Posts Tagged “Nazareth”

Thrown for a loss

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Thrown for a loss Uncertainty forces star quarterback to leave Naz  By Steve Metsch Tim Racki has a glittering record as a high school football coach – taking two schools to nine state title games and winning seven – but his biggest challenge may come this fall. Not only does Racki not know if there…

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Nazareth girls squander lead

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Nazareth girls squander lead Whitney Young rallies from 18-point deficit for win By Steve Metsch Whitney Young’s Olivia Vick may be a freshman, but she plays with the poise of a seasoned veteran. Consider Saturday afternoon when the 14-year-old’s precise shooting from beyond the arc proved fatal for Nazareth. Vick scored five three-pointers in the…

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Nazareth girls tune up

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Nazareth girls tune up Edge De La Salle; Montini tourney next By Steve Metsch One play can mean so much in a basketball game. Such was the case in Friday night’s non-conference game for the Nazareth girls. In a tight contest with a scrappy De La Salle team, host Nazareth found itself clinging to a…

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Mount Carmel wins Class 7A

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Mount Carmel wins Class 7A Defense and running game ruin Nazareth repeat   By Steve Metsch As Mount Carmel Head Coach Jordan Lynch noted Saturday night, “defense wins championships.” Boy, does it ever. The Caravan defense shut down a prolific Nazareth offense that came in averaging 44 points in the playoffs. Mount Carmel held Nazareth…

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Nazareth one win away

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Nazareth one win away Tyler Morris scores five TDs in semifinal rout By Steve Metsch Thanksgiving morning will find Nazareth Head Coach Tim Racki, his assistants and team practicing on their football field behind the school. They don’t mind one bit. “It’s the best practice of the year,” Racki said Saturday. “You go in the…

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Strongs’ four TDs lead Nazareth

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Strongs’ four TDs lead Nazareth Defense silences Thornton in second half, 49-21 By Steve Metsch Nazareth needed four touchdowns from senior running back Derrick Strongs, Jr., – and one momentum changing sack – to silence an inspired Thornton team on Nov. 9. Host Nazareth (11-0) won the Class 7A second-round playoff game, 49-21, however the…

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