Posts Tagged ‘Williamsburg Wildcats Basketball’

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 ]

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 ]

Cincinnati Christian lands two SBC Players of the Year

Cincinnati Christian University took two big steps in getting back to the glory days of the late 1980’s last week when they signed two former Players of the Year from the Southern Buckeye Conference.   Goshen’s Nick Wake and Williamsburg’s Elliot Young signed to play basketball for the Eagles on Wednesday, June 6. With their [ Read More ]

Clermont County boasts 20 All-Southern Buckeye Conference selections

The Southern Buckeye Conference announced their All-Conference teams last week with Clermont County accounting for 10 First Team selections and 10 Second Team Selections. Amelia and New Richmond were both honored with four All-Conference selections apiece to lead the way. In the American Division, Amelia put two sophomores on the First Team, Tommy Hacker and [ Read More ]

Burg’s Kendal Young scores 1,000th point

For Kendal Young, scoring 1,000 points was all in the family.   The Williamsburg junior was able to join his father, Troy, and his brother, Elliot, in the elite 1,000-point club on Friday, Feb. 17 during a 73-50 loss to Blanchester that marked the end the Wildcats’ regular season. “It means a lot to me,” [ Read More ]

Boys’ basketball teams look forward to sectional tournament

The Ohio boys’ sectional draw took place on Sunday, February 12 and although most teams have a few games left in their regular season, some coaches are looking forward to postseason preparations. Starting at the end next week, seven of the 10 Clermont County schools will take the floor with their seasons on the line. [ Read More ]

Strong fourth quarter start propels Georgetown past Williamsburg

With star Kendal Young hot from the start, the Williamsburg boys basketball team wasted no time taking control last Friday night against Georgetown. Despite that hot start, however, the Wildcats could never fully break away from the host G-Men and it came back to hurt them as the G-Men scored the first 10 points of [ Read More ]

Felicity’s fast break runs past Williamsburg

Felicity had three players score in double figures as the Cardinals earned a hard-fought victory on the road at Southern Buckeye Conference rival Williamsburg on Friday, Jan. 6.   In a game that featured six lead changes and five ties, it looked as if both teams had a good shot at winning, but it was [ Read More ]

CNE’s quick start too much for ‘Burg

“Believe.”   That was the only word Clermont Northeastern head coach Jason Iles wrote on the white board before the Rockets’ game on Tuesday, Dec. 20 against conference rival Williamsburg. “I told them we had to believe and we’ve got to be ready to play,” Iles said. “That was the message I sent to the [ Read More ]

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