Sports Archive

Ohio implements new horizontal well pad rules

Today, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) implemented new rules regulating the construction of horizontal well pad sites. Stringent construction standards will ensure that well pads provide a safe foundation for drilling rigs and production facilities throughout the operational life of the well, emphasizing public safety and environmental protection. Under the new rules, operators [ Read More ]

Western & Southern reups as title sponsor

The Western & Southern Open today announced a landmark agreement with Western & Southern Financial Group to keep the Cincinnati-based company as title sponsor of the city’s prestigious professional tennis tournament through 2017. The parties did not disclose the specific terms of the three-year, multimillion-dollar deal. The agreement ensures that the relationship remains the longest [ Read More ]

Over 100 attend Western Brown Football Camp

By Wade Linville Sun Publishing staff With approximately 120 young football players in attendance, this year’s Western Brown Youth Football Camp held July 13-16 at Kibler Stadium/LaRosa’s Field was a great success, according to Western Brown Youth Football Program President Justin Elam and Western Brown High School’s varsity football coach Don Sizer. “We had a [ Read More ]

4th annual Fulton Memorial Tournaments are a success

By Wade Linville The Brown County Press The fourth annual Randy Fulton Memorial Tournaments proved to be another huge success in Ripley July 11-12, an event held in memory of a Ripley man who held a deep love for coaching and playing sports. The event included the popular three-on-three basketball tournament held at the caged [ Read More ]

Red Legs have successful season

The New Richmond Red Legs had another successful regular season, finishing in second place in the D-Senior Clermont County Knothole league. Coming off of a winning season last year, the Red Legs validated their 2014 mark with a strong 14-1 record in the second half of the division. The team made the city tournament. The Red [ Read More ]

Western & Southern Open field features the top 35 players from men’s and women’s tours

Wimbledon champion Serena Williams and Wimbledon runner-up Roger Federer will attempt to defend their titles at the Western & Southern Open next month when the tournament returns to the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, August 15-23. Williams and Federer lead a field that includes each of the Top 35 ranked men and women [ Read More ]

OHSAA adopts recommendations of NFHS to reduce risk of concussions

Beginning immediately, the Ohio High School Athletic Association has joined dozens of states in adopting recommendations from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Concussion Summit Task Force, which will reduce the risk in football for concussions and head impact exposure. The recommendations were approved by the OHSAA’s Joint Advisory Committee on Sports [ Read More ]

Hamersville Flash 15U win Fourth of July Tournament

The Hamersville Flash 15U Baseball team played a 4th of July tournament in West Chester with 22 teams. They opened play on July 2nd against the St. Claire’s Shore Mariners out of Michigan. Jacob McCaleb pitched a complete game and got stellar defense throughout the game. Dylan Whisman made a diving catch in right field [ Read More ]

Harsha Lake at East Fork to host USRowing Club Nationals

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor For the second time this week, the collective eyeballs of an entire sport will focus on the Greater Cincinnati Area as the United States Rowing Association will hold the USRowing Club National Championships on Harsha Lake in East Fork State Park from July 15-19. “It is great to have Harsha [ Read More ]

SOSOA seeks new referees

The Southern Ohio Soccer Officials Association is the organization responsible for training and staffing high school soccer referees for most of Clermont, Brown, Adams and Highland counties. We are actively seeking new officials for the upcoming OHSAA fall season and invite any adult with previous playing, coaching, or refereeing experience to consider serving their community [ Read More ]


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