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Irish Seniors Awarded Mr. Football Position Honors

Columbus East running back Markell Jones has been selected as the 2014 IndyStar Indiana Mr. Football, following former Cathedral wide receiver Terry McLaurin who won the award in 2013.  Meanwhile, the selection panel of Indiana Football Coaches Association members chose Cathedral seniors Jared Thomas and Joe Shopper as the best players at their respective positions […]

Five Honored by IFCA

Cathedral seniors Jared Thomas and Joe Shopper have been selected by the Indiana Football Coaches Association as members of its 2014 Top-50 All-State Team.  In 2013, IFCA named Thomas, an offensive lineman, and Shopper, a punter, to its Class 5-A Junior All-State Team. The IFCA selected Irish defensive lineman Matt Mitsch to its 2014 Class […]

Football – Season Recap

Rick Streiff didn’t mention history much this season. As it turned out, the Cathedral High School football coach didn’t need to mention it. The Irish in 2014 made it anyway. The Irish, after a 3-5 regular season and an unusually tight scare in the semi-state round of the playoffs,  beat LaPorte 56-7 in the Class […]

Irish Players Earn AP All-State Football Honors

Nine Cathedral football players have been named to this year’s Associated Press Indiana all-state football teams which were selected with input from media members and coaches.  On the Class 5-A All-State Team: Center Jared Thomas, Senior – Northwestern University recruit was offensive captain; anchored line for an offense that averaged nearly 52 points and 417 […]

Irish All-Time Ranks in Football Tourney

Where the Irish rank all-time in IHSAA football state tournament . . . State Championships 1 Indianapolis Cathedral 12 Indianapolis Bishop Chatard 12 3  Fort Wayne Bishop Luers 11 4  Sheridan 9 5 Indianapolis Roncalli 8 Warren Central 8 Ben Davis 8 8 Carmel 7 9 Lafayette Central Catholic 6 10 Penn 5 State Championship […]

Irish Win Fifth Straight State Title

Indianapolis Cathedral became the first school to win five consecutive Indiana high school football state championships with a 56-7 victory over LaPorte at Lucas Oil Stadium Saturday night.  The title is the twelfth overall for the Irish which ties Bishop Chatard for the most football state titles in the 42-year history of the Indiana High […]

State FB Tickets On Sale Now

The athletic office now has pre-sale tickets available for the IHSAA State Football Championship on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium.  The Irish will play LaPorte on Saturday with a 7:00 p.m. kick-off. Tickets are $15 for the game.  Pre-school children are free. Tickets will be on sale today until 5:00.  Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. […]

Irish Advance to State Finals with OT Win

Indianapolis Cathedral will make its 15th appearance in the high school football state finals after defeating Bloomington South 27-24 in overtime Friday night to win the Class 5A southern semi-state.  Cathedral’s only lead in the game came when Evan Christopher forced his way into the end zone on a four-yard run in the extra session. […]

Semistate game to be broadcast on WHMB tonight!

The Cathedral Fighting Irish take on the Blooming South Panthers tonight in Bloomington on the way to the state championship. Kick off is at 7 pm. For those you can’t make the trip, you have two ways to cheer on your Irish tonight: 1. Starting with the 7 pm kickoff, the game will be broadcast […]

Semi-State Tickets on Sale

Semi-State Football tickets for Friday’s game at Bloomington South High School on Friday are on sale now in the athletic office.  Tickets are $8.