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Ward named TRAC Player of the Year, others honored

Lima Senior High School senior basketball player Jar Ward has been named TRAC Co-Player of the Year. He shares the award with Vincent Williams Jr., of Toledo St. John's.

Sophomore Jaleel King earned second team honors, and senior Marquis Coleman and junior BJ Miller earned Honorable Mention.


Photo Gallery

  • Lima Senior retires the jersey of LSH and Michigan State standout basketball player Travis Walton.
  • Rico Stafford and Marquevious Wilson sign to continue their education and play basketball next year at Owens Community College.
  • Coach Quincey Simpson cuts down the net after the Spartans' Regional Championship win. Lima Senior went on to win the state semi-final game before losing the championship game by just two points.
  • Lima Senior beats Toledo St. John's and wins its second straight District Title.
  • Xavier Simpson wins Ohio's Mr. Basketball honors. He was also named TRAC and District Player of the Year. His dad, Quincey Simpson, is this year's Coach of the Year.
  • The Spartans keep the Lima Cup with a 54-52 win over Lima Central Catholic. Senior Xavier Simpson hits a buzzer-beater to win the game.
  • Spartan point guard Xavier Simpson commits to the University of Michigan.
  • The Spartans celebrate their District Championship.
  • Lots of support from family, teammates and classmates as Khiry Smith-Williams signs with Ashland University.
  • Spartan offensive lineman Khiry Smith-Williams signs to play football at Ashland University next year.
  • Xavier Simpson, who is Ohio's Mr. Basketball, has broken Lima Senior's single-game scoring record twice this year. In December he broke Greg Simpson's record of 57, scoring 59. A month and a half later, he scored 65. Both games were against Fremont Ross.
  • In front of a sellout crowd, Lima Senior beats LCC 68-53. Great night to be a Spartan.
  • The original Spartan - Judge Rick Workman - joins Special Spartan Will Jolliff in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Spartan mascot.