Sports teams end season with winning records; basketball season ongoing


By Erin Izer and Allison Keitel

St. Joe’s had a great girls’ basketball and volleyball season this year and is in the midst of a great boys’ basketball season.

The sixth-grade girls’ volleyball team had 10 people play this season, which lasted November to December. The girls’ record was 8-2.

The sixth-grade girls’ basketball team had nine players, and the season was from September to November. The team’s record was 7-1.

The sixth grade boys have 14 people playing, and they have two different teams named Eagles Blue and Eagles Gold. The coaches are Dan Burke and Steve Kuehn. They have two fifth-graders on their team named Brett Baxter and Drew McNamara. The Gold team is 4-0, and the Blue team is 3-0 so far.


The seventh grade girls’ volleyball team had eight people play this year. Their record was 6-3. Their coaches were Holle Mchoski, Kayla McAleer, and Megan Machovec. 

The seventh-grade girls’ basketball team had seven people play this year. The girls’ record was 8-2. They won the championships last year as sixth-graders. Their coaches were Kevin Roling and Heather Kinney.

The seventh-grade boys’ basketball team has eight people. Their season will last from December to March. Their coaches are Shane Sikkema, Tom McNamara, and Chris Keitel. Their record is 5-2.

The eighth-grade boys have one team called the Eagles, and they have 11 players. Their basketball season lasts from December to March. The current eighth grade team won the championships in its sixth-grade year. The team’s record is 6-0.

The eighth-grade girls’ basketball team had eight people play this year. They also had three seventh-graders. Their record was 7-3. Their coach was Scott Meland. 

St. Joe’s plays against John F. Kennedy Catholic School, All Saints Catholic School and St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School, all in Davenport, and Lourdes Catholic School in Bettendorf.

(Erin Izer and Allison Keitel are seventh-graders at St. Joe’s.)

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