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  From the May 2013 print edition of The Catholic Telegraph By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Private schools in Ohio, including the 90 or so Catholic high schools, will not be segregated into a separate athletic division — at least not this year. Many Catholic Ohioans interested in high

St. Antoninus Principal Jack Corey, center, poses with fellow members of Team Mitch. From left are Sean McHale, a cousin from Baltimore, Jack Corey’s mother Mary, Corey, his son Joseph, and his father Bill.
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph  What possesses an individual to set out and run 100 miles? In Jack Corey’s case, it’s faith, family devotion and a firm belief in Catholic education. Corey, now in his seventh year as principal at St. Antoninus School in Cincinnati, began running shortly

Staff Report Already a state of the art, multi-sport facility, Elder High School’s Panther Athletic Complex (PAC) will soon add another element. With a $250,000 grant from alumnus Jack Adam, the school now plans to erect a 500-seat brick stadium. The total cost is expected to be $500,000. The stadium

Press Release Ron Quinn, EdD, of Wyoming, associate professor of Sport Studies at Xavier University and head girls’ soccer coach at Seton High School, will receive the Coach of The Year award from the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Women’s Sports Association at its 20th Annual Awards Dinner April 23. Coach

Staff Report Cincinnati Catholic schools took home both the boys and girls state high school swimming championships this season. On the girls’ side, Ursuline Academy took home the 2013 state championship. It is the school’s sixth team title and its first since 2002. Bridget Blood won an individual state championship

“The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Mudville nine that day: The score stood four to two, with but one inning more to play.” Just about any baseball fan or English major is familiar with those famous lines from the Ernest Lawrence Thayer poem Casey at the Bat. The poem resonated

This story is exclusive web content from The Catholic Telegraph Xavier University announced Wednesday that one of its athletic dreams was coming true. The school, along with Butler and Creighton, will join Georgetown, Villanova, Marquette, St. John’s, Providence, Seton Hall and DePaul in a reformulated Big East. Learn more about

Press Release Elder High School’s head varsity wrestling coach Dick McCoy announced his retirement on March 6, ending a 31-year coaching career at the west side school.   McCoy’s teams have compiled a 225-84-4 dual meet record and seven GCL team championships, and he has coached 41 district champions, 32

From the Greater Catholic League to Xavier and Dayton universities’ athletic programs, sports are a major part of life for people in this archdiocese. The appeal of athletics is not limited to Catholics, of course, but our faith allows us to view competition in special way. Sports fans have been

Cincinnati.com reported Tuesday that long-time La Salle High School head football coach Tom Grippa will be stepping down from that position to become the new offensive coordinator at NCAA Division III College of Mount St. Joseph. The Enquirer report came less than two hours after La Salle sent a press release