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The Semester in Review

The Semester in Review

Sarah Nagy, Writer

January 27, 2015


Filed under News

"One of the greatest conspiracies surrounding the newspaper this year involved the poll."

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Lady Crushers defeat Lady Marauders

Lady Crushers defeat Lady Marauders

Abby Selan, Staff

January 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Monday, January 19th, the Lady Crushers Basketball team beat Bishop Guilfoyle 54-39. Haley Thomas led the way with 22 points followed by Morgan Instone with 15. Guilfoyle got the first four points of the game, but McCort rebounded and scored eight points and remained in the lead throughout the game. ...

Step Up Days Approaching

Sam Kuhne, Writer

January 27, 2015


Filed under Student Life

The 2015 Step Up Days will be held at Bishop McCort on Tuesday, February 10th and Thursday February 12th for incoming freshman for the 2015-2016 school year. Students from the parochial schools along with a few students from local public schools will arrive at McCort at 8:40am and will be given bre...

Hockey Team Beats Rival

Hockey Team Beats Rival

Carly Hajjar, Staff

January 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Bishop McCort Boys’ Hockey Team played rival Serra Catholic on Tuesday night. The team pulled through with a 4-2 win after a close three periods. They now have a four-game win streak. Freshman Bryce Huss got a goal at the start of the first period. Shortly after, Serra Catholic got their...

McCort Supports Wounded Warrior Project

McCort Supports Wounded Warrior Project

Alexis Wolfe, Staff

January 16, 2015


Filed under Faith & Service

During the week of mid-terms, McCort students will be participating in a dodgeball tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Each homeroom was instructed to raise a minimum of $250 towards the Wounded Warrior Project, a foundation which aids veterans and service members who suffered from...

District Chorus

District Chorus

Carly Hajjar, Staff

January 16, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Bishop McCort has five students who will be participating in District Chorus this year. They are Anastazia Hall, Jessica Schulte, Michael Walther, Mikayla Hagerty, and Michael Marafino. District Chorus will be held at Windber High School, beginning on January 21st. The concert will be held on January...

SAT Cram Session

SAT Cram Session

Abby Selan, Staff

January 16, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Bishop McCort students who plan to take the SATs on January 24th are invited to take part in the first ever SAT cram session, which will be held at Bishop McCort on Saturday, January 17th. Fifteen students signed up for a nominal fee of twenty dollars. Mrs. Kinely, a Bishop McCort math teacher, will...

McCort Treds Water in Lastest Swim Meets

McCort Treds Water in Lastest Swim Meets

Sarah Nagy, Writer/ Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Bishop McCort swim team participated in two swim meets this past Monday and Wednesday. The meets were against Marion Center on Monday and Northern Cambria on Wednesday.  At both meets, Bishop McCort was the visiting team. At Marion Center, the Girls’ team lost 93 to 57. Jenny Shroyer won...

McCort Students to Sell Girl Scout Cookies

McCort Students to Sell Girl Scout Cookies

Sam Kuhne, Writer

January 16, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Bishop McCort students Sarah Nagy, Gianna Donate, Madeline McKissick, Brandie Hartwiger, and Melanie Trzeciak will be selling Girl Scout cookies for $4.00 up until February. The cookies sold will consist of Savannah Smiles, Trefoils, Do-Si-Dos, Somaos, Rah-Rah Raisins, Tagalongs, and Thin Mints. The...

Crushers Cruising Along

Crushers Cruising Along

Conner Hagins, writer

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

There is a saying that a two goal lead is the worst lead in hockey. Well, the Bishop McCort Crushers learned that in their 5-4 win over Greensburg Salem Lions on Tuesday, January 13th. The Crushers scored first off a backhand shot from the stick of Connor Bunn in the first period.  The Lions rebo...

McCort Crushes Hilltoppers

McCort Crushes Hilltoppers

Alexis Wolfe, Staff

January 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Monday, January 5th, the Bishop McCort boys’ basketball team defeated the Westmont Hilltoppers in a rivalry match at home. After the 1st quarter, the two teams were tied 9-9. At halftime, the score was 21-16 Bishop McCort, and from there they stayed in the lead for the rest of the game. The C...

Walters Wins Award

Walters Wins Award

Carly Hajjar, Staff

January 12, 2015


Filed under News

Bishop McCort freshman Anthony Walters won this year’s Point Stadium Play of the Year Award. Walters received the award for a fumble recovery and 45-yard return for a touchdown. He did this in the game against Central Cambria. Anthony Walters said, “I consider this accomplishment a milestone...

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