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Cross country runner has spectacular postseason

Cross country runner has spectacular postseason

November 15, 2017

For the third time in the 49 year program, the boys’ cross country team sends an individual to the state meet. Junior Nick Perkins led the rebels coming off a record breaking season last year. “Going into the state tournament, our goals were to have an individual champion in both sectional and regional races, as well as placing 3rd or higher as a team overall,” head coach Jeff Buckley sa...

Girls basketball tips off

Girls basketball tips off

November 10, 2017

As the winter rolls around and cold weather begins to sweep across the state, one thing is sure. Indiana high school basketball is, yet again, under way. While the cold weather sweeps the state, one place can always provide a cozy and intense environment, full of entertainment and excitement. The Woodshed, entering its 42th year as the home of the Lady Rebels, will once again host another seas...

The toss-up of college athletics

The toss-up of college athletics

November 7, 2017

During one of my swim practices, I was listening in on a conversation about my teammates who want to swim in college and how they are looking at colleges primarily for their swimming programs. This sparked my attention because as a student who has a passion for sports and who has considered playing sports after high school, I have always battled the question on whether or not playing division sports ...

Football team falters in sectional opener

Football team falters in sectional opener

November 2, 2017

As sectional play wrapped up late Friday night, half of the high school football teams still alive around the state of Indiana were playing their final game of the 2017 season, taking the last bus ride home until next fall comes around. Sadly, the Roncalli Rebels was one of those teams. Entering the game Friday, the Rebels were eight point underdogs. With Cathedral highly touted as one of the best...

Bowling into action

Bowling into action

October 31, 2017

Led by coach Mike McGreevy, Roncalli’s boys' bowling team rolled into their season on Thursday, October 26. Though the team lost to Franklin Community, the rest of the season lies ahead, filled with opportunities to get out of the gutter. McGreevy expects the team to finish in the top five at the sectional competition after putting in hard work and practice in the practice lanes. “A couple ...

Striking start to the season

Striking start to the season

October 30, 2017

As the weather turns cold and fall sports come to a close, winter sports are up and running. The season began with girls’ bowling Thursday, October 26th at Strike Force against Southport. Friends and family filled the alley to root on the Rebel bowlers. “The bowling moms are like dance moms--but worse,” senior Olivia Smith said. As well as cheering from the fans, the team members s...

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 22, 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 21, 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...

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