Monday, August 15, 2022



Lancaster Catholic Falls to a Great Team in State Baseball Final

Boldly printed on the back of the warmup shirts of the Lancaster Catholic baseball team is the motto, “Win Every Inning.”

Personal Records, Solid Performances Send Diocesan Competitors to State Medals Stand

The PIAA State Track and Field Championships took center stage at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium on the last weekend in May, and more than a dozen competitors from three Diocesan high schools concluded their seasons with spots on the medals stand, some as a result of personal-best records.

Fighting Irish Come Up a Goal Short in Lacrosse Championship Battles

Often the game of lacrosse is about numbers: How many ground balls do you recover, how many face-offs won, how many turnovers do you commit, how many saves can your goalie make and how much possession time can you rack up against a quality opponent.

Crusaders Topple Shamrocks in District 3 Baseball Championship Matchup

Last year, the Shamrocks of Trinity made their first District 3 final, only to fall to a great pitching performance in the championship game. A year later, it was the same result, against fellow Diocesan school foe Lancaster Catholic, whose lefty ace Noah Zimmerman shut down the ’Rocks bats the entire game in a pitching gem that vaulted the Crusaders to the Class 3A championship at Wenger Field in Fredericksburg in the glowing twilight of May 31.

Late Rally Propels Delone to District Baseball Championship

Persistence paid off for the Squires of Delone Catholic in the District 3 Class 2A Baseball Championships, played on Ascension Thursday at Messiah University.

Diocesan Track and Field Athletes Find Silver and Gold at Districts

Track and field athletes from three Diocesan high schools took gold and silver medals at the District 3 Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University on May 20 and 21, in solid performances at Seth Grove Stadium.

Crusader Duo Captures Tennis Title

Earning the Crusaders’ second straight District 3 Class 2A Boys’ Doubles Tennis title, Lancaster Catholic’s duo George Brubaker and Connor Ott claimed the 2021-2022 championship on May 14.

’Rocks Lacrosse Looking for the Answer

Things are looking a lot like last year as the boys’ high school lacrosse season heads into the final stretch of the regular season.

Priests, Seminarians and Students Compete on the Court to Raise Funds, Promote Vocations

A showcase of vocations to the priesthood and religious life took a vastly different angle than usual at St. Teresa of Calcutta School in Adams County on a recent Friday night.

Students Recognized for Academic and Athletic Abilities

Continuing the tradition of honoring the outstanding academic and athletic achievements of Diocesan high school students, Bishop Ronald Gainer hosted a luncheon at the Diocesan Center in Harrisburg on April 7 for finalists and commended students in the National Merit Scholarship program, as well as two state champions in their respective sports.

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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