Lesley Van Arsdall

Lesley Van Arsdall

Lesley Van Arsdall is the weekend sports anchor for CBS 3 and The CW Philly. She also hosts the station’s popular “Lunch with Lesley” segment in which she shares a meal and a conversation with notable sports personalities. Her lunch guests have included a range of sports stars from Charles Barkley and John McEnroe to Andre Agassi , Claude Giroux and the Phillie Phanatic.

Before joining the sports department full-time in late 2010, Van Arsdall was most recently co-anchor of CBS 3’s weekend morning newscasts. Van Arsdall joined the Eyewitness News in team in 2003 as a general assignment reporter. Before joining
CBS 3, she had been general assignment reporter and anchor at sister station, KYW Newsradio.

Coincidentally, Van Arsdall segued into television from Newsradio as an on-the-field sports reporter during CBS 3’s Philadelphia Eagles’ pre-game broadcasts. Her love of sports reaches back to her days as a competitive figure skater and field hockey and lacrosse player in school and a lifetime as a Philly sports fan. In her spare time, she is an avid runner, skier and plays tennis.

Van Arsdall began her broadcasting career at WBUX Radio in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1997. She also served stints as sports anchor and general assignment reporter for various cable stations in New Jersey and as an entertainment reporter at Comcast’s CN8.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Van Arsdall earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She speaks fluent French. A native of Villanova, Pennsylvania, Van Arsdall now resides in Delaware County with her husband, Mike, and their two sons.

Connect with Lesley Van Arsdall on Twitter: @LesleyCBS3; and on Facebook: Lesley Van Arsdall.

Buddy Kennedy

Local Kid Hopes To Be Like Millville’s Own Mike Trout

The third baseman hit .493 and is on the verge of his dream, getting drafted by a major league team. 

CBS 3–06/12/2017

Springfield HS Boys And Girls Lacrosse Vie For State Championship

The boys are looking to repeat. For the girls, it’s their first trip back to the championship game since losing to Garnet Valley High School.

06/09/2017

Ultimate Combo Workout That Could Save Your Life

Boxing, jujitsu and wrestling–toss in a few other disciplines and you get the ultimate workout.

06/02/2017

Three Former Pro Athletes Coaching At Same High School

Archbishop Carroll High School is a place where you can find three former professional sports players coaching the next generation of talent.

05/31/2017

Corey Clement

Glassboro Native Gets Shot With The Eagles

As the NFL Draft came to a close, Wisconsin running back Corey Clement was not one of the 253 players selected, and he was shocked.

05/26/2017

Doane Academy’s Maddy Rios Destined For Greatness

To say Maddy is good at softball is an understatement, here at Doane Academy she leads the team in just about every category there is.

CBS 3–05/23/2017

2 Sets Of Twins Making Their Mark At Sterling High School

Every great team has that one player a coach wishes they could clone. At Sterling High School in Camden County there is no need to worry.

05/17/2017

Fishtown Brewery Creates ‘Trust The Process’ Beer

It has become a phrase synonymous with our city “Trust the Process” and for some it has become more than just words.

CBS 3–05/16/2017

This 16-Minute Workout May Put Your Full Gym Session To Shame

Even if you have no time to work out, you can probably find 16 minutes for the Dash Workout at Cadence Fitness in Narberth.

CBS 3–05/15/2017

Golfer Born Without Hands Wants To Help Others Follow Their Dreams

A golfer born with no hands is trying to inspire others with limitations.

05/11/2017

PSU Football Head Coach James Franklin Talks Balancing Work & Family

So how does Franklin balance football and family? CBS 3’s Lesley Van Arsdall has the answer.

CBS 3–05/10/2017

Hal Kaplan

90-Year-Old Trainer Not Slowing Down

One trainer who was born in 1927 is not slowing down.

05/04/2017

NFL Draft Prospects Lead Youth Football Clinic

After month of hard work leading up to the draft, this day was all about having fun.

04/27/2017

Rutgers Golfer With Double Vision Excited For Future After Suffering Brain Tumor

A college golfers sets his eyes on the future after brain tumor set back.

04/13/2017

From Roommates To The Pros, Two Local Athletes Have More In Common Than You May Think

It’s one of the most interesting sports stories in Philadelphia that you probably haven’t heard of.

04/04/2017

Jordan Morgan

Kutztown Football Walk-On Now NFL Draft Prospect

One of the players that will be waiting to hear his name called is Jordan Morgan, a hard-nosed offensive lineman from Kutztown.

03/29/2017

Villanova Basketball Team Taking Buffalo Snowstorm In Stride

It’s been snowing non-stop in Buffalo and it’s not expected to stop until Wednesday night. But Jay Wright and his players don’t seem to mind.

03/14/2017

Pete Mackanin Shares Hopes For Upcoming Phillies Season

The players on the Phillies roster love playing for Pete Mackanin, and he wants them to know the feeling is mutual.

03/06/2017

Josh Hart

Villanova’s Josh Hart Challenged By Jay Wright Before Season To Be More Of A Leader

Josh Hart believes he has matured this season as a player and a person.

02/28/2017

Off The Field, Brandon Graham Embracing The Challenge Of Fatherhood

Brandon Graham shares his off the field life with Eyewitness News.

02/22/2017

Phillies’ Michael Saunders Credits Mother Who Battled Breast Cancer For Person He Is Today

After feeling lost, he managed to find his swing and what’s really important in life.

02/21/2017

Phillies’ John Timberlake On His Nephew Justin’s Love For Clearwater

The man behind the beautiful ballpark known as Spectrum Field, the Spring Training home of the Phillies, is Jonathan Timberlake and yes…he’s Justin Timberlake’s uncle.

02/17/2017

Mackanin Expects Joseph To Come Up Big As Phils Full-Time 1st Baseman

Manager Pete Mackanin expressed praise for Tommy Joseph entering his first full Major League season.

02/16/2017

Veteran Kendrick Sees Greatness, Potential In Young Phillies Teammates

Howie Kendrick and Michael Saunders look to bring veteran presence to the Phillies.

02/15/2017

Pitching Top Priority For Phillies As Spring Training Begins

One of those pitching concerns is Aaron Nola, who says his elbow is 100 percent healthy and that he’s ready to go.

02/14/2017

Cameron Rupp

Phillies Catcher Cameron Rupp Turns To Yoga In Offseason

Rupp, one of the gruffest and toughest players the Phillies have, is apparently now a devoted yogi.

02/14/2017

Joe Watson

Joe Watson Won’t Go Easy If Putin Plays For Russia vs. Flyers Alumni

Joe Watson and a group of Flyers are heading to Russia for a series of exhibition games and may face Vladimir Putin.

02/08/2017

Jay Wright’s New Book Outlines The Attitude Of National Champions, Villanova Basketball

Attitude is a way of life for Villanova basketball and the title of Coach Jay Wright’s new book out on February 28.

02/07/2017

Making The Case For Why Super Bowl LI Was The Greatest Of All-Time

Looking back at the history of America’s biggest game, there was none greater than Sunday’s 34-28 New England win over Atlanta.

02/06/2017

SJU Hawks’ Charlie Brown Taking Jokes, Turning Heads On The Court

You’ve heard of Charlie Brown, but we’re talking about the Charlie Brown showing off skills on the court at St. Joe’s.

02/01/2017

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