With Week 1 of the high school football season kicking off this weekend, here’s a closer look at the seven Northeast-area programs:
Like his senior teammates, Rene Herrera was hoping to finish his career with a state championship.
In the original Rocky film, the titular hero fights as a beloved underdog, heading into a heavyweight bout with the much more powerful Apollo Creed that nobody gives Rocky Balboa much of a chance to win.
He is not a particularly imposing physical figure, and he doesn’t have remarkable speed.
After two record-breaking seasons as Frankford’s quarterback, Tim DiGiorgio parlayed his success under center for the Pioneers into a spot on the Temple University football team. With the Owls on a bye week, it would have been easy for him to kick back on his couch, safely sheltered from the frigid early-November temperatures.
Regardless of the sport, many athletes ask about their statistics after a game.
For Frankford football, three lopsided non-league losses to open the 2013 campaign now seem like ancient history.
Asked what would be of most importance heading into Friday night’s game at Northeast High School, Frankford senior quarterback Marquise Poston responded with a snappy answer to an arguably stupid question.