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Volleyball sectional tournament matchups announced

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Southwest District Athletic Board announced girls’ volleyball first-round matchups on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. In Division I, Milford will begin play Kings at Lakota East on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7:30. Should the Lady Eagles advance, the team will earn a matchup at Talawanda on Thursday, Oct. 20 at [ Read More ]

Volleyball roundup: Lady Lions control own destiny

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Entering the final two weeks of regular-season play, the New Richmond Lady Lions have set themselves up for back-to-back conference championships. The team currently sports an undefeated 6-0 record in the league, 1.5 games ahead of Western Brown. Before they could add to that lead, the team had to endure [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate Tigers creeping toward SBAAC National title

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the second consecutive season, the Bethel-Tate Tigers boys’ soccer team is in striking distance of a league championship. As a matter of fact, they may already have it. Entering their Tuesday, Oct. 4 contest against Blanchester, the team needed one win in their final two games to clinch their [ Read More ]

Warriors’ second quarter outburst leads to victory

  By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor With just four weeks left in the regular season, Clermont County teams with playoff aspirations are running out of time to make a statement. The Goshen Warriors made one on Friday, Sept. 30. Thanks to three touchdown passes in the second quarter, the Warriors were able to hold on [ Read More ]

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 ]


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