By Rick O’Brien, Philadelphia Inquirer
September 07, 2008
In football, a nearly year-round commitment to playing the sport has turned some away.
Keeping an eye out
Looking for prospective runners, Ed Ulmer, the longtime coach of the boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams at Archbishop Ryan, has walked the school’s halls and spoken to students during home-room period.
Because Chichester, in Boothwyn, has no ninth-grade football program, second-year coach Dan Singley said the school’s overall number is slightly down, from 54 to 48.