Season Review: Baseball This was a team with potential that worked to fulfill it.
Cathedral High School baseball did just that with a solid, consistent 2023 season that ended with a run into the postseason.
“We were really pleased with our body of work throughout the season,” Irish baseball coach Ed Freije said.
The Irish, a traditional city and state power, fo...
Season Review: Boys Lacrosse The season ended in a familiar place.
And if it took a difficult road to arrive there for the 2023 Cathedral High School boys lacrosse team, that adversity made the Irish stronger. And it made them one of the state’s best programs yet again.
“It’s baptism by fire – that’s what these guys had to do,” longtime Irish bo...
Season Review: Girls Track Another year, another strong season.
That has become the norm for Cathedral High School girls track and field, and it remained that way for an experienced Irish team in 2023.
Senior Kailee Swart won the state pole-vaulting title, and her state-record performance – along with strong relay teams and several standout individual performances – ...
Season Review: Boys Track The future is bright for Cathedral High School boys track and field.
What made the 2023 season memorable is that the present was bright, too – and that made for a successful season for the Irish.
It was a season of improvement, development and performance.
“It was a fun group to see grow throughout the season,” Irish track and fiel...
Kailee Swart Wins Pole Vault State Title Kailee Swart won the 2023 IHSAA State Pole Vault Title. Swart cleared 12-3 on her third attempt, then went to 12-6 to clinch the state championship. After clearing 13-0 on her second attempt, she set the height to 13-6 ½. This time, on her first attempt, Swart cleared the bar and set a state meet record previously set by Ellie McCardwell of Pendl...
Season Review: Boys Volleyball This program continues in a strong direction.
That was the expectation for 2023 Cathedral High School boys volleyball – and Tyler McClure said that happened during an outstanding season that featured balance, talent and success.
“It was definitely our expectation to be one of the top teams,” said McClure, who finished his third season...
Season Review: Girls Tennis The 2023 season was about accomplishment for Cathedral girls tennis.
The Irish won two significant titles and had a chance at another, all while laying a foundation for what could be a strong future for one of Indianapolis’ top high school girls tennis programs.
“It was a good season,” Irish girls tennis coach Jeff Giles.
Season Review: Softball This was a season about difficult times. And youth.
A young Cathedral High School softball team overcame significant adversity in 2023. The result was a memorable season that set the stage for a strong future.
And as Tony Matthews saw it, that made this a good season. Very good.
“We played some good ball this season,” the Irish’s l...
Season Review: Girls Lacrosse The future is bright for Cathedral High School girls lacrosse.
The Irish in 2023 were a solid team, with multiple impressive victories. They accomplished those with a motivated – and hard-working team – that played well together through difficult circumstances.
That produced a lot of memorable moments. And a strong foundation.
Season Review: Boys Golf This was a solid team, a good team.
Cathedral High School golf boys performed consistently much of the 2023 season, doing so with strong performances from players of various levels and experience playing major roles.
That made ’23 a successful season, as coach Mike Miller saw it.
“It was really, really enjoyable,” Miller said.
Season Review: Cheerleading Much went right in 2022-2023 for Cathedral High School cheerleading.
Camaraderie was high, and the Irish found good balance throughout the school year – and good success in competition and school spirit. That was the objective for the program.
That made ’22-’23 a strong season for Irish cheerleading, and a memorable one.
Season Review: Rugby This was a different sort of year for the Royal Irish Rugby Society, a difficult year. That didn’t make the 2023 season unsuccessful.
Not even close.
“It has been very special,” David Snyder said.
The Royal Irish, long a national and Midwest power, had lower numbers in the program than usual in 2023 – and the result was a dif...
Boys Volleyball Wins Regional The Fighting Irish boys volleyball team captured the regional title and advanced to the semi-state matchup against Fishers. Cathedral defeated Bishop Noll 3-0 (25-8, 25-11, 25-18). Gavin Weed led the way with 10 kills and Ryan Peterson followed up with 9 kills. Cathedral then defeated Westfield 3-0 (25-11, 25-19, 25-20) to clinch their spot in semi-state. Ni...
Season Update: Baseball This is a team with potential, experience and talent. That makes it a team with a chance.
The Cathedral High School baseball team, a traditional city and state power, turned in a remarkable run to the state championship game in 2022. Irish baseball coach Ed Freije said there is potential for another memorable season in ’23.
But much work must be ...