The Warrior Chronicles

The Warrior Chronicles

Latest Episodes

Season 2 - Episode 1.2 Mr. Tom Moushey '69 & Mrs. Pat Kraninger
September 16, 2021

This is the second part of our interview with Mr. Tom Moushey '69 and Mrs. Pat Kraninger.  After covering everything that went into the decision to go co-ed in the first part of the interview, we take a look at the aftermath and fall-out of the contr

Season 2 - Episode 1 Mr. Tom Moushey '69 & Mrs. Pat Kraninger
September 16, 2021

Tom Moushey '69 and Pat Kraninger are the guests for this edition of the Warrior Chronicles.  In the first of a two-part episode, Tom and Pat discuss their roles in the decision to go co-ed.Pat was assigned to the feasibility committee that was commi

Season 1 - Episode 6: Fr. Don Petkash SJ
June 16, 2021

In today's episode we speak with Fr. Don Petkash SJ.In our conversation with Fr. Don, we talked about his decision to join the Jesuits right out of St. Ignatius H.S.  As he approaches his 80th birthday (almost impossible to believe for those that kno

Season 1 - Episode 5: Mr. Sam Subity '94
May 25, 2021

Sam Subity from the class of 1994 stops by to tell us all about his journey to the publication of his first book "The Last Shadow Warrior" out now on Scholastic Press.Sam talks about coming to WJ from public school in Green, moving on to John Ca

Season 1 - Episode 4: Dr. Bob Sturkey '71
May 11, 2021

Dr. Bob Sturkey '71, the first student of color at WJ stops by the podcast today.In our conversation with Dr. Sturkey, we will talk about his parent's influence on his educational goals, his decision to attend WJ, what it was like being the only

Season 1 - Episode 3: Mr. Grant Conzaman
April 27, 2021

Today we welcome Mr. Grant Conzaman, the longtime WJ Director of Athletics to the podcast. We discuss, among other things, his beginnings at WJ as the College Guidance Counsellor, his transition to the role of Athletics Director, the school's decisio

Season 1 - Episode 2: Mr. Gerry Rardin '72
April 13, 2021

A conversation with a true Walsh Jesuit legend, Coach Gerry Rardin.  Since 1968 Coach has not been at WJ, in some capacity, for only one year, his freshman year in college.  He came back to start helping with the football team during his sophomore year at

Season 1 - Episode 1.2 : Fr. Jim King, SJ and Mr. Tom Cardone '69 (part 2)
March 29, 2021

The second in our two-part inaugural edition of the Warrior Chronicles with Fr. King and Mr. Cardone.In this episode, we continue to discuss the important people in the early part of the school, including a more in-depth look at the influence of Clem Cara

Season 1 - Episode 1 : Fr. Jim King, SJ and Mr. Tom Cardone '69 (part 1)
March 15, 2021

In the very first episode of the Warrior Chronicles, we speak with Fr. Jim King and Mr. Tom Cardone '69 about the earliest days of WJ.  In order to keep the runtime to a fairly uniform 30 minutes (give or take), this premiere edition of the Warrior C

Trailer for Episode 1
March 11, 2021

Welcome to the Warrior Chronicles, your bi-monthly podcast about all things Walsh Jesuit.  The idea for the podcast revolved around wanting to document an oral history of WJ.  But, we'd like it to also inform people of the current events at the schoo