Osgood Journal Sports
June 16, 2009

ORVC Recorder Noel Bostic steps down after seven years

Gary Franklin, Sports Writer

A gracious and honorable host, Noel Bostic, opened the Rising Sun High School sponsored '09 ORVC Spring Sports Awards Banquet for the last time as the ORVC recorder, a position he has mastered for the past seven years.

In opening, Bostic welcomed athletes, coaches school staff and guests, before leading the group in a blessing for the buffet style meal catered by Old Town Catering Service.

Following the meal, honored athletes were presented their awards for their respective sports as were "Coach of the Year" award winning coaches for their respective sport.

The ORVC (Ohio River Valley Conference) currently includes seven schools, the Jac-Cen-Del Eagles, Milan Indians, South Ripley Raiders, Rising Sun Shiners, Switzerland County Pacers, Southwestern Hanover Rebels and the Shawe Memorial Hilltoppers.

The high school varsity level spring sports honored at the banquet were boys golf, boys baseball, girls softball and coed track and field along with the school sports' year ending points total winners in boys' and girls' sports.

Each of the specific spring sports All-Conference named team members, (selected by coaches votes), are pictured in this issue of the Osgood Journal..


'08-'09 South Ripley Raider athletes reign supreme
in ORVC annual All-Sports point totals

Gary Franklin, Sports Writer

The '08-'09 South Ripley HS Raider coaches and athletes put together a winning combination in both their boys' and girls' sports programs to capture the ORVC All-Sports Winner Awards at the season's final point count.
Final points by school
South Ripley 59
Switzerland County 47
Jac-Cen-Del 53
Shawe Memorial 50
Rising Sun 46
Milan 37
Southwestern Han. 36
Final points by school
South Ripley 51
Milan 47
Switzerland County 46
Jac-Cen-Del 42
Rising Sun 41
Southwestern Han. 36
Shawe Memorial 9
With the onset of the '09-'10 fall sports events, the annual count will once again begin, opening the door for others to step up or for the Raider crew to repeat. Only time will tell the rest of the story.
Congratulations Raiders!