A great couple of days continued for the Vikings on Thursday, throttling Edison 103-73 in a Class AAAA preliminary round playoff contest. Team manager Glenn Shapley, who has cerebral palsy, scored five points, including a picture-perfect three-pointer.
Glenn Shapley, who has cerebral palsy, has been the boys varsity basketball manager at Northeast for the last three seasons. On Monday, he scored his first-ever varsity points.
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Editor’s note: Northeast was eliminated from postseason play by Southern on Tuesday after this story went to press.
On Tuesday, the boys Public League basketball postseason began with a preliminary round of playoff contests. There were 10 total games, with the winners advancing to Thursday’s first round and the losers being eliminated. A couple of area teams played yesterday. Here’s how they fared:
It’s no secret that high school athletics are cyclical in nature.
Thanksgiving brought us brutally stinging cold temperatures, while the early throes of December dumped something we haven’t seen in awhile across the Philadelphia region: ample snowfall.
St. Hubert’s Claire Alminde was among the last student-athletes to be called to the podium to receive her award at the 28th annual Northeast Sports Awards banquet, but she seemed to speak for all the others when she stepped up to the microphone.
— Ever since being inserted into the starting lineup, DeAndre Williams has Northeast flying high.