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Williamsburg SAY Soccer team places second in state

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor On a cold November morning in Milford, soccer teams from across Ohio heated up the field in the SAY Soccer state championships, held at Finley Ray Park on Nov. 19-20. One local team made the trip to the title game: a Williamsburg U14 squad consisting of seventh and eighth graders [ Read More ]

Lady Wildcats start season 2-0

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats girls’ basketball team has played two games so far this season and in both contests the team has emerged victorious. On Saturday, Nov. 26, the Lady Wildcats traveled to Ripley to take on the Lady Jays. The first quarter was competitive, with Kasey Connor scoring five [ Read More ]

Amelia squeaks past Bethel-Tate in season opener

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Amelia Barons tipped off their final girls’ basketball campaign with a home contest against the Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers on Nov. 28. Early on, it appeared Amelia would run away with the game. The Lady Barons jumped out to an 8-1 lead thanks to six first-quarter points from Shelby Hatcher. [ Read More ]

Glen Este grapplers look to continue conference dominance

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The 2015-2016 season was a very good one for the Glen Este Trojans’ wrestling program. The team sent a pair of individual wrestlers to the state tournament and won the Eastern Cincinnati Conference in dominating fashion. Head coach Chris Redmond said last year’s team was one he had worked with [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate wrestling looks to take the next step

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers did a lot of things right on the mats last season. The team sent senior Jeffrey Botts to the podium at the state individual tournament, a performance that likely would have been much better had Botts not suffered an ankle injury during the district meet. Bethel-Tate also [ Read More ]

Wildcat wrestlers looking to build on past success

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Wildcats wrestling team had quite the season last year. From conference titles to postseason success, the Wildcats accomplished a little bit of everything under head coach Brandon Dean, who said seasons like the 2015-2016 campaign are rare. “Last year was fantastic,” Dean said. “Those seasons don’t happen every [ Read More ]

Lady Rockets hold off Taylor for season opening win

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets hosted Taylor High School for their girls’ basketball opener on Nov. 26, and thanks to some timely free-throw shooting late, CNE emerged victorious, 52-44. Neither team could separate themselves from the other for most of the game. Taylor held a 10-8 lead at the end [ Read More ]

West Clermont names fall coaches

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor With the merger between Amelia High School and Glen Este High School drawing ever closer, the West Clermont Board of Education approved the fall coaches for the 2016-2017 season during the Nov. 22 board meeting. Glen Este football coach Nick Ayers will lead the West Clermont Wolves onto the gridiron [ Read More ]

Depth key for Warrior wrestling

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Goshen Warriors’ wrestling team will enjoy the return of several key wrestlers as the season begins this week. With senior Trey Atwood departing the team after last season, the squad will look to improve on last season’s fourth-place finish in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference’s American Division. [ Read More ]

Lady Cardinals fall to Peebles in season opener

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two quarters doomed the Felicity Lady Cardinals in their season-opening 57-36 loss to Peebles on Nov. 26. Felicity scored 11 points in the first quarter, four of which came thanks to Kylie Sponcil. Unfortunately for the Lady Cardinals, McKinlee Ryan scored 14 points in the period, connecting on three free-throws [ Read More ]


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