Sports Archive

Stears leads locals at GMVWA Holiday Tournament

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Three Clermont County teams made the trip north to Fairborn, Ohio to compete in the Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association Holiday Wrestling Tournament. Glen Este, Milford and Williamsburg sent wrestlers to the Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State for the event, which took place Dec. 27-28. Williamsburg’s Brian [ Read More ]

Bulldogs win CNE Holiday Tournament title

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Batavia Bulldogs boys’ basketball team finished December strong, winning six of their final seven games including two at Clermont Northeastern High School to win the CNE Holiday Classic. Batavia began the two-day event with a 58-44 win over St. Bernard. Batavia got off to a strong start in the [ Read More ]

Wildcats down Rockets with three-point barrage

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Wildcats’ boys basketball team hit a total of 12 three-pointers in an 81-57 victory over the Fayetteville Rockets on Dec. 23. Williamsburg launched bombs from behind the arc early and often against the Rockets. Drew McKibben started the game by scoring the first five points for Williamsburg, including [ Read More ]

Milford swimmers sweep Butler Invitational

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Milford Eagles boys and girls swim teams posted solid performances in the Butler High School Invitational on Dec. 17, sweeping both titles. In the boys’ 50 meter freestyle, Milford placed swimmers in first and second position. Sophomore Tyler Babinec won the event with a time of 22.55 seconds, placing [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate overwhelms Felicity, 52-20

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers’ basketball team is on a roll. Since dropping a 40-38 decision to Amelia in the team’s second game of the season to fall to 0-2 on the year, Dave Fallis’ squad is undefeated, having won their last four games entering a Dec. 15 contest against Felicity. [ Read More ]

New Richmond splits hoops doubleheader with Ripley

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The New Richmond Lions welcomed Ripley to town on Dec. 17 for a pair of varsity basketball contests. The girls’ teams got things started, with the Lady Lions battling the Lady Jays. A tight first quarter saw the game tied at 12 with 2:22 left in the period. Ripley ended [ Read More ]

Glen Este holds off Milford

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Glen Este Lady Trojans traveled to Milford High School for an Eastern Cincinnati Conference showdown on Dec. 10 that lived up to the hype. Milford had a shot to tie the game with less than 10 seconds left, but Tori Gilman was called for palming the ball, sealing a [ Read More ]

Free-throws key as Wildcats hold off CNE

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg and Clermont Northeastern boys’ basketball teams opened conference play with a back-and-forth affair that ended with the Wildcats leaving Owensville victorious. Williamsburg held an 11-10 lead at the end of the first quarter, but by the 2:57 mark of the second period, CNE led by nine. The Wildcats [ Read More ]

New Richmond triumphs in in-school dual

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The New Richmond Lions wasted no time introducing their wrestling team to the school this past weekend. The team held their in-school dual on Dec. 2, welcoming the Amelia Barons to campus. The event got started at the 138-pound class. Ryan Wolf defeated Amelia’s Adrian Root 11-5 to put the [ Read More ]

Williamsburg hosts Bob Guy Invitational

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Wildcats welcomed seven other schools to campus on Dec. 3 for the Bob Guy Wrestling Invitational. When the wrestling ended and the scores were counted, Little Miami took home the team title with 278 points, 65.5 more than the runner-up Bethel-Tate Tigers. Loveland placed third with 174 points. [ Read More ]

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