Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

Panther pride

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.


Ancient tradition awaits Northeast, Central

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.


‘This one is for Polly’

In the moments before Saturday night’s championship Public League football game between Frankford and George Washington, one thing was clear — somebody was missing.


Tarken Ice Rink reopens amidst grand fanfare

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.


One for the road: NE wins title for Feldman

In the moments following last Wednesday’s Public League soccer championship game, George Chavez was crying his eyes out.


The Fight of Their Lives

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.





The End of an Era

It was just about 24 hours after George Todt’s 929th and final game as the coach of the Archbishop Ryan’s boys’ soccer team, and he was in a reflective mood.