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  • Scecina softball coach Cory Gray honored by IndyStar as Coach of the Year

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications 

    Cory Gray suffered a stroke in the summer of 2016 and went through months of struggle and rehab to get back to the softball field. He returned to coach the Crusaders softball team to the Class 2A state title in June 2017. 

    On April 29, Gray was honored as the Coach of the Year at the IndyStar Sports Awards. Gray took the stage at Clowes Hall on the Butler University campus to accept the award and held the audience in rapt attention with his humor and humility. The Star’s headline said it all:... Read More

  • Crusaders are the state champions

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications 

    The Crusaders were up just one run, 3-2, as the seventh and final inning of the 2017 State Championship softball game began. They hadn’t scored since the third inning when they put up three runs. Now they needed some insurance. So what did Coach Cory Gray and the rest of the coaching staff tell them? Was there a big pep talk? 

    “No,” Gray said. “We didn’t tell them anything. They already know what to do.” Sure enough, the experienced Crusaders scored ... Read More

  • Scecina gymnasts flip for new program

    By Cari Gallagher '93Athletics Assistant

    Scecina Memorial High School is home to the only gymnastics program within the 17 City Alliance Schools, and one of just two programs among the eight-school Indiana Crossroads Conference. Thanks to Coaches Allison Delaney '10 and Elaine O’Brian, and the support of past coach Anne O’Connor, the Scecina gymnastics program is flourishing in a time when many other schools are ending their programs.

     Gymnastics began at Scecina in the 2014-15 school year with just two gymnasts, Molly Griffin ’18 and Mary O’Connor ’17. Despite their limited roster the duo posted several individual top-three finishes during their inaugural season. The ranks have grown over the past two years to include ... Read More