By John Knebels
Some professional football fans treat field goals, extra points and kickoffs as a break in the action, an opportunity to take a bathroom break or a trip to the fridge.
After scoring three goals in her second consecutive Catholic League soccer game, Cailey Plath giggled when asked if fans should start bringing hats to the field as a mere formality.
Brianna O’Donnell is not naive. As a high school sports coach for the better part of the last decade, she knew this part was coming.
Hosea McClam always viewed himself as a running back.
If players from both Northeast and Father Judge compared notes before their football game Friday night at Charles Martin Stadium, the teams probably would have discovered they had a lot in common.
Now into his 30th season as George Washington’s head football coach, Ron Cohen understands the rhyme and reason for these challenging early-season non-league games.
Even though it was Labor Day, Northeast High School’s football team had some work to do.
In his seventh season as the Samuel Fels head football coach, Bill Harrigan understands as well as anybody that football is a numbers game.
In the moments following Saturday’s gritty season-opening win over archrival Father Judge, Frank McArdle reiterated the team’s motto to his victorious Archbishop Ryan Raiders: