Bolender receives OHSAA Sportsmanship award


By Robert Stegbauer - [email protected]



McClain’s High School’s boys golf coach Tim Bolender was recognized by the Ohio High School Athletic Association on Wednesday with the OHSAA Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award for the 2015-16 academic year.

Throughout the 2015-16 school year, the coaches associations of the sports sanctioned by the Ohio High School Athletic Association had the opportunity to select one of their own for an OHSAA Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award. Recipients are recognized during the state tournament of their respective sport or at their annual coaches clinic.

The OHSAA thanked Bolender and others on the list for their outstanding service to Ohio’s student-athletes. Individuals selected reflect the values of sportsmanship, ethics and integrity through their professional responsibilities and are role models for others.

Below is a a full list of all of the recipients of the award for this year:

Girls Sports

John Diehl, Girls Basketball, Warren Howland High School

Gwenna Neal, Girls Cross Country, Warsaw River View High School

Tammy Talmadge, Field Hockey, Toledo Ottawa Hills High School

Stacey Bailey, Gymnastics, Cincinnati Anderson High School

Cathy Cottis, Girls Golf, Urichsville Claymont High School

Chris Murphy, Girls Soccer, Waverly High School

Brenda Radabaugh, Softball, Oregon Clay High School

Terry Toaz, Girls Swimming and Diving, Macedonia Nordonia High School

Kathy Shisler, Girls Tennis, Richfield Revere High School

James Dingus, Girls Track and Field, Olentangy Liberty High School

Jim Muth, Volleyball, Oberlin Firelands High School

None Selected, Girls Bowling

Boys Sports

Doug Miller, Baseball, Canton Central Catholic High School

Marty Hill, Boys Basketball, Windham High School

Jeff Howard, Boys Cross Country, Peninsula Woodridge High School

Tim Bolender, Boys Golf, Greenfield McClain High School

Bill Simpson, Boys Soccer, Cincinnati Reading High School

Tim Croy , Boys Swimming and Diving, Berea-Midpark High School

Mike McGee, Boys Tennis, Lodi Cloverleaf High School

Jack Cheek, Boys Track and Field, Lancaster High School

Bruce Baarendse, Football, Cincinnati North College Hill High School

Mike Reeder, Ice Hockey, Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller High School

Mark McGuire, Wrestling, Caledonia River Valley High School

None Selected, Boys Bowling

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By Robert Stegbauer

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