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Lady Wildcats look to continue improvement

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats’ soccer team will take to the pitch looking to make a name for themselves in 2016. The team won four games in 2015, three of which came against Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference opponents. In addition, four Lady Wildcats earned postseason honors from the conference, [ Read More ]

Lady Rockets look to continue soccer success

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets had a decent season in 2015. The squad rolled to a 10-0 record in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference, and head coach Craig Yeager earned American Division Coach of the Year honors for his team’s play in the regular season. Then the postseason [ Read More ]

Eagles look to build on second-half momentum

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the first 11 games of the 2015 season, the Milford Eagles boys’ soccer team did not play very well. The team suffered a 2-0 loss to Oak Hills on Sept. 26, the fifth shutout loss by the squad in the month of September. Then, suddenly, the Eagles went on [ Read More ]

Don’t let Reds’ woes tarnish Votto’s streak

Warning: contents of this article may be flammable. It is recommended readers use caution when reading about Joey Votto’s last few months at the plate, since the likelihood of the newspaper itself catching on fire is extremely high. Let’s jump back to May, before Bengals rookies starting dropping like flies in training camp. Two injured [ Read More ]

New Richmond Generals hosting Ohio River Tournament

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Tucked away at the corner of Augusta Street and Washington Street, just off the banks of the Ohio River in New Richmond, Clasgen Field sits, awaiting the next time fans flock to the yard for another display of diamond prowess. Clasgen Field hosts the New Richmond Generals, a team consisting [ Read More ]

CNE volleyball setting lofty goals for 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets volleyball team posted impressive numbers in the 2015 regular season, but once the final set ended the team was left wanting more. Twice in 2015 the Lady Rockets found themselves leading a match 2-0 only to lose it 3-2. The first instance came against a [ Read More ]

Milford, Glen Este cross country squads making strides

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor While the Glen Este cross country team won’t overwhelm you with numbers, that didn’t stop the team from posting solid performances in the 2015 season and look to duplicate that success in 2016. Instead of focusing on the team performance at each meet, Glen Este head coach Raymond Prueitt said [ Read More ]

Lady Barons looking to make history in final season

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor As the Amelia Lady Barons prepare for one final soccer season, the team has history on their mind. Since joining the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference in 2010, the Lady Barons have dominated the league’s girls soccer landscape, winning American Division titles every season since entering the conference. Head [ Read More ]

Felicity volleyball reloading after 2015 run

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Felicity-Franklin Cardinals volleyball team made quite a run in 2015. Injuries plagued the squad as they entered the postseason, yet despite missing their key player the Lady Cardinals advanced to the sectional finals, falling to Miami Valley Christian Academy in three sets. Head coach Damon Smith wasn’t sure what [ Read More ]

Milford volleyball preaching family-first attitude in 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Milford Lady Eagles volleyball team enjoyed a successful run in 2015. The squad won 16 of their 23 games, and posted a 9-5 record in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference along the way. A loss to Sycamore in the opening-round of the sectional tournament ended the Lady Eagles season, but [ Read More ]

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