Northeast Times

 Articles by John Knebels

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.


For 76ers, it’s the wait-and-see approach as usual

NEW YORK — During the hours that preceded Thursday night’s 2014 NBA Draft, being a 76ers fan was a beautiful thing.


Heaven sent

The Ragdolls won the PCL championship for former coach Andy Hafele, who succumbed to cancer after guiding Ryan’s softball program for 19 years.

Archbishop Ryan had just captured the Catholic League championship with a convincing 5-0 victory over Lansdale Catholic Thursday afternoon at Arcadia University.


Optimism running high for Public League ladies

After a fall sports season that was blessed with usually supreme weather conditions, the Delaware Valley was blanketed by snow and ice this past weekend.


Frankford enjoys Thanksgiving feast over Fels

Like his senior teammates, Rene Herrera was hoping to finish his career with a state championship.


Thanksgiving football preview: Fels vs. Frankford

If the game had been scheduled a week earlier, all bets were off as to whether or not Frankford’s football players would be motivated enough to put forth a 48-minute effort.


Rhawnhurst’s Moffett a ‘fearless’ leader for SJ Prep

He is not a particularly imposing physical figure, and he doesn’t have remarkable speed.


Washington comes up short again in rout

As he knelt down with his teammates listening to his head coach’s fleeting words of encouragement, George Washington High School senior Shane McFadden struggled to maintain his emotions.