Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

Viking Quest

— With former head coach Chris Riley stepping aside, Jim Adams takes the reins of the Northeast football program.


At 10, Skirpan's dynamite between the pipes

Frank and Greyson Skirpan are about as close as a father and son can get — except for who they root for when it comes to   professional ice hockey teams. 


Local runner takes gold at Junior Olympics

For two weeks, Allie Kitchell watched the London Olympic games on television and saw herself competing one day against the world’s best athletes.


Senior softball league is youthful 'medicine'

— The PSSL allows seniors to remain mentally and physically strong playing softball two mornings a week.



An Irish Blessing

— The Father Judge football team will open its 2012 season on the road — near Dublin, Ireland.


Watching the Eagles fly at practice

Sports editor Ed Morrone offers a few thoughts on his experience at Eagles Training Camp at Lehigh University in Bethlehem.


Hail to the heroes

On Military Day at Eagles Training Camp, wide receiver Chad Hall loses his surfer locks to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Army vet Shane Parsons gets the last cut.


Football players are heading to the Hall of Fame

This weekend, Keita Crespina will be rewarding the Hall of Fame efforts of the members of his Philadelphia Football Skills Academy (PFSA) with a Hall of Fame gift.


There and back again

— Northeast native Bobby Convey is in Year 13 of his pro soccer career; having played all over the world, he hopes the 'world's game' keeps growing in the U.S.