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. “It 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.

Sizing up the Catholic schools in state football playoff picture

Of the 14 football teams that comprise the Catholic League, five of them remain alive in pursuit of a state championship. John Knebels makes fearless predictions for them heading into this weekend's games.

All-Catholic football teams announced

The top players on offense and defense for both the Red and Blue division teams of the Philadelphia Catholic League, as selected by its coaches, have been named for the 2016 season.

Stellar goal-keeping by La Salle’s Werner leads to Catholic League title

The Explorers, led by junior Brett Werner, earned their eighth Catholic League soccer title and first since 2012 with a tough, 2-1 victory Oct. 29 over rival Roman Catholic, the defending champs.

Archbishop Wood’s championship kick comes courtesy of childhood friendship

Soccer teammates since they were 8, Sofia Filippo and Kylie Menarde teamed up on a goal in overtime to push Archbishop Wood past favored Lansdale Catholic, 2-1, for the Catholic League title win Oct. 29.

O’Hara tops Carroll, captures field hockey title, with 1-0 win

Archbishop Carroll had upset Cardinal O'Hara recently, spoiling O’Hara’s chances of finishing the year undefeated. The Lions won the championship for the third time in four years with the victory Nov. 2.