All Catholics announced for spring Catholic League teams
Sports columnist John Knebels compiles the 2018 first, second and third-team All-Catholics in baseball and boys' lacrosse.
With stellar pitching and dash of luck, Malvern Prep clinches Inter Ac
Senior Brady Devereux, a hard-working and selfless star hurler, was first off the bench to join the jubilation of teammates as the Friars turned a 3-0 seventh-inning deficit into an improbable milestone win.
McDevitt HS senior racks up 200 career lacrosse goals, and a legacy
Suzanna Cantwell is the first in school history to achieve the mark. With only five experienced players on this year's team she became both scorer and leader -- on the field and in the classroom.
Walk off: Unforgettable endings make the ultimate thrill
Several baseball and softball games this spring have ended as every kid dreams about: knocking the big hit that decides the game, getting mobbed at home by teammates, making memories forever.
Villa Maria softball star balances books, heavy travel schedule
Though only a junior, Alyssa Viscardo has become adept as a student and a pitcher averaging 12 strikeouts a game. Between her travel softball team and school, “I’m always trying to stay on task,” she said.
Baseball, softball, boys’ and girls’ lacrosse standings
Although cold and rain have played havoc with spring sports schedules, the games have gone on. See our standings for Philadelphia Catholic League sports, through April 19.
Philly basketball lifer named new head coach at La Salle U
Ashley Howard's Catholic roots at Gesu School and Msgr. Bonner High School shaped his philosophy of developing the whole person, not just the athlete. An assistant for years, he's earned his first head coaching stint.
Roman Catholic wins state title the hard way, as usual
The Cahillites went on a 10-0 scoring run in the final minute to pull away decisively from Lincoln High, 92-80, for the PIAA Class 6A title, their third in the past four seasons.
Archbishop Wood’s girls end season in classy fashion, if disappointed
The two-time defending state champion Vikings fell just short, 36-33, in the final of the PIAA Class 5A girls' basketball tourney. They warmly congratulated their opponents after the game.
Neumann-Goretti boys grab 5th straight state basketball title
The string of championships for the South Philadelphia Catholic high school is the most since the state tourney began in 1920. The Saints won their eighth title in nine years thanks to a big game by Dymir Montague.