OCIN's TROL Team of Adam White, Sam Gordon, Doug Frederick and Katie Williams won 3rd place in the club team junior varsity dividion at the 2009 U.S. Interscholastic Championships!
New OCIN officers were elected on January 28, 2008 at our club meeting at LaBoiteaux Woods.
Brian DeYoung, President; Matthew Robbins, VP; Gerald Yip, Secretary; Stevan Vaughan, Treasurer; Dan Dell, Board Member at Large.
Parker Vaughan (M-14) and Mike Minium (M 45+) earned 1st place finishes in the 2008 Georgia Navigator Cup.
USOF 2007 year-end rankings are out. Congratulations to all ranked OCIN members, especially Katie Williams (2nd in F-14) and Parker Vaughan (3rd in M-12).
Valdimir Zherdev completed mapping fieldwork on England-Idlewild Park in Boone County. He has also recently finished re-mapping Mt. Airy, and two small additions to our Oxford, Ohio area maps.
David Chrzanowski has installed a new permanent course at Hueston Woods (Lodge area) as an Eagle project. The course includes 5 easy (white-yellow) controls, 5 internediate (yellow-orange), and 10 that will challenge advanced and skilled orienteers.
OCIN members earn medals in the 2005 U.S. Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) Championships!
M40+ - Brian DeYoung VHF - Silver HF - Silver
D-19 - Emily DeYoung VHF - Gold HF - Gold
M50+ - Bob Frey VHF - Gold HF - Bronze
M-21+ - Matthew Robbins VHF - Silver HF - Bronze
M50+ - Dick Arnett VHF - Bronze HF - Silver
Congratulations to Sergeant Jeremy Franklin, former junior member of OCIN has been named
Marine of the Year for Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, in Beaufort, S.C. Jeremy is in
the Military Police (MP) and has been serving since 2000. On the way to this title, Jeremy also
won the Provost Marshall Office Section Board and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year awards.
OCIN member Joel Rauschenbach, June 4, 1983 - March 13, 2003
(photo: Joel on recent duty with 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan, photographer unknown)
Memorial contributions may be made to:
Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Lutheran Dr, Eaton, OH 45320
USOF Junior Team Fund, c/o USOF, PO Box 1444, Forest Park, GA, 30298
Orienteering Cincinnati junior fund, c/o Mike Minium, 6797 Stillwell Beckett Rd, Oxford, OH 45056
Photos and memories of orienteering with Joel More photos of Joel Rauschenbach orienteering
Congratulations to Bob Frey and Dick Arnett for outstanding performances in the U.S.
Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) Championships April 20-21 in Georgia.
Bob won silver medals in both 80 meter and 2 meter bands, Dick won a bronze medal.
Kyle and Tyler Hertel at Raven Rock, NC, March 23.
Kyle (left) was 1st in yellow M-14. Tyler was first on white M-12.
OCIN's Carl Sack
has been selected to the United States Junior Orienteering Team
to compete at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in
Spain from July 7, 2002 to July 12th, 2002. Congratulations, Carl!
The OCIN team of Guy Olsen, Kyle Hertel, Mike Minium and
Vladimir Gusiatnikov placed 11th in the 2001 U. S. Relay Championships
hosted by the Los Angeles Orienteering Club at Vasquez Rocks, California.
OCIN member Tyler Hertel won 3rd place in the M-12 age group,
at the 2001 Canadian Orienteering Championships on October 6-7 near Brandon, Manitoba.
Kyle Hertel won 2nd place in the M-14 age group at the 2001
Canadian Short Course Championship on October 8. PHOTO
OCIN members Dick Arnett and Bob Frey competed in the United States
Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) Championships near Albuquerque in early August.
They dominated their 40-60 age group. Dick brings home 3 gold medals and a silver, while
Bob brings home a silver and 2 bronze.