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BASEBALL:  Milford and Loveland shared last year's ECC baseball crown with identical 12-2 records.

SOFTBALL:  Milford finished last season with a perfect 14-0 ECC record and will be gunning for its fourth straight Conference title this spring.

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

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

BOYS' TENNIS:  The Turpin Spartans will be shooting for their fourth consecutive ECC title this spring.  The Conference Championships are scheduled for May 2 at Lunken.

BOYS' LACROSSE:  This will be the first year that the OHSAA and the ECC sponsor lacrosse.

GIRLS' LACROSSE:  This will be the first year that the OHSAA and the ECC sponsor girls' lacrosse.

BASEBALL
Loveland (#3)
Milford (#4)

SOFTBALL
Milford (#4)
Turpin (#9)
Kings (#10)

BOYS' LACROSSE
Loveland (#2)
Milford (#6)

GIRLS' LACROSSE
Loveland (#3)
Kings (#10)

BOYS' VOLLEYBALL
No ECC teams in Top Ten

BOYS' TENNIS
Turpin (#4)
Walnut Hills (#6)
Kings (#7)
Loveland (#9)

BOYS' TRACK & FIELD
Withrow (#5)
Kings (#6)
Loveland (#7)

GIRLS' TRACK & FIELD
Withrow (#3)
Kings (#4)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ECC ATHLETES AT STATE!

Congratulations to the ECC's first State qualifiers of the winter season!  Glen Este's Bethany Berger, Walnut Hills' Audrey Capanari, and Turpin's Ali Asbury advaced to the State Diving Championships on February 23 in Canton!  Bethany finished twelfth, Audrey finished fifteenth, and Ali finished twentieth!  Congratulations on great seasons ladies!

Kings' Sichterman Wins State Title

In girls' swimming, Kings' Megan Sichterman won the State Championship in the 50 freestyle and finished runner-up in the 100 butterfly.  Congratulations on a brilliant career and good luck next year at Tennessee!  Other State top-16 finishers included the Kings' 400 free relay (third), 200 free relay (fifth), Brynna Wolfe (fifth 100 backstroke and fourteenth 200 IM), Shannon Jelley (eighth 100 butterfly and seventh 500 freestyle); Turpin's 400 free relay (ninth), 200 free relay (fourteenth), Gail Workman (eighth 500 freestyle and eleventh 200 freestyle), Allison Kapostasy (thirteenth 500 freestyle), and Jessica Rupp (fifteenth 100 butterfly and swam the 100 backstroke); and Anderson's Grace Hastings (eighth 200 freestyle and swam the 500 freestyle).  Loveland's Sarah Klenke (100 backstroke), Turpin's 200 medley relay and Taylor Contino (50 freestyle), and Kings' 200 medley relay and Ally Carlin (200 freestyle) also swam at State!  Read more HERE.

On the boys' side, Milford's Tyler Babinec finished third in the 100 breaststroke and eighth in the 50 freestyle.  The Eagles' 200 free relay finished thirteenth and the 400 free relay finished fourteenth.  Other performances included Walnut Hills' 200 medley relay (sixteenth), Dan Cashell (fifth 100 breaststroke and sixteenth 200 IM), and Aaron Sequeira (sixth 100 backstroke and thirteenth 200 IM); Kings' Teddy Schlehr (twelfth 100 breaststroke); Anderson's Nicholas Haller (fifteenth 100 breaststroke); and Turpin's Pete Lingo (sixteenth 200 freestyle and swam the 500 freestyle).  In addition, Milford's Chase Fisher (50 freestyle) and Kings' Cameron Rutz (500 freestyle) also swam at State!  Congratulations to all of our swimmers!  Read more HERE.

In gymnastics, Anderson's Casey Gittelman competed at the State Championships at Hilliard Bradley High School March 4.  Casey performed well all afternoon, highlighted by her eighth place finish in vault!  She was also named All-State!  Congratulations!  Read more HERE.

In girls' bowling, the Glen Este Lady Trojans competed in the March 10 State Championships in Columbus after finishing fifth at Districts!  The Lady Trojans finished ninth as a team, while Danielle Cooper earned All-Ohio Honorable Mention honors after her twelfth place finish overall.  Read more HERE.  Congratulations on a great season!

In wrestling, Milford's Jimmy Murphy and Walnut Hills' Quinton Mincy advanced to the March 9-11 State Wrestling Championships at the Schottenstein Center at the Ohio State University after their runner-up finishes at Districts!  Congratulations on great seasons!

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BOYS' BASKETBALL:  The Walnut Hills Eagles won their third ECC championship in the last five seasons, finishing the ECC schedule with a fine 12-2 record.  Anderson's Ben Sommer was named Player of the Year and Withrow's Shaun O'Connell was honored as Coach of the Year.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Walnut Hills defeated Elder 52-44 and captured the Sectional crown!  Read more HERE.  The Eagles then fell to Moeller in the District Final March 11 to finish a great season at 18-7.  Read more HERE.  POSTSEASON HONORS:  AP Southwest All-District honors went to Glen Este's Brad Gardner; Walnut Hills' Kenny Thompson, Jordan Henderson, and Kameron Gibson; Withrow's Davon Jorden; Kings' Gabe Stacy and Matt Sichterman; and Anderson's Ben Sommer

GIRLS' BASKETBALL:  Walnut Hills and Kings will share the 2016-17 ECC girls' basketball championship with identical 11-3 records.  Player of the Year honors went to Walnut Hills' Kennedi Myles and Kings' Devin Biesbrock.  Coach of the Year recognition went to Kings' Kate Haralamos.  POSTSEASON HONORS:  AP Southwest All-District selections included Glen Este's Jasmine Hale (Second Team).  Honorable Mention honors went to Walnut Hills' Kennedi Myles and Regan Anderson; Kings' Carolyn Bruns and Devin Biesbrock; Glen Este's Alexis Starks and Kaylin Burdick; Milford's Tori Gilman; Turpin's Kaitlyn Workman and Charlotte Kerregan; and Withrow's Jerria White.  In addition, Glen Este's Jasmine Hale was also named to the All-Ohio squad!  Read more HERE