Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone


Building his own legacy

All of his life, Andrew Guckin heard the stories.


Leader of the pack

If the Archbishop Ryan High School boys basketball team was any scrappier, they’d probably be stripped for parts and sold at the local junkyard.


Grand finale

After a disappointing fall in the Public League championship, Frankford made sure its season ended on a high note.


Eagles fall short of city title

“It’s always an exciting opportunity for us to play a great opponent like La Salle, and there’s no shame in losing to such a quality team. That said, it is hard for us to stack up against them.” — Washington coach Ron Cohen


Eagles claim title crown

In Ron Cohen’s previous 26 seasons as head football coach at George Washington High School, he probably could count on one hand how many times the Eagles had gone into a big Public League showdown as the underdog. 


Thanksgiving Preview: Panthers vs Pioneers

When North Catholic shut its doors for good last year, it meant the end of one of the oldest traditions in the city. The annual Thanksgiving Day game with Frankford — like all else associated with the school — was reduced to a memory in the minds of the players, coaches and alumni.


Running down a dream

For 24 minutes on Saturday night at Northeast High School, all seemed to be lost for the George Washington football team. 


An early exit

Riding a six-game win streak into the postseason, the Abraham Lincoln football squad was stunned to lose in the first round of the playoffs.


Magic Moment

In a game marred by imperfection, all Tim DiGiorgio had to do was be perfect to ensure Frankford High School’s biggest regular-season football victory in years.