By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Despite similar measures being voted down in 2011, 2012 and 2013, the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has put a competitive balance proposal back on the table for voting this May. The 2014 proposal, which was unanimously approved by the OHSAA Board of
Staff Report Every year thousands of students from the 23 Catholic high schools of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati graduate and go on to college. A select few continue their athletic careers competitively at the next level. The following is a list of Catholic school students throughout the archdiocese who signed
Staff Report When SportsLeader works with Catholic schools, one of its hopes is to help the school strengthen their Catholic identity. One of the ways SportsLeader does this is by encouraging prayer after athletic contests. Two SportsLeader schools, members Bishop Fenwick and McNicholas, met on the football field Sept. 27.
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Through the end of his junior year at Chaminade Julienne High School, 17-year-old Lucas Pfander had maintained perfect attendance. The fact that he’d never missed a day only made his absence at the start of the next school year seem that much larger. On
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Catholic youth athletics and Catholic youth ministry are often two separate entities. In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati a major diocesan initiative is underway to help merge those sometimes competing groups into a cohesive unit. In addition to those efforts is the work of an
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.
September, 2013 The end of August and beginning of September means the fall sports season — particularly the high school football season — is here. The lessons that sports can teach apply across all types of competition, including all of Ohio’s high school fall sports. Cross country can teach endurance
Staff Report With the news Monday that the Greater Catholic League and Girls Greater Cincinnati League have come together to form a unified Greater Catholic League with three divisions, many had questions about the competition structure, the rebranding and the commissioners who will run the three divisions. The following is
Press Release On Monday, July 1, Xavier University will officially join the Big East Conference, a move that will provide additional national exposure for Xavier and a big boost for University admissions, alumni and fundraising efforts across the nation. The new Big East includes nine Catholic universities as well as
For the third year in a row Ohio schools have voted down an OHSAA competitive balance proposal that seeks to change how schools are assigned to specific divisions in postseason tournament. While striking down the proposal keeps the status quo for now, OHSAA Commissioner Dr. Dan Ross indicated that it