SR KYA EPPS DOMINATES THE STATE FINALS WITH TWO NEW STATE RECORDS!

Sr. Kya Epps not only captured two Gold medals, she also set TWO state records! Kya started the day off by setting her first state record in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.57. She then anchored the ladies 4 x 200 relay team to a 5th place finish. Kya wasn’t done yet! She also anchored the ladies 4 x 100 relay team to an 8th place finish. For her grand finale, she then torched the field in the 200 meter dash by setting another state record with a time of 23.81 enroute to her 2nd Gold medal.

Kya was not alone. The Lady Irish had a great weekend. As a team they finished in 5th place. Here were the podium places:

Sophomore Nye Kimble: 8th place in the 100 m, 4th place in the 200 m, member of the 5th place 4 x 200 and 8th place as a member of the 4 x 100 m relay.

Sophomore Malaya Young was a member of both 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 relay teams.

Sophomore Annie Bame rounded out the 4 x 200 relay team. Junior Ilana Boykin was part of the 4 x 100 relay team.

The guys were involved in three events at the state finals and all three events stood tall on the podium. The guys were led by Sr Blake Sifferlin in the Pole Vault were he finished in 3rd place with a leap of 15’6″.

Sophomore Calil McCray finished in 8th place in the 400 m dash. He was also part of the 4th place 4 x 400 relay team. His teammate were: Fr Mahki Pritchett, Soph Nasir Madison and Sr Dhiren Brickman.

When the weekend was concluded, the Irish came down in 11 events and earned a medal in 9 of the events! Congratulations

All of these events will be on display on the ” WALL OF HONOR” in the Cosgrove Building.

TRACK AND FIELD ADVANCES TO THE STATE FINALS!

Congratulations to track and field athletes who have qualified for the 2022 State Track and field finals on Friday and Saturday June 3rd and 4th. Here are the state qualifiers:

Sr.Kya Epps – 100 m, 200 m, 4 x 200, 4 x 100
Soph Nye Kimble – 100 m, 200 m, 4 x 200, 4 x 100
Soph Annie Bame – 4 x 200
Soph Malaya Young – 4 x 200, 4 x 100
Jr Ilana Boykin – 4 x 100
Sr Kate Saum – 4 x 800
Soph Anne Rea – 4 x 800
Jr Olivia Kindbom – 4 x 800, 3200
Jr Aislynn McVicker – 4 x 800
Soph Calil McCray 400, 4 x 400
Fr Mahki Pritchett 4 x 400
Soph Nasir Madison 4 x 400
Sr Dhiren Brickman 4 x 400
Sr Blake Sifferlin Pole Vault

SENIOR BLAKE SIFFERLIN WINS GOLD ENROUTE TO SMASHING ANOTHER SCHOOL RECORD AT THE STATE INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP

BLAKE SIFFERLIN LEAPING 16′

Senior Blake Sifferlin smashes his own school record in the pole vault on his way to capturing the Gold Medal at the State Indoor Track and Field Championship this past weekend in Geneva.

The Lady Irish 4 by 800 relay team placed 3rd in the state by crushing their former time by over 48 seconds. The team consisted of Kate Saum, Olivia Kindbom, Aislynn McVicker and Anne Rea.

Junior Jaya Bush placed 8th in the 60 meter hurdles and Senior Dhiren Brickman ran a personal best time in the 800 to capture 2nd place.

Congratulations to all of the Fighting Irish for their performances this past weekend.

FIGHTING IRISH LADIES EXCEL AT THE STATE MEET WITH AN IMPRESSIVE 9TH PLACE TEAM FINISH

The Fighting Irish Ladies XC team were predicted to finish no higher than 13th place at the State Meet. However, they fought the good fight and ended up in 9th place! The Lady Irish were led by Sophomore Anne Rea who finished in 29th place and earned All Ohio status. She was closely followed by senior Kate Saum and Junior Olivia Kindbom. Freshman Maggie Pariso ran her best race of the year to finish in 4th position for the Irish. Rounding out the scoring was Junior Aislynn McVickers, Freshman Scarlett Powell and Senior Amelia Moll.

LADY IRISH QUALIFY TO THE STATE FINALS FOR THE 14TH STRAIGHT YEAR IN A ROW!

The Lady Irish have done it again! They finished in 5th place at the Boardman Regional to earn the right to go to the State Finals for the 14th year in a row!

Despite the terrible running conditions, the Irish showed their God given talents and determination throughout the race. The Ladies were once again led by Senior Kate Saum who finished in 10th overall. She was closely followed by Sophomore Anne Rea who finished in 12th overall. Junior Olivia Kindbom finished in 28th place. Rounding out the scoring for the Irish was Freshmen Maggie Pariso, Scarlett Powell, Junior Aislynn McVicker and Senior Amelia Moll.

The Lady Irish also earned Academic All Ohio honors as a team. This is the 14th straight year for this award as well.

The Ladies will compete at Noon this Saturday at Fortress Obitz in Columbus at High Noon.

Lady Irish capture the Runner up award at Glen Oak District. The Guys also qualify.

Congratulations to the Fighting Irish Ladies and Men’s cross country team as the ladies team took 2nd place and the Guys team took 6th place at the Glen Oak District. Both teams have advance to the Regional finals.

The ladies team had a very strong showing with Senior Kate Saum finishing in 4th place. She was closely followed by Sophomore Anne Rea who finished in 5th place. Junior Olivia Kindbom finished in 8th place, Junior Aislynn McVicker finished in 28th place and Freshman Libby Shoemaker finished in 36th place. Freshmman Scarlett Powell and Senior Amelia Moll rounded out the scoring for the Irish.

On the guys side, it was Junior Any Thomas who was the first Irish finisher. He was closely followed by Freshman Sammy Robinson, Senior Dhiren Brickman, Sophomore Michael Walter and Freshman Patrick Scahill. Juniors Augustine Leung and Steve Jones rounded out the scoring for the Irish.

The Fighting Irish will be attempting to qualify to the state finals with the Ladies team competing at Noon and the guys team competing at 1:00 pm at Boardman High School this coming Saturday.

FIGHTING IRISH MAKE A STATEMENT AT THE GLENOAK INVITE

The Fighting Irish started their 2021 journey with an impressive showing at the Glen Oak invite

The day began with the men’s team taking an impressive 2nd place finish for Division II and a 6th place finish overall. Freshman Kyle Hammer, led the charge for the Irish. He was followed by Junior Andy Thomas, Freshman Sammy Robinson, Freshmen Michael Walter, Junior Luca Richuitti, and Freshman Patrick Scahill. The key for the Irish men’s success was the tight pack that involved also AJ Chiera and Steve Jones.

The Ladies team followed up with an even more impressive showing by winning the Division II title and finishing runner up only to state powerhouse Hudson. The Ladies were lead by Sophomore Anne Rea who also finished in 2nd place overall. Anne was followed by Junior Olivia Kindbom, Senior Amelia Moll and freshmen Scarlett Powell and Maggie Pariso.

TEAM KINDBOM WINS THE ANNUAL FAMILY/ALUMNI 5K RACE!

The Fighting Irish Men’s and Women’s team held their annual Family/Alumni 5k fun run at Goodyear Metro park with Team Kindbom winning the title by 49 seconds over the second place Team Ricchiuti.

Here is the link to the final times and results

THE IRISH LADIES FINISH IN 3RD PLACE AT THE STATE FINALS!

The Fighting Irish Track and Field Team qualified in 11 events at the state finals and medaled in 7 events! The Fighting Irish Track and Field and Cross Country now have 169 state medal winners!

Please check out the Wall of Honor in the Cosgrove building.

Here are the results:

Ladies 4 x 800 relay (Senior Theresa Hagey, Junior Kate Saum, Senior Emily Bame and Junior Laney King) 2nd place

Junior Kya Epps – 100 meter dash 2nd place; 200 meter dash 3rd place

Ladies 4 x 200 relay (Freshman Malaya Young, Freshman Nye Kimble, Senior Olivia Mathis and Junior Kya Epps) 1st place

Men’s 4 x 100 relay (Senior Santino Moss, Senior Darrian Lewis, Senior Amarion Watson and Junior Shawn Lodge) 8th place

Junior Blake Sifferlin – pole vault 8th place

Senior Macyo Williams – shot put 8th place