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Diving into sectionals

Diving into sectionals

February 21, 2017

After two long weeks without formal competition, the boys’ swimming and diving team was ready to dive into sectionals.  The team had been practicing as ever for the sectional competition, feeling confident in their ability to perform well. The team did not disappoint on Thursday, with a total of 12 swimmers achieving the fastest races of their lives. Four swimmers made into the the top ten fastest ...

Gymnasts prepare for sectionals

Gymnasts prepare for sectionals

February 18, 2017

The Rebel gymnasts’ season is coming to an end, but sectionals are close in sight

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Ending on a high note

Ending on a high note

February 6, 2017

Senior Ashley Harter broke a 7-year-old record set by 2011 alum Autumn Murphy in the 500 freestyle at sectionals to round out the girls' swim season. Harter started swimming for coach Ed Merkling when she was ten, and now she swims under his coaching on both high school and club teams. During Harter’s freshman year, she swam a variety of events, but by the end of this season she was set on...

Star hockey players

Star hockey players

January 12, 2017

There is a litany of extracurriculars offered at Roncalli, whether it be sports, arts, or academic teams. In the midst of these clubs and activities, many students do not know that Roncalli has a hockey program. This team isn’t just made up of Rebels, but instead it is the Southside Stars hockey team made up of players from all over the south of Indy. “I really enjoy being on a team with...

Shooting for the win

Shooting for the win

January 11, 2017

As the temperature drops and fall sports come to a close, the Rebel gym, popularly known as “the Woodshed,” comes to life with many basketball games. Over Christmas break, the girl’s basketball team was able to put their hard work into action. The Lady Rebels won the Bostick Memorial Christmas Tournament at Covenant Christian High School. The Rebels defeated Crispus Attucks in the first game 60-50. The...

Effort means everything

Effort means everything

January 10, 2017

The Rebel wrestlers are off to a great start this season. With six, soon to leave seniors and seven, new, incoming freshman, there is great old and new talent this season. First year Coach, Wade McClurg has helped the Rebels through multiple wins, already, without even being halfway through the season. The Rebel wrestlers have recently had two meets, one being the Connersville Spartan Classic ...

Bowlers optimistic for season

Bowlers optimistic for season

December 14, 2016

Throughout the bowling season, many have enjoyed their time and efforts while bowling. “I like having the opportunity to improve my score each time, and I love the people on the team,” said senior Hayley Guerrettaz. The Rebel Bowling team is almost done with their season with some wins and even losses. The girls team has a record of 4-2 losing against Greenfield Central and Franklin Centr...

Lady Rebels rebuild

Lady Rebels rebuild

December 12, 2016

The Lady rebels look to keep building up the program after losing great players last year. As the girls basketball team continues their season, the future looks promising with a 6-3 record. Sophomore Jada Moran is very excited about the upcoming season. “This season I want to get to know the girls better and just have fun,” Moran said. Four year varsity player, senior Paige Saylor, has high h...

Taking down the competition

Taking down the competition

December 12, 2016

The Roncalli wrestling team has freshly started their action-packed season with a new head coach. The wrestlers seem to be doing just fine with the coaching ideas of Mr. Wade McClurg, as they got a team record of 4-1 at their first meet on december third at Westfield High School. “The transition to a new school and a new wrestling program has been a very smooth one. Roncalli is a special place, and my family...

Bouncing into another season

Bouncing into another season

November 16, 2016

The boys’ basketball team is about to get their season started with a scrimmage game against Columbus East on November 19th. The team has been preparing for their season by having practice everyday, as well as having lifting sessions with strength and conditioning coach Jerry Clark. “The work they have done with Coach Jerry Clark in the weight room has paid tremendous dividends in how their ...

Girls’ soccer wins sectionals

Girls’ soccer wins sectionals

November 4, 2016

The varsity girls’ soccer team had a strong finish to its 2016 season. The team scored many wins against competitive schools and well-known rivals; however, their biggest accomplishment this season was earning the title of sectional champions. “I think our season went well.  Of course we had an amazing season last year, and we knew that [the previous season] would be a difficult act to follow; however, we...

Cross country cools down

Cross country cools down

October 18, 2016

The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed in the Regional Championships last weekend at Rushville. The boys’ finished 5th overall and the girls’ finished 3rd. The girls’ teams also had their lowest score in Roncalli history. Leading the boys’ team was sophomore Nick Perkins, placing 4th overall. The girls’ team was lead by junior Olivia Origer, placing 14th, followed closel...

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