When the dust settled on the 2014 high school football season, Paul Dooley could say he owned Inter-Ac single-season records for touchdown passes and passing yards, as well as the career mark for TD tosses.
Before the 119th installment of the ancient Northeast-Central Thanksgiving football rivalry, senior linebacker Steve Rowe gathered his teammates on the sideline and had a simple message:
Fresh off a show at the TLA, Northeast Philly-based band Foxtrot & The Get Down is on the rise. Vocalist/guitarist Colin Budny and drummer Ryan Fox graduated from Archbishop Ryan in 2010.
Darci Borski knows what it’s like to rack up accolades and championships as a high school soccer star. Now, thanks to the experience she gained and is now paying forward as a head coach, so too do a new generation of student-athletes at Penn Charter.
Led by a head coach and two players with Northeast ties, Holy Ghost Prep recently won its second straight PIAA Class AA state soccer championship.
WHERE: Abraham Lincoln High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. LAST YEAR: Judge, 39-0 JUDGE LEADS SERIES: 35-3-1
WHERE: Frankford High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 9:45 a.m. LAST YEAR: First ever meeting on Thanksgiving
WHERE: Northeast High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. LAST YEAR: Central, 6-3 (OT) NORTHEAST LEADS SERIES: 56-52-10
By all accounts, Father Judge was hanging in there with one of the state’s best teams.
In Public League Class AAAA football, it’s safe to say there’s been a changing of the guard.