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Congratulations to Turpin's Samantha Bush (girls' cross country) and Withrow's J'Alyiea Smith (girls' track) for being named the best in their sport by the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Women's Sports Association.  The 24th annual Awards Ceremony was held April 24 at Xavier University.  See the complete list of winners HERE.


BASEBALL:  Entering the final week of the regular season, the Loveland Tigers are sitting atop the baseball standings with a 9-3 record.  Anderson, Turpin, Walnut Hills, and Kings are all still alive for the ECC title (as of April 30).  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Sectional match-ups are as follows:  Milford hosts Winton Woods May 9, Anderson hosts Hamilton May 9, Walnut Hills hosts Amelia May 9, Withrow at Elder May 9, Glen Este at Lakota East May 9, Turpin at Edgewood May 9, Kings hosts Little Miami May 9, and Loveland vs. winner of Withrow vs. Elder May 11.

SOFTBALL:  The Milford Lady Eagles are currently 12-0 in Conference action, while Kings is 10-2 with just two league contests remaining.  A win by Milford on Monday will wrap up the Lady Eagles' fourth straight ECC title.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Sectional match-ups are as follows:  Turpin at Little Miami May 8, Anderson hosts St. Ursula May 8, Walnut Hills hosts Mercy May 8, Glen Este at Mount Notre Dame May 8, Loveland at Harrison May 8, Kings vs. winner of Loveland vs. Harrison May 10, and Milford vs. winner of Walnut Hills vs. Mercy May 10.

BOYS' TRACK:  Kings won its first-ever ECC boys' track title last spring.  Loveland won the Conference's first three championships from 2013-2015.  This year's ECC Meet will be held May 10 and 12 at Anderson HS.

GIRLS' TRACK:  The Withrow Lady Tigers look to defend their back-to-back ECC titles this spring.  This year's ECC Meet will be held May 10 and 12 at Anderson HS.

BOYS' TENNIS:  The Turpin Spartans will be shooting for their fourth consecutive ECC title this spring.  The Conference Championships are scheduled for Tuesday at Lunken.

BOYS' LACROSSE:  This will be the first year that the OHSAA and the ECC sponsor lacrosse.  Kings is 4-0 in ECC play as of April 30, while Milford and Loveland are 3-1.

GIRLS' LACROSSE:  This will be the first year that the OHSAA and the ECC sponsor girls' lacrosse.  The Loveland Lady Tigers have begun their ECC schedule with a 4-0 record as of April 30, while Turpin stands at 4-1.

BASEBALL
Loveland (#5)
Anderson (#9)
Kings (#10)

SOFTBALL
Milford (#4)
Kings (#9)

BOYS' LACROSSE
Milford (#3)
Kings (#4)
Loveland (#7)

GIRLS' LACROSSE
Loveland (#5)
Kings (#10)

BOYS' VOLLEYBALL
No ECC teams in Top Ten

BOYS' TENNIS
Turpin (#4)
Anderson and Walnut Hills (#6)
Milford (#9)

BOYS' TRACK & FIELD
Kings (#4)
Loveland (#6)

GIRLS' TRACK & FIELD
Kings (#2)
Withrow (#3)
Turpin (#4)
Anderson (#8)
Walnut Hills (#10)

The Glen Este vs. Princeton and the Walnut Hills vs. Woodward games were up for the WKRC Spotlight Game of the Week.

Anderson's Mallory Von Holle was a finalist for the Enquirer Girls' Soccer Player of the Week, announced August 22. 

Anderson's Adam Mathews was a finalist for the Enquirer Boys' Soccer Player of the Week award, announced August 22.

Turpin's Caitlin Fisher was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Tennis Player of the Week award, announced August 22.

Walnut Hills' Katie Hallinan was a finalist for the Enquirer Girls' Golf Player of the Week award, announced August 24.

Turpin's Brogan Bennell and Allison Musgrove were finalists for the Enquirer Girls' Tennis Player of the Week award, announced August 24.

Kings' Hannah Rasmussen was a finalist for the Enquirer Girls' Cross Country Runner of the Week award, announced August 24.

Turpin's Will Hausfeld and Kings' Tyler Knecht were finalists for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced August 28. 

The Anderson Redskins were finalists for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced August 29. 

Walnut Hills' Katie Hallinan was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Golfer of the Week award, announced August 30. 

Loveland was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Soccer Team of the Week award, announced August 30. 

Kings' Tyler Knecht was a finalist for the Enquirer Football Player of the Week award, announced August 30.

Loveland's Greg Ballman was a finalist for the Enquirer Boys' Cross Country Runner of the Week award, announced August 30. 

Walnut Hills' Max Broxterman was in contention for the Enquirer Boys' Golfer of the Week award, announced August 30.

Walnut Hills' Katie Hallinan was a finalist for the Enquirer Girls' Golfer of the Week award, announced August 30.

Kings' Tyler Knecht was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced August 30.

Anderson's Jay Volpenhein was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced September 2.  

Kings' Dan Sichterman and Anderson's Jay Volpenhein were finalists for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 4.  

The Walnut Hills Eagles were finalists for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced September 4.

The September 9 Norwood at Milford football game was up for the Local 12 Spotlight Game of the Week.

Turpin was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Cross Country Team of the Week award, announced September 6.

Anderson was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Soccer Team of the Week award, announced September 6.   

Loveland's Pete Matuszack (boys' golf) and Kayla Hartzler (girls' cross country), Turpin's Sam Bush (girls' cross country) and Claire Armbruster (volleyball), and Kings' Dan Sichterman were among the finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week awards, announced September 8.  Kayla won the Girls' Cross Country Runner of the Week award!  Read more HERE.  

Loveland's Rachel Ernst and Mitchell Laifook were the September 9 Blitz 5 Student Athletes of the Week winners!  Read more HERE.

Milford's Chase Witte was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 11.

The Milford Eagles were in contention for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award for week three, announced September 11.

Milford's Chase Witte was a finalist for the Varsity Views National Player of the Week award, announced September 12.  Read more HERE.

Walnut Hills' Katie Hallinan was named the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Golfer of the Week award winner, announced September 21.  Read more HERE.

Loveland's Peyton Geers was named the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Tennis Player of the Week award winner, announced September 20.  Read more HERE.

Turpin's Caitlin Fisher (girls' tennis) and Sam Bush (girls' cross country) and Anderson's Sam Kunkemoeller (boys' soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week awards, announced September 13.  Congratulations to Sam Bush for earning the Girls' Cross Country Runner of the Week award!  Read more HERE.

Kings' Jake Stylski was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced September 16.  Vote HERE.

The September 23 Withrow at Anderson football game were in contention for the WKRC Spotlight Game of the Week honors!

Kings' Jake Stylski was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 18.

Kings and Turpin were both finalists for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced September 18.

Kings' Jake Stylski (football), Loveland's Colleen Swift (girls' soccer), Walnut Hills' Lilly O'Toole (girls' tennis), Turpin's Caitlin Fisher (girls' tennis) and Abigail Workman (girls' water polo), and Glen Este's Cassie Vogel (volleyball) were all in the running for the September 19 Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Congratulations to Jake and Abigail for earning the award, announced September 23!  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Jay Volpenhein was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced September 23. 

Loveland was a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced September 25.

Anderson's Jay Volpenhein and Turpin's Lang Evans were finalists for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 25. 

Turpin's Caitlin Fisher was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Tennis Player of the Week award, announced September 27.  

Loveland was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Golf Team of the Week award, announced September 27. 

Anderson's Jay Volpenhein (football) and Joseph Ingram (boys' cross country), Kings' Tyler Knecht (football), Turpin's Caitlin Fisher (girls' tennis), and Walnut Hills' Katie Hallinan (girls' golf) were all in contention for the September 26 Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.

Anderson and Turpin were among the nominees for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced October 2.  

Turpin's Will Hausfeld was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 2.

Turpin was in contention for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Football team of the Week award, announced October 4.

Turpin was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Cross Country team of the Week award, announced October 4.

Kings' Hannah Rasmussen was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Cross Country Runner of the Week award, announced October 4.

Turpin won the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Tennis Team of the Week award, announced October 11.  Read more HERE.

Turpin's Caitlin Fisher was a finalist for the Enquirer Girls' Tennis Athlete of the Week award, and Milford and Turpin were in contention for the Football Play of the Week as well.  Milford received the Team of the Week honors, announced October 7.  Read more HERE.

The Kings Knights were finalists for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced October 9.

Kings' Tyler Knecht was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 9.

Kings' Matt Sichterman won the October 11 LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced October 25.  Read more HERE.

Loveland's Danielle Kenyon (girls' soccer) and Alejandra Bonet (girls' golf), Turpin's Oliver Walker (boys' soccer) and Caitlin Fisher (girls' tennis), Kings' Tyler Knecht (football), Walnut Hills' Katie Hallinan (girls' golf), and Milford's Nathan Arnold were among the finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 12.

Withrow's Donzell Tuggle and Loveland's Luke Waddell were finalists for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 16.

The Loveland Tigers were finalists for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced October 16.

Anderson's Sam Kunkemoeller (boys' soccer) and Walnut Hills' Lilly O'Toole and Turpin's Caitlin Fisher (girls' tennis) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 19.

Kings' Grant Coleman was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced October 22.

Anderson's Kyle Blaha and Kings' Grant Coleman were finalists for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 23.

The Withrow Tigers were finalists for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced October 23.

Milford's Robert Burns (boys' soccer) and Turpin's Caitlin Fisher (girls' tennis) and Samantha Bush (girls' cross country) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award in their respective sports.  Caitlin and Samantha won the award!  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Jay Volpenhein won the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced November 1.  Watch video HERE.  Congratulations!

Glen Este and Turpin were finalists for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced October 30.  The Trojans won the award!  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Jake Newton was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 30.  

Turpin's Claire Armbruster was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced November 1.

Loveland's Colleen Swift (girls' soccer) and Anderson's Sam Ray (boys' soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 2.  Both athletes won the award!  Read more HERE.

Kings Dan Sichterman was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced November 8. 

Anderson's Jay Volpenhein was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Football Player of the Week award, announced November 8. 

Turpin's Nathan Hooper's 91-yard interception return against Harrison was a finalist for the Enquirer Football Play of the Week award, announced November 8.

Turpin's Samantha Bush (girls' cross country), Anderson's Sam Kunkemoeller (boys' soccer), and Loveland's Brice Grieshop (girls' soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award in their respective sports. 

Milford's Amanda Reinhart and Chase Witte were named the December 16  Blitz 5 McDonald's Student Athletes of the Week award winners.  Watch video HERE.

Kings' Tyler Mitchell was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced December 24.

Withrow's Kyandrey Davis (bowling) and Milford's Jimmy Murphy (wrestling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced January 4.  Jimmy won the award, announced January 6.  Read more HERE.

Kings' Tyler Mitchell was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced January 4.

Both Anderson's Jay Tiemeyer and Glen Este's Brad Gardner were finalists for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced January 6. 

Walnut Hills' Kennedi Myles (girls' basketball), Anderson's Jay Tiemeyer (boys' basketball), and Glen Este's Courtney Chaffin (girls' bowling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award in their respective sports, announced January 11. 

Milford's Matt Kirk was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced January 13. 

Milford's Noah Dolezal (bowling) and Anderson's Cole Cain (wrestling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award in their respective sports, announced January 19.

Anderson's Ben Sommer was in contention for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced January 21.

Anderson's Trey Lanham (wrestling), Kings' Megan Sichterman, Milford's Tyler Babinec, and Turpin's Ali Asbury and Pete Lingo (swimming and diving) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award in their respective sports, announced January 25.  Congratulations to Tyler for winning the Swimmer of the Week award!  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Olivia Schwamberger and Jake Newton earned the Blitz 5 McDonald's Student-Athletes of the Week award, announced January 27.  Watch video HERE.

Anderson's Kelly Grimes (swimming) and Loveland's Jalen Green (boys' basketball) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award in their respective sports.  Congratulations to Kelly for earning Swimmer of the Week honors!  Read more HERE.

Glen Este's Dallas Padgitt was named the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced February 8.

Turpin's Brady Eckert and Kaitlyn Workman were featured as Blitz 5 McDonald's Student Athletes of the Week, announced February 3.  See video HERE.

Kings' Matthew Oberlin was a finalist for the Enquirer Bowler of the Week award, announced February 8.

Kings' Matt Sichterman was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced February 10. 

Kings' Megan Sichterman was a finalist for the LaRsoa's MVP of the Week award, announced February 21.  Congratulations to Megan for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Casey Gittelman (gymnastics), Milford's Josh Cooper (Bowling), and Turpin's Molly Campbell (bowling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced February 22.  Congratulations to Casey for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Kings' Megan Sichterman (swimming), Glen Este's Alexis Starks and Kings' Carolyn Bruns (basketball), and Turpin's Katie Lambert (gymnastics) were finalists for the final winter Enquirer Athletes of the Week award, announced March 2. 

Matt, Dan, and Megan Sichterman from Kings were named the Blitz 5 McDonald's Student Athletes of the Week, announced March 3.  See video HERE.

Milford's Valerie Thompson was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced March 7.  Congratulations on winning the award!  Read more HERE

Withrow's Niyah Carpenter was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced March 21. Congratulations Niyah for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Withrow's Albert Kalala was in contention for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced March 28.  Congratulations for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Loveland's Zion Wynn (boys' track), Turpin's Justin Silverstein (baseball), and Kings' Kelsey Schmidt (softball) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced April 5.  Congratulations to Zion for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Milford's Valerie Thompson (softball), Turpin's Christian Gabor (boys' lacrosse), Walnut Hill's Dominic Hagerty (boys' volleyball), and Kings' Hannah Rasmussen and Anderson's Alaina Sullivan (girls' track) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced April 11.  Congratulations to both Dominic and Alaina for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Withrow's Destiny Pennington and Milford's Kelsey Seitz were finalists for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced April 18.

Turpin's Nate Hooper (boys' lacrosse), Withrow's J'Alyiea Smith (girls' track), and Milford's Manny Fernandez (boys' track) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced April 18.  Congratulations to Manny for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Loveland's Luke Waddell is a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced April 25.  Vote HERE.

Ten, yes TEN, ECC athletes were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award for April 25: Loveland's Brian Haberer (baseball), Alec McClellan (boys' lacrosse), and Katie McElveen (girls' lacrosse); Milford's Kelsey Seitz (softball) and Max Roth (boys' lacrosse); Kings' Andrew Ellis (boys' lacrosse) and Madeline McCrackin (girls' lacrosse); Turpin's Claudia Reynolds (girls' lacrosse); and Anderson's Joseph Ingram (boys' track) and Megan Sullivan (girls' track).  Congratulations to Brian, Alec, Kelsey, and Madeline for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

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