Upward Basketball and Cheerleading Camps Coming to Monroe

Parents, would you like to have your child participate in a fun, Christian-based sports camp where everyone plays? Upward Camp is for you! Beginning Saturday, January 8, 2011 and ending Saturday, February 5, 2011, Monroe United Methodist Church will be holding Upward Basketball Camp and Upward Cheerleading Camp for children 1st through 6th grade for boys and girls. Each Saturday, children will learn the basics of each of these sports. The registration cost per child is $45. Deadline for registration is December 27, 2010. Forms are available at Monroe United Methodist Church, 206 East Avenue, and Coffee Beans & Brew, N. Main St. Form and registration fee may be dropped off at the church office anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or place in the U. S. Mail. For more information on Upward, you may contact the church office at 513-539-7290 or go to See you there!

3rd Grade Lady Swarm Champs

The 3rd Grade Lady Swarm Team is the 2010 Dayton Metro 3rd Grade Tournament Champion.
Front Row: Lauryn Dessauer, Shelby York, Ashlynn Yarletts, Makenzi Moore.
Back Row: Head Coach Suzanne Sloneker, Averi Glick, Haley Brabant, Sophie Sloneker, Katie Sloneker, Asst. Coach Gary Sloneker.

Third Grade Girls Take Home Top Trophy

Monroe's 3rd girls played in the Thanksgiving Day Basketball Tournament at the Kingdom on November 28th and 29th, coming out on top in the tournament. Congratulations to these fine athletes!

Game Results:

1st Game - Monroe 24, Miamisburg 12

2nd Game - Monroe 23, Lebanon Maroon 21

3rd Game - Springboro White 13, Monroe 12

Championship Game - Monroe 20, Springboro White 13 Read more »

6th Grade Lady Swarm

The 6th grade Monroe Lady Swarm Basketball Team placed 2nd in the Dayton Metro Basketball Tourney. The team is coached by Head Coach Jeff Abner, assisted by Stan Margerum and Chris Snyder. 

Back row: Charly Jackson, Brianna Mays, Madison Gall, Shelby Horn, Gracie Pence, Blake Hollon. 

Front row: Tori Abner, Jade Margerum, Regan Snyder, Blaine Fugate.

5th Grade Girls Take 2nd Place in Tourney

 The 5th Grade girls finished their season with a 23-4 record and took 2nd place in the season ending Dayton Metro tournament.

Back row (left to right): Assistant coaches Roy Coburn and Todd Neal, Head Coach Dusty Griffin.

Middle row:  Taylor Church, Allison Collins, Miranda Holland, Sydney Shanklin, Keishaly Nieves, Sierra Auer.

Front row Tori Schlenk, Alexa Coburn, Shalbe Evans, Danielle Wells, Hanna Long and Kelstin Griffin.

4th Grade Girls Finish 1st in Dayton Metro DIII South Tournament

Front Row:  Kailey Ivins, Kylie King, Abby Graffice, Jillian Taylor and Aleah Yarletts

Back Row:  Coach Tiffani Ivins, Hailey Long, Sammie Key, Hannah Salyers, Hunter Salyers, Lexi Moore, Madison Parker, Dave Yarletts.

Osterman Signs with Centre College

Left to Right: Missy Osterman (mother), Tyler Osterman, Mark Osterman (father).

Tyler  Osterman, Hornet Quarterback, signed to play football for Centre College in Kentucky starting in the fall.
Tyler Osterman was also selected for 1st Team All-Academic Ohio for Basketball. Only 10 young men are selected from each of Ohio’s four divisions, based on academic achievements as well as baksetball skills.