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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 2022-2023 school year!  We are the SWOC!!!

5 Regional Champs & 14 State Qualifiers, in 17 Events

While producing 5 individual Regional Champions, the Southwest Ohio Conference has proudly qualified 14 Track & Field athletes from our member schools, in 17 events, for the 2023 OHSAA State Track & Field Championship Meet.  The Division I State Track & Field Championship Meet will be held Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium, on The Ohio State University campus.  The competition begins at 4:45 PM on Friday and 12:00 PM on Saturday.  SWOC State Qualifiers are Josh Basich (Junior, Harrison) – Shot Put (Regional Champion); Myah Boze (Junior, Ross) - 100 Meter Hurdles (3rd Place at Regional Meet) and 300 Meter Hurdles (3rd Place at Regional Meet); D’Asyia Cotton (Sophomore, Northwest) – High Jump (3rd Place at Regional Meet); Jacob Crowthers (Senior, Edgewood) – 300 Meter Hurdles (4th Place at Regional Meet); Henry Hoblitzell (Senior, Talawanda) - Pole Vault (6th Place at Regional Meet); Ma’Ziyah Hunter (Freshman, Mt. Healthy) – Shot Put (3rd Place at Regional Meet); Natalie Kiefer (Junior, Harrison) – 800 Meter Run (3rd Place at Regional Meet); Lylla Kovacs (Senior, Harrison) - Long Jump (Regional Champion); Haley O'Brien (Senior, Talawanda) - High Jump (Regional Runner-up); Lucia Rodbro (Sophomore, Talawanda) – 3200 Meter Run (5th Place at Regional Meet); Malachi Snow (Senior, Northwest) - 110 Meter Hurdles (Regional Champion) and 300 Meter Hurdles (Regional Champion); Jayden Thompson (Junior, Harrison) – 800 Meter Run (4th Place at Regional Meet); Izaki Wampeti (Sophomore, Northwest) – Long Jump (Regional Champion); and Da’Shayla Worlaw (Sophomore, Mt. Healthy) - 100 Meter Dash (4th Place at Regional Meet) and 200 Meter Dash (Regional Runner-up).  Congratulations and good luck to all our Track & Field athletes and coaches!!!

2022-2023 SWOC All Sports Trophy Taken by Harrison

For the second consecutive year, the Harrison Wildcats have won the Southwest Ohio Conference All Sports Trophy.  The Wildcats have now claimed six SWOC All Sports Trophy Championships in the eleven-year history of the conference, with the others being won in the 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2019-20 and 2021-22 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 SWOC championships, in the following sports:  Boys Golf; Girls Golf; Volleyball; Girls Bowling; Wrestling; Baseball; and Softball.  Here are the final standings for the 2022-23 All Sports Trophy:  1. Harrison (106); 2. Talawanda (102); 3. Ross (101.5); 4. Edgewood (71); 5. Northwest (57.5); and 6. Mt. Healthy (24).  More information can be viewed by clicking on the All Sports Trophy tab.  Congratulations Harrison Wildcats!!!

2023 SWOC Baseball Crown Nabbed by the Wildcats

The 2023 Southwest Ohio Conference Baseball Championship has been won by the Harrison Wildcats, 17-9 overall (12-3 SWOC).  Six of the ten SWOC titles in conference history, have either been taken outright or shared by the Wildcats.  Harrison, and Coach Ben Toerner, sit atop the conference, statistically, in the following team offensive categories:  Doubles (28); Triples (11); Homeruns (3); and Stolen Bases (63).  Wildcat players at the top of the SWOC in conference individual statistics are Jack Geers – 9 doubles; Nick Sedam – 4 triples; and pitcher Kelyn Dallio - 4 wins and 40 strike outs.  Harrison currently has one more regular season contest scheduled, for Friday, May 12 against Bethel-Tate.  The Wildcats open play in the OHSAA tournament on Tuesday, May 16 by hosting LaSalle.  Congratulations and good luck to the Harrison Wildcats!!!

Knights Claim Back-to-Back Boys Track & Field Titles

For the second consecutive season and third time in school history, the Northwest Knights have won the Southwest Ohio Conference Boys Track & Field Championship.  The Knights, and Head Coach Brian Miller, finished 29 points ahead of runner-up Talawanda at the 2023 SWOC Boys Track & Field Championship Meet.  Team standings were:  1. Northwest (147); 2. Talawanda (118); 3. Edgewood (107); 4. Harrison (94); 5. Mt. Healthy (53); and 6. Ross (3).  Northwest’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 Josh Basich (Harrison) was selected SWOC Boys Field Event Athlete of the Year. Five Conference Meet records were broken.  The new record holders are Harrison’s Josh Basich in the Shot Put (58’ 6.5”); Northwest’s Izaki Wampeti in the Long Jump (22’ 2”); Northwest’s Malachi Snow in the 110 Meter High Hurdles (13.77) and the 200 Meter Dash (21.53); and Mt. Healthy’s 800 Meter Relay team (1:29.34).  Members of the Owls’ Relay team are William Henschen, Jacob Martin, Devin Thomas, and Damarion Meechum.  For complete results, please click on the following link:  http://milesplit.live/meets/518682/team-scores