Excellence in Athletics Committee came together to honor the state runner -
up Chesterton High School Boys Soccer Team and state runner - up golfer
The evening was
held at the Spa Banquet Center where a delicious dinner, highlighted by
their signature prime rib, was enjoyed.
recalled various achievements including Ms. Stasil’s two under first place
finish at the DAC invite and Owen Hallas being named Indiana Soccer Player
of the Year (Mr. Soccer).
The evening was
highlighted by the many stories told by the Student Athletes describing
their season-long journey.
The Excellence in
Athletics Committee has been celebrating the athletic achievements, at the
state level, of Chesterton High School athletes since 1979. The committee is
comprised of local businesses who underwrite the evening’s festivities.
The following are
members of the boys soccer team: Seniors Matt Blake, Ethan Conway, Phil
Flores, Owen Hallas (Captain), Kevin Jugovich, Connor Leverich, Gabe Mihut,
Blake Notzen, Derek O’Dell (Captain), Tyler Schroeder, Josh Sensibaugh and
Andrew Stephan. Juniors Jared Carlson, Jake Donovan, Doug Filipek, Kevin
Gaffigan, Caleb Haire, Harley Lohmeyer, Robbie Murphy, Jonas Vagenius and
Sam Weller (Captain). Sophomores Bailey Arthur, Jack Eaton, Nick Harmon and
Andrew VanNoort. They are coached by head coach James Sensibaugh and
assistants Scott Bartlett, Austin Haire and Lucas (Lars) Sebedra. Elyse
Stasil is coached by head coach Jordan Nelson and assistant Tommy Berry.
Thanks to the
following sponsors and community members for which this night would not be
possible. Mike and Jim Anton, Anton Insurance, Kathy Harris, ATG Real Estate
Development, Brandon Kroft, Cassiday Law, David Canright, Chesterton
Tribune, John Evans, Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, Jerry Phelps, Express
Employment Professionals, John Marshall, 1st American Management, Kristin
Kroeger, 5 Star Consulting, Nathan Cobbs, Harbour Trust, Michael Harris,
Harris Welsh and Lukmann, Kent Mishler, Horizon Bank, David Brendza, Morgan
Stanley, Tim Harris, Professional Appraisal Services, Doug Rosenbaum,
Republic Services, Paul Shinn, Shinn Building and Development, Ed Kis, Spa
Banquet Center, Mike and Jeff Trout, Trout Glass and Mirror, Jim Jeselnick,
Venturi LLC, Eric Kroeger, Virtual Innovation, Inc., Christopher and Vickie
Craig, and Dr. John and Linnea Forchetti.
Special thanks to
Heather Minard for all her efforts producing the evening’s program.