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November 23, 2015
Elmira ND, McQuaid win state titles
Elmira ND, McQuaid win state titles

Photo courtesy of Elmira Notre Dame

Sectional sports titles were in abundant supply for Catholic high schools in the diocese this fall -- with Elmira Notre Dame boys' soccer and McQuaid Jesuit boys' volleyball going one better, finishing their seasons with state championships.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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October 21, 2015
Born with one arm, standout athlete aims high on field, in classroom
Born with one arm, standout athlete aims high on field, in classroom
Valeria Tkacik is a standout lacrosse player for Ave Maria University in Florida. By all accounts, she is a leader on and off the field. 
 
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September 9, 2015
Major league draftee, priest-coach find faith on baseball diamond
Major league draftee, priest-coach find faith on baseball diamond
For those who love baseball, Berwind Park in the small Elk County community of St. Marys is a field of dreams.
 
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September 1, 2015
Veteran Dodgers' broadcaster suggests retirement after 2016 season
Veteran Dodgers' broadcaster suggests retirement after 2016 season

Veteran Los Angeles Dodgers' announcer Vin Scully will likely retire after the 2016 season, his 67th announcing games for the franchise. 

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August 14, 2015
Goal of rosary rallies to 'bring souls closer to Christ,' says leader
Goal of rosary rallies to 'bring souls closer to Christ,' says leader

Together, 350-plus boys clad in different-colored football jerseys resembled a mosaic as they sat or knelt on the grass at Cincinnati's Mount St. Mary's Seminary with rosaries in hand.

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August 10, 2015
Villanova, 76ers coaches promote peace through basketball in Holy Land
Villanova, 76ers coaches promote peace through basketball in Holy Land

Jerusalem is hot, especially in the gym of the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Bilingual School for Jewish Arab Education. Jerusalem is tense, too, with jolting violence this summer over dismantled settlement homes, gay rights and a brutal attack on a Palestinian family.

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June 17, 2015
Soccer star delights in her success, but says faith keeps her grounded
Soccer star delights in her success, but says faith keeps her grounded

"Ready to play some soccer?" Lori Chalupny asked the Holy Redeemer School fourth- and fifth-graders.

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June 15, 2015
High-school teams achieve abundant success
High-school teams achieve abundant success

Led by a Section 4 title and state runner-up finish from Elmira Notre Dame girls' softball, Catholic high schools in the diocese basked in post-season athletic success.

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