Thursday, June 29, 2017

Tag Archives: Santa Margarita

SMCHS Announces New Head Varsity Football Coach in Rick Curtis

Santa Margarita Catholic High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Rick Curtis the head varsity football coach and member of the faculty. Curtis will be entering his 37th year as a high school football coach, most recently guiding Northwood High School for the past 13 years. Prior to his tenure as Northwood’s Head Football Coach and Athletic Director, …

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Freshman Thomas Named Winner of Local VFW Patriotic Audio Essay Competition

Santa Margarita Catholic High School Freshman Kate Thomas of Mission Viejo was presented a check and a certificate by VFW Post 6024 of Mission Viejo Trustee, Dick Vaughn, for her first place VFW Patriotic Audio Essay. Thomas is now in the running for the State of California award and if she wins that she moves on to national competition and …

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SMCHS Ice Hockey Teams Spread Christmas Joy at Camp Pendleton

For the second consecutive year, members of the Santa Margarita Ice Hockey team delivered Christmas trees to Marine families at Camp Pendleton. The trees were purchased by Santa Margarita families and friends for donation to needy families on the base. This year, 97 trees were delivered free of charge to Marine families that are enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member …

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Eagle Freshman Represents USA at 2013 World Trampoline Competition

Santa Margarita Catholic High School freshman Kylee Roby of Ladera Ranch competed at the 2013 World Trampoline and Tumbling Age Group Competition last weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria. Roby was one of three athletes to be selected to the national team for the Double mini-trampoline event in the 13-14 age group. Trampoline events involve athletes using trampolines that can propel them …

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Orange Coast League and Trinity League Tennis Champions

Congratulations to Laguna Beach High School’s Kira Hamilton for taking the League singles championship and only losing 4 games in the championship tournament. Hamilton is also on the Laguna Breakers Surf Team — she competed in 2 surf events during the League tennis tournament finals. Also, congratulations to Santa Margarita freshman Katie Chang for taking the singles championship. Chang entered …

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SMCHS Welcomes New Girls Lacrosse Coach

Santa Margarita Catholic High School is proud to welcome the new girls’ varsity Lacrosse Head Coach, Bob Mezeul. Coach Mezeul grew up playing lacrosse in Long Island, NY before moving out west. Since moving to California in 1980, he has been active in Northern California lacrosse when he began 5 years of post-collegiate competitive men’s league play as a goalkeeper …

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SMCHS Alumni In the News

Santa Margarita softball standout Garland Cooper ’03 was recently inducted into Northwestern University’s elite Hall of Fame. Cooper, along with three other former Northwestern athletic standouts to receive this prestigious designation, were recognized during halftime of the Northwester-Purdue men’s basketball game. The Santa Margarita graduate currently resides in Chicago. Ryan Martin ’07 had a spectacular 2012 that was capped off …

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SMCHS Football Coach Harry Welch to Retire at End of 2013 Season

Santa Margarita Catholic High School and Coach Harry Welch are announcing his retirement at the completion of the 2013 season. Coach Welch, now in his fourth season at SMCHS and beginning his 25th season as a high school head coach, has been one of the most successful coaches in the history of high school football in Southern California with 3 …

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Three Eagle Water Polo Players Named 2012-2013 All-Americans

Three SMCHS Eagle Water Polo players were recently named to the 2012-2013 NISCA/Speedo Girls All-America Water Polo Team. Recent Eagle graduate and now UC Berkeley student-athlete Emily Loughlin ’13 (San Clemente, CA.), and seniors to be, Kacey Avalos (Lake Forest, CA.) and Haley Wan (Irvine, CA.) were recognized as High School All-Americans by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association, Emily and …

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WWII Vets Provide First-Hand Perspective to SMCHS US History Class

SMCHS History teacher Scott McIntosh and his World War II classes were given the opportunity to hear first-hand reflections from World War II veterans RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA. – For the 5th consecutive year, History teacher Scott McIntosh provided his World War II classes the opportunity to hear first-hand experiences from three war veterans, from different military branches. Larry McCook, …

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