|Farmer, Jalen||Fox Valley||IL|
|Gill, John||St. Edward||OH|
|Lindsay, Liam||Glen Ellyn||IL|
|Norman, Fin||St. Edward||OH|
|O'Reilly, Lee||Lake Forest||IL|
|Riley, Jimmy||St. Edward||OH|
|Hall, John||Fox Valley||IL|
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
The Midwest Thunderbird Boys will head to Las Vegas this weekend to compete in a high school sevens tournament. This tournament will be held in conjunction with The Las Vegas Sevens. Good luck to the Thunderbird Boys!
Monday, February 18, 2019
The Midwest Thunderbird High School Girls toured Florida this past weekend and played some very fine rugby defeating USA South twice and also defeating the Florida High School All-Stars. Makenna Tuman (North Pitt) led all scoring with 20 points.
Midwest Thunderbirds 22
USA South 17
Midwest Thunderbirds 43
USA South 17
Midwest Thunderbirds 24
Florida High School All-Stars 5
Makenna Tuman 20
Alle English 18
Abby Terpstra 12
Ava Denner 9
Jada Morris 5
Libby Moser 5
Delaney Moyer 5
Gina Pollice 5
Emily Rahja 5
Anna Walters 5
|Denner||Ava||Des Moines Roosevelt||IA|
|Hoch||Grace||St. Joseph Academy||OH|
|Morris||Jada||Des Moines Roosevelt||IA|
|Ward||Erin||St. Joseph Academy||OH|
|Zielinski||Allexus||St. Joseph Academy||OH|
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
The Midwest Girls High School Thunderbirds will be touring Ireland From August 2nd to 11, 2019. This is the groups first tour to Europe. Head coach Garrett Fisher is still looking to add 6 players to the roster.
Crow, Haley - Catholic Memorial (WI)
Hensel, Anna - North Central (IN)
Knutson, Gwen - Brookfield Bruisers (WI)
Moyer, Delany - Brownsburg (IN)
Pollice, Angelina - Grandville (MI)
Rahja, Emily – Mentor (OH)
Boing, Aubrey - Brunswick (OH)
Driver, Taylor - North Central (IN)
English, Alle – Watkins (OH)
Hyde, Alexandra - Sparta (MI)
Julich, Sydney - Ankeny (IA)
Klenz, Jenna - Divine Savior (WI)
Locke, Natalie – Warsaw (IN)
Moser, Libby - North Central (IN)
Ochoa, Adilene - Grandville (MI)
Peterson, Savannah - Divine Savior (WI)
Readence, Jourdan – Brunswick (OH)
Reed, Megan - Westfield (IN)
Twitty, Jayla - Walnut Hills (OH)
Ward, Erin - St. Joseph Academy (OH)
Wright, Meg - Catholic Memorial (WI)
Youngblood, Mackenzie - Divine Savior (WI)
Zielinski, Allexus - St. Joseph Academy (OH)
Cunningham, Aly - Catholic Memorial (WI)
Kayser, Abby - Divine Savior (WI)
Friday, May 4, 2018
Some of the best high school boys teams in the country will face each other in the Midwest High School Boys Championship at the Moose Rugby Grounds in Elkhart, Indiana this weekend. St. Edward(OH), St. Ignatius(OH), Penn(IN) and Royal Irish(IN) are ranked with the top clubs in the country.
In years past, the tournament has split single school teams and multi-school teams. This year, the two divisions have been merged to create the strongest bracket of eight possible. Which team will emerge as champion is anyone's guess.
There will also be a tier 2 bracket of eight along with a JV division, festival division, and developmental division. All in all, there will be 33 teams playing this weekend in Elkhart.
Monday, April 30, 2018
The Midwest Girls High School Rugby Championship was held this past weekend and a new champion emerged. Divine Savior, who had won every Midwest championship since 2003 was bested by Wisconsin rival Catholic Memorial 25-22. Both teams have pulled away from the rest of the Midwest pack with Catholic Memorial beating Lane Tech 69-10, and Warsaw 66-12. Divine Savior won both their matches over Hudson 60-0, and St. Joseph 71-7. In the final, both sides traded leads with Catholic Memorial pulling ahead to stay with 5 minutes left.
Final School Standings:
- Catholic Memorial(WI)
- Divine Savior(WI)
- St. Joseph(OH)
- Lane Tech(IL)
The club division had a close final as well, with two Ohio teams in the finals. Walnut Hills edged Brunswick 22-17. To reach the finals, Brunswick won matches over Pulaski 21-14, and KC United 34-15. Walnut Hills won their matches over Hopkins 40-10, and Brookfield 15-7.
Final Club Standings:
- Walnut Hills(OH)
- KC United(MO)
Perrysburg(OH) bested Amherst(OH) 22-15 in the Open Division Championship and Divine Savior won the JV Championship.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
High School Girls Play for Midwest Championship
This weekend teams from seven states will converge on the Moose Rugby Grounds in Elkhart, Indiana for the Midwest High School Girls Championship. The School Division will be a strong field of 8 with Catholic Memorial from Wisconsin earning the top seed. Last year's national champion, Divine Savior, (Also from Wisconsin) will provide stiff competition. Rounding out the school bracket will be Lane Tech (IL), Grandville (MI), Warsaw (IN), St. Joseph Academy (OH), Penn (IN) and Hudson (OH).
In the Club Division, last year's Midwest Champion - Hopkins out of Minnesota will return along with Brookfield (WI), KC United (MO), Pulaski (WI), Walnut Hills (OH) and Brunswick (OH). It is a very even field, and it's anyone's guess as to who will come out on top.
The Open Bracket will be strong again with Oak Creek (WI), Perrysburg (OH) and Amherst (OH) competing for the Open Championship.
Results will be posted on the website www.midwestyouthrugby.com.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Midwest Girls U-19 Thunderbirds Shine in Florida
The Thunderbirds recent Florida tour produced victories over the Florida U-20 all stars and the Florida High School all stars by scores of 92-0 and 91-0. Clara Lemal-Brown led the way with 8 trys in the two matches. Scoring for the Thunderbirds:
Clara Lemal-Brown 40pts
Regina Baldaldo 31pts
Matja Saarenheimo-Vanderhorst 10pts