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Established prior to the 2012-13 school year, the Southwest Ohio Conference consists of charter members Edgewood, Harrison, Mount Healthy, Northwest, Ross and Talawanda High Schools.  Our outstanding athletic and academic conference is built upon the following principles:  Integrity; Sportsmanship; and Leadership.  To stay up-to-date on SWOC news, results, and statistics, visit the site often.  In addition, check out the IN THE NEWS tab, as well as our Twitter feed, @swocsports, for more school-specific stories and links to stories from local media outlets.

Best of luck to our athletes and teams during the upcoming 2021-2022 school year!  We are the SWOC!!!

Talawanda Takes Boys & Girls SWOC Cross Country Championships Again

The Talawanda Brave have won the SWOC Girls Cross Country Championship for the fifth consecutive year.  The Brave, of Head Coach Paul Stiver, have now claimed seven SWOC titles, with championships won in 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.  On Saturday, Talawanda finished 26 points ahead of runner-up Ross at the conference meet.  Team standings were:  1. Talawanda (20); 2. Ross (46); 3. Harrison (83); and 4. Edgewood (89).  Hannah Lippincott (Talawanda - Senior) won the race with a time of 19:57.3 and was named the 2021 Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.  She finishes her career as a three time SWOC Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year (2019, 2020 and 2021).  Paul Stiver (Talawanda) was selected as SWOC Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year.  For complete results, please click on the following link:  http://live.finishtiming.com/meets/440013/events/602

For the third consecutive year, the Talawanda Brave are winners of the Southwest Ohio Conference Boys Cross Country Championship.  This is the fourth SWOC title for the Brave (2012, 2019, 2020 and 2021) and Head Coach Paul Stiver.   At the conference meet, Talawanda claimed the title by finishing 48 points ahead of runner-up Harrison.  The team standings from the meet were:  1. Talawanda (18); 2. Harrison (66); 3. Ross (68); 4. Northwest (119); and 5. Edgewood (122).  The SWOC Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, Kiefer Bell (Talawanda - Senior), won the race with a time of 16:00.9.  He finishes his career as a three time SWOC Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year (2019, 2020 and 2021).  Talawanda's Paul Stiver was selected as SWOC Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year.  For complete results, please click on the following link:  http://live.finishtiming.com/meets/440013/events/603

3 Straight SWOC Boys Soccer Crowns for Ross

The 2021 Southwest Ohio Conference Boys Soccer Championship has been won by the Ross Rams, of Head Coach Kayla Bush.  Ross has completed the regular season with an overall record of 11-5-1 (10-0 SWOC) and has outscored SWOC opponents 48-3.  This is the third straight SWOC Championship for the Rams and ties Talawanda for the most titles in SWOC history.  Ross has three players listed in the top five of SWOC offensive leaders:  Sully Spencer; Jaiden Earls and Jesse Gentry.  Goalkeepers Sam Davidson and Nate Bray are listed in the top five of SWOC defensive leaders.  Ross opens tournament play on Tuesday, October 19 against Bethel-Tate.  Congratulations and good luck Rams!!!

Jack Ward Qualifies for OHSAA State Golf Tournament

Harrison Sophomore, Jack Ward, has advanced to the Division I OHSAA State Golf Tournament by shooting a 74 (+2) and claiming one of the three individual qualifying spots at the Division I Beavercreek District Tournament.  He will play in the State Tournament on Friday, October 22 and Saturday, October 23 at The Ohio State University Golf Club--Scarlet Course.  Jack’s Head Coach is his father, Trevor Ward.  Congratulations and best of luck Jack!!!

Ross Earns 2nd Consecutive SWOC Girls Soccer Title

For the second straight year, the Ross Rams, 12-2-2 overall (8-0 SWOC), are the Southwest Ohio Conference Girls Soccer Champions.  The Rams have won 4 SWOC titles overall and are now tied with Little Miami for most Girls Soccer championships in SWOC history.  In SWOC competition, Ross outscored the opposition 47-3 this season.  Abby Meyer, Mia Jackson, and Ashlynn Rook are three Rams listed in the top five of SWOC point scorers.  Goalkeeper Adisyn Johnson leads the SWOC with 10.5 shutouts and 73 saves on the season.  Ross begins OHSAA tournament action on Monday, October 18 when they host New Richmond.  Congratulations to the Rams and Head Coach Jessica Buehner on another SWOC title and good luck in the tournament!!!