Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

First Impression

If this constituted an off night for Charlotte Kucowski, then the rest of the Catholic League should be put on notice.


Okolo, Raiders off to winning start in league play

Bryan Okolo will be the first to admit that the offensive system his Archbishop Ryan basketball team runs hardly resembles the explosive, run-and-gun style of, say, the United States Olympic team.


Smith, Franklin Towne hoops on the right track

Chris Lauber knows full well it takes more than eight games to build a program. That being said, the first-year boys basketball coach at Franklin Towne Charter is confident the program he inherited is headed in the right direction.


Head of the Class

Later this week, Jaye McNeil will travel 3,000 miles from his Somerton home to play in the biggest football game of his life. How does he think it will go? 


Head of the Class

— Thanks to his talents on the football field and in the classroom, Jaye McNeil is headed to Anaheim for the game of his life.


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.


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.


Heartbreak in Newtown feels too close to home

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


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.


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.