Sports

Eagles release Aaron Grymes, add Paul Turner |Nov 21, 2016

PHILADELPHIA >> Doug Pederson opened his day-after news conference with a statement that had everything to do with embattled wide receiver Nelson Agholor.

KAU issues awards |Nov 14, 2016

KAU Little League recognized its award recipients for 2016 at the annual Banquet for District 28 Little League recently held at the Red Clay Room.

Pa Prep Live 2016 High School Football Preview now live |Aug 22, 2016

At Pa Prep Live, we embarked on a mission to gather quality content on all 93 teams in District 1 and the Catholic League.

Youth sports can keep kids healthy in more than just the physical aspect |Aug 1, 2016

Whether it’s physical, mental, or even academic; youth sports organizations provide a variety of healthy benefits to children in a fun and engaging way.

SAXTON: Phoenixville’s Aquilante wins Trans-Am race |Jun 27, 2016

Phoenixville’s Andrew Aquilante came off an earlier SCCA Majors victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and repeated the feat in the Trans-Am Series recently at Millville, New Jersey Motorsports Park, driving flag-to-flag for the win.

LIVE: Avon Grove vs. Hempfield in PIAA Class AAAA Championship game |Jun 17, 2016

The Avon Grove softball team plays Hempfield in the PIAA Class AAAA championship game today at 1:30 and you can follow everything that happens live. Daily Local staff writers Jeff Kerr, Neil Geoghegan and Pete Bannan will be on the scene.

Saxton: All-Star race creates confusion, not excitement |May 29, 2016

After watching the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race twice, I am still not sure I understand what happened and judging from all the social media activity I am not alone.

Unionville’s depth proves crucial as girls’ track team wins championship |May 12, 2016

COATESVILLE >> There was no shortage of suspense on Wednesday at the Ches-Mont Girls Track and Field Championship. That’s because there was a wild, three-way team battle to the finish.

Kennett female wrestler wins eighth straight state championship title |May 10, 2016

Kennett High School senior Mary Nichols continues to make waves in a male-dominated sport, winning her eighth wrestling state championship title.

Action Track USA to open by honoring Keppley |May 9, 2016

When the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA opens its gates for the first time in 2016, a special ceremony will take place.

Saxton: Fun time on tap with Dover vs. Pocono Celebrity Softball game |Apr 24, 2016

Over the years I have participated in the Dover vs. Pocono Celebrity Softball game as a player and as a coach. I have enjoyed being part of the games with racers such as Carl Edwards, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Hendricks takes Twin 20 feature at Big Diamond |Apr 24, 2016

BIG DIAMOND >> The forecast of afternoon showers and thunderstorms gave way to late-day sunshine which allowed for a great night of racing at Big Diamond Speedway as the sportsman took center stage on Friday night for their Twin 20 features.

LIVE: Celebration for Philadelphia Flyers founder Ed Snider being held at Wells Fargo Center |Apr 21, 2016

A celebration of the life of Ed Snider, founder, owner and chairman of the Philadelphia Flyers today at 1 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.

Run for Our Sons winners announced |Apr 18, 2016

The winners in Unionville’s Run for Our Sons race held April 16:

‘Nova Nation’ enjoys celebration for champs at campus stadium |Apr 6, 2016

RADNOR >> What was Jay Wright’s first reaction when Kris Jenkins hit the buzzer-beater to win the NCAA men’s championship?

‘It’s crazy in here’ |Apr 5, 2016

RADNOR >> Dancing on the Pavilion floor seconds after Kris Jenkins hit his game-winning shot for the NCAA men’s basketball championship, Villanova senior Tom Brawley of Massachusetts said, “This was unbelievable.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Jenkins hits 3 at buzzer, Villanova tops UNC for National Championship |Apr 4, 2016

HOUSTON >> Three weeks ago, the gnawing question at Villanova was whether or not the Wildcats could get out of the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament.

REPLAY: Area coaches, experts will comment on tonight’s Villanova/North Carolina game |Apr 4, 2016

Don’t just watch the NCAA Championship game tonight as Villanova plays North Carolina. Take part in the game. Starting tonight at 8 p.m. you can read and post comments along with local coaches and experts by checking in right here.

Gunther Walsh as busy as ever on air, in car |Apr 4, 2016

You have to wonder how Bobby Gunther Walsh is able to handle all that he is involved in. He is on air radio personality, a race car driver, a dad, and he is involved in a lot of charity work.

Villanova obliterates Oklahoma, will play for national title Monday night |Apr 2, 2016

HOUSTON >> Paybacks are … a trip to the national championship game.

LIVE at tipoff: Philly coaches will chat live during NCAA tournament - Villanova vs. Oklahoma |Mar 31, 2016

As the Villanova Wildcats tip off agianst the Oklahoma Sooners beginning at 6:00 p.m., high school coaches and Villanova alumi from around the Philly suburbs are planning to chat live during the game right here and you can join the conversation.

LIVE at 8:50 p.m.: NCAA Tournament - Villanova vs. Kansas |Mar 26, 2016

Follow @TerryToohey tonight beginning at 8:50 p.m. as the Villanova Wildcats take on the Kansas Jayhawks at in the NCAA Tournament.

Saxton: Nostalgia on display with Vintage IndyCar Celebration at Pocono |Mar 13, 2016

For me, this is a must-see event. Having recently finished reading the great book “Foyt, Andretti, Petty” I am really in the mood for some memories of what I consider the good old days of auto racing.

Big Diamond gearing up for season opener |Mar 10, 2016

Maybe for once, the groundhog was right!

Competition heats up for Grandview modified title |Feb 28, 2016

Jeff Strunk, Craig Von Dohren and Duane Howard have pretty much dominated the TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified stock car racing action at Grandview Speedway for the last 16 seasons. Terry Meitzler, now retired, won the title in 1999 and the “big three” have shared the championships between them since then.

Kanaskie keeps deep Unionville humming |Feb 27, 2016

There may not be a more accomplished name in local high school golf than Greg Kanaskie.

McCaffery: Howard owes it to Phillies to accept platoon role |Feb 26, 2016

There were two reasons why the Phillies committed $125,000,000 to Ryan Howard at the age of 30. One was that he’d just produced 45 home runs and 141 RBIs for a pennant-winning team. The other, the most important one, the one that made it all reasonable despite all the zeroes and commas, was that no matter what would happen from there, he could be trusted as a franchise ally.

Injury to Flyers’ Giroux means he’ll miss a Wild time |Feb 26, 2016

An upper-body injury that already has cost Claude Giroux two games will prevent him from playing Thursday when the Flyers play the Minnesota Wild in the Wells Fargo Center.

KMC boys gymnastics shine on home turf |Feb 26, 2016

The KMC Boys Team competed against more than 200 gymnasts from across the region in their home meet, the Kennett Mushroom Classic. Kyle Walchuk, Devin Trinter, Kieran Clark, Andrew Overman, Liam Bachman, Ryan Uy, Austin Geibel, Aaron Gonsalves, Adam Zolper, Zachary Secord, Joshua Secord, and Gavin Felix won first place in the all-around (AA) or on individual events.

Courtney Smith, 2014 Unionville grad, runs second fastest time in Harvard history |Feb 15, 2016

Courtney Smith, a 2014 graduate of Unionville High School, ran the second fastest time in Harvard University’s history for the 5K at a track meet at the University of Washington on Feb. 13. The time is the eighth fastest in the country for D1 athletes and the fourth fastest ever recorded in the Ivy League.

Rogers family, owners of Grandview Speedway, injured in car crash in Daytona Beach |Feb 5, 2016

Bruce and Teresa Rogers, operators of Grandview Speedway, continue their recovery from injuries sustained in a vehicular accident last week in Daytona Beach, Fla.

McCaffery: For Openers, Phils’ gloves will be mightier than their bats |Jan 30, 2016

PHILADELPHIA >> From the manager to the general manager to the personnel development director to the players themselves, the Phillies expect a volatile couple of months in Clearwater.

Healthy Gostisbehere rejoining Flyers for Saturday’s Rangers game |Jan 16, 2016

VOORHEES, N.J. >> Entering the second half of an increasingly interesting season, the Flyers will receive a welcome blue-line and power-play boost Saturday.

Phils’ prospect Williams eager to go deep for a dream at Citizens Bank Park |Jan 15, 2016

PHILADELPHIA >> Nick Williams was raised in Galveston, Texas, where everything was hot, from the weather to the way he could hit a baseball, long and far and often.

Despite critics, Union’s Stewart sees draftees’ potential |Jan 15, 2016

It’s the time of year for pundits from all corners of the American soccer universe to sharpen their pitchforks and take aim at the MLS SuperDraft as a dying institution.

Eagles’ zero in on Doug Pederson; Graham calls new coach a ‘great hire’ |Jan 15, 2016

The Eagles interviewed a running backs coach, an interim head coach, an offensive genius and a living legend.

FOLLOW LIVE: Eagles take on the undefeated Panthers and Cam Newton |Oct 25, 2015

The Eagles make a Sunday night visit to the Carolina Panthers tonight. You can follow the game along with Eagles beat writer Bob Grotz (@bobgrotz) by using #eagles on Twitter of check in above.

FOLLOW LIVE: Eagles play Giants on Monday Night Football |Oct 19, 2015

The Eagles host the Giants on Monday Night Football and you can become part of the action. Chat live with Eagles writer Bob Grotz, columnist Jack McCaffery and other Eagles fans during the game. Use #eagles on Twitter or check in above.

U13 Girls Win Cope Classic Soccer Tourney |Oct 13, 2015

The SCCSA U13 Girls won the Coppa Classic soccer tournament in Harrisburg, recently. They went 4-0 and beat a Premier team (Hotspurs) from Pittsburgh in the finals, 4-3. Pictured, front Row (L-R): Sara Darlington, Riley Glackin, Sarah Hart, Josie Cicchino, Emily Foote, Maddie Sallurday, Mia Gruce, Ashley Andrikanich; Second row (L-R): Alex Wilson, Annika Francke, Emma Schwarz, Madeline Voss, Haydan Wilson, Catherine Clisham, Shannon Garvey, Allie Foote, Julie Raffety; Coaches (L-R): Jay Garvey, Mason Wilson, Alick Foote); Not pictured: Kyla Colgan.

LEAVE YOUR COMMENTS: Eagles beat the Saints, 39-17 |Oct 11, 2015

The Eagles rolled over the Saints Sunday afternoon. Follow the postgame live along with Eagles beat writer Bob Grotz, columnist Jack McCaffery and other Eagles fans by using #eagles on Twitter or checking in above.

Redskins beat the Eagles, 23-20. Time to sound off |Oct 4, 2015

The Washington Redskins came back to beat the Eagles 23-20 Sunday afternoon. Give your opinion by using #eagles on Twitter or checking in above.

Matta earns 100th win as D-East rolls |Sep 26, 2015

LONDON GROVE >> As Cary Angeline handed the game ball to Mike Matta, the Downingtown East head coach was quick to defer credit for his milestone win amidst the thunderous applause of the Cougars.

Dunigan: For great golf scores, get rid of that open club face |Sep 15, 2015

This is one of my young golfers displaying what I call “The Step In” move that defines the transition from backswing to downswing. I like to consider the lower body action the “engine” of the Pivot Train.

Langley takes over at Kennett |Sep 1, 2015

Kennett Square >> Things didn’t go the way Kennett envisioned last season. They finished with a 1-9 record, and went winless in the Ches-Mont League American Division. However the winds of change blew through their program last spring.

Harvey hired as athletic director at Kennett |Aug 18, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE >> One of the most successful boys basketball coaches in District 1 is changing jobs and moving on from the hardwood to become an athletic director.

Union sizing up Honduran Palacios |Jun 15, 2015

CHESTER >> One of the first transfer rumblings of the summer hit the Philadelphia Union Monday with the revelation that Honduran midfielder Wilson Palacios is training with the club.

Sixers’ Embiid suffers apparent setback in recovery |Jun 13, 2015

Nearly one year after the Sixers took him with the third overall pick in the draft, Joel Embiid seems no closer to playing.

Giles goes into orbit, Phils fall again |Jun 13, 2015

PITTSBURGH >> The Phillies got a quality start from the new guy, a yeoman’s effort from a beleaguered bullpen, and a lot of stranded base runners from a punchless lineup in their 1-0, 13-inning loss to the Pirates at PNC Park Friday night.

Phillies Notebook: Sandberg wants to see more of Rupp |Jun 12, 2015

PITTSBURGH >> The Phillies played an afternoon game Wednesday in Cincinnati before making a puddle-hop to Pittsburgh before sunset, then had a full day off Thursday before getting back to business Friday night at PNC Park for the start of a weekend series against the Pirates.

Garo Yepremian dies in Media |May 20, 2015

MIAMI >> Garo Yepremian, the former NFL kicker who helped the Miami Dolphins win consecutive NFL championships but is best remembered for a Super Bowl blooper, died Friday of cancer. He was 70.