They don’t award championships for winning on Thanksgiving. But for the Archbishop Ryan and George Washington football teams, victory in their annual Far Northeast showdown would be a welcome, yet bittersweet consolation prize.
To say that Chris Schlegel is a perfectionist might be putting it mildly.
For Frankford football, three lopsided non-league losses to open the 2013 campaign now seem like ancient history.
At 0-3, the sky wasn’t necessarily falling for the George Washington football team. After all, the losses were all at the hands of formidable non-league opponents, and the rest of the Eagles’ division hadn’t fared much better through the first three weeks.
Riding a six-game win streak into the postseason, the Abraham Lincoln football squad was stunned to lose in the first round of the playoffs.