Sports Archive

New MLB stadium screening practices take effect for 2015

As previously announced, Major League Baseball’s Stadium Operations Practices for the 2015 regular season require each Club to develop and implement mandatory metal detection screening of all fans prior to entry to each Major League ballpark. Many Major League Clubs already began such a program throughout the 2013 and 2014 seasons. The screening program will [ Read More ]

New exhibits open at Reds Hall of Fame

The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will debut two new exhibits for the 2015 season: Stars of the Queen City and Tony Perez. On March 18, a media preview will begin at 6 p.m. and invitation-only ribbon cutting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The exhibits will open to the public on March 19 [ Read More ]

Division I bowlers’ season comes to an end

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The area bowling season came to a disappointing end at Beaver-Vu Lanes outside of Dayton for three Division I schools last week as no individuals from Amelia, Milford or Glen Este were able to advance out of the district tournament up to state. All three schools had representatives take part [ Read More ]

Pair of returning state qualifiers joined by three local grapplers

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Standing in the tunnel of the Jerome Schottenstein Center a year ago, Bethel-Tate’s Aric Peters said his “feet felt like they were a thousand pounds” and he “could barely breathe.” This weekend, Peters returns to the mats on the Schott’s expansive floor seeking an improvement upon his fourth-place finish. Competing [ Read More ]

Lady Cards win back-to-back DIV district championships

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The new era of Felicity-Franklin girls basketball had another chapter written on Saturday, March 7 as the Lady Cardinals dismissed district final opponents Miami Valley, 74-53, to earn a berth in the regional semifinals. Despite a slow start, the 74-point effort by Felicity was the team’s highest scoring output of [ Read More ]

Senior leadership guides Milford to sectional title

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Attitude reflects leadership. That mantra has been personified in the record-setting season the Milford Eagles are enjoying in 2014-15. Cruising through the sectional tournament, head coach Joe Cambron’s squad now is among the last teams in the state still playing. Cambron said that the Eagles’ season, which included an 18-0 [ Read More ]

Weather causing changes to Rainbow Trout stock schedule

Ohio’s anticipated annual release of rainbow trout was scheduled to begin at Adams Lake (Adams County) on March 6, but will be postponed according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s extended winter weather will likely leave many lakes frozen on their scheduled stocking date so some events will be rescheduled. Currently the [ Read More ]

Ohio fishing and hunting licenses now available

Ohio’s hunting and fishing license year kicked off March 1 allowing hunters and anglers to purchase their 2015-2016 licenses and many permits, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The prices for Ohio’s 2015-2016 hunting, fishing and trapping licenses and permits are unchanged from last year. Resident license and permit prices have remained [ Read More ]

Wildcat Gala and HOF induction slated for March 13

Williamsburg High School will hold their Wildcat Gala and Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on March 13 at Receptions-Eastgate. The evening begins at 5:30pm with a Silent Auction followed by dinner, guest speaker world-walker Steven Newman from Bethel OH, and the Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Tickets are $30/individual and $50/ couple. Tickets [ Read More ]

Open burning precautions urged during spring wildfire season

Ohioans are advised to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and take necessary precautions if they are planning to burn debris this spring, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Most wildfires in Ohio are caused by people that are simply careless when burning trash and other debris,” said Robert Boyles, [ Read More ]


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