Prolific Killer

Inadvertently omitted from our post yesterday about the Spring Sports Awards was the news that Jessica Leish was recognized and awarded for setting a school record for “Number of Kills” over her high school volleyball career. By the way, she will be playing BIG 10 volleyball for Indiana University next year while studying Finance at the Kelly School of Business.



Please join the boys and girls soccer programs as the coaches and players host a camp June 9th-June 12th from 9-11am at the high school. The camp is for boys and girls entering grades 1-8. Walk-ups welcome!

Please email Lauren Gruber with any questions - gruberl@wyomingcityschools.org

Download and print out the flyer for your fridge HERE

Booster Scholarship Awards

From Booster President, Frannie Rodgers

Each year the Boosters awards two $1,500 scholarships to a deserving senior male and female athlete.  This years recipients are:

Ed Ridenour Scholarship
Mr. Ridenour was a big supporter of Wyoming athletics in general. Ed was a big proponent of middle school sports and was responsible for recognizing middle school athletes at Varsity games. Ed was also responsible for the "Bell" that rings at all football games every time Wyoming scores a touchdown. The award recognizes athletic excellence, scholastic performance, character and community involvement. This years award was given to: Mathew Lethander and Madeleine Boster.

Gene Pitman Scholarship
Mr. Pitman has been very visible in Wyoming sports for many years. He was a big proponent of getting youth involved in recreation sports at a young age. He also benefited the coaching staff by filming many varsity sports. This award recognizes athletic excellence, leadership and sportsmanship. This years Gene Pitman award was given to: Will Marty and Kelsey Maxwell.

Spring Sports Awards

A few highlights from the Spring Sports Awards

OHSAA Scholar Athlete Award
Cambray Smith and Jonathan Rutter

The OHSAA Archie Griffin Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award 
Marta Stewart and Marc Akinbi
The OHSAA State Leadership Award
Joel Weis

The OHSAA Courageous Student Athlete Award 
Sara LeBuhn 

The National Federation of High School Sports Award for Excellence
Grace Crawford and Henry Moore

The Fred S. Dewey Award
Natalie Burchard and Will Marty


Girls Lacrosse Honors

Four players from the 2014 Wyoming HS Girls Lacrosse team received post season honors for Division II schools.
Adi Smith, Junior Midfielder, received 1st Team All-District and 2nd Team All-State.  
Claire Crawford, Senior Attack, received 2nd Team All-District.  
Grace Crawford, Senior Defense, received 2nd Team All-District.  
Grace Schneider, Junior Defense, received District Honorable Mention.

Photo thanks to Arch Cunningham

Casey at the Bat

From Coach Fiehrer
Casey Howell will be representing the Cowboys in the East /West High School All Star game at Prasco Park in Mason on Sunday June 1st at 2 PM.
Please come out and support him.  Prasco is a wonderful place to watch a game.  They will have all kinds of inflatables for kids, free ice cream, and really affordable food and beverage.  It is always a great event.

Photo thanks to Rod Apfelbeck

A Whole Posse Heading to Regionals

Congratulations to our boys and girls teams on a number of excellent performances this weekend at New Richmond.  In a field of 24 teams our boys finished 1st (by over 40 points!) and the girls finished 6th.  The top 4 finishers in each event qualify for the Regional Championship at Dayton.  Our qualifiers include:

4x100 relays (boys 1st -- Terrell Dailey II, Duke Brunke, Ken Darlington, Jalen Fox // girls 2nd -- Ashli O'Neal, Danielle McKee, Gabby Morris, Natalie Burchard)

Girls 4x200 relay (Danielle McKee, Natalie Burchard, Gabby Morris, Ashli O'Neal -- 3rd)

Boys 4x800 relay (Cullen O'Brien, Ian Goertzen, Max Hoffman, Ben Stites -- 1st)

Discus -- Kolan Livingston, 2nd

Long Jump -- Terrell Dailey II, 3rd // Asa Palmer, 4th

Pole Vault -- Isabelle Andersen, 4th

100m -- Jalen Fox, 2nd // Ken Darlington, 4th

200m -- Jalen Fox, 2nd

800m -- Ben Stites, 2nd

1600m -- Katie Spray, 3rd // Ben Stites, 1st

3200m -- Max Hoffman, 1st // Ian Goertzen, 4th

300m hurdles -- Terrell Dailey II, 1st

Thanks to Coach Glendenning and the RUN WYOMING blog for the report.


District Runner-Up

Saturday, May 24th, The Cowboys lost 4-5 against Monroe in the District game in Mason.  They finish with a 20-10 (11-3 CHL) record.  In the CHL, Michael Kelly led the league in batting (0.500), Parker Chalmers, Will Marty along with James Allen of Mariemont were in a three way tie for the home run title with 3 each, Will Marty was also in a tie for first in RBI's (31), while Casey Howell also made the number 5 spot in the RBI category with 22.  Casey Howell came in first in Wins (7) and was 2nd in Strikeouts (38).
Thanks to Rod Apfelbeck for the great pictures all season long.
See more of these HERE

Ultimate Wrap-Up

From Coach White

The Wyoming Ultimate Frisbee Club, known as the Jackrabbits, concluded its first year as an official school club with a successful run at the year-end B division tournament.  Seeded 10th of 16 teams going in, the Jackrabbits knocked off #1 seed Springboro 10-7 in the first game on its way to a 6th place finish.  The Jackrabbits went 2-1 in pool play to enter the championship bracket, but then came up just short against St. X/Ursuline, 8-10, before beating Clark Montesorri 9-4 to claim 6th place.

Senior Alex Kellner led the way, as he did all season, with 20 scoring catches in five games, and fellow senior Sam White had six scoring throws and one goal catch.  Sophomores Joe White (10 scoring throws and five goal catches) and Jaden Shapiro (13 scoring throws and 2 goal catches) provided strong support, particularly in the fifth game of the day when their older teammates started to tire.  Freshman Annmarie Spurling caught six goals.  Seniors Zach Lower, Gus Volan, David Thoms, Benny Friedman and Chloe Halsted each threw and/or caught goals in their final games for the Jackrabbits.

The Reserve team also had a good day going 2-1 to capture second place in the four-team C-division tournament.

Year-end awards were given to Joe White and junior Blake Wickstrom as Most improved, and to Catherine Thoms and Annmarie Spurling for Best Spirit.

The Jackrabbits will lose seven seniors to graduation, including five-year players David Thoms and Sam White, and four-year players Alex Kellner and Benny Friedman, but will return more than 25 active players from this year’s roster for the 2015 season.

Movin' On Up

The Boys Lacrosse team continues to mow down all opponents; their latest being Bishop Fenwick on Saturday, May 23rd.  In recent, typical fashion, it was a lopsided win at 16-5.  The continue to climb the bracket and their next game is at Indian Hill (who is coming off of their own lopsided win) on Wednesday, May 28th at 7pm.
Thanks to Rod Apfelbeck for the great photos
See more HERE

Better Late Than Never

It wasn't easy, but our IT department out in some overtime to bring you a few more pictures from the 7th and 8th grade Girls Lacrosse team.
Thanks again to Jon Marty for the great pictures, 
and Kendall Marty for the publication assist.


Two For State

Bob Carter keeps the Boys Tennis reports bouncing our way.

Wyoming was very well represented today (5/22) by two doubles teams at the Southwestern Ohio District tennis tournament.

Will Carter and Chris Murray started off the morning with a win, in two sets, versus Oakwood (Dayton). However, they lost to a very talented team from Cincinnati Country Day in the second round of the district tournament.
Myles Bourbon and Nik Plattenburg also won their opening round match versus Dixie in straight sets – and kept on winning as they beat Indian Hill in the second round. As such, they qualify for the upcoming STATE DOUBLES tournament – way to go!!

Overall, it has been a banner year for the entire Cowboys tennis team: they went 13-4 (5-0 CHL) to take the CHL title, had two doubles teams make it to the second round of the district tournament, and one doubles team (Myles and Nik) have qualified for the state competition!!  A big “THANK YOU” and “CONGRATULATIONS” to all of the players and coaches for a great season!

And the Round-Up extends a big "THANK YOU" to Bob Carter for the report and great pictures.
See more HERE

Wyoming Whips Western Brown at Western Hills

Returning to his roots, Rod Apfelbeck shoots and reports for the Round-Up from the Baseball team's big win on Thursday, May 22nd.

The baseball team continued its tournament run with a 7-4 win over Western Brown at Western Hills.  Casey Howell (recently named CHL Player of the Year) started and was relieved in the sixth by Michael Kelly, who finished the game.  Will Marty led the offense with a grand slam and Prajit Goli the defense with two outstanding catches in left, after the first of which he doubled up the runner off of second.
Thanks to Rod Apfelbeck for the report and the great pictures.
See more HERE

Well Worth the Wait

Arch Cunningham was on-hand to capture the postponed action at the Cowboys' big 17-3 win over CHCA on Thursday, May 22nd.
Thanks to Arch Cunningham for the great pictures.
See more HERE

Spread the Word

Coach Randy Nocks invites incoming 7th and 8th graders interested in Cross Country and/or Summer fun runs to contact him [rnocks@gmail.com] to be put on the distribution list.  Signing up does not equate to committing to run Cross Country in the Fall but will allow you to receive information about the summer fun runs and cross country team.

Photo thanks to Coach Nocks


Look What's Coming Our Way

From Coach Getgey

GIRLS MS Lax end the season in style!!

The girls middle school team played their final A game this season vs their nemesis Springboro who had beaten them early in the season then again last week in the Comet Cup.   Coach Wadds and Getgey decided to change the lineup and give Olivia Grady the nod as Goalie so that they could add firepower up front with Libby Wadds.   The return of Ellie Marty just added to the defense which was anchored by Katie Wadds, Isabella Getgey and Kelsey Lackey.    With the lineups set, the girls came out swinging by controlling the ball and taking the first 3 shots of the game.   Captain Lindsey Stewart got the offense calmed down after a few missed shots and finally got their first goal thanks to Ashley Moher.   At halftime, the girls found themselves down 4-3.   It was then that the Wyoming spirit showed thru as the girls were relentless in the 2nd half as Libby Wadds, Anna Sponagle, Lindsey Stewart, Caroline Meis, Hope Connelly, Greta Warmbier, Kelly Lyons and Sam Rathbone continued to provide the offensive punch.  The Henn sisters Christine and Jessica outran all defenders and provided great passes all day long.   Riley Bahr was everywhere on the field and Springboro realized that it was going to be a long half.   Olivia Grady was tremendous in the goal making stop after stop and the defense played their best game of the season.   In the end – the 2nd half spirit of the girls middle school lax crew just overpowered Springboro for a 10-8 win.   Thanks to Lindsey Steward, Katie Wadds and Ellie Abrams for being great captains this year.    All the girls were tremendous and will make Coach Crawford proud next year in High School.

In the second game Olivia Grady continued her steller goalie play as Ellie Abrams, Molly Mariani, Hope Connelly, Emma Fitzpatrick started the offensive barrage.  Riley Bahr, Emma Savage Greta Wambier Caroline Meis, Sam Rathbone and Cate Hummel provided great Middy play ensuring the ball stayed on the offensive side.   The defense was led by Lauren Montgomery , Lydia Groff, Jane Burke and the Henn sisters.   It was a tough battle all day with Springboro receiving 3 yellow cards for dangerous play.   The Wyoming girls never relented and held the lead throughout the game.   One costly turnover with only a minute left in the game came back to haunt as Springboro was able to come down and tie the game with less than 15 seconds remaining.   The Wyoming effort was tremendous and all the girls should be proud of a great season.

Thanks to Coach Getgey for the report, and 
Thanks to Jon Marty for the picture you see 
(and the others that I was unable to get posted due to my technical ineptitude).


In The Top Ten

AD, Jan Wilking, passed on the good word from Boys Tennis

Wyoming boys finish 6th in state poll!

Division II
1. Cinti Country Day (10) 100
2. Gahanna Columbus Academy 83
3. Lexington  73
4. Cinti Seven Hills 63
5. Hunting Valley University School 52
6. Cinti Wyoming 45
7. Gates Mills Hawken 42
8. Cinti Indian Hill 31
9. Milton Union 28
10. Columbus Wellington 10


Any girl interested in playing golf next fall should plan to attend a meeting 3:15pm in the cafeteria on Tuesday, May 27th


So You Wanna Play Soccer...

There will be a Player Meeting  Thursday, May 22nd, at 7pm, in the High School Cafeteria or any boy interested in playing soccer next fall.  Questions, please contact

Coach Steve Thomas
Men's Soccer
Wyoming High School
(Cell) 513-373-7451
Email: Steve.Thomas@advantech.com

Photo thanks to the Apfelbeck Archives


Your Presence is Requested

Make sure to come out and support the Boys Lacrosse team as they begin their post-season play on Wednesday, May 21st.  They are hosting Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy here at home for a 7:00 start.

Check out their bracket HERE
Photo thanks to Rod Apfelbeck

Color Me Cowboys

Saturday, May 17th was the Color Me Rad 5K at Kings Island.  We'd love to see our Cowboys in your  blue-teethed, orange-haired, pink-eyed pics.


Track Teams on the Podium

As seen on the Run Wyoming Blog

The boys won a third consecutive CHL title last night and girls had a strong third-place showing.  Full scoring results are available on Baumspage. 

We had numerous event champions:

Boys --

100m Jalen Fox

200m Jalen Fox (new school record and CHL record tying 22.00 seconds!)

300m Hurdles Terrell Dailey II

1600m Ben Stites

3200m Max Hoffman

Long Jump Asa Palmer

Pole Vault Justin McMichael

4x100m Relay Terrell Dailey II, Duke Brunke, Ken Darlington, Jalen Fox

4x800m Relay Cullen O'Brien, Ian Goertzen, Max Hoffman, Ben Stites

Girls --

1600m Katie Spray

Pole Vault Isabelle Andersen (new school record 7'10!)

Also, runners-up included Ben Stites (800m), Max Hoffman (1600m), Girls 4x100m & 4x200m relays (Danielle McKee, Gabby Morris, Natalie Burchard, Ashli O'Neal), Katie Spray (800m), and Vera Bostwick (Pole Vault).

Next: District Championships @ New Richmond, 5/22 & 5/24
Thanks to Coach Glendenning and the Run Wyoming blog for the report, and
Thanks to Rod Apfelbeck for the great photos.
See more HERE


The Cowboys made quick work of Taylor in post-season play on Friday, May 16th.  10-0 after 5 short innings.  That didn't leave "K"asey Howell a lot of time to work with, but he still came away with his 100th strikeout.

Thanks to Rod Apfelbeck for the details and great pictures.
See more HERE