Big Walnut H.S. Sports Update

Staff Reports

The Varsity Girls Tennis team.

The Varsity Girls Tennis team.

Fall 2017 Update # 7 Monday, October 2, 2017

Bonfire – Big Walnut HS 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5, 2017

Parade – Friday, October 6th 5:30 p.m. – Burrer Road South

HS Pep Rally – Friday, October 6th 7:30 a.m.

Elem. Pep Rally – Friday, October 6th, 9:30 a.m. – BWHS Football Stadium

Game vs Franklin Hts. (H) 7 p.m. – Friday, October 6th

Homecoming Dance – Saturday, October 7th 8 p.m. – Big Walnut High School

Big Walnut Athletic Wall of Fame

Ceremony Friday, October 13th – Prior to the game

1st Ever Big Walnut Athletic Alumni Wall of Fame Dinner Saturday, October 14th 6 p.m. BWMS

Please RSVP:

Military Night

Friday, October 13th

Senior Recognition – Fall Sports

Boys Soccer – 9 seniors

Senior Recognition – October 10 @ 6:45 PM

Girls Soccer – 6 seniors

Senior Recognition – October 3 @ 6:45 PM (H) vs Franklin Heights

Girls Tennis – 5 seniors

Senior Recognition – September 25 @ 4 PM

Girls Golf – no seniors

Senior Recognition – none

Volleyball- 4 seniors

Senior Recognition – October 5 @ 6:30 PM (H) vs Franklin Heights

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 – approximately 30 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6 PM

Cross Country results from Pickerington

18 Big Nut Runners (out of 59) ran season best times ! 31%

Boys top five boys averaged 18:21 which was a season best. The time split from our #1 boy and #5 was 63 seconds… a season best!

Girls top five averaged 21:09 which was close to a season best.Girls #1 – #5 split was 2:04. We need to get this down.

Boys team finished 14th out of 20. Boys were the 5th best central Ohio team today.

Girls team finished 5th out of 20. Girls were only 2 points away from being the top central Ohio team.

Edward Jones Players of the Week

BW Football Edward Jones Players of the Week JR Wes Coey, SR Luke Apple, SR Curtis Bowmar, SR Tanner Daniels, SR Caleb Pierce 47-14 win over Newark.

Big Walnut Girls golf start OHSAA Tourney Play

The Big Walnut girls golf team starts OHSAA tournament play Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Mentel Golf Club in Hilliard. The ladies will start on #10 tee at 9:40 am

Homecoming Week Details


Friday October 6, 2017 5:30 pm starting at Burrer Drive. Parade line up begins at 5 pm.

Pep Rally x 3

High School – 1st Period Friday

Elementary – 9:30 am Friday at BWHS

Middle School – 1:45 pm at BWMS

Monday – Pajama Day

Tuesday – Eagle Strong Shirts

Wednesday – Hawaiian Shirt

Thursday – Team Jersey for staff

Friday – Red and Gold


Friday, October 6, 2017 7 pm vs Franklin Heights


Saturday, October 7, 2017 8 to 11 pm at BWHS

Big Walnut Girls soccer 4-0 over Worthington Christian

Last Saturday the girls soccer team continued their strong season with a 4-0 win over Worthington Christian. Emma Padgett and Avery Schone both had 2 goals each. (Record 7-2-4)

The Lady Eagles have 4 girls committed to play college at the next level.

Senior Emma Padgett – Limestone College

Senior Mya Rasar – University of Southern Indiana

Junior Grace Bodker – Murray State

Junior Rylee Bussen – Cleveland State

Boys Golf starts OHSAA tourney this week.

On Tuesday October 3, 2017 the boys golf team will travel to Clover Valley Golf Club to begin tourney play. The boys will tee off #10 tee at 9 am.

Big Walnut Boys Soccer looks to add more wins this week.

The boys soccer team has three games this week vs Franklin Heights Tuesday (A) 7:15 pm , Westland Thursday (H) 7:15 pm and Granville Saturday (H) 12 pm.

Big Walnut Volleyball team with two more wins over Davidson and Gahanna

The Lady Eagles keep putting up the wins under the leadership of Coach Ron Lehman who is in his 28th season as Head Coach at Big Walnut HS and are now 15-3 on the season. The Lady Eagles beat Davidson 2-0 and Gahanna 2-0 on Saturday. Newark travels to Big Walnut this coming Tuesday this week and senior night Thursday vs Franklin Heights.

Big Walnut Girls Tennis begin OHSAA tourney this week

1s: M. Kercsmar (BW) def. E. Male: 6-2, 6-1

2s: O. Eckels (G) def. L. Hill: 6-1, 6-2

3s: L. Kirkpatrick (BW) def. S. Wallenfelz: 6-2, 6-4

1D: K. Cummins / K. Germann (BW) def. H. Musick / K. Gold: 6-0, 6-2

2D: M. Boyer / A. Stevens (BW) def. M. Barkett / C. Hunter: 6-0, 6-2

Big Walnut 4 Granville 1

BW Season Record: 13-4 (4-1 OCC)

The Lady Eagles travel to Pickerington Central this Thursday, October 5th 9 am to begin OHSAA Sectional play. Good Luck Ladies!!

Big Walnut Football beats Newark 47-14

Congrats to the Big Walnut Football Team for the their 47-7 victory over Newark on Friday. Big Walnut led 20-0 at the end of the 1st quarter and never looked back with the second half clock running due to the 30 point rule. Both Frosh and JV also won this week. 7th through JV are a combined 20-4 on the season. Big Walnut host Franklin Heights this Friday at 7 pm. (Homecoming Game)

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

110 East Granville Street

Sunbury, OH 43074

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

— Brian Shelton – Athletic Director Big Walnut High School



Office: 740-965-7778


HS Tennis Result: Big Walnut @ Watkins Memorial (10-2-17)

1s: L. Walter (WM) def. M. Kercsmar: 6-0, 5-7, 1-0

2s: L. Hill (BW) def. M. Burris: 7-5, 3-6, 1-0

3s: J. Kissell (WM) def. L. Kirkpatrick: 6-0, 6-3

1D: Dean / Wright (WM) def. Cummins / Germann: 7-6, 6-4

2D: Pletcher / Triplett (WM) def. Boyer / Stevens: 6-4, 7-5

Watkins 4 Big Walnut 1

BW Season Record: 13-5 (4-1 OCC)

— Ryan Balaz

Girls Varsity Tennis Coach

The Varsity Girls Tennis team. Varsity Girls Tennis team.

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