Sports Archive

UC Clermont falls to Edison in home opener

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Much like the women’s team, the University of Cincinnati Clermont Cougars men’s basketball team features several new faces, including one at the head coaching position. Steve Ellis leads the Cougars after spending the previous nine seasons at Mariemont High School. He and his team held their season-opening contest at home [ Read More ]

Amelia’s Walker places fourth at state

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Four local runners took their talents to the state cross country meet in Hebron, Ohio, this past weekend, with one of them finding a spot on the podium. Amelia sophomore Maddie Walker finished fourth in the girls’ Division I race, crossing the line in 17:42.6. For reference, Hilliard Davidson senior [ Read More ]

New Richmond football no stranger to postseason victories

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor As the New Richmond Lions prepare for their playoff opener against Mount Healthy at 7 p.m., a look back at the team’s past playoff results seems appropriate. New Richmond made their first playoff appearance in 1999. Led by then-junior quarterback Adam Armbruster, the Lions rolled to an 8-2 record and [ Read More ]

Four runners advance to state meet

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor After a full day of racing at Troy High School for the regional cross country championships on Oct. 29, four local runners were able to clinch a spot at the state cross country championships. Two of the four runners race for the same school. Amelia teammates Maddie Walker and Morgan [ Read More ]

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Time to cut ties with the tie, NFL

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor What in the world was that? For most of Sunday morning, I couldn’t answer that question. Like some of you, I had just watched the Bengals battle Washington to a tie, which all things considered isn’t the worst possible outcome. The Bengals in all likelihood should have won the game [ Read More ]

Lady Trojans’ volleyball season ends in sectionals

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor All good things must come to an end. The impending merger of Amelia and Glen Este high schools means this fall season is the last chance to play for both schools’ sports teams, including Glen Este’s volleyball program. The Lady Trojans posted an 8-14 record in the regular season, including [ Read More ]

New Richmond boys’ soccer falls to Alter

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the second straight season, the New Richmond Lions boys’ soccer team found themselves facing a tough Badin team with postseason advancement on the line. This time, the two teams squared off in the sectional tournament championship on Oct. 24 at Turpin High School. The teams battled to a 1-1 [ Read More ]

Lions’ defense key in rout of Norwood

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The New Richmond Lions did something on Oct. 28 that no other team had done this season. Norwood entered the de-facto Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conferece American Division championship game hosted by the Lions averaging nearly 50 points per game, having won eight of their first nine games this [ Read More ]

Milford water polo competes at state

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Both Milford water polo teams competed at the state tournament earlier this month and both teams found their way to the podium. The girls’ team started first, traveling to Princeton High School for the 32nd girls’ tournament on Oct 21 and 22. The Lady Eagles opened play as the three [ Read More ]

Football roundup: Batavia bests ‘Burg

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Blanchester 41, Amelia 14 In their final football game as a high school, the Amelia Barons could not stop Blanchester’s Tristan Greene. Coming off a 10 total touchdown performance against Bethel-Tate in week nine, Greene picked up where he left off, completing 16 of 31 passes for 259 yards and [ Read More ]


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