After surviving Haiti’s earthquake in 2010, Richard Laurent moved to Philadelphia. He’s a straight-A student at Northeast High School and a starter on the Vikings’ varsity soccer squad.
“Jeff has gotten better every year… He comes out here and plays hard. He’s a smart student and a hard-working athlete.” —Frankford boss Rob Shelton speaks highly of senior Jeff Marc.
Senior quarterback Stephane Smith is the first four-year varsity starter in Samuel Fels football history.
The lovely ladies of Northeast Philadelphia have once again stormed the soccer field, and it looks like any one of the four local squads could be solid contenders for the championship this season.
“It’s bad for all the teams, the teachers and students. We’re all devastated. This is a big loss for Northeast.” —NEHS athletic director Chris Riley
It’s time for high school soccer squads to get their kicks. Score a glimpse of your favorite neighborhood team in the Northeast Times’ soccer preview.
Are you ready for some football? Here’s a look at your favorite neighborhood squads in the annual Northeast Times football preview.
After 22 seasons, Archbishop Wood baseball coach Jim DiGuiseppe announced his retirement in June. Now his son is stepping up to the plate.
Jessica Brown’s background has convinced her of the value of school sports programs. That’s why she is bringing them to a performing-arts high school.
Northeast High graduate Shelley Lashley is bringing brawn and style to the gridiron, thanks to the Lingerie Football League.