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The Miami Valley Conference is excited to welcome Miami Valley Christian Academy, Norwood, and Cincinnati College Prep Academy (football only) to the Conference!  These schools bring a rich history of athletic and academic excellence to our Conference.  Check out the new divisional breakdowns for the fall season in football and volleyball.  

The MVC website features a number of Home Page stories which can be read below.  In addition, an even larger number of stories can be found by clicking on the "In The News" link above.  These stories come from school web sites, local newspapers, and other media sources.  Keep up-to-date on your local teams and athletes by periodically checking this "In The News" link above.  

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Good luck to all of our athletes, coaches, athletic directors, administrators, and parents who make the Miami Valley Conference the premier small-school league in the state!

BOYS' BASKETBALL:  Cincinnati Christian will be shooting for its fourth straight MVC Gray Division title, while Summit Country Day will be gunning for its third consecutive championship in the Scarlet Division.

GIRLS' BASKETBALL:  Both Summit Country Day (Scarlet) and Clark Montessori (Gray) will be shooting for their fourth consecutive MVC Divisional title this winter.

WRESTLING:  The Trojans of North College Hill have won ten straight MVC Championships on the mats, and they are favored to make it eleven straight this winter.

BOYS' SWIMMING:  The Seven Hills Stingers will be swimming for their fifth straight Conference title.  The team also finished as State runner-up last year!

GIRLS' SWIMMING:  The Lady Knights from Summit Country Day look to make it three MVC Championships in a row in the pool this winter.

BOYS' BOWLING:  Cincinnati Christian will hit the lanes this winter shooting for its third straight MVC title.

GIRLS' BOWLING:  This is only the second year that the MVC has sponsored girls' bowling, and the Cincinnati Christian Cougars will be working toward back-to-back championships this winter.

GYMNASTICS:  Although the Miami Valley Conference doesn't officially sponsor the sport of gymnastics due to a limited number of schools participating, our schools typically fare well during the season.  Last year, Cincinnati Country Day placed eleventh and Seven Hills twelfth in District competition.

Summit Country Day's Ravin Alexander (girls' soccer) and Seven Hills' Avani Seshiah (volleyball) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced August 21.  Congratulations to Avani for winning the honor in volleyball!  Read more HERE.

Dayton Christian's Tywon Berry was a finalist for the Tristate Football Player of the Week award, announced August 27. 

Summit Country Day's Max Mosbacher (boys' golf), Seven Hills' Annie Leeper (girls' soccer), and Clark Montessori's Ryan Estes (boys' cross country) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced August 28.  Congratulations to Annie for winning the honor in girls' soccer.  Read more HERE.

Norwood's Brennan Wallace was a finalist for the Tristate Football Player of the Week award, announced September 4.  Congratulations on winning the award!  Read more HERE.

CHCA is in contention for the Enquirer Football Team of the Week award.  In addition, Summit Country Day's Caroline Karbowski (girls' golf) and Ravin Alexander (girls' soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced September 6.  

Cincinnati Country Day's Daniel Nesbitt was a finalist for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week in boys' soccer, announced September 12. 

Dayton Christian's Tywon Berry was a finalist for the Tristate Football Player of the Week award, announced September 17.

The CHCA Eagles were in contention for the Tristate Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced September 17.

Cincinnati Country Day was a finalist for the Enquirer Football Team of the Week award, announced September 18.  Other individual nominees included CHCA's Matthew Kadnar (boys' golf); Summit Country Day's Sam Gosiger (boys' golf), Ravin Alexander (girls' soccer), Doug Simpson (boys' soccer), and Amy Poffenberger (girls' tennis); Cincinnati Country Day's Riley Michalski (boys' soccer), Joely Virzi (girls' soccer), and Mia Masterson and Gauri Midha (girls' tennis); North College Hill's Partap Subba (boys' soccer); and Cincinnati Christian's Nathan Smearsoll (boys' cross country).  Congratulations to Doug, Joely, Mia, and Gauri for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Norwood's Miranda Sanderfer was named the Enquirer Heart and Hustle Award winner, announced September 22.  Watch the video HERE.

Clark Montessori's Keith Fisher is a finalist for the Tristate Football Player of the Week award, announced September 24.  Vote HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Alex Hamall (boys' cross country), Natalie De Beer (girls' cross country), John Pettengill (boys' golf), and Tony Buechly (boys' soccer); Summit Country Day's Ravin Alexander (girls' soccer) and Elizabeth Fahrmeier (girls' tennis); and Seven Hills' Brennan Callow (boys' soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced September 25.  Congratulations to Brennan for winning the award in boys' soccer.  Read more HERE.

Summit Country Day’s Xavier Johnson won the LaRosa’s MVP of the Week award, announced September 27.  Read more HERE

Miami Valley Christian Academy was a finalist for the Tristate Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced October 1. 

Dayton Christian’s Shawn VanNoy, St. Bernard’s Josh Bailey, and Summit Country Day’s Joe Collins were finalists for the Tristate Football Athlete of the Week award, announced October 1.  

Miami Valley Christian Academy is in contention for the Enquirer Football Team of the Week award!  In addition, MVCA's Payton McElfresh (volleyball), Norwood's Brandon Young (boys' soccer), St. Bernard's Armanie White (football), Seven Hills' Max Lane (boys' golf), Summit Country Day's Sam Gosiger (boys' golf), and Cincinnati Country Day's Thomas Mactaggart (boys' golf) were all finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 3.  Congratulations to Payton and Max for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

The CHCA Eagles were finalists for the Tristate Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced October 8. 

CHCA's Alex Barnard (football), Norwood's Maddie Baker (girls' cross country) and Miranda Sanderfer (girls' soccer), Cincinnati Country Day's Jack Gardner and John Pettengill (boys' golf), Summit Country Day's Mimi Stines (girls' soccer) and Elizabeth Fahrmeier (girls' tennis), and Seven Hills' Jillian Blatt and Natalie Choo (girls' tennis) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 9.  Congratulations to Jillian and Natalie for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

New Miami's Trey Robinette was a finalist for the Tristate Football Player of the Week award, announced October 15.

Clark Montessori's Ryan Estes (boys' cross country), Summit Country Day's Catherine Coldiron (girls' cross country), Elizabeth Fahrmeier (girls' tennis), and Sam Gosiger (boys' golf), Seven Hills' Egan Dewitt (boys' golf), and Cincinnati Country Day's John Pettengill (boys' golf) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 17.  Congratulations to Egan for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Clark Montessori's Keith Fisher was a finalist for the WLWT Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced October 20.

The Summit Country Day Silver Knights were in contention for the Tristate Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced October 22.

Clark Montessori's Alex Schaeffer was a finalist for the Tristate Football Player of the Week award, announced October 22.

CHCA was in contention for the Enquirer Football Team of the Week award, announced October 24.  Other individual nominees included Cincinnati Country Day's Alec Hamall (boys' cross country), Clark Montessori's Ryan Estes (boys' cross country), Summit Country Day's Catherine Coldiron (girls' cross country) and Elizabeth Fahrmeier (girls' tennis), and Seven Hills' Brooke Meador (girls' soccer).  Congratulations to Alec and Brooke for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

The CHCA Eagles were finalists for the Tristate Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced October 29.

Summit Country Day's Doug Simpson (boys' soccer), Ravin Alexander (girls' soccer), Catherine Coldiron (girls' cross country), and Elijah Weaver (boys' cross country); CHCA's Cole Fisher (football); and Clark Montessori's Ryan Estes (boys' cross country) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 31.

Summit Country Day's Mimi Stines won the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced October 31.  Read more HERE.

Clark Montessori's Ryan Estes (boys' cross country) and Summit Country Day's Colby Gordon (boys' soccer) and Ravin Alexander (girls' soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 7.

CHCA's Mason Bernhardt (football) and Summit Country Day's Eli Rawlings and Ravin Alexander (soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 13.  Congratulations to Mason for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Summit Country Day’s Ravin Alexander was in contention for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Athlete of the Week award, announced November 14.

Both the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams were recognized as the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Team of the Week award winners, announced November 16.  Read more HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Trey Smith (boys' basketball), Cincinnati Christian's Tyler Parker (boys' bowling), and Seven Hills' Audrey Wilson (girls' bowling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced December 4.  Congratulations to Audrey for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Max Boaz is a finalist for the Enquirer Wrestler of the Week award, announced December 11.  Vote HERE.

BOYS' BASKETBALL
Summit Country Day (#8 in Division II)
North College Hill and Cincinnati Country Day (#4 in Division III)
Clark Montessori (#8 in Division III)
Seven Hills (#10 in Division III)
CCPA (#1 in Division IV)
Lockland (#2 in Division IV)
MVCA (#7 in Division IV)

GIRLS' BASKETBALL
Summit Country Day (#1 in Division III)
Clark Montessori (#7 in Division III)
Cincinnati Country Day (#10 in Division III)
MVCA (#4 in Division IV)
Cincinnati Christian (#5 in Division IV)
CCPA (#8 in Division IV)
Lockland (#9 in Division IV)
New Miami (#10 in Division IV)

BOYS' BOWLING
Seven Hills (#1)
Cincinnati Christian (#3)
Norwood (#4)
Summit Country Day (#6)
Clark Montessori (#7)

GIRLS' BOWLING
Seven Hills (#1)
Cincinnati Christian (#2)
Norwood (#4)
Clark Montessori (#8)

BOYS' SWIMMING
Seven Hills (#4)
Cincinnati Country Day (#7)

GIRLS' SWIMMING
St. Bernard (#3)
Norwood (#5)
Seven Hills (#8)
Summit Country Day (#9)

WRESTLING
No MVC teams in this week's poll

STATE CHAMPIONS:  Summit Country Day girls’ soccer defeated Kirtland 4-0 November 10 to capture the school's second State Championship in the last three years!  The Lady Knights defeated Grandview Heights 3-1 in the November 7 State semifinal match to reach the title game.  Goals were scored by MVC Player of the Year Ravin Alexander and First Team honoree Colleen McIlveena, who both scored two goals and assisted on the other two.  Congratulations to the entire squad and to head coach Mike Fee!  Read more HERE.

Not to be outdone, the Summit Country Day men's soccer team defeated Ottawa Hills 1-0 in the November 11 DIII State Finals to win their fifth State Championship in the last six years!  The lone goal of the match was scored by Eli Rawlings off an assist from Henry Schertzinger.  Read more HERE. The Knights defeated Troy Christian 2-0 in the Regional Final and advanced to face Grandview Heights in the State semis November 8.  Read more HERE.  Against Grandview Heights, the Knights came out on top 3-2 to move on to the State Championship!  Read more HERE

Congratulations to our other MVC State participants from the fall sports season!  

In the sport of boys' golf, Summit Country Day, Cincinnati Country Day, and Seven Hills each advanced to the October 13-14 State Championships at the Ohio State University Scarlet and Gray Courses!  Summit Country Day finished fourth in DII, while Cincinnati Country Day finished sixth and Seven Hills eighth in DIII.  Individually, the Knights' Sam Gosiger finished seventh overall! 

In girls' tennis, Summit Country Day's Elizabeth Fahrmeier was District Champion and advanced to the October 20-21 State Tennis Championships at the Lindner Family Tennis Center.  She finished fourth overall at State! In addition, the Seven Hills' doubles team of Jillian Blatt and Natalie Choo also advanced!

In cross country, the following boys advanced to the November 4 State Cross Country Championships:  Clark's Ryan Estes, Summit's Elijah Weaver and Brian DeWine, as well as Cincinnati Country Day's Alec Hamall.  The Summit Silver Knights also advanced as a team with their second place finish at Regionals!  At State, the Knights finished tenth overall!  Individually, Ryan finished ninth in the DII race, while Elijah finished 60th, Brian finished 63rd, and Alec finished 120th!  Congratulations to all of these fine runners!  

On the girls' side, Summit's Catherine Coldiron and Norwood's Maddie Baker also advanced!  Catherine finished 34th in the DIII race, while Maddie finished 89th in the DII race.  Congratulations!

In football, CHCA and Dayton Christian each qualified for the State Football Playoffs.  CHCA moves on to the second round after a victory against Greeneview, while Dayton Christian fell to Lima Central Catholic in opening round action.  The Eagles fell in second round action against Madison 35-27 to finish another tremendous season with a fine 8-3 record.  Read more HERE.