After a few hours of watching Matt Smalley and Raul Quinones go to work on the football field, it’s easy to see why the duo are also considered track standouts. Quite simply, they run all over opposing defenses.
The Frankford High School baseball team received their championship rings last week during a ceremony held at the Oxford Ave. school. The Pioneers claimed the Public League title after defeating Thomas Edison High School, 5-4, on June 2 at Richie Ashburn Field in South Philadelphia. The triumph was Frankford’s first Public League championship crown since 2008 and 16th in the program’s history.
It was a family affair Saturday afternoon as Archbishop Ryan High School visited St. Basil Academy in a non-league varsity soccer game.
“Jeff has gotten better every year… He comes out here and plays hard. He’s a smart student and a hard-working athlete.” —Frankford boss Rob Shelton speaks highly of senior Jeff Marc.
Senior quarterback Stephane Smith is the first four-year varsity starter in Samuel Fels football history.
The lovely ladies of Northeast Philadelphia have once again stormed the soccer field, and it looks like any one of the four local squads could be solid contenders for the championship this season.
“It’s bad for all the teams, the teachers and students. We’re all devastated. This is a big loss for Northeast.” —NEHS athletic director Chris Riley
Despite losing a number of key players to graduation, the George Washington football team is off to a stellar start this season.
Three more weeks.
It’s time for high school soccer squads to get their kicks. Score a glimpse of your favorite neighborhood team in the Northeast Times’ soccer preview.