Wednesday, September 22, 2021



Soccer Showcase Hosted by York Catholic

York Catholic hosted a Boys Soccer showcase on Labor Day weekend, which had Berks Catholic edging York Catholic, Bishop McDevitt beating Delone Catholic, and Lancaster Catholic besting Trinity.

Annual Diocesan Cross Country Race Invites Great Runners

After the torrential rains of Ida, sunny calm weather was the perfect antidote for the 2021 Diocesan Cross Country Invitational run at John Rudy Park, just outside Emigsville in York County.

Trinity Begins New Era with Success

After not winning a football game in a pandemic shortened 2020 season, the Trinity Shamrocks made some big changes to right the ship in a program that has not had a winning season since 2012. For a once proud program that made expected annual trips to the District 3 playoffs, winning football games at COBO Field has been more rare than common.

Trinity High School Announces New Director of Advancement and Athletic Director

Trinity High School announced the hiring of its new Director of Advancement and new Athletic Director on Aug. 12. Jordan Hill, head football coach, has been named the Director of Advancement. Alumnus Eric Kindler has been hired as the new Athletic Director.

Bishop Hosts Luncheon for Lancaster Catholic’s Tennis Champions

Members of the boys’ tennis team at Lancaster Catholic High School enjoyed a luncheon with Bishop Ronald Gainer on July 15, in celebration of the team’s PIAA 2A Boys Team Tennis championship in May.

Bishop Hosts Luncheon for Bishop McDevitt’s State Champion Swimmers

Members of the Bishop McDevitt High School boys’ swimming team enjoyed a luncheon with Bishop Ronald Gainer on June 10, in celebration of the team’s PIAA 2A Boys’ State Championship in March.

Track and Field Athletes Execute Personal Bests to Earn State Silver

By all accounts, the 2021 PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University was one for the books. The May 28-29 finals marked a triumphant return from last year’s COVID-cancelled events, condensed preliminaries and finals into a one-day schedule for each classification, and was, weather-wise, the coolest championship weekend on record with rainy, damp days in the 50s.

Bishop McDevitt Captures Its First District 3 Softball Title

All season, senior Olivia Murphy has paced the Crusaders’ softball team with her arm and bat. In the District 3 Class 4A final played at Lyons Field near Kutztown on a stormy June 4 night, the story was the same and the result too, as Bishop McDevitt bested the Hamburg Hawks, 5-0, to win district gold.

Trinity Runs into Good Stuff in District 3 Baseball Final

If you are going to win a District 3A baseball championship, you are going to have to beat Lancaster Catholic and Oley Valley to hoist a trophy. The Trinity Shamrocks accomplished the former, but against the latter they came up short, 5-1, in the district final played under the lights at Fredericksburg’s Earl Wenger Memorial Field on June 1.

York Catholic Continues Impressive Run in Girls’ Lacrosse

Given last season was erased by the pandemic, the Fighting Irish of York Catholic played their last District 3 championship game exactly 731 days ago when they won the school’s first ever district gold in lacrosse.

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