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Monday Sept 11, 2023

Updated: Sep 12, 2023

BIG THANKS to Rose Fumo & Charley Presta who sponsored lunch today.

Lisa Rivers catered lunch assisted by hubby Bill Rivers. Roast Beef Sandwiches, Macaroni & Cheese, a Tossed Salad and Chocolate Chip Cookies for dessert. Everything was DELICIOUS.

Please check out Mrs. Rivers' Pies & Smokehouse in Sturtevant. You will not be disappointed. Located at 9604 Durand Ave, Sturtevant, WI 53177

Jack Kelley brought two cases of Water.

• Dave Benjamin led the group in prayer in memory of those who lost their life in 9/11.

Charlie with his good friend and Aunt Rose Fumo '45 P

Rose knew Fr. Uhen very well and counted the collections at St. Lucy for 50 yrs.

She turned that responsibility over to Joe & Mary Woitach a number of years back.

Rose brought her Park Year Books from 1942, 43, 44, 45 for the Angel Archives

"Rose is a delight"

Lisa '86 C & Bill Rivers '74

Joining Us: Rose Fumo, Charley Presta, Jack Kelley, Gary Schonert, Mary Woitach,

Joe Woitach, Jerry Jardina, Terry Toll, Susan Toll, Paul Matson, Pat Matson,

Jerry Howard, Dan Howard, John Ketarkus, Don Smiley, Rick Konieczko, Jim Douglas,

Tom Konieczko, Dave O'Brien, Bill Rivers, Lisa Rivers, Dave Benjamin, Rick Ropiak,

Don Klemt, George Oteman, George Gordon, Roger DeMark, Alia Onaczynski,

Chelsea Ostrov, Ed DeMeulenaere, Cathy Poulsen, Marie Welsh, John Miller, Jeff Tarkowski, Dan Miller, Dick Heidenreich, Bob Letsch, Dan DeMatthew, Joe Ingrasci, Stan Postorino, John Kopulos, Terry Kovara, Dan Kovara, Rick Bonano, Joe Macareno, Rickey Jackson,

Ural Jackson, Ken Reed, Dr. Parisa Meymand, Carol Rawlinko, Sue Agnew, Bob Miller,

Tom Krug, Marty Defatte.

• Special Guests:

Standing: Pat Matson & Jerry Howard

Seated: Terry Toll, Paul Matson '69, Susan Toll

• Jerry Howard is late Eddie Howard's wife and is Dan Howard's '06 (SCHS Teacher/Coach) - Grandmother. Paul Matson was a starter on the Angels '69 WIAA State Baskeball Championship team and Jim Chones' teammate. He played his basketball at Xavier Univ.

Ken Reed, Charley Presta '73, Don Smiley '73

• Don Smiley will retire from his Summerfest Presidency in January 2024.

He will then move to Baird in their Marketing Dept. and be retained as a Consultant to the new Summerfest President. Don remains the only Racine resident to have been the President of a World Series Baseball team. He was Miami Marlins President in 1997.

Ural Jackson '71 & Rickey Jackson '75

• Ural was a member of the '71 WIAA State Basketball Championship team and played Football at Milton. Tried his hand at Pro Rugby

Jim Douglas '64 P & Rich Konieczko '64

Rich is back in Racine visiting from Las Vegas

A bit of History...............

Joe Ingrasci '64 brought his father's Golf Scrapbook.

Joe's dad won the Racine County Open back in 1955 and went on to win it two more times.

His dad Paul is in the "Racine County Golf Hall of Fame"

• Special Happy Birthday wish to Judy McGuire..............

• Packer Pool Winner.......Bob "The Legend" Letsch


• Table 1: Rick Ropiak/ CWood won game 1 - Bob Letsch then sat in for CW/with Rick.

Rick/CW defeated George Gordon/ Don Klemt & Dick Heidenreich/ Dan DeMatthew.

Don/ George won 1 game and Dick/Dan won 1 game. Bob lost 2 games move to the other table. Rick/Dick then split with Don/George 1-1

• Table 2: Stan Postorino/ Joe Macareno defeated Charley Presta/ Rick Bonano 2-0 and

Stan & Rick departed. Joe then teamed with CW against - Dan DeMatthew/ Bob Letsch -

Joe & CW split 1-1.

NOTE: Bobby Letsch Jr. did not lose today at the Cribbage table - he was in Las Vegas.

What are the odds he won in Vegas ???

Frank D'Acquisto was absent. He said honing up his Cribbage Skills - Ha Ha Ha !!!

• 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..........

Former SCHS/ Raider Players: Bob Milkie, Jim May, Larry Benjamin, Ron Trepanier, Jamie Davidson, Jersey Eickhorst to name a few,,,,,,,,,,,,

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

• 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. Waiting for a decision.

  • 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 at Elizabeth Gradens in Oak Creek.

  • Rick Cramer is up and out and about

  • George Gordon dealing with back issue using a support.

  • Walt Strini has been moved to Siena for rehab, daily improvements

  • Walt's wife Sandy has a Holter Monitor dealing with Heart issue.

  • Tom Goebel dealing with A-Fib.

  • 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, Ken Kusters, Tom Pulda, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch, Bob Garrity, 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

Important Dates:

• 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" Video - Monday Dec 4th - SCHS Cafeteria

Christmas Day - Monday Dec 25th - Alumni House Closed

Angel Athletics -

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

All tickets must be purchased ahead of time at

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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

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

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

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

  8. 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

  9. 6 and under are free, no digital ticket required.

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

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

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

Football (2-0 Metro Classic Conference, 3-1 Overall) The Angels football team hosted Shoreland Lutheran on Friday night at Horlick Field in a Metro Classic Conference matchup. The Angels got off to a quick start as they scored 3 touchdowns in the first quarter, all on the ground. Mariano Talamantez started the scoring with a 10 yard touchdown run and then Imarion Holder did the rest as he added a 22 yard and 12 yard touchdown run. In the 2nd quarter Holder got on the scoreboard again as he rushed for a 6 yard TD run. Issac Cantu capped off the scoring as he hauled in a TD catch from Talamantez for a 24 yard touchdown in the 3rd quarter. When the final horn blew the Angels walked away with a 34-14 victory. Talamantez led the team passing with 161 yards, a TD run and a TD pass. Holder led the ground attack with 99 yards and 3 touchdowns. Lamont Hamilton led the team receiving with 2 grabs for 81 yards. Hamilton also had an interception on the defensive side of the ball.

Girls Tennis (1-2 Metro Classic Conference, 1-6 Overall) Tuesday afternoon at Lockwood Park the Angels girls tennis team faced off against a very good team in The Prairie School. The Hawks showed why they are a favorite to win the conference as they defeated the Angels 7-0. Marissa Feurestein was the top performer for the Angels as she was able to win 3 games off her opponent. On Thursday the St. Catherine’s/Lutheran girls tennis team traveled to Dominican to face off in a Metro Classic Conference dual. Dominican had some players missing which resulted in Nylah Kraus, Claire Mathew and Mikalah Smith earning default victories. The doubles team of Dayjia Brown-Frazier and Liliann Hoffman also earned a victory as they defeated their opponent 7-5, 4-6, 10-2. In the end the Angels were also able to walk away with the team victory 4-3 Friday and Saturday the Angels girls tennis team traveled to The Prairie School and Racine Horlick to participate in the Racine County Invite. The girls played great tennis over the two days and really improved upon their skills. Claire Mathew was the high performer of the weekend as she defeated her opponent from Case 6-2, 6-3 and won 5 additional games as well. Marissa Feurestin also had a great couple days as she won 4 games. Isabella Lillo fell just short of a victory as she was defeated 6-2, 1-6, 10-8 and also won 2 additional games. The doubles team of Nylah Kraus/Elena Gaither also were narrowly defeated 6-2, 7-5 and won 2 games as well.

Girls Volleyball (0-2 Metro Classic Conference, 5-6 Overall) Thursday night the Angels girls volleyball team hosted Kenosha St. Joseph in a Metro Classic Conference matchup. The Lancers proved to be a very difficult opponent as they defeated the Angels in three straight sets, 25-11, 25-18, 25-19. Aniyah Price led the team with 7 kills and 1 block while Londyn Pardo and Alondra Perez each had 3 kills. Saturday the girls volleyball team traveled to Cudahy to participate in Cudahy’s annual tournament. The Angels had an up and down day, but performed extremely well as they were able to finish 3rd overall. In their first match of the day they were able to defeat Cudahy 25-13, 25-20. Facing off against Milwaukee King in the 2nd match the Angels fell 25-18, 25-19. In the 3rd match the Angels defeated Milwaukee Hamilton 25-11, 25-14. Wauwatosa West was next up on the day and they proved to be a formidable opponent as Tosa West was able to defeat the Angels 25-12, 25-7. In their last match of the day the Angels would emerge victorious as they defeated Brown Deer in the 3rd place match 26-24, 25-16. Maciena Trujillo was the high performer of the day as she had 20 kills, 6 blocks and 4 aces. Emmerson Davidovic had 8 aces and 7 kills, Londyn Pardo had 5 assists and 3 kills, Katie Winkler and Alondra Perez each had 3 aces and Aniyah Price had 2 kills and 2 aces.

Boys Volleyball (1-1 Southern Lakes Conference, 1-2 Overall) Wednesday night the St. Catherine’s/Lutheran/Prairie boys volleyball team hosted Beloit Memorial in a Southern Lakes Conference volleyball match. The Angels played extremely well from the first serve and defeated the Purple Knights 25-18, 25-19, 25-10. Lucas Adams led the team with 11 assists, 3 aces and 3 kills. Sam Pitrof led the team in kills with 4, while Christian Cervantes added 3. Caleb Scott had 3 kills and 3 Blocks and Parker Kauzlarich had 3 digs.

Boys Soccer (1-0-0 Metro Classic Conference, 3-1-1 Overall) The boys soccer team opened up conference play on Wednesday night as they traveled to Shoreland Lutheran. The team got off to a slow start as they gave up a quick goal to Shoreland Lutheran, but after that it was all Angels as they defeated the Pacers 6-3. Wade Roberson led the way with 2 goals while Abel Galvan, Andrew Babington, Juan Bueno and Edgar Gomez each had a goal as well. Juan Bueno also added an assist. Edgar Cesario-Olivared had 5 saves in the victory. On Saturday the boys soccer team traveled to face off against the 6th ranked team in Division 1 the Verona Wildcats. The Angels played very well and showed that they could compete against the state's best. Unfortunately for the Angels they couldn’t quite get the offense rolled as they were defeated 2-0. Morgan Determan played a great game at goalkeeper stopping 8 Wildcat shots.

Girls Golf Girls golf had no events this week. Their next event will be the county invite on 9/11 @ Ives Grove

Cross Country Friday afternoon the Angels cross country team kicked off their season as they hosted the Metro Reunion meet at Johnson Park. Sidney Davis was the only runner for the Angels as she was running in her first meet of her high school career. Sidney did an excellent job as she finished her race in 26:39.82 which was good enough for 13th out of 31 runners.

Girls Swim The PSC aquatics team traveled to Elkhorn on Saturday and swam extremely well. The team earned 22 points overall and finished 9th out of 11 teams. Below are results of swimmers that earned points for the team.

  • 200 Meter Free Relay

    • Team consisted of CC Berkey, Kayla Craft, Anna Nguyen, Riley Saenim (12th place, 2:24.67)

  • 100 Meter Backstroke

    • Riley Saenim (13th, 1:23.28)

  • 200 Meter Medley Relay-

    • Team consisted of Riley Sadenim, Sophia Reeser, Anna Nguyen, CC Berkey (14th place, 2:49.53)

  • 200 Meter Individual Medley

    • Riley Sadenim (15th Place, 3:04.14)

Cheer The St. Catherine's cheer team did an amazing job performing at halftime of the football game at Horlick Field on September 8th.

Upcoming Angel Athletic Events Monday September 11th

  • Girls golf county invite @ Ives Grove @ 11:30am

  • Girls tennis vs. Kenosha St. Joseph @ Lockwood @ 4:00pm

  • Boys soccer vs. University School of Milwaukee @ Pritchard Park @ 6:30pm

Tuesday September 12th

  • Girls Swim @ Beloit Memorial @ 5:30pm

  • Boys volleyball vs. Greendale @ 6:30pm

  • Girls volleyball @ Milwaukee Reagan @ 6:30pm

Wednesday September 13th

  • Girls tennis vs. Catholic Central @ Lockwood @ 4:00pm

  • Boys soccer vs. Kenosha St. Joseph @ Pritchard Park @ 4:30pm

Thursday September 14th

  • Boys volleyball vs. Wilmot Union @ 6:30pm

  • Girls volleyball @ The Prairie School @ 6:30pm

Friday September 15th

  • Football @ Brown Deer @ 7:00pm

Saturday September 16th

  • Girls tennis @ Greenfield @ 8:30am

  • Cross Country Angel Invite @ UW-Parkside @ 9:00am

  • Boys soccer vs. St. John’s Northwestern Academies @ SCORe @ 11:00am

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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