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Monday April 17, 2023

Updated: Apr 20, 2023

BIG THANKS - DeRango's Pizza was the main course today, 3 sheet pizzas, one Cheese &

Sausage, one Cheese & Pepperoni, one 1/2 Cheese/Sausage & 1/2 Veggie.

John Ketarkus '56 brought homemade Blueberry Muffins. John also brought a mini bottle of Red Wine for Fr. Crewe. Dan Horton '73 brought two O&H Kringles for the gang.

Dan DeMatthew '75 brought a bag of Candy as did Dave O'Brien '58.

Brenda White President Siena Catholic Schools stopped by to check out the corrected sign at the Alumni House, visit with the gang and have a few slices of pizza. "Boy in Blue" - CW

Joining Us: Brenda White, Irene (Reisenauer) Torresin, Dave Benjamin, Joe Macareno,

Joe Ingrasci, Fr Ron Crewe, Bob Broihier, Rick Jones, Jack Kelley, Tom Konieczko,

Terry Toll, Dan DeMatthew, Amy DeMatthew, Gary Schonert, Dan Bentz, Joe Woitach,

Dick Heidenreich, Alia Onaczynski, Dave O'Brien, Roger DeMark, Dr Parisa Meymand,

Dan Peterson, Tom Goebel, Chris Sosnay, Bob Letsch, Jeff Tarkowski, Ryan Andersen,

Dan Kovara, Dan Horton, Chris Gorman, Cathy Poulsen, Kory Borek, Rick Ropiak,

Mike Hyduke, John Miller, George Oteman.

• Special Guests:

Irene (Reisenauer) Torresin '60 with good friend Dick Heidenreich '49

Irene, who now lives outside of Ocala, FL, was back in Racine to support her daughter after her recent surgery. Irene was hoping to see Mickey "Snake" Paar as well. Dick was extremely pleased that he could put his arm around Irene.

• Cribbage: Table 1 Dick Heidenreich/ Joe Macareno teamed to defeat Bob Letsch/ CWood - Rick Ropiak/ Mike Hyduke 2-1.

Table 2: Chris Gorman/Dan DeMatthew defeated Mike Hyduke/Dave Benjamin 2-1 - each team had a "Skunk".

Table 1: After some guys departed the teams were: Hyduke/Ropiak - Letsch/DeMatthew - Macareno/Wood - the victors were DeMatthew/Letsch.

• Black & White Ball - Dick Graceffa '69 will be the emcee for the Black & White Ball - Saturday April 22nd - SCHS -

• Volunteers Needed: The Development Office is in need of adult volunteers who are willing to help. The fact that they're alumni, even better.

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• Angels Connecting: A number of the guys from the Class of '65 have gotten together each summer for the past 30 plus years to golf. Special thanks to Bob Schroeder & Tim Paulson, who work tirelessly behind the scenes to handle arrangements and keep the annual gathering going. This year the guys are headed to Greensboro NC. These gentlemen collectively donated $65,000 to SCHS in honor of their 50th Class Reunion.

Below is a pic of their 2021 Golf Towel.

• Angels In the News..........

• Racine News...........

• Prayers for the families of departed Angels and Friends......

• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:

  • Dave Bulik '71 dealing with A-Fib condition.

  • Mark Pawzun '75 dealing with teeth alignment problems - fitted for braces.

  • Janet Grant '60 - dealing with Medical issues.

  • Barb (Bohn) Jarapko '60 dealing with health issues.

  • Rick Cramer '60 had a stroke and dealing with serious health issues.

  • Don Heck '63 diagnosed with NOH (neurogenic orthostatic hypotension). After 3 or 4 minutes of standing, he gets very weak and light header. This disease is not curable but you can learn to adjust your life and work around the issues.

  • Don Heck in addition to his above health issues - visiting family in Florida - now has Covid and is in the hospital with pneumonia.

  • Tommy Pulda '72 rehabbing Heart Surgery after valve replacement surgery. Tom is in Florida with family and doing well.

  • Dick Peterson '53 rehabbing from hip replacement surgery, fell a 2nd time at the hospital. He is being moved to the 9th floor at VA Hospital. Gary Schonert & Roger DeMark had a nice visit with Dick on Friday. Reported Dick was in good spirits..

  • Tom Clazmer's is up at St. Luke's hospital in Milwaukee. He has been having some passing out issues the last few weeks. He is scheduled to receive pacemaker early this coming week, possibly today, Monday.

  • George Gordon is in the hospital with a Lung Virus. He has difficulty breathing.

  • Dave O'Brien dealing with eye issue that he had surgery on.

• Special Prayers for Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli rehabbing from Brain Surgery - great making progress. Was at the Gorman's for Easter Sunday egg hunt.

• Others Needing Prayers:

Ron Bentz, Bob Letsch, Jack Kelley, Bob Garrity, Gary Schonert, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz,

Jim Poulsen, Dick Peterson, Mickey Postorino, Dave O"Brien, Helen (Willems) Miller,

Mike O'Brien, Mickey Postorino, Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife,

Del Alton's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Dan Peterson's wife, Pat (Peters) Obernberger

Important Dates:

• Black & White Ball - Saturday April 22nd - SCHS

• Mother's Day - Sunday May 14th

• Memorial Day - Monday May 29th - Alumni House Closed

• Father's Day - Sunday June 18th

• Brenda White's Last Day - Friday June 30th - Happy Retirement !!!

• Fourth of July - Tuesday July 4th

Eleven-Player All-Star Game - Saturday July 15th, 12:00 Noon

Coach Dan Miller was chosen to be the head coach for the WFCA All-Star Game.

Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday August 14th - Alumni House Closed

• Labor Day - Monday Sept 4th - Alumni House Closed

Angel Athletics

April 10th - April 15th

Track On a beautiful Thursday afternoon the Angels track and field team traveled to Badger High School for their first outdoor meet of the season. All the Angels performed well and the boys team finished 3rd. High performers for the Angels was Javion Hunter in the 100 meter and 200 meter dash where he finished 2nd and 1st with times of 11:06 seconds and 22.90 seconds. Abel Mulder took 1st in the shotput with a throw of 51 feet 3.5 inches and 2nd in discus (126 feet 5 inches). In the 400 meter dash there were 3 Angels that earned points for the team. Many Soto (2nd, 58.34 seconds), Morgan Determan (3rd, 58.79 seconds) and Joseph Stanley (5th, 1:00.70). In the 110 meter hurdles Tristan Ropiak finished in 4th with a time of 17.19 seconds and in the 200 meter dash Lamont Hamilton finished in 5th crossing the finish line in 24.01 seconds. On the girls side of the event Caylene Von-Schilling Worth led the way as she finished in 3rd in the shotput with a throw of 32 feet 10 inches. Girls Soccer Wednesday night the Angels girls soccer team hosted The Prairie School at Pritchard Park. Unfortunately for the Angels the Hawks came ready to play as the Angels suffered a 15-1 loss. Julianna Wilkey had the lone goal for the Angels as she scored on a penalty kick in the 2nd half. Katelyn Gordon had 20 saves in the goalbox. Baseball The Angels baseball team returned to the diamond on Tuesday night as they faced off against Metro Classic Conference favorite Thomas More. Thomas More proved why they are expected to win the conference as they jumped out to an early lead on the Angels and kept that lead through 5 innings to defeat the Angels 14-0. At the plate for the Angels John Perugini and Terrion Glass-Barnes each had a hit. On the mound Perugini led the way with 3 strikeouts. Thursday the baseball team faced off against Thomas More again at Milkmen Stadium. Unfortunately for the Angels Thomas More’s offense exploded for 26 runs as they defeated the Angels 26-1. The Angels were led at the plate by Terrion Glass-Barnes who had 2 hits. Santino Garcia and Travion Thompson each had a hit as well. Tennis The St. Catherine’s/Lutheran tennis team opened their season on Tuesday as they headed to The Prairie School. Unfortunately for the Angels the start to the season didn’t go as expected as they were defeated 7-0 by the Hawks. In singles competition Jacob Murray was able to win a set and Henry Randolph was able to win 3 sets. In doubles competition the team of Ivan Salcedo and Jesus Pacheco were able to win 2 sets. Playing their 2nd match in a row the boys tennis team hosted University School of Milwaukee on Wednesday night. The team played much better after getting their first match of the year in the day before, however USM was still too much to handle as they defeated the Angels 7-0. Jacob Murray was the high performer of the day as he was able to win 3 sets in singles competition. Also in singles competition Jesus Pacheco was able to win 2 sets and Emiliano Leal was able to win 1 set. In doubles competition the team of Ivan Salcedo and Fernando Mozo were able to win 2 sets. Softball Tuesday the softball team finally was able to get their season started after multiple postponements and to say the Angels were ready to play is an understatement. In only 3 innings the team exploded for 33 runs as they defeated Living Word Lutheran 33-1. Londyn Pardo led the team as she went 3-3 with 3 walks, 7 RBI’s and 5 runs scored. Kennedee Clark also had a great game as she went 3-4 with 4 RBI’s and 3 runs scored. On the mound Aniesa Neave pitched 3 innings of no-hit ball and struck out 7. On a beautiful Friday afternoon the Angels softball team hosted Kenosha Christian Life. The Angels, playing in their 2nd game of the year came ready to play as they were able to defeat Christian Life 10-0. Aniesa Neave had a huge game as she had a home run and 4 RBI’s and threw 6 innings of shutout softball with 8 strikeouts. Londyn Pardo went 3-4 with 2 doubles and 3 runs scored. Isabel Sanchez went 1-3 with a double and an RBI. Golf No meets occurred this week. Golfs next meet is scheduled for April 18th at Browns Lake

Upcoming Angel Athletic EventsMonday April 17th

  • Softball vs. Brookfield Academy @ Roosevelt Park @ 4:30pm

Tuesday April 18th

  • Golf @ Browns Lake Golf Course @ 1:00pm

  • Tennis vs. Martin Luther @ Lockwood Park @ 4:00pm

  • Baseball vs. Catholic Central @ Beaumont Field @ 4:30pm

  • Softball vs. Catholic Central @ Congress St. Field @ 4:30pm

Wednesday April 19th

  • Girls Soccer vs. Racine Lutheran @ Pritchard Park @ 6:30pm

Thursday April 20th

  • Baseball vs. Catholic Central @ Horlick Field @ 4:30pm

  • Softball vs. Catholic Central @ Roosevelt Park @ 4:30pm

Friday April 21st

  • Boys Tennis @ Brown Deer @ 4:00pm

  • Girls Soccer @ Racine Horlick @ 4:30pm

  • Softball vs. St. Thomas More @ Roosevelt Park @ 4:30pm

  • Baseball vs. St. Anthony @ Horlick Field @ 7:00pm

Saturday April 22nd

  • Boys Tennis @ Brown Deer @ 8:00am

  • Track and Field @ Kenosha Bradford @ 10:00am

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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