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.
— Ed and Sarah Macko, Archbishop Ryan’s father-daughter coaching duo, have found success in the pool.
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.
It was such a successful year in Archbishop Ryan athletics that the school decided to add a new sport to its repertoire.
Eleven-year-old Arianna Barricelli wanted a cell phone. Her father said “no way.”
For Tom Coyle, it was the hardest of decisions: stay at a place he’s loved since 2000, or leave for another job that would allow him to spend more time with his children.