Blog Entries - 2019

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5 Panther athletes headed to collegiate competition

Posted on: November 15, 2019

Five Panther athletes recently signed national letters of intent to continue playing their sport at the collegiate level at the LMHS Fall Signing Day on Nov. 13. Alivia Conte (softball) University of Charleston. Conte is a four-year varsity player and was

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Barnhill Classic games Nov. 30

Posted on: November 15, 2019

Don’t miss exciting basketball action when Little Miami basketball teams take the floor for the 11th annual Barnhill Basketball Showcase. Little Miami junior high and high school teams will take to the hardwood in several contests. The LM 7th and 8th

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LM alum leading Parkland Fla. team to playoffs

Posted on: October 24, 2019

With a victory on a Florida football field tonight (Oct. 24), a Little Miami High School grad will complete what could be described as a divine mission. Class of 1995 alum Quentin Short is the head football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in

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Turf & track to be replaced in 2020

Posted on: October 22, 2019

The artificial turf and running track at Little Miami High School’s stadium will soon be getting facelifts after the Board of Education approved a replacement plan Tuesday, Oct. 22. The Board voted 5-0 to approve the proposal from Athletic Director

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Engle departing as track, cross country coach

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Long-time Little Miami cross country and track coach Jackie Engle brought her coaching career to a close recently as she and her husband prepare to move out of the district. Engle has worked with hundreds of athletes during her 13-year tenure as head varsity

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Panthers pile up conference awards

Posted on: October 14, 2019

The Little Miami athletics program is once again making a bid to defend the Southwest Ohio Conference All-Sports trophy, thanks to three conference championships by men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball. The Panthers collected a number of

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Behrmann wins Angler of Year

Posted on: October 8, 2019

A Little Miami High School sophomore recently won regional recognition for his skills in an unusual setting -- a bass fishing boat. Dylan Behrmann was recently named the Cincinnati Youth Bass Club’s Angler of the Year for his age division. The award is

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LM hosting veterans on Patriot Night

Posted on: October 3, 2019

The Little Miami Athletic Department will host Patriot Night under the Lights on Friday, Oct. 11 at the Little Miami v Harrison home football game. All first responders and military personnel will be admitted free of charge (plus up to 2 guests) as the

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Pre-season parent meeting Aug. 7

Posted on: July 30, 2019

Parents of Little Miami junior high and high school athletes are required to attend the 2019 fall pre-season parent meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the LMHS gymnasium.

Pay-to-participate payments will be accepted this evening, season passes will be on sale and booster enrollment will be available.

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Seeking LM active alumni athletes

Posted on: July 20, 2019

Are you or an LM alumni you know playing in college in 2019-2020?

If so, send us the name of the alumni, school, sport, position and a photo to display in the athletic wing.

Email the info to

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Lanham joins LM as assistant AD

Posted on: July 12, 2019

Little Miami’s growing athletics program has another set of helping hands after the Board of Education approved the hiring of an assistant athletic director. Jordan Lanham has joined Little Miami for the 2019-20 school year and will work alongside

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New Mercy trainers join Little Miami

Posted on: July 2, 2019

Two new athletic trainers will be working with Panther high school and junior high athletes this fall as Mercy Health has assigned Evan Goodin and Elizabeth Jeffries to Little Miami. Goodin is a certified athletic trainer with Mercy Health. He previously

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Mercy offering physicals at LMIS clinic

Posted on: July 2, 2019

The Mercy Health Clinic at Little Miami Intermediate School is offering sports physicals for Panther athletes this summer. Regular office hours are 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Appointments and walk-ins are available. The clinic is also offering

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LM wins SWOC All-Sports trophy for 3rd time

Posted on: May 22, 2019

For the third straight year, the Little Miami athletics program has won the Southwest Ohio Conference All-Sports trophy. Thanks to several conference championships in the 2018-2019 school year and strong performances across all teams, Little Miami was able

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Mercy hosting athletic combine May 21

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Mercy Health will host an athletic combine Tuesday, May 21 from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m at Little Miami High School. The event is free to LM athletes. A team of Mercy sports med professionals will work in conjunction with Little Miami coaches to perform the

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Fletcher named Muñoz scholarship winner

Posted on: May 11, 2019

A Little Miami High School senior athlete with a heartbreaking personal story was recently awarded a top scholarship from the Anthony Muñoz Foundation. Hunter Fletcher was named the 2019 Muñoz Foundation Straight “A” Scholarship

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14 Panthers moving on to collegiate teams

Posted on: May 9, 2019

Fourteen Panther athletes recently signed letters of intent to continue playing their sport at the collegiate level at the LMHS Spring Signing Day on May 6. Athletes from Panther teams in fall, winter and spring sports will continue their playing careers

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Panther athletes take part in ECC leadership summit

Posted on: April 22, 2019

Although Little Miami’s move to the Eastern Cincinnati Conference is still one year away, a few Panther athletes recently got to mingle with their future league rivals at the inaugural ECC Leadership Summit. Student representatives from each ECC

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Tolliver steps down, Hartmann named new coach

Posted on: April 5, 2019

One chapter has closed and a new one will begin on the hardwood as the Little Miami women’s basketball program will change leaders beginning in the 2019-2020 season. Veteran coach Matt Tolliver recently announced his retirement and pending Board of

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LM Hall of Fame welcomes new members

Posted on: April 3, 2019

The Little Miami Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed its 2019 class of honorees at its annual banquet held Saturday, March 30. Inductees in the athlete, coach, key contributor and team categories were honored. Those inducted were: ATHLETES Lauren (Cook)

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Denise Craig named head cheer coach

Posted on: April 3, 2019

The Little Miami Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of coach Denise Craig to lead the sideline and competitive cheer programs, pending Board of Education approval. Denise holds required certifications and has extensive experience in

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Sports physicals May 16

Posted on: April 3, 2019

Mercy Health will provide pre-participation sports physicals on Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m. at LMHS. These physicals are for athletes entering grades 7-12 and will be $20. Athletes should wear shorts and a t-shirt and must bring with them a signed Mercy

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LM football golf outing May 5

Posted on: April 3, 2019

Hit the links and help out the Panther football team at the annual Little Miami Football Golf Outing on Sunday, May 5 at Majestic Springs Golf Course in Wilmington. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $80 per person or

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Panthers tally up winter SWOC awards

Posted on: March 20, 2019

The Little Miami athletics program garnered multiple Southwest Ohio Conference honors for the winter sports season, including three Athletes of the Year and two Coach of the Year awards. Here’s the recap: Girls basketballHead Coach Matt Tolliver and

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LM athletes paying it forward through 2nd & 7

Posted on: March 19, 2019

How much do a high school athlete and a second grader have in common? Quite a lot it seems, when it comes to a good book! Little Miami high school athletes spent time helping second graders gain an appreciation for a good story as they were guest readers in

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Hall of Fame dinner March 30

Posted on: March 18, 2019

On Saturday, March 30, Little Miami will honor a few of its best and brightest by inducting the 2019 class of honorees into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Honorees include outstanding individuals in each of the four Hall of Fame categories: Athlete, Coach, Team

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Academic team takes 3rd straight SWOC title

Posted on: February 15, 2019

The Little Miami Academic Team continued its domination of the Southwest Ohio Conference by clinching its sixth title in Feb. 13. The Panthers defeated Talawanda 82-40 and 77-39 to win their third straight SWOC title. The victory also marked the team's 40th

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Competition cheer earns superior at UCA

Posted on: February 13, 2019

Congratulations to the Little Miami High School competition cheer squad for earning a superior rating at the National High School Cheerleading Championships at Disney World Feb. 8-10.

Check out their photos!

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Jones named LM head football coach

Posted on: January 31, 2019

The Little Miami football program is aiming to build on its recent successes as the team’s current defensive coordinator has been named the new head coach. Caleb Jones has been selected to lead the Panthers through their final year in the Southwest

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Spring sports meeting/wellness night Feb. 27

Posted on: January 25, 2019

Little Miami athletes who plan to participate in spring sports and their parents should plan to attend the pre-season parent meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. starting in the gym. Breakout sessions for individual teams will occur at

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Boosters host Best of the '80s gala Feb. 9

Posted on: January 7, 2019

Time to break out those parachute pants and leg warmers! The Little Miami Athletic Boosters are time traveling back to the days of "The Breakfast Club" and "Sixteen Candles" for The Best of the '80s, the fifth annual Green and Gold Gala. The event will be

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Brown to lead men's soccer in fall of '19

Posted on: January 7, 2019

A new face will be on the sidelines of the Little Miami soccer pitch this fall as a new head coach will join the men’s soccer program pending Board of Education approval later this month. Scott Brown, former head coach at Fairborn, Talawanda and most

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Barnhill Classic games Jan. 4, 21

Posted on: January 3, 2019

Don’t miss exciting basketball action when both the Little Miami men's and women's teams take the floor for the 10th annual Barnhill Basketball Showcase. The men's team will take on Southwest Ohio Conference rival Ross on Friday, Jan. 4 at

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