Thursday night saw the NFL preseason opener for the Steelers and the Eagles in Philly go the way of Pittsburgh in a 31-14 Steelers win.
The Phillies continue their road trip this weekend in San Diego against the Padres. Tonight's series starter is another late first pitch at 10:10 PM. The pregame show gets rolling on the WHLM stations at 9:35.
In Major League Baseball results from Thursday it was the Pirates over the Giants 10-5, and the Yankees over the Texas Rangers 7-3.
In Major League Baseball on Wednesday it was the Phillies falling to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-0, the Pirates over the Rockies 4-3, the Mets shutting out the Cincinnati Reds 8-0, and the Yankees over the White Sox 7-3.
With 15 starters back from last year's district finalist, the Danville high school football team approaches this season with a sense of optimism. According to head coach Jim Keiser, the starting quarterback for the Ironmen will be KJ Riley, who started at that position for part of last season as a freshman. Danville opens the season Friday night, August 24th at Shikellamy.