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NAME: Kylee Fears
SCHOOL: Talawanda High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Setting the all-time school career rebounding record as a junior
BIRTHDATE: 9/10/2005
HEIGHT: 6'-165 lbs.
PARENTS: Nick & Gwen
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents."
FUTURE GOAL: Play in March Madness

The Talawanda High School's girls' basketball team is the reigning SWOC champs, and has a returning all-star in Kylee Fears, who has already scored 1,000+ points in her illustrious career and is the school's all-time leading scorer. Kylee also holds three school records (most rebounds in a season, most rebounds in a career and most field goals in a game), and is the fourth all-time leading scorer in school history. Entering her senior season, she already had 52 double-double games in her career, including 17 double-double games her junior year.

Last season, Kylee led the Braves to a conference title, a 19-3 overall record (9-1 in SWOC play) while averaging a double-double - 19 points-13.9 rebounds per game. She led the league in points per game, rebounds per game and field goal percentage. She was also third in blocks per game.

Big games included scoring 38 points with 11 rebounds vs. the Cincinnati Trail Blazers, 33 points with 15 rebounds vs. Mt. Healthy and 26 points with 22 rebounds vs. Ross.

For her accomplishments, Kylee was named first-team all-SWOC for the third time, second-team all-city (Enquirer) and third-team all SWO district. She is off to a great start this season, too, second in the league, averaging 21.8 points a game through the first 13 games, as well as leading the league in rebounds with 15.8 per game. She has scored a double-double in every game except one this season.

A super student and a member of National Honor Society, Kylee is active in community service. She also played varsity golf for Talawanda and plays bass in the high school orchestra. Also playing for the Cincinnati Angels club team, Kylee will play basketball next season at Merrimack College. Her favorite athlete is Breanna Stewart, favorite entertainer is Adam Sandler, favorite book is Cloud Cuckoo Land, favorite movie is The Hunger Games and most-like-to-meet is Elena Delle Donne.

COACH'S QUOTE – "The reason Kylee is so strong an athlete is her work ethic. Kylee works to get stronger and especially to become a better shooter."
— Mary Jo Huismann, Varsity Basketball Coach



LAROSA'S 2022-2023 MVPs
Sole Williams

NAME: Logan Ottke
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 24
SCHOOL: CHCA
SPORT(S): Swimming
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning Ohio Div. II state title in 100 breastroke

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Sole Williams

NAME: Sole Williams
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 10
SCHOOL: Princeton High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023

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Nate Dudukovich

NAME: Nate Dudukovich
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 3
SCHOOL: Lakota West High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Firebirds going to the district finals; scoring 1,000th point junior year.

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Kamden Schrand

NAME: Kamden Schrand
WINNER ANNOUNCED:December 27
SCHOOL: Notre Dame Academy
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning two state championships

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Evan Ipsaro

NAME: Evan Ipsaro
WINNER ANNOUNCED:December 20
SCHOOL: Covington Catholic High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: First-team all-state as a junior

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Shannon Ott

NAME: Shannon Ott
WINNER ANNOUNCED:December 13
SCHOOL: Seton High School
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Helping team win state title; scoring winning goal

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Jermaine Mathews Jr.

NAME: Jermaine Mathews Jr.
WINNER ANNOUNCED: December 6
SCHOOL: Winton Woods High School
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning Ohio state championship

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Lindsey Green

NAME: Lindsey Green
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 29
SCHOOL: Highlands High School
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: "Leading Ohio in assists my junior year and my club volleyball team being fifth in the nation."

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Colin Pieper

NAME: Colin Pieper
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 22
SCHOOL: Highlands High School
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: NKAC Most Outstanding Soccer Player

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Brooke Bultema

NAME: Brooke Bultema
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 15
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Commitment to play volleyball at the U. of Kentucky

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Griffin Scalf

NAME: Griffin Scalf
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 8
SCHOOL: Anderson High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: First-team all-Ohio

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Drew Novak

NAME: Ally Cordes
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 1
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: First-team all-state in 2021

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Drew Novak

NAME: Drew Novak
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 26
SCHOOL: Western Brown High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Ohio Mr. Football Finalist; Ohio Div. III Player of the Year

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Sydney Nolan

NAME: Sydney Nolan
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 19
SCHOOL: Notre Dame Academy
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Ky. State 2020 volleyball champs; making state all-tournament team

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Braedyn Moore

NAME: Braedyn Moore
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 12
SCHOOL: Badin High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Play in the NFL

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Sophia Kuerze

NAME: Sophia Kuerze
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 5
SCHOOL: Oak Hills High School
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Selected as team captain in junior year

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Malik Hartford

NAME: Malik Hartford
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 28
SCHOOL: Lakota West High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Committing to Ohio State U.

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Shyla Aggarwal

NAME: Shyla Aggarwal
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 20
SCHOOL: Mason High School
SPORT(S): Tennis
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning 2021 individual state championship

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Mitch Bolden

NAME: Mitch Bolden
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 13
SCHOOL: Lakota West High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning the GMC title

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Peyton Kohls

NAME: Peyton Kohls
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 6
SCHOOL: Mount Notre Dame
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning national championship with club team; winning MND's first-ever Ohio state championship

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C.J. Hester

NAME: C.J. Hester
WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 30
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Regional championship and 2,000-yard rushing season

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