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Meet on Mars

Meet on Mars

Alayna Gruss, Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

Bishop McCort’s track and field team travelled to Mars, PA on Friday to compete against roughly 32 other teams. McCort’s team competed in the six field event and 11 running events help at Mars. Of those who competed, Tahlyn Miller placed sixth in the 100 meter dash and Haley Thomas placed sixth...

MOLLY GARVER senior

MOLLY GARVER senior

Abby Szelong, Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Who's Who at McCort?

Molly Garver will be attending Duquesne University in the fall to major in nursing. Throughout high school, Molly has taken classes such as AP Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and 4 years of Spanish. She is a member of the Key Club, a SADD officer and also a part of both the Spanish Club and the...

Shultz Tournament Recap

Shultz Tournament Recap

Adam Karalfa, Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

The annual Gene Schultz Memorial Baseball Tournament took place April 17th and 18th. This year, the Crushers hosted Westmont, Conemaugh  Township, and Spotswood, New Jersey. The Crushers advanced to the Championship after beating Westmont 4-3 on Friday night. Spotswood also advanced after an 8-1...

Crushers make appearance at PNC Park

Crushers make appearance at PNC Park

Allison Seidel

April 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Crusher Baseball team made its second appearance at PNC Park on Sunday, April 26, to face the Deer Lake Lancers. The Crushers traveled to Pittsburgh Sunday morning for another chance to play on the Pirates’ home field. The Crushers defeated the Lancers 6-1. Bishop McCort was able to build a...

Tennis Comes To An End

Tennis Comes To An End

Adam Britton, Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

Last week on April 21, the  McCort tennis team  travelled to Forest Hills to face off against the Rangers in a double header match. The Crushers as a team lost the match, but the doubles team of Karch  Helsel and Joey Vatavuck won its  match.  The second half of the double header had a win by...

Course Selection Forms

Course Selection Forms

Sam Kuhne, Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under News

On Tuesday, April 21st students in grades 9-11 received the 2015-2016 school year course selection forms. Students are now required to have a teacher approved signature on the course they select for the following school year. Without a teacher’s signature, students cannot select that class. ...

Crushers help raise $91,000 at 9th Annual Girls Night Out

Crushers help raise $91,000 at 9th Annual Girls Night Out

Adeline Mishler

April 27, 2015


Filed under Faith & Service

The 9th Taunia Oechslin's Girls Night Out event was held on Tuesday, March 21st. This monumental fundraiser, drawing 800+ women from all over the region, is held annual at the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center. The event was started in 2006 by Taunia Oechslin, a breast cancer victim, in hopes to r...

Crusher Baseball Recap

Crusher Baseball Recap

Allison Seidel

April 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Crusher Baseball team had a busy week with two regular season games and the Gene Schultz Memorial Tournament. On Friday, April 17, the Crushers hosted the Westmont Hilltoppers in the first round of the tournament. McCort defeated Westmont in 10 innings by score of 4-3. The Crushers then moved...

Pete Duranko Scholarship Award

Pete Duranko Scholarship Award

Abby Szelong, Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

The Pete Duranko Scholarship Award was open for applications at Bishop McCort. The scholarship provides a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating male/female from Bishop McCort High School of outstanding character and notable athletic achievement. Recipients must be graduating seniors in good standing...

Musical Debuts This Friday

Musical Debuts This Friday

Adam Britton, Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under News

Musical debuts this Friday This Friday, April 24th, is the opening night for Bishop  McCort’s performance of West Side Story. The show will be starting at 7pm  on Friday and Saturday  with the doors opening at 6:30pm .  Sunday’s show will start at 2pm  with the doors opening around 1:3...

Career Fair Recap

Career Fair Recap

Adam Karalfa, Editor

April 21, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

On Friday, April 17th, juniors and seniors took part in the IU8 Career Fair. Participating students made their way to the Bach Center gym after lunch to take a look at over 65 different careers. The event featured a wide range of careers including everything from Pennsylvania State Police, to the FBI...

Outstanding Young Woman Program Results

Outstanding Young Woman Program Results

Sam Kuhne, Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Juniors Maura Clark and Tahlyn Miller took 2nd Runner Up on Saturday, April 18th in the Cambria and Somerset County Outstanding Young Woman scholarship program held at Johnstown Vo-Tech. Bishop McCort students Noelle Potts, Maura Clark, Mikayla Hagerty, Tahlyn Miller, Abigail Slezak, and Sarah Nag...

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