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Fox Chase: How A Hockey Coach Intertwines Sport And Family

Fox Chase: How A Hockey Coach Intertwines Sport And Family

Lawncrest resident Rick Heydt is entering his 11th year coaching in the Fox Chase Roller Hockey league. He currently coaches the Under-16 team, but he previously directed the Under-10 and Under-8 teams as well. Although Heydt has spent most of his time behind the bench, his love for hockey goes much deeper than coaching. Heydt grew […]

 

Cobbs Creek: Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation Promotes Healthier Lifestyle For Kids

Cobbs Creek: Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation Promotes Healthier Lifestyle For Kids

In a small and stuffy locker room at the Laura Sims Skate House, kids scramble to dissemble their hockey gear. They are loud and exhausted as they just stepped off the ice from a long practice, but excited to sit down for their bi-weekly lesson on nutrition. These kids are part of the Ed Snider […]

 

Amateur Sports: Five Places For The Beginner Amateur Athlete

Amateur Sports: Five Places For The Beginner Amateur Athlete

Although most schools and communities offer youth recreational sports, not every person chooses to participate as a youngster. Often times, gyms and high intensity sport clubs can potentially intimidate an individual that has zero or little background in working out or playing sports. Fortunately for these types of folks, Philadelphia is home to a vast […]

 

Pennsport: Rizzo Rink Scores a Hat Trick

A little boy of about six years old comes careening across the ice. He moves alarmingly fast for his small frame, bulked up only by the pads under his jersey. He hits the wall, falls, but manages to scoot the puck out from under an opposing player so his teammate can get a shot at […]

 

Amateur Sports: Five People You Need to Know

Amateur Sports: Five People You Need to Know

Some of the greatest athletes have come from Philadelphia, like Joe Frazier and Wilt Chamberlain, and even fictitious ones like Rocky. Philadelphia is a breeding ground for talent, whether it’s on or off the field. From community leaders to hard working trainees to the athletes playing just for fun, this city has a lot to […]