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Girls Junior Varsity Lacrosse, Girls Varsity Lacrosse · Lakota West Lacrosse Senior Olivia Hocker Commits to the Mount St. Joseph University!


Lakota West Senior Olivia Hocker (’18), daughter of Rick and Sandra Hocker, has verbally committed to play Lacrosse and continue her education at Mount St. Joseph next school year. Hocker completed her second varsity season at Lakota West this past spring and is now training for her senior campaign with the Firebirds.

1. What led you to your decision to attend your chosen college?
The Mount has everything that I’m looking for as a student athlete. I get to continue playing the sport I love while my family is close. I really felt at home after visiting Mount St. Joseph back in September. I feel that the size of The Mount is going to allow me to achieve everything I’m looking for in college.

2. Do you know what you want to study?
I want to major in Nursing

3. What other schools did you consider?
-Walsh University
-Ursuline College
-University of Cincinnati

4. Have you visited the school? If so, when?  How did it go?
Yes, September 2016. I was very excited after visiting MSJ. The campus was really nice and the Lacrosse coaching staff was awesome.

5. Did anyone help you through the recruiting process?  What kind of help did they provide?
My Dad played a big part in my recruiting process. Dad was dedicated by taping every game and breaking down ways to make me better on the field. He also helped guide me thru the process by showing me the best ways to communicate with different coaching staffs including MSJ. I really appreciate all he’s done for me.

 

Congrats Olivia! #Westpride #WEareLakota


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Girls Junior Varsity Lacrosse, Girls Varsity Lacrosse · Lakota West Lacrosse Senior Camille Johnston Commits to the University of Cincinnati!


Lakota West Senior Camille Johnston (’18), daughter of Brian and Gretchen Johnston, has verbally committed to play Lacrosse and continue her education at the University of Cincinnati next school year.

1. What led you to your decision to attend your chosen college?
My First College lacrosse game was the University of Cincinnati and it’s always been my dream to go there.

2. Do you know what you want to study?
I want to major in Speech and Language Pathology

3. When did this school come into the picture?
In the fall of 2016

4. Have you visited the school? If so, when?  How did it go?
Yes, December 2016. I fell in love with the school, team and coaches. The whole opportunity is amazing.

5. Did anyone help you through the recruiting process?  What kind of help did they provide?
My parents and my coaches always supported me with solid guidance and advice. I am very grateful to have them through the process.

6. What are your strengths?
I feel that I’m aggressive in the midfield and I have strong field awareness.

7 .Please list any special awards, accomplishments or distinctions you may have earned:
-2015 Rookie of the Year
-2016 Honorable Mention All-District
-Most Valuable Player: 2016 & 2017
-2017 Second Team All-Region

Congrats Camille! #Westpride #WEareLakota


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Multiple Teams · Lakota West Soccer Alum: Three’s Company….The Douyere Triplets


Article found at goearlham.com

The Douyere Triplets making Lakota West proud! #Westpride #WEareLakota


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Multiple Teams · Lakota West Volleyball Alum: Allie Muha Makes Her Senior Day Memorable By Setting Assists Record At Bellarmine University!


Article found at athletics.bellarmine.edu

Muha is #3 in the photo above.

Allie Muha (Lakota class of 2014) still holds all of the Lakota West assist records (see the westfirebirds volleyball archives) and is now in the process of rewriting the assist section of the Bellarmine record book.

Awesome Job Allie! #WestPride #WEareLakota


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Girls Junior Varsity Tennis, Girls Varsity Tennis · Lakota West Tennis Alum: Brooke Broda Ending The Fall Season Strong!


Article found at und.com (Day 1)

Article found at und.com (Day 2)

Keep up the good work Brooke! #WestPride #WEareLakota


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Multiple Teams · Attention All Boys and Girls…Bowling Tryouts on Nov.3rd!


Interested in bowling for Lakota West? Tryouts will be on Nov.3rd at Gilmore Lanes from 3:15-4:30. You can email Coach Marcy Peerless for additional info at marcy.peerless@lakotaonline.com


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Multiple Teams · Attention All Baseball Players: Baseball Meeting on 11/1 at 3:10 PM!


Anyone interested in trying out for baseball this year, needs to plan on attending a meeting, on Wednesday, November 1st, at 3:10 in the Lakota West High School cafeteria. The meeting will last about 30 minutes.


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Multiple Teams · Attention All Wrestlers: MANDATORY Wrestling Meeting on 11/6 Immediately After School!


Attention anyone interested in wrestling this season. There will be a mandatory 15 minute meeting, in the wrestling room, immediately after school on Monday, November 6. This meeting is for grades 10-12. Information on the upcoming season, as well as important dates to remember, will be discussed.

(this is just for grades 10-12, there will be a separate meeting for freshman)


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Boys Junior Varsity Soccer, Boys Varsity Soccer · Kemba Credit Union Athletes of the Week 10/23/17 – 10/29/17


2017-2018 Lakota West
Kemba Credit Union Athletes of the Week
PAST Athletes of The Week
10/23/17- 10/29/17
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Linden Eberle
Senior, Boys Soccer
Linden scored two goals to provide the margin of victory in Tuesday’s 3-1 win over Milford in the District Semi-finals.  Following his 76th and final varsity game on Saturday  Eberle was announced as the Greater Miami Conference player of the year.  He ends his career as the only Firebird ever named to four boys all GMC soccer teams and set a new Lakota West record for most goals scored with 62.
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Congratulations to our 19 Firebird fall Athlete of the Week honorees.  Look for our Athlete of the Week selections to resume in the first week of December with the beginning of Winter sports competition.

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Multiple Teams · Lakota West Softball Senior Allie Cummins Commits to The University of Akron!


Lakota West Senior Allie Cummins (’18) has verbally committed to play softball and continue her education at The University of Akron next school year.

Coach Keith Castner:  Allie loves the game of softball and she works very hard to become a better softball player every day. She has helped our softball family these last 4 years on and off the softball field. Allie is one of the best softball players I have coached in my 30 years of coaching.

1. What led you to your decision to attend your chosen college?
I chose the University of Akron because it offers the field of study I want to pursue. They have a beautiful campus and I really like the coaches. Going to the University of Akron also allows me to play college softball at the D1 level.

2. What other schools did you consider?
Other schools that I considered were the University of Kentucky, Kent State University, Miami University (Ohio), and a few others.

3. Do you know what you want to study?
Yes, I want to study Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Akron is one of few schools around that offers it. The world we live in today is becoming very dangerous and I want to do my part to help. My hope is to be able to work for the government.

4. When did this school come into the picture?
Actually, this school came into the picture very early. The Akron coaches saw me play at the Underclassmen All Star Games the summer of my freshman year. Then, they invited my parents and I up for a visit, and I just knew. I waited a month though, visited other schools, and one night in July I decided Akron was the college for me.

5. Have you visited the school? If so, when? How did it go?
Yes, I have visited the school several times. I’ve been up 3-4 times for camps and had my official visit at the beginning of October. Each time I go, I get more and more excited for my future at Akron.

6. Did anyone help you through the recruiting process? What kind of help did they provide?
My parents and grandparents (my grandparents were actually the 1st ones to talk to the Akron coaches), my softball coaches at West, my summer ball coaches, and my hitting coach, Wendell Hutchinson, have all been a big help. My parents devoted a lot of time and money to allow me to play for some of the best summer ball teams in the state of Ohio. They helped with emailing and contacting coaches and schools that I was interested in. My parents and grandparents have supported me so much along the way. My coaches at West, my summer ball coaches, and my hitting coach have done a lot to get my name out there and to get coaches to come and watch me play.

7. What are your strengths?
I feel my strengths are my understanding of hard work and discipline. You have to work for everything you get (my parents taught me that). I don’t expect anything to be given to me, and most importantly I have fun playing the sport I love.

8. What do you think you need to improve before starting college?
I think I need to improve my time management. I will have to find a balance with playing a college sport, training, and my studies in order to be successful.

9. Please list any special awards, accomplishments or distinctions you may have earned:
-1st Team NFCA All Region Team (5 surrounding states) – sophomore year
-1st Team All State – sophomore and junior years
-1st Team All Area – sophomore and junior years
-1st Team All City – sophomore and junior years
-Position Player of the Year for SW Ohio – sophomore year
-1st Team All GMC – freshman, sophomore, and junior years
-GMC All-Academic Team

These awards are really nice, but what I really want is to win the GMC this year and go to the Final Four in the State Tournament. Softball has been very good to me. I’ve met a lot of great coaches, players, and families and will never forget them.

Congrats Allie! #WestPride #WeAre