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Monday May 8, 2023

Updated: May 9, 2023

BIG THANKS to Don Klemt and Joe Macareno who sponsored Lee's Deli Sandwiches for lunch today. We had Godfather and Gobbler sandwiches with Chips. Joe Woitach also added his wife's (Mary (D'Acquisto) Woitach '59) homemade desserts, a sheet of Brownies, and three other pastries - DELICIOUS.

John Ketarkus again provided a mini bottle of Red Wine for Fr Ron Crewe.

• Bill Ruetz '67 announced that Rosi (Ruetz) Thornton '83 & daughter Breana Thornton will be sponsoring a Monday lunch at the Alumni House in June - date to be determined. Dewey's will be catering the luncheon.

Joining Us: Terry Toll, Tom Konieczko, Dave Benjamin, Dick Graceffa, Fr Ron Crewe,

Rick Jones, Jack Kelley, Bob Broihier, Gary Schonert, Dan Bentz, Joe Woitach,

Dick Heidenreich, Alia Onaczynski, Dave O'Brien, Roger DeMark, Bob Letsch,

Jeff Tarkowski, Dan Kovara, Terry Kovara, Gary Albright, Chris Gorman, Cathy Poulsen,

Don Klemt, Bobby Letsch Jr., John Ketarkus, Denise Ketarkus, Pat (Ingrasci) Nielsen,

Jerry Jardina, Del Alton, Joe Ingrasci, Jim May, Carol (Rabe) May, Jeff Pulda,

George Gordon, Brenda White, John Miller, Chris Hovan, Ryan Thompson, Susan Lundy, Bart Lundy, Jarvis Lawson, Rob Zirbel, John "JB" Busey

Terry Kovara returned from AZ & thank God George Gordon was back with the gang after spending two weeks in the hospital with a lung infection. Gary Albright was a nice surprise and John Ketarkus brought his sister Denise Ketarkus.

• Special Guests:

Jim May, Carol (Rabe) May, Bart Lundy, Susan Lundy

John Miller '54 with grandson Chris Hovan '18 - son of Jenny (Miller) Hovan '78


Bob "The Legend" Letsch, Bart Lundy UW-Milwaukee, Ryan Thompson SCHS

• Cribbage - Table 1: Dick Heidenreich/ Chris Gorman 2-1 - Dave Benjamin/Terry Toll 1-2 -

Bob Letsch/CWood 0-3 with a "Skunk"

Table 2: Don Klemt/George Gordon 5-1 - Bobby Letsch/ Rob Zirbel 1-5

• Volunteers Needed:

On May 23rd St. Cats will be hosting golf regionals at Ives Grove and needs volunteers. I am in need of 5 individuals to be out on the course monitoring pace of play. Every 3 holes an individual will be stationed monitoring pace of play. If a group would fall off pace you would let me know so we could send someone out to warn the group and follow them to get them back on pace. I would have all materials and directions for you so you know if a group is off pace. I am also in need of 3 individuals as fore caddies on holes that have blind tee shots. Essentially you would stand/sit in the middle of the hole and inform the group on the tee box when it is safe for them to hit. Golf on that day starts at 9:00am and should be concluded by 3:00, however you would not need to be there the entire day. There would be approximately 2-hour shifts that you would be scheduled for, which I would know closer to the day. If you are willing to help out on that day, please contact me at Thank you for your consideration

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

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Jim May's wife Carol (Rabe) May's niece Susan is married to Bart Lundy. UW-Milwaukee Head Basketball Coach..............

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• Abby (Garcheck) Jaramillo '94 is the daughter of Jerry Garcheck '61 & Jeanne (Wyant) Garcheck '65 - Abby stared in basketball at University of New Mexico. She is the only Racine athlete male or female to be awarded "Player of the Year" in three sports; Soccer, Basketball, Tennis '92. She was inducted into Racine County Sports HOF - 2015

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

• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:

  • Rick Cramer '60 had a stroke and dealing with health issues - status is Improving.

  • 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. I appreciate having me listed under “Prayers for alumni dealing with health issues. I was in the hospital for about a week and am now cured of Covid and pneumonia. I truly believe all the extra prayers from the alumni have helped tremendously. Thank you for helping me in this matter.

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

  • Dick Peterson '53 rehabbing at VA Hospital.

  • Tom Clazmer's received Pacemaker early this coming week, also dealing with other heath issues.

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

  • Ken Kusters no longer driving related to health issues.

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

  • Cintia Sanchez Bilingual Admissions Coordinator having difficult pregnancy.

  • Former SCHS Golf Coach Dave Arkenburg - led them to 2nd place at State Golf in 2018. Dave is dealing with serious health issue. Sarah Busey '18 led the Angels and won Individual State honors.

  • Tom Konieczko reoccurring back issues.

• Special Prayers needed for Dick Peterson & George Gordon

• Others Needing Prayers:

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Bentz, Bob Letsch, Jack Kelley, Bob Garrity, Gary Schonert, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz, Jim Poulsen, Mickey Postorino, Helen (Willems) 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

Important Dates:

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.

* Angel Golf Classic Racine CC - Monday July 17th

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

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

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

Angel Athletics

May 2nd - May 6th

Track Tuesday night the Angels track team traveled to St. Augustine Prep to participate in the St. Augustine Prep Invite. Many Angels performed extremely well as the boys finished 3rd out of 14 teams and the girls finished 5th out of 16 teams. See below for results of athletes that scored points for the team. Girls that scored points for the team

  • Caylene Von-Schilling Worth

    • Shotput (1st, 31 feet 4 inches)

    • Discus (3rd, 71 feet 5 inches)

  • Sanaiah Davis

    • Triple jump (2nd, 26 feet 8.5 inches)

    • 300 meter hurdles (7th, 58.85)

  • Na’Riah Young

    • Discus (4th, 65 feet 5 inches)

    • Shotput (7th, 24 feet)

  • Daryiah Johnson

    • 100 meter dash (2nd, 14.14)

  • 4 x 100 meter relay

    • Team consisted of Dayjia Brown, Daryiah Johnson, Ariana Green and Nave’AH McMillion (2nd, 57.31)

  • Imani Green

    • Shotput (6th, 24 feet 7 inches)

Boys that scored points for the team

  • Jayvion Hunter

    • 200 meter dash (1st, 23.87)

    • 400 meter dash (1st, 53.76)

  • Abel Mulder

    • Shotput (1st, 49 feet)

    • Discus (3rd, 124 feet 4 inches)

  • Tristan Ropiak

    • 110 meter hurdles (2nd 17.03)

    • 300 meter hurdles (4th, 47.38)

  • Ronnie McMorris

    • Shotput (4th, 37 feet 3 inches)

    • Discus (8th, 98 feet 2 inches)

  • Isaiah Thomas

    • 200 meter dash (7th, 25.95)

    • 100 meter dash (8th, 12.59)

  • Kyan Wakefield

    • Triple Jump (2nd, 35 feet 1 inch)

  • Will Perugini

    • 200 meter dash (4th, 25.36)

  • 4 x 400 meter relay

    • Team consisted of Isaiah Taylor, Joseph Stanley, D’Karai Johnson and Jerome Hinton (4th, 4:16.07)

  • Christian Cervantes

    • 400 meter dash (5th, 58.08)

  • Luis Gonzalez

    • Shotput (6th, 35 feet)

  • Jaelen King

    • 100 meter dash (7th, 12.51)

  • Manny Soto

    • 400 meter dash (7th, 59.71)

  • Morgan Determan

    • 800 meter dash (7th, 2:31.28)

  • 4 x 100 meter relay

    • Team consisted of Abel Mulder, Luis Gonzalez, Josh Aleman and Ronnie McMorris (7th, 54.66)

  • D’Karai Johnson

    • Triple Jump (8th, 26 feet 8.5 inches)

On Saturday the Angels track team traveled to West Allis Nathan Hale to participate in their invite. The team performed well and took 7th in both the boys and girls portion of the invite. Below are results for all athletes that finished in the top 8 of their events. Girls that finished in top 8 of events

  • Caylene Von-Schilling Worth

    • Shot Put (1st, 31 feet 11 inches)

    • Discus (6th, 70 feet 7 inches)

  • Nave’Ah McMillian

    • 100 Meter Hurdles (7th, 20.62)

    • 200 Meter Dash (8th, 30.78)

  • Imani Green

    • Shot Put (7th, 24 feet 8 inches)

    • Discus (8th, 62 feet 7 inches)

  • Daryiah Johnson

    • 100 Meter Dash (2nd, 14.13)

  • 4 x 100 Meter Relay

    • Team consisted of Dayjia Brown, Sanaiah Davis, Ariana Green and Daryiah Johnson (3rd, 56.61)

  • Na’Riah Young

    • Discus (5th, 75 feet 6 inches)

  • Sanaiah Davis

    • 100 Meter Hurdles (8th, 20.74)

  • Daysia Ward

    • 400 Meter Dash (8th, 1:20.19)

Boys that finished in top 8 of events

Abel Mulder

  • Shot Put (1st, 50 feet 3 inches)

  • Discus (1st. 146 feet 10 inches)

  • Jayvion Hunter

    • 200 Meter Dash (1st, 23.03)

    • 100 Meter Dash (2nd, 11.57)

  • Tristan Ropiak

    • 110 Meter Hurdles (4th, 17.34)

    • 300 Meter Hurdles (6th, 47.44)

  • 4 x 200 Meter Relay

    • Team consisted of Isaiah Thomas, Christian Cervantes, Jaelen King and Manny Soto (1st, 1:38.13)

  • 4 x 400 Meter Relay

    • Team consisted of Isaiah Thomas, Christian Cervantes, Jaelen King and Manny Soto (3rd, 3:51.01)

  • Morgan Determan

    • 400 Meter Dash (4th, 57.94)

  • Anthony Aviles

    • 1600 Meter Run (5th, 5:34.31)

  • 4 x 100 Meter Dash

    • Team consisted of Isaiah Thomas, Christian Cervantes, Jaelen King and Jayvion Hunter (5th, 47.09)

  • Isaiah Thomas

    • 400 Meter Dash (7th, 58.43)

Girls Soccer (0-10 overall, 0-5 in Metro Classic Conference) Monday night at Pritchard Park the Angels girls soccer team hosted non-conference Oak Creek. Both teams played very well defensively in the 1st half as the score at halftime was 1-1. The same great defense for both teams would hold true for the first 25 minutes of the 2nd half as the Angels would find themselves down only 2-1. However, Oak Creek began to find their offense late in the 2nd half and would go on to defeat the Angels 6-1. Julianna Wilkey scored the only goal for the Angels in the 36th minute on a long goal from the left side. Katelyn Gordon had another great game in the goal box as she was able to stop 20 Oak Creek shot attempts. In a Metro Classic Conference game Wednesday night at Pritchard Park, the Angels hosted Shoreland Lutheran. The Pacers showed why they were ranked 3rd in the state in Division 4 as they were able to defeat the Angels 10-0. The Angels had great points during the game, however it unfortunately wasn’t enough. Katelyn Gordon led the way for the Angels with 7 saves. In a non-conference game Friday night at Pritchard Park the Angels hosted Racine Park. Julianna Wilkey scored the lone goal for the Angels in the 2nd half and Katelyn Gordon stopped 14 Panther goal attempts. Unfortunately for the Angels though the Panthers would emerge victorious with a 7-1 victory.

Baseball (4-10 Overall, 1-8 in Metro Classic Conference) Tuesday night the baseball team hosted Kenosha St. Joseph in a Metro Classic Conference game. The Angels kept the game close early as St. Joseph was only up 4-0 going into the 4th inning. Unfortunately for the Angels though, the 4th inning would be a tough one as the Lancers would score 16 runs and go on to defeat St. Catherine’s 20-0. Travion Thompson and Issac Cantu led the Angels with 1 hit each. Thursday afternoon the Angels baseball team traveled to Kenosha St. Joseph to face off against the Lancers for the 2nd time this week. The Angels played extremely well and were in the game late, however the Lancers put together a couple good late innings to defeat the Angels 8-3. Mariano Talamantez led the team with 2 hits and an RBI. Issac Cantu, Nate Callis and Mauricio Talamantez contributed a hit. Domonic Pitts led the way on the mound pitching 5 innings and striking out 4. Friday night in a non-conference game against St. Anthony, the Angels baseball team was firing on all cylinders. At the plate they had 8 hits including Issac Cantu going 2-4 with a home run and 2 RBI’s, Devlyn Kellogg going 2-4 with 1 RBI and John Perugini and Domonic Pitts each going 1-4 with an RBI. On the bath paths they stole 11 bases, Perugini, Cantu and Kellogg with 2 each. Nate Callis also pitched a great game as he threw a complete game 1 hitter with 7 strikeouts.

Tennis The St. Catherine’s/Lutheran tennis team hit the road on Tuesday as they traveled to St. Thomas More. The Angels performed well but unfortunately in the end the Cavaliers would walk off the tennis court with a 4-1 victory. Asher Goodwin led the way for the Angels as he defeated his opponent in singles competition 1-6, 6-4, 10-8.

Softball (3-8 overall, 1-5 in Metro Classic Conference) Walks and errors would prove costly for the Angels on Tuesday night at Roosevelt Park as they hosted Kenosha St. Joseph. Aniesa Neave had a great day at the plate going 2-2 with a double and a trip and Cristina Murguia had an RBI for the Angels. Unfortunately though that wasn’t enough as the Lancers defeated St. Catherine’s 14-1. The Angels softball team traveled to St. Francis on Wednesday night for a conference game. The team found themselves up 5-4 late, however a pair of errors led to a big inning for St. Francis and the Angels couldn’t recover as they were defeated 10-5. Londyn Pardo led the team at the plate going 3-4 with 2 RBI’s. Aniesa Neave went 2-4 with an RBI and also pitched a complete game with 5 strikeouts. Thursday afternoon the Angels faced off against Kenosha St. Joseph for the 2nd time this week. The Angels performed much better the 2nd time around and hit the ball harder, unfortunately for the Angels though they didn’t have enough for the Lancers as St. Joe’s beat the Angels 11-1. Kennedee Clark led the Angels going 2-2 with a stolen base. Mia Prevost had the lone RBI for the Angels going 1-3.

In a Metro Classic Conference game against intra-city rival Racine Lutheran Friday night the Angels played error free baseball. Unfortunately for the Angels though, Racine Lutheran’s pitcher was extremely effective and the Angels bats couldn’t get things going. Mia Prevost and Aniyah Price led the Angels at the plate, each going 1-2. Prevost also added a stolen base. When the game ended though Racine Lutheran walked off the diamond with a 10-0 victory.

Upcoming Angel Athletic Events Monday May 8th

  • Softball doubleheader @ Martin Luther @ 4:00pm

  • Boys Tennis vs. Kenosha Bradford @ Lockwood @ 4:00pm

  • Girls Soccer vs. Living Word Lutheran @ Pritchard Park @ 4:30pm

Tuesday May 9th

  • Boys Tennis vs. Kenosha St. Joseph @ Lockwood @ 4:00pm

  • Baseball @ Shoreland Lutheran @ Wisconsin Lutheran College @ 4:30pm

  • Softball @ Shoreland Lutheran @ 4:30pm

Wednesday May 10th

  • Softball @ Ronald Reagan @ 4:30pm

Thursday May 11th

  • Baseball vs. Shoreland Lutheran @ Horlick Field @ 4:30pm

  • Girls Soccer @ St. Thomas More @ 4:30pm

  • Softball vs. Shoreland Lutheran @ Roosevelt @ 4:30pm

Friday May 12th

  • Baseball vs. Living Word Lutheran @ Horlick Field @ 4:30pm

  • Softball @ St. Thomas More @ 4:30pm

Saturday May 13th

  • Boys Tennis @ The Prairie School @ 8:00am

  • Baseball @ Martin Luther @ 10:00am

  • Softball vs. Racine Horlick @ Roosevelt @ 11:00am

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