Wednesday, June 23, 2021



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.

Trinity Excels to Capture District 3 Lacrosse Championship

Trinity did not come out hot in the District 3 Class 2A boys’ lacrosse championships on May 26 at Landis Field in Harrisburg. Up against underdog Susquehannock of York County, the Shamrocks were sluggish and ball-sloppy in the first quarter.

Triple Chocolate for Lancaster Catholic Tennis

The boys’ tennis team at Lancaster Catholic High School earned three championships at the Hershey Racquet Club this month, including the PIAA 2A Boys Team Tennis state title.

Diocesan Track and Field Athletes Run and Jump to District Podium

Student-athletes from four Diocesan high schools took gold and silver medals at the District 3 Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University on May 21 and 22, giving solid performances at Seth Grove Stadium

Irish and ’Rocks are Playing Great ’21 Lacrosse

Given the 2020 spring lacrosse season was wiped out due to COVID-19 last year, two Diocesan lacrosse teams are totally making up for lost ground, as they are undefeated heading into this year’s mid-season.

Fueled by Possibility, Bishop McDevitt Swims Away with State Championship

Bishop McDevitt’s 400-yard relay swimmers were cool and calm when they jumped into the pool for their final swim in the PIAA 2A Boys’ State Championships. A very real shot at team gold was on the line, and the 400-relay team of Patrick Hemingway, John Haskins, Lucas Hancock and Isaac Hancock knew what they had to do to secure it.

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