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Defense key in Glen Este victory over Withrow

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Defense hadn’t exactly been the strong suit of the Glen Este Trojans football team so far this season. Entering the team’s week six tilt against Withrow, the 0-5 Trojans had allowed at least 35 points in every single game of the season, with opponents scoring at least 42 points three [ Read More ]

Girls’ soccer roundup: Lions, Barons battling

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor As the regular season continues to draw to a close, several county teams find themselves in tight races in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference. In the American Division, Amelia and New Richmond are tied with identical 6-1-1 records in the conference. The two squads battled to a 2-2 [ Read More ]

Boys’ soccer roundup: Lions on the prowl

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Entering the final two games of the regular season, the Bethel-Tate Tigers are in the driver’s seat in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference. An 8-0 record leaves them just one win shy of clinching back-to-back league titles. The team won their seventh conference game last week, defeating Felicity-Franklin [ Read More ]

Local golfers hit the links for sectional tournament play

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Linksters from all over the Clermont County area began their march to the state tournament last week as sectional tournament play began for both boys’ and girls golf. On the ladies’ side, Amelia freshman Claire Batchler was the county’s sole representative in the girls’ Division I sectional match at Hamilton [ Read More ]

Football roundup: Bethel-Tate blanks Batavia

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Amelia yielded 320 yards rushing on just 25 carries in the loss to Norwood on Friday, Sept. 30. Norwood’s Matt Goodman tallied 144 rushing yards on 14 carries, while teammate Cameron Walker needed just 10 touches to total 169 yards and four touchdowns. Goodman threw for 143 yards and another [ Read More ]

Locals receive tennis sectional draws

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Girls’ tennis players across the county now know who they will face off against in the first round of sectional tournament play. In Division I, Milford’s Amanda Reinhart earned a top-seed and a bye. The junior will face off against the winner of the match between Glen Este’s Abbie Wittmeyer [ Read More ]

Cross country squads prep for conference championships

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor With less than two weeks remaining before runners hit the field for their respective conference meets, teams from all over Clermont County continued their preparation for the postseason. Milford and Glen Este traveled to Kings Mill, Ohio for the Kings Invitational, held at Landen Park on Sept. 27. Emma Beck [ Read More ]

Williamsburg volleyball serving up success

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For most of the past 18 seasons, the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference National Division volleyball championship has gone through Williamsburg. With the exception of a few seasons here and there where Clinton Massie and East Clinton earned titles, most of the team championships since the 1998-1999 school year [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate rallies past Amelia 26-23

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor If there’s one thing fans of the Bethel-Tate Tigers should know about the team, it’s that the offense is capable of putting up points. Quickly. As such, leaving games early, regardless of the score, is probably not the best idea. The Tigers’ 26-23 road victory at Amelia on Sept. 23 [ Read More ]

Lady Lions looking for SBAAC American repeat

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The New Richmond Lady Lions volleyball team entered the 2016 season looking to repeat their Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference American Division championship run from a year before. Based on how the team started the season, they seem to be well on their way to doing just that. The [ Read More ]


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