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Lady Cougars’ soccer splits tourney matches

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor As more and more teams were revealed during the USCAA Women’s Soccer selection show on Oct. 31, the UC Clermont Lady Cougars continued to patiently wait their turn. The patience paid off, as the team earned the 12th and final seed to advance to the tournament for the first time in team [ Read More ]

­­Lions fall in regional semis

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the second consecutive week, a Clermont County football team held a late lead in a hotly contested playoff game, and for the second consecutive week, the local team couldn’t quite hang on. Like Goshen last week, the New Richmond Lions led their playoff opponent, the Chaminade Julienne Eagles late [ Read More ]

UC Clermont heading to volleyball nationals

­­­ By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the first time in three seasons, the University of Cincinnati – Clermont volleyball team is returning to the national tournament. The team drew the sixth seed in the event, which begins on Thursday, Nov. 9 with games starting at 9:30 a.m. The Cougars’ first tilt is at 12:30 [ Read More ]

Wolves rally, upend Eagles 35-28

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The postseason scenario entering the final home game of the season for the Milford Eagles on Friday, Oct. 27 against West Clermont was a simple one. The Eagles had already clinched a playoff berth, more than likely due to the team’s win over Anderson the week prior. A victory over West [ Read More ]

Union Township man competes in Ironman

­ By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Triathalons are not easy. Running, biking and swimming require different skill sets that take time to master, and doing all of them while racing against other people is a difficult task. Now, pretend the people you’re racing against are the best athletes in the world and the race itself [ Read More ]

Locals advance to cross-country regionals

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor On a picture-perfect day for cross-country action, several Clermont County runners punched their ticket for the regional meet on Saturday, October 21. All nine county schools traveled to Voice of America Park in West Chester for the races, which began with the boys’ Division I race at 10 a.m. No boys’ [ Read More ]

Milford stuns Anderson 41-40

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Down three scores. On the road. To an undefeated team ranked in the top five of the latest computer polls. That is the situation the Milford Eagles found themselves in on Friday, Oct. 20 when the team traveled to Anderson High School to take on the undefeated Redskins. Milford went [ Read More ]

Lions, Tigers win cross-country titles

­­­ By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Clermont County swept the boys’ cross-country championships at the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference meet at Western Brown High School on Saturday, Oct. 14. Jackson Coates paced Bethel-Tate to a first-place finish in the National Division, finishing first overall out of both divisions with a time of 17:17.64. [ Read More ]

Warriors ground Falcons 33-31

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor With the swing of a foot, the Goshen Warriors accomplished something no other Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic conference team had done since 2001. A 25-yard field goal at the buzzer propelled the Warriors to a 33-31 home win over Clinton-Massie on Friday, Oct. 13, the Falcons’ first league loss [ Read More ]

Becker-led Tigers improve to 7-0

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor In front of a packed Homecoming crowd, the Bethel-Tate offense wasted no time putting on a show for the home fans in a 56-31 win over Clermont Northeastern on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. After Bethel-Tate started the game with an onside kick recovery, quarterback Seth Becker connected with wide receiver [ Read More ]

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