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Greg Hawkins guests on Roll Pride Show
Lions Hall of Famer Greg Hawkins joins host Jim Reaker and Lions head coach Josh Stratton in the Oct. 24 Roll Pride Show from the Green Kayak in New Richmond.
Simmons, Higginbotham guest on Roll Pride Show
Seniors P.J. Simmons and Cory Higginbotham joined Jim Reaker and New Richmond Lions football coach Josh Stratton for the Oct. 10 Roll Pride Show from the Green Kayak. The show featured a New Richmond High School football history contest between the coach and players.

Moore, Sanchez guest on Roll Pride Show
Jim Reaker talks Lions football with head coach Josh Stratton and D Linemen Kennith Moore and Nick Sanchez on Monday, Oct. 3 from the Green Kayak in New Richmond. Click on the play button below to watch the show.
Lions co-captains talk NR football with Jim Reaker
Lions co-captains Gage Kramer, Peyton Schweickart and Jacob Cyrus talk about New Richmond footbal with Jim Reaker on the Sept. 26 Roll Pride Show from the Green Kayak.

Making History - NRHS' First Girls Golf Team EVER
New Richmond Exempted Village School District is proud to announce that the first Girls Golf Team in the history of the district will have their first match today 
Doug Foote to head OHSAA Southwest District

New Richmond High School athletic director/dean of students Doug Foote has been elected president of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Southwest District for 2016-2017.

Mr. Foote, who is beginning his ninth year with New Richmond schools, was first appointed to the District board in 2013 and elected to a six-year term in 2015 by a vote of principals from schools within the Southwest District which covers 15 Ohio counties stretching from Cincinnati to Indian Lake.

New members make SBAAC stronger

The Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference has emerged from the latest round of conference realignment stronger than ever. That was the consensus at the June meeting of SBAAC athletic directors and superintendents...

Boys and Girls basketball camp June 27-30.

New Richmond High School boys basketball coach Brian McMonigle and girls basketball coach Tom Wessner will hold the 7th annual New Richmond High School Boys and Girls Basketball Summer Camp for students entering grades K-8...

Introducing girls soccer coach Rebecca Heine
New Richmond High School's new girls soccer coach Rebecca Heine was introduced to players and parents May 30. She discusses her soccer background and summer plans for Lady Lions soccer.

Erik Anderson breaks school pole vault record
New Richmond High School senior Erik Anderson won the Southwest OHSAA Division II District pole vault with a vault of 14'4" on May 19.

Football Parent Meeting May 5
There will be a Parent Meeting for all New Richmond High School football parents with players in grades 10-12 on May 5th at 6:30 in the NRHS Media Center. Every player needs to be represented by at least one parent. 
AD Doug Foote receives prestigious awards

New Richmond High School athletic director Doug Foote has received three prestigious local, state and national awards. Mr. Foote, who is a board member of the Ohio H.S. Athletic Association’s Southwest District, was named Southwest District's Athletic Administrator of the Year by the Southwest Ohio Athletic Directors Association; the Meritorious Service Award recipient given by the Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association; and the Award of Merit given by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.

Reds Showcase tickets on sale at NRHS
Tickets for New Richmond High School’s April 30 baseball game against Reading in the Cincinnati Reds Futures High School Showcase can be purchased at the high school office or from Lions baseball coach Brian Benzinger. Tickets are $5.00 and include admission to the game to be played at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 30 on Field #2 at the Cincinnati Reds MLB Urban Youth Academy located at 2026 E. Seymour Avenue, PLUS a voucher good for one free View Level ticket to select Reds games, a coupon good for one free Skyline Chili Cheese Coney at participating restaurants and a coupon for Coney Island.
Alumni game to honor first softball champions
New Richmond High School Fast Pitch Softball celebrates the 25th anniversary of its first Championship team. The 1991 team defeated Western Brown 3-2 to win the school's first softball sectional. Come to the ALUMNI GAME on April 16 at 2:30 pm to celebrate this great accomplishment. This year's alumni shirts are available at 
Mandatory NRHS Spring athletes/parents meeting is March 14

New Richmond High School will hold its Spring Sports Meet the Team/ Parent Meeting Monday, March 14 beginning with a 6 p.m. social with pizza provided by the NR Lions Sports Foundation. The Meet the Teams/Parent Meeting will begain at 6:30 p.m. This is a mandatory meeting required by the Ohio High School Athletic Association for all Spring sports athletes and their parents. Cost of the pizza social is $3 per person for non athlete or Sports Foundation member.

Football meeting March 10 for incoming freshmen
New Richmond High School football coach Josh Stratton has scheduled a player/parent meeting on March 10 for any incoming freshman (2016-17 school year) boy wanting to play football. The meeting will be at 6:30pm in the high school Auditorium. 
Students give Jordyn Torrens rousing sendoff
New Richmond High School sophomore Jordyn Torrens and coach Judy Middeler were giving a rousing sendoff to the state swim meet by the school on Feb. 24. Torrens, who qualified for the state finals in the 100 butterfly, is making her second consecutive trip to the Ohio High School swimming championships.

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Be sure to follow the New Richmond Exempted Village School District on Twitter (@NREVSD) for daily updates, photos, videos and event information from all of our schools across the District.
2016 Hall of Fame Inductions
Jeff Kuhn, Michelle Sweet and Alex Lewis are inducted into the New Richmond Lions Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 16.

Four to join Lions Hall of Fame
New Richmond High School’s first Division I college players in football and basketball will join two of the school’s all-time greats in softball and swimming in the 2016 class of the New Richmond Lions Sports Hall of Fame. Thomas Wildey, 1959 graduate who played football at Ohio State; Jeffrey Kuhn, 1962 graduate who played basketball at the University of Cincinnati; Michelle Sweet, 2009 graduate who was a three-sport star in soccer, basketball and softball; and Alex Lewis, 2010 graduate who owns 11 school and league swimming records, will go into the Lions Hall of Fame at the annual induction banquet at 6 p.m. on Jan. 16 in the high school cafeteria. 
Watch Lady Lions preview show
Lady Lions basketball coach Tom Wessner talks about his varsity squad and previews the 2015-16 season with Jim Reaker.
Watch the Turkey Tuesday basketball game
New Richmond High School's Turkey Tuesday staff vs. student basketball game Nov. 24 featuring principal Mark Bailey and and staff in a benefit for Lions Reach Out which helps needy families in the community for Christmas.
Hall of Fame nominations due Dec. 8

Nominations for the New Richmond Lions Sports Hall of Fame are being accepted through Dec. 8. The Hall of Fame inductions will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16 following the 4 p.m. Hall of Fame basketball game against Mariemont. Anyone wishing to make one or several nominations may obtain nomination forms in the New Richmond High School Athletic Director’s Office or download the form at

Boys Basketball Preview Show
New Richmond High School boys varsity basketball coach Brian McMonigle previews the 2015-16 season with host Jim Reaker live at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23 from the Green Kayak in New Richmond.

Click here to listen to the Boys Basketball Preview Show
NR Lions preparing for victory in 2015-16
NRHS boys basketball preparing for victory in 2015-16<.

New Richmond welcomes back Dwayne Woodruff
New Richmond High School Hall of Famer Dwayne Woodruff returns to his hometown during Homecoming on Oct. 2 to present his Dwayne Woodruff Scholarship to 2015 recipient James Mahan and present a commemorative Wilson Golden Football to New Richmond as part of the nationwide Super Bowl High School Honor Roll initiative recognizing schools and communities that contributed to Super Bowl history and positively impacted the game of football. Woodruff, who was a three-sport star at New Richmond and led the Lions to the 1974 Clermont County League championship, went on to play college football at the University of Louisville and an 11-year career in the NFL as a cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he accumulated 37 interceptions after being drafted in the sixth round in 1979. Click on the video below to watch a tribute to Woodruff who also will be in the homecoming parade.
Watch the Roll Pride Show Week 5
Senior Lions football players Michael Williamson and Tyler Sammons are guests on this week's Roll Pride Show at the Green Kayak hosted by Chris Sheldon and Mike Martin.
Watch Nick Edmondson's record INT return
Nick Edmondson's school-record 102-yard interception return sealed New Richmond's 37-22 win over Batavia. Mike Martin and Chris Sheldon called the dramatic play.
The previous record was a 96-yard return by Matt Godsey against Hillsboro in 2000.
Head coach Josh Stratton previews the 2015 season
New Richmond Lions head coach Josh Stratton talks Lions football and previews the 2015 season with Chris Sheldon and Mike Martin from the Green Kayak in New Richmond.

School Board adopts drug testing policy
The Board of Education of the New Richmond Exempted Village School District at its August 17 meeting approved a random drug testing policy for New Richmond High School athletes and students involved in extra-curricular activities. Students in grades 9-12 who participate in athletics, students who participate in extra-curricular activities, students possessing District parking privileges, and students who volunteer will be required to submit to random drug tests administered by a third-party laboratory. The random drug testing policy is available at the link below:


Tom Wessner picked to coach Lady Lions
Pending school board approval, 13-year coaching veteran Tom Wessner has been selected to coach the New Richmond High School Lady Lions basketball team. Wessner, who was picked by a school committee to fill a social studies vacancy, comes to New Richmond from White Oak High School where most recently the boys varsity basketball coach. He was introduced to the Lady Lions on June 9 by NRHS athletic director Doug Foote.

NRHS Basketball Camp is June 29-July 2

New Richmond High School boys varsity basketball coach Brian McMonigle and  Lady Lions varsity coach Tom Wessner and the boys and girls basketball staffs will hold their 6th annual New Richmond High School Boys and Girls Basketball Camp for students entering grades K-8 from June 29 to July 2 at the high school gym. Cost of the camp is $30 per camper for the entire week for preregistrations ($40 registration at the door Monday morning). The Camp brochure and application form is available online at this link:

Mercy HealthPlex doing OHSAA physicals for NR athletes
Mercy Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is offering Ohio High School Athletic Associated required physical examinations for New Richmond High School and Middle School athletes for the 2015-16 school year on Saturday, June 6, from 8-10 a.m. at Mercy Anderson HealphPlex, 7495 State Road across from Mercy Anderson Hospital.  
8 NRHS athletes make their college choices
Eight New Richmond High School athletes announced their college choices May 11. Cody Kirschner, Thomas More for tennis; Tucker Schweickert, Thomas More for football; Isiah Young, UC Clermont for basketball; Patrick Richardson, Mt. St. Joseph for football; TJ Burbage, Wilmington College for track; Austin Fischer, Illinois Tech for baseball; Steven Wolfe, UC Clermont for baseball; Dalton Henderson, Ohio Wesleyan for baseball; Jacob Carnahan, UC Clermont for baseball; and Taryn Rupp, Ohio Northern for cross country and track.

Click on the play button below to watch the signing ceremony.
Baseball and softball host sectional games May 14
New Richmond High School's varsity baseball and softball teams will be hosting tournament games at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 14. Coach Brian Benzinger's baseball team, seeded No. 3 in the Cincinnati Division II sectional tournament, will play the winner of the May 12 game between Wyoming and Batavia. Coach Jim Reaker's Lady Lions softball squad host the winner of the May 12 game between Wyoming and Clermont Northeastern. There will be a $5 admission fee for each game.
Drug testing considered for NR athletes

New Richmond Exempted Village School District Supt. Adam Bird has asked the Board of Education to consider implementing random drug testing for New Richmond High School athletics and extracurricular participants. “It will give our students an additional reason to say no to peer pressure regarding drugs and alcohol,” Bird told the Board at its April meeting.

Football Lift-A-Thon is June 8-9
The New Richmond High School Football team is sponsoring its 3rd annual LIFT-A-THON June 8 and 9 to emphasize the importance of our off-season workouts and to provide support for our program. Each player will perform two core exercises, the squat and bench. We will take the players combined score to get his final weight. Each player will get $.01 / $.05 / $ .10 donations per pound (flat donations are acceptable). The amount of your pledge will be the result of the players combined squat and bench scores.
We are asking each player to get a minimum pledge total of $75 Dollars. GO LIONS!
The Lift-A-Thon pledge form is attached.
Nick Wilson 5K Run/Walk is July 11

The Nicholas Wilson Athletic Scholarship was created to honor the life of Nicholas Wilson by assisting in furthering the education of a New Richmond High School graduating senior. Nick was an exceptional athlete, participating in football, basketball, baseball, and track. He was also a member of the Troubadours. After high school, Nick continued his education and graduated with honors from Nashville Auto Diesel College as a mechanic with an emphasis in heavy equipment. Nick passed away suddenly on December 24, 2013 in a car accident. Print out the attached entry form or enter online at

2015 Lions Hall of Fame inductions
Joe Moon, Eric McMonigle, Donnie Morrison and Dave Hawkins are inducted into the New Richmond High School Lions Sports Hall of Fame.

Rousing sendoff for Jordyn Torrens
New Richmond High School Freshman Jordyn Torrens got a rousing sendoff Feb. 25 to the Ohio high school state swim meet in Canton where she will compete in the women's Division II 100 Yard Butterfly event. Jordyn became on the fifth New Richmond High School swimmer to qualifier for the state meet joining Debbie Kyle, Nate Kramer, Alex Lewis and Tyler David, all coached by New Richmond coaching legend Judy Middeler.

Doug Foote honored by state association
Doug Foote, New Richmond High School athletic director/dean of students, has received the Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s Citation award in recognition of exceptional time, effort, and energy devoted to the OIAAA. 
Lady Lions softball history now online
Lady Lions coach Jim Reaker is compiling a history of the New Richmond High School softball program complete with rosters, team photos and statistics. Check it out at 
Football team discontinues mulch sale
The New Richmond High School football team has discontinued the spring fund raising mulch sale. 
Softball Alumni Game schedule for March 21

The 3rd annual 2015 Softball Alumni game is scheduled for Saturday, March 21st @ 2:30 pm on the varsity softball field. The 2015 Varsity team will scrimmage Little Miami at noon prior to the alumni game. This year's game will pit alumni against alumni with the teams being coached by Lady Lions varsity coach Jim Reaker and former New Richmond varsity softball Coach Bill Gabriel. Anyone who has played for New Richmond High School is invited to participate.

Four selected for NRHS Hall of Fame
A former coach who delivered league titles in two sports, a three-sport star who exceled in the classroom, a former school board member who set a standard for volunteering and a pitcher who pitched a no-hitter for the school’s first district baseball title make up the 2015 class of the New Richmond Lions Sports Hall of Fame. Joe Moon, Eric McMonigle, Dave Hawkins and Donnie Morrison will be inducted at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at the annual Hall of Fame banquet at the high school which will follow a 4 p.m. varsity basketball game against Ripley. Banquet tickets are $15 and available at the high school. 
Keep up to date on NRHS swimming
 New Richmond High School swimming coaches Judy Middeler and Rick Mahan keep Lions swimming fans up to date on the swim teams at the link below:

Among the upcoming swim events is the annual NRHS Alumni Swim meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 27.

Lions host Australian team in preseason scrimmage
Chris Sheldon, Jeff Zink and Kenny Shoemaker called the action when the Lions hosted a traveling team from Melbourne, Australia in a preseason scrimmage Nov. 24.
Hall of Fame accepting nominations
The New Richmond Lions Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for induction into the 2015 Hall of Fame Class. Nominations must be received by the New Richmond High School Athletic Department by December 8, 2014 to be considered for the 2015 Hall of Fame inductions to be held at 6 p.m. January 31, 2015. Click on the Read More link for Hall of Fame eligibility requirements and nomination form or download the forms at the Hall of Fame web site.
Lions cross country outruns competition
Lions Cross Country coach Rylan Shebesta talks about New Richmond's dominate SBAAC cross country program.

Lady Lions off to fast start
The New Richmond High School Lady Lions improved to 9-6 on the season for the best start under coach Carla Corbin with a three-set win over Georgetown Tuesday in the annual Volley For The Cure game. Click on the play button below to watch a replay of the game.
Cross Ccountry Inv. features Open 5K race
New Richmond High School will be hosting its annual cross country invitational Saturday, September 20th that includes an open 5K race that is the same course the runners compete. This race is open to anyone that is not on a current high school cross country team. The Open 5K race begins at 10 a.m. and has an entry fee of $10. Proceeds from the race will go towards a scholarship given out to a senior boy and senior girl on the cross country team at the end of the year. Runners may register on race day or in advance at the high school office beginning Sept. 17. 
NREVSD mourns loss of Dave Hawkins
Dave Hawkins is being remembered today for his many years of dedicated service to the New Richmond Exempted Village School District which included 22 years as a member of the Board of Education and nearly 30 years of volunteer work. "His positive impact on NREVSD as a Board of Education member will be felt for many years," said Supt. Adam Bird. "Dave has always looked at what is best for our students when casting a vote as a Board member." Mr. Hawkins, 62, died Thursday, July 10, after a long battle with cancer. 
Doug Foote elected to OHSAA SW Board
New Richmond High School athletic director/dean of students Doug Foote has been elected to a six-year term on the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Southwest District Board. Mr. Foote received 33 votes to 12 for Benjamin Logan AD Scott Reule and 9 for Bishop Fenwick AD Jon Payne. 
Eight Lions make college commitments
Eight New Richmond High School senior athletes signed or made commitments this spring to continue their athletic careers at the college level. They are  Hunter Blankenship, Spalding University in soccer; Hannah Hall, Denison University in track; Levi Simpson, Marietta College in baseball... 
NREVSD saddened by loss of Joe Middeler
The New Richmond Exempted Village School District lost a popular coach and a loyal district supporter April 18 when Joe Middeler was killed in a mowing accident at his home near Moscow. “This is a tragic loss for our district and the NR community,” said NREVSD Supt. Adam Bird. “Joe was a popular coach and school supporter for decades and will be missed.” 
NRHS dominates Norwood Invitational
New Richmond High School's boys and girls track team recorded first place team finishes and first place combined out of 14 teams at the Norwood Invitational April 11. The Lady Lions were led by first place finishers Olivia Behymer (200 and 400 meters), Shelbi Simpson (1600 meters), Maren Hance (800 meters), Claire Burns (3200 meters), Hannah Hall (high jump), Eleanor Wildey (discus) and the 4x400 relay team of Paige Anderson, Olivia Behymer, Maren Hance and Lexi Forsee. First place finishers for the Lions were Miles Burnam (110 and 300 hurdles), Bobby Bingham (1600 meters), Branston Evans (discus) and the 4x800 relay of Bobby Bingham, Zach Fields, Charlie Spicker and Austin Torrens.  
Boys and Girls track win Coaches Classic
New Richmond High School's boys and girls track teams took first place in the 2014 Coaches Classic Division II-III meet Saturday, April 5 at McNicholas High School. The NRHS girls took first place with 124.5 points. Host McNicholas was second with 104 points. The NRHS boys dominated with 82 points, nearly doubling second-place Lockland's 43 points. Click on the Read More link for full results. 
Champion sendoff for Tyler David
New Richmond High School senior Tyler David was given a champions sendoff Feb. 19 for his trip to the Ohio High School Athletic Association state swim meet in Canton where he will be competing in the 200 and 500 freestyle events. David, who carries a 4.0 GPA with a full-load of post secondary courses at Clermont College, is being recruited by several Division I colleges including Cleveland State where former Lion Alex Lewis has been a four-year standout.
NRHS honors its basketball champions
New Richmond High School honored its 2014 Southern Buckeye Conference American Division champion boys and girls basketball teams at a Feb. 14 pep rally. It marked the first time since 1975 that both girls and boys won league titles. 
NRHS honors Josie Buckingham
New Richmond High School honored senior basketball player Josie Buckingham on Senior Night Feb. 12. Buckingham, who will attend the University of Minnesota, in the top scorer (1432 points), rebounder (1004) and shot blocker (440) in school history. 
NR family connected by championships
If you attend a Stacy family reunion in New Richmond you can expect the talk to get around to Lady Lions basketball and championships. Sisters Bailey and Bergen Workman were in uniform when the Lady Lions won 2014 Southern Buckeye American Division and overall championships, and their mother, Lisa Stacy Workman, and aunt Lana Stacy Gilday, were on the previous Lady Lions championship team in 1984. 
2014 Lions Hall of Fame inductions
John Duncan Jr., Jay Penry and Denny Hopewell were inducted into the New Richmond (Ohio) High School Lions Sports Hall of Fame at the annual Hall of Fame banquet Jan. 25, 
Lady Lions win SBAAC Championship
Coach Brad Hatfield's SBAAC American Division champion Lady Lions, who wrapped up New Richmond's first girls basketball title in 30 years last week with their 66-48 win over Amelia, added the league overall championship with a 47-44 win over SBAAC National Division champion Georgetown Lady G-Men Saturday, Feb. 8. 
Olivia Behymer signs with Liberty University
New Richmond High School track performer Olivia Behymer accepted a Division I track scholarship from Liberty University Feb. 7. Olivia is a two-time podium finisher in the Ohio Div. II girls state track meet, finishing 6th in the 400-meters at the 2011 and 5th place in 2013. 
NRHS athletes pick their colleges
New Richmond High School athletes Emily Barcheski (Southern Indiana), Colton Farmer (Spalding University), Eleanor Wildey (Wilmington), Branston Evans (Wilmington) and Tyler Klein (Cincinnati Christian) pick their colleges. 
Hawkins to be honored by Southwest District
New Richmond Board of Education member David Hawkins has been selected for the Friend of Athletics Award by the Southwest District Athletic Board of the Ohio High School Athletic Association in recognition of his 27 years as a volunteer at New Richmond High School. 
Three to join Lions Sports Hall of Fame
Two athletes from the mid-1990s who received Division I college scholarships and the most successful soccer coach in New Richmond High School history will be inducted into the New Richmond Lions Sports Hall of Fame on January 25.
Josie Buckingham Signs with Minnesota
New Richmond High School senior Josie Buckingham signed her national letter of intent with the University of Minnesota Nov. 13. She was joined in the ceremony by her parents Liz Misheff and Charles Buckingham and NRHS coaches Brad Hatfield and Laren Wilkins... 
Stratton named district and state coach of year
New Richmond football coach Josh Stratton was named OHSAA Southwest District Division III coach of the year and state Division III co-coach of the year by the Associated Press after leading the Lions to a 9-1 record in his first year at the school. 
Bingham leads Lions to SBAAC title
Bobby Bingham finished first and New Richmond teammates Charlie Spicker, Oliver Stone, Zach Fields and Darik Page followed with top 16 finishes to lead the Lions to the 2013 SBAAC American Division cross country championships at Bethel High School Saturday, Oct. 12. Click on the Read More link for complete results.  
Lady Lions dominate SBAAC championships
Claire Burns was first overall and  teammates Taryn Rupp, Paige Anderson, Grace Hauserman, Shelbi Simpson, Zoe Crabtree and Oliva Behymer finished in the top 12 as the Lady Lions dominated the 2013 SBAAC American Division Girls Cross Country Championships at Bethel High School Saturday, Oct. 12. Click on the Read More link for complete results. 
Lions three-peat in SBAAC golf
Nothing is as sweet as a Three-Peat which the Lion Golfers completed at rainy Cedar Trace Golf Course on Saturday. Going in to the final 18 holes the Lions held a 33 stroke lead over Amelia and finished the day winning the League by 64 strokes.
Lady Lions win NRHS Invitational
The New Richmond girls cross country team easily won our home (mudd run) invitational Sept. 21 placing 6 girls in the top 25.  Top runners for the girls included: Claire Burns (2nd); Taryn Rupp (5th); Bailey Haas (14th); Grace Hauserman (15th); 
Emily Belmont (16th);Shelbi Simpson (23rd); Zoe Crabtree (34th). Click on the Read More link for full results.
Bingham top runner in NRHS Invitational
Bobby Bingham finished first and his NRHS Lions team finished 2nd missing out on first place by only 8 points in the 2013 NRHS Cross Country Invitational Sept. 21.  Top Runners for the boys team included: Bobby Bingham (1st); Stone Oliver (23rd); Darik Page (32nd); Lyle Hawkins (38th); Luke Glenn (41st); Charlie Spicker (47th); Brian Lewis (48th). 
All football tickets will be $6

The Executive Board of the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference of which New Richmond is a member has raised ticket prices for Friday night varsity football games. Adults and students will both pay a $6 ticket price beginning this season.  

‘Go Lions’ has new meaning in Cameroon
When someone yells “Go Lions” in the village of Tugi, Cameroon, Africa, it can be a cause for panic. But this soccer season in Tugi, those words may be coming from the mouth of The Fon, His Royal Highness W.M. Mbakwa, ruler of the village of 3500. 
Season passes on sale at NRHS
Season sports passes and football reserved seat licenses are on sale at New Richmond High School. All sports pass ($90 adults/ $70 students) admits bearer to all sports events for the entire school year. 10-game pass ($50 adult/ $30 students) admits bearer to any 10 athletic events during the school year.
Former Bengal tells Lions what it takes to win
Former Cincinnati Bengal and current CBS NFL analyst Solomon Wilcots visited New Richmond  football practice this week and spoke to the Lions about what it takes to become a winning program. Click on the Read More link to watch a video of Wilcots's talk to the Lions. 
AD Doug Foote appointed to District board
New Richmond High School athletic director Doug Foote has been appointed  to the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Southwest District Athletic Board for the 2013-14 school year. 
Mr. Foote replaces Mark Hughes, the retiring athletic director at Oakwood High School, as the AA representative to the SWDAB. 
New Richmond routs McNick 11-4

The way John Christmann saw it, New Richmond got a lot of mileage out of hitting the baseball where his McNicholas Rockets weren’t on Thursday. All Austin Wells could say was, “It’s about time.” The Lion senior, batting ninth in New Richmond’s lineup for the Division II sectional tournament second-round game, went 2-for-2 with a walk while driving in two runs and scoring three more in an 11-4 win at New Richmond. 

Cole Bird to play in East-West All-Star Game
New Richmond High School senior Cole Bird will be putting on football pads one last time when he plays in the Southwestern Ohio Football Coaches Association Ron Woyan East-West All-Star Game Thursday, June 13 at Kings High School. Game time is 7:30 p.m. 
OHSAA enrollment numbers for 2013-15
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has issued its projected enrollment numbers for the next two year cycle. New Richmond is projected to have 305 boys and 288 girls and will remain in Division II in all sports except golf. New Richmond is projected to be Division I in golf again. Click on the Read More link to see projected enrollment for all Southern Buckeye Conference schools and the OHSAA divisional breakdowns for all sports. 
Lions roar for 'Feed My Starving Children'
New Richmond Lions football coach Josh Stratton, five assistants, a parent volunteer and 25 players joined volunteerers at Miami Valley Christian Academy April 25 to help pack 25,568 means for the "Feed My Starving Children" program. The meals will feed 73 children, three times a day for an entire year. 
Lions introduced at Reds' game
Members of the New Richmond High School varsity baseball team were introduced at Great American Ball Park April 21 before the Reds-Pirates game.  
Emily Erdman picks Lindenwood-Belleville
New Richmond High School senior cross country runner Emily Erdman has signed to attend and run cross country for Lindenwood-Belleville (Illinois) University. Erdman finished 9th in the SBAAC and 25th in the OHSAA Div . II Southwest District and helped the Lady Lions to league and district titles last fall.
Austin Wells signs with Urbana
Urbana University men’s golf coach Jerome Armstrong announced the signing of New Richmond High School senior Austin Wells Wednesday, April 17. Wells was a four-year letter winner for the Lions where he played for Coach Phil Heflin and helped the Lions to back-to-back Southern Buckeye Conference championships.
Behymer owns records for 100m, 200m and 400m

New Richmond junior Oliva Behymer shattered the 29-year old school record in the girls 100 meter dash with a time of 12.47 Wednesday in the preliminary round of the New Richmond Track Invitational. The previous record was 12.6 seconds by Shannon Maley in 1984.

She came back Thursday to break  the school record in the 200 meters with a time of 26.35. Shannon Maley's  (1984) and Beth Pate's (1985) shared the old record at 26.5. She broke Lisa Taylor's  record (60.01) in the 400 meter run as a freshman with a time of 57.73.

Reminder: Yearbook Sale Price Ends on 3/22/13
The 'NERIHI" Yearbook $56 sale price ends on 3/22/13. Be sure to get yours ordered before the price increases to $63! 
Lions players meet their new coach
Click on the play button to watch new Lions football coach Josh Stratton talk to the team about the importance of character.

Stratton named new Lions football coach
Joshua Stratton, a Columbus, Ohio native who has spent the last two years as the head football coach at Lloyd High School in Erlanger, Kentucky, has been selected as the new head coach of the New Richmond Lions... 
Forsee grapples with end of wrestling career
New Richmond senior JR Forsee, who finished his wrestling career at New Richmond with four SBAAC 285-pound titles and two podium finishes in the OHSAA Div. II championships, was featured in an article by Tom Skeen of the Community Journal. 
Nathan Dixon, JR Forsee seek state mat titles
New Richmond High School seniors Nathan Dixon (220 pounds) and JR Forsee (285 pounds) will be competing in Thursday's Ohio High School Athletic Association Division II wrestling championships at Ohio State University. Lions head coach Deron Shinkle discusses their season and their chances of a podium finish in Columbus in this video. 
Buckingham breaks scoring records
Josie Buckingham set girls basketball and school scoring records with 42 points in New Richmond's 68-42 win over Bethel-Tate in Thursday's Division II sectional tournament at Withrow High School. 
Swimmers finish strong in district meet
New Richmond High School swimmers finished strong in the Ohio High School Athletic Association district swim meet at Miami University Feb. 16 including school record performances by the girls 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams.
Buckingham takes command for Lions
NEW RICHMOND — New Richmond junior center Josie Buckingham is accustomed to being double and triple-teamed and having opposing defenses collapse on her for 32 minutes. But after scoring just two points in the first quarter, Buckingham scored 12 of her 35 points in the third quarter and finished with 18 rebounds and nine blocks, leading the Lions to a 56-51 upset victory over Western Brown, the third-ranked team in the Enquirer Divisions II-IV coaches’ poll.
Boys and girls swim teams capture SOSL titles
On Saturday, February 2, for the first time in NR swimming history both boys and girls ended the season as Southern Ohio Swim League Champions. It was a great day of swimming for all the NR swimmers.  Kara Burns set her own personal new RECORD in the 100 yd. Breaststroke with a time of 1:16.63 and this is also a new school record. She also finished in 2nd place with a time of 5:50.62 for the 500 yd. Freestyle. 
2013 Hall of Fame inductions

Click on the Play Button to watch the Video.

Eric Finan, Nate Kramer, David Duncan and Tom Behymer were inducted into the New Richmond Lions Hall of Fame Jan. 26, 2013.
Lion’s Den sign to be retired Feb. 8
The Lion’s Den sign at the New Richmond High School gymnasium, which has watched over the careers of Major League baseball star Todd Benzinger, NFL star Dwayne Woodruff... 
Lions football coach going back to Texas
New Richmond High School Football coach Scott Herman met with the team today andannounced he was leaving to go back to Montgomery,Texas where he coached before taking the New Richmond job. 
2013 Hall of Fame inductees
Four athletes who went on to play Division I sports in college and set standards for future New Richmond High School athletes will be honored Jan. 26 as the 2013 Class of the New Richmond Lions Sports Hall of Fame. Tom Behymer (1956), David Duncan (2005), Nate Kramer (2007) and Eric Finan (2007) will be inducted in at the annual Hall of Fame banquet Jan. 26 following the 4 p.m. boys’ varsity basketball game against Bethel. Tickets for the banquet are $15 and available at the high school office. 
Buckingham commits to Minnesota
New Richmond junior center Josie Buckingham will become a Golden Gopher after graduation in 2014. “I committed to the University of Minnesota today,” Buckingham said Jan. 2 after leading the Lady Lions to a 56-19 win over Roger Bacon.
Lions trio named second-team all-district
New Richmond seniors Cole Bird, James White and Alex Horn have been named to the OHSAA Southwest District second-team Div. II all-star team on defense. 
NRHS girls win district title
By Adam Turer, Community Press NEW RICHMOND — The postseason is a great time to run your fastest race of the season. At the Southwest District Division II cross country meet held on Oct. 20 at Corwin-Nixon Park in Mason, the New Richmond Lions set several personal bests. Fourteen New Richmond High School cross country runners advanced to the Oct. 27 regional meet. Both the boys and girls teams qualified, with the boys placing fourth and the girls claiming the district championship. Read Adam Turer's article. 
Lions dominate SBAAC golf all-star team
In the first time in the history of New Richmond High School golf , the Lion Linksters have reached three levels that had never been reached before, including five out of six first team all-stars. 
Six Lady Lions named all-city
Sarah Shoemaker, Mikaela Rupp, Sarah Glenn, Olivia Behymer, Hannah Hall and Aly Skaggs were named to the Enqurier's 2012 all-city track team.
NRHS athletes monitored for concussions
New Richmond High School is turning to technology to closely monitor its athletes for concussions.  
Season passes on sale
Season passes are on sale in the New Richmond High School office. 
Skaggs named all-state in baseball
New Richmond senior Austin Skaggs has been named to the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association’s Division II all-state team as an outfielder.  
2011-12 NRHS sports wrap up show

New Richmond High School athletic director Doug Foote reviews the 2011-12 athletic season which saw NRHS teams win seven Southern Buckeye Conference American Division titles and record eight coach-of-the-year honors.

Click here to Listen to the 2011-12 sports wrap-up show 

Finan named Academic All-American
Former New Richmond Lion Eric Finan (Class of 2007) was named a Capital One First-Team Academic All-American June 21. 
2012 Hall of Fame inductees announced
New Richmond High School has announced the 2012 inductees for the Lions Sports Hall of Fame. 
New scoreboard honors Lions swim coaches
A new scoreboard at the New Richmond High School pool was dedicated Dec. 18 in honor of Judy and Joe Middeler who have coached the Lions swimmers for a combined 50 years. 
New Richmond cheerleaders get top rating
New Richmond High School’s cheerleaders came home with three blue superior ribbons and a superior team trophy from the Universal Cheerleaders Association camp at The Ohio State University July 18-21.  
Sports Foundation elects new officers
The New Richmond Lions Sports Foundation has elected new officers for the 2011-12 school year with Joel Loyd serving as president, Shelly Glenn as treasurer and Liz Buckingham as secretary.  
New ball fields dedicated
New Richmond's new baseball and softball fields were dedicated Monday, March 28 with a baseball game against Norwood 
2 honored for leadership and courage
Two New Richmond football players were honored March 3 for their leadership on and off the football field during the 2010 championship season. 
State champions Ben Bird and Justin Fender honored
Two-time state discuss champion Ben Bird (1991-1992) 
Press Box gets new look
The New Richmond High School Stadium press box has a new look thanks to the New Richmond Exempted Village School District Maintenance Dept. 
2014 SBAAC Champions
Hannah Hall brings home silver medal
New Richmond's Hannah Hall brings back the silver medal from the OHSAA Div. II state track meet at Ohio State with a jump of 5'6". Here's a video from of her medal winning jump.

NR trio going to state after school record performances
Coach Brian Benzinger wins 300th game

Senior catcher Levi Simpson hands New Richmond coach Brian Benzinger the game ball for his 300th win after their 7-0 victory over Norwood. The win improved New Richmond to 23-5 and marked the third straight year the Lions have won at least 23 games and the 10th 20-win season for coach Benzinger in his 15 seasons as head coach.

2014 SBAAC American Division champions
2014 SBAAC American Division champions
Behymer, Hall medal at state track meet
Lady Lions juniors Hannah Hall (left) and Olivia Behymer (right) reached the podium at the Division II state track meet June 7-8 at Ohio State's Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Hall, who qualified for the state meet for the second straight year, was a regional champion in the high jump and finished 8th at state. Behymer, who was a 6th place finisher in the 400-meters at the 2011 state meet, improved to 5th place in 2013.
NRHS gym gets makeover
The New Richmond High School gymnasium got a makeover this summer with new lights and a refinished floor complete with new center court and OHSAA logos. 

NRHS AD Doug Foote stands by the new center court logo.

NRHS' refinished gyn floor features a new OHSAA logo.

Impact testing program explained
New Richmond High School athletic director Doug Foote and Wellington Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine trainer Megan Barhorst explain the school's program for monitoring our athletes for concussions in this video report. 


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