Eagle Excellence 2014-2015 Archive

Students Help Lead Science Camp

Four students were recognized for their involvement with the St. Albert the Great's Camp Invention.

Allison Bayer '16, Stephen Bizimana ‘16, Hannah Schwager '17, and Jack Wick '17 assisted with the 26 students who attended the camp.

"I could not have pulled it off without them," said camp organizer Catherine Warnecke.

Student Accepted Into Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra 

Jacob Troutwine '17 was recently accepted into the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra's youth string ensemble for the 2015-2016 school year. Troutwine participated in a competitive audition process before being accepted. He will participate in two performances, one in November 2015 and the other in March 2016.

Congratulations, Jacob!

Spring Athletic Accomplishments

Several athletes have received post-season honors for their accomplishments this season. 

Track & Field- the following athletes qualified for the regional tournament which will be held on Thursday, May 28 and Saturday, May 30 at Welcome Stadium: 

100M- Dejah Gilliam

400M- Ariel Caffee

4x100- Jasmyne Shaw, Danielle Lewis, Lauren Pegues, Dejah Gilliam

4x200- Ariel Caffee, Jasmyne Shaw, Lauren Pegues, Dejah Gilliam

3200M- Helen Wittman

1600M- Helen Wittman

200M- Dejah Gilliam & Ariel Caffee

Long Jump- Kyle McKinney

300M Hurdles- Kyle McKinney

1600M- Jack Dalton

3200M- Tucker Helms

Softball- five players were recognized as part of the GCL All-League teams.

First Team- Noelle Grierson and Lauren Rose

Second Team- Erin Colbert, Caroline Nevius, and Natalie Northern

Baseball- the team was earned the title of GCL Co-Division Champions this season. Coach Mike Barhorst was named the GCL Coach of the Year. Several players were named to GCL All-League teams including:

First Team- Mark Barhorst, Will Duffy, Stephen Hoendorf and Garrett Wissman

Second Team- Ryan Peltier, Matt Richard, Daniel Slaybaugh, and Shawn Steffan.

Tennis- after a perfect record in their conference, the team earned the title of GCLC Champions. Four players were recognized as part of the GCL All-League Teams.

First Team- Carlos Estrada-Sanchez (singles)

Second Team- Will Huffman (singles) and Aaron Talib and Robert Smith (doubles.)

Estrada-Sanchez also qualified for the regional tournament this season.

Volleyball- two players were recognized as part of the GCL All-League Teams.

First Team- Matthew Pyper

Second Team- Tim Menker

Congratulations to all of our Eagle Athletes!

Senior Recognized in Civics & Law Honor Roll

Ashley Huffman '15 was recently named to the 2015 Civics & Law Honor Roll by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education. According to the organization, teacher Tony Ricciuto nominated Ashley "for her academic and community volunteer achievements in civic education and engagement."  

Ashley received a certificate of achievement and will be mentioned in the center's fall edition of their newsletter.

Freshman Honored at Annual Violence Prevention Awards Ceremony

Jonathan Bell '18 was one of 24 students in the Dayton area to be selected to attend the Montgomery County Prosecutor's Offices' annual Violence Prevention Awards Ceremony.

More than 1,300 students in grades K-12 entered the contest. Jonathan was chosen after submitting artwork he created in Erin Ketch's English 9 class.

Congratulations, Jonathan!

Seniors Look at "What's Next?"

The Class of 2015 showed off "what's next" by wearing their future college, work, military, or "gap year" shirt during a reception on Friday, May 1. Each student got a cookie and had the opportunity to see what their classmates will be doing next year.

"This was celebrating everybody's post-secondary plan," said Charlene Wheeler, Director of Guidance. "We saw the comradery and the students' excitement in less formal situation than graduation."

A United States map has been put up outside the guidance office showing all the directions the Class of 2015 will be going after graduation.

You can read the Dayton Daily News article which featured CJ's celebration here.

Language Honors Breakfast Held

More than 75 students were recognized at the Language Honors Breakfast on Tuesday, Apr. 28. Students who have received an "A" grade each quarter so far in the 2014-2015 school year were invited to the breakfast. 

The students enjoyed donuts and punch during the breakfast. They also received a pin which had a fun message in either Spanish, German or French.

Art Students Chosen for Dayton Art Institute Exhibition

Several students were chosen to have their artwork on display at the Dayton Art Institute in a student exhibition. The date of the exhibition has not been announced yet. Congratulations to all who were selected!

Nick Henne- Tear Down The Wall
Erin Staley- Color Doesn't Matter
Chumani Bowser- Not Your Enemy
Andrew Buchanan- Peace
Natalie Davis- Shared Struggle
Gabrielle Elders- We are All The Same
Joey Greene- Laundry
Elizabeth Ernst- Shattering the Inequalities
Courtney Morah- Untitled
Elizabeth Neick- Did You See What I See?
Claire Armstrong- Untitled
Catherine Grady- Flesh

Senior Honored with A.C.E. Award

Staycie Minnifield '15 was one of three recipients of the Dayton Exchange Club's A.C.E. Award. 

The Accepting the Challenge of Excellence Award recognizes high school students who have overcome a great obstacle. According to the Dayton Exchange Club, "this recognition serves as a powerful example to all students that hard work and perseverance do really matter."

Minnifield was recognized and received her award during a luncheon at the Walnut Grove Country Club on Thursday, April 16. 

Student's Art Selected for Festival

Megan Schultz '18 won first place in the Patriot Freedom Festival Art Contest. Her artwork will be on display when the festival takes place on May 23 and May 24 at the Dayton V.A. Medical Center (Third Street and Gettysburg Avenue.) Megan and other student winners will be recognized during the opening ceremony of the festival.

Once the festival weekend is over, Megan's artwork will then be displayed at the V.A. or other campus buildings before being given to one of the local VFW's or American Legions which support the art contest.

Four Students Announced as High Performers on the PSAT

Four CJ students were just announced as high performers on the PSAT 2014. 

Congratulations Allison Huffman, William Huffman, Thomas Krug, and Cameron Woodard!

The students will learn in the fall of their standing of either commended or semifinalist.

Students Win Awards in Lyida May Memorial Holocaust Writing Contest

Four CJ students were recently announced winners in the Lydia May Memorial Holocaust Writing Contest.

1st Place- Mikayla Kleinhans
2nd Place- Francesca Weizman 
3rd Place- Joseph Sattler
Honorable Mention- Dehja Moore

The students will join four CJ art students, who were announced winners in the Max May Memorial Holocaust Art Contest, on Sunday, April 12 for an awards ceremony.

Congratulations to all who participated!

President Dan Meixner and Board Chair Steve Grant Speak at NCEA

CJ President Dan Meixner, '84 and Board of Trustees Chair Steve Grant, '70, were chosen to speak at the National Catholic Educational Association's 2015 annual convention the first week of April. This conference is the largest and most prestigious gathering for Catholic educators and administrators around the country. The pair was asked to speak about developing and sustaining an intentionally collaborative governance structure for Catholic schools.  

"We certainly feel privileged to be invited to present to our colleagues about how our board and board committees function," said Meixner. "We hope to share a little about what we've learned in a way that can be helpful to other schools and volunteers who are serving those schools." 

Students Inducted into the National Honor Society

21 seniors and 55 juniors were inducted into the National Honor Society on Monday, March 30. 

The evening began with a celebration of Mass at Emmanuel Church followed by the induction ceremony. There was also a dinner reception for inductees and their families following the ceremony. 

Girls Bowler Named GCL Player of the Year

Katie Sargent, '15, has been named the GCL Player of the Year in Girls Bowling.

Sargent bowled an average 190.5 this season. She qualified for sectionals in February and bowled 146, 168 and 145 in the three game series.

Congratulations Katie!

Art Students Win in Max May Memorial Holocaust Art Contest

Four CJ art students were announced winners in the Max May Memorial Holocaust Art Contest.

1st Place- Natalie Davis
3rd Place- Adela Leon-Witt
Honorable Mentions- Courtney Morah and Claire Armstrong

Congratulations to all who participated!

The Holocaust annual Day of Observance will be Sunday, April 12 at Beth Abraham Synagogue. The doors will open at 3 p.m. for the art showing and the program will begin at 4 p.m.

Men's Basketball Advances to Regional Finals

Congratulations to the men's basketball as they advanced to the regional finals on Wednesday night. The Eagles defeated Northridge 69-47. 

The Eagles will play again on Saturday, March 21 at 7pm at Trent Arena. Their opponent is Cincinnati Shroder, who defeated Versailles 53-48 on Thursday.

Tickets for Saturday's game are available in the athletic office for $7 until Friday afternoon. Tickets will be available at the door of Trent Arena for $8.

Men's Basketball Team Advances 

The CJ men's basketball team is district champs again after defeating Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, 61-56, on Tuesday night. 

The team now advances to the regional semi-final which is scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 at 8 p.m. at Kettering Fairmont Trent Arena. 

CJ's opponent will be Northridge High School. Northridge defeated St. Bernard Roger Bacon 74-61 on Wednesday night. Tickets will be available for $7 in the Athletic Office starting Monday, Mar. 16 during school hours. Tickets on game night will be sold at the door for $8.

We are planning to take a CJ spirit bus to both the CJ game and the UD Flyers game. If you are purchasing a ticket at CJ to go to the CJ game, then you are eligible to take the CJ spirit bus. Fans can sign up for the spirit bus when purchasing CJ tickets. If you've previously purchased a CJ game ticket you may go to the athletic office and sign up for the bus. This offer is available for both students and adults.

Meet at CJ in time to board the bus at 7:30 p.m. The first stop is Trent Arena to cheer on the Eagles. Once that game is complete, the bus will go to UD Arena for the Flyers game. If you do not have a ticket to the UD game you may not get off the bus at the arena. The spirit bus will come back to CJ to drop you off. After the UD game is complete, the bus will return spirit bus riders to CJ.

There needs to be a minimum of 20 people who sign up for the spirit bus for it to run.

Student Receives Honor for Artwork

Congratulations to Adzaan Muqtadir who was recently announced as the regional winner in the Ohio Governor Youth Art Competition. Her artwork will now be judged at the state level. She will attend a reception for this honor on March 22. 

Muqtadir had previously won honors in the Scholastic Art Competition.

Congratulations, and good luck Adzaan!

Students Meet with Sr. Helen Prejean

Recently, a group of students from CJ and Carroll High Schools took a trip to the University of Dayton to meet and talk with Sr. Helen Prejean. 


Students participated in a seminar with Sr. Helen in conjunction with UD's Associate Director of Campus Ministry, Nick Cardilino's, Faith and Justice class. 

Sr. Helen shared her story with the students, taught them about her ministry, and answered questions about her mission to end the death penalty.

Students said they felt inspired after talking with Sr. Helen and learning more about her fairth journey.

Annual Blood Drive Held

Students, teachers, and others from the community participated in the annual blood drive on Friday. There were several student volunteers who helped put on the event. 

Those who donated were given food and drinks afterwards, which were donated by local companies.

Cuvilly Hosts Annual Lunch

Cuvilly students provided faculty, staff and parents lunch on Wednesday.
Dozens of meals were prepared by the students who then helped distribute the meals.
The lunch is an annual event for the students of Cuvilly.

Men's Bowler Advances to District Tournament

Cole Mason, '16 has advanced to the district bowling tournament taking place on Thursday, February 26. On Tuesday, he bowled a 553 series with games of 180, 183 and 190.

Congratulations, Cole!

Swimming DIving Qualifiers

Congratulations to all who have qualified to move on to Districts! Eagles will be be represented in M-200 Medley Relay; M-100 Fly; M-500 Free; M-200 Free Relay; M-100 Back; M-100 Breast; M-400 Free Relay; W-200 Medley Relay; W-200 Free; W-50 Free; W-100 Free; W-500 Free; W-200 Free Relay; W-400 Free Relay; and Diving. 

Diving competition takes place Feb. 19 and swimming is on Feb. 20. Go Eagles!

Dayton Council on World Affairs

Monday, February 9, 2015

CJ's JCOWA (Junior Council On World Affairs) sent seven teams to the Regional Dayton Council on World Affairs International Quiz Bowl. They competed with 67 teams (over 250 students) from 13 schools. Three CJ teams placed in the top ten. The event took place at UD Kennedy Ballroom and the emcee was retired four star General Moore from Wright -Patterson Air Force.

National Signing Day

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 

Two seniors signed on to continue playing football in college. Congratulations to David 'Trey' Harper who signed to play at Robert Morris University, and Cole Chandler who signed to play at Tiffin University!

Scholastic Art Awards

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Congratulations to three CJ students who earned awards in the Scholastic Art Competition!
Adzaan Muqtidir ‘16 earned 2 Gold Keys and 3 Honorable Mentions with digital art. Megan Schultz '18 earned two Honorable Mentions for photography and Audrey Springman '16 earned one Honorable Mention for a ceramics and glass piece.
A Gold Key is awarded to the best works submitted to a region, and is automatically considered for national-level recognition, results which will be announced on March 16. Honorable mention is awarded to pieces that show great skill and potential. K12 Gallery and TEJAS will exhibit the award-winning work mid-February. 
According to the Scholastic Art and Writing website, students across America submitted 255,000 original art and writing works during the 2014 school year. Keep an ear out in late February for the writing results!


Mock Trial to Compete on Friday

Friday, January 30, 2015

The CJ Mock Trial team will compete in the Ohio Mock Trial District Competition Friday, January 30.  Between the Green, Blue and White team there will be 23 students representing CJ as they go up against 20 teams from the Montgomery County District. The competition will take place at the Montgomery County Courts Building at 41 North Perry Street. Good luck Eagles!

Swim Team Succeeds in Coaches Classic

Saturday and Sunday, January 17-18, 2015

The Eagles set six new school records in the Coaches Classic school meet! Record setting athletes included: Macleary Moran '18, Abby Arestides '17, Erin Staley '15, Georgia Albino '15, and Francesa Weismann '15. 


Wrestlers medal at milton-union meet

Saturday, January 10, 2015

This young team made the Eagles proud by taking 3rd out of ten teams with two top placers: Micah Marshall '18 and McKinley Screetch '15. Also medaling in their weight categories at the January 10 meet were Thomas McGraw '18, placing 3rd; and Garrett Daniels '15, placing 2nd.

CJ outduels Alter for GCL's top spot

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

CJ varsity basketball outdueled league rival Alter in a back-and-forth contest pitting the GCL Coed North's top two teams. On the strength of senior Alan Vest's 19 points, CJ defeated the Knights 62-61 in front of a capacity crowd at Mary, Our Lady of Victory gymnasium. Four players scored in double figures to help the Eagles land sole possession of first place in the conference. DDN coverage >

Next up, the Eagles (9-1, 4-0) face Fenwick in a road matchup Friday, Jan. 9 at 4:30, 6 and 7:30 p.m. A limited number of tickets will go on sale in the CJ athletic office beginning Jan. 8. Students and families who have CJ Activity Passes must come in and redeem passes for tickets at CJ. GCL passes are the only passes redeemable for admission at the gate.

CJ was ranked No. 3 in the first AP state poll

Winter Sports Roundup

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

It was an exciting week for winter student athletes and teams in the water, at the gym, and on the mats and lanes. Here's a look back at the most recent Eagle accomplishments:

  • Men's basketball continued its perfect start to the 2014 season with wins over Purcell Marian and Jefferson, setting a school record in the process. Vote online for the Eagles, a JJHuddle.com Team of the Week candidate.

  • Women's basketball opened league play with back-to-back wins against Purcell Marian and Roger Bacon to stay undefeated in the GCL Coed.  

  • Bowlers performed admirably in the Dayton Holiday Classic at Poelking Lanes. The men took second place and the women, led by tournament MVP Katie Sargent '15, took third. 

  • Swimmers fared extremely well at the Firebird Invitational. The women won first place while the men took third in a strong field of Division I and II programs. 

  • And coming up, wrestlers compete in the Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association Holiday Tournament at the Nutter Center on Dec. 27-28. 

CJ prevails at Ohio valley Hoops Classic

Monday, December 8, 2014

CJ varsity men's basketball opened the 2014-15 campaign with a Dec. 6 victory over Lexington Catholic in the Ohio Valley Hoops Classic on the wings of stellar performances by a pair of seniors. Alan Vest '15 poured in 19 and Myo Baxter '15 recorded a double-double (16 pts., 11 rebs.) to propel the Eagles to a 64-58 win over the Knights, the preseason pick to win Kentucky's 11th Region.

All three teams play on the road Tuesday, Dec. 9 at Roger Bacon before the program’s home opener Friday, Dec. 12 against Purcell Marian. Games begin with the freshman at 4:30 followed by JV and varsity at 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Women's Basketball Wins Kick-off Classic

Monday, December 1, 2014

The CJ women's basketball team brought home the hardware after winning both its season opening games in the 2nd annual Walnut Hills Varsity Kick-off Classic. The Eagles topped Talawanda 53-37 on Friday, Nov. 28, then rallied Saturday from a 10 point deficit against Cincinnati St. Ursula to win 59-55.

CJ's JV team won its first game of the tournament 43-19 over Talawanda before succumbing to St. Ursula in a 31-27 championship game defeat. 

The program plays its first home game of the year at Mary, Our Lady of Victory gymnasium on Wednesday, Dec. 3 against Trotwood at 6 and 7:30 p.m.

ALL-Area & ALL-OHIO Teams - Fall Sports

Monday, December 1, 2014

Congratulations to our fall student athletes honorees!



  • Zach Burneka '15, First Team
  • Jacob Harrison '16, First Team
  • Davion McKinney '15, Second Team
  • Danny Meyer '15, Special Mention

Full AP list >


  • Zach Burneka '15, First Team
  • Davion McKinney '15, First Team
  • Danny Meyer '15, First Team
  • Jacob Harrison '16, Second Team
  • Adam Pendergrass '16, Second Team
  • Antwand Wilson '16, Honorable Mention

Full DDN list >

Men's Soccer

  • Will Duffy '15, First Team
  • Jacob Murray '16, Second Team
  • Thomas Wilimits '16, Third Team
  • Jacob Marshall '15, Third Team

Full DDN list >

Women's Soccer

Coach Roy Craig, Coach of the Year

  • Cierra Stevenson '15, First Team
  • Marie Weckesser '15, Second Team
  • Mikayla Kleinhans  '15, Second Team
  • Anna Money '16, Third Team

Full DDN list >


CJ Eagles, Team of the Year
Coach Jim Brooks, Coach of the Year
Margot Duffy '15, Sportsmanship Award
  • Kelly Pleiman '17, First Team Singles
  • Natalie Allen '16, First Team Singles
  • Brianna Douglas '17 & Alexis Robinson '17, First Team Doubles
  • Ashley Huffman '15, Honorable Mention

Full DDN list >


  • Beth Stumpf '15, First Team
  • Haleigh Shaw '15, Second Team

Full DDN list >

Basketball Season Is Almost Here!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The much anticipated high school hoops season is upon us!  For news, announcements, live scores and more, be sure to follow the CJ athletic office (@CJEaglesSports) and the men's basketball team (@CJEaglesMBB) on Twitter. 

The women's varsity team opens the 2014-15 season in the Walnut Hills High School Kick Off Classic on Friday, Nov. 28 against Walnut Hills at 6 p.m. The Eagles open at home on Wednesday, Dec. 3 against Trotwood. 

The men's varsity team starts the season at the Ohio Valley Hoops Classic on Saturday, Dec. 6 against Lexington Catholic at 5:30 p.m. Games are played at Wilmington College. Then on Friday, Dec. 12, the Eagles return to Mary, Our Lady of Victory gymnasium for a home opener against league opponent Purcell Marian. JJHuddle.com D-III Boys Basketball Preview >

Good luck and GO EAGLES!

6 Named to AP Southwest All-District Teams

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Congratulations to the six Eagles football players who were named to the 2014 AP Southwest All District teams this fall. Eagles signal caller Jacob Harrison '16 was selected as the Division V Offensive Player of the Year!

D-V First Team, Offense

  • Jacob Harrison '16, QB - Player of the Year
  • Zach Burneka '15, WR

D-V First Team, Defense

  • Davion McKinney '15, LB
  • Danny Meyer '15, DB

D-V Second Team, Offense

  • Adam Pendergrass '15, Lineman

Honorable Mention

  • Antwand Wilson '16, RB

View complete AP Southwest All District teams >

Volleyball Players Win District Awards

Monday, November 17, 2014

Congratulations to seven women's volleyball players who were honored with awards for their performances, both on the court and in the classroom, this fall:

District 15 First Team

  • Beth Stumpf '15

District 15 Second Team

  • Haleigh Shaw '15
  • Jillian Hammerly '16

District 15 Honorable Mention

  • Brooke Cartone '16
  • Emilie Nevius '16

Senior Academic All Stars

  • Kayla Lamantia '15
  • Haleigh Shaw '15
  • Gretchen Theil '15

MVSSCA ALL-Star Teams Announced

Monday, November 10, 2014

Congratulations to the four men's soccer players, four women's soccer players and head coach Roy Craig who were named to the Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association (MVSSCA) All Star teams:

Boys D-II South

  • Will Duffy '15, First Team
  • Jacob Murray '16, Second Team
  • Thomas Wilimitis '16, Third Team
  • Jacob Marshall '15, Third Team

Girls D-II All District Team

  • Cierra Stevenson '15

Girls D-II South

  • Cierra Stevenson '15, First Team
  • Mikayla Kleinhans '15, Second Team
  • Marie Weckesser '15, Second Team
  • Anna Money '16, Third Team

Private Coach of the Year: Roy Craig

View complete MVSSCA list >

Sophomore to be Published in DDN

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Congratulations to sophomore Rachel Coughlin who was recognized as a Top 25 participant in the 2014 Dotty Yeck Good Life Award Writing Contest.

Rachel 's essay about joining the Eagles cross country team, titled "Get Up, Never Give Up" was selected for an Award of Distinction by a four-judge panel – three published authors and one educator – from works entered by 376 high school sophomores. She is one of six winners who represent four different Miami Valley Catholic schools.

Excerpts of winning essays will be published in the Thursday, Nov. 13 issue of the Dayton Daily News. In addition, Rachel and her English teacher Erin Ketch have also been invited to attend the Good Life Celebration that evening for an awards ceremony at the Centerville Library, where Rachel will receive her $100 prize and read her essay aloud for audience members.

The contest is sponsored by the Washington-Centerville Public Library.

Great job, Rachel!

SouthWest District Women's Golf All-Stars

Monday, October 27, 2014

Five Eagles were named to the 2014 Southwest District All-Star team and head coach George Menker '55 was named Coach of the Year after CJ finished the season at state for the sixth consecutive year. Congratulations!

First Team

  • Ellie Cronin '16
  • Sarah Downing '15
  • Lizzi Yeazel '16

Second Team 

  • Sara Sue Bowman '17
  • Colleen Wagoner '16

Coach of the Year: George Menker '55

Senior, Sophomore qualify for Regional Race

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Congratulations to senior Helen Wittman '15 and sophomore Tucker Helms '17 on qualifying for the Division II regional meet at Troy High School's stadium this Saturday, Oct 25. The boys race starts at 11:45 a.m. and the girls race begins at 2:15 p.m.

Good luck and GO EAGLES!

Bowling making a difference beyond the lanes

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Dayton Daily News contributor Debbie Juniewicz profiled recent CJ graduate Ben Landes '14 and his success on the lanes. 

"The 2014 Chaminade Julienne graduate recently bowled his first sanctioned 300 game and has five other unsanctioned perfect games to his credit," Juniewicz wrote. 

Read the article online at www.mydaytondailynews.com >


Wednesday, October 15, 2014

gclc.gclsports.com First Team Second Team
Cross Country
Helen Wittman '15
Tucker Helms '17
Rachel Coughlin '17
Maura Peck '17
Duncan Burke '17
Jack Dalton '17
Zach Burneka '15
Jacob Harrison '16
Davion McKinney '15
Danny Meyer '15
Adam Pendergrass '15
Stephen Bizimana '16
Spencer Dufresne '16
Trey Harper '15
Jeffrey Pooler '16
Derson Pratt '16
Marvin Radford '15
Josh Simons '16
Antwand Wilson '16
Athlete of the Year
Ellie Cronin '16
Sarah Downing '15
Colleen Wagoner '16
Lizzi Yeazel '16
Sara Sue Bowman '17
Matt Boudinot '15
Anna Money '16
Cierra Stevenson '15
Will Duffy '15
Jacob Murray '16
Grace Saunders '15
Rachel Stayer '15
Jacob Marshall '15
Thomas Wilimitis '16
Natalie Allen '16
Kelly Pleiman '17
Brianna Douglas '17
Alexis Robinson '17
Ashley Huffman '15
Katarina Dranchak '16
Amanda Draeger '16
Volleyball TBA TBA



TEnnis Qualifies for STate Final Four

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Congratulations to the Eagles women's tennis team (18-3) on qualifying for the Division II OTCA state team tournament! CJ defeated the No. 2 ranked team in Ohio, Indian Hill, 3-2 on the road Oct. 6 to secure their spot. The team will play in the state tournament on Sunday, Oct. 19 in Columbus. 

Good luck and GO EAGLES!


Sophomore is SEctional TEnnis Champion

Monday, October 6, 2014

Congratulations to sophomore Kelly Pleiman '17 who won the Division II sectional singles championship at Centerville High School. Her teammate, junior Natalie Allen '16, took third place and both qualified to compete in the district tournament. Also qualifying for districts was the CJ doubles team of sophomore Brianna Douglas '17 and Amanda Draeger '16. 

Harrison sets passing record in 43-21 win

Monday, October 6, 2014

Senior Golfer up for Athlete of the Week

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Congratulations to senior women's golfer Sarah Downing on being nominated as the JJHuddle.com Athlete of the Week. According to the Web site, Downing was nominated after shooting a 70 to earn medalist honors and help her team win a sectional championship. The four-year varsity letterwinner holds a career record of 101-7 as an Eagle. Voting ends at noon Friday, Oct. 3. 

RELATED: The women's golf team qualified for its sixth consecutive return to the state championships Wednesday, Oct. 1 after winning the D-II district tournament at Pipestone. 

CJ beats Purcell Marian 41-14

Monday, September 29, 2014

Coming off their 41-14 victory over Purcell Marian, the Eagles have been nominated as the JJHuddle.com Team of the Week. According to the site, CJ has scored 30 or more points in their first five games -- an accomplishment that has not happened since 1953. Voting ends this Friday, Oct. 3 at noon. 

Volleyball Senior Nominated for Player of the Week

Monday, September 22, 2014

Congratulations to senior volleyball player Beth Stumpf on being nominated as the JJHuddle.com Player of the Week. According to the site, Beth recorded 21 kills, 19 digs and 24 assists in a 3-2 loss to Roger Bacon last Tuesday. Voting ends this Friday, Sept. 26 at noon. 

Eagles Qb Named Player of the Week

Monday, September 22, 2014

CJ pulls away late to beat rival Carroll 54-29

Monday, September 22, 2014

State-ranked Eagles win Coaches Cup

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Eagles, ranked No. 8 in the Sept. 15 Ohio Tennis Coaches' Association (OTCA) state poll, topped Division I and II opponents from Miamisburg, Springboro, Beavercreek, Oakwood, Bellbrook and Centerville on Saturday to win the Miami Valley Tennis Coaches Cup Tournament.

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the team recorded dual victories over league opponent Badin, winning 3-2 on the road, and Seven Hills, taking a 4-1 decision in the OTCA state team tournament, all in the same day. CJ is led by sophomore Kelly Pleiman '17 and junior Natalie Allen '16, who are a combined 13-0 on the season. 

CJ (13-3) sits atop the GCL Coed division and plays second place Alter this Thursday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. at Ernst Park in Kettering.

UPDATE: Team effort fuels CJ's tennis rise (14-0922, MyDDN.com)

Recent Alumni Making Headlines

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Check out some of these great reads featuring recent CJ alumni:

For more news and updates like this, follow @cjeaglesalumni on Twitter or like the CJ Alumni Facebook page

CJ Eagles Cheerleader Shoutout

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Quarterback,  Women's Golf up for Player / Team of the Week

Tuesday, September 9, 2014


Junior quarterback Jacob Harrison has been nominated for the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle.com Player of the Week award after piling up 376 passing yards, 144 rushing yards and three touchdowns in Week 2. Voting ends at noon this Friday, Sept. 12. 

The Eagles women's golfers were also nominated for Team of the Week honors after pushing its undefeated streak to 18-0 on the season. Voting also ends at noon this Friday, Sept. 12.

Eagles run away with Brookville Invitational

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Eagles won their second invitational title this season, besting a field of 13 in the Small School Race at the 49th Annual Brookville Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 6. Medalists included Tucker Helms (2nd place), Jack Dalton '17 (5th place), Mike Carper (6th place). Visit the men's cross country team page for more photos and links to full results. 


Eagles Win Season Opener

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

In the 2014 season opener, CJ football defeated Troy 42-7. The Eagles next play St. Francis DeSales (Columbus) at Wayne High School on Saturday, September 6. 

Men's Cross Country Wins Moeller Invitational

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Eagles finished first among eight Division II/III schools at the Moeller Primetime Invitational to win the McCarty Cup Trophy on August 22. CJ was paced by sophomore Tucker Helms who finished third overall with an average mile time of 5:46.3. Visit the men's cross country team page for more photos and links to full results. 


WDTN OP FOotball Preview: Chaminade Julienne

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Eagles first take the field Friday, Aug. 29 in a season opener at Troy High School. As the season progresses, check the CJ football team Web page often to find links to highlights and news articles, like this Operation Football Preview from WDTN-TV: