Back in the first week of August, the golfers started the season with the league preview. On Friday, November 14th, Wyoming football lost to Alter ending the 2014 fall season for the CHL. Many teams and individuals had great seasons. We crown eight league champs:
Football - Wyoming, for the 2nd straight season. The Cowboys have won 14 straight league games over two seasons.
Volleyball - Wyoming, for the 5th straight season. The Cowboys have won 70 straight league matches, a CHL record.
Boys' Soccer - Wyoming, with a 7-0 league mark.
Girls' Soccer - Indian Hill & Madeira, the 2nd year in a row the two teams tied for 1st. The 3rd straight for the Amazons.
Boys' Cross Country - Wyoming, for the 3rd straight season.
Girls' Cross Country - Wyoming, first title since 2010.
Boys' Golf - Madeira, first title since 2008.
Girls' Tennis - Indian Hill, their 18th title in a row. That is currently the longest league championship streak in the CHL and the second longest ever. The Braves have not lost a league match since the 2003 season.
All Trophy has been updated for the fall (see related story).
Cross country all conference has been posted since it was based on the standings at the league meet. The rest of the all conference will be posted starting Sunday evening through Tuesday. The order of postings will be: boys' golf, girls' tennis, volleyball, girls' soccer, boys' soccer, football.
So now we turn our sights to the winter season. basketball schedules are posted. Wrestling and swimming & diving schedules will be on the website before Thanksgiving. Bowling & indoor track & field will be non league sports and will not have schedules on the website. So when Deer Park & Norwood girls' basketball tip the ball up on Friday, November 28th, we will begin our winter sports season!
Wyoming put up a good battle against the #1 Division IV team in the state, Kettering Alter. The Cowboys lost 42-28 but even into the 4th quarter, it was a one score game. Alter scored first on a 40 yard pass play to go up 7-0 after one quarter. Five touchdowns were scored in the 2nd quarter. Wyoming tied the game on a Andrew Marty 2 yard run and Tucker Marty's PAT. Alter scored two touchdowns on a 40 yard pass play & a 48 yard punt return. The Cowboys got on the board again on a 40 yard pass from Andrew Marty to Oliver Reinecke. Tucker Marty's PAT made it 21-14 Alter. The Knights scored once more to make it 28-14 at the half. Wyoming got back within 7 in the 3rd quarter on Mason Roger's 95 yard kickoff . Alter scored on a 3 yard run amking it 35-21. In the 4th quarter, Wyoming got within 7 again when Andrew Marty had his 2nd TD pass of the night, this one to Duke Brunke for 39 yards. Tucker Marty made it 5 for 5 in PAT kicks making the score 35-28 Alter. The Knights would score one more time to make the final 42-28. Wyoming finishes the season 10-2.
The CHL website continues to set records for web visits. In September, we set an all time record for one month visits with 384,978. October set a record for that month with 349,850 "hits". That is the 2nd best month in website history. Our totals for the first three months of the year is 928,529 (web year runs from August 1 to July 31). Based on daily average, we passed 1,000, 000 visits sometime over the weekend of November 8th, the earliest date to pass that goal since we started the website in 2006.
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After the fall season, Wyoming leads the All Trophy standings with 61 points, 11.5 better than 2nd place Indian Hill. Madeira is right behind in 3rd place with 48.5 points. Taylor has had its best fall since 2009 sitting in 4th with 35.5 points. The Yellowjackets are 1.5 points ahead of Mariemont. Wyoming has won five league titles during the fall season and were no lower than 3rd in any sport. Check out complete standings under the All Trophy link.
When the SID was doing some research on the wrestling & swim/dive meets, he got curious on the longest league championships in the different sports. There have been 13 championship consecutive win streaks of five or more in 10 different sports. CHL league competition began in the fall of 1985 for all sports except boys' & girls' swimming & diving. Their league titles started during the 1999-2000 school year. The all time leader is Indian Hill boys' tennis. They won 23 straight tennis titles from 1986 to 2008. The Braves also hold the record for most league titles. They have 27 of 28 titles (Wyoming won in 2009). The longest current streak is Indian Hill girls' tennis. They have won 18 in a row.
Here is the list of 5 or more consecutive league championships:
1. Indian Hill boys' tennis 23 (1986-2008)
2. Indian Hill girls' tennis 18 (1997-present)
3. Indian Hill boys' golf 12 (1985-1996)
Wyoming girls' basketball 12 (1989-2001)
5. Wyoming boys' track & field 9 (1991-1999)
Reading wrestling 9 (2005-present)
7. Wyoming boys' swimming 8 (2006- present)
8. Finneytown volleyball 7 (1985-1991)
Reading volleyball 7 (1995-2001)
Madeira girls' cross country 7 (1993-1999)
11. Wyoming boys' golf 6 (2002-2007)
12. Taylor boys' cross country 5 (2001-2005)
Indian Hill girls' tennis 5 (1985-1989)