Dennis Bucci (Class of 1980) -- Called the hub of the Mooney offense, Bucci is the only player in school history to have been involved in five different categories in the SVC statistics, either as the leader or among the top three. His versatility as the fullback, defensive end, and punter was instrumental in Mooney's SVC championship in '79. He led the SVC in scoring, was second in rushing, second in punting, third in punt returns, and second in all-purpose running.
Dominic Duke Colaprete ('63) -- A starter on the Cardinals '61 and '62 City Series championship squads. A two-way performer, he earned All-City and all-diocesan first team honors as a linebacker after leading the team in tackles.
Carla Corroto ('77) -- Led the Cardinal golfers to back-to-back undefeated seasons in '74 and '75. She was the SVC's medalist in 1976 after finishing second the previous two years.
Pandora Fecko ('87) -- Has few rivals for the title of top female athlete in school history. In softball, Fecko was All-SVC and led the league in hitting. In golf, she helped her team to qualify three times for the state tournament. As a junior and senior, she was the SVC medalist and finished second and fifth respectively for individual honors at the state tourney. She is the leading scorer (male or female) in Mooney history. In the girls basketball record book, she is still at the top in points all-time, points in a season, field goals all-time, free throws all-time, free throws in a season, and free throws in a game.
Kevin Koken ('84) -- A two-year starter, Koken played on a state semifinal team and state championship team in football as a lineman. As a senior, Kevin won Mooney's Mascot Award. He was selected All-SVC, All-NEO, all-state and honorable mention all-American.
Vince C. Marrow ('87) -- Arguably the best male athlete ever to perform at Cardinal Mooney. Marrow starred in both football and basketball. His basketball resume includes first team All-SVC for three straight years, first team all-state twice, All-NEO first team three times, all-diocese first team three times, NEO first team and Player of the Year in '87. Vince still holds the school's basketball records for most points in a career, most points in a season, and most rebounds for a career.
Pat Moore ('76) -- Led the '76 Cardinal boys basketball team to the sectional championship. He was the leading scorer and rebounder and voted team MVP. Pat, who earned All-SVC honors, was selected to play in the Mahoning Valley Coaches Association All-Star Game.
Tim Paulishen ('69) -- Was a leader on and off the football field. Tim was the captain of the '68 team and led the Cardinals in total, primary, and secondary tackles. He opened holes on offense and closed them on defense.
Chris Reider ('85) -- A linebacker who excelled at tennis. Also played upback in the Mooney backfield. Reider was a four-year starter in singles, winning 78 percent of all matches including tournament play. All four years he was seeded in the sectional tournament. He qualified twice for district. Chris earned All-SVC honors three times and led the Cardinals to two SVC championships.
Michael L. Scavina ('79) -- A three-sport athlete, Scavina earned seven varsity letters, including three in football, two in basketball, and two in baseball. Mike played on Mooney's '77 SVC and district basketball championship teams. He was selected co-captain of the '78 team. In baseball, Mike led the '78 district championship team and was selected All-SVC first team. He played on the '76-'78 SVC championship football teams.
Joe Schumer ('76) -- Lettered four years at Cardinal Mooney, earning All-SVC honors in '75 and '76 with outstanding scoring averages of 38.8 and 38.3. Joe led his team to a sectional championship, district runners-up, and third place finish at state in 1975. In '76, the team won the sectional championship.
Tom "Whitey" Skowron ('61) -- A three-sport star in Cardinal Mooney's first year. A three-year starter in football, Skowron was elected captain and selected All-City at end in 1960. He was chosen to compete in the Ohio All-Star game and made honorable mention all-state.

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