Welcome to Rise of the Tigers, a documentary series that chronicles the story of the Kensington Tigers football team. Now in its second season, the team finds its home in one of the city’s roughest neighborhoods: Kensington. While Kensington is the home of violence, gangs and drug dealing, Coach Ellwood Erb has dreams of bringing glory to the neighborhood he grew up in and give the current generation of Kensington youth the gift that is high school football. Follow the team on its journey through all the wins, losses, trials and tribulations.
The Rise of the Tigers, a documentary about the Kensington football team available in part on Philadelphia Neighborhoods, was featured on the front page of Metro at https://bit.ly/18bE3iN You can see part of the documentary [continue reading…]
Time spent as a Tiger on the Kensington High School football team was about more than just touchdowns and field goals for Matt Sanasac. It was about creating a safe and new way to stay [continue reading…]