Surveying the packed Ramp Playground football field on Saturday morning, Tommy Coyle remembered a smile with one of his own.
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.
Though still in his first season as the Father Judge head football coach, nobody needs to tell Mike McKay how important Thanksgiving’s game against Abraham Lincoln is. McKay should know … after all, he played in the very first one.
By the time the third quarter had ended in Friday night’s Catholic League football semifinal contest at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School, the damage had long been done.
If a jogger happened to have passed Upper Darby High School as two football teams exited the field on Saturday afternoon, he or she wouldn’t have been able to determine who had won the game.
The former Father Judge head coach, who stepped down in February after 13 seasons with the Crusaders, bagged his first victory as Penn Charter's coach.
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:
Here's a look at the other five area football teams on the eve of the 2013 season.
— Mike McKay, a 1976 graduate of Father Judge, has been tabbed to be the sixth head football coach in school history