Eagle Excellence 2011-2012 Archive

CJ FOOTBALL "TEAM TO BEAT" IN REGION 16

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Following the team's regional runners-up finish a season ago, JJHuddle.com picked the Eagles as this year's "team to beat" in Region 16 of Ohio high school Division IV football. CJ begins the 2012 season on the road Friday, August 24 with a re-match of last year's opener against Division I Troy High School.


EAGLES ALUMNA NAMED NCAA HEAD COACH

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Congratulations to Allison Kern, '03, who was named head women's basketball coach at Misericordia University this June. The CJ alumna is a graduate of John Carroll University, where she played basketball for four years. Kern also helped lead the Eagles to a state championship during her senior season.

Best of luck, Allison!


SPRING SPORTS ALL LEAGUE TEAMS

Thursday, June 21, 2012

GGCL Grey North

GGCLsports.com First Team Second Team
Softball
 
Coach of the Year

Dee Werbrich

Anne Marie Krug '13
Hannah Mahorney '13
Sydney Petroski '14
Track
GGCL Grey North Champs
 
Coach of the Year
Jerry Puckett
Runner of the Year
Cierra Brown '12
 
Camille Dickens '12
Allie Coleman '12
Devanae MItchell '13
Erinn Bailey '13
Natalie Prince '12
Camille Dickens '12
Allie Coleman '12
Erin Warfield '12
Devanae Mitchell '13
Tia Jones '13
Emily Shira '13
Kathryn Marshall '13
Addi Helms '15
Helen Wittman '15

 

 

GCL North

GCLsports.com First Team Second Team
Baseball
Athlete of the Year
Sam Spees '12
 
Daniel Barhorst '12
Alex Livingston '14
Will McKelvey '12
Track
Athlete of the Year
Antwan Persons '13
 
Brandon Payne '13
Darnell Dunson '12
Namron Bush '12
Connor Hickey '14
Brandon Payne '13
Darnell Dunson '12
Wesley Lumpkin '13
Antwan Persons '13
MItchell Jones '12
Kyle McKinney '15
CinQuan Haney '13
Tennis
Athlete of the Year
Andrew Bole '12

John Manovich '12
Tony Vo '12
Daniel Striebich '12
Anthony Genovesi '15
Volleyball --
Connor Kaminski '12
Matthew Miles '13

 

 

EAGLE ROWERS TAKE SIXTH AT NATIONALS

Mike Miles, CJ crew coach, Monday, June 11, 2012

Congratulations to CJ crew members Lydia Schmitt '13, Clare Geraghty '13, and Kaitlin Blanchard '14, who finished sixth at the US Rowing Youth National Championships in Oak Ridge, Tenn. The boat qualified by winning their Friday heat, then placing in the semifinal on Saturday.  A boys boat with with Eagles Peter Skrobot '12 and Zach Thomas '14 also raced on Friday.

Way to go, Eagles!


CJ ALUMNAE AT NCAA CREW NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Mike Miles, CJ crew coach, Monday, June 4, 2012

Alumnae and former Eagles rowing program student-athletes Annie Haley '09, Abby Meyers and Molly Bruggeman competed in the NCAA rowing championships during the final weekend in May. Haley won her second consecutive Division III title with Williams College. Bruggeman and Meyers of Notre Dame each helped the Fighting Irish to a 15th place team finish in Division I.

Congratulations girls! Click photo to view larger.


CHARITY POWDERPUFF RESULTS ARE IN

Angela Ruffolo, teacher and Senior Class Moderator, Wednesday, May 31, 2012

The three area Catholic high schools – CJ, Carroll and Alter – combined to raise $756.97 through the Charity Powder Puff Football Tournament that took place Saturday, May 12. The total represents the largest contribution ever collected In the three-year history of this charity event! All proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Medical Center of Dayton, and will be presented as a gift from all three schools.


COUNSELOR, PRINCIPAL RECOGNIZED WITH ARCHDIOCESE AWARDS

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Congratulations to two Chaminade Julienne faculty members who were recognized by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati's Catholic Schools Office with special awards.

Last week, Susan Eichenauer received the Spirit of Sister Dorothy Stang Awardfrom the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The award is given to 10 Catholic faculty members, parish lay ministers, and graduating high school seniors who demonstrate the values of Sr. Stang, SNDdeN '49, by advancing social justice. Susan is the third consecutive Sr. Stang recipient from CJ in the award's three-year history. Cora Harrison '10 and Mick Mominee are the others.

Additionally, John Marshall was named one of two inaugural winners of the St. John the Baptist Award for introducing innovative programs during the Archdiocese of Cincinnati's annual Principal's Meeting in April. John is among 10 fellow Catholic school principals who received one of the six new awards for their distinguished service.


SPRING SEASON CONTINUES FOR TRACK, CREW TEAMS

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Congratulations to the men’s and women’s track and crew programs on their postseason success thus far.

Track & Field

The Eagles’ women’s track team ran away with the Division II district title May 17 and 19 at UD’s Welcome Stadium, finishing 63 points ahead of the second place team with 134. The men’s team finished outside of the top five, but two individual qualifiers will compete in the next round.

The men’s and women’s regional track tournament will be held Thursday, May 24 (4 p.m. field events, 4:30 p.m. track events) and Saturday, May 26 (11:30 a.m. start) at Welcome Stadium. Congratulations to the following regional qualifiers (top four advance)!

MEN’S

  • Antwan Persons (20-7.75), 2nd place  -- long jump
  • Connor Hickey (10:48.90), 3rd place – 3200 meter run

 

WOMEN’S

  • *Cierra Brown (14.25) & Camille Dickens (14.86), 1st and 2nd place – 100 meter hurdles
  • C. Dickens (46.33) & C. Brown (47.31), 1st and 2nd place – 300 meter hurdles
  • *C. Dickens (18-3) & Devanae Mitchell (18-1), 1st & 2nd place – long jump
  • D. Mitchell (12.44), 1st place – 100 meter dash
  • C. BrownAllie ColemanD. MitchellJasmine Shaw (50.62); 1st place – 4 x 100m
  • C. BrownA. ColemanC. DickensD. Mitchell (1:42.94); 1st place, 4 x 200m
  • Helen Wittmann (12:31.08), 1st place – 3200 meter run
  • Tia Jones (34-2), 2nd place – shot put
  • A. Coleman (26.80), 3rd place – 200 meter dash
  • A. Coleman (61.43), 4th place – 400 meter dash
  • Addi HelmsKathryn MarshallEmily ShiraH. Wittmann (10:09.97); 3rdplace – 4 x 800m
  • K. Marshall (5:33.96), 4th place – 1600m run

*Indicates new meet record

Crew

Two boats qualified to compete in the national rowing championships on Sunday, May 20 after finishing second (women’s) and third (men’s) at the Midwest Junior Rowing Championships on Harsha Lake in Batavia.

CJ rowers moving on to compete in the U.S. Rowing Youth championships this June include women’s competitors Kaitlin BlanchardClare Geraghty, and Lydia Schmitt (4 07:54.600), and men’s competitors Zach Thomas and Peter Skrobot(3 07:08.500).

CREW ALUMNI COMPETE IN COLLEGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Coach Mike Miles was proud to announce that three Eagles alumnae will compete amongst rowers in the NCAA Championship field. Congratulations to  Molly Bruggeman ‘10 (Notre Dame) Annie Haley ‘09 (Williams College), and Abby Meyers ‘09 (Notre Dame).


CJ SWEEPS CHARITY POWDERPUFF GAMES

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

CJ seniors swept the competition at the Touchdown for Tots Charity Powderpuff Tournament on Saturday, May 12, beating Alter 12-0 in the first game of the day and shutting out Carroll 20-0 in the final match-up between the three schools. Thanks to everyone who supported this event. All of the proceeds are being donated to the Children's Medical Center of Dayton.

Easterling has posted a new photo album on their Web site, where visitors can view or purchase powderpuff pictures.


EAGLES SOAR AT STATE SCIENCE FAIR

Meg Draeger, CJ STEMM, Monday, May 7, 2012

Congratulations to the following CJ students who participated, and made a great showing, at the State Science Day on Saturday, May 5 at Ohio State University:

  • Matt Dudon ’14 scored an Excellent and won a special award from Nestlé.
  • Kathryn Marshall ’13 scored an Excellent.
  • Rebecca Reis ’12 scored an Excellent and won a special award.
  • Pearse Scudder ’15 scored a Superior.

The competition featured more than 1,000 students in grades 5-12.


SCIENCE OLYMPIAD WRAPS UP SEASON

Andrea Varney, moderator, Friday, April 27, 2012

After a shaky start at Invitationals earlier in the year, the CJ Science Olympiad team medaled in three events at the Regional Science Olympiad competition on Saturday, March 17. Although the team did not place, five students medaled in their individual events.

Leading the Eagles in medals was sophomore Zach Thomas, who brought home two – a 5th place Astronomy medal earned with junior partner Sam Wittman to go with a 4th place Remote Sensing medal won with senior partner Arthur Siwecki. Additionally, seniors Brian Beall and Sam Beach placed 6th in Thermodynamics.

Congratulations on a great year!


QUIZ BOWL TEAMS COMPETE AT NATIONAL, STATE LEVEL

Monday, April 21, 2012

Congratulations to members of two CJ Quiz Bowl teams, who were busy competing at national and state-wide competitions during the weekend of April 18-20.

During the Ohio Academic Competition regional tournament Saturday, April 21, CJ's six-time GCAL league-champion Quiz Bowl team qualified to compete in the state championships by placing second amongst eight other high school varsity squads. The Eagles will move on to compete for a state title in Columbus on Saturday, May 5 for the first time in school history. The final competition will be held at Columbus State Community College.

On Saturday and Sunday, an Eagles Junior Council on World Affairs Quiz Bowl team consisting of seniors Jon Meyer, Sam Mullins, Tony Vo and Patrick Miles competed in the 10th Annual National Academic WorldQuest Competition in Washington D.C. The team of four, which qualified for the international event by winning the Dayton Council on World Affairs (DCOWA) Academic WorldQuest competition on February 9, competed against 44 teams from schools in states ranging from New York to Hawaii (and one team from Egypt). CJ represented one of only two teams from Ohio.

Additionally, 22 JCOWA students will be participating in the Dayton Council on World Affairs Geography Bowl on Friday, April 27 hosted at the Univresity of Dayton.

Best of luck to all Eagle quiz-bowlers!


2010 ALUMNA EXCELLING ON THE WATER

Mike Miles, crew head coach, Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Recent CJ alumna Molly Bruggeman '10 has been selected as one of 20 rowers nationwide to attend the USRowing Association Under-23 National Team Selection Camp. The University of Notre Dame sophomore will compete for a spot at the U23 World Championships in Trakai, Lithuania in July.

in 2011, Molly earned All-Big East honors rowing with the Fighting Irish as a freshman, and was joined in that honor by her Notre Dame teammate and fellow CJ alumna Abby Meyers ‘09.

Best of luck Molly!


MAX MAY MEMORIAL HOLOCAUST ART & WRITING WINNERS

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

UPDATE  -  Max May Memorial Holocaust Writing Contest winners were announced Tuesday, April 3 and included five CJ students:

  • Bridget McCormick '12 -- First Place, poetry
  • P.J. Stephens '12 -- Second Place, poetry
  • Sharon Reynolds '12 -- Third Place, poetry
  • Breonna Pinson '12 -- Second Place, prose
  • Daniel Barhorst '12 -- Honorable Mention, prose

In addition, artwork submissions by five students won awards in the Max May Memorial Holocaust Art Contest. Congratulations to the following Eagles who placed in Division II (grades 9-12):

  • Jesse Thompson '14 -- Best in Show
  • Jacoby Cobble '15 -- First Place
  • Patrick Zopff '14 -- Second Place
  • Maggie Mochty '14 -- Third Place
  • Chumari Bowser '15 -- Honorable Mention

All winners will be acknowledged at the Yom Hashoah event on Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m. at Beth Abraham Synagogue . Art will be on display prior to the event starting at 6 p.m. 

Great work Eagles!


FOUR ADVANCE TO STATE SCIENCE FAIR

Amanda Ooten, Science Fair moderator, Monday, March 19, 2012

Four of CJ's six District Science Fair qualifiers have advanced to compete at the state level. Congratulations to sophomore Matt Dudon, junior Kathryn Marshall, senior Rebecca Reis, and freshman Pearse Scudder. These students will present their projects and compete for more than $2.2 million in scholarships and awards at the State Science Day on Saturday, May 5 at Ohio State University's French Field House and St. John Arena.  

Good luck Eagles!


FRESHMAN TAKES FIRST AT LIBRARY WRITING CONTEST

Jim Brooks, English teacher, Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Congratulations to freshman Laura Bullock, who took first place in the short-short story category of the Dayton Metro Library’s Teen Fiction Writing Contest (open to area students in grades 7-12). For her winning entry, Laura earned a $100 cash prize and will have her story printed and circulated in a special library collection.

Great job!


2012 OHIO GOVERNOR'S YOUTH ART EXHIBITION

Diana Barr, Visual Arts department chair, Monday, March 5, 2012

Congratulations to four CJ students whose entries were selected as regional winners in the Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition judging March 3-4. Their work will be taken to Columbus March 10-11 to be judged at the state level.

  • Simonne Gage '12, photography
  • Stephanie Moore '14, photography
  • Cory Sager '13, photography
  • Rachel Strahorn '15, photography

Approximately 12,000 pieces of artwork from schools throughout Ohio are selected regionally and judged to fill just 300 coveted spots for state winners.


2012 DISTRICT SCIENCE FAIR QUALIFIERS

Amanda Ooten, Science Fair moderator, Monday, March 5, 2012

Congratulations to the 12 Eagles who competed at the County Science Day at UD March 3.

Six of the 12 CJ participants were awarded a rating of Superior, and will advance to the District level:

  • Matt Dudon
  • Kathryn Marshall
  • Rebecca Reis (achieved a perfect project score of 40)
  • Sharon Reynolds
  • Elizabeth Rosenkranz
  • Pearse Scudder

Additionally, Kathryn received a special award from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and Rebecca received a special Girls in Science & Engineering award from Teradata Corporation.

The District Science Fair will be held March 17 at Central State University. We wish our Eagles the best at that completion, which directly leads to the state competition at OSU.


2011-12 CHAMINADE JULIENNE WRITING CONTEST

Winners Announced

Molly Bardine & Jim Brooks, English department, March 2, 2012

The following CJ students were recognized for placing or earning honorable mention in the school's annual writing contest hosted by the English department. Congratulations to all the students who participated.

SHORT SHORT STORY

Freshmen/Sophomores Juniors/Seniors
1st Place  Laura Bullock Abby Craighead
2nd Place  Alicia Cleaver Jacob Porter
3rd Place  Addi Helms Sam Mullins
Honorable Mention Phoebe Moreo Cameron Rohrer
  Caroline Chick Danny Siebenthaler
  Monica Rains  

SHORT STORY


1st Place Cierra Stevenson Megan Scupski
2nd Place Ashley Huffman Chris Menart
3rd Place Laura Bullock Cari Meixner
Honorable Mention Zac Collopy Emily Shira
  Erin Berberich Maggie Switzer
  Addi Helms  
  Elizabeth Sinnathamby  
  Cannon Hill  
  Cari Zahn  
  Julianne Evans  

ESSAY


1st Place LiNan McSherry Emily Casey
2nd Place Miranda Fryman Arthur Siwecki
3rd Place Sophie Johnson Mary Haley
Honorable Mention Grace Klosterman Emma Stumpf
  Francesca Weizman Sam Spees
  Olivia Levine  
  Kelsey Dufresne  

POETRY


1st Place Nick Nevius Austin Piatt
2nd Place Doug Neff Eddie Ruff
3rd Place Elizabeth Sinnathamby (T) Sara Held
    (T) Megan Scupski
Honorable Mention Beth Stumpf Annemarie Krug
  Grace Klosterman Kathryn Marshall
  Katherine Harrington Chris Menart
  Julia Ward Kateri Dillon
    Jacob Trick

WINTER SPORTS ALL LEAGUE TEAMS

Monday, February 27, 2012

GGCL Grey North

GGCLsports.com First Team Second Team Honorable Mention
Basketball*
GGCL Grey North
Co-Champs
 
Coach of the Year
Mandy Myers
Simonne Gage '12
Raytea Long '12
Emily Michael '12
- - Krista White '13
Bowling - - - - Katie Sargent '15
Swimming Claire Meyers '14
Adrianne Marx '12
Sheridan Zumwald '12
- -

 

*Associated Press Division II All-Ohio
 
Honorable Mention: Raytea Long
 
*All-Southwest District Team
 
Coach of the Year:  Mandy Myers
Second Team:  Raytea Long
Honorable Mention:  Emily Michael
 

GCL North

GCLsports.com First Team Second Team
Basketball*
GCL North Champs
 
Coach of the Year
Joe Staley
Athlete of the Year
John Staley '12
 
Justin Bibbs '14
Justin Clark '13
Austin Piatt '13
Bowling
Eric Handorf '14
P.J. Stephens '12
D'Angelo Thompson '13
Greg Evans '12
Wrestling**
GCL North Champs
 
Coach of the Year
Tim Begley
Athlete of the Year
Lyle Plummer '14
 
Tyler McBeath '12
Patrick McManus '12
Tommy Redinger '13
Alex Screetch '12
McKinley Screetch '15
Dominic Genovese '12
Justin Mornhinweg '13
Patrick Steffan '13
Thomas Yoshida '13

 

*All-Southwest District Team
 
First Team:  John Staley
Honorable Mention:  Justin Bibbs
 
*Division II All-Ohio Special Mention
 
John Staley
 
*North vs. South All-Star Game Selection

John Staley

**Individual State Qualifier

Lyle Plummer (second consecutive season)


CJ STUDENTS, COMMUNITY CONTINUE TO FIGHT HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Angela Ruffolo, Student Council moderator, Thursday, February 23, 2012

In a combined effort, members of Student Council and Key Club -- bolstered by tremendous support from the CJ community -- raised $750 to donate to the S.O.A.P. Foundation (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution).

  • Student Council sponsored a charity bake sale at the end of January, and collected donations at the CJ vs. Alter men’s basketball game in February.

  • Key Club helped host the Sister Dorothy Stang Symposium on Human Trafficking and was able to collect donations at that event as well.

Thanks to all who generously supported CJ’s efforts to donate to S.O.A.P. and to help raise awareness of this growing problem affecting people in the United States and throughout the world. The Class of 2012 hopes to sponsor more of these kinds of activities as students tackle this issue for their senior service project.


UK HIGH SCHOOL INDOOR TRACK INVITATIONAL

Jerry Puckett, track coach, Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Six Eagles qualified to compete in the prestigious University of Kentucky Indoor Track High School Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 18. Congratulations to junior Antwan Persons, who won the long jump (22' 2.5"), and senior Cierra Brown, who took first in the triple jump (38' 8.25"). View the complete results atwww.uktrack.com.


2012 MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCIENCE FAIR QUALIFIERS

Amanda Ooten, Science Fair moderator, Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Congratulations to the 17 CJ students who qualified for the Montgomery County Science Fair by scoring a 34 or higher in the school-wide competition February 23. The following students have the opportunity to present their projects in the next round at the University of Dayton on Saturday, March 3:

• Mackenzie Boyer
• Matt Dudon
• Molly Fitch
• Kathryn Marshall
• Megan Murray
• Lyle Plummer
• Rebecca Reis
• Sharon Reynolds
• Rachel Rogers

• Elizabeth Rosenkranz
• Luke Schumann
• Leighanne Schwab
• Pearse Scudder
• Haleigh Shaw
• Nicole Weckesser
• Tom Weckesser
• Helen Wittman

OMEA DISTRICT 12 HONOR PARTICIPANTS

Debi Schutt, Performing Arts chair, Tueseday, February 21, 2012

Congratulations to all of our students who performed at this year’s OMEA District 12 Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated event. Twelve students participated at this year’s event hosted at Stebbins High School on February 11. The following students earned Superior Ratings for their solo and ensemble performances:

  • Abby Lisjak (flute solo)
  • Maddie Brown (saxophone solo)
  • David Marshall (euphonium solo)
  • Kaylee Piatt (vocal solo)
  • Jenny Meier (vocal solo)

Additionally, the CJ Percussion Ensemble made up of students Jay Bryant, William Howard, Bobby Krupa, Marissa Miller and Pearse Scudder earned a Superior Rating as well.


BROOKS WINS SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Jim Brooks, English teacher and head men's and women's varsity tennis coach, has been selected by members of the Ohio Tennis Coaches Association (OTCA) to receive the 2012 Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award. Jim will be recognized at the annual OTCA banquet at the end of February.

In September 2011, Jim was also recognized by the CJ Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame as the recipient of the Honorary Alumni Award. He has served the CJ community for more than 30 years as a teacher, coach and volunteer.

Congratulations Coach Brooks!


2012 NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Congratulations to seniors Mitchell Jones, Christopher Menart and Sam Mullins for being recognized as finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

According to nationalmerit.org, Christopher and Sam are among about 15,000 National Merit Scholarship finalists in the running for approximately 8,300 Merit Scholarship awards. 

Mitchell is one of about 1,300 students being considered for the NMSC's National Achievement Scholarship. The scholarship program specifically recognizes outstanding Black American high school students. A total of 700 finalists will receive a $2,500 single-payment award.

Congrats and good luck seniors!


FIVE EAGLES MAKE ‘ALTER IDOL’ CUT

Monday, January 30, 2012

UPDATE (12-0218): Congratulations to Waltaevia who finished in 2nd place and Caitlin Pearn who finished in 5th place.

Five Chaminade Julienne students have been selected to perform at the first annual Alter Idol singing competition Saturday, Feb. 18.  

Following a January audition, CJ students Addi Helms ’15, Waltaevia Jones ’15, Cari Meixner ’12, Kaylee Piatt ’14, and Catilin Pearn ’13 were chosen to make solo performances at the first-ever competition. The girls will compete for a chance to win the grand prize of $500 against 15 other 8th-12th graders from across the Miami Valley.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be hosted in Alter High School’s gym. Tickets cost $10 and are available at the door.


ALUMNAE ASSISTS ON GEORGE LUCAS FILM

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Dayton Daily News columnist Amelia Robinson blogged Tuesday about the recent work of 2005 Chaminade Julienne graduate Taylor Jillian Robinson in promotion of George Lucas' latest blockbuster film Red Tails. She reported that as an employee of Industrial Light and Magic -- a division of Lucasfilm -- the CJ alumnae "worked with the media, set up screens and interacted with Tuskegee Airmen all over the country."  Learn more here at DaytonDailyNews.com >

Congratulations Taylor, keep up the good work!


FORMER EAGLE CAGERS EARN BRAGGING RIGHTS AT ALUMNI GAME

Thursday, January 5, 2012

CJ alumni, ranging in graduation years from 1993 to 2011, paid a visit to the gym over Christmas break to take on current members of the men's varsity basketball team during the Eagles Alumni Game.

For more than 25 years the alumni game has been a fun way for former players to reconnect with CJ and visit their alma mater, and it has been played nearly every season since said current varsity head coach Joe Staley, ‘72. The informal event is a highlight each year because it allows former players a chance to interact with the current Eagles team.

Generations of CJ cagers clashed on the court Friday, Dec. 23, pitting this season’s varsity squad against 11 former varsity basketball players. Led by coach Staley, the alumni team proved victorious with a barn-burning 41-40 win over their fellow Eagle opponents, who were coached by current freshman head coach Tony Ricciuto, ’74.

Thanks to everyone who participated, especially our returning alumni players and coaches!

Player Roster

Class of 2006: Evan Allen, Alex Johnson

Class of 2008: Joe Szabo, John McGinnis, Chad Briggs

Class of 2010: Joe Staley, David Cordonnier, Mike Pyper

Class of 2011: Mike Russell, Tim Szabo, Logan Daugherty

Coaches

Joe Staley, ’72; Tony Ricciuto, ’74; Charlie Szabo, ’98; Mike Collins, ’93; Jonathon BIbbs, ‘10

View the CJ men's basketball all-time records >


STRONG START TO CJ SWIMMING SEASON

Monday, December 12, 2011

In the Eagles first meet of the 2011-12 season, the women's swim team finished first in a field of 23 schools and the men's team finished eighth in a field of 21 at the Trotwood-Greenon High School Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 10. Great job!


GIRLS GOLFERS RECOGNIZED AT OHIO STATEHOUSE

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

All seven members of the Chaminade Julienne Division II State champion women’s golf team, along with head coach George Menker, were recognized on the floor of both sessions of the Ohio General Assembly Tuesday, Dec. 6.

During the team's visit, the Eagles were presented with a special resolution from Rep. Clayton Luckie, '81, and from Senators Bill Beagle and Peggy Lehner. View a photo from the visit at WDTN.com > 

Video courtesy of www.ohiochannel.org

In October, the Eagles won the 2011 State golf championship in just the program’s fifth full season of competition. The State golf team title is the school’s first since 1933, and the first-ever for the women’s program. 


STUMPF '12 EARNS SPECIAL VOLLEYBALL HONOR

Monday, December 5, 2011

Senior Emma Stumpf was recognized Sunday, Dec. 4 as a four-year varsity letter-winner at the Regional Finalist Team Celebration held in the auditorium. Since joining the varsity volleyball team as a freshman in 2008-09, Stumpf has been named to the GGCL All Conference team three times.

The ceremony Sunday, a first of its kind, was hosted in celebration of the members of CJ football, volleyball, and cheerleading teams along with the student-trainers, who all extended their season with regional finals appearances and, as a result, were not recognized at the fall sports banquet.


FALL SPORTS ALL LEAGUE TEAMS

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

GGCL Grey North

GGCLsports.com First Team Second Team Honorable Mention
Cross Country Helen Wittman '15  
Mary Kate Carigg '12
Carli Goode '14
Beth Rosenkranz '13
Golf*
Diann Bonner '12
Kaitlyn Cartone '14
Mikaela Hadaway '13
Adrianne Marx '12
Emily Poock '13 Erin Warfield '12
Soccer Jordan Yaney '12 Schaudon Herd '12  
Tennis
Singles
Brooke Sandridge '13
 
Doubles
Allie McMahon '12
Emily Shira '13
Singles
Mary Haley '12
 
Doubles
Ruby Fortson '12
Ashley Huffman '15
 
Volleyball**
 
Coach of the Year
Dennis Hale
 
Athlete of the Year
Grace Kauth '13
 
Heidi Hess '13
Emma Stumpf '12
Anna Kroger '13 Haleigh Shaw '15

 

*SW Ohio DII Girls Golf All Star Team
First team:  Bonner, Hadaway (Player of the Year)
Honorable Mention:  Cartone, Marx, Poock
Coach of the Year:  George Menker
 
**District 15 OHSVCA DII All Star Team
First Team:  Kauth, Stumpf
Second Team:  Hess
Honorable Mention:  Cudney, Kroger, Shaw
Coach of the Year:  Dennis Hale
 

GCL North

GCLsports.com First Team Second Team
Cross Country

William Bonner '13

John Carper '14
Conor Hickey '14
Sam Mullins '12
Ben Reis '14
Golf
Luke Schumann '14
Chandler Spees '14
 
Football* Marco Gresham '12
Darrien Howard '13
Mitchell Jones '12
Brandon Payne '13
Darian Reynolds '12
Ja'mel Sanders '13
Sam Spees '13
Jon Besecker '12
Chris Darden '13
NIck Flannery '12
Kris Lampkin '13
Zach Poelking '13
Jacob Porter '12
Thomas WIttmann '12
Soccer Christian Knight '12
Eddie Ruff '12
Charlie Emmerich '12
Nate Rose '12

 

*All Southwest District Division IV
First Team Defense:  Howard (Player of the Year), Gresham, Spees
Second Team Offense:  Jones, Payne
Second Team Defense:  Sanders
Honorable Mention:  Reynolds
 

A NOTE TO THE CJ COMMUNITY

Monday, November 14, 2011

This note was emailed to Chaminade Julienne following the first round playoff football game between CJ and Westfall on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Westfall High School:

"I work concessions at all home football games on the visitor's side. I wanted to send a quick note and tell you how kind and courteous your fans were at the game on Saturday. Some of them gave extra money for our band, and others asked for the name of our injured player so they could pray for him. It was wonderful to see such a valid demonstration of good sportsmanship and caring. I wanted you to know that it was noticed and appreciated."

-From a Teacher at Westfall High School


DAYTON METRO LIBRARY POETRY CONTEST WINNERS

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Congratulations to five CJ seniors in Mr. Jim Brooks's Creative Writing class who placed in the top six spots in the Dayton Metro Library's fall poetry contest.

1st place  -  Abbie Craighead, First Kiss  ($100)

3rd place  -  Danny Siebenthaler, The King of Trees  ($50)

Honorable Mention  -  Kateri Dillon, Abstract Mural

Honorable Mention  -  Megan Scupski, Reflection on My Bedroom

Honorable Mention  -  Sam Mullins, Gone


EAGLE PERFORMS EAGLE SCOUT SERVICE PROJECT AT MEEC

Monday, November 7, 2011

Eagle Scout candidate Cole Retzloff, '13, recently completed his service project by building a garden shed for the Mount St. John nature preserve in Dayton. Cole learned that the Marianist Environmental Education Center (MEEC) needed a shelter to protect garden tools while participating in a CJ service project there as a freshman.

The CJ junior designed the shed to MEEC’s specifications, then – with help from a local Home Depot (which supplied nearly all building materials) and a group of more than twenty scouts and their parents (who supplied the labor) – began construction on the project in early September. The shed was completed in time for MEEC’s 25th anniversary celebration in October.

For more details about Cole’s Eagle Project as well as information about the Marianist garden, visit the center’s Web site at http://meec.udayton.edu/gardenshed.asp >


LASELLE '95 FINISHES NINTH AT WORLD DUATHLON

Monday, November 7, 2011

Nicole LaSelle, '95, represented the United States favorably at the World Duathlon in Spain during late September, placing ninth amongst all finishers. The individual competition started with a 10k run, followed by a 43k cycling tour and concluded with another run of 5k. Dayton Daily News contributing writer Mickey Zezzo reported that LaSelle's bike time of 1:09 was the event's fastest and that she was the first competitor to finish from the U.S.  Read the article here at DDN.com >

Nicole works at the University of Dayton and is married to CJ religion teacher Mick Mominee.


SW OHIO - DIVISION II - GIRL'S GOLF ALL STAR TEAM

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

First Team

  • Diann Bonner, '12
  • Mikaela Hadaway, '13 - PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Honorable Mention

  • Adrianne Marx, '12
  • Emily Poock, '13
  • Kaitlyn Cartone, '14

Coach of the Year

  • George Menker, '55

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL VIES FOR REGIONAL FINALS

Monday, October 31, 2011

Members of the CJ women's volleyball team qualified to compete in the regional tournament on Saturday, October 29 after beating state-ranked McNicholas in straight sets in the District championship match. The Eagles defeated fellow GGCL opponents, the No. 9 ranked Rockets 25-20, 25-23, and 25-22 at Fairmont's Trent Arena. Read more and view photos here at DaytonDailyNews.com:

The girls will face The Plains Athens High School in the Regional semifinals at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Novemer 3 at Wilmington High School.

Go Eagles!


WOMEN'S SOCCER ADVANCES TO DISTRICT FINALS

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Sophomore Sarah Chapman sealed a district semi-final victory for the women's soccer team Monday, October 24 with a game-winning penalty kick against Carroll at Tecumseh High School. For more about the team's exciting double-overtime finish, and a preview of the district finals, visit DaytonDailyNews.com:

The Eagles face the Ross Rams (16-1-1) on Thursday, October 27 at 7 p.m. at Kings High School.

Good luck girls!


MORRISON '11 NAMED A UC DARWIN T. TURNER SCHOLAR

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Jordan Morrison, a 2011 Chaminade Julienne graduate, was recently named a Darwin T. Turner Scholar by the University of Cincinnati. According to the university's Web site, the scholarship program provides full tuition to incoming student-recipients who show high potential for academic success in order to promote academic excellence, foster diversity and provide leadership opportunities at UC.

Congrats Jordan!


EAGLES DOUBLES DUO STATEBOUND

Monday, October 17, 2011

Congratulations to Mary Haley '12 and Brooke Sandridge '13 who will compete in the Division II State doubles tennis tournament beginning Friday, October 21 at the Ohio State University Outdoor Varsity Tennis Courts. The girls would fall to Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy in the District finals, but qualified for State with a semifinal defeat of Wyoming High School (7-6, 4-6, 6-2).  Read more at DDN.com >

Good luck in Columbus girls!


TWO EAGLES MAKE VERBAL COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

In early September, CJ senior John Staley verbally committed to play basketball at Northern Kentucky University. The Norse are expected to make the jump from Division II to Division I NCAA athletics for the 2012-13 season. As a junior, the center nearly averaged a double-double in points and rebounds.  More at DDN.com >

A little more than a month later Staley's counterpart in the paint Raytea Long, power forward for the CJ women's basketball team, verbally committed to play at Division I Vanderbilt University. Long will likely finish her career at CJ a four-year varsity starter.  More at DDN.com >


RECENT GRAD RECEIVES CONGRESSIONAL ART AWARD

Monday, October 3, 2011

Shortly after earning her diploma in May, CJ graduate and Miami Valley Career Technology Center alumna Rachel Leathers ’11 was granted a trip to Washington, D.C. to receive the grand prize in Congressman Boehner’s 2011 8th District Congressional Art Competition.

Rachel’s white color pencil and graphite piece was selected for top honors after judges reviewed 156 entries submitted by 116 students from 22 area high schools. Her winning piece will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

This fall, Rachel is attending the Savannah College of Art and Design on a four-year renewable scholarship.


PLEIMAN '09 PLAYS IN TENNIS ALL-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Monday, October 3, 2011

Katie Pleiman, a 2009 CJ graduate and current junior tennis player at Xavier University, was selected to play in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Women's All-American Championships in Los Angeles, Calif. held during the first week of October. The former Eagle and her family was recently the subject of a Dayton Daily News story by staff writer Sean McClelland.

Here's an excerpt from the October 1 article (read the full article here at daytondailynews.com):

"Pleiman went 31-8 in singles matches her first two years at Xavier. She’s been a force in doubles, too, but has had to find a new partner with the graduation of her sister. Also a CJ grad, Christie Pleiman works for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York and wants to become a financial planner."


2012 NATIONAL MERIT COMMENDED STUDENTS

Friday, September 30, 2011

Seniors John Chick, Audrey Drewing, Molly Fitch, Jonathan Meyer, and Megan Scupski have been named Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. The CJ students are five of about 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation who are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. According to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, Commended Students represent the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2012 competition by taking the 2010 Preliminary SAT/Nationa Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.


SENIOR SEMIFINALIST FOR NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Congratulations to senior Mitchell Jones who was named a semifinalist in the National Merit Achievement Scholarship program. Mitchell is one of only 1,600 students in the country to earn this distinction. Scholarship winners will be announced in April 2012.

Great job!


CJ RECEIVES CAMPUS SAFETY AWARD

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

On Wednesday morning, Assistant Principal Jason Unger was presented with the 2011 Miami Valley Crime Prevention Association / Sinclair Police Department Corporate Award. The award recognizes the school's committed efforts to maintaining a safe campus, including CJ's collaboration with Sinclair police officers who patrol campus after hours.


WILBUR '10 NAMED "MS. SOPHOMORE"

Monday, September 26, 2011

Courtney Wilbur, '10, was coronated Bethune Cookman University's Ms. Sophomore during a ceremony held on Friday, September 16. Courtney, a Criminal Justice major, is an honor student and resides in the Alexis Pugh Scholarship House. She is also very active on campus, serving as a Peer Mentor to freshman students.

Keep it up Courtney!


BIG WEEK FOR GOLF TEAMS

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Congratulations to sophomore men's golfers Luke Schumann and Chandler Spees who were named to the All GCL North first team after competing in the league tournment Monday and Tuesday at Weatherwax Golf Course.

Also on Tuesday, September 20, the women's team tied its season-low score by shooting a 168 (combined lowest four scores of six players) at Miami Valley Golf Course against Northmont (186) and Fairborn (248). Junior Mikaela Hadaway tied a school record for lowest score on nine holes by finishing with a 34 for the round to match the mark set by Micaela Cronin, '10, in 2009. Fellow senior teammates Diann Bonner (39) and Adi Marx (49) also finished in the top five.


SENIOR WINS $2,500 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Senior Emma Stumpf was one of three random high school students selected to receive a college scholarship from WelcometoCollege.com, an online resource for students planning college visits. Emma was awarded the grand prize $2,500 scholarship to the school of her choice.

Congratulations Emma!


NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Congratulations to Chris Menart and Sam Mullins who were named National Merit Semifinalists. There are approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the entire country. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships.

Great job and good luck to Chris and Sam!


WOMEN'S GOLF WINS GGCL TITLE

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Eagles played in the GGCL Golf Tournament at Weatherwax Golf Course Tuesday, shooting a combined 359 for 18 holes (best four scores taken from five players) and winning the 2011 GGCL Grey Division Title. The Eagles improved to 19-3 overall, and 10-3 in the GGCL.  All three losses have been to Division I teams (Seton, Ursuline and St. Ursula).

Diann Bonner, CJ senior and team captain, shot an 82 -- good for the tournament's second lowest score in the Grey North division.


MEN'S AND WOMEN'S GOLF TEAM UP TO TAKE TITLE

Friday, September 2, 2011

The men's and women's golf teams shot a combined-tournament best 356 at the Diana Schwab Invitational on Monday, August 22 to win the combined overall team championship.  Way to go Eagles!

MEN'S TOP 4 SCORES

WOMEN'S TOP 4 SCORES

COMBINED RESULTS

160 - Tecumseh 184 - Northmont 356 - CJ
166 - Wayne 185 - CJ 362 - Fairfield
170 - Fairfield 192 - Fairfield 372 - Northmont
171 - CJ 211 - Lebanon 384 - Lebanon
173 - Lebanon 237 - Xenia 405 - Wayne
174 - Xenia 239 - Wayne 411 - Xenia
180 - Fairmont 262 - Fairmont 442 - Fairmont
188 - Northmont    

 


2011 SCHROEDER INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Jim Brooks, tennis coach, August 23, 2011

The Lady Eagles tennis team bested seven other schools on Saturday, August 20 to win the Schroeder Invitational tournament. Congratulations to Brooke, Mary, Allie, Emily, Mackenzie, Ruby and Ashley!

 


CJ EAGLES 2011 FOOTBALL PREVIEW

August 19, 2011

Watch Channel 2 WDTN's Operation Football preview of CJ Eagles football.


WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TEAM RIDES FOR LIFE

August 18, 2011

On Saturday, July 30, members of the CJ women's volleyball program participated in the TK Hausfeld Dayton Ride for Life sponsored by The Dayton Right to Life. The team rode both the 6-mile and 13-mile route options, sporting their blue CJ volleyball t-shirts. The girls won the Spirit Award for, amon other things, being the biggest group at the ride. Along with door prizes and a great scenic route on the bike path, they appreciated having the chance to Ride for Life!


WOMEN'S GOLF GETS UNDERWAY WITH RECORD-SETTING WIN

August 8, 2011

The 2011-12 Lady Eagles golf team made their mark in the record books Friday, August 5 during the girls' 173-187 defeat of National Trail High School in the first match of the season at Highland Lake Golf Course in Richmond, Ind. Junior Mikaela Hadaway finshed the day even par at 36, shooting three birdies and three bogeys while recording the school's second-lowest individual round. The team's round of 173 was the fifth best in the program's history.


CJ STEMM CAMPERS FEATURED

Meg Draeger, CJ STEMM coordinator, August 3, 2011

Dayton’s Riverside Research center in Beavercreek recently featured a story on its Web site about the organization’s partnership with Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School during the 2011 CJ STEMM Gateway Academy Summer Camp.  The article profiles the visit of guest speaker Todd Simpson of the MAD Lab (Modeling and Application Development Laboratory) and his hands-on demonstrations with campers, including an “airborne surveillance activity” in which students were able to fly a remote controlled helicopter while recording video. 

Read the story and view photos here at RiversideResearch.org >


SENIOR MAKES GOOD SHOWING AT NATIONAL TRACK COMPETITION

August 2, 2011

Congrats to senior Cierra Brown who finished in the top ten in two events at the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships July 26-31.

As reported in the August 2 edition of the Dayton Daily News, Brown placed seventh in both the triple jump (38 feet, 9 inches) and 100m hurdles (14.59) at the amateur summer event in Wichita, Kan. As a junior, she helped lead the Lady Eagles to an OATCCC indoor state championship, a GGCL title, district and regional championships, and placed in the top ten at state in the 100 and 300 meter hurdles.

Way to go Cierra!