Thursday, February 28, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI will step down today at 2 p.m. and Blessed Trinity and Queen of Angels, the Catholic schools in Roswell, have publicly thanked and prayed for him.
In Vatican City, Italy at 8 p.m. (2 p.m. EST), the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI will step down as Pope, triggering the process of the election of a new Pope. Blessed Trinity Catholic High School thanked him on its Facebook page: “By humble and faithful prayer, the soul acquires, with time and perseverance, every virtue.” (Saint Catherine of Siena) Today Pope Benedict XVI resigns to dedicate his life to prayer. As we pray for him during this transition, may we also thank him for his humble service until now and in the future. Similarly, Queen of Angels also posted a public prayer for the resigning Pope on their Facebook page: Prayer for Pope Benedict XVI O God, true shepherd of all the faithful, look with kindness on your servant Pope …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Emily Sonnett and Kourtney Keegan took top honors in their respective sports this year.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Each year the Atlanta Journal Constitution names high school athletes in each sport as its "Atletes of the Year" - this year, the list included two Roswell area school sports stars. For girls soccer, Emily Sonnett of Fellowship Christian was honored as the top athlete in her sport for this past school year. According to the newspaper, the FCS senior had 25 goals and 12 assists during the 2012 season. Sonnett was also named an ESPN first-team all-American and a member of the Under-18 Women’s National Team. She has signed to play soccer at the University of Virginia. Within girls tennis, junior Kourtney Keegan at Blessed Trinity was 19-0. According to the AJC, she is the No. 1 high school junior girls player in Georgia. Keegan has committed …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Blessed Trinity fell to Greater Atlanta Christian in Saturday's game.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Greater Atlanta Christian defeated Blessed Trinity Catholic High School 1-0 in the AA State Championship for girls soccer last Saturday. Playing on the Titans' turf in Roswell, the Lady Spartans scored early in the game. The AA win is the first state title in Lady Spartan history. Blessed Trinity had won the state title in six of the previous eight years, including last year, which was a 1-0 win against GAC, too.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Undefeated Lamar County scored 21 straight points in 28-14 victory.
Blessed Trinity’s successful football season, which included its first playoff victory last week, ended with a 28-14 loss at Lamar County Friday night in the Class AA second round. The Titans (7-5), who also were the Region 6-AA, Division B champs, could not withstand a second-half rally by the undefeated Trojans (12-0), who scored on two long touchdown runs after the game was tied 14-14 at halftime. Lamar scored the game’s final 21 points. Blessed Trinity held leads of 7-0 on a Spencer McManes TD pass in the first quarter and 14-7 on Jordan Denson’s 7-yard run with five minutes left in the second quarter. But Lamar went on a 91-yard drive and scored with three second left in the half to tie the score and turn the momentum This report …
Friday, November 18, 2011
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Friday, November 11, 2011
The Titans thrash visiting Heard County 44-19 in the first round of the Class AA Playoffs
The fall air was frigid in Roswell Friday, but the Titans of Blessed Trinity (7-4) were on fire as they demolished the visiting Heard County Braves 44-19 in the opening round of the Georgia High School Association Class AA playoffs. The Titans dominated the game on both sides of the ball as the Braves struggled all evening. The Titans received the opening kick off and got things rolling straight out of the gate. The stellar combination of junior quarterback Spencer McManes and classmate running back Jordan Denson led Blessed Trinity to the first score of the game, less than two minutes after kickoff. After a missed extra point, the Titans took an early lead of 6-0. Denson broke 1,000 rushing yards for the season in the game. After a quick …
Saturday, November 5, 2011
The two teams will represent Roswell in the football postseason
Blessed Trinity may have fallen in the Region 6-AA championship game to Buford Friday, but the Titans still have plenty to look forward to this season. It begins next week in the Class AA playoffs with a first-round game against Heard County. The Titans (6-4), who lost 49-10 to Buford, are the No. 2 seed from 6-AA. Heard is the No. 3 seed from 5-AA. The Titans are joined in the playoffs by another Roswell-area school, Centennial, which plays at Marietta in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs. Centennial, a 36-35 winner over Northview Friday, is the No. 3 seed from 6-AAAAA. Marietta is 5-AAAAA’s second seed. You can find the complete football playoff brackets on the Georgia High School Association website.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Our weekly look at the top football performances from last week.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Roswell Patch Football Honor Roll Top performances from last week's games: CENTENNIAL Zietrick Smith, running back: Rushed 32 times for 129 yards and a touchdown, and caught a touchdown pass. Jimmy Meyer, quarterback: Rushed for 70 yards and a touchdown and passed for 34 yards and a touchdown. Matt Deshong: Returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown. FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN Stephen Lantz: Rushed for 112 yards and had six tackles on defense. James Wilson: Had seven tackles, and had 19 rushing yards on offense. Conor Linneen: Had six tackles. BLESSED TRINITY Jordan Denson: Rushed for 90 yards and two touchdowns. Sam Roberts: Rushed for 98 yards and a touchdown. Football Honor Roll posts every Tuesday. To nominate a player, email Patch by…
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Centennial still has a shot at winning homefield advantage for first round of playoffs.
Every week, I pick high school football games that are played in Patch coverage areas from Cumming to Stone Mountain. Check out this week's predictions, then let us know how you think your team will fare in the comment box below ... if you dare. Last week’s best picks: King’s Ridge 21, Mount Pisgah 20 (actual score, King’s Ridge 20, Mount Pisgah 14, OT); Tucker 50, Redan 10 (actual score, Tucker 54, Redan 7). Last week’s worst picks: Forsyth Central 28, Creekview 27 (actual score, Creekview 27, Forsyth Central 17); Parkview 21, Brookwood 20 (actual score, Brookwood 23, Parkview 19). Last week's record: 20-2. Overall record: 163-42-1. Are you ready for another round of picks? Centennial at Alpharetta: Alpharetta (7-1 overall, 4-0 in Region …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Senior QB comes up big in Fellowship Christian's Senior Night victory.
Roswell Patch Football Honor Roll Player of the Week Blais Furse/Fellowship Christian It was Senior Night for Fellowship Christian and quarterback Blais Furse didn't disappoint. The senior's three-touchdown performance was the key for the Paladins in their 30-18 win over Southwest Atlanta Christian last week. Furse completed 4 of 6 passes for 89 yards and rushed for 34 yards and the three touchdowns as Fellowship improved to 4-4. Other top performers: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN Tyler Hart, running back: Rushed 13 times for 76 yards. James Wilson, running back: Had 11 carries, 67 yards. Stephen Lantz, running back: had 34 yards rushing, 25 yards receiving, and had four solo tackles and two assists on defense. Robert Germaine, linebacker: Had four…