Northeast Times

 Articles by John Knebels

Despite Lee’s Herculean effort, Frankford falls short

Frankford High School’s first-ever Thanksgiving Day tussle with visiting Prep Charter wasn’t a total disaster.


The bitter end

A week after winning its first playoff game in a decade, Archbishop Ryan was no match for mighty Archbishop Wood, falling 35-14 in the Class AAA league title contest.  


Finally!

Ryan got its first playoff football win since 2004 behind the joint efforts of Samir Bullock and Bobby McDevitt.  


Dynamic duo has Fels football on postseason doorstep

The game was over and players from both teams had just participated in the traditional collective handshake near midfield.


Concussed Carroll finds silver lining

Zack Carroll found himself in unfamiliar territory.


Regan, Ryan fall short

Colin Regan and the Archbishop Ryan football team are hoping to meet Archbishop Wood again following a 47-14 loss.

When your mom and dad and numerous relatives attended the same high school, your allegiance is pretty well determined long before you finish eighth grade.


Frankford tops Fels in Public League bout

Football is unlike any other team sport because there are so few games on the schedule. Each one is a separate entity with its own individual story line.


A Salute to Shane

By John Knebels


From Prince to king

If players from both Northeast and Father Judge compared notes before their football game Friday night at Charles Martin Stadium, the teams probably would have discovered they had a lot in common.


Asa’s the Man-ley: NE senior shines in switch to QB

Even though it was Labor Day, Northeast High School’s football team had some work to do.