No drama as girls’ hoops squads move on to semifinal play
John Knebels recaps Catholic League quarterfinal action in which Neumann-Goretti cruised by West 71-42, Carroll beat Bonner-Prendie 74-51, O'Hara beat Ryan 59-36 and Wood blew past Lansdale Catholic 63-33.
Captain of men’s Olympic hockey team played for Catholic schools first
Brian Gionta, captain of the U.S. men's Olympic ice hockey team, competed in the 2006 Winter Games and played on three NHL teams, but his skating roots go back to his Catholic high school and college teams.
U.S. Olympic women’s hockey team includes five Boston College players
UPDATED - Five players on the team's roster of 23 are from the Jesuit-run school -- two are recent graduates and three are current students taking a leave of absence for the Pyeongchang Games.
Carroll goalie turns away 73 shots, freezes 3-3 tie with Bonner
In a game last Friday, Bonner's offense peppered Archbishop Carroll's Jacob George with 76 shots on goal. Meanwhile his counterpart, Bonner goalie Connor Lewis, notched 22 saves.
Sisters from Minnesota Catholic schools play on separate Olympic teams
UPDATED - The Catholic siblings participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics on separate ice hockey teams. Hannah Brandt played for the U.S. and Marissa Brandt for the combined Koreas.
Fire on ice: Wojtek Wolski’s faith helps keep his Olympic dream alive
Wojtek Wolski has gone from being a can't-miss prospect from St. Michael's College to a disillusioned young man who wanted to quit hockey, to a hospital patient facing a long comeback after shattering injury, and now to a man who has a shot at Olympic glory.
13 of 14 Catholic League teams vying for playoff spot
It's a tough task this year to gauge the seedings for playoff brackets in boys' hoops. John Knebels analyzes the possibilities with two games left in the regular season. See standings for girls' and boys' basketball.
Lansdale Catholic senior Lauren Crim tops 1,000 points in her career
As significant as the Jan. 11 milestone was, most important for Crim was helping her team top West Catholic in a last-second, 50-48 win. See our roundup of all Catholic League girls' basketball action, plus current standings.
Point for point, Catholic League boys’ basketball is a close call
Hungry, well-matched teams are battling to the last second of each game, and one player has finally notched 1,000 points after four fierce years on the court.
As coach, mentor and influential Catholic, it’s hard to beat Speedy Morris
Capping 50 years as a basketball coach, Morris nabbed his 1,000th career win Jan. 12. Accolades for the devout Catholic family man and ultimate hoops coach came from proteges in scholastic, college and pro ranks.