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Mater Dei grad Jerad Eickhoff blanks Cardinals for eight innings, best start of career  Evansville Courier & Press

Mater Dei High School graduate Jerad Eickhoff's slider blanks Cardinals.

Mater Dei High School President Timothy Dickel resigns  Evansville Courier & Press

Dr. Timothy Dickel has decided to step down as Mater Dei President to pursue consulting and teaching opportunities.

Carl Mann stormed Omaha Beach; he'll be buried at Arlington on the D-Day anniversary  Evansville Courier & Press

Sgt. Carl Mann was a hero living among us for 96\u00a0years until his death March 30. He was awarded three Purple Hearts and seven Bronze Stars.

Otters sign Wright, Rowland and Calabrese; draft Pruett and Maselli  14 News WFIE Evansville

The Evansville Otters have signed right-handed pitchers Taylor Wright and Matt Rowland and catcher Rob Calabrese, and draft pitcher Tanner Pruett and ...

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.

Matt Lee carries on Mater Dei, family wrestling tradition  Evansville Courier & Press

NEWBURGH – As the youngest boy in one of the most talented wrestling families to ever come out of tradition-rich Mater Dei High School, Matt Lee doesn't ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

KWC Softball: Daunhauer, Mullen Earn NFCA All-Region Honors  SurfKY News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/13/19) — The postseason awards continue to roll in for the Kentucky Wesleyan College softball team as Meredith Daunhauer was honored ...

‘Love one Another' theme for Evansville's Interfaith Observance, National Day of Prayer

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) - Thursday is the National Day of Prayer and some in Evansville gathered at Trinity United Methodist Church for a *service*.

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.

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

Equally adept passing or running, Cole Happe hopes to avenge a loss to Southridge in last year's Class 2A Sectional 40 championship game.

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 Supermileage team qualifies for Drivers’ World Championship in London  14 News WFIE Evansville

SONOMA, CA (WFIE) - Mater Dei High School's Supermileage team took part in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas Mileage Competition last weekend at Sonoma ...

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'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 ...

72nd West Side Nut Club Easter Egg Hunt Set for April 21st

Courtesy of Ed Dietz, 2019 Publicity Chairman, West Side Nut Club. The 72nd annual West Side Nut Club Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Mater Dei High School ...

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 ...

Longtime Central High School athletics director Bill Asbury passes away at 76  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE – As the new kid on the block in becoming Mater Dei High School's athletics director in 1989, Joe Dippel didn't say a lot when he met other city ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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.

Mater Dei grad Hunter Owen, Central grad Aaron Barrett meet in Double-A Eastern League  Evansville Courier & Press

ALTOONA, Pa. - The last time Hunter Owen had seen Aaron Barrett, he was watching him play for Eugene Pate's American Legion baseball team with his older ...

Old vacant school in New Harmony has a new owner who vows to preserve it  Evansville Courier & Press

NEW HARMONY, Ind. — New Harmony's empty school building, which closed seven years ago due to small enrollment, has a new owner who plans to preserve ...

Eubanks Survives Columbine And Addiction  The Message Online

Austin Eubanks, who survived the Columbine High School mass shooting and opioid addiction, speaks to students from Mater Dei and Reitz Memorial.

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.

Father Kenneth Herr Dies On Nov. 12  The Message Online

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

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.

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 ...

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.

5 best first round IHSAA boys basketball sectional games  Evansville Courier & Press

The 2019 IHSAA basketball tournament doesn't lack drama on opening night. Here are the top games in the first round.

Brian Schoonover steps down as Boonville boys basketball coach  Evansville Courier & Press

BOONVILLE, Ind. -- Family will always come first for Brian Schoonover. The Boonville boys' basketball coach announced on Tuesday he will step down effective ...

West Side Nut Club holds Easter egg hunt  14 News WFIE Evansville

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - One of the most popular events of Easter Weekend is the West Side Nut Club Easter Egg Hunt at Mater Dei High School.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Several area schools named on list of Four Star Schools

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) released its list of 2017-2018 Four Star Schools on Friday.

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 ...

Diocese of Evansville releases list of credible allegations against clergy  14 News WFIE Evansville

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - In late September 2018, in response to the request of clergy abuse victims and their families, Bishop Joseph M. Siegel announced that ...

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 ...

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 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.

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 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.

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."

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.

Not done yet: Belmont's Maura Muensterman excited about sixth year of eligibility  Evansville Courier & Press

Belmont redshirt junior Maura Muensterman is back home for this week's OVC Championships.

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.

Holocaust Survivor Fred Gross Believes Students Can 'bring Peace To This World'  The Message Online

Forgiveness is tough for Fred Gross. A Holocaust survivor, Gross, 82, is often asked if he forgives the people responsible for the “slaughter of six million Jews.

For Culver preschool pupils, Special Olympics offered a time to shine  Evansville Courier & Press

Pupils at Culver Early Learning Center enjoyed a full morning of Special Olympics activities.

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 ...

Goal is for Evansville's LST to have a new home this fall, Port Authority said  Evansville Courier & Press

A harsh wind blows on the shorts-clad students in one of the Holy Name School tour groups on the LST-325 Friday morning. The students were touring the ship ...

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 ...

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 ...

Major gym renovations at Mater Dei HS  14 News WFIE Evansville

Major renovations are underway to the athletic facilities at Mater Dei High School in Evansville.

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?

'He Lived The Joy Of The Gospel'  The Message Online

Father Steve Lintzenich, retired priest of the Diocese of Evansville, served as homilist for the Oct. 29 Mass of Christian Burial for his friend, Father Phil Kreilein.

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.

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 ...

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.

Vanderburgh County food and restaurant inspections for week ending April 6  Evansville Courier & Press

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Indiana Dept. of Education releases school accountability grades

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

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

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- The Men's City Tournament committee has reversed a ruling it handed down last weekend. Isaac Rohleder, who was disqualified Sunday, ...

Father Effing Excited About The Future Of The Asian Church  The Message Online

Father Myron Effing, a member of Mater Dei High School's Class of 1959, has lived in Vladivostok, Russia, since 1991. He calls the region “the Florida of Russia” ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

West Side Nut Club Easter Egg Hunt delights children since 1948  Evansville Courier & Press

Since 1948, Evansville's West Side Nut Club has delighted local children with its annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Evansville, Indiana – Father David Fleck Put on Administrative Leave After Sexual Misconduct Report  The Legal Herald

The Diocese of Evansville has placed one of their priests on administrative leave following a report of sexual misconduct. According to the complaint, the alleged ...

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.

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.

Lovell, Walts honored  Evansville Courier & Press

Aaron Lovell has become a folk hero at Mater Dei High School.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

On MLB Opening Day, Evansville represented at manager, starting pitcher and shortstop  Evansville Courier & Press

Yes, everyone knows Don Mattingly is from Evansville. But what about the others with ties to the city who've appeared in the big leagues in recent years?

Trevor Richards' changeup becomes one of MLB's best pitches  Miami Herald

Trevor Richards went overlooked because of everything but his changeup. Now with the Miami Marlins, the starting pitcher is dominating MLB with his ...

Dance Marathon At Mater Dei Raises Money For Riley  The Message Online

On April 5, members of the Mater Dei High School Dance Marathon committee bowed their heads in prayer before kick-starting a big evening at the Mater Dei ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.

Catholic Schools Week Mass  The Message Online

Bishop Joseph M. Siegel, center, stands with seniors from the Diocese of Evansville's four Catholic high schools just before celebrating the Jan. 30 Catholic ...

Rules Limit Indiana High School Football Contact Practices  WFYI

The Indiana High School Athletic Association and Indiana Football Coaches Association created the rule limiting contact practices to twice a week for the ...

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