Sports Archive

Tigers trounce Aiken in sectional opener

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers entered their sectional tournament opener with Aiken on Monday, May 8 having not played in a game since falling to Felicity-Franklin 11-9 on Thursday, April 27. When the team took the field against the Falcons on a sunny Monday afternoon, they certainly didn’t look like a squad [ Read More ]

UC Clermont snags top overall seed

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The University of Cincinnati – Clermont Cougars’ baseball team entered the season with one goal: return to the USCAA World Series and take home the title. The squad took an important step toward that goal earlier this week, earning the top overall seed in the tournament after finishing the regular [ Read More ]

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No simple solution to Bengals’ Mixon problem

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The journalism business isn’t for the feint of heart. The hours are often long, the pay often little, and the amount of people waiting for you to do something wrong so they have something to complain about is higher than you’d think. Finding people who not only enjoy doing it [ Read More ]

Lady Eagles clinch fourth straight ECC title

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the fourth consecutive season, the Milford Eagles’ softball team is celebrating an Eastern Cincinnati Conference championship. The Eagles clinched at least a share of the conference crown last week by defeating Kings 2-1 on the road. Two days later, on April 28, the Lady Eagles clinched the title outright [ Read More ]

Lady Wildcats knock off New Richmond

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats haven’t had to rebound from a regular season loss in quite some time. Prior to dropping a 1-0 decision to Wilmington on Thursday, April 27, the Lady Wildcats had not lost a regular-season game since falling to Amelia 6-4 on Friday, April 17, 2015. Over two [ Read More ]

Baseball, softball sectional draws released

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For one last time in the 2016-2017 school year, sectional tournament draws have been announced, this time for the spring sports. In Division I softball, Milford drew a first-round bye and will face the winner of Mercy and Walnut Hills in Milford on Wednesday, May 10. Glen Este drew a [ Read More ]

Milford baseball seeking postseason redemption

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Last season, the Milford Eagles’ baseball team lost a total of three games. Fast-forward one year later, and the team finds itself with seven defeats on the season due in large part to a lack of consistency. “We’re 11-7 right now,” Kilgore said. “I think our expectations were a little [ Read More ]

UC Clermont softball eyes postseason run

  By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Lady Cougars’ softball team had one goal entering the 2017 season: qualify for the World Series. Although Mother Nature has certainly tried to make that difficult, the team finds themselves in position to do just that in the final week of the regular season. Entering the team’s [ Read More ]

Public Notices for April 20, 2017

New Richmond hosts track meet

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor It was a busy week for local track and field teams last week, with two county schools hosting invitationals. New Richmond started the week with a two-day event, held on Tuesday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 12. Every single Clermont County school was represented in the event. In the girls’ [ Read More ]

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