Big Walnut H.S. Athletics


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An overhead look at the soccer field during a game from atop the football stadium’s home bleachers.


Big Walnut Athletic Wall of Fame

Ceremony Friday, October 13th – Prior to the football game – Approx 6:25 p.m.

1st Ever Big Walnut Athletic Alumni Wall of Fame Dinner

Saturday, October 14th 6 p.m. Big Walnut Middle School

Inductees:

  • Jerry Williams
  • Jana Droddy Shipley
  • Robert “Bob” Shoemaker
  • Tyler Fifer
  • Russell Fravel

*All Big Walnut Alumni, Coaches, District Employees and Big Walnut Community Members are welcome to attend.

Any member from the 2007 State Championship team is welcome to attend including any member from the coach staff for a Special Award Presentation.

Senior Recognition – Fall Sports

Boys Soccer – 9 seniors, Senior Recognition – October 10 @ 6:45 PM

Cross Country – 17 seniors, Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6 PM

Football – 17 seniors, Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6 PM

Fall Cheer – 3 seniors, Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6 PM

Boys Golf – 2 seniors, Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6 PM

Band & Color Guard – 27 seniors, Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6 PM

Coach of the Year Award

Please RSVP: teresapiper@bwls.net

Cross Country will compete for an OCC Championship this Saturday

The Big Walnut boys and girls cross country teams will compete for an OCC Championship this Saturday, October 14, 2017. The boys will run at 1 p.m. and girls 1:30 p.m. at Lancaster.

Football: Big Walnut Football over Franklin Heights 21-14 on Homecoming

This was the 4th straight homecoming win for the football team.

The Big Walnut Rage Came out in full force Friday night along with what seamed like the entire Big Walnut Community to support the football team. The football team rallied for a late TD pass from Senior Tyler Ronk to Junior Eli Myers to take a 21-14 led and seal the win on homecoming. (See accompanying story.)

Rival New Albany travels to Big Walnut this Friday for an OCC Capital Division showdown. Both teams are 2-0 in the OCC Capital Division.

Edward Jones Player of the Week

Congrats to Junior Eli Myers for being named the Edward Jones Player of the Week for his performance in the Friday night win over Franklin Heights 21-14. Eli’s TD catch from Tyler Ronk and third down tackle late in the game helped to seal the victory.

Military Night

Friday, October 13th 7 p.m. vs New Albany – All current and former US Military Members are permitted into the game for free with ID.

Golf: Senior Michael Ford earns a trip to Districts

Last week, Ford shot a 75 and continued his outstanding senior season after winning the OCC Championship last week.

Boys OHSSA District Golf at Apple Valley: Tuesday, October 10, 2017; Ford 10:28 am #10 tee

Sophomore Kenny Schneider earns a trip to Districts

Schneider won a three-way playoff and shot an 80 to earn a trip to compete in Districts.

Schneider 10:20 am Tee Time #10 at Apple Valley

Big Walnut Boys Soccer beats Westland 3-2 and Granville 1-0 last week

Chris Zaragoza scored the game’s lone goal to lead Big Walnut to a 1-0 non-league win over host Granville on Saturday.

The boys soccer team earned #24 seed in OHSAA Division I and will play the winner of Columbus West/Hilliard Darby on Saturday, 10/21 7 p.m. (H or A TBD)

Big Walnut Girls Soccer 9-2-4 on the season and #2 seed in Div II OHSAA Tourney

On Saturday the Lady Eagles beat Olentangy 2-1 to improve to 9-2-4 on the season and earn a number 2 seed in the OHSAA tourney. Scoring Alexis Schone and Emma Padgett with the goals. Final regular season game is Tuesday 10/10 at Groveport.

Monday 10/16: OHSAA Girls Soccer (H) vs Whitehall 7 p.m.

Tennis: Senior Macie Kerscmar back to Districts again

Singles

J. Kissell (Watkins Memorial) def. L. Kirkpatrick (Big Walnut): 6-0, 6-3

L. Hill (Big Walnut) def. S. Culver (Pickerington Central): 7-6, 6-4

L. Hill (Big Walnut) def. G. Brinkmoeller (Delaware): 6-4, 6-3

M. Coil (Marietta) def. L. HIll: 6-0, 6-0

M. Kercsmar (Big Walnut) def. A. Gilligan (Pickerington Central); 6-1, 6-0

M. Kercsmar (Big Walnut) def. L. Urban (Teays Valley): 6-0, 6-0

M. Kercsmar (Big Walnut) def. M. Pitts (Marion Harding): 6-0, 6-0

Macie Kercsmar qualifies for districts for a 2nd year in a row. She will play in the sectional semi-finals and finals/3rd place match tomorrow starting at 9am.

District tournament will be held Thursday, October 12 at Hilliard Bradley HS at 9 a.m.

Doubles

S. Midura / S. Ishwar (Delaware) def. M. Boyer / A. Stevens: 2-6, 6-4, 6-2

N. Nair / V. Baker (Westerville Central) def. K. Germann / K. Cummins: 6-1, 6-7, 6-4

Big Walnut Volleyball 2017 OCC Champions

The Lady Eagles beat Franklin Hts. last Thursday 3-0 to win the OCC Championship Outright. With a win this coming Tuesday at Groveport the Lady Eagles will finish undefeated in the OCC. In addition, their State Ranking is now 5th in the State Div II with a #2 seed in the OHSAA Tourney.

The OCC Championship was Coach Lehman’s 20th. (See accompanying story.)

OHSAA Volleyball Wednesday, October 18, 2017 (H) vs Beechcroft 6 p.m.

Big Walnut Athletics and Certified Gas Partnership

Sunbury Certified Gas Station, $.01 of every dollar sold will benefit Big Walnut Athletics. Thanks to Wizards Wraps for decorating the pump.

Certified Gas Station – Pump # 8 at 110 East Granville Street, Sunbury, OH 43074

*Proceeds are only from the pump that has the Big Walnut logos.

An overhead look at the soccer field during a game from atop the football stadium’s home bleachers.
http://www.sunburynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2017/10/web1_soccer-field-overhead.jpgAn overhead look at the soccer field during a game from atop the football stadium’s home bleachers.

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Information for this story was provided by Brian Shelton – Athletic Director Big Walnut High School, @sheltonosu1 @bigwalnuteagles Office: 740-965-7778, Email: brianshelton@bwls.net

Information for this story was provided by Brian Shelton - Athletic Director Big Walnut High School, @sheltonosu1 @bigwalnuteagles Office: 740-965-7778, Email: brianshelton@bwls.net