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Established prior to the 2012-13 school year, the Southwest Ohio Conference consists of charter members Harrison, Mount Healthy, Northwest, 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 2023-2024 school year!  We are the SWOC!!!

Harrison Takes Third Straight All Sports Trophy

The Harrison Wildcats have won the Southwest Ohio Conference All Sports Trophy for the third year in a row.  The Wildcats have now claimed seven SWOC All Sports Trophy Championships in the twelve-year history of the conference, with the others being won in the 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2019-20, 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years.  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.   Harrison was able to achieve this amazing accomplishment by winning eight outright SWOC championships, in the following sports:  Football; Boys Cross Country; Boys Soccer; Girls Soccer; Volleyball; Girls Basketball; Wrestling; and Boys Track.  The Wildcats also recorded SWOC Co-Championships in the following sports:  Boys Tennis and Girls Track.  The final standings for the 2023-24 All Sports Trophy were:  1. Harrison (72); 2. Talawanda (54); 3. Northwest (41); and 4. Mt. Healthy (24).  More information can be viewed by clicking on the All Sports Trophy tab.  Congratulations Harrison Wildcats!!!

Harrison & Talawanda Claim SWOC Girls Track & Field Co-Championship

The Harrison Wildcats of Head Coach Scott Menze and the Talawanda Brave of Head Coach Brad Hoblitzell have each claimed a piece of the SWOC Girls Track & Field Championship.  This is the second SWOC crown for the Wildcats and the ninth SWOC title for the Brave.  At the 2024 SWOC Girls Track & Field Championship Meet, the Wildcats and Brave finished with the exact same point total.  The final team scores were:  1. (tie) Harrison and Talawanda (84); 3. Mt. Healthy (49); and 4. Northwest (36).  The following individuals were winners of special awards:  SWOC Girls Field Event Athlete of the Year – Gracelynn Durkin (Harrison); SWOC Girls Runner of the Year – Da’Shayla Wordlaw (Mt. Healthy); and SWOC Girls Track & Field Coach of the Year – Brad Hoblitzell (Talawanda).  One meet record was broken, while three athletes tied meet records.  Natalie Kiefer (Harrison) set a new meet record in the 1600 Meter Run with a time of 5:04.76.  Tying meet records were:  Da’Shayla Wordlaw (Mt. Healthy) and D’Asyia Cotton (Northwest) – 5’4” in the High Jump and Olivia Andrews (Talawanda) – 10’6’ in the Pole Vault.  For complete results, please click on the following link: https://oh.milesplit.com/meets/581225-swoc-championships-2024/results

     

Wildcats Capture 2024 SWOC Boys Track & Field Crown

The Southwest Ohio Conference Boys Track & Field Championship has been captured by the Harrison Wildcats for the first time in SWOC history.  Head Coach Scott Menze and his Wildcats finished 46 points ahead of runner-up Mt. Healthy at the 2024 SWOC Boys Track & Field Championship Meet.  The final team standings were:  1. Harrison (111); 2. Mt. Healthy (65); 3. Northwest (49); and 4. Talawanda (29).  Special award winners were as follows: SWOC Boys Field Event Athlete of the Year – Josh Basich (Harrison); SWOC Boys Runner of the Year – Addisen Kohls (Harrison); and SWOC Boys Track & Field Coach of the Year – Scott Menze (Harrison).  Jayden Thompson (Harrison) set a new meet record in the 800 Meter Run with a time of 1:57.14.  For complete results, please click on the following link:  https://oh.milesplit.com/meets/581225-swoc-championships-2024/results

     

Preview of the 2024 SWOC Track & Field Championships

The Southwest Ohio Conference Track & Field Championships will be held on Tuesday, May 7th, at Harrison High School.  Field Events are scheduled to begin at 4:30 PM and Running Events will start at 5:30 PM.  Northwest is the defending SWOC Boys Track & Field Champion and will be looking to win their third straight title, fourth overall.  Mt. Healthy has won six prior SWOC championships in Boys Track & Field.  Talawanda is the defending SWOC Girls Track & Field Champion and will be looking to grab their seventh straight crown, ninth overall.  Harrison won the 2015 SWOC championship in Girls Track & Field. 

 

Based on the SWOC website, the following athletes possess the top statistics, in multiple events, heading into the meet:  Adrian Avent (Harrison) - 100 Meters and 200 Meters; Jayden Thompson (Harrison) – 400 Meters and 800 Meters; Izaki Wampeti (Northwest) -  300 Meter IM Hurdles and Long Jump; Harrison Boys Relays – 400 Meters, 800 Meters, 1600 Meters and 3200 Meters; Josh Basich (Harrison) – Shot Put and Discus; Da’Shayla Wordlaw (Mt. Healthy) - 100 Meters, 200 Meters and High Jump; Natalie Kiefer (Harrison) – 400 Meters, 800 Meters and 1600 Meters; Gracie Bower (Talawanda) – 100 Meter High Hurdles and Long Jump; Mt. Healthy Girls Relays - 400 Meters and 800 Meters; and Harrison Girls Relays – 1600 Meters and 3200 Meters.

 

Tickets for the 2024 SWOC Championships cost $7 per person and can be purchased here: https://swocsports.hometownticketing.com/embed/event/27 Good luck to all our athletes and coaches!!!