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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!!!

Malachi Snow Wins State Track Title, 2 Additional SWOC Athletes Reach Podium

For the fifth time in Northwest Track & Field history, a Knight has won an individual state track championship.  Junior Malachi Snow captured the 2022 OHSAA Division I 110 Meter Hurdles State Championship by winning an exciting championship race with a time of 13.91 seconds.  With his time, Snow set a new school record and posted the 20th best wind legal FAT Time in the nation this year.  The SWOC was also represented on the podium, in Columbus, by the following State Placers:  Sophomore Myah Boze, Ross (3rd Place, Division I – 300 Meter Hurdles and 7th Place, Division I – 100 Meter Hurdles) and Freshman Dashayla Wordlaw, Mt. Healthy (5th Place, Division I – 100 Meter Dash).  Congratulations on all these accomplishments at the OHSAA Division I State Track & Field Championships!!!

6 SWOC Athletes Heading to State Track & Field Championship Meet

The Southwest Ohio Conference has proudly qualified 6 Track & Field athletes from our member schools, in eight events, for the 2022 OHSAA State Track & Field Championship Meet.  The Division I State Track & Field Championship Meet will be held Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium, The Ohio State University.  SWOC State Qualifiers are Myah Boze (Sophomore, Ross) - 100 Meter Hurdles (Regional Runner-up) and 300 Meter Hurdles (Regional Champion); Henry Hoblitzell (Junior, Talawanda) - Pole Vault (Regional Runner-up); Lylla Kovacs (Junior, Harrison) - Long Jump (3rd Place at Regional Meet); Haley O'Brien (Junior, Talawanda) - High Jump (Regional Runner-up); Malachi Snow (Junior, Northwest) - 110 Meter Hurdles (Regional Runner-up) and 300 Meter Hurdles (Regional Runner-up); and Dashayla Wordlaw (Freshman, Mt. Healthy) - 100 Meter Dash (4th Place at Regional Meet).  Congratulations and good luck to all our Track & Field athletes and coaches!!!

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!!!