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Talawanda's Curry & Gregg Qualify for State Swimming Championships
The Talawanda Brave, of Head Coach Steve Pasquale, have had two Sophomores, Abbie Curry and Anna Gregg, qualify for the 2024 Swimming & Diving State Championships. This is the second consecutive year Abbie and Anna have made it to the Division I State Meet. Abbie will be competing in the 50 Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke, while Anna will compete in the 200 Freestyle and 100 Butterfly. C.T. Branin Natatorium, in Canton, will host the State Championships. The Division I Girls Swimming Preliminary Competition will begin at 9:00 AM on Friday, February 23 and the Finals will begin competition at 3:00 PM on Saturday, February 24. Congratulations and best of luck Abbie and Anna!!!
Preview of the 2024 SWOC Wrestling Tournament
The 2024 Southwest Ohio Conference Wrestling Tournament will be held at Harrison High School on Friday, February 16. This year's tournament will follow a team dual format. Wrestling is scheduled for two mats and begins at 5:30 PM. Round 1 matchups feature Harrison vs. Talawanda and Mt. Healthy vs. Northwest. Round 2 will consist of Round 1 winners competing for the SWOC Championship and Round 2 losers battling for third place. Tickets for the tournament cost $7 and may be purchased online at https://swocsports.hometownticketing.com/embed/event/25 Harrison won last year's SWOC Championship and has claimed eight of the eleven titles the conference has ever contested. Good luck in the 2024 SWOC Wrestling Tournament to all of our athletes and coaches!!!
Wildcats Take 2024 OHSWCA Girls State Dual Championship
At Marysville High School on February 10, the Harrison Wildcats Girls Wrestling team claimed the 2024 OHSWCA Girls State Dual Championship. In the championship match, Harrison defeated defending champion Olentangy Orange by the score of 42-39 to bring home the first-place hardware. Prior to their win over Olentangy Orange, the Wildcats had beaten Delaware Hayes 66-18 in the semifinals and Columbia 57-24 in Round One. Last season, Harrison finished third in the OHSWCA Girls State Duals while winning the State Championship in the 2023 OHSAA Wrestling State Tournament. Congratulations and good luck Harrison Wildcats!!!
Talawanda Claims 2024 SWOC AQT Title
The 2024 SWOC Academic Quiz Team Championship has been taken by the Talawanda Brave. Brave Coach Scott Schmid’s squad has posted an undefeated record of 10-0 thus far and will finish conference play with a match-up against runner-up Harrison on February 21 before the postseason begins on February 28. Talawanda has now won four of the last five SWOC AQT Championships and five total titles, with the others being won in 2013, 2020, 2021 and 2023. Team members for the Brave are Lydia Bartel, Julian Danoff, Elias Jones, Gabriel Jones, Victor Li, Elijah Schaefer and Dale Tilton. Congratulations Talawanda on another championship season and good luck the remainder of the season and in the postseason!!!