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Amelia soccer on a roll as playoffs near

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor There’s something to be said in the sports world for getting hot at the right time. Teams have won titles simply by meshing together just before the playoffs began and playing some of their best games in the postseason. In the NCAA basketball tournament, coming together as a team can [ Read More ]

Boys’ soccer roundup: Tigers remain unbeaten in conference

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers completed their undefeated run through the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference National Division last week. A 2-1 win over Blanchester improved the team to 9-0 and clinched them the division title. That same day, Norwood defeated Goshen 8-0, Georgetown blanked Clermont Northeastern 5-0 and Felicity-Franklin battled [ Read More ]

Sectional tournament brackets released

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Local teams across the county now know exactly who they will face in the first round of the postseason with the release of the sectional tournament brackets on Sunday, Oct. 9. In Division I volleyball, Milford will begin play Kings at Lakota East on Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Should [ Read More ]

Lady Lions, Lady Eagles represented at tennis districts

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor When the dust settled on the girls’ sectional tournament last week, two local schools found themselves with representatives heading to the district tournament. In Division I singles play, Milford’s Amanda Reinhart placed second in the sectional tournament, earning a 6-0, 6-0 win over Wilmington’s Brooklyn Nielson to start her day. [ Read More ]

Girls’ Soccer Roundup: ‘Burg wins share of title

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats had a very good week last week. The team started off with an 8-0 victory over Felicity-Franklin on Oct. 4. That same day, Clermont Northeastern defeated Georgetown 2-0, Blanchester earned a 1-0 win over Bethel-Tate, and Amelia defeated Batavia 3-0. Goshen fell to Norwood 5-0, New [ Read More ]

County schools prepare for conference meets

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Teams across the county made one final push this past week before the conference cross-country meets begin. On Tuesday, Oct. 4, several local squads visited Goshen High School for the 2016 Goshen Warrior Invitational. Bethel-Tate’s Jackson Coates won the event, posting a time of 16:58.47. Felicity-Franklin’s Jared Boeckmann placed second, [ Read More ]

Boys’ sectional brackets revealed

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor All 10 Clermont County schools now have at least some idea who they will face in the first round of sectional tournament play next week. Match-ups for the boys’ sectional soccer tournament were released on Oct. 9, and in Division I Glen Este drew a first-round bye. The Trojans will [ Read More ]

Girls soccer sectional matchups revealed

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Girls’ soccer teams from around the county learned their first-round destinations as sectional tournament brackets were announced on Sunday, Oct. 9. In Division I, Milford drew the #10 seed and a first-round bye. The Lady Eagles will face off against the winner of Little Miami and Sycamore in Milford on [ Read More ]

Volleyball sectional tournament matchups announced

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Southwest District Athletic Board announced girls’ volleyball first-round matchups on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. In Division I, Milford will begin play Kings at Lakota East on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7:30. Should the Lady Eagles advance, the team will earn a matchup at Talawanda on Thursday, Oct. 20 at [ Read More ]

Volleyball roundup: Lady Lions control own destiny

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Entering the final two weeks of regular-season play, the New Richmond Lady Lions have set themselves up for back-to-back conference championships. The team currently sports an undefeated 6-0 record in the league, 1.5 games ahead of Western Brown. Before they could add to that lead, the team had to endure [ Read More ]

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