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Loveland's Andrew Alten became a State Champion in two sports this year.  Following the Tigers' Division II State title on the gridiron, the senior won the State Wrestling Championship at 285 lbs. on March 1. Read more HERE.  Andrew was a First Team All-Conference player for head coach Fred Cranford's football squad. He also earned AP Division II First Team All-State honors this fall. Click HERE. Andrew's trip to the State Wrestling Meet was the second of his career. He also advanced as a sophomore.  Congratulations to Andrew, head coach Chris Switzer, Andrew's family, and the entire Loveland community!  Read even more HERE

Anderson's Hassler Carroll also won a State Championship, this one in the sport of swimming.  He won the 500 Free with a time of 4:30.23!  Read more HERE.  He also finished tenth in the 200 IM and was a part of the Redskins' 200 Free Relay.  Congratulations Hassler on a great season!

GIRLS' BASKETBALL:  ECC UPDATE:  Congratulations to the Lady Eagles from Walnut Hills for winning the Conference title with an 11-1 mark in ECC play.  Conference Player of the Year honors went to Walnut Hills' Taylor Darks, while the Eagles' Keith Gwynn earned Coach of the Year recognition.   DISTRICT HONORS:  AP All-District Special Mention honors went to Taylor,  Turpin's Mackenzie CampbellArielle Varner, and Amber Wilks; and Anderson's Maggie Harris and Madison Temple.

BOYS' BASKETBALL:  ECC UPDATE:  Congratulations to Turpin, Walnut Hills, and Kings for claiming the ECC title with identical 9-3 records in league play.  Conference Player of the Year honors went to Zach McCormick of Turpin, while Coach of the Year recognition went to the Spartans' Pat Stricker.   DISTRICT HONORS:  AP All-District First Team honors went to Walnut Hills' MaCio Teague, while Turpin's Zach earned Second Team honors. Special Mention recognition went to Glen Este's Tyler Flanigan and Kings' Matt JamesSTATE HONORS:  MaCio was named to the Third Team All-Ohio squad, while Zach earned Honorable Mention recognition!

WRESTLING:  STATE UPDATE:  Loveland's Andrew Alten is the 2014 STATE CHAMPION at 285 lbs.  Congratulations on your great season!  A wrestling title to go along with your football championship!  In addition, the Tigers' James Caniglia (170 lbs.) will wrestle tomorrow for 7th-8th place.  Other State qualifiers included Loveland's Brandon Tucker (120 lbs. as alternate), Jordan Paul (152 lbs.), Michael Weber (182 lbs.), Seth Brennock (220 lbs.), and Glen Este's Gage Branson (113 lbs.).  Congratulations to all of our ECC State qualifiers!  ECC UPDATE:  Congratulations to the Loveland Tigers, your 2014 ECC Champions!  Wrestler of the Year was Loveland's Seth Brennock and Chris Switzer of Loveland was voted Coach of the Year.

BOYS' SWIMMING AND DIVING:  STATE DIVING UPDATE:  Congratulations to Anderson's Evan Leupen for advancing to the State Diving Championships as a result of his fourth place finish at Districts!  Read more HERE. Evan finished twenty-fourth at State!  Congratulations!  STATE SWIMMING UPDATE:  The big news out of Canton for the boys was Anderson's Hassler Carroll's STATE CHAMPIONSHIP in the 500 Free with a time of 4:30.23!  He also finished tenth in the 200 IM and was a part of the Redskins' 200 Free Relay (with Grant Wethington, Patrick Johnson, and Korey Aukerman) which finished twentieth.  Grant also finished twentieth in the 100 Fly and twenty-second in the 500 Free.  Korey finished twentieth in the 200 IM.  Turpin's Drew Hamilton also had a big meet, finishing fifth in the 500 Free, twelfth in the 200 IM, and twenty-fourth in the 400 Free Relay (with Jonathan Ericksen, Liam Grebert, and Michael Norton).  Jonathan finished eleventh in the 500 Free and Michael finished eighteenth in the 100 Fly.  Kings' Ben Matheus finished fourteenth in the 100 Free, while teammate Jimmy Koloseike finished fourteenth in the 100 Back.  Cooper Keener of Walnut Hills earned a fifteenth place finish in the 100 Back, while teammate Juan Mougan finished twentieth in the same race.  Complete results can be found HERE.  Congratulations to all of our ECC swimmers on a great season!    ECC UPDATE:  Congratulations to Walnut Hills for capturing this winter's ECC Championship!  Evan and Drew earned Athlete of the Year honors in the Conference, while Walnut Hills' Greg Lynch earned Coach of the Year recognition.

GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING:  STATE SWIMMING UPDATE:  Megan Sichterman of Kings finished fourth in the 100 Fly and tenth in the 500 Free.  She also joined Kate Etter, Alex Allee, and Tara Fears and finished twenty-second in the 200 Free Relay.  Tara also placed thirteenth in the 100 Fly.  Turpin's Shaylynn Spelman placed sixth in the 500 Free and twentieth in the 200 IM.  She also joined Audrey Mooney, Taylor Contino, and Izzy King in the 200 Free Relay which finished nineteenth.  Shaylynn, Audrey, Taylor, and Stephanie Williams finished twentieth in the 400 Free Relay as well.  Stephanie finished twenty-third in the 500 Free, while Lexie Hardewig finished twenty-first in the same event.  Anderson's Marissa Martin finished twelfth in the 500 Free and twenty-second in the 200 Free.  She also teamed with Cara Wethington, Andrea Lupariello, and Megan Forsthoefel to finish twenty-fourth in the 400 Free Relay.  Keira Hassel of Walnut Hills placed twelfth in the 100 Fly and teammate Brookley Garry finished twentieth in the 100 Breast.  Complete results can be found HERE.  Congratulations to all of our ECC swimmers on a great season!  ECC UPDATE:  Congratulations to the Lady Spartans of Turpin for winning their second consecutive ECC title!  Conference Athletes of the Year were Kate and Walnut Hills' Jessica Doughman.  ECC Coach of the Year accolades went to Turpin's Rene Contino.

ACADEMIC:  ECC AND REGIONAL UPDATE:  Walnut Hills received an automatic berth to Regional competition when they were crowned ECC Season Champions.   They will advance with Kings who won the ECC Tournament held February 26.  Kings placed third at Regionals, narrowly missing advancing to State competition!  Congratulations to head coach Alex Garvin and the a Knights' squad!  ECC Athlete of the Year honors went to Milford's Conner Marshall, while Coach Garvin was named Coach of the Year.

BOYS' BOWLING:  ECC UPDATE:  Congratulations to Glen Este who won the ECC championship!  The Trojans' Blake Huber earned Bowler of the Year honors, while Kathy Demarko, also from Glen Este, was voted Coach of the Year.

GIRLS' BOWLING:  STATE UPDATE:  The Glen Este Lady Trojans finished fourth at Districts and advanced to the STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS March 8 at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl.  Leslie Campbell finished fifth overall and was named to the First Team All-Ohio squad!  Other team members included Haley Vogelgesang, Gabby Ruehlman, April Belanger, Emily Doppes, Madison Wells, Drew Coulter, Courtney Chaffin.  Read more HERE.  Congratulations to head coach Kathy Demarko on a tremendous season!   ECC UPDATE:  Congratulations to Glen Este for earning the Conference championship this winter!  Leslie and Coach Demarko were named ECC Player and Coach of the Year respectively.

GYMNASTICS:  DISTRICT UPDATE:  Congratulations to both Turpin and Anderson who competed in Districts February 22 with the Lady Spartans finishing sixth overall and the Lady Redskins ninth.  Anderson's Emily Caggiano finished eleventh in the All-Around. 

BASEBALL

Kings (#5 in Division I)

Anderson (#6 in Division I)

Glen Este (#10 in Division I)

SOFTBALL

Milford (#6 in Division I)

Loveland (#8 in Division I)

Glen Este (#9 in Division I)

BOYS' TRACK

Loveland (#9 in Division I)

Kings (#10 in Division I)

GIRLS' TRACK

Walnut Hills (#2 in Division I)

BOYS' TENNIS

Kings (#4 in Division I)

Turpin (#5 in Division I)

Loveland (#6 in Division I)

Walnut Hills (#6 in Division I)

BOYS' VOLLEYBALL

No ECC teams ranked in Top Ten

BOYS' LACROSSE

Loveland (#2 in all Divisions)

GIRLS' LACROSSE

Loveland (#4 in all Divisions)

Milford's Ty Helton and Glen Este's Tyler Burdick are BOTH in contention for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week, announced April 16.  Vote HERE.

Glen Este's Bailey Miller is among those in contention for JJ Huddle's Softball Player of the Week nominees, announced April 16.   Read more and vote HERE.

Walnut Hills' Chelsea Carpenter was among thos ein contention for JJ Huddle's Girls' Track Athlete of the Week, announced April 16.  Read more and vote HERE.

Walnut Hills' Taylor Darks is among this week's Enquirer Players of the Week for the week ending February 9. Congratulations!  Click HERE.

Turpin's Zach McCormick is among the Jaunary 30 Enquirer Players of the Week.  The Miami commit scored 53 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in two games for the Spartans.  He also WON the LaRosa's MVP of the Week Award for the week of February 13. Read more HERE

Glen Este's Tyler Flanigan was named WLWT's Beacon Orthopaedics Primetime Performer of the Week for January 24.  

Turpin's Zach McCormick was in contention for WLWT's Beacon Orthopaedics Primetime Performer of the Week for January 17.

Walnut Hills' MaCio Teague was recognized as the Enquirer's Player of the Week for the week ending January 17.  Read more HERE.

Congratulations to Anderson's Korey Aukerman and Kelsie Newton for being named the Blitz 5 McDonalds Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending January 10.  Read more about their accomplishments HERE

Walnut Hills' MaCio Teague was among four nominees for the January 10 WLWT Beacon Orthopaedics Primetime Performer of the Week. 

Congratulations to Glen Este's Tyler Flanigan, who was named Ohio National Guard JJ Huddle's Basketball Player of the Week for week three of the current season. The senior poured in 34 points against New Richmond on December 14 and 41 against Loveland on December 20. Read more HERE.

Glen Este's Logan Harris was in contention for the WLWT Beacon Orthopaedics Primetime Performer of the Week for the week of December 13.  Logan has begun his basketball season by averaging 21.5 ppg in the Trojans' first two games.

Turpin swimmer Shaylynn Spelman headlined our first winter Athlete of the Week nomination.  She was up for the LaRosa's Athlete of the Week for the week beginning December 2.  Congratulations!

Three ECC players were in contention for the Ohio National Guard Player of the Year Award.  Loveland's Nate Slagel, Glen Este's Tyler Pilcher, and Milford's Drew Ashcraft were among the ten finalists for the honor.

Loveland's Gunner Gambill won the WCPO Player of the Week Award for his fine play against Northwest in the OHSAA playoffs.  He led the Tigers to a convincing 45-14 win by rushing for 242 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Kings' Ryan Maquire was nominated as WCPO's Football Player of the Week for his play during week nine, a 35-17 win over Glen Este.  He accounted for over 250 yards of total offense and three touchdowns in the win. 

In week eight action, a pair of ECC players were in the running for WCPO Player of the Week honors - Loveland's Brian Popp and Glen Este's Tyler Pilcher.  Brian played an outstanding game defensively, including a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown in the Tigers' 63-15 win over Walnut Hills.  Tyler led the Trojans to a 42-12 win over Anderson by passing for over 200 yards and five touchdowns. 

Turpin's Austin Jackson was nominated for week eight's WCPO Player of the Week.  The placekicker converted on both of his field goal attempts to lead the Spartans to a big 6-0 win over Anderson.

Kings' DeAndre Barnett was nominated for the WCPO Player of the Week for his week six performance, a 38-25 win over Walnut Hills.  DeAndre accounted for over 275 total yards of offense and three touchdowns.  He was also in the running for the Ohio National Guard Player of the Week award, along with Glen Este's Tyler Pilcher, who won the award! Tyler threw for 225 yards and four touchdowns in the Trojans' 55-14 win over Milford.

Anderson's Kevin Rogers is in the running for the Enquirer Player of the Week for his week five performance against Milford.  He rushed for 158 yards and a touchdown, and he passed for 138 yards and another score in the Redskins' 31-22 win.

Walnut Hills' Kevin Blount was one of five nominees up for the Ohio National Guard Cincinnati High School Player of the Week award. He accounted for 317 yards of total offense and a pair of touchdowns in the Eagles' 24-8 win over Shroder in week five.

Anderson's Josh Correll earned WCPO's Player of the Week award for his week five performance, a 31-22 victory over Milford.  Josh ran back an interception for a 62-yard touchdown and had a fumble recovery for the Redskins.  He also returned two kicks for 46 yards.

Loveland's Nate Slagel was one of six nominees for the Cincinnati Enquirer's Player of the Week for week four, a week that saw him rush for 225 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Tigers' 44-14 win over Glen Este.

Kings' Amina Ismail was named LaRosa's MVP for the week of October 22.  Amina was a Sectional runner-up and District champion this fall, as well as a four-time Conference champion.   Read more HERE.

Anderson's Kevin Rogers was nominated for the Ohio National Guard Football Player of the Week honors for his play in week four against Walnut Hills.  Kevin led the Redskins to a 40-13 win with over 100 yards on the ground and three touchdowns.

Milford's Jack Young earned WCPO's Player of the Week honors for his three touchdown performance in week four against Woodward, leading the Eagles to a 36-0 win over Woodward.

Loveland's Luke Waddell and Anderson's Kevin Rogers were among a dozen players in contention for WCPO's Player of the Week honors for their performances during week three of the football season.  Luke led the Tigers to a convincing 35-7 win over Oak Hills, rushing for 175 yards and three touchdowns.  Kevin led the Redskins to a 43-36 win over Harrison, accounting for five touchdowns and over 400 yards in offense. 

Milford's Drew Ashcraft was named the Ohio National Guard Football Player of the Week for his performance during week two of the current football season.  He accounted for six touchdowns and 278 total yards on offense for the Eagles as they defeated Shroder 38-26 on September 6.  Congratulations Drew!

Loveland's Nate Slagel won the Ohio National Guard Football Player of the Week for week one of the current football season.  Nate rushed for 228 yards and four touchdowns in the season opener, a 35-6 win over Butler.  Nate was also one of five finalists for the WLWT.com Beacon Orthopaedics Primetime Performer of the Week for his performance on September 6 against Lebanon.  He led the Tigers to the 49-7 win.

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