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  • Better late than never, here are your Week 9 high school picks

    Better late than never, here are your Week 9 high school picks
    A little distracted today by the Andre Reed fiasco, and I do mean fiasco. I will say it one last time here with feeling: for the Allentown School Board to table the naming of the field at J. Birney Crum Stadium because of a little bickering on...
  • Quarantines must be used to slow Ebola

    When immigrants arrived at Ellis Island and were deemed ill, they were quarantined and not allowed into the U.S. Fast forward to 2014 and the Ebola mess. We know we are in a dire situation when our president skips a fundraising function to meet with his...
  • Berlin Powers Past Northwest Catholic 27-8

    Berlin Powers Past Northwest Catholic 27-8
    Eric Garcia caught a touchdown pass and ran for two more scores to power Berlin past Northwest Catholic 27-8 at Neil J. Brewer Field Saturday. In a confrontation of undefeated teams and longtime rivals, Berlin was in control from the opening series....
  • Catholic Church has attacked homosexuality

    I found it odd that Richard Shirkness criticized The Morning Call for implying the Catholic Church "historically … never welcomed" gays and lesbians. In the 11th century, St. Peter Damian wrote the "Liber Gomorrhianus," an extended attack on...
  • 2014 IHSA football playoffs by the numbers

    2014 IHSA football playoffs by the numbers
    256 Teams that qualify for the playoffs. 32 Teams per class. 8 Number of classes. 13 State titles won by Joliet Catholic, most in state history. 29 Seasons in a row Mount Carmel has qualified for the playoffs, a state record. Stevenson...
  • Breaking down the Class 5A playoffs

    Breaking down the Class 5A playoffs
    Top seeds: Sacred Heart-Griffin, Geneseo, Normal U-High. Last season: Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin defeated Montini 38-28 for the title. Favorite: Sacred Heart-Griffin. Dark horse: Decatur MacArthur. Best first-round game: Solorio-Marian...
  • How The Courant's State, Area High School Football Top 10 Fared

    How The Courant's Top 10 state and area high school football teams fared in Week 7: State 1. Southington (6-0): Defeated Conard-West Hartford, 41-6. 2. Darien (7-0): Defeated Ridgefield, 50-23. 3. Newtown (7-0): Defeated Brookfield, 21-14. 4. New...
  • Berlin Remains Unbeaten

    Berlin Remains Unbeaten
    WEST HARTFORD — When asked what the foundation was for Berlin's 27-8 victory over Northwest Catholic Saturday, Berlin quarterback Alec Norton made a fist. "We don't have any singular stars," he said while raising his right index finger. He...
  • Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools

    Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools
    Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools. The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...
  • A look at District 11 football playoff races, EPC South standings entering Week 10

    A look at District 11 football playoff races, EPC South standings entering Week 10
    We have completed nine weeks of the high school football regular season. With one week to go, many of the District 11 playoff berths are decided. District 11 will hold a conference call with reporters Monday to update scenarios for the remaining...
  • Sister Catherine McHugh, active in elderly issues, dies

    Sister Catherine Elizabeth "Katie" McHugh spent decades as a teacher and leader in Chicago's Catholic organizations, and was a force for change in areas such as nursing home care, equitable housing and health care. One of Sister McHugh's crowning...