In super-competitive Catholic League, ‘anything can happen’
Eight of the 12 baseball teams in the league are separated by a whisker. When the regular season ends next Monday, four teams might finish at 9-3. That is why it is the best league in the area," said one player.
Catholic League softball standings
See the current records, through April 27, for the 13 softball teams in the league.
Malvern Prep still alive in Inter-Ac lacrosse title bid
The leader of the squad gives the most credit to the energy of his teammates on the bench. With four games remaining in the season, the Friars hope that support continues.
Father Judge’s pitching gives the edge in tight Catholic League
John Knebels' review of the baseball season at mid-point shows most teams over .500 and in contention (see current standings). Six teams have been stellar in one-run games, especially the Crusaders.
Michigan head coach says meeting pope was ’emotional, beautiful’
As someone accustomed to the stress of the gridiron, University of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh said he was touched by Pope Francis' peaceful presence.
Bonner-Prendergast duo hit 100-goal mark on same day
Senior girls' lacrosse stars Keeley Weis and Paige Brady notched the career scoring milestone together on April 11 in a win over Hallahan. Typically, they passed praise to their coach and teammates.
Standings, schedules set for Catholic League sports
See updated standings for baseball and softball teams in the Philadelphia Catholic League, and scheduled upcoming games in both sports through next week.
Great pitching, defense and weather mark Catholic League baseball so far
The weekly Monday/Wednesday league schedule saw Catholic teams turn in extraordinary play with dramatic moments and a few blow outs in the season's first week. John Knebels recaps the action and looks ahead to next week.
Early-season Catholic League lacrosse season gets underway
Cardinal O'Hara emerged with a 14-8 victory, and the Lions' first league win, over Father Judge this week. While O'Hara is fielding mostly freshman players, Judge welcomes first-year head coach Michael Donohue.
Tough D helps Neumann-Goretti’s girls capture state crown
The Saints' quick, aggressive defense wrenched 15 stolen passes and 26 forced turnovers leading to a a hard-fought, 62-56 win over Bishop Canevin High School and their third straight PIAA Class 3A championship.