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2014-15 Inductees

Western Brown High School
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Mt Orab, OH 45154

2014-15 Inductees

Our 1st Inductee is Mrs. Ashley Silvis-Corbin:
Mrs. Silvis-Corbin is a 2003 graduate of Western Brown High School.  Ashley participated in 3 sports for the Lady Broncos where she lettered in track, basketball and soccer.  She was 1st team in track, 2nd team in basketball, but soccer is where Ashley excelled.  Ashley was selected SBC 1st team in soccer in 1999, 2001 and 2002.  She was selected SBC 2nd team in 2000.  Ashley played on 4 consecutive SBC Championship teams losing only one league game during those 4 years!  She scored 76 career goals and had 56 career assists during her outstanding career as a Lady Bronco.  Ashley holds the school record of 4 assists in a single game.  She was also selected to the ODP District soccer team.  Ashley went on to play soccer at Xavier University and graduated from Xavier in 2007.  Mrs. Silvis-Corbin coached Varsity soccer at Ripley, was an assistant at Western Brown and is currently the Head Coach at Georgetown HS.  Ashley is a stay at home mom and is married to Zach Corbin.  They have 2 children, Makena and Kennedy and currently reside in Georgetown.


Our next Inductee is Mr. Bobby Oberschlake:

Mr. Oberschlake graduated from Western Brown High School in 2004 where he was a member of the National Honor Society.  Bobby had an outstanding baseball career for the Broncos.  Bobby was a 4 year letterman and a 2 time captain.  He made 2nd team SBC his freshmen year and was selected to the SBC 1st team during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.  Bobby led the city in strikeouts during the 2003 season with 110.  He was also an important link in leading the Broncos to the SBC title in 2003.  Mr. Oberschlake holds school records for Hits/Season with 50, E.R.A/Season at 0.36, Hits/Career with 138, runs Scored/Career with 90, tied for Career Doubles with 27, Career E.R.A at 1.50 and Career Strikeouts with 327.  Bobby moved on to the Division I level where he played baseball for the Miami University baseball team.  He was a member of the 2005 MAC season and tournament champions!  Bobby finished his career in 2008 at Miami as 7th in single season E.R.A (which was the lowest since 1978).  He also finished 3rd in career appearances and 3rd in single season appearances.  Bobby is married to wife Lindsey and they reside in Hilliard, Ohio.  He is in a partnership that owns Jason’s Deli and Restuarant.  Mr. Oberschlake would like to thank his former coaches, Charlie Tackett, Jeff Herrmann, Joe Moore and all of the other coaches who helped him along the way, but he especially would like to thank his father, Jim Oberschlake for all of the coaching and guidance he gave him as he developed into the baseball player that he is!


Our next Inductee is Mr. Scott Smith:

Mr. Smith graduated from New Richmond HS, where he was a standout football player and wrestler.  He was a 4 X District Qualifier, set a school record with 108 career wins and qualified for the state tournament in 1990.  He was also named Senior Male Athlete of the Year.  Mr. Smith attended the College of Mt. St. Joseph where he graduated in 1995.   While at the Mount, he was named a NAIA Academic All American.  In the fall of 1996, Coach Smith was hired as a History Teacher at Western Brown High School and coached football and wrestling.  Scott was hired as the Head Wrestling Coach in 2001 and proceeded to take the program to another level during his 9 years as Head Coach!  He won 3 Southwest Sectional Championships in 2003, 2004 and 2005.  He won the school’s first SBC Wrestling Championship in 2004 and repeated as champs in 2005 and 2006.  Coach Smith was selected SBC Coach of the Year 3 times and was the coach of the Southwest Ohio Wrestling Coaches Association East West All Star meet.  Mr. Smith coached 17 league champions, 13 sectional champions, 52 District Qualifiers and 7 state qualifiers.  Coach Smith is the All-Time Duals Wins leader at Western Brown with 82.  His 2005 grapplers sent 11 wrestlers to the District Tournament and in 2007 he had 4 District placers and one Southwest District Champion.  He is very proud of the ultra-successful HAMMER and ANVIL wrestling tournament that he founded and is now one of the best wrestling tournaments in OHIO!  Scott and his wife Ramona of 23 years, have 2 daughters Rachel and Sarah and they live in Batavia.  Coach Smith stated that “his coaching accomplishments were due to a combination of great support staff and hard working and talented kids.  His greatest achievements were the relationships he built with his athletes and having a small part in developing them into responsible and respectful adults!


Our final Inductee is Mr. John McKee:

Mr. McKee graduated from Western Brown High School in 1999.  John participated in cross country and wrestling during high school and qualified for the SW District wrestling tournament, but it is horse racing where he has become well known!  Mr. McKee has 11,158 starts and counting during his outstanding career.  He has finished 1st place 1,480 times, 2nd place 1,460 times and 3rd place 1, 520 times which has brought his total earnings to $3.4 million dollars!  During his prestigious career he has rode in the Kentucky Derby 3 times in 2005, 2006 and 2007!  He has been ranked as a “Top 100” jockey 7 out of 12 years.  John holds the most wins as a “rookie jockey” at River Downs (now Belterra Park) which was held by legendary jockey Steve Cauthen since 1976. (Steve Cauthen was the last jockey to win the Triple Crown)! 
John was recognized for his accomplishments and featured on the front page of Sports Illustrated!  John was the first rookie jockey to win a meet title at Church Hill Downs and has been the leading rider at River Downs, Turfway Park, Church Hill Downs and OakLawn Park. John has been married for 10 years to his wife Shelly who reside in Louisville, Kentucky.  They have two sons, 2 year old Max and 14 year old Gavin.  His father, David, mother Sally and sisters Peggy and Patty are in attendance tonight.  Mr. McKee would like to share these comments:  “It doesn’t matter what color you are, it doesn’t matter how tall or short you are, it doesn’t matter if you come from a big city or small town; if you get out of bed with a positive attitude and a motivation to strive to be the best you can be, any dream big or small is possible!  Put your faith in God.  He has a plan for each and every one of us!  I am living proof!!
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