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Super Bowl champion Woodruff returns to New Richmond

Staff report New Richmond High School welcomed back distinguished alumnus and NRHS Sports Hall of Fame member Dwayne Woodruff on Oct. 2 as part of the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll initiative recognizing schools and communities that contributed to Super Bowl history. Woodruff, a 1975 graduate of New Richmond, was a three-sport star at [ Read More ]

Game plan gets McElfresh through to district tourney

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The great amateur golfer Bobby Jones once said, “competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course, the space between your ears.” Jones’ allusion to the mental side of a sport that is less fast-twitch reaction and more cerebral contemplation was the approach Bethel-Tate senior Mitchell McElfresh, along with his [ Read More ]

Wildcats getting more comfortable in offense

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor For Williamsburg, it’s not the X’s and O’s’ it’s the Jimmys and the Joes. Or, more appropriately, it’s the Spencers, Kurts and Dawsons. Program systems in high school football only last as long as the players who can implement them. In 2015, that meant Wildcats head coach Scott Lefker had [ Read More ]

Glen Este, Bethel-Tate in line for playoff berths, Williamsburg, Goshen on the outside looking in

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its second weekly football computer ratings on Sept. 29, which will determine the playoff picture in each of the seven divisions in the state. The ratings have been released weekly following the culmination of the Week 4 games and will continue to be [ Read More ]

Week 5 Round Up: Milford, New Richmond get big wins

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor At the halfway point of the regular season, it’s getting late early for area teams with playoff aspirations. As Glen Este and Milford enter into their third week of conference play — in which they will play one another — the Southern Buckeye Conference contingent wrapped up their non-conference schedules [ Read More ]

Lady Rockets try to repeat as SBC-National champions

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor First-year Clermont Northeastern varsity girls soccer coach Craig Yeager came into the 2015 campaign in a unique position: taking over a program that had just won its first Southern Buckeye Conference title in seven years. The Lady Rockets ended the 2014 season undefeated in the SBC and 13-2-2 overall. They [ Read More ]

Goshen on right track to go from ‘worst to first’

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor “For us, we just need to get some wins to get some confidence. Once we get those wins, get that confidence, we’ll start rolling.” Goshen head coach Ryan George’s words prior to the start of the 2015 season seem prophetic five weeks into his second year at the helm of [ Read More ]

Week 4 Round Up: Six local teams squared off on Friday

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Week 4 saw six Clermont County teams square off against one another in non-conference action with Bethel-Tate, Goshen and New Richmond emerging victorious. Williamsburg and Glen Este also notched big wins. New Richmond 37, Batavia 22: Traveling to Holman Stadium, New Richmond was able to overcome four interceptions by senior [ Read More ]

Two women plead guilty to grand theft from Milford Youth Basketball Association

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The two women who were indicted July 2014 for stealing money from the Milford Youth Basketball Association pleaded guilty to a fifth degree felony charge of grand theft on Sept. 16 in the Clermont County Common Pleas Court. Carey Chesser, of Stonelick Township, and Shannon Wenzel, of Miami Township, could [ Read More ]

Glen Este cracks AP top-10

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor For the first time in school history, the Glen Este football team has cracked the top-10 of the Associated Press Division II state football poll. The Trojans, fresh off of their 48-45 overtime win over Loveland, were voted No. 10 by a panel of sports writers and broadcasters from across [ Read More ]


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