Sports Archive

Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources launches new initiative to promoting outdoor paddling sports

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) today launched the Paddle Ohio initiative to promote paddling on Ohio’s state-designated wild, scenic and recreational rivers and water trails. “In the last decade, the number of Ohioans that own kayaks and canoes has increased 128 percent,” said ODNR Director James Zehringer. “The goal of the Paddle Ohio [ Read More ]

New Richmond sends eight to play in college

Eight New Richmond High School senior athletes signed or made commitments this spring to continue their athletic careers at the college level. They are, seated from left, Hunter Blankenship, Spalding University in soccer; Hannah Hall, Denison University in track; Levi Simpson, Marietta College in baseball; (standing from left) Malik Davis, Marietta College in football; John [ Read More ]

Batavia taps Corrill to be next head football coach

By Chris Chaney Sun staff After a lengthy search to replace Don Sizer as the head football coach at Batavia High School, the Bulldogs tapped one of their own, Caleb Corrill, to take the reigns of the program ahead of the 2014 season. Corrill, a 2008 Batavia graduate, played his college football at Mount Saint [ Read More ]

Milford’s Gregory claims Player of the Year for second time in ECC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Not surprisingly, when the Eastern Cincinnati Conference announced its softball postseason awards in early June the two Clermont County teams that battled for the league crown were among the most decorated in the conference. Milford and Glen Este played a de facto conference championship game on Wednesday, May 7 with [ Read More ]

Clermont County athletes sweep individual track and field awards

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Despite the competitive track and field season being in the rearview mirror, local Southern Buckeye Conference athletes who spent the majority of their spring sports season running, jumping and throwing were honored by the league with the season-ending All-Star lists. New Richmond’s Pierce Burnam and Branston Evans were named the [ Read More ]

Williamsburg, Felicity headline SBC All-Stars

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Southern Buckeye Conference honored the league’s softball standouts after an exceptional season that saw four teams make it to sectional championships. Highlighting the individual honors was Williamsburg’s Kacey Smith, a freshman pitcher, who took home Player of the Year honors in the National Division. “A huge part of any [ Read More ]

Eight locals will suit up for last time at Ron Woyan All-Star game

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Eight Clermont County football standouts will get to don their shoulder pads and helmets one last time on a high school field on Thursday, June 12 as some of the best seniors from around Cincinnati were invited to play in the Ron Woyan East/West All-Star Game. The game, which is [ Read More ]

Three Clermont County track and field athletes make podium

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The pinnacle of high school track in Ohio is standing atop the podium at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Five Clermont County athletes went up to Columbus to compete in the state meet on Friday and Saturday with that goal in the forefront of their minds. Yet, while none of the [ Read More ]

Four Milford student-athletes announce college selections

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Milford High School announced a quartet of athletic signings during the last two months that will send four student-athletes to four different institutions in three states next year to continue their athletic and academic careers. Jack Noll, a standout wrestler for head coach Pete Babinec’s Eagles, will enroll at Heidelberg [ Read More ]

Lions, Bulldogs clean up at SBC Spring Awards

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The New Richmond and Batavia baseball teams not only took home league championships in the Southern Buckeye Conference during their respective 2014 campaigns, but also swept the postseason individual awards as two senior leaders and their coaches took home hardware at the annual SBC Spring Sports Awards Banquet at Hamersville [ Read More ]

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