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It just takes one to win

Archbishop Wood's boys' soccer team celebrates their Catholic League title victory over Roman Catholic Oct. 28 with a cheer and a kiss of the championship plaque. (Sarah Webb) Posted on October 31st, 2014

The Catholic League boys’ soccer championship Oct. 28 came down to a penalty kick in the second overtime. Matt McWilliams nailed it for Archbishop Wood, besting Roman Catholic 1-0.


Ryan girls take Catholic League soccer title after perfect season

Posted on October 31st, 2014

Not only did Archbishop Ryan top Archbishop Wood for the championship 3-0 Oct. 26, the Ragdolls allowed only one goal all season – in the semifinal game. It was Ryan goalie Jazmin Gonzalez’s 54th career shutout, a school record.


‘Live your life by faith,’ ESPN football analyst tells Catholic group

Herm Edwards, an ESPN football analyst, is pictured as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs in 2006. The former NFL player and coach, who is a Catholic, spoke about his faith and education during an Oct. 12 dinner attended by supporters of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa. (CNS photo/Larry Smith, EPA) Posted on October 31st, 2014

Football may be Herm Edwards’ forte, but in a keynote address to Catholic school supporters in the Diocese of Sioux City, he talked about his Catholic faith and education.


Catholic League field hockey standings

Posted on October 24th, 2014

See the won-lost-tie records for the league’s 10 teams, heading into the playoffs.


Catholic League playoff schedule

Posted on October 24th, 2014

See the slate of upcoming games for playoffs in field hockey and girls and boys soccer.


Good quarterback, good man, in the making

Zack Carroll (center), quarterback for Father Judge High School, takes a break with his teammates during a game this season. Posted on October 24th, 2014

Father Judge senior Zack Carroll is learning about inner strength, humility and teamwork — plus how to handle a concussion — thanks to his Crusader coaches and teammates.


Where they stand

Posted on October 10th, 2014

The following league standings for teams ranked by won/lost record for selected sports and leagues was compiled Friday, Oct. 10.


Underclassmen pitch in big-time as Hawks win golf title

LaSalle Frank Brigidi senior, Roman Bobby Lang senior, St Joe Nick Calabrese senior , Bonnor Brian Andruszko senior Posted on October 3rd, 2014

St. Joe’s Prep senior Paul Mauer led his team to the Catholic League golf championship with an even-par 71, in which they prevailed by six strokes over rival La Salle, who won a head-to-head match earlier this year.


Baseball player leaves behind success on diamond to follow God’s call

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

Bishop Michael C. Barber was able to do what general manager Billy Beane could not: Call Grant Desme to Oakland. Four years ago Desme retired from baseball at age 23 to pursue a vocation as a Catholic priest.


Sports standings

Posted on September 19th, 2014

The following league standings for teams ranked by won/lost record for selected sports and leagues was compiled Friday, Sept. 19.


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