Congrats to Jessie Gibbins who was the top HS girl finisher in the 37th Annual Newtown 5k Run with a time of 19:57
Loveland, Ohio – Loveland Tiger fans gather around as August 1st marked the first official day of Loveland High School Fall sports! With scrimmages, practices and pre-season tournaments in full swing, the Tigers have been really working hard to get prepared for the first competition of the 2019-2020 season and Loveland Magazine plans on being there every step of the way! Each week we will be releasing a summary informing our readers about what has been going in the world of Loveland High School sports. There is nothing more important than the future of our community and our children so by releasing the Loveland Sports 411 each week we believe this will get the community and the children the recognition they deserve!
Last Thursday Loveland High School welcomed Tiger fans to the 2019-2020 Meet the Team Night. The scene was set in the Loveland High School gym where the marching band kicked off the night with a performance followed by the Tiger Cheerleaders putting on quite the show! The following teams and coaches were introduced on Thursday night to their friends, families and die-hard Tiger fans, Girls Volleyball coached by Brain Baugh, Girls Soccer coached by Todd Kelly, Boys Soccer coached by Mike Dunlap, Girls Tennis coached by Dara Hudson, Girls Golf coached by Barb Orsinelli, Boys Golf coached by David Allan, Cheer Team coached by Emily Christman, Boys and Girls Cross Country coached by Steve Nester and Football coached by Andy Cruse.
Fall Sports 2019 Meet the Team Video with music by the marching band:
This week several Loveland High School teams participated in competitions where many of the Tiger athletes already started making a name for themselves!
The Girls Volleyball team competed in a scrimmage against former state champions, Ursuline, on Friday night. The Tigers made a strong showing on Friday that got many fans on twitter excited for the season!
The Girls Volleyball Teams have a couple of games this week, one that will take place on August 13th at 9:30 PM against Lakota East at LHS and another that will take place on August 17th at Fairfield High school at Noon.
The Boys and Girls Soccer Team participated in some hard-fought scrimmage battles this week in preparation for their first games of the season. The Girls Soccer Team faced Lakota East on Wednesday at LHS while the Boys Soccer Team faced Indian Hill on Tuesday at Indian Hill High School and Elder on Thursday at Elder High School. The Girls Soccer Team will be back in action this week for a scrimmage at LHS against Seton on Monday at 7 PM and then again on Tuesday at Seton High School at 7 PM. The Boys Soccer Team will be kicking there way to Carrol High School for a scrimmage Tuesday at 7 PM.
The Girls Tennis team has been working hard in practice preparing for their first matches, which will be on Monday, August 12th at Beavercreek at 4 PM and Wednesday, August 14th at Wyoming at 4 PM.
The Girls and Boys Golf Teams had several successful swings at the ECC Preseason Tournament this week. The ECC Preseason Tournament for the Boys Golf Team was held on August 7th at Glenview Golf Course, where the Tigers finished at the top making them the official ECC Preseason Tournament Champions. The Tigers won with 302 strokes nearly eight strokes ahead of Anderson. Loveland’s very own Tyler Vallee was the top medalist with 70 strokes for the Tigers. The ECC Preview for the Girls Golf Team was held on August 8th at Walden Ponds Golf Course. The Tigers rallied together and finished 5th with 392 strokes. Allison Rountree was the top lady Tiger finisher, placing 9th overall with 83 strokes.
The Girls Golf Team will be back in action at Turpin on the Terrace Park CC on August 12th at 3 PM and then again on August 13th against Anderson at Reeves at 3:25 PM. The Boys Golf Team will compete on August 15th at Hickory Woods Golf Course against Anderson at 4 PM.
Although the Boys and Girls Cross Country teams haven’t competed in any ECC meets yet, as they will first compete at Moeller on August 23rd for the Primetime Invitational, both teams got a little preseason competition on Saturday at the 37th Annual Newtown 5k Run. Photos of the big run were captured by many of the runner’s families and friends on Saturday! Check them out on Twitter, and here on Twitter.
The Loveland Tigers Football Team has been putting in a lot of preseason hard work with their new head coach, Andy Cruse! The Tigers put their preseason hard work to use this week as they participated in a scrimmage Friday at home against New Richmond in preparation for their first official game, which takes place on August 30th at Sycamore at 7 PM. The team will travel to scrimmage Fairmont High school Friday, August 16th at 7 PM and then Loveland High School will host a jamboree against Northwest High School Friday, August 23rd at 7 PM for their last pre-season game.
….and that’s the weekly Loveland Sports 411 with Cassie Mattia.