan started to trounce George Washington High School during their annual Thanksgiving day match up. By the end of the game Ryan  won 54-12. It was not surprise, as Washington being primarily a young team did not win one game this

Bensalem High School for sale: Listed on website

By Alex Lloyd Gross Senior pranks  across the country  have run the gamut from putting live chickens in the lunchroom and hallway to writing graffiti on nearby highways.  Yesterday,  June 9 2016,the senior class ,or maybe it was just one individual, in Bensalem Twp., listed the entire school for sale on Craigslist.   While the ad

Local sports agent signs three prospects to NFL contracts

By Alex Lloyd Gross Meet Ed   Wasielewski , a local sports agent based in Newtown, Bucks County Pennsylvania.  A local guy that influences who you will see on the field come football season.  He is a sports agent and that means his job is to discover , cultivate and sign college talent to play professional

Army vs Navy Rugby players meet up on battleship

By Alex Lloyd Gross In an effort to draw publicity to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship which will be held at the Talen Energy Stadium, on June 4 and 5 of this year. Two Military Academies brought their Rugby teams to greet people. The choice of venue was on the Battleship New Jersey, which

Alarmist gets Penn Professor removed from plane

By Alex Lloyd Gross The catch phrase of “See something, say something”  should only be used by people capable of deciphering what they are seeing.  One woman who was a passenger on a Syracuse bound plane saw Guido Menzio sitting next to her doing math problems on paper.  The woman became alarmed and notified flight

Cats fans go wild in Philadelphia

By Alex Lloyd Gross Thousands of people jammed center city today, April  8 2016to cheer on the Villanova Wildcats  as the brought home  the first NCAA  national Championship in 31 years.  The city honored the team with a victory parade down market street , culminating with a short ceremony at Dilworth plaza.  The city expected

George Washington High on lockdown after fights

By Alex Lloyd Gross It is becoming a daily occurrence at George Washington High School in Northeast Philadelphia. The entire school is on lockdown due to the fact that students cannot control themselves and start fighting. Today,  February 24, 2016 proved no different when a brawl send staff members scurrying  in all directions to break

Photos of Lincoln Vs Judge Thanksgiving Day football game

By Alex Lloyd Gross Thanksgiving is the time to be thankful for what you have but for a lot of folks in the region it’s about football as well. Before the Philadelphia Eagles got trounced by the Detroit Lions, the region’s high school teams got together and played their rivalry games.  Some are classic matches