George Washington head football coach Ron Cohen, who scored 12 Public League titles in his 30 seasons with the Eagles, recently announced his retirement.
Staring at fourth-and-5 while nursing a one-score lead with 12 seconds left on the clock, the Archbishop Ryan coaching staff might have faced a gut-wrenching decision. But for one more play at least, the Raiders still had Samir Bullock.
WHERE: George Washington High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. LAST YEAR: Ryan, 21-0 RYAN LEADS SERIES: 27-9-1
In Public League Class AAAA football, it’s safe to say there’s been a changing of the guard.
George Washington scored the second chance it was hoping for. A titanic rematch with undefeated Ben Franklin is looming.
This weekend, while Philadelphia Catholic League football all get a bye before the postseason begins, their Public League counterparts will hit the gridiron on Friday and Saturday. Here’s a closer look at the quarterfinals matchups for our area teams:
Keith Kerrin leapt excitedly so high into the air that it’s a surprise his shoes didn’t fall off.
For Ron Cohen and George Hubbard, Friday night’s football result made for the happiest of birthdays.
Now into his 30th season as George Washington’s head football coach, Ron Cohen understands the rhyme and reason for these challenging early-season non-league games.