When Jimmy Lynch landed the job as Father Judge’s athletic director last summer, he said there would be much more to the position than just overseeing the school’s sports teams.
On the surface, Ashley Smink and Shannon Glenn act like your typical high school sophomores when obliging a visiting reporter an interview.
Phil Monastra drew up the game plan, and his team executed it to near perfection. When the final buzzer sounded and the Northeast girls basketball team ended up on the wrong side of the scoreboard, the Lady Vikings’ head coach wasn’t angry about the result.
As a basketball coach, part of Mike McCusker wishes life had a fast forward button that he could push, magically making next season appear?
Taking some time to reflect on a successful season, MIke Turchi was not about to rest on his laurels.
For a school that’s been around as long as Northeast has, it gets harder and harder to establish a “first.”
They filed into the tiny office inside the school gymnasium, one by one, until there were six of them inside the cramped room. They rattled off the neighborhoods they hail from and grade schools they attended, from Fox Chase to Somerton to Mayfair; St. Cecilia to St. Matthew to St. Albert the Great.
On the surface, the request itself was kind of ludicrous, but Idris White didn’t mind humoring an inquisitive party.
Last season, in his first as George Washington’s boys basketball coach, John Creighton got the Eagles to the playoffs before suffering a first-round exit. This year, he got them back there again, only this time, G.W. knocked off Olney on the road in the first round, advancing to play the imposing Lancers of Central in Tuesday’s Class AAAA semifinals.
On paper, an 18-4 basketball team playing one with an 8-15 record seems like a tremendous mismatch.