Northeast Times

 Articles by Melissa Yerkov

Returning to his roots

These days Tony McDevitt works as a bond trader in New York City, but the Far Northeast native still comes home every year to teach his local lacrosse camp.


History in the making

Northeast native Esteban Meletiche has helped the Keystone College baseball squad record its most successful season in program history.


No pain, no gain

“If you train right and give it 100-percent here, it’s not even a fight out there. You go in there and you feel good. But if you don’t train, it’ll be the worst couple of minutes of your life. It could either be heaven or hell in there, and it all depends on how you train.” —Javier Guzman


Pioneers claim Public League title

Sweltering temperatures and extreme humidity postponed last week’s highly anticipated Public League baseball championship game, forcing the players of Frankford and Thomas Edison high schools to sideline their enthusiasm one more day. 


A perfect pair

Look out for those Ragdolls in the outfield. 


Farewell from the hill

Baseball has taken Kevin Mack far in life. 


Curtain call

After seven years of tournament ball and four years with the Bambies, Brittany Meehan is walking away from life on the diamond.



Triple play

For the past two years, Christa Bednarek has been the team captain for the Rosemont College volleyball, basketball and softball squads.


The comeback kid

Father Judge pitcher CJ Felthaus has overcome numerous obstacles to compete on the diamond. The senior copes with hemophilia, a blood-clotting disorder, and also is recovering from a shoulder injury.