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Tuesday, May 5, 2009 10:30:08 AM - Monroe Ohio
Monroe Hornets News

The mission of the Monroe Athletic Booster Club (MABC) is to
facilitate and promote the activities of the Monroe High School's sports
programs. MABC will work with the coaches and administration to support the
athletic program by providing funds, boosting attendance, building morale
and providing an enjoyable healthy environment for the student-athletes.
MABC will be responsible for raising funds required to meet the club's

Hornet Fans:

This year is the first time the Monroe Athletic
Booster Club is offering scholarships to senior athletes. The winners will
be announced during the Senior Award ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, May
20. This date is also the club's standard monthly meeting date, so we've
changed the May meeting date to May 13 @ 7:00pm in the Media Center.
Officers will be elected May 13, so please mark your calendar and plan on

Athletes of the week:

Nikki Tolson- Softball

Ben Leahy- Track

The AAU Girls Basketball tournament was a
successful event for the Athletic Department and Athletic Booster Club.
Thanks to those listed below who volunteered their time to help at the
entrance gate and concession stand:

Angela Peterson Jamey King
Jenny Streibick Nick Streibick

Conner McEwen Jonah
Robinson Patti Hurte Libbie Lolli

Jim McCausland Josh
McCausland Gerardo Ayes Gabriel Ayes

Gerardo Ayes Trish
Ruckman Alex Ruckman Ron Bohanon

Nick Braden Chase
Collins Laura Bohanon Patty McIntosh

Bob McIntosh Patrick
McIntosh Christina Fink Matthew Fink

Kevin Shaffer Matt
Shaffer Andrew Shaffer Tyler Hatcher

Sheila Holbrook Zach
Holbrock Nina Patel Roshan Patel

Jennifer MacDonald Jake Essig
Tim Kellis Mary Griffin

Matt Shaffer Suzanne
Sloneker Susan Beagle Bryan Garde

Derek Garde Cindy
Schoeler Jake Wilson Bobby Beagle

Joann Hofer Josh
Hofer Jeff Abner Marissa Biggs

Paige Frentzel Nikki
Tolson Lauren Turner Taylor Brooks

Brittany Brooks Megan
Long Mrs. Long Mariah Simpson

Rachel Williams Anita Williams Maggie Hinkle

Pat Harrington Rocky
Sebastian Ted Rarig John Caudy

Eric DeMichele Joe Ward
Denny Ferguson Tom Prohaska

Mark Osterman John
Wilhelm Sam Soete Carol Kelley

Stu Wilson Diane
Wilson Chuck Soule Ann Hinkle

It takes an army of volunteers to host a quality tournament,
and we couldn't have done it without those listed above, Bill Reece and Dave
Bauer. A special thanks to the Boys Soccer team (40 volunteers!), Bowling
team and Softball team for scheduling so many folks. We appreciate
everyone's time and energy!
Baseball (15-2, 10-0):

The team (15-2) earned the No. 2 seed in the Sectional
Tournament for the third year in a row. With a first-round bye scheduled,
the team will play at home at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 against the winner
of No. 5 Oakwood (13-5) and No. 6 Valley View (10-5).
. Defeated Northridge 17-0: Kyle Stone blanked the
Polar Bears on two hits; Kyle Howard went 3-for-5 with three RBIs; Dillon
Hyden also had a multi-hit.

Defeated Turpin 9-5: Cody Ridinger was 3-for-5
with an RBI; Tyler Haskin was 2-for-4 with two RBIs; Tre Short (2-for-4,
RBI); Christian McElroy (two RBIs).

Defeated Madison 5-3: Ridinger (2-3, two runs)
and Jeff Haller (2-4, RBI, run)

Defeated Waynesville 13-0

Defeated Dixie 15-8: Haller was 3-for-5 with two
doubles and four RBIs; Jason Osterman went 3-for-5 with a double, a triple

and three RBIs

Softball (2-8, 1-5):

Lost to Madison 1-2

Lost to Carlisle 6-7: Marissa Gibbs was
3-for-5 with two doubles and a triple

Volleyball (2-10):

Defeated Badin in five sets: Josh
Barrett - strong defensive play; Jamie Lentz - one of the team's top
hitters; Gerardo Ayes taken - role of starting outside hitter.
Badin gave the team the game ball for the team's first win.

Defeated Delaware Hayes in consecutive

Track & Field:

* Finneytown Invitational highlights:

Girls team

Boys team

Lindsey Bellaw
Pole Vault 1st

Joe Farrish
Shot Put 1st

Krystal Creekbaum
Long Jump 1st

Kayla Messex
1600 run 2nd

Cody Neace
3200 run 1st

Hillary Pierce
400 run 2nd

Chelsea Stickelman
300 hurdles 1st

Cameron Tolliver
300 hurdles 1st

Rachel Williams
Discus 2nd

Jones, Pierce, Kraus, Collins 4x400

Girls medal count 20

Boys medal count 9

*Additional Highlights:

Ben Leahy
400m dash 51.24 School record

R. Leahy, A. Brewer, B. Leahy, D. Routson
4x200m 1:35.05 School record

Joe Farrish: Monroe Quad & Waynesville
meets Discus 1st

Finneytown Invite
Discus 2nd

Maax Hesson: Monroe Quad
High Jump 1st

Tennis (1-4):

Defeated Edgewood

Nick Streibick (M) def. Joe Lanier, 6-0, 6-0

Bryce Junker (M) def. Daniel York, 6-2, 6-2

Derek Garde (M) def. Zach Roy, 6-1, 6-0

Michael Pope/Jamey King (M) def. Jordan
Kiphart/Jacob Lanier, 6-0; 6-3;

Shay Lenos/Ryan Lauderdale (E) def. Rachel
Chapman/Ellen Short, 6-1, 6-2.

Coach Ullery: "I like where we've progressed. I think the guys are
really starting to come together as a team. They communicate a lot better
with one another on and off the court."

Tyler Haskins: ""We came out today expecting to win, and we came out
ready to win. We came through with big hits, so that helped."

Coach Hunt: "Franklin plays a more powerful schedule than we do
against mostly Division II teams, so I voted them #1. They are the most
deserving team."

Coach Ullery, after the first win: "They all took a part in
it. All 11 guys played against Badin, so that was very encouraging."

Coach Hunt after the Madison game: "We're not overpowering, but
we're consistent one through nine in our lineup. We started that seventh
inning rally with our No. 9 hitter (Tre Short) getting on base."
Athlete of the Week: Brad Robinson

Toughest opponent:

Most memorable moment: "Getting
our first win last week at Badin."

Bet you didn't know:
"I'm really into music, and I like to sing."

Favorite movie:

Favorite magazine:
Sports Illustrated.

When I'm bored, I like to ...
"Play XBox."

Your heroes:
"God and my parents."

Person you want to trade places with for a day: "Any
professional athlete."

Favorite book:
"Tears of a Tiger"

Favorite genre of music:
Alternative rock.

Favorite cartoon growing up:
"Tom & Jerry."

Favorite TV show:

Favorite professional athlete:
Lance Armstrong.

Favorite subject in school:

Something you can't live without:

On your bedroom walls:
Kentucky Wildcats posters.

Car you drive:
1998 Chevy S-10.

Favorite gym to play in:

Pre-match ritual:
"We have a team prayer."

Biggest influence:
"My mom."

Luckiest person in the world:
Bill Gates.

Last movie you saw:
"Fast & Furious."

Best thing about volleyball:
"Getting kills."

Worst thing about volleyball:
"Making a mistake."

In 10 years, I'll be ...
"Either working in nursing or music."


Joe Farrish throwing the discus

Tyler Haskins sliding in to base

Tre Short stealing base

Josh Braden throwing a pitch

Upcoming Varsity Home Competitions:

May 6 Volleyball
Badin 6:30

May 7 Baseball
Madison 5:00

May 8 Softball
Madison 5:00

Preble Shawnee 5:00

May11 Tennis
Fairborn 4:30

Huber Heights 6:30

May 14 Baseball
Sectionals 5:00

Thanks to Angela Peterson for her continued support of the student-athletes
and Athletic Booster Club!!


Baker Concrete supports the student-athletes by purchasing an ad in the
Booster Club's athletic program. We thank Baker Concrete for helping the
student-athletes, teams and Booster Club reach their goals. Baker Concrete
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