Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

Phenomenal week continues for Northeast basketball

A great couple of days continued for the Vikings on Thursday, throttling Edison 103-73 in a Class AAAA preliminary round playoff contest. Team manager Glenn Shapley, who has cerebral palsy, scored five points, including a picture-perfect three-pointer. 

Score two for Glenn

Glenn Shapley, who has cerebral palsy, has been the boys varsity basketball manager at Northeast for the last three seasons. On Monday, he scored his first-ever varsity points.

Judge’s Mulville stands tall on guard-heavy team

At 6-foot-2, Pat Mulville is an undersized big man in the Catholic League, often charged with the thankless task of guarding the opposition’s tallest player. In a league this good, it’s a job that requires the senior forward to bring his hard hat into the lane for every game.

GW tabs assistant Singletary as new head football coach

After Ron Cohen announced his retirement, George Washington High School didn’t wait very long or go very far to find his replacement.

High school boys basketball update: January 28, 2015

Here is an updated look at how the area boys basketball squads are faring as the season winds down and playoffs approach. All records are through Jan. 27 

A Hall of memories

In an athletics-crazed town like Philadelphia, the natural assumption is that a commemorative sports Hall of Fame would have been in existence for at least a handful of decades.

At 76, Fels’ Hubbard still loves to coach

What’s the secret to longevity and career fulfillment? Find a job that doesn’t feel like one and enjoy it every single day.

A legend retires

George Washington head football coach Ron Cohen, who scored 12 Public League titles in his 30 seasons with the Eagles, recently announced his retirement.   

Frankford duo turning friendship into victories

Sometimes, Quadire Truesdale felt like he had to do too much, so he lobbied for one of his best buds to come join him on the basketball court.

GW’s Watson proving to be the missing piece

After scoring over 20 points per game as a junior at Northeast, Elmange Watson transferred to George Washington and accepted a reduced role in the offense. So far, it's paying dividends for everybody involved.