News

Edgewood, Harrison and Mount Healthy all fell in the first round of the state football playoffs, ending three great seasons. 

Edgewood gave two-time defending state champion La Salle all it could handle in a 23-21 loss in Division II. Harrison felt the wrath of unbeaten Turpin in a 40-14 loss in Division II. 

And Mount Healthy lost a thriller in a 35-33 loss to New Richmond in Division III. 

All-conference football teams will be posted shortly. 

Edgewood, Harrison and Mount Healthy are all headed to the postseason, marking another year in which the SWOC produced a trio of playoff football teams. 

In Division II, Region 8, Edgewood earned the No. 6 seed which sets the Cougars (8-2) up for a showdown with two-time defending state champion La Salle (8-2) on Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Harrison (6-4), the No. 7 seed in Division II, Region 8, travels to unbeaten No. 2-seed Turpin on Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

In Division III, Region 12, Mount Healthy (8-2), the No. 6 seed visits No. 3 New Richmond (9-1) on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in a rematch of a 2015 postseason meeting that the Owls won. 

Edgewood held off Mount Healthy in Week 10 to clinch its first outright SWOC title in school history. 

Enquirer coverage of the Cougars' win

Journal-News story on Edgewood's big win

Official playoff pairings will be released Oct. 30 in the afternoon. Edgewood and Harrison have locked up playoff spots, but the seeding remains up in the air. 

Harrison scored 21 fourth quarter points to comeback and beat Mount Healthy -- just the second SWOC loss ever for the Owls. 

More on Harrison's wild win from Cincinnati.com

Edgewood locked up a share of the league title with a convincing win over Little Miami. It's the first SWOC football title in school history. The Cougars can lock up the outright title with a win over Mount Healthy in Week 10. A Mount Healthy win would split the league three ways with Mount Healthy, Edgewood and Harrison. 

Here's the Journal-News story on Edgewood's win

Little Miami's boys and Harrison's girls ran their way into the SWOC record books at Saturday's cross country championships held at Talawanda. 

Little Miami and Harrison each had to hold off Ross. The Rams were close to taking both titles, but the Panthers and Wildcats held them off. 

Little Miami's Ryan Honkomp won the boys race in 17:08.1. Abigail Clayton, of Ross, won the girls race in 21:11.7. 

Boys race results can be found here

Girls race results are here

View Older News Articles in the News Archive