Rural Heritage Quilt Show winners RULH Elementary first graders take on new technology 2017 DAR Charity Golf Scramble St. Michael students visit “Living Lands and Waters” RULH High School reaches out to those in need Lillian E Cowdrey Catherine A Houk Warriors win Jim Neu XC Invite Week 2 football roundup Broncos unbeaten at 4-0 Lady Broncos compete in Bob Schul XC Invite Ronnie L Day Nettie F Lightner Buildings demolished, Village waits to be paid Ohio Rural Heritage Festival celebrated Henry E Fields Anleah W Stamper Maxine M Garrett U.S. 68 reopens Drought ends for Lady Rockets G-Men rise to 3-1 with back-to-back victories Rockets cruise to 4-0 win over Jays Lady Broncos start off SBAAC American Division play with 3-2 win over Goshen Week one football roundup Preparation begins for Ripley River Village Christmas celebration 3rd Annual Job Fair sponsored by Open Arms*****Always helps Veterans and others Evelyn E Smith Peggy A Wiederhold Thomas P Neary Warriors kick off SHAC play Lady Broncos stand at 2-1 Late Devil goals lead to Lady Warrior loss David R Carrington Sr 2017 Ohio Rural Heritage Festival Ripley DAR contributes towards new village flags Rural Heritage Festival event schedule Betty G Schatzman Robert L McAfee Paul V Tolle Herbert D Smith Helen R Little Eugene M Press Lady Broncos out to defend league title SHAC holds volleyball preview Lady Warriors packed with experience, talent for 2017 fall soccer campaign Georgetown’s Sininger off to excellent start for 2017 golf season RULH BOE recognizes Dr. Naylor for years of service as superintendent RULH Superintendent invites public to district open house Bob Groh Memorial Show set for August 26 at Heritage Festival ‘Support Your Veterans’ Car & Bike Show Danny F Dickson Eva J Smith Michael R Stewart Sr Charles McRoberts III Marsha B Thigpen Michael L Chinn William A Coyne Jr Woman found dead in Ripley A girl’s life on the gridiron Rockets face G-Men in preseason scrimmage 13th annual Bronco 5K Run and Fitness Walk draws a crowd William C Latham Over 20,000 pounds of trash picked up in and around Ohio River in Ripley Ripley Village Council approves water plans Steps at Rankin House closed Marilyn A Wren Larry E Carter Virginia L McQuitty Practices get underway for fall sports Jays soon to begin quest for SHAC title Western Brown to hold Meet the Teams Night and OHSAA parent meeting Aug. 8 Norville F Hardyman Carol J Tracy James Witt Ripley officer receives commendation for quick action Bicentennial at Ripley First Presbyterian RULH welcomes new school principals Aberdeen’s Police Dept. continues to grow Mary F McElroy Broncos out to defend SBAAC American Division soccer title Bronco 5K to take place Aug. 5 EHS volleyball team ready for new season Michael C Cooper Raymond Mays Harry E Smittle Jr Mary A Flaugher Western Brown’s Leto excels in Australia Rockets ready for 1st season in SBAAC Paddling, hiking activities available at Ohio State Parks SB Warriors get set to hit gridiron for 2nd year of varsity football Scotty W Johnson Glenna V Moertle Rickey L Hoffer Ruth E Ward David A Watson Janet L Dotson Vilvie S King Steven C Utter Cropper joins Fallis at Bethel-Tate Local kids find success in world of martial arts

SBAAC First Team soccer all-stars take home awards

SBAAC American Division First Team boys soccer players pose with their awards during the Fall Sports Awards Dinner and Banquet held at Hamersville School on Nov. 9. Front row, from the left, are Austin Schweitzer (junior, Western Brown), Colston Roades (junior, Western Brown), Gabe O’Hara (senior, Western Brown), Sam Linkous (sophomore, Western Brown), and Chase Easterling (sophomore, Western Brown); back row, Luke Smiddy (senior, New Richmond), A.J. Hobbs (senior, New Richmond), Clayton Farmer (senior, New Richmond), Grant Anderson (senior, New Richmond), Phillip Cline (senior, Goshen), Garrett Kraus (senior, Batavia), Austin King (senior, Batavia), Brendan Shank (junior, Amelia), Bradyn Riffle (sophomore, Amelia), and Beau Hoffman (senior, Amelia).
SBAAC American Division First Team boys soccer players pose with their awards during the Fall Sports Awards Dinner and Banquet held at Hamersville School on Nov. 9. Front row, from the left, are Austin Schweitzer (junior, Western Brown), Colston Roades (junior, Western Brown), Gabe O’Hara (senior, Western Brown), Sam Linkous (sophomore, Western Brown), and Chase Easterling (sophomore, Western Brown); back row, Luke Smiddy (senior, New Richmond), A.J. Hobbs (senior, New Richmond), Clayton Farmer (senior, New Richmond), Grant Anderson (senior, New Richmond), Phillip Cline (senior, Goshen), Garrett Kraus (senior, Batavia), Austin King (senior, Batavia), Brendan Shank (junior, Amelia), Bradyn Riffle (sophomore, Amelia), and Beau Hoffman (senior, Amelia).

By Wade Linville –

To cap-off another exciting season of high school boys soccer, the Southern Buckeye Athletic/Academic Conference handed out awards to this year’s all-star players and coaches of the year during the conference’s annual Fall Sports Awards Banquet on Nov. 9 at Hamersville School.
In the SBAAC American Division, it was Western Brown sophomore goalkeeper Sam Linkous being named this year’s Player of the Year. Linkous recorded 13 shutouts to become Western Brown’s single-season record holder for shutouts in a single season, aiding this year’s Broncos to the program’s first ever league title with a league record of 7-0-3.
Earning honors as SBAAC American Division Boys Soccer Coach of the Year was Western Brown’s first-year head coach Robert Kuntz.
Western Brown players to earn spots on this year’s SBAAC American Division First Team were Linkous, sophomore Chase Easterling, senior Gabe O’Hara, junior Colston Roades, and junior Austin Schweitzer.
Western Brown players to earn spots on the SBAAC American Division Second Team were sophomore Austin Coffey, sophomore Blake Hurt, and junior Zach Knight.
In the SBAAC National Division, it was Bethel-Tate senior Zach Boston earning Player of the Year honors after aiding his team to a league title with a perfect 10-0 league mark.
Bethel’s Dave Schellenberger was named the SBAAC National Division Boys Soccer Coach of the Year.
The Georgetown G-Men finished runner-up in the SBAAC National Division with a league record of 7-2-1.
Georgetown players to earn spots on the SBAAC National Division First Team were junior Logan Doss, senior Chris Hettinger, senior Tanner Householder, and senior Zach Shouse.
Georgetown players to earn spots on the SBAAC National Division Second Team were sophomore Cameron Brookbank, junior Will Mootz, and sophomore Noah Pack.
Players of the Year, winning teams, coaches of the year, and First Team all-stars will receive their awards during the SBAAC Fall Sports Awards Banquet to take place Nov. 9 at Hamersville School.
Brown County players earning SBAAC American Division First Team awards in girls soccer were Western Brown junior Autumn Boothby, and Western Brown seniors Sierra Steppeler and Mackenzie Young.
Among those taking home SBAAC National Division First Team awards in girls soccer were Georgetown sophomore Amaya Lovell and Georgetown senior Emmalee Rockey.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

© Copyright The Ripley Bee