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Few gave Archbishop Wood much of a chance against the nation’s number-one team, Neumann-Goretti, in the Catholic League championship. But the Saints prevailed narrowly, winning 50-45.
Roman Catholic High School achieved its top goal this season by surviving a late run from six-time consecutive champion Neumann Goretti to capture the Catholic League boys basketball championship.
The legendary Palestra hosted a memorable Catholic League basketball doubleheader in which winners Roman Catholic and Neumann-Goretti advanced to Monday night’s finals. They proved that in the league, no lead is safe.
Quarterfinals play for boys basketball pits league rivals heading into the finals in two weeks, following a dramatic triple overtime contest to end the regular season.
The coaches of the Philadelphia Catholic League have voted their first, second and third-team standouts for the 2014-2015 season in boys basketball.
Gwynedd-Mercy Academy edged past its archrival Mount St. Joseph’s Academy last weekend with a historic win. Excellence is becoming contagious in all GMA’s sports, as a “learning to win” attitude takes hold.
An Iowa high school will be one of 10 in the U.S. to receive free helmets that are designed to help better diagnose potential concussions. A sensor sends impact information to a coach’s smart phone app instantly.
See the current records for the 13 teams of the Philadelphia Catholic League and the eight teams of the Catholic Academies League.
Fewer than half the top scorers in the league are seniors, and among them, two early-season MVP candidates — the Prep’s Chris Clover and Roman’s Tony Carr — are turning heads. See our roundup of Catholic League basketball action.