VASJ News

  • VASJ Vikinators to compete in Robobots competition at Lakeland Community College

    The VASJ Vikinators, sponsored by Lincoln Electric, will be competing in the 2015 AWT RoboBots Competition at Lakeland Community College on Saturday, April 25. It is an all-day competition beginning at 8 a.m. Come show your support for the VASJ Vikinators.

  • VASJ nets more than $425,000 at Sterling Silver Classic Mixer

    When Petco CEO Jamie Myers ’76, and his wife, Josie, addressed the guests at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School’s Sterling Silver Classic Mixer Gala, he noted how highly he valued his Catholic education and how much one teacher’s influence impacted his life and career. With that in mind, Myers issued a $100,000 challenge: He and his wife would match scholarship donations up to $100,000 with an equal gift in the form of a $100,000 donation to the Timothy W.

  • Matt Prokopchak '97 extends "Viking" discount at his Columbus, Ohio restaurant for Viking fans

    VASJ alumnus Matt Prokopchak '97, chef and owner of Trattoria Roma, a top Italian restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, located in a community called Grandview Heights, not that far from The Schottenstein Center, is extending a special "Viking" discount to all fans traveling to Columbus to support the boys basketball team.  The "Viking" discount will include 20% off total food bill. Click here for flyer.  Trattoria Roma 1447 Grandview Ave Columbus, Ohio 43212 (614) 488-2104 Click here for dire...

  • WKYC Channel 3 Anchor Russ Mitchell addresses National Honor Society inductees

    When WKYC Channel 3 News Anchor Russ Mitchell addressed the newly inducted National Honor Society members at VASJ, his message was one of tenacity and perseverance. Quoting a line from Disney’s Finding Nemo, he encouraged the VASJ students to “Just keep swimming,” in tough times. “There will be people who tell you, ‘you can’t do this’ or ‘you can’t do that.’ Have a thick skin,” Mitchell said.

  • In the News: Rick Finotti '91 named director of operations at Michigan

    Congratulations to VASJ alum Rick Finotti '91 for being named the University of Michigan's director of football operations.  Read the Fox Sports article, "Harbaugh announces hire of title-winning Ohio HS coach."

  • In the News: VASJ students participate in summit on Human Trafficking

    A group of VASJ students attended a summit on Human Trafficking, an event sponsored by Catholic Schools for Peace and Justice. Sophomore Rebecca Scruggs was quoted in the cleveland.com article about the event.  Read the cleveland.com article, "Fighting the filth of human trafficking with miniature bars of soap: Michael K. McIntyre's Tipoff."

  • In the News: Memory of fallen friend drives VASJ wrestler Joey Tromba

    VASJ junior wrestler Joey Tromba was featured in the News-Herald for his successful season which ended with a trip to the state tournament. The season, Tromba says, was in honor of his late childhood friend.  Read the News-Herald article, "Memory of fallen friend drives VASJ wrestler Joey Tromba."

  • VASJ remains on a roll with a big win in sectional final

    The Villa Angela-St. Joseph girls basketball team ran its winning streak to 12 with a dominating performance in a 76-15 win over visiting Whitney Young in a Division IV sectional semifinal at Viking Village on Feb. 25.

  • Girls basketball takes eleven game winning streak into postseason

    Villa Angela-St. Joseph put an exclamation point on the regular season with a dominating 49-33 road win over rival Cleveland Central Catholic on Feb. 18.

  • VASJ receives bequest

    CLEVELAND — Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School (VASJ) has received a $250,000 gift from the Estate of Mary Ellen (Kilkenny) Grecol and her husband, John. Mrs.

  • VASJ girls basketball update

    The Villa Angela-St. Joseph girls basketball team ran its current winning streak to five and its overall record to a very impressive 13-3 with three wins in five days. On Jan.

  • North Coast League wrestling championship results

    Thank you to eveyrone who came out and supported the VASJ wrestling team. Here are the results from the February 7, 2015 North Coast League championship wrestling tournament.  Championship 106 Lucas Striker, ARCHBISHOP HOBAN Dec Hunter Ryan, LAKE CATHOLIC, 6-4 113 Justin Kahwaji, WALSH JESUIT took first, Luke Hewitt ARCHBISHOP HOBAN took second, Sam Fender, PADUA FRANCISCAN took third 120 Kevon Freeman, LAKE CATHOLIC Fall Brian Shaw-Mason, PADUA FRANCISCAN, 1:32 126 Alex Mackall, WALSH JESU...

  • In the news: Patrick Kander '89 talks with The Plain Dealer about food experience

    Click here to read The Plain Dealer article featuring Patrick Kander '89.

  • Pre-sale tickets for the VASJ vs. St. Ignatius basketball game

    Pre-sale ticket for the St. Ignatius basketball game on Saturday, February 14 will only be available by clicking here and the link below.  St. Ignatius does not use physical tickets for their athletic events, instead the public needs to purchase these seats via the internet.  They have reserved 200 seats for us to purchase.  VASJ does not have tickets for sale at the school only through this link.  The game will most likely be a sell out.  Thank you for yo...

  • Carlton Bragg '15 will represent VASJ in the McDonald's All-American basketball game

    Congratulations to VASJ senior, Carlton Bragg, on representing VASJ at the McDonald All-American basketball game. Click here to read the full article from Cleveland.com.    

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