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Undefeated underdogs

Undefeated underdogs

May 22, 2018

The girls lacrosse team traveled to Lafayette on Saturday, May 12 to compete in a round robin against Elkhart and Lafayette Harrison. With this being the girls’ first year on the field, they faced off against experienced teams, and nerves ran rampant amongst the players. Going into the tournament, the Rebel lacrosse girls had lost six games and tied 2-2 with Carmel. In a stellar performance ...

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...

Seniors lead team to County Championship

Seniors lead team to County Championship

May 21, 2018

With a 23-2 record and Marion County Championship under its belt, the Roncalli softball team has proven itself to be a strong force heading into the postseason. Seven seniors make up the roster, including All-Marion Country winners Lauren Fey and Jordan Jenkins. The infielder and pitcher, respectively, will continue their softball careers in college. Sophomore Amber Linton is another All-Mario...

Finishing strong

Finishing strong

May 21, 2018

The boys’ track team has had a solid season so far. Led by a strong senior class, the team is getting ready for their sectional competition. The team most recently competed in its Marion County meet, which previews who to watch going into the championship season. On the track, senior Myles Lyngh is performing well, as he got a PR in the 800 going into their championship season at the Marion ...

Romano Leads The Path to Victory

Romano Leads The Path to Victory

May 17, 2018

  The boys lacrosse 2018 season has been going very well with a rare first six game winning streak almost ever. Senior Vinny Romano has had a very memorable season. “It’s going great, about how we predicted it would go at the beginning of the season,”  Romano said. “The Center Grove game was my favorite because it had a deep emotional connection to my family, since the first time we played ...

One final round-tripper

One final round-tripper

May 17, 2018

A state championship as sophomores. A loss last year in the regional championship to the eventual state champion Cathedral Irish. Through three or four years of baseball, this senior class has played well into June on their journey to the state championship. This year plans to be no different. Just as senior athletes have dominated the majority of the rosters this year, the baseball ros...

Sprinting to a victory

Sprinting to a victory

May 17, 2018

Track and field is a very competitive sport. With so many events to succeed in, anyone can reach their goals and exceed expectations. Roncalli has had a history of great track and field teams, and this year’s girl’s team is no exception. This year, the Rebels practiced hard and it showed. With great finishes in many JV and varsity meets, athletes across the board showed great improvement in the...

Athletes demonstrate grit

Athletes demonstrate grit

May 17, 2018

For the average high school senior, juggling athletics, schoolwork, extracurriculars, possibly jobs, along with college applications is exhausting. Adding a life threatening illness on top of all these struggles is something a typical high schooler cannot begin to fathom. However, for two seniors, this became a reality. Senior Shane Moylan battled and defeated a rare form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma...

Busy season almost passed

Busy season almost passed

May 17, 2018

So far this season, the boys’ golf team has been in seven matches that take place after school and six tournaments that take place on the weekends, and they have had one canceled tournament. The season may be short, but it is jam packed with matches and tournaments every week. The boys started their season in a lot of rainy and gloomy weather. Since golf is an outdoor sport, playing in bad con...

Girls tennis currently 11-7

Girls tennis currently 11-7

May 16, 2018

Starting in March, the girl’s tennis team beat Scecina’s JV and Varsity squads. With big help from sophomore Emma Hess, and double wins from seniors Lauren Liberto and Grace Mappes, the lady Rebel’s paved the way for another successful season. Now it is mid May and the school year is coming to an end, but the girl’s haven’t slowed down since their Scecina sweep. They are now 11-7, lo...

New team takes to the field

New team takes to the field

April 3, 2018

The girls' lacrosse team is new to the Roncalli athletic fields this year, led by head coach Bill Niezgodski. He has been involved with the Roncalli boys lacrosse team for five years as his son was a member of the team. “I was one of the founding members of the Junior Rebel Lacrosse organization, the feeder system to Roncalli Lacrosse,” Niezgodski said. “I have [also] been coaching a 5th-8th bo...

Unusual sports scholarship

Unusual sports scholarship

March 31, 2018

Senior Tyler Hicks became a student assistant for the boys’ basketball team during his junior year. Despite what seemed to be a late start to the program, Hicks formed experience from managing freshman football, operating his own Butler twitter account with over 1700 followers, and doing some work on different Butler basketball websites. “My sophomore year, Coach [Michael] Wantz asked me if I was i...

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