By Max Pulcini

Kensington: Rise of the Kensington Tigers Football Team

Kensington: Rise of the Kensington Tigers Football Team

The sun gleamed over the tall, white wall looming next to the coarse and patchy field by the El stop at the corner of Front and Berks streets. It wasn’t long ago that the turf was a wasteland of litter and scrap metal—symbolic of the historically rough neighborhood that is Kensington. But the wall—shining with […]

 By Matthew Albasi

Kensington: Football and Dreams of Friday Night Lights Ender the El

Kensington: Football and Dreams of Friday Night Lights Ender the El

At first sight, the field on Front and Berks Streets that the Kensington Tigers call home is unremarkable but manageable. It seems to be about the right size. There is good clearance from any obstacles on all sides. The grass is a bit patchy, but not horrible. But when you start to walk though the […]