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.
“I love this team,” Irish girls lacrosse coach Mary Ann White said. “This was a development year. It was a growing year. They were willing to grow, willing to fight. They were so coachable.&rd...
The vibe around Cathedral High School girls lacrosse is positive. Very positive.
That was true throughout the 2022 season, and Irish Girls Lacrosse Head Coach Mary Ann White said it was true however the Irish fared in the postseason.
“We’re competing at the highest level and I’m proud of that,” White said in mid-May as Irish girls lacrosse moved from a strong regular season to the postseason.
The Irish, after qualifying for the Indiana Girls Lacrosse Association state final four in 2021, played a tough schedule featuring ...
This article was originally published in the US Lacrosse Magazine
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At the start of their 2018 season, the Cathedral Fighting Irish traveled from Indianapolis to Louisville for a pair of weekend games against two top teams from Kentucky.
The program traditionally played against a few out-of-state opponents every year, and those games always promised to be some of the toughest Cathedral would play all year, head coach Mary Ann White remembers.
The Fighting Irish were strong in their own right. They were fresh off a 2017 state...
The emotions were real and difficult.
Perhaps most the toughest part of Cathedral High School girls lacrosse being canceled along with all Central Indiana 2020 spring high school sports was so much was unknown about what the team could become.
“We just didn’t get to do very much,” Irish girls lacrosse coach Mary Ann White said. “It’s tough not to see them grow.”
Irish girls lacrosse, like all Indiana high school spring sports, had its 2020 season canceled by regulations addressing Covid-19. The Irish, long a c...
This wasn’t a normal season for Cathedral High School girls lacrosse.
No, 2019 was difficult – with many lessons learned. But Irish girls lacrosse coach Mary Ann White said none of that made it a lost season. Far from it.
“It was a growing year,” White said.
The Irish, long one of Indiana’s elite high school girls lacrosse programs, entered the season knowing it would be a rebuilding season with an eye on the future. It became just that, and the Irish finished with an 8-11 record.
The Irish beat Park Tudor in the...
There’s a different feel around Cathedral High School girls lacrosse this season.
It’s a younger, less-experienced feel – and to Lady Irish girls lacrosse coach Mary Anne White, that will make 2019 more challenging than recent seasons. And more interesting.
“We’re kind of a little bit of a growing phase, and trying to figure out where everybody fits and how they work together,” White said recently.
The Irish, the 2015 and 2017 Indiana Girls Lacrosse Association state champions and the state runners-up a year a...