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Bishop McCort Baseball Gets Started

Bishop McCort Baseball Gets Started

Anthony Cacciotti and Kylie Collier
March 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

After a State Championship run and a District 6 title, the Crimson Crushers baseball team looks to get back on the diamond this week. They start out with a scrimmage against WestPac foe, Conemaugh Township, today, March 27th. Then later in the week, the Crushers start out their season against Richland...

McCort Sends Lady Crusher Basketball Team Off to States

McCort Sends Lady Crusher Basketball Team Off to States

Anthony Cacciotti and Kylie Collier
March 22, 2017
Filed under Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

Before the 25-4 Bishop McCort Lady Crushers battle the Battlin' Miners out of Minersville for the PIAA "AA" Girls Basketball Championship the McCort student body and staff held a send off for the team. The game is set for a tip off at noon tomorrow, March 23, 2017, at the Hershey Giant Center in Hershey,...

Crimson Crazies Taking Field Trip to Support Girls Basketball State Final

Crimson Crazies Taking Field Trip to Support Girls Basketball State Final

Courtlyn Ramach and Noah Mastovich
March 21, 2017
Filed under Sports, Student Life

It is an exciting time to be a McCort Crusher! The Lady Crushers are heading to Hershey for the girls' basketball state final, and their fans are pumped up for this huge event. Bishop McCort is allowing students to take a "field trip" on a school-sponsored charter bus to attend the 12:00 game Thursday...

Holocaust Presentation

Holocaust Presentation

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada
March 21, 2017
Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

This week, the three students who traveled to Europe over the summer, Claire Wherthey, Aunna Yingling, and Jordan Barzensky, will be giving their presentation to the high school about their experiences in Poland, France, Hungary and Germany.  They visited many historic landmarks and memorials from the...

Lady Crushers Advance; Boys Fall in Second Round

Lady Crushers Advance; Boys Fall in Second Round

Jonah Ambrose, Machala Gibbons
March 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Lady Crushers and the boys basketball team both played Thursday night in the second round of the PIAA State Playoffs. Both games were played at Norwin High School. The girls' game was first at five followed by the boys' game at 6:30. The Lady Crushers faced off against the Vincentian Academy Lions....

Winter Storm Stella

Winter Storm Stella

Kylie Collier and Anthony Cacciotti
March 17, 2017
Filed under News, Student Life

The Bishop McCort Crushers had a short week of school due to Winter storm Stella. Stella gave us a mini break with two school day cancellations!! Storm Stella dropped a lot of snow upon many Northeastern states. Here are some of the heaviest snowfalls in the different states: Connecticut: Middletown (21 inches) Delaware:...

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

Emily King and Breonna Hoffman
March 17, 2017
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Today, March 17, the student body celebrated Mass in remembrance of this saint. All decked out in green, the students gathered in the auditorium with Father O'Neill from Somerset. Also attending the Mass were the AOH ( Ancient Order of Hibernians). The students wore their McCort...

Pi Day

Pi Day

Samantha Garlesky
March 16, 2017
Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Pi Day Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in math to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyo...

Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada
March 16, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Tomorrow is the feast day of the very well known St. Patrick.  St. Patrick was born in Roman Britain and when he was around 14 years old he was captured by Irish pirates and taken to Ireland as a slave to herd and tend the sheep.  There are many stories about St. Patrick, but the most popular one is...

Mini-THON Madness

Mini-THON Madness

Courtlyn Ramach, Noah Mastovich
March 9, 2017
Filed under Faith & Service, News, Student Life, Video

The big day is fast approaching! McCort's 3rd annual Mini-THON takes place from Saturday to Sunday. The event begins at 7 p.m. Saturday and continues through the night 'til 8 in the morning. The event begins with Mass and is followed by activities including basketball tournaments, laser tag, sticky wall...

Day 1 Au Canada!

Day 1 Au Canada!

Breonna Hoffman and Emily King
March 9, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Bonjour! They are back from their long journey to Canada and they have several stories to tell you about! Although the bus ride may have been long and exhausting, that did not stop the group of Bishop McCort students from having the time of their lives. They departed from the school lunchroom at...

3 Days Until Mini-Thon!!

3 Days Until Mini-Thon!!

Emmalee Dull and Haley Cannada
March 9, 2017
Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life, Uncategorized

The countdown to Mini-Thon is only three days away, and there are fun things in store for everyone involved! To begin, a few of the activities taking place throughout the night will include: laser tag, intramurals, the famous sticky wall, dodge ball, and midnight Mass. There will be many choices of food...

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