Past News Posts

Wrestler Tommy Hannon heads to 2022 State Competition

February 13, 2022

Congratulations to Tommy Hannon (182LB), as he becomes the first BCHS wrestler since 2014 to advance to State competition!

Come cheer him on at The Fieldhouse on Feb. 18, beginning at 11:00 a.m. for the 152LB and heavier weight classes.

Tickets will be on sale at Ticketmaster beginning Feb. 16, at 10 a.m.

Semi-State Results

  • Eli Bustamante over Jordan Takara Union County (11-5)
  • John Rushenberg over Clay Guenin Greenfield-Central (4-1)
  • Tommy Hannon over Mayson Lewis Shenandoah (Fall- 3:12)
  • Tommy Hannon over Jacob Skinner Beech Grove (3-2)
Regional Results 4 BCHS wrestlers advanced to 2022 Semi-State competition.
  • Sam Bustamante (120LB), placed 4th in regionals
  • Eli Bustamante (152LB), placed 2nd in regionals
  • John Rushenberg (160 LB), placed 2nd in regionals
  • Tommy Hannon (182LB), placed 2nd in regionals

Grace Hurley places 7th in 2022 Diving State Meet

February 13, 2022

BCHS diver Grace Hurley placed 7th in the state at the State Diving Finals on Feb. 12. She placed 2nd in regionals to advance. Congratulations Grace!

Boys Basketball starts with 13-0 season

January 21, 2022

Read the article from WISH-TV about the amazing start to their 20-21 season. Congratulations team and coach!

Open Article here

Jamie O’Brien in 2022 Bowling Regionals

January 19, 2022
Jamie O'Brien with Coach Miller

Jamie O’Brien went to Bowling regionals in Kokomo on Saturday, January 15, 2022. He bowled a combined score of 448 for three games. Although he finished on the low side, he made the team and school proud by being selected to compete in the Kokomo Regionals.

Congratulations Jamie!

Wrestler Eli Bustamante is #20 in state; team places second in City Tourney

January 14, 2022
Eli wrestling

BCHS wrestler, senior Eli Bustamante, 152LB class, is currently ranked #20 in the state and undefeated in the season, with a record of 24-0.

The wrestling team placed second in the city tourney on Dec. 18, 2021, with a score of 200.5. City Champions include Eli (152), John Rushenberg (160) and Tommy Hannon (182). Gabriel McNamee (113), Charlie Rushenberg (145) and Kade Rickard (170) were city runners-up.

The team has an overall record of 17-5 and were North Putnam Invitational Champions.

Congratulations BCHS Wrestlers!

Girls Swimming/Diving ’21 City Champs; Boys team takes 2nd in City Meet

January 6, 2022
The Girls Swimming/Diving Team are City Champions for the second year in a row.
  • 1st Place and City Champions are:
    • Medley Relay (Maddie Loiselle, Mia Todd, Hanna Ross, Jackie Figura); PR in the event of 2:02.38.
    • Hanna Ross: 100 free with a 58.57.
    • Girls 200 Free Relay (Jackie Figura, Mia Todd, Gabriella Herner, Hanna Ross) with a 1:49.92.
    • Gabriella Herner: 500 with a 5:53.23.
    • Maddie Loiselle: 100 back with a 1:05.52.
    • 400 Free Relay (Gabriella Herner, Maddie Loiselle, Mary-Claire McCarthy-Young, Hanna Ross) with a 4:06.75.
  • Maddie Loiselle: second in the 200 IM with a 2:30.14. Mary-Claire McCarthy-Young took third with 2:45.19.
  • Jackie Figura: second in the 50 free with a 28.10. Peyton Bean rounded out the top 8 with a 29.99.
  • Marguerite Bourgeois: second in the 100 breaststroke with a 1:21.55. Mia Todd was close behind with a 1:21.93 to take third.
  • Avery Nagel: third in the 200 Free with a 2:29.30.

Boys Swimming/Diving Team takes Second Place

With an amazing meet performance, the Boys team takes second place in the City Tourney.
  • First Place City Champions are:
    • Boys Medley Champions (Jack Steadham, Max Bourgeois, Aaron Loiselle, Patrick Countryman) with the time of 1:42.77. This also beat the BCHS record of 1:42.81. WOW!
    • Aaron Loiselle: first in 200 IM with a 2:07.53.
    • Boys 200 Free Relay (Patrick Countryman, Jack Steadham, Aaron Loiselle, Max Bourgeois) rocked a first-place finish with a time of 1:33.26.
    • Max Bourgeois: first in the 100 breaststroke with a 1:05.64.
    • Max Bourgeois: first in the 500 with a 5:10.80.
  • Jack Steadham broke his own PR in the 50 with a new time of 22.06 with Patrick Countryman right behind him third with 23.53.
  • Aaron Loiselle placed second in the 100 fly with a 56.84.
  • Patrick Countryman took second in 100 free with a 52.66 with Alex Paz rounding out top 8 with a 59.08.
  • Jack Steadham broke another personal record in the 100 back with a 55.32.
  • Danny O’Gara: third in the 100 breaststroke with a 1:09.05.
Congratulations Trojan swimmers and divers!

Lily Cridge sets state record; runs to second place in national meet; is MileSplit IN Runner of the Year

December 6, 2021

Congratulations to BCHS junior Lily Cridge, as she finished second in the Garmin Running Lane national meet in Huntsville, AL, on Dec. 4, 2021. She ran the 5000m course in 16 minutes, 22.81 seconds.

The previous girls Indiana record was 16:52.25, set by Mishawaka’s Anna Rohrer in 2015.

Lily’s previous best was 17:04.6 at the Shelbyville Semistate on Oct. 23. Lily won the 2021 state cross country title on Oct. 30, 2021, at Terre Haute, winning by 31 seconds in a time of 17:32.7 on a slow, rain-soaked course.

The winner of the national race, Natalie Cook from Flower Mound, TX, won the event with a time of 16:03.93. The top twenty in the nationals all ran under 17 minutes.

Milesplit Indiana Female Runner of the 2021 has named Lily Female Runner of the year from Indiana.

Read the story of her accomplishments on

Wall of Fame Induction: December 18

December 1, 2021

Join us in honoring the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 Athletic Wall of Fame inductees. They will be recognized in an induction ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at BCHS. The ceremony will occur in the Varsity Gym at the conclusion of the JV Girls Basketball game (approximately 7 p.m.).

Graduates of these 2 classes who qualified for the school’s Athletic Wall of Fame will be honored.

View game information
View list of inductees

Girls Basketball Alumni Night – A Recap

November 4, 2021
Girls Basketball Alumni Night

Bishop Chatard was pleased to welcome back over 60 girls basketball alumnae and coaches at their Alumni Girls Basketball Recognition Night on November 24, 2021.

They enjoyed the evening of reminiscing, socializing, and recognition. They were introduced to the sell-out crowd between the JV and Varsity girls basketball games vs Cathedral that evening.

Read about the alumni, what they are doing now, what sports they followed after graduation, in the program for the evening.

Open the Girls Alumni Program

Thank you to Coach Wagner and staff for making this happen!

Lilly Cridge is 2021 State Cross Country Champion

October 31, 2021
Lily Cridge 2021 State Champion

Lily Cridge won the 2021 IHSAA state meet in an excellent time of 17:32 in very wet and soggy conditions on the LaVerne Gibson cross country course in Terre Haute, Indiana! She is Bishop Chatard’s first cross country state champion, and we are so proud of all of her very hard work and determination that helped her to reach this truly awesome achievement!

View an Interview with Lily from

Semi-State Results

Lily Cridge is the 2021 semi-state champion and broke the course record with an awesome time of 17:04! Alex Teed also had a strong race in the very competitive Shelbyville semi-state meet!

Connor Moriarty, Max Bourgeois, and Davis Falcon capped off awesome seasons in the extremely competitive Shelbyville semi-state meet with very strong races, but did not advance.

Regional Results

The Girls Cross Country team placed 6th in the highly competitive Noblesville 2021 Regional meet, and missed advancing as a team by 1 place. Lily Cridge was the regional champion with an amazing time of 17:17! Additionally, her teammate Alex Teed advanced as an individual to semi-state!

The Boys Cross Country team also placed 6th in the highly competitive Noblesville regional meet, and narrowly missed advancing as a team. Max Bourgeois, Davis Falcon, and Connor Moriarty advanced as individuals to semi-state!

Good luck in the Semi-State Trojan runners! The semi-state will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23 at Blue River Park in Shelbyville, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Sectional Results

The Boys and Girls Cross Country teams are heading to 2021 Regional competition!

The boys team placed 3rd in the sectional meet at Brebeuf and advanced to the Saturday, Oct. 16, Noblesville regional! The following runners were named to the all-sectional team: Max Bourgeois (9th), Davis Falcon (12th), Connor Moriarty (15th), and Ian Kolbus (16th).

The girls cross country team also placed 3rd in the sectional meet and advanced to Saturday’s Noblesville regional! Lily Cridge was the sectional champion! Alex Teed also made the all-sectional team by placing 15th overall!

Good luck in the Semi-State Trojan runners!