Girls Lacrosse Launches

Coach Crawford reported from the Girls LAX scrimmage on Sunday, February 28th.

The Cowboy's played extremely well after their first week of practice as they hosted the Bruins of Ballard HS (Louisville) in their first preseason scrimmage.  Led by Freshman goalie Olivia Grady recording 6 saves +, the Cowboy's steady defense and quick transition offense continues into 2016.   Goals were scored by Reilly Simmons (3), Annabelle Steiner (2), Libby Fischer (1),  Elizabeth Hughes (1), Annie Boster (1), Ashley Moher (1), freshman Greta Warmbier (1), freshman Libby Wadds (1), and freshman Sophie Walton (1).  Draw controls were lead by R. Simmons (3) and freshman Riley Bahr (2) and freshman Sohpie Walton (2), with one each by many other Cowboys.


Swim and Dive at State

The Swim and Dive team had a great State Meet.  Below are the Cowboy finishes in the Final events.

50 Free
Lia Thomas - 10th
Becca Prangley - 16th

100 Free
Lia Thomas - 15th

200 Free Relay -6th
Becca Prangley, Anne Criddle, Sara Washienko, Lia Thomas

400 Free Relay - 5th
Becca Prangley, Anne Criddle, Sara Washienko, Lia Thomas

100 Free
Carson Burt - 3rd

200 Free
Carson Burt - 2nd
Philip Brocker - 15th

100 Breast
Christopher Rutter - 8th
Nicholas Denson - 12th

200 IM
Christopher Rutter - 14th

200 Free Relay - 1st
Philip Brocker, Connor Williams, Christopher Rutter, Carson Burt

400 Free Relay - 3rd
Philip Brocker, Connor Williams, Christopher Rutter, Carson Burt

200 Medley Relay - 14th
Will Jordan, Nicholas Denson, Holden Jurell, Connor Williams

Boys Diving
Charlie Donnelly - 9th
Illusha Gerimshuk - 23rd


Swimming and Diving at State

The following swimmers and divers qualified for the state finals in Canton.

Phil Brocker
Carson Burt
Nick Denson
Andrew Derge
Charlie Donnelly
Ilusha Gerimshuck
Will Jordan
Holden Jurell
Chris Rutter
Connor Williams

Grayce Akers
Brianna Connock
Anne Criddle
Becca Prangley
Lia Thomas
Sara Washienko

The diving finals are complete with Charlie finishing 9th and Illusha finishing 23rd.  The swimmers have each moved past the prelim round in at least one event and will be swimming in the finals.


Be There

From Coach Gruber

The #2 seeded Cowboys defeated #4 Hughes 49-32 Monday night at Withrow HS to clinch the Sectional Championship and advance to the District Finals for the first time since 2011!

Senior point guard Ashli O'Neal, recently named the CHL and District Player of the Year, led the Cowboys with 17 points and 5 steals. Freshman Sky Thomas finished the game with 9 points and 6 big blocks, helping hold Hughes to just 8 second half points.

Wyoming plays Alter this Friday, February 26th, at 5pm at Mason High School in the District Championship game... 
Come out and support the Cowboys!

Wrestling Moves On

Wyoming wrestling qualified four wrestlers to the district tournament in Wilmington and placed five at the sectional tournament The following placed in the top 6:

132 Ethan Tefs: 6th Place
138 Yima Nyamor: runner-up (District Qualifier)
145 Noah Pitman: runner-up (District Qualifier)
160 Justin Shields: 3rd Place (District Qualifier)
170 Luke Kremzar: 45h Place (District Qualifier)

*The team finished 6th as a team and placed 5 out of the 8 wrestlers who participated for Wyoming this weekend.

Some milestone were reached for the Cowboys as well:
Noah Pitman earned his 37th win of the season. He tied Neal Williams with the most (all-time) as a junior.
Justin Shields tied Jordan Spore (2000 grad) and Clayton Newberry (2007 grad) with the 3rd most wins as a senior with 36. Neal Williams is second with 40 and Micah Vance had 46 wins as seniors.
Justin Shields also had 4 wins this past weekend giving him 104 wins for his career. He is now second all-time passing (101 wins) Mikey Gonzalez (2014 grad). Neal Williams is first with 148 career wins.
Noah and his dad become the first father/son combo to ever qualify for districts for Wyoming in wrestling
Thanks to Coach Pitman for the report and the stats, and
Thanks to Kim Boyd for the great pictures.
See more HERE


And Just Like That

The Boys Basketball team fell 53-59 to Woodward in the first round of the Sectional tournament on Saturday, February 20th.
Thanks to Kara Pendery and Arch Cunningham for the great pictures.
See more of Kara's pictures HERE
See more of Arch's pictures HERE

Sectional Champs

The Girls Basketball team took the shine off of New Richmond 59-16 in the second round of the post-season play on Thursday, February 18th.  They went on to defeat Hughes 49-32 on Monday, February 22nd to become the Sectional Champs!  They advance to play in the District Finals in Mason on Friday, February 26th.  The pictures here, thanks to Rod Apfelbeck, are from the New Richmond game.
Thanks again to Rod Apfelbeck for the great pictures.
See more HERE


Spring Scrimmage

The weather has been a little unreliable lately.  Have you been feeling a little lost and disoriented and unsure where you were on the calendar?  Don't despair.  Let Spring Sports be your guide.

Kick off the season the right way.  Dust off your outside-voice and come out to the Girls Lacrosse team's first scrimmage here at home against the Bruins of Ballard HS from Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday, February 28th beginning at 11am.


5K Fun Run

Wyoming 5K Fun Run!  MARK YOUR CALENDAR for Saturday, March 12th at 9 AM!

The Wyoming School Foundation invites you to join the excitement of the 5th Annual 5K Fun Run!  The course is in a flat residential area in the Village of Wyoming (Start/Finish: Worthington & Beech).  
The race is open to runners and walkers of all ages (grades K-4 run 2.5K).  
High Schoolers – get your team of 3 together for discounted race entry!

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet this year’s race Grand Marshalls – 2008 Olympic Medalists David Payne (WHS ’00) and Mary Wineberg (UC ’02).

Click HERE to see a personal message from David Payne
Registration is available on-line at: www.wyomingschoolfoundation.org
contact WSF at 821-6909 for additional information.  

Proceeds will benefit the students and teachers of Wyoming City Schools.

Going Yard

Sign up early to make sure you get the help you so desperately need.

Download the flyer HERE


Swimming and Diving Sectionals

The Swim and Dive teams competed in Sectional meets (Girls February 13th, Boys February 12th, Divers February 8th.) 
The Girls team won big with 495 points over second place Bishop Fenwick's 256 and CHL rival Taylor's third place 240.  The following Girls advance to the District meet: Grayce Akers, Abby Barrett, Brianna Connock, Anne Criddle, Katie Obringer, Becca Prangley, Bailey Skidmore, Elena Skidmore, Lia Thomas, and Sara Washienko.

The Boys team finished 2nd at 410 behind Seven Hill's winning 500 points.  The following boys advance to the District meet Phil Brocker, Carson Burt, Andrew Derge, Nick Denson, Will Jordan, Holden Jurell, Christopher Rutter, and Connor Williams.
Four Wyoming divers competed in the Sectional meet at Miami University on Monday, February 8th.  In the girls’ competition, Adrienne Storer placed 13th and Katy Vanatsky placed 14th out of 25 divers.  The top 24 divers move on to Districts which will be held next Monday, February 15th.

In the boys’ competition, Charlie Donnelly placed 3rd and Illusha Gerasimchuk placed 12th out of 16 divers.  Both Wyoming boys move forward to the District competition as well.

Thanks to Coach Elliot for the names, and
Thanks to Anne Nonymous for the diving report, and
Thanks to Steve Connock for the swimming pictures.
See more Girls meet pictures HERE
See more Boys meet pictures HERE


League Wrestling

From Coach Pitman
Wyoming finished runner up ahead of Indian Hill in 3rd place at the league tournament on Saturday. Yima Nyamor and Justin Shields led the Cowboys by taking league titles. Justin also earned his 100th career win as a Cowboy. Noah Pitman and Luke Kremzar finished as runner-ups. Noah passed his dad (Coach Pitman) on the all-time win list and now has 83 career wins. Other places for the Cowboys were: Zach Van Fossen, Ean Casada, Max Frankel, and Ben Padnos. All 8 wrestlers wrestling placed at the league meet. The Cowboys head to the sectional tournament in Batavia on Friday and Saturday.

HERE is the link for the WOY and COY as well as placements
Thanks to Coach Pitman for the report, and
Thanks to Kim Boyd and Stefanie Whitney for the great pictures.
See more HERE


This Weekend in Wyoming Sports

AD, Jan Wilking wraps up the busy weekend for us:

Saturday was a great day to be a Cowboy! Below are the results from a very busy sports weekend and information about upcoming schedule of games. 

Girls swimming won sectional championship as a team and the following boys and girls qualified for the District Finals set for Friday at Miami University.

Phil Brocker
Carson Burt
Andrew Derge
Nick Denson
Will Jordan
Holden Jurell
Christopher Rutter 
Connor Williams

Grayce Akers
Abby Barrett
Brianna Connock
Anne Criddle
Katie Obringer
Becca Prangley
Bailey Skidmore
Elena Skidmore
Lia Thomas
Sara Washienko

Divers Charlie Donnelly and Ilusha Gerimshuck qualified for the state finals to be held next week in Canton.

Our wrestling team finished 2nd in the CHL championships and will start the road to the state finals on Friday in Batavia.  Sophomore Yima Nyamore (138) and senior Justin Shields (160) were both crowned CHL champs in their respective weight classes.

Girls Basketball starts sectional play on Thursday at 6pm at Withrow vs. New Richmond.  Tickets are on sale in the athletic office for $6 presale and Wyoming receives a portion of the ticket revenue.  Tickets are also available at the door for $7. 

The CHL champion boys basketball team starts sectional play on Saturday at 5pm at Mason.  Tickets are on sale in the athletic office for $6 presale and Wyoming receives a portion of the ticket revenue.  Tickets are also available at the door for $7.  Take a minute today and vote for junior guard Lonnie Grayson for Cincinnati Enquirer Player of the Week at the following link http://www.cincinnati.com/sports/oh-high-school/

Girls Bowling qualified for the District finals to be held on Friday in Beavercreek.  Good luck to the Cowboy Bowlers!

Go Cowboys! 

Boys Basketball

Tuesday, February 9th
After Reading JV had an 18-16 lead, the Cowboys outscored them 26-6 in the second half to eventually win by 16.  (40-24 Wyoming final).  Leading scorers were Eli Cupp (12), Moe Mitchell (11) and Miles Smith (10).  Miles also led the team with 6 rebounds.

No contest as the Cowboys hit on 10 of their 17 3 pointers, including 5 of 7 for Lonnie Grayson, on way to his game leading 24 points.  The reserves played most of the final quarter, but no reserve hit the scoring column as an easy 72-30 win was recorded.

Saturday, February 13th

By the pictures, it looks like the Freshman fell to Indian Hill 24-12.
While the JV team was just edged out 44-47 by Indian Hill.

The Varsity team was having non of it.  They routed Indian Hill 70-44 to become CHL co-champions with the Braves.  Need more details?  Check out the Scott Springer article (and even some video) in Cincinnati.com HERE

Thanks to Bill Ries for the Reading game reports, and
Thanks to Kara Pendery for the Freshman and JV pictures, and
Thanks to Rod Apfelbeck for the Varsity pictures.
See more Freshman HERE
See more JV HERE
See more Varsity pictures HERE


Lonnie Grayson has been nominated for the Enquirer Preps Athlete of the Week at Cincinnati.com


CHL Champs

7th Grade Team
Report from student-athlete Meghan Lyons:

Wyoming girls finished the regular season with with a big win over Deer Park (39-2) on Monday, February 8. Scorers were Meredith Bornholdt (13), Meghan Lyons (8), Natalie Strom (6), Liana Morgal (4), Mia Hagenauer (2), Hailey Martin (2), Irene Nicholson (2), and Autumn McMichael (2). Autumn McMichael had an amazing jump shot off the dribble beating Deer Park's 2/3 defense for the final points of the game. Way to go Autumn!!

To start off the CHL tournament, the Cowboys played Madeira on Tuesday, February 9. Wyoming beat Madeira 27-23. It was a close game and very aggressive. Scorers were Meredith Bornholdt (8), Mia Hagenauer (7), Meghan Lyons (6), Natalie Strom (4) and Irene Nicholson (2).

The championship game was held on Thursday, February 11 where the Cowboys squared off with Taylor. It was a tight game in the first quarter, but then our teamwork blossomed, along with our excellent rebounding and we pulled out the win with a final score of 31-11. Each and every team member participated in the win and we are very proud of ourselves. Scorers were Mia Hagenauer (8), Meghan Lyons (6), Meredith Bornholdt (4), Brianna Lowry (4), Natalie Strom (3), Maggie Fitzpatric (2), Peggy Moore (2) and Julia Hitt (2).

We won the First Place CHL Trophy!!

The trophy is ours and we can't wait to see what's in store for next year's season. Go Wyoming!!

We want to thank our team photographer, Mrs. Strom (Natalie's Mom), for taking all the pictures during our games. We had fun seeing our pictures on Wyoming RoundUp!

We want to thank Coach Kunkel (7th Grade Coach) and Coach Whipp (8th Grade Coach) for leading us through this season with a lot of hardwork and positive words of encouragement.
The Round Up seconds all of Miss Lyons "Thank Yous"
See more of Marianne Strom's great photos from the Championship HERE

Hail, Haley

Did you see the Scott Springer Cincinnati.com article about our own Haley Stewart?  
Check it out HERE

Photo thanks to Rod Apfelbeck


Girls Bowling Advances to Districts

The Wyoming girls bowling team finished in 5th place at sectionals last Friday and earned a place at district competition!  The girls came together as a team to put up big numbers in competition.  Each girl played 3 individual games.  Following are individual series scores:

Megan Piper 424
Ellie Harbors 317
Sophia Abrams 359
Shelby Fritz 379
Hannah Peeno 408

The girls then played 6 bakers games.  Bakers games are team games where each team member bowls two frames.  After all the individual and bakers games were complete, the girls had a total pinfall of 2,667.

Congratulations girls and good luck at districts!!

Thanks to Michelle Lee for the report and picture


On Your Marks

Track & Field practice starts in a little under a month on Monday, March 7th.  Anyone who is interested and hasn't received the season information should see Coach Glendenning ASAP for details.  
(ASAP in the language of Track and Field means very fast, like, as fast as you can.)

Looking Ahead

Andrew Marty made the Cincinnati.com's list of 2017 top football recruits. 
See the list HERE

Photo thanks to Rod Apfelbeck

Looking Back

If the New-ish Year has you feeling nostalgic, check out the article at Cincinnati.com about the '96 Girls State Basketball Championship team HERE.

Photo thanks to Rod Apfelbeck