Archive for April, 2015

West Clermont HS accepted into ECC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff With the new West Clermont High School scheduled to open its doors in just over two years, the school’s athletic teams will have already had a home reserved in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference, ECC Commissioner Ray Spicher announced earlier this month. “The West Clermont School District issued a letter of [ Read More ]

Frustrating season could pay dividends for Felicity-Franklin boys tennis team

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A trying season thus far for head coach Ralph Adams has seen his team overcome adversity and a dearth of numbers at times to contend for Felicity-Franklin’s second boys tennis title in four years. “It’s been a good news/bad news situation, but I really shouldn’t be complaining at 7-2,” Adams [ Read More ]

Milford’s Best to run, study at Morehead State University

Milford High School senior Lauren Best has committed to continuing her cross country/track & field career on the collegiate level at Morehead State University. Best was an honorable mention All-ECC selection in the 800 meter run last spring, while also placing in the top-10 at the conference meet in both the 1600 and 3200 meter [ Read More ]

Milford’s Sheldon to wrestle, study at Ashland University next year

Milford High School senior David Sheldon announced on Thursday, April 16 that he has committed to continue his academic and athletic career next year at Ashland University as a member of the wrestling team. Sheldon is one of 13 members of Milford’s Class of 2015 that will compete in collegiate athletics. Sheldon finished his senior [ Read More ]

CNE’s Kirk wins 100th game

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The golden era of Clermont Northeastern baseball added another accomplishment to its burgeoning résumé last week as head coach Mike Kirk won his 100th game at the helm of the Rockets program in an 11-6 win over Bethel-Tate. “I remember my first win like it was yesterday and I remember [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate eyes another postseason run

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A sluggish start for the Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers has evolved into a promising stretch run that reminds head coach Matt Weber of what his team was able to do a season ago when they reached the district round of the state tournament. “We started a little slow with a couple [ Read More ]

Trojan seniors hope to make their mark this postseason

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Coming off of a strong 2014 season that saw the Glen Este Trojans upset in the first round of the Division I sectional tournament, Mike Hatfield returns a host of hungry and experienced players looking to capture a piece of the Eastern Cincinnati Conference title and make a run in [ Read More ]

Ohio Free Fishing Days are May 2 and 3

Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 2 and 3, you can experience it for free. All Ohio residents are invited to take part in Ohio’s annual free fishing weekend, without purchasing a fishing license, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s Free Fishing Days are open to all [ Read More ]

Bethel voters to decide on police levy in August special election

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Bethel Village Council voted unanimously last week to let voters decide on an 8 mill continuous police levy that would provide about $240,000 each year to the understaffed department. The council voted no on a proposed one percent income tax earlier this month. Voters will have their say in [ Read More ]

Commissioners inch toward June deadline to decide fate of CASC

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners have until June 5 to decide how to reopen Ohio’s first Community Alternative Sentencing Center. The commissioners must choose between signing a contract with an outside organization or utilizing in-house resources to provide CASC program services. Two potential operators submitted proposals by a February deadline, but so [ Read More ]


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