When the high school football City All-Star Game rolls through town, there are no shortages of things to play for.
Editor’s note: The seasonal sports winners are chosen by the Northeast Times’ sports staff based on both on-field excellence and leadership abilities off of it.
Thanksgiving brought us brutally stinging cold temperatures, while the early throes of December dumped something we haven’t seen in awhile across the Philadelphia region: ample snowfall.
Like his senior teammates, Rene Herrera was hoping to finish his career with a state championship.
If the game had been scheduled a week earlier, all bets were off as to whether or not Frankford’s football players would be motivated enough to put forth a 48-minute effort.
Jylil Reeder’s prowess on the football field can be summarized in three letters: