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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 2020-2021 school year!  We are the SWOC!!!

Caleb Smith Qualifies for State Bowling Championship

Ross Junior Caleb Smith has qualified for the Division I State Bowling Championship on Saturday, March 6 at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl.  Competition is scheduled to begin at 10:30 AM.  Caleb is a first time individual OHSAA State Qualifier and last season was a SWOC Honorable Mention All-Conference selection. He qualified for the State Championship by bowling a score of 690 (257-210-223) in the District Tournament, which was good for 7th Place and All-District honors.  Caleb is coached by Ed Roberts.  Congratulations and good luck at the State Championships!!!

Chloe Dearwester Wins State Wrestling Title; Harrison Finishes Fifth as a Team

For the first time in Greater Cincinnati Girls Wrestling history, a state championship has been brought home, to Harrison specifically, from the Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association State Tournament.  Freshman Chloe Dearwester captured the 2021 106 lb. State Girls Wrestling Championship by pinning the defending champion in the finals.  Chloe had pinned her three previous opponents as well.  Harrison’s first year program finished 5th in the state as a team after qualifying 8 individuals for the State Tournament.  Freshman Jessica Edwards was the other State Placer for the Wildcats, placing 6th in the 235 lb. weight class.  Congratulations on all these accomplishments at the OHSWCA Girls Wrestling State Championships!!!

Talawanda Qualifies 6 for State Swimming & Diving Championships

     

The Talawanda Brave Swimming & Diving Team, of Head Coach Steve Pasquale, has qualified 6 athletes for the 2021 OHSAA Division I Swimming & Diving State Championships.  The Brave have qualified Senior Sam Hool in 1 Meter Diving (3-time State Qualifier/3-time District Champion), Sophomore Maren Patterson in the 100 Free and the 100 Backstroke, and the 200 Medley Relay Team and 200 Free Relay Team consisting of Senior Ben Crowder (2-time State Qualifier), Junior Alex Carlson, Senior Blake Madden (2-time State Qualifier) and Senior Maxx Gregg.  C.T. Branin Natatorium, in Canton, will host the State Championships from February 24-27.  The Division I Dive Championships will begin at 9:00 AM on Saturday, February 27.  Sam Hool will be looking to improve on his 7th Place finish in 2019 and his 6th Place finish in 2020. The Division I Girls Swimming Championships will be held at 4:30 PM on Friday, February 26 and the Boys will begin competition at 4:30 PM on Saturday, February 27.  Congratulations and best of luck to these Talawanda State Qualifiers!!!

Harrison Takes 2nd Straight SWOC Girls Bowling Title

The 2021 SWOC Girls Bowling Championship has been won by the Harrison Wildcats.  This makes back-to-back SWOC titles won by the Wildcats and Head Coach Trevor Ward.  Harrison has a record of 13-2 overall (9-1 in the SWOC).  For the 2020-21 season, the Wildcats sit atop the conference with an average of 745.9.  The following Harrison bowlers are listed in the top 10 in conference game average:  Alyssa Pierce (173.9); Cassie Schultheis (160.7); Beth Mason (152.5); and Emma Marhoffer (150.9).  Congratulations to Harrison and Head Coach Trevor Ward on back-to-back SWOC titles and good luck in the Sectional Tournament this week!!!