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Welcome to the Southwest Ohio Conference Website

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!!!

2020-2021 All Sports Trophy Claimed by Ross

The Ross Rams have won the 2020-2021 Southwest Ohio Conference All Sports Trophy.  This is the second SWOC All Sports Trophy claimed by the Rams in the nine year history of the conference, with the other being won in the 2015-16 school year.  The SWOC All Sports Trophy is awarded to the conference school which amasses the most points throughout the school year.  Points are earned by your final placement in the conference standings for all conference sports.   Ross was able to achieve this outstanding feat by winning eight championships, in the following sports:  Football; Boys Soccer; Girls Soccer; Girls Tennis; Boys Basketball; Girls Swimming; Wrestling; and Softball.  Here are the final standings for the 2020-2021 All Sports Trophy:  1. Ross (107.8); 2. Talawanda (103.5); 3. Harrison (101.8); 4. Edgewood (76.8); 5. Northwest (53); and 6. Mt. Healthy (29).  More information can be viewed by clicking on the All Sports Trophy tab.  Congratulations Rams!!!

10 SWOC Athletes Qualify for State Track & Field Championships

The Southwest Ohio Conference has proudly qualified 10 member school Track & Field athletes, in nine events, for the 2021 OHSAA State Track & Field Championship Meet.  The Division I State Track & Field Championship Meet will be held Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5 at Darby High School, located in Hilliard.  SWOC State Qualifiers are:  Kiefer Bell (Junior, Talawanda) - 1600 Meter Run; Regional Champion, Myah Boze (Freshman, Ross) - 300 Meter Hurdles; Keith Carpenter (Senior, Northwest) - Long Jump; Nick Davis (Senior, Ross) - Pole Vault; McKenzie Givens (Freshman, Mt. Healthy) - 200 Meter Dash; Kaylin Lawson (Senior, Edgewood) - High Jump and 100 Meter Hurdles; Riley Payne (Junior, Edgewood) - 110 Meter Hurdles; and Talawanda's Boys 4 X 800 Meter Relay team - Jens Bartel (Senior), Logan Murray (Junior), Luke West Poley (Junior), and Kiefer Bell (Junior).  Congratulations and good luck to all our Track & Field athletes!!!

42 SWOC Athletes Qualify for Regional Track & Field Meet

The Southwest Ohio Conference will be sending 42 member school athletes to the 2021 OHSAA Track & Field Regional Championships.  The Division I Track & Field Regional Championship Meet will be held May 26 and 28 at Wayne High School, Huber Heights.  Here is the list of athletes who will be representing the SWOC:  Edgewood - Kaylin Lawson (Long Jump, High Jump, 100 Meter Hurdles and 300 Meter Hurdles); Chloe Meyer (100 Meter Dash and 200 Meter Dash); Cassie Claxton (100 Meter Hurdles); Riley Payne (110 Meter Hurdles); Braden Sullivan (100 Meter Dash); and Olathe Seigla (Pole Vault); Harrison – Olivia Butler (Pole Vault and 4 X 100 Relay); Ava Tombragel (4 X 400 Relay and 4 X 100 Relay); Carmen Kugler (4 X 400 Relay); Natalie Kiefer (1600 Meter Run and 4 X 400 Relay); Sarah Helms (4 X 400 Relay); Lylla Kovacs (Long Jump); Saunti Tolliver (Shot Put and Discus); Timi Oyekunle (4 X 100 Relay); and Lana Price (4 X 100 Relay); Mt. Healthy – McKenzie Givens (200 Meter Dash); Northwest – Kevon Grant (100 Meter Dash, Long Jump and 4 X 100 Relay); David Russell (4 X 100 Relay); Malachi Snow (110 Hurdles, 300 Hurdles and 4 X 100 Relay); Keith Carpenter (Long Jump and 4 X 100 Relay); and T.J. Johnson (Discus); Ross – Chloe Levitsky (100 Hurdles); Anabelle Smith (4 X 200 Relay); Myah Boze (300 Hurdles and 4 X 200 Relay); Ashlynn Rook (4 X 200 Relay); Cami Strahm (4 X 200 Relay); and Nick Davis (300 Hurdles and Pole Vault); Talawanda – Olivia Andrews (Pole Vault); Thomas Hickman (Discus); Henry Hoblitzell (Pole Vault); Sam Olenick (Pole Vault); Logan Murray (1600 Meter Run, 3200 Meter Run and 4 X 800 Relay); Jens Bartel (800 Meter Run and 4 X 800 Relay); Luke West Poley (4 X 800 Relay); Kiefer Bell (800 Meter Run, 1600 Meter Run and 4 X 800 Relay); Kari Herrmann (Discus); Megan Minnielli (Pole Vault); Hannah Lippincott (1600 Meter Run and 4 X 800 Relay); Maddy Iden (3200 Meter Run and 4 X 800 Relay); Eva Motta (4 X 800 Relay); Julia Rode (4 X 800 Relay); and Celeste Siford (300 Meter Hurdles).  Congratulations and good luck to all our Track & Field athletes and coaches!!!

Edgewood, Harrison & Ross Share Softball Title

The Edgewood Cougars, Harrison Wildcats, and Ross Rams are 2021 SWOC Softball Tri-Champions.  Edgewood finished the season 17-9 overall (11-4 SWOC), Harrison finished 19-8 overall (11-4 SWOC), and Ross is currently 19-6 overall (11-4 SWOC).  This is the third SWOC title for the Cougars (2016, 2017, 2021), the fourth SWOC title for the Wildcats (2014, 2015, 2018, 2021), and the third SWOC title for the Rams (2013, 2016, 2021).  In conference games, these three teams are atop the team statistics lists in Runs Scored, Hits, Home Runs, RBI, Stolen Bases, ERA, WHIP, and Strikeouts.  Congratulations to these three teams and their coaches, Edgewood’s Todd Evans, Harrison’s Mike Schiering, and Ross’ Pat Spurlock!  Good luck to the Ross Rams, who will continue tournament action, in the Division II District Semifinals on Tuesday, May 18th against Taylor!  This game will be played at Princeton High School with a start time of 5:00 PM.