Northeast’s finest will be honored at the 29th annual Northeast Sports Awards Banquet this spring.
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.
A week after winning its first playoff game in a decade, Archbishop Ryan was no match for mighty Archbishop Wood, falling 35-14 in the Class AAA league title contest.
WHERE: George Washington High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. LAST YEAR: Ryan, 21-0 RYAN LEADS SERIES: 27-9-1
Ryan got its first playoff football win since 2004 behind the joint efforts of Samir Bullock and Bobby McDevitt.
In sports, the concept of deja vu sometimes has a cosmic way of spinning full circle.
In the moments following Saturday’s gritty season-opening win over archrival Father Judge, Frank McArdle reiterated the team’s motto to his victorious Archbishop Ryan Raiders:
Week 2 area high school football schedule
With Week 1 of the high school football season kicking off this weekend, here’s a closer look at the seven Northeast-area programs: