December 3, 2022


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Taking a look at where recent high school graduates will play college sports

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Huntington senior Allison Basye officially signed her letter of intent to play basketball at Division 1 school Northern Kentucky University on Nov. 15, 2021.

Huntington senior Allison Basye officially signed her letter of intent to perform basketball at Division 1 faculty Northern Kentucky University on Nov. 15, 2021.

CHILLICOTHE — For most large school athletes, their enjoying occupations tend to occur to an stop at the time they walk throughout the stage and receive their diplomas at graduation.

As terrific as some athletes are, occasionally it can be tough to catch the consideration of faculties, in particular when they perform for a smaller city.

However, that notion was not the circumstance for many current graduates in the region who attained scholarships and wander-on possibilities at distinctive universities across the nation.

Listed here are in which these celebrated athletes made the decision to go on their playing careers.


The SVC’s major soccer group, the Piketon Redstreaks had a trio of their players dedicate to enjoying college or university football.

The league’s reigning Player of the Year quarterback, Levi Gullion will be enjoying for Alderson Broaddus College. Camren Loar will be heading to Muskingum College and Braiden Dunham will be attending Concordia University.

Waverly’s 2nd-top receiver, Will Futhey dedicated to continuing his taking part in vocation at Ohio University. Signing up for him is Unioto’s Joseph Watson, who has experience playing on equally the offensive and defensive line.

Paint Valley’s Beau Blankenship has dedicated to participate in for the Marshall Thundering Herd.

Chillicothe’s Hunter “Chucky” Thomas signed with Harmony College.


Huntington’s girls’ basketball main scorer and multi-time SVC Participant of the 12 months winner, Allison Basye hopes to depart her mark at Northern Kentucky University, similar to the 1 she cultivated whilst enjoying in the Township.

Right after turning out to be Waverly’s all-time top scorer and encouraging to guide the Tigers to a point out Closing 4 visual appeal, Trey Robertson will take his talents to Rio Grande University.

Unioto’s Evan Park will go on his participating in profession at Defiance College or university.

Adena's Carter Glandon signed with Ohio Christian University where he will continue his baseball career.

Adena’s Carter Glandon signed with Ohio Christian University exactly where he will go on his baseball career.


Adena’s Carter Glandon fully commited to engage in for Ohio Christian University.

Remaining near to property, Glandon mentioned that joining the Path Blazers was an effortless final decision mainly because, in addition to finding the prospect to prolong his actively playing career, he will get the opportunity to get a terrific training.

“I have always wished to be capable to say that my last substantial university recreation is not my last match on the ball industry,” Glandon stated. “I plan to major in Secondary Education. Their application makes it possible for for me to have an immense volume of in-field experience all around diverse large educational facilities in the place. I have normally been a person who prefers to learn through in-man or woman experience rather than looking at anything from a textbook, and that is precisely what they presented me. Last, but definitely not minimum, I will be ready to enjoy baseball for four years or much more and understand various features of the game for when I grow to be a mentor in the long term.”

Reigning SVC Participant of the 12 months, Ben Nichols will be participating in for Otterbein University.

Westfall’s Peyton Weiss committed to continuing his baseball career at Findlay College.

Unioto’s Ben Spetnagel signed with Rio Grande University.


Westfall’s lone senior, Annie Bickenheuser dedicated to play softball at Rio Grande University.

Southeastern’s Lexie Lockwood will not be likely much too significantly from household both, after signing with Shawnee Point out College.

Unioto’s Avery Miller also made the decision to remain in Ohio just after committing to Mount Vernon Nazarene College.

Chillicothe’s Emma Fromm will cross state strains after committing to engage in for the Knights of Kentucky Christian College.

Unioto's Karlee Renner has committed to Rio Grande University where she will play soccer and run track.

Unioto’s Karlee Renner has fully commited to Rio Grande College exactly where she will play soccer and operate observe.


Unioto’s Karlee Renner will be pulling double-obligation at Rio Grande University the place she will be enjoying soccer and running for the track staff.

Applied to playing multiple sports activities in high school as very well, Renner reported that a discussion she had with a coach served her notice that she could do it on the school level as effectively.

“My main cause for playing sports activities in higher college was since it was entertaining & it authorized me to be with my good friends,” Renner said. “Nonetheless, sports taught me a great deal more. It taught me to be engaged, prepared, really hard-functioning, and to be a crew participant. I have also produced bonds with teammates and coaches that I would not trade for anything at all. So, signing to engage in faculty soccer and operate observe was a no-brainer. When I achieved Mentor Tony Daniels, Rio’s girls’ soccer coach, the 1st point he informed me was I had three qualities that he couldn’t train: my velocity, I enjoy ticked off, and I detest getting rid of. Things I didn’t actually believe about but created a school coach observe so I am really happy of that. I know enjoying soccer and functioning monitor in higher education will keep me disciplined and will educate me to force myself the two mentally and bodily.”

A pair of her teammates will be playing soccer in higher education also.

Arielle Pelletier will be extending her soccer vocation at Capital College, while Jaidyn McKell will be participating in for Cedarville University.

Waverly’s Adam Pyzik signed with Concord College to perform for the Mountain Lions.

Track AND Subject/CROSS Nation

Unioto’s Indy Spetnagel has dedicated to operate track and cross nation at the College of Charleston.

Signing up for her will be her present teammate, Corey Schobelock, who will also be managing for the Golden Eagles.

One more of their teammates, Paris DeBord will be managing monitor at Rio Grande College.

Chillicothe’s Maylee Youthful will operate observe and cross country for Indiana College East.


From Adena’s State Closing Four team, the Wonderful twins, Makaela and McKenna will keep on to play together at Shawnee Condition University.

Signing up for them will be Paint Valley’s chief in kills, Olivia Smith, and Huntington’s Megan Steele who ranked in the best-10 in kills of all SVC gamers.

The Westfall Girl Mustangs had two of their previous players commit to play volleyball in faculty.

Hailey Younger will be signing up for the Trail Blazers of Ohio Christian University, whilst Marissa Mullins will participate in at the University of Bridgeport (CT).

Waverly’s Ava Very little will be enjoying softball at Rio Grande College.


Paint Valley’s Emma Winland has committed to taking part in golfing at Mount St. Joseph University.

Westfall’s Maddi Shoults will be taking her talents to Arizona exactly where she will be taking part in at Ottawa University.


Former Adena volleyball stud, Ellie Harper will be hoping her hand at a different sport immediately after signing on to sign up for the prestigious Ohio State College, row group.


Chillicothe’s Emma Barnes was an additional multi-sport athlete but resolved that lacrosse was the way to go at the school level, which led to her signing with the US Service provider Marine Academy.

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