Allie LaForce is currently a sports reporter for “Fox8 News”. Her passion for television broadcast began when she was working as a sideline reporter, color analyst and studio host for “Sports Time Ohio”, covering the Mid-American Conference and both high school football and basketball championships. She has also worked as a sideline reporter for Fox College Sports.
In 2005, Allie became the first from the great state of Ohio to win the title of Miss Teen USA later that year. In this role, Allie embarked on an amazing journey becoming an exemplary roll model for teens, building relationships with organizations dedicated to education and action such as: Best Buddies and Gilda’s Club.
After a year of traveling and public speaking, Allie decided to study journalism at the Honors Tutorial College, a division of Ohio University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She spent two years as a member of the women’s basketball team which led her to a position with Nike as a field reporter in the Midwest. At the same time, she also worked as a producer and host for the Ohio University Football Coach’s Show “Bobcat Blitz.” The Vermilion native has also been a reporter for Emmy-Award winning high school football show “Gridiron Glory”.
Allie’s motivation and competitive mentality runs in the family. Her father, Wade, played in two Stagg Bowls for the Wittenberg Tigers and her mother Lesa, was a tennis player and cheerleader at Kent State University. Allie’s brother Jack is currently a linebacker for the Mount Union Purple Raiders, and her sister AuBree is a four-sport standout at Vermilion High School.