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Young champions celebrated at Eagles game


Eagles alumni and mascot Swoop participate in the pre-game show on the field. Image published as part of photo essay on WHYY's NewsWorks.org - http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/89516-young-champions-celebrated-at-eagles-game-photos (©2015, All Rights reserved - Bastiaan Slabbers/BasSlabbers.com) ((photo by Bastiaan Slabbers))
Eagles alumni and mascot Swoop participate in the pre-game show on the field.

There were four football teams on the field at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday when the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins fought for the NFC East title. Two local teams witnessed that game up close from field bleachers. During game breaks, the high school state champion Imhotep Panthers and Pop Warner national champion Northwest Raiders got on-screen recognition for their recent victories.
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Imhotep becomes first city school to nab state football title

The PIAA AAA State Championship trophy is kissed by the players. (Bastiaan Slabbers/for NewsWorks) (Bastiaan Slabbers)
The PIAA AAA State Championship trophy is kissed by the players.

In the frigid air a hundred miles from home, senior Mike Waters knelt along the sideline and buried his face in his white gloved-hands.

Behind the star running back, a pack of bundled and blanketed fans went wild. Before him, teammates from Imhotep Institute Charter High School danced and shouted across the field the way teenage boys do after winning a state football title, after making history.

. . . Story by WHYY’s Aaron Moselle continues on:
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Recap of my most viewed vids of ’13

Selection of the five most viewed short videos in 2013 produced for WHYY’s NewsWorks. Added as a bonus is an extended version of the inaugural Turkey Day football rivalry between two local high schools. What is your favorite?

#5 – 2013 Mt Airy Day

Grounds of Cliveden, NorthWest Philadelphia, PA USA – May 4, 2013; The 43rd Mt. Airy Day took place on the grounds of the Cliveden on Saturday. The annual bash took place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is put on by the West Mt. Airy Neighbors (WMAN) and East Mt. Airy Neighbors (EMAN) to bring together the community for a day of fun and family-friendly activities.

This year’s Mt. Airy Day featured sunny skies, live performances all day long, food trucks and artisan vendors. The KidZone was set up for children to play and included pony rides and Zoo on Wheels from the Philadelphia Zoo. Also check the gallery with 13 photos of this event on NewsWorks.org

#4 – Inaugural Turkey Day Rivalry

Benjamin L. Johnston Memorial Stadium, NW Philadelphia, PA, USANovember 28, 2013; Thanksgiving Day inaugural Legacy Bowl football rivalry between MLK Cougars and Imhotep Panthers (32-30).

Here is as a bonus an Extended version of 12m11s.

This video is produced as part of a story by Brian Hickey with photos by Brad Larrison on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org: “Inaugural MLK vs. Imhotep football ‘Legacy Bowl’ had an ending for the ages”

Find out what video is my most viewed (far from ‘viral’) of 2013 after the break…

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