Author: Rick Pettine

Rick Pettine is an experienced sports, music, nature, and events photographer from the Philadelphia region. He covers Philly and the surrounding tri-state area, including Chester, Montgomery, and Delaware counties. He also serves as the Sports Director & Chief Photographer for "Independent Philly"

30,000 Eagles fans watch preseason practice

August 7, 2022 – Philadelphia — As they do each year, the Eagles held their public training camp practice at the Linc this weekend. Over 30,000 fans – yes 30K – attended to get their first in-person glimpse at the 2022-23 team, including several rookies and new draft picks.  It was a special night, and […]

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Union dominates Houston in 6-0 rout!

[ All photos and article by Rick Pettine ] July 30, 2022 – Chester, PA — DOOP!  In front of a packed and vocal Subaru Park crowd, the Philadelphia Union dominated the Houston Dynamo 6-0!  The Union remain undefeated at home, and the rowdy fans sure contributed to their wins. Goaltender Andre Blake was stellar, earning his 10th shutout […]

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U.S. Women’s National Soccer dominates Uzbekistan 9-0

Photos and summary by Rick Pettine April 12, 2022 – Chester, PA — The U.S. Women’s National Team dominated the Uzbekistan team in an International Friendlies match at Subaru Park, home of the Philadelphia Union.   Rose Lavelle (Captain) and Catarina Macario both scored twice, and Lavelle forced an own-goal by Uzbekistan just 25 seconds into the […]

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Flyers get first win without Giroux

Photos and summary by Rick Pettine March 20, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA — Philadelphia Flyers snagged their first win without long-time captain Claude Giroux, 3-2 over the New York Islanders. Kevin Hayes (13) scored both goals, assisted by Joel Farabee (86) and Travis Konecny (11). Former first-round draft pick Owen Tippett (74) traded from Florida made his […]

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Flyers beat Capitals with help from Giroux

Photos and summary by Rick Pettine February 26, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA — Finally – the Flyers break their 6-game losing streak with a win over the Washington Capitals, 2-1. Claude Giroux (27) scored 1 goal and Cam Atkinson (89) contributed a goal and an assist in the victory. Carter Hart (97) also provided 27 saves to […]

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