Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

Living the dream

Leigh Ann Costanzo, a former softball player at St. Hubert and Holy Family, has spent time on a different field the last two years as a Phillies ball girl at Citizens Bank Park.


Words of wisdom

Porfirio Barrera tells a tale of triumph on the field and torment off it while chronicling the 1991 George Washington football season in his debut book When Winning Hurts. 


Local stars have a chance to shine at Keystone Games

Area high school baseball players are bound for Harrisburg for the Keystone Games, the “largest multi-sport event in the state.”


Leading the Crusade

Father Judge's new youthful athletic director believes that age is just a number. 


A big hit

Somerton's Greg Olenski is having a heck of a summer in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League. The former University of Maryland player and Holy Ghost Prep product will transfer to the University of Delaware in the fall.


Brotherly love

Stephen Pettit was born with a condition called Erb's palsy, which causes paralysis of the arm. It hasn't slowed him from becoming an ice hockey standout for Archbishop Ryan.


The girl next door

A few months ago, Torresdale native Val Keil was tending bar in Northeast Philly. Now, she's Playboy's Miss August 2013.


Judge’s Galasso officially commits to Cornell

Joe Galasso's brilliant year on the wrestling mat for Father Judge led to a commitment from his dream college.


Quite a catch

As a catcher, Megan Cox knows she’ll take many thankless lumps during any game or practice.


Hartzell bids farewell to the Ragdolls

After spending the past five years as head coach of the Archbishop Ryan girls basketball team, Jackie Hartzell has accepted a position at the University of the Sciences.