Here's a look at where things stand with Northeast-area schools as they vie for baseball and softball championships. Check back for updated match-ups and results.
To hear Shawn Williams tell it, Brian Nieves is the best baseball player to put on a Swenson jersey, only you’d never know it if you asked Nieves.
Bernie Rogers came to Archbishop Ryan in his early teens and stayed into his 40s. It’s the only place he’s ever known, but a simple desire to teach and coach in the same building led the longtime Ryan boys basketball coach to seek another challenge.
All Kerri Dadalski ever wanted was for Archbishop Ryan to be a strong enough softball program that girls from the neighborhood wouldn’t feel like they had to go outside of the city to win championships.
On May 20, the Northeast Times will celebrate its 30th annual Sports Awards Banquet at Cannstatter’s (9130 Academy Road). In next week’s edition, the paper will publish a special banquet pullout section highlighting in detail all of this year’s winners.
Mike Kamen scored more than 1,400 points in his career at Northeast; last week, the school retired his jersey.
Behind strong pitching from Melissa Hess and even stronger leadership from its captains, St. Hubert softball is back on top.
Editor’s note: Seneca Williams was originally mis-identified as Seneca Wallace in the print version of this story. A correction will print in next week’s edition of the Northeast Times.
With more games like the one his Frankford Pioneers played on Friday, it wouldn’t be surprising to see Juan Namnun have a full head of gray hairs by the time the postseason rolls around.
When Danielle Vittitow took over the highly-successful Nazareth Academy softball program, she had a simple message for her team: new team, new season, same old tradition.