Sports Briefs (MOE NEWS)
Through March 21, 2014
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MARCH 13: Wrestling Coach Jeff Gaier Announces his Retirement!
After 29 years as Moeller head wrestling coach, Jeff Gaier announced his retirement from coaching wrestling on Wednesday morning in a school news release. Gaier had three state runner-up teams at Moeller including 2007, 2001 and 2000. His teams had 15 state top-10 team finishes. The Crusaders had 71 individual state placers including 12 state champions. Moeller had 153 state qualifiers during his 29 years. Gaier is director of Moeller's Information Technology Center. READ MORE...
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MARCH 15: IN THE NEWS: Crusaders' Loss Won't Diminish Legacy
CINCINNATI, OH – The heartbreaking defeat will stay with Moeller basketball players for some time, but Crusaders Coach Carl Kremer said it should not tarnish the accomplishments of his 2013-14 team. Top-ranked Moeller lost a 62-61 stunner to Trotwood-Madison in the Ohio Division I regional basketball finals Friday night at Xavier's Cintas Center, after the Crusaders led by 16 points in the fourth quarter. Moeller was ahead 46-30 before Trotwood staged a monumental comeback... READ MOREMARCH 13: ALUMNI NEWSButler University Junior Alex Barlow (Class of 2012) Named Big East Scholar-Athlete of the Year!
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Butler junior Alex Barlow picked up one of the top four BIG EAST individual honors at a press conference at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, March 12. The Butler point-guard was named BIG EAST Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year
, just prior to the Bulldogs' opening game in the BIG EAST Tournament... READ MORE...MARCH 13: BREAKING NEWSBowling Crusaders Receive Recognition!
From Moderator Jerry DiCristoforo: Congratulations to the following bowlers receiving awards and recognition:Second Team GCL
Philip Cleves & Tony PlatzVarsity Team Honors
MVP: Philip Cleves
Man of Moeller: Tony Platz
Rookie of the Year: Billy GorczynskiJunior Varsity Honors
MVP: Justin Cashman
Rookie of the Year: Jimmy Parchman
MARCH NEWS: BASEBALL PREVIEW: Moeller Baseball Ranked No. 17 in USA Today Super 25 Rankings!
MARCH NEWS: BASKETBALL HEADLINES:
Crusader Basketball Wins AP State Poll!
Tre Hawkins & Grant Benzinger Nominated for McDonald’s All-American Game!
2013-14 GCL Basketball Awards
Coach of the Year: Carl Kremer
Player of the Year: Grant Benzinger
First Team GCL: Grant Benzinger, Tre Hawkins & Nate Fowler
Second Team GCL: Jack Anton
Alum Danny Maehlman '92 Coaches HS Basketball Team and Wins State Title!
Alum Brian Vonderhaar'09 to Play Final game at UD on Saturday, March 8. READ MORE...
From Coach Carl Kremer: Some good news about a couple of our alums: Danny Maehlman, a 1992 grad, coached Jonesboro High School to the 4A Georgia State Basketball Championship last night. This was the school’s first-ever state title! Danny has been teaching and coaching there for many years.
Also, Brian Vonderhaar '09 played his last game at UD arena, and the following article appeared in the Dayton Daily News: http://ireader.olivesoftware.com/Olive/iReader/DaytonDailyNews/SharedArticle.ashx?document=DDN%5C2014%5C03%5C07&article=Ar02502