Twin Valley South’s Wes Cole helped guide the Panthers to a 13-10 overall record this season, the best among Preble County’s boys basketball teams, thus earning him The Register-Herald’s Player of the Year for the 2013-2014 season.He is one of three Panthers to earn first team honors. He is joined by seniors Seth Baker and Michael Green. Also earning first-team honors are Erik Hoke of Eaton, Josh Willoughby of Preble Shawnee and Austin Hutchins of Tri-County North.Cole, a 6 foot, 2 inch junior, averaged 16.9 points per game, including a career-high 29 against county rival Preble Shawnee in early February. Cole pulled down 5.1 rebounds a contest and dished out nearly 3 assists per game.
Austin Hutchins rewrote a majority of the record book for quarterbacks at Tri-County North.Having lead the Panthers to the post-season three times, the 6 foot, 2 inch, senior is taking his talents to the next level.Hutchins, a four-year starter for North, signed a letter-of-intent to continue his academic and athletic career at Ohio Northern University near Columbus.
Eaton’s boys and girls track teams opened their spring season and new track last week by hosting a pair of events.The Eagles hosted Carlisle in dual meet on Tuesday, April 1, before hosting the new Eagle Relays on Friday, April 4.Eaton coach Randy McKinney said his program was pleased to finally have the opportunity to share “our new track & field venue with other southwest Ohio schools.”With the new venue comes a pair of new events....
Twin Valley South’s girls track team opened the season with a third place finish at Arcanum on Monday, March 31.The Lady Panthers tallied 100 points. Miami East recorded 148 points to win the meet and the host Trojans scored 115 to finish second in the six-team field.South’s 3,200-meter relay team of Megan Wright, Madison Wright, Abby Creech and Emily Hutchings won with a time of 10 minutes, 33 seconds. It was the lone win for South.
Twin Valley South’s softball team opened the season with a 9-8 win over Stivers, then dropped both games of a double-header to Preble Shawnee to close out the week.In the win over the Tigers, South built a 7-2 lead in the 5th inning only to get a scare late as Stivers scored six times in their final two at-bats, including scoring four runs in the final inning.Delaney Adams picked up the win for South, tossing all seven innings, striking out four and allowing just f...
If the snow has all melted and the weather is starting to turn warm then Stingrays’ season is fast approaching. So grab a friend and come on out and have some fun swimming and meeting new friends on the Stingrays. The Stingrays will start conditioning April 7 and the season runs through May 30 at the Preble YMCA.Conditioning times for ages 10 and under is 4:30-5:30 p.m., and ages 11-18 is from 5:20 to 6:30 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.There will be two different...
After leading Eaton’s girls varsity basketball team to back-to-back 20-win seasons, a league championship and two sectional finals, Gary Peffly has decided it is time to step aside.He submitted his retirement letter to Eaton Athletic Director Eric Silverman last month.“I have retired. I feel I’ve taken this team as far as I think I can take them and I think they need somebody young and energetic and willing to take them to the next step; I just don̵...
It was a banner year for Eaton’s girls basketball team.The Lady Eagles won 20 games for the second straight year, winning their first-ever league championship in the process. In addition, Eaton reached the sectional championship game for a second consecutive season as well, finishing the season with a 20-5 record.This year’s All-County team reflects those very accomplishments. A total of seven players from Eaton earned either first or second team honors....
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