Named Head Hockey Coach
Friday, July 25, 2014, Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls, WI: McDonell Central High School and Regis High School hired James Knutson to be the RMB Saints Hockey Coach.
Coach James Knutson grew up in Catholic schools, with many of his family members involved and passionate about Catholic education. Hockey was one of the many sports James grew up playing and began officiating Hockey in 2002 for his local youth hockey group. He has experience coaching Hockey and Football, and shared his general philosophy about coaching, "The best teams center around trust and mutual passion for the game. Additionally, our Catholic values teach us that we all need to be successful both on and off the ice. Developing kids of character is just as important as developing strong Hockey players."
High School Football summer schedule print here
High School Boys Soccer print letter here
STATE CHAMPIONS BOYS TRACK TEAM 2014!
Nick Zander setting new state record besides school records. Team members running personal records and medaling at state Grant Pulver, Zach Ruf, Sam Bleskachek, Steven Ortmann, Nathan Hogland, Jake Bowe, Ben Ruf and girls team Julia Verbick.
Golf Season 2014 heading to STATE!
Thomas Longbella took the top spot in Division 3 and the team placed 5th overall. Amazing year guys!
The Conference Golf Tournament held 5/20/2014 finish with MACS 3rd with a score of 334. We were only two points away from second place which was Cadott. Osseo-Fairchild took first.
Overall for the season McDonell is second in conference.
Thomas Longbella and Jared Jasper were All-Conference selections and Josh McIlquham was Honorable Mention for conference. Congratulations!
The team took the conference, regional and sectional titles to head stright to Grand Chute for State Tournament play! The semifinal game will be played 10:30 a.m. June 18th and will be broadcast on Fox Sports on the internet. The final game on Thursday, June 19 for the state title will be shown on TV
2014 Scholar Athlete
Senior Nick Zander was recognized at an awards ceremony on Sunday, May 4th in Wausau as one of the top 32 Scholar Athletes in the state of Wisconsin.
Nick is the first McDonell Central High School recipent to receive this award. His career includes:
10 varsity letters in cross country, basketball and track. All conference frist team honors in cross country - 4 years. Team MVP in cross country - 4 year and track -3 years. three time State Champion in track. He is ranked 4th in his class academically.
Watch the event here
Nick is introduced at 1:24
Photo by Chet White, UK athletics
McDonell 2012 grad Kyle Cody, rated seventh best sophomore in college baseball by Baseball America. Read story
Cross Country at State
Congratulations to the boy's cross country team taking 5th place at state competition! Both Nick Zander and Grant Pulver made the podium with Nick taking 4th place and Grant taking 6th place. Julia Verbick, a freshman, also ran in the girls race and took 61st!
Congratulations on your second run at state as a team!