Alderman Burke Supports St. Rita During Annual 14th Ward Game

DSC_7770On Friday, October 10, 2014 St. Rita High School President Ernie Mrozek ('71), Principal Brendan Conroy, Athletic Director Mike Zunica and Campus Minister Fr. Bernie Danber, O.S.A. were joined by Alderman Ed Burke, Hon. Tom Carroll ('78) and Hon. Ray Jagielski ('71) for the 14th Ward pre-game check presentation at Doyle Stadium. Alderman Burke presented a check, with a donation going to both St. Rita High School and St. Rita's 14th Ward Game opponent--St. Joseph High School.  The 14th Ward Game tradition dates back to St. Rita's Campus at 63rd & Claremont.  St. Rita remains proud of it's 14th Ward heritage and current strong relationship with the 14th Ward. After the check presentation, St. Rita honored it's senior football players, golfers, cross country runners, band members and cheerleaders.

The Mustangs defeated the Chargers of St. Joseph 55-14 before a large crowd.  St. Rita is now 6-1, and has secured a place in state playoffs!