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  1. Houston, You Have a Problem

    Michael Baumann

    A little less than two months ago, the Houston Astros used the no. 1 overall pick in the MLB draft to select Brady Aiken, a left-handed pitcher out of Cathedral Catholic High School in California. Within 48 hours, they had agreed to pay the 17-year-o...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  2. Songs of the Week: The Wonder Years, Crash of Rhinos, and the Civ...

    Steven Hyden

    The Dangerous Summer, "Catholic Girls" So, I guess kids who bought How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb and Separation Sunday in high school are now writing songs that I like. The lyrics to "Catholic Girls" are indecipherable — as far as I can te...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  3. About Last Night: Loose Ends

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. According to sources, the seven Catholic, non-FBS basketball schools in the Big East plan to leave the conference. Josh Hamilton and the Los Angeles ...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  4. Inspired by the Greatest Upset Ever: A Maui Invitational Preview

    Shane Ryan

    In 1982, two days before Christmas, Ralph Sampson and the no. 1 Virginia Cavaliers found themselves in Honolulu facing a tiny NAIA Catholic school called Chaminade. Sampson was in the midst of his senior campaign, only months from earning his third s...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  5. Gordon's Left Foot: A College Football Recap

    Shane Ryan

    When I was a kid, before I knew any better, I rooted for Notre Dame football. You can blame the influence of my stepfather or my Catholic roots or the musty old books I found in the school library, with their whitewashed tales of Knute Rockne. It cer...

    Blog | September 12, 2011