Northeast Times

 Articles by John Knebels

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.


Frankford ready for clash with St. Joe’s Prep

Frankford High School’s football players fully understand the opportunity that awaits them.


Washington rides Schlegel’s foot into title game

To say that Chris Schlegel is a perfectionist might be putting it mildly.



Young Vikings topple Lincoln in playoff win

If there was an exorbitant amount of requests for pain relief medicine at local pharmacies this past weekend, it might have had something to do with Friday night’s high school playoff football game between Lincoln and Northeast at Charles Martin Memorial Stadium.