Sports Archive

Elkin out as Milford football head coach

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Coming off a 2-8 football campaign marred by injuries up and down the depth chart, Milford High School has decided to make a head coaching change. Shane Elkin, who was named the school’s head coach in 2010, is out as school’s varsity coach. Shane Bartholomew, who served as the team’s [ Read More ]

Lady Cougars continue winning ways

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Coming off a loss to Wilberforce that saw the University of Cincinnati Clermont Lady Cougars women’s basketball team put up just 15 points in the first half, the team appears to have righted the ship, winning three out of their last four games. The first of those wins came against [ Read More ]

Cougars pick up third straight win

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The University of Cincinnati Clermont’s men’s basketball team had 10 days to prepare for their second game of the season after falling to Edison in their season-opener on Nov. 2. After starting the season 0-3, the team has rebounded in a big way. The Cougars traveled to Southern State to [ Read More ]

Local soccer players earn SBAAC awards

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Several local athletes earned Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference honors for their performances on the pitch this season. In the American Division, New Richmond senior Anna Heiden earned conference player of the year honors. Her coach, Rebecca Heine, earned co-coach of the year honors, sharing the award with Amelia’s [ Read More ]

Lady Wildcats well represented at SBAAC awards

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor When you win 21 games in the regular season and advance to the district finals, you tend to have a few players who have chances at postseason awards. The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats did just that this past season, and found themselves with several players earning postseason honors. Senior Aubrey Young [ Read More ]

SBAAC hands out golf, cross country awards

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Several Clermont County athletes earned first-team honors at the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference fall awards ceremony on Nov. 9 at Hamersville Elementary/Middle School. Amelia’s Maddie Walker was named the American Division girls’ runner of the year for the second consecutive season. Lady Barons’ coach Shane Heikenfeld joined Walker [ Read More ]

Lions fall to Trotwood in regional semis

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the fourth time in school history, the New Richmond Lions advanced to the regional semifinals of the state playoffs. Unfortunately, much like their three previous trips, the Lions would see their season come to an end in week 12. New Richmond traveled to Mason High School to take on [ Read More ]

Lady Cougars open season with 80-74 win over Edison

By  Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Lady Cougars began their quest to return to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association girls’ basketball championship tournament with a pair of games this past week. On Nov. 2, the team held their season-opener in Batavia against Edison State College. The squad dominated the first quarter, jumping out [ Read More ]

Milford volleyball shows improvement

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor A quick glance at the overall record for the Milford Lady Eagles’ volleyball team in 2016 doesn’t quite tell the full story. Yes, the team finished the year with a 7-16 mark, 5-9 in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference, but the way the team finished the season deserves a closer look. [ Read More ]

Lions defeat Mount Healthy 35-33 in playoff opener

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor If the New Richmond Lions’ playoff opening game against Mount Healthy on Nov. 5 was a movie, reviewers would likely give it poor ratings due to a bad start, with several shutting it off early. However, if one were to watch the entirety of the film, they would discover quite [ Read More ]


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