Sports Archive

Volleyball roundup: Lady Wildcats move up to first

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor After taking the Labor Day holiday off last week, volleyball teams across the county returned to action on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Williamsburg earned a three-set sweep over Blanchester, 25-14, 25-13, 25-10. Clermont Northeastern swept Bethel-Tate 25-15, 25-10, 25-20 and Western Brown took three sets from Batavia by scores of 26-24, [ Read More ]

Amelia downs Clermont Northeastern behind Altherr’s three touchdowns

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Coming off an 18-0 shutout loss to Mount Healthy in their season opener, the Amelia Barons traveled to Owensville looking for their first win of the season. Thanks to several big plays on both sides of the ball, the Barons picked up that first victory 41-6 over Clermont Northeastern. Amelia [ Read More ]

Milford hosts girls’ water polo invitational

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Ten varsity girls’ water polo teams made the trip to Milford High School this past weekend for the Milford Girls’ Invitational, held on Sept. 3 in Milford. Schools from the tri-state area, including Princeton and Mason, competed against schools from all over Ohio, including squads from Napoleon and Upper Arlington. [ Read More ]

Football Roundup: New Richmond rolls, Goshen dominates Hillsboro

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Mariemont 49, Batavia 0 One week after running back Austin Maham rolled up 175 yards and three touchdowns on the ground in the team’s win over East Clinton, the team’s offense struggled in a blowout loss to Mariemont. Batavia totaled just 55 yards of offense, while the Warriors gained 467. [ Read More ]

Local cross country teams race over holiday weekend

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Most of Clermont County’s cross country schools had a busy weekend over the holiday, as all but two were participating in an event somewhere in the tri-state area. Amelia and Milford spent the weekend at the Queen City Invitational, hosted by Xavier University. Milford placed well in the boys’ event, [ Read More ]

Volleyball roundup: Lady Wildcats on top of SBAAC National Division

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Fresh off a non-conference victory over Whiteoak, the Williamsburg Lady Wildcats volleyball team continued their winning ways in the league last week. On Aug. 30, the squad rolled to a three-set win over Clermont Northeastern by scores of 25-6, 25-8 and 25-16. That same day, Goshen earned a 25-16 win [ Read More ]

Boys’ Soccer Roundup: Bethel-Tate remains unbeaten, Amelia blanks Batavia

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers boys’ soccer team continued their undefeated run through the first half-dozen games of the 2016 campaign last week, knocking off a non-conference opponent in Fayetteville 6-1 on Aug. 29. Freshman midfielder Casey Fischer tallied three goals for the Tigers, while Trenton Weeks added a pair and Jake [ Read More ]

Girls’ Soccer Roundup: New Richmond, Amelia battling in SBAAC American Division

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference American Division is currently led by an undefeated Western Brown Lady Broncos squad at 4-0, but New Richmond and Amelia both are in a position to make a move. Amelia started last week with a decisive 6-0 victory over Goshen on Aug. 30. [ Read More ]

CNE golfers making strides in 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The 2016 golf campaign may not have gotten off to the best start imaginable for the Clermont Northeastern Rockets, but both the boys’ and girls’ teams have turned it around of late. On Aug. 5, the boys’ team started the regular season by hosting Amelia, Madeira and Western Brown for [ Read More ]

Locals battle at Blanchester Invitational

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Girls’ tennis players from all across Clermont County made the trip north to Blanchester to take part in the 2016 Blanchester Invitational on Aug. 20 and 24. While rain didn’t allow the tournament to finish, several local athletes find themselves in the semifinals of their respective brackets. In singles’ play, [ Read More ]

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