The Student News Site of Cathedral High School | Indianapolis, Indiana

Irish Connection

The Student News Site of Cathedral High School | Indianapolis, Indiana

Irish Connection

The Student News Site of Cathedral High School | Indianapolis, Indiana

Irish Connection

???????????????????????????????????

Luke Spencer, Executive Editor, Sports Editor

Luke Spencer is a senior in his fourth year on the Irish Connection staff. He serves as the sports editor and executive editor. Luke plays on the varsity football and baseball teams. He lives in Carmel with his parents, his three sisters and his dog.

All content by Luke Spencer
Senior Paul Sheddy looks on during a team practice. Sheddy is prepared for the upcoming season. He said, “We are ready to play our game and take the season one game at a time until we win the State Championship.”

Men’s Lacrosse Opens Season

Luke Spencer, Executive Editor
March 25, 2024
Senior Jackson Weingart engages his opponent during the Super Six Tournament on Dec. 2. Weingart finished with a 5-0 record on the day and is looking to reach the State Championship for a third time.

Wrestling kicks off season

Luke Spencer, Executive Editor
December 5, 2023
On Nov. 15, these seven seniors celebrated the signings of the NLIs to play Division 1 collegiate sports. 
The seniors are listed as follows (L-R): Back row: Joe Konesco, Lucy Marquart, Amya Usher Front row: J.T. Stiner, Kamryn Utley, Taylor Lewis, Catherine Cline

Senior Signing Day

Luke Spencer, Executive Editor
November 20, 2023
The men’s soccer team poses with the Semistate trophy after its victory over Columbus North on Oct. 21. The win clinched the team’s first ever 3A State Championship appearance. Senior and team captain Liam Fahey said, regarding the win, “Getting the win (over Columbus North) was one of if not the most satisfying win of the season.”

Boy’s Soccer Caps Off Historic Season

Luke Spencer, Executive Editor
November 1, 2023
The team celebrates a goal by Senior Eliza Langfeldt during a game against Guerin Catholic on Sat. 18. The team won the game 3-0.

City Champs…Again

Luke Spencer, Executive Editor
October 3, 2023
The 2023 Cathedral Fighting Irish football schedule.
Photo credit: Twitter @CathedralFball

Football to Begin Season at Lucas Oil

Luke Spencer, Executive Editor
August 17, 2023
Sophomore Maddie Liter makes contact with a pitch. Liter’s home run gave the Irish the
lead in the City Championship on May 6.

Softball Captures City Title

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
May 16, 2023
Caption: Seniors David Ayers and Kyuss Gargett and freshman Eli Sinsabaugh (L-R) pause for the national anthem before a game versus Zionsville on April 11. The Irish beat the Eagles 5-4.

Baseball to play in City Championship

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
May 9, 2023
The Congregation of Holy Cross wishes its followers a Happy Easter.

Making The Hill More Holy

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor
April 24, 2023
Danny ONeil threw 32 touchdowns and ran another 9 in the 2022 season.

Irish QB Commits to Colorado

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
March 22, 2023
Men’s Volleyball seniors (L-R) Mitchell Coolbaugh, Jack Whitley, Brayden Moyars and Gavin Weed pose for a picture on the Hill

Spring Sports Preview

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
March 16, 2023
Senior and equipment manager Shaun Marbaugh celebrates with the student section after a made basket on Feb. 21 against Zionsville. The Irish defeated the Eagles 67-55.

Men’s Basketball Continues in State Tournament

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
March 7, 2023
The team celebrates a teammates dunk during the game.

Irish Earn Hard Fought Victory

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
February 14, 2023
Going up for a dunk at a home game, Xavier Booker currently averages 13.5 ppg and 8.6 rebounds.

Booker named a McDonald’s All-American

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
January 26, 2023
Senior Layla Gold attempts a free throw in a game against Warren Central on Nov. 8. Gold scored 31 points in a 45-44 Irish victory.

Women’s Basketball is Golden

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
January 5, 2023
Senior Kamari Slaughter elevates for a dunk against Fort Wayne North Side on Nov. 22. Slaughter had 12 points in a 93-45 Irish victory.

Men’s Basketball Meets Early Expectations

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
November 29, 2022
The Irish will not play their Semi-state game at Arlington Middle School.

Venue Dilemma

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
November 16, 2022
Per Cathedrals Volleyball Twitter page, Nick was selected to the USA National Team Development Program and will begin training in December.

Sophomore to Compete in National Program

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
October 28, 2022
Sophomore goalkeeper Jett Wallmeier has been essential to the team’s playoff success, helping them to three straight tournament victories in penalty kicks.

Fall Sports Have a Big Weekend

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
October 24, 2022
Xavier Booker warms up before a game against Ben Davis on Feb. 18, 2022. Booker would score 14 points and grab 4 rebounds in a 67-64 loss.

BOOK IT!

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
October 17, 2022
Senior Josh Wesseling runs off of the field during a game this season. Wesseling is second on the team with nine goals scored.

Men’s Soccer Enters State Tournament

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
October 5, 2022
Women’s Golf with Strong Performance in State Tournament

Women’s Golf with Strong Performance in State Tournament

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
September 29, 2022
The girls finished the regular season on Wednesday with two big wins.

Heating Up

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
September 15, 2022
The Cathedral and Brebeuf women’s soccer teams come together at halftime to discuss their plans for the rest of the game.

It’s How You Bounce Back

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
September 8, 2022
Coach Brad Peterson was hired back in April of 2022.

New Coach? No Problem

Luke Spencer, Managing Editor/Sports Editor
August 30, 2022
During the game last year against Franklin Central, a 4-0 Irish win, Cade Conlon 21 makes contact.

Spring sports preview: Baseball

Luke Spencer, Sports Editor
March 21, 2022
During a match earlier this season, senior JJ Braun receives instructions from a coach. The wrestling team won the Regional title on Feb. 5 and will compete in the Semistate at New Castle on Feb. 12.

Winter sports update: Wrestling

Luke Spencer, Sports Editor
February 6, 2022
At the Expo Bowl on the Southeast side, members of the men’s bowling team huddle before the match against New Palestine, which the team won, with the Irish setting school records in team game and team series scores.

Winter sports update: Men’s bowling

Luke Spencer, Sports Editor
December 13, 2021
Assistant Coach Mr. Cole Hepp gives directions to the mens tennis team at the regular season match at Noblesville.

Fall sports update: Men’s tennis

Luke Spencer, Sports Editor
October 13, 2021
Load More Stories

Comments (1)

All THE MEGAPHONE Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest