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Lady Wildcats’ volleyball team looking to repeat 2015 success

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The 2015 campaign was a very good one for the Williamsburg Lady Wildcats’ volleyball team. Thanks in large part to a core group of players who will return in 2016, the team rolled to a 20-2 record, including a 10-0 mark in the Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference. The [ Read More ]

UC Clermont soccer kicking into gear in second season

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor A few years ago, the University of Cincinnati Clermont soccer program didn’t exist. The school had a successful volleyball program in the fall and in the winter the basketball teams were also winners, but no team took to the pitch. That all changed last year, as the school successfully launched [ Read More ]

New Richmond adds girls’ golf program

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Nothing quite sneaks up on you like the end of summer. Day after day of beautiful weather or, in Ohio’s case, day after day of random weather blurs the line of time and can make you forget just how far along in the year you are. Suddenly, it’s August, and [ Read More ]

Glen Este girls’ soccer continues rebuilding

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Glen Este Lady Trojans soccer team may not have had a sparkling win-loss record in 2015, but the final result isn’t always the best indicator of maturation. Head coach Mathew Grau called the 2015 season a season of “rebuilding and growth.” “We continued to grow as a team and [ Read More ]

Goshen Lady Warriors’ soccer seeking consistency in 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The 2015 season for the Goshen Lady Warriors soccer team wasn’t exactly one to remember. The team posted a 3-13-1 record and did not record a victory in the Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference, though they did tie Batavia. Blowout losses were a common theme in 2015, as the [ Read More ]

Lady Lions taking aim at postseason run

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Last season, the New Richmond Lady Lions volleyball team racked up 17 wins and a conference championship en route to a sectional tournament finals loss to Wyoming. The battle for the division championship was tight, as it went down to the very last day before determining a winner. “Last year [ Read More ]

Glen Este, Milford tennis seeking improvement

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Glen Este Trojans tennis team didn’t win a single match last season. The team only had five players, and entering 2016 the squad’s top singles player from last year is no longer on the team after graduating last May. Add all that up, and you have a young team [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate to rely on a pair of young goalkeepers in 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers boys’ soccer team had a solid season in 2015. The squad won 10 games and finished second in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference National Division to Blanchester. Three players of that Tigers team have graduated. Senior Ian Kimmerly earned second-team all-league honors while Tanner Colwell [ Read More ]

Glen Este volleyball seeking improvement in final season

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Heading into the final volleyball season at Glen Este High School, Lady Trojans head coach Sarah Bryant wants to make sure the 2016 campaign does not end up the same way the 2015 season did. Last year, Bryant’s first season as the head coach for Glen Este, the Lady Trojans [ Read More ]

UC Clermont Cougars volleyball team looks to return to winning ways

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two years removed from an appearance in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association volleyball championship tournament, the University of Cincinnati Clermont College Cougars women’s volleyball team has reloaded and is looking to make a return trip to the tourney. The Cougars finished last season with 11 wins in 26 games [ Read More ]

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