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Defense key as Lions win fourth straight

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The New Richmond Lions opened the season by surrendering 49 points to Indian Hill, and while mistakes on special teams and offense means that only 28 of those 49 points were actually scored on the Lions’ defense, it’s hard to deny the team has improved greatly on that side of [ Read More ]

CNE’s Shircliff advances to district tournament

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the first time in school history, the New Richmond Lady Lions golf team competed in the sectional tournament. The team, along with the Lady Rockets from Clermont Northeastern, traveled to Hamilton Elks Golf Club on Sept. 26 to participate in the Southwest District Division II tournament. The top four [ Read More ]

Bulldogs second, Lady Barons third at New Richmond Invitational

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor New Richmond High School welcomed schools from all across the area to the New Richmond Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Lions sponsored five races, the boys and girls junior high 3K events and the varsity 5K races, as well as an open run that raised money for [ Read More ]

Boys’ Soccer Roundup: Lions gearing up for conference clash

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The New Richmond Lions currently sit in second place in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference standings. They’ll get their chance at first place on Oct. 4 when the team visits Western Brown, but they must take care of business before that matchup if they want to win the [ Read More ]

Football roundup: CHCA shuts down Goshen

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Norwood 54, Batavia 7 Batavia’s Jake Ellington rushed for 100 yards on just 12 attempts, but the Bulldogs’ passing game managed just 43 total yards in a loss to the Indians. Ellington also scored Batavia’s lone touchdown of the game on a 57-yard run in the second quarter. He hauled [ Read More ]

Volleyball roundup: Lady Rockets on a roll

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets dropped a four-set match to Indian Hill last week, leaving them below .500 on the season at 4-5. In the five games since, however, the squad has gone on quite a run. In addition to wins over Norwood and Fayetteville, the team edged out a [ Read More ]

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Don’t take anything for granted

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor As I prepared to go to bed on Saturday night, the Bengals dominated my thoughts. The team faced a tough match against Denver on Sunday, and I was concerned they wouldn’t be able to pull out the win. When I woke up Sunday morning and checked my phone, suddenly, I [ Read More ]

Girls’ Soccer roundup: Lady Wildcats battling for SBAAC crown

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats finished the 2015 campaign in fifth place in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference National Division, winning just three conference games and five games overall last year. This year, the team has already surpassed both of those numbers and finds themselves sitting in second place [ Read More ]

Bulldogs, Rockets win SBAAC golf titles

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor With sectional tournament play looming, the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference held the final three rounds of the golf championship last week. The National Division held day three of competition at Cedar Trace Golf Course. Georgetown’s Lance Sininger shot the lowest score, a 37, to lead the G-Men. However, [ Read More ]

Girls’ soccer roundup: Lady Eagles on the rise

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor As the teams across Clermont County continue their march toward the postseason, the Milford Lady Eagles continue to rise up the Eastern Cincinnati Conference standings while the Amelia Lady Barons and New Richmond Lady Lions continue to find themselves in a three-team race. The Lady Eagles earned a 3-1 win [ Read More ]


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