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