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Monday Jan 28, 2024

Updated: Feb 1

SPECIAL THANKS to the Friends of Angels Board for sponsoring lunch today.

Check website: foa1220.org FOA owns the Alumni House.

FOA Board members are: Chris Gorman President, Frank D'Acquisto VP, Bobby Letsch Jr Treasurer, Don Klemt, Dan Peterson, Greg Pitts, Jeff Pulda, CWood. Today's lunch was catered by Danny's Meats and the menu consisted of Ham Sandwiches, Sloppy Joes, Beans, Veggie Tray & Chips. Thanks to Jim Rasmussen & Gary Schonert O&H Kingle served as a snack

FOA Board Representatives on hand, who handled ordering the food.

Frank delegated the responsibility to Bobby Letsch Jr.


Frank D'Acquisto, Bobby Letsch Jr.




Joining Us: Frank D'Acquisto, Bobby Letsch Jr, Lloyd Tremmel, John Ketarkus, Jack Kelley, Rick Ropiak, Terry Toll, Gary Schonert, Rick Bonini, Dan DeMatthew, Amy DeMatthew,

Kory Borek, Bob Letsch, Dave O'Brien, Dan Kovara, Joe Woitach, Cathy Poulsen,

Dan Miller, Cathy Poulsen, George Oteman, Marty Defatte, Tom Konieczko, Chelsea Ostrov, Gabby Imbrugis, Alia Onaczynski, Charlie Presta, Jeff Tarkowski, George Gordon,

Rick Jones, Joe Ingrasci. Roger DeMark, Tom Goebel, Richard Hagopian,

Dr Parisa Meymand, Dan Bentz, Cindi Sanchez                   

                      

Frank D'Acquisto stayed and played cribbage - He left a mess and it was necessary to call Molly Maid for clean up. He left behind empty water bottle, his used napkin and

apparently all the Doritos didn't make it to his mouth either.

Good News - No Sloppy Joes residue on Frank's jacket



  

  

• Table 1: Rick Ropiak/Bob Letsch defeated Charlie Presta/ CWood 1-0

Bobby Letsch Jr/ Dan DeMatthew 3-2 defeated George Gordon/CWood 2-3,

Bob Letsch/ Rick Ropiak 2-3


Table 2: Frank D'Acquisto/ Dan DeMatthew 3-1 defeated Bobby Letsch Jr./ Terry Toll 1-3




  • COACH NEEDED................


St. Catherine's is in need of a Boys Golf Coach for this upcoming spring.  If you are interested or know of anyone interested, please let me know.

The season starts on March 25th and ends at the end of May.


Tyson Tlachac

Activities and Athletic Director, M. Ed., CAA

262-632-2785 ext. 408

SPECIAL EVENT......................


* Student Trip..........

We have a group of kids traveling this summer to Ecuador and are raising funds to help offset the costs for students and their families. We are trying to do several small fundraisers, but this is our very first one. This week only, we are selling Spirit Wear Apparel. I have included the link below. If anyone is interested in purchasing an item, please let me know.

Have a blessed evening! Take care,Kris RivasEcuador Spirit Wear


High School Boys Basketball.............

* Dick Graceffa '69 will be covering local High School Basketball on Radio, check it out at DGSports.MIXIR.com




                                       Future Building Addition - South End of SCHS

                                                          "Our Time Is Now"


            New Addition New Main Entrance New Chapel

   


• Angels Connecting..................

* Class of '74

RACINE — St. Catherine's High School Class of 1974 will hold its 50th class reunion Saturday, July 20, 2024, at Racine Country Club, 2801 Northwestern Ave.

For more information, visit the St. Catherine's High School Class of '74 Facebook page, or the "Alumni" tab on the St. Catherine's High School website.

Contact Barb Porcaro (Suprak) - bsuprak@gmail.com or

Jim Rammelt -jimrammelt@yahoo.com.

           

• Class of '60 meets the last Wednesday of each month at Dynasty restaurant

- contact Renee (Ricchio) Benjamin for details - rsbenjam@sbcglobal.net 


• Class of '59 meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Castlewood restaurant

- contact Mary (D'acquisto) for details - JWOITACH@yahoo.com 


• Class of '58 meets 1st Tuesday of the month at Dynasty restaurant

- contact Karen (Petersen) Verbeten for details - Kverbeten1@wi.rr.com


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



Angels in the News...............


     

Racine News..........






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




• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:  



  • Rick Jones surgery was a success.

  • Dan Peterson is scheduled Hip Replacement Feb 7th.

  • Bob Letsch happy with Lazer treatments - some positive results but his balance has been affected - 2 more treatments.

  • Peg Graceffa - Dick '69 wife is dealing with Multiple Systems Atrophy - Shakiness & Balance challenges.

  • Bob McKee former guidance counselor at Park HS and father of SCHS teacher Rob McKee is rehabbing from LF & RT Ankle Surgeries

  • John Miller '56 Hip Replacement Surgery postponed, doctors think he 1st needs a Pacemaker

  • Dick Heidenreich broken leg is healing in Rehab

     

• Special Prayers needed for: 

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Walt Strini, Jim Poulsen, John Hansen, Tom Clazmer, Don Heck, Jack Kelley, Dan Bentz, Tom Konieczko, Ken Kusters, Tom Pulda, Jeff Pulda, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch, Bob Garrity, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz,

Mickey Postorino, Helen (Willmes) Miller, Mike O'Brien, Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife, Del Alton's wife, Marty Defatte's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Dan Peterson's wife, Pat (Peters) Obernberger,


Important Dates:


Valentine's Day - Wednesday Feb 14. 2024


Black & White Ball - Saturday Apr 20, 2024


Easter Sunday - Sunday Mar 31, 2024


Memorial Day - Monday May 27. 2024 - Alumni House CLOSED


Independence Day - Thursday July 4th, 2024


Labor Day - Monday Sept 2nd, 2024 - Alumni House CLOSED


Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday Aug 26, 2024




St Catherine's ANGELS..................

Jan 22nd - Jan 27th


Girls Basketball (4-15 Overall, 1-9 Metro Classic Conference)

Tuesday night the Angels hosted The Prairie School in a Metro Classic Conference matchup. Unfortunately for the Angels they found themselves down at halftime and couldn’t close the gap as they were defeated 77-20. Laila Collier-White led the team with 12 points and Emmerson Davidovic added 7.

The Angels hit the road on Friday night for a Metro Classic Conference game at Martin Luther. The team showed great energy and effort all night long, unfortunately it wasn’t enough as they were defeated by the Spartans 70-44. Aniyah Price led the way with 16 points and 7 rebounds. Laila Collier-White added 15 points and 6 rebounds, Kaleah Conley had 6 points and Emmerson Davidovic had 5 points.


Boys Basketball (7-9 Overall, 5-4 Metro Classic Conference)

In a Metro Classic Conference matchup Wednesday night, the Angels traveled to The Prairie School to face off against the Hawks. The Angels jumped out to an early lead and were able to pull away at the end to defeat the Hawks 49-36. Lamont Hamilton led the way for the Angels with 18 points, 6 steals, 5 rebounds and 2 assists. Da’Ron Robinson had a career night as he had 18 points and 4 rebounds. Eddie Vinson also added 9 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals.

Saturday afternoon the Angels hosted Martin Luther in a Metro Classic Conference matchup. The Angels were up early, but Martin Luther stormed back to make it a close game at halftime. In the 2nd half the Angels didn’t quite have enough for the Spartans as they were defeated 56-49. Eddie Vinson led the team with 23 points while Lamont Hamilton added 16.


Wrestling (12-17 overall, 1-2 Metro Classic Conference)

The St. Catherine’s/Lutheran wrestling team hosted Lake Country Lutheran and Shoreland Lutheran for a triangular on Wednesday night. The Angels had 2 great battles as they were able to defeat Lake Country Lutheran 41-39, but fell to Shoreland Lutheran in the last match 38-34. Going 2-0 and leading the Angels was Isac Blancarte (2 pins), Demacio Trujillo (1 pin and 1 tech fall) and Luis Rivera (1 pin). Going 1-1 for the Angels was Xavier Rodriguez (1 pin), Anakin Barbee, Alex Gomez-Garcia (1 pin), Abner Rincon, London Hadley and Trenton Harris.

Saturday the Angels wrestling team traveled to Pewaukee to participate in the Pewaukee duals. The Angels were short handed as a few key wrestlers were missing with injuries, but those that were able to wrestle for the day gave it their best. Unfortunately for the Angels they ended their day with a 1-4 record. The team had losses to Pewaukee (72-12), Verona (67-12), Ashwaubenon (60-21) and Menomonee Falls (54-27). The Angels ended their day on a high note as they defeated Marquette in their last dual 42-35. London Hadley was the high wrestler of the day as he went 5-0 with 4 pins. Also bolstering winning records on the day was Luis Rivera (3-2, 1 pin) and Alex Gomez-Garcia (3-2, 2 pins)


Swimming

The PSC Aquatics team traveled to Badger Tuesday night for a double dual with Badger and Jefferson/Cambridge. The team swam well but fell in both matchups as they were defeated 83-75 by Jefferson/Cambridge and 116-47 by Badger. Below are highlights from the evening.


  • Jack Borzynski

  • 200 Freestyle (1st, 1:51.11)

  • 100 Butterfly (2nd 54.40)

  • Nathan Breit

  • 200 Individual Medley (2nd, 2:12.13)

  • 100 Backstroke (1st, 58.09)

  • Nolan Mrotek

  • 200 Individual Medley (3rd, 2:24.22)

  • Jerome Mattick

  • 500 Freestyle (4th, (7:01.90)

  • 200 Medley Relay

  • Team consisted of Nathan Breit, Jack Borzynski, Nolan Mrotek and Hemingway Fletcher (2nd, 1:51.58)

  • 200 Relay

  • Team consisted of Nathan Breit, Nolan Barrett, Hemingway Fletcher and Jack Borzynski (2nd, 1:42.05)

  • 400 Relay

  • Team consisted of Nolan Barrett, Jack Grinde, Jerome Mattick and Nolan Mrotek (4th, 4:43.42)


Saturday the PSC Aquatics team traveled to the RUSD Aquatic Center for the Racine Invite. The team swam extremely well as they placed 10th overall, set 3 new team records and 10 personal bests. Below are highlights from the day.

  • Jack Borzynski

  • 100 Butterfly (1st, 53.57) NEW TEAM RECORD

  • 100 Breaststroke (2nd, 1:03.23) NEW TEAM RECORD

  • 200 Freestyle Relay

  • Team consisted of Hemingway Fletcher, Jack Borzynski, Nolan Mrotek and Nolan Barrett (4th, 1:41.39)

  • Nolan Mrotek

  • 500 Freestyle (5th, 5:45.27) NEW TEAM RECORD


Home Game Protocols and Procedures

Racine St. Catherine’s Home Game Protocols and Procedures


  1. All tickets must be purchased ahead of time at http://spicket.events/schsangels, no cash will be accepted at the gate

  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 January 29th


  • No games/matches/meets scheduled


Tuesday January 30th

  • Boys swimming @ Elkhorn @ 5:30pm

  • Girls basketball vs. Shoreland Lutheran @ 7:00pm

  • Boys basketball @ Shoreland Lutheran @ 7:00pm


Wednesday January 31st

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled


Thursday February 1st

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled


Friday February 2nd

  • Girls basketball vs. St. Thomas More @ 7:00pm


Saturday February 3rd

  • Wrestling @ Shoreland Lutheran @ 9:00am

  • Boys swimming @ Whitewater @ 11:00am

  • Boys basketball @ St. Thomas More @ 4:00pm


Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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