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All Catholic League final in 8A
Congratulations to both the Crusaders and Ramblers on advancing to the state finals in the IHSA Class 8A playoffs! An all Catholic League final in the state's highest division!
Brother Rice advanced by beating neighborhood rival Marist by a score of 14-3. The Crusaders are 13-0 on the season and are the Catholic League Blue Division Champions!
Loyola Academy defeated the season's #1 ranked team - Lincoln-Way East. In a great game the Ramblers defense stepped up and sealed the victory for the Ramblers with a 24-16 victory! The Ramblers head to their 4th consecutive state finals. They are 10-3 on the season! Good luck to both clubs! GO CCL!
Montini Catholic advance to Finals!
Congratulations to the Broncos of Montini Catholic as they defeat Sterling 42-20 to advance to another state final. They will take on an old foe - Joliet Catholic next Saturday, 11/24 at 10:00 AM for a chance to add to their title collection. Good luck Broncos! GO CCL!
Mustangs advance to Prep Bowl Championship!
Congratulations to St. Rita as they defeat De La Salle to advance to the 89th Prep Bowl Championship. The Mustangs defeated the Meteors by a final of 42-14. The Mustangs will take on Taft High School next Friday, November, 23rd at 12:00 PM at Gately Stadium. The Catholic League leads the series 59-27-2. We would be looking to earn the 60th win for the Catholic League in this storied series. Go Mustangs and GO CCL!
Crusaders, Ramblers & Broncos advance to state finals!
Congratulations to our CCL schools who have advanced to the State Finals. Three of our four schools playing in the semi-finals advanced. In 8A we will have an All CCL final between Brother Rice and Loyola! What a great way to end the season! We congratulate Montini Catholic who will take on Joliet Catholic in 5A. Congratulations to Mount Carmel on a great season, but a heartbreaking 2 OT thriller did not go their way. The Mustangs of St. Rita will play in the 89th Prep Bowl and with a win will earn the Catholic League's 60th victory! They will take on Taft. GO CCL!
IHSA STATE PLAYOFF SCHEDULE (Semi-final round)
Sat, 11/17 - Lincoln-Way East(16) loses to Loyola Academy (24)
Sat, 11/17 - Montini Catholic(42) defeats Sterling H.S.(20)
Sat, 11/17 - Mount Carmel (21) loses to St. Charles North (27)
Sat, 11/17 - Brother Rice (14) defeats Marist (3)
PREP BOWL PLAYOFF SCHEDULE (CCL Championship game)
Fri, 11/16 - De La Salle (14) loses to St. Rita (42)
IHSA STATE PLAYOFF SCHEDULE (State Championship)
Sat, 11/24 - Joliet Catholic v. Montini Catholic - 10:00 AM at the University of IL
Sat, 11/24 - Loyola Academy v. Brother Rice - 7:00 PM at the University of IL
PREP BOWL PLAYOFF SCHEDULE (Championship game)
Fri, 11/23 - Taft H.S. v. St. Rita at 12:00 PM at Gately Stadium
Good luck to our Basketball & Wrestling Athletes!
The Winter season will officially begin today, so the CCL would like to wish our Cagers and Grapplers the best of luck as they open up their seasons! GO CCL!
Wolfpack take 3rd place!
Congratulations to the Wolfpack of Saint Ignatius for earning a 3rd place finish downstate. The Wolfpack defeated Gibault Catholic in Penalty Kicks. A great year for CCL soccer! Kudos to Saint Ignatius for representing us so well down-state! GO CCL!
CCL/ESCC Football schedule '19-'20 & '20-'21 5 CCL Soccer schools capture Regional titles
Congratulations to the Vikings, Celtics, Caravan, Wolfpack and Cadets for capturing Regional titles! St. Laurence, Providence Catholic, Saint Ignatius and Marmion Academy were 2A champions and Mount Carmel was in 3A. We congratulate you all and wish you all the best at Sectionals!
Celtics & Crusaders earn Cross Country Regional Championships!
Kudos to Providence Catholic & Brother Rice on winning their respective Regional titles in Cross Country. We also congratulate the number of CCL programs who qualified for Sectionals! Great job by all and good luck to all of you at Sectionals!
Catholic League Soccer Champions crowned!
The Catholic League soccer season has ended and we would like to congratulate the following schools on winning their divisions!
Congratulations to Loyola Academy on winning the Blue Division championship! They defeated Saint Ignatius in their last regular season game to put them on top! Great job Ramblers!
Congratulations to both St. Rita & DePaul Prep on winning the Green division championship!
We wish all of our schools the best of luck in the IHSA Playoffs! GO CCL!
Ramblers capture Catholic League Cross Country Championship!
Congratulations to Loyola Academy on capturing the Chicago Catholic League Cross Country championship! The Ramblers had a total of 45 team points edging the Cadets of Marmion Academy by 7 points who finished second with a total of 52. Saint Ignatius finished third with a total of 78. Congratulations Ramblers!
The individual Champions was junior, Anthony Zangler, from Marmion Academy who won the varsity race with a time of 15:17. Great job Anthony!
Good luck to all of our Catholic League teams and runners next weekend at Regionals! GO CCL!
Ramblers Capture IHSA Golf Sectional Championship
Congratulations to the Loyola Ramblers Golf team on their impressive Sectional Championship! The Ramblers shot an incredible 287, which was 17 strokes better than the second place finisher - Fenwick! Great job gentlemen and good luck at state!
Fenwick also advanced to state with a very good round of 304. Good luck to both CCL schools as they head down to state! GO CCL!
| | CCL/ESCC Football merger announcement Ramblers & Wolfpack capture Regional Championships!
The IHSA Golf Regionals took place on Tuesday and the Catholic League came away with two Champions! Congratulations to Loyola Academy & Saint Ignatius on earning Regional Championships. The Ramblers were paced by Jack Crawshaw who ended his day with an impressive round of 67! The Wolfpack were lead by Junior Robert Cox who who shot a great round of 68. Great job gentlemen!
Congratulations to Brother Rice, St. Rita & Fenwick who all advanced to Sectionals! Great job by all! GO CCL!
Ramblers capture Golf Championship
On a windy day at Cog Hill the Ramblers of Loyola Academy captured the league title with an team total of 298! Here are how the Rambler golfers finished: Radler 71 Crawshaw 75 Lee 75 and Savarie, Adler and Maylee 77. Congratulations to Loyola Academy for their win and to all the CCL golfers for an excellent display of golf! We wish all of our Catholic League programs the best of luck as they prepare for IHSA Regionals! GO CCL!