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McCort to Hold Powderpuff Football Event

McCort to Hold Powderpuff Football Event

Alayna Gruss, Writer

February 27, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Bishop McCort will be holding a Powderpuff football game for junior and senior girls on April 11th at Southmont Fields. The flag football event will take place at Southmont Fields and will benefit a charity of the participating girls’ choice. The football coaches will consist of male football p...

Open House

Open House

Abby Szelong, Writer

February 27, 2015


Filed under News

On Thursday, Febuary 12th, Bishop McCort held their annual Open House from 6-8 pm to give the parents of upcoming students an idea of what the school is about. Members of the school’s student council participated in conducting tours through the different educational departments. The various ...

Senior Moves Forward to State Band

Senior Moves Forward to State Band

Sam Kuhne, Writer

February 27, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Senior Anastazia Hall was selected to perform at All State Band following her regional band audition earlier this month. Throughout the region, only two people were selected to move forward to perform at All State Band. Hall will be performing with her trumpet at State Band. The top three trumpet...

Boys’ Hockey Recap

Boys’ Hockey Recap

February 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

The past week has been very exciting for the Bishop McCort Boys’ Hockey Team as they were able to end the week with two regular season wins. On Monday, February 16, the Crushers defeated South Fayette at the War Memorial with a score of 7-4. Goals were scored by Chris Miller along with Connor Bunn,...

McCort Senior Wins Award

McCort Senior Wins Award

Adam Karalfa, Writer

February 27, 2015


Filed under Faith & Service

Bishop McCort Senior Conner Hagins was awarded for his extensive volunteer work over the past years. Conner was named one of two top youth volunteers by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. The program honors young people throughout the country for volunteer and charity work. Conner started...

Parochial Playoffs

Parochial Playoffs

Chloe McIntosh, Editor

February 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

This Saturday, February 28th, Bishop McCort High School will be hosting the Parochial Basketball League playoffs and Championship. For the Girls’ division, the first ranked Westmont Hilltoppers will be playing the 4th seed St. Benedicts Panthers at 10 a.m. Later, at 12 p.m. the second place St. Andr...

Crushers to Compete in District Forensics Competition

Crushers to Compete in District Forensics Competition

Adeline Mishler

February 27, 2015


Filed under Student Life

On Friday, February 27th, the District Forensics match will be held at Richland High School. Fourteen members of the Bishop McCort forensics team, ranging from freshmen to seniors, will compete against schools from throughout the area in hopes of capturing a possible district titles in a wide array of categ...

McCort Lady Crushers Defeat Richland

McCort Lady Crushers Defeat Richland

Alayna Gruss, Writer

February 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Lady Crushers Basketball team defeated the Richland Lady Rams 55-28 on Monday, February 9th. Tahlyn Miller led the way with 11 points, followed by Katie Wilson and Haley Thomas tied with 10 points each. The Lady Crushers now have a 16-game winning streak. McCort came out strong by winning th...

Boys’ Basketball Recap

Boys’ Basketball Recap

Allison Seidel, Publisher

February 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Bishop McCort Boys’ Basketball Team had a busy schedule this week with two away games and one home game. The Crushers traveled to Hollidaysburg High School on Monday, February 9, and were defeated by the Tigers 73-49. On Wednesday, February 11, the Crushers defeated the Richland Rams at home...

Prob and Stats Midway Project

Prob and Stats Midway Project

Adam Britton, Writer

February 16, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

The first semester  is over,  and with it comes midterms, new classes, and to the students of the Probability and Statistics  class, an entire semester ending project. Mrs. Smedberg, the teacher of this class, said  the basis of what her class entails is to “find ways to use what we know to...

Snow Day Rescheduling Begins

Snow Day Rescheduling Begins

Sam Kuhne, Writer

February 12, 2015


Filed under News

Bishop McCort will be rescheduling school due to inclement weather cancellations throughout January and February. Students will now attend school on President’s Day, February 16th. In addition, the noon dismissal scheduled for March 13th will now be a full day of school. Students will also attend scho...

Crush Soda Charity Project

Crush Soda Charity Project

February 12, 2015


Filed under Faith & Service

A new way to spread the love this Valentine season through a soda-gram special with “A Crush for your Crusher” has come to Bishop McCort. The concept of sending a soda-gram to your crush was introduced recently to the Crusher student body by the Campus Ministry administrators, Mr. Sheridan and...

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