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  • A look at the District 11 single-game leaders so far this season, plus other milestones

    A look at the District 11 single-game leaders so far this season, plus other milestones
    The latest from District 11 football statistician Duke Helm: RUSHING Whitehall's Saquon Barkley rushed for 101 yards and 3 touchdowns in an overtime win over Central Catholic to put him over 2,000 yards rushing for his career.  Barkley also had an...
  • Catholic League quits New York City's St. Patrick parade after gay decision

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A conservative Roman Catholic group severed its 20-year ties with the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade on Thursday, a week after event organizers took the unprecedented step of allowing a gay group to march under its own...
  • Shannon McGinnis picks St. Francis, eyes a soccer title for Emmaus

    Shannon McGinnis picks St. Francis, eyes a soccer title for Emmaus
    For some Division I athletes, the recruiting process is long, tedious and time-consuming. For others, it is much more simple. For Shannon McGinnis, all it took was a trip to St. Francis University to see her friend Hallie Rexer play soccer for the Red...
  • Freedom football team off to needed fast start

    Freedom football team off to needed fast start
    Editor's note: Each week during the regular season, Stephen Miller will examine four Eastern Pennsylvania Conference football items in this space. Here is his look back at Week 2 and ahead to Week 3. 1. Freedom starts fast. Four EPC South Division teams...
  • First EasternPAFootball.com rankings have District 12 teams on top

    First EasternPAFootball.com rankings have District 12 teams on top
    So you were expecting something different? The power of District 12 continues, at least through the first week of the new high school football season. David Mika Jr. has released his first postgame big school and small school rankings of the season...
  • Cirilo Flores dies at 66; San Diego bishop battled cancer

    Cirilo Flores dies at 66; San Diego bishop battled cancer
    Cirilo Flores entered the priesthood at 43, but by his mid-60s was named to one of the most visible Catholic church posts in the United States. Flores, who for 10 years was a civil litigator for a law firm based in Beverly Hills, was named bishop of the...
  • Lesbian teacher says fired by Detroit Catholic school over pregnancy

    DETROIT (Reuters) - A Detroit-area teacher says she was fired from her post at a private Catholic all-girls high school after she and her lesbian partner announced they were expecting a child through non-traditional means. Hundreds of supporters for Barb...
  • Former Haitian President Aristide in the spotlight amid criminal probe

    For a twice-deposed, twice-exiled leader who longed for home, Haiti's firebrand former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, remains holed up behind closed doors. The reclusive former leader has missed many of life's milestones since his return to Haiti 3...
  • EPC South football standings, links and Week 3 schedule

    EPC South football standings, links and Week 3 schedule
    After a long, busy weekend capped by Bethlehem Catholic's comeback win against Pleasant Valley, we finally have the full EPC football standings through two weeks.  Keith Groller will pass along the North Division standings later today or tomorrow....
  • What a difference these teachers made: Letters

    Citizen of the world I graduated from West Orange High School in 1989. In my three years there, I learned from many wonderful teachers, but Dr. Irene Earls was the one who had the greatest impact on my development as a citizen of the world. Dr....
  • San Diego Catholic bishop dies after battle with cancer

    San Diego Catholic bishop dies after battle with cancer
    Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Diocese of San Diego announced. Flores, 66, died at 2:47 p.m., at  the Nazareth House senior living facility in Mission Valley where he had been transferred this week from...