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by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 26, 2021 / 17:49 pm After praying to St. Gerard about fertility problems, Teresa Siemann got more than she bargained for with quadruplets, one of whom is Brian Siemann, a world-class athlete now competing in his third paralympic games. Teresa told CNA in

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Aug 4, 2021 / 17:01 pm Students and staff at Union Catholic Regional High School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey cheered on Tuesday night as alumna sprinter Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world record at the Tokyo Olympics en route to a gold medal. “The

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Aug 2, 2021 / 18:01 pm American Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky will be leaving Tokyo with four medals, making her the most decorated female swimmer of all time – and her Catholic alma maters are proud. In the Olympic games in Tokyo, Ledecky, 24, won

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Aug 2, 2021 / 17:13 pm Olympic track star Sydney McLaughlin will have her entire New Jersey high school cheering – and praying – for her when she competes for a gold medal in Tokyo on Tuesday night. Students and staff of Union Catholic Regional

Torry Cornett has been named director of athletics at DePaul Cristo Rey High School. He began his new position in July overseeing all aspects of the athletic program. DPCR offers competitive teams in six sports for its student-athletes. Cornett is a native of Columbus, where he excelled as a student-athlete

Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- In the 2021 NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament, one-quarter of the 16 remaining teams are Catholic schools – three of them Jesuit-affiliated. Gonzaga University, Villanova University, Creighton University, and Loyola University Chicago have all reached the round of 16

by M.D. Pitman DePaul Cristo Rey has stood out over the past four years as one of the Tri-State’s best-kept basketball secrets. A perennial Final Four participant in the Ohio Christian Schools Athletic Association (OCSAA) post-season tournament, the school of around 300 students from 38 tri-state zip codes, won the

La Salle High School is excited to announce their new head wrestling coach, Rico Hill. He begins his head coaching role after being an assistant at La Salle. He has additional previous coaching experiences at Lakota East High School and Liberty Junior High School. Hill also served as the interim

Add the “That’s My Boy” award to the list of honors garnered by Badin High School senior Alex DeLong this year. “I was very surprised – I didn’t expect it at all,” a smiling DeLong said. “I was listening to the list of accomplishments for all of the other nominees,

By M.D. Pitman The record for the Seton 2012 soccer season didn’t match the talent on the team – then Erika Maurer started talking about God. “We had a really terrible season, but we were a talented team and couldn’t figure out what was going on,” she said. “So heading