During a recent visit to George Washington High School, a chance run-in with Ken Geiser didn’t yield a lot of time for conversation. Washington’s athletic director and head baseball coach had a million things to do, from hanging the netting for the batting cages, to hanging a new baseball scoreboard, to preparing the field for game play.
John Creighton and two of his younger brothers put everything they had into beating George Washington High School while they were student-athletes at Northeast.
Pennsylvania breeds high school wrestling champions in places like Easton, Clearfield and Canonsburg.
As family patriarch, Ed Macko had one rule for his three children when they were growing up: Play any sport you want, but you have to swim until you’re 18.
It was such a successful year in Archbishop Ryan athletics that the school decided to add a new sport to its repertoire.
High school basketball in the Northeast came and went in the blink of an eye. There were tons of fantastic performances on the court, so much so that we all wish there could be more to come.
— Ed and Sarah Macko, Archbishop Ryan’s father-daughter coaching duo, have found success in the pool.
Eleven-year-old Arianna Barricelli wanted a cell phone. Her father said “no way.”
Holding the mighty Archbishop Wood girls basketball team to just 34 points is usually a cause worth celebrating.