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New Freshman Volleyball Coach

Talawanda’s volleyball program has four new coaches. Talawanda Middle School paraprofessional, Enrico Tait is head of the freshman team. This will be Tait’s first year coaching Volleyball at Talawanda High School. Tait has been coaching since 2002; he has coached volleyball, track, basketball, and football. For Tait, coaching is “being given the opportunity to change […]

Volley for the Cure

Volley for the Cure

Volley for the Cure was not just about volleyball, it was about a bigger picture: raising money for the fight against breast cancer.  Each of the Talawanda teams came out successful.  Around $1,700 was collected.  A local business, Luna Cares, will receive a little more than half of the money earned. According to Lunacares.com, their […]

THS Baseball Left With No Coach

THS Baseball Left With No Coach

All three coaches from the THS varsity baseball team “saw more opportunities at Lakota West,” athletic director, Wes Cole said. According to Cole, at the beginning of September, head varsity coach for THS, Greg Leurck, chose to leave because Lakota West was a more convenient commute for him and his family. Noah Zipko, the assistant […]

Local Real Estate Agent New Girls Soccer Coach

Local Real Estate Agent New Girls Soccer Coach

Missy Friede, four year division one coach, is now coaching the Talawanda Lady Braves varsity soccer team. Friede said she loves coaching and getting to know the girls. Learning their personalities, expectations, strengths, weaknesses and their game mentality is part of the job she says.   There are many challenges in “communicating efficiently with players […]

Photo Gallery: Talawanda Football vs. Mt. Healthy

Photo Gallery: Talawanda Football vs. Mt. Healthy

  All Photos by Austin Hibbard

Metal or Molded Cleats for Talawanda Softball

Metal or Molded Cleats for Talawanda Softball

Since the first pair was created by Paul Butler in the 1840’s, baseball cleats have come a long way. His first pair was leather for flexibility, although people complained about them being uncomfortable. The bottom of the cleats, the spikes, were also metal, now most cleats are made of synthetic materials and the spikes are […]

THS Lacrosse Team Enters Its Second Year

THS Lacrosse Team Enters Its Second Year

For the second year, Talawanda High School is fielding its club lacrosse team this Spring. The program is a relatively new one, this being only the second year for the high school team. However, there have been several new additions to the program, making the outlook for the upcoming season promising. This is the first […]

Women’s Tennis

Women’s Tennis

    Talawanda High School has many legacies surrounding its sports teams, some good, some great and others, well, not as great.The 2013-2014 school year was a time of many pivotal changes for THS sports.     The Varsity football team ended a victory drought, in which there have been just 5 victories since 2008.  The Varsity boys basketball […]

The Don of a New Era

The Don of a New Era

     The beginning of Coach Gloeckner’s inaugural season as Talwanda’s new head varsity coach has come and gone.  With the season behind us, Gloeckner shares what being a Braves varsity coach really means. As a first year coach for the varsity team, Gloeckner describes himself as “energetic, enthusiastic and I just like to bring […]

St. Xavier Swim Meet

St. Xavier Swim Meet

   

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