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Cardinals soar over Saints

Cardinals soar over Saints

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) High school baseball season kicked off in Alexandria on Tuesday evening with a classic pitchers’ duel between Bishop Ireton and St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes, the first matchup in the annual [...]

Don’t count out the Bishop Ireton Cardinals

Don’t count out the Bishop Ireton Cardinals

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) Bishop Ireton doesn’t boast one of the top basketball teams of the famed Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, but the Cardinals have been playing like they belong among the elite. On Friday [...]

Remember the Bishop Ireton Cardinals

Remember the Bishop Ireton Cardinals

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) Bishop Ireton was down 30-0 to rival Paul VI near halftime Saturday afternoon when a group of men began gathering behind the Cardinals bench. Wearing Ireton jerseys — with names like [...]

Call them the ‘Comeback’ Cardinals

Call them the ‘Comeback’ Cardinals

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) Bishop Ireton sophomore Corey Johnson played in just one varsity football game last season, but you wouldn’t know it watching his defensive performance Saturday. In a game where the stars on [...]

Bishop Ireton Cardinals soar in season opener

Bishop Ireton Cardinals soar in season opener

By Erich Wagner (Photo/Erich Wagner) Bishop Ireton head coach Tony Verducci will be the first to tell you that his football program has been on a bit of a rollercoaster ride in recent years. “Well, two [...]

Runners chase history at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes invitational

Runners chase history at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes invitational

By Jim McElhatton The 800-meter run is two laps around a track. A little more than 15-feet short of a half-mile, the event requires speed and endurance. It is too far for most sprinters who lack [...]

Saints top Titans in final game of city baseball tournament

Saints top Titans in final game of city baseball tournament

By Jim McElhatton On paper, the TC Willliams High School varsity baseball team might’ve seemed the favorite to win the three-team early season tournament featuring city rivals St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes and Bishop Ireton this [...]

Bishop Ireton’s ice queen

Bishop Ireton’s ice queen

By Melissa Quinn Michaela Mulokey heads into the girls locker room alone. Right before the Bishop Ireton senior laces up her skates, she gets into the zone, ticking off the opposing team’s weaknesses and remembering the [...]

Ireton’s drive for perfection fuels players

Ireton’s drive for perfection fuels players

By Melissa Quinn For the Bishop Ireton boys varsity basketball team, perfection no longer falls into the category of something to strive for — it’s demanded. Every practice begins with perfection: a series of drills using [...]

Bishop Ireton rower sees big success after tentative start on the water

Bishop Ireton rower sees big success after tentative start on the water

By Melissa Quinn For Catherine Babiec, rowing is a family affair. Her father, Daniel, was on the crew team at Boston University well before she was born. And her brother, Thaddeus, is a junior at the [...]