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Knoxville Catholic Fighting Irish

Lipscomb comes back to defeat the Irish

Knoxville Catholic fell to Lipscomb Academy in a rain delayed event. The Irish were up 3-2 in the top of the 6th with momentum when rain came Wednesday. Play resumed on Friday. Starting pitcher, Ben Sompayrac (2023) surrendered two runs on three hits, striking out three. Lipscomb came […]

Irish fall to McCallie

Knoxville Catholic couldn’t keep up with the McCallie Blue Tornado, falling 8-2 on Wednesday, May 25. The loss drops the Irish to the loser’s bracket, pairing them with Lipscomb Academy in game 3. Canyon Geren (2022) led things off on the mound, going 5 2/3 innings, striking out […]

Irish over Lipscomb 3-0

Knoxville Catholic (26-12) faced off against Lipscomb Academy at the TSSAA D-II AA State first round of baseball finals. Daniel Parris (2023) didn’t allow a single run in a dominating pitching performance. Parris allowed just three hits, striking out ten in his complete game shutout over the Mustangs. […]


With the quarterfinals win, The Fighting Irish secure their spot in the Division II-AA State Tournament. The Double-elimination tournament will be held at Wilson Central High School in Lebanon, TN. First up, Knoxville Catholic will play Lipscomb Academy on Tuesday, May 24 at 4:00PM CST. Purchase tickets > […]

All-Region Awards for Irish Players

Congratulations to Knoxville Catholic players who received recognition for their outstanding seasons, awarded by TSSAA: Daniel Parris (2023)DII-AA East Region 2-Way Player of the Year Canyon Geren (2022)DII-AA All-Region Ian Hubbard (2023)DII-AA All-Region Joey LaMattina (2023)DII-AA All-Region Nate Breeden (2022)DII-AA Honorable Mention, All-Region

Quarterfinal Results

The Fighting Irish come back from a game one loss to knock out Briarcrest with back to back wins. Next up, State Tournament, May 24-26 at Wilson Central High School in Lebanon, TN. GAME 1: Irish @ Briarcrest – L 6 -2 Landon Lutterman, Nate Breeden and Spencer […]

Daniel Parris, Mr. Baseball Finalist

Parris named Mr. Baseball Finalist

Knoxville Catholic’s Daniel Parris (2023) has been named 2022 DII-AA Mr. Baseball Finalist. Parris, a MIF/RHP for the Fighting Irish, is also a University of Tennessee commit. He finished the2022 regular season with .427 batting average, 8 homeruns and 41 RBI. Congrats to Daniel! Mr. Baseball is awarded […]