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.
Last December, Andrew Guckin figured he had reached football heaven.
Editor’s note: The seasonal sports winners are chosen by the Northeast Times’ sports staff based on both excellence on the field and strong leadership ability off of it.
At George Washington High School, the highly successful football and boys soccer programs tend to grab the most headlines when it comes to fall sports.
In the moments following Northeast’s thrilling, come-from-behind 14-12 Thanksgiving victory over Central, it was easy to forgive Shimeek Carter and his teammates for being a tad overexcited.
One of the most wonderful aspects of Thanksgiving high school football is that no matter what, it’s always the biggest game of the year.
Samuel Fels High School athletic director Mark Heimerdinger has a saying he likes to use when describing the sports foundation he has been attempting to build from the ground up.
As November rapidly hurtles toward December, the National Hockey League is still embroiled in a bitter lockout that has so far robbed Flyers fans of their beloved team’s season.
In the moments before Saturday night’s championship Public League football game between Frankford and George Washington, one thing was clear — somebody was missing.
As a college basketball referee, Joe DeMayo has one of the hardest and most thankless jobs. At any given game, he’s bound to make countless new enemies, who will call into question everything from his eyesight to his sanity to his family’s lineage.