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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!!!

Harrison Claims 2021-22 All Sports Trophy

The Harrison Wildcats have won the 2021-22 Southwest Ohio Conference All Sports Trophy.  This is the fifth SWOC All Sports Trophy claimed by the Wildcats in the ten-year history of the conference, with the others being won in the 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2019-20 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 outstanding feat by winning seven championships, in the following sports:  Boys Golf; Girls Golf; Volleyball; Academic Quiz Team; Boys Bowling; Girls Bowling; and Softball.  Here are the final standings for the 2021-22 All Sports Trophy:  1. Harrison (114); 2. Talawanda (107); 3. Ross (103); 4. Edgewood (72.5); 5. Northwest (49); and 6. Mt. Healthy (26.5).  More information can be viewed by clicking on the All Sports Trophy tab.  Congratulations Wildcats!!!

Talawanda Wins 2022 SWOC Baseball Title

The 2022 SWOC Baseball Championship has been won by the Talawanda Brave and Head Coach Matt Lykins.  This is Talawanda’s first ever Southwest Ohio Conference baseball crown.  So far this season, the Brave have compiled an overall record of 18-7, and finish 12-3 in the SWOC.  In conference games, Talawanda led the SWOC in doubles (28), triples (6), on base percentage (.461), and fielding percentage (.959).  The following Brave are near the top of the conference statistically:  Noah Prewitt (.488 batting average, 11 stolen bases, 2-0 pitching record, and a 1.67 ERA); Parker Geshan (3-1 pitching record, 0.84 ERA and 33 strike outs); and Blake Detherage (.429 batting average and 4 doubles).  Talawanda is scheduled to open Division I tournament action on Tuesday, May 17th against Anderson.  Congratulations and good luck to the Talawanda Brave!!!

Talawanda Captures 5th Consecutive SWOC Girls Track & Field Championship

The Talawanda Brave, of Head Brad Hoblitzell, have captured the SWOC Girls Track & Field Championship for the fifth straight time and seventh time in SWOC history.  The Brave outscored Harrison by 18 points to claim the title at the 2022 SWOC Girls Track & Field Championship Meet.  The final team scores were:  1. Talawanda (140); 2. Harrison (122); 3. (Tie) Edgewood and Ross (84); 5. Mt. Healthy (66); and 6. Northwest (27).  Talawanda's Brad Hoblitzell was voted SWOC Girls Track & Field Coach of the Year.  Dashayla Wordlaw (Mt. Healthy) was selected SWOC Girls Runner of the Year and McKenzie Bien (Harrison) was selected SWOC Girls Field Event Athlete of the Year. There were three Conference Meet records set:  Dashayla Wordlaw (Mt. Healthy) with a time of 12.39 in the 100 Meter Dash; Myah Boze (Ross) with a time of 45.33 in the 300 Meter IM Hurdles; and, once again, Dashayla Wordlaw (Mt. Healthy) with a time of 25.51 in the 200 Meter Dash.  For complete results, please go to the Girls Track - Meet tab.

     

Northwest Takes SWOC Boys Track & Field Title

The Northwest Knights have won the 2022 Southwest Ohio Conference Boys Track & Field Championship.  Northwest and Head Coach Brian Miller claimed the Knights' second conference championship, with the other being earned in 2013. Northwest finished 29 points ahead of runner-up Talawanda at the 2022 SWOC Boys Track & Field Championship Meet.  Team standings were:  1. Northwest (129); 2. Talawanda (100); 3. Edgewood (97); 4. Harrison (90); 5. Ross (54); and 6. Mt. Healthy (52).  The Knight’s Brian Miller was voted SWOC Boys Track & Field Coach of the Year.  Malachi Snow (Northwest) was selected SWOC Boys Runner of the Year and Henry Hoblitzell (Talawanda) was selected SWOC Boys Field Event Athlete of the Year. Talawanda’s Henry Hoblitzell set a new Conference Meet record in the Pole Vault, with a height of 14' 8".  For complete results, please go to the Boys Track - Meet tab.