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Williamsburg Lady Wildcats win district softball title

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor One streak came to an end at Mason High School on Monday night, but a much more important one continued for the Williamsburg Lady Wildcats softball team. The squad gave up their first runs of the postseason but otherwise dominated Franklin Monroe in an 11-2 district championship victory. Head coach [ Read More ]

Lady Rockets fall to Indian Lake in district finals

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets found themselves at a crossroads earlier this season. After starting the 2015-2016 campaign 5-2, the team lost three straight road games, allowing double-digit runs in all three contests. Head coach Bill Goldfuss said the team struggled in all aspects of the game during that streak. [ Read More ]

Locals advance to track and field regionals

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Though rainy conditions tried to put a damper on things throughout the week, all 10 Clermont County schools were able to compete at their respective track and field district meets last week. Amelia, Glen Este and Milford made the trip to Mason High School for their meet. Milford’s Manny Fernandez [ Read More ]

How bad could they be?

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Exactly one week ago, this space was occupied by me saying, in no uncertain terms, this year was a lost year for the Reds. It didn’t matter what the team did on the field, the point of this season was to build for years in the future. 2017, 2018, who [ Read More ]

UC Clermont baseball falls in World Series final

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The UC Clermont Cougars baseball team came up just short in their bid for a United States Collegiate Athletic Association title last week. Competing against eight other schools in a double-elimination tournament hosted by the College of St. Joseph in Vermont at the college’s field in New York, the Cougars [ Read More ]

New Richmond baseball rolling through sectional play

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The New Richmond Lions baseball team has gotten hot at the perfect time. Entering the final eight games of the regular season, the Lions sat at 10-6, 3-3 in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference. The team had four conference games remaining, three of which were to be played [ Read More ]

Goshen Lady Warriors get revenge in sectional tournament

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor With every team in any sport, there comes a point in the season where the team faces some kind of adversity. Be it an injury to one of the squad’s best players or a losing streak, something is going to happen that will test a team’s mettle. For the Goshen [ Read More ]

Face facts, Reds aren’t winning in 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor I had the pleasure of returning to my alma mater this past weekend to attend graduation. It’s been a year since I walked across the stage at Bradley, so once the opportunity arose for me to go back and support my friends who remained it was a no-brainer. Sitting in [ Read More ]

Williamsburg, Amelia earn titles at SBAAC meet

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor In the team standings, Williamsburg’s boys team won the title in the National Division, totaling 123 points to best Georgetown by 15. Bethel-Tate placed third with 95, while Clermont Northeastern’s 53 points edged Felicity by one for fifth. Western Brown won the boys’ American Division title, tallying 130 points. New [ Read More ]

Milford, Glen Este battle at ECC Track and Field Championships

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor While baseball and softball teams began postseason play in the sectional tournaments, track and field squads had one more event before their postseason began. Glen Este and Milford both traveled to Anderson High School for the Eastern Cincinnati Conference championships last week, the final meet before districts. Kings won the [ Read More ]

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