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Eagles Baseball Returns to State for Third Year in a Row

Update: Congratulations - the Eagles are back-to-back champions! The team defeated Gilmour Academy 4-2 on Sunday, June 9. 

Details about a school celebration will be released in the coming days.


Update: The Eagles defeated Van Wert 7-1 on Saturday, June 8 in the state semi-final. They will face Gates Mills Gilmour Academy at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 9. Additional game information is at the bottom of this story.


First Report: It’s a hat trick for the Eagles baseball team.

Eagles Baseball Head Coach to Retire

After 20 seasons, Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School head baseball coach Mike Barhorst is retiring.

“There have been no regrets,” said Barhorst. “I’ve had wonderful team parents over the years and have made many friends. I even met my current wife, Lisa, because of CJ baseball. I will always be a CJ Eagle!”

Barhorst, a 1985 graduate of the school, currently has a 144-113 overall coaching record.

“The early years were a struggle,” Barhorst laughed.

2018-2019 Winter Sports Recap

The winter sports season was full of great wins, some tough losses, and tearful goodbyes to coaches. Learn more about each sports’ season highlights below:

Men’s Basketball
Record 19-5
The men’s basketball team earned several accolades this season, including winning the GCL North, being named #1 in the AP DII state ranking poll for two weeks in a row, and finishing #7 in the final AP DII state ranking poll.

Dave Burrows Named New Women's Soccer Head Coach

We welcome Dave Burrows as the new head coach for the CJ women’s soccer program. Burrows, who has nearly 30 years of soccer coaching experience, most recently served as the assistant JV coach for the Eagles women’s soccer team.

“I am very excited for this opportunity to be a part of a great team,” said Burrows. “CJ has a strong tradition of faith, education, and athletics — we want to continue making that our focus.”

Wrestlers Return to the State Competition

Update: Congratulations to the men's wrestling team! Hunter Johns placed third in the state and Isaiah Wortham placed fourth.


First report: The four wrestlers representing CJ at the state tournament only have one goal in mind. Winning.

David Frederick ‘21, Hunter Johns ‘19, Nick Machuca ‘20 and Isaiah Wortham ‘20 were cheered on by classmates as they participated in a Walk to State on Thursday, March 7. The wrestlers were flanked by other members of the team and first-year head coach Joel Sanchez.

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