Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

Judge hoops settling into new selfless identity

Sean Tait isn’t sure how much more talented this year’s version of the Father Judge basketball team is compared to last season’s counterpart, but the fourth-year head coach knows this much: the 2012-13 Crusader team is light years improved in terms of selflessness.


All hands on deck

Facing a neighborhood rival after a two-week layoff, the Archbishop Ryan girls basketball team was rusty. But with strong veteran leadership, the Ragdolls found a way to win.


Heartbreak in Newtown feels too close to home

Shortly after noon on Friday, the news alerts began to appear on my cell phone. 


Full circle: Bradby returns to where it all started

Mike Bradby vividly remembers the day during the 1985 Archbishop Ryan soccer season when he went into George Todt’s office and told his coach that he wanted his job someday.


Fly like an Eagle

For most of last Thursday’s first half against Freire Charter, the George Washington boys basketball team resembled a twisted, disjointed mess.


Fly like an Eagle

— Kendale Truitt is finally realizing what it takes to be a leader for the G.W. hoops team and younger brother, Devante.


Ryan Ragdolls lead the Catholic school pack

At the start of the season, expectations are running high in the girls’ parochial basketball leagues in Northeast Philly.


Hit the Hardwood

After a thrilling fall sports season that saw four Northeast-area teams win league soccer and football championships, it’s time to trade in the cleats and outdoor fields for high-tops and basketball gyms.


Excitement abound for girls Public League hoops

Just like always, it will be another busy season in the Public League. Lincoln, Frankford, Franklin Towne Charter, George Washington, Northeast and Samuel Fels will all be looking to make an impact within their respective divisions, and all of these teams hope to build and improve on their seasons from a year ago.


Man on the run: Guckin finds backfield success

Last December, Andrew Guckin figured he had reached football heaven.