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Batavia soccer seeking title in 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Batavia Bulldogs boys’ soccer team lost a few key pieces from a 2015 season that saw them contend for a Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference title, but that won’t stop the team from making another championship run in 2016. Head coach Kevin Scheel said the 2015 campaign was [ Read More ]

Amelia volleyball looking to go out on top

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Amelia Lady Barons volleyball team enters the 2016 campaign looking to avenge a loss from 2015 while also going out on top. The Barons finished last year 12-11, with a three-set loss to Western Brown the roadblock that prevented the team from finishing last season as the Southern Buckeye [ Read More ]

Lady Tigers out to prove themselves in 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers volleyball team struggled throughout the 2015 season, but the start of a new school year signifies a fresh start. Last year, the team won just two games, both against the Ripley Lady Jays. The team opened their regular-season campaign this year with a tri-match at home [ Read More ]

Lady Wildcats’ volleyball team looking to repeat 2015 success

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The 2015 campaign was a very good one for the Williamsburg Lady Wildcats’ volleyball team. Thanks in large part to a core group of players who will return in 2016, the team rolled to a 20-2 record, including a 10-0 mark in the Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference. The [ Read More ]

UC Clermont soccer kicking into gear in second season

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor A few years ago, the University of Cincinnati Clermont soccer program didn’t exist. The school had a successful volleyball program in the fall and in the winter the basketball teams were also winners, but no team took to the pitch. That all changed last year, as the school successfully launched [ Read More ]

New Richmond adds girls’ golf program

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Nothing quite sneaks up on you like the end of summer. Day after day of beautiful weather or, in Ohio’s case, day after day of random weather blurs the line of time and can make you forget just how far along in the year you are. Suddenly, it’s August, and [ Read More ]

Glen Este girls’ soccer continues rebuilding

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Glen Este Lady Trojans soccer team may not have had a sparkling win-loss record in 2015, but the final result isn’t always the best indicator of maturation. Head coach Mathew Grau called the 2015 season a season of “rebuilding and growth.” “We continued to grow as a team and [ Read More ]

Goshen Lady Warriors’ soccer seeking consistency in 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The 2015 season for the Goshen Lady Warriors soccer team wasn’t exactly one to remember. The team posted a 3-13-1 record and did not record a victory in the Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference, though they did tie Batavia. Blowout losses were a common theme in 2015, as the [ Read More ]

Lady Lions taking aim at postseason run

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Last season, the New Richmond Lady Lions volleyball team racked up 17 wins and a conference championship en route to a sectional tournament finals loss to Wyoming. The battle for the division championship was tight, as it went down to the very last day before determining a winner. “Last year [ Read More ]

Glen Este, Milford tennis seeking improvement

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Glen Este Trojans tennis team didn’t win a single match last season. The team only had five players, and entering 2016 the squad’s top singles player from last year is no longer on the team after graduating last May. Add all that up, and you have a young team [ Read More ]

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