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Swimmers Splash Through Records!

During the Coaches Classic Meet at Dayton Raiders Aquatic Center on Janurary 17-18, multiple school records were broken.

Macleary Moran '18 broke three school records when she swam the 200 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle, and 500 Freestyle. In the 200 Free she swam 2:00.81, breaking Erin Staley’s '13-'14 record of 2:04.27. In the 100 Free she swam 0:56.31, breaking Claire Meyers’ '13-'14 record of 0:57.86. In the 500 Free she swam 5:21.38, breaking Erin Mullins’ '03-'04 record of 5:27.03.

Coach Addresses AFCA Colleagues

Head varsity football coach Marcus Colvin has been invited to present at the 2015 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Convention.

Colvin will address a group of his high school football coaching peers at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville the morning of Monday, Jan. 12. His presentation is titled, "The All-Around Athlete."

"My focus is going to be on the coaching mission of guiding our young men to be excellent competitors without forgetting to help mentor them to success in life," Colvin said. He's been a member of the AFCA for two years.

PHOTOS: Winter Baseball Camp a Hit!

Score it a hit! CJ's Winter Baseball Camp was more like a grandslam homerun for 40 area elementary students this past Christmas break.

Baseball campers in grades 5-8 spent two days (Dec. 22-23) in the Student Conditioning Center, CJ's indoor athletic training facility, improving their hitting, fielding and throwing skills with members of the Eagles varsity baseball program. Sessions ran each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Eagles Coxswain signs with Cardinals

Early this December, Margaret Geraghty became the 18th CJ student-athlete to sign with a college rowing program since 2006 when she inked her letter of intent to row for the University of Louisville.

The coxswain intends to study exercise science and will receive partial athletic grants and academic scholarships at the U of L. The Cardinal's NCAA Division I women’s rowing program, ranked No. 18 in last May's CRCA/US Rowing Coaches poll, competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).

Student Athlete Signings this November

Beth Stumpf became the first CJ student-athlete of the 2014-15 school year to sign a National Letter of Intent after agreeing to join the volleyball program at Slippery Rock University (Pa.) during the early signing period on Nov. 14.

The outside hitter intends to study education at Slippery Rock, located about 40 miles east of Youngstown, Ohio, where she will receive partial athletic grants. The school's NCAA Division II volleyball program competes in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC).

2014 Fall Sports Season in Review

A strong fall sports season has landed the Eagles in second place among fellow GCL North opponents for the league’s All Sports Trophy.

The winner of the trophy is decided using a point system that recognizes across-the-board athletic excellence. Teams in each season earn points for their school depending upon where they finish in the league standings.

Football Celebrates 50th Anniversary

In the final contest of the 2014 regular season this Friday, Oct. 31, the Eagles and Knights varsity football programs will meet for a 50th consecutive year. The anniversary game kicks off at 7 p.m. at Springboro High School.

50th Anniversary - program coverThis year’s game actually marks the 53rd meeting between two of Dayton’s most prestigious high school football powers. In addition to the annual regular season showdown, colloquially coined “The Game,” the teams also met in the playoffs in 2004 (CJ, 48-24) and 1984 (Alter, 7-0). Alter leads the all-time series at 32-19-1.

Eagles Serve it up Twice in State Finals

CJ women’s tennis players earned the right to play in Ohio’s two most prestigious high school tournaments this postseason.

The Eagles not only qualified as a team for the Ohio Tennis Coaches’ Association (OTCA) state final four, but coach Jim Brooks also sent his program’s top two players to the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) singles state championship this October.

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