Joseph Santoliquito

Joseph Santoliquito

Joseph Santoliquito is an award-winning sportswriter based in the Philadelphia area who has written feature stories for,,,, Deadspin and The Philadelphia Daily News. In 2006, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for a special project piece for called “Love at First Beep.” He is most noted for his award-winning feature on high school wrestler A.J. Detwiler in February 2006, which appeared on SportsCenter. In 2015, he was elected president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

January 11, 2022

College Football

Marvin Harrison Jr., after starting in Rose Bowl, is quickly becoming a star

Marvin Harrison Jr. stood there in the baggage check line at Los Angeles International Airport on the afternoon of Sunday, January 2 like everyone else. He was waiting there in his grey Ohio State sweatshirt, with a black Ohio State Rose Bowl backpack on, when someone behind him asked, “Excuse me, didn’t you just play in the Rose Bowl?”

December 17, 2021

High School Football

PhillyVoice High School Football Top 10: Final rankings and year-end awards

As happens every year at this time, PhillyVoice selects a Southeaster Pennsylvania High School Football Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Team of the Year.

December 15, 2021


Imhotep Charter’s Enai White, the nation’s No. 1 edge rusher recruit, chooses Texas A&M

In the end, the final decision came down to family. What school had what Enai White thought was most like the family atmosphere he was about to leave at Imhotep Charter?

December 12, 2021

High School Football

St. Joseph Prep, Imhotep each fall in respective PA state title games

It was bound to end one of these years. And if there was a time to get St. Joseph’s Prep, this was the year.

December 10, 2021

High School Football

PhillyVoice High School Football Top 10: St. Joe's Prep, Imhotep set for state finals

This seems logical. Almost predestined. The two remaining football teams in Southeastern Pennsylvania are St. Joseph’s Prep and Imhotep Charter.

December 5, 2021

High School Football

St. Joe's Prep advances to another state final after knocking off Garnet Valley in 6A semis

Back in early October, Samaj Jones kicked the Franklin Field turf, put his head down and wiped the tears from his eyes. St. Joseph’s Prep lost to Catholic League archrival La Salle for the first time since 2015 and the Hawks’ sophomore quarterback blamed himself.

December 3, 2021


PhillyVoice High School Football Top 10: St. Joe's Prep, Garnet Valley set for epic state semifinal clash

In August, in the minds of many that follow area high school football, one team was already penciled in for a December date in the PIAA Class 6A state playoffs, where the other team was an afterthought.

November 27, 2021


Jersey Joe Walcott lives on thanks to Camden waterfront statue that was 10 years in the making

Stare at it long enough and any moment you would swear the 8-foot bronze statue of Jersey Joe Walcott standing there on the Camden waterfront is about to step off its pedestal and start throwing punches again.

November 26, 2021


PhillyVoice High School Football Top 10: Imhotep gets shot at revenge in state 5A quarterfinals

Imhotep Charter coach Devon Johnson carries an even demeanor. During games, it’s Johnson who is the calming presence for the Panthers. Sure, he might get flustered over a penalty he felt shouldn’t have been called, like any football coach would.

November 19, 2021


PhillyVoice High School Football Top 10: Weapon X Rocco Nicholl has St. Joe’s Prep back on top

As the season lurched forward, the question hovered: When would the real St. Joseph’s Prep team emerge, or would it surface at all this season?


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