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 longtime head softball coach said.
The Irish, an annual contender in recent seasons, finished the 2023 season with another strong record – and another solid postseason performance. They finish...
This was beyond expectation, and beyond painful.
This was the story for many Indiana 2020 high school spring sports, and it was particularly difficult for Cathedral High School softball.
“We were just heartbroken, all of us, that we weren’t able to see them out,” Irish assistant softball coach Linda Bamrick said.
Irish softball, like all Indiana high school spring sports, had its 2020 season canceled by Covid-19 regulations – a stunning end for what was to have been a promising final season for one of the most memorable s...
TESSA BEESLEY loves to train...whether it is softball, distance running, hiking, water sports, 6 am speed school, or Orangetheory Fitness, her motto is “It’s ok, I got this.”
We love your desire to compete and be the very best version of yourself
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LILY WAGONER is a hard-working, dedicated young lady. She has a huge heart, loves the outdoors, and leads by example.
Favorite quote: “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” - Dr. Seuss
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Congratulations to Grace Lorsung '20 for being selected to ICGSA 1st team All-State as well as being named as the recipient of the Johnny Bench Award as the top catcher in the state of IN. She will be honored prior to the Reds vs. Astros game on June 18th. We are proud of you
The Irish softball team defeated Mt Vernon 6-3 to advance to semi state. The Irish were tied at three after three innings but jumped to a 6-3 lead by the end of the fifth. Solid defense and pitching by the Irish limited the Mt Vernon offense.
This is the second consecutive regional crown for Coach Matthews and the softball team.
Cathedral will play Center Grove at 11am at Bedford North Lawrence on June 1 in the first round of semi state.
Congratulations to the Lady Irish softball team on winning the city championship. The Irish defeated Chatard 5-0.
The Irish had 10 hits total and RBI’s from Lorsung, Jennings, Veigel, & Dittoe. Manship pitched a shut out!