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McCort Girls Start State Playoffs

McCort Girls Start State Playoffs

Troy Smajda and Ben Vitovich

March 9, 2016


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The Bishop McCort Girls' basketball team plays Neshannock High School in the first round of the Girls' AA State Playoffs Friday, March 4th at Richland High School. The Crushers are 26-1 and the Lancers are 20-4 heading into the matchup. Junior guard Haley Thomas said about the game, "I'm excited to...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

Adam Barnhart, Andy Paros, Jonathon Roseman

March 9, 2016


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Today we interviewed McCort student Jillian Shroyer for the spot of Athlete of the Month. Jill is a member of St. Benedicts. She has been playing softball for four years now. The position she plays in the game is catcher and at times shortstop. In an interview she said, " I have much faith...

McCort Wrestlers Continue Crushing Districts

McCort Wrestlers Continue Crushing Districts

Jon Roseman

March 1, 2016


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As wrestling continues throughout the state, four McCort wrestlers move on from Districts. Anthony Walters and Josiah Jones took first in their weights at the district wrestling championships, with Ethan Kelly and Carnell Andrews advancing on with a runner-up title. The next step for these four...

Crusher Tennis looks for an Ace season

Crusher Tennis looks for an Ace season

Andrew Paros and Joey Vatavuk

March 1, 2016


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As the weather is changing, we see that spring is among us. This means that spring sports are also coming back into full swing. One of these highly anticipated sports is Boys Tennis, led by Coach Lech. Each season seems to bring more and more players to the Bishop McCort team, as it has seen a large...

Bishop McCort Girls Back to Back Champs

Bishop McCort Girls Back to Back Champs

Kambria Lockett and Laken Cooper

March 1, 2016


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Last Friday, February 26th, 2016 the Lady Crushers took the title of District 6 champs against the Lady Stingers from Marion Center. The Lady Crushers are proud to be able to say this is a back to back victory, being that they also took the title of District 6 champs last year, 2015. The game ended 48-...

McCort Girls’ Square Off in AA Finals

McCort Girls’ Square Off in AA Finals

Troy Smajda and Ben Vitovich

February 25, 2016


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On Friday, February 26th the Bishop McCort Girls' Basketball team will play Marion Center for the District 6 title. The game will be played at Altoona High School at 6 P.M. The Crimson Crushers are 24-1 and the Stingers are 19-6 heading into the matchup. When asked about the game Junior point...

Haley Thomas reaches 1,000 points

Haley Thomas reaches 1,000 points

Hannah Aspey and Jylian Popovich, Writers

February 23, 2016


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On January 26TH, Haley Thomas, a junior guard, led the Bishop McCort Crushers to a 60- 56 win against Forest Hills. This win kept them undefeated with a 17- 0 record. Coach John Haun stated, “These girls just didn’t want to lose, not tonight and not on our court.” With the Crushers traili...

Bishop McCort Cheer

Bishop McCort Cheer

Charlies Li and Michael Melendez

February 22, 2016


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The McCort Cheerleaders season started out as a struggle, but got progressively better as the season went on. As one cheerleader said, “It was a good season - we struggled at first but we will overcome everything.” After doing great in their regular season the cheer team traveled to Orlando, Flor...

McCort Boys’ Basketball Faces Tyrone in AA Playoffs

McCort Boys’ Basketball Faces Tyrone in AA Playoffs

Troy Smajda and Ben Vitovich

February 22, 2016


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The Bishop McCort Boys’ basketball team faces Tyrone on Friday, February 19th in the first round of PIAA District 6 AA playoffs. The game will be played at Bishop Carroll High School at 6 P.M. The Crimson Crushers are 15-7 and are the 4th seed in the tournament. The Golden Eagles are 13-7 and a...

McCort Girls Basketball Team LHAC Champs

McCort Girls Basketball Team LHAC Champs

February 22, 2016


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On Friday of last week, February 12th, 2016 the Bishop McCort Lady Crushers took the title of Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference champs. The Bishop McCort Lady Crushers had an exciting victory against the Bishop Carroll Lady Huskies. The intense game ended 47 to 36. Haley Thomas, point guard of t...

“Our Year:” McCort Hockey’s Return to Glory

“Our Year:” McCort Hockey’s Return to Glory

Connor Bunn, Colin Turnbull, and Mitch Vena, Writers

February 19, 2016


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More and more people have been taking notice: The Bishop McCort hockey team is back. After years of rough road, the hockey team, led by long-time coach John Bradley, is competing for a first place position as they roll on into playoffs this season for the first time in years. McCort’s hockey team...

McCort Hockey

McCort Hockey

January 8, 2016


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The Bishop McCort hockey team traveled to  Wheeling Central Catholic Monday January 4, 2016. Although the Crushers were losing 3-0 in the 1st   period they  got a goal to make it 3-1 at the end of 1st. The Crushers got two more goals to end the  2nd trailing by one with the score 4-3. The ...

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