If players from both Northeast and Father Judge compared notes before their football game Friday night at Charles Martin Stadium, the teams probably would have discovered they had a lot in common.
With Week 1 of the high school football season kicking off this weekend, here’s a closer look at the seven Northeast-area programs:
Before getting to the blazing speed that made him a two-way sensation as a Father Judge sophomore, as well as the God-given football skills that already have him on the radar of a Big Ten program, we must first talk about that name:
Mark Zataveski is a fairly new figure around the Father Judge community. For some, the name might ring a bell; for others, he is simply recognized as one of the biggest men they have ever seen teaching or coaching at the school.
Surveying the packed Ramp Playground football field on Saturday morning, Tommy Coyle remembered a smile with one of his own.
Editor’s note: The seasonal sports winners are chosen by the Northeast Times’ sports staff based on both on-field excellence and leadership abilities off of it.
The heavily favored Father Judge Crusaders found themselves in a battle with the Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters in the early going of their Thanksgiving battle.
Though still in his first season as the Father Judge head football coach, nobody needs to tell Mike McKay how important Thanksgiving’s game against Abraham Lincoln is. McKay should know … after all, he played in the very first one.
By the time the third quarter had ended in Friday night’s Catholic League football semifinal contest at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School, the damage had long been done.