— Doubters said Aaron Wilmer could no longer play quarterback after a storied career at George Washington. They were wrong.
After winning just three football games over the past three seasons, Archbishop Ryan dominated Public League champs George Washington on Thanksgiving Day.
“It’s always an exciting opportunity for us to play a great opponent like La Salle, and there’s no shame in losing to such a quality team. That said, it is hard for us to stack up against them.” — Washington coach Ron Cohen
For years, Archbishop Ryan’s football team has been near the bottom of the Catholic League standings. The Raiders haven’t finished with a winning record since 1998.
For 24 minutes on Saturday night at Northeast High School, all seemed to be lost for the George Washington football team.
In a game marred by imperfection, all Tim DiGiorgio had to do was be perfect to ensure Frankford High School’s biggest regular-season football victory in years.
Despite losing a number of key players to graduation, the George Washington football team is off to a stellar start this season.
Are you ready for some football? Here’s a look at your favorite neighborhood squads in the annual Northeast Times football preview.