Archive for February, 2015

MLB announces return of Color Run All-Star 5K slated for July 11

Major League Baseball and The Color Run are joining together to host The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K presented by Nike on Saturday, July 11 in downtown Cincinnati. This will be the second joint event conducted by the two groups and is sure to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for fans. Participants of all ages will [ Read More ]

Moerlein Lager House Weekend at Reds HOF

The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will offer free admission to the first 500 fans each day on Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 1, thanks to the Moerlein Lager House. Fans can pick up their free ticket vouchers at the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum box office beginning at 10 a.m. each [ Read More ]

Goshen girls return to district tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A day later than scheduled, the Goshen girls bowling team punched their ticket to Beaver-Vu Lanes and the Southwest Ohio Division II District Tournament last week, reaching the district round for the second consecutive year. “Actually, all of (the girls) bowled really well,” Goshen head coach Shirley Reynolds said. “We [ Read More ]

Winter weather throws wrench in girls sectional tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A weather-dictated schedule has left the girls basketball sectional tournament in catch-up mode. With just two local games able to be completed last week, area high school teams were forced into action under unenviable circumstances, in some cases having not practiced in over a week. Glen Este and Felicity-Franklin, the [ Read More ]

Pair of underclassmen carry Clermont flag to state

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Clermont will have two individuals representing the county at the Division II Ohio State Championships at the CT Branin Natatorium on Thursday and Friday evening as Bethel-Tate’s Gracyn McQueary and New Richmond’s Jordyn Torrens will make the trek to Canton this week. McQueary, a sophomore, and Torrens, a freshman, will [ Read More ]

Amelia wins third consecutive Southern Buckeye Tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Three days before the Amelia boys basketball team opened up sectional tournament play, the Barons claimed their third consecutive Southern Buckeye Conference Tournament title. The three-peat was one of two for head coach Craig Mazzaro’s crew as the blue and white also won the regular season American Division crown for [ Read More ]

Amelia looking for new administrative manager

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Amelia Administrative Manager Julie Wartman retired from the village Feb. 13 and village officials are looking to fill her position. Wartman has been working there for almost 11 years, according to Amelia Mayor Todd Hart. Hart recognized Wartman during the Feb. 10 council meetin and presented her with an engraved [ Read More ]

Students raising money for playground

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Two St. Andrew students are raising funds to save their playground in Milford. Alexis Walter, 12, and Finnegan Huxell, 13, announced during the Feb. 17 council meeting that they want to make Milford Main School a park. The property has been under discussion recently after developer Jim Cohen, with CMC [ Read More ]

Scene75 to open in Miami Twp

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Miami Township is welcoming a business that will fill a niche on the east side of Cincinnati. Township Administrator Laurence Fronk announced that Scene75 will be opening a second location in the township at the Feb. 17 Trustees meeting. Scene75 is one of the largest indoor entertainment centers in the [ Read More ]

Batavia gets police dog

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The village of Batavia Police recently welcomed a new member to the department, a German Shepherd by the name of Kraft. Kraft is Batavia’s first police dog, Chief Michael Gardner said. He has been on duty with Chris McMillan, Batavia’s canine handler, since Feb. 12. Kraft is a dual-purpose dog, [ Read More ]

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