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Eagle Chosen for All-American Bowl Jan. 4

Chaminade Julienne senior linebacker Darrien Howard will participate in the 2013 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, presented by the United States Marine Corps and hosted at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

The 6-foot-2, 250-pound middle linebacker and West Virginia University commit joins 100 of the nation’s elite high school football players Friday, Jan. 4, at the 2nd annual East versus West showcase. The game is being nationally televised on the NFL Network at 9 p.m. EST.

Early Signing Period a Family Affair at CJ

Three CJ student athletes autographed NCAA National Letters of Intent during the early signing period this November, becoming the first members of the CJ class of 2013 to officially commit to continue their athletic careers in college.

On Nov. 14, Heidi Hess and Grace Kauth agreed to play volleyball at Ohio Dominican University and Cleveland State University respectively. A day later, rower Gretchen Bruggeman signed to join the crew team at the University of Notre Dame.

CJ Receives OHSAA Sportsmanship Awards

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has named Chaminade Julienne a winner of two of its prestigious sportsmanship awards for the 2011-12 academic year.

CJ is one of 29 schools selected by the OHSAA Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity (SEI) Committee as a “Respect the Game Challenge” recipient, and is also one of 24 schools to earn the Harold A. Meyer Award. Since the Meyer Award’s inception in 1991-92, CJ has been honored 10 times.

Doubles Teammates Advance to State

Flanked by their junior varsity and varsity teammates, CJ's sectional and district champion doubles team received a warm send-off to state on Thursday, Oct. 18, before taking third place at the state Division II tournament at Ohio State University.

Playing as one of the No. 1 seeds, senior Brooke Sandridge and freshman Natalie Allen got off to a terrific start on the first day of competition Friday, Oct. 19. The Eagles swiftly defeated their first round opponents from Chardon Notre Dame Cathedral-Latin School 6-1, 6-2.

Celebrating 10-year Title Anniversary

Chaminade Julienne recognized the 10-year anniversary of the first football state championship in city and school history during the final home game of the season at Northridge High School Stadium.

Members of the 2002 Division II state title team were honored during a ceremony at hafltime of CJ's 23-10 defeat of Carroll October 19, and gathered again on campus for a reunion luncheon Saturday afternoon.

Birds of a Feather Reunite at BGSU Race

Eagle runners ran into familiar faces at the Mel Brodt High School Invitational hosted September 1 on the campus of Bowling Green State University.

After winding through and around BGSU’s intramural fields, golf course, and football stadium during the race, CJ men’s and women’s teams caught up with recent alumna Nicolette Johnson ’11 (pictured above). The former Eagle, now a Falcon, is currently a thrower for the school’s NCAA Division I track and field team.

Track Team Returns Trophy to CJ

For the fourth consecutive year, the Girls' Greater Cincinnati League track trophy will make its home in one of the glass cases lining the hallways of Chaminade Julienne High School. This summer, some Eagles among the class of 2012 (who have been partly responsible for returning the prize to CJ each year since 2009) had the pleasure of marking its base once again with a new placard bearing the name of their alma mater.

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