The Cathedral football team has improved each of the first 3 seasons under head coach Dean Taylor the bar is set even higher for this season. Cathedral won just 1 game in Taylor's first year there but 3 games the following year and 6 games in 2011. Cathedral lost some key players from last year's team but Taylor has high hopes for this year's team.
The Cathedral baseball team defeated Delano 5-0 Thursday night to advance to the Class AA state tournament semifinals against Proctor today at 2:30, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 2:25. The Crusaders scored all 5 of their runs in the 2nd inning. Eric Pelant threw a complete-game 4-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts to get the win for the Crusaders. Mike Kerber and Matt Dodge each had 2 hits for the Crusaders and Jeff Facshing had 2 RBIs.
The Cathedral baseball team defeated Albany twice Thursday night at Dick Putz Field. The Crusaders won 7-1 in game 1 before downing Albany 7-4 in 8 innings in game 2. Jeff Fasching threw 4 1/3 innings with 1 hit allowed to get the win in game 1. Drew Peschel singled in the game-winning run in the 8th inning for the Crusaders in game 2. Albany led 4-0 in game 2 before Cathedral came back.