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Milford's Eminger Trio Advance To State Meet

The Eminger name is becoming synonymous with excellence in diving in Southwest Ohio. The Milford brothers, Luke, Patrick, and Jacob have made history becoming the first trio of brothers ever to qualify for the OHSAA State Championship Diving Meet in the same season.

Last season, Luke, a senior, became the first Milford diver to reach the state meet since 1994. This year, he’ll be joined in Canton by Patrick, a junior and Jacob a freshman. The OHSAA District Championships, contested on February 13 at the Miami University Nixon Aquatic Center, saw Patrick finish fourth (425.50), Luke fifth (422.30), and Jacob eighth (322.85). Milford’s fourth diver, senior Brody Brandenburg just missed the top-eight, finishing ninth (330.10).  Anderson's Noah Horwitz finished as District Champion, followed by Walnut Hills' Hoyt Noble and West Clermont's Bryce Cousins.

 

Eastern Cincinnati Conference Winter Sports Recap

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SPORT-BY-SPORT LOOK AT THE WINTER SEASON


BOYS BASKETBALL
:  Winton Woods secured the school's first ECC league title, finishing the regular season with an outstanding 14-2 mark!

POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Check out all the Sectional brackets HERE.  Good luck to all of our teams in the postseason!

GIRLS BASKETBALL:  Winton Woods secured the Conference title in girls basketball, finishing the league portion of its schedule with a fine 14-2 record.  This was the second ECC championship in the last three years for the Lady Warriors.

MILESTONE ALERT:  Shout out to West Clermont girls basketball coach Jeff Click for picking up his 400th career win in the Lady Wolves' win against Winton Woods December 14.

MILESTONE ALERT:  Congratulations to Kings' Kassie Ingram for earning a spot on the exclusive 1000-point club for the Lady Knights!  She eclipsed the mark in a December 21 match-up at Milford.

MILESTONE ALERT:  Congratulations to Walnut Hills' Adam Lazar for picking up his 200th career victory February 15 in a Lady Eagle Sectional tourney win over Fairfield!

POSTSEASON UPDATES:  In postseason play, Walnut Hills (Monday vs. Mt. Notre Dame at Lakota East HS), Winton Woods (Tuesday vs. Lakota East at Middletown HS), and West Clermont vs. Kings (Tuesday at Middletown HS) are your remaining ECC teams still in action!

BOYS WRESTLING:  Lebanon wrapped up its fourth consecutive ECC title on the mats, finishing ahead of runner-up Little Miami 239.5-139.5.  The Warriors had all 14 wrestlers finish in the top three of their weight class, with four bringing home gold medals!  See complete results (including junior high results) HERE.

MILESTONE ALERT:  Congratulations to Lebanon's Tanner Smith for picking up his 100th career victory on the mats in a dual against Lakota West on January 16!  


MILESTONE ALERT:  Shout out to Loveland's Calob Heilman for notching his 100th career victory!  He notched win #100 at a match January 27 at Delaware Hayes HS. 

MILESTONE ALERTNOT A BAD DAY:  Milford's Adam Clayton not only notched his 100th career win at the ECC Championships February 17, he also came away with the 150-lb title AND ECC Wrestler of the Year accolades!  Congratulations!

POSTSEASON UPDATES:  At the Lebanon Sectional Tournament, host Lebanon placed third as the conference's top team finisher.  The ECC had a pair of Sectional champions, Milford's Austin Holman and Lebanon's Brycen Alley.  Complete Lebanon Sectional results are HERE.  Little Miami placed fourth to pace the ECC squads at the Loveland Sectional.  Loveland's Calob Heilman was the conference's lone Sectional champion.  Loveland Sectional results are HERE.  At the Middletown Sectional, Anderson finished as the league's top team placer with the Raptors' seventh-place result.  The Raptors' Joe Schnurstein was the ECC's only Sectional Champion.  Middletown Sectional results are HERE.  Congratulations to all of our qualifiers to Saturday's District Tournament at Trent Arena.  

GIRLS WRESTLING:  Although the ECC doesn't sanction girls wrestling due to the limited number of conference schools that offer the sport, our league has been quite successful in the sport.  This year's ECC Tournament brought six conference teams together, with Lebanon coming away with the championship.  Runner-up honors went to Loveland.  Complete results can be found HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATESSTATE DUALS:  The Lebanon Lady Warriors advanced to the final eight teams in the OHSWCA State Duals.  The Lady Warriors defeated Lakota West and Centerville to reach the "Great Eight."  Read more HEREPRE-REGIONALS:  In terms of the OHSAA Pre-Regional Tournaments, Lebanon finished first at the Hamilton Tournament.  Weight class winners included the Lady Warriors' Chanelle Trammell, Hannah Briner, and Natalie Carlisle.  At the Loveland Tournament, the host Lady Tigers were the ECC's top finisher with a seventh-place team finish, led by Elizabeth Madison's championship at 170 lbs.  The Western Brown tourney site saw Milford finish eighth overall.  The complete Hamilton results are HERE, the Loveland results are HERE, and the Western Brown results are HEREREGIONALS:  The Regional Championship is slated for this Sunday at Harrison HS.

BOYS SWIMMING AND DIVINGCONFERENCE CHAMPIONS:  Our 2023-24 ECC Championship trophy will reside at Kings HS for the fourth time in the last five years!  The Knights outdistanced runner-up Walnut Hills by 23 points (325-302) at the Conference Championship at Mason.  See complete meet results HERE.  The ECC Dive Meet was held at West Clermont.  Top three finishers were Anderson's Noah Horwitz, Milford's Patrick Eminger, and West Clermont's Bryce Cousins.  See complete results HERE

NEW ECC MEET RECORD HOLDERS:  The following swimmers established the ECC's best-ever championship meet times in the following events:  BOYS -  200 medley relay (Kings - Cooper Tinsley, Tyler Cukovecki, Will Ballard, and Seth Broaddrick), 200 free relay and 400 free relay (Milford - Emmett Fentress, Cameron Barclay, Landon Crum, and Brady Campbell), and 50 free and 100 free (Milford - Brady Campbell).  See all the record holders HERE

ALL-ECC HONORS:  Milford's Brady Campbell was named Swimmer of the Year and Anderson's Noah Horwitz earned Diver of the Year recognition.  Swim Coach of the Year honors went to Kings' Sam Mizener and co-Diving Coaches of the Year went to Anderson's/Turpin's Debbie Gallagher and West Clermont's Lisa Werwinski.  Complete All-League honorees are HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATESSECTIONALS:  Complete Princeton Sectional Swim Meet results can be found HERE and for the Mason Sectional HERE.  At the Sectional Dive Championships, ECC divers claimed the top five spots and seven of the top ten finishers!  Congratulations to Anderson's Noah Horwitz for earning Sectional Champion honors!  See complete results HEREDISTRICTS:  Results from the District Swim Meet are HERE.  Shout out to Milford for finishing third and to Kings for finishing sixth overall!  Shout out to Anderson's Noah Horwitz for winning the District Dive Championship.  Eight other divers finished in the top ten -  Walnut Hills' Hoyt Noble, West Clermont's Bryce Cousins, and a quartet of Milford divers -  Patrick, Luke, and Jacob Eminger and Brody Brandenburg.  Complete District Dive Meet results are HERESTATE DIVE MEET UPDATESNoah, Hoyt, Bryce, Patrick, Luke, and Jacob all advanced to the February 20 State Dive Meet.  At State, West Clermont's Bryce Cousins was the ECC's top finisher at 11th.  Anderson's Noah Horwitz placed 12th and Milford's Patrick Eminger finished 13th.  Read more HERE.  Complete results are HERESTATE SWIM MEET UPDATES:  At the State Swim Meet, the following ECC swimmers reached the podium - Turpin's Hayden Meyers (second in the 100 back), Milford's Brady Campbell (third in the 50 free and fourth in the 100 free), and Walnut Hills' Cameron Craft (fourth in the 500 free and seventh in the 200 free).  In addition, Milford's 200 free relay team of Landon Crum, Emmett Fentress, Cameron Barclay, and Brady placed eighth.  Read more HERE.  Complete State Swim Meet results for the boys are HERE

GIRLS SWIMMING AND DIVINGCONFERENCE CHAMPIONS:  Turpin won its second straight ECC title (and ninth overall) at this year's Conference Championships at Mason, winning 290-288 over runner-up Walnut Hills.  The Lady Spartans won in dramatic fashion with a second-place finish in the meet's final event!  Complete meet results can be found HERE.  Top three finishers at the 2023-24 Conference Diving Championships were Walnut Hills' Bella Basford (first) and Roya Dos Anjos (third), Anderson's Natalie Reising (second).  See complete results HERE

NEW ECC MEET RECORD HOLDERS:  The following swimmers established the ECC's best-ever championship meet times in the following events:  GIRLS - 200 medley relay and 400 free relay (Kings - Samantha Crum, Ashleigh Bender, Maya Schweikert, and Faith Rudowski) and 100 fly and 100 back (Kings - Maya Schweikert).  See all ECC records HERE.

ALL-ECC HONORS:  Shout out to Kings' Maya Schweikert and Anderson's Bella Basford for earning Swimmer and Diver of the Year accolades respectively.  Swim Coach of the Year recognition went to Turpin's Rene Contino.  Co-Dive Coaches of the Year were Anderson's/Turpin's Debbie Gallagher and West Clermont's Lisa Werwinski.  Complete All-League honorees are HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATESSECTIONALS:  Check out the results from the Princeton Sectional Swim Meet HERE and for the Mason Sectional HERE.  At the Sectional Dive Meet, Anderson had three divers finish in the top ten, led by Natalie Reising who placed third.  Complete results are HEREDISTRICTS:  Results from the District Swim Meet are HERE.  Shout out to Kings for finishing fourth and to Walnut Hills for finishing fifth overall!  At the District Dive Championships, Anderson's Natalie Reising was the District Champion, with teammates Bella Basford (third) and Kailey Strausbaugh (tenth), Milford's Audrey Fox (fourth), and Walnut Hills' Roya Dos Anjos (sixth) all placed in the top ten!  Complete District Dive Meet results are HERESTATE BOUND:  Qualifiers for the State Dive Meet were Natalie, Bella, Audrey, and Roya. Congratulations!  State Swim Meet qualifiers can be found HERE.  Kings' Maya Schweikert (100 back) and Walnut Hills' Quinn Schureck (100 breast) head to State with the top qualifying times from Districts!  In addition, Lebanon's Emma Palmer will compete in the para-swim 50 free and 100 back!  If you don't know Emma, find out a little about her inspirational story in this article from last year HERESTATE MEET DIVE MEET UPDATES:  Congratulations to Anderson's Natalie Reising and Bella Basford for finishing 11th and 14th respectively at the 2024 State Dive Championships!  See complete results HERESTATE SWIM MEET UPDATES:  At the State Swim Meet, the ECC boasts a pair of STATE CHAMPIONS - Kings' Maya Schweikert (100 back) and Faith Rudowski (100 free)!  Both swimmers entered the finals with the second-fastest time, but swam to victory and the gold medal for the Lady Knights!  Faith also placed fourth in the 50 free.  Other ECC swimmers to reach the podium included Walnut Hills' Sofia Matern (seventh in the 200 IM) and Quinn Schureck (runner-up in the 100 breast and fourth in the 100 fly) and Anderson's Maggie O'Toole (eighth in the 100 back).  Kings had a pair of relays reach the podium - the 200 medley relay (fourth) and the 400 free relay (fifth) featuring Samantha Crum, Ashleigh Bender, Maya, and Faith.  Read more HERE.  Complete State Swim Meet results for the girls are HERE


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BOYS BOWLING
:  Lebanon and West Clermont finished the regular season with 8-1 conference records.  Congratulations to Lebanon for capturing the ECC Tournament title, outdistancing runner-up West Clermont 4101-3841.  Top three finishers for the boys were Milford's Andrew Ray, Anderson's Graham Copley, and Turpin's Elijah MacKenzie.  For complete tourney results, click HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATES:  At the RollHouse Sectional, Winton Woods' Javier Echevaria Alicea advanced to Friday's District Tournament at Beaver-Vu Bowl.  See complete RollHouse results HERE.  At the Crossgate Sectional, Lebanon, Anderson, and Loveland all advanced to the District Tournament.  West Clermont's Will Shepard earned Sectional Champion honors with a 692 pin total and advanced to Districts.  Other individual qualifiers included Milford's Eli Foertsch and Ryan Lemley and Turpin's Elijah MacKenzie.  Complete Crossgate Sectional results are HERE.

GIRLS BOWLING:  Milford, Lebanon, and West Clermont each finished with 8-1 records in ECC regular season contests.  This year's ECC Tournament saw West Clermont take home the championship trophy, finishing just two pins ahead of runner-up Lebanon 3081-3079.  Lebanon's Madison Hale finished first overall, with West Clermont's Courtney Carmack and Lebanon's Caitlyn Kober placing second and third respectively.  Complete results can be found HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATES:  At the RollHouse Sectional, West Clermont finished as Sectional runner-up and moves on to Thursday's District Tournament at Beaver-Vu Bowl!  The Lady Wolves' Courtney Carmack was the ECC's top finisher, finishing in second place.  Other District qualifiers included Walnut Hills' Nevaeh Williams and Little Miami's Hannah Weigle.  Complete RollHouse Sectional results are HERE.  At the Crossgate Sectional, Anderson qualified for Districts after the Lady Raptors' seventh-place finish.  The ECC's top finisher was Lebanon's Lilly Daniels who placed seventh and moves on to Districts.  Other District qualifiers included Turpin's AJ Paszczykowski and Milford's Brylie Gold and Cali Meshew.  Complete Crossgate Sectional results are HERE.



ACADEMIC QUIZ TEAM:  Walnut Hills won the regular season title finishing with a 17-1 record, one game ahead of runner-up Little Miami who finished 16-2. The annual ECC AQT Tournament will be held February 28 at Talawanda HS.

CHEER AND DANCEHUGE SHOUT OUT to our first time ECC Cheer Champions from West Clermont!  Runner-up went to Loveland.  West Clermont won the Traditional competition, while Loveland came away with the Game Day title.  HUGE SHOUT OUT also goes to Milford for coming away with the ECC Dance Championship, finishing ahead of runner-up Lebanon!  Milford won the Hip Hop and the Pom titles on the way to its third straight overall championship, while Lebanon captured the Jazz competition.    

GYMNASTICS:  At the 2024 City Championships held at Cincinnati Country Day, Anderson came away with the City Championship, with Kings (5th), Turpin (6th), and West Clermont (8th) each finishing in the top ten!  Top ECC finishers in each event included Anderson's Brooklyn Scheiman (1st on vault and 2nd on bars) and Turpin's Abigail Dittmann (1st on floor and 3rd on beam).  Brooklyn finished runner-up and Abigail placed third in the all-around, while West Clermont's Bri Miller (7th) and Turpin's Maddy Smith (8th) finished in the top ten!

POSTSEASON UPDATESDISTRICT MEET:  Anderson finished fourth as a team at the 2024 District Championships at Lakota East HS!  The Lady Raptors' Brooklyn Scheiman finished fifth in the all-around after placing fifth on bars and floor, seventh on vault, and ninth on beam.  Turpin's Abigail Dittmann finished sixth in the all-around after finishing first on beam, third on floor, eighth on bars, and thirteenth on vault.  Check out photos of the District competition HERESTATE MEET UPDATES:  The 2024 State Championships are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at Hilliard Bradley HS.

 

WINTER SEASON NEWS BRIEFS

PINNED TO TOP:  Check out the Athlete of the Year finalists for the Cincinnati High School Sports Awards from the fall season below.  Winners will be announced in a live ceremony June 17 at The Taft Theater.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRYCLICK HERE
BOYS CROSS COUNTRYCLICK HERE
GIRLS SOCCERCLICK HERE
BOYS SOCCERCLICK HERE
BOYS GOLFCLICK HERE
GIRLS GOLFCLICK HERE
GIRLS WATER POLOCLICK HERE
BOYS WATER POLO
:  CLICK HERE
GIRLS TENNIS:  announced in the spring
VOLLEYBALLCLICK HERE
FOOTBALL (OFF. POY):  CLICK HERE
FOOTBALL (DEF. POY)CLICK HERE

February 24:  Busy weekend wraps up with some great news from the Ohio High School Tennis Coaches Association!  Turpin's Gail Maundrell has been inducted into the association's Hall of Fame and player and State participant Sarah Clark received the State Sportsmanship Award!  A pair of deserving recipients!  Congratulations!

February 24:  A pair of State Champions in girls swimming highlight this weekend's performances for ECC athletes!  Other great performances turned in from our wrestlers (both boys and girls)!  SPECIAL SHOUT OUT goes to Lebanon's Emma Palmer for her fourth-place finishes in both the 50 free and 100 back at the State Para-Swim events at this weekend's State Meet.  Inspirational young lady!

February 24POSTSEASON GIRLS WRESTLING UPDATES:  In terms of the OHSAA Pre-Regional Tournaments, Lebanon finished first at the Hamilton Tournament.  Weight class winners included the Lady Warriors' Chanelle Trammell, Hannah Briner, and Natalie Carlisle.  At the Loveland Tournament, the host Lady Tigers were the ECC's top finisher with a seventh-place team finish, led by Elizabeth Madison's championship at 170 lbs.  The Western Brown tourney site saw Milford finish eighth overall.  The complete Hamilton results are HERE, the Loveland results are HERE, and the Western Brown results are HERE.  The Regional Championship is slated for this Sunday at Harrison HS.  

February 24POSTSEASON GYMNASTICS UPDATES:  Anderson finished fourth as a team at the 2024 District Championships at Lakota East HS!  The Lady Raptors' Brooklyn Scheiman finished fifth in the all-around after placing fifth on bars and floor, seventh on vault, and ninth on beam.  Turpin's Abigail Dittmann finished sixth in the all-around after finishing first on beam, third on floor, eighth on bars, and thirteenth on vault.  Check out photos of the District competition HERESTATE MEET UPDATES:  The 2024 State Championships are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at Hilliard Bradley HS.

February 24STATE GIRLS SWIM MEET UPDATES:  At the State Swim Meet, the ECC boasts a pair of STATE CHAMPIONS - Kings' Maya Schweikert (100 back) and Faith Rudowski (100 free)!  Both swimmers entered the finals with the second-fastest time, but swam to victory and the gold medal for the Lady Knights!  Faith also placed fourth in the 50 free.  Other ECC swimmers to reach the podium included Walnut Hills' Sofia Matern (seventh in the 200 IM) and Quinn Schureck (runner-up in the 100 breast and fourth in the 100 fly) and Anderson's Maggie O'Toole (eighth in the 100 back).  Kings had a pair of relays reach the podium - the 200 medley relay (fourth) and the 400 free relay (fifth) featuring Samantha Crum, Ashleigh Bender, Maya, and Faith.  Read more HERE.  Complete State Swim Meet results for the girls are HERE

February 24STATE BOYS SWIM MEET UPDATES:  At the State Swim Meet, the following ECC swimmers reached the podium - Turpin's Hayden Meyers (second in the 100 back), Milford's Brady Campbell (third in the 50 free and fourth in the 100 free), and Walnut Hills' Cameron Craft (fourth in the 500 free and seventh in the 200 free).  In addition, Milford's 200 free relay team of Landon Crum, Emmett Fentress, Cameron Barclay, and Brady placed eighth.  Read more HERE.  Complete State Swim Meet results for the boys are HERE

February 24POSTSEASON BOYS WRESTLING UPDATES:  At the Lebanon Sectional Tournament, host Lebanon placed third as the conference's top team finisher.  The ECC had a pair of Sectional champions, Milford's Austin Holman and Lebanon's Brycen Alley.  Complete Lebanon Sectional results are HERE.  Little Miami placed fourth to pace the ECC squads at the Loveland Sectional.  Loveland's Calob Heilman was the conference's lone Sectional champion.  Loveland Sectional results are HERE.  At the Middletown Sectional, Anderson finished as the league's top team placer with the Raptors' seventh-place result.  The Raptors' Joe Schnurstein was the ECC's only Sectional Champion.  Middletown Sectional results are HERE.  Congratulations to all of our qualifiers to Saturday's District Tournament at Trent Arena.  

February 23:  Shout out to West Clermont's Bri Miller and Courtney Carmack, Lebanon's Braylyn Mattox, Milford's Brady Campbell, and Loveland's Peyton Folzenlogen and Isabelle Shroeder were named Enquirer Athletes of the Week!  Read more HERE.

February 23:  POSTSEASON GIRLS BASKETBALL UPDATES:  In postseason play, Walnut Hills (Monday vs. Mt. Notre Dame at Lakota East HS), Winton Woods (Tuesday vs. Lakota East at Middletown HS), and West Clermont vs. Kings (Tuesday at Middletown HS) are your remaining ECC teams still in action!

February 23 POSTSEASON GIRLS BOWLING UPDATES:  At the RollHouse Sectional, West Clermont finished as Sectional runner-up and moves on to Thursday's District Tournament at Beaver-Vu Bowl!  The Lady Wolves' Courtney Carmack was the ECC's top finisher, finishing in second place.  Other District qualifiers included Walnut Hills' Nevaeh Williams and Little Miami's Hannah Weigle.  Complete RollHouse Sectional results are HERE.  At the Crossgate Sectional, Anderson qualified for Districts after the Lady Raptors' seventh-place finish.  The ECC's top finisher was Lebanon's Lilly Daniels who placed seventh and moves on to Districts.  Other District qualifiers included Turpin's AJ Paszczykowski and Milford's Brylie Gold and Cali Meshew.  Complete Crossgate Sectional results are HERE.

February 22 OHSAA STATE GIRLS DIVE MEET UPDATES:  Congratulations to Anderson's Natalie Reising and Bella Basford for finishing 11th and 14th respectively at the 2024 State Dive Championships!  See complete results HERE.

February 21:  OHSAA STATE BOYS DIVE MEET UPDATES:  At yesterday's Division I State Dive Meet, West Clermont's Bryce Cousins was the ECC's top finisher at 11th.  Anderson's Noah Horwitz placed 12th and Milford's Patrick Eminger finished 13th.  Complete results are HERE.

February 21POSTSEASON BOYS BOWLING UPDATES:  At the RollHouse Sectional, Winton Woods' Javier Echevaria Alicea advanced to Saturday's District Tournament at Beaver-Vu Bowl.  See complete RollHouse results HERE.  At the Crossgate Sectional, Lebanon, Anderson, and Loveland all advanced to Saturday's District Tournament.  West Clermont's Will Shepard earned Sectional Champion honors with a 692 pin total and advanced to Districts.  Other individual qualifiers included Milford's Eli Foertsch and Ryan Lemley and Turpin's Elijah MacKenzie.  Complete Crossgate Sectional results are HERE.

February 20:  Walnut Hills' C.J. Claxton (boys basketball); Winton Woods' Evyn Suesberry (boys basketball), Javier Echevarria (boys bowling), and Jasmin Calix (girls wrestling); Kings' Kato Meissner (boys basketball) and Maya Schweikert (girls swimming and diving); Lebanon's Braylyn Mattox (girls basketball), Steven Kramer (boys bowling), Madison Hale (girls bowling), and Natalie Carlisle (girls wrestling); Milford's Andrew Ray (boys bowling), Brylie Gold (girls bowling), Brady Campbell (boys swimming and diving), and Audrey Fox (girls swimming and diving); Loveland's Connor Burns (boys bowling), Isabelle Shroeder (girls swimming and diving), Peyton Folzenlogan (boys wrestling), and Elizabeth Madison (girls wrestling); Turpin's Elijah MacKenzie (boys bowling), A.J. Paszczykowski (girls bowling), and Hayden Meyers (boys swimming and diving); Anderson's Graham Copley (boys bowling); West Clermont's Courtney Carmack (girls bowling), Bri Miller (gymnastics), and Calista Binning (girls wrestling); and Little Miami's Hannah Weigle (girls bowling) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Kings boys and Winton Woods girls were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week honor.  Lebanon boys wrestling and girls wrestling were in contention for the Winter Team of the Week award.  

February 19:  Our top performers from last week are rolling in!  Check out the most recent Athletes of the Week HERE.

February 18:  Although the ECC doesn't sanction girls wrestling due to the limited number of conference schools that offer the sport, our league has been quite successful in the sport.  Today's tournament brought six conference teams together, with Lebanon coming away with the championship.  Runner-up honors went to Loveland.  Complete results can be found HERE.

February 18:  POSTSEASON GIRLS SWIM AND DIVE UPDATESSECTIONALS:  Check out the results from the Princeton Sectional Swim Meet HERE and for the Mason Sectional HERE.  At the Sectional Dive Meet, Anderson had three divers finish in the top ten, led by Natalie Reising who placed third.  Complete results are HEREDISTRICTS:  Results from the District Swim Meet are HERE.  Shout out to Kings for finishing fourth and to Walnut Hills for finishing fifth overall!  At the District Dive Championships, Anderson's Natalie Reising was the District Champion, with teammates Bella Basford (third) and Kailey Strausbaugh (tenth), Milford's Audrey Fox (fourth), and Walnut Hills' Roya Dos Anjos (sixth) all placed in the top ten!  Complete District Dive Meet results are HERESTATE BOUND:  Qualifiers for Wednesday's State Dive Meet are Natalie, Bella, Audrey, and Roya. Congratulations!  State Swim Meet qualifiers can be found HERE.  Kings' Maya Schweikert (100 back) and Walnut Hills' Quinn Schureck (100 breast) head to State with the top qualifying times from Districts! In addition, Lebanon's Emma Palmer will compete in the para-swim 50 free and 100 back!  If you don't know Emma, find out a little about her inspirational story in this article from last year HERE.

February 18:  POSTSEASON BOYS SWIM AND DIVE UPDATES:  SECTIONALS:  Complete Princeton Sectional Swim Meet results can be found HERE and for the Mason Sectional HERE.  At the Sectional Dive Championships, ECC divers claimed the top five spots and seven of the top ten finishers!  Congratulations to Anderson's Noah Horwitz for earning Sectional Champion honors!  See complete results HEREDISTRICTS:  Results from the District Swim Meet are HERE.  Shout out to Milford for finishing third and to Kings for finishing sixth overall!  Shout out to Anderson's Noah Horwitz for winning the District Dive Championship.  Eight other divers finished in the top ten -  Walnut Hills' Hoyt Noble, West Clermont's Bryce Cousins, and a quartet of Milford divers -  Patrick, Luke, and Jacob Eminger and Brody Brandenburg.  Complete District Dive Meet results are HERESTATE BOUNDNoah, Hoyt, Bryce, Patrick, Luke, and Jacob will all compete at Tuesday's State Dive Meet.  Complete State Swim Meet qualifiers are HERE.

FEBRUARY 18MILESTONE ALERTNOT A BAD DAY:  Milford's Adam Clayton not only notched his 100th career win at the ECC Championships February 17, he also came away with the 150-lb title AND ECC Wrestler of the Year accolades!  Congratulations!

February 18CONFERENCE WRESTLING TOURAMENT UPDATES:  Lebanon wrapped up its fourth consecutive ECC title on the mats, finishing ahead of runner-up Little Miami 239.5-139.5.  The Warriors had all 14 wrestlers finish in the top three of their weight class, with four bringing home gold medals!  See complete results (including junior high results) HERE.

February 17:  At the 2024 City Championships held at Cincinnati Country Day, Anderson came away with the City Championship, with Kings (5th), Turpin (6th), and West Clermont (8th) each finishing in the top ten!  Top ECC finishers in each event included Anderson's Brooklyn Scheiman (1st on vault and 2nd on bars) and Turpin's Abigail Dittmann (1st on floor and 3rd on beam).  Brooklyn finished runner-up and Abigail placed third in the all-around, while West Clermont's Bri Miller (7th) and Turpin's Maddy Smith (8th) finished in the top ten!

February 17:  Congratulations to Lebanon for winning the ECC JV Wrestling Tournament yesterday.  Runner-up honors went to West Clermont.  Complete results are HERE.

February 16MILESTONE ALERT:  Congratulations to Walnut Hills' Adam Lazar for picking up his 200th career victory February 15 in a Lady Eagle Sectional basketball tourney win over Fairfield!

February 16CONFERENCE BOWLING TOURNAMENT UPDATES:  Congratulations to Lebanon for capturing the ECC Boys Bowling Tournament title, outdistancing runner-up West Clermont 4101-3841.  Top three finishers for the boys were Milford's Andrew Ray, Anderson's Graham Copley, and Turpin's Elijah MacKenzie.  For complete tourney results, click HERE.  West Clermont took home the championship trophy for the girls, finishing just two pins ahead of second place Lebanon 3081-3079.  Lebanon's Madison Hale finished first overall, with West Clermont's Courtney Carmack and Lebanon's Caitlyn Kober placing second and third respectively.  Complete results can be found HERE.

February 16:  Anderson's Manny Sabla and Paige Ward and Loveland's Chase Martin have been named Enquirer Athlete of the Week award winners!  In addition, Anderson gymnastics was named the Girls Winter Team of the Week!  Read more HERE.

February 15OHSAA NEWS RELEASE:  The OHSAA has voted to expand the number of divisions for postseason tournaments.  Read more HERE.

February 15POSTSEASON GIRLS DIVING UPDATES:  At yesterday's District Diving Championships, Anderson's Natalie Reising was the District Champion, with teammates Bella Basford (third) and Kailey Strausbaugh (tenth), Milford's Audrey Fox (fourth), and Walnut Hills' Roya Dos Anjos (sixth) all placed in the top ten!  All qualifiers for Wednesday's girls State Dive Meet will be announced after all District tournaments have concluded.

February 13:  Kings' Talan Noyes (boys basketball), Kassie Ingram (girls basketball), and Chesnie Weisbrod (gymnastics); West Clermont's Rayshawn Hubbard (boys basketball) and Collin Barth (boys swimming and diving); Chase Martin Loveland's (boys basketball) and Elizabeth Madison (girls wrestling); Little Miami's Elisha Jones (boys basketball); Winton Woods' Tyler McKinley (boys basketball) and Whitley Davis (girls basketball); Anderson's Trace Jallick (boys basketball), Manny Sabla (boys bowling), and Paige Ward (girls bowling); Milford's Andrew Ray (boys bowling) and Cali Meshew (girls bowling); Lebanon's Madison Hale (girls bowling); and Walnut Hills' Nevaeh Williams (girls bowling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Kings boys and Winton Woods girls were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week honor.  Anderson gymnastics was in the running for the Girls Winter Team of the Week recognition. 

February 12:  Another week ... and another group of ECC Athletes of the Week are being posted to the conference website.  Check them out HERE for the high school and HERE for the junior high.

February 11MOVING ON:  Congratulations go out to all of our District qualifiers in swimming.  Check them out HERE for the boys and HERE for the girls.  Here are the divers headed to Districts - HERE for the girls and HERE for the boys.

February 8POSTSEASON DIVING UPDATES:  At the Sectional boys dive championships, ECC divers claimed the top five spots and seven of the top ten finishers!  Congratulations to ECC Champion Noah Horwitz from Anderson for earning Sectional Champion honors!  See complete results HERE.  At the Sectional girls dive meet, Anderson had three divers finish in the top ten, led by Natalie Reising who placed third.  Complete results are HERE.

February 7:  Winton Woods' Daniah Trammell is named a Jersey Mike's Naismith High School Basketball Courage Award finalist.  Read more HERE.

February 6:  Little Miami's Elisha Jones (boys basketball); Winton Woods' Tyler McKInney (boys basketball); Milford's Gavin Dalen (boys basketball), Lilly Harmon (girls basketball), and Landon Crum (boys swimming and diving); West Clermont's Rayshawn Hubbard (boys basketball) and Libby Jones (girls swimming and diving); Turpin's Josie Carelli (girls basketball); Lebanon's Braylyn Mattox (girls basketball), Gionni Williams (boys bowling), and P.J. Broadus (girls wrestling); Loveland's Brady Burns (boys bowling); and Kings' Seth Broaddrick (boys swimming and diving) were among the finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week honor.  Winton Woods and Milford boys and Winton Woods girls were in the running for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week award.  Lebanon girls wrestling was up for the Winter Girls Team of the Week recognition. 

February 5:  CHEER AND DANCE CHAMPIONS CROWNED!  HUGE SHOUT OUT to our first-time ECC Cheer Champions from West Clermont!  Runner-up honors went to Loveland.  West Clermont won the Traditional competition, while Loveland came away with the Game Day title.  HUGE SHOUT OUT also goes to Milford for coming away with the ECC Dance Championship, finishing ahead of runner-up Lebanon!  Milford won the Hip Hop and the Pom titles on the way to its third straight overall championship, while Lebanon captured the Jazz competition. 


February 5:  Check out the latest ECC Athletes of the Week being posted to the conference websites - high school HERE and middle school HERE.

February 5POSTSEASON GIRLS BASKETBALL UPDATES:  The Sectional tournament match-ups have been announced.  Check out all the brackets HERE on the SWDAB site.

February 2:  West Clermont's Scott Goewey, Anderson's Brooklyn Scheiman, and Milford's Brady Campbell were announced as Enquirer Athletes of the Week!  Read more HERE.

January 30:  Little Miami's Elisha Jones (boys basketball), Caleb Martini (boys bowling), Hannah Weigle (girls bowling), Leland Woeste (boys swimming and diving), and Isaac Burnette (boys swimming and diving); Loveland's Jack Sauer (boys basketball) and Ian Ciric (boys bowling); Anderson's Cassius Black (boys basketball), Brooklyn Scheiman (gymnastics), and Noah Horwitz (boys swimming and diving); Milford's Jessica Correll (girls basketball), Cali Meshew (girls bowling), and Brady Campbell (boys swimming and diving); Kings' Jenna Burke (girls basketball) and Ashleigh Bender (girls swimming and diving); West Clermont's Scott Goewey (boys bowling) and Courtney Carmack (girls bowling); Lebanon's Madison Hale (girls bowling), Elizabeth Ketcham (girls swimming and diving), and Natalie Carlisle (girls wrestling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Anderson (boys), Lebanon (boys), and Winton Woods (girls) were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week honor.  Kings boys swimming and Turpin girls swimming were in contention for the Winter Team of the Week award.  

January 29:  Shout out to this past week's top performers - read about their exploits HERE for high school recipients and HERE for middle school.

January 28MILESTONE ALERTS:  Congratulations to Lebanon's Tanner Smith and to Loveland's Calob Heilman for picking up their 100th career wins on the wrestling mats this month!  Tanner picked up his 100th on January 16, while Calob notched win #100 yesterday! 


January 28
CONFERENCE SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONS:  Our 2023-24 ECC boys Championship trophy will reside at Kings HS!  The Knights outdistanced runner-up Walnut Hills by 23 points (325-302) at the Conference Championship at Mason.  Turpin girls won their second straight ECC title (and ninth overall), winning 290-288 over runner-up Walnut Hills.  The Lady Spartans won in dramatic fashion with a victory in the meet's final event!  See complete meet results HERE.   NEW RECORD HOLDERS:  The following swimmers established the ECC's best times in the following events:  GIRLS - 200 medley relay and 400 free relay (Kings - Samantha Crum, Ashleigh Bender, Maya Schweikert, and Faith Rudowski) and 100 fly and 100 back (Kings - Maya Schweikert).  BOYS -  200 medley relay (Kings - Cooper Tinsley, Tyler Cukovecki, Will Ballard, and Seth Broaddrick), 200 free relay and 400 free relay (Milford - Emmett Fentress, Cameron Barclay, Landon Crum, and Brady Campbell), and 50 free and 100 free (Milford - Brady Campbell).  

January 28:  Six ECC schools participated in the Milford Wrestling Invitational yesterday, with Anderson (3rd), West Clermont (4th), and host Milford (5th) all finishing in the top 10 of the 22-team event.  Shout out to our first-place finishers - Anderson's Joe Schnurstein and Marshall Morency, Turpin's Linkyn Schardt, and Milford's Austin Holman.  See complete results HERE.

January 26:  Shout out to Anderson's Maggie Hartong and West Clermont's Maddie Fender for being named an Enquirer Athlete of the Week!  Also, congratulations to West Clermont for being named the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week.  Read more HERE.

January 26ECC DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS:  The ECC Dive Meet was held yesterday at West Clermont.  Top three finishers for the boys were Anderson's Noah Horwitz, Milford's Patrick Eminger, and West Clermont's Bryce Cousins.  Top three finishers for the girls were Walnut Hills' Bella Basford (first) and Roya Dos Anjos (third) and Anderson's Natalie Reising (second).  See complete results HERE.  


January 23: Kings' Tommy Clark (boys basketball) and Will Ballard (boys swimming and diving); Milford's Gavin Dalen (boys basketball); Winton Woods' Damiah Trammell (girls basketball); West Clermont's Maddie Fender (girls basketball), Will Shepard (boys bowling), Courtney Carmack (girls basketball), and Libby Jones (girls swimming and diving); Loveland's Wyatt Glassmeyer (boys bowling); Anderson's Maggie Hartong (gymnastics); and Little Miami's Lincoln Music-Quick (boys wrestling) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Winton Woods (boys) and West Clermont (girls) were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week award.  Little Miami wrestling was in contention for the Winter Team of the Week honor. 

January 22:  The top performers from the past week are coming in!  Check out the latest ECC Athletes of the Week HERE (high school) and HERE (junior high).

January 19:  Turpin's Maddy Smith is named an Enquirer Athlete of the Week award winner.  Walnut Hills is also named the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week!  Read more HERE.

January 19:  Kings' senior quartet is reaching new heights in the Lady Knights' athletic program.  Check out this great Brendan Connelly feature on Alise Marchal, Abby Trapp, Kassie Ingram, and Sami Drew HERE.

January 16:  Winton Woods' Tyler McKinley (boys basketball) and Daniah Trammell (girls basketball); Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer (boys basketball); Anderson's Caden Piening (boys basketball), Elijah Haynes (boys bowling), Paige Ward (girls bowling), and Noah Horwitz (boys swimming and diving); West Clermont's Rayshawn Hubbard (boys basketball) and Layla Hale (girls basketball); Turpin's Maddy Smith (gymnastics); West Clermont's Bri Miller (gymnastics); Loveland's Rhys Kersten (boys bowling) and Elizabeth Madison (girls wrestling); Lebanon's Tanner Boyd (boys bowling), Lilly Daniels (girls bowling), Keelyn Maines (girls swimming and diving), and Taryn Nail (girls wrestling); Milford's Andrew Ray (boys bowling) and Brady Campbell (boys swimming and diving); Walnut Hills' Nevaeh Williams (girls bowling), Hoyt Noble (boys swimming and diving), and Quinn Schureck (girls swimming and diving); and Kings' Maya Schweikert (girls swimming and diving) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Winton Woods (boys) and Walnut Hills and Kings (girls) were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week award.  

January 15:  Check out the complete results from this weekend's Coaches Classic Swim Meet HERE.  Special shout out to girls from Walnut Hills and Kings who finished fourth and sixth respectively in the overall team standings, while Milford (4th), Kings (7th), and Turpin (9th) were the tope ECC finishers for the boys!  Congratulations to all of our swimmers and divers who competed!

January 15:  The winter sports season is moving right along ... and the most recent ECC Athletes of the Week are being posted HERE for high school and HERE for middle school.

January 13:  Loveland's Andrew Breese, West Clermont's Matthew Samples, and Lebanon's Jordan Mueller earned Enquirer Athlete of the Week recognition.  In addition, Lebanon was named the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week.  Read more HERE.

January 11:  Winton Woods' Tyler McKinley has been nominated for the 2024 McDonald's All-American Games!  Read more HERE.

January 11:  Good luck to all of our swimmers and divers competing this weekend in the 40th annual Southwest Ohio Classic!  Read more HERE.

January 10:  Check out the area's top bowlers midway through the season HERE.  Quite a few ECC bowlers are listed!

January 9:  Loveland's Andrew Breese (boys basketball); Lebanon's Spence Davidson (boys basketball), Jordan Mueller (girls basketball), and Andrya Carlson (girls swimming and diving); Anderson's Caden Piening (boys basketball) and Cooper Molony (boys swimming and diving); Little Miami's Elisha Jones (boys basketball); West Clermont's Meagyn Riffle (girls basketball), Collin Barth (girls swimming and diving), and Matthew Samples (boys bowling); and Turpin's Elijah MacKenzie (boys bowling) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week honor.  Winton Woods (boys) and West Clermont and Lebanon (girls) were also in contention for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week award.  

January 8:  Shout out to Kings and to Turpin for finishing eighth and tenth respectively at the CCD Gymnastics Invitational Sunday!  Top ECC performer was Turpin's Abigail Dittman who finished fourth in the all-around (second on vault and floor, fifth on beam, and ninth on bars).  Kings' Chesnie Weisbrod was the top finisher for the Lady Knights in the all-around, on bars, and on beam; while Abby Snyder was the squad's top finisher on vault and floor.

January 8:  Check out the newest group of ECC Athletes of the Week being posted to the conference website!  High school recipients can be found HERE and middle school HERE.

January 5:  Little Miami's Bella Houillion has received Enquirer Athlete of the Week recognition!  Read more HERE.

January 5:  Cincinnati Country Day will host one of the state's longest-running gymnastics meets this weekend, with some 22 schools competing!  Read more HERE.

January 3:  Kings' Talan Noyes (boys basketball); Little Miami's Jackson Reynolds (boys basketball) and Bella Houillion (girls basketball); Milford's Gavin Dalen (boys basketball) and Cayden Smith (girls basketball); Walnut Hills' Ty Austin (boys basketball); Lebanon's Steven Kramer (boys bowling) and Caitlyn Kober (girls bowling); and Turpin's Sydney Haas (gymnastics) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Milford was also up for the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week honor.  Vote HERE.

January 1:  The rest of the Enquirer Fall All-Stars (football was posted last week).  Special shout out to our Players of the Year - Turpin's Sarah Clark (tennis) and Kings' Elise Marchal (volleyball).  Kings' Amanda Meadows earned Coach of the Year honors in volleyball.  See the complete All-City list HERE.

January 1:  The new year brings a new group of ECC Athletes of the Week, being posted on the conference website.  Congratulations to all of this past week's top performers!  High school recipients are HERE and junior high honorees are HERE.

December 27:  The Enquirer Fall All-Stars (also known as All-City players) are rolling in, beginning with football HERE.  Shout out to our Players of the Year - Anderson's Brodey Berg and Winton Woods' Justin Hill, as well as our Coaches of the Year, Milford's Tom Grippa and Anderson's Evan Dreyer.

December 26:  The holidays are over, so let's check out the latest ECC high school Athletes of the Week posted HERE.  Our middle school recipients can be found HERE.

December 24:  Came across this and just had to share.  At the December 9 Trotwood Swim Invitational, Little Miami's Caden Woeste and his brother Leland each swam the 100 free.  Caeden swam first, breaking the school record of 58.74 with a swim of 56.59. In the next heat, Leland broke Caeden's new record with another new school record of 55.46!  Both swimmers broke additional school records in different events - Leland breaking the 50 fly record and Caeden setting a new standard in the 50 breast.

December 24:  Congratulations to the boys wrestling team from Lebanon for placing fifth at this weekend's SWOWCA Coaches Classic at Middletown High School.  The tournament is extremely competitive, with over 40 teams competing!  Top-5 finishers from the ECC included Lebanon's Brycen Alley (3rd), Tanner Smith (4th), and Nick Lautar (5th); Anderson's Marchall Morency (4th); Little Miami's Austin Dipzinski (4th); and Loveland's Calob Heilman (5th).  See complete results HERE.

December 23:  Shout out to Kings' Elise Marchal for being named a LaRosa's MVP of the Week award winner!  Read more HERE.

December 22MILESTONE ALERT:  Congratulations to Kings' Kassie Ingram for earning a spot on the exclusive 1000-point club for the Lady Knights!  The photo below was taken on the road at Milford - classy move on the part of the Eagles to honor Kassie!  The ECC is a great conference!

December 22:  Congratulations to West Clermont's Paige Rodriguez and Lebanon's Aubrey Brown for being named Enquirer Athletes of the Week.  Read more HERE.

December 19:  Loveland's Jack Sauer (boys basketball) and Elizabeth Madison (girls wrestling); Turpin's Shea O'Toole (boys basketball); Winton Woods' Nate Dawson (boys basketball); West Clermont's Paige Rodriguez (girls basketball); Kings' Elise Marchal (girls basketball); Anderson's Graham Copley (boys bowling); Milford's Ryan Lemley (boys bowling); and Lebanon's Aubrey Brown (girls wrestling) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Turpin boys and Kings girls were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week award and Walnut Hills boys swimming and Lebanon girls wrestling were in contention for the Winter Team of the Week honor. 

December 18:  Some great performances were turned in around the conference last week.  Check out the ECC Athletes of the Week HERE (high school) and HERE (junior high).

December 17:  Check out the results from North College Hill's Everette Howard Memorial Wrestling Invitational HERE.  Loveland finished third to lead all ECC schools.  Also, Milford, Kings, and Turpin participated in the Edgewood Invitational.  Results are HERE.

December 15:  Congratulations to Walnut Hills' Cylee Leggett and Turpin's Abby Dittmann for being named Enquirer Athletes of the Week.  In addition, shout out to Anderson boys bowling for earning Winter Team of the Week accolades!  Read more HERE.

December 15 MILESTONE ALERT: Shout out to West Clermont girls basketball coach Jeff Click for picking up his 400th career win in the Lady Wolves' win against Winton Woods last evening.

December 12:  Milford's Gavin Dalen (boys basketball); Turpin's' Joseph Lafkas (boys basketball) and Abby Dittman (gymnastics); Winton Woods' Tyler McKinney (boys basketball); Lebanon's Trey Hicks (boys basketball) and Rylee Brown (girls swimming and diving); Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer (boys basketball); Loveland's Ryann Unruh (girls basketball); and Walnut Hills' Cylee Leggett (girls basketball) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Turpin boys and Winton Woods and West Clermont girls were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week award.  Anderson boys bowling was in contention for the Winter Team of the Week honor. 

December 11:  The Enquirer High School Sports Awards event is set to return in 2024!  All the information can be found HERE.

December 11:  Achievers on the playing fields and in the classroom!  Check out the ECC Academic Award recipients from the fall sports season HERE.  As always, let me know of any spelling errors!

December 11:  Milford honors ex-coach Ted Dixon by naming basketball court after him.  Read more and see photos from the December 8 ceremony HERE.

December 11:  The new week brings our newest recipients of the ECC Athlete of the Week recognition.  See this past week's top performers HERE for the high school and HERE for the middle school.

December 8:  Little Miami was named the Enquirer Team of the Week in boys basketball!  Read more HERE.

December 8:  The Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association (SWOFCA) announced its All-City selections!  Congratulations to all of our ECC honorees!


December 7:  The ECC website features a section recognizing our current college commits - check the list HERE.

December 6ALL-STATE FOOTBALL HONORS:  Anderson's Brodey Berg earned DII co-Offensive Player of the Year award and First Team recognition from the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association!  Also, huge SHOUT OUT to our other ECC First Team honorees - Winton Woods' Tra'mar Harris, Delan Massey-Wright, Justin Hill, and Donmiel Roegrs; Anderson's Jack Sammarco and T.J. Nelson; and Kings' Nate Lyman.  DI First Team selections included Nathan Webster and Reece Davis.  See the complete All-Ohio recipients HERE.

December 5:  Little Miami's Elisha Jones (boys basketball); Turpin's Shea O'Toole (boys basketball) and Elijah MacKenzie (boys bowling); Winton Woods' Whitley Davis (girls basketball); Walnut Hills' Jasia Ross (girls basketball); and Anderson's Graham Copley (boys bowling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Little Miami boys and West Clermont girls were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week award.

December 4:  Here are the area's high school gymnasts to watch as the 2023 season begins.  See the complete list HERE.

December 4:  Congratulations to this past week's ECC Athletes of the Week - being posted to the ECC website HERE.  Also, check out the middle school honorees HERE.

December 3:  Milford's Violet Shuluga and Anderson's Aidan Stelter were named Enquirer Athletes of the Week!  Read more HERE.

December 1:  Relive Kings' State Championship run this fall by watching this interview from the Enquirer's Brendan Connelly HERE.

December 1:  Here are several area football players who deserve a longer look from college recruits.  Read more HERE.

December 1:  Winton Woods' Tyler McKinley is ranked the top boys basketball prospect in Ohio by the USA TODAY Network Ohio staff.  Read more HERE.

December 1:  Let's begin December by taking a look at the top boys and girls in the sport of wrestling.  Read more HERE about the boys and HERE about the girls.

November 29:  Our first ECC winter Athletes of the Week have been posted HERE.  We will continue to post our top performers every week throughout the winter!

November 28:  Anderson's Trace Jallick (football) and Aidan Stelter (boys bowling), Milford's Violet Shuluga (girls basketball), Lebanon's Steven Kramer (boys bowling), and Walnut Hills' Nevaeh Williams (girls bowling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Walnut Hills and Turpin were up for the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week award and Walnut Hills girls bowling was in contention for the Winter Team of the Week award.

November 24:  More winter sports previews - check out the area's top bowlers in this Enquirer preview HERE.

November 24:  Just who are the area's top swimmers and divers?  Find out in this Enquirer preview HERE.

November 24:  Here's a preview of the upcoming boys basketball season from the Enquirer.  Read more HERE and HERE.

November 22:  Get a quick glimpse at the upcoming girls basketball season by checking out these two articles from the Enquirer HERE and HERE.

Eastern Cincinnati Conference Fall Sports Recap

NOTE:  Any errors or misspelled names, email me at eccsportskevin@gmail.com.

SPORT-BY-SPORT LOOK AT THE FALL SEASON

FOOTBALLLEAGUE CHAMPIONS:  The Milford Eagles secured their first-ever outright ECC title after finishing the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record.  Read more HERE.  Anderson finished 9-1.

OHSAA PLAYOFF QUALIFIERS
Playoff picture is now complete - congratulations to the following ECC squads for advancing to the postseason:  Milford, Lebanon, West Clermont, Loveland, Anderson, Turpin, Winton Woods, and Kings.  Read more HERE.

ROUND ONE WINNERS
Milford (read more HERE)
Anderson (read more HERE)
Winton Woods (read more HERE)
Kings

ROUND TWO WINNER
Anderson (watch more HERE)

ROUND THREE WINNER
Anderson (read more HERE)

ROUND FOUR MATCH-UP
Anderson (read more HERE - watch more HERE)

STATE SEMIFINAL
Anderson fell Massillon Washington (read more HERE)

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS:  Shout out to our ECC Offensive Players of the Year - Anderson's Brodey Berg, Milford's Nathan Webster, and Loveland's Colton Endicott.  Winton Woods' Justin Hill was named Defensive Player of the Year.  Coach of the Year recognition went to Milford's Tom Grippa.  See complete All-Conference list HERE.

ALL-DISTRICT HONORS:  Check out the entire list of All-District football selections from the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association (OPSWA) HERE.  Special shout out to Anderson's Brodey Berg and Winton Woods' Justin Hill for earning Player of the Year honors.

ALL-STATE FOOTBALL HONORS:  Anderson's Brodey Berg earned DII co-Offensive Player of the Year award and First Team recognition from the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association!  Also, huge SHOUT OUT to our other ECC First Team honorees - Winton Woods' Tra'mar Harris, Delan Massey-Wright, Justin Hill, and Donmiel Roegrs; Anderson's Jack Sammarco and T.J. Nelson; and Kings' Nate Lyman.  DI First Team selections included Nathan Webster and Reece Davis.  See the complete All-Ohio recipients HERE.

VOLLEYBALLLEAGUE CHAMPIONS:  Kings secured itself the program's second straight league title.  The Lady Knights finished the regular season undefeated in conference play at 18-0.  Check out this year's standings and stats HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATE:  Kings captured the school's first-ever District title in volleyball after a straight-set win against Springboro in the District Finals.  The Lady Knights then defeated Ursuline in the Regional semis after losing the first two sets!  Read more HERE.  Watch the match-winning point HERESTATE FINAL FOUR:  The exciting five-set win moved the Lady Knights to the Regional Final where they defeated St. Ursula and advanced to the State Final Four!  See final point HERE.  Read more HERE.  Kings squared off against Cleveland St. Joseph Academy Friday in the State semis.  It took a while, over two-and-a-half hours, but the Lady Knights advanced to the STATE SHAMPIONSHIP match with a 25-23, 25-27, 27-29, 27-25, 15-9 win!  Kings will play tomorrow at 3 pm, again at Wright State's Nutter Center.  Read more HERE.  The Enquirer's Brendan Connelly caught the final point HERESTATE CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL:  Veterans' Day 2023 will forever hold a special place in Kings High School lore.  The Lady Knights are OHSAA STATE CHAMPIONS!  The girls defeated Olentangy Orange in three sets to capture the school's first-ever state volleyball title!  The Lady Knights finished their remarkable season with a 28-1 overall record, including 24 wins in a row to finish the year!  Read more HERE and HERE.  See the final point HERE.  In addition, senior Elise Marchal set the OHSAA all-division record for kills in a three-set State Final with 28!  See the record-breaker HERE.

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS:  Shout out to our co-Offensive Players of the Year - Kings' Elise Marchal and Lebanon's Mya White and to our Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight year - Kings' Dakota Henry.  Kings' Amanda Meadows earned Coach of the Year accolades.  See the complete All-ECC list HERE.

ALL-OHIO HONORS:  Congratulations to the four ECC players selected by the state coaches association to the All-Ohio volleyball squad:  Kings Sydney Barrett and Elise Marchal (First Team), Lebanon's Mya White, and Turpin's Lilly Gillespie.  Also, a huge SHOUT OUT to the Lady Knights' Amanda Meadows for earning Coach of the Year accolades!  See the entire list HERE.

BOYS SOCCERLEAGUE CHAMPIONS:  Walnut Hills and Anderson both finished the season with 7-1-1 records and will share the 2023 title in boys soccer!  This was the Eagles' first conference championship since 2014 and the Raptors' third consecutive championship.  Check out this year's standings and stats HERE.


POSTSEASON UPDATE:  Shout out to Anderson for winning the District title and for advancing on to the Regional semis!  The Raptors defeated Kettering Fairmont 3-1 to advance.  In the Regional Final match-up with St. Xavier, the Raptors fell 3-0.   Read more HERE.  Walnut Hills fell to St. Xavier in the District Final to finish the season as District runner-up!

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS:  Shout out to Walnut Hills' Roman Girandola for being named the Offensive Player of the Year and to Turpin's Isaac Ackel for earning Defensive Player of the Year honors.  Coach of the Year recognition went to Walnut Hills' Keagan Mallot.  See the entire All-ECC list HERE.

ALL-DISTRICT AND ALL-STATE SOCCER HONORS: HUGE congratulations to Anderson's Alex Dorko and Walnut Hills' Roman Girandola for earning ALL-OHIO honors!  See complete list of area players to earn All-Ohio and/or All-District honors HERE.

GIRLS SOCCERLEAGUE CHAMPIONS:  The Milford Lady Eagles captured their third straight ECC Championship, finishing the 2023 ECC schedule with a fine 8-0-1 record.  Check out this year's standings and stats HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATE:  Milford was the last ECC team standing in the postseason after winning the District Championship on October 26.  The Lady Eagles then fell to Mount Notre Dame in the Regional Semifinal to finish the season with a fine 16-1-4 record.  Anderson fell in the District Finals and finished the season as District runner-up!

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS:  Congratulations to our ECC Players of the Year - Milford's Peyton Smith (Offensive) and Turpin's Paige Dornheggen (Defensive) and to our co-Coaches of the Year - Milford's Jill Helms and Anderson's Andy Boyd.  All-ECC selections can be found HERE.

ALL-DISTRICT AND ALL-STATE SOCCER HONORS: HUGE congratulations to Milford's Peyton Smith (First Team), Anderson's Lauren Flax, and Turpin's Paige Dornheggen for earning ALL-OHIO honors!  Special shout out to Milford's Jill Helms for earning District Coach of the Year recognition!  See complete list of area players to earn All-Ohio and/or All-District honors HERE.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRYLEAGUE CHAMPIONS:  This year's ECC Championship trophy will reside at Loveland for the third consecutive year!  The Tigers finished five points ahead of runner-up Little Miami.  Turpin's Lucas Towne was your ECC winner and Runner of the Year.  Second place went to Loveland's Ronan Wolfer and third place went to Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon.  Individual results can be found HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATE:  Congratulations to our Regional qualifiers from the ECC:  Walnut Hills, Loveland, Turpin, Little Miami, Milford, and Lebanon move on to Regionals as teams.  Individually, Turpin's Lucas Towne led the way with his second-place finish in VOA Race A, Milford's Paul Dumont finished fifth and was the top ECC finisher in VOA Race B, and Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon placed seventh at the Cedarville District Meet.  Other Regional qualifiers included Kings' Samuel Thomas and Robert Giller.  Complete results from the VOA District Meet can be found HERE and from the Cedarville District Meet HERESTATE BOUND:  Congratulations to the following ECC qualifiers to the 2023 OHSAA State Cross Country Championships:  Loveland's Ronan Wolfer, Turpin's Lucas Towne, Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon, and Kings' Samuel Thomas.  Complete DI Regional Meet results are HERE.  Check out how area runners finished at the State Meet HERE.  Complete results can be found HERE.

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS:  Turpin's Lucas Towne received Runner of the Year honors and Loveland's Adam Thomas earned Coach of the Year honors.  See the complete All-ECC list HERE.


GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS:  The Loveland Lady Tigers also captured their third straight ECC Championship, edging out runner-up Milford by nine points.  The team was led by Caroline Murnan and Delaney Cilley who finished first and second respectively.  Third place honors went to Lebanon's Alynna Wilson.  Complete individual results are HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATE:  Shout out to Loveland (District Champion), Milford, Little Miami, and Lebanon for qualifying as teams to the Regional Meet!  Top ECC finishers for the girls were Milford's Elle Campbell (5th in VOA Race A), Loveland's Caroline Murnan (3rd in VOA Race B), and Lebanon's Alynna Wilson (2nd at Cedarville Districts).  Individual qualifiers also included Kings' Lucy Marketos and Turpin's Bridget McKee.  Complete results from the VOA District Meet can be found HERE and from the Cedarville District Meet HERESTATE BOUND:  The following ECC runners advanced to the 2023 OHSAA Cross Country Championships:  Loveland moved on to State after the Lady Tigers' third-place finish (Caroline Murnan, Delaney Cilley, Suzie Cramer, Bethany Griffin, Savanna Conliff, Allie Kimnach, and Anna Feeney); Little Miami's Mackenzie Evans; and Lebanon's Alynna Wilson.  Complete DI Regional Meet results are HERE.  Check out how area runners fared at the State Meet HERE.  Complete results can be found HERE.

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS:  Shout out to Loveland's Caroline Murnan and Adam Thomas for earning Runner of the Year and Coach of the Year accolades respectively.  See the complete All-ECC list HERE.


BOYS GOLF
:  This year's ECC Preseason Tournament title was captured by Loveland who finished one stroke ahead of runner-up Little Miami.  Top three finishers were Lebanon's Peyton Lawley (69), Turpin's Alex Rollman (71), and Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer (72).  Complete results are HERE

The ECC Postseason Tournament title also went to Loveland who fired a team total of 302.  Kings was runner-up at 305 and Anderson finished third at 310.  Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer finished as medalist with a 69, three strokes ahead of runner-up Anthony Moran from Loveland and four shots ahead of third-place finishers from Kings, Jake Williams and Will Nolan.  Complete results can be found HERE

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS:  Loveland came away with the ECC title in boys golf.  It was the Tigers' sixth conference championship since the inception of the ECC.  Check out this year's standings and stats HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATE:  In DI Dayton Sectional play, Lebanon's Sam Strawser and Peyton Lawley moved on to the District Championships.  Complete Dayton Sectional results are HERE.  At the DI Cincinnati West Sectional, Walnut Hills' Henry Mentzel was the ECC's top finisher.  Complete individual results are HERE.  Loveland advanced to District from the DI Cincinnati East Sectional.  Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer (Sectional Champion) and Austin Nicholas and Anderson's Marshall Morency. moved on as well to Districts.  Complete individual results are HEREDISTRICT RESULTS:  Loveland finished ninth at Districts, while Anderson's Marshall Morency and Loveland's Anthony Moran finished as the top ECC finishers (each shooting a 74).  Complete District Championship results are HERE.

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS:  Congratulations to Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer for earning Golfer of the Year honors and to Loveland's David Allen for receiving Coach of the Year recognition.  See complete All-ECC honorees HERE.


GIRLS GOLF
:  The 2023 Preseason Tournament was held at Walden Ponds, with defending league champion Anderson coming home with the tourney title.  The Lady Raptors finished four strokes ahead of runner-up Lebanon and look to capture their second straight conference crown in girls golf.  Medalist honors went to Lebanon's Riley Johnson who fired a 72, four strokes ahead of Anderson's Ayla Brugger and Kings' Elaina Lord.  Complete results are HERE

The Postseason Tourney was held September 22 with Lebanon capturing the ECC Tourney title.  The Lady Warriors finished nine strokes ahead of second-place Anderson (324-333).  Congratulations to our top three finishers - Lebanon's Riley Johnson (74 - 1st) and Olivia Donovan (75 - 2nd) and Anderson's Ayla Brugger (76 - 3rd).  Complete results are HERE.

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS:  Lebanon finished the season with a perfect 8-0 mark in ECC head-to-head matches.  The Lady Warriors also captured their first-ever ECC Championship!  Check out this year's standings and stats HERE.

POSTSEASON UPDATE:  In DI Hamilton Sectional action, Little Miami's Jenna Lynch and Turpin's Norah Zellen and Anna Sievers advanced to the District Championships.  Complete results of the Hamilton Sectional are HERE.  In the DI Cincinnati Sectional, both Lebanon and Anderson also advanced to the District Tournament.  Individually, Kings' Sydney Lewis (81) and Elaina Lord (83) advanced as well.  Complete DI Cincinnati Sectional results are HERE.  At Districts, Lebanon finished fifth and Anderson eighth in the team competition.  Top ECC finishers were Lebanon's Riley Johnson and Olivia Donovan (tied for 6th) and Anderson's Ayla Brugger (8th).  See complete individual results HERE.

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS:  Shout out to Lebanon's Riley Johnson and Pam Russell for earning Golfer of the Year and Coach of the Year honors this fall.  See complete All-ECC honorees HERE.


GIRL TENNIS
:  Turpin captured the ECC Tournament title for the third year in a row.  The Lady Spartans finished ahead of runner-up Loveland.  Turpin's Sarah Clark (first singles), Brooke Malone (second singles), Ellen Benintendi and Morgan Kaas (first doubles), Charlotte Williams and Ainsley McCosh (second doubles), and Loveland's Katie Murphy (third singles) were your individual tourney champions!  Complete results can be found HERE

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS:  Turpin finished regular season conference play with a perfect 8-0 record and will reign as ECC Champions again.  It was the Lady Spartans' third straight title and seventh in the last nine seasons.

POSTSEASON UPDATE:  Shout out to our players who advanced to the District Tournament:  Turpin's Sarah Clark (Sectional Champion) and Ellen Benintendi and Brooke Malone, Milford's Jamin Mu, and Walnut Hills' Perasa Poopanit and Irisa Poompanit.  Read more HERESTATE BOUND:  Turpin's Sarah Clark is headed back to the State Tournament!  Walnut Hills' Perasa Poopanit and Irisa Poompanit are also headed to state after their third-place finish in doubles at Districts!  Congratulations to these three players for moving on to State!  STATE UPDATESarah finished fourth at State to end a tremendous career at Turpin!

ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS:  Congratulations to Turpin's Sarah Clark for earning Player of the Year honors and to the Lady Spartans' Gail Maundrell for receiving Coach of the Year accolades.  It is the third year in a row the two have received the honors.  See complete All-ECC recipients HERE.


FALL SEASON NEWS BRIEFS

November 25ALL-CONFERENCE FOOTBALL HONORS:  Shout out to our ECC Offensive Players of the Year - Anderson's Brodey Berg, Milford's Nathan Webster, and Loveland's Colton Endicott.  Winton Woods' Justin Hill was named Defensive Player of the Year.  Coach of the Year recognition went to Milford's Tom Grippa.  See complete All-Conference list HERE.

November 25:  What a season!  Shout out to the Anderson Raptors on their great season on the gridiron.  The squad finished 2023 with a 13-2 record after falling to Massillon Washington last night in the State semis 55-7.  Congratulations to head coach Evan Dryer and all those associated with the Anderson program!  Read more HERE.

November 24:  Anderson's Joey Emrick was named an Enquirer Athlete of the Week!  Read more HERE.

November 20:  Anderson's Joey Emrick was among this week's nominations for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award. 

November 18STATE FINAL FOUR BOUND!  Read more HERE about Anderson's victory over Withrow in last night's Regional football final, moving the Raptors to the STATE FINAL FOUR!  It's been 15 years between Final Four trips for Anderson.  Certainly a 49-28 victory means the Raptors received contributions from a slew of players, but when quarterback Justice Burnam throws for nearly 300 yards and five touchdowns, Brodey Berg accounts for over 230 yards of offense, and Caden Piening has over 100 all-purpose yards and a pair of touchdowns in a Regional Final ... this team is for real!  Major contributions defensively came from Patterson McHugh with 12 tackles, Joey Emrick with 10 tackles, and Ben Schultz who recorded a pair of sacks.  The Raptors square off against Massillon Washington Friday at Crew Stadium in Columbus at 7 pm.  

November 17:  Anderson football and Kings volleyball are each honored as Enquirer Team of the Week award winners!  Read more HERE.

November 15ALL-DISTRICT FOOTBALL HONORS:  Check out the entire list of All-District football selections from the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association (OPSWA) HERE.  Special shout out to Anderson's Brodey Berg and Winton Woods' Justin Hill for earning Player of the Year honors.

November 15ALL-DISTRICT AND ALL-STATE SOCCER HONORS: HUGE congratulations to Milford's Peyton Smith (First Team), Anderson's Alex Dorko and Lauren Flax, Walnut Hills' Roman Girandola, and Turpin's Paige Dornheggen for earning ALL-OHIO honors!  Special shout out to Milford's Jill Helms for earning District Coach of the Year recognition!  See complete list of area players to earn All-Ohio and/or All-District honors HERE.

November 14:  Anderson's Brodey Berg (football) and Kings' Elise Marchal (volleyball) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Anderson was up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week honor and Kings volleyball was in contention for the Fall Team of the Week award.  

November 14:  Check out this preview of Friday's football playoff match-up between Anderson and Withrow HERE.

November 11STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL:  Veterans' Day 2023 will forever hold a special place in Kings High School lore.  The Lady Knights are OHSAA STATE CHAMPIONS!  The girls defeated Olentangy Orange in three sets to capture the school's first-ever state volleyball title!  The Lady Knights finished their remarkable season with a 28-1 overall record, including 24 wins in a row to finish the year!  Read more HERE and HERE.  See the final point HERE.  In addition, senior Elise Marchal set the OHSAA all-division record for kills in a three-set State Final with 28!  See the record-breaker HERE.

November 11ALL-CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL HONORS:  Shout out to our co-Offensive Players of the Year - Kings' Elise Marchal and Lebanon's Mya White and to our Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight year - Kings' Dakota Henry.  Kings' Amanda Meadows earned Coach of the Year accolades.  See the complete All-ECC list HERE

November 10FOOTBALL PLAYOFF UPDATE:  Anderson defeated Harrison tonight 50-36 to move on to the fourth round of the OHSAA football playoffs.  The Raptors will square off against ex-ECC member Withrow Friday night in the Regional Final at Princeton HS.  Read more HERE.

November 10STATE SEMIFINAL VOLLEYBALL UPDATE:  Kings squared off against Cleveland St. Joseph Academy Friday today in the State semis.  It took a while, over two-and-a-half hours, but the Lady Knights advanced to the STATE SHAMPIONSHIP match with a 25-23, 25-27, 27-29, 27-25, 15-9 win!  Kings will play tomorrow at 3 pm, again at Wright State's Nutter Center.  Read more HERE.  The Enquirer's Brendan Connelly caught the final point HERE.  Best of luck, Lady Knights!


November 10:  Congratulations to Milford's Whitney Sluder for being named an Enquirer Athlete of the Week!  Read more HERE.

November 8:  Milford's Peyton Smith has been selected to play in the December 9 All-American high school soccer game taking place in Charleston, South Carolina.  Congratulations!  Read more HERE.

November 6ALL-OHIO HONORS:  Congratulations to the four ECC players selected by the state coaches association to the All-Ohio volleyball squad:  Kings Sydney Barrett and Elise Marchal (First Team), Lebanon's Mya White, and Turpin's Lilly Gillespie.  See the entire list HERE.

November 6:  Kings Nate Lyman (football) and Elise Marchal (volleyball), Anderson's Brodey Berg (football) and Greyden Gliebe (boys soccer), Winton Woods' T.J. Buckman (football), and Milford's Andrew Littrell (football) and Whitney Sluder (girls soccer) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Kings volleyball was up for the Girls Fall Team of the Week award!  

November 6:  With the Kings Lady Knights' historic run through the volleyball postseason, a huge milestone might have been overlooked.  Senior Abby Yoder surpassed the 3000-assist plateau and now sits among the OHSAA top 10 all-time in assists!  Congratulations!  In addition, teammate Sydney Barrett recently set the school record in aces!

November 6:  Small in number but HUGE in accomplishments!  Check out this week's ECC Athletes of the Week posted HERE.

November 4:  STATE FINAL FOUR:  The exciting five-set win Wednesday over Ursuline Academy moved the Lady Knights volleyball squad to today's Regional Final where they defeated St. Ursula and advanced to the State Final Four!  See the final point HERE.  Kings will face Cleveland St. Joseph Academy Friday at Wright State University at noon.  On a side note, Kings becomes the first Cincinnati area public school to make it to State in volleyball since 1994!  Read more HERE.

November 4:  Check out how area runners fared at today's State Cross Country Championships HERE.  Complete results (when posted) can be found HERE.

November 4POSTSEASON FOOTBALL UPDATE:  Anderson downed Kings 41-3 last night to move on to the third round of the OHSAA football playoffs.  Watch recap HERE.  The Raptors square off against Harrison on Friday at Lakota East HS at 7 pm.  Both Milford and Winton Woods fell last night - Milford lost to Mason 10-9 and Winton Woods lost to Withrow 16-7.  

November 4POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Good luck to our ECC athletes/teams in postseason action today, highlighted by the OHSAA State Cross Country Meet (BOYS:  Loveland's Ronan Wolfer, Turpin's Lucas Towne, Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon, and Kings' Samuel Thomas and GIRLS:  Loveland's Caroline Murnan, Delaney Cilley, Suzie Cramer, Bethany Griffin, Savanna Conliff, Allie Kimnach, and Anna Feeney; Little Miami's Mackenzie Evans; and Lebanon's Alynna Wilson.  Also, Kings faces St. Ursula in the Regional Final in volleyball - a win and the Lady Knights reach the FINAL FOUR!

November 2ALL-CONFERENCE BOYS SOCCER HONORS:  Shout out to Walnut Hills' Roman Girandola for being named the Offensive Player of the Year and to Turpin's Isaac Ackel for earning Defensive Player of the Year honors.  Coach of the Year recognition went to Walnut Hills' Keagan Mallot.  See the entire All-ECC list HERE.

November 2INCREDIBLE COMEBACK ALERT:  Kings volleyball defeated Ursuline in the Regional semis last night after losing the first two sets!  Read more HERE.  Watch the match-winning point HERE.  The five-set win moved the Lady Knights (and their tremendous fans) to Saturday's Regional Final against the winner of St. Ursula vs. Seton at Lakota West HS at 2 pm.  

November 2:  Congratulations to Anderson boys soccer on a tremendous season!  The Raptors fell last night to Xavier 3-0 in the Regional semis, finishing the season with a 12-7-1 record.  Read more HERE.

November 1ALL-CONFERENCE GIRLS SOCCER HONORS:  Congratulations to our ECC Players of the Year - Milford's Peyton Smith (Offensive) and Turpin's Paige Dornheggen (Defensive) and to our co-Coaches of the Year - Milford's Jill Helms and Anderson's Andy Boyd.  The entire list of All-ECC selections can be found HERE.

October 31:  Little Miami's Jessie Perkins (girls cross country); Winton Woods' Donmiel Rogers Jr. (football); Anderson's Justice Burnam (football), Jason Tiesman (boys soccer), and Amy Waligura (girls soccer); Kings' Grant Nurre (football) and Sydney Barrett (volleyball); Milford's Andrew Littrell (football) and Ana Manning (girls soccer); Walnut Hills' Ian O'Loughlin (boys soccer); and Lebanon's Lily Bolen (volleyball) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Anderson boys soccer and Kings volleyball were up for the Ohio Fall Team of the Week honors. 

October 30:  Check out these photos from the Regional Cross Country Championships HERE.  Thanks for the support from Enquirer Prep Sports Assistant Brendan Connelly.

October 30:  With the fall season nearly complete, coaches are still submitting ECC Athletes of the Week!  Check them out HERE.

October 29DISTRICT CHAMPIONS:  Congratulations to Anderson (boys soccer), Milford (girls soccer), and Kings (volleyball) for winning District Championships in their respective sports!  Anderson will square off against St. Xavier on Wednesday, Milford will play Tuesday against Mount Notre Dame, and Kings will face Ursuline Academy on Wednesday.

October 29STATE BOUND:  The following ECC runners have advanced to the 2023 OHSAA State Cross Country Championships:  BOYS:  Loveland's Ronan Wolfer, Turpin's Lucas Towne, Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon, and Kings' Samuel ThomasGIRLS:  Loveland moved on to State after the Lady Tigers' third-place finish (Caroline Murnan, Delaney Cilley, Suzie Cramer, Bethany Griffin, Savanna Conliff, Allie Kimnach, and Anna Feeney).  Other qualifiers included Little Miami's Mackenzie Evans and Lebanon's Alynna Wilson.  Complete DI Regional Meet results are HERE

October 28GOOD LUCK TODAY:  Anderson and Walnut Hills boys soccer and Lebanon and Kings volleyball each play today for DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS!

October 28:  FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS:  Congratulations to Milford (read more HERE), Anderson (read more HERE), Winton Woods (read more HERE), and Kings for advancing to the second round of the OHSAA playoffs!  

October 27:  Shout out to our Enquirer Athletes of the Week - Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon and Alynna Wilson, West Clermont's Evan Clephane, Turpin's Brody Blazer, and Little Miami's Emma Hartmann.  West Clermont was also named Ohio Football Team of the Week!  Read more HERE.

October 27:  REGIONALS BOUND:  Congratulations to District Girls Soccer Champion Milford for moving on to Tuesday's Regionals at Princeton HS after downing Beavercreek 3-0 in last night's District Finals!  The girls will face Mount Notre Dame, a squad they tied 2-2 back in early September.

October 26POSTSEASON UPDATE:  You have to love this time of the year - football playoffs, Regional cross country, and volleyball and boys and girls soccer are headed to District Championship contests!  Anderson and Milford each play tonight in girls soccer, Anderson and Walnut Hills each play Saturday in boys soccer, and Lebanon and Kings each play Saturday in volleyball.  Good luck to all of our athletes!

October 25:  The Anderson Raptors have been named the TriState Football Team of the Week award winner!  Read more HERE.

October 25:  Anderson's Caden Bailey was named the WLWT Primetime Performer for week ten!  Read (and watch) more HERE.

October 24:  Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon (boys cross country), Alynna Wilson (girls cross country), Charlie Smith (football), Brody McKinney (boys soccer), and Mya White (volleyball); Milford's Elle Campbell (girls cross country), Caden Bailey (football), Kristen Burns (girls soccer), and Camille Burton (volleyball); Anderson's Brodey Berg (football) and Silas Shellenbarger (boys soccer); West Clermont's Evan Clephane (football); Little Miami's Wyatt Cunningham (football), Brandon Prough (football), and Emma Hartmann (girls soccer); Walnut Hills' Roman Girandola (boys soccer); Turpin's Brody Blazer (boys soccer); and Kings' Madeline Hartke (girls soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Little Miami, West Clermont, and Milford were up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week honor.  Anderson boys soccer and Loveland girls cross country were also in contention for Fall Team of the Week accolades. 

October 23:  Check out the latest ECC Athletes of the Week HERE.  Thanks to all of our coaches who take the time to honor our best performers each week!

October 22:  Lebanon's Mya White hit a huge milestone during this past week's Sectional volleyball tournament.  The senior notched her 1500th kill as a Lady Warrior!  Congratulations!

October 22:  Milford's Caden Bailey was a finalist for the TriState Football Player of the Week award!  Anderson and Milford were among the nominees for the Team of the Week award! 

October 22:  Anderson's fine play in the second half of the regular season finale secures a top seed in DII postseason.  Read more HERE.

October 22:  Milford's Caden Bailey was a finalists for the WLWT Primetime Performer Award. 

October 22:  There's still a lot of fall postseason action ahead of us, but the ECC fall All Sports Trophy points are in.  Check out where your school stands HERE.

October 22STILL ALIVE:  Good luck to the following ECC teams still alive in the postseason in volleyball, boys soccer, and girls soccer:  VOLLEYBALL:  Lebanon, Turpin, Milford, Kings, and Little Miami; BOYS SOCCER:  Anderson and Turpin vs. Walnut Hills; and GIRLS SOCCER:  Milford, Turpin, and Anderson.

October 22:  Check out these photos from the Enquirer's Geoff Blankenship of yesterday's District Cross Country Championships HERE.

October 21POSTSEASON BOYS CROSS COUNTRY UPDATE:  Congratulations to our Regional qualifiers from the ECC:  Walnut Hills, Loveland, Turpin, Little Miami, Milford, and Lebanon move on to Regionals as teams.  Individually, Turpin's Lucas Towne led the way with his second-place finish in VOA Race A, Milford's Paul Dumont finished fifth and was the top ECC finisher in VOA Race B, and Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon placed seventh at the Cedarville District Meet.  Other Regional qualifiers included Kings' Samuel Thomas and Robert Giller.  Complete results from the VOA District Meet can be found HERE and from the Cedarville District Meet HERE.  Regionals are slated for Troy on Saturday.

POSTSEASON GIRLS CRSS COUNTRY UPDATE:  Shout out to Loveland (District Champion), Milford, Little Miami, and Lebanon for qualifying as teams to the Regional Meet!  Top ECC finishers for the girls were Milford's Elle Campbell (5th in VOA Race A), Loveland's Caroline Murnan (3rd in VOA Race B), and Lebanon's Alynna Wilson (2nd at Cedarville Districts).  Individual qualifiers also included Kings' Lucy Marketos and Turpin's Bridget McKee.  Complete results from the VOA District Meet can be found HERE and from the Cedarville District Meet HERE.  Regionals are slated for Saturday at Troy. 

October 21:  There were a lot of "firsts" for the Milford football team this season.  But after the school's first-ever 10-0 season (the 1957 squad finished 9-0 and was honored at last night's game) and first-ever outright ECC title, the Eagles have turned their attention to next week's postseason.  Milford is the top seed in Region 4!  Read more HERE.

October 21ALL-CONFERENCE GIRLS TENNIS HONORS:  Congratulations to Turpin's Sarah Clark for earning Player of the Year honors and to the Lady Spartans' Gail Maundrell for receiving Coach of the Year accolades.  It is the third year in a row the two have received the honors.  See complete All-ECC recipients HERE.

October 20HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Turpin's Sarah Clark for advancing to today's second round of the State Tennis Championships!  Sarah finished fourth to wrap-up a storied career for the Lady Spartans!  

October 20:  Shout out to Loveland's Delaney Cilley for being named an Enquirer Athlete of the Week!  Read more HERE.

October 20:  Tonight's Anderson at Kings football match-up is the WLWT Blitz 5 Game of the Week.  Check out this preview from TriState Football HERE.

October 20ALL-CONFERENCE GOLF HONORS:  Congratulations to Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer and to Lebanon's Riley Johnson for earning Golfer of the Year honors and to Loveland's David Allen and to Lebanon's Pam Russell for receiving Coach of the Year recognition.  See complete All-ECC honorees HERE for the boys and HERE for the girls.

October 20:  Anderson girls soccer squad raises $1600 for Veterans' Honor Flights.  Read more HERE.

October 20:  Former Walnut Hills and Lebanon volleyball coach Tim Mersch receives Lifetime Achievement Award from OHSVCA.  Read more HERE.

October 19:  Looks like Turpin's Sarah Clark has a lot of support back home as she competes in today's State Girls Tennis Tournament!  Best of luck SarahUPDATESarah has reached the FINAL FOUR and will play again tomorrow morning at 9 am!

October 18SHOUT OUT:  Kings' Nate Lyman is named the WLWT Primetime Performer!  Read more HERE.

October 18SHOUT OUT PART TWO to Kings' Nate Lyman for also being named the WCPO Football Player of the Week award winner!  Read more HERE.

October 17:  Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon (boys cross country), Cam Williams (football), and Max Walker (boys soccer); Loveland's Delaney Cilley (girls cross country); Walnut Hills' Maddie Wells (field hockey), Roya dos Anjos (boys soccer), and Irisa Poompanit and Perasa Poompanit (girls tennis - doubles); Anderson's Seth Wake (football), Kolin Cafferky (boys soccer), and Nina Brandon (girls soccer); Kings' Nate Lyman (football); Milford's Nathan Webster (football), Asher Tomsic (boys soccer), Ana Manning (girls soccer), and Jasmin Mu (girls tennis - singles); Little Miami's Zach Stevens (boys soccer); and Turpin's Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles) and Lilly Gillespie (volleyball) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Kings was up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week honor. 

October 16:  Check out our latest top performers who were named ECC Athletes of the Week HERE.

October 16:  It's nice to see ECC players mentioned in any article about State Championships, and yesterday's Enquirer preview of this week's State Tennis Championships doesn't disappoint.  Check it out HERE.

October 15:  Kings' Nate Lyman was a finalist for the week nine TriState Football Player of the Week award.  Winton Woods was a nominee for the Team of the Week honor. 

October 14:  The beat goes on for the Milford football team.  The Eagles are having an historic season, sitting at 9-0!  Read more from the TriState Football website HERE.

October 14:  Kings' Nate Lyman was in contention for the WLWT Primetime Performer award. 

October 14:  Kings' Nate Lyman, Anderson's Justice Burnam, and Milford's Nathan Webster were up for the WCPO Player of the Week award! 

October 14ECC CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS:  This year's ECC Boys Championship trophy will reside at Loveland for the third consecutive year!  The Tigers finished five points ahead of runner-up Little Miami.  Turpin's Lucas Towne was your ECC winner and Runner of the Year recipient.  Second place went to Loveland's Ronan Wolfer and third place went to Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon.  Individual results can be found HERE.  The Loveland Lady Tigers also captured their third straight ECC Championship, edging out runner-up Milford by nine points.  The team was led by Caroline Murnan and Delaney Cilley who finished first and second respectively.  Third place honors went to Lebanon's Alynna Wilson.  Complete individual results are HERE.


October 14POSTSEASON GIRLS TENNIS UPDATESTATE BOUND:  Turpin's Sarah Clark is headed back to the State Tournament after winning the District title today!  Walnut Hills' Perasa Poopanit and Irisa Poompanit are also headed to state after their third-place finish in doubles at Districts!  Congratulations to these three players for moving on to State (Thursday and Friday)!

October 13:  The ECC was all over this week's Enquirer Athlete of the Week award winners!  Congratulations to the following performers for being named recipients:  Turpin's Josh Yamaguchi and Isaac Ackel, West Clermont's Sophie Crider, Anderson's Trace Jallick, Lebanon's Olivia Donovan, and Walnut Hills' Anna Quelhorst, and Niko Medvedovic.  Anderson was also named Ohio Football Team of the Week!  Read more HERE.

October 12:  POSTSEASON GIRLS GOLF UPDATE:  At the District Championships, Lebanon finished fifth and Anderson eighth in today's team competition.  Top ECC finishers were Lebanon's Riley Johnson and Olivia Donovan (tied for 6th) and Anderson's Ayla Brugger (20th).  See complete individual results HERE.

October 12:  Enjoyed reading this feature from the Clermont Sun on the success of the Milford girls soccer program!  Read for yourself HERE.

October 12:  Shout out to Turpin's Evan Overholser for being named the TriState Football Player of the Week award winner!  Read more HERE.

October 11:  POSTSEASON BOYS GOLF UPDATE:  Loveland finished ninth at today's District Tournament, while Anderson's Marshall Morency and Loveland's Anthony Moran finished as the top ECC finishers (each shooting a 74).  Complete District Championship results are HERE.

October 11STATE SOCCER POLLS:  Check out the latest OSSCA state soccer polls HERE.  Milford is ranked #2 in DI girls!

October 10:  Turpin's Josh Yamaguchi (boys cross country), Devan Nigam (football), Isaac Ackel (boys soccer), Marin Davidson (girls soccer), and Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles); Milford's Elle Campbell (girls cross country), Tofa Luani (football), and Janessa Hopkins (girls water polo); West Clermont's Sophie Crider (girls cross country) and Brendan Athan (boys soccer); Lebanon's Daniel Wallace (football), Olivia Donovan (girls golf), Brady McKinney (boys soccer), and Paige Martin (girls soccer); Loveland's Colton Endicott (football) and Claire Zeigler (girls soccer); Anderson's Trace Jallick (football), Jack Barnhill (boys soccer), Lauren Flax (girls soccer), and Rylie Ritter (volleyball); Walnut Hills' Addyson Warren (field hockey), Jackson Baur (boys soccer), Anna Quelhorst (girls soccer), and Niko Medvedovic (boys water polo); Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer (boys golf), Noah Ross (boys soccer), and Meredith Finch (volleyball); Kings' Levi Miller (boys soccer) and Kassie Ingram (girls soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Lebanon and Anderson were up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award. 

October 9:  Check out the latest Associated Press state football polls HERE.

October 9:  The Sectional tournament begins next week in volleyball - check out this Enquirer tourney preview HERE.  Also, check out this preview of the upcoming boys and girls Sectional soccer tournaments.  Read more HERE.

October 9:  Read about the newest ECC Athletes of the Week HERE.  The middle school Athletes of the Week are HERE.  Thanks again to our coaches for their weekly submissions!  

October 8:  Turpin's Evan Overholser and Lebanon's Daniel Wallace were up for the TriState Football Player of the Week award.  

October 8POSTSEASON GIRSL TENNIS UPDATE:  Shout out to our ECC players who advanced to the District Tournament (Thursday and Saturday at the Lindner Family Tennis Center):  Turpin's Sarah Clark (Sectional Champion) and the doubles team of Ellen Benintendi and Brooke Malone, Milford's Jasmin Mu, and the Walnut Hills doubles team of Perasa Poopanit and Irisa Poompanit.

October 8:  Milford's Tofa Luani was among the nominees for this week's WLWT Primetime Performer award. 

October 7:  ESPN would call it an INSTANT CLASSIC!  Read about Milford's Mason Cooper's fourth quarter field goal to lift the Eagles to a 3-0 win over Winton Woods HERE.  Photo courtesy of Geoff Blankenship - Enquirer Media/GANNETT

October 6:  Shout out to the five (yes five!) Enquirer Athletes of the Week from the ECC - Loveland's Ronan Wolfer, Caroline Murnan, and Julius Vorbroker; Walnut Hills' Sierra Smith; and West Clermont's Aubrey Baker.  In addition, Anderson boys cross country and Milford girls cross country were named Fall Team of the Week award winners.  Read more HERE.

October 6POSTSEASON BOYS GOLF UPDATE:  The Loveland Tiger boys golf squad has advanced to Districts from the DI Cincinnati East Sectional.  Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer (Sectional Champion) and Austin Nicholas and Anderson's Marshall Morency have moved on as well to Wednesday's District Championships at Heatherwoode.  Complete individual results are HERE.

October 4POSTSEASON BOYS GOLF UPDATE:  At the DI Cincinnati West Sectional, Walnut Hills' Henry Mentzel was the ECC's top finisher.  Complete individual results are HERE.  The DI Cincinnati East Sectional is slated for tomorrow morning at Glenview.

October 4:  Milford and Winton Woods meet Friday night in a huge ECC match-up in football.  Milford enters the game at 7-0 for the first time since 1957, while the Warriors at sitting at 6-1.  Read more HERE.

October 4POSTSEASON GIRLS GOLF UPDATE:  In yesterday's DI Cincinnati Girls Golf Sectional, both Lebanon and Anderson advanced to The October 12 District Championships at Heatherwoode Golf Course.  Individually, Kings' Sydney Lewis (81) and Elaina Lord (83) advanced as well.  Complete DI Cincinnati Sectional results are HERE.

October 3:  Check out the latest state football polls HERE.

October 3POSTSEASON GOLF UPDATE:  In boys DI Dayton Sectional play, Lebanon finished fifth overall, narrowly missing a shot at Districts.  The Warriors' Sam Strawser and Peyton Lawley moved on to the October 11 District Championships at Heatherwoode.  Complete Dayton Sectional results are HERE.  In girls DI Hamilton Sectional action, Turpin just missed advancing to Districts as a team with its fifth-place finish.   Little Miami's Jenna Lynch and Turpin's Norah Zellen and Anna Sievers advanced to the October 12 District Championships at Heatherwoode.  Complete results of the Hamilton Sectional are HERE.

October 3:  Loveland's Ronan Wolfer (boys cross country), Caroline Murnan (girls cross country), and Julius Vorbroker (football); Kings' Samuel Thomas (boys cross country), Ben Cyrus (boys soccer), and Elise Marchal (volleyball); Anderson's Justice Burnam (football); Milford's Luke Brand (football), Josie Smith (girls soccer), Sarah Lane and Maggie Worthington (girls tennis - doubles), Kenedee Rexford (volleyball), and Cameron Barclay (boys water polo); Lebanon's Kyle Koch (football) and Kylie Bruce (girls soccer); Walnut Hills' Sierra Smith (field hockey), Roman Girandola (boys soccer), and Jaxson Camara (boys water polo); Little Miami's Zach Stevens (boys soccer); Turpin's Isaac Ackel (boys soccer); and West Clermont's Andes Ramirez (boys soccer) and Aubrey Baker (girls soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Milford and Anderson were in contention for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award.  Anderson boys cross country, Milford girls cross country, and Kings volleyball and were up for the Fall Team of the Week honors. 

October 2:  The new week brings a new group of outstanding performances turned in by our ECC athletes - check out this week's high school Athletes of the Week HERE and junior high recipients HERE.

October 1:  Check out some Enquirer photos from Saturday's HUGE volleyball match between Kings and host Seton.  The Lady Knights moved to 16-1 overall after the squad's thrilling five-set road win.  Photos from Brendan Connelly are HERE.

October 1:  Anderson's Jusice Burnam and Milford's Andrew Littrell were among the nominees for the TriState Football Player of the Week award.  Milford was also up for the Team of the Week award.  

September 30:  Milford's Luke Brand and Anderson Justice Burnam were in contention for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award! 

September 29:  The Sectional Tournament for girls tennis begins next week.  Check out this Enquirer preview HERE.

September 29:  Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer and Lebanon's Riley Johnson were named Enquirer Athletes of the Week!  Read more HERE.

September 29:  When you begin the season at 6-0 like the Milford Eagle football squad, interviewers come calling.  Check out this Enquirer interview with Milford head coach Tom Grippa and players Rob Mickler and Nate Webster HERE.

September 28: Kings volleyball has its sights set on BIG things this postseason!  Enquirer subscribers can read more HERE.

September 27:  Lebanon's Lukas Roddy is voted the TriState Football Player of the Week award winner!  Read more HERE.

September 27:  Here's the latest OHSAA football computer rankings - postseason is rapidly approaching!  Read more HERE.

September 26:  With the fall season rapidly approaching postseason play, here's an Enquirer preview of the upcoming boys and girls golf tournaments.  Read it HERE.

September 26:  Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon (boys cross country), Riley Johnson (girls golf), and Peyton Biggs (girls soccer); West Clermont's Nathan Corbin (boys cross country); Anderson's Audrey Baker (girls cross country), Antwoine Higgins (football), Ayla Brugger (girls golf), and Jason Tiesman (boys soccer); Milford's Andrew Littrell (football), Abby Smith (girls soccer), and Jackson Connor (boys water polo); Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer (boys golf), Sarah Helpinstine (girls soccer), and Meredith Finch (volleyball); Turpin's Sam Kiggins (boys soccer), Marin Davidson (girls soccer), Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles), Morgan Kaas and Charlotte Williams (girls tennis - doubles), and Lilly Gillespie (volleyball); Kings' Drew Burdine (boys soccer); and Walnut Hills' Preston Royalty (boys soccer) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Anderson was also up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award.  

September 25:  Milford (#6 in Division I), Anderson (#6 in Division II), and Winton Woods (#7 in Division II) are among the schools ranked in the latest AP State football polls.  See more HERE.

September 25:  The ECC Postseason Girls Golf Tourney was held Friday with Lebanon capturing the ECC Tourney title.  The Lady Warriors finished nine strokes ahead of second-place Anderson (324-333).  Congratulations to our top three finishers - Lebanon's Riley Johnson (74 - 1st) and Olivia Donovan (75 - 2nd) and Anderson's Ayla Brugger (76 - 3rd).  Complete results are HERE.

September 25:  Another week and another group of outstanding performances turned in by our ECC athletes.  Check out the latest ECC Athletes of the Week HERE.  Also, our junior high Athletes of the Week are HERE.

September 24:  Anderson was among the nominees for the TriState Football Team of the Week award, while Lebanon's Lukas Roddy was up for the Player of the Week honor!

September 24:  Lebanon's Jake Faler was in contention for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award.

September 23:  Read this Enquirer re-cap of Anderson's big victory over Winton Woods in last night's football action HERE, or HERE from TriState Football.


September 22:  Congratulations to Walnut Hills' Jameh Fananapazir, West Clermont's Teena Erras, and Loveland's Marlee Fleming for being named Enquirer Athletes of the Week!  Read more HERE.

September 22:  Check out a pair of Enquirer stories about volleyball.  First, take a look at the area's top statistical leaders HERE.  Then, see what area teams are ranked among the state's best HERE.  And to top off our volleyball news, SHOUT OUT to Lebanon's Lily Bolen for breaking the Lady Warrior school record for assists!  Congratulations!


September 21:  Anderson's Justice Burnam is among those football players mentioned as one whose success this season was somewhat unexpected.  Read more HERE.

September 20TriState Football takes a look at one of the biggest gridiron contests of the week - Anderson vs. Winton Woods HERE.

September 20:  Turpin captured yesterday's ECC Girls Tennis Tournament title for the third year in a row.  The Lady Spartans finished ahead of runner-up Loveland.  Turpin's Sarah Clark (first singles), Brooke Malone (second singles), Ellen Benintendi and Morgan Kaas (first doubles), Charlotte Williams and Ainsley McCosh (second doubles), and Loveland's Katie Murphy (third singles) were your individual tourney champions!  Complete results can be found HERE.

September 19:  Today's ECC Postseason Boys Golf Tournament title went to Loveland who fired a team total of 302.  Kings was runner-up at 305 and Anderson finished third at 310.  Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer finished as medalist with a 69, three strokes ahead of runner-up Anthony Moran from Loveland and four shots ahead of third-place finishers from Kings, Jake Williams and Will Nolan.  Complete results can be found HERE

September 19:  Walnut Hills' Jameh Fananapazir (boys cross country), Sisa Propst-Zuverza (field hockey), Roman Girandola (boys soccer), and Emmett Royalty (boys water polo); Milford's Paul Dumont (boys cross country), J.P. Naylor (football), Louden Hilliard (boys golf), Hayden Pride (boys soccer), Marlee Scanlon (girls soccer), Rachel Morgan (volleyball), and Brooks Conly (boys water polo); West Clermont's Burt Caiden (football) and Teena Erras (girls soccer); Loveland's Evan Faessler (football), Alexis Hardin (girls soccer), Marley Fleming (girls tennis - singles), and Marabelle Green and Anna Proano-Raps; Lebanon's Max Walker (boys soccer) and Kiley Bruce (girls soccer); Turpin's Griffin Jones (boys soccer); Kings' Brandon Heavner (boys soccer) and Kylie Hornbeck (girls soccer); Anderson's Alex Dorko (football), Lauren Flax (girls soccer), and Grace Crider (volleyball) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Milford was up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award.

September 18:  Welcome to a new week and a new batch of ECC Athletes of the Week!  Check them out HERE.  Also, don't forget our junior high Athletes of the Week HERE.

September 17:  Milford's Tofa Luani is in contention for the week five TriState Football Player of the Week award!  Also, Loveland and Winton Woods are up for the Team of the Week accolade! 

September 17:  Results from Tuesday's Kings Cross Country Invitational can be found HERE.  The host Knights finished runner-up in the boys' race, followed by Anderson (3rd) and Milford (4th).  Top ten finishers for the ECC were Kings' Samuel Thomas (1st), Robert Giller (3rd), and Grant Arnesen (10th) and Anderson's Nolan Leist (6th), Mark Phillips (8th), and Ty Regan (9th).  On the girls' side, Kings placed runner-up and Anderson third in the team competition.  Individual top ten ECC finishers included Anderson's Audrey Baker (2nd) and Lindsey Binning (7th) and Kings' Lucy Marketos (5th), Sadie Reeder (8th), Lura Links (9th), and Rebekah Reed (10th).

Results from yesterday's Cedarville Cross Country Invitational can be found HERE.  Little Miami boys finished runner-up in the team results, while Milford boys finished third overall.  The Eagles' Paul Dumont finished first, while Kings' Samuel Thomas placed runner-up.  For the girls, Little Miami finished third as a team, led by Mackenzie Evans' third-place overall finish. 

Results from yesterday's Troy Twilight Invitational can be seen HERE.  Walnut Hills and Turpin finished first and third respectively in the boys' race with Anderson finishing tenth.  Turpin's Lucas Towne placed first overall and Walnut Hills' Ian LeCates finished eighth.  Milford finished third in the girls' team standings, led by Elle Campbell's ninth-place finish.

September 16:  Loveland's Colton Endicott was a finalist for the WLWT Primetime Performer Award! 

September 16:  Anderson's Justice Burnam was among this week's nominees for the WCPO Player of the Week award!  

September 15:  Walnut Hills’ Paige Wahl , Loveland’s Will Bertoli, West Clermont’s Makayla Raynor, Milford’s Jasmin Mu and Madeline House, and Anderson’s Sydney Dodds are named Enquirer Athletes of the Week!  Read more HERE.


September 14:  Great night for the Kings volleyball squad, defeating Turpin to remain unbeaten in conference play (9-0).  AND ... congratulations to Elise Marchal for recording her 1000th kill of her tremendous varsity career!

September 13:  Shout out to Milford's Tofa Luani for being named the WCPO Player of the Week award winner!  Read more HERE.

September 12:  Little Miami's Michael Zegarski (boys cross country); Milford's Paul Dumont (boys cross country), Tofa Luani (football), Nick Henke (boys soccer), Ana Manning (girls soccer), Jasmin Mu (girls tennis - singles), and Madeline House (girls water polo); Turpin's Bridget McKee (girls cross country) and Lauren Dornheggen (girls soccer); Kings' Nate Lyman (football) and Elise Marchal (volleyball); Loveland's Colton Endicott (football), Will Bertoli (boys soccer), and Lucy Perusek (girls soccer); West Clermont's Bo Rickman (football), Andres Ramirez (boys soccer), and Makayla Raynor (girls soccer); Lebanon's Kyle Koch (football), Anna Spahr (girls golf), Max Walker (boys soccer), Maddie Wagers (girls soccer), and Eden Chin (girls tennis - singles); Walnut Hills' Paige Wahl (field hockey), Roman Girandola (boys soccer), Roya dos Anjos (girls soccer), and Irisa Poompanit and Perasa Poompanit (girls tennis - doubles); and Anderson's Sydney Dodds (girls golf) and Izzy Lanham (girls soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Milford was also up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week honor. 

September 11:  The Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association has posted its newest All-State soccer polls HERE.  Milford girls sit at #4 and Turpin boys sit at #14 in Division I polls.

September 11:  Let's take a second to salute our ECC fall coaches for this week's ECC Athlete of the Week submissions.  Thanks to those who took the time to honor their players - this week we nearly hit 50 honored athletes!  See them all HERE.

September 11:  Winton Woods (#2 in Division II), Milford (#10 in Division I), and Anderson and Kings (received votes) are among the ECC teams ranked in the first AP State football poll of the season!  Read more HERE.

September 11:  Check out this week's ECC Athletes of the Week HERE.  It's always nice to read about the past week's outstanding efforts by our athletes!

September 10:  Lebanon's Alex Klein was up for the TriState Football Player of the Week award. 

September 10WOW!  Lebanon senior Anna Spahr recorded a hole-in-one in Thursday's match against Kings at Harmon Golf Course (hole #9).

September 9:  Milford's Nathan Webster was among the nominees for the WLWT Primetime Performer Award.

September 9:  Milford's Tofa Luani was a nominee for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award!  

September 9:  Read about Milford's gridiron win over Anderson in week four play HERE.  The Eagles and Winton Woods are the last remaining unbeaten teams in the ECC (4-0).

September 9:  Turpin's Lucas Towne and Libby Morra and Ainsley McCosh, West Clermont's Meagyn Riffle, and Milford's Lindsay Brown are named Enquirer Athletes of the Week!  Congratulations!  Read more HERE.

September 8:  Check out the area's top golfers as we approach the midway point of the season HERE.  Lebanon's Riley Johnson and Olivia Donovan and Anderson's Charlie Straubel and Marshall Morency are highlighted!

September 5:  Milford is ranked #6 in the most recent STATE girls soccer poll!  Check out all the state's top teams HERE.

September 4:  Turpin's Lucas Towne (boys cross country), Kyle Suter (boys soccer), Marin Davidson (girls soccer), and Libby Morra and Ainsley McCosh (girls tennis - doubles); Kings' Sam Thomas (boys cross country) and Drew Burdine (boys soccer); Lebanon's Calvin Kilgallon (boys cross country); Little Miami's Mackenzie Evans (girls cross country) and Jenna Lynch (girls golf); Milford's Elle Campbell (girls cross country), Luke Brand (football), Jonathan Campbell (boys golf), Jackson Connor (boys water polo), and Lindsay Brown (girls water polo); Anderson's Joey Emrick (football) and Ava Bergman (girls soccer); West Clermont's Meagyn Riffle (girls soccer); and Loveland's Makenna Kirlin (volleyball) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Lebanon volleyball and Loveland cross country were up for the Girls Fall Team of the Week honor.  

September 4:  Enjoy your Labor Day holiday and reading about our newest high school ECC Athletes of the Week HERE and our junior high recipients HERE.

September 3:  Turpin's Devan Nigem was a nominee for the TriState Football Player of the Week award and Kings was up for the Team of the Week honor! 

September 2:  After a record-breaking performance at quarterback, Milford's Luke Brand was a nominee for the WLWT Primetime Performer award. 

September 2:  Milford's Luke Brand and Turpin's Devan Nigam were nominees for the week three WCPO Football Player of the Week award. 

September 2:  Lebanon and Loveland hosted cross country invitationals today.  Check out the complete results HERE for the Lebanon Invitational and HERE for the Loveland Invitational.

September 2:  The Enquirer recaps a pair of ECC teams who picked up gridiron wins last night.  Read about Anderson's win over Lebanon HERE and Winton Woods' victory over West Clermont HERE.

September 1:  Lebanon’s Lukas Roddy, Brayden Pierson, and Mya White; Milford’s Peyton Smith and Janessa Hopkins, Anderson’s Mannat Patel and Tessa Sangermano, Walnut Hills’ Ernie Manders, and West Clermont’s Nicholas Colwell are named Enquirer Athletes of the Week!  Read more HERE.


August 30:  Anderson's Brodey Berg is named the WCPO Football Player of the Week!  Read more HERE.

August 29:  Little Miami's Aidan Castillo (boys cross country), Cody Neltner (football), Gustavo Soto (boys soccer), and Elly Goins (girls soccer); Lebanon's Alynna Wilson (girls cross country), Lukas Roddy (football), Mya White (volleyball), and Brayden Pierson (boys soccer); Loveland's Caroline Murnan (girls cross country) and Katie Murphy (girls tennis - singles); Kings' Colton Weisbrod (football); Anderson's Brodey Berg (football), Nina Brandon (girls soccer), and Mannat Patel and Tessa Sangermano (girls tennis - doubles); West Clermont's Bo Rickman (football) and Nicholas Colwell (boys golf); Milford's Reece Davis (football), Samantha Hendricks (girls golf), Peyton Smith (girls soccer), and Janessa Hopkins (girls water polo); Walnut Hills' Josie Mann-Grimm (field hockey) and Ernie Manders (boys water polo); Turpin's Matthew Middendorf (boys golf), Brooke Wilson (girls soccer), Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles), and Ellen Benintendi and Morgan Kaas (girls tennis - doubles); and Winton Woods' Mike Reyes (boys soccer) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Milford was up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award and Loveland cross country and Little Miami girls golf were up for the Ohio Fall Team of the Week honor.

August 28TriState Football announced its nominees for the Football Player of the Week Team of the Week award for week two.  Anderson's Brodey Berg, Milford's Reece Davis, West Clermont's Bo Rickman, and Kings' Colton Weisbrod were up for the top player honor!  In addition, Anderson was in contention for the Team of the Week award. 

August 28:  Check out the past week's top performers named ECC High School Athletes of the Week HERE. The check out the top junior high performers HERE.

August 27HUGE MILESTONE for Kings' volleyball standout Sydney Barrett.  The senior and reigning ECC Offensive Player of the Year collected her 1000th career kill last week in a match against Milford!  Congratulations!

August 27:  Anderson's Brodey Berg and Milford's Reece Davis were BOTH in contention for the WCPO Football Plyer of the Week award!

August 27:  Milford's Reece Davis was among this week's nominees for the WLWT Primetime Performer award.  

August 27:  Read about Milford's thrilling 34-29 win over Lebanon in week two football action HERE.

August 25:  West Clermont's Zander Hauck and Mollee Erras and Milford's Ava Blevins are named Enquirer Athletes of the Week!  Read more HERE.

August 23:  Kings' Paul Kelly is named the WLWT Primetime Performer award winner.  Read (and watch) more HERE.

August 23:  Take a look at this Enquirer boys and girls water polo preview HERE.  Milford and Walnut Hills have players highlighted! 

August 22:  Check out this Enquirer cross country preview HERE.  Loveland's Caroline Murnan and Milford's Charlie Vause get some "pub."

August 22:  Lebanon's Bryce Bohman (football) and Mya White (volleyball); Kings' Paul Kelly (football), Bella Lands (girls soccer), and Abby Yoder (volleyball); Turpin's Devin Nigam (football) and Ellen Benintendi and Morgan Kaas (girls tennis - doubles); West Clermont's Zander Hauck (football) and Mollee Erras (girls soccer); Anderson's Justice Burham (football) and Ayla Brugger (girls golf); Milford's Nathan Webster (football), Jonathan Campbell (boys golf), Nick Henke (boys soccer), and Ava Blevins (girls water polo); and Walnut Hills' Lucy Faherty (field hockey) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award.  Lebanon and Milford were up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award.  

August 21:  Kings' Paul Kelly, Winton Woods' TJ Buckman, and Anderson's Justice Burnam were up for the WLWT Primetime Performer award (football). 

August 21:  This week's ECC Athletes of the Week are coming in!  Check out our top performers HERE.  In addition, our first few middle school Athletes of the Week are HERE.

August 20:  Check out the results from yesterday's OHSAA Preseason Cross Country Invitational in Columbus HERE.  Congratulations to all of our runners who turned in great performances!

August 20:  Milford's Nathan Webster, Anderson's Justice Burnam, Turpin's Devan Nigam, and Kings' Paul Kelly were up for the TriState Football Player of the Week honors.  Team of the Week nominees included Turpin and Milford.

August 20Tristate Football has announced its preseason All-TSF Team.  Check out which players are among the best in the area HERE.

August 20:  Milford's Nathan Webster was up for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award. 

August 17:  The 2023 football season kicks off this week (Walnut Hills plays tonight!).  Check out this Enquirer preview of the teams in the ECC HERE.

August 14:  Read how to nominate athletes for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week recognition HERE.  Let's support our athletes!

August 14:  It's Monday, and that means we get to take a look at our top performers from last week.  Check out our newest ECC Athletes of the Week HERE.

August 12:  We are now less than a week away from the gridiron season opener - time to get those student sections ready!  Blitz 5 takes a look at who its sportswriters think  are the top teams in our area HERE.

August 11:  Milford's Ana Manning among the state's top players in girls soccer, as selected by the high school sports staff of the USA Today Network Ohio's 21 newspapers and websites.  See list HERE.

August 10:  Shout out to Anderson for capturing the ECC Preseason Tournament title in girls golf yesterday.  The Lady Raptors finished four strokes ahead of runner-up Lebanon.  Medalist honors went to Lebanon's Riley Johnson who shot a 72.  Anderson's Ayla Brugger (76) and Kings' Elaina Lord (76) finished tied for second.  Complete results are HERE.

August 9:  WCPO's Mike Dyer takes a look at the 2023 Winton Woods football squad HERE and Kings HERE as they prepare for the upcoming season.

August 8:  Congratulations to Loveland for coming out on top at today's boys golf Preseason Tournament.  The Tigers finished one stroke ahead of runner-up Little Miami.  Medalist was Lebanon's Peyton Lawley who fired a 69.  Silver medalist honors went to Turpin's Alex Rollman (71) and bronze medalist recognition went to Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer.  See complete results HERE.

August 7:  Here are our first Athletes of the Week for the 2023-24 sports year!  Last year, we recognized over 1000 athletes.  Check out this past week's top ECC performers HERE.

August 7:  You know football season is right around the corner when the Crosstown Showdown schedule is posted!  Check out the full schedule HERE.

August 4:  Kings' Elise Marchal, Abby Yoder, Sydney Barrett, and Dakota Henry and Little Miami's Darbi Ricketts are included among the state's top volleyball players in this Enquirer article HERE.

June 28:  Winton Woods' Justin Hill is among the state's top football players, according to the high school sports staff of the Gannett Corporation's 21 Ohio newspapers.  Read more HERE.

June 27:  Check out this Enquirer preview of the upcoming girls tennis season HERE.  Turpin is highlighted as the ECC team to beat, while the Lady Spartans' Sarah Clark, Morgan Malone, and Ellen Benintendi and Morgan Kaas (doubles) are featured, along with Milford's Jasmin Mu, Lebanon's Edin Chin, and Walnut Hills' Irisa Poompanit and Angela Britton.

June 26:  The Enquirer takes a glimpse at the area's top golfers in this season preview HERE.  Lebanon's Riley Johnson and Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer are among the players highlighted.

June 22:  Here's an Enquirer preview of the area's top blockers on the volleyball court.  Read more HERE.  ECC players highlighted include Kings' Elise Marchal and Milford's Kelsey McKenney.

June 22:  This boys and girls soccer preview from the Enquirer looks at the area's top midfielders HERE.  The list includes Anderson's Andy Dorko and Ava Rivard, Walnut Hills' Roman Girandola, Loveland's Ian Ciric, Milford's Marlee Scanlon, Little Miami's Kiley Reese, and West Clermont's Meagyn Riffle

June 22:  Check out who the Enquirer has selected as the area's top goalkeepers in boys and girls soccer - including Little Miami's Zach Stevens, Kings' Brandon Heavner, Loveland's Ashley Fancher, and Anderson's Gianna Mlynek. Read more HERE.

June 20:  Who are the area's top defenders in high school volleyball?  The Enquirer can help you decide HERE.  Among the players saluted are Kings' Dakota Henry and Little Miami's Darbi Ricketts.

June 20:  The Enquirer looks at the area's top defenders in boys and girls soccer HERE.  Milford's Caitlin Evans, Turpin's Brooke Wilson, Walnut Hills' Megan Edie, and Little Miami's Sarah Helpinstine are featured.

June 19:  The Enquirer salutes the area's top returning hitters in the sport of volleyball HERE.  Here are the ECC players to make the list:  Kings' Sydney Barrett and Lebanon's Mya White.

June 19:  Here's a look at the area's top forwards in girls and boys soccer, according to the Enquirer.  Making the list are Kings' Drew Burdine, Turpin's Kyle Suter, Milford's Ana Manning, and Loveland's Alexis Harden.  See the list HERE.

June 19:  The final Enquirer position-by-position preview of the upcoming football season takes a look at the top linebackers in the area.  Among those mentioned are Lebanon's Luke Berberich and Charlie Smith, Little Miami's Eli Schoellman, and Milford's Andrew Littrell.  Check them out HERE.

June 17Tristate Football continues its previews of the 2023 football season - this time taking a look at the Winton Woods Warriors HERE.

June 15:  Here's who the Enquirer believes to be the area's top defensive linemen for the upcoming football season.  Featured players include Winton Woods' Justin Hill, Delan Massey-Wright, and Cameron Jackson; Lebanon's Quinten Wagers and Tanner Smith; Walnut Hills' Donovan Gayle; and West Clermont's Carter Lucas.  Check out the entire list HERE.

June 15:  The area's best offensive lineman are featured in this Enquirer high school preview HERE.  Making the list are Winton Woods' Raphael Greene, Kings' Kage Payne and Camden Crooks, Anderson's Bobby Stanyard, and West Clermont's Landon Toft.

June 15:  Who are the area's top defensive backs in high school football ... check out the Enquirer's picks HERE.  Featured on the list are Anderson's T.J. Nelson and Kings' Paul Kelly and Colton Weisbrod.

June 14Tristate Football previews the West Clermont Wolves football squad HERE.

June 13:  Football 2023 is right around the corner!  Tristate Football takes a look at the upcoming ECC gridiron season in a podcast HERE.

June 13Tristate Football takes a look at the Milford Eagles football team HERE.

June 13Tristate Football previews the Anderson Raptors football squad HERE.

June 13:  The Enquirer features the area's top setters in the sport of volleyball.  Among the honorees are Lebanon's Lily Bolen and Kings' Abby Yoder.  Read more HERE.

June 7:  Check out who the Enquirer highlighted as the area's top high school wide receivers HERE.  The list features Winton Woods' Tra'Mar Harris; Anderson's Mike Smith, Trace Jallick, Caden Piening, and Jack Sammarco; Kings' Nate Lyman; Lebanon's Kyle Koch; and Milford's Reece Davis

June 6Tristate Football provides a look at the 2023 Kings football squad HERE.

June 6Tristate Football previews the 2023 Loveland Tiger football squad HERE.

June 6Tristate Football takes a look at the 2023 Lebanon football squad - read the preview HERE.

June 5:  Take a look at the area's top running backs in this Enquirer football preview HERE.  Among the highlighted players are Anderson's Brodey Berg, Winton Woods' Zae Jennings, Loveland's Colton Endicott, and West Clermont's Mysaun Sanders.

June 3Tristate Football examines the active statistical leaders among ECC football players HERE.

June 2:  The Enquirer takes a look at the area's top quarterbacks HERE.  Among the best are Winton Woods' Van George, Turpin's Devan Nigam, and West Clermont's Bryson Earley.

Eastern Cincinnati Conference Spring Sports Updates

BASEBALL:  Last spring, West Clermont and Lebanon shared the ECC baseball title, the first for both schools!

SOFTBALL:  Lebanon and Milford finished as co-champs in 2023.  It was Milford's eighth ECC title overall and Lebanon's second.

BOYS AND GIRLS TRACK:  Loveland is running after its fourth consecutive boys championship, as well as the Lady Tigers' fifth straight ECC crown.  Anderson will again host the Conference Meet slated for May 8 and 10.

BOYS TENNIS:  Walnut Hills won both the 2023 regular season and the ECC tournament titles on its way to a third straight conference championship on the courts.  The 2024 ECC Tournament is scheduled for May 2.

BOYS LACROSSE:  The Milford Eagles won last year's conference crown and is shooting for their fourth ECC championship overall.

GIRLS LACROSSE:  Walnut Hills is trying to secure back-to-back ECC championships in girls lacrosse.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL:  Although the ECC doesn't officially sponsor boys volleyball, the conference has been successful in both regular season and postseason play.