Sports Archive

Bethel-Tate culture change taking shape

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor For a culture change to take place at any school or in any program, there have to be results to fall back on. Until recently, the Bethel-Tate football program didn’t have those wins that they needed to build confidence, pride and ultimately, sustained success. Now, eight weeks into the season, [ Read More ]

Week 7 Round Up: Clermont Co. playoff hopefuls get victories

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor With both conference titles and playoff berths coming into clearer view, area teams enjoyed another unseasonably warm Friday night on Oct. 9. Only three more games stand between a few postseason hopefuls and accomplishing one of their biggest goals. Each of the four hopefuls won in Week 7. Williamsburg 49, [ Read More ]

Reinhart’s season ends a match short of state tournament

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Milford sophomore tennis star Amanda Reinhart came up one set short of a trip to the state tournament on Thursday, Oct. 8 at the ATP Lindner Tennis Center in Mason. Coming into the district tournament as the No. 4 seed out of the Mason sectional, Reinhart faced Akilah Parker of [ Read More ]

Milford golf enjoying successful two weeks

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Milford golf programs are flying high after a fortnight that saw both the boys and girls teams have success at the Eastern Cincinnati Conference Tournament and the Division I sectional. The boys team won the ECC Tournament outright and finished one stroke behind Lakota East at the sectional tournament [ Read More ]

Lions get statement win on Senior Night

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor In front of a packed house at the New Richmond High School stadium on Friday, Oct. 9, the Lions seniors took the field for the final time looking for payback against a Western Brown team that had spoiled the red and black’s seasons each of the past two years. “I [ Read More ]

Week 6 Round Up: Clermont teams get into conference play

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor As the conference schedule gets into full swing, area teams are in the do-or-die portion of the season. With playoff hopes hinging upon each game, Clermont County teams enter the final three weeks of the season beginning on Oct. 9. But first, a look back at Week 6. Batavia 49, [ Read More ]

Milford’s Reinhart returns to districts

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor A year older and wiser, Milford High School tennis standout Amanda Reinhart will be back at the Division I district tournament on Oct. 8 at the ATP Lindner Tennis Center for the second time and this year, she’s hoping to advance through to state. “(Reinhart) has improved dramatically since last [ Read More ]

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 ]

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