Sports Archive

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 ]

McConnell takes over SBAAC reigns

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Fall is the time of year for change. Trees change their colors, leaves fall, Reds fans give up on the season and change to their Bengals gear. Change in August is inevitable, and the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference opens the fall of 2017 with a whole host of [ Read More ]

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Bailey vs. Cueto: The great debate

I have a terrible habit of losing things. Wallets, keys, phone: if you hand it to me, there’s a good chance I’ll be looking for it in the very near future. For instance, on Monday I spent the better part of the morning before heading into the office looking for my wallet. Couldn’t find it [ Read More ]

Stears competes in Junior Olympics

­­­ By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Williamsburg senior Brian Stears took advantage of a rare opportunity earlier this month. Stears competed in the Junior Olympics in Novi, Michigan from July 31 through August 4 as part of Ohio Scarlet, one of six teams from Ohio in the event. Other teams came from Maryland, Delaware, Michigan [ Read More ]

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