2017 Roosters Stallion Holiday Classic lineup announced

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The 2017 Roosters Stallion Holiday Classic, hosted by St. Francis DeSales, will feature four Junior Varsity and four Varsity Girls Basketball teams.  The match-ups for the 2017 Rooster’s Stallion Holiday Classic are set and as follows:

2017 TOURNAMENT - 4TH ANNUAL

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Game 1, 1:30 PM - Colerain JV vs. Upper Arlington JV
Game 2, 3:05 PM - Colerain Varsity vs. Upper Arlington Varsity
Game 3, 4:50 PM - Logan JV vs. St. Francis DeSales JV
Game 4, 6:35 PM - Logan Varsity vs. St. Francis DeSales Varsity

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Game 5, 1:30 PM, Logan JV vs. Colerain JV
Game 6, 3:05 PM - Girls Varsity Consolation Game
Game 7, 4:50 PM - Upper Arlington JV vs. St. Francis DeSales JV
Game 8, 6:35 PM - Girls Varsity Championship Game

To view past results and the Roosters Stallion Holiday Classic Record Book, click here!

Grade School Coaches Basketball Clinic - November 19

 
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Grade School Coaches Basketball Clinic

Boys and Girls coaches are welcome from all K-8 programs

Sunday, Nov. 19th
ADMISSION IS FREE
3:30-5 pm
St. Francis DeSales H.S. Gymnasium.  

The St. Francis DeSales Boys Basketball Staff and Players will teach and demonstrate some drills for K-8 coaches to use during practice.

3:15-3:30 Registration

3:30-4:05 Defense

4:05-4:40 Offense

4:40-5:00 Chalk Talk Question and Answer Session

Contact Pat Murphy at patmurphy@desales.co for more information

Female Athlete of the Week - Faith Corn

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The seventh edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Athlete of the Week (10/2 -10/7, presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is freshman golfer Faith Corn.

Faith finished tied for 14th at the Division-I Sectional last week by leading the Stallions with an 88 to cap-off a great beginning to her career at DeSales

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Male Athlete of the Week - Chase Agin

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The 7th edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Athlete of the Week (10/2-10/7), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is senior goalie Chase Agin.  

Chase helped lead the Stallions to two shutouts last week, including a 2-0 victory over St. Charles to win the 2017 Central Catholic League Championship.

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

Male Athlete of the Week - Andrew Richards

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The 6th edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Athlete of the Week (9/25-9/30), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is senior golfer Andrew Richards!

Andrew shot a team-low 83 at the Division-II Sectional Tournament to help the Stallions advance to the 2017 District Tournament! 

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

Female Athlete of the Week - Emma Brown

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The sixth edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Athlete of the Week (9/25-9/30), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is sophomore volleyball player Emma Brown.

Emma helped lead the Stallions to two key CCL victories last week against Bishop Hartley and Bishop Watterson as the Stallions won the 2017 league championship with a perfect 8-0 record.  The Stallions, ranked 8th in Division-I, also defeated Pickerington Central on Saturday to improve to 15-2 overall. 

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Male Athlete of the Week - Cristian Gomez

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The fifth edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Athlete of the Week (9/18-9/23), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is junior midfielder Cristian Gomez!

Gomez was outstanding offensively and defensively in two wins against top ranked teams in the state of Kentucky last weekend, including Covington Catholic, a 2016 State Runner-up.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

Female Athlete of the Week - Izzy Arbona

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The fifth edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Athlete of the Week (9/18-9/23), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is junior tennis player Izzy Arbona

Izzy recorded a 7-6, 7-5 win at second singles to help the Stallions earn a 3-2 victory against Whestone.  It was the fourth straight win for Arbona and the team's fifth overall.     

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

The Girls Volleyball Team captures the 2017 CCL Championship

photo courtesy of Barb Dougherty

photo courtesy of Barb Dougherty

The Girls Volleyball Team defeated Bishop Hartley 3-1 last evening at home to clinch the 2017 outright Central Catholic League Championship.  With the win, the Stallions improved to 14-2 overall and remained perfect in CCL play with a 7-0 record.  It's the program's 17th CCL title and first under first-year Head Coach Brendan Pence.  DeSales, ranked 8th in the OHSVCA State Coaches Poll continue league play on Thursday at Bishop Watterson.  

Male Athlete of the Week - Ben Towler

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The 4th edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Athlete of the Week (9/11-9/16), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is sophomore runner Ben Towler!

Ben finished first in the Division-I Mens Open 5K on Saturday (9/16) at the Central Ohio CC Invitational at Three Creeks Park: Sycamore Fields with a time of 17:36.38.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

Male Athlete of the Week - Hector Gomez

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The third edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Athlete of the Week (9/4-9/9), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is senior athlete Hector Gomez!

Gomez helped lead the Stallion Boys Soccer team to a 2-0 win against CCL rival Bishop Watterson last Tuesday (9/6), scoring the second goal against the Eagles.  On Friday night, as a placekicker for the Football team, Gomez was a perfect 4-4 on extra point attempts.   

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

Female Athlete of the Week - Camryn Bury

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The third edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Athlete of the Week (9/4-9/9), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is senior Camryn Bury!

Camryn took 1st place out of 323 runners in the Division I Open race on Saturday at the McGowan Invitational hosted by Watkins Memorial High School.  Bury has the 4th all-time fastest 5k time for DeSales at 18:59.

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Male Athlete of the Week - Joey Velazquez

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The second edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Athlete of the Week (8/28-9-1), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is junior football player Joey Velazquez!

A two-way player for the Stallions, Velazquez rushed for 50 yards and scored two touchdowns, recorded eight tackles - one for a loss, and intercepted a pass in a 34-14 win on Friday against Lancaster.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

Female Athlete of the Week - Cate Leithauser

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The second edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Athlete of the Week (8/28-9/1), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is sophomore tennis player Cate Leithauser!

Cate went 2-1 for the week at third singles for the Stallions and helped lead DeSales to their first CCL victory of the season in a 5-0 win against Bishop Ready.  For the season, the sophomore from St. Paul leads the team with five overall victories.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Female Athlete of the Week - Bella D'Amico

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The first edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Athlete of the Week (8/21-8/26, presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is sophomore volleyball player Bella D'Amico!

Bella led the Stallions Girls Volleyball team last week in a 5 set loss to Liberty and a 3 set win against Jonathon Alder. She posted 100 assists (61 v liberty, 39 v Alder) and 19 digs (14 v Liberty, 5 v Alder) for the week.

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Male Athlete of the Week - Rob Landis

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The first edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Athlete of the Week (8/21-8/26), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is senior golfer Rob Landis!

The senior captain led the Stallions to a win this past Thursday with a low score of 40.  Rob finished as the medalist for the round, shooting the lowest score between both teams. 

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

Register for the 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner (8/25/17)

Join us in recognizing the outstanding achievements of six individuals as as part of the 2017 St. Francis DeSales Athletic Hall of Fame Class!  

This year's class will be introduced publicly at halftime of the St. Francis DeSales - Royal Imperial (ON) Varsity Football on Friday, August 25, 2017.  The Hall of Fame Induction Dinner will be held on Saturday, August 26 at 6PM.  Tickets are $25 per person.  Admission price includes dinner and drinks.  

Click here to register for the Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

Congratulations to our 2017 St. Francis DeSales Athletic Hall of Fame inductees:

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Chelsea Baker '02 (softball), Tom Bauer '73 (wrestling), Phil Callaghan '80 (athlete / coach), Antonio Daniels '93 (basketball), Mark Marinelli '86 (wrestling / coach) and Stacie Rose '88 (basketball, soccer, track).