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June 13, 2016
Notre Dame wins state softball title
Notre Dame wins state softball title

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Stellar pitching and defense carried Elmira Notre Dame for much of the 2016 post-season, yet it was the Crusaders' offense that made the difference in their state-championship girls' softball game.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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April 7, 2016
Villanova basketball team's strength is its humility, chaplain says
Villanova basketball team's strength is its humility, chaplain says

More than 70,000 people attended the NCAA men's basketball championship game at Houston's NRG Stadium April 4, but no one had a seat quite like Augustinian Father Rob Hagan.

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April 6, 2016
'We just fought,' says Villanova player of winning game
'We just fought,' says Villanova player of winning game

 Brush fires were purposely set along pockets of Philadelphia April 4 after Villanova won the NCAA men's basketball championship.

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April 6, 2016
Villanova player's winning shot is no surprise to his high school coach
Villanova player's winning shot is no surprise to his high school coach

When Kris Jenkins got the ball with the score tied in the final seconds of the NCAA men's basketball championship game April 4, his former high school coach had no doubt that the Villanova junior would make the shot.

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April 5, 2016
Track athletes excel at sectionals, states

Several teams and individuals excelled in high-school track and field competition this winter.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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April 5, 2016
Aquinas wins state title, nearly claims another
Aquinas wins state title, nearly claims another

A magical post-season run saw the Aquinas Institute boys' basketball team capture one state championship, then nearly add on a second state crown.

 
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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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March 22, 2016
Athletes are honored for their faith
Athletes are honored for their faith

Despite more than 200 athletes being gathered March 16 at Sacred Heart Cathedral, nobody seemed terribly interested in discussing wins and losses or who the superior players were among them.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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March 14, 2016
Aquinas basketball wins first-ever state title

As the No. 3 seed in the Section 5 playoffs, Aquinas Institute boys' basketball was not exactly a lock to win a title.

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