Friday, September 22, 2023



Diocesan Championship Paces Start of Cross-Country Season

The pop of the starters’ gun echoing across John Rudy Park in York signaled the start of the cross-country season for runners in five Diocesan high schools, as the annual Diocesan XC Championship got underway on Thursday, August 31.

Crusaders Kick Off Season with Exciting Late Rally over Baltimore’s Mount St. Joseph

Bishop McDevitt’s defending PIAA Class 4A champions bookended their season opener at Rocco Ortenzio Stadium on a sticky August 25 with unmatched excitement.

Trinity High School Hires Alanna Stuart as Athletic Director

Trinity High School recently announced the promotion of Ms. Alanna Stuart to Athletic Director. A Trinity employee since 2004, Ms. Stuart has served the school as a physical education and health teacher, a department chair, and the head coach of Girls’ Lacrosse.

Third Time Not a Charm for Trinity Baseball

Crosstown rivals Camp Hill and Trinity squared off in the Class 3A District 3 baseball championships on a stellar day for baseball at Reading’s FirstEnergy Field on May 30.

Trinity Pole Vaulter Captures District Gold and State Silver

Big stages in front of 6,000 screaming onlookers are enough to give even the more seasoned competitor a bit of angst. At the PIAA state track and field championships held at Seth Grove Stadium on the 150-year-old-plus campus of Shippensburg University on Memorial Day weekend, there was plenty of tension around the pole vault pit.

Track and Field Athletes Find Silver and Gold at Districts

Track and field athletes from four Diocesan high schools took gold and silver medals at the District 3 Championships at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium on May 19 and 20.

First Mid-Penn Championship Nabbed by Trinity Lacrosse

There is no doubting the excellence of the Trinity boys’ lacrosse program. Leading Carlisle, 9-2, late in the third quarter of the Mid-Penn Championship game under the lights at Landis Field in Harrisburg on a more than chilly May 17, there was little doubt the Shamrocks were about to win their first ever Mid-Penn Championship after losing the last two years to their nemesis Cumberland Valley.

State Record Holders and Gold Medalists Continue McDevitt’s Tradition in the Pool

At Bishop McDevitt High School, the swimming tradition is running as deep as the pool in which their student-athletes have competed at a high level for the past several years.

Lourdes Battles to the End in State Final

To win a war, you almost always must win battles. For the Red Raiders of Lourdes Regional School against the Scotties of Union Area, that scenario was not the case in the Class 1A state final game at Giant Center Hershey on March 24.

The Burrs End ’Rocks’ Championship Dream Run

Tense, action-laced play is what the PIAA state basketball tournament brings to high school sports fans every March.

Submission Deadline

The deadline for submissions to the biweekly Notebook/Parish Obituaries listing is every other Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Please refer to the Publication Schedule for edition dates and deadlines.

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