May 20th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Friday, May 20th, 2022.

This is the last news day of the 2022 school year.

Attention students taking honors or AP English classes next year: check your email for a Google Classroom invitation for your summer work. Contact next year’s teacher if you should’ve received an invitation but did not.  

Exams kick off Monday with 7th period, followed by 1 and 2 on Tuesday, 3 and 4 on Wednesday, and 5 and 6 on Thursday

Now to relieve some of the stress from finals, we are showcasing some ways to relax, followed by Zander with Moore Sports.

Many members of the track team are competing at the District Finals tonight in Ross, they’re trying to punch their ticket to regionals, so wish them goodluck.

That’s our final broadcast for the year, I’m Zander Moore, thanks for watching, its been a blast doing the news this year and it’s tradition to put the bloopers of the semester on the last day, so here’s the mess ups 

May 19th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Thursday, May 19th, 2022.

Any girl interested in playing tennis next fall there will be a brief meeting after school tomorrow in room 310.  If you can’t make the meeting see Coach Thomas in room 310 at your convenience.

Attention students taking honors or AP English classes next year: check your email for a Google Classroom invitation for your summer work. Contact next year’s teacher if you should’ve received an invitation but did not.  

Now for whats the T followed by NOT Zander with Moore Sports.

The Talawanda Track team traveled to Ross for the District competition yesterday.  Congratulations to Henry Hoblitzell: District champion in pole vault, Haley O’Brien: District runner up in High Jump, and good luck to all our finals qualifiers and the rest of the field events competing on Friday.

Last night the lacrosse team fell to the Turpin Spartans in the second round of the playoffs with a final score of 9-4.  Turpin was the 4 seed in the southwest bracket, and Talawanda was the 15th. After a loss to Turpin earlier in the year 17-3., the team put up one heck of a fight and improved tremendously over the course of the season.  The future looks bright, stay tuned for next year.  

We leave you today with a Summer hype video, and that’s our broadcast on this day, I’m Norah Green, thanks for watching.  

May 18th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Wednesday, May 18th, 2022.

Any girl interested in playing tennis next fall there will be a brief meeting after school tomorrow in room 310.  If you can’t make the meeting see Coach Thomas in room 310 at your convenience.

Now for Moore Sports with Zander

The baseball teams season ended last night against Anderson in a 7-4 loss that went to the 11th inning. Multiple errors cost the team 4 unearned runs in the loss as the heartbreaker puts the team at a season ending record of 18-8 overall and SWOC Champions. Congrats on a successful season.

The lacrosse team heads to Turpin for the second round of their playoffs looking to bounce back from a defeat to them earlier this year.

That’s our news for today, I’m Zander Moore typing this, thanks for reading, we’ll see you tomorrow.

May 17th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Tuesday, May 17th, 2022.

Any girl interested in playing tennis next fall there will be a brief meeting after school on Thursday May 19th in room 310.  If you can’t make the meeting see Coach Thomas in room 310 at your convenience.

Now for whats the T followed by Zander with Moore Sports.

First round of the playoffs begin tonight as the baseball team hosts Anderson at 5 o’clock here at the high school, make sure to show up to support the boys trying to keep their season alive.

The lacrosse team heads to Turpin tomorrow for the second round of their playoffs

That’s our broadcast on this day, I’m Zander Moore, thanks for watching, we’ll see you tomorrow.

May 16th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Monday, May 16th, 2022.

The list of seniors who have been invited to the Senior Scholarship Night is posted outside of the guidance office.   If your name is on this list you will be receiving at least one scholarship from either the Talawanda Local or Oxford Community Foundations. This will be held Wednesday, May 18th at 6 pm.  Please RSVP to Mrs Roy.

For Livvy Rhotons final video production for the news, she decided to review her Dad’s band when he was a Freshman in high school

Now for whats the T followed by the final sports with Luke WP.

An 11-0 run rule victory on Saturday propelled the baseball team their first SWOC championship in program history and first league championship in 13 years, the boys finish the regular season with a record of 18-7 and 12-3 in SWOC play, the team’s playoff matchup will be tomorrow at home with a 5 pm start against Anderson.

The lacrosse team picked up a first round playoff win over Wilmington on Saturday, the team will face Turpin in the second round this week.

No home games for today.

That’s our broadcast on this day, I’m Luke West Poley, and before I go I owe some thank yous to a lot of people, the last 3 years as daily sports anchor has been nothing short of a blessing for me, thank you to all the teachers and students for the feedback and support, shoutout to our THS Daily News cast and crew, and I also owe a huge shoutout to Mr. Andy Zimmerman for accommodating my every request, from allowing me to join the play-by-play team back in 8th grade to working out every detail to allow me to anchor over zoom, Mr. Zimmerman has provided me with the best opportunity I could imagine here at Brave TV and I wouldn’t be here without him. Now for the much awaited announcement. You’re in great hands as we’ve promoted Zander Moore from his fill-in role to the new Showrunner here at Channel 85, earlier today he signed a 1 year contract for 5 million dollars. I’m very excited for the future of Channel 85. So as I move on to hopefully do this professionally one day, from where it all started. Talawanda, thank you.

May 13th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Friday, May 13th, 2022.

ALL Seniors that haven’t picked up their Senior T-shirt needs to stop by the office to do so.  They are free, so get yours today.

And now for Mr. Yuva’s response to the Mills rap, I think we have a new champion.

The list of seniors who have been invited to the Senior Scholarship Night is now posted outside of the guidance office.   If your name is on this list you will be receiving at least one scholarship from either the Talawanda Local or Oxford Community Foundations. This will be held Wednesday, May 18th at 6 pm.  Please RSVP to Mrs Roy.

Now for whats the T followed by Zander with Moore Sports.

The baseball team took down Fenwick 10-3 last night, Mason Birkemeier led the team going 4-4 with 5 runs batted in, and with a win tonight against Northwest the boys will claim their first Swoc championship in over 10 years.

The softball team beat Edgewood in their final game of the season 15-4, Rachel Dsuban, Halee McDade, and Madie Patton all hit home runs in the finale. The team ends their historic season at a record of 19-9, congrats to the girls on a great year.

No home games for today but the first round of the baseball playoffs is set and the team will face Anderson at home on Tuesday.

That’s our broadcast on this day, I’m Zander Moore, have a good weekend.

May 12th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Thursday, May 12th, 2022.

ALL Seniors that haven’t picked up their Senior T-shirt needs to stop by the office to do so.  They are free, so get yours today.

SENIORS: Want to celebrate your last Friday at Talawanda in a creative and fun way? For just $1, you can participate in Talawanda’s first annual, senior only event: “Anything But a Backpack Day!” Seniors can stop by room 316 (Mrs. Sammons’s room) anytime between now and Friday to purchase your pass to participate. ON Friday, May 13, you are invited to get creative with transporting your materials- bring a shopping bag, pet carrier, etc. All money raised will go to fund the 2022 homecoming dance. Help leave your legacy here at Talawanda and have a blast while showcasing the senior class!

The drama production of One Acts starts tonight!  You can buy tickets at the door, or get them during lunch.  Zoinks will be the first Act and Time’s Up will be the second.  Time’s Up is a student written play, so if you want to see a 100% Talawanda production, tonight is your night.  Tickets are $8 and all proceeds benefit the Drama club.

Any boy interested in playing golf this fall, there will be a short informational meeting today immediately after school in Coach Cawein’s room, Room 215.  The upcoming season as well as summer golf practices will be discussed.  If you can not make the meeting, please make sure to stop by and see Coach Cawein sometime this week.

The list of seniors who have been invited to the Senior Scholarship Night is now posted outside of the guidance office.   If your name is on this list you will be receiving at least one scholarship from either the Talawanda Local or Oxford Community Foundations. This will be held Wednesday, May 18th at 6 pm.  Please RSVP to Mrs Roy.

Now for whats the T followed by Luke WP with sports.

The baseball team won a wild extra innings game over Lakota West last night, under the lights at McKie Field the team scored 3 runs in the 8th inning and shut out the Firebirds to finish out a 12-9 win, the team is now 16-7 on the season and will have one final non-conference game versus Fenwick tonight before a attempting to claim the SWOC championship with a win at Northwest on Friday.

The softball team’s postseason came to an end last night in a 4-0 loss to Fairfield, the team is 18-9 on the season but will have one final chance to take the field tonight at Edgewood as they close out their year on the road.

Home games: the baseball team will host Fenwick on the field at 5.

That’s our broadcast on this day, I’m Luke West Poley thanks for watching, we leave you today with a much anticipated race, after watching the last chocolate milk mile, washed up division 1 runner Mr. Mills decided to come out of retirement and challenge defending champion Parker Geshan in his first competitive race in over 20 years, there was a lot of excitement, fan favorite John Nelson also joined in on the fun, it was quite the race coming right down to the wire, take a look.

May 11th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Wednesday, May 11th, 2022.

ALL Seniors that haven’t picked up their Senior T-shirt needs to stop by the office to do so.

SENIORS: Want to celebrate your last Friday at Talawanda in a creative and fun way? For just $1, you can participate in Talawanda’s first anual, senior only event: “Anything But a Backpack Day!” Seniors can stop by room 316 (Mrs. Sammons’s room) anytime between now and Friday to purchase your pass to participate. ON Friday, May 13, you are invited to get creative with transporting your materials- bring a shopping bag, pet carrier, etc. All money raised will go to fund the 2022 homecoming dance. Help leave your legacy here at Talawanda and have a blast while showcasing the senior class!

FFA went to the the state convention and won lots of awards, Kaydence Morris has a report

Any boy interested in playing golf this fall, there will be a short informational meeting Tomorrow immediately after school in Coach Cawein’s room, Room 215.  The upcoming season as well as summer golf practices will be discussed.  If you can not make the meeting, please make sure to stop by and see Coach Cawein sometime this week.

The list of seniors who have been invited to the Senior Scholarship Night is now posted outside of the guidance office.   If your name is on this list you will be receiving at least one scholarship from either the Talawanda Local or Oxford Community Foundations. This will be held Wednesday, May 18th at 6 pm.  Please RSVP to Mrs Roy.

Now for whats the T followed by Luke WP with sports.

The baseball team fell to La Salle last night 6-2, the team falls to 15-7 on the year and will be back in action this evening at 5 against Lakota West, that game will be played at McKie Field at Miami University.

The lacrosse team closed out their regular season with a victory over Winton Woods, 19-1 was the final, Gunnar Von Bergen was the goal leader for the Brave in that one, the team will kick off the postseason on Saturday at noon as they head to Wilmington for a rematch with the Hurricane.

The tennis team defeated Colerain yesterday 4-1 to get back over the .500 mark, they are now 8-7 this season and will begin postseason in the coming weeks.

The track teams competed at the SWOC Championships at Mount Healthy yesterday with the girls claiming their fifth straight conference crown and the boys finishing second, there were many event wins for the Brave with some individual highlights in Henry Hoblitzell breaking the conference record in pole vault and winning field event athlete of the year, and Coach Brad Hoblitzell winning girls coach of the year, the JV SWOC meet will be on Thursday before the team competes at Districts next week. 

Home games: once again the baseball team will host Lakota West tonight at 5, that game will be played at Miami University.

That’s our broadcast on this day, I’m Luke West Poley thanks for watching, have a great day.

May 10th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Tuesday, May 10th, 2022.

Drama club will be selling tickets for their shows at lunch until Wednesday. They will be 8$ and also sold at the door, shows are the 12th, 13th, and 15th.

SENIORS: Want to celebrate your last Friday at Talawanda in a creative and fun way? For just $1, you can participate in Talawanda’s first anual, senior only event: “Anything But a Backpack Day!” Seniors can stop by room 316 (Mrs. Sammons’s room) anytime between now and Friday to purchase your pass to participate. ON Friday, May 13, you are invited to get creative with transporting your materials- bring a shopping bag, pet carrier, etc. All money raised will go to fund the 2022 homecoming dance. Help leave your legacy here at Talawanda and have a blast while showcasing the senior class!

Here’s a review of the 2022 Prom, Story of my life, filmed and edited by Nora and Anna

Any boy interested in playing golf this fall, there will be a short informational meeting Thursday May 12th immediately after school in Coach Cawein’s room, Room 215.  The upcoming season as well as summer golf practices will be discussed.  If you can not make the meeting, please make sure to stop by and see Coach Cawein sometime this week.

 The list of seniors who have been invited to the Senior Scholarship Night is now posted outside of the guidance office.   If your name is on this list you will be receiving at least one scholarship from either the Talawanda Local or Oxford Community Foundations. This will be held Wednesday, May 18th at 6 pm.  Please RSVP to Mrs Roy.

Now for whats the T followed by Luke WP with sports.

The softball team cruised to a first round win in tournament play last night over Princeton, 14-0 was the final, Halee McDade hit a home run and Kylee Cobb and McKenna Weekley combined for the shutout, the team will head to Creekside Middle tomorrow for a second round playoff matchup with Fairfield.

Home games: no home games for today but good luck to the track teams who will head to Mount Healthy for the SWOC Championships.

That’s our broadcast on this day, I’m Luke West Poley thanks for watching, we’ll see you tomorrow.

May 9th, 2022

Good morning Talawanda, today is Monday, May 9th, 2022.

Lists are now posted outside of the guidance office for students who have been invited to our 2022 Departmental Awards Program.   This will be held Friday, May 13th. Seniors will be recognized during 2nd period and underclassmen will be recognized 6th period.

Drama club will be selling tickets for their shows at lunch until next wednesday. They will be 8$ and also sold at the door, shows are the 12th, 13th, and 15th.

The Jazz and Steel Bands will be performing this evening on the stage behind the Oxford Community Arts Center. Bring a folding chair and check it out at 7:00 pm tonight.

For todays video, Mr. Mills spits white hot fire at the student body

SENIORS: Want to celebrate your last Friday at Talawanda in a creative and fun way? For just $1, you can participate in Talawanda’s inaugural, senior only event: “Anything But a Backpack Day!” Seniors can stop by room 316 (Mrs. Sammons’s room) anytime between now and Friday to purchase your pass to participate. ON Friday, May 13, you are invited to get creative with transporting your materials- bring a shopping bag, pet carrier, etc. All money raised will go to fund the 2022 homecoming dance. Help leave your legacy here at Talawanda and have a blast while showcasing the senior class!

Talawanda Mock Trial represented Ohio at the National High School Mock Trial Championship this weekend.  Congratulations to Team Captain and senior, Julia Peter, juniors Shr-Shiang Moore and Alex Stenger, and sophomores Muhammed Khan, Catherine Moul, Will Salzarulo, and Eliza Sullivan for their outstanding performances.

Seniors – Lists have been posted outside the guidance office of the seniors who are graduating with honors and also those who have met the state of Ohio requirements for the Ohio Diploma with Honors.  Please check these lists if you feel you have met the requirements.  If you have any questions see your counselor right away.

Now for whats the T followed by Luke WP with sports.

All games this weekend were cancelled, we do have some news on the tournament front though, as many district draws were this weekend, the baseball team is the #13 seed in the Southwest district and will play in the first round in a 5 pm start against #21 Anderson next Tuesday, that game will be at home, additionally the lacrosse team drew Wilmington in the first round that game will be a noon start this Saturday at Wilmington.

Home games: the softball team will host Princeton in first round playoff action tonight, the game will begin at 5, information for ticketing for that event can be found on our athletics website, you must purchase a ticket online and passes will not be accepted as it is a tournament game, make sure to buy your ticket today and support the softball team as they continue a historic season.

That’s our broadcast on this day, I’m Luke West Poley thanks for watching, we leave you today with a teaser of a very special event going on tomorrow, Mr. Mills will take on defending champion Parker Geshan to headline our second and final chocolate milk mile of the year, enjoy.