Sports Archive

Wrestling roundup: Tigers win at North College Hill

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor This past weekend was a busy one for Clermont County wrestlers, with all but one of the county’s teams in action. To start, the Bethel-Tate Tigers traveled to North College Hill for the Everett Howard Memorial Invitational. The Tigers won the tournament, collecting 262 points. East Clinton placed second with [ Read More ]

Cold shooting dooms Bulldogs in home loss

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Defense may win championships, but it’s hard to win games if you can’t score. The Batavia Bulldogs realized just how hard it is to win without a consistent offense in a 48-38 loss to the New Richmond Lions on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Batavia scored in single-digits in three of [ Read More ]

Local wrestlers compete at Bob Guy Invitational

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor A quartet of local wrestling teams made their 2017-2018 debut at the Bob Guy Invitational, held on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Williamsburg High School. Along with the hosting Wildcats, Batavia, Bethel-Tate and CNE elected to participate in the opening-weekend event along with Badin, Loveland and McNicholas. Loveland won the team title [ Read More ]

CNE outruns Felicity 50-22

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets entered their home game against the Felicity Cardinals on Thursday, Nov. 30 looking to rebound from a loss to the Western Brown Lady Broncos in their prior game. In that matchup, CNE’s’ defense allowed 65 points in a 65-31 loss. The team’s defense returned to [ Read More ]

Garr leads Goshen past Ross 51-29

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Goshen junior Paige Garr was unstoppable in the second half of the Lady Warriors’ win over Ross on Saturday, Nov. 25. Garr scored 17 points after the halftime break, leading her team to a season-opening win at home against the Lady Rams. Ross held an early 9-4 lead at the [ Read More ]

Lady Wolves come up short against Solon

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor To be the best, you have to beat the best, and West Clermont got quite the battle in the school’s first-ever girls’ basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 25. The Lady Wolves traveled to Lakota West High School to take on Solon in the Journey to the Tourney, a game that [ Read More ]

UC Clermont men rally for win over Penn State

­ By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The University of Cincinnati – Clermont Cougars men’s basketball team finally tipped off a home game on Friday, Nov. 17 after spending their first four contests away from Batavia. The team they drew for their home opener? The Penn State Greater Allegheny Nitanny Lions, a team that has not only [ Read More ]

Lady Cougars knock off Penn State 75-46

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the first time since a 65-52 loss to Sinclar on Wednesday, Nov. 1, the UC Clermont Lady Cougars played in front of their home fans in the first half of a doubleheader against Penn State Greater Allegheny on Friday, Nov. 17. While the men’s team watched before their home opener [ Read More ]

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 ]


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