Sports Archive

Goshen shuts down Bethel-Tate air attack

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Fans are used to seeing big plays on the field when they watch local football teams in action. Every once and a while, however, events off the field overshadow what happens on the gridiron. The Goshen Warriors traveled to Bethel-Tate High School on Sept. 9 for a non-conference bout. Originally, [ Read More ]

UC Clermont volleyball off to solid start

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The University of Cincinnati Clermont volleyball team began their quest to return to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National tournament and despite having a young squad, head coach Josh Hamer said the team’s play has been solid. “The team’s been playing really well,” Hamer said. “We’re losing sets by [ Read More ]

CNE sweeps Amelia in three-set thriller

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two perennial Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference powers met in Owensville on Sept. 7 for a non-conference matchup that, while only three sets, was packed with action. All three sets were close battles, with Clermont Northeastern using a late run to win the first set 25-22. Amelia head coach [ Read More ]

Locals race at Western Brown, Felicity

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor A pair of Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference schools hosted cross country meets that drew a large contingent of Clermont County runners to campus. Western Brown began the week by hosting the Jim Neu Invitational on Sept. 6. Bethel-Tate’s Jackson Coates placed second, finishing the event in just over [ Read More ]

Golfers hit the links in SBAAC Championship

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The first two days of the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference golf championship were held last week and several Clermont County golfers are leading their respective teams to solid showings. In the National Division, the first day of tournament play was held at Wilmington Elks Golf Course on Sept. [ Read More ]

Roundup: Field goal pushes ‘Burg over Amelia

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Madeira 53, Batavia 0 Batavia’s offensive woes continued as the team’s scoreless streak now sits at eight quarters. The Tigers managed just 72 yards of total offense, 11 through the air. The 61 rush- ing yards were totaled on 35 carries, good for a mere 1.7 yards per rush. Madeira [ Read More ]

Girls’ soccer roundup: Lady Lions roar past Goshen

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference American Division has a clear divide between the top three teams and the bottom three girls’ soccer teams. Amelia, New Richmond and Western Brown all sit at 4-1 in the conference, while no other team in the division has more than two conference [ Read More ]

Boys’ soccer roundup: Tigers drop first game

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers entered last week undefeated and hoped to continue that streak, while the county’s two Eastern Cincinnati Conference representatives were still searching for their first win. Bethel-Tate rolled over Williamsburg 9-0, getting four scoring strikes from Boston and one each from Casey Fischer, Jake Clift, Christian Veve, Lukas [ Read More ]

Volleyball roundup: Lady Wildcats move up to first

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor After taking the Labor Day holiday off last week, volleyball teams across the county returned to action on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Williamsburg earned a three-set sweep over Blanchester, 25-14, 25-13, 25-10. Clermont Northeastern swept Bethel-Tate 25-15, 25-10, 25-20 and Western Brown took three sets from Batavia by scores of 26-24, [ Read More ]

Amelia downs Clermont Northeastern behind Altherr’s three touchdowns

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Coming off an 18-0 shutout loss to Mount Healthy in their season opener, the Amelia Barons traveled to Owensville looking for their first win of the season. Thanks to several big plays on both sides of the ball, the Barons picked up that first victory 41-6 over Clermont Northeastern. Amelia [ Read More ]

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