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January 15, 2019

Sports

Verizon and Disney set to disconnect millions of customers

By Alex Lloyd Gross Verizon is a cable television provider in the Delaware Valley.  Cable networks require Verizon to pay to carry their programming. The contact to carry Disney owned channels will expire on December 31, 2018. Verizon will not be carrying these channels which include  ABC, ESPN, Disney and related programming. Verizon sent out

Roxborough blanked by Roman during Thanksgiving game

By Alex Lloyd Gross For most of this football season, Roxbroough has been doing very well.  They have been winning games and  scoring points against some very capable opponents . That all came to an end on Thanksgiving, when the team played  Roman Catholic and lost  big time.  The final score was 35-0 . The

Northeast High whips Central in 2018 Thanksgiving match up

By Alex Lloyd Gross 43-8. That’s how bad the Northeast High  Vikings beat Central High Lancers during the 2018 match up.This is one of the longest running rivalry games being played in the city. With kick off at 10:30 AM,  it was just getting a bit warmer temperature wise. On the field,  the wind was

Lincoln V Judge annual Thanksgiving game 2018

By Alex Lloyd Gross Thanksgiving Day means football for a lot of people. Sure, at times, professional games are played that generate interest and college sames as well. In the morning,  there are high school games to be played. One of the longest rivalry games ever is Lincoln V Judge.  For a long time, Judge

Roxborough wins Liberty Division

  Roxborough football means that this team clinches the Liberty Division by beating Academy at Palumbo High School . The score was 30-6.       The team now gets to play Ben Franklin at Gratz Field, at 6;00PM.  The last time these two teams met, Roxborough got swept8-0.

Roxborough High vs School of the Future football photos

Roxborough High School football team played a game against School of the Future,( which is billed as a Microsoft School).  Roxborough won the game 12 to 6.     The game was played at Roxborough Field on Friday night. Photographer Roger Barone covered the game. You can see more of his work here. An interesting

Roxborough V Fels football pictures

Photos courtesy of Roger Barone. Roxborough won the game 42-0.               This game was played in the Northeast.                 Roxborough is wearing  white and Fels is black.             More Photos https://bit.ly/2yiYyjq

Roxborough v Dobbins football photos

The Roxborough Indians defeated the Murrell Dobbins Vo-Tech Mustangs by a score of  18-6 at the Roxborough Football Field . Photographs courtesy of Roger Barone

NFL Kickoff is in full gear in Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross Fans going to the NFL Kickoff need to remember to bring two things. The first is patience.  The attractions ares scarce, compared to the NFL Draft.  There is and there will be a long line for the Lombardi Trophy. It’s behind glass so there is no way to pick it up

Fanfest drew thousands for weekend event

by Alex Lloyd Gross Philadelphia sports fans are the most passionate anywhere, they are rabid true believers, no matter what and they are loyal to the team.  With that being said,  There was a gathering for them outside Xfinity Live at Broad and Pattison Avenues. It was held in the parking lot of the center

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