Archive for February, 2014

East Fork State Park News (Winter 2014)

Lady Cards are chasing history, won first sectional title since 2001

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Felicity-Franklin Lady Cardinals are on a crash course with history, one that their head coach Kerry Stamper knows well. After dismantling their first-round Division IV sectional opponent Lockland, 57-24, on Feb. 13, the Lady Cardinals have gritted out two more wins over Middletown Christian and Seven Hills to earn [ Read More ]

Lady Trojans win sectional, peaking heading to district

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A near-perfect regular season has led the Glen Este Lady Trojans to an Eastern Cincinnati Conference championship, a sectional championship and head coach Kathy Demarko hopes a state tournament berth stemming from this week’s district tournament at Beaver-Vu lanes in Beavercreek. “One thing I’ve noticed is that this team has [ Read More ]

Glen Este’s Branson, Bethel-Tate’s Peters finish second at districts and qualify for state wrestling tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A strong showing from Clermont County grapplers in the sectional tournament manifested itself in over 40 individuals, including four sectional champions, advancing to the district this past weekend. However, the further north the wrestlers go, the more difficult the task becomes. Only Glen Este’s Gage Branson and Bethel-Tate’s Aric Peters, [ Read More ]

Area boys’ teams bow out of sectional tournament early

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A stellar regular season around Clermont County gave way to a disappointing postseason performance for the first nine teams taking part in the Southwest Ohio sectional tournament. All nine local schools were one-and-done in their postseason appearances with Felicity-Franklin the lone surviving team at the time of this writing. Felicity, [ Read More ]

New Richmond’s Tyler David finds success at state despite being unhappy with times

By Chris Chaney Sun staff New Richmond High School senior Tyler David’s prep swimming career ended successfully. The freestyler was Clermont County’s lone representative at the CT Branin Natatorium in Canton this past weekend, qualifying, competing and advancing out of the preliminaries in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events. “It was a real great [ Read More ]

Area programs close out successful eras and begin to look toward future

By Chris Chaney Sun staff An era came to a close in the middle of last week as New Richmond, Goshen and Milford saw the flame extinguished on their 2013-14 campaigns. Influential senior classes at all three schools played their last games in the high school colors, but not before leaving enduring marks on their [ Read More ]

New Richmond family connected by generations of girls’ hoops success

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 Jan. 31 when the Lady Lions clinched the 2014 Southern Buckeye American Division title with a 66-48 win over Amelia and on Feb. [ Read More ]

Cyclist killed on Round Bottom Road

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Milford resident and Cincinnati Country Day School teacher Frederick Carey, 51, was hit and killed while riding his bicycle on Round Bottom Road in Union Township Feb. 21. According to Lieutenant Scott Gaviglia, operations commander at the Union Township Police Department, police responded to the hit-and-run incident near 473 Round [ Read More ]

A bad year for potholes

By Art Hunter Editor A colder than normal winter has taken a toll on Clermont County’s 400 miles of county roads – it’s filled them with potholes. County Engineer Pat Manger says that he’s never seen a bigger problem with potholes. “This is the worst that I can remember, and I’ve been county engineer since [ Read More ]

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