Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

Playoff update: Catholic, Public League baseball & softball

The following is an updated list of baseball and softball playoff scores since the postseason began, as well as a look ahead at future games:




Ragdoll redemption

If last Friday afternoon’s regular-season softball finale between Archbishop Ryan and Little Flower offered any indication, the Catholic League playoffs should be quite a doozy.


Call it a comeback

John Larsen remembers the struggles all too well. 


Glory bound

NEW YORK — It’s just past 4 p.m. on the first day of the NFL Draft, and inside Room 410 of Midtown Manhattan’s InterContinental Barclay Hotel, Sharrif Floyd is receiving the royal treatment.


Spring & Annual NE Sports Award Winners Unveiled

The Northeast Sports Awards Banquet honors coaches and student-athletes throughout the school year. A full list of all the winners of this year’s banquet (to be held Wednesday, May 15, at Cannstatter’s, from 6-10 p.m.) will be published in the May 8 edition. For more information on the event or how to get tickets, contact sports editor Ed Morrone at emorrone@bsmphilly.com. The following are the spring/annual winners: 


An unlimited sky

Sharrif Floyd, a 2010 graduate of George Washington High School, was selected as the 23rd overall pick by the Minnesota Vikings in last week’s NFL Draft. Floyd’s trusted inner circle was along for the ride.


Double trouble

When Mike O’Hanlon shredded the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee playing rough-touch football with his buddies in October 2011, the worst crept through his mind.


Why we run … and why we must keep going

Last Monday, about four hours after the two bombs that ripped through downtown Boston killed three and injured 180, I phoned my mother at her Holmesburg home.