Honors, community pep assembly & more:
¨ First, the Booster Club will meet tonight, November 16th at 7:15 in the Media Center. You're invited J
¨ Valley View, here we come! The football team did it again, beating Alder Saturday night. Another spectacular win! This is the furthest Monroe has advanced in the playoffs, and it is currently tied for the best record in the school history at 11-1 ... matching 1994's squad. #2 seeded Monroe is in the regional finals, playing #1 seeded Germantown Valley View at 7:00 at Princeton Mancuso Field Viking Stadium on Chester Road in Cincinnati. Purchase your tickets early at the school for $6.00 so the school reaps 20% of the total: Wed-Fri from 10:30-3:30; Wed-Thurs from 5:30-7:00 in the evening; and Sat from 9:00-11:00 in the morning.
¨ Congratulations to Head Football Coach Jason Krause for being named Division IV Coach of the Year and to Michael Majors for being named Division IV Defensive Player of the Year. Pat Harrington, Tad Kilburn and Josh Herron were first team selections to the All Southwest District team. Great honors for all! Read more about this on the front page of today's sports section of the Journal.
¨ You're now busy Thursday evening! There will be a community pep rally in the Main Gym of the school from 6:30 - 7:00. Come out and support the football team!
¨ DVD's of the Monroe vs Madiera football game are available for $20 if ordered thru the Booster Club. Contact Rob Kilburn at email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> for more info. Also, they can be purchased directly from TV Middletown for $25, or $30 if mailed to your home.
¨ Both Girls and Boys Soccer teams came away this season with beaucoup awards from the Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association (MVSCAA). These awards, excluding the State Team award, were presented to the players at the Senior All-Star Game Sunday evening.
1. Bethany Davidson was named to the STATE 3rd team - she is considered one of the top sweepers in Ohio.
2. District Division II Girls Team: Bethany and Alex Hesson
3. All-Star Team: Bethany, Alex & Natalie Creekbaum
4. Division II Girls West First Team: Bethany & Alex
5. Division II Girls West Second Team: Natalie & Jessica Swift
6. Division II Girls West Third Team: Britney Beck & Kayla Neace
7. Sportsmanship Award for Monroe: Maggie Hinkle
1. District Division III Boys Team: Matt Wagers
2. Division III Boys South First Team: Matt Wagers
3. Division III Boys South Second Team: Nolan Phelps
4. Division III Boys South Third Team: Jake Ruckman, Corey Keith, & Adam Cox
Those participating in the Senior All-Star Games were Alex, Bethany, Natalie, & Corey. Congratulations to all!
¨ Special thanks to the following volunteers who work in the press box during every home game:
Football: Mark Tannreuther (who calls a stellar game), Bob Routson, Doug Haddix, Joe Brotherton, Al Helsley, Mike Grimes, Tim Kellis, Chris Siler, Carl Hollon & Rocky Day
Soccer: Craig Hesson (who's known for his 'Fan of the Game' J), Rocky Sebastion, John Routson, Ron Foster, Eddie Neace, & Tim Griffin.
¨ Tailgaters - arrive early for Saturday's game and enjoy the fellowship & food.