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Monday Aug 28, 2023

Updated: Aug 29, 2023

BIG THANKS to Tom Goebel & Joe Macareno for sponsoring lunch today. DeRango's Pizza was the main course: 3 Sheet Pizzas 1 Cheese & Sausage, 1 Cheese & Pepperoni, 1 Half Cheese/ Sausage & Half Veggie. Tom alops brought 3 dozen Chocolate Chips Cookie, a dozen with Raisins and a dozen with Oatmeal.

Rick Ropiak brought a case of Water.

Tom Goebel '61

Unfortunately, Joe Macareno '76 who co-sponsored lunch today

had a conflict and was unable to join the gang.

Joining Us: Tom Goebel, Gary Schonert, Bobby Letsch Jr, Joe Woitach,

Dan Bentz, Jerry Jardina, Jack Kelley, Terry Toll, John Ketarkus, Dave Benjamin,

Rick Ropiak, Don Klemt, Rick Jones, George Oteman, George Gordon, Roger DeMark,

Alia Onaczynski, Chelsea Ostrov, Ed DeMeulenaere, Cathy Poulsen, Jeff Tarkowski,

Dan Miller, Mike Hyduke, Dick Heidenreich, Jerry Jardina, Bob Letsch, Dan DeMatthew,

Mike Lewis, Ryan Andersen, Bob Broihier, Joe Ingrasci

• Special Guests:

Mike Lewis '74 was a pleasant surprise visitor.

Mike stayed around and played a game of cribbage

* Packer Pool Winner.......Gray Schonert was a "Back to Back" winner

Gary won last week as well.


* Table 1: Bob Letsch/ Terry Toll defeated Bobby Letsch Jr/Dave Benjamin, Dan DeMatthew/Mike Lewis 1-0. Mike and Terry departed - Dan teamed with Bob Letsch - won two straight.

Benjamin left and CWood teamed with Bobby Letsch Jr - they were 1-3.

George Gordon/Don Klemt, Dan DeMatthew/ Bob Letsch, Bob Letsch/Dan DeMatthew were each won 1 game - the 3rd game went to Don Klemt/George Gordon

For the Record Bobby Letsch Jr was 2 - 7 for the day - Just an outstanding partner Ha Ha

At one pointe Bobby had lost 4 straight games utilizing different partners.

He tells us he's heading to Las Vegas for an upcoming weekend.

• Table 2: Rick Ropiak/Dick Heidenreich defeated Don Klemt/ George Gordon 3-2

• Angels Connecting..................

• Class of "65......

The Class of '65 will be golfing............

STILL CRAZY - Greensboro Sunday, Sept. 17th -- Thursday, Sept. 21st, 2023

• Purchase your Angels Items online. Click on......

* Dick Graceffa '69 will be covering local High School football on Radio, check it out at

• Angels In the News.........

• Racine News..........

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

Vince Angel '65 passed away - details forthcoming

• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:

  • Tom Clazmer's uses a walker and dealing with heath issues.

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

  • Joe Ingrasci new heart issue is still being evaluated. Tired most of the time.

  • Former SCHS Golf Coach Dave Arkenburg - led them to 2nd place at State Golf in 2018. Dave is dealing with serious health issue.

  • Jim Poulsen has returned to St Monica's. Seems to be doing well, vast improvements.

  • Don Hansen dealing with COPD

  • Rob Gordon using braces on his legs

  • Victor Moreno difficulty walking - leg issues

  • Jeff DeMatthew had his 3rd Heart Ablation

  • Fr. Ron Crewe is back in the hospital with a Urinary Infection.

  • Rick Cramer is up and out and about

  • Dan DeMatthew slowly healing his 5 broken ribs from his wheelchair crash

  • George Gordon dealing with back issue using a support.

  • Walt Strini has been moved to Siena for rehab, movement in his left arm - right arm no

  • Walt's wife Sandy was in the hospital with heart issue - sent home with a Holter Monitor.

  • Tom Goebel spent 3 day in the hospital with A-Fib. Twice to the Emergency Room

  • Joe Clazmer in the hospital

  • Jeff Pulda dealing with Kidney Stones. His wife needs Hip Replacement surgery

• Special Prayers needed for:

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Don Heck, Tom Konieczko, Rick Cramer, Tom Pulda, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch, Jack Kelley, Bob Garrity, Gary Schonert, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz, Jim Poulsen, Mickey Postorino, Helen (Willmes) Miller, Mike O'Brien, 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

Help Needed:

Scoreboard and PA- 1 person needed for each date. Duties would be doing the scoreboard for JV and varsity games as well as making announcements before, during and after the game. Once you do this 1 time, it is easy all other times I would provide training and instructions on the scoreboard. Payment is $20/match, so $60 for 8/23 date, $40 for all other dates

Volleyball Scorebook- 1 person needed for each date. Duties would include doing volleyball scorebook for JV and varsity games. Preferably someone who already knows how to do volleyball scorebook as I do not have a vast knowledge on doing volleyball scorebook. Payment is $20/match, so $60 for 8/23 date, $40 for all other dates

Libero Tracker- 1 person needed for each date. Duties would include being a Libero Track for varsity games (JV does not do Libero Tracking). Would need to arrive for 5:00 for 8/23 date, 6:30 for all other dates. Payment is $20 per match so $60 for 8/23 date, $20 for all other dates

Line Judges- 2 people needed for each date. Duties would include being a line judge for JV and varsity games. Referees run you through instructions before the match starts. Once you do this 1 time, it is easy all other times. Payment is $20/match, so $60 for 8/23 date, $40 for all other dates -

Date/Location/Levels/Game Start Time8/23St. CatsBoys Varsity Triangular5:008/29St. CatsBoys JV and Varsity5:009/6St. CatsBoys JV and Varsity5:009/7St. CatsGirls JV and Varsity5:009/12St. CatsBoys JV and Varsity5:009/14St. CatsBoys JV and Varsity5:009/19St. CatsBoys JV and Varsity5:009/21St. CatsBoys JV and Varsity5:009/26St. CatsGirls JV and Varsity5:0010/4St. CatsGirls JV and Varsity5:0010/10St. CatsGirls JV and Varsity5:00

Tyson Tlachac Activities and Athletic Director, M. Ed., CAA 262-632-2785 ext. 408 1200 Park Avenue; Racine, WI 53403

Important Dates:

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

• Preservation Racine Tour of Alumni House - Sunday Sept 24th Noon - 5:30pm

• McGuire/Letsch Scramble - Ives Grove - Friday Sept 29th

Register on-line at - today !!!

* Thanksgiving - Thursday November 23rd

* Premier "Stayin Alive" - Monday Dec 4th - SCHS Cafeteria

* Christmas Day - Monday Dec 25th - Alumni House Closed

Angel Athletics -

Football (0-0 Metro Classic Conference, 1-1 Overall) Friday night at Horlick Field the Angels had their first home game of the season against rival Kenosha St. Joseph. The Angels battled all night long but St. Joseph proved to be too much as they defeated the Angels 34-12. Finding themselves down 13-0 in the 3rd quarter Eddie Vinson would find Lamont Hamilton to cut the lead to 13-6. Unfortunately for the Angels, St. Joseph would answer with a TD run to make the game 20-6. The Angels again battled back in the 4th quarter as they were again able to get within one score as Imarion Holder rushed off the left end to score a touchdown and cut the lead to 20-12. Again though, St. Joseph’s run attack proved to be too much as they would add two more scores in the 4th quarter to end the game 34-12. Eddie Vinson led the passing attack going 9-18 for 151 yards and a touchdown. Holder led the team on the ground as he had 11 carries for 87 yards and a touchdown. Lamont Hamilton was the leading receiver with 5 receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown.

Girls Tennis (0-0 Metro Classic Conference, 0-4 Overall) Friday the St. Catherine’s/Lutheran tennis team traveled to Racine Case to participate in the first day of the Case Invite. The Angels played very well and continued to improve throughout the entire day. Claire Mathew was the high performer of the day as she was able to defeat her opponent from Cas 6-0, 6-2. Nylah Kraus and Dayjia Brown-Frazier each had nice days as Nylah was able to win 9 games throughout the day and Dayjia was able to win 7 games. Saturday the Angels returned to Racine Case for day 2 of the Case Invitational. All Angels again performed extremely well. Nylah Kraus and Claire Mathew each walked away with a victory as both defeated their opponents from Bradford. Nylah defeated her opponent 5-6, 7-5, 11-9 and Claire defeated her opponent 6-3, 6-2. Mikalah Smith also earned a default victory. In doubles competition the team of Jael Lacy/Michelle Perez were able to win 7 games in their doubles match.

Girls Volleyball (0-0 Metro Classic Conference, 1-2 Overall) Tuesday night the Angels girls volleyball team began their 2023 season as they traveled to Union Grove to participate in a quad with Union Grove, Racine Case and Racine Horlick. The Angels played extremely well and showed great promise for the season. In their first match they fell to Union Grove in a close game 23-25, 21-25. In their second match Racine Case outperformed them as the Angels fell 18-25 and 15-25. In their 3rd and final match the team broke through for a victory as they defeated Racine Horlick 25-15, 25-13. There were many impressive performances on the night, below were the performances that stood out.

  • Londyn Pardo- 1 block, 5 kills, 2 assist, 3 aces

  • Alondra Perez- 5 aces, 1 assist, 2 kills

  • Maciena Trujillo- 6 kills

  • Emmerson Davidovic- 6 kills

  • Katie Winkler- 4 aces, 6 assists, 2 kills

Cheer This summer the Angels cheerleading team had a very busy summer getting ready for this season. On July 29th and July 30th they attended the CWCC camp at Milwaukee Lutheran. The camp was a great opportunity for the team to learn and grew. The team also walked away with some great awards as Monica Stinson-Hernandez won the senior award and Monica, Isabel Sanchez and Aniesa Neave received MVP's of the camp.

Home Game Protocols and Procedures Racine St. Catherine’s Home Game Protocols and Procedures

  1. All tickets must be purchased ahead of time at

  2. Ticket sales will open 1 week prior to each event

  3. Ticket sales close at 2:00pm the day of the event for varsity football games as well as JV2/JV/Varsity boys basketball games. Any individual(s) not purchasing tickets by 2:00pm will not be allowed into the game

  4. Tickets can be printed at home to be scanned at the event or shown in the Ticket Spicket app on cellular devices to be scanned. NO SCREENSHOTS ACCEPTED

  5. Gates/entrance close 30 minutes after the scheduled start time of the varsity event. Anyone not in the game at this time will not be allowed in

  6. Refunds will only be issued for ticket purchases if the event is canceled

  7. No re-entry to the event, once you leave you will not be allowed back in

  8. All middle/elementary school students must be with an adult

  9. Metro Classic Conference passes are still allowed at the gate for Metro Classic Conference games only, no digital ticket required. For Non-Conference Games, Metro Classic Conference passes are not accepted and a digital ticket is required

  10. 6 and under are free, no digital ticket required.

  11. St. Catherine’s students are free with school ID, no digital ticket required. If no ID, a purchased ticket will be required

  12. Siena employees are free with ID, no digital ticket required. If no ID, a purchased ticket will be required

  13. Video Tutorial that shows how to purchase tickets and use app

Upcoming Angel Athletic Events Monday August 28th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Tuesday August 29th

  • Girls volleyball @ Milwaukee Lutheran @ 6:30pm

  • Boys volleyball vs. Dominican @ 6:30pm

Wednesday August 30th

  • Girls golf @ Schoop Park @ 3:30pm

  • Boys soccer @ Milwaukee Lutheran @ 6:30pm

  • Boys volleyball @ Westosha @ 6:30pm

Thursday August 31st

  • Girls tennis @ St. Thomas More @ 4:00pm

  • Girls swim @ Badger @ 5:30pm

  • Girls volleyball @ St. Thomas More @ 6:30pm

Friday September 1st

  • Boys soccer @ Catholic Memorial tournament @ Waukesha South @ 4:30pm or 6:30pm

  • Football @ Watertown Luther Prep @ 7:00pm

Saturday September 2nd

  • Boys soccer @ Catholic Memorial tournament @ Waukesha South @ 11:00am or 1:00pm

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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