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Eastern Cincinnati Conference News Briefs

August 10:  Who are the area's best middle blockers in girls volleyball?  Enquirer subscribers can find out HERE.

August 10Enquirer subscribers can read about the area's best girls soccer players HERE.

August 9:  Shout out to Loveland for capturing the ECC Preseason Boys Golf tourney title today!  The Indians outdistanced runner-up Anderson 306-315.  Medalist honors went to Turpin's Alex Meyer who shot a 71, while Loveland's Anthony Moran and Milford's Jason Campbell finished runner-up (73).  Complete individual results are HERE.

August 8:  Shout out to Kings for capturing the first-ever ECC JV Girls Golf Tournament title with a ten-stroke advantage over runner-up Lebanon.  Team members included Emily Lynch, Marlee Combs, Addison Pieper, and Ellie SharpEmily and Anderson's Sierra Baxter were medalists.  The tourney was held at Bel-Wood Country Club.

August 7:  Here's coach Darnell Parker's Celebration of Live video HERE.

August 4Enquirer subscribers can read about the area's top golfers HERE.

August 4Enquirer subscribers can check out the area's top tennis players HERE.

August 3:  Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown football schedule is announced HERE.

August 1:  Vote for the Tristate Football Preseason Football All-TSF Squad HERE.

July 31Tristate Football releases its Blitz 5 Top 25 football poll HERE.

July 30:  Local baseball players lead Midland 18U team to Connie Mack World Series.  Read more HERE

July 27:  Loveland grad Drew Plitt signed by Bengals.  Read more HERE.

July 25:  Beloved Loveland and Clark Montessori basketball coach Darnell Parker (and his smile) will be sorely missed.  Read more HERE about his battle with cancer.

July 22Tristate Football previews Milford football HERE.

July 22:  Prep Baseball Report announces its All-Ohio baseball squad.  Read more HERE.

July 21Tristate Football previews Walnut Hills football HERE.

July 19:  Enquirer subscribers can read about Anderson's upcoming football season ... and yes, the Raptors will continue to throw the ball!  Read more HERE.

July 18Tristate Football previews Winton Woods football HERE.

July 9Tristate Football previews Little Miami football HERE.

July 2022:  Enquirer subscribers can read about the area's top football players as the 2022 gridiron season is right around the corner.  Offensive lineman HERE; wide receivers HERE; running backs HERE; quarterbacks HERE; linebackers HERE; defensive linemen HERE; and defensive backs HERE.

June 29:  The Enquirer announces its Spring All-Stars HERE.

June 27:  Winton Woods alum Chance Gray named LaRosa's MVP of the Year award winner!  Read more HERE.

June 22:  The Enquirer looks at the top high school sports stories from 2021-22 HERE.

April 29Tristate Football previews Loveland football HERE.

April 11Tristate Football previews Kings football HERE.

March 29Tristate Football previews Turpin football HERE.

March 2Tristate Football previews Anderson football HERE.

March 2Tristate Football posts active statistical leaders in ECC football HERE.

2022 Fall Sports Season Updates / Honors

FOOTBALL:  The success of ECC football was evident last fall when Kings won the conference championship and Winton Woods came away with a STATE Championship!  Both teams will be tough to beat in 2022!

GIRLS GOLF:  Milford is shooting for back-to-back ECC titles (and fifth overall) in girls golf this fall.  In addition, Turpin and Kings each advanced to Districts.  This year's Preseason Tournament is scheduled for August 10 at 8 am at Walden Ponds, while the Postseason Tourney will be held September 22 at 8 am (again at Walden Ponds).

BOYS GOLF:  Turpin is the ECC's defending champion in boys golf.  The Spartans' title broke of string of nine consecutive seasons with Loveland or Milford winning the league title.  In postseason play, the Spartans advanced to Districts as well.  The boys will tee off in the Preseason Tournament August 9 at 7:30 am and September 20 at 7:30 am in the Postseason Tournament (both at the Golf Center at Kings Island).

GIRLS TENNIS:  Turpin is seeking its sixth consecutive conference crown in girls tennis.  In addition, Sarah Clark returns after a trip to the State Championships last season!  The ECC Tournament is slated for September 20 at the ATP at 9 am.

GIRLS SOCCER:  The ECC boasted co-Champions in 2021, with Loveland and Milford sharing the title!  Both squads advanced to District Final contests as well.

BOYS SOCCER:  Anderson is shooting for consecutive ECC titles this fall.  The Raptors also advanced to the Regional semi to finish 18-1-1.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY:  Loveland won the league title in girls cross country last fall.  The Lady Tigers joined Lebanon as State Meet team qualifiers, with Loveland finishing as State Runner-Up!  The 2022 ECC Meet is scheduled for October 15 at Lebanon HS.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY:  Loveland won the school's first-ever ECC crown in boys cross country in 2021 and finished twelfth at the State Meet.  Little Miami grad William Zegarski is the reigning State Champion.  The Conference Meet is slated for Lebanon HS on October 15.

VOLLEYBALL:  Lebanon is hoping for the Lady Warriors' third consecutive ECC championship in volleyball.  The squad also advanced to the District Finals in 2021.

 

ECC Player And Team Of The Week Awards

Little Miami's William Zegarski (boys cross country) and Michael Cornett (football); Loveland's Ryan Chevalier (boys cross country) and Madison Conatser (girls cross country); Milford's Austin Hardin (football) and Nicholas Henke (boys soccer); Winton Woods' KC Spears (football); Kings' Andrew Sharp (boys golf); Lebanon's Peyton Lawley (boys golf); Anderson's Sydney Stockslager (girls golf); Turpin's Brady Lent (boys soccer), Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles), and Ellen Benintendi and Allie Fermann (girls tennis - doubles); and Walnut Hills' Stella Kiniklocytcs (girls soccer) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced August 24.  Also, Little Miami, Milford, Turpin, and Winton Woods were among the finalists for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award!  Shout out to Little Miami's Michael Cornett and to Loveland's Madison Conatser for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Little Miami’s William Zegarski (boys cross country), Aidan Jones (football); Anderson’s Griffin Scalf (football); Kings’ Will Kocher (football) and Elise Marchal (volleyball); Turpin’s Will Schulok (football), Sarah Clark (girls tennis – singles), Ellen Benintendi and Allie Fermann (girls tennis – doubles); West Clermont’s Justin Line (boys soccer), Hannah Graves (volleyball); Milford’s Lauren Pickett (volleyball); and Walnut Hills’ Matthew Dillon (water polo) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced August 31.  Also, Little Miami and Turpin were in contention for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award and Lebanon boys golf and West Clermont boys soccer were up for the Ohio Fall Team of the Week honors!  Congratulations to Hannah for winning the award and to West Clermont boys soccer for winning Team of the Week honors!  Read more HERE.

Little Miami's William Zegarski (boys cross country) and Chloe Burton (volleyball); Loveland's Jessie Gibbins (girls cross country) and Nicole Niven (volleyball); West Clermont's Zach Moats (football) and Brooklyn Watson (volleyball); Anderson's Joey Faulkner (football), Sam Hughes (boys soccer), Paige McPhillips (girls tennis - singles), and Kennedy Coldiron and Elisa Infante (girls tennis - doubles); Milford's Chase Duesing (football), Lyric Birkley (girls golf), and Jasmin Mu (girls tennis - singles); Turpin's Keenan Alcalde (football), Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles), Ellen Benintendi and Allie Fermann (girls tennis - doubles), and Alex Rollman (boys golf); Lebanon's Owen Mockabee (boys golf) and Mya White (volleyball); and Kings' Katie Gabert (girls golf), Tony Milazzo (boys soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Month award, announced September 7.  Also, West Clermont, Anderson, and Kings were in consideration for the Ohio Football Team of the Week honors!  Turpin boys golf was up for the Ohio Boys Fall Team of the Week award. Shout out to Sam and Alex for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Little Miami's William Zegarski (boys cross country), Grace Biddle (girls cross country), and Piper Ricketts (volleyball); Kings' Michael Mussari (football), Evan Reppeto (boys soccer), Bella Land (girls soccer); Loveland's Luca Aquilino (football) and Josie Early and Ryann Eversole (girls tennis - doubles); Milford's Tofa Luani (football), Adam Horn (boys golf); Winton Woods' James Minor III (football), Daysia Thompson (girls soccer); Anderson's Ayla Brugger (girls golf); Walnut Hills' Audrey Quelhorst (girls soccer); Turpin's Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles) and Morgan Kaas and Audrey Williams (girls tennis - doubles); and Lebanon's Ninah Miranda (volleyball) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced September 14.  Also, Milford was up for the Football Team of the Week award and Turpin golf was in contention for the Boys Fall Team of the Week honors.  Shout out to Bella for winning the award.  Read more HERE.

Milford's Tofa Luani (football), Ana Manning (girls soccer), Emily Morgan (volleyball), and Jess Shay (girls soccer); Anderson's Griffin Scalf (football) and Sierra Baxter (girls golf); Winton Woods' Ziyad Lahbabi (boys soccer); Kings' Abby Yoder (volleyball); and Walnut Hills' Gianna Allwein (boys cross country) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced September 21.  Kings and Milford were also up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week honors, while Anderson boys soccer is up for the Fall Team of the Week award.  Shout out to Tofa, Emily, Jess, and Griffin for winning the award, and to the Anderson boys soccer team for being named Team of the Week!  Read more HERE.

Turpin's Cole Weaver (boys cross country), Keenan Alcalde (football), and Lilly Gillespie (volleyball); Little Miami's William Zegarski (boys cross country), and Kiley Reese (girls soccer); Loveland's Ryan Chevalier (boys cross country), Emmy Sager (girls cross country), and Ainsely Wessel (volleyball); Milford's Ali Maglecic (girls cross country), Adam Horn (boys golf), Abi Loux (girls golf), Ryan Henke (boys soccer), and Peyton Cook (girls soccer); Walnut Hills' Kate Stiens (girls cross country); Winton Woods' Jermaine Mathews Jr. (football) and Amey Sewovi (boys soccer); Anderson's Brodey Berg (football), and Bennett Painter (boys soccer); Kings' Andrew Sharp (boys golf) and Elise Marchal (volleyball); and Lebanon's Riley Johnson (girls golf) are in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced September 28.  Little Miami and Winton Woods are up for Ohio Football Team of the Week honors. Also, Kings boys golf, Turpin boys cross country, Loveland girls cross country, and Milford girls golf are up for Fall Team of the Week accolades. Vote HERE.

Lebanon's Mya White (volleyball); Little Miami's William Zegarski (boys cross country), Jake Wittenauer (boys golf), and Jenna Lynch (girls golf); Nick Klenk (football); Loveland's Bailey Jackson (football); Kings' Will Kocher (football) and Gracyn Alexander (girls soccer); Anderson's Brody Foley (football); Turpin's Matt Kissel (boys golf), Noah Puttman (boys soccer), Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles), and Allie Fermann and Ellen Benintendi (girls tennis - doubles); Milford's Ryan Henke (boys soccer), Jessie Nagle (girls soccer), Elise Ostrander (girls tennis - singles), Zara Brown and Mya Curran (girls tennis - doubles), Jackson Connor (water polo), and Macie Bach (volleyball) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 5.  Also, Turpin boys soccer was up for the Fall Team of the Week honors.  Congrats to Bailey, Ryan, Jessie, Zara and Mya, and Jackson for winning the award.  Read more HERE.

West Clermont's Marcus Johnson (football); Lebanon's Braden Kay (football); Kings' Hunter Jones (football) and Elise Marchal (volleyball); Winton Woods' K.C. Spears (football) and Daysia Thompson (girls soccer); Anderson's Noah Merkle (football), Paige McPhillips and Lilly Rile (girls tennis - doubles), and Bennett Painter (boys soccer); Little Miami's William Zegarski (boys cross country); Milford's Nick Haskins (boys soccer) and Campbell Robinson (volleyball); Walnut Hills' Liam Menz (boys soccer) and Alexis Covington (girls tennis - singles); Turpin's Kate Hooper (girls soccer), Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles), and Brooke Malone and Morgan Kaas (girls tennis - doubles) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 12.  West Clermont was up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award.  Also, Milford boys soccer and Turpin girls tennis were up for Fall Team of the Week honors. Shout out to Marcus, Sarah, and the West Clermont football squad for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Loveland's Ryan Chevalier (boys cross country), Ethan Lund (football), and Eva Dudeck (girls soccer); Little Miami's William Zegarski (boys cross country), Kiley Reese (girls soccer), and Piper Ricketts (volleyball); Lebanon's Zane Duning (football) and Ninah Miranda (volleyball); Kings' Ben Shrimplin (boys soccer); Winton Woods' Ziyad Lahbabi (boys soccer); Anderson's Bennett Painter (boys soccer); West Clermont's Hailey Kritz (girls soccer); Milford's Lyric Birkley (girls soccer); Turpin's Sarah Clark (girls tennis - singles); and Walnut Hills' Danny Westrich (water polo) are among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 19.  In addition, Anderson and Lebanon are up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award and Milford girls soccer is in contention for the Fall Team of the Week honors.  Vote HERE.

Walnut Hills' Gianni Allwein (boys cross country); Little Miami's William Zegarski (boys cross country) and Piper Ricketts (volleyball); Loveland's Jessie Gibbins (girls cross country); Milford's Jacob Smith (football) and Nick Haskins (boys soccer); Winton Woods' TyRek Spikes (football); Lebanon's Braden Kay (football) and Mya White (volleyball); Kings' Brady Wik (boys soccer), Ana Manning (girls soccer) and Elise Marchal (volleyball); and West Clermont's Kyleigh Conrad (girls soccer) are finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 26.  Also, Kings boys soccer, Milford girls cross country, West Clermont girls soccer, and Loveland girls soccer are up for the Fall Team of the Week honors.  Vote HERE.

Walnut Hills' Gianni Allwein (boys cross country), Katie Stiens (girls cross country); Loveland's Ryan Chevalier (boys cross country), Jessie Gibbins (girls cross country); Little Miami's William Zegarski (boys cross country), Grace Biddle (girls cross country); Lebanon's Abby Taylor (girls cross country) and Ninah Miranda (volleyball); Turpin's Elena Horn (girls cross country); Milford's Nick Klenk (football) and Caitlin Evans (girls soccer); Anderson's Joey Faulkner (football) and Bennett Painter (boys soccer); Kings' Will Kocher (football) and Sydney Barrett (volleyball); and Winton Woods' Ty'Rek Spikes (football) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 1.  Anderson and Milford were up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award, and Lebanon girls cross country and Loveland girls cross country were in contention for the Fall Team of the Week honors. 

Winton Woods’ Ty’Rek Spikes (football), Anderson's Will Nobles (boys soccer), Loveland's Jessie Gibbins (girls cross country), Little Miami's Grace Biddle (girls cross country) and William Zegarski (boys cross country), and Turpin's Elena Horn (girls cross country) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 9.  Also, Winton Woods was up for Ohio Football Team of the Week honors and Loveland girls cross country was up for the Girls Fall Team of the Week award!  Congratulations to Jessie and William for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Winton Woods' KC Spears (football) was a finalist for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 16.  Winton Woods was also up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week honors!  

Winton Woods' TyRek Spikes (football), Turpin's Cecelia Hilgefort (girls basketball), and Kings' Kassie Ingram (girls basketball) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 23.  Also, Winton Woods was up for Ohio Football Team of the Week honors.

Winton Woods' Chance Gray (girls basketball) and TyRek Spikes (football), Milford's Kaylie McKenney (girls basketball), and Turpin's Cecelia Hilgefort (girls basketball) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 30.  Winton Woods was also up for the Football and Girls Basketball Team of the Week awards and Milford was in contention for the Girls Basketball Team of the Week award as well.  Shout out to Winton Woods for earning Football Team of the Week honors!  Read more HERE.

Kings' Kyle Olson (boys basketball) and Kassie Ingram (girls basketball); Lebanon's Kam O'Connor (boys basketball); Walnut Hills' Tyler McKinley (boys basketball) and Christian Courtney (wrestling); Anderson's Joey Cron (boys basketball); Winton Woods' Daniah Trammell (girls basketball) and TyRek Spikes (football); Milford's Paige Ayler (girls basketball); Loveland's Ian Ciric (boys bowling), Audrey Osman (girls bowling), and Peyton Folzenlogen (wrestling); and Little Miami's Connor P-Minton (boys bowling) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced December 7.  Lebanon was up for the Ohio Boys Basketball Team of the Week award and Turpin was up for the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week award.  Turpin boys bowling was also in contention for the Boys Winter Team of the Week honors.  Congratulations to Tyler, TyRek, and Connor for winning the award.  Read more HERE.

Kings' JD Moss (boys basketball); Anderson's Joey Cron (boys basketball); Loveland's Ben Kirlin (boys basketball) and Alex Harrison (wrestling); Walnut Hills' MacKenzie Givens (girls basketball); Turpin's Natalie DiGiacomo (girls bowling); Milford's Evan Fentress (boys swimming and diving); Winton Woods' Nina Nephew (girls swimming and diving) and Marcus Johnson (wrestling); and Lebanon's Flint Guerra (wrestling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced December 14.  Walnut Hills was also up for the Ohio Boys Basketball Team of the Week award and Milford was in contention for the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week honors.  Loveland wrestling was up for Boys Winter Team of the Week accolades.  Shout out to MacKenzie and Natalie for winning the award.  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Maclain Morency (wrestling); Milford's Erich Morgan (boys basketball), Miah O'Toole (girls basketball), and Mallory Klingshirn (girls bowling); Winton Woods' Derrick Lawson (boys basketball) and Chance Gray (girls basketball); Turpin's Colin McHale (boys basketball) and Cecelia Hilgefort (girls basketball); West Clermont's Anna Swisshelm (girls basketball) and Cameron Mays (boys bowling); Little Miami's Brandon Roy (boys bowling); Walnut Hills' Phoebe Wright (girls swimming and diving); and Lebanon's Luke Marsh (wrestling) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced December 21.  Walnut Hills and Turpin were up for the Ohio Boys Basketball Team of the Week and Turpin was also up for the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week honors.  Little Miami girls bowling was in contention for the Girls Winter Team of the Week award.  Congratulations to Maclain, Erich, and Mallory for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Kings' Michael Mussari (boys basketball), Kassie Ingram (girls basketball); Walnut Hills' Sean Harmon (boys basketball); Milford's Miah O'Toole (girls basketball); Loveland's Nia Kemper (girls basketball); and Winton Woods' Daniah Trammell (girls basketball) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced January 4.  Walnut Hills boys and Winton Woods girls were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week award. 

Kings' Jake Bruns (boys basketball) and Gavin Legault (wrestling); Lebanon's Andrew Cleaver (boys basketball), Keira Rogers (girls basketball), and Cooper Cummings (boys bowling); Loveland's Brayden Frietch (boys basketball); Turpin's Rachel Reichard (girls basketball); West Clermont's Cameron Mays (boys bowling); Little Miami's Leland Woeste (boys swimming); and Milford's Evan Fentress (boys swimming) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced January 11.  Walnut Hills was up for Ohio Boys Basketball Team of the Week award and Winton Woods was up for the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week honors.  Kings girls bowling was up for the Winter Team of the Week award.  

Winton Woods' Jermaine Mathews Jr. (boys basketball); Little Miami's Brayden Bischoff (boys basketball), Isaac Martini (boys bowling), and Brentan Simmerman (wrestling); Walnut Hills' Javion Bostic (boys basketball), Andrew Immerman (boys bowling), and Phoebe Wright (girls swimming and diving); Kings' Kassie Ingram (girls basketball) and Gavin Legault (wrestling); West Clermont's Cameron Mays (boys bowling) and Caleb Stepp (wrestling); and Milford's Evan Fentress (boys swimming and diving) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced January 19.  Turpin and Winton Woods were up for the Ohio Boys Basketball Team of the Week award.  Turpin bowling was also up for the Winter Boys Team of the Week honors and Walnut Hills swimming was in contention for the Winter Girls Team of the Week award.  Congratulations to Kassie and Gavin and the Turpin boys bowling team for winning the award.  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Charlie Thon (boys basketball), Justin Dostal (boys swimming and diving), and Maclain Morency (wrestling); Turpin's Brady Hardewig (boys basketball), Sophia Schiano (girls basketball), Drake Scallon (boys bowling), and Ava Sutphin (girls swimming and diving); Winton Woods' Daysia Thompson (girls basketball); Milford's Violet Shuluga (girls basketball), Ryan Lemley (boys bowling), Shelby Sullivan (girls bowling), Evan Fentress (boys swimming and diving), Erin Fentress (girls swimming and diving), and Wesley Prather (wrestling); Loveland's Olivia Raby (girls basketball); West Clermont's Cameron Mays (boys bowling); Little Miami's Isaac Martini (boys bowling) and Brentan Simmerman (wrestling); Walnut Hills' Nevaeh Williams (girls bowling), Cam Craft (boys swimming and diving), and Phoebe Wright (girls swimming and diving); Kings' Kevin Glennon (boys swimming and diving) and Melanie Schweikert (girls swimming and diving); and Lebanon's Morgan Cope (girls wrestling) are finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced January 25.  Loveland and Walnut Hills are up for Ohio Boys Basketball Team of the Week award.  Winton Woods is in contention for the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week honor.  Kings swimming is up for Boys Winter Team of the Week award and Walnut Hills swimming and Lebanon wrestling are among the nominees for the Girls Winter Team of the Week accolades.  Shout out to Charlie, Violet, Isaac, Melanie, Wesley, and Morgan for winning the award.  Also, congratulations to Kings boys swimming and Lebanon girls wrestling for earning Team of the Week honors.  Read more HERE.

Loveland's Alex Muir (boys basketball); Lebanon's Cam O'Connor (boys basketball); Walnut Hills' ZyAria Miller (girls basketball) and Nevaeh Williams (girls bowling); Winton Woods' Chance Gray (girls basketball); West Clermont's Cameron Mays (boys bowling); Little Miami's Brentan Simmermann (wrestling); and Lebanon's Luke Marsh (wrestling) are nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced February 1.  Anderson is up for the Ohio Boys Basketball Team of the Week award and Turpin is in contention for the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week honors.  Turpin girls bowling is up for the Girls Winter Team of the Week award.  Shout out to Luke for winning the award!  Read more HERE.  

Anderson's Nick Engel (boys basketball) and Xander McFadden (boys bowling); Milford's Erich Morgan (boys basketball), Lebanon's Kyle Koch (boys basketball), Loveland's Viviana Clayton (girls basketball) and Yanni Kahrs (girls bowling), Winton Woods' Niyala Walker (girls basketball), Kings' Bailey Bush (girls basketball), West Clermont's Cameron Mays (boys bowling), and Turpin's Colton Ziegler (boys bowling) are finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced February 8.  Walnut Hills is up for the Ohio Boys Basketball Team of the Week award and Winton Woods is in contention for the Ohio Girls Basketball Team of the Week honors.  Shout out to Kyle and to Winton Woods girls basketball for winning the award! Read more HERE.

Lebanon's Andrew Cleaver (boys basketball), Sam Feldmann (girls basketball), Sean Kober (boys bowling), Cassandra Ingram (girls bowling), and Katie Fisher (girls swimming and diving); Winton Woods' Derrick Lawson (boys basketball) and Chance Gray (girls basketball); Kings' Dan Georgesen (boys basketball), Riley Abrams (boys bowling), Kevin Glennon (boys swimming and diving), and Faith Rudowski (girls swimming and diving); West Clermont's Anna Swisshelm (girls basketball), Cameron Mays and Drake Scallon (boys bowling), and Manuel Berry (boys swimming and diving); Milford's Kaylie McKenney (girls basketball) and Evan Fentress (boys swimming and diving); Turpin's Colton Ziegler (boys bowling), Abigail Dittman (gymnastics), Peter Schmelzer (boys swimming and diving), and Ava Sutphin (girls swimming and diving); Loveland's Brady Burns (boys bowling); Walnut Hills' Nevaeh Williams (girls bowling), Xavier Reblando (boys swimming and diving), Phoebe Wright (girls swimming and diving), Christian Courtney (wrestling), and Erin Martin (girls wrestling); Anderson's Natalie Reising (gymnastics), Justin Dostal (boys swimming and diving), and Maggie O'Toole (girls swimming and diving) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced February 15.  Also, Turpin (boys) and Lebanon and Loveland (girls) were up for the Ohio Basketball Team of the Week honors.  Congratulations to Sean, Cassandra, Katie, Dan, Anna, Manuel, Erin, and Natalie for winning the award and to Turpin boys basketball and Lebanon girls basketball for earning Team of the Week honors!  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Joey Cron (boys basketball), Aggie Holden (girls bowling), and Maclain Morency (wrestling); Lebanon's Kam O'Connor (boys basketball) and Flint Guerra (wrestling); Winton Woods' Daniah Trammell (girls basketball); Loveland's Viviana Clayton (girls basketball); Turpin's Cecelia Hilgefort (girls basketball), Alyssa Carney (gymnastics) and Ava Sutphin (girls swimming and diving); Milford's Evan Fentress (boys swimming and diving), Erin Fentress (girls swimming and diving), and Nick Scally (wrestling); Kings' Kevin Glennon (boys swimming and diving) and Joshua Strong (wrestling); Walnut Hills' Phoebe Wright (girls swimming and diving) and Erin Martin (girls wrestling); Little Miami's Brentan Simmerman (wrestling); and West Clermont's Caleb Stepp (wrestling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced February 22.  Loveland was up for Boys Basketball Team of the Week honors and Turpin gymnastics was in contention for the Ohio Girls Winter Team of the Week award.  Congrats to AlyssaCaleb, and Erin and the Loveland boys basketball squad for winner the award!  Read more HERE.

Turpin's Brady Hardewig (boys basketball), Drake Scallon (boys bowling), Will Meyers (boys swimming and diving), and Ava Sutphin (girls swimming and diving); Winton Woods Daysia Thompson (girls basketball); West Clermont's Cameron Mays (boys bowling); Walnut Hills' Neveah Williams (girls bowling), Elizabeth "Bela" Noble (girls swimming and diving), and Phoebe Wright (girls swimming and diving); Lebanon's Cassandra Ingram (girls bowling) and Braden Heddington (wrestling); Loveland's Yanni Kahrs (girls bowling) and Brett Hogan (wrestling); Kings' Kevin Glennon (boys swimming and diving), Faith Rudowski (girls swimming and diving), and Joshua Strong (wrestling); and Little Miami's Brentan Simmerman (wrestling) are in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced March 1.  Walnut Hills is up for the Ohio Boys Basketball Team of the Week award and Lebanon wrestling is in the running for the Ohio Winter Team of the Week honor.  Congratulations to Daysia, Braden, and Elizabeth, and to the Lebanon wrestling squad for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Walnut Hills' Owen Murray (boys basketball) and Neveah Williams (girls bowling), Turpin's Brady Hardewig (boys basketball), Winton Woods' Chance Gray (girls basketball), West Clermont's Cameron Mays (boys bowling), Little Miami's Brentan Simmerman (wrestling), and Lebanon's Jack McCall (wrestling) are finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced March 8.  Shout out to Brentan for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

West Clermont's Cameron Mays (boys bowling) and Walnut Hills' Nevaeh Williams (girls bowling)  were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced March 15. 

Turpin's Drew Covington (boys lacrosse), Loveland's Jay Christian (boys lacrosse), Milford's Ashley Frye (girls lacrosse), Walnut Hills' Tyler Bowers (girls lacrosse), and Loveland's Allie Despotakis (girls lacrosse) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced March 22.  Loveland boys lacrosse and Milford and Walnut Hills girls lacrosse were up for the Spring Team of the Week award.

Anderson's Aidan Orth (girls track and field); Loveland's Kenzie Anderson (softball) and Jay Christian (boys lacrosse); Kings' Katie Gabert (girls lacrosse); Milford's Ashley Frye (girls lacrosse); Turpin's Kara Spritzky (girls lacrosse), Drew Covington (boys lacrosse), Elena Horn (girls track and field), and Cooper Davidson (boys track and field); and Little Miami's Jake Moore (boys lacrosse) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced March 29.  Loveland boys lacrosse and Kings girls lacrosse were up for the Spring Team of the Week award.  Congratulations to Jay for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Loveland's Charles Meckey (baseball), Teddy Andrews (boys track and field), and Ally Colegate (girls track and field); Kings' Justin Baker (baseball); Turpin's Ian Conklin (boys lacrosse), Meg Cosgrove (girls lacrosse), Jacob Geohring and Will Castlen (boys tennis), Donovan Hice (boys track and field), and Elena Horn (girls track and field); Little Miami's Drew Traister (boys lacrosse) and Luke Paddock (boys tennis); Milford's Keegan Laughlin (boys lacrosse), Callie Allison (softball), and Machie Bach (girls track and field); Anderson's Ryan Armstrong (girls lacrosse), Ben Zhou (boys tennis), and Aidan Orth (girls track and field); and West Clermont's Savana Frysinger (softball) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced April 5.  Turpin boys lacrosse was up for the Spring Team of the Week award.  Shout out to Ally and Ryan for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Loveland's Ryan Dooley (baseball), Ryan Chevalier (boys track and field) and Sarah Madix (girls track and field); Little Miami's Lucas Swierk (baseball), Anna Trimble (softball), and Grace Biddle (girls track and field); Milford's Bryce Perkins (baseball), Luke Barkimer (boys lacrosse), Cheruby Herbert (softball), and Meredith Goff (girls track and field); Kings' Alex Deutsch (boys lacrosse) and Zoe Geiss (girls lacrosse); Walnut Hills' Gabby Nelson (girls lacrosse) and Emma Upp (girls track and field); Turpin's Kara Spritzky (girls lacrosse) and Jacob Goehring and Andrew Stilgenbaurer (boys tennis - doubles); Lebanon's Julianna Gonzalez (softball) and Austin Miller (boys track and field); and Anderson's Tom Hadley and Bradley Caldwell (boys tennis - doubles) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced April 12.  Loveland boys lacrosse, Walnut Hills' boys volleyball, and Milford, Lebanon, and Little Miami softball were all up for Team of the Week honors.  Shout out to Bryce and Austin for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Leo Muehlenkamp (baseball), Ben Zhou (boys tennis - singles), and Aidan Orth (girls track and field); Walnut Hills' Will Otten (baseball) and Gabrielle Nelson (girls lacrosse); Little Miami's Nolan Smoot (baseball), Jake Moore (boys lacrosse), and Jayden Wayne (boys track and field); Turpin's Ian Conklin (boys lacrosse); Loveland's Zach Mulligan (boys lacrosse), Kaylee Needham (softball), and Madison Conatser (girls track and field); Milford's Keegan Laughlin (boys lacrosse), Zara Brown (girls lacrosse), and Jade Avance (girls track and field); Kings' Sophia Folchi (girls lacrosse) and Abigail Trapp (softball); and Lebanon's Aubrey Smith (softball) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced April 19.  Loveland boys lacrosse was up for Team of the Week honors.  Shout out to Zach and Jade for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Lebanon's Alex Wilson (girls track and field); Little Miami's Langley Lundt (softball), Jayden Wayne (boys track and field), and Emma Goins (girls track and field); West Clermont's Savanah Frysinger (softball); Walnut Hills' Ace Conklin (baseball) and Lulu Cline (girls lacrosse); Milford's Bryce Perkins (baseball), Luke Ray (boys lacrosse), Maria Rust (girls lacrosse), and Meredith Goff (girls track and field); Anderson's JoJo Overbeck (baseball); Loveland's Roman Wilburn (boys lacrosse), Alexis Mittler (softball), and Reagan Brunett (girls track and field); Kings' Riley Platter (boys lacrosse); and Turpin's Luke Tully (boys lacrosse) and Tara Spritzky (girls lacrosse) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced April 26.  Walnut Hills boys tennis and Milford softball were in contention for Team of the Week honors!  Shout out to Luke and Reagan and to the Milford softball team for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Anderson's Aiden Trowbridge (baseball), Calle Wyatt (girls lacrosse), Vivian Johns (softball), Ben Zhou (boys tennis - singles), and Aidan Orth (girls track and field); Little Miami's John Mairn (baseball), Devin Traister (boys lacrosse), and Jayden Wayne (boys track and field); Kings' Riley Platter (boys lacrosse) and Kenzie Beck (girls lacrosse); Turpin's Drew Covington (boys lacrosse) and Kate Hooper (girls lacrosse); Walnut Hills' Tyler Bowers (girls lacrosse); Loveland's Alex Nunn (girls lacrosse) and Grant McWaters (boys track and field); Milford's Maria Rust (girls lacrosse) and Yusif Rustom (boys tennis - singles); and Lebanon's Jacob "JD" Fleig (boys track and field) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced May 2.  Shout out to John, Grant, and Yusif for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Little Miami's Oscar Welsh (baseball), Jayden Wayne (boys track and field), and Mackenzie Evans (girls track and field); Kings' Lucas Ruswick (baseball), A.J. Johnson (boys lacrosse), and Kenzie Beck (girls lacrosse); Loveland's Roman Wilburn (boys lacrosse); Milford's Keegan Laughlin (boys lacrosse), Maria Rust (girls lacrosse), and Madi Fugate (softball); Walnut Hills' Tyler Bowers (girls lacrosse); Turpin's Meg Cosgrove (girls lacrosse); Anderson's Katie Wegman (softball); West Clermont's Marcus Johnson (boys track and field); and Lebanon's Austin Miller (boys track and field) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced May 10.  Loveland boys volleyball, Kings baseball, Little Miami softball, and West Clermont girls track and field were also up for Team of the Week recognition!  Congratulations Roman and Madi for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Winton Woods' Jeff Atwood (baseball); Walnut Hills' Max Poynter (baseball); Lebanon's Jesse Dunlap (baseball); Little Miami's Devin Traister (boys lacrosse), and Brooke Bronner (softball); Loveland's Sam Neiger (boys lacrosse) and Ryan Chevalier (boys track and field); Kings' Kenzie Beck (girls lacrosse) and Abigail Trapp (softball); Milford's Callie Allison (softball), Yusif Rustom (boys tennis - singles), and Meredith Goff (girls track and field); Anderson's Ben Zhou (boys tennis - singles) and Aidan Orth (girls track and field); and Turpin's Mae Reed (girls track and field) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week honor, announced May 17.  Shout out to Yusif for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Lebanon's Colton Hartman (baseball), Ella Teubner (softball); Loveland's Dylan Hogberg (baseball), Logan Bullock (boys lacrosse), Bella Dilhoff (girls lacrosse), Ryan Chevalier (boys track and field), and Madison Conatser (girls track and field); Milford's Louden Hilliard (baseball), Emma Schaefer (girls lacrosse), and Meredith Goff (girls track and field); Anderson's Drew Gavin (baseball) and Aidan Orth (girls track and field); Turpin's Yusuki Ito (boys lacrosse), Meg Cosgrove (girls lacrosse), Gabe Asbury (boys track and field), and Mae Reed (girls track and field); Kings' Bella Bradds (softball) and Zoe Lenney (girls track and field); and Walnut Hills' Emma Upp (girls track and field) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced May 23.  Loveland boys lacrosse, Kings girls lacrosse, and Walnut Hills girls lacrosse were in contention for Team of the Week honors!  Congratulations to Dylan, Logan, Bella, and the Kings girls lacrosse team for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Lebanon's Colton Hartman (baseball); Loveland's Cameron Delaney (boys lacrosse), Madison Conatser (girls track and field), and J.P. Tew (boys track and field); Kings' Kenzie Beck (girls lacrosse); Walnut Hills' Gabrielle Nelson (girls lacrosse); Turpin's Kara Spritzky (girls lacrosse); and Anderson's Aidan Orth (girls track and field) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced May 30.  In addition, Lebanon baseball was up for Team of the Week honors!  Congrats to Colton, Cameron, Madison, Kara, and Lebanon baseball for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Lebanon's Ty Beck (baseball), Loveland's Ryan Chevalier (boys track and field), and the Tigers' 4x800 relay team of Ryan, J.P. Tew, Cayden Dyer, and Brady Steiner (boys track and field) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced June 6.  In addition, Loveland boys track was up for Team of the Week honors!  Congrats to Ryan and his Tiger 4x800 relay team for winning the award!  Read more HERE.  

ECC Boasts Pair Of State Champions

HUGE shout out goes to Little Miami's William Zegarski for winning the Division I State Championship in boys cross country.  The senior ran a time of 14:39.9, nearly twenty seconds ahead of the runner-up runner and setting a new STATE MEET RECORD!  Congratulations, William!

Photo courtesy of Geoff Blankenship - Enquirer Media/GANNETT

Another HUGE shout out goes to the Winton Woods football squad for capturing the Division II State Championship with the Warriors' 21-10 victory over Hoban on December 2.  The Warriors began the season 3-4 and didn't lose another ball game.  Congratulations to head coach Chad Murphy and his squad!  Read more HERE.

2021 Fall Sports Season Recap

FOOTBALL:  Kings (10-0) wrapped up the ECC Championship, the Knights' fifth conference title since the inception of the ECC.  Congratulations to Winton Woods who won the Division II State Championship!  Read more HERE.  Shout out to our Players of the Year - Kings' Will Kocher (Offensive) and Winton Woods' Jayron Gibson (Defensive) and to our Coach of the Year - Kings' Alex GarvinALL-DISTRICT SELECTIONS:  All-District recipients can be found HEREALL-STATE SELECTIONS:  Congratulations to the following All-Ohio honorees:  Winton Woods' Jay'ron Gibson (Defensive Player of the Year), Will Edwards, Cameron Calhoun, Seven Blue, TyRek Spikes, and Jayden Denton; Anderson's Griffin Scalf, Joey Faulkner, Brody Foley, Evan Upchurch, and Casey O'Toole; Kings' Will Kocher, Michael Mussari, Nick Hoying, Carson Caudell, Max Sannella, and Eli Aruri; Turpin's Keenan Alcalde, Ryan McDole, Trey Carpenter, and Drew Covington; and Little Miami's Aidan Jones and Brayden Bischoff.  Complete list of All-State recipients can be found HERE.

WEEK ONE RESULTS
Anderson fell to Princeton 58-45
Milford defeated Edgewood 41-14
Little Miami beat Goshen 33-3
Loveland lost to Sycamore 47-34
Kings over Middletown 31-6
Turpin downed Oak Hills 28-14
Walnut Hills defeated Aiken 22-14
West Clermont lost to Hamilton 43-28
Winton Woods blanked Trotwood Madison 18-0
Lebanon vs Springboro cancelled

SHOUT OUT to Milford's Tom Grippa for notching his 200th career gridiron coaching victory after the Eagles' week-one victory over Edgewood.  Read more HERE.

WEEK TWO RESULTS
Anderson over Clinton Massie 29-22
Turpin downed Dublin Coffman 35-7
Kings trounced Sycamore 34-12 (Read more HERE)
Winton Woods defeated by LaSalle 21-7
West Clermont fell to Lakota West 45-7
Lebanon lost to Miamisburg 35-14
Little Miami handled Talawanda 38-13
Loveland lost to Princeton 63-21
Milford fell to Lakota East 35-0
Walnut Hills was blanked by Withrow 20-0

WEEK THREE RESULTS
Anderson nips Little Miami 43-42 (Read more HERE)
Turpin defeated Loveland 38-34
Milford beat Walnut Hills 34-8
West Clermont over Lebanon 19-17
Kings downed Winton Woods 14-13

WEEK FOUR RESULTS
Kings won against Anderson 35-28
Winton Woods over Lebanon 17-13
Walnut Hills beat Little Miami 27-21
Milford downed Turpin 20-13
Loveland defeated West Clermont 49-20

WEEK FIVE RESULTS
Anderson defeated Lebanon 51-26
Kings over Walnut Hills 38-14
Milford beat Loveland 48-34
Turpin won against Little Miami 41-23
Winton Woods downed West Clermont 44-14

WEEK SIX RESULTS
Kings beat Lebanon 35-0
Little Miami nipped Loveland 24-21
Turpin over Walnut Hills 34-13
Anderson downed West Clermont 49-7
Winton Woods defeated Milford 40-13

WEEK SEVEN RESULTS
Anderson defeated Winston Woods 28-21
Kings beat West Clermont 49-7
Turpin over Lebanon 28-13
Loveland downed Walnut Hills 44-19
Milford defeated Little Miami 31-6

WEEK EIGHT RESULTS
Lebanon over Little Miami 40-20
Kings beat Loveland 52-20
Anderson defeated Milford 35-7
Winton Woods downed Turpin 41-19
West Clermont over Walnut Hills 31-14

WEEK NINE RESULTS
Anderson over Loveland 72-35
Kings downed Turpin 35-21 (Read more HERE)
Lebanon defeated Milford 24-20
Little Miami at West Clermont 37-13
Winton Woods shutout Walnut Hills 21-0

WEEK TEN RESULTS
Kings won against Little Miami 28-10
Winton Woods downed Loveland 19-13
Milford beat West Clermont 28-7
Anderson over Turpin 21-14  (Read more HERE)
Lebanon defeated Walnut Hills 28-27

ROUND ONE PLAYOFF RESULTS
West Clermont fell to Lakota West 49-14
Walnut Hills shutout by Princeton 28-0
Milford defeated Lebanon 21-7
Little Miami lost to Piqua 49-7
Kings downed Lima Senior 50-6
Anderson beat Xenia 49-6
Winton Woods over Turpin 46-29 (Read more HERE)

ROUND TWO PLAYOFF RESULTS
Milford fell to Lakota West 49-14
Anderson was defeated by LaSalle 45-21
Winton Woods downed Kings 31-21

ROUND THREE PLAYOFF RESULT
Winton Woods over LaSalle 42-25 (Read more HERE)

REGIONAL FINAL RESULT
Winton Woods defeated Piqua 38-17 (Read more HERE)

STATE SEMIFINAL MATCH-UP (FRIDAY)
Winton Woods over Green 20-7

STATE FINALS (THURSDAY)
Winton Woods downed Hoban 21-10 (Read more HERE)

GIRLS GOLF:  The girls Preseason Tournament champion was Milford, who defeated runner-up Turpin by four strokes.  Medalist honors went to Lebanon's Riley Johnson (72), with Milford's Jessica Shay (74) and Anderson's Ayla Brugger (77) finishing second and third respectively on the Walden Ponds links.  The girls Postseason Tournament also featured Milford finishing first with Kings runner-up.  Medalist honors went to Lebanon's Riley Johnson (76), with Milford's Abby Loux (77) and Cameron Manning (80) finishing second and third.  Shout out to Milford for capturing the 2021 ECC title in girls golf, the Lady Eagles' fourth conference crown overall and first since the 2014 season.  Lebanon's Riley Johnson was named Golfer of the Year and Milford's Matt Thompson received Coach of the Year accolades.   POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Congratulations to Turpin (team) and to Milford's Jessica Shay and Abi Loux for advancing to Districts out of the DI Hamilton Sectional.  Individual results are HERE.  Anderson, Lebanon, and Kings teed off in the Walden Ponds Sectional, with Kings advancing to Districts as a team.  Lebanon's Riley Johnson also advanced as an individual!  See complete results HERE.  Complete results from the District Championships are HERE.

BOYS GOLF:  Turpin finished the ECC portion of its schedule with a perfect 8-0 record.  At the Preseason Tournament, the Spartans finished first, six strokes ahead of runner-up Kings (311-317).  Medalist honors went to Kings' Andrew Sharp (71), with Turpin's Alex Meyer (73) and Loveland's Joe Jankowski (75) finishing second and third respectively.  The ECC Postseason Tourney crown went to Kings, who finished five strokes ahead of runner-up Turpin.  Medalist honors went to the Knights' Andrew Sharp who fired a 70, while Turpin's Alex Meyer and Milford's Adam Horn shared silver medalist honors at 75.  Shout out to the Turpin Spartans for winning their first ECC Championship in boys golf!  Milford's Adam Horn was named Golfer of the Year and Turpin's Brad Suder earned Coach of the Year honors.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Congratulations to Turpin for advancing to Districts from the Mason Sectional.  Joining the Spartans will be Milford's Adam Horn, Loveland's Joe Jankowski, and Little Miami's Jake Wittenauer.  Individual Sectional results are HERE.  At Districts, Turpin finished sixth and the Spartans' Matt Kissell, Milford's Adam Horn, and Loveland's Joe Jankowski each fired 78 to pace ECC players.  Complete individual results are HERE.

GIRLS TENNIS:  Turpin completed the ECC regular season schedule with a perfect 8-0 conference mark and won the Postseason Tournament - resulting in the Lady Spartans' fifth ECC Championship in girls tennis.  Turpin's Sarah Clark and Gail Maundrell earned Player and Coach of the Year accolades!  Congratulations to the Lady Spartans!  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  The following ECC tennis players advanced to the District Championships:  Turpin's Sarah Clark (Sectional Champion), Ellen Benintendi and Allie Fermann, and Brooke Malone and Morgan Kaas (Sectional Champions); Walnut Hills' Alexis Covinton; and Anderson's Lilly Rile and Paige McPhillipsSTATE BOUND:  Congratulations to Turpin's Sarah Clark who advanced to the OHSAA State Tennis Tournament!

GIRLS SOCCER:  Milford and Loveland will share the 2021 ECC title in girls soccer with identical 7-0-2 records.  Congratulations to Milford's Ana Manning (Offensive) and to Loveland's Abby Pawlikowski (Defensive) for being named Players of the Year.  Milford's Jill Helms earned Coach of the Year accolades.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Shout out to Milford and Loveland for advancing to District Final contests this fall!  Despite the losses, our ECC co-champions each had memorable seasons!


SHOUT OUT to Loveland head coach Todd Kelly for achieving his 300th career coaching victory this season!  

BOYS SOCCER:  Anderson finished conference play with a perfect 9-0 mark and wrapped up the ECC title - the school's first since 2017.  The Raptors also swept the ECC postseason honors, with Bennett Painter (Offensive) and Ryan Sullivan (Defensive) earning Player of the Year honors and Sam Miller receiving Coach of the Year accolades.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Congratulations to Anderson for defeating Moeller 2-1 in the District Final!  The Raptors would then fall 3-2 in overtime to Centerville in the Regional semis to wrap up a tremendous season at 18-1-1.  Read more HERE.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY:  Loveland won the school's second ECC girls cross country title October 16, finishing ahead of runner-up Lebanon 33-61.  Walnut Hills finished third.  Leading the way individually was Loveland's Emmy Sager (ECC Runner of the Year) who finished first, while Walnut Hills' Kate Stiens placed second and Kings' Sara Doughman finished third.  Complete individual results of all races are HERE.  Congratulations also go to Loveland's Steve Nester for earning Coach of the Year honors.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Congratulations to Loveland (District Champions), Walnut Hills, Milford, Turpin, and Lebanon for advancing to the Regional Championships.  The Lady Tigers' Jessie Gibbins won the District title in the A race.  At-large individual Regional qualifiers included Little Miami's Grace Biddle and Mackenzie Evans, Anderson's Audrey Baker, and Kings' Sara DoughmanSTATE BOUND:  Loveland (Regional Champions) and Lebanon both advance as teams to the State Girls Cross Country Championships Saturday in Obetz.  The Lady Tigers' Jessie Gibbins finished fourth overall to lead all ECC runners.  Individual State qualifiers include Little Miami's Grace Biddle, Walnut Hills' Kate Stiens, and Turpin's Elena Horn.  Complete results are HERESTATE RESULTS:  At the State Championship Meet, Loveland finished as State Runner-Up, led by Jessie Gibbins' twelfth-place finish!  Lebanon finished thirteenth as a team.  Little Miami's Grace Biddle finished 23rd.  Individual results are HERE.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY:  Loveland came away with the Tigers' first-ever ECC Championship after outdistancing runner-up Lebanon 43-83 at the Conference Championships on October 16.  Little Miami's William Zegarski finished as ECC champ and Runner of the Year, with Walnut Hills' Gianni Allwein and Loveland's Ryan Chevalier finishing second and third respectively.  Loveland's Steve Nester was named Coach of the Year.  Complete individual results of all races are HEREPOSTSEASON UPDATES:  Saturday's Regional Championships will feature Loveland and Turpin who qualified as teams.  At-large individual qualifiers include Little Miami's William Zegarski (District Champion), Walnut Hills' Gianni Allwein (District Champion) and Owen Murray, Milford's Charlie Vause, Anderson's Sam Mizukawa, Lebanon's Jacob Fleig, and Kings' Sam Thomas STATE BOUND:  Like the girls, Loveland boys have advanced to the State Boys Cross Country Championships Saturday after the squad's fourth-place finish at Regionals.  Little Miami's William Zegarski finished ten seconds ahead of the second-place runner to reign as Regional Champion!  Walnut Hills' Gianni Allwein and Owen Murray will join William as individual State qualifiers!  Complete results are HERESTATE RESULTS:  Loveland finished twelfth in the team competition, but the big news of the State Meet came from Little Miami's William ZegarskiWilliam won the State title by nearly twenty seconds, running a time of 14:39.9!  Congratulations William!  Walnut Hills' Gianni Allwein finished ninth and Loveland's Ryan Chevalier placed fourteenth.  Individual results are HERE.

VOLLEYBALL:  Lebanon finished conference play with a fine 16-2 record, securing the Lady Warriors' second consecutive ECC championship.  Kings finished second, one game behind at 15-3.  Player of the Year honors went to Lebanon's Ninah Miranda (Offensive) and to Milford's Emily Morgan (Defensive), while Coach of the Year recognition went to Lebanon's Karen MirandaPOSTSEASON UPDATES:  Lebanon was the last ECC team to fall in postseason action, losing to Mount Notre Dame to finish a fine season as District runner-up and ECC Champions!