OHSAA releases enrollments

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 29, 2005

Enrollment numbers have been counted, now we just need a breakdown.

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has enrollment numbers for the 2005-06 school year, but the breakdown for the football playoff divisions has not been released.

According to the OHSAA count taken in October for the upper three grades, Ironton has 214 boys and 196 girls, Ironton St. Joseph 21 boys and 11 girls, Coal Grove 173 boys and 159 girls, Rock Hill 252 boys and 223 girls, South Point 214 boys and 223 girls, Chesapeake 168 boys and 146 girls, Fairland 219 boys and 213 girls, Symmes Valley 115 boys and 110 girls, Green 96 boys and 82 girls, and Wheelersburg 181 boys and 154 girls.

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Despite a city population of 20,000, Portsmouth has 199 boys and 162 girls.

Other schools of interest include Portsmouth West 189 boys and 187 girls, Columbus St. Francis DeSales 320 boys and 372 girls, Oak Hill 145 boys and 157 girls, Minford 187 and 194, Lucasville Valley 158 and 117, Waverly 266 and 259, South Webster 124 and 101, Northwest 228 and 197, East 84 and 94, and Portsmouth Notre Dame 38 and 40.

As for the SEOAL schools, Athens 331 boys and 325 girls, Logan has 530 boys and 465 girls, Jackson 347 and 334, Gallipolis 284 and 250, Marietta 444 and 415, Vincent Warren 320 and 326, Chillicothe 364 and 381, and Zanesville 393 and 452.


Whaley makes Sports Illustrated

Ohio State center and former Ironton All-Ohio lineman Tyler Whaley found himself on the pages of Sports Illustrated.

A photo of Ohio State's spring workouts on pages 6-7 of the April 25 issue includes Whaley who wears No. 54.

Whaley was the center for the Scarlet team during last Saturday's annual Scarlet/Gray game.


Boyle, Hall on academic team

Of all the all-star teams possible, Chesapeake senior guard Brittany Boyle and senior center Brennan Hall have found the most prestigious.

Both have been selected to the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-Ohio team.

Boyle was an honoree on the girls Division III team. She had an 8.5 scoring average to go along with a 3.9 grade point average.

Hall average 10.5 points a game and carries a 4.0 GPA in the classroom.

This is the 12th season the association has honored players who maintain academic excellence along with contributions to the basketball teams.

The OHSBCA selects 10 boys and girls in each of the four divisions.


Valley of Thunder

The Symmes Valley Lady Vikings annual Valley of Thunder softball tournament will be held Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, at the Lady Vikings field in Aid.

Each day admission is $3 per person with children under school age admitted free.

Concessions will be provided.

Here is the lineup:

Friday, May 6

Field 1: 4:30 p.m. – Symmes Valley vs. Hillsdale; 6:30 – Eastern Brown vs. Symmes Valley; 8:00 – Rock Hill vs. Eastern Brown.

Field 2: 4:30 – Wheelersburg vs. South Point; 6:30 – Minford vs. South Point.

Field 3: 4:30 – Rock Hill vs. Alexander; 6:30 – Hillsdale vs. Eastern Meigs.

Field 4: 4:30 – Minford vs. Eastern Meigs; 6:30 – Wheelersburg vs. Alexander.

Saturday, May 7

Field 1: Noon – Symmes Valley vs. Piketon; 2:00 – Symmes Valley vs. Alexander; 4:00 – South Point vs. Alexander.

Field 2: Noon – Eastern Brown vs. Eastern Meigs; 2:00 – Eastern Meigs vs. Wheelersburg.

Field 3: Noon – Rock Hill vs. Waterford; 2:00 – Hillsdale vs. Waterford; 4:00 – Wheelersburg vs. Eastern Brown.

Field 4: Noon – Hillsdale vs. South Point; 2:00 – Eastern Meigs vs. Wheelersburg; 2:00 – Rock Hill vs. Piketon.