20 Questions: Kevin Flynn

As a three-sport standout at St. John Paul II, senior Kevin Flynn has experienced about every thrill an athlete could hope for over his four-year career. Actually, every thrill but one. That would be clearing the fence for a home run at the team’s home field at Mass. Maritime Academy. “It’s one of my dreams,” he […]

Senior Brings Leadership, Work Ethic to Baseball Championship Run

“One of the best decisions of my life was coming here,” Good said. “I’m close with everyone in the school. Everyone knows each other. … The teachers, I love (them). They know you personally and are always looking out for your best interests. The guidance here is so good with helping you with the college […]

20 Questions: Jack Richards

Barnstable Patriot excerpt: … When he was a seventh grader, he was water boy for the Sandwich High team and was headed to high school there, before his parents urged him to consider St. John Paul II. “I didn’t want to come here at first, but it turned out to be the best thing for […]

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 was headed to the playoffs… | Read full Barnstable Patriot story

New Coach Brings Enthusiasm, Experience to JP2

“I’ve been counting the days for a long time now,” Soares said. “It’s tremendous just to get the guys together, to put some of the names with the faces and to start to envision the team.” Soares, a three-sport star at Harwich, brings a wealth of baseball experience to the Lions. He captained the Rough […]

New Baseball Coach Announced

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release   Soares to Lead JPII Lions Baseball Hyannis, MA (11/29/17) — St. John Paul II High School has named Ryan Soares as Head Varsity Baseball Coach, effective immediately. He succeeds Mark A. Santos, who coached the Lions from 2010-2017 and remains as the school’s Athletic Director. “Coach Soares brings excellent […]

Baseball Coach Steps Aside

St. John Paul II High School Head Baseball Coach Mark A. Santos has resigned as head baseball coach in order to spend time with his family. Santos and Head of School Christopher Keavy made the announcement at a players meeting on Wednesday, October 18. Santos will continue as the Lions’ Athletic Director. “This has been […]

Senior Twins Quest for Four in a Row

Keith and Cole Campbell would be more than justified if they wanted some space apart from each other. The twins have pretty much been together every season of every sport they’ve played, ever since T-ball as little kids. Now the two seniors are co-captaining the St. John Paul II baseball team’s quest for a fourth […]

Baseball Competes in Compass Challenge

The three-time defending Division 4 state champion St. John Paul II baseball team will get a feel for how it stacks up with the big boys almost right out of the gate this season. On Saturday, the Lions travel to Plymouth North to be among 10 teams statewide – the majority of them Division 1 […]