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By the end of this week, all fall sports except football will have been started. Stat leaders for golf will be posted next week.  The other stat leaders will be posted on Labor Day.  Complete stats are posted under each sport.
We are still working on some fall schedules.  Hopefully this week all will be compete.

FOOTBALL

Wyoming is coming off of a dream season.  The Cowboys went 15-0 in 2018 capping off with a Division IV state title.They bring back quarterback Evan Prater,2018 Division IV Offensive Player of the Year in Ohio.  Prater has already committed to play college ball at the University of Cincinnati.  Wyoming owns the longest regular season football win streak in Ohio, 31 in a row.  They will be going for their 4th league title in row and the 6th in the last 7 years.  Three teams, Indian Hill, Reading, & Wyoming will be involved in the Skyline Showdown.  More on that later in August.

Football opens the regular season on Friday, August 30.

VOLLEYBALL

Wyoming is going for its 10th league title in a row.  They have the 2nd longest current league title streak in the CHL.  The Cowboys have a 126 league win streak going into this season.  The last time Wyoming was beat in a league match, this years seniors were in 2nd grade!

The first regular season matches of the season will be Saturday.  There will be three duals matches and the Amazon Tournament hosted by Madeira.

BOYS' SOCCER
Wyoming will be going for its 3rd straight league title.

There will be six non league games Friday and one more Saturday to open the regular season. Seven of the eight teams will be action.

GIRLS' SOCCER
Wyoming will be trying to repeat as league champs.  Indian Hill will be trying for a three peat as Division II state champs.

Four teams will start the regular season on Friday & Saturday with non league games.

GIRLS' TENNIS
The last time Indian Hill lost the league title was 2003.  The Braves hold the longest current league win streak at 22 years in a row.  A league title this year will tie them for the most ever in a row in league history.  Indian Hill boys tennis has 23 in a row.

The first regular season week will be a busy one for tennis.  There are 14 matches, all of them non-league.

BOYS' GOLF
The league championship is decided by points.  Teams get one point for each team they beat at the league preview.  Two points are given for regular season 9 hole win and two points for each team they beat at the league championship. 
Mariemont has 6 points so far. Taylor & Wyoming have 5 points each.  
Some Results From Last Week:
Check out story on the league preview.
Madeira 178 Taylor 192 - Brandon Conner (Madeira) medalist with a 36
At the Madeira Invitational, Mariemont was 2nd with a score of 314.  Jack Neville was medalist with a 72 on the Vineyard course.  Andrew Getgey was tied for 2nd (76) & Tom Buchert was tied for 7th (79) Madeira was 6th.  graham Redden had an 86 & Brandon Conner an 89.

There are 10 matches this week,  Monday, Madeira will be in the Eastside Challenge at Stillmeadow Country Club.


GIRLS' GOLF
Girls' golf in the CHL is a non league sport.  Four league schools have teams; Indian Hill, Madeira, Taylor, & Wyoming.  Indian Hill is coming back after last playing in 2015.  The website will have the schedules, win-lost records, and nine hole stats.
Wyoming is 4-0, including wins over Indian Hill, Madeira, & Taylor.  Indian Hill is 1-1.
Some Results From Last Week:
Wyoming was champion again this year at the Fair field Invitational.  Their score was a 347.  Victory Lee had an 82.  Samara Dulin had an 85, Sophia Dulin an 86, & Annabelle Walton a career best 89.


There will be 4 dual matches this week.


GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY
Wyoming will be going for a three peat in the league championships.

BOYS' GOLF
Madeira will be going for a three peat in the league championships.

CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULES
The cross country season gets under way Saturday with the OHSAA Early Season Invitational.  It's held on the state championship course at National Trails Raceway.  Madeira & Mariemont will be there.

Mariemont snapped Wyoming's three year win streak at the CHL Golf Preview, played at Glenview Golf Course.  The Warriors had a score of 305.  Wyoming was 2nd with a 315, one stroke better than 3rd place Indian Hill.  Taylor was 4th, Madeira 5th, Reading 6th, & Finneytown 7th. The score is determined by the 4 lowest scorers on each team.  Jack Nevile of Mariemont was medalist with a 69.  He was 5 strokes better than 2nd place Peter Sheakley of Indian Hill.  Thomas Stickney (Wyoming) & Wyatt Higgins (Indian Hill) tied for 3rd with a score of 75.  Rounding out the top five was Brandon Conner of Madeira with a 76.

Complete team and individual results can be found under the Boys' Golf link.

At the 2018 Division II Girls' Golf State Championship last October, Wyoming had just finished 4th place, the highest in school's history.  The team had to have good feeling knowing that their four scoring players were all underclassmen.  Fast forward to August 2019. This year's team has set high goals including returning to the state championship. The are led by senior captains Annabelle Walton and Victory Lee.  Annabelle is a four year starter and Victory has started three years after enrolling as a sophomore.  The Dulin sisters were a solid three & four for the Cowboys last season.  Sophia is a junior & Samara a sophomore. These four were the four best nine hole averages for the CHL schools last year.  The remaining spots on the team this year will be sophomores Lilly Marty, Maddie McMonigal, & Izzy Vegh and freshman Hannah Wagner.  Wyoming's 2019 schedule has some top Division I schools; Sycamore, Ursula, Loveland, Mount Notre Dame.  They also will be on some of the top courses in Southwest Ohio including Carmargo Country Club, Riversbend TPC, O'Bannon Country Club, and their home course Wyoming Golf Course.  Besides getting the 4th place finish at state last year, the Cowboys are defending sectional and district champs.  Their 2019 season begins Monday against league rivals Indian Hill & Madeira. 

Thanks to Coach Terry Sheehan for most of the information for this story.

Mariemont Athletic Director Tom Nerl has been selected to receive a top professional honor from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) at the 2019 National Athletic Directors Conference this December in Washington DC.  Tom will earn the NIAAA "Distinguished Service Award". Nerl has been the AD at Mariemont for 15 years.  Before that, he was Purcell Marian's Athletic Director for 3 years.  He has been very active in the NIAAA on the state & national level.  Nerl has been an officer in the Southwest District, including president from 2013-2105.  He currently oversees the Mentorship program for Ohio's Southwest District.  On the national level He has been an active member on the Hall of Fame and Mentoring committees and was a national workshop moderator from 2014-2018.  He also has been a Leadership Training Institute instructor at both at the state and national levels.  Tom has received numerous other honors over the years including 2010 Southwest District AD of the Year, 2012 "Ohio Award of Merit" and the Southwest Ohio "Citation", "Distinguished Service", & "Professional Development" awards.

Congratulations Tom from all of us at the Cincinnati Hill League!

Nine fall varsity head coaches are new and one is returning after a couple of years off. 

The biggest turnover will be in golf.  New coaches for the girls will be Jenna DiPaolo (Indian Hill) & Christine Wright (Madeira).  New coaches for the boys will be Mike Harbison (Indian Hill), Nicholas Schaefer (Reading), Bryan Kestner (Taylor), & Scott Webb (Wyoming).  Also, Mike Day (Reading) is coming back after a couple of years off.

In girls' soccer, Brett Marshall (Finneytown) will be new.

Volleyball will have two new coaches; Darien McDowell (Finneytown) & Brooke Logan (Mariemont).

Welcome to our new coaches and good luck this season!

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