Introducing Winter Sports
By Jessica Wuebbolt
The winter sports selection process is finally over, with regular practices full in swing. Basketball, swimming/diving and bowling all had their tryouts within the last two weeks. The winter sport seasons runs from now until late February. All three sports are working hard to prepare for their first games, matches or meets. Congrats to all students who made a winter sports team!
New to swimming this year is returning head coach Anne Hayhow. Swimming’s first meet is November 30 at Princeton High School.
Another exciting thing this year for winter sports is bowling now has two Varsity teams and one JV team. The Varsity B team will bowl against different schools such as Glen Este and Deer Park means they will be introduced to new programs and tournaments. While the Varsity team A will compete against schools in the GCL such as Mercy and Mcauley. Senior Molly Brauch comments, “We have a lot of freshman faces this year, which makes me really excited to see this program grow over the course of the season. I’m anxious for the season to get underway!” Bowling’s first match is November 19 at Western Bowl.
This year basketball is looking forward to a great season. Varsity basketball has a promising future with seven seniors and four returning juniors. Basketball Varsity Basketball’s first game is the GCL shootout which is on November 26. JV Basketball’s first home game is November 30 against Oak Hills. Freshman Basketball’s first home game is also November 30 against Oak Hills.
Members of the 2013-2014 Varsity basketball team are Loretta Blaut, Haley Daugherty, McKenzie Downey, Allie Luebbering, Taylor Morano, Brooke Schleben, Tori Scholl, Jalee Connor, Laura Hofmeyer, Laura Nie, Rachel Seaman, Stefanie Autenrieb, and Maddie Morgan.
Junior Varsity team members are Jordan Fitzpatrick, Crystal Gosney, Annie Gruber, Savannah Vogel, Kelly Byrne, Payton McCarthy, Kori Rudolph, and Molly Scherer.
Members of the Freshman basketball team include Deanna Lammers, Jenna Makin, Mimi Marcheschi, Maria Melillo, Maddie Peters, Becca Roa, Renee Rodgers, Mikaleigh Thai, and Megan Wade.
Members of the Varsity-A bowling team include Molly Brauch, Jessica Gilmore, Lexi Neltner, Sami Pragar, McKenzie Frommeyer, Ashley Hoinke, and Carly Luken.
Members of the Varsity-B bowling team include Maddie Ernst, Kelsey Kurzhals, Kylie Albers, Hannah Iori, Monica Lape, Courtney Gilmore, and Allie Pangallo.
Members of the JV team are Samantha Heyl, Kaley Kurzhals, Rebecca Lally, Erica Roberto, Olivia Ruch, and Katelyn Rutherford.
Members of the Varsity swimming team are Emma Acomb, Mia Bianco, Allison Bihl, Cire Brock, Lizzie Bruewer, Mackenzie Dugan, Maggie Freudiger, Hannah Fricke, Celia Garnett, Jessica Ginn, Ashley Grooms, Jessica Hayhow, Katherine Kemen, Kelley Kraemer, Madison Luebbers, Alyssa Lysons, Mary Miller, McKenna Moehring, Lindsey Niehaus, Amy Rapien, Allie Schmitt, Maggie Thieman, Isabella Timon, and Katelyn Walter.