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Cardinal Pacelli’s eighth graders compete against the Minor Prophets from Mount St. Mary’s Seminary basketball
In a preview of Catholic Schools Week, an exciting basketball game took place at Cardinal Pacelli School. The competition was fierce as Cardinal Pacelli’s eighth graders took on the Mount St. Mary’s Seminary basketball team, the Minor Prophets. During half-time, seminarian Jacob Willig spoke to the student body about vocations.

Final Update April 5: Villanova has won the NCAA men’s basketball championship with a 77-74 victory over North Carolina. The last time a Catholic university won the title was 1985 and the winner that year was also the Wildcats. The Catholic Bracketology didn’t predict an accurate final, but did guess the

DePaul Cristo Rey High School announced March 21 that the school will join the newly formed Ohio Valley Christian Conference (OVCC) for all sports beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The Bruins had been members of the Ohio Valley Athletic League since the school opened in 2011. The new league

  Like it or not, March Madness Basketball is very serious business indeed. Just ask your nearest UC, UD, UK or Xavier fan. The NCAA Tournament is an $11 billion-per-year industry. People bet more dollars on March Madness than on the Superbowl. But as St. Paul taught in the book

Official OHSAA Recap COLUMBUS – In a rematch of last year’s Division II girls basketball state championship game, Kettering Archbishop Alter put forth a record-setting scoring performance to defeat Ottawa-Glandorf, 74-48, on its way to winning its second-consecutive OHSAA Girls Basketball Division II State Tournament championship on Saturday afternoon at

SportsLeader, a virtue-based program for coaches based in Louisville, Ky., has come up with a Lenten challenge for high school athletic programs and at least one local school has accepted that challenge. The SportsLeader Stations of the Cross Workout capitalizes on the Lenten practice of reflecting on Christ’s passion with 14

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers, the team going up against the Denver Broncos in the Feb. 7 Super Bowl, credits his parents and his Catholic faith for making a positive impact on his NFL career and his outlook on life. “I went to a Catholic

Fans of NFL football in southwestern Ohio tend to root for the Cincinnati Bengals, but an 18-16 playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 9 left many disappointed. Not only did Cincinnati lose for the fifth consecutive time in the first round of the playoffs, but cheap shots, poor

The Cincinnati Bengals are 10-2 and lead the AFC North. While the team is in the midst of an exciting season, five players took time Dec. 7 to make sure a group of 50 children would have a happy Christmas season. Andrew Whitworth, , Rey Maualuga, Andre Smith and Wallace Gilberry took the children

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Homecoming at Lehman Catholic High School had a different meaning this year. After more than 40 years of celebrating homecoming away from home, a new tradition at the Sidney Ohio school brought the event to campus for the first time. In an advancement committee