La Salle Supports Multitalented Athletes

In today’s sports-crazed world, high-school coaches often frown upon their players competing in other sports, but La Salle College High School football coach Drew Gordon does not. “I think it’s kind of good that they get away from the coaching staff...

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Back in Business

West Philadelphia Catholic remained open but lost some members of its football team

The news came on January 6, 2012, and it wasn’t pleasant. The school that Brian Fluck called home for 13 years—West Philadelphia Catholic—was closing along with 43 other schools. The Archdiocese...

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Cause for Rust

A rough start for West Catholic

There’s no question Michael Vick played poorly in the Eagles’ season-opening 17-16 win. After the game, Eagles coach Andy Reid, said he thought Vick was rusty from not playing enough in the preseason due to two injuries. West Philadelphia Catholic football coach Brian Fluck expressed a similar sentiment after his team failed to hold a two-touchdown lead against George Washington late in its opening game.

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City Top 10 Football Standings

1.   St. Joseph’s Prep 2-0

2.  George Washington 2-0

3.  Imhotep Charter 2-0

4.  Frankford 2-0

5.  Roman Catholic 1-1

6.  West Catholic 0-1

7.  Father Judge 2-0

8.  Germantown 2-0

9.  Bok Technical High School 1-0

10. Northeast 1-1


Temple Football: How Important is it to Philadelphia?

The Owls may see their first winning season in years

Temple University’s defensive back Anthony Robey can’t imagine what his mother is talking about. Robey’s mom is a Temple alumna who never experienced a winning football season, a student body supporting Temple’s players or witnessed a crowd like the 32,000 plus that watched the Owls, beat Villanova 41-10 on Aug...

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