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Boys’ Soccer Roundup: Bethel-Tate in control

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor With six games remaining in the regular season, the Bethel-Tate Tigers boys’ soccer team is in good position. They’re 9-1 overall, 5-0 in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference, and 1.5 games ahead of the second-place team. While four of the team’s final six games are on the road, [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate, Milford host cross country meets

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Runners from across the area traveled to a pair of Clermont County schools this past weekend, as both Bethel-Tate and Milford hosted cross country invitationals. Before either school welcomed runners, however, a few teams opened up the week at the Vern Hawkins Invitational in Georgetown. In the boys’ race, Felicity’s [ Read More ]

Football roundup: Amelia blanks Batavia, Lions topple Talawanda

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Amelia 20, Batavia 0 The battle between two Clermont County teams sent the Bulldogs to their third straight shutout loss. Amelia’s Trey Brausch completed just five of his 12 pass attempts, but totaled 43 yards and a touchdown in the process. Brausch also ran the ball 17 times for 82 [ Read More ]

Batavia soccer rolling into conference play

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Batavia Bulldogs boys’ soccer team entered the 2016 campaign looking to restart their conference championship winning streak that ended last year. They faced a tough test right from the start, as their first match of the season saw them battle the New Richmond Lions, the team that won the [ Read More ]

Volleyball roundup: Lady Lions fall to Williamsburg

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor As teams in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference prepare for the second trip through their division, a few are battling out-of-conference foes. Division play ended last week, though early on the teams were still battling for division control. On Sept. 13, Batavia rallied from a 2-1 deficit to [ Read More ]

Lady Warriors volleyball holding serve in SBAAC American

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Goshen Warrior volleyball team sits at 7-4 on the season, 3-2 in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference as of this writing. That’s quite the leap forward for a team that won just eight games total a year ago. They started the 2016 campaign with a tri-match against [ Read More ]

Loss to Steelers shows NFL, Bengals with work to do

I don’t usually like it when people call out referees. It’s a tough job, regardless of the sport. You have to know the rule book inside and out (in theory) and apply it while the action on the field, court or whatever is moving quicker than most people can follow even with the help of [ Read More ]

Goshen shuts down Bethel-Tate air attack

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Fans are used to seeing big plays on the field when they watch local football teams in action. Every once and a while, however, events off the field overshadow what happens on the gridiron. The Goshen Warriors traveled to Bethel-Tate High School on Sept. 9 for a non-conference bout. Originally, [ Read More ]

UC Clermont volleyball off to solid start

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The University of Cincinnati Clermont volleyball team began their quest to return to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National tournament and despite having a young squad, head coach Josh Hamer said the team’s play has been solid. “The team’s been playing really well,” Hamer said. “We’re losing sets by [ Read More ]

CNE sweeps Amelia in three-set thriller

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two perennial Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference powers met in Owensville on Sept. 7 for a non-conference matchup that, while only three sets, was packed with action. All three sets were close battles, with Clermont Northeastern using a late run to win the first set 25-22. Amelia head coach [ Read More ]

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