On Wednesday night, Milford hosted Turpin in their second match up of the season. This game wasn’t just any game between two area rivals; instead it was the third annual Game of Hope and when all the pomp and circumstance of the evening was complete, a total of $5,000 was raised to benefit the fight against cancer. While the final score indicated a 42-28 Turpin victory, even the Spartans would agree that the biggest winner of the night was The Cure Starts Now Foundation.
Turpin's Academic Quiz Team had an overtime thriller to tie Anderson this week, losing the first match 55-41 before rallying to win 49-48.
On Monday Turpin faced Kings in an ECC conference match. The Lady Spartans looked to conquer Kings in Game #1.
On Friday, January 20, the Turpin Spartans (5-9, 4-4 ECC) avenged an early season loss to the Loveland Tigers (7-7, 4-4 ECC) defeating them 68-62 at Klinger Court.
On Tuesday, January 24, the Turpin Spartans’ (5-10, 4-5 ECC) modest two game winning streak came to an end at the hands of the Glen Este Trojans (7-7, 4-5 ECC). The Trojans were victorious 59-49 on the last occasion they will host the Spartans, and evened the season series at one game apiece.
Another 6am bus trip to Columbus, the Girls Gymnastics traveled to the Worthington Kilbourne Invitational on Saturday January 21st.
Two of the top teams in the ECC met as Turpin traveled to the campus of Walnut Hills for a game that would have a direct impact on the conference championship. For three quarters, the game was full of intrigue, but in the final quarter, the host’s 10 player rotation turned out to be too much for the Spartans.