Sports

Ryan’s Ragdolls win third straight title with game-ending catch

In their first Catholic League championship appearance, Cardinal O’Hara fell 4-2 to perennial softball power Archbishop Ryan, whose centerfielder Vicki Black snared a two-out shot that might have tied the game.

Girls’ lacrosse crown goes to Carroll, winner of 205 league games

Archbishop Carroll's girls continued their winning ways in the Catholic League by besting Archbishop Wood in the league championship in dramatic style with a 21-4 win.

La Salle takes 20th boys’ lacrosse title in 25 years

With a 9-5 win over defending Catholic League champions St. Joseph's Prep Tuesday evening, the Explorers recaptured the championship and are aiming to add to their four state PIAA titles.

Softball playoffs, final standings for Catholic League announced

See the schedules for upcoming league playoff games at Arcadia University and the final regular season standings for softball.

Catholic League sets baseball playoffs

See the schedules for times and locations of upcoming playoff games, plus the final regular season standings in the league.

Roman Catholic’s basketball coach resigns

Chris McNesby, who coached the Cahillites this year to their second consecutive state championship, announced his retirement May 20 in order to spend more time with his family.

Catholic values help Ravens’ coach lead in football and life

Jim Harbaugh relies on his Catholic faith to guide him and his Baltimore Ravens players as they have faced various challenges during the past year, including the death of a teammate.

Football training plan turns into a stellar success on the track

When La Salle High senior Winston Eubanks began his junior year, his only athletic goal was becoming a better football player. So he had an idea: run track. It led to a love for the sport and a highlight at the Penn Relays.

Local Catholic grad taken in 1st round of NFL draft

Will Fuller, selected by the Houston Texans as the 21st overall pick, has overcome obstacles on the way to a pro football career. His coach at Roman Catholic H.S. recalls Fuller's hard work and his modesty.

Strong pitching puts Malvern Prep, 17-1, atop league

The Friars often have had to come from behind or hang on to slim leads. But timely hitting and good defense and pitching are putting them closer to their goal of winning the Inter-Academic League.