Tipp’s Cahill to be inducted into baseball hall of fame

Tippecanoe baseball coach Bruce Cahill is one of four new members who will be inducted into the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

A 1975 Troy graduate, Cahill next spring will be his 34th season coaching high school baseball, including the last 29 seasons at Tipp. He owns an overall career record of 587-253. He’s also collected 19 conference, 13 sectional, seven district, and one regional runner-up titles.

Sixty-five players under Cahill have played collegiately and four have been drafted. Cahill’s daughter, Bailey, is a senior at Tipp and has signed to swim at the University of Toledo.

The induction ceremony will be held on Jan. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus.

• Wayne graduate Ashley Tunstall was named the Ohio Community College Athletic Association women’s basketball player of the week for Dec. 1-7. A sophomore forward for Owens Community College (Perrysburg), she had 24 points, 13 rebounds and five steals in an 80-56 defeat of Mott (Mich.).

Tunstall was averaging 13.4 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 2.1 assists for Owens (9-1), which was ranked No. 5 in the nation last week.

• Fort Loramie girls varsity basketball coach Carla Siegel recently earned her 300th career coaching win following a 57-29 defeat of Fairlawn. Siegel has been the Redskins’ head coach for 16 season.

Fort Loramie (4-1) takes a four-game win streak against Greenon in the Barn Ball Classic at Miami East on Saturday. Loramie’s only setback was 68-60 to unbeaten Tippecanoe in the season opener.

• Springboro honored its 1965 boys varsity basketball state runner-up team during halftime of last Friday’s game with visiting West Carrollton. At least nine players and coaches were expected to attend.

Competing in small-school Class A, Springboro defeated Minster 77-62 in the state semifinals and lost 55-45 to West Salem Northwestern in the final. The Panthers finished 25-2 under coach Gerald Saunders.

• Troy senior Trenton Wood has been named to the first team of the 2015 National Amateur Baseball Federation All-American preseason team. He’s excelled in summer ball for Troy Post 43 the last three seasons.

Wood hit .467 last season and also was named to the NABF Senior Division All-World Series team. A pitcher and outfielder, he’s verbally committed to play at Mount Vernon Nazarene.

• Northmont senior Sasha Sampson recently signed to play volleyball at Fairmont (W.Va.) State. A member of the National honor Society, she was first team All Greater Western Ohio Conference Central Division this past season. She also was a District 15 senior all-star.

• Miami Valley grad and Dartmouth junior keeper Stefan Cleveland was named first team All-Ivy men’s soccer. He posted a 9-3-2 record and a 0.81 goals against average in 14 games. He also had six shutouts. Cleveland also played for the Blast FC.

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