Sports

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.

Michigan head coach says meeting pope was ’emotional, beautiful’

As someone accustomed to the stress of the gridiron, University of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh said he was touched by Pope Francis' peaceful presence.

Bonner-Prendergast duo hit 100-goal mark on same day

Senior girls' lacrosse stars Keeley Weis and Paige Brady notched the career scoring milestone together on April 11 in a win over Hallahan. Typically, they passed praise to their coach and teammates.

Standings, schedules set for Catholic League sports

See updated standings for baseball and softball teams in the Philadelphia Catholic League, and scheduled upcoming games in both sports through next week.

Great pitching, defense and weather mark Catholic League baseball so far

The weekly Monday/Wednesday league schedule saw Catholic teams turn in extraordinary play with dramatic moments and a few blow outs in the season's first week. John Knebels recaps the action and looks ahead to next week.

Early-season Catholic League lacrosse season gets underway

Cardinal O'Hara emerged with a 14-8 victory, and the Lions' first league win, over Father Judge this week. While O'Hara is fielding mostly freshman players, Judge welcomes first-year head coach Michael Donohue.