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Real suspense made for gripping Catholic League wrestling final

Posted on February 5th, 2016

catholicphillysquarelogo-114x114The title could easily have gone one of three ways in the evenly matched league championship Feb. 3 between La Salle, Archbishop Wood and Father Judge. The latter emerged with their second crown in three years.

Carolina Panthers linebacker says faith impacts his outlook on life

Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly returns an interception for a touchdown Jan. 17 against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter of the NFC Divisional round playoff game in Charlotte, N.C. Kuechly, who will be the starting linebacker when the Panthers play the Denver Broncos in the Feb. 7 Super Bowl, credits his parents and his Catholic faith for making a positive impact on his NFL career and his outlook on life. (CNS photo/Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters) Posted on February 2nd, 2016

Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly, preparing to play in the Feb. 7 Super Bowl, credits his parents and his Catholic faith for making him not only a fierce competitor but also the nicest guy on the team.

Catholic League basketball standings

Posted on January 29th, 2016

See the current standings (through Jan. 27) for girls and boys’ basketball in the Philadelphia Catholic League.

Catholic League Boys’ Basketball: Standings and stats

Posted on January 22nd, 2016

Because of the impending winter storm, see the new times for games scheduled today, plus current standings through Jan. 21 and a list of the league’s top scorers.

Top girls’ teams play in possible championship preview

Posted on January 22nd, 2016

Neumann-Goretti, at 15-0 and winner of 36 straight Catholic League wins, prevailed in a hard fought contest against 12-2 Cardinal O’Hara, 62-56 on Jan. 18. Both teams may meet again in the playoffs.

No state football crown in Catholic League’s Christmas stocking

Posted on December 18th, 2015

John Knebels recaps the 2015 Catholic League football season and provides highlights of West Catholic’s noteworthy accomplishments.

St. Francis de Sales girls JV team wins volleyball championship

Posted on December 4th, 2015

SFDS volleyball Varsity The girls Junior Varsity team from St. Francis de Sales School in Aston won the CYO Region 30 championship.

La Salle tops the Prep, 29-28, in Catholic League championship game

La Salle wide receiver Charles Headen eludes a tackle during the Catholic League championship game Nov. 21. (Photo by Sarah Webb) Posted on December 2nd, 2015

La Salle pulled off a last-minute victory against St. Joseph’s Prep to win the Catholic League football crown. The Explorers play Parkland in PIAA Class AAAA state tournament on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. at Northeast High School.

Catholic League football playoff preview

Posted on November 13th, 2015

See details on the full slate of five playoff games this weekend, plus fearless predictions by sports columnist John Knebels. See the teams’ head-to records this year, and their first-team All-Catholics.

Archbishop Ryan’s girls cruise past Lansdale Catholic for 3-0 championship win

(Photo by D'Mont Reese) Posted on November 8th, 2015

Ryan capped a 19-1-1 season with the Catholic League soccer title and District 12 championship, in a campaign that has seen the Ragdolls outscore opponents 80-8.

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