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Roncalli Wrestling shatters multiple records winning Semi-State

Roncalli Wrestling shatters multiple records winning Semi-State

February 15, 2019

Five wrestlers “punched their ticket” to the IHSAA Wrestling State Championship, which is this weekend at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse downtown. “We are excited for these five individuals to represent Roncalli at the IHSAA State Finals,” said Head Wrestling Coach Wade McClurg. “Our guys have set themselves up well to make a run at their individual goals this weekend, and those individual p...

Season begins for Rebel wrestlers

Season begins for Rebel wrestlers

December 10, 2018

The Roncalli Wrestling team has had an outstanding last few years. Four state placers are returning this year: senior Elijah Mahan, and juniors Alec Viduya, Brayden Lowery, and Tyce Freije. The team is expecting to be very competitive this year. But what happens behind those infamous doors in the wrestling building? Spike ball. Before the wrestlers get to the intense mental and physical work, they ...

“Shoeless” Perkins places 10th

“Shoeless” Perkins places 10th

December 10, 2018

Stumbling back to the minibus barefoot, senior Nick Perkins was pleased with his performance in the state meet. Expecting to place 13th, Perkins finished up at 10th.  As a state meet tradition, Perkins, along with his other competitors, tied his lucky spikes together one last time after three long seasons, and threw them into the “famous shoe tree” at Laverne Gibson course. However, the throw ...

Bringing home the hardware

Bringing home the hardware

November 8, 2018

The Rebels had two main goals this season- produce a presence in the Circle City Conference and win a sectional title, and they did just that. The Rebels defeated Perry Meridian 1-0 in the sectional final with a goal scored by senior William Bawi. “We waited four years and to finally beat Perry was great,” senior captain Daniel Woodruff said. After sectionals, the team continued to deliv...

Fantasy football means competing for bragging rights

Fantasy football means competing for bragging rights

October 11, 2018

With the NFL starting its season up in September, fans are getting excited. This also means something elseーfantasy football. Fantasy football can be confusing to those that do not typically follow football. But for those that do, it is an intense, competitive way to compete against friends. There are hundreds of thousands of leagues, and there are even some here at Roncalli. “I put some eff...

Girls volleyball ready for postseason run

Girls volleyball ready for postseason run

October 11, 2018

The Lady Rebels volleyball team has continually delivered win after win over the course of the regular season. Having finished the regular season at a record of 25-4 with both a county and conference championship to show for it, the focus is now on sectionals. Coach Missy Marsh has established a step by step mentality with the girls regarding postseason play. “The focus right now is definitely ...

Boys’ cross country team thrives under Coach Buckley

Boys’ cross country team thrives under Coach Buckley

October 9, 2018

The boys’ cross country team looks to continue to find success in October after a successful 2018 season. Senior Nick Perkins also hopes to advance to the state meet for the second year in a row. Going into the sectional meet, Perkins was complimentary of his opponents, while staying confident in his pace and ability. “I think the competition this year will yield some quick dudes from New Pal,...

Friday night lights are back

Friday night lights are back

August 27, 2018

With the academic year getting into full swing, athletics are also beginning to start up. One of these sports is football, and the Rebels are coming off a successful 8-2 season. With an abundance of upperclassmen, the team is full of experience. After a busy summer of conditioning and preparing, the team is ready to take on all challengers lying in the upcoming season. The team is expecting to have some good game...

Starting off the season strong

Starting off the season strong

August 27, 2018

There are a lot of questions being asked about what the girls’ volleyball roster would look like this year after graduating four seniors from last season. Who was going to replace Lauren Fey, Amelia Banister, Hannah Irmer, and Grace Lawrie, all of whom played pivotal roles for the Rebels? Head coach Missy Marsh is asking a lot of this year’s seniors as leaders to the large portion of underclassm...

Boys’ tennis serves up another season

Boys’ tennis serves up another season

August 27, 2018

The Rebels swept the Flashes to start off their 2018 tennis season. Varsity won 3-2 assisted by the Schofield and Meek brothers. Varsity’s single victories came from senior Austin Schofield and sophomore Tyler Schofield. Roncalli’s deciding win came in doubles from sophomore Kaden Meek and senior Garrett Meek, who emerged victorious after a nail-biting three hour match. The JV team completed ...

Experience and chemistry: a winning combination

Experience and chemistry: a winning combination

August 24, 2018

The boys’ soccer team began its season on Saturday, August 11th, with games against Center Grove. Both JV and Varsity teams suffered a defeat against the Trojans, with the varsity team losing 5-1 and the JV losing 4-1. Freshman defender Hugo Herndon scored for the rebels JV team, and senior midfielder Owen Spotts scored for the varsity team. Following last year’s season, the team has had a shaky start....

Baseball team currently riding twelve game winning streak

Baseball team currently riding twelve game winning streak

May 22, 2018

It has been 16 days since the Rebel baseball team lost a game. Now that may not seem like much, but in baseball, 16 days equates to 12 games. As a result, the Rebels are now riding an 11 game winning streak entering the end of the season. Monday night at Victory Field, the baseball team crowned themselves County Champions with a 5-3 win over Perry Meridian. Senior shortstop Harrison Koppenhofer p...

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