Philadelphia Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Philadelphia, PA
  • Yesterday | via NBC Philadelphia 

    Funeral Info for Teen Football Player

    Cathy Clinton fought back the tears as she remembered Ryan Gillyard, a 15-year-old high school football player who collapsed and died during a training workout over the weekend. "It's an absolute nightmare," Clinton said.


  • Saturday | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Prep school football player collapses during trainin...

    Officials at a north Philadelphia prep school say a football player collapsed during spring conditioning training with the team and later died. St. Joseph's Prep officials say 15-year-old Ryan Gillyard of Upper Darby collapsed shortly after warmups Saturday at the school's practice field.


  • Saturday Apr 18 | via CBS Local 

    High School Football Player Passes Away During Condi...

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  • Saturday Apr 18 | via NBC Philadelphia 

    HS Football Player Dies During Training Workout

    Friends and family are mourning a local high school football player who collapsed and died during a training workout Saturday morning. Ryan Gillyard, a 15-year-old St. Joseph's Prep football player from Upper Darby, was at spring conditioning training at the school's practice field on Cecil B. Moore Avenue at 11th Street when he suddenly collapsed.


  • Saturday Apr 11 | via 

    Herrera's hit a winner for Phillies

    Three times Saturday night, a Phillies player toed second base with no outs in an inning but didn't score. The situational baseball manager Ryne Sandberg preached all spring was not on display in South Philadelphia.


  • Friday Apr 10 | via The Good Phight 

    Cesar for MVP: Phillies 4, Nationals 1

    A win against one of the best teams in the NL in front of the smallest crowd in CBP history - I'll take it! The awfulness of the Phillies and the awesomeness of baseball all crystallized in one fine moment in South Philadelphia tonight. It was the bottom of the seventh inning, the Nats were up 1-0.


  • Thursday Apr 9 | via CBS Local 

    Philly Born And Bred QB Aaron Wilmer Earns Dream Wor...

    Aaron Wilmer found himself on the gridiron of the NovaCare Complex in South Philadelphia receiving praise from Eagles head coach Chip Kelly. "I'm excited man," Wilmer told Andrew Porter, Thursday on's Pulse Of Philly podcast .


  • Sunday Apr 5 | via Erie Times News 

    David Buchanan ready to go for Phillies, but is Ken ...

    PHILADELPHIA "' A year ago, David Buchanan was all set to pitch in a major league ballpark for the first time during the Phillies ' annual On-Deck series at Citizens Bank Park. It was a cameo appearance, since the Phillies had already decided he'd open the season with the IronPigs.


  • Saturday Apr 4 | via 

    From the Pub to the pros?

    Just as they did while playing together the last four years at Delaware Valley College, former Public League football players Aaron Wilmer and Rasheed Bailey shined at pro day last Monday at Villanova. Wilmer, a dual-threat quarterback and George Washington graduate, displayed a live arm and accuracy with his throws.


  • Feb 4, 2015 | via MyFoxPhilly 

    St. Joe's Prep Football Player Collapses, Dies Durin...

    School officials at St. Joe's Prep have confirmed the death of a 15-year-old football player, who collapsed during a workout Saturday. The team was conducting a spring conditioning workout at their practice field on 11th Street and Cecil B Moore Avenue, when Gillyard collapsed.


Philadelphia High Schools

Architecture And Design Charter High School (675 Sansom Street)
Bodine William W High School (1101 N 4th Street)
Bok Edward W Technical High School (1901 South 9th Street)
Brown Joseph High School (3600 Stanwood Street)
Carnell Laura High School (1100 Devereaux Avenue)