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“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