Blanchester HS will host the 2015 SBAAC Girls Tennis Invitational on Saturday, August 15th starting at 9AM and Monday, August 17th starting at 4PM. Check with your local athletic department for details about brackets and timelines. Concessions will be available for the public.
The 2015 - 2016 School Year is not too far away and Fall Sports will begin practices and scrimmages soon. Many of our schools hosted summer clinics and camps with much success and are gearing up for the upcoming season. As an athlete, it is important to make sure your physical is up to date and paperwork is complete. Check with your school's Athletic Department about Parent/Team Meetings and other pertinent information.
The SBAAC is a proud member of the OHSAA (Ohio High School Athletic Association). Our district affiliation is the Southwest District of the OHSAA. You can access the websites of both of these associations through our "link" page. There is a lot of valuable information for parents, fans, and athletes on the websites and we encourage you to visit them.
We wish all of our schools the best as this school year begins. Remember to "Respect the Game" and always "Be A Good Sport"!
Congratulations to the following seniors from Western Brown who have made commitments to play sports next fall and the college or university they have committed to:
Nick Osborne - UC Clermont - Baseball; Lucas Hiler - Goshen College - Baseball; Ericia Quittschreiber - Southern State - Soccer; Tyler Adkins - Augustana College - Track; Rick Pride - Wilimington College - Track/CC; Hope Jamison - Southern State - Softball; Ashleigh Richter - Warren Wilson College - Soccer
Jake Cropper from Georgetown advances to the OHSAA State Track Meet next week in Columbus to run the 400m Dash. Jake qualified from the Troy Regionals with a time of 50.79. Jake will run in the prelims on Friday at 11AM at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the Ohio State University campus. We wish him the best! Good Luck!
Williamsburg Softball Team loss to North Union on Saturday, 0 - 5. The SBAAC wants to take the time to congratulate the Wildcats on a great season. You made us very proud of all of your achievements!
Congratulations to the following seniors from New Richmond who have made commitments to play sports next fall and the college or university they have committed to:
Patrick Richardson - Mount Saint Joseph - Football; Tyler Anderson and Tucker Schweickart - Thomas More - Football; Cody Kirschner - Thomas More - Tennis; John Buckingham - Capital - Basketball; Isiah Young - UC Clermont - Basketball; Tayrn Rupp - Ohio Northern - Track; Miles Burnam - Otterbein - Track; TJ Burbage - Wilmington - Track; Austin Fischer - Illinois Institute of Technology - Baseball; Dalton Henderson - Ohio Wesleyan - Baseball; Jacob Carnahan - UC Clermont - Baseball; Steven Wolf - UC Clermont - Baseball
The Spring Sports Banquet will be held on Tuesday, May 26th at Hamersville School starting at 6:30PM. First Team All-Stars will be honored at this banquet. Check with your Athletic Department for tickets and reservations. Blackouttees will be available for All-Star T-shirts at the banquet. Place your order as you come in and the shirt will be available when you leave.
Norwood announces two more senior athletes who have signed to play sports at the collegiate level next fall. They are:
Simeon Ward- Basketball- West Georgia Tech
Damon Scott- Football- Muskingum University
Check out the College Commitment page for all schools and their athletes.
Clermont Northeastern held their annual athletic signing for athletes attending college next fall and congratulations go out to the following students:
Alexis Burden-Ohio Northern-Softball, Kyla Toles-Shawnee State-Soccer, Racahel Barnes-Mount Saint Joseph-Volleyball, Jackie Sullivan-Union College-Soccer, Shellby Hoeppner-Oakland City University-Golf, Darian Bullock, UC Clermont-Basketball. We wish all of these student-athletes the best!
Amelia High School held their annual athletic signing for athletes attending college next fall and congratulations go out to the following students:
TJ Troxell – Wittenburg – Football, Linda Ault – Concordia - Track, Ally Henson - Cincinnati St. – Volleyball, Kama Charles - Mt. St. Joe - Volleyball, Carter Hounshell – Rose-Hulman - Football, Garrett Weaver – Mt.St.Joe – Football, TJ Reed – Marian University – Football, Sean Stewart – Mt.St.Joe – Football, Ty Nicodemus – Muskingum – Football. We wish all of these student-athletes the best!
Congratulations go out to Sarah Sparks, senior at Norwood, who has committed to Wilmington College to play soccer in the Fall. We wish her the best of luck!
Amelia HS Student Section was honored today as a recepient of the OHSAA Golden Megaphone Award for a great student section at sporting events. Congratulations!
Norwood Senior Peyton Williams has committed to Mount Saint Joe to play Football in the Fall. Peyton was a 3-year Varsity starter for Norwood when they won two league championships and two years in the State playoffs. Peyton was also named Skyline Crosstown "Player of The Game" during the season and a SBAAC 2nd Team All-League athlete. Good Luck to Peyton!
The Division III and IV AP All-Ohio girls' basketball teams were announced Tuesday and Felicity's Ashley Moore was selected 1st team and also "Player of the Year" in Division IV. Ashley, a junior, averaged 19.3 points per game and was the only local area representative named to either the first or second team in Division IV. The SBAAC and Felicity is very proud of her accomplishments! Click here to view the all-star lists. Ashley was also named National Division "Player of the Year" for the SBAAC.
The results of the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament - Division II - Brandon Lucas, Western Brown, finished 5th at 106 weight class and Nick Jackson, Norwood, finished 7th at 195 weight class. In Division III - Aric Peters, Bethel, finished 4th at 120 weight class. Congratulations to all the athletes who competed in the State Wrestling Tournament and represented the SBAAC and their home school!
Both Felicity Lady Cardinals and Georgetown G-Men ended their post season run at the OHSAA State Tournament. The SBAAC is proud of your accomplishments this year and the great way you have represented our league and your schools.
Erin Herre, Norwood commits to Bluffton University to play Volleyball and will have the opportunity to compete in Track and Field. Congratulations!
Congratulations to Brandon Lucas, Western Brown (106 weight class) and Nick Jackson, Norwood (195 weight class) who won the District Division II Titles in their weight class and have advanced to the OHSAA State Tournament coming up next weekend. Also advancing to the OHSAA State Tournament in Division II are Malachi Marlow, Western Brown (145 weight class) and Darnay Foley, Batavia (220 weight class).
In Division III Wrestling, advancing to the OHSAA State Tournament are Aric Peters, Bethel (120 weight class) and Jeffrey Botts, Bethel (182 weight class).Congratulations to these wrestlers and the best of luck!
Congratulations to the Felicity Lady Cardinals, beating Dayton Miami Valley 74 - 53, to win the Tipp City 1 District Finals and advance to the Girls Basketball Regionals in the OHSAA Division IV. The Lady Cardinals will play on Wednesday, March 11th at Tippecanoe HS vs Marion Local. Game time is 7PM. Good luck and we wish you the best!
Western Brown and Blanchester Wrestling Teams took first place in the Division II and III Wrestling Sectionals respectively. Good luck to them and other individual wrestlers who have advanced. We are proud of your accomplishments! To check for updates for advancement of individual wrestlers, go to the "Wrestling" page on the www.baumspage.com linked here.
The Academic Team Tournament was held on Saturday, Feb 28th at Amelia HS. Congratulations to Batavia HS who won the tournament in the final match against Goshen HS. Click here to see the final tournament bracket. The final standings for the Academic Team season are posted on the "standings" page. Great season for all our teams!
The results of the SBAAC Wrestling Tournament have been posted on the "Standings" page. Western Brown finished 1st in the American Division and Blanchester finished 1st in the National Division. Nick Jackson, Norwood was the American Divsion "Player of the Year" and Aric Peters, Bethel was the National Division "Player of the Year".
The results of the SBAAC Boys Basketball End of Season Tournament at Western Brown are posted in the Twitter Feed to the right. Congratulations to Amelia for winning the Championship game. The results of the SBAAC Girls Basketball Tournament held at New Richmond are also posted in the Twitter Feed. Congratulations to Felicity for their win in the Championship game. Good Luck to all of our teams as they begin post season OHSAA tournament play.
The Academic Teams are in full swing now with the start-up of their seasons. Check the Twitter Feed to the right for daily scores and results. The schedule is listed on the "schedule" page and the "standings" page will be updated weekly to keep you informed about your favorite teams match scores. Also check with your local Athletic Department for cancellations and rescheduling due to weather and school closings.
Boys and Girls Basketball standings can be accessed through the "Standings" tab listed above. Check on your local teams stats on this page. Also schedules of upcoming basketball games wrestling tournaments are accessed through the "Schedule" tab listed above. Check it out!
Happy Holidays to all and remember to be safe when traveling to our various events!
All-Star T-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies for Fall All-Stars are still available for purchase by clicking here. These are available for both 1st team and 2nd team members. These items are available in your school's colors! Might be a good idea for a gift for someone this year!
The SBAAC 1st Annual Leadership Conference held at Norwood HS on November 18th was a huge success! Check out the photo gallery below for team pictures of all those in attendance. We really appreciate those individuals, who worked very hard to make this conference possible. Many thanks to Ted Wiese, the featured speaker, and his motivational program which included his "keys to leadership". Good Luck to all of our athletes moving forward!
The SBAAC wants to congratulate Western Brown and Norwood for their efforts in the OHSAA State Play-Offs. In the Division III Region 10 Bracket, Western Brown and In the Division IV, Region 14 Bracket, Norwood. We are proud of these schools and the opportunity they had for post-season play. Congratulations!
The Fall Sports Banquet will be held on Monday, November 10th, starting at 6:30PM. The banquet will be held at Hamersville School located in Hamersville, Ohio. Contact your local Athletic Department for tickets and information. T-Shirts for All-Stars will be available for purchase at the banquet this fall. Orders can be taken at the following link. http://sbaac.blackouttees.com Shirts and sweatshirts can be personalized the night of the banquet for 1st All-Stars, parents and grandparents. Blackouttees will be at the banquet to have them ready to pick-up at the end of the evening. Prices range from $14.99 to $24.99. School colors are available. For questions about ordering, call 513-604-8337.
The SBAAC All-Stars for Fall Sports has been updated and can be accessed by clicking on the "All-Star" link listed above.
Congratulations to Savannah Rhodes, Blanchester, who qualified for the OHSAA State Cross Country Meet this weekend at National Trails Raceway. Savannah ran a
19:55.88 time at the Troy Regionals to advance her to the State Meet. We wish her the best!
Congratulations to Amelia High School named a recipient of the OHSAA Harold A. Meyer Award and Respect the Game Challenge Award and Norwood High School who received the Respect the Game Challenge Award. We are very proud of our schools who continue to excel in sportsmanship recognized by the OHSAA. Click here to find out more about these prestigious awards!
Congratulations to New Richmond Girls Cross Country Team who won the Division II Southwest District Meet in post-season competition. Claire Burns finished first and Savannah Rhodes, Blanchester finished second in this race. In the Boys Division II Southwest District - Bobby Bingham and Luke Glenn, New Richmond, finished 4th and 11th, and Gage Egner and Eric Hinkle, Blanchester, finished 8th and 12th in their races. All OHSAA results can be viewed on www.baumspage.com. Great Job!
The Standings for Golf, Girls Tennis, and Cross Country have been updated. Final standings for Volleyball, Boys Soccer, and Girls Soccer are also posted. The All-Stars for all fall sports, with the exception of football, are now listed on the All-Star pages above.
The SBAAC will be hosting the 1st Annual Leadership Conference at Norwood HS on Tuesday, November 18th. The keynote speaker for the conference will be Ted Wiese, known as one of America's best youth leadership development speakers. The Challenge Leadership Program is an interactive opportunity for student leaders and emerging leaders to learn from one another and be inspired and motivated to pursue excellence. Each League school will send 6 student-athletes and a coach to the one day conference. Sponsors for the one day event are Coca-Cola and Chick-fil-A, who will provide lunch and refreshments for the day.
Congratulations to the following individual and team winners in the Southern Buckeye League Golf Tournament:
American Division - Team Champion - New Richmond 997 (Four 9-hole matches and 18-hole tournament), "Golfer of the Year" - Chris Mazzaro, Senior, New Richmond 226. Chris was also named "Medalist for the 18-hole Tournament with a score of 72 and New Richmond was the Team Champion for the 18-hole tournament with a team total 327. "Coach of the Year" was Mr. Dave Bickett, Western Brown.
National Division - Team Champion - Bethel 1047 (same number of league matches and 18-hole tournament), "Golfer of the Year" - Mitchell McElfresh, Junior, Bethel 230. "Coach of the Year" was Mr. Brett Harris, Bethel.
Golf All-Stars will be posted next week on the All-Star page.
Girls Tennis season is coming to a close quickly and the link for standings of that sport will be posted after the last match for league titles. If the weather cooperates, it should be sometime next week.
Just a reminder that the Fall Sports Banquet for 1st Team All-Stars will be held on Monday, November 10th at Hamersville School in Hamersville. The posting of all-stars will occur throughout the month of October, so be sure to check the All-Star Page for these selections!
Welcome back! The 2014 - 2015 School Year is starting soon and the fall sports season opens with practices August 1st!
The SBAAC sanctioned sports for Fall include: Cross Country, Golf, Girls Tennis, Volleyball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, and Football. Check with your local Athletic Department for information about the activities and schedules. The Calendar of SBAAC League Events can be viewed in the Calendar tab listed above. Also, the OHSAA Ready Reference Calendar which outlines the start of each season and sport and the timeline for OHSAA Tournaments.