Sports

Only 5 games in, Neumann-Goretti is already dominating league

Led by top senior scorers Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree and Quade Green, the Saints are hungry for an elusive Catholic League basketball championship. They are racking up victories by impressive margins.

In girls basketball, John Paul II falls to Lansdale Catholic

The LC Crusaders jumped out to a quick first-quarter lead and never looked back in a 55-26 non-league victory, even as the Panthers made a game of it after halftime.

Catholic League basketball scoreboard

See the current standings for the 14 boys' teams and 12 girls' teams in the league, plus a schedule of upcoming games starting this weekend.

Five first-period goals drive Prep to hockey win over O’Hara

The strong start to the Dec. 19 game saw Cardinal O'Hara (3-3) get on the board with two goals in the second period, but it wasn't enough as St. Joseph's Prep (6-3) skated to a 11-3 victory.

Mission accomplished: Wood’s early setbacks culminate in state title

Despite starting the season at 0-2-1, Archbishop Wood used a dominant running attack to advance to the PIAA Class 5 championship, and win it 37-10 over Harrisburg Dec. 9. Two backs ran 52 times for 376 yards and four TDs.

St. Joe’s Prep takes Pa. state football title with convincing 42-7 win

Dispensing any fears that it might have met its match in the Class 6A championship game against Pittsburgh Central Catholic, the Prep rode a winning strategy: give the ball to D'Andre Swift. He amassed 1,564 yards and 30 touchdowns in only nine games this year.

St. Joseph’s Prep advances to state title game with 35-25 win over North Penn

In the PIAA class 6 semifinal, the oft-penalized Prep in its hour of need turned to star running back D'Andre Swift, who piled up 268 yards and four touchdowns on 31 carries.

Archbishop Wood demolishes semifinal foe, looks to state football title

After going winless in its first three games of the season, Wood regained its sense of urgency, the hallmark of a program trying to snare its fourth state championship in six years and third in the past four.

Malvern Prep seniors lead team to bright football season in Inter-Ac

Leading by example on the squad, three standout seniors are setting their goals for athletics and academics in college, while looking back with pride at their high school careers. β€œIt goes by fast,” said one.

Undefeated seasons, trip to state finals on the line for 2 local teams

St. Joseph's Prep brings its 12-0 record to Northeast High School Saturday evening to face North Penn of Montgomery County, which is 14-0, in the PIAA class 6A football semifinals. See our preview, and a fearless prediction.