Athletic News

JCA junior Alice Duncan-Abushalback lands lead role in “Beyond the Nutcracker” ballet

  JCA junior Alice Duncan-Abushalback was featured on the front cover of The Joliet Herald-News yesterday. Duncan-Abushalback, a Holy Family School, Shorewood graduate from Plainfield, landed the key role of Emma in Ballet 5:8‘s holiday production of “Beyond the Nutcracker”.   To read the complete article and find livestreaming performance times Click Here. … Read More

JCA Girls Basketball to host Free Skills Clinics Nov. 8 and 15

Join Coach Jim O’Brien and the Angels basketball program for a Free Junior High Skill Clinic on Sunday, November 8 and Sunday, November 15. All IHSA guidelines for contact days will be followed; including masks and social distancing during the skills clinic. Sessions will be limited to the first 45 online registrations. Register for one … Read More

Fall Athletics Tryout Information

Joliet Catholic Academy Tryouts/First Practices  Fall Sports 2020 – (COVID-19) Any student wishing to go out for Girls or Boys Fall Sports needs to turn in their completed Physical along with the online Athletic and COVID-19 forms either prior to or on the first day of tryouts.  Athletes WILL NOT be able to participate until … Read More

Joliet Catholic Academy Athletics to Resume On-Campus Workouts

UPDATE: The following update was provided on Thursday, July 9 by IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson: We have received confirmation through ISBE that the Governor’s office has approved the following: Students participating in physical activity outside while social distancing are NOT required to wear a mask. The changes to the Phase 4 guidance are to … Read More

For Release: Joliet Catholic Academy plans to resume on-campus classes for the 2020-2021 school year this fall

Joliet Catholic Academy announced its commitment to resume on-campus classes for the 2020-2021 school year beginning this fall in August, while keeping the health and safety of all students, faculty and staff as its top priority. The co-educational Catholic college prep high school located at 1200 N. Larkin Ave. in Joliet is working through several … Read More

JCA Summer Camps and IHSA Return to Play Update

  On Friday, June 5 the IHSA released their Stage 1 Return to Play guidelines in accordance with the Governor’s Restore Illinois Plan. Joliet Catholic Academy, the East Suburban Catholic Conference board of control, and Joliet Diocesan High Schools had previously all agreed to shutting down campuses for all activities until July 1. As of this … Read More

An important update regarding JCA Youth and HS Summer Camps

Future Angels and Hilltoppers, Each summer Joliet Catholic Academy welcomes over 900 grade school students to the home of the Angels and Hilltoppers. JCA offers 21 different camps to accommodate campers’ individual interests via Academic, Athletic, Activity, and Fine Art Camps. Our accomplished teachers and coaches enjoy working with campers so they can have fun, … Read More

JCA announces National Letter of Intent sigings

The following Joliet Catholic Academy student-athletes signed their National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The JCA administration, athletic department, and Hilltopper football program is proud of the accomplishments of these four young men. FOOTBALL Joseph Bueno – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Division III Conor Kovas – Bemidji State University, Division II Malachy … Read More

JCA to honor Dance Team’s 3rd place finish at All-School Assembly on Feb. 4

Joliet Catholic Academy will honor its IHSA Class 1A Competitive Dance Team’s 3rd place finish at an all-school assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 2:10 p.m. in the JCA Student Activity Center. The assembly is open to the general public. All visitors must check in at the JCA main office located along Larkin Ave. The … Read More

JCA to celebrate 100 years of football at annual Alumni Banquet with Super Bowl champions Mike Alstott ’92 and Tom Thayer ’79

Online tickets are now available to reserve a table at the 2020 Angel and Hilltopper Alumni Banquet featuring Super Bowl champions Tom Thayer ’79 and Mike Alstott ’92, with Master of Ceremonies Mark Grant ’81. You won’t want to miss this exciting night celebrating 100 years of Joliet Catholic Football and our entire community. Former … Read More


Find us online