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Monday Sept 18, 2023

Updated: Sep 22, 2023

BIG THANKS to Katie Dawson & Ed DeMeulenaere who sponsored lunch today.

Katie provided homemade Ham & Cheese Sliders - DELICIOUS. Chips were also provided.

Katie was home and Ed delivered the Sliders...........O&H Kringle was the snack, thanks to Jim Rasmussen & Gary Schonert

NOTE: When Katie isn't around, do you see a pattern with Ed and who he has lunch with ???

Today at the Alumni House............................At Schonert's Picnic............. NO KATIE !!!

Joining Us: Ed DeMeulenaere, Charley Presta, Jack Kelley, Gary Schonert, Joe Woitach, Jerry Jardina, Terry Toll, John Ketarkus, Tom Konieczko, Dave O'Brien, Rick Jones,

Dave Benjamin, Rick Ropiak, Don Klemt, George Oteman, George Gordon, Roger DeMark, Alia Onaczynski, Cathy Poulsen, Jeff Tarkowski, Dan Miller, Dick Heidenreich,

Dan DeMatthew, Joe Ingrasci, Terry Kovara, Dr. Parisa Meymand, Carol Rawlinko,

Bob Miller, Marty Defatte, Renee Benjamin, Bill Halberstadt, Lloyd Tremmel, Jane Tremmel,

Warren Nitz, Marilyn Davis, Doris Johnson, Bob Broihier, Jeff Pulda, Cinti Sanchez,

Kory Borek, Del Alto, Jerry Jardina, Tom Goebel, Richard Hagopian, Chris Gorman,

Bobby Letsch Jr, Pat Diem

• Special Guests:

In Honor of today's Lunch Sponsors Katie (Johnson) Dawson & Ed DeMeulenaere

a few of Katie's '60 Classmates were on hand.............

Doris (Fiori) Johnson, Bill Halberstadt, Warren Nitz H, Marilyn (Gross) Davis

Also '60 Classmates Lloyd Tremmel, Renee (Ricchio) Benjamin, Jane Tremmel

• Richard Hagopian '98 SCHS Teacher and Drama Director stopped in for a visit as well

• Packer Pool Winner.......Gary Schonert - Now has won 3 of the 1st 4 weeks of the Pool

Guess What --- Gary's a CHICAGO BEAR'S FAN !!!

• A bit of History............Bob Miller '68 picked up a SCHS Speech Book at a rummage sale.

It was published in 1958 - by Loyola University - 4 Jesuit Priests authored

Check out the book cover.


• Table 1: Rick Ropiak/ Bobby Letsch Jr, won game 1 lost 3 and were "Skunked by

Terry Toll/ Chris Gorman --- Bobby pulled a D'Acquisto and left.

• Table 2: Don Klemt/ George Gordon split with Dan DeMatthew/ Charley Presta 3-3.

The rubber game went to Klemt/Gordon.

• Table 3: Dick Heidenreich/ Dave Benjamin had a tough day losing to Dave O'Brien/CWood 3-1 that included a "Skunk".

Rick Ropiak teamed with CWood and won 2 game vs Dick Heidenreich/ Dave Benjamin.

Apparently, Frank D'Acquisto is still honing up on his Cribbage Skills - Ha Ha Ha !!!

The September Community Newsletter is now available. KIMBERLY GARDNER Chief Advancement Officer 262-417-7623 245 Main Street, Suite 402; Racine, WI 53403

• 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..........

• 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. Still 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

  • Rick Cramer is up and out and about.

  • 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 Hip Replacement surgery was successful, she back to driving.

  • Gary Schonert had a Stimulator Inserted in his back to relieve Leg Pain, not working yet

  • George Gordon feel at home when the arm of the chair gave way and he hit his head - 6 stitches over his left eye.

  • Rick Jones had a Blood Transfusion this past Thursday - He was down 2 PTs, apparent Iron deficiency.

Fr Ron Crewe - from Bob Broihier: I talked with Beth Schneider today. She said Father Ron is able to receive visitors. She recommended to contact her before going - her phone number is 262 352 6578. She will try to keep us from more than 1 visitor per time frame.

He is in a wheelchair and is still at Elizabeth Residence 10441 south Nicholson Road.

• Special Prayers needed for:

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Don Heck, Jack Kelley, 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 (3-0 Metro Classic Conference, 4-1 Overall) Friday night the Angels football team traveled to Brown Deer to face off in a Metro Classic Conference matchup. The Angels were able to get on the board often as they carried a 46-7 lead into halftime and would end up defeating the Falcons 60-7. Imarion Holder had a career night as he rushed for 172 yards and 4 touchdowns. Leading the passing attack was Mariano Talamantez as he threw for 148 yards and 2 touchdowns. Rudy Pardo led the receiving corp as he hauled in 57 yards including a touchdown reception and a rushing touchdown. Lamont Hamilton and Jerome Hinton also had a touchdown. The defense played phenomenal as well as they got the scoring started with a safety and held the Falcons to minus 28 yards rushing.

Boys Soccer (2-0-0 Metro Classic Conference, 5-2-1 Overall) The boys soccer team hosted University School of Milwaukee on Monday night at Pritchard Park and got off to a hot start as Abel Galvan scored two goals in the first half to get the Angels off to a quick start.. Edgar Gomez, Santino Garica, Lucas Wilkey and Andrew Babington would all score goals as well as the Angels would cruise to a 6-0 victory over the state ranked Wildcats. Morgan Determan had 6 saves in the goal box to hold the Wildcats scoreless. Wednesday night at Pritchard Park the Angels got the scoring started early and they proceeded to score often as they carried a 6-0 lead into halftime and defeated the Lancers 8-1. Freshman Andrew Babington had a fantastic evening as he had a hat trick and an assist. Abel Galvan would continue his fantastic season as he scored a goal and had 2 assists. Also scoring goals on the evening were Wade Roberson, Edgar Gomez, Lucas Wilkey and Giancarlo Ramos. Gomez and Santino Garcia also had assists on the night.

Saturday the Angels boys soccer team faced off against St. Johns Northwest Academies. In a physical and difficult battle the Angels would unfortunately fall to St. Johns. 2-1. Wade Roberson scored the only goal for the Angels, unassisted. Edgar Cesario-Olivares had 8 saves in the goal box for the Angels.

Girls Volleyball (0-2 Metro Classic Conference, 5-8 Overall) The Angels girls volleyball team traveled to Milwaukee Reagan on Tuesday night and faced off against a very tough team. The Angels played their best but in the end they were defeated 25-16, 25-13, 25-15. Londyn Pardo led the way with 6 assists while Katie Winkler added 4. Aniyah Price also added 4 kills. Thursday night the Angels girls volleyball team traveled the The Prairie School. Unfortunately on this evening the Hawks would have the best of the Angels as they defeated them 25-11, 25-16, 25-15. Katie Winkler led the team with 8 assists, 4 kills and an ace. Londyn Pardo added 6 assists and Aniyah Price had 3 kills and 2 aces.

Boys Volleyball (1-2 Southern Lakes Conference, 2-3 Overall) Tuesday night the St. Catherine/Lutheran/Prairie boys volleyball team hosted Greendale in a non-conference boys volleyball game. The Angels started slowly losing the 1st set, but bounced back in the next three sets to defeat the Panthers in 4 sets. The final scores were 15-25, 25-21, 26-24, 25-19. Lucas Adams had an outstanding night as he had 18 assists. Jackson Smith led the team with 3 blocks. Caleb Jackson and Sam Pitrof had 7 kills and Ryan To had 3 aces. In a Southern Lakes Conference boys volleyball game Thursday night the Angels hosted the Wilmot Panthers. The Panthers quickly proved why they intend to compete for conference as well as make a deep run into the playoffs as they defeated the Angels 25-13, 25-15, 25-13. Luckas Adams led the team with 11 assists, while Jackson Smith had 4 blocks and Sam Pitrof had 7 kills.

Girls Tennis (1-3 Metro Classic Conference, 2-9-1 Overall) Wednesday at Lockwood Park the St. Catherine’s/Lutheran girls tennis team had a dominating performance against Catholic Central as they defeated them 7-0. On this night the Angels hosted a fan night and over 30 parents, students and fans showed up to support the girls tennis team. In singles competition Dayjiah Brown-Frazier defeated her opponent 6-3, 1-6, 10-8, Nyla Kraus defeated her opponent 6-1, 6-1, Claire Mathew won 6-1, 6-0 and Marissa Feurestein won 6-1, 6-1. In doubles competition the team of Isabella Lillo/Elana Gaither defeated their opponents 6-0, 6-1, Lillian Hoffman/Jael Lacy defeated their opponents 6-1, 3-6, 13-11 and the team of Leila Hadley-Cathey/Michelle Perez defeated their opponents 6-3, 6-3. The St. Catherine’s/Lutheran tennis team hosted a very talented Kenosha St. Joseph team on Friday night at Lockwood Park. The Angels battled and gave everything they had, unfortunately in the end it wasn’t enough as they were defeated 7-0. The doubles team of Isabella Lillo/Dayjia Brown-Frazier led the way with 4 games won. The team of Michelle Perez/Leila Hadley-Cathey were able to win 2 games. On Saturday the girls tennis team traveled to Greenfield High School to participate in a quad with Greenfield, Burlington and Milwaukee School of Languages. In their first match against Greenfield the Angels would fall 6-1. Claire Mathew led the way defeating her opponent 6-3, 6-4. In their 2nd match against Burlington the Angels fell 7-0. Nylah Kraus was able to win 2 games and the team of Isabella Lillo/Marissa Feuerstein won 2 games. In their last game the Angels would tie Milwaukee School of Languages 3-3. Nyla Kraus defeated her opponent 7-6, 7-5, Claire Mathew defeated her opponent 6-4, 6-2 and Marissa Feurestein won as her opponent retired.

Girls Golf On a rainy Monday afternoon the St. Catherine’s/Lutheran girls golf team traveled to Ives Grove to participate in the Racine County Invite. Even with the elements being less than perfect the three Angels golfers did a tremendous job and continue to improve their skills as the season progresses. Anna Tiedeman led the way shooting a 120. Ella Pollock scored a 139 and Mailia Bouwma shot a 148.

Cross Country Saturday the Angels cross country team hosted their annual Angel Invite at UW-Parkside. The day featured a wealth of runners and a couple Angels represented the boys and girls team. Sean Moore finished 139 out of 201 in the boys race with a time of 20:00.07 while Sidney Davis finished 81 out of 200 in the girls race finishing in 26:14.41.

Girls Swim The PSC Aquatics team traveled to Beloit on Tuesday night for a Southern Lakes triangular. The team swam extremely well and many swimmers earned season best results. Below are the top results from the triangular

  • 200 Yard Medley Relay

    • Team consisted of Riley Saenim, Kayla Craft, Anna Nguyen, Sophia Reeser (5th, 2:32.20)

    • 200 Individual Medley

      • Riley Saenim (2nd place, 2:41.76)

    • 100 Backstroke

      • Riley Saenim (3rd, 1:16.47)

Saturday the PSC Aquatics team traveled to South Milwaukee to participate in the Dog Days Invite. Many personal bests were achieved and Riley Saenim set a new team record in the 100 yard backstroke. Overall the team finished 7th out of 13 teams. Below were high scorers of the day.

  • 100 yard backstroke

    • Riley. Saenim (4th, 1:12.75)

  • 200 Yard Freestyle Relay

    • Team consisted of Sora Pearson, Sophia Reeser, Anna Nguyen, Riley Saenim (6th, 2:11.82)

  • 400 Yard Freestyle Relay

    • Team consisted of Sophia Reeser, Sora Pearson, Taina Buyron, Marlee. Jones (7th, 5:44.36)

  • 200 Medley Relay

    • Team consisted of Riley Saenim, Kayla. Craft, Anna Ngyuen, Marle. Jones (8th, 2:35.67)

  • 100 Freestyle

    • Riley Saenim (8th, 1:13.64

  • 200 Individual Medley

    • Kayla Craft (9th, 3:36.63)

Upcoming Angel Athletic Events Monday September 18th * Girls tennis vs. Martin Luther @ Lockwood Park @ 4:00pm

Tuesday September 19th

  • Girls swim @ Delavan-Darien @ 5:30pm

  • Boys volleyball vs. Racine Horlick @ 6:30pm

  • Boys soccer vs. Racine Lutheran @ Pritchard Park @ 6:30pm

Wednesday September 20th

  • No games/matches/events scheduled

Thursday September 21st

  • Girls tennis @ Racine Horlick @ 3:15pm

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

  • Girls volleyball @ Martin Luther @ 6:30pm

Friday September 22nd

  • Cross Country @ Racine County Invite @ Burlington @ 3:45pm

  • Football vs. St. Thomas More @ Pritchard Park @ 7:00pm

Saturday September 23rd

  • Girls tennis Racine County Invite @ The Prairie School @ 9:00am

  • Boys soccer vs. Pius XI @ Uihlein Soccer Park @ 1:00pm

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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