Monday, August 13, 2012
Tall, talented senior group will lead the way in 2012.
Two years ago, the St. Joe Angels won the state volleyball tournament. They didn’t win it last year. By simple deduction, the battle cry this fall is get to the finals in November, and win it all. The Angels have a talented upper tier of juniors and seniors. This year’s squad is comprised of five seniors, four juniors and three sophomores. Alyssa Jensen, called a “fantastic setter” by her assistant coach Katie Richardson is all revved up to go. She’s already signed a letter of intent to play for Cal-Berkeley next year. “She’s an amazing setter, she’s focused on the season ahead,” said Richardson. Jensen agrees. “I’m excited about this season. Our real goal is to get to that state tournament again. We’ve been working extremely hard to get …
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Maggie Potter has a deep pool of seniors to build around.
St. Joe field hockey coach Maggie Potter has designs on building on her 12-11-2 record from a year ago. She has 10 seniors and two juniors she will rely upon. Josie Mullen logged 1,230 minutes in goal and will be replaced by Gabrielle Guard, a senior with limited experience. Other prominent names in the mix for St. Joe this fall will be seniors Sophia Sansone, forward; Katie McVey and Molly Zuniga on defense; Clair Jochens, midfield; Claire Sauer, forward, Molly Soto and Madeline Gilstrap, forwards, Kate Croghan a midfielder/defender and Natalie Saracino, forward/midfield. Junior Marigrace Ragsdale had 6 goals, 5 assists for 17 points and Cady Kopsky will be counted upon too. “We always look forward to playing in the Gateway Classic. That …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
September 10 marks the 5th annual fundraiser for the school.
Before the summer plans completely get away, mark those calendars at St. Joseph’s Academy for September 10. That marks the 5th annual Celebration at Sunset (Country Club). The proceeds of this day full of fun benefits the St. Joseph’s Academy Scholarship Fund. This scholarship fund provides tuition assistance for students who lose their primary tuition paying parent while enrolled in school. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Alumni Association and the school’s athletic department. Here is a recap of last year's highly-successful event. This all-day event includes two golf tournaments (9 and 18 holes); a card party, tennis tournament, live and silent auction; lunch, cocktails and lavish dinner. Right now, organizers are actively …
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Freshman Carly Wickenheiser of the Angels delivers game winner in OT over Incarnate Word.
Carly Wickenheiser, freshman at St. Joseph's Academy has served notice in the local soccer world. She delivered a goal in the 5-0 sectional win over Northwest of Cedar Hill and then hit the game-winner in overtime Saturday to lift the Angels (15-6-1) to a 2-1 win over rivals Incarnate Word Academy. That puts the Angels into the semfinals of the Class 3 championship in Kansas City at Blue Springs South Friday night at 6 p.m. They will face Lee's Summit (23-3). Cor Jesu (21-2) defeated Pattonville 2-1 to earn the other berth, facing Springfield Glendale (19-5) at 4 p.m. Friday at Blue Springs South. The title game is Saturday night 6 p.m. with the third-place game at noon. St. Dominic of O'Fallon defeated Visitation Academy 8-1, earning the …
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Voting was so close, a tie was declared in week No. 7
A most unusual thing happened with this week's MVP voting. Of the 759 ballots cast, Charlotte Martin, lacrosse attacker at John Burroughs got 340 votes (44 percent of the total) while sophomore soccer midfielder Alli Magletta of St. Joseph's Academy got 327 votes (43 percent). In anybody's book, that is a statistical dead heat so Patch declares the two young ladies co-MVPs of the week. Congratulations to both. The rest of the votes went to Haley Pryor (53 votes), pole vaulter from MICDS and Amos Bartelsmeyer, (39 votes) middle distance runner from MICDS. Martin, who is going to attend Northwestern led the 17-0 Bombers to the Missouri Lacrosse title. She scored 66 goals, 22 assists for 88 points including four goals in the title win over …
Sunday, March 4, 2012
John Vullo's 15 member team captures CISL championship in 2012.
The girls of St. Joseph’s Academy don’t just win championships in basketball and swimming and other sports. They are a value driven school, and excel in all areas including theater, government, leadership, speech and debate. Just recently, the 15 members of John Vullo’s speech club won the St. Louis area Interscholastic Speech League (CISL) championships. Everything was contested February 26 at Ursuline Academy in Kirkwood. The team was able to hoist the championship trophy over male rival St. Louis U. High. “I told the girls they could do this. Two years ago, we finished in third place, and last year we were second,” said Vullo, who in his sixth year teaches different units of speech and debate during the school day. The interscholastic …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Megan Davis lands Chick Evans Caddy Scholarship to the University of Missouri.
Excuse Megan Davis, 18, bubbly senior from St. Joseph’s Academy if she seems like a fish swimming up stream. Davis, who went to Ascension Parish Grade School in Chesterfield has been caddying at Meadowbrook Country Club since the ninth grade. She still is a girl in an all boys’ bastion. Her neighbor Tommy, suggested that the two of them go to an informational meeting at Meadowbrook the summer of her eighth-grade year. “The guys at first didn’t like it that I was there. They were a little intimidated,” she recalled clearly, harkening back to the summer of 2009. She is the only girl ever to caddy at Meadowbrook. Members really like her, and often request her services. Her devotion to the game of golf is paying off in spades. She was just …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Bruins win by 13. Ranked No. 1 in class 5 with 18-3 record.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Local students provide wide variety of Christmas items for May's tornado survivors.
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Thursday, December 15, 2011
Kristi Monschein and her husband JT are well known real estate agents for Prudential Alliance in Wildwood. She and her children wanted to do something for the survivors in Joplin, MO that would be meaningful at Christmas, the most joyful time of the year. Working on behalf of the family’s parish St. Alban Roe, Kristi put out the word to help those less fortunate in Joplin, MO who lived through the devastating May tornado that ravaged the community. She enlisted the help of the youth group at the parish. She asked teengers there if any had volunteer hours to fulfill. They descended upon her like locusts avoiding the plague. Everything was confirmed at a retreat in October. Collections went on for some time. The goal was to provide hundreds …