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Cincinnati Reds opening day 2024

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March is absolutely the best time of the year. Enjoying the NCAA tournament, enjoying the best day of the entire year (Reds opening day), and soon being able to enjoy the Masters is a sports fan’s Heaven. March signifies the movement from winter to spring and it is the beginning of the beloved mowing season (wow, I am getting old).

Lady Mambas capture second place

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The Lady Mambas recently took second place at the 2024 Beavercreek March Madness Tournament held at Bales Arena in Beavercreek. It was the Lady Mambas first tournament of the seasonand they finished 3-1 on the weekend in the 13U division placing second out of eight teams. Pictured are (back row, l-r) Jayla Haithcock, Karis Hudson, Jayden Hatfield, Libby Webster, Lyrric Hanson, Jayona Kibler, La’Niah Smith, Hayden Rideout, Maddie Easter, Mckenize West, Aurora Stringfield and head coach Derrik Haithcock Sr. The Lady Mambas beat the Ohio Stars, 40-15, Ohio Premier, 46-14, Drew Mitchell Elite, 35-23 before losing in the championship game to Kentucky Storm Elite, 46-38. The team is made up of girls from Hillsboro, Dayton, Washington C.H., Whiteoak, Greenfield, Manchester and Paint Valley,

Roster issues, no slow starts, there was room

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Remember when we were all freaking out about playing time and how much depth this team was filled with? I’d like to go back to that time about now because there are some real concerns with this roster going into the week before the regular season.

Hillsboro teams wins AAU tourney

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Hillsboro fourth grade boys basketball team Ballin’ Hard won the Beavercreek March Madness AAU basketball tournament held March 15-17. The Hillsboro team lost its first game of the weekend but came back to win the second and third games to claim the championship. Pictured are Henry Sanders, Jude Yuellig, Alex Jamison, Cannon Ford, Julian Yuellig, Ryder Winland, head coach Brad Haithcock, LeBron Haithcock, Lincoln Frazier, Grayson Butler, Caysen Ford, Jax Warrington, Jack Fauber and coach Nick Fauber.

Wilkin signs with Shawnee State

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Lynchburg-Clay High Schol’s Autumn Wilkin will be playing golf for the Shawnee State Lady Bears next fall. Wilkin is a three-time All-Southern Hills Athletic Conference golfer (2021, 2022, 2023) and earned spots on the honorable All-Southeast District team (2022, 2023). Pictured (l-r) are Doug Wilkin (father), Autumn Wilkin and Trisha Wilkin (mother).

West signs with Ohio Christian

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Lynchburg-Clay High School’s Addison West will be playing basketball for the Ohio Christian Lady Trailblazers next season. West is a two-time All-Southern Hills Athletic Conference player (2023, 2024), was named honorable mention All-District 14 (2023) and 2nd team (2024). She earned spots on the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association 2nd team in 2023 and 1st team in 2024 and was named honorable All-Ohio in 2023. West ended her career with 1,075 career points. Pictured (sitting) are Amy West (mother), Addison West, Matt West (father); (standing) Jackson West (brother), OCU coach Lauryn VanHoose and Lillian West (sister).

Massey signs with Wilmington

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Lynchburg-Clay High School’s Jade Massey will be playing soccer for the Wilmington Lady Quakers next fall. Massey is a two-time All-Southern Hills Athletic Conference player (2022, 2023). She was honorable mention All-District (2021), 2nd team (2022) and 1st team (2023). She was named 1st team All-Ohio (2023) and was the SHAC and Southeast District Player of the Year for 2023. Pictured are (sitting) Brittany Massey (mother), JadeMassey, Jaime Massey (father) and (standing) JJ Massey (brother).

Etienne signs with Otterbein

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Lynchburg-Clay High School’s Macy Etienne will be playing basketball for the Otterbein Lady Cardinals next season. Etienne is a two-time All-Southern Hills Athletic Conference player (2022, 2024), was named honorable mention All-District 14 (2022) and third team (2024). She earned spots on the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association third team in 2022 and 2024 and was named honorable mention All-Ohio in 2022. She ended her career with ,1144 career points. Pictured are (sitting) John Etienne (father), Macy Etienne, Crystal Etienne (mother), (standing) Devin DeHart (brother) and Allie Etienne (sister).

Fairfield just short in regional semis

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ATHENS — Larkin Friend and Trey House combined for 31 points, but it was not quite enough as the Fairfield Lions came up just short, 48-45, against South Webster in a Division IV regional semifinal game Tuesday at Ohio University’s Convocation Center in Athens.

Roundball Reunion draws large crowd to WC’s Kelly Center

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More than 200 players, coaches, cheerleaders, managers and fans of the old county basketball tournaments attended the Roundball Reunion held Wednesday, March 13 at the Kelly Center on the Wilmington College campus. A total of 19 schools from Highland and Clinton counties were represented at the event, organized by Lynchburg High School graduate and Wilmington resident Bob Pittser.