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NAME: Katie Hallinan
SCHOOL: Walnut Hills High School
SPORT(S): Golf
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: 2016 Women's Metropolitan champion
BIRTHDATE: 12/19/99
HEIGHT: 5'10"-150 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Loveland
PARENTS: Noel & Barbara
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Longtime Swing Coach Kevin O'Sullivan
FUTURE GOAL: Become a pediatric oncologist

One of Cincinnati's best golfers is Walnut Hills senior Katie Hallinan, who is a four-year varsity starter, including her freshman year when she was #1 player on the Eagles' men's team because there was not a girls' team that year. She shot a 67 this year at the ECC tournament to take conference runner-up honors.

Last season, Katie averaged an area record 35.83 per nine holes and 265 yards on drives. She was medalist 15 times in 18 high school matches. She was ECC champion for the second time and was the Ohio Sectional champion. Her honors included being named by the Enquirer as Cincinnati Div. I Golfer of the Year and 1st team all-city.

In 2015, she was Ohio state Div. I runner-up, the best finish ever for an Eagles' player. A huge accomplishment was in 2016 when she won the Greater Cincinnati Women's Metropolitan Championship, one of the youngest players ever to do so at age 16.

An Academic All-American with a 4.0 GPA, Katie is active in community service and will play golf next season collegiately at the University of Illinois.

Her favorite athlete is Lexi Thompson, favorite entertainer is Stephen Colbert, favorite book is Catcher in the Rye, favorite movie is The Day After Tomorrow and most-like-to-meet is Ezekiel Elliott.



COACH'S QUOTE – "Katie has that internal drive, determination and focus to be the best she can be at whatever she is working at."
— Larry Klein, Golf Coach



LAROSA'S 2017-2018 MVPs
Cameron Frazier

NAME: Cameron Frazier
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 10
SCHOOL: St. Xavier High School
SPORT(S): Golf
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Back-to-back Ohio team champions, individual state Co-Champ

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Natalie Steibel

NAME: Natalie Steibel
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 3
SCHOOL: Mt. Notre Dame
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning the USAV 17 National division National Championship with club team, NKYVC

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Xavier Johnson

NAME: Xavier Johnson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 26
SCHOOL: Summit Country Day
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Named 1st team all-state

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Gracey Hirsch

NAME: Gracey Hirsch
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 19
SCHOOL: Indian Hill High School
SPORT(S): Tennis
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Doubles third at state with sister Hayley and named 1st team all-state

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Dan Bolden

NAME: Dan Bolden
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 12
SCHOOL: Colerain High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning GMC championship each year

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Ali Thompson

NAME: Ali Thompson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 5
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reigning GGCL and Cincinnati Player of the Year

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Dustin Horter

NAME: Dustin Horter
WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 29
SCHOOL: Lakota East High School
SPORT(S): Cross Country-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: AAU 1,500 national champ; Ohio state CC champ, indoor 1,600 cham

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