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Football roundup: Amelia falls to Western Brown

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Western Brown 54, Amelia 27 Western Brown rode a huge game from quarterback Seth Becker to a homecoming victory. Becker completed 29 of his 45 pass attempts for 440 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Broncos to their second win of the season. Amelia’s passing attack was led by [ Read More ]

Volleyball roundup: Lady Wildcats nearing conference perfection

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats are one step closer to accomplishing their goal of a perfect run through the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference. On Oct. 4, the team rolled to a 25-11, 25-12, 25-6 victory over the Georgetown Lady G-Men. That same night, Goshen defeated Batavia 25-21, 25-7, 25-16. [ Read More ]

Milford golf duo heading to districts

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two Milford Eagles golfers earned trips to the district tournament with their performances in the boys’ Division I sectional at Glenview Golf Course on Oct. 4. Senior Nathan Arnold finished tied with Kings senior Matthew Schumer at 77, sending both golfers through to the district meet. Another Eagle senior, Aaron [ Read More ]

New Richmond soccer taking aim at postseason

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The 2016 New Richmond Lions boys’ soccer team is not the same team that advanced to the district championship in 2015. The Lions lost several key pieces from last year’s team, which earned district runner-up honors for the first time in school history. That’s not to say this year’s team [ Read More ]

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 ]

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