Athletic Director
Jason Kehrer '88
jkehrer@scecina.org
317.356.6377 ext. 1111

 

Assistant to the Athletic Office
Cari Gallagher '93
cgallagher@scecina.org
317.356.6377 ext. 1128

  • Crusaders football team celebrates team, individual successes

    By Cari Gallagher '93,
    Athletic Assistant 

    Entering the 2016 season as the reigning Sectional champions, the Scecina football team was looking to add to its winning tradition. The Crusaders fought their way to a 7-2 regular season record and claimed the Indiana Crossroads Conference Championship. 

    Amid many outstanding performances by individual Crusaders, junior Drew Lowery proved himself an invaluable member of the football program. By vote of the city's coaches, he was chosen Athlete of ... Read More

  • Scecina cheerleaders go live on local television

     By Cari Gallagher,
    Athletic Assistant and Cheer Coach 

    Early in the school year I was approached by Petar Hood from WISH-TV (Channel 8) about featuring Scecina’s cheerleaders on “The Zone,”a program that airs every Friday morning during football season. “The Zone” brings Central Indiana extensive of the games in the area. As part of this coverage, WISH-TV features cheerleaders from different schools each week. 

    While all of the girls were excited for this opportunity, sophomore Melanie Capshaw was particularly enthusiastic. 'I've never been to a news station before," she said. "I'm excited to see how it all works."

    Melanie is in her second year of cheering for the Crusaders and is a first-time member of the varsity squad.... Read More

  • Scecina soccer team's success goes beyond the scoreboard

    By Cari Gallagher '93,
    Athletic Assistant 

    The Scecina boys soccer team captured its first IHSAA Regional title this year and a trip to the Semi-State tournament in Evansville. Along the way, the team had to learn to overcome inner conflicts and develop its own identity, said first-year head coach Jesse Purvis.

    Soccer, just like other team sports, but more so than others in certain respects, relies on the trust and knowledge of your teammates,” said Purvis, who also chairs Scecina’s English Department. Purvis played soccer at Scecina himself.

    Soccer is called “the beautiful game,” Purvis said, because both teams have to figure out strengths and weaknesses of the opponent’s players; understand the opponent’s strategy; and look to capitalize by creating opportunities for scoring chances. 

    Soccer is one of 20 IHSAA sports at Scecina. Many students compete ... Read More

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“But most of all, I feel that my role is to show young people how to pay it forward. To teach students the value of helping others and get them to experience what it’s like to put their own needs second and selflessly do things for other people.

Ott Hurrle '70