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Irish Down Trojans to End Regular Season

Cathedral jumped out to a 21-0 lead against Center Grove on Senior Night Friday, then held on to win 21-14 in a high school football regular season finale at Arsenal Tech.  Senior linebacker Hugh Davis returned a fumble 94 yards for an Irish touchdown in the third quarter to provide what turned out to be […]

Irish Lose Holy Cross Showdown

Cathedral lost to Ohio powerhouse Lakewood St. Edward, 38-10, Saturday afternoon in high school football at Arsenal Tech.  The Irish led 10-9 at the half before the nationally-ranked Eagles took control of the game by scoring 22 unanswered points in the third quarter.  It was the first-ever meeting between the two schools founded by the […]

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Cathedral Draws Roncalli in Football Tournament

The Indiana High School Athletic Association has drawn the pairings for its 45th annual football state tournament.  Second-ranked Cathedral will host number-one Roncalli in the second round of the Class 5-A state tournament on Friday, October 27th.  Both teams received a first-round bye. By enrollment, Cathedral and Roncalli would be in football Class 4-A, but […]

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Irish Goal Line Stand Secures Win

The Cathedral defense stopped Ryle High School inside the one-yard line on the last play of the game Friday night to preserve a 23-17 football win in Union, Kentucky.  On the previous play, Ryle quarterback Easton Pilyer ran 15 yards, on fourth and ten, to just short of the end zone.  The clock stopped with […]

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Irish Win Homecoming Game

Cathedral jumped out to a 25-0 first quarter lead against Jeffersonville Friday night and never looked back as the Fighting Irish cruised to a 48-7 high school football homecoming win at Butler University’s Sellick Bowl.  The Irish offense, defense, and special teams all contributed points to the victory. Cathedral senior fullback Sam Mencer began the […]

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Irish Lose Again to St. Xavier

For the 16th time in 17 meetings, Cincinnati St. Xavier defeated Cathedral in high school football, winning Friday night at home 31-7.  The reigning Ohio division I state champion Bombers jumped out to a 17-0 halftime lead then scored two more touchdowns in the third quarter to put the game out of reach.  Sophomore running […]

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Irish Start Fast, Beat Chatard for First Win

Cathedral scored three first half touchdowns Friday night and cruised to a 34-13 victory over Bishop Chatard at the University of Indianapolis.  It was the first game the Irish played in the state of Indiana this season following losses to highly ranked teams in Kentucly, Michigan, and Ohio. Less than two minutes into the game, […]

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Irish Lose Third Out-of-State Game

Cathedral lost to Pickerington Central on the road in high school football on a rainy and windy Friday night 25-20.  The trip to Ohio followed games in Kentucky and Michigan, which also resulted in narrow Irish losses to highly ranked teams. The Tigers scored on their first two possessions to jump out to a 13-0 […]

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Irish Suffer Tough Loss in Detroit

Cathedral lost a back-and-forth showdown Saturday night with two-time reigning Michigan division two state champion Martin Luther King High School, 38-35, in the Prep Kickoff Classic at Wayne State University in Detroit.  The Fighting Irish led in the fourth quarter 21-18, but fell behind by ten points on two occasions in the final seven minutes.  […]

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Irish Comeback Falls Short in Football Opener

Cathedral opened its 99th football season Friday night with a 35-28 loss at Louisville St. Xavier in the first meeting between the two schools since 1929.  The Irish fell behind 28-7 in the third quarter, but fought back to cut the deficit to seven points early in the final period.  However, the Tigers responded with […]

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