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Fall Pre-Season Sports Info

Fall Pre-Season Sports Info

Dear SLA Families — Here’s the info about preseason sports practices. See everyone soon! Golf Meeting at Constitution High School at 11am on Monday, August 12th Contact: Coach Bridget Fairburn bfairburn@philasd.org Boys and Girls Soccer Practice/Tryouts Wednesday and Thursday, August 14th and 15th from 5-6: 30 pm at 31st & Chestnut. Please bring cleats, shin guards,…

Girls Lacrosse Wins First Game Ever!

Girls Lacrosse Wins First Game Ever!

by Emily Pugliese On Monday April 8th, the SLA/Palumbo Girls Co-op Lacrosse team won their first ever game 11-5 against Frankfort High School. The girls worked hard as they made their presence felt across the field. Senior Emily Pugliese led the way with six goals, followed by two shots from both Sahar Williams-Stevens and Rianne…

Four SLA Hoopsters Make All-Public!

Four SLA Hoopsters Make All-Public!

Congratulations to SLA sophomore Rene Hart, freshman Sahar Williams-Stevens, sophomore Cam Simms, and senior Hamidou Doumbia for making the All Public basketball teams! The girls will play in the All-Public All-Star Games on Tuesday at Audenreid at 4:00 pm and 5:30pm and Hamidou will play on Friday evening at South Philly High School!  

Picking Up Steam

Picking Up Steam

By Avi Cantor and Rahmir Powell The Science Leadership Academy Boys Basketball team is starting to heat up coming out of the holiday break. Last Saturday, the Rockets defeated the Freire Charter School Wilmington, a team that sits in third place in their division. The Dragons sport four players at or above six feet, all of…

Congratulations to Girls Soccer All-Public Players

Congratulations to Girls Soccer All-Public Players

Congratulations to the Girls’ Soccer team on a winning season. The following student-athletes earned positions on the National Division All-Public Team: First Team Rebecca Cassel-Siskind – Freshman – Midfield Faryn Heffner – Junior – Forward Second Team Sharron Norton (captain) – Senior – Defense Mira Young – Freshman – Defense Honorable Mention Clari Herrera –…

Boys Ultimate Beats Strath Haven

Boys Ultimate Beats Strath Haven

The SLA Boys Ultimate avenged a loss from earlier in the season, beating Strath Haven 15-8 on Tuesday. The game marked the return of junior Josiah Mast from injury, and Josiah did not disappoint making several key blocks, scoring four goals and throwing another. Strath Haven came out strong and held an early lead 6-5…

JV Ultimate Beats O'Hara!

JV Ultimate Beats O’Hara!

The Boys JV Ultimate team won their inaugural game on Tuesday, beating Cardinal O’Hara 9-8 in a thrilling game that saw many players get their first game experience ever! The team came out strong, taking a 3-0 lead on O’Hara, led by freshman Oskar Glahn and sophomores Andrew Bowers and Amadou Magassa. But O’Hara would…

Boys Soccer Wins 3rd Straight!

Boys Soccer Wins 3rd Straight!

by Leo Cassel-Siskind The Rockets pulled off two wins in the last week as they moved closer to a playoff berth. Last Thursday, despite playing far from their best soccer, the Rockets dominated Lincoln 6-1. Dalnick Matos scored a hat trick while Maciej Pokora and Dani Fiorenza scored their first goals of the season. This…

Cassel-Siskind Boosts Rockets to 6th Straight Win

Cassel-Siskind Boosts Rockets to 6th Straight Win

The girls’ soccer team dominated Kensington in a wet, muddy double-header on Friday afternoon. Freshman midfielder, Rebecca Cassel-Siskind, and Sophomore striker, Zoe Zisser, scored in the first game, giving the Rockets a 2-0 win. Cassel-Siskind and Senior Captain, Amelia Benamara, scored in the second game but Kensington fought back, scoring on a penalty kick. Senior…

Boys Ultimate Starts Fall Season With a Win!

Boys Ultimate Starts Fall Season With a Win!

The Boys Ultimate team started their fall season off with a convincing 15-2 win over Holy Ghost Prep on Monday! The boys were led by senior co-captains Jason Chen, Hamidou Doumbia and Eli Zimmerman who drove the team offensively and defensively. Junior Jayden Tull and sophomores Phoenix Satterfield and Ethan Chen were defensive stand-outs with…