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.”
On the surface, the request itself was kind of ludicrous, but Idris White didn’t mind humoring an inquisitive party.
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.
Caroline Price had been carrying the scars for more than a year.
Back in early January, in the moments following a 29-point home loss to eventual Catholic League champion Roman Catholic, Sean Tait hoped for two things.
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.
For the Archbishop Ryan girls basketball team, it was a good news/bad news type of scenario.