Friday, March 1, 2024



Delone Catholic Toppled by Wyomissing in District 3 Final

When Dr. James Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1891 at the YMCA in the river-facing slums of Springfield, Massachusetts, he wanted a game that taught his gym students the virtue of playing together by passing the basketball while athletically weaving and attacking the basket – a wooden peach basket hoisted 10-feet up on a pole.

Lancaster Catholic Girls Celebrate Double Milestones with Latest District Title

The District 3 Class 3A Girls’ Basketball Championship game was a dually historic occasion for the Crusaders of Lancaster Catholic.

Bishop McDevitt’s Cayden McDonnell Dives for the Gold

Diving requires precision and the ability to perform under pressure as all eyes are on you as you venture down the one-meter plank and perform dives that include flips, somersaults and twists.

Tide Washes Trinity’s Quest for 20th District Basketball Title

Entering the District 3 basketball finals as a number one seed, Trinity’s boys’ basketball team found itself on the precipice of bringing home a milestone 20th district title for its historic program.

Wrestlers Roll through Districts, with Six Winning Gold

The 2024 District 3 AA Wrestling Championships was an historical one for Delone Catholic. It’s been 14 years since the Squires captured district gold on the mats, and this year’s freshmen duo of Gavin Green (127) and Caleb Tyler (215) broke the drought with dominant performances throughout their respective brackets.

Crusaders ‘Go, Go, Go’ and Deck Saints for District 3 Wrestling Championship

When Lucas Lawler came out and pinned his opponent in the first minute of the first match in the District 3 Class 2A Team Wrestling championship at Cumberland Valley High School, the Bishop McDevitt junior stud definitely set the tone for the rest of the match against Berks Catholic on February 3.

‘Rocks Solid So Far This Basketball Season

After an upset loss to Boiling Springs in mid-December, the Trinity Shamrocks boys’ basketball team has been rolling through its Mid-Penn Conference schedule.

Bowling Has Been a Long Running Tradition at Lancaster Catholic in the Diocese of Harrisburg

The only diocesan high school to offer bowling as a varsity sport is the Crusaders of Lancaster Catholic, who bowl in Section 4 of the Lancaster-Lebanon league.

Among Nearly 800 Wins and a Bevy of Championships, Lourdes Skipper Says Student Success is His Biggest Accomplishment

In a career that, to date, has amassed more than 780 wins, 15 District 4 titles, nine Elite 8 appearances, five trips to the state finals and one PIAA Girls’ Basketball championship, there’s certainly more than a multitude of milestones that Mike Klembara can consider as he ponders his greatest achievement as a head basketball coach.

Bishop McDevitt Upset in State Football Semifinal

After watching Bishop McDevitt march 95 yards on 13 plays in the driving rain on their first possession of the game to punch in a touchdown almost effortlessly, most football fans in crowded Bulldog Stadium in Slatington, North Lehigh, would have taken the surefire bet that the Crusaders were on their way to their third state championship appearance in a row against Aliquippa.

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