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    From Prince to king

    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.


    Are you ready for some football?

    With Week 1 of the high school football season kicking off this weekend, here’s a closer look at the seven Northeast-area programs:


    What’s in a name?

    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:


    Meet Mr. Z

    Before teaming up with the Crusaders, Mark Zataveski played football for the University of Notre Dame under legendary head coach Lou Holtz.

    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. 


    Win one for Greg

    Friends, family and strangers flocked to Ramp Playground on Saturday to support the memory of Greg Hennigar, a Judge grad who died in May 2003.

    Surveying the packed Ramp Playground football field on Saturday morning, Tommy Coyle remembered a smile with one of his own.


    A fall to remember

    The fall sports winners will be honored at the 28th annual Northeast Sports Awards Banquet in the spring.

    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.


    Judge keeps Lincoln rivalry one-sided with 24th straight win

    The heavily favored Father Judge Crusaders found themselves in a battle with the Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters in the early going of their Thanksgiving battle.


    Thanksgiving football preview: Judge vs. Lincoln

    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.


    Cast away

    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.