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Purcell Marian Great Sports Moments: 1986 Football Wins State Championship

If you’re Cliff Pope, memories of his Purcell Marian football glory days never get boring. Two years after Springsteen wrote the song, the Purcell Marian High School football team became prep legends for life by winning the Ohio Division II state title over Willoughby South. That same year, Fairfield beat Lakewood St. Edward for the

Purcell Marian Great Sports Moments: Boys Basketball wins 1985 State Championship

In 1985, the Greater Catholic League had no divisions. Purcell Marian was picked to finish last and instead went 24-3 over the likes of Elder, Moeller and St. Xavier with a coach that was only about seven years older than his players. “Luckily I’m still around to enjoy it,” Stoll said. “It was the smallest

Purcell Marian Great Sports Moments: Baseball Wins 1953 State Championship

The spring of 1953 was a special time for Purcell baseball.  For the past 10 years, baseball in Cincinnati had been dominated by the west side of Cincinnati.  Elder and Western Hills had won five of the last ten state championships. What was clearly evident was that, if a youngster wanted to learn baseball at

Purcell Marian Great Sports Moments: 1949 Football Wins State Championship

From 1947 through 1971, the last high school football season before the Ohio High School Athletic Association implemented an official playoff system, the top-ranked teams in the Associated Press poll generally were recognized as the state champions. Over those 25 years, no Southwest Ohio team won a “state championship.” Massillon Washington claimed 12, emphasizing a

Purcell Marian Athletics: Winter Sports Recap 2019-20

Girls Basketball It was a very successful 2019-2020 winter season at Purcell Marian High School.  Girls Basketball finished the season with a record of 21-7 and finishing with a record of 11-3 in the GCL-Coed.  Their success continued long into the postseason as they were district champions, and ended the season losing to Anna by

Coronavirus Update

Per the governor of the state of Ohio, Mike Dewine, at the close of school on Monday, March 16th, all  K-12 schools (Public, Private, and Charter) will be closed until April 3rd.  With regards to this directive from the governor, Adam Kremer of the Cincinnati Archdiocese has announced that all school-related meetings and activities are

Girls Basketball advances to OHSAA Regional Final

SWDAB Division III REGIONAL FINAL at SPRINGFIELD HS March 7th 3:00 pm  – Purcell Marian vs Anna Pre-Sale Tickets are available in the Athletic Office for only $7.  Tickets at the door are $8. There will be a spirit bus for the game.  Tickets for the bus are $10 and includes the bus ride and

OHSAA Boys Basketball District Final 3/6

SWDAB Division II DISTRICT FINAL at Fifth-Third Arena 5:30 pm Alter vs Wyoming     7:15 pm Hughes vs Thurgood Marshall 9:00 pm Purcell Marian vs Trotwood-Madison   Pre-Sale Tickets are available in the Athletic Office for only $6.  Tickets at the door are $7.  TICKETS AND GATES *Gates open to spectators at 4:30. *Admission

OHSAA Girls Basketball Regional Semi-Finals 3/4

SWDAB Division III REGIONAL SEMI FINALS at SPRINGFIELD HS March 4th 6:15 pm  – Purcell Marian vs Summit Country Day 8 pm  – Anna vs Versailles     Pre-Sale Tickets are available in the Athletic Office for only $7.  Tickets at the door are $8. There will be a spirit bus for the game.  Tickets for

Girls Basketball Defeats Wyoming

Last night, the Girls Basketball team defeated the Wyoming  Cowboys 68-34 giving them a seven game winning streak. Kara King had a big night scoring a career high of 35 points in the win. Jariah McCrory also added 15 points for the team. The Cavs are back in action on Wednesday 12/18 when they take