Archive for August, 2013

Pre-game talks inspire LSU kicker

Louisiana State University kicker James Hairston’s pre-game routine includes preparing himself on every level. Not only does he practice on the field and converse with teammates about football, but he also speaks before each game with Father Tony Lackland, the pastor of All Saints Catholic Church.

Bishop Lynch to celebrate 50 years

During the first week of September, Bishop Lynch High School will celebrate fifty years as a college preparatory institution rich in tradition and history through events held throughout the 2013-2014 school year.

The Heat Is On (VIDEO)

Football season is underway for North Texas Catholic high schools. But before players see their first opponents, they must find a way to beat the punishing summer heat.

Teens gather for Dallas Catholic Youth Conference

Barely one weekend after 3.5 million young people flooded Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Mass with Pope Francis, North Texas witnessed hundreds of its own teens file into the Westin Stonebriar in Frisco for the 2013 Dallas Catholic Youth Conference.

John Paul II High School wins $15,000 grant

John Paul II High School has won first place in the “Project Green $20k to a Better Way” competition presented by WFAA and Chevrolet. The competition was narrowed to five finalists, and the winner was determined by votes through the Project Green website. The Catholic high school, located in Plano, will use the grant to replace lighting in the school’s dining hall with energy efficient LED lighting.