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Fairfield tight end, Erick All, has been selected by LaRosa's MVP recognition program as their "Athlete of the Week". Enjoying an extremely productive fall campaign, Erick All has emerged as one of Ohio's premier tight ends and all around athletes.  A University of Michigan commit, Erick is looking forward to stepping up to the next level of competition with the Wolverines.

Hats off to LaRosa's High School MVP program for recognizing outstanding student-athletes throughout Greater Cincinnati. More info can be found at: LaRosa's High School MVP <mvp@larosasmvp.com>

 

Photo compliments of Fairfield Athletic Department.

A three-year varsity starter in football, Fairfield tight end Erick All has been one of the area's most sought-after recruits. He is rated as the top tight end in Ohio's '19 class by 247sports.com.

His junior year, Erick had 30 receptions for 361 yards and 4 TDs. He also played wide receiver, punted and was a punt returner for the Indians. He was named first-team all-Greater Miami Conference, 2nd team all-city (Enquirer) and second-team all-district.

Erick had a busy off-season leading up to his senior campaign. He attended the Under Armour All-American Camp In Cleveland earlier this year and this past summer, he was named MVP of the FBU Top Gun Camp in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Erick, who is active in community service, also played varsity baseball as a sophomore for the Indians. He will continue his football play at the next level, having committed to the University of Michigan.

His favorite athlete is Julio Jones, favorite entertainer is Aries Spears, favorite book is Night by Elie Wiesel, favorite movies are Men of Honor and Matchstick Men, and most-like-to-meet is Rhianna.

COACH'S QUOTE – "Erick has developed into one of the best I will ever coach. His combination of size, strength, athleticism and tenacity are the reason why."
— Jason Krause, Football Coach

Article content compliments of LaRosa's MVP program.

 The Greater Miami Conference is pleased to welcome Kryssi Delong to the league as the head swim coach for the Middletown Middies.  Below is the a press release from Middletown providing insight to her program goals and background.

Middletown City School District announces Kryssi Delong as the new swim coach at Middletown High School. Delong is a Butler Tech Family and Consumer Sciences teacher and student organization advisor at Middletown High School.   

“We are excited to add someone as passionate and dedicated as Kryssi to our coaching staff. She has a great familiarity with our students, knowledge of the sport, and a strong desire to see the program grow and flourish. Kryssi has a student-centered mind and will thrive building positive relationships with our student-athletes, while growing their love for swimming,” said Aaron Zupka, Athletic Director at Middletown High School. DeLong aims to grow the Middletown swim program by welcoming new swimmers to both middle school and high school teams. She aims to support students in their growth by teaching the foundational skills to new swimmers and challenging experienced swimmers to reach their next goal.

She plans to use swimming as a tool to teach strong work ethic, discipline, responsibility, and teamwork. These skills are necessary for growth as an athlete in high school and life beyond. “I believe in Middletown and in every student. The lessons I have learned from teaching in the classroom will support me as I start my coaching career. In my 5th year at Middletown, I look forward to serving in this new role in my Middie family. Go Middies!” said Delong. 

DeLong holds a bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Her swimming experience in middle and high school had a great impact on her own personal growth and she looks forward to passing this on to the swimmers this year.

Middie Head Swim Coach Kryssi DeLong

Press release and photo compliments of Middletown City Schools

Each fall the Greater Cincinnati Tennis Coaches Association hosts a city-wide tennis tournament which provides the perfect measuring stick for girls tennis programs just prior to entering conference and OHSAA competitions. In the GMC, girls tennis programs are amongst the very best in Cincinnati as well as in the entire state.  The GCTCA tournament provides the perfect competitive platform for the league to flex its "tennis muscles".  When the dust settled on this "test of the best" the Mason Comets won the "Flight A" championship in dominating fashion.

GCTCA 2018 "Flight A" Champions - Mason Comets