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Story & photo by M.D. Pitman Before every game sanctioned by the Girls Western Athletic Conference (GWAC), members of both teams stand hand-in-hand on the playing field to pray. The Catholic girls league began requiring prayer before games a few years ago, and it’s one of the more important rules

Story & photo by M.D. Pitman Before every volleyball home game, Seton’s team goes to the school’s chapel to pray. They don’t pray for a win. They pray to become closer as teammates and to God and to be better versions of themselves. “That’s where we hold a lot of

By Erin Schurenberg St. Xavier High School Aquabombers took home first place at the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) for the fifth consecutive year. This top ranking is the 11th overall for the St. Xavier swimming and diving team. Additionally, in February, the team captured a record 40th Ohio

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr
I have been made aware of the racially demeaning and hurtful language used by Elder High School students this past Friday during their basketball game against St. Xavier High School. Behavior such as this is directly contrary to the Gospel of Jesus Christ and falls well short of the expectations

The following is a post-season recap of spring sports results for Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. A dynasty is underway. Archbishop Alter High School won its third consecutive state title May 28 at the Ohio High School Boys Volleyball Association State Championships at Capital University. Alter won

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

Staff Report Cincinnati St. Xavier returned to the podium with 335 total points to secure its seventh-consecutive state swimming title and 36th overall state championship Feb. 28 at C.T. Branin Natatorium at the OHSAA Division I Swimming and Diving State Tournament. St. Xavier controlled the meet, topping state runner up

By Joanne Fox Catholic News Service  SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Micah Herbst of Sioux City does not have a son on the football team at Bishop Heelan Catholic High School. But her quick eye — that caught a contest through her employer — resulted in the Sioux City school being

Press Release Badin High School athletic teams will host two important cancer benefit events this week. On Monday, Sept. 23, the girls’ soccer team will play its annual Kick for a Cause game at Virgil Schwarm Stadium, hosting Mother of Mercy in a 7:15 p.m. varsity kickoff. On Tuesday, Sept.