On Thursday August 27th, the Turpin Spartans kicked off their first home game of the season against the Moeller Crusaders, another top-ten team in the city. From the start, everyone knew it was going to be a very physical and defensive-minded game. The Spartans had some great opportunities to score early in the game, but were unable to capitalize.
The Turpin boys soccer team will open the season on the road this year, startin the 2015 schedule with a match Aug. 25 at Fairfield. The Spartans home opener will be Aug. 27 when they host McNicholas.
On Wednesday September 17, the Spartans went into their fourth Eastern Cincinnati Conference game with a record of 5-4-1. The Spartans were in desperate need of a win to get the team back on track and that is exactly what happened, as Turpin won 8-1.
On Sept. 13, the Spartans hosted the McNicholas Rockets in a game that would decide the King of the Hill champion. The two local rivals both played a well-fought game. However, the Rockets prevailed and won 2-1 in an exciting game.