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Monday Dec 26, 2022

HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!



Wishing you and your family a happy New Year! May it be filled with new adventures and good fortunes.


Big Thanks to Rick Rabalais and Jeff Pulda for sponsoring lunch today. We had DeRango's Pizza - one Cheese and Sausage and one Cheese and Pepperoni. Dick Peterson brought his famous Key Lime Pie for dessert. George Gordon brought a few Christmas leftover for snacks. Rick Ropiak had another Christmas O&H Kringle for a snack as well.


'71 Classmates Rick Rabalais, Jeff Pulda, Dr. Rick Andersen, John Ketarkus '56 (John's sister was a classmate of the guys of '71)

Joining Us: Rick Rabalais, Jeff Pulda, Dr. Rick Andersen, Dan Kovara, Dan DeMatthew, Amy DeMatthew, Gary Schonert, Terry Toll, George Oteman, Dick Peterson, Joe Woitach, Bobby Letsch, Bob Letsch, Rick Jones, Tom Konieczko, John Ketarkus, George Gordon, Brian Gordon, John Kopulos, Mike Harden. Joe Ingrasci, Pat (Ingrasci) Nielsen, Rick Ropiak,

Mike Hyduke, Tristan Ropiak '23.


Newcomers:

John Kopulos '59 P, Mike Harden '72

Brian Gordon '85, George Gordon '57 C


??? Can you name the beautiful '59 Horlick Homecoming Queen? The king is Ron Anton '59

The Queen is married to SCHS Outstanding HOF Athlete Dan Bentz '58


Beautiful Sharon Salsberry '59 H was Gary Schonert's Homecoming date.

Sharon & Gary were also on Horlick's '59 Homecoming Court


• Packer Pool - Monday night's winner was Dick Peterson, Sunday's winner was Dan Bentz

• Cribbage: Table #1 Teams - Bobby Letsch/ Bob Letsch split with Dan DeMatthew/ CWood 3-3 - both teams barely avoid a "Skunk" during the games.

Table #2: The Gordon Boys, son Brian and Daddy George beat up on Mike Hyduke and Rick Ropiak 5-1 which included a "Skunk".



• Angels Making the News.............


St. Sebastian school set to reopen in fall 2023


• Racine News............


RAM's Peeps Art Exhibition creator to retire after 40+ years


• Catch Boys HS Basketball with Dick Graceffa '69 "Play by Play"

The game audio will be streamed live on Mixlr. Listeners can hear the stream online at https://dgsports.mixlr.com/events/1693339 or on the Mixlr app (click on Listen and enter DGSports in the search box), available free for iOS or Android. The game will also be archived at dgsports.mixlr.com or on the app.


• Full Schedule.........Mark Your Calendar


• Reminder: if you plan to attend SCHS Winter Sporting event................

Digital Ticketing St. Catherine's has moved to digital ticketing for all volleyball (JV2, JV and varsity), varsity football, basketball (JV2, JV and varsity) and any WIAA tournament games. No cash will be accepted at the gate. See flyer below for more details. Please note that on days of varsity football games and boys basketball (JV2, JV and varsity) ticket sales will end at 2:00pm the day of the event. Anyone without a ticket will not be allowed entrance into the game.




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



• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:

  • Dave Bulik '71 dealing A-Fib condition.

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

  • Tom Goebel '61 dealing with Shingles.

  • Roger DeMark dealing with Vertigo - seeing doctors.

  • Joe Ingrasci '64 twisted and strained a muscle in his back.

  • Janet Grant '60 is dealing with Chemo for Blood Cancer.

  • Ed DeMeulenaere has Knee Replacement Surgery out of rehab.

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

  • Ray Organ '56 fell at home, spent time in hospital, back home - OK

  • Reported that Bob Garrity and Jim Poulsen are doing better.

  • Rick Jones '73 H, his shoulder is getting stronger.

  • George Gordon deal with Neuropathy, Back issues.

  • Jack Kelley '58 H still dealing with throat issue, difficult to speak.

  • Jim May has an ankle issue and is using a cane.

  • Ryan Andersen dealing with Rheumatoid Arthritis in his hands.

  • Rob Zirbel not using his cane at this time.

  • Chris Gorman still rehabbing his ankle.

  • Dick Peterson now dealing with Hernia - surgery not an option.

  • Rick Cremer '60 dealing with health issues.

  • Al Mollerskov rehabbing from Knee Replacement Surgery.


* Special Prayers for Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli rehabbing at home after his 7hrs of Brain Surgery. Eli is the son of their daughter Caitlin '03.


* Others Needing Prayers:

Ron Bentz, Bob Letsch, Bob Garrity, Gary Schonert, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz, Jim Poulsen,

Dick Peterson, Mickey Postorino, Dave O"Brien, Helen Miller, Tom Konieczko,

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

Dick Heidenreich's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Dan Peterson's wife,

Pat (Peters) Obernberger


Important Dates:


* New Years - Sunday Jan 1st


* Boys Basketball - Monday January 16th

We are happy to announce that the Angels varsity boys basketball team will be playing at the Fiserv Forum again this year. The game will be played on Monday January 16th against Prescott at 5:50pm. In order for the team to play at Fiserv we are required to sell a minimum of $3,000 worth of tickets to the Bucks game, which will be occurring at 1:30pm that same day against the Indiana Pacers. I have attached the flyer that can be used to purchase Bucks tickets for that day. Deadline to purchase tickets with this flyer is December 16th. Please note, St. Catherine's does not set the Bucks ticket prices, nor receive any of the funds from the sale of the tickets. We simply are in charge of getting the ticket options out for purchase so the basketball team can play at Fiserv

There is NO COST to get into the Angels varsity boys basketball game and you ARE NOT required to go to the Bucks game beforehand to attend the Angels varsity boys basketball game. If you plan to attend the Bucks game, you must purchase a ticket to the Bucks game for you and anyone else attending with you.

Please note the below from the Bucks in regards to what will occur after the Bucks game.


We will not permit any equipment or gear into the Bucks game. Following the Bucks game, all players, coaches, and fans must exit along with the rest of the crowd. We will reopen the doors for high school teams and coaches at 5:00 pm. We will reopen the doors for high school fans at 5:30 pm. The game will tip off at approximately 5:50 pm.-

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


* Eight-Player All-Star Game - Friday, July 14th: 6:00 p.m.

Coach Dan Miller was chosen to be the head coach for the WFCA All-Star Game. https://www.wissports.net/news_article/show/1249639


* Valentines - Tuesday Feb 14th


* Easter - Sunday April 9th


* Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday August 14th


Angel Athletics

Dec 19th - Dec 24th


Girls Basketball In a non-conference game Tuesday night the Angels traveled to western Racine County to face off against the Burlington Demons. The Angels played one of their best and most complete games of the season as they were able to defeat the Demons 60-42. Laila Collier-White had a career night scoring 32 points. Aniyah Price had 7 points and 5 steals and Kennedee Clark had a double-double which included 10 points, 12 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 blocks. Playing their 2nd night in a row, the Angels traveled to Kenosha Tremper for a non-conference matchup. Unfortunately a slow start for the Angels proved to be too much to overcome as they lost to Tremper 65-53. Kennedee Clark had a great game and led the Angels with 17 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocks. Aniyah Price had 13 points and Arianna Green had 10. Boys Basketball In a matchup of schools located less than a mile from each other, the Angels hosted the Racine Park Panthers in front of a large crowd on Tuesday night. The Angels took a healthy 22 point lead into halftime, but the Panthers battled back in the second half to cut the deficit in half. When the final buzzer blew the Angles were able to walk away with the 76-65 victory. Terrion Glass-Barnes had a fantastic evening shooting as he was able to contribute 17 points in the victory. Right behind Glass-Barnes was Domonic Pitts with a double-double of 15 points, 10 rebounds. Davion Thomas-Kumpula also had a double-double as he had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Evan Moherek also contributed 14 points. Wrestling Wednesday night in a cross conference rivalry wrestling dual the St. Catherine’s/Lutheran/Catholic Central wrestling team faced off against Lake Country Lutheran. The Angels wrestled well, unfortunately it wasn’t enough to defeat the Lightning as the Angels dropped the match 48-28. Luis Rivera and Armando Nuno each picked up a pin on the night, while Alejandro Gomez-Garcia took home a 9-1 major decision and Kyle Arb and Rebekah Beere had forfeit victories. Boys Swim The PSC Aquatics swim team did not have any events this week. Upcoming Angel Athletic Events Monday December 26th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Tuesday December 27th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Wednesday December 28th

  • Boys Basketball vs. Brown Deer @ Carthage @ 7:45pm

Thursday December 29th

  • Boys Basketball vs. Kenosha Reuther @ Carthage @ 7:45pm

Friday December 30th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Saturday December 31st

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive


HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!

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