Despite losing a number of key players to graduation, the George Washington football team is off to a stellar start this season.
“This was definitely the worst loss I’ve experienced since playing in high school because there is no mercy rule. But I learned to play through it and keep my head up.” —Jessica Figueroa
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.
The Pioneers dominated Northeast High, 17-0, in the Public League quarterfinals.
Veronica Hires has been a trailblazer for the Eagles’ lacrosse squad — helping it claim the Public League championship during the team’s inaugural season last year. Now she’s working toward a repeat.
Over the years, Northeast Philadelphia competitors have certainly established themselves throughout the local sports scene.