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Monday Jan 23, 2023

Updated: 2 days ago

Big Thanks to Marie Welsh who brought her Famous Homemade Chili. It was DELICIOUS, a number of the gang went back for a 2nd bowl. She had all the fix'ens - Cheese, Onions, Fritos for dipping in Salsa, a Cheese spread for Taco Chips and a Pound Cake for dessert. O&H Kringle served as a snack.


Joining Us: Marie Welsh, Joe Macareno, Jack Kelley, Terry Toll, Dan DeMatthew,

Amy DeMatthew, Gary Schonert, Fr Ron Crewe, Dick Peterson, Dan Peterson,

George Oteman, Dan Bentz, Joe Woitach, Bobby Letsch, Rick Jones, Rick Ropiak,

Dan Miller, Dave O'Brien, Tom Goebel, Bob Brohier, Tom Konieczko, George Gordon,

Dick Heidenreich, Mike Hyduke, Cathy Poulsen, Dr Parisa Meymand, Alia Onaczynski,

Chris Sosnay, Rachel Lantz, Dave Benjamin, Jeff Tarkowski, Del Alton, John Ketarkus,

Kory Borek, Cinti Sanchez, Tristan Ropiak


Super Chef Marie Welsh and NEWCOMER: Del Alton '57 H

Del was an outstanding Horlick & Racine Red Birds 2nd baseman. He also played Fast Pitch Ball with the best team in Racine and some Pillow Ball along the way.

Del played ball with Marie's brother-in-law Dick Welsh on Racine Stamping.


• Football Pool - Monday's winner was Dick Heidenreich

• Cribbage: Table #1 Teams - Bobby Letsch/ Terry Toll defeated Dave Benjamin/ Dan DeMatthew and Rick Ropiak/ CWood in the 1st game. 2nd game went Ropiak/Wood. Toll departed Ropiak & Letsch teamed for a win over DeMatthew/ Wood. Dr. Parisa Maymend joined Dave Benjamin against Ropiak/Letsch & DeMatthew/Wood for a game finishing 2nd.

Table #2: George Gordon/Joe Macareno split with Dave O'Brien/ Mike Hyduke 3-3. O'Brien departed - Macareno/ Gordon/ Hyduke played three handed. Wood/Hyduke then teamed

for a victory over Macareno/Gordon.


• Angel Connection.............

Jim & Carol (Rabe) May '59 - Granddaughter............

Union Grove senior guard Carolyn May (3) drives to basket pass New Berlin player in a non-conference game. May added points and seven rebounds in the Bronco’s 76-64 victory.

Carolyn is the youngest of Dan '85/Helen's four kids. Their oldest son, Teddy, played buckets and pitched Baseball (conference player of the year) for Prairie. He graduated last year in Biomedical Engineering from U of Minnesota. Jamie, a Nursing senior at Xavier U. set a "digs" career record on Prairie's Volleyball team. Charlie played baseball, soccer and basketball (2nd at State his senior year) at Prairie. He's now an Actuary freshman at Drake.


• Angels Making the News.............


Wisconsin Kamari McGee '21 reacts at during the Penn State game at the Kohl Center in Madison. Wisconsin won 63-60.


• Racine News............


Today marks 60 years since the North Shore Line’s last run in ...


Two Racine police officers shot overnight; injuries believed ...


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

Tuesday, January 24th starting at 6:40pm:

Lake Geneva Badger at Burlington Demons

https://dgsports.mixlr.com/events/1940483


Saturday, January 28th starting at 3:40pm:

Racine Lutheran Crusaders at Racine Horlick Rebels

https://dgsports.mixlr.com/events/1940508


• 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......

Kathleen Ann Wolny (Koepke) '64


• 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

  • Rick Cramer '60 dealing with health issues.

  • Al Mollerskov rehabbing from Knee Replacement Surgery.

  • 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.

  • Tommy Pulda '72 on Wed Jan 18th had two heart vales replaced - doing well.

  • Bob Letsch '61 still dealing with the Flu.

  • Del Alton's wife dealing with recent stroke.

  • Mary Woitach '59 dealing with chronic knee issues.

  • Dave Benjamin '61 past Monday had a stent placed - 90 percent blockage in heart valve.

  • Judy Bentz '59 H has a hole in her Retina, needs an injection in the eye to solve the issue.

* Special Prayers for Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Elijah rehabbing from 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,

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


Important Dates:


* Valentine's Day - Tuesday Feb 14th


* Easter - Sunday April 9th


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


* 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. https://www.wissports.net/news_article/show/1249639


* Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday August 14th


Angel Athletics

Jan 16th - Jan 22nd


Girls Basketball In a Metro Classic Conference game on Tuesday night, the Angels girls basketball team hosted Catholic Central. The scoring started early and often and remained that way the entire game. The Angels also played exceptional on defense as they only allowed 7 points from the Hilltoppers in the 2nd half. When the final buzzer blew, the Angels were able to walk away with an impressive 75-30 victory. Aniyah Price led all scorers on the night with 24 points. Kennedee Clark added 18 points and 9 rebounds while Laila Collier-White had 16 points. For the second straight game the Angels offense was firing on all cylinders as they were able to put up 70 points in back to back games. Traveling to face off against intra-city opponent Racine Horlick, the Angels scored early and often as they were able to defeat the Rebels 78-42. Aniyah Price led all scorers with 24 points while Laila Collier-White added 20, Kaleah Conley had 12 and Kennedee Clark had 10. Clark and Conley were each able to record a double-double by adding 11 and 10 rebounds respectively. Saturday afternoon the girls basketball team traveled to Kenosha St. Joseph for a Metro Classic Conference girls basketball game. Great offense and even better defense led the Angels to a 67-55 victory. Aniyah Price capped off a fantastic week as she scored 25 points. Laila Collier-White had 14 and Ariana Green added 10. Kennedee Clark led the team with 10 rebounds.

Boys Basketball Monday night the Angels boys basketball team had a rare opportunity to play on an NBA court as they traveled to the Fiserv Forum to face off against Prescott. This match was poised to be a phenomenal boys basketball team as it pitted the #3 ranked team in Prescott and the #5 ranked team in St. Cat’s in division 3. From the opening tip-off the Angels played fantastic team basketball and converted with a high level of consistency as they were able to defeat the Cardinals of Prescott 74-31. Evan Moherek led all scorers with 19 points, Lamont Hamilton and Domonic Pitts each had 15 while Davion Thomas-Kumpula had 9. Isaiah Wray led all rebounders with 12 rebounds. Playing their 2nd game in as many days, the Angels traveled to Catholic Central on Tuesday night. The team started out slow but was able to build a 28-17 lead at halftime. After halftime the team made some defensive adjustments and started to score more regularly on offense as they were able to pull away and defeat the Hilltoppers 60-41. Dominic Pitts led the team with 20 points while Evan Moherek added 18. Friday night in front of a packed crowd the Angels faced off against Metro Classic Conference opponent Kenosha St. Joseph. The game was close early, but efficient offense and great defense propelled the Angels to a 69-50 victory. On the night the Angels recorded 19 assists and shot an impressive 52% from the field. Leading the way was Evan Moherek with 23 points while Davion Thomas-Kumpula and Domonic Pitts each added 16 points. Terrion Glass-Barnes led the way with 6 assists, while Evan Moherek had 5 and Davion Thomas-Kumpula had 4. Pitts was able to lead all rebounders with 5 rebounds, while Thomas-Kumpula had 5 and Isaiah Wray and Elijah Wray each had 4.

Wrestling The St. Catherines/Lutheran/Catholic Central wrestling team did not have any events this week.

Cheer/Poms At Friday's boys basketball game 63 young boys and girls performed at halftime with the cheer/poms team. Everyone did a fantastic job and had a great time. Thank you to our cheer/poms team for this great evening and creating a lifelong memory for these young kids.

Boys Swim Tuesday night the PSC Aquatics team traveled to Burlington for a double dual with Edgerton/Evansville and Burlington. PSC was able to defeat Edgerton/Evansville 80-77 but fell to Burlington 117-49. On the night 4 new team records were set. Those records included 1st place finishes in the 200 butterfly (55.59) by Jack Borzynski and the 200 freestyle relay (1:39.57) team of Borzynski, Timothy Peterson, Nolan Mrotek and Nathan Breit. Also setting team records was the 200 medley relay (1:49.83) team of Breit, Peterson, Borzynski and Alex Waite. That same relay team set a team record in the 400 freestyle relay (3:58.49) as well. Other high finishes of the night included Borzynski taking 1st in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:12.68.

Upcoming Angel Athletic Events Monday January 23rd

No games/matches/meets scheduled

Tuesday January 24th

  • Boys swim @ Eklhorn @ 5:30pm

  • Girls basketball @ The Prairie School @ 7:00pm

Wednesday January 25th

  • Boys basketball vs. Prairie @ 7:00pm

Thursday January 26th

  • Wrestling @ Living Word Lutheran @ 7:00pm

Friday January 27th

  • Girls basketball vs. Martin Luther @ 7:00pm

Saturday January 28th

  • Boys swim @ Racine Case @ 9:00am

  • Boys basketball @ Martin Luther @ 4:00pm

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive

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