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Athletics

  • TIMES-REPORTER SPORTS PAGE ARTICLE: Conotton Valley Athletics Hall of Fame to induct two individuals, two teams

     
    Lanty Smith, a 1960 graduate, Tiffany Stocker-Sibel, a 1998 graduate, and the 1988 volleyball and baseball teams will comprise this year’s inductees into the Conotton Valley Athletics Hall of Fame.

    These inductees will be honored on Friday, Feb. 8, between the junior varsity and varsity home boys basketball games versus East Canton. On Saturday evening, Feb. 9, they will be officially inducted at a 6 p.m. banquet in the school cafeteria.

    Tickets are $20 apiece and can be purchased at any Conotton Valley home basketball game or in the school office during the day.

    SMITH, who was also a co-valedictorian of his graduating class, was a three-sport athlete at CVHS. He earned letters in football (two years), basketball (three years) and baseball (four years). He was named All-Eastern Ohio in his junior and senior years and All-Ohio Special Mention his junior year and All-Ohio Honorable Mention his senior year in basketball, set a school record as a quarterback in football by throwing seven touchdown passes in one game, and just recently was named to the All-Harrison County Sports Hall of Fame.

    STOCKER-SIBEL enters the CV HOF after garnering a total of 16 letters in volleyball, basketball, softball, and cheerleading. During her senior season in 1997-1998, Tiffany led the Rockets basketball team to a 19-4 record and a Sectional Championship averaging 26.1 points per game. She was named First Team All-Ohio, Associated Press Eastern District and District 5 Player of the Year. She was also named All-Ohio Second Team in softball her senior season. She continued her sparkling sports career at Cleveland State University playing on the softball team and setting numerous career records and being inducted into the Cleveland State HOF in 2013.

    THE 1988 VOLLEYBALL TEAM, coached by the late Denny Newell, will be the first volleyball team inducted into the CV HOF. They made it to Ohio’s Sweet 16 by capturing sectional and district tournament titles before losing in the regional semi-finals. The girls were ranked No. 10 in the state coaches’ association poll and compiled a 21-3 record. Team members are: Tamula Gartrell-Daris, Tracy Hartline-Bride, Lisa Holdsworth-Alsept, Kimberly Kurfis-Van Hoose, Pamela Kurfis-Bauer, Becky McLansborough, Stephanie Newell, Cathy Nign-Ackerman, and Amy Veigel.

    THE 1988 BASEBALL TEAM, coached by CVHOF 2018 Inductee Jim Monigold, will be the third baseball team to be inducted. The Rockets finished the season 19-8 and won sectional and district titles before losing to Racine Southern 3-0. Team members are: Ed Galigher, Keith Willoughby, Ed Miley, Jim Monigold II, Jay Franklin, Brian Vitagliano, Pat Alderman, Gus Dale, Tim Cooper, Stan Novak, Chris LeFevre, Ron Drescher, and Pete Newell.

  • LANTY SMITH, TIFFANEY STOCKER-SIBEL TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE CONOTTON VALLEY HOF ALONG WITH 1988 VOLLEYBALL AND BASEBALL TEAMS

     1960 graduate Lanty Smith , 1998 graduate Tiffany Stocker-Sibel, and the 1988 volleyball and baseball teams will comprise this year's inductees to the Conotton Valley Athletics Hall of Fame. These individuals will be honored on Friday evening, February 8, 2019, between the junior varsity and varsity home basketball game vs East Canton, and then on Saturday evening, they will be officially inducted at a 6:00 PM banquet in the school cafeteria. Tickets are $20 apiece and can be purchased at any Conotton Valley home basketball game or in the school office during the day.
     
    Lanty Smith, who was also a co-valedictorian of his graduating class, was a three sport athlete at CVHS playing in the late 1950's. He earned letters in football (2 years), basketball (3 years) and baseball (4 years). He was named All-Eastern Ohio in his junior and senior years and All-Ohio Special mention his junior year and All-Ohio Honorable Mention his senior year in basketball, set a school record as a quarterback in football by throwing seven touchdown passes in one game, and just recently was named to the All-Harrison County Sports HOF.
     
    Tiffany Stocker-Sibel enters the CV HOF after garnering a total of 16 letters in volleyball, basketball, softball, and cheerleading. During her senior season in 1997-1998, Tiffany led the Lady Rockets basketball team to a 19-4 record and a sectional championship averaging 26.1 points/game. She was named first team All-Ohio, AP Eastern District and District 5 Player-of-the-Year. She was also named All-Ohio 2nd Team in softball her senior season. She continued her sparkling sports career at Cleveland State playing on the softball team and setting numerous career records and being inducted into the Claeveland State HOF in 2013.
     
    The 1988 Volleyball Team, coached by the late Denny Newell, will be the first volleyball team inducted into the CV HOF. They made it to the Sweet 16 by capturing sectional and district titles before losing in the regional semi-finals. The girls were ranked #10 in the OHVCSA poll and compiled a 21-3 record along the way. members of the team are Tamula Gartrell-Daris, Tracy Hartline-Bride, Lisa Holdsworth-Alsept, Kimberly Kurfis-Van Hoose, Pamela Kurfis-Bauer, Becky McLansborough, Stephanie Newell, Cathy Nign-Ackerman, and Amy Veigel.
     
    The 1988 Baseball Team, coached by CVHOF 2018 Inductee Jim Monigold, will be the third baseball team to be inducted. They finished the season 19-8 and also won both sectional and district titles before losing to Racine Southern 3-0. Team members are Ed Galigher, Keith Willoughby, Ed Miley, Jim Monigold II, Jay Franklin, Brian Vitagliano, Pat Alderman, Gus Dale, Tim Cooper, Stan Novak, Chris LeFevre, ron Drescher, and Pete Newell.
  • YOUTH VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYMS TO START!

    Your child will need a pair of good tennis shoes for this league. We will be practicing on
    Wednesday evening from 5 to 6:30pm at Roxford Church Family Life Center and on Sunday in our High School gym from 2 to 3:30pm. These days and times could change pending gym availability. There will be 2 tournaments, one on Sunday, January 27 th and one on Sunday, February 24 th We are asking for a commitment when it comes to this league because it isn’tfair for girls to just show up for the tournaments and to get to play the same amount as girls who have been to several practices. And we are also asking for a commitment to the tournaments because we do not want to have to back out of the tournament due to not having enough players. We do understand that things do come up but we are just asking for you to try and have your child to as many scheduled practices as you can. If you have any questions please feel free to call or text the Coaches!
    • Varsity Coach - Michele Eckstein 330-432-2055
    • JV Coach – Julie Herman 330-691-5010
     
    PRACTICE DATES & TIMES
    January:
    • Wednesday, January 2nd; 5 to 6:30pm Roxford
    • Sunday, January 6th; 3 to 4:30pm CVHS
    • Wednesday, January 9th; 5 to 6:30pm Roxford
    • Sunday, January 13th; 3 to 4:30pm CVHS
    • Wednesday, January 16th; 5 to 6:30pm Roxford
    • Sunday, January 20th; 3 to 4:30pm CVHS
    • Wednesday, January 23rd; 5 to 6:30pm Roxford
    • Sunday, January 27th – BIDDY TOUNAMENT – LOCATION and TIME TBA
    • Wednesday, January 30th; 5 to 6:30pm Roxford
    February:
    • Sunday, February 3 rd 2 to 3:30pm CVHS
    • Wednesday, February 6 th 5 to 6:30pm Roxford
    • Sunday, February 10 th 2 to 3:30pm CVHS
    • Wednesday, February 13 th 5 to 6:30pm Roxford
    • Sunday, February 17 th 2 to 3:30pm CVHS
    • Wednesday, February 20 th 5 to 6:30pm Roxford
    • Sunday, February 24 th – BIDDY TOURAMENT –LOCATION & TIME TBA

    PARENTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY & WATCH PRACTICES!!! We ask that there not be any younger siblings running around as they could get hurt or become a distraction. Thank you. We are EXCITED to have the opportunity to work with your child! Also, PLEASE CALL OR TEXT one of the coaches if your child is going to miss practice or the tournament.
  • CONOTTON VALLEY HOF COMMITTEE MEETS

    On Monday, November 19, the newly appointed Conotton Valley Hall of Fame committee met with Athletic Director Dave DiDonato to discuss plans for choosing the 2018-2019 candidates and the annual banquet. The committee, comprised of Jim Monigold (1965), Sheila Fish (1969), Kathy Bower (1985) and Raymond Smalley (1997) discussed the following items:
    • Method of choosing the inductees;
    • Banquet plans;
    • Ticket prices for the banquet;
    • Possibility of honorary gift and lifetime sporting events gold card  for the inductees past and present;

    In addition, the committee announced that it will make its selections at the upcoming Monday meeting and will publish the results on this website on December 10, 2019. The committee also set the date for the HOF Weekend as Feb 8-9, 2019. It was decided that the newly-named HOF inductees will be honored between the junior varsity and varsity high school boys basketball game vs East Canton on Friday night February 8, 2019, with the banquet and the formal induction ceremonies the next night on Saturday evening, February 9, 2019, at 6:00 PM. 

  • WINTER SPORTS PASSES NOW ON SALE

    2018-2019 Winter Sports passes are now on sale in the school office. Prices for this winter are as follows: Family - $145; Adult - $50; Senior Citizens - $30; Students - $25. Cost at the gate for varsity games is $6 for adults and $4 for students/senior citizens. Cost at the gate for jr high games is $4 for adults and $2 for students/senior citizens. Winter Sports passes will also be available for sale on game days.
  • LANTY SMITH NAMED TO HARRISON COUNTY HALL OF FAME!

    1960 Conotton Valley graduate Lanty Smith will be honored tomorrow at halftime of the Harrison Central-St Clairsville football game as one of the newest members of the Harrison County Hall of Fame. Smith, who is one of the greatest all-around athletes in Rockets history, excelled in football as a quarterback, linebacker, and punter; in basketball where he played all five positions; and in baseball where he played shortstop. Smith was named Special Mention All-Ohio as a junior and Honorable Mention All-Ohio as a senior in basketball.
  • Article Image: MONIGOLD, ENOLD, 1977 BASEBALL TEAM HEAD CONOTTON VALLEY HALL OF FAME CLASS!

    MONIGOLD, ENOLD, 1977 BASEBALL TEAM HEAD CONOTTON VALLEY HALL OF FAME CLASS!

    1966 graduate Jim Monigold (pictured left) and 1956 graduate Jim Enold (pictured below) are the newest inductees to the CV Hall of Fame. The 1977 Baseball Team also was inducted along with Monigold and Enold on January 26-27, 2018.
                Monigold was a star athlete at Conotton Valley where he actually competed in five sports in one season -- baseball, basketball, football, golf, and track. He was named All-Eastern Ohio 1st Team in basketball his junior and senior years at CV. He went on to play both basketball and baseball at Ashland College his freshman and sophomore years. In 2000, he was inducted into the Harrison County Hall of Fame and the following year, he was inducted into the Cy Young Baseball Hall of Fame. He also served as the head baseball coach at Conotton Valley leading his team to district titles in 1977, 1982, and 1988.
     
     Enold lettered all four years in high school baseball as a pitcher/shortstop and was named the county MVP in   baseball all four years. He also participated in basketball all four years. Coming out of high school, he was signed by   the Pittsburgh Pirates and was subsequently traded to the Philadelphia Phillies after one year in the minor leagues.   An injury after playing major league baseball for four years brought his career to an abrupt end. He later served as a   pitching coach for Conotton Valley under Monigold and then later Bart Busby.
     
  • CV Link for Arbiter Live

    Please check the following site for Conotton Valley sports schedules.