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Chuck Ausman

Chuck Ausman was the varsity soccer coach at Oak Hills for thirty years, twenty-eight as head coach. His career record is 237-195-70. He was a six time conference coach of the year, a Cincinnati Enquirer Coach of the Year, Southwest District Coach of the year and is one of four Oak Hills High School coaches to be a state coach of the year. Coach Ausman has been awarded the state sportsmanship award and in 2000 he was inducted into the Ohio High School Coaches Hall of Fame. Among those former student athletes are one hundred-fifty five all conference players, sixty-one all city players, nine all state players, three national players, three professional players and eighty-five collegiate players.

Elizabeth Brunsman Murphy

Elizabeth Brunsman Murphy is in the graduating class of 2000, graduated as a tennis standout at Oak Hills, Elizabeth holds the all-time career singles record with sixty-two wins and twelve losses. She was the first female tennis player at Oak Hills to play all four years as the number one singles player, being named team MVP each of those four years. During her junior and senior year, Elizabeth was the conference champion, sectional champion and was a two time state qualifier. She maintained a top ten city ranking during her entire four year athletic career as well as a USTA Midwest and Ohio Valley Ranking. After graduating from Oak Hills, Elizabeth continued her tennis career at Northern Kentucky University on an athletic scholarship. She was a four time Great Lakes Valley All Conference First Team performer, two time team captain, and four time NKU All-Academic Team honoree. In 2002 and 2003, Elizabeth advanced to the NCAA Division II Women's Tennis Championship. Not surprising, in 2003 she was voted by the GLVC Coaches as the "Player they were happiest to see graduate"! As the final award to her college career Elizabeth earned NKU's prestigious Career Achievement Award based on academic excellence, athletic ability and achievement, character and leadership.

Grant Griesser

Grant Griesser is 1985 graduate; Grant was a three sport standout for the Highlanders. As a member of the football team he earned all-league honors during his junior and senior seasons. On the basketball court he was a member of the 1984 squad that posted a perfect 20-0 record on their way to a conference and city championship. His senior basketball season, Grant lead to the team to a conference and district championship. While his success in football and basketball are impressive, his love and passion was baseball. During his two seasons as the starting catcher for Oak Hills, he led the team to two conference championships and a record of 49-3. During his senior season, Grant was named first team all-conference in three sports. His combined record in games started for Oak Hills is an amazing 92-24, including 116 starts. Grant was awarded a baseball scholarship to Miami University where he went on be a four year starting catcher and earn All Mid-American Conference honors for two years. Following his college career, Grant signed to play with the Kansas City Royals organization. He played minor league baseball for six years. After his playing days were complete, he went on to earn his undergraduate and master's degree.

Tom Kilgore

Tom Kilgore is 1983 graduate. During his playing career at Oak Hills, Tom earned six varsity letters while playing baseball and soccer. Currently, Tom is the all-time leading scorer in Oak Hills soccer history with thirty-five goals and twenty assists. He was a two-time all-conference and two-time all-city performer. He was a member of the 1980 Oak Hills state runner-up soccer team. Tom's baseball career at Oak Hills included many team and individual successes. He celebrated two conference championships, a district and regional championship, and a 1981 state runner-up finish. Tom was named all-conference, all-city, and all-state. In 1983, he was selected to play in the All-Ohio Mizuno Baseball Series. Tom went on to play baseball at Ball State University, earning an athletic scholarship. He was an All-Mid-American Conference performer in 1985, 86, and 87. Tom was selected Captain of the 1987 Ball State baseball team. Tom is currently in his 21st year as a teacher and coach at Milford High School. Tom has been the Head Baseball Coach for the past eleven years. Under his leadership, Milford finished as state runner-up in 2002 and 2003. Tom's 2003 baseball team finished as Division I State Poll Champions and was ranked as high as 6th nationally in the USA Today Poll. Tom has been named GMC, FAVC, Cincinnati Enquirer, and State of Ohio Coach of the Year. In addition to coaching baseball for the Eagles, he has also served as Head Boys Soccer Coach and as a basketball coach at various levels.

Larry Land

Larry Land is 1990 graduate, and was also a standout basketball player for the Highlanders. He was a three time all conference performers and was named Conference Player of the Year in 1990. During his three year high school career, the Highlanders captured a District Championship and advanced to the elite eight in the State of Ohio. Because of his standout career at Oak Hills, Larry was awarded a full scholarship to the University of St. Francis. After four years at USF he finished as the career leader in 3-point field goals made and games played in school history. He was also in the top five for career 3-point percent, career scoring average, career FT's attempted and made and career scoring. In 2007, Larry was inducted into the University of St. Francis Athletic Hall of Fame, making him the first Oak Hills basketball player to be inducted into their collegiate Athletic Hall of Fame.

Joe Rothwell

Joe Rothwell is 1975 graduate, and was a three sport standout for the Highlanders. He was a three year varsity letter winner in football, helping the team to the 1974 league championship. He also lettered in basketball. His passion was baseball where he earned three varsity letters. During his baseball career at Oak Hills, Joe was named all-conference and all city three times. In 1974, he led the Highlanders to a baseball conference championship. While Joe was offered several football scholarships, he decided to accept a baseball scholarship to Southern Illinois University, a Perennial National contender in the mid to late 1970's. After his freshman season at SIU, Joe was selected in the 12th round of the Major League draft by the Kansas City Royals. In 1975 Joe was selected to the All-Rookie team while playing for the Sarasota Royals. After two seasons in the Royals organization he was traded to the Detroit Tigers where he played for an additional three seasons. While with the Detroit Tigers he was selected to the Appalachian League All Star Team in 1978. After his playing career was complete, Joe completed his college education at the University of Cincinnati under the Professional Baseball Scholarship Plan.

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