Category: Athlete of the Week

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Multiple Teams · Madison Hart and Ashley Henz Named Putters Athletes of the Week


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MADISON HART

MADISON IS A JUNIOR ON THE EAST GIRLS SOCCER TEAM!

Madison was the keeper for the Thunderhawk girls soccer team this fall.  At the Sectional final against West Clermont, Madison was instrumental in helping the Hawks to a 2-1 win.  The contest was won by East via penalty kicks.  Madison had two fantastic layout style saves in the shootout to help her team preserve the win and advance to the District Semi-Final.  

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ASHLEY HENZ

ASHLEY IS A SENIOR ON THE EAST FALL CHEERLEADING TEAM!

This is Ashley’s first year on varsity.  She is a key player when it comes to helping out with our youth cheer organization.  She loves working with them and sharing her love for cheerleading. She is a very positive leader!!!

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Multiple Teams · Brady Keating and Grace Kathman Named Putters Athletes of the Week (Updated)


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BRADY KEATING

BRADY IS A SENIOR ON THE LAKOTA EAST BOYS SOCCER TEAM

Brady is a midfielder and 2 year varsity letter-man. Brady helped orchestrate the Hawks attack out of the midfield the last half of the season. In the 2nd round of the OHSAA tournament game against Oak Hills, Brady scored one of the best goals of the year when he volleyed the ball 20 yards out from the goal to give the Hawks their 2nd goal of the game. His efforts helped the Hawks advance to the District semi-finals.

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GRACE KATHMAN

GRACE IS A SENIOR ON THE LAKOTA EAST GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Grace is a team captain and one of the senior leaders for the Girl’s Volleyball Program. She is currently leading the team in digs and also leads the team in serve receive passing, and is 4th on the team in service aces. Grace is also getting it done in the classroom with a 4.21 GPA.

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Thunderhawks News · East Athletes Nominated for Athlete of the Week!!!


Multiple East students have been nominated for Cincinnati Enquirer Athlete of the Week!

  • Dustin Horter
  • Drew Mahon
  • Kyle Schmidt
  • Bree Wilson
  • Sarah Norcom

CELEBRATE OUR THUNDERHAWKS AND VOTE HERE!!!

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Boys Varsity Cross Country, Girls Varsity Cross Country · Holly Thompson and Logan Stumpf Named Putters Athletes of the Week


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HOLLY THOMPSON

HOLLY IS A SENIOR ON THE EAST GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM

This is Holly’s first year on the cross country team and she immediately became a permanent fixture on the varsity.  Even more importantly, she brought excellent leadership to a young and very talented team.  At the Midwest Meet of Champions on September 30th, Holly ran a personal best time of 19:34 for 5k (3.1 miles).  That performance places Holly as the 14th fastest cross country girl in the history of Lakota East High School.

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LOGAN STUMPF

LOGAN IS A SENIOR ON THE EAST BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM

Logan has been a solid #2 man on the Lakota East men’s cross country team this Fall.  Logan has steadily improved over his four years as a Thunderhawk and his hard work has definitely paid off.  On September 30th, at the Midwest Meet of Champions, Logan ran a personal best time of 16:35 for 5k (3.1 miles).  This performance places Logan at #20 on the top cross country performances of all-time list at Lakota East High School.

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Girls Junior Varsity Tennis, Girls Varsity Tennis · Peyton Graham and Hannah Ackerman Named Putters Athletes of the Week!


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PEYTON GRAHAM

PEYTON IS A SENIOR ON THE EAST GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS TEAM

Peyton is one of those players others do not like to face. She returns EVERYTHING and will outwit/outlast the toughest of opponents. She earned 3rd place in 1st doubles with her partner, Allison Romito, at the GMC’s. 

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HANNAH ACKERMAN

HANNAH IS A SENIOR ON THE EAST GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS TEAM

Hannah is a fighter. She works through points and is the most competitive player on and off the court. Every coach dreams of coaching a player like Hannah–hardworking, determined, and NEVER quits. 

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Multiple Teams · Shane Murphy and Bree Wilson Named Putters Athletes of the Week


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SHANE MURPHY

SHANE IS A JUNIOR ON THE EAST BOYS VARSITY GOLF TEAM

Shane has improved tremendously in the past year for he Hawks Golf Program. He is currently averaging 79 for 18 holes, and just shot 74-80 at the GMC Championship to earn 1st team all GMC in his first appearance in the event.  During this tourney, Shane hit a HOLE IN ONE on #8 at Glenview on his way to a first day 74.  “ His ace, and his 74 really spurred the team to a great first day score.  Shane is the ultimate competitor and teammate.   He is always trying to improve his game while also pushing his teammates to get better. “   Shane is also a member of the Lakota East Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT).

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BREE WILSON

BREE IS A JUNIOR ON THE EAST GIRLS VARSITY GOLF TEAM

Bree led Lakota East girls at the Sectional Tournament Monday, October 2, at Walden Ponds by shooting 81.  Bree finished tied for 5thoverall and helped the Lady Thunderhawks to a 2nd Place finish, qualifying the team for the District Tournament.  Additionally, Bree led the team with an 81 at the St. Angela Merici Invitational on September 23 at Maketewah CC, which was good for a Top 10 finish in a very deep field.  Bree has been successful on the course, but is also representing the Lady Thunderhawks in the classroom.  Bree is taking multiple AP courses and knocking it out of the park academically. 

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Multiple Teams · Rachel Butler and Lexi Doherty Named Putters Athletes of the Week


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RACHEL BUTLER

RACHEL IS A SENIOR ON THE EAST VARSITY FB CHEERLEADING TEAM

Rachel has been very helpful this year in using her dancing and crowd leading skills to bring some new and exciting ideas to the “cheer traditions” at East.  She has been a strong leader , working with our freshman and jv squads when they need help learning new material or adapted material to fit their needs. 

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LEXI DOHERTY

LEXI IS A JUNIOR ON THE EAST GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER TEAM

Lexi was nominated by her teammates for the outstanding effort she produced in the Hawks contest versus Olentangy Liberty. Her defensive play helped the Thunderhawks hold off a powerful Olentangy team to a single goal.  

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Multiple Teams · Fall Athletes Up for Players of the Week!!


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Three Lakota East fall Thunderhawks are vying for Enquirer Player of the Week honors this week.  They are;  Jack Dobrozsi (football), Kyle Schmidt (boys golf) and Clare Holtmeier (girls tennis).  You have until 3:00 Friday to cast your ballot!  

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VOTE NOW!

Junior FB standout Jack Dobrozsi is also nominated for the Tri-State Football Player of the Week after repeating his 5 touchdown performance last week against Oak Hills.  

CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR JACK!

The Lakota East Football team is also nominated for the Tri-State Team of the Week!  The Hawks go 4-1 on the season after smashing Oak Hills last Friday.

CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR THE HAWKS!

THANKS AND GO HAWKS!

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Multiple Teams · Clare Holtmeier and Sam Ballman Named PUTTER’S Athletes of the Week


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CLARE HOLTMEIER

CLARE IS A SENIOR ON THE EAST GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS TEAM

Clare exhibits many leadership qualities. She is confident and has a positive attitude. She is respectful on the court, to her coach and her teammates. Clare is a hard worker and is dedicated to the team and the sport of tennis. She is currently 4-2 in the GMC, losing only to top rated Mason and Sycamore. 

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SAM BALLMAN

SAM IS A SENIOR ON THE EAST FOOTBALL TEAM

Sam is a defensive tackle for the Lakota East Thunderhawks.  Sam is also one the Hawk captains.  He is having an outstanding season after the first three games and had great effort all year.  He is an important part of the defensive effort and why East has started at 3-0 this season.   

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Boys Varsity Cross Country, Girls Varsity Cross Country · Carly Spietzer and Dustin Horter Named PUTTER’S Athletes of the Week


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CARLY SPIETZER

CARLY IS A FRESHMAN ON THE EAST GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM!

Carly has made an immediate impact on the Lakota East women’s varsity cross country team in her first three meets of her high school career.  Carly has been the #2 runner for the Thunderhawks in all three races behind Ali Neumeier once and Danielle Horter twice, both of whom are among the best cross country runners in Lakota East history.  Carly’s time of 19:12 for the 5k course at the Asics Hot Summer Bash, already ranks her as the 10th fastest girls cross country athlete in Lakota East history.

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DUSTIN HORTER

DUSTIN IS A SENIOR ON THE EAST BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM!

Dustin has begun his senior cross country campaign with a bang.  He is undefeated in his first three races of the season and has set meet and/or course records at each of those races as well.  At the OHSAA Early Season Invitational, Dustin won by 31 seconds and set a meet record by 12 seconds with his time of 15:18 for the 5k course.  At the Lakota East Fall Classic, Dustin won by over a minute and set a course record of 14:56, which was also a US #1 performance at the time.  At the Asics Hot Summer Bash, Dustin won by 11 seconds and set his own course record by 8 seconds, running 15:10.