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Thumbnail shutterstock 64884943 2017 football openers: St. John Bosco heads to Florida

A nationally prominent contest featuring defending CIF Division 1 and State Open Division champion St. John Bosco of Bellflower highlights the...

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Thumbnail all cif winter  alexa gallegos ALL-CIF Southern Section Teams Fall 2016 Sports

The gridiron, volleyball court and swimming pool were the sites of numerous accomplishments during the 2016 fall sports season by local Catholic...

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Thumbnail zach  thomas andrea reyes At Cantwell Sacred Heart: Student-athletes let their actions speak

They are both gifted student-athletes at Cantwell Sacred Heart High School in Montebello who also happen to be polite, well-mannered and, quite...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 81711682 Bishop Diego edges St. Joseph; Mater Dei, St. John Bosco post routs

While several Catholic high school football teams coasted to their fourth straight wins last weekend, Bishop Diego rallied late to overcome St....

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Thumbnail shutterstock 424845676 Catholic high school athletes qualify for state track meet

Damien senior Zachary Shinnick won the boys’ 400 meter run, and the Santa Margarita girls 4x400-meter relay team captured first place at the CIF-SS...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 303150017 CIF baseball, softball quarterfinals feature 12 Catholic school teams

Quarterfinal action in the CIF-Southern Section baseball playoffs on May 26 will feature five Catholic schools still in the title hunt, following...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 424845676 CIF-SS Master’s Track & Field Meet features local Catholic athletes

More than 30 athletes and 10 relay teams from area Catholic Schools have qualified for the CIF-SS Master’s Track and Field Meet, to be held May 26...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 64884904 CIF-SS polls: Catholic schools lead in football, volleyball

Mater Dei, Paraclete and Bishop Diego held onto their No. 1 rankings in the latest CIF-Southern Section football polls released Sept. 11. In...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 660708508 Cross Country: CIF divisions announced for 2017

The California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section has announced divisional alignments for boys’ and girls’ cross country in 2017, pending...

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Thumbnail water polo tennis Divisions set in boys’ water polo, girls’ tennis

Divisional alignments have been established (for the most part) by the California Interscholastic-Southern Section for boys’ water polo and girls’...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 59094571 High school football: Leagues & divisions announced for 2017

The alignment (and, in some cases, realignment) of divisions in the California Interscholastic Federation’s Southern Section promises to produce a...

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Thumbnail stanley johnson detroit pistons L.A.’s ‘hardcourt heroes’: From Catholic high school to the NBA

The name Jerry Grote may not ring a bell with today’s crop of Catholic high school basketball stars. But Grote — a 6-foot-4-inch guard who...

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Thumbnail angelusnews raygeorge Loyola’s Ray George: L.A.’s first Catholic HS player in the NFL

As football players went, he was big for his day — 6 feet 2 inches tall, 230 pounds, strong enough to play on the offensive line, not just at...

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Thumbnail cyo basketball champions 2017 la Nativity School girls and Our Lady of Lourdes boys win CYO basketball championships

Last month, the girls’ basketball team at Nativity School, Los Angeles, won the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Basketball Championship,...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 64884904 Polls: Catholic schools lead in football, volleyball, cross country

Led by national No. 1 Mater Dei, all six Trinity League teams remain in the Division 1 top 10, while Paraclete and Bishop Diego remained atop...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 110918564 Santa Clara soccer star: Heart for the game, faith for the journey

As a walk-on this coming fall, Gabriel Virgen may or may not become the all-league collegiate soccer star his older sister Mayra was at Cal...

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Thumbnail dodgers Second annual Catholic Night to take place at Dodgers Stadium

The L.A. Dodgers invite all parishes, Catholic schools, ministries and other Catholic organizations to the second annual Catholic night at Dodgers...

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Thumbnail angelus sports st anthony softball St. Anthony reaches CIF softball finals; Loyola wins volleyball title

The St. Anthony Saints will play Sierra Canyon for the CIF-Southern Section Division 6 softball title on June 3 after defeating 3-1, over Notre...

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