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Bethel-Tate to rely on a pair of young goalkeepers in 2016

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers boys’ soccer team had a solid season in 2015. The squad won 10 games and finished second in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference National Division to Blanchester. Three players of that Tigers team have graduated. Senior Ian Kimmerly earned second-team all-league honors while Tanner Colwell [ Read More ]

Glen Este volleyball seeking improvement in final season

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Heading into the final volleyball season at Glen Este High School, Lady Trojans head coach Sarah Bryant wants to make sure the 2016 campaign does not end up the same way the 2015 season did. Last year, Bryant’s first season as the head coach for Glen Este, the Lady Trojans [ Read More ]

UC Clermont Cougars volleyball team looks to return to winning ways

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two years removed from an appearance in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association volleyball championship tournament, the University of Cincinnati Clermont College Cougars women’s volleyball team has reloaded and is looking to make a return trip to the tourney. The Cougars finished last season with 11 wins in 26 games [ Read More ]

Lady Bulldogs looking to build community pride

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Batavia Lady Bulldogs won 14 games last season, including a postseason match, and now enter 2016 looking to build on that success. They will do so under a new head coach, with Erica Thomas taking over in July to replace Kim McCarty. While Thomas has not been with the [ Read More ]

Glen Este seeking improvement in final golf season, Milford aiming to continue dominance

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Coming off a second consecutive Eastern Cincinnati Conference championship in 2015, the Milford Eagles returned to the links this season looking to extend their streak to three. The Eagles qualified for the district tournament in 2015, the first time in 15 years the squad advanced to that round. Head coach [ Read More ]

Lady Wildcats look to continue improvement

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats’ soccer team will take to the pitch looking to make a name for themselves in 2016. The team won four games in 2015, three of which came against Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference opponents. In addition, four Lady Wildcats earned postseason honors from the conference, [ Read More ]

Lady Rockets look to continue soccer success

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets had a decent season in 2015. The squad rolled to a 10-0 record in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference, and head coach Craig Yeager earned American Division Coach of the Year honors for his team’s play in the regular season. Then the postseason [ Read More ]

Eagles look to build on second-half momentum

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the first 11 games of the 2015 season, the Milford Eagles boys’ soccer team did not play very well. The team suffered a 2-0 loss to Oak Hills on Sept. 26, the fifth shutout loss by the squad in the month of September. Then, suddenly, the Eagles went on [ Read More ]

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Don’t let Reds’ woes tarnish Votto’s streak

Warning: contents of this article may be flammable. It is recommended readers use caution when reading about Joey Votto’s last few months at the plate, since the likelihood of the newspaper itself catching on fire is extremely high. Let’s jump back to May, before Bengals rookies starting dropping like flies in training camp. Two injured [ Read More ]

New Richmond Generals hosting Ohio River Tournament

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Tucked away at the corner of Augusta Street and Washington Street, just off the banks of the Ohio River in New Richmond, Clasgen Field sits, awaiting the next time fans flock to the yard for another display of diamond prowess. Clasgen Field hosts the New Richmond Generals, a team consisting [ Read More ]


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