Instead of signing the morality contract enacted by the Diocese of Oakland, Bishop O’Dowd teacher Kathleen Purcell crossed out portions of it, and will be let go after graduation this year.
Teachers at Catholic schools in the East Bay were recently asked to sign a morality pledge covering their lives beyond the school walls as part of their next contract. As a result, it now looks like at least one member of the staff at Bishop O’Dowd High School won’t be returning next year.
The Bishop O’Dowd High School girls basketball team was disqualified from the North Coast Section playoffs after it was discovered the team played one too many games this year.
An East Bay high school baseball coach has pleaded not guilty to charges he molested three children.
K.C. Waters had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland past Laguna Hills, 62-24, in the California girls’ Division III title game Saturday.
A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 51 years and 8 months in state prison for shooting into an apartment in San Leandro last September where his girlfriend and her young son were living.
Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland was on lockdown during a police search in the area at the end of the school day Wednesday.
Grant Jerrett and Cameron Osorno each scored 16 points as La Verne Lutheran came from seven points down in the fourth quarter to beat Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland, 64-59, to win the boys’ Division III state championship Friday.
Kendall Jackson had 11 points as Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland defeated El Cerrito, 50-32, to win the boys’ Division III NorCal championship Saturday at Power Balance Pavilion.
Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland bested Sacramento, 57-46, in the girls’ Division III NorCal championship game Saturday.