Sports

Happy to be playing lacrosse at all, Devon Prep ecstatic with 18-3 win

After a COVID-cancelled season last year, "it feels like a blessing just to be out here," said Cardinal O'Hara's Christian Donato, even though his Lions dropped the Catholic League game April 7.

Cardinal O’Hara captures school’s first-ever state hoops crown

The Lady Lions avenged their PCL loss and captured the PIAA Class 5A title March 27, led by Maggie Doogan and Annie Welde, the latest in a long line of Delaware County basketball standouts.

Noelle Baxter, leader among leaders, marches team to state crown

The Archbishop Wood senior didn't score a point in the PIAA Class 4A final, but her selfless orchestration helped her team win, earning the accolades of her coach and teammates.

West Catholic girls’ role players drive team to PIAA title

With their nationally ranked superstar contained, the Lady Burrs relied on the team approach and won their second consecutive state championship. Yet it was coach Beulah Osueke's final game.

2020-21 All-Catholic basketball teams announced

See the boys' and girls' basketball standouts from the Philadelphia Catholic League this year, including first, second and third teams.

Drama, class make a fitting end to Hallahan, McDevitt basketball

In the last game between the schools, both of which will close this June, a three-pointer at the buzzer gave Hallahan a 52-49 victory, which was shared with dignity by both teams.

Do-it-all sixth man pushes Archbishop Wood’s boys to title

Whether they needed a defensive stop or a key basket, Mike Knouse has been coming off the bench with excellence, as he did March 16 to help the Vikings capture the Catholic League championship.

Finally, sweet victory for Archbishop Wood’s girls

After heartbreaking overtime losses in the past two years at the Catholic League girls basketball finals, the Lady Vikings won their first championship since 2016 with a 56-48 win over Cardinal O'Hara.

Catholic League Standings

See the current standings, through March 5, for boys' and girls' basketball, plus boys' and girls' bowling.

Gabby Dever squares up on COVID with drive, gratitude

The Little Flower sophomore guard, who comes from a long line of Philadelphia basketball lifers, helps her teammates appreciate the chance to play the game she loves, despite the turmoil of life during a pandemic.