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Glen Este holds off Milford

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Glen Este Lady Trojans traveled to Milford High School for an Eastern Cincinnati Conference showdown on Dec. 10 that lived up to the hype. Milford had a shot to tie the game with less than 10 seconds left, but Tori Gilman was called for palming the ball, sealing a [ Read More ]

Free-throws key as Wildcats hold off CNE

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg and Clermont Northeastern boys’ basketball teams opened conference play with a back-and-forth affair that ended with the Wildcats leaving Owensville victorious. Williamsburg held an 11-10 lead at the end of the first quarter, but by the 2:57 mark of the second period, CNE led by nine. The Wildcats [ Read More ]

New Richmond triumphs in in-school dual

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The New Richmond Lions wasted no time introducing their wrestling team to the school this past weekend. The team held their in-school dual on Dec. 2, welcoming the Amelia Barons to campus. The event got started at the 138-pound class. Ryan Wolf defeated Amelia’s Adrian Root 11-5 to put the [ Read More ]

Williamsburg hosts Bob Guy Invitational

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Wildcats welcomed seven other schools to campus on Dec. 3 for the Bob Guy Wrestling Invitational. When the wrestling ended and the scores were counted, Little Miami took home the team title with 278 points, 65.5 more than the runner-up Bethel-Tate Tigers. Loveland placed third with 174 points. [ Read More ]

Williamsburg SAY Soccer team places second in state

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor On a cold November morning in Milford, soccer teams from across Ohio heated up the field in the SAY Soccer state championships, held at Finley Ray Park on Nov. 19-20. One local team made the trip to the title game: a Williamsburg U14 squad consisting of seventh and eighth graders [ Read More ]

Lady Wildcats start season 2-0

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats girls’ basketball team has played two games so far this season and in both contests the team has emerged victorious. On Saturday, Nov. 26, the Lady Wildcats traveled to Ripley to take on the Lady Jays. The first quarter was competitive, with Kasey Connor scoring five [ Read More ]

Amelia squeaks past Bethel-Tate in season opener

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Amelia Barons tipped off their final girls’ basketball campaign with a home contest against the Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers on Nov. 28. Early on, it appeared Amelia would run away with the game. The Lady Barons jumped out to an 8-1 lead thanks to six first-quarter points from Shelby Hatcher. [ Read More ]

Glen Este grapplers look to continue conference dominance

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The 2015-2016 season was a very good one for the Glen Este Trojans’ wrestling program. The team sent a pair of individual wrestlers to the state tournament and won the Eastern Cincinnati Conference in dominating fashion. Head coach Chris Redmond said last year’s team was one he had worked with [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate wrestling looks to take the next step

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers did a lot of things right on the mats last season. The team sent senior Jeffrey Botts to the podium at the state individual tournament, a performance that likely would have been much better had Botts not suffered an ankle injury during the district meet. Bethel-Tate also [ Read More ]

Wildcat wrestlers looking to build on past success

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Wildcats wrestling team had quite the season last year. From conference titles to postseason success, the Wildcats accomplished a little bit of everything under head coach Brandon Dean, who said seasons like the 2015-2016 campaign are rare. “Last year was fantastic,” Dean said. “Those seasons don’t happen every [ Read More ]

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