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Flyers offend legions of fans over Kate Smith statue

By Alex Lloyd Gross Kate Smith was a sports icon in Philadelphia, even though she never played. Her live appearances singing God Bless America was thought to bring the Flyers good luck and superstition has it, she was partly responsible for bringing them two Stanley Cups. She had a stature erected after her. Now, in

It’s official: Phillies to host 2026 All Star Game

By Alex Lloyd Gross In 2026 The United States of America will be 250 years old. There is no better place to celebrate it than in Philadelphia. For the Sesquicentennial there will be hundreds of things to do. For one weekend, most probably in July, there will be the All Star Game which will be

What you need to know for Phillies event tomorrow

The Phillies will host a public event in the historic district Tuesday,  in what has to be the worst kept secret of this century. Philadelphia will be announced as the city to host the 2026 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. This will coincide with the 250th birthday celebration of the United States. The press conference

Enhanced perimeter security at Citizens Bank Park

Sports fans will be safer this baseball season when opening day comes around. Security bollards are being placed all around Citizens Bank Park. This procedure will protect fans when they arrive onto the property, from vehicles.  Huge posts spaced about two feet apart are being cemented into the ground. The project will be completed by

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

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