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Public Notices for April 20, 2017

New Richmond hosts track meet

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor It was a busy week for local track and field teams last week, with two county schools hosting invitationals. New Richmond started the week with a two-day event, held on Tuesday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 12. Every single Clermont County school was represented in the event. In the girls’ [ Read More ]

New Richmond baseball on a roll

By Garth Shankin Sports Editor On Monday, April 3, moments after the New Richmond Lions defeated Western Brown 2-0 to improve to 5-2 on the season, a rainbow shined down beyond the outfield fence at Western Brown High School. As it turns out, the appearance was a sign of things to come for the New [ Read More ]

Williamsburg softball continues rolling

By Garth Shanklin, Sports Editor – In the team’s last three games, all wins, the Williamsburg Lady Wildcats’ softball team has allowed a grand total of one run. Two of those three contests have been shutouts, both started by Carly Wagers. Not only has Wagers kept opposing teams off the scoreboard, she’s kept them off [ Read More ]

OHSAA releases updated divisions

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Nearly three full years after its approval, the Ohio High School Athletic Association released the first set of divisions compiled partly using the competitive balance process on Thursday, April 6. Previously, schools were placed in divisions based solely on total number of students. That is still a part of the [ Read More ]

Amelia softball trounces Norwood 11-1

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Amelia Lady Barons are off to a solid 3-0 start to the season thanks to a potent offense and excellent pitching in the circle from junior Nicole Brown. Brown started two games in the circle last week for Amelia, shutting out New Richmond in a 10-0 Amelia victory on [ Read More ]

Batavia’s Gadbury no-hits Goshen

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor It’s hard to win games without baserunners, and Batavia’s Connor Gadbury made sure Goshen had a difficult time putting runners on base in the Bulldogs’ 6-0 victory on March 29. Gadbury no-hit the Warriors, allowing just one baserunner in the entire contest: a two-out hit batsman in the top of [ Read More ]

Williamsburg dominates Reading to start season

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats began their quest to return to the state tournament by dominating their first three opponents to start the regular season. First, Williamsburg welcomed Reading High School to campus for a doubleheader on Saturday, March 25. Carly Wagers started the first game in the circle for the [ Read More ]

Locals earn winter all-city awards

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor This is the time of the year where the melting of the snow and warming of the temperatures would signal the end of the winter sports season, but for the most part the area didn’t receive all that much snowfall this year. Nonetheless, the winter sports season has come to [ Read More ]

Lady Cougars win three of four to open season

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The University of Cincinnati Clermont Lady Cougars’ softball team began the 2017 season this past weekend with one goal in mind: returning to the national championship. The team last made it to the tournament two years ago, placing seventh overall. Last season’s team couldn’t replicate that success, as other commitments [ Read More ]


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