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Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic to rely on underclassmen to contribute

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic opened many eyes when it reached the WPIAL Class A semifinals last year under first-year coach Jason Gildon. The Trojans hope ...

CWNC football looks ahead to fall practice

It's been a short, but productive summer for the Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic football team. Now, the Trojans are ready for fall practice to begin. "It's been ...

CWNC brings back ice hockey program

Ice hockey is back at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School. The Trojans' program will take the ice for the first time since the 2001-02 season. ...

High school notebook: CW North Catholic's Breen commits to Dayton

Sam Breen, a rising senior at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, made a verbal commitment to play basketball at Dayton late Wednesday night. The 6-foot-1 forward scored ...

CWNC softball enjoys memorable season

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic's softball team enjoyed a breakthrough this season. The Trojanettes captured their first section championship since 2000 and made their first PIAA tournament ...

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic softball rides 13-game winning streak into playoffs

The Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic softball team's offense has raised plenty of eyebrows this season. Since dropping their first two games to start the year, the ...

CWNC softball reaping rewards of strong offense

The runs have piled up for the Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic softball team — so have the wins. The Trojanettes have sent runners home in droves ...

North Catholic's Breen named state's Class A Player of the Year

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic's girls basketball team won its eighth PIAA title last month, and junior Sam Breen and coach Molly Rottmann were two major ...

Trib Cup: NA, Mars, Neshannock, CWNC shine in winter season

Last weekend marked the conclusion of the winter sports calendar, with champions crowned at the PIAA basketball and swimming and diving events. Four local schools stood ...

CWNC girls enjoy state title, look forward to new challenges

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic's girls basketball team showed resiliency this season. After falling to rival Vincentian in the WPIAL Class A championship game, the Trojanettes rebounded ...

CWNC boys relish WPIAL title

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic's boys basketball team won two championships this season. The Trojans claimed the Section 2 title and won the WPIAL Class A crown. ...

Breen's near triple-double leads North Catholic to PIAA Class A title

HERSHEY — Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic junior Sam Breen can hang her own PIAA championship banner next to one her coach won as a junior ...

Defensive showdown expected in PIAA Class A girls final

If the first four games of the PIAA tournament are any indication, the Class A girls title game will be a defensive showdown. Cardinal Wuerl ...

Breaking down the 2016 PIAA basketball finals

Class AAAA boys Allderdice vs. Roman Catholic 8 p.m. Saturday, Giant Center, Hershey Allderdice (28-1) Coach: Buddy Valinsky No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. 11 Ramon Creighton G 6-1 Sr. 14 Tim Jackson G 6-3 Sr. 22 James Jackson G 6-3 Sr. 33 Tim Pugh C 6-9 Sr. ...

Second-half surge carries CWNC girls past Bishop Guilfoyle and into PIAA finals

After knocking off two bishops in the last week, the Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic girls basketball team's next move is checkmate. Coming off what could have ...

PIAA girls basketball semifinals preview: Trio of WPIAL teams sets sights on Hershey

It's not that she's keeping it a secret; it just hasn't come up. Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic coach Molly Rottmann hasn't discussed with her players ...

Early lead propels Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic into semis

Bishop Carroll coach Bob Gongloff knew it would be difficult to stop Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic standout Sam Breen. Nothing the Huskies tried worked as Breen ...

CWNC's near-upset of Kennedy Catholic falls short in PIAA quarterfinals

Three times Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic tied the state's top-ranked team. Once was on an Erick Taylor free throw in the second quarter, and another ...

Previewing the PIAA boys basketball playoffs

Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: Pine-Richland (20-6), North Hills (16-9), Latrobe (22-2), Penn Hills (19-6), Bethel Park (19-7), Allderdice (24-1) Around the state: Defending PIAA champion ...

Defense translates to championship for CWNC boys

One of the Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic boys basketball team's goals changes each game, but another remains the same. The variable is the amount of points ...

Vincentian girls top North Catholic for 5th straight WPIAL Class A hoops title

Vincentian Academy wasn't the top seed or heavy favorite, as it is accustomed to being, but the Royals still know how to handle themselves in ...

Breaking down the WPIAL basketball finals

Class AAAA Pine-Richland vs. North Hills 9 p.m. Saturday, Petersen Events Center Pine-Richland (19-6, No. 4 seed) Coach: Jeff Ackermann No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. 2 ...


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