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Wildcat wrestlers looking to build on past success

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Wildcats wrestling team had quite the season last year. From conference titles to postseason success, the Wildcats accomplished a little bit of everything under head coach Brandon Dean, who said seasons like the 2015-2016 campaign are rare. “Last year was fantastic,” Dean said. “Those seasons don’t happen every [ Read More ]

Lady Rockets hold off Taylor for season opening win

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets hosted Taylor High School for their girls’ basketball opener on Nov. 26, and thanks to some timely free-throw shooting late, CNE emerged victorious, 52-44. Neither team could separate themselves from the other for most of the game. Taylor held a 10-8 lead at the end [ Read More ]

West Clermont names fall coaches

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor With the merger between Amelia High School and Glen Este High School drawing ever closer, the West Clermont Board of Education approved the fall coaches for the 2016-2017 season during the Nov. 22 board meeting. Glen Este football coach Nick Ayers will lead the West Clermont Wolves onto the gridiron [ Read More ]

Depth key for Warrior wrestling

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Goshen Warriors’ wrestling team will enjoy the return of several key wrestlers as the season begins this week. With senior Trey Atwood departing the team after last season, the squad will look to improve on last season’s fourth-place finish in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference’s American Division. [ Read More ]

Lady Cardinals fall to Peebles in season opener

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two quarters doomed the Felicity Lady Cardinals in their season-opening 57-36 loss to Peebles on Nov. 26. Felicity scored 11 points in the first quarter, four of which came thanks to Kylie Sponcil. Unfortunately for the Lady Cardinals, McKinlee Ryan scored 14 points in the period, connecting on three free-throws [ Read More ]

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 ]


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