Athletics


Swimmers Form Tight Bond


Through recent years, the St. John Paul II swimmers have created the unique motto which has appeared on t-shirts – “Our family versus your team.”

In sheer numbers, they fall far shy of many of the larger teams they compete … Read the rest

20 Questions: Victoria Butler


Growing up as the youngest in a sporting family has had its advantages for St. John Paul II three-sport athlete Victoria Butler.

Her interest in the sports of lacrosse and basketball were piqued at an early age while following the … Read the rest

New Coach for Girls Basketball


For many years, Pat Van Cott was one of those parents in the stands who watched his own daughter play basketball and pondered the idea of getting more involved.

So, after former St. John Paul II girls’ basketball coach Pam … Read the rest

20 Questions: Darren Katziff


To paraphrase Charles Dickens, it was a “best of times, worst of times” moment for St. John Paul football star Darren Katziff when he was a high school sophomore.

At the time, he played for the Lions soccer team, which … Read the rest

20 Questions: Chris Bresnahan


When completing the questions for this profile, St. John Paul’s Chris Bresnahan noted in his advice to young athletes, “Just do what you love because these years go by fast, so make the most of it and try your hardest … Read the rest

Boys Basketball Head Coach Named


St. John Paul II High School named Rich Dalrymple as the Lions’ Head Boys Basketball Coach, effective immediately. Dalrymple succeeds David Harrison, whose four-year, 55-19 record with the Lions included four consecutive MIAA Tournament berths and two Cape & Islands … Read the rest

New Ice Hockey Coach Named


St. John Paul II High School has hired Christopher Kent as the Lions’ Head Hockey Coach, effective immediately. Kent served as Assistant Coach to Charles “Chuck” Jancaterino, who coached the Lions from 2015-2018.

“Coach Kent has been a key member … Read the rest