For the second time in as many years, St. Xavier High School appeared in the Ohio Division I boys lacrosse state championship at Ohio Wesleyan. This time they had to board the bus with the less desirable runner-up trophy.
St. Xavier High School volleyball faced a familiar foe in the state Division I championship match in Greater Catholic League-South rival Moeller.
The Bombers, coached by 1994 graduate Bill Ferris, came away with the title, winning 3-1 June 2 at Capital University.
Doug Ramsey knows the work it takes to play football at the highest level.
The Elder High School coach has helped send numerous former Panthers to the Division I collegiate level. He's even seen a handful of those former students advance to the National Football League.
Get ready for the GCL-GGCL Track & Field Championships! They’re being held Wednesday at Elder’s Panther Athletic Complex and then Friday at the University of Cincinnati’s Gettler Stadium.
St. Xavier High School’s triathlon team grew from an idea, to a vision, to a club, to a national championship in less than four years.
The Bombers claimed the 2019 independent club high school national championship on April 5 in Tempe, Arizona. This was the first year such a division existed, and St. Xavier can forever claim its title as the first even independent high school national champions.
“They started announcing teams and the next thing you know, we heard our name and it was immediate euphoria. It was pretty cool,” said Jim Murphy Jr., the program’s founder and director.
Football was first played on Carson Field at the University of Cincinnati in 1901. By 1924 the field was part of Nippert Stadium, named for Jimmy Nippert, James Gamble's grandson who had passed from a football injury the prior year.
Since then, the facility's been renovated several times and has hosted the University of Cincinnati's football Bearcats, the American Football League Cincinnati Bengals at their start, a few 1970s rock concerts, countless frisbee and softball games, FC Cincinnati, memorable high school football games and some UC women's lacrosse.
Friday night, April 5, was a first for "The Nipp" as Moeller and St. Xavier played the inaugural high school lacrosse game on the latest version of turf. The Crusaders won the first OHSAA Division I state title in 2017 and the Bombers won the hardware last season.
WCPO high school sports reporter Mike Dyer received behind-the-scenes access to the Moeller basketball team during the state tournament this past weekend in Columbus. Here's a peek into the weekend, which saw the Crusaders (29-0) win their fifth Division I state basketball title.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Moeller basketball coach Carl Kremer finished breakfast and walked to the front of the Lindberg Room inside the Hilton Garden Inn mid-Saturday morning with a purpose.
Elder High School fans take great pride in the school’s rich baseball tradition, which includes at least one state championship in each of seven consecutive decades, the 1940s through the 2000s.
That streak reached its peak in the second half of the 1950s, when the Panthers captured four big-school division titles in five seasons, including three straight from 1958 through 1960.
The Elder High School bowling team was still on cloud nine early Thursday afternoon after winning the program’s first-ever district title Wednesday.
Wednesday's tournament at Beaver Vu Bowl in Beavercreek was the first district title since the Elder program started during the 2000-01 school year. This is the Panthers’ third state tournament appearance after being there in 2007 and ’08.
Miles McBride missed all but two games last season because of a foot injury he suffered while playing football. The Moeller High School senior guard more than made up for lost time this season by helping the Crusaders to a perfect regular season, a third straight outright league championship, a No. 1 ranking all season in the Associated Press Division I state poll, and an overall winning streak that stands at 41 games entering this week’s sectional tournament.