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Cor Jesu senior Tori Zanaboni jumped over Ursuline goalie Allie Moro who was able to save the goal from being scored in the 2011 Midwest Field Hockey Tournament.

Two Catholic high schools battled each other Nov. 1 for one of four spots remaining in the Midwest Field Hockey championships, with Cor Jesu topping Ursuline 3-0.

Cor Jesu was to play another Catholic high school, Nerinx Hall, on Nov. 3, with the winner advancing to the finals Saturday, Nov. 5. MICDS and Lafayette play in the other semifinal.

Liz Fox, varsity field hockey coach at Cor Jesu, said that in the game against Ursuline,...

Members of the Immaculate Heart of Mary seventh- and eighth-grade CYC softball team represented several parishes and schools. It took cooperation and determination to put the team together. Shown bottom row from left are Jackie Broekelmann, Kristi Navalta, Kristen Patterson, Maria Cantalin, Madeline Broekelmann, Jessica Bryan, Shyanna Street and Kristen Ward. Middle row from left are Courtney Patterson, Taylor Otis, Lucie Indelicato, Mary Magee, Abby Pastorello, Olivia Fahrmann, Amber Pierson, Jaclynn Street, Grace Moody, Katherine Poett. Back row from left are manager Michael Broekelmann and coaches Tom Magee, Bob Peth and Steve Patterson. Not available were Erin Schissler, Maggie Dummitt, Chelsea Declue, Angeline Cronin and coach Ron Declue.

Twenty-two girls from four parishes in two grade levels at five schools with five coaches from three parishes.

It took some work, but seventh- and eighth-grade girls from south St. Louis fielded a softball team this summer thanks to a combined effort under the sponsorship of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish and inclusion in the south county district of the Catholic Youth Apostolate's CYC sports program.

"It shows what can happen w...



Bishops make bet on baseball title, Archbishop Carlson tries to bring Bishop Vann back to Cardinal Nation.

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson has prompted a World Series wager with former Cardinals fan, Bishop Kevin W. Vann from the Diocese of Fort Worth, TX, official home diocese of the Texas Rangers.

Bishop Vann has strong ties to the St. Louis area. He is a Springfield, Illinois native and...

Volleyball players from Bishop DuBourg High School, including Savanna Shatto (5), Kelsie Kiser (15) Alex Wirth (14), Sam Benson (23) and Bridget Hacker (16) sporting special pink jerseys, participated in a pre-game ritual before their game against Rosati-Kain.

Rosati-Kain and Bishop DuBourg high schools teamed up to play “pink” volleyball games Oct. 6, benefiting SSM St. Mary’s Health Care Center’s Cancer Care.

The junior varsity and varsity matches were held at DuBourg. Rosati’s varsity topped DuBourg 2-0 to run their record to 12-5. DuBourg moved to 8-7 on the season. Rosati’s varsity won t...

Msgr. Louis F. Meyer played soccer with "the kiddos" as he liked to call the many young people he came in contact with during his work with the Catholic Youth Council and as a parish priest.

The St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame will honor the late Msgr. Louis F. Meyer at its annual induction dinner on Thursday, Oct. 13.

Msgr. Meyer, affectionately known as the "Soccer Priest" and whose name is synonymous with the archdiocesan Catholic Youth Council, died in May at age 92.

His desire to involve young people in sports stemmed from his youth, when his pastor, Father Gerald McMahon, would take the soccer players to the old...

CBC’s defense made another stop during their game Sept. 16 on SLUH’s home field in south St. Louis. The game included a light rain and a lopsided score.

Christian Brothers College High School's football team faced another challenge to its undefeated season Sept. 16, this time beating St. Louis University High School 34-7.

CBC is now 4-0 and 2-0 in the conference. SLUH falls to 1-3.

SLUH scored early on a pass from Trevor McDonagh to Stefan Sansone but couldn't overcome an onslaught by CBC quarterback Dalton Demos, who threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns, and running back Anton...

A Catholic Youth Council preseason volleyball tournament involved 38 teams at the Meyer Youth Center in South St. Louis from Aug. 26 to Sept. 1.

The tournament of 12 seventh-grade girls teams, 10 combined seventh- and eighth-grade boys teams and 16 eighth-grade girls teams is one of a handful of preseason volleyball tournaments listed by the CYC. Mar...

The first team from St. Ann Parish to win the Sprenke Tournament gathered for a photo in 1969. The sixth-grade boys were coached by Jack Kiely and Ray Wieschhaus. Several activities during this year’s tournament, named after a parish pastor, will help celebrate the 50th year of the soccer competition.

Plenty of highlights are planned for the St. Ann Msgr. Fred Sprenke soccer tournament, which is known as the oldest continuous parish tournament in the St. Louis area and is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

“It’s been an institution here in Normandy. I’ve lived here all my life, and my earliest memories are of Sprenke. We had great tea...

A player from St. Joseph in Cottleville headed into third for a stolen base as the St. Angela fielder reached for the ball in the cadet softball finals.

The Baseball and Softball Archdiocesan Championships, formerly known as city-county playoffs, began July 23 and concluded July 30-31. Host districts were West County and South Central.

The Catholic Youth Apostolate's Catholic Youth Council (CYC) noted that players, parents, siblings, grandparents, umpires and field personnel were brought together and prayed before each game. Sixty-nine games were played, with about 15 players per team a...