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Holocaust survivor speaks to Mater Dei students  14 News WFIE Evansville

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Mater Dei High School students learned more about the Holocaust, directly from someone who survived it. Speaker Fred Gross told ...

Mater Dei's Freeman moves from JV as a freshman to semistate champ as a sophomore at 106  Evansville Courier & Press

Freeman underscores Mater Dei's depth, Lee, Dickens also win semistate titles.

How Penn State wrestler Nick Lee is embracing challenges ahead of his Indiana homecoming  Centre Daily Times

Penn State wrestler Nick Lee is looking forward to the toughest part of the season as Big Ten competition heats up. The Nittany Lions are on the road this ...

Sydney Seger starts senior season with a historic bang  IU Southeast Horizon

The IU Southeast softball team started their 12th year of existence off on the right foot, sweeping a season-opening doubleheader at Alice Lloyd College.

Evansville Mater Dei boys basketball team defeats Boonville  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei's Andy Heldman (41) drives to the net for a lay-up during the third quarter against the Boonville Pioneers at Mater Dei High School in Evansville, Ind., ...

Mater Dei is a basketball school, too | Engelhardt  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei's boys' basketball program may get less attention than wrestling or football, but is outstanding in its own right.

Happe, Mater Dei look for payback against Southridge in Class 2A sectional final  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE – All season, Cole Happe has heard the whispers. Mater Dei High School's football team was a little down, in size and talent. Although the ...

Mater Dei senior Anna Bury remains positive despite another setback  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Anna Bury still doesn't know why it happened. In July, the Mater Dei High School senior was driving when everything went black. She had ...

Three-year starter Hunter Taylor hopes to boost Mater Dei's fortunes  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE – Mater Dei High School wide receiver Hunter Taylor and quarterback Cole Happe's chemistry has improved exponentially. “(Cole and I) clicked ...

Mater Dei-Wheeler Part II: Wildcats excited for the chance to repeat at state soccer finals  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei already beat Wheeler once for a state title. With the Bearcats back for a rematch, the Wildcats are ready for the challenge.

Which Mater Dei football team was the best of the past 50 years?  Evansville Courier & Press

Editor's note: If the poll doesn't load, refresh/reload the page. Mike Goebel characterizes Mater Dei's 2000 Class 2A state football championship team as a once ...

Twisted Tomato nears opening on Evansville's West Side  Evansville Courier & Press

Twisted Tomato is about to open on the West Side. The restaurant was Stan's Una Pizza from 1975 until the end of last year.

Mater Dei's Michael Boots inspired by his aunt, Julie Sellers; both multi-sport standouts  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Mater Dei High School senior Michael Boots didn't have to look far for inspiration. Like his aunt, Julie Sellers, Boots is a multi-sport standout ...

Mater Dei's Aaron Thompson reaches 100 wins, all at No. 1 singles, and counting | Lindskog  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Aaron Thompson used to pester his parents about letting him sign up for tennis. He was 10 years old. He had already played soccer for a ...

Mater Dei grad Hunter Owen voted Florida State League Player of the Week  Evansville Courier & Press

BRADENTON, Fla. – Mater Dei High School graduate Hunter Owen, who belted four home runs in four successive games, was named Florida State League ...

Mater Dei alum Devan Straub's journey back to Evansville included assist from best friend  Evansville Courier & Press

The former Wildcat will go through the warmup line in an Aces' uniform Saturday for the first time and be available off the bench.

Mater Dei feels renewed after breaking sectional drought  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei had not won a sectional game in four years. But this group of Wildcats proved they were up to the task of breaking the drought.

Allen (Texas) falls and Mater Dei (Calif.) back on top in Week 19 Super 25 Football Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Duncanville (Texas) High School caused quite the shakeup in the Super 25 rankings this week with its shocking 44-35 win over Allen (Texas), who was holding ...

Teasdale to leave PSU | News, Sports, Jobs  Lewistown Sentinel

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson announced Tuesday that true freshman 125-pounder Gavin Teasdale is off the team and ...

Late, great Jerry Browning may have been Mater Dei's best multi-sport athlete - ever  Evansville Courier & Press

Browning regarded as perhaps Mater Dei's best three-sport athlete - ever.

Storylines to watch in SW Indiana girls high school basketball  Evansville Courier & Press

The road to Bankers Life Fieldhouse began this week for girls basketball. Here are a few storylines to watch this season in SW Indiana.

Mater Dei wrestlers ready for redemption in Holiday Classic  Evansville Courier & Press

After taking home second place last year in the Mater Dei Holiday Classic, the Wildcats will have their chance at redemption later this week.

Evansville-area high school basketball scores for Jan. 8, 2019  Evansville Courier & Press

A look at the high school basketball schedule for Jan. 8, with final scores posted as they become available.

Tori Schickel's Butler legacy more than just a rebounding record  The Butler Collegian

Tori Schickel celebrates her rebounding record with head coach Kurt Godlevske before the team's game against Xavier on Feb. 8. Schickel tallied her 1,051st ...

Evansville Diocese places priest on administrative leave after sexual misconduct report  Evansville Courier & Press

A priest in the Diocese of Evansville has been put on administrative leave after a report of sexual misconduct, according to the Diocese.

Mater Dei gets redemption by winning Holiday Classic  Evansville Courier & Press

With last season's home defeat looming overhead, Mater Dei didn't disappoint in its Holiday Classic.

Home Team Friday Pep Rally: Mater Dei High School

Mater Dei High School woke up early with our Daybreak Crew to prepare for their matchup against Castle High School.

Mater Dei Welcomes Public To New Athletic Facilities  The Message Online

Mater Dei High School on Evansville's West Side welcomed a large crowd to its Oct. 24 open house for its athletics improvement. Everyone who attended had a ...

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival Special Kids Day: Volunteers have as much fun as kids  Evansville Courier & Press

Special Kids Day at the 97th Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival is dedicated to kids with special needs so they can enjoy it on their terms.

Mater Dei grad Eickhoff on comeback trail, hopes to rejoin Phillies for playoff push  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei product Jerad Eickhoff hopes to return to Phillies for playoff push.

Mater Dei's Jossie Hudson finds college home with Evansville  Evansville Courier & Press

Jossie Hudson felt that the University of Evansville was the first college to believe in her. On Sunday, she committed to play for the Aces.

Castle all-stater Michael Bertram recovers from injury, commits to Wabash College  Evansville Courier & Press

Castle's Michael Bertram recovering from knee injury, lands at Wabash College.

Rivalry Week: Final slate of SIAC football games offer chance to settle neighborhood scores  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Welcome to football Rivalry Week in the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference. Each year, it consists of four showdowns between teams ...

Leaner and meaner, Mater Dei's Carter has developed into a force underneath  Evansville Courier & Press

Leaner and meaner, Mater Dei's Carter has overcome injuries, shed pounds, to become a Division I prospect.

Mater Dei open house to spotlight athletic facilities improvements

An open house is planned for this Monday at Mater Dei High School to allow the public to see what atheltic facilities improvements have been made.

Father Philip J. Kreilein Passes Away On Oct. 23  The Message Online

Father Philip J. Kreilein, 70, died on Oct. 23 in Evansville. He had served as pastor of Resurrection Parish in Evansville since 2002 and as Dean of the Diocese ...

Supermileage Team Prepares For Return To World Finals  The Message Online

Mater Dei High School's Supermileage team only needed less than a shot of gasoline to earn a trip to London for the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon Drivers World ...

Ross no late bloomer, Casebolt avenges earlier losses in Evansville Semistate  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei's Ross falls in title match in OT, Castle's Casebolt avenges earlier losses.

Mater Dei goalkeeper Daunhauer to join sister at Kentucky Wesleyan  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei High School senior goalie Lucas Daunhauer will sign his national letter of intent Wednesday to continue his soccer career at Kentucky Wesleyan ...

Mater Dei grad Tori Schickel named first-team all-Big East, sparks Butler's resurgence  Evansville Courier & Press

Tori Schickel, a 6-foot-1 junior center from Mater Dei High School, helped spearhead the resurgence of the Butler University's women's basketball program.

Basketball regionals: What to expect, who to watch and more  Evansville Courier & Press

After this weekend, there will only be 16 teams left standing in the state. Does Castle, Memorial, Mater Dei or any of the area teams have what it takes?

Mater Dei's Boots, Southridge's Harter among scholar-athletes  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei's Boots, Southridge's Harter honored as Southern Indiana Chapter of National Football Association scholar-athletes.

Father Kenneth Herr Dies On Nov. 12  The Message Online

Father Kenneth Herr, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, dies on Nov. 12.

Evansville Catholic Diocese to release list of priests accused of abuse in early 2019  Evansville Courier & Press

The diocese said the inspection of clergy records is still ongoing and the list will be made public "in the early months of 2019."

Mater Dei Makes Wildeman Permanent Softball Coach  The Message Online

Mater Dei High School Athletics Director Joe Herrmann has announced that the school has named Cori Wildeman as girls softball coach. Wildeman led the ...

Rohleder siblings have used golf to grow closer with each other  Evansville Courier & Press

Golf can be a lonely sport. That isn't the case for the Rohleder family, who always have someone by their side on the golf course.

Weekend contests prep bands for Jasper invitational  The Herald

Rain put a damper on local high school marching band contests throughout the month of September, but all four Dubois County bands competed in full at ...

Evansville mom fighting breast cancer honored by daughters' softball teams  Evansville Courier & Press

The Indiana University and Evansville Mater Dei softball teams recently have honored Julie Goodin as she battles cancer.

Tomorrow's Work Force Program Honors Student Leaders  The Message Online

Forty high school seniors – 22 from Mater Dei High School and 18 from Reitz Memorial High School – emerged from the largest pool of applicants ever to earn ...

Eickhoff, Ankiel, Barrett all have 'war stories' about injuries entering Night of Memories  Evansville Courier & Press

Jerad Eickhoff grateful to be on the mend as he returns to Night of Memories fundraiser.

Eickhoff emotional in return to starting role for Phillies, strikes out seven in a row  Evansville Courier & Press

Jerad Eickhoff struck out seven in a row, tying record, in his lone start for Phillies.

The unlikeliest of heroes guided Evansville basketball to its first road win of the season  Evansville Courier & Press

The Aces finally responded in a hostile environment Wednesday night in posting a 70-64 victory at Missouri State.

Mater Dei High School Students  The Message Online

Editor's note: Upper grade level students at Mater Dei High School in Evansville wrote essays about Pope Francis' recent visit to the United States. Here are ...

Brad Byrd In-Depth: Mater Dei Supermileage Team

Over the 4th of July weekend, a group of Mater Dei High School students competed on the global change by building the most fuel-efficient car.

Isaac Rohleder reinstated into the Men's City Golf Tournament field  Evansville Courier & Press

Based upon new information, the Men's City Tournament committee has reversed course on a ruling handed down this past weekend.

Perry Meridian falls to Evansville Mater Dei in wrestling team state duals, 31-27  Indianapolis Star

MUNCIE — Perry Meridian High School wrestling coach Jim Tonte admits he hates losing more than he loves winning. But the longtime Falcons coach found a ...

Mater Dei's Rheinlander running wild  Evansville Courier & Press

Chase Rheinlander raced for 253 yards on 13 carries, including 5 TDs, in Mater Dei's season opener.

Evansville Diocese to list names of priests accused of abuse  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Evansville Bishop Joseph M. Siegel announced Thursday the Evansville Diocese will collect and release the names of priests in the ...

Mater Dei Senior Earns American Legion Scholar Award  The Message Online

Mater Dei High School senior Michaela Kunkler of Evansville earned the Samsung American Legion Scholar Award during the 75th annual Hoosier Girls State, ...

Indiana Dept. of Education releases school accountability grades

The Indiana Department of Education (INDOE) released the 2017-18 School Accountability Grades on Wednesday.

North Posey's Moll aims to create his own culture  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE -- When Cody Moll applied to be the coach of the North Posey High School wrestling team over four years ago, he knew what he was getting ...

Mater Dei Dean Of Students Becomes School's Principal July 1  The Message Online

Dr. Timothy A. Dickel, president of Evansville's Mater Day High School, has announced that Darin Knight will become principal of the school on July 1. He has ...

Victim support group urges Evansville Catholic Diocese to release names  Evansville Courier & Press

Members from the group protested in front of the Diocese's administration building Wednesday afternoon.

In-Depth with Brad Byrd: Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks talks about journey to recovery

In the Spring of 1999, it was a day like any other at Columbine High School, then came the shots.

Evansville Diocese provides no timeline for list of priests accused of child sex abuse  Evansville Courier & Press

The Evansville Diocese said the church is still reviewing the list.

Goebel one win shy of magic 200 mark  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei football coach Mike Goebel is on the verge of becoming only the second SIAC coach to win 200 games at the same school.

Maura Muensterman happy to be home in Evansville for OVC tournament  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei grad Maura Muensterman, now at Belmont, is back in Evansville for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.

Phillies' Eickhoff on the mend, can't wait for spring training  Evansville Courier & Press

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and Mater Dei grad Jerad Eickhoff overcomes setback, set for spring training.

College of Liberal Arts honors 2018 distinguished alumni - News  Purdue News Service

Purdue University's College of Liberal Arts will honor five distinguished alumni during its 2018 annual awards banquet on Friday (April 20).

West Side Nut Club donates $218K in Fall Festival funds to local schools, charities  Evansville Courier & Press

Have you ever wondered what happens to the money raised during the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival?

Catholic high school students work to end bullying 'Piece-by-Peace'  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Fighting against bullying is not only a just cause, but it can also land you a scholarship. Three high school students created a game called "Piece-by-Peace" that ...

No. 21 Mater Dei leads four new teams in boys Super 25 basketball rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) had a big week to lead a group of four new teams in the Super 25 boys basketball rankings. The Monarchs (23-3) are No. 21 after ...

Mater Dei Earns  The Message Online

The National Athletic Trainers' Association has honored Evansville's Mater Dei High School with its Safe Sports School Award for the Wildcat athletic programs.

Father-son duo lead Funkhouser to American Legion state tourney for first time since 1991  Evansville Courier & Press

Fetschers, Cooks help spark Funkhouser to first legion state berth since 1991.

Indiana Department Of Education Announces Four Star Schools  The Message Online

On Feb. 23, the Indiana Department of Education announced the 2016-2017 Four Star Schools, and Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools claimed 12 spots.

IDOE names 2016-17 Four Star Schools: Did your child's school make the list?  Evansville Courier & Press

On Friday the “very best” Indiana schools, including 26 Evansville-area schools, were labeled Four Star by the Indiana Department of Education.

Fifteen feet of trouble: Free throw shooting can be daunting task  Evansville Courier & Press

Despite the name, free throws only seem free. The foul line can become a lonely place inside a packed gym.

Honoring Tomorrow's Work Force  The Message Online

For years, Evansville Catholic High Schools have held the “Tomorrow's Work Force” luncheon to honor the senior-class men and women who are about to ...

Vanderburgh County Food and Restaurant Inspections for Sept. 29  Evansville Courier & Press

Food and restaurant inspections from the Vaderburgh County Department of Health.

First In The World!  The Message Online

Mater Dei High School's Supermileage Team recently traveled to London, England, for the Drivers World Championship, a competition sponsored by Shell.

Beware the heat: Tips on staying cool during the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Thanks to the high temperatures lingering in Evansville this fall, paramedics have been called to the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival ...

CP Elections Guide: James Raben (R)  Evansville Courier & Press

James Raben, Republican, is running for Vanderburgh County Council - District 1 in 2018.

BELLEVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL:Memorial Foundation names Scholar Athletes for December  Metro East Sun

Harad, a senior at Mater Dei High School in Breese, has a 4.0 GPA and participates in soccer serving as team captain.

Sister Sisters  The Herald

Ninety-two-year-old twins Sister Mary Carmel and Sister Mary Carmen Spayd are inseparable. While both sisters think alike, enjoy one another's company, ...

Memorial High School's Mary And Michael Schiff Named 2018 Youths Of The Year  The Message Online

Youth Resources named Reitz Memorial High School seniors and twins Mary and Michael Schiff as the organization's 2018 Youths of the Year during its 24th ...

All Shine At MEO Tri-State Idol  The Message Online

The theme of the 8th annual Marian Education Outreach Tri-State Idol, “So All Will Shine,” was befitting the talent performing and the underlying purpose of the ...

Mater Dei Coach Named Colts/NFL Coach Of The Week  The Message Online

Mike Goebel of Mater Dei High School has been named the Colts/NFL Coach of the Week, a program presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Coach ...

University of Evansville fires theatre professor accused of student harassment  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The University of Evansville has fired a theatre professor accused of harassing a student and says it is taking steps to prevent similar ...

Carolyn Wilmes finds success with Ball State softball through routine, support system  Ball State Daily

Junior right-handed pitcher Carolyn Wilmes runs her toe through the dirt behind the pitchers' circle before Ball State softball games.

Softball star’s suicide saddens many  OCRegister

Nadia Brianne Matthews had a glowing future. The sophomore star softball pitcher at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana had verbally committed to play for the ...

Evansville's West Side Nut Club Fall Festival comes with a side of politics  Evansville Courier & Press

Politicians at the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival? Nah. Actually, they're everywhere. So are their signs, volunteers and handouts. But does it work?

History Lesson: The day Santa Claus died  Evansville Courier & Press

On Dec. 8, 1967, Santa Claus was to arrive by helicopter from the North Pole and visit the North Park Shopping Center, near Mill Road and First Avenue.

A different kind of hot-rodding: 2015 Shell Eco-marathon brings hyper-efficiency to Detroit  Autoweek

There are a couple of ways to look at the Shell Eco-marathon Americas, which just wrapped up the first year of its three-run year in Detroit. You could frame it as ...

Construction starts on Evansville Costco Wholesale  Evansville Courier & Press

Construction of Evansville's Costco Wholesale has started.

Is it legal to drink alcohol on the street at West Side Nut Club Fall Festival?  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — You can legally crack open a beer at the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival this week, but do so responsibly. Indiana state law allows people ...

Scott Whitehouse  The Message Online

For the past 29 years, Mater Dei theology teacher Scott Whitehouse has served as the master of ceremony for three bishops in the Diocese of Evansville, ...

Seeing Christ In The Poor  The Message Online

Helping the poor has long been a passion for Sister Donna Marie Herr, a member of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand. As the coordinator for the St.

4 things Evansville Democrats can do to have a shot in mayor's race | Webb  Evansville Courier & Press

Now is the time to find a candidate who speaks to Evansville voters who usually sit out of city elections.

100 student teams to compete for fuel-efficiency trophy at Sonoma Raceway  North Bay Business Journal

The race start flag won't be the only thing that's green this spring, when 100 teams of budding vehicle engineers from the Americas compete at Sonoma ...

Vanderburgh County Food Inspections for week ending April 21  Evansville Courier & Press

Food and restaurant inspections from the Vanderburgh County Department of Helath.

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