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Crusher Baseball Preview

Crusher Baseball Preview

Alayna Moore, Writer

March 11, 2018


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Spring is just around the corner and so is baseball season. The Crushers baseball team is one of the best known teams in the state. They won the PIAA State Championship back in 2012 and have been the State runners-up for the past two seasons. The Crushers have been named District 6 Champions 7 times...

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Luke Tercek and Jerod Diamond

March 11, 2018


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On March 5, 2018, the PIAA spring sports season officially started. Although basketball and hockey playoff bids are still going on, practice for spring sports are underway. Boys tennis, baseball, softball, and track are now beginning their seasons. Due to the still lingering winter weather, practices...

First Round Basketball State Playoffs

First Round Basketball State Playoffs

Ben Seidel, Writer

March 9, 2018


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The first round of the PIAA State basketball playoffs begin on Friday, March 9. Both the boys and girls' basketball teams have made it to states. The girls secured the number one seed from District VI and the boys got the third seed from District VI. The girls’ first round game is on Friday, March 9. ...

Crushers Hockey PIHL Playoffs Round 2

Reagan Phillips, Writer

March 8, 2018


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Tonight the undefeated Bishop McCort hockey team takes on Swickley at 7:15pm at the Cambria County War Memorial. Senior Brett Seitz said, "This is the most confident that I have been in a team, and we are more than ready to win it all." The team's record this year is 20-0, while Swickley is 12-8. ...

Powerlifting Competition

Powerlifting Competition

Jared McIntosh, Writer

March 8, 2018


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This year's powerlifting competition was held at Portage High School. The competition was held at the Portage Junior-Senior High School gym. Addison King was awarded first place in the female division, and Devin Nau won first place in the male division at the two 275 pound weight class. There were only...

2018 Winter Olympic hockey games

2018 Winter Olympic hockey games

Brett Seitz and Bryce Bair

March 8, 2018


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This year in the Winter Olympic hockey tournament, OAR took the gold against Germany. The OAR lost its first game, 3-2, to Slovakia. They won their last five games to win the tournament. In the championship, the OAR won in overtime, 4-3. Kirill Kaprizov scored the golden goal 9:40 into overtime. The...

Upcoming Track Season

Upcoming Track Season

Ben Seidel, Writer

March 8, 2018


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The 2018 Bishop McCort track season officially starts on March 5th. Our head coach is Mr. Regula and he is assisted by Mr. Mansolich, Mr. Schutlz, and Mrs. Newcomer. Mr. Regula and Mrs. Newcomer will be coaching the runners, Mr. Mansolich will be coaching the jumpers, and Mr. Schultz will be coachin...

Crusher Playoff Basketball Recap

Crusher Playoff Basketball Recap

Luke Tercek and Jerod Diamond

March 2, 2018


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On Tuesday February 27, 2018, the Boys' and Girls' Basketball teams played playoff games at Bishop Carroll High School. The Lady Crushers played first, facing off against Penns Manor. Four hard-fought quarters produced a win for the girls. They bested Penns Manor 71-59, which qualified them for the District...

interview with Mikayla Martin

interview with Mikayla Martin

Reagan Phillips, Writer

February 26, 2018


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Yesterday, I sat down with Mikayla Martin for an interview. She is the leading scorer on the Lady Crushers Basketball Team. Question: what was the best part of this season so far? Answer- Just getting to play my heart out and playing every moment to the fullest. Question: what's something your coach said to yo...

Boy’s District VI AA Playoffs

Boy’s District VI AA Playoffs

Ben Seidel, Writer

February 26, 2018


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The 2018 District VI boys’ basketball standings have been finalized over the past week. The number one seed was earned by the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders. The second and third seeds were earned by Purchase Line and Bishop McCort. The top seed Marauders will face Blairsville in the first round. Purchase...

5 Wrestlers Qualify for Regional Tournament

5 Wrestlers Qualify for Regional Tournament

Keyli Smith, Writer

February 26, 2018


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I interviewed senior wrestler Anthony Walters to talk about last weekend's district tournament. Q: How was it to win Districts? A: It felt great to win my 3rd district title. It's a great milestone for a high school career. Q: How did the team perform? A: 5 of us moved onto regionals (2 seniors, 1 sop...

Previewing PIHL playoffs

Previewing PIHL  playoffs

Brett Seitz and Bryce Bair

February 26, 2018


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Bishop McCort wrapped up its season with a promising 14-0 victory over Freeport. The team heads into the playoffs with a perfect 20-0 record, and will be the top seed in the PIHL single-A playoffs. The Crushers will have a first round bye and play the winner of the 8/9 seed game, which is most likely...

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