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After a long wait, it's La Salle's turn

A school that in many ways embodies its city aims to recapture the glory days

Originally Published: March 27, 2013
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Bob (Boop) Vetrone grew up at the knee of legendary Philadelphia sportswriter Bob (Buck) Vetrone.

Buck, who practically raised the Big 5 from its infancy, was Philly's Forrest Gump -- the guy was everywhere. Between his popular "Buck the Bartender" columns and hours logged on a Palestra bleacher, Buck saw just about every major event in Philly or involving the city's teams.

Devoted to the Big 5, he was a fan of all the schools, but La Salle held a special ...

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