Sports

Catholic League girls’ hoops squads see narrow paths to victory

Most of the teams competing in the playoffs were separated by only a single game in the regular season standings. Not surprisingly, the quarterfinal games packed suspense, reports John Knebels.

Double hoops rarity: Teammates each score 1,000 points

Notre Dame de Namur seniors Maggie Pina and Mandy McGurk have been playing basketball together since kindergarten. After their stellar careers, they're ready for Division I competition.

Basketball playoff schedules set for PCL boys, girls

See the schedules of Philadelphia Catholic League action from prequarterfinals this week all the way through the championship games Feb. 25.

2018-19 All-Catholic Boys Basketball

See the first, second and third-team selections of standout players across the Philadelphia Catholic League boys' teams.

Montco CYO basketball honors players, parents

Eighth grade members of the team at Sacred Heart Parish in Royersford were recently recognized for their commitment and sportsmanship, while parents were thanked for their support.

In Catholic League first, 3 brothers help team take wrestling title

The Logue brothers -- senior Liam, junior Eamonn and freshman Sean -- contributed winning matches as Father Judge won the league championship handily. They push and inspire one another.

Florida Catholic high school girls get a lot out of new weightlifting team

This is the first year Cardinal Mooney High School in Sarasota offered girls' weightlifting. Years ago, the school had offered a program for girls, although not a separate team; they trained with boys.

Special ed kids join high schoolers on new bocce team

Students from Archbishop Carroll High School and St. Katharine Day School are playing the venerable old game in a new league through Special Olympics. Friendship makes winners of the eight teammates.

Philadelphia Catholic League standings

See our updated standings, through Jan. 17, for boys' and girls' basketball, and boys' and girls' bowling action this year in the always-competitive league.

Upstart Bishop McDevitt turning heads in Catholic League

The Lancers won only four Catholic League games last year. With nine contests remaining this year, the team has already won four. John Knebels looks at the turn around, and other action in boys basketball.