Archive for December, 2014

Local grapplers get early-season test

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Four local high school wrestling teams took part in the annual end-of-the-year barometer that is the Southwest Ohio Wrestling Coaches Association Glenn Sample Holiday Classic, also known as the Coaches Classic, on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20 and 21 at Harrison High School. All four schools — Amelia, Bethel-Tate, Glen [ Read More ]

Amelia’s Huber rolls third perfect game in three years

By Chris Chaney Sun staff For some, bowling a perfect game is a culmination of a lifelong struggle with the lanes; a love-hate relationship that relents one time to reward an elusive 300 score to a weary alley cat. Nic Huber isn’t weary. In fact, he’s hungrier than ever after bowling his third perfect game [ Read More ]

Clermont Northeastern poised to rocket up standings in New Year

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Georgetown might be the class of the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division this year in boys basketball, but the Clermont Northeastern Rockets are poised to shoot up the table as the team continues to grow together. “We need to continue to get better,” first-year head coach Jim Jones said. “I [ Read More ]

GE’s Click wins 250th game

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Coming into the 2014-15 season needing just six wins to reach 250 for his career, Jeff Click knew the question was not ‘if,’ but ‘when.’ ‘When’ turned out to be Wednesday, Dec. 17 at Kings High School in a 51-38 victory over the Lady Trojans’ Eastern Cincinnati Conference rivals. Perhaps [ Read More ]

Ohio leads nation with seven Paralympic All-Americans in ‘14

2014 was a landmark year for Ohio high school Paralympic athletes, as seven were named U.S. Paralympics Track and Field High School All-Americans by the U.S. Paralympic Committee. Ohio led all states in the number of All-Americans and also saw two athletes awarded with the 2014 National Boys Track Athlete of the Year and 2014 [ Read More ]

Conservation drives Christmas tradition

By Kelly Doran Sun staff People across America partake in many traditions during the holiday season, including counting birds. This year is the 115 year of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, which occurs between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5 in 2,300 places throughout the county and in Canada, Central America and South America. “It’s a [ Read More ]

Milford council members discuss 2014 progress

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Milford City Council members are proud of the progress that was made in the city in 2014. Mayor Laurie Howland reviewed the year during the Dec. 15 council meeting and asked council members for their input. “It’s been a great year for the city of Milford,” Howland said. Main Street [ Read More ]

More businesses coming to Milford

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Several new businesses have opened or are opening soon in the city of Milford. City Manager Jeff Wright noted a few, which include a bank and a model home and design center, during the Dec. 15 council meeting. River Hills Bank will be opening a branch at 301 Main Street [ Read More ]

Sam’s donates toys to hospitalized children

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Sam’s Club is making Christmas brighter for children who are spending the holidays in the hospital. Employees at Sam’s Club in Eastgate presented more than 300 toys to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to give to children who are in the hospital over the holidays. Felix Leshey, club manager of the Sam’s [ Read More ]

Amelia police collect toys for local children

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The second year of Amelia Village’s Stuff the Cruiser will bring many children joy this Christmas. Two officers with the Amelia Police Department spent their morning and afternoon on Dec. 13 collecting toys in front of Kroger, Mayor Todd Hart said. The officers began the event at 9 a.m. and [ Read More ]


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