CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH June 7, 2018 — Kevin Byrne WJ ’92 will be the next Walsh Jesuit Men’s Warrior Basketball team head coach. Having successfully coached teams at the collegiate level, Byrne hopes to continue being successful for his alma mater.
The rugby team continued their postseason run yesterday as they traveled out west to face off against Toledo in the state quarterfinal. The Warriors took it down to the wire but were able to come away with the win by a score of 20-19.
Congratulations to Walsh Jesuit's Harmony Gold Show Choir and Warrior Corp. The Harmony Gold Show Choir competed at the FAME Show Choirs of America Competition at Universal Studios Hard Rock Stage on April 7, 2018.
Walsh Jesuit High School has established two new scholarship opportunities for prospective students. Students entering their freshmen year in the fall of 2018 could be eligible for the Pedro Arrupe Scholarship or the Xavier Scholars Program. See the press release.
Senior Richie Kurlich, sophomore Kaden Smesko swim to sectional titles
The Walsh Jesuit men’s swimming team finished third of 14 teams at the OHSAA Division I Sectional Tournament held at the University of Akron’s Ocasek Natatorium on Saturday, February 10. This is the first qualifying meet on the road to the State Championship Meet to be held in Canton on February 21 through 24.
Senior Richie Kurlich and sophomore Kaden Smesko each notched sectional titles to lead 10 total Warriors into next weekend's District Meet. Kurlich finished first in the 200 yard individual medley (1:53.67) and 100 yard breaststroke (56.88), while Smesko won the 100 yard backstroke (51.77). Kurlich’s time in the breaststroke broke the Walsh school record of 57.35 that was set in 2010. In addition, the 400 yard freestyle relay team of Kurlich, Smesko, Andrew Kurlich and Adam Lenz also set a new Walsh school record of 3:13.25 while finishing second. The old record of 3:13.35 was set in 2009.
The Warrior men’s swimming team once again won the North Coast League Championship Meet to continue its domination of the annual event. Walsh Jesuit won every swimming event contested at the meet, held on February 3 at Gilmour Academy, to outscore runner-up Archbishop Hoban 178-108.
The Warrior women’s swimming team topped nine league rivals to once again win the North Coast League Championship Meet to continue its domination of the annual event. The women outscored runner-up Archbishop Hoban 122-102 to take the title which was held on February 3 at Gilmour Academy
Walsh Jesuit’s Mock Trial team was presented with a case at the start of the school year from the OCLRE organization in Columbus. They were given three months to read, analyze, and formulate arguments for the Prosecution and Defense. The case this year was based on the Serial podcast. Two lawyers, two witnesses, and a bailiff are needed for each side.