Catholic Courier

Posted: July 10, 2009

Last Updated: January 14, 2015

Sports

September 1, 2015
Veteran Dodgers' broadcaster suggests retirement after 2016 season
Veteran Dodgers' broadcaster suggests retirement after 2016 season

CNS photo by Jon Soohoo/EPA

Veteran Los Angeles Dodgers' announcer Vin Scully will likely retire after the 2016 season, his 67th announcing games for the franchise. 

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August 14, 2015
Goal of rosary rallies to 'bring souls closer to Christ,' says leader
Goal of rosary rallies to 'bring souls closer to Christ,' says leader

Together, 350-plus boys clad in different-colored football jerseys resembled a mosaic as they sat or knelt on the grass at Cincinnati's Mount St. Mary's Seminary with rosaries in hand.

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August 10, 2015
Villanova, 76ers coaches promote peace through basketball in Holy Land
Villanova, 76ers coaches promote peace through basketball in Holy Land

Jerusalem is hot, especially in the gym of the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Bilingual School for Jewish Arab Education. Jerusalem is tense, too, with jolting violence this summer over dismantled settlement homes, gay rights and a brutal attack on a Palestinian family.

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June 17, 2015
Soccer star delights in her success, but says faith keeps her grounded
Soccer star delights in her success, but says faith keeps her grounded

"Ready to play some soccer?" Lori Chalupny asked the Holy Redeemer School fourth- and fifth-graders.

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June 15, 2015
High-school teams achieve abundant success
High-school teams achieve abundant success

Led by a Section 4 title and state runner-up finish from Elmira Notre Dame girls' softball, Catholic high schools in the diocese basked in post-season athletic success.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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April 16, 2015
Playing organ for New York teams is sports heaven for church musician
Playing organ for New York teams is sports heaven for church musician

Paul Cartier, an organist at Our Lady of Hope Church in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, finds himself in sports heaven at this time of the year.

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March 24, 2015
McQuaid earns state hockey title; other teams win sectional crowns
McQuaid earns state hockey title; other teams win sectional crowns

Led by a state hockey championship for McQuaid Jesuit, the five Catholic high schools in the diocese enjoyed well-rounded success in the recently concluded winter sports season.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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March 20, 2015
Group tends to spiritual needs, shares the good news at spring training

 

 

The crack of the bat is a sure sign of spring, one that calls Ray McKenna to the field.

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