Roger Balsly

Athlete

1968 - 1972

Football - 3 Years

Track - 4 Years

Wrestling - 3 Years

He is celebrated as a versatile athlete, excelling in Football, Wrestling, and Track. His remarkable achievements across all three sports earned him All-EHL honors, highlighting his exceptional talent and dedication.

In Track, he emerged as a standout sprinter, clinching the title of three-time EHL Champion in both the 110 and 220 sprints from 1970 to 1972. His lightning speed on the track seamlessly transitioned to the Football field, where he left an indelible mark. In 1972, he was recognized as the Cincinnati AA Back of the Year and Southern Ohio Player of the Year, underscoring his exceptional athleticism and leadership on the gridiron.

His outstanding performances in Football paved the way for a scholarship from the University of Cincinnati, a testament to his prowess and impact as a student-athlete.

Football:
1970, 1971, 1972 –All-EHL
1971, 1972 –All-City
1972 –Cincinnati AA Scoring Leader
1972 –Cincinnati AA Back of the Year
1972 –Southern Ohio Player of the Year
1972 – All-State

Wrestling:
1971 – All-EHL

Track:
1970, 1971, 1972 – All-EHL
1970, 1971, 1972 – EHL 100 and 220 Champion