Sports Archive

Lady Cougars volleyball seeking tournament spot

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Less than one full month into their 2017 schedule, it’s clear the University of Cincinnati Clermont Lady Cougars’ volleyball team is on the right track. Entering play this weekend at St. Mary of the Woods College in Indiana, the team found themselves 8-5 overall and winners of five of their [ Read More ]

Batavia volleyball squeaks by Felicity

  By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Sometimes, the score of a game doesn’t do the game justice. Late scores can pull teams closer than they actually were, while other times teams ease off early and don’t reach their full potential. Looking at the final score of the Batavia Lady Bulldogs’ 3-0 victory over Felicity-Franklin on Thursday, [ Read More ]

New Richmond volleyball rallies past Seven Hills

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The second set of the match between the New Richmond Lady Lions and Seven Hills on Wednesday, Sept. 6 perfectly illustrated what would become a five-set thriller. Neither team gave an inch as the score steadily grew and grew, before the Lady Lions finally pulled out a 31-29 win to [ Read More ]

Local golfers aiming for conference titles

­­­By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets golf team is in an interesting position. The squad clinched the Cincinnati Girls’ Golf Conference title earlier this week, carding a 192 in the final round to hold off McNicholas High School, 567-580. With that title under their belt, the team now turns their attention [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate blanks St. Bernard 40-0

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor On a night where the off-field events were more important than the on-field play, the Bethel-Tate Tigers made sure that fans who made the trip to Roger Bacon’s Bron Bacevich Stadium did not leave disappointed. Days prior to the Thursday night contest, the athletic departments at both schools announced a [ Read More ]

Goshen volleyball helps raise money for hospital

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor There are a lot of different uses for sports. Sometimes, people use sports as a way to get in shape, a way to learn discipline and teamwork, or even a way to just have fun. Other times, sports can be used as an escape, a way to forget about the [ Read More ]

West Clermont rallies past Princeton 28-13

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor People like remembering the firsts. First words, first steps. First day of school. First car. Keeping track of the milestones like those are especially important in the sports world. Teammates give silent treatments for first-ever home runs, baseballs from first hits or strikeouts are jokingly swapped out and misplaced. Ask [ Read More ]

Local tennis teams hit the court

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The girls’ tennis season is well underway and several local squads already have found success on the courts. In the Eastern Cincinnati Conference, West Clermont won their first-ever girls’ tennis match, defeating Western Brown 3-2. The team is led by several returners from last season, including Molly Stockton, Emily Robison [ Read More ]

Steve Large named AD at Bethel-Tate

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Change is inevitable, something the Bethel community learned first-hand earlier this month with the announcement that Bethel-Tate athletic director Matt Koenig would be leaving the school for the same position at St. Bernard High School. Koenig arrived at Bethel-Tate in January 2015, which isn’t the ideal time for a new [ Read More ]

West Clermont Youth Football hosts jamboree games

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The parking lot at the old Amelia High School was once again filled with people anxiously awaiting a gridiron contest, but unlike usual, the high school teams were nowhere to be found. Instead, parents and relatives from all over the area descened upon the newly-named West Clermont Middle School for [ Read More ]


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