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Crusaders survive Notre Dame, will challenge Central

On the back of another great performance by Cade Ullman, the Crusaders came away with a 58-56 win over the #3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Wednesday morning. Ullman posted 33 points, knocking down six 3-pointers en route to a victory in the quarterfinal round. Parkersburg Catholic will move on to play #2 Wheeling Central, who

WVSSAC Boys Basketball State Tournament Preview

The Parkersburg Catholic Crusaders are heading back to the State Tournament for the first time since 2016, as they secured a victory in the Region IV Co-Final last Thursday night. PCHS outlasted the Tug Valley Panthers 59-53, hitting crucial free throws down the stretch in what was a back and forth affair most of the

Crusaderettes defeat Summers, Advance to Semifinal

Day 1 of the State Tournament proved successful as the Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes took care of the Summers County Bobcats, moving them into the State Semifinal. PCHS began the game slow as they trailed early, however a run at the end of the 1st quarter gave them a narrow lead heading into the break. The

Boys Look to Punch Ticket to States

Last Friday marked a tough test for the PCHS Boys Basketball team, as they came away with a 28-27 victory over bitter rival Williamstown. The Yellowjackets took advantage of the lack of a shot clock in high school basketball, holding the ball for stretches of 2-3 minutes at a time. This gimmick strategy placed a

WVSSAC Girls Basketball State Tournament Preview

Another historic season is taking place for the Parkersburg Catholic Crusaderettes as they have secured their second-straight Regional Championship, punching their ticket to the 2019 WVSSAC Girls Basketball State Tournament. PCHS did so in emphatic fashion, trouncing the Tug Valley Lady Panthers by a score of 79-44, one of their most impressive victories of the

Crusaders take on Yellowjackets for Sectional Championship

Tonight, the PCHS boys basketball team will host rival Williamstown for the Region IV Section 1 Championship. This will be the third matchup between the two schools this season, a series which the Crusaders own a 2-0 record. PCHS will look to complete the season sweep of the Yellowjackets, earning home court advantage for the

Crusaderettes Challenge for State Tournament Bid

Last week, the Crusaderettes secured home-court for the Regional Final through a hard fought, 64-60 victory over the Williamstown Yellow Jackets. The Sectional Championship is the second straight for PCHS, however there is still more work to be done. On Thursday night, the Crusaderettes will challenge the Tug Valley Lady Panthers in the Regional Co-Final,

Boys Basketball Heads into the Postseason

After coming up just short in the LKC Championship to the undefeated Webster County Highlanders and AA opponent Winfield High School, the Crusaders look to right the ship heading into postseason play. Next week, PCHS will begin their State Tournament run in the Region IV Section 1 tournament, where the Crusaders will hold the #1

Crusaderettes Challenge Williamstown for Sectional

After a victory over the Wahama White Falcons, the focus for the girls now shifts to the rival Williamstown Yellowjackets (19-5). The Sectional Championship matchup will be the third between the two schools, a series in which the Crusaderettes have owned, winning the previous games by scores of 61-46 and 80-55. A PCHS victory would

Girls’ Sectional Matchups Announced

*If a change is made, we will update. Tonight will mark the beginning of the Crusaderette basketball postseason campaign, as they are the #1 seed in the Region IV Section 1 tournament. With the #1 overall seed, PCHS has earned a first round bye and will immediately advance to the Sectional Semifinal, and play host