2014 Sports & Recreation Reader Picks

The 2014 reader picks for best local athletes, teams and recreational sports spots around town.


  1. Joey Votto
  2. A.J. Green
  3. Brandon Phillips

Musketeer (Current)

  1. Justin Martin
  2. Semaj Christon
  3. Chris Mack

Team (Professional)

  1. Reds
  2. Bengals
  3. Cyclones

Bearcat (Current)

  1. Sean Kilpatrick
  2. Mick Cronin
  3. Justin Jackson

Bengal (Current)

  1. A.J. Green
  2. Giovani Bernard
  3. Andy Dalton

Coach/Manager High School

  1. John Rodenberg (Moeller Football)
  2. Julie Plitt (Wyoming Volleyball)
  3. Dan Mueller (Highlands Football)

Coach/Manager Pro or College

  1. Mick Cronin (UC Basketball)
  2. Marvin Lewis (Bengals)
  3. Chris Mack (Xavier Basketball)


  1. Chris Reed
  2. Anthony Luciani
  3. Jérémie Malouin

Golf Course

  1. Blue Ash
  2. Devou Park
  3. Kenwood Country Club

NKU Norse

  1. Victor E. Viking
  2. Jalen Billups (Men’s Basketball)
  3. Jake Geisler (Men’s Basketball)

Pick-Up Basketball Court

  1. Oakley Playground
  2. UC Recreation Center
  3. Fort Thomas Armory

Red (Current)

  1. Brandon Phillips
  2. Joey Votto
  3. Jay Bruce

Soccer Facility

  1. Town & Country
  2. Soccer City
  3. Cincinnati Sports Mall

Softball Fields

  1. Rumpke Park
  2. Expressway Park
  3. City of Blue Ash

Team (Amateur/Semi-Pro)

  1. Cincinnati Rollergirls
  2. Florence Freedom
  3. Black-n-Bluegrass Rollergirls

Team (College)

  1. UC Men’s Basketball
  2. UC Football
  3. Xavier Men’s Basketball

Team (High School)

  1. Moeller Football
  2. Elder Football
  3. Colerain Football

Tennis Courts

  1. Lunken Airport Playfields
  2. Cincinnati Tennis Club
  3. Sawyer Point

Volleyball Court

  1. Hahana Beach
  2. The Sandbar
  3. Back Porch Saloon

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