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December 5, 2014
Football-coaching nun focuses on positive values
Football-coaching nun focuses on positive values

CNS photo by Derek Montgomery/courtesy St. Scholastica Athletics

Benedictine Sister Lisa Maurer prays, studies, ministers at parishes and coaches college football players.

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By Sarah McCarthy/Catholic News Service
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November 17, 2014
McQuaid volleyball, Aquinas soccer halted in state-title bids
McQuaid volleyball, Aquinas soccer halted in state-title bids

Strong state-tournament performances came from the McQuaid Jesuit boys' volleyball team, which reached the NYSPHSAA title match; and Aquinas Institute girls' soccer, which made the state semifinal round.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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November 3, 2014
Wins, eligibility issues mark sectionals
Wins, eligibility issues mark sectionals

Several Catholic high schools in the diocese have advanced far into post-season playoffs, while two teams also made headlines when their seasons were ended by player eligibility situations.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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September 8, 2014
Firm foundation of faith led Colts' linebacker from Kenya to the NFL
Firm foundation of faith led Colts' linebacker from Kenya to the NFL

Daniel Adongo, a lifelong Catholic and native of Kenya, had never played American football and knew little of the game before the Indianapolis Colts signed him to a contract.

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By Sean Gallagher Catholic News Service
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July 30, 2014
Former major league player shares baseball skills, deep faith at camp
Former major league player shares baseball skills, deep faith at camp

KENT, Wash. (CNS) -- After Anthony Adams received a baseball-bead rosary at Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp, he posted a photo of it Read More

By Jean Parietti
Catholic News Service

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June 16, 2014
Girls' sports teams turn in winning performances
Girls' sports teams turn in winning performances

A dominating sectional win by Elmira Notre Dame girls' track, along with runner-up finishes for Notre Dame and Aquinas Institute girls' softball, topped the list of spring sports highlights for Catholic high schools in the diocese.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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March 17, 2014
Bishop Kearney plays in state final, other winter teams finish strong
Bishop Kearney plays in state final, other winter teams finish strong

Bishop Kearney girls' basketball team very nearly claimed a repeat state title this year while other Catholic high schools in the diocese also put up a strong showing in postseason play.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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December 2, 2013
Aquinas ends perfect football season with state crown
Aquinas ends perfect football season with state crown

When Aquinas Institute fell behind early in the state-championship game Dec. 1, it marked one of the few times all season the Little Irish hinted they might just be football mortals after all.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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