Athletics

St. Joseph Central Catholic High School students participate in many WVSSAC high school sports, as seen on the right.  Most of our students participate in at least one team sport, and many compete on a team each season.  Come out and support our teams.  GO IRISH!

 

WVSSAC Sports Physical Form (533 downloads)

The WVSSAC requires a new Athletic Participation/Parental Consent/Physician’s Certificate Form for each school year, on or after June 1st.

Athletes are NOT ALLOWED to participate in any summer practices or begin a sport without a current form on file.

All schedules that have been posted are subject to change without notice.

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Fall Sports

2021 SJ Girls Schedule

Schedules are subject to change.

 

Lady Irish Soccer
2020-2021

The girls’ soccer team has had many all-state players, including one All-American and WV Gatorade Player of the Year, Mckenzie Moran, in 2018. The team is currently coached by Tyler Smith and conducts their games and practices at the YMCA Kennedy Center located at 5800 Ohio River Road Huntington WV 25702.

Class of 2020 Seniors: Will, Jacob, Blake, & Nick

 

 

2021 Boys Soccer Schedule

Schedules are subject to change. 

 

 

Irish Soccer

Boys Soccer has a storied tradition at St. Joe! They have been to 6 state finals with the last being in 1997. They earned a State Title in 1989. The team has had two WV Gatorade Player of the Year Recipients: Clark Haptonstall (1986) and James Hall (1989).

We welcome all new and experienced soccer players!

Head Coach: Nick Turner

Head Coach: Nick Turner

Mr. Turner is a beloved 3rd grade teacher at St. Joseph Catholic School.  A native of West Virginia, Nick was a high school standout player at St. Joseph Central Catholic High School from 2008-2011, receiving all-state honors in both his junior and senior years. In addition to high school, he played select soccer for WV Rowdies, EKFC, and WVSC. Turner continued his playing career at the collegiate level as a scholarship player at Bethany College. In his four-year tenure, Nick was Captain his senior year and achieved Academic All-American honors during his junior and senior years. On the coaching side, Coach Turner is a USSF certified licensed coach and has achieved a high-level amount of success on the club and high school levels.

Nick was the Head Girls’ Soccer Coach at St. Joseph Catholic High School from 2015-2018 and had one of the best teams in the state during that time. Since he had been on staff, the team had a 62-23-2 record, finished Top 5 in the state from 2016-2018, and had eight players go on to play college soccer. Nick was an assistant coach for Johnson Central High School Men’s Soccer in Paintsville, KY in 2019, and is currently the Head Boys Coach of St. Joseph Catholic High School. On the club side, Nick coached XFC with two boys high school clubs from 2017-2019 and also has experience training and coaching in a small group private environment. This will be Nick’s second season coaching St. Joe Men’s soccer.

SJHS Golf
2020-2021

SJHS welcomes both new and experienced golfers to join our golf team!

Over the years, several teams and individuals have qualified for the state tournament with several players receiving all-state honors.

In 2019, Bryan V. received all-state honors.

SJHS has a cross country team for both boys and girls.  Both new and experienced runners are welcome to join the team!

Over the years, SJHS has had several runners qualify for the state meet.  In 2016, McKenzie M. (pictured right) won the class A/AA individual state title.

SJHS Volleyball

2021-2022 Volleyball Schedule

Schedule is subject to change.

 

SJHS welcomes all new and experienced volleyball players to join the team!

Winter Sports

Schedules are subject to change. 

Cheerleading at SJHS is a winter sport with both boys and girls.  Cheerleaders cheer at home and (some) away boys and girls basketball games.

The girls’ basketball team at St. Joseph Central Catholic High School welcomes all students who are interested in playing basketball.

The team has been to the WV state finals for the last 12 straight seasons. They have won 9 state championships, with 2019 being the most recent title. The team has had numerous All-State players and McDonald’s All-American nominees. The team has had two players receive Gatorade Player of the Year Honors. Mychal Johnson won it twice (2012-13, 2013-14), and Grace Hutson (2019-20). 

Fall 2021 Boys Basketball Schedule  

Schedules are subject to change. 

Spring Sports

 

Congratulations to our 2019 Fighting Irish Baseball team on making the State Baseball Tournament for the first time in 32 years!  Way to go Irish!

Schedules are subject to change. 

 

2021 Tennis Schedule 76 downloads

Schedules are subject to change. 

Schedules are subject to change.