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BOYS' TENNIS:  ECC UPDATE:  Congratulations to the Turpin Spartans, winners of this year's ECC boys' tennis championship for the second straight year!  Turpin's Grant Wendel earned Player of the Year honors and Spartan head coach Kate Rodgers earned Coach of the Year accolades.  OHSAA TOURNAMENT UPDATES:  Congratulations to the following Division I District qualifiers:  The Turpin doubles team of Brett Schubert and Grant Wendel (Sectional champions) and singles players Will Sultan (Anderson), Andrej Novakovic (Turpin), and Laine Harrett (Walnut Hills).  Although all of these players fell short of qualifying for the State Championships, they enjoyed tremendous seasons nevertheless!

BASEBALL:  ECC UPDATES:  Congratulations to the Milford Eagles for winning their third consecutive Eastern Cincinnati Conference title.  Players of the Year honors went to Milford's Brad Hall and Glen Este's Peyton Burdick.  Coach of the Year recognition went to Milford's Tom Kilgore

SOFTBALL:  ECC UPDATES:  The Milford Lady Eagles won their second straight Eastern Cincinnati Conference championship.  Glen Este's Brooke Parker and Milford's Kelsey Seitz were named Players of the Year, while Milford's Christy Gregory earned Coach of the Year recognition.  OHSAA TOURNAMENT RECAP:  Glen Este, Milford, and Kings each represented the ECC in separate District Championship games this spring.  Congratulations to all three squads!  POSTSEASON HONORS:  Congratulations to Glen Este's Brooke Parker and Milford's Kelsey Sietz for earning First Team Southwest District All-Metro honors this spring.  Second Team recognition went to Kings' Chrissy Ramsey and Loveland's Maggie Bailey, while Anderson's Lindsey Corbitt earned Honorable Mention honors.  See the complete list HERE.  

BOYS' TRACK:  Congratulations to our 2015 Conference champions from Loveland.  See complete results of the 2015 ECC Championships HERE.  Conference Athletes of the Year were Turpin's Andrew Patty, Kings' Tommy Bruns, and Withrow's Albert Kalala.  Coach of the Year honors went to Loveland's Jim Vanatsky.  REGIONAL QUALIFIERS:  Congratulations to the Loveland Tigers who finished fourth in the District team standings.  The following athletes have advanced to the May 27 & 29 Regional Meet:  Loveland's Nate Slagel (100 meters), Giovanni Ricci (110 hurdles and high jump), Zion Wynn (400 meters), Taylor Florence (pole vault), Jordan Davis (long jump), Michael Ralph (discus), and the 4x100 and 4x200 meter relays; Withrow's Aaron Shannon (200 meters), Kymari Gates (400 meters), Albert Kalala (high jump District Champion), Rashaun O'Neal (long jump District Champion), and the 4x100 meter relay District Champion, 4x200 meter relay District Champion, and 4x400 meter relay; Turpin's Andrew Patty (800 meters) and the 4x800 meter relay; Kings' David Weed (110 and 300 hurdles); Milford's David DiSilvestro (300 hurdles District Champion);  Walnut Hills' 4x200 meter relay; Anderson's Jake Bridges (shot put); and Glen Este's Jacob Hamilton (pole vault) and Austin Snyder (discus District Champion).  See complete District Meet results HERE.

GIRLS' TRACK:  Congratulations to our 2015 Conference champions from Withrow.  See complete results of the 2015 ECC Championships HERE.  Athlete of the Year honors went to Kings' Lily Bunse and Leah Maschino.  Coach of the Year recognition went to Withrow's Darren Braddix.  REGIONAL QUALIFIERS:  Congratulations to the Withrow Lady Tigers for finishing as District runner-up, while Walnut Hills (third) and Kings (fourth) also represented the ECC well.  The following athletes have advanced to the May 27 & 29 Regional Meet:  Withrow's Doneasha Brewer (100 meters District Champion, 200 meters District Champion, and long jump), Niyah Carpenter (100 meters and long jump), Destiny Pennington (200 meters), Mercedes Smith (400 meters), Ayanna O'Neal (100 hurdles District Champion and 300 hurdles District Champion), J'Alyiea Smith (300 hurdles and high jump), and the 4x100 meter relay District Champion, 4x200 meter relay District Champion, and 4x400 meter relay District Champion; Walnut Hills' Arissa Freeman (100 and 200 meters), Taylor Darks (400 meters District Champion), Adrianna Smith (400 meters), Rachel Berndsen (high jump), Tai'Lynn Jones (long jump District Champion), Keira Hassel (discus), and the 4x100, 4x200, and 4x400 meter relays; Kings' Karleigh Conner (800 meters), Leah Maschino (1600 meters), Sarah Bruns (100 and 300 hurdles), Lily Bunse (pole vault District Champion), and the 4x400 and 4x800 meter relays;  Turpin's Caroline Mink (800 meters), Celia Bostic (100 hurdles), Alexis Thacker (pole Vault), and the 4x800 meter relay; Loveland's Gabby Dierling (100 hurdles), Riley Massey (high jump), and Ally Kluender (discus); and Milford's Clare Carthueser (discus District Champion).  See complete District Meet results HERE.

BOYS' LACROSSE:  The OHSLA Division I tournament began May 21 with Loveland defeating Springboro in an exciting overtime match.  The Tigers then downed Elder on May 23 and advanced to the Sweet 16 contest against St. Xavier.  The Tigers fell to the Bombers, but the loss can't dampen a great season by the Tigers!  Anderson competed in the OHSLA Club Division and defeated Little Miami in opening round action and Butler County LC on May 23 to advance to third round play!  The Redskins lost to Bellbrook on May 28 to conclude a successful club season of their own.  POSTSEASON HONORS:  Congratulations to Loveland's Marshal Amon, Mitchell Kenter, Sam Walther, Drew McDonald, Drew Grafflin, and Walnut Hills' Sebi Miller who earned OHSLA Division I All-Region honors.  See the complete list HERE.  Division II honors went to Milford's Jacob Behrens, Jack Young, Trenton Sneed, Justyn Messeder; Kings' Sean McLeod and Jack Reising; and Turpin's Ben Rackley and Brian Steller.  See the complete list HERE.  Anderson's Jordan O'Neil and Cory Hinaman was named to the Club Division All-Region squad.  See the complete list HERE.

GIRLS' LACROSSE:  POSTSEASON RECAP:  After defeating Thomas Worthington, Loveland fell 13-12 to a very good Ursuline squad in the third round of the OSLA tournament. OSLA postseason honors will be posted shortly.

Senior Justin Arnold tossed a perfect game against ECC foe Turpin on April 24. The 10-0 gem featured six strikeouts and was the most noteworthy pitching performance at Milford since Rob Murphy tossed back-to-back no-hitters for the Eagles back in 1993.  Read more HERE.

BASEBALL

Milford (#6 in Division I)

Glen Este (#9 in Division I)

Loveland (#10 in Division I)

SOFTBALL

Milford (#6 in Division I)

Glen Este (#7 in Division I)

Kings (#10 in Division I)

BOYS' LACROSSE

Loveland (#5 in City Poll)

GIRLS' LACROSSE

Loveland (#7 in City Poll)

BOYS' VOLLEYBALL

No ECC teams in this week's poll

BOYS' TENNIS

Turpin (#4 in Division I)

Walnut Hills (#5 in Division I)

Kings (#8 in Division I)

BOYS' TRACK

Loveland (#7 in Division I)

Kings (#9 in Division I)

GIRLS' TRACK

Withrow (#2 in Division I)

Kings (#9 in Division I)

Walnut Hills (#10 in Division I)

Walnut Hills Lilly O'Toole was in contention for JJHuddle's girls' tennis Player of the Week, announced August 18.  Congratulations! 

Milford's Megan Creager was among the finalists for JJHuddle's girls golf Player of the Week, announced August 18.  Congratulations!

WCPO and Tri State Football's Player of the Week nominees for week one of the football season included Loveland's Luke Waddell and Kings' Blake Bockrath.

Milford's Megan Creager was among the finalists for JJHuddle's girls' golf Player of the Week, announced September 1.

Loveland's Nate Slagel was the LaRosa's MVP Award winner for week two, announced September 16. Read more HERE.  

Kings' DeAndre Barnett was a finalist for the Beacon Orthopedics Primetime Performer Award, announced September 6.  He was also a finalist for the Tri-State Football Mercy Orthopedics Player of the Week, announced September 8. 

Milford's Lauren Moeller was among the finalists for JJ Huddle's volleyball Player of the Week, announced September 8. 

Walnut Hills' Daniel Bundschuh was a finalist for the JJ Huddle soccer Player of the Week award, announced September 8.

Both Kings' DeAndre Barnett and Milford's Drew Ashcraft were finalists for the Beacon Orthopedics Primetime Performer Award, announced September 12.

Milford's Amanda Reinhart was among the finalists for the JJ Huddle girls' tennis Player of the Week award, announced September 15.

Milford's Megan Creager was among this week's finalists for the JJ Huddle girls' golf Player of the Week honor!

Kings' Alexandra Swayne WON JJ Huddle's girls' golf Player of the Week honor, announced September 26.  Read more HERE.

Walnut Hills' Lilly O'Toole was in contention for JJ Huddle's girls' tennis Player of the Week honors, announced September 22.

Loveland's Luke Waddell was one of five finalists for the Ohio National Guard Player of the Week award, announced September 23.

Anderson's Austin Fucito and Glen Este's Jacob Hamilton were finalists for the Tri-State Football Player of the Week award, announced September 29.

Kings' Patrice DiPasquale was in contention for JJ Huddle's girls' soccer Player of the Week, announced September 29.

Glen Este's Robby Boone was in contention for the Ohio National Guard Player of the Week award, announced October 7.

Anderson's Austin Fucito WON the Tri-State Football Player of the Week Award, announced October 17.  Read more HERE.

Turpin's Owen Carpenter was among the finalists for the Tri-State Football Player of the Week award, announced October 20.

Milford's Megan Creager was among the finalists for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced October 21. 

Loveland's Luke Waddell was among the finalists for the Tri-State Football Player of the Week award, announced October 27.

Kings' DeAndre Barnett was among the finalists for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced October 30. 

Both Kings' DeAndre Barnett and Milford's Zach Laudermilk were in contention for the Tri-State Football Player of the Week award, announced November 3. 

Anderson's Joey Stevens (boys) and Glen Este's Courtney Chaffin (girls) were finalists for the JJ Huddle Bowler of the Week award, announced December 8.  Joey won the week-long vote and was named Bowler of the Week. 

Anderson's Joey Stevens was again a finalist for the JJ Huddle Boys' Bowler of the Week award, announced December 15. 

Glen Este's Danielle Cooper was named the JJ Huddle Girls' Bowler of the Week award, announced December 19. 

Walnut Hills' Keira Hassel was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Swimmer of the Week award, announced January 13. 

Walnut Hills' MaCio Teague was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Boys' Basketball Player of the Week award, announced January 20. 

Walnut Hills' MaCio Teague was also a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP award, announced January 20.  On February 9, he was announced as the WINNER!  Read more HERE.

Milford's Ryan Gallimore was a finalist for the Beacon Orthopaedics Primetime Performer of the Week award, announced January 23. 

Loveland's Kassie Naughton WON the JJ Huddle Girls' Bowler of the Week award, announced February 2. 

Both Kings' Megan Sichterman and Turpin's Audrey Mooney were finalists for the JJ Huddle Girls' Swimmer of the Week award, announced January 27.

Both Walnut Hills' Laith Barakat and Anderson's Hassler Carroll were finalists for the JJ Huddle Boys' Swimmer of the Week award, announced January 27.

Both Robby Perry and Jessica Doughman have been honored as Blitz 5 Student-Athletes of the Week, announced January 30.  Read more HERE.

Milford's Alyna Hook was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Girls' Bowler of the Week award, announced February 10.  

Walnut Hills' MaCio Teague was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Boys' Basketball Player of the Week award, announced February 17.

Walnut Hills' MaCio Teague was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Beacon Orthopaedics Primetime Performer of the Week award, announced February 20.

In addition, MaCio Teague has been nominated as a finalist for the JJ Huddle Boys' Basketball Player of the Year award, announced February 26.  Vote HERE.

Walnut Hills' Taylor Darks was the winner of the Penn Station Athlete of the Month, announced March 3.  Read more HERE.

Walnut Hills' Arielle Varner was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Girls' Basketball Player of the Week award, announced March 3.

Walnut Hills' Taylor Darks WON the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced April 14.

Walnut Hills' Bobby Brokamp was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Baseball player of the Week award, announced April 14.

Anderson's Jordan O'Neill WON the JJ Huddle Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Week award, announced April 20.  Read more HERE

Glen Este's Brooke Parker was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Softball Player of the Week award, announced April 21.

Walnut Hills' C.J. Hughes was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Week award, announced April 21.

Withrow's Doneasha Brewer was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Girls' Track Athlete of the Week award, announced April 22.

Both Walnut Hills' Cole Murphy and Milford's Justin Arnold were finalists for the JJ Huddle Baseball Player of the Week award.  Justin WON the weekly award, announced May 4! 

Glen Este's Austin Snyder was a finalist for the JJ Huddle Boys' Track Athlete of the Week award, announced May 5.

Milford's Devon Johnson WON the JJ Huddle Softball Player of the Week award, announced May 25.

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