Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

Call it a comeback

John Larsen remembers the struggles all too well. 


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.


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: 


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.


Quite a catch

Frankford softball coach Ken Tomczuk is always quick with a clever pun, so it was no surprise he offered this up about Danielle Coor, his four-year starting catcher:


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.


Quite a catch

Frankford softball coach Ken Tomczuk is always quick with a clever pun, so it was no surprise he offered this up about Danielle Coor, his four-year starting catcher:


The voice

At George Washington baseball games, odds are Scott Siley will be both seen and heard by the spectators in attendance, especially if one of his teammates reaching first base is the target of a pick-off attempt.


A family affair

— Lindsey Gibbs’ grandmother swayed her and her sister toward Little Flower. The decision has certainly paid off.