May 21st, 2021

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Friday, May 21st, 2021.

Happy birthday to Jabaari Harmon, Samuel Hool, and Lillian Franks.

Now for the productions bloopers followed by sports with Luke West Poley

No sports last night, good luck to the track teams who will compete in the district finals at Ross later today.

That’s our broadcast today, I’m Luke West Poley, and if you’ve followed the news all year long you may have been confused or maybe caught on to our song lyric series by now, every day we have spun a wheel with a bunch of songs on it and closed out our news broadcast with it, so for the final time, its closing time. Thanks for watching us all year long Talawanda, enjoy a compilation of some of our favorite lyrics from the series, good luck on exams and have a great summer.

May 20th, 2021

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Thursday, May 20th, 2021.

Join Talawanda Hope celebrating the end of the school year.  Bring a blanket or beach towel to eat outside tomorrow.  Look for a Hope member for a surprise sweet.

Happy birthday to Jessie Bowers, Eva Motta, Sophia Moore, Logan Sackenheim, Owen Pennington, and Haley O’Brien.

Now for sports with Luke West Poley

The baseball team closed out their year with a first round loss to Harrison on Tuesday, 2-1 was the final, the baseball team finishes with a record of 17-9 congrats to them on a great season.

The track teams competed at the district prelims at Ross yesterday, for the boys, Logan Howard qualified for finals in the 200, Logan Murray qualified in the 1600 and Jens Bartel qualified in the 800, Kiefer Bell qualified in both, additionally the 4×200 team qualified for the final on Friday, for the girls qualifications came for Hannah Lippincott in the 800, Celeste Siferd in the 300 Hurdles, and the 4×200 and 4×400 teams, as for finals held yesterday, Henry Hoblitzell and Sam Olenick punched their ticket to regionals in the pole vault as did Thomas Hickman in the discus, the girls 4×800 kept their season alive and the boys 4×800 qualified for regionals, breaking a 20 year old school record in the process, the remainder of the district events will be run at Ross tomorrow.

Home games today: None.

That’s our broadcast today, I’m Luke West Poley, thanks for watching, we’ll see who’s banned in the USA, and we’ll also see you tomorrow, but before we go we leave you today with the results of our Teacher Drip Off, the last video contribution from our departed Seniors.

May 18th, 2021

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Tuesday, May 18th, 2021.

All underclassmen are reminded to keep their chromebooks over the summer, only seniors will need to turn them in.  Use this as an opportunity to get some extra schoolwork done over the break!

If you are interested in running cross country next year, please contact Mr. Stiver or Mr. Mills.  Mr. Mills has a special announcement for all potential runners…

Girls interested in playing tennis next fall there will be an informational meeting in room 310 today after school.  If you can not attend see Coach Thomas or Coach Silberstien for missed information.

Happy birthday to Sara Howard.

Now for sports with Luke West Poley

The lacrosse team fell to Seven Hills last night 10-9 to close out their season, they finish at 11-5 congrats to the lax bros on a great year.

Home games today: None, but good luck to the track teams who will head to the district meet tomorrow at Ross.

That’s our broadcast today, I’m Luke West Poley, thanks for watching, and we’ll see you on Thursday.

May 17th, 2021

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Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Monday, May 17th, 2021.

This is the seniors last day, good luck in your future. Reminder that reflections are tomorrow at the football field from 11-1.

Girls interested in playing tennis next fall there will be an informational meeting in room 310 on Tuesday May 18th after school.  If you can not attend see Coach Thomas or Coach Silberstien for missed information.

Happy birthday to Krystal Yang and Ashlyn Welch.

Now for sports with Luke West Poley

The softball team’s season came to an end with a rescheduled game versus Eaton on Friday, the team fell 11-6 to the Eagles, Rachel Dsuban hit a home run in the final game of the season as the Brave finish with a record of 15-12.

Home games today: None, but good luck to the lax bros who will open up state playoff action at Seven Hills tonight at 6:30.

That’s our broadcast today, I’d like to give a shoutout to all 4 of our productions seniors and thank them for their contributions to the THS Daily News this year, I’m Luke West Poley, thanks for watching, and for the final song lyric, yeet skrrt, you never loved me mom, more on the song lyric series on Thursday, sorry mom. Have a great day everyone.

May 14th, 2021

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Friday, May 14th, 2021.

Seniors, wear your post graduations shirts on Monday. College shirts, work shirts, military shirts, whatever your plans are. Let everyone know where you are headed.

Girls interested in playing tennis next fall there will be an informational meeting in room 310 on Tuesday May 18th after school.  If you can not attend see Coach Thomas or Coach Silberstien for missed information.

Happy birthday to Dylan Back, Jillian Berger, Hope Main, Emma Foreman, and Harrison Cradduck.

Now for Production Survivor followed by sports with Luke West Poley

The baseball team defeated Ross yesterday in their final game of the regular season, 11-3 was the score, the team finishes 2nd in the SWOC at 11-4 and are 17-8 overall headed into a first round playoff matchup with SWOC champion Harrison on Tuesday.

Congrats to the tennis team who concluded their season at sectionals yesterday, another great season for the boys team, they finish 12-5 overall and claimed their fourth conference crown in a row.

Home games this weekend: None.

To end out show today, we are going to announce all of our award winners for the senior and underclass in 2021, teachers will present you with your awards following the videos, thanks for watching, now she’s looking for a downtown man that’s what I am have a great weekend.

May 13th, 2021

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Thursday, May 13th, 2021.

Girls interested in playing tennis next fall there will be an informational meeting in room 310 on Tuesday May 18th after school.  If you can not attend see Coach Thomas or Coach Silberstien for missed information.

Now for Spring Sports followed by sports with Luke West Poley

The baseball team won 2 games over the last 2 nights, both by way of run rule, first a 22-3 win over Mount Healthy Tuesday night and then a 13-3 victory over Northwest, the team will head to Ross tonight for their regular season finale.

The tennis team continued Talawanda’s undefeated streak against La Salle with a 3-2 road win, the team improves to 12-5 on the year.

The track teams competed at the SWOC championships on Tuesday, the girls won their fourth championship in a row and the boys finished second, the team had 1-2 sweeps in every single distance event and additional victories in the 4×800 for both boys and girls, girls shot put and boys discus. The JV team will head to the SWOC reserve meet tonight with districts starting next Wednesday.

The lax bros finished their regular season with a win over Madeira 15-5, the team will begin the regional tournament at Seven Hills on Monday.

Home games today: None, but good luck to the tennis team at ATP sectionals today.

That’s our broadcast today, I’m Luke West Poley, thanks so much for watching, take some inventory and as gorge as a Ford engine door hinge syringe, we’ll see you tomorrow.

May 11th, 2021

 

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Tuesday, May 11th, 2021.

Fall Cross Country information is ready.  Please see Coach Mills or Coach Webb for the info.

Seniors, cap and gown orders have arrived! Please come to the main office to pick them up! 

Happy birthday to Trevor Norris.

Now for Teacher of the Week followed by sports with Luke West Poley

The softball team had their postseason ended last night in the sectional tournament by way of Fairfield, 6-5 was the final, they fall to 15-11 on the year with one more game on the schedule at Eaton on Friday.

The baseball team had a standout performance last night on the road in a 4-0 rout of La Salle, Blake Puckett went 3-3 at the plate and Parker Geshan pitched a 3 hit complete game, the team improves to 14-8 on the year with 3 games to go in the regular season starting with a trip to Mount Healthy tonight.

The tennis team fell to Loveland 5-0 last night, the team falls to 12-5 overall and will play at La Salle tonight.

Juniors Kiefer Bell and Parker Geshan are up for athlete of the week this week, also the softball team is up for team of the week you can vote for all of them on Cincinnati.com’s high school sports page.

Home games today: none, but good luck to the tennis, lacrosse, and baseball teams who will all hit the road for regular season action tonight and good luck to the track teams who will compete at the SWOC championships at Harrison.

That’s our broadcast today, I’m Luke West Poley, thanks so much for watching,  hee hee, we’ll see you on Thursday.

May 10th, 2021

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Monday, May 10th, 2021.

Fall Cross Country information is ready.  Please see Coach Mills or Coach Webb for the info.

Seniors, cap and gown orders have arrived! Please come to the main office to pick them up! 

Happy birthday to Trey Gross, Trista Reddy, Leah Noga, and Makenzie Steed.

Now for sports with Goon Squad

In sports this weekend; the softball team absolutely obliterated Northwest with a score of 12-5

Congratulations to Kiefer Bell and Hannah Lippencott for their amazing performances at the Mason invitational

Home games today: Varsity baseball takes on the LaSalle Lancers.

Good luck to our softball team as they travel to creekside middle school to compete in the sectional tournament.

That’s our broadcast today, I’m Not Luke West Poley, why don’t you say so, oh, that’s not the lyric. Thanks so much for watching.

Friday, May 7th 2021

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Friday, May 7th, 2021.

The Setting Stone Coffee House is today! Come out to see excellent performances by THS students and staff—solo acts, spoken word, cover bands—and the triumphant return of Nosebleed! Tickets are on sale right now! Pick yours up from Mr. Aerni in room 320 today for only $3. Tickets go up to $5 at the gate. Gates open at 6:00, and the event starts at 6:30.

Attention Seniors – At this point in time all transcript requests will be held until the end of the year when all grades are finalized and the graduation date is included.  If you need to have it sent out before this time please let the guidance office know. Also, all transcript requests are now done through Parchment.  If you have not set up an account yet you need to do this soon. Please see Mrs Roy or your counselor with any questions.

Now for some senior reminders followed by sports with Luke West Poley

A four-peat for the boys tennis team was the only athletic event last night, a clean sweep of the singles propelled the brave to eek out a 3 point edge over Harrison to claim another SWOC title, the team is back in action tonight at home versus Moeller.

Home games for today: The tennis team hosts Moeller at 4, good luck to Kiefer Bell and Hannah Lippincott who will be competing at the Mason invitational miles today along with the top competition in the midwest Hannah’s race goes off at 6 and Kiefer’s is at 8:15.

That’s our broadcast today, I’m Luke West Poley, why don’t you say so, thanks so much for watching, and have a great weekend.

May 6th, 2021

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Monday, May 3rd, 2021.

The Setting Stone Coffee House is this Friday! Come out to see excellent performances by THS students and staff—solo acts, spoken word, cover bands—and the triumphant return of Nosebleed! Tickets are on sale right now! Pick yours up from Mr. Aerni in room 320 today for only $3. Tickets go up to $5 at the gate. Gates open at 6:00, and the event starts at 6:30—see you Friday!

Senior quotes need to be sent to Sarah Goll, email sarah.goll@talawanda.org.

Happy birthday today to Kel Fisher, Emily Blasi, Gunner Green,  Halen Thomas, and Nora Tobey.

Now for a prom recap followed by sports with Luke West Poley

A wild scene unfolded at MSG last night, as you can see behind me.

The track teams competed at the Hamilton “Blue Heaven” Invitational on Tuesday with the girls finishing second and the boys ninth, full team competition will resume on Tuesday with the SWOC championships at Harrison but in the meantime two standout runners-Hannah Lippincott and Kiefer Bell- will be competing in strong mile fields tomorrow at the Mason Rod Russel invitational.

The baseball team knocked off Northwest last night 13-1 in 5 innings, they will head down the road to play the nights again tomorrow night.

The softball team also defeated Northwest at home yesterday in a 10-5 decision, the team combined for 13 hits in the winning effort, they also picked up two wins earlier in the week on Monday and Tuesday over Ross and Mount Healthy, the team is now 14-10 overall and 8-6 in the SWOC with their next action coming tomorrow at Northwest.

The tennis edged Elder in a 3-2 match last night to improve to 11-4 on the season, good luck to them as they are looking to defend their SWOC title at the tournament as we speak.

The lacrosse team split their two games over the break picking up a big win against La Salle on the road, 21-10 but falling on senior night last night to CHCA 19-9, they are now 10-4 and will take the trip to Madeira on Tuesday.

Home games for today: None, but once again good luck to the tennis team as they are currently competing at the SWOC championships.

That’s our broadcast today, I’m Luke West Poley, shoutout to Emily Blasi because she told me to, Gravy for Pope, thanks so much for watching, and have a great day.