Frankford High School’s first-ever Thanksgiving Day tussle with visiting Prep Charter wasn’t a total disaster.
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.
Ryan got its first playoff football win since 2004 behind the joint efforts of Samir Bullock and Bobby McDevitt.
The game was over and players from both teams had just participated in the traditional collective handshake near midfield.
Zack Carroll found himself in unfamiliar territory.
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.
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.
By John Knebels
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.
Even though it was Labor Day, Northeast High School’s football team had some work to do.