Football: Central Catholic lineman commits to Howard

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Central Catholic seems to send at least a half-dozen players on to college football programs every year.

Tony Young will be one of the next.

Young, a senior offensive lineman, verbally committed to Howard University recently. Young is 6-foot-3, 295 pounds and can play either tackle or guard.

Young made his announcement on Twitter.


Football: Central Catholic quarterback makes college decision

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This fall, Troy Fisher will try to become the first Central Catholic quarterback to lead the Vikings to three WPIAL championships.

Not even the great Dan Marino did that.

When Fisher finally does hang up his high school uniform, he now knows which jersey he will put on next.

Fisher, a senior and three-year starter for Central Catholic, verbally committed to Lafayette of the Patriot League on Monday. Fisher relayed the news on Twitter.


Alumni Update - MP Buckley (Seton Hill)

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Seton Hill closed out their regular season with a pair of games against Slippery Rock on Senior Day.Buckley SHU  

The Rock scored in four of the seven innings for a 7-1 victory in game one.  The Griffins responded with an 8-7 win in game two.  

SHU is now 32-18 overall and 16-12 in PSAC West action.

MP Buckley, a Central Catholic graduate, homered in both games. 


(photo courtesy of Seton Hill University)


Alumni Update - P.J. DeMeo (Pittsburgh)

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PITTSBURGH - The University of Pittsburgh offense exploded for an 18-hit, 17-run performance Sunday afternoon as theDeMeo Pitt Panthers downed Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) 17-5 in the finale of a three-game series at Charles L. Cost Field.


The game was called after seven innings due to travel restrictions for the visiting Cougars, but Pitt needed just six innings for its offense to collect 18 hits, including three homers, for the series win.

P.J. DeMeo, a Central Catholic graduate, was 2-for-5 with three RBI.


(photo courtesy of University of Pittsburgh)


Football: Central Catholic's Rielly looks to play Division I football

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On April 21, Central Catholic’s Jack Rielly came one step closer to living his dream of becoming a Division I athlete.

 The 5-foot-10, 195-pound fullback announced that he will be attending Wake Forest University next year as an invited walk-on.


Rielly turned it on late in his senior season, scoring five of his six touchdowns in the postseason. His highlight came on a 60-yard catch and run for a touchdown in a 63-21 PIAA semifinal win against Wilson.


On the season, Rielly had 16 carries for 148 yards (9.3 yards per carry) and three catches for 89 yards.