Could this be the year the Holy Innocents’ football program has been waiting for?
Last Friday night, the St. Pius X Catholic High School football team traveled to the Lovett School to play their annual scrimmage. Even though the score was not officially kept in the game, the Golden Lions had several takeaways from the contest.
The St. Pius X Catholic High School football team opens the 2019 season with four consecutive away games. The first matchup is a scrimmage against the Lovett Lions that will not count toward the team’s overall record. After the exhibition game, the team will play three consecutive road games…
The Holy Innocents’ volleyball team, known for getting it done on the courts with three straight titles at one point and continuous trips to postseason, has been honored for its successes in the classroom.
Tony Barnhart, college football analyst for CBS Sports, was the featured speaker at the Aug. 2 meeting of the Dunwoody Rotary Club.
CHAMBLEE, Ga. — A set of twins who graduated from Chamblee Charter High School in 2015 were signed to Major League Baseball contracts last month after playing at small Georgia colleges.
Senior post Wylie Sheridan is expected to be a major contributor on the 2019-20 St. Pius X girls basketball team. An all-region performer, she was one of the squad’s top scorers last season, nearly averaging a double-double. Last week, Sheridan spoke with us about her expectations for the up…
The Holy Innocents’ football team began practice last Thursday while the other three fall sports – volleyball, softball, and cross country started July 30.
The 2019 St. Pius X High School football team will look different from the squad that made the second round of the playoffs a year ago. Twenty-eight seniors, including the majority of the team’s offensive starters, graduated. A lot will be asked of the small class of 2020.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — Stephen Campana won the discus championship at the 2019 USA Track and Field Region 4 Junior Olympic Outdoor Championships held over the July 4 weekend at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.
Dunwoody Fencing Club head coach Kathy Vail has received USA Fencing’s Outstanding Service Award for Youth Fencing. In her remarks at the award ceremony, Vail reminded young fencers that they have found a life-long sport in which they can excel and have fun.
The last wrestling season at Holy Innocents’ was a good one.
Seven fencers representing Dunwoody Fencing Club were named to USA Fencing’s 2019 High School All-American Team: Drew Walker (first team), Matthew Chambers (second team), Madeline Janowski (second team), Dhilan Paramesh (second team), Austin Jordan (second team), Makalyn Price (honorable men…
Andrew Reid of Dunwoody competed in the USA Youth Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim, Calif. Andrew, who just turned 9, competed in the U11, 55 kg weight category, and earned four gold medals, making him the National Champion in that category.
Murphey Candler 9U Gold Sox won the Training Legends Fathers Day Travel Classic.
Big things are ahead for St. Pius X softball superstar Josie Lord, who already has multiple options to play at the next level heading into her senior season. We asked her a few questions about the Golden Lion team and her career, as she prepares to step into a key leadership position this year.
By Dunn Neugebauer
There’s been times in her track career at Georgia when rising senior Chelsea Zoller has needed a shoulder to cry on, inspiration to keep going. Now, she has that in none other than one of her teammates — and her brother — Ziggy.
Asia Durr is arguably the best basketball player in St. Pius X history. She is the school’s all-time leading scorer, enjoyed a fantastic career at the University of Louisville, and became the first Golden Lion to have her number retired. Last Sunday, the WNBA’s New York Liberty traveled to f…
The basketballs never stop bouncing at Holy Innocents’.
The St. Pius X girls basketball team’s summer preparation have concluded. The team participated in several scrimmages and journeyed to a team camp at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In recent months, the team has battled through multiple injuries, leading to an increase in playin…
The Atlanta Flames - Mosley finished 2nd place in the Tri-States World Series recently in Dalton, Ga. Reese Hickey and Caroline Sheesley led the team to a 1-0, two-hit shutout vs. the Force Elite in the semifinals that was decided in the bottom of the final inning with a bunt by Cat Chandler…
At the end of the spring season, Sandy Springs Youth Sports honors one graduating 12-year-old baseball player and one softball player for their excellence at the park over their years in the program.
Last Friday, the St. Pius X football program hosted their annual 7 on 7 summer football tournament, named after legendary coach, George B. Maloof. Norcross won the event, knocking off Brookwood in the championship game. The young and inexperienced St. Pius X Golden Lions got off to a rocky s…
Last August, the NCAA announced major changes to the high school recruiting calendar.
The Murphey Candler Blue Sox won the Ocee Summer Slam on June 2. The team went 4-1 in the tournament and beat out Ocee Black for the championship. Pictured in second row, from left: Max Gust, coach Howard Meyer, Connor Morehouse, Stephen Michael Phillips, coach Aaron Conrad, Nathan Shumway, …
The 14U Gold Diablos took home another semi-final this weekend while playing in the Perfect Game Summer Shootout. From left, back row: Coach Billy Kieninger, Michael Mattison, Justin Kornblum, Adam Frederick, Luke Jacobellis, Dylan Reid, Shug Bentley and coach Tom Bas. Front row, from left: …
Holy Innocents’ has named Cabral Huff the new boys varsity basketball coach. Huff spent the last three seasons at Duluth High School, where he led the Wildcats to three consecutive state tournament bids, including two Sweet 16 appearances.
The Sandy Springs Storm 12U softball team defeated the Murphey Candler Cobras 8-5 to claim the championship of the Sandy Springs Slam XVI. The Storm went 6-0 in the tournament on their way to the title. Pictured are members of the 2019 12U Storm softball team: Front Row, from left: Mary Cath…
St. Pius X basketball sensation Chase Cormier was recently named the AAAA boys’ basketball Freshman of the Year. We asked him a few questions about his rookie season as a Golden Lion, and his future playing at St. Pius.
At front, Ethan Weiss; second row, kneeling from left, Zac Mittleman, Austin O’Connell, Bratton Blake, Jack Stephens, Brand Lawson;
A good 2018-2019 athletic season at Holy Innocents’ didn’t go unnoticed by the Georgia High School and Georgia Athletic Director’s Associations. The Bears finished sixth overall in the annual Directors Cup standings.
Sitting/kneeling, from left, Jason Lunch, Tony Fenner, Max Stephens, Daniel Sedacca; standing, from left, Pete Constantinides, Will Jackowski, Jacob Kent, Mason Pasley, Hayden Morehouse, Isaac Harkins, Will Mepham, Will Scott, Chris Anastasi, Will Duncan, Patrick Scott, Ryan Bray and Finn Allers.
The 14U Gold Diablos were tenacious battling through six games of the Perfect Game Peach State Championship to come up with a semi-final finish.
One of the trademarks of Holy Innocents’ student/athletes is the “how may I serve” mentality. A group of rising Golden Bear ninth graders did just that last weekend at the Race 4 Grace 5K last month.
St. Pius X High School thrower Tanner Duffin was named the Most Outstanding Field Athlete by the Atlanta Track Club last week.
Connor Egan, a 2019 graduate of St. Pius X, was awarded the George Morris Scholar-Athlete award by the Touchdown Club of Atlanta at their annual banquet. The scholarship and award was presented by the All Saints Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Council 11402. Connor was the SPX starting q…
The Boys U12 ALTA team from Village Mill Swim and Tennis Club won the ALTA city finals in their debut season. Back Row (from left): Quinten Germann, Aidan Bankston, Aidan Keohane, Henry Lehmann, Parker Hess, Jack Lamb, Charlie Frame, Ryan Bailey. Front Row (from left): Davis Latone, Garrett …
St. Pius X was named the winner of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Class AAAA Directors Cup on May 29. The title was the school’s first in the AAAA classification. Their previous five all came in class AAA.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — Some neighbors near the Brook Run Park baseball fields say they’re tired of hearing ding after ding from metal bats striking baseballs all day and night.
The St. Pius X boys’ golf team won the AAAA state championship last week, as they shot a combined 576 over a two-day stretch. The girls’ team also finished in the top 10.
At the Class A-Private golf state championships in Columbus in late May – after the first of two days - there was a rule discrepancy going on under the tent. A golfer from Darlington had his score written down wrong by his opponent. Keep in mind, Darlington at the time was tied for first, on…
On May 17, St. Pius X varsity girls soccer head coach Sara Schmitt won her ninth state title in the past 11 seasons. A week after the victory, we asked Schmitt about her 2019 team, the recent playoff run and the key to her program’s long-term success.
After capturing the Class A-Private state crown last spring, the Holy Innocents’ boys golf team took second this time around, falling off the top of the podium by only two strokes. They went into the event in Columbus as area champs – a title they have won the past three years.
When Ansley Diaz decided to throw the discus after basketball season, no one saw any reason to alert the media. Why would they? She was new to the sport, and Holy Innocents’ track is a ‘no-cut’ outfit, so as long as she didn’t break anything, why worry?
For the first time in its 47-year history, Dunwoody High School hosted an organized football game on campus. Chalk it up as a success.
The St. Pius X Catholic High School boys’ track team won their second consecutive state championship last week. The Golden Lions scored 81 points, beating out top contenders Chapel Hill (72) and Sandy Creek (49). Senior UNC track signee Matthew Harris placed first in the long jump and 300-me…
The St. Pius X Catholic High School girls soccer team won the AAAA state championship game 6-0 over Flowery Branch on Friday at Mercer University. After defeating Blessed Trinity 3-2 in overtime of the semifinal game on Tuesday, the Golden Lions advanced to the championship game against a Fl…
The Dunwoody High School Lady Wildcats track and field team bested 56 other teams to take the GHSA 6A state championship title at Carrolton High School May 9-11.