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Bishop McCort Crushers at Latrobe Invitational

Bishop McCort Crushers at Latrobe Invitational

Kambria Lockett

April 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

Last Friday, April 15th, the Bishop McCort track team traveled to Latrobe, Pennsylvania to participate and compete in the annual Latrobe track invitational. The meet started at 1:30 p.m. and ended shortly after 9:30 p.m. There were a total of twenty events and the McCort crushers participated in...

Freshman Trout Release

Freshman Trout Release

Jon Roseman, Adam Karalfa

April 21, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service, Student Life

On Tuesday, April 19th, the freshman class ventured out to Ferndale Sportsman's Club to release the trout that they've been raising in the classroom. The kids were able to raise 80 trout, which was enough for everybody to individually release one. While classroom learning is great, most students...

Drama Club Prepares for “Extraordinary” Performance

Drama Club Prepares for “Extraordinary” Performance

Kiera King, Joey Vatavuk, and Adam Barnhart

April 21, 2016


Filed under News

This weekend Bishop McCort will be presenting the musical Pippin in the Guzzi performing arts auditorium on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.. This musical is about a boy named Pippin who is in search of an extraordinary life. Nick Lineman is a senior cast member of Pippin and had this...

Boys’ Baseball Team Squares off at PNC Park

Boys’ Baseball Team Squares off at PNC Park

Troy Smajda, Ben Vitovich, and Andy Paros

April 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Friday, April 22nd, the boys' baseball team will be playing River High School of Ohio at PNC Park at 6:15 P.M. The Crushers enter the game 8-3 and are coming off an 8-game win streak. The Pilots record was unable to be found. Billy Wilson will be the starting pitcher for the crushers. When...

Career Spotlight: Physical Therapy

Career Spotlight: Physical Therapy

Mitch Vena, Connor Bunn, Colin Turnbull

April 21, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

This week’s career spotlight is on physical therapy. A physical therapist helps with training and treatment of athletes and active people regarding the use of exercise and physical training. A person interested in this field should be comfortable with spending lots of time in the gym and working with...

Public Speaking Truly is Fun

Public Speaking Truly is Fun

Brianna Varmecky

April 21, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Bishop Mccort Catholic High School offers many different classes for its students to choose from. One of those classes available is Public Speaking. Public speaking - (sometimes termed oratory or oration) is the process or act of performing a presentation (a speech) focused around an individual dir...

The Piano Situation

The Piano Situation

Jared Arcuri and Billy Wilson

April 21, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

As the school year is coming to an end, the music department is planning for next year's piano accompanist arrangements. This year, there were several pianists that shared their talents for the music during school masses. These pianists also played with cantors and small orchestras. Billy Wilson interviewed...

Do Johnstown

Do Johnstown

Derrick Yang

April 21, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Do Johnstown is a website that can guide users to find things to do in the Greater Johnstown, PA region. Users can find out what’s happening — from live Do Johnstown performances to festivals to art shows to outdoor outings and much more. The website has its own events calendar so it is really...

Bishop McCort Service Hours

Bishop McCort Service Hours

Michael Melendez and Charles Li

April 21, 2016


Filed under Faith & Service

Bishop McCort students are required to complete hours of service in order to better the community by making an impact. It is important to for McCort students to complete service hours not only for personal growth, but to also set the example for others that anyone can make a difference by doing a a...

Our Outstanding Young Woman

Our Outstanding Young Woman

Jyl Popovich and Hannah Aspey

April 21, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

Bishop McCorts’ very own, Adeline Mishler, was crowned as the Cambria County Outstanding Young Woman. The contest was held Saturday, April 16th at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center. Twenty-eight high school girls from Cambria and Somerset counties competed in five different categories; Scholarship and ach...

25/25/25 Changes Crusher Lives

25/25/25 Changes Crusher Lives

Amanda Russell, Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under News

On April 25th, at 25 Osborne Street, you can donate 25 dollars to Bishop McCort Catholic High School! 25/25/25 is Bishop McCort’s annual fundraiser day to support the students as a whole, putting the earned money towards financial aid for next year's prospective students. More than 79% of all ...

Crusher Softball Crushing All Competition

Crusher Softball Crushing All Competition

Andrew Paros, Troy Smajda, and Ben Vitovich

April 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Lady Crusher softball team is currently 5-2 in conference play this year and 5-3 overall; they're  currently one of the top teams in the Laurel Highlands Athletic conference.  Their victories have all been demanding wins where the Crushers got ahead early and never looked back.  Their highest...

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