Jack Hamilton Charles L Glover Maxine M Stires Western Brown youth basketball camps a success Leto to represent Team USA in Australia Broncos hard at work in preparation for fall season Eastern approves bowling team Phyllis Ruth Lois A Manley Eddie L Carr Thomas L Carnahan Cameron Barkley Walter J McGee Gary J Graham George D Johnson Walter F Crawford Jr Charles E Meranda Jr Corbin testifies before Ohio Senate Five arrested in Hamersville drug bust Neil Diamond tribute band coming Hyde finds home at Midway Youngsters work to improve on hoop skills at Eastern basketball camps Sizer named All-District Honorable Mention Western Brown’s Barnes earns All-State, All-District honors Local players compete in SWOFCA Ron Woyan East/West All-Star Game 6th annual Ravye Williams Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament set for June 24 Clarence E Teal Rosie B Poe Monard C Boots James P Conrad James T Dinser Scott J Swearingen Eastern’s Farris earns award for top 2-point field percentage in Ohio Georgetown’s Seigla earns All-District honors OHSAA announces 2017 football regions and playoffs format Western Brown volleyball camps a success with over 100 in attendance Rigdon finishes high school running career with 10th place finish at state track and field championship meet Grace E Fite Women return to county jail as funds start to run low Georgetown Council takes action on vacant structures Veterans honored in Mt. Orab John McGee Timmy Burson Patricia A London Mary J Hall Kenneth R Behymer Western Brown’s Joe Sams commits to Marietta College WBHS to hold girls youth basketball camp Huseman signs with UC Clermont Day to continue baseball career on collegiate level at UC Clermont Western’s Pack signs with NKU WBHS to host youth boys basketball camp Eastern’s Rigdon, Hopkins are STATE BOUND James Ratliff Robert P Lesko Armstrong sentenced to twenty years on child porn possession charges Russellville hires new Village Clerk Russellville Council approves purchase of two ambulances FP School Board changes millage funding formula Thirteen charged by Brown Co. Grand Jury Local athletes advance to track and field regionals SBAAC awards baseball, softball, boys track and field First Team all-stars SHAC awards baseball all-stars Lady Broncos finish as SW District Div. II runner-up Lady Warriors cap off season as SE District Div. III runner-up Impressive post-season tourney run reaches end for Lady Rockets Rose M Crone Thousands visit Traveling Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall Strategies discussed to join Maysville/Mason County KY with Brown Co. communities for economic growth Road and bridge work planned in county Linda M Lawson Margaret G Newkirk Gregory R Dunn Sandra L Haitz Wesley A Cooper Everette F Donell Lady Broncos move to SW District Div. II finals Lady Rockets top Cincy Christian 22-1 to earn berth in district finals Lady Warriors head to SE District Div. III finals with win over Gallia SW District Track and Field Tourney action gets underway Russell E Conn Robert T Fisher Philip L Paeltz David Beals Gregory A Smith II William G Mullinnix Patricia Ogden Brittany Stykes remembered by friends and family 2018 county budget could be cut by up to ten percent Georgetown Police Chief updates council Over 40 vendors, crafters at 2017 Annual Craft Show Cropper’s time as GHS girls basketball coach expected to end after 21 years at the helm Barnes’ perfect game and big hits lead Lady Broncos to round one sectional win Broncos advance in sectional play with win over Mt. Healthy Kenny B Williams Stephen E Marcum Christopher J Lovett Brandon M Traylor Gaslight renovations set to begin Ripley students view mock crash at school

Girls’ basketball sectional draw announced

As the girls’ basketball regular season draws to a close, teams can begin to prepare themselves for a postseason run. The first step in that direction came earlier this afternoon when sectional draws were announced.

In Division II of the Southwest District, the 11th-seeded Western Brown Lady Broncos will travel to Withrow High School to square off against Taylor High School (7-12) at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13. Should the Lady Broncos win that game, the squad advances to await the winner of 13th-seed Woodward High School (3-14) and 5th-seed Archbishop McNicholas (9-10).

In Division III, the Ripley Lady Jays drew a first-round bye. The team will take on the winner of Waynesville (12-7) and Seven Hills (7-11) at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at Wilmington High School.

The Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers are also in Division III. The 11-7 Lady Tigers squad will battle 12-6 Clark Montessori on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Should Bethel-Tate advance, they will face the winner of North College Hill (10-11) and CHCA (8-6) on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 in Wilmington.

Three local squads will travel to Monroe High School for sectional action. The Felicity-Franklin Lady Cardinals will face New Miami (12-6) at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 12:30 p.m. Following that game, the Fayetteville Lady Rockets will face off against Lockland High School (1-18) at 2 p.m. The Georgetown Lady G-Men will then face Gamble Montessori (12-6) at 3:30 p.m.

A Felicity win advances the team to a matchup against 13-6 Middletown Christian on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Should the Fayetteville Lady Rockets win, they will face Cincinnati College Prep (8-8) at 6 p.m. on Feb. 17. Georgetown would square off against Cincinnati Country Day (13-5) on Feb. 17 at 7:30 with a victory.

Finally, the Eastern Lady Warriors will travel to Valley High School in Lucasville, Ohio for their first-round match. The team will face off against 10-6 Rock Hill High School at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13.

The boys’ sectional draw will be announced sometime during the afternoon of Feb. 7.

By Garth Shanklin

gshanklin@civitasmedia.com

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