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Winter Camps Held at CJ

Young baseball players got the chance to sharpen their skills during the CJ Eagles youth winter baseball camp, December 22 and 23.

"It gives us a chance to work with up-and-coming baseball players to teach them the basics about baseball and getting them thinking about baseball over Christmas break," said assistant varsity baseball coach Mike Hoendorf '03.

Eagles baseball alumni and the current varsity team assisted the younger players at the camp.

Livingston Commits to Transylvania University

For the second year in a row, a women's lacrosse player will continue her athletic career at Transylvania University.

Olivia Livingston '17 committed to playing for the Pioneers on Wednesday, December 14.

"They had what I wanted and they have a great lacrosse program," Livingston said.

Livingston noted that she's looking forward to playing lacrosse with former Eagles, Kate '16 and Julie '14 Ward, as well as teammates from a summer lacrosse program.

Football Team Attends Rosary Rally

Football players and coaches from local Catholic high schools recently gathered together not for a game under the lights, but at Holy Trinity Church in Dayton. On July 22, Archbishop Alter, Carroll, Lehman Catholic, Bishop Fenwick and Chaminade Julienne players attended a Rosary Rally organized by Sportsleader, a faith-based athletic character building program.

Track Relays Hope to Repeat at State

Update: The women's 4x200 relay finished 11th in the preliminary round of the state tournament. The women's 4x100 relay finished 10th in the preliminary round of the state tournament and was less than one second behind the top place relay in that round. 

Road to State: Five members of the women's track team had a "ready to run" mentality as they prepared to compete in the 4x100 and 4x200 relay races at the track and field state tournament, June 3 and 4 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at The Ohio State University.

Ward Signs to Play Lacrosse at Transylvania University

Despite graduating the night before, Kate Ward '16 came back to CJ on Tuesday, May 24 to sign her letter of intent to play lacrosse at Transylvania University.

"I really liked the campus when I went to visit," Ward explained. "When I stayed the night, I got to meet with the team and the coaches. Their sense of community was similar to CJ."

Ward, who lettered all four years in lacrosse, also earned Academic All-Ohio honors in 2014 and 2015 (2016 honors will be released later this summer) and was named a Scholar Athlete at the recent CJ Honor Awards.

Three Sign to Continue Playing Football in College

Three football players will continue playing the sport they love as Tyler Curtis '16, Spencer Dufresne '16 and Deter Spees '16 committed to playing college football on Wednesday, May 4. Curtis will attend Otterbein University, Dufresne will attend Mount St. Joseph University, and Spees will attend the Florida Institute of Technology.

All three said the schools they chose had the academic and athletic needs they were looking for.

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