Ballplayers let rivalries go, enjoy the Carpenter Cup

The cream of the Catholic League's players made an early exit at the annual Phillies-sponsored youth baseball tournament. But they learn to play and laugh with guys they compete against all season.

Malvern Prep wins state baseball title, its 3rd in 4 years

Although the Friars didn't win the Inter-Ac title, they went on a playoff run in which they outscored their tournament opponents 25-4, culminating in the state championship.

Saints zoom to their second state championship

Under Coach Mike "Zoom" Zolk, Neumann-Goretti turned a rough season start into a title-winning finish with a 7-4 victory over Bishop McCort.

Already dominant, Carroll’s girls grab state lacrosse title

Archbishop Carroll High School hasn't lost a Catholic League lacrosse game in 17 years -- that's 216 straight wins. They finally captured the PIAA 3A championship with a 9-8 nailbiter victory.

Saints march into Catholic League history past rugged foes

After a slow start to the season, Neumann-Goretti won its second consecutive league title, and sixth in 10 years, with a back-and-forth, 6-4 win over Archbishop Wood.

Pitcher makes her pitch, leads team to CL softball championship

With two outs in the final inning and the tying run on third, Meg Sullivan threw the last of her six strikeouts -- after adding an RBI single -- to lead Bonner-Prendergast over St. Hubert's, 3-2.

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.