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.
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.
Week 2 area high school football schedule
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:
Even though it was Labor Day, Northeast High School’s football team had some work to do.
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.
In his seventh season as the Samuel Fels head football coach, Bill Harrigan understands as well as anybody that football is a numbers game.
With Week 1 of the high school football season kicking off this weekend, here’s a closer look at the seven Northeast-area programs:
For a guy who ran for 2,055 yards and 21 touchdowns a season ago, Samir Bullock has mastered the art of being humble. That, says his head coach at Archbishop Ryan, is the measure of the man.
With his college decision already in hand, Gladimir Paul has just one more thing to check off his bucket list: deliver Northeast its first league title in four years.