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Runners begin hopeful season

Runners begin hopeful season

August 29, 2017

The girls’ cross country season began August 14 at the Triton Central Early Bird Invitational. Competing in the large school division required strength and depth that the seniors were able to provide. The highlight of the meet was a podium finish by junior Katie Minton, who placed 16th; however, Monday evening was not the most notable starting night for the rest of the girls’ cross country squ...

Tennis team revival

Tennis team revival

August 28, 2017

The boys’ tennis team had mixed predictions for the year after graduating many valuable seniors; however, this season has seen a fantastic start. During the opening matches of the season, the boys defeated their first opponent, Franklin Central, with a 3-2 victory. Sophomore Alex Payne and junior Austin Schofield beat out FC alongside juniors Tyler Pollard and Garrett Meek. Schofield, along wi...

Touchdown with Rebel football

Touchdown with Rebel football

August 23, 2017

The Rebels kicked off their regular season with a 21-3 win against the Southport Cardinals on Friday night. This is the first of their regular season games following the Rebels’ State Championship title last season. Scoring touchdowns for Roncalli were junior Elijah Mahan as well as seniors Patrick McManama and Jacob Luedeman. Senior Merrick Strykowski pinned down three PAT kicks as well. Behind the ...

Underclassmen drive team

Underclassmen drive team

August 23, 2017

The boys’ cross country team got its season off to a strong start at the Triton Central Early Bird Invitational last week. They placed fifth overall out of ten teams. Junior Nick Perkins led the Rebels with a 5K time of 17:07, placing third overall. Following Perkins were sophomores Ryan Flick (18:39), Sam George (18:53), Max Peeples (19:18) and Liam Irwin (19:19). “The team did really well considering ...

Young team begins season strong

Young team begins season strong

August 22, 2017

The boys’ soccer team began its season on Thursday with a game against Southport.  The JV team tied the Cardinals 2-2, and the varsity team won an exciting game 3-2. Junior Mateo Gonzalez and senior Michael Shirley scored for the Rebels, and the third goal was an own goal, which occurs  when a player accidentally scores for the other team. Junior Robert Thang and Gonzalez were named Players ...

Rebels enjoy senior leadership

Rebels enjoy senior leadership

August 21, 2017

The girls’ volleyball team kicked off its season on Tuesday with a tough loss to Lawrence North. The Lady Rebels battled for five sets, with the last three decided by a two point margin (29-27, 25-27, 13-15). Senior Lauren Fey led the team with 45 assists and 16 digs. “Overall, it was a good first start,” Fey said. “There are a couple things we need to work on, but that game showed that w...

Baseball bands together after defeat

Baseball bands together after defeat

May 22, 2017

A packed schedule would have appeared foreboding after losing an important county championship game against Brebeuf Jesuit last Monday. The Rebel baseball team, however, didn’t take the 5-0 loss as a sign to quit their efforts. Instead, the crew used the defeat as a lesson to focus on their hitting, which proved valuable when the Rebels crushed Ben Davis 9-0 last Thursday. The team had amasse...

Crossing the finish line

Crossing the finish line

April 15, 2017

This is the second year Roncalli has had a unified track team, and all of the competitors are enthusiastic for the start of the season. The track team consists of student athletes, student partners and student motivators. “We have five 'student athletes' who are members of our Life Academy,” unified track coach and history teacher Mr. Pat Crosley said. “We have five 'student partners' who a...

Inside look fore this season

Inside look fore this season

April 12, 2017

Under the coaching of Jim Poole and assistant coach Greg White, the boys’ golf team begins its new season with one common goal which is to do well in the postseason. “I would really like to see the team make it out of sectionals,” junior Dominick Bleizeffer said. In addition to this goal, players were also excited about their first match of the season which was against Lawrence Central o...

Boys’ volleyball starts strong

Boys’ volleyball starts strong

April 11, 2017

After losing team members to illnesses and other circumstances in addition to saying goodbye to a number elite seniors, the future of the boys’ volleyball team did not looking too promising.  However, after putting in hard work and giving their all on game days, the team was able to destroy their opponents in the first half of their season. "We practice Monday through Friday [for] two or more hours a day...

Former teammates face off

Former teammates face off

March 1, 2017

Former Roncalli Rebels Kendra Lynch and Megan Choinacky competed against each other in a double header between the North Carolina Tar Heels and Ohio State Buckeyes softball teams. Lynch graduated in 2013 to later become the pitcher for the Tar Heels, while Choinacky plays for the Buckeyes as an outfielder after graduating in 2015. “I was not surprised to see them play college softball at the ...

Masters of the mat

Masters of the mat

February 23, 2017

After the completion of the semi-state competition, freshman wrestlers Tyce Freije and Alec Viduya had made their marks as Roncalli athletes. Both of them were the only Rebels to advance to the state tournament this year, each at only 15 years old. The two had been battling on the mats for a long time, with Freije wrestling since he was four years old and Viduya when he started kindergarten. ...

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