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Cougar Field Hockey Hosts 7 on 7 Alumni Tournament
On Sunday, November 11, 2012 the Holy Cross field hockey team hosted the first Annual Alumni 7 on 7 field hockey tournament and chili supper. It was a beautiful day, and everyone who participated had a great time!
2nd Annual Alumni Men's Basketball Tournament
On Sunday, November 11, 2012, the Holy Cross Boy's Basketball Team held the 2nd Annual Men's Alumni Basketball Tournament. Each team was allowed one player that was not an Alum of Bishop David or Holy Cross. Four teams participated in this event, with hopes that it will grow in the years to come. Everyone had a great time......despite a few aches and pains!! Thanks to all those who were part of this event. Congratulations to the winning team: Jody Thornsberry HC'92, Josh Rice HC'98, Justin Renck HC'04, Kevin Sims HC'04, Derek Lindsey HC'03 and Brandon Royce. Click article title to view photos.
HC 2009 Grad, Austin Jaggers, in the Q&A Section of the Courier Journal
Austin Jaggers, a 2009 Holy Cross graduate, was interviewed by the Courier Journal regarding his decision to play football for EKU and his switch from defense to offense. Congratulations to Austin for his success so far this season, and good luck!! Click Article title for complete story.
The Holy Cross Class of 1987 Celebrates 25 Years!!
On Friday, August 24th and Saturday, August 25th, the Holy Cross Class of 1987 spent the weekend celebrating their 25th Year Reunion! On Friday, approximately 50 classmates attending a "Stag Night" at the Aero Club at Bowman Field. The evening included a lot of laughter, reminiscing and getting re-acquainted with old friends. On Saturday, couples enjoyed a get together at the Marriott East. It was a wonderful way to celebrate this 25 year milestone!! Thanks to Holly Martin Winebrenner and all those who helped organize the reunion!
HC 2011 Grad, Dominic Perronie, Featured on LouisvilleCatholicSports
Each week, Louisville Catholic Sports.com gets to know a new student-athlete from the area by asking him/her a series of 20 questions that will provide insight into the thoughts and personalities of the boys and girls who are doing great things on and off the local courts, fields, tracks, and courses. Holy Cross 2011 Grad Dominic Perronie was Highlighted in this 20 Questions segment. Dominic is having very successful seasons on both the Bellarmine Cross Country and Track Teams. Holy Cross alum thriving and setting records at Bellarmine......(Click Title to Read Entire Article)
7th Annual Alumni Softball Tournament
Congratulations to the winners of the 7th Annual Alumni Softball Tournament held on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Holy Cross High School. It was a repeat win for the Champs!! Winning team members were: Kristen DeWilde (HC'05), Katie Heim (HC'05), Meagan Davis (HC'08), Nick McNeil (HC'08), Eric Titus (HC'05), Ashley Hines Titus (HC'05), Erica Curtis (HC'05), Wes Strange (HC'11), Austin Harlow (HC'10), Aaron Troutman (HC'05), Michael DeWilde (HC'09), Jeff Miller (HC'09), Adam Troutman (HC'10), Justin Eberenz (HC'10), Liz Schuler (HC'08). 6 teams participated in the all day tournament which was a fundraiser for the Holy Cross Boys' Basketball Team. Thanks to all those who participated and to all those who just came to watch the festivities! The Alumni Softball Tournament is always a huge success!! We would love to see more teams participate, so start getting your team together for next year!! CLICK ARTICLE TITLE TO VIEW PHOTOS.
Family Fun at the Holy Cross Summer Picnic
On Saturday, July 21st, Holy Cross High School held its annual Summer picnic in the beautiful shaded courtyard behind the school. It was a wonderful place to bring the whole family with something to do for everyone! The evening included game booths, prizes, a gambling tent, bouncies and a delicious chicken dinner. Thanks to all the Holy Cross students and parents, as well as neighbors, friends and alums who joined us for some summer fun! Congratulations to AM'84 alum Dina Winters Coomes for winning the iPad raffle!! Click article title to view photos.
HC 1988 Alum, Dean Wells, Holds Annual FREE Football Camp
On Thursday, July 19th, over 120 young men attended the Dean Wells Free Football Camp at Holy Cross High School. Dean is a 1988 graduate of Holy Cross High School. He attended the University of Kentucky where he was selected Captain of the Football Team as a seniorand set school records for sacks. Perhaps more importantly, he was the second player in UK football history to become a 4-time member of the SEC All Academic Team. Dean went on to enjoy 9 great seasons in the NFL where he totaled more than 500 tackles as a Line-backer for the Seattl Seahawks and the Carolina Panthers. Holy Cross was proud to partner with Dean and host this first class camp! Thanks to ALL of our coaches, current H.C. players, Dean's family, other volunteers and, of course, the participants for being part of this free camp! Click article title for photographs.
AM'72 Still Having Fun After 40 Years!!
As much as they hated to face it, it had been 40 Years for the AM Class of 1972 who held their 40th Year Reunion at Holy Cross on Friday, July 13th. They were extremely LUCKY that evening as over 50 ladies were able to attend. Some traveled from as far as Florida, Colorado, Ohio, North Carolina and Tennesse to be there! Sr. Rita Joseph, a former teacher, also stopped by to say Hello! It was a wonderful evening of drink, food, fun and reconnecting, not necessarily in that order. For those who were unable to attend, YOU WERE MISSED. Those who were there were able to reestablish "old" friendships, with the promise to "keep in touch". The AM Class of 1972 would like to thank Holy Cross for the hospitality extended to them and would like it to be known that the Clovers of '72 are paying it forward in the form of a monetary donation to the Holy Cross Annual Fund to be used for several girls sports programs. THANK YOU AM Class of 1972! Click Article title to view photos.
The Angela Merici Class of 1982 Celebrated 30 Years at Churchill Downs
On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 the Angela Merici Class of 1982 Celebrated their 30th Years Class Reuinion at Churchill Downs. Over 40 lovely ladies enjoyed an afternoon of reminiscing, laughing and catching up with old friends, along with some racing and great food! Everyone had a wonderful time! Click on Article title to View Photos
BD Class of 1982 Holds Get-together to Celebrate 30 Years!
Several members of the Bishop David Class of 1982 met in the Holy Cross Cafeteria on Saturday, June 16, 2012 to commemorate their 30 years since graduation!! The guys listened to good old 80's music and enjoyed some snacks while catching up and sharing some laughs with old friends!! Click Article Title to View Photos.
The Angela Merici Class of 1962 is First Class to Reach their 50th Year Milestone!
The First Graduating Class of Angela Merici High School celebrated their 50th Year Class Reunion at the Audubon Country Club on June 9th! There were originally 34 graduates in the Class of 1962, but 2 have passed away. Of the 32 graduates, 20 members traveled from as far as Florida, South Carolina and Illinois to visit with their old friends! After the luncheon at the Country Club, the ladies continued their get-together at one of their classmates homes to relax and catch up! A BIG CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FIRST GRADUATING CLASS OF ANGELA MERICI (1962) FOR CELEBRATING 50 YEARS!! Click Article Title to view Photos.
The Holy Cross Class of 1992 Celebrates 20 Years
On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012, the Holy Cross Class of 1992 Celebrated their 20th Year Class Reunion. The Reunion was held in the "Party Tent" at Mike Linnigs Restaurant. The group of over 30 Alums listened to music by the band Voodoo Avenue (Todd Ford HC'91) while they enjoyed catching up with old friends who traveled from as far as Oregon and even Germany! Click Article Title to View Photos.
The Sons of Two Alums Put Holy Cross on the Map Across the Country
It wouldn't be a Holy Cross Newsletter without mentioning Holy Cross Junior, Jacob Thomson, who continues to excel in the running world across Kentucky and the U.S. Jacob, the son of Tammy White Thomson HC'86, represented Holy Cross on April 7th at the Arcadia Invitational in California where only the most elite high school runners in the country were invited. Jacob finished the 3200 meter race in 15th place with a time of 8:58. This makes Jacob only the 2nd high schooler in Kentucky history to hit the under 9 minute mark! Since then, Jacob finished 1st in the Miracle Mile held at St. Xavier with a time of 4:13 and also had 1st place finishes at the Regional track meet in the 800, 1600 and 3200 meters which qualifies him for all three events at the State Meet on May 17th. CLICK HERE to read more about the accomplishments of this outstanding young man!
Another Holy Cross student has also made himself known around the country for his speed....behind the wheel! Holy Cross Freshman, Ben Rhodes, the son of Anglea Merici 1984 Alum, Lori Lamkin Rhodes, has been racing for nearly 8 years...and he doesn't even have his driver's permit! Fifteen year old, Ben, raced for the Young Lions Division Legend Cars throughout 2011 where he earned 43 victories.....more than any of the 1,200 Legends Car drivers in the country. In 2012, Ben has been racing for Marcos Ambrose Motorsport in the #9 Stanley Ford Fusion car. On April 27th, Ben finished in 6th Place in the Denny Hamlin Short Track Shootout to benefit cystic fibrosis. He raced against the likes of Tony Stewart, Denny Hamlin, and Michael Waltrip. (CLICK HERE to read more about Ben's Accomplishments). Both Jacob and Ben are great racers, but even more amazing young men! They continually make us proud to call them Holy Cross Cougars...both on and off the racing track!
27th Annual Ramble for the Roses--A Huge Success!
On Tuesday, May 1st, Holy Cross High School and DeSales High School joined the Holy Rosary Alumnae Association in hosting the 27th annual Ramble for the Roses at Iroquois Park. The Ramble for the Roses features a 5K walk/run through the park, along with a mini-fest and cook-out. This year the addition of live music made the event even more exciting! Despite the gloomy weather forecast, thousands of people came out to enjoy the festivities and show their support to Holy Cross and DeSales High Schools! The weather was perfect...and the crowd was terrific! Thanks to all of our parents, students, coaches and alums for making this event such a huge success! (Click article title to view photos).
Holy Cross 1985 Grad Honored at Salute to Catholic School Alumni
Once again this year, a Holy Cross graduate was honored at the very prestigious "Salute to Catholic School Alumni" which was held on March 14th, 2012 in front of a record crowd of over 2,000. Congratulations to Scott Wiegandt, Holy Cross 1985, for being selected as one of the seven honorees for 2012. This event rasied $450,000 to go toward tutuion assitance and grants to ensure that families in need are able to receive a Catholic education. (Click on title for Complete Article).
HC 2007 Grad Named NCAA Div II Preseason All American
Congraulations to Holy Cross 2007 Graduate, Brad Vance, who was highlighted in the Courier Journal on Wednesday, January 18. "University of Southern Indiana senior shortstop Brad Vance, a Holy Cross High School graduate, was named an NCAA Division II Preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball. Vance, a three-year starter for the Screaming Eagles, had a career-high .314 batting average with a team-high 54 RBIs, 44 runs and 20 doubles in 2011." Way to go Brad, and good luck during this upcoming season!
Angela Merici Class of 1963 Celebrates the Big 5-0!!All News
On Saturday, April 20th, 2013, the Angela Merici Class of 1963 Celebrated their 50th Year Class Reunion at the Ursuline Campus on Lexington Road. On Sunday, April 21st the celebration continued at the home of Ann Scheler Puffer. The group spent the weekend talking and laughing, getting re-acquainted, and reminiscing about the past! Thanks so much to all those who helped organize this wonderful get-together! Congratulations on celebrating 50 Years!!!
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Holy Cross Raffle DATE: July 20, 2013All Events
Holy Cross High School Raffle First Prize
- 7 night stay at Orange Lake Resort
(adjacent to Disney World)
Donated by Republic Bank
Available June 14, 2014 to June 21, 2014 ONLY
Second Prize - $1,000.00
Third Prize - $500
Drawing held on July 20, 2013 at HCHS
Need not be present to win!!!
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