Wheeling Central Catholic left-handed pitching ace Steve Wojcik enjoyed a stellar career on the scholastic, collegiate and professional levels. He was a three-year letterman for the Maroon Knights, posting outstanding numbers as a pitcher, first baseman and hitter. During his senior season, Steve earned first-team All-West Virginia (all classes) laurels after logging a 10-1 pitching [...]
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Already a member of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference and West Liberty University Halls of Fame, Robert “Bo” McConnaughy has been selected for the same honor from his high school alma mater. The 1966 Wheeling Central Catholic High School graduate, recognized as one of the best shortstops in Ohio Valley history, was a stellar four-year [...]
One of the premier pitchers in Ohio Valley softball history, Rebecca (Becca) Kostival-Muehlfeld played on four straight West Virginia State Championship teams. Becca was a three-time all-Ohio Valley Athletic Conference honoree and three-time all-West Virginia selection. She was twice named the OVAC player of the year and earned the West Virginia Gatorade player of the [...]
Raquel Burns-Davis played on Wheeling Central Catholic High School softball teams that captured four straight West Virginia Class A championships (1995-1998). An all-stater in two sports (girls’ basketball and softball), Burns-Davis set several school records. In basketball, she was a 1,000-points scorer during her career, averaging close to a double-double, points and rebounds per game. [...]
For the first time the Wheeling Central Catholic High School Athletic Hall of Fame has embraced a father-son combination. While Rick Nau, former Maroon Knight and Old Dominion University basketball standout was inducted into the inaugural Central Hall of Fame class last fall, selected this year was his father Richard ‘Richie’ Nau, a standout player [...]
Standout scorer and rebounder on the first Wheeling Central Catholic High School basketball team to compete in the Secondary School Activities Commission state tournament in 1975. Although just a sophomore at the time, Paul Renowicz helped lead Coach Stan Kaniecki’s club to Section One and Region One basketball championships to qualify for the big school [...]
Nick Mansuetto served as the athletic director for 15 years during one of most important eras in Wheeling Central Catholic High School history. He was one of the driving forces behind the Maroon Knights’ bid to become the first Ohio Valley parochial school accepted for membership into the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission. The [...]
A starting guard on Wheeling Central Catholic’s 1982 West Virginia Class AA championship basketball team, ‘Jo-Jo’ Blaha finished his career as one of the Maroon Knight’s all-time athletic greats. He was a first-team all-state honoree in three sports, football, basketball and baseball. He earned back-to-back all-state tournament laurels (1982 and 1983), averaging double-figures during both [...]
One of Wheeling Central Catholic’s most honored athletes during the decade of the 1940’s. Dailer was both a standout football and basketball player who twice earned five-team All-City laurels in football and in basketball as a senior. Although standouts from Catholic high schools weren’t eligible for WV Sports Writers Association all-state recognition at the time, [...]
Stellar athlete who competed and lettered in four sports, including football, basketball, baseball and track for the Maroon Knights, ‘Bunny’ Naum became one of the cornerstones of Wheeling Central Catholic and the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference’s best four-year basketball teams in history. He was a four-year selection as an All-City performer and a multi All-OVAC [...]