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Back-up QB gets his chance, aids 17-3 St. Joe’s Prep win over La Salle

In the Class 6A Catholic League title game, soph C.J. Duell came in for one play that broke a 3-3 second-half tie. The Hawks held the Explorers to their fewest point total in seven years. Next up: the District 12 championship.

Regular season foes meet again with state title hopes at stake

What is it like for Lansdale Catholic and Conwell-Egan to meet again this far into the playoffs after their game in September? "It's kinda cool," says the Crusaders' star running back, and it shows the strength of the Catholic League.

Turning out the football lights this fall? Not so fast

This weekend's slate of PIAA playoff games featuring eight Catholic League teams show that as the weather urns colder, the action is heating up. See our predictions for five games, and see how we fared with last week's.

Late goal sends field hockey final into OT, where Prendie wins it

Bonner-Prendergast forward Carly Brosious scored the game winner less than two minutes into the overtime period, sealing the Pandas' first Catholic League championship since 2009.

Year’s work pays off as Ryan’s girls bring home soccer championship

Two-a-day workouts and unrelenting focus helped the Ragdolls defeat the Lansdale Crusaders, 1-0, to clinch the Catholic League girls’ soccer title on Oct. 30.

Prediction? Pain for Catholic League foes in District football action

With the regular season over, all but one of the league's 14 teams will compete in the PIAA District tournament. John Knebels offers summaries and fearless predictions of this weekend’s six games.

One goal suffices as La Salle edges Roman in tense final

In its 1-0 Catholic League soccer championship win, the Explorers repeated last year's success over a Roman Catholic team loaded with underclassmen. La Salle also advanced to the state playoffs.

Catholic League football champs earn victories a week early

Although the regular season wraps up this weekend, the top teams in the Red and Blue divisions clinched their titles last Friday night. Neumann-Goretti squeaked by O'Hara in the Blue, and the Prep edged La Salle in the Red.

Free on Friday night? Catch some great Catholic football action

John Knebels previews the O'Hara vs. Neumann-Goretti and La Salle vs. the Prep games that may decide the regular season Catholic League football champs. And there are key girls' and boys' soccer playoff matches on tap.

Conwell-Egan, Lansdale Catholic upset playoff predictions

As the season heads into the finals, several teams have upped their games and startled standings in Catholic League soccer, field hockey and tennis.