Thursday, December 23, 2010

2011 Hall of Fame Inductees

The New Richmond Athletic Department would like to congratulate the new inductees selected for the 2010-2011 New Richmond Hall of Fame

Matt Godsey, class of 2001
Greg Hawkins, class of 1979
Brian McMonigle, class of 1998
Lisa Taylor Sturgeon – class of 1985

The Induction Ceremony will be held during the Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, January 29, 2011. The new inductees, as well as all current Hall of Fame members, will be recognized at half time of the Varsity Boys Basketball game that evening.

The planned order of events is as follows:

1:00pm Alumni Game
2:30pm JV Basketball Game vs. Clark Montessori
4:00 Varsity Game vs. Clark Montessori
Halftime of the varsity game – recognition of current members of the Hall of Fame, followed by introduction of new inductees
6:00 Banquet

The Hall of Fame Banquet will be catered by Lake Manor and will be held in the High School Cafeteria. Cost to attend the banquet is $15 per person. Make your reservation by contacting Athletic Director, Doug Foote at 513-553-3191 ext. 10003 or

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Lady Lions Win 3rd Straight

The New Richmond Varsity Girls Basketball Team won their 3rd straight game last night defeating Norwood 50-37. The Lions were led offensively by Lindsey Blankenship who scored 16 and also collected 10 rebounds. Norwood's hot outside shooting was stifled by Brandi Riley who played a tremendous defensive game. Other key contributers included Josie Buckingham, Sarah Shoemaker, and Reno Frayne who scored 9, 8, and 7 respectively. The win improves their overall record to 4-3. Next home vs Madeira 1/4.

Monday, December 20, 2010

JV wrestles to a second place finish @ Bethel Tate Invitational!

The Lions missed the title by .5 points!!! After no hanging chads could be found, it was true, the Lions finished second. The Lions had won their last four tournaments dating back to last season. The Lions had two wrestlers capture first place, Mickey McCollum and Chris Klinker. Brandon Mues, Jacob Preston and Autumn Clark finished second. James White, Jay Troy, Lance Houser and Nathan Dixon finished third followed by Jake Hurst with a fourth place finish. Next up for the JV Lions is the Oak Hills duals 12/29! WE ARE NR!

The Wrestling Lions roll into Harrison HS for the Coaches Classic.

The Lions were impressive with four top eight placers at the Coaches Classic. Brody Hooks finished seventh, Austin Skaggs, Cody Gableman and JR Forsee all finished eighth. The Coaches Classic is the toughest tournament of the year by far. There are 38 teams in all, mostly Division 1 schools. The Lions finished 18th which was 3rd best in the small school division. This was the Lions best showing at the Coaches Classic with four placers and a top twenty finish. The Lions next victim will come from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Jan. 5th @ Ryle HS. WE ARE NR!!



The boys swim team beat Summit by a score of 51 to 42. 1st place finishers were: 200 Free - Tyler David, 100 Butterfly - Alex Ariapad, 100 Free - Tyler David, 500 Free - Theo Ostermann, and 200 Free Relay - Robbie, Tyler David, Jacob Singleton, and Alex Ariapad. 2nd place finishers were: 200 Medley Relay - Robbie workman, Jacob Singleton, Alex Ariapad, and Tyler David, 200 Individual Medley - Alex Ariapad, 50 Free- Robbie Workman, 100 Free - Colt Reese, 500 Free - Conall Stapleton, 100 Backstroke - Robbie Workman and 400 Free Relay - Theo Ostermann, Conall Stapleton, Trace Smith, and Colt Reese.

The Girls swim teambeat Summit by a score of 73 to 17. 1st place finishers were: 200 Medley Relay - Megan Woolum, Kara Burns, Jessica Nazareth, Amanda Schmidt, 200 Free- Vicky Booker, 200 Individual Medley - Megan Woolum, 50 Free - Amanda Schmidt, 100 Free - Gabby Benton, 500 Free - Kara Burns, Gabby Benton, Jessica Nazareth, Amanda Schmidt, and Kara Burns, 100 Backstroke - Megan Woolum, 100 Breaststroke - Kara Burns, and 400 Free Relay - Ann Bishop, Ashlee Lewis, Amanda Schmidt, and Megan Woolum. 2nd place finishers were: 200 Free - Kelsey Williams, 50 Free - Jessica Nazareth, 100 Butterfly - Ann Bishop, 100 Free - Jessica Nazareth, 500 Free - Ashlee Lewis, 100 Backstroke - Micha Brondhaver, 100 Breaststroke - Gabby Benton and 400 Free Relay - Paige Anderson, Michaela, Abby Jewell, and Micah Brondhaver.


On Wednesday night the boys swim team beat 7-Hills by a score of 65 to 29. 1st place finishers were: 200 Medley Relay- Alex Ariapad, Tyler David, Grant Gilman, and Robbie Workman, 200 Free - Tyler David, 200 Individual Medley- Alex Ariapad, 50 Free - Robbie Workman, 100 Butterfly - Alex Ariapad, 100 Free - Tyler David, 200 Free Relay- Alex Ariapad, Tyler David, Colt Reese, Robbie Workman, 100 Backstroke- Robbie Workman, and 100 Breaststroke - Grant Gilman. 2nd place finishers were: 200 Individual Medley- Henry Bezold, 100 Free- Colt Reese, 500 Free - Theo Ostermann, 200 Free Relay - Steve Benton, Tanner Duncan, Tyler Flood, and Trace Smith, 100 Breaststroke- Jake Ober and 400 Free Relay- Tanner Duncan, Theo Ostermann, Trace Smith, and Conall Stapleton.

The girls lost to 7-Hills by a score of 36 to 58. 2nd place finishers were: 200 Medley Relay- Megan Woolum, Dara Burns, Jessica Nazareth, and Amanda Schmidt, 200 Free - Vicky Booker,
50 Free- Jessica Nazareth, 100 Butterfly- Ann Bishop, 100 Free- Jessica Nazareth, 500 Free- Kara Burns, 200 Free Relay- Gabby Benton, Jessica Nazareth, Amanda Schmidt, Kara Burns, 100 Backstroke- Megan Woolum, 100 Breaststroke- Kara Burns and 400 Free Relay - Ann Bishop, Ashlee Lewis, Amanda Schmidt, and Megan Woolum.

Great job by all the swimmers. Everyone on the team is improving their times. Next meet is on Jan. 6 with Greenfield at home.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Another Division Win for Lady Lions

The Lady Lions Girls Basketball team won their second consecutive SBAAC-American Division game Saturday Night vs. Goshen 51-46. Limited by foul trouble the girls led only by 3 at half-time and quickly went down by 8 early in the 3rd quarter. Late in the 3rd quarter and early in the 4th quarter the girls went on strong run fueled by a clutch 3 from Sarah Shoemaker, a strong drive by Courtney Grogan, two scores off out of bounds plays by Josie Buckingham and several free throws by Reno Frayne. After this strong run the Lions quickly went on top by 10. Inconsistent ball handling and stagnant offensive motion allowed Goshen to keep it close to the end. The Lady lions got outstanding performances from Reno Frayne who scored 13 including 7/10 from the free throw line, Lindsey Blankenship who scored 12 and brought down 14 rebounds, and Josie Buckingham added 10. It was a hard-fought team win which allowed NR to improve to 3-1 in the league and 3-3 overall. Next @ Norwood Monday 12/20.

Lions Basketball vs Bethel Tate

The Lions traveled to take on the defending SBC champs Bethel Tate on Friday night. The lions started off slow, and went down 40-20 at the half. The lions refused to quit and battled back and tied the score at 51-51 with 1 minute left in the game. The lions were able to hold off a last second attempt to win by Bethel and the game went into overtime. Bethel Tate scored on its first two possessions in overtime and went up by four, and the lions were unable to make up that deficit falling by a score of 56-55. It was a great overall effort by the lions, especially on the defensive end where they only gave 11 points in the second half. Zak Ritter had 18 points, Joey McCabe had 14 points, 15 rebounds, and four steals, and Chris Turner had 14 points. Derrick Dillow came off the bench and played some great defense on their starting point guard, giving up 0 points in the second half. The Lions JV lost to Bethel moving their record to 2-4. The Freshman won 52-47 improving their record to 4-1. The JV team went to Batavia on Saturday night and won 42-32 improving their record to 3-4.