History of the Southern Ohio Conference

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The Southern Ohio Conference

·  The Southern Ohio Conference was established in 1946 

·  The original charter members of the league were Central Catholic HS (Notre Dame), Glenwood HS (New Boston), Portsmouth East HS, Washington Township HS (Portsmouth West), and Waverly HS
·  Minford High School joined the league in 1947 for basketball only
·  In 1948 Chesapeake joined league for track only, South Point joined for baseball and track only, and Minford began play in baseball
·  Wheelersburg & Dawson Bryant (Coal Grove) joined the league in 1950
·  In 1951 South Point withdrew from the league
·  Coal Grove withdrew from the league in 1952
·  Central Catholic HS became Notre Dame High School in 1952
·  Chesapeake withdrew from the league in 1954
·  Piketon entered the conference in 1959 and then left in 1962
·  Minford withdrew from the league in 1958 only to rejoin the league the next year
·  Lucasville Valley joined the conference in 1958
·  In 1960 McDermott Northwest entered league play
·  Waverly withdrew from the SOC after the 1969-70 season
·  In 1979 Clay, Green, & South Webster joined the league and the SOC went to two divisions
·  Eastern (Pike) entered the conference in 1981
·  Ironton St. Joe joined the league in 1982 and withdrew in 1989
·  In 1983 Waverly re-entered conference play
·  Oak Hill & Symmes Valley both entered the league in 1991 (began play w/1992-93 season)
·  Western (Pike) left the Southern Hills League and joined the SOC in 2002
·  Portsmouth East becomes Sciotoville Community School (East Jr.-Sr.High School) in 2002
·  SOC Division I: Clay, East (Sciotoville), Eastern (Pike), Glenwood/New Boston, Green, Notre Dame, Symmes Valley, & Western (Pike)
·  SOC Division II: Minford, Northwest (DI football), Oak Hill (DI football), Portsmouth West, South Webster (DI soccer & golf)), Valley (DI soccer), Waverly, & Wheelersburg

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Member Schools & Years as Members of the Southern Ohio Conference

Chesapeake                               1948-1954
Coal Grove (Dawson Bryant)               1950-1952
Clay                                     1979-present
East (Sciotoville)                       1946-present
Eastern (Pike)                           1981-present
Glenwood (New Boston)                    1946-present
Green                                    1979-present
Ironton St. Joe                          1982-1989
Minford                                  1947-1958 & 1959-present
Northwest                                1960-present
Oak Hill                                 1991-present
Piketon                                  1959-1962
Portsmouth Notre Dame (Central Catholic) 1946- present
Portsmouth West (WashingtonTownship)     1946-present
South Point                              1948-1951
South Webster                            1979-present
Symmes Valley                            1991-present
Valley                                   1958-present
Waverly                                  1946-1970 & 1983-present
Western (Pike)                           2002-present
Wheelersburg                             1950-present 


S.O.C. CHAMPIONS

Baseball

Basketball - Boys

Basketball - Girls

Cross Country - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Football

Golf

Soccer - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Softball

Swimming - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Track & Field - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Tennis - Boys & Girls - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Volleyball

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