Monday Sept 12, 2022

Updated: Sep 14

BIG THANKS to the Ruetz Boys: Bill '67, Dick '69 and Jimmy '75 for sponsoring lunch today. Double B’s BBQ catered Pulled Pork, Sliced Brisket, Burnt Ends, Mac N Cheese, Smoked Beans, Corn Muffins, Coleslaw, Slider Buns, with selections of BBQ Sauces.

Bill Ruetz brought Kringle for dessert and soda. Everything was DELICIOUS !!!


Craig Christen, Kathy (Ruetz) Christen, Margie (Ruetz) Carrington, Jimmy Ruetz,

Bill Ruetz, Karen Ruetz, Chris Guendel (Ginni Ruetz son), Joe Ruetz, Dick Ruetz


Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz '60 celebrated her 39th Birthday and brought the gang O & H Cupcakes.

Chocolate cupcakes with white frosting topped with the letter A for "Angels"

Catering the DELICIOUS luncheon today was Mark Timber '76, owner of

Double B's BBQ in West Allis

Check it out you; won't be disappointed: http://doublebs.com/ The Timbers' daughter Nina, Mark and wife Judy


On Hand: Bill Ruetz, Dick Ruetz, Jimmy Ruetz, Margie (Ruetz) Carrington, Joe Ruetz,

Kathy (Ruetz) Christen, Chris Guendel, Craig Christen, Kathy (Hackle) Wirtz, Earl Wirtz,

Fr Ron Crewe, Alia Onacynski, Harvey Knuckles, Terry Toll, Tom Konieczko,

Renee Benjamin, Dave Benjamin, John Busey, George Oteman, George Gordon,

Chris Sosnay, Jack Kelley, Dick Peterson, Gary Schonert, Jerry Jardina, Pat Diem,

Dave Olle, Lynn Olle, Tom Bronenkant, Rick Jones, Dave O'Brien, Dan Bentz, Joe Macareno,

Joe Woitach, Kory Borek, Cintia Sanchez, Tom Goebel, Jeff Pulda, Dr Parisa Meymand, Chelsey Castrov, Roger DeMark, Cathy Poulsen, Kurt Kayser, Craig Savage, Terry Kovara, Ryan Andersen, Gary Albright, Chris Gorman, Jon Bassaindale, Tom Krug, Paul Matsen, Nina Timber, Judy Timber, Mark Timber


• Harvey Knuckles '77 traveled from his home in France to visit family members.

Chelsey Castrov Dir. of Development, Harvey, Alia Oancynski '10 Development Coordinator

• Also visiting family in the area is Paul Matsen. He's up from Nashville, TN.

Pat Diem was in from Waterford; his thumb was bandaged from a razor cut.

Not pictured - Dave Olle was in from Burlington

Pat Diem '77 & Paul Matsen '69


From a tragedy to a funeral to the courtroom: Two families ...

Joseph Hamilton played basketball for Bob Letsch at SCHS


One person shot near Horlick Field after high school football ...

Joel Paar '86, Head Football Coach at Oak Creek is the son of Don Paar '63


Future plans for burned down Lakeview Community Center are ..


* Check out Dick Peterson '52 & wife Fran (Scholzen) '57 Peterson greeting Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers at Monument Square...........


• Update: A few weeks ago Gary Schonert was looking for a boat. Found one, bought it !!!

He now has to buy a truck to tow the boat. Gary should name his new boat "My Sharon".

Side note: He is now looking for a good divorce lawyer - Ha Ha Ha - just kidding !!!

• Gary is looking for some good Life Jackets - gary.schonert@gmail.com


Congratulations to John and Judy (Larson) '57 P, Talos. They recently celebrated their 63rd Wedding Anniversary. The Taloses live in Fountain Hills, AZ.

John Talos & Dan Bentz - Art Class 1957


• Catch HS Football with Dick Graceffa '69 on the "Play by Play".........

https://dgsports.mixlr.com/


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


* Sister Yvonne Renner O.P.


* Rosalie (Bencriscutto) Pulda

Rosalie is mom to Jeff '71, Tom '72, Corine'78, Mary '80, JoAnne '76


* Jim Dresen '72 recently lost his wife Lana to cancer. She was 64 years young.

Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:

  • Mark Mano dealing strained shoulder - hopefully not a torn rotator.

  • Jack Kelley '58 H dealing with Chemo treatments on his throat.

  • Chris Gorman '77 5th Ankle Replacement Surgery looking good.

  • Bob Garrity '62new meds has slowed his Parkinson.

  • George Gordon "57 C using a walker with broken bone in his foot.

  • Gary Schonert '59 H has 3 Laser treatments remaining on his feet and knee.

  • Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz & Jim Poulsen dealing with Parkinson.

  • Todd Pettit '61 back at Oak Ridge in Union Grove. Give him a call -262-488-5888 Rm23

  • Dick Peterson '52 was back at the VA for more test.

  • Don Klemt's daughter dealing with serious health issues.

  • Rick Jones '73 H is now dealing with simular shoulder issues in both shoulders.

  • Ron Bentz '56 dealing with serious health issues.

  • Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz '60 has early stages of Parkinson's.

  • Paul Matsen '69 recovering from detached retina surgery.

  • Jerry Jardina '61 dealing with after effects of cataract surgery

  • Pat Diem '77 healing thumb from razor cut.

Others Needing Prayers: Brenda White, Mickey Postorino, Mike Iggulden, Dave O"Brien,

Helen Miller, Tom Konieczko, Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife,

Gary Schonert's wife, Dick Heidenreich's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Pat (Peters) Obernberger


Important Dates:


• Angel Golfers play 9 Holes every Thursday at Ives Grove - Teeing Off at 8:30.

Scramble format, join us and you'll be put in a foursome for some fun and a few laughs.

• Friday September 30th - McGuire/Letsch Golf Scramble, Ives Grove Golf Course

Register Online; saintcats.org - Play 9 or 18 Holes


Week In Angel Athletics

September 5th-September 10th


Football The Angels hit the road Friday night for the first time this year as they traveled to Somers to face off against the Shoreland Lutheran Pacers. The offense started off slow as they found themselves tied 7-7 with the Pacers after the first quarter, but from the second quarter on the offense found its efficiency and ended up with a 58-7 victory. Jayvion Hunter found the end zone 3 times on the ground and Isaiah Taylor added 2 rushing touchdowns. Through the air John Perugini found Davion Thomas-Kumpula, Domonic Pitts and Jakari Oliver once each. Hunter ended the game with 149 rushing yards and Taylor contributed 100. Perugini had 227 passing yards, 100 of those going to Thomas-Kumpula and 97 to Oliver. On the defensive side of the ball the Angels were able to force 5 turnovers including 2 interceptions from Thomas-Kumpula, 2 fumble recoveries from Will Perugini and 1 fumble recovery from Jacob Sanchez.

Girls Tennis Tuesday night the St. Catherine’s/Lutheran girls tennis team traveled to The Prairie School to participate in a Metro Classic Conference tennis match. The Prairie School proved to be a formidable competitor as they were able to knock off the Angels 6-1. Claire Mathew was able to earn the victory for the Angels as she beat her opponent 1-6, 6-4, 10-8. Nylah Kraus and Isabella Lillo played great matches as they were both able to win 6 games in their matchup. At Lockwood Park on Thursday night the Lady Angels tennis team hosted Dominican in a Metro Classic Conference tennis match. The Angels played fantastic tennis all afternoon long and earned a 6-1 victory over the Knights. The Angels swept singles competition as Maggie Fischer beat her opponent 7-5, 1-6 and 7-6. Nylah Kraus defeated her opponent 6-2, 6-2 and Isabella Lillo and Claire Mathews earned forfeit victories. In doubles competition Marissa Feurestin and Liliana Kutis defeated their team 7-6 and 6-4. Elana Gaither and Dayjia Brown-Frazier also defeated their opponents 6-2, 6-2. While they didn’t come away with the victory, the team of Mabel Beversdorf and Sarah Strande played excellent tennis as they narrowly were defeated 6-7, 6-7. Friday and Saturday the Lady Angels traveled to Burlington and Waterford to participate in the Racine County Invite. In singles competition Nylah Kraus and Claire Mathews were the top finishers as they took 5th place. Also in singles competition Maggie Fischer and Isabella Lillo took 6th place. In doubles competition the team of Liliana Kutis and Marissa Feuerstein took 6th place.

Girls Volleyball The girls volleyball team traveled to Kenosha St. Joseph on Thursday night for their first road Metro Classic Conference match. The team played great volleyball all night but unfortunately couldn’t come home with the win as they were defeated by the Lancers 25-18, 26-24 and 25-18. Arianna Jones led the team with 10 kills, 4 aces and 3 blocks. Emmerson Davidovic added 6 kills, 4 aces and 1 block. Katelyn Gordon had 3 kills and 1 block and Mikayla Stanley had 4 aces. Saturday morning the Lady Angels traveled to Cudahy to participate in the Cudahy volleyball tournament. The team started slow as they dropped their first 2 games in pool play to Wauwatosa West and Milwaukee King 15-25, 12-25 and 18-25, 20-25. In game 3 the team found its gel and was able to defeat host Cudahy 25-20, 25-15. In their last 2 games of the day they faced Wauwatosa West and Milwaukee King again. Unfortunately the 2nd time around the results were the same as they lost both games 10-25, 15-25 and 19-25, 21-25. Arianna Jones led the offense for the Angels as she had 18 kills, 6 aces and 5 blocks. Julissa Gentry had 16 kills and 4 blocks. Katelyn Gordon had 7 aces, 8 kills and 1 block. Emmerson Davidovic was able to add 6 kills, 2 aces and 3 blocks. Freshmen London Pardo and Aniyah Price saw their first varsity action of the season as London was able to get 2 kills and Aniyah was able to add 2 blocks and 2 kills.

Boys Volleyball Intra-city opponent Racine Case traveled to McGuire Gymnasium on Tuesday night to face off against the St. Cats/Lutheran/Prairie boys volleyball team. There was great energy in the gym all night long and the Angels played well. Unfortunately in the end they didn’t quite have enough for a very good Racine Case volleyball team as Case was able to defeat the Angels 25-20, 25-13 and 25-15. Tristan Ropiak led the team on the evening with 6 kills. Lucas Adams had 4 assists and Sam Pitrof, Jacob Murray and Tristan Ropiak each had 2 digs. Boys volleyball opened up Southern Lakes Conference volleyball play on Thursday night as they hosted Burlington. The team played well in the 2nd and 3rd sets and forced Burlington into some uncomfortable situations. Ultimately Burlington was able to pull ahead in each set and walk away with the 25-13, 25-20, 25-19 victory. Tristan Ropiak led the way with 6 kills, 7 digs and 3 blocks. Drew Schoneman had 4 kills and 7 digs while Sam Pitrof had 4 kills and 3 blocks and Caleb Scott added 4 blocks. Boys Soccer Boys soccer opened up Metro Classic Conference play on Wednesday night as they hosted Shoreland Lutheran at SCORe. It was a tough physical game and the Angels found themselves down 2-0 early and battled all game long but unfortunately couldn’t overcome the early deficit and dropped the game 3-2. Daniel Ugarte netted the first goal in the 27th minute on a penalty kick. Alex Wilkey scored the 2nd goal of the evening with some great ball handling in the 57th minute.

Cross Country The cross country team was at home on Friday night as they hosted 6 other schools in the annual Metro Reunion Invite. It was a great night for running and the Angels did well in their 2nd meet of the year. Freshman Sean Moore led the way for the Angels as he finished 16th overall with a time of 22:22.8. Tony Sosa finished just behind Sean as he came in 20th with a time of 23:06.7

Swim The PSC aquatics team traveled to Elkhorn to participate in their first invitational of the season. The team did well as they finished 8th overall and several swimmers netted personal bests on the year. Senior Makaelyn Trujillo was a part of the 200 meter medley relay team that finished 14th with a time of 3:02.22. In individual events Makaelyn participated in the 200 meter IM and 100 meter freestyle finishing 22nd and 23rd with times of 1:31.41 and 3:46.9. Sophia Resser participated in the 200 meter freestyle relay team that finished 15th with a time of 2:54.18. In individual events Sophia finished 23rd in the 200 meter freestyle with a time of 4:06.28 and 28th in the 50 meter freestyle with a time of 45.18. Both Makaelyn and Sophia were on the 400 meter freestyle relay time that finished 13th with a time of 6:09.00.

Upcoming Angel Athletic Events Monday September 12th

* Boys soccer vs. Wisconsin Lutheran @ SCORe @ 4:30pm

Tuesday September 13th * Girls Tennis vs. Catholic Central @ Burlington High school @ 5:30pm

* Girls Volleyball vs. Palmyra-Eagle @ 6:30pm

Wednesday September 14th

* Girls Tennis @ Racine Horlick @ 4:00pm

* Boys Soccer @ Kenosha St. Joseph @ 4:30pm

Thursday September 15th

* Girls Volleyball vs. The Prairie School @ 6:30pm

* Boys Volleyball @ Westosha Central @ 6:30pm

Friday September 16th

* Boys Soccer @ Kenosha Indian Trail @ 6:30pm

* Football vs. Brown Deer @ Horlick Field @ 7:00pm


Saturday September 17th

* Girls Swim @ Milwaukee South High School @ 8:00am

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


Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive


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