Professional Sports

Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik has died at 89 |Mar 21, 2015

Chuck Bednarik, considered the greatest Eagles player ever, died this morning.

Gulick posts second at Phoenixville Criterium |Jul 12, 2013

> By Barry Sankey Sports Reporter

Phoenixville prepares for Criterium bike race crowds |Jul 9, 2013

PHOENIXVILLE — On the heels of West Chester’s successful Iron Hill Twilight Criterium, Phoenixville is ready for huge crowds for its own race, the Chesco Grand Prix Phoenixville Criterium.

Race cycling heats up in Chesco |Jul 9, 2013

WEST CHESTER – With hundreds of national and international participants now descending on Chester County, this area will become the epicenter for short course, criterium-style bicycle racing this week.

What’s happening at Pottstown Rumble: Schedule of events |Jun 20, 2013

By Mercury staff POTTSTOWN --- The Pottstown Rumble grass volleyball tournament has a packed schedule of events continuing through the weekend.

Yorgey wins rematch, takes WBF title |Jun 18, 2013

Yorgey title fight set for June 15 |Jun 8, 2013

VALLEY FORGE - “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey of Bridgeport will be boxing in the main event on a June 15 card at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

Can ‘Lightning’ strike twice? |Jun 1, 2013

BRIDGEPORT - “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey already owns three professional boxing championship belts. Now he has his eyes focused on grabbing a third belt.

Vandy DT Lohr picked up by Chiefs |May 2, 2013

Former Phoenixville High and Vanderbilt University football star lineman Rob Lohr has signed a rookie free agent contract with the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs.

Live: Digital First Media’s 2013 NFL mock draft |Apr 24, 2013

Writers from across Digital First Media act as NFL general managers for a day, participating in a mock draft ahead of Thursday’s real deal.

Kutztown sisters selected as Kid Sports Reporters for a Day |Apr 5, 2013

Kutztown sisters Aiyana Debello, 11, and Sora Debello, 8, were selected to represent Berks-Mont Newspapers this Sunday, April 7 as our “Kid Reporters” as the Philadelphia Wings take on the Minnesota Swarm in indoor lacrosse action.

Yorgey returns home, wins split decision |Mar 21, 2013

KING OF PRUSSIA - It took him six years, but “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey finally re-entered a boxing ring within his home state of Pennsylvania, and it happened to be right in his backyard at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

Piazza visits for book signing |Feb 14, 2013

COLLEGEVILLE - Mike Piazza has now told his complete story of his baseball career that evolved into stardom as a Major League Baseball catcher along with the many issues and questions surrounding him.

Oregon’s Chip Kelly to be Eagles new head coach |Jan 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 - The Eagles had a vision and stuck to it.

Piazza, no one going to Baseball Hall of Fame this year |Jan 10, 2013

Barry Bonds never passed Hank Aaron on the all-time home run list, or Babe Ruth, or even Larry Bowa, who hit 15 of them.

Josh Brent and the NFL players arrested for DUI in 2012 |Dec 11, 2012

On Sunday, Josh Brent was released from jail on a $500,000 bond. The Dallas Cowboys nose tackle was arrested after an early Saturday morning crash that killed his practice squad teammate, Jerry Brown, Jr.

Big crowd attends Grandview Speedway awards banquet |Nov 21, 2012

GILBERTSVILLE - Three champions were honored during the Grandview Speedway 50th anniversary awards banquet on Saturday night. For the fifth time in his impressive career Duane Howard took home the top honors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Series 358 Modified championship battle while Chuck Schutz was tops in the Late Model division for the first time and Jared Umbenhauer took the honors in the new Sportsman division.

Interactive timeline on Lance Armstrong’s doping downfall |Oct 11, 2012

Click on the link hereto take a look at our interactive timeline, which encapsulates the major events in Lance Armstrong’s cycling career, and key doping-related events, since Armstrong won his seventh Tour de France.

Dick Vermeil Golf Tournament at RiverCrest (with video) |Jun 20, 2012

bsankey@ UPPER PROVIDENCE - The 20th Annual Dick Vermeil Invitational Golf Tournament was held at RiverCrest Golf Club on Tuesday, June 19, to benefit Chester County Boy Scouts.