Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

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.


Twice as nice

In the classic sports movie Hoosiers, Norman Dale, the head basketball coach of Hickory High, demands that his players pass the ball four times before taking a shot.


NE Times’ boys basketball roundup

Now more than halfway through the 2014-15 high school basketball season, let’s take a look at how the area boys squads are faring. (Records are through Jan. 13.)


The Swenson show

Meet the Swenson boys basketball team, the best area high school hoops squad you’ve never heard of. 


Bambie baby steps

For Meg Matthews, the shoe is now firmly fitted on the other foot.


Heart of Higgins

Given everything he’s been through in the last 18 months, it’s fitting that Aaron Higgins has become the heart of the Father Judge basketball team.