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Hockey’s Hot start

Hockey’s Hot start

October 12, 2016


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The bishop McCort Crusher hockey team off to a hot start on the new season as Coach Bradley and his team improves to 2-0 on the season. Beating Westmont Hilltop at the War Memorial 5-2. Also beating Norwin at Center Ice Arena in a shutout 5-0. The goals were scored by Seniors, Anthony Formica and 2 by...

Girl’s Soccer Senior Night

Girl’s Soccer Senior Night

Meghan Seitz and Kaylee Moyer

October 10, 2016


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On Tuesday, October 11, the Bishop McCort girl's soccer team is hosting their senior night at the Point Stadium against the Johnstown Trojans. The seniors on the team this year are Sarah Bridges, Maura Herbick, Adeline Mishler, Kaylee Moyer, Alexis Regula, Jyl Popovich, and Meghan Seitz.  We caught...

McCort Golf Update

Mikayla Eckenrod and Matthias Petrosky

October 10, 2016


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The McCort golf team had a busy week. On Monday, Luke Tercek, Matt Petrosky, Zach Ramach, and Nate Knecht competed in the District VI Sectional. Tercek, Petrosky, and Ramach all shot sub 91 rounds to qualify for the two day District Tournament at Scotch Valley Country Club. On day one, Luke shot 79 (T2),...

Crusher Hockey Preview

Crusher Hockey Preview

Katie Konieczny

October 6, 2016


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              The Crusher hockey team won their first game of the season tonight against the Westmont Hilltoppers 5-2 at the War Memorial. The goals were scored by Will Miller, Ridge Phillips, Anthony Formica, and two by Trent Karalfa. Starting in net last night for the crushers was Boston Brad...

Boys Soccer Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Boys Soccer Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Tyler Walkowski and Griffin Slagel

September 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

The Bishop McCort Boys Soccer team plans to raise awareness for breast cancer on their first Saturday night game against their rivals, Westmont. At the game, the boys will wear one of a kind breast cancer jerseys. The jerseys are white long sleeves with pink numbers and a pink ribbon. The crushers plan...

McCort Crushers Keep on Rolling

McCort Crushers Keep on Rolling

Michael Koslin and Bryce Kramer

September 22, 2016


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SOMERSET-Coming off a heartbreaking loss at the hands of Bishop Guilfoyle, Bishop McCort went into the game against Somerset High School with a sense of determination. Although there were hundreds of Golden Eagles' fans in the stands, Levi Cook and the crushers were feeling none of the pressure jumping...

Hot Start for McCort Golf

Hot Start for McCort Golf

Mikayla Eckenrod and Matt Petrosky

September 22, 2016


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  The Crusher golf team has gotten off to a hot start. Though many people do not know much about the golf team, their performances have been better than their notoriety. The team currently stands at 5-1 in the LHAC, only one match back of Richland. The golf team has beaten the likes of Central...

Boys Soccer Off to a Record Start

Boys Soccer Off to a Record Start

Griffin Slagel and Tyler Walkowski

September 22, 2016


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The Bishop McCort Boys Soccer team is starting their season off right; they are 6-0! They recorded wins over opponents from the likes of Altoona, Richland, and Forest Hills. Outside Midfielder Griffin $lagel says, " We are looking very good and we have great potential to go as far if not further t...

Girl’s Soccer Preview

Girl’s Soccer Preview

Carmine Cannizzaro and Braden Rosemas

September 22, 2016


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The Bishop McCort girl's soccer team began its season on September 6th at the Kidsport Soccer Complex against the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders. The team played a hard fought game against the Marauders but ended up losing 3-2. The team is now currently 3 weeks into the season and have a record of 5-1, winning...

McCort Track Team Finds Success at District Meet

McCort Track Team Finds Success at District Meet

Troy Smajda and Ben Vitovich

May 20, 2016


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The Bishop McCort track team participated in the PIAA District 6 meet Tuesday at Mansion Park in Altoona at 3:00 P.M. The highlight of the meet was the success of the girls' 4x100m team that won the gold medal. The team, consisting of Katie Downey, Tahlyn Miller, Courtney Smith, and Haley Thomas,...

Softball Senior Night

Kiera King

May 20, 2016


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Girls softball had their senior night on Monday, May 9th at Roxbury Park. There are four seniors this 2016 season: Jillian Shroyer, Trista Vatavuk, Sarah Nagy, and Jenna Gaunt. They played an intense game against Greater Johnstown with the final score being 1-7, a Johnstown win. Before the ga...

McCort Track Competes in LHAC Meet

McCort Track Competes in LHAC Meet

Troy Smajda and Ben Vitovich

May 13, 2016


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On Tuesday, May 10th select members of the Bishop McCort track team participated in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference's annual meet at Saint Francis University at 2 P.M. The team experienced success in the meet, both individually and as a team. For the boys', John Durica won the high jump...

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