The Miami Valley Conference is comprised of the following schools:  Cincinnati Christian, Cincinnati Country Day, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Clark Montessori, Lockland, New Miami, North College Hill, Norwood, Miami Valley Christian Academy, Seven Hills, St. Bernard-Elmwood Place, and Summit Country Day.  Dayton Christian and Cincinnati College Prep Academy are members in the sport of football only.  In addition, Purcell Marian and Roger Bacon are set to join the MVC in football only beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. 

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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!

Shout out to the following MVC athletes, coach, and athletic director who are nominees for the April 18 High School Sports Awards event at Music Hall:

Seven Hills' Emma Shuppert (girls' swimming)
Clark Montessori's Dasia Thornton (girls' basketball)
St. Bernard's Matt Koenig (AD of the Year)
Summit Country Day's Scott Sievering (Boys' Coach of the Year)

Previously announced fall nominees include:
Summit’s Catherine Coldiron (girls' cross country)
Summit’s Elijah Weaver (boys' cross country)
Seven Hills' Max Lane (boys' golf)
CHCA's Jack Sonne (boys' golf)
Cincinnati Country Day's Kate Brock (girls' soccer)
CHCA's Laney Huber (girls' soccer)
Summit's Colleen McIlvenna (girls' soccer)
Cincinnati Country Day Tony Buechly (boys' soccer)
Seven Hills' Brennan Callow (boys' soccer)
Summit's Doug Simpson (boys' soccer)

Complete list can be found HEREUPDATE:  Congratulations to Brennan Callow for being named the top boys' soccer player!  See complete list of winners HERE.

Shuppert Goes Out On Top!

Congratulations to Seven Hills' Emma Shuppert, who finished her Lady Stinger swimming career with a STATE CHAMPIONSHIP in the final race of her career!  She swam the 100 back in a time of 53.93 to bring home the State title!  Emma also finished eighth in the 200 IM.  She led the Seven Hills' squad to a fifth place finish - its highest State Meet finish in school history.  Congratulations Emma!

Other MVC swimmers to reach the girls' podium included Seven Hills' Ella Jo Piersma (third in 200 free and fourth in 100 free), CHCA's Jessey Li (fifth in 100 free), and the Seven Hills' 200 medley relay (second) and 400 free relay (fourth).  On the boys' side, Seven Hills' Greg Kalin finished runner-up in both the 100 back and 100 fly, while brother Tim placed sixth in the 100 back.  The Stingers' 200 medley relay (second) and 400 free relay (fourth) also made the podium. 

BASEBALL:  Cincinnati Christian came away with the Gray Division title last spring, breaking a run of three straight by New Miami.  Summit Country Day and CHCA shared the Scarlet Division title.  Amazingly, it was the fifteenth consecutive title for the Eagles of CHCA.  This spring, Summit Country Day (7-1) and CHCA (8-1) lead the pack in the Scarlet Division, while Cincinnati Country Day is 5-1 in league play.  In the Gray Division, MVCA sits at 8-2 in MVC action and Cincinnati Christian is currently 8-3 (through April 21).  

CCS's Mitchell Smith Tosses Perfect Game

Cincinnati Christian's Mitchell Smith pitched a perfect game March 28, a 10-0 gem to lead Cincinnati Christian over Norwood!  He recorded 11 strikeouts and went 4-for-5 at the plate with a home run, three RBIs, three runs scored, and a pair of stolen bases.  Read more HERE.  He followed that masterpiece up with a second no-hitter on April 4!

SOFTBALL:  Seven Hills or New Miami have won or shared the past four Gray Division crowns.  Cincinnati Christian has won or shared nine Divisional championships over the last fourteen springs (six Scarlet and three Gray).  This spring, Cincinnati Christian sits atop the Scarlet Division with a perfect 9-0 MVC record, while CHCA (9-1) is close behind.  The Gray Division has Seven Hills sitting at 6-3 and Clark Montessori is 4-4 in league play (through April 21).

Girls Each Record Perfect Games

Shout out to Seven Hills' Abby Markworth and Cincinnati Christian's Briahna Bush for each tossing perfect games!  Abby's came against Purcell Marian on April 4, while Briahna's gem came against CHCA, also on April 4.  Congratulations to both pitchers!  UPDATE:  Abby picked up her second perfect game of the season April 11 against North College Hill.

Photo by Tara Clark

BOYS' TENNIS:  Cincinnati Country Day has won or shared the last seven MVC titles in boys' tennis.  Here's an Enquirer tennis preview for your enjoyment.  Click HERE.

BOYS' TRACK:  There have been six different Conference champions over the last eight years, with Clark Montessori winning last spring.  Cincinnati Country Day reigned as District Champs in 2018.  This year's MVC Meet is slated for May 7 and 9 at CHCA.

GIRLS' TRACK:  The Lady Knights of Summit Country Day have won the past three Miami Valley Conference crowns in girls' track.  The Lady Knights ran away with the DIII District Championship last spring.  CHCA will host this year's Conference Meet on May 7 and 9.