Sports

Judge pins second straight Catholic League wrestling title

The Jan. 28 win, the fifth in the last seven seasons, has sparked talk of a dynasty that coach Jim Savage chalks up to a team whose members "constantly challenge themselves."

Catholic leaders put local food on the line for Super Bowl matchup

As the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs gear up for the gridiron on Feb. 2, Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone and Bishop James V. Johnston Jr. have made a deal pitting Dungeness crabs against steaks.

Late great football coach Jim Algeo recalled by LC players

The former legendary coach at Lansdale Catholic died Jan. 20 at age 83. Perhaps more than his magnificent coaching career, his former players reflected on the character and the Catholic faith of their mentor.

Catholic student-athletes not shy in advising Archbishop Perez

CatholicPhilly.com's John Knebels caught the thoughts of 15 Catholic high school athletes in the Philadelphia region, who welcomed Archbishop-elect Nelson Perez with clear advice: use social media.

Catholic League basketball standings

See where the girls' and boys' teams sit in the standings in the early going of Philadelphia Catholic play.

Girls’ hoops see new league alignment; boys’ play taut as ever

The Philadelphia Catholic League will utilize Red and Blue divisions in girls' basketball for better competition. Meanwhile, the junior boys of Wood and O'Hara played a down-to-the-wire, early-season thriller.

Wrestler’s near-fatal car crash revived his faith

Dan Beaudrie received last rites -- and then went on to capture the state title by committing his recovery and his life to Christ.

Devon Prep hosting weeklong basketball tourney

Devon Preparatory School’s second annual Coaches vs. Cancer basketball tournament, featuring 27 games with numerous area schools, will tip off Saturday, Jan. 4 through Saturday, Jan. 11.

NFL kicker’s friendship with teammate strengthens faith

While still at Georgia Tech, Harrison Butker of the Kansas City Chiefs was Christian "in name only," until he met fellow teammate Grant Aasen, who had rediscovered his own faith after a near-fatal football injury.

Christmas came early for St. Eleanor’s CYO girls’ volleyball

For the second consecutive season, the team captured the state CYO championship, defeating Pittsburgh’s Louise de Marillac in two sets Nov. 24 at St. John Paul II High School in Royersford.