Friday, March 15, 2013
The Philadelphia Eagles announced Friday that they will no longer hold training camp at Lehigh University.
The Philadelphia Eagles are flying the Lehigh Valley coop. After 17 years, training camp will no longer be held at Lehigh University, the team announced on its website Friday. "There are so many people at Lehigh University who went above and beyond to accommodate us and to make Training Camp a special place for fans to travel each summer to get an up-close look at the team," Team President Don Smolenski said. "The city of Bethlehem has been part of our lives every summer for the past 17 years," Smolenski added. He said that the team will hold Training Camp in Philadelphia this summer both at the NovaCare Complex and at Lincoln Financial Field after staging the team’s annual preseason practices at Lehigh University for the last 17 years, a …
Monday, August 6, 2012
A funeral for Garrett Reid, 29, will be held Tuesday in suburban Philadelphia following his death at Lehigh University on Sunday.
Funeral services for Garrett Reid will be held Tuesday. The eldest son of Eagles coach Andy Reid was found dead Sunday in a dorm room at Lehigh University in Bethlehem. Garrett Reid was staying at Lehigh as part of Eagles training camp. He was helping players with their strength training and conditioning. No foul play or suicide is suspected. Reid suffered a long battle with drug addiction. Here is the obituary released by the Reid family: Garrett William Reid was born in Provo, Utah April 13, 1983 and grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harriton High School and Montgomery County Community College. Garrett was working as a strength & conditioning coach. He found his passion in helping others …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Fans at Eagles training camp Sunday shared their thoughts on the death of Coach Andy Reid's oldest son, Garrett, who was 29.
Shock and sadness gripped Philadelphia Eagles fans Sunday upon learning that the eldest son of Coach Andy Reid had died. At training camp at Lehigh University between practices Sunday, fans milled around the merchandise tent, some stating "What?" and "That's Crazy" upon being told of the news about the death of Garrett Reid. Others, who had already heard the news, said they were stunned and saddened. "I'm heartbroken for his family," said Jason Turner of Lincoln, who heard the news on the radio while driving up to camp. "The Reid sons had some struggles over the last couple of years. This is some sad news." Garrett Reid, 29, was found in his bed at the Sayre Park dorms following a struggle of almost 10 years with drug addiction and drug …
Eagles Coach Andy Reid's oldest son Garrett began using drugs after high school and struggled with drug addiction and drug dealing for close to 10 years before his death Sunday at Lehigh University.
Andy Reid's oldest son Garrett began using drugs after high school and struggled with drug addiction and drug dealing for close to 10 years. Philly.com wrote an extensive report on the Reid family's upheavals in 2010. Here is a timeline of Garrett Reid's troubled life leading up to today's tragedy at Eagles Training Camp in Bethlehem: 2003: Garrett Reid enters drug rehab at age 20. Reid said he didn't use drugs until he graduated from high school but then started with marijuana and alcohol at age 18. That was followed by prescription pain killers Percocet and OxyContin and then cocaine and heroin, according to an ESPN news report. January 2007: Garrett Reid ran a red light in Plymouth Township and crashed into a car. Syringes with heroin …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Enjoy a day out at Eagles training camp - free admission and free parking - at Lehigh University
Eagles Training Camp Address: Lehigh University, Goodman Campus, Bethlehem. Admission: Free parking and free admission Hours: Summary: See your favorite players up close as the Philadelphia Eagles gear up for the 2012-13 season. Training camp includes a merchandise tent, autograph tent, children’s activities, food vendors and a chance to meet cheerleaders and mascot Swoop. Tailgate or bring a cooler. The autograph tent is open after afternoon practice only. A limited amount of numbered tickets are distributed to fans as they arrive. Winning tickets are selected at random. Links:
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Eagles training camp is under way at Lehigh University and fans are speculating about the team's prospects for success. Tell us what you think.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Veteran players of the Philadelphia Eagles arrive at training camp at Lehigh University on Wednesday and fans are gearing up for the 2012-13 season. Can the Birds win the Super Bowl? Vote in our poll and add your comments below. Training camp continues through August 15 if you want to see your favorite players in action. Check out the practice schedule and autograph schedule to make the most of your trip to camp.