George Washington’s junior basketball class had never played in a Public League playoff game prior to Thursday. The postseason newcomers sure had a funny way of showing it.
After losing his top two scorers from a season ago, John Creighton knows sometimes it’s just as opportune to be lucky as it is good.
They don’t award championships for winning on Thanksgiving. But for the Archbishop Ryan and George Washington football teams, victory in their annual Far Northeast showdown would be a welcome, yet bittersweet consolation prize.
To say that Chris Schlegel is a perfectionist might be putting it mildly.
At 0-3, the sky wasn’t necessarily falling for the George Washington football team. After all, the losses were all at the hands of formidable non-league opponents, and the rest of the Eagles’ division hadn’t fared much better through the first three weeks.
Rasheed Black and Hassan Brockman have been playing organized football since they were 8 and 6 years old, respectively. In fact, growing up as youngsters playing Pop Warner football in Philadelphia, Black and Brockman often saw each other on the gridiron.
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:
— After too long of a layoff, one of the best times of the year in the Northeast is upon us — football season.