Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

A Storm is coming

On the surface, every single thing about Stormy Baver is fascinating, from her softball playing credentials all the way down to her unique name.


Former player Eck set to lead experienced Ryan baseball team

Gerry Eck rattled off plenty of adjectives to describe his ascension from Archbishop Ryan baseball player to head coach.


Public League baseball vet leads Northeast

If the Public League had a mayor, Joe Fite might be able to run unopposed.


Bowled over

In the last decade, Northeast High School bowling coach Karen Barrett has won seven Public League championships, including four straight.

During the winter sports season at Northeast High School, one isn’t likely to find one of the school’s most winningest coaches anywhere on campus. 


Winter winners close book on basketball season

We’ve officially entered the third week of March, and wouldn’t you know it: there’s still snow covering lawns and car windshields throughout the Delaware Valley. While everybody is impatiently waiting for spring to arrive, the (hopeful) final snowstorm of the year is a perfect time to take a final look back on an action-packed basketball season in the Northeast.


A dream come true

Bensalem High senior Kevin Grow gets his shot with both the Philadelphia 76ers and the Harlem Globetrotters.

As a member of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, Handles Franklin has visited 74 countries and counting.


Curtain Call

Jon Bon Jovi once sang that no man is an island. 


Off-duty police officer shoots dog-doo dumper

A Lawndale dog owner ended up with a bullet hole in his leg after he allowed his pet to take a dump in an off-duty cop’s front yard, then refused to clean up the mess, according to Philadelphia police.


Offseason outlook: Kuzmick, St. Hubert want to reach next level

Brian Kuzmick has been the basketball coach at St. Hubert for almost a decade, and the Bambies have been an annual lock to punch their ticket to the Catholic League playoffs. While that’s all well and good, like any coach worth his mettle, Kuzmick wants more.


McHugh Brothers give back to St. Matthew CYO

When Tom Schickling and Mike Ginley take a look at Dylan and Tyler McHugh, beaming smiles fill their faces. When you’re involved in CYO athletics as long as Schickling and Ginley have been, this type of reaction is inevitable when things swing back around full-circle.