The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Mark Ostaszewski Jr. is a two-way senior standout at Archbishop Ryan; in 1990, his father also competed for the Raiders.
Want to know how the rest of your favorite area high school football teams did last weekend? Here’s a recap of Week 1, as well as a look ahead to Week 2:
Here's a look at the other five area football teams on the eve of the 2013 season.
Facing the loss of star quarterback Tim DiGiorgio as well as declining numbers, Frankford faces questions heading into the season. Luckily for the 2012 Public League champs, head coach Will Doggett is still running the show.
He was an assistant at Northeast High from 1998-2008. Now, Phil Gormley is back on the Vikings gridiron. And this time he's running the show.
Porfirio Barrera tells a tale of triumph on the field and torment off it while chronicling the 1991 George Washington football season in his debut book When Winning Hurts.
Franklin Towne Charter overcame a four-run deficit to claim its first Public League softball championship.
There was a brief time, probably somewhere around the evening of April 19, when Juan Namnun thought his Frankford baseball team might be doomed.