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McCort Wrestlings Bright Future

McCort Wrestlings Bright Future

Andy Paros and Jon Roseman
May 6, 2016
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On Saturday April 30th Bishop McCort Catholic High School hired Shad Benton as their 1st ever varsity wrestling coach. Benton, an Alumni from the Central Dragons, is now dawning his new Bishop McCort colors crimson and red.  Benton wrestled at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown for his...

Crusher Track Finds Success at Penn Cambria Meet

Crusher Track Finds Success at Penn Cambria Meet

Troy Smajda and Ben Vitovich
May 6, 2016
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The McCort Track team competed at the Penn Cambria track meet on Wednesday, May 4th at Penn Cambria High School at 4 P.M. The Boys' team won against Cambria Heights but lost to Penn Cambria. The Girls' won against both teams. The boys' record is 2-11 and the girls' is 3-10. The meet marks the first...

Crusher Tennis Celebrates Seniors

Crusher Tennis Celebrates Seniors

Joey Vatavuk and Kiera King
May 3, 2016
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On April 25, the Bishop McCort Crushers boys tennis team celebrated its senior night against the Richland Rams. This year's seniors include Milan Curlej (Captain), Joey Vatavuk (Captain), Colin Turnbull, Eric Ballarino, and Andrew Konieczny.  This was Joey's fourth year of tennis, Milan and Andrew's...

McCort Boys’ Baseball PNC Game Recap

McCort Boys’ Baseball PNC Game Recap

Troy Smajda and Ben Vitovich
May 3, 2016
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The boys' baseball team had to deal with some adversity before taking the field last Saturday at PNC Park against Penn Trafford High School. Their original game against River High School of Ohio at 6:15 P.M. on Friday was moved due to weather conditions. So the team had to head back to Johnstown and...

Bishop McCort Crushers at Latrobe Invitational

Bishop McCort Crushers at Latrobe Invitational

Kambria Lockett
April 21, 2016
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Last Friday, April 15th, the Bishop McCort track team traveled to Latrobe, Pennsylvania to participate and compete in the annual Latrobe track invitational. The meet started at 1:30 p.m. and ended shortly after 9:30 p.m. There were a total of twenty events and the McCort crushers participated in...

Boys’ Baseball Team Squares off at PNC Park

Boys’ Baseball Team Squares off at PNC Park

Troy Smajda, Ben Vitovich, and Andy Paros
April 21, 2016
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On Friday, April 22nd, the boys' baseball team will be playing River High School of Ohio at PNC Park at 6:15 P.M. The Crushers enter the game 8-3 and are coming off an 8-game win streak. The Pilots record was unable to be found. Billy Wilson will be the starting pitcher for the crushers. When...

Crusher Softball Crushing All Competition

Crusher Softball Crushing All Competition

Andrew Paros, Troy Smajda, and Ben Vitovich
April 21, 2016
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The Lady Crusher softball team is currently 5-2 in conference play this year and 5-3 overall; they're  currently one of the top teams in the Laurel Highlands Athletic conference.  Their victories have all been demanding wins where the Crushers got ahead early and never looked back.  Their highest...

Coach Pfeil 100th Win

Coach Pfeil 100th Win

Charles Li and Michael Melendez
April 21, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

Bishop McCort's Baseball coach Mr. Pfeil recently celebrated his 100th win. When asked how it feels to have 100 wins he stated, "We've had lot of great players over the years and I've been blessed to have wonderful Assistant coaches and this year is the best to coach." His expectations for the rest...

6th Annual Gene Schultz Tournament

6th Annual Gene Schultz Tournament

Bily Wilson, Jared Arcuri, Adam Karalfa
April 15, 2016
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The annual Gene Shultz Memorial Tournament took place on Friday, April 8th and Sunday, April 10th. The weekend started with a matchup between Westmont and Portage, with Westmont advancing to the championship round after a 10-7 victory. The second matchup of the day featured Bishop McCort and Conemaugh...

McCort Track Athletes To Compete at Invitational

McCort Track Athletes To Compete at Invitational

Troy Smajda and Ben Vitovich
April 15, 2016
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McCort track athletes will be attending the Latrobe Track Invitational at 1 P.M. at Latrobe Memorial Stadium in Latrobe. Field events commence at 1:30 P.M. and tack events commence at 2 P.M. Long jumper Ben Vitovich when asked about competing said, "It's an honor to be invited to compete and I hope to...

Bishop Mccort Tennis

Bishop Mccort Tennis

Colin Turnbull, Mitch Vena, and Connor Bunn
April 15, 2016
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The tennis team at Bishop McCort is currently 2-6 compared to a last year record 0-13. The next few upcoming matches for McCort are all very possible wins. Everyone on the tennis team is very excited for the season and these next matches to finish the season strong. One senior who just started this year...

McCort Hockey Celebrates at Banquet

McCort Hockey Celebrates at Banquet

Mitch Vena, Connor Bunn, Colin Turnbull
April 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Bishop McCort Hockey Banquet happened this past Sunday at the Bach Student Union. The hockey team celebrated their recent successful season. The event showcased the accomplishments of the players and coaches, with many awards and recognitions. First, the Unsung Hero award was given again this...

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