Maggie Vanluit (outside lane) and Kaylan Gruber (middle) at the start of the 100 meters dash. Gruber broke the school record in the 200 meters and has the second fasters time in the 100 meters.

Every year there seems to be a surprise and a disappointment when it comes to the Southwest Ohio district track meet. For Harrison High School, those two emotions popped up again on the opening night of the district meet at Winton Woods High School.

 

12:00 p.m. Opening Lap by St Johns / Fundraisers Begin

 

1:00 p.m. Survivor Luncheon with Entertainment

 

2:30 p.m. Survivor Lap

 

4:00 p.m. Open Entertainment Slot

 

5:00 p.m. Home Depot Kids Activity

 

6:00 p.m. Open Entertainment Slot

 

Woodroe “Woody” Adams has been fighting lipocarcoma, a form of cancer, since 1993.

Nestled among the rolling fields, trees and farmland in St. Leon, Indiana, lies a lovely home filled with love, hope and courage.  In this charming home live a very special couple, Woodroe “Woody” and Glenda Adams.  

Joe Awad/The Harrison Press: Father and son, Dan, left and Dave Earehart have joined together to revamp Pastime Park newly named MVP Sports Park. Dan bought the park in June of 2014 and today, the fields are open and ready for play.

Pastimes Park, 10701 Campbell Road, was a summertime destination for softball players from Harrison and the entire Cincinnati area for many generations. 

Sandy Minor/The Harrison Press: Coach of the Year Scott Menze is drenched by Zoe Baglien.

The formula for winning a league title in track was pretty simple for the Harrison girls’ track team last week. Get 20 personal record performances out of 30 events and things will work out pretty well. 

That’s exactly how it played out as the Southwest Ohio Conference title was the first for the Ladycats since 2011.

Sandy Minor/The Harrison Press: Sophomore Evan Miller pitches against Northwest at the sectional on May 12. He threw a four-hit shutout over five innings. “The Northwest coaches were taken aback that we went with a sophomore, but after the game, they understood,” said coach Sowders.

The Harrison Wildcats will play for a sectional baseball title this Thursday against Lakota West High School after winning a pair of early-round games last week against Northwest and Lebanon. 

Maggie Vanluit (outside lane) and Kaylan Gruber (middle) at the start of the 100 meters dash. Gruber broke the school record in the 200 meters and has the second fasters time in the 100 meters.
Woodroe “Woody” Adams has been fighting lipocarcoma, a form of cancer, since 1993.
Joe Awad/The Harrison Press: Father and son, Dan, left and Dave Earehart have joined together to revamp Pastime Park newly named MVP Sports Park. Dan bought the park in June of 2014 and today, the fields are open and ready for play.
Sandy Minor/The Harrison Press: Coach of the Year Scott Menze is drenched by Zoe Baglien.
Sandy Minor/The Harrison Press: Sophomore Evan Miller pitches against Northwest at the sectional on May 12. He threw a four-hit shutout over five innings. “The Northwest coaches were taken aback that we went with a sophomore, but after the game, they understood,” said coach Sowders.

Steve Hotopp

Steve Hotopp was the 2006 honorary survivor. The Committee has many survivors to choose from, because Harrison does not remain untouched by this horrific disease.

Carol Schalk

As a teenager growing up in Colerain, Carol Schalk’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother’s radiation in the ‘40s and ‘50s had a severe effect that pained Carol to witness.

Harold Shackelford

Harold Sackelford was born in Fayette County. At age 13, he began his ministry in public speaking. 

Reverend Shackelford is now an ordained minister of the Disciples of Christ. 

Dan Metz

Dan Metz was born Aug. 16, 1940 and passed away August 2014 due to a cerebral hemorrhage.

Metz was diagnosed in ‘81 with cancer and battled the disease for years. 

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Joe Awad/The Harrison Press: Father and son, Dan, left and Dave Earehart have joined together to revamp Pastime Park newly named MVP Sports Park. Dan bought the park in June of 2014 and today, the fields are open and ready for play.

Pastimes Park, 10701 Campbell Road, was a summertime destination for softball players from Harrison and the entire Cincinnati area for many generations. 

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12:00 p.m. Opening Lap by St Johns / Fundraisers Begin

 

1:00 p.m. Survivor Luncheon with Entertainment

 

2:30 p.m. Survivor Lap