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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 ]

Goshen volleyball sweeps Colerain

­ By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Goshen Lady Warriors’ volleyball team scheduled several opponents this season with the sole purpose of preparing for the sectional tournament. One of those teams came to Goshen on Monday, Oct. 9: Colerain. The Lady Cardinals entered the game at 4-14 on the season but a difficult schedule makes those [ Read More ]

Soccer, volleyball sectional brackets released

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Clermont County teams learned their post-season fates today as the sectional tournament brackets were released. In volleyball, both Division I teams will battle at Lakota East. Milford takes on Lakota West on Tuesday, Oct 17 at 6:30 p.m. West Clermont’s tilt against Kings follows at 8 p.m. Division II starts [ Read More ]

Rocket Trophy returns to Clermont

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the first time in three years, the Rocket Trophy is back in Clermont County. The Battle of the Rockets, 2017 edition occurred on Sept. 28 in Owensville, with Clermont Northeastern opening Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference National Division play with a resounding 42-7 victory. Fayetteville found themselves down [ Read More ]

Goshen tennis wins first league title

­ By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor When the final matches were completed at the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference American Division tennis tournament on Thursday, Sept. 28, the Goshen Lady Warriors remained on top. The squad added the conference tournament title to a season that already includes a league title, as the Lady Warriors [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate boys’ soccer aiming for postseason

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers’ soccer team appears to be picking up where the squad left off in 2016. So far, Bethel-Tate is 9-2 overall and a perfect 7-0 in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference National Division. The team’s start to the season is a pleasing one, according to head [ Read More ]

Goshen trounces Blanchester 41-0

By Garth Shanklin Garth Shanklin Sports Editor A win is a win. Sometimes, teams execute perfectly and the film is a thing of beauty. Other times, not so much. Goshen’s 41-0 victory over Blanchester in the King of the Road game on Friday, Sept. 22 falls into the latter category, according to head coach Ryan [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate holds off Batavia 35-20

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two undefeated teams with contrasting styles met on the gridiron in Clermont County on Friday, Sept. 15, The gunslinging Bethel-Tate Tigers traveled to Batavia for a non-league match against a Bulldog team that entered play with three different runners over 200 yards on the season. When the final horn sounded, [ Read More ]

Lady Cougars volleyball seeking tournament spot

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Less than one full month into their 2017 schedule, it’s clear the University of Cincinnati Clermont Lady Cougars’ volleyball team is on the right track. Entering play this weekend at St. Mary of the Woods College in Indiana, the team found themselves 8-5 overall and winners of five of their [ Read More ]

Batavia volleyball squeaks by Felicity

  By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Sometimes, the score of a game doesn’t do the game justice. Late scores can pull teams closer than they actually were, while other times teams ease off early and don’t reach their full potential. Looking at the final score of the Batavia Lady Bulldogs’ 3-0 victory over Felicity-Franklin on Thursday, [ Read More ]


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