Sports Archive

UC Clermont comes up short in back-to-back bid at USCAAs

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The University of Cincinnati Clermont College baseball team returned to the summit of the Small College United States Collegiate Athletic Association World Series last week, but the Cougars were unable to repeat as National Champions, falling in the finals to Lindenwood University-Belleville. Coming off of the second national title in [ Read More ]

War of attrition, strong sectional draw dooms Clermont tennis teams

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A war of attrition broke out during the boys’ tennis sectional tournament late last week where local Clermont County student-athletes were pitted against one another, bouncing their counterparts from the bracket and ultimately, ending the season for all local athletes involved. The nine teams hailing from Clermont County were split [ Read More ]

Five Clermont baseball teams will compete in sectional finals

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Five Clermont County baseball teams will be playing for sectional titles this week as the state tournament advances into the district rounds next week with state title hopes on the line as the calendar changes to June. The Milford Eagles, the lone Division I team from the area still playing, [ Read More ]

Williamsburg, New Richmond girls’ win the SBC once again

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The beat went on at the Southern Buckeye Conference Track and Field Conference Meet last week at Blanchester High School as longtime stalwarts claimed the top prizes in both the boys’ and girls’ divisions and extended their respective dominant streaks. On the girls’ side, Williamsburg, the four-time defending league champions, [ Read More ]

Burg, Bethel and Felicity are sectional champions

By Chris Chaney Sun staff An impressive regular season for three Southern Buckeye Conference contenders has progressed into a potentially historical postseason as Williamsburg, Felicity-Franklin and Bethel-Tate all raised sectional championship trophies earlier this week. Heading into the week of May 18, five Clermont County schools has positioned themselves in sectional final games, but Milford [ Read More ]

New Richmond athletic director named to OHSAA SWD board

New Richmond High School athletic director/dean of students Doug Foote has been elected to a six-year term on the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Southwest District Board. Mr. Foote received 33 votes to 12 for Benjamin Logan AD Scott Reule and 9 for Bishop Fenwick AD Jon Payne. The 9-member SW District Board is one [ Read More ]

Flash 14U Gold overcome short-staff to finish high in recent local tournaments

On April 26 and 27 the Flash 14U Gold National Team played in a tournament at Rumpke Park with teams from Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. Missing a third of their team who are playing high school baseball right now, the Flash 14U Gold made it to the finals again. On Day One, they played the [ Read More ]

Wildlife watchers asked to report sightings in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is asking the public to participate in the surveying of wild turkeys and ruffed grouse by reporting sightings of these two iconic Ohio game birds. Every year, the ODNR Division of Wildlife conducts a turkey and grouse brood survey to estimate population growth. The brood survey relies on [ Read More ]

Ohio hunters check more than 16,500 wild turkeys

Ohio hunters checked 16,556 wild turkeys during the combined 2014 wild turkey hunting season and youth wild turkey hunting season, April 19 – May 18. The top 10 counties for the wild turkey harvest were Ashtabula (615), Tuscarawas (493), Coshocton (484), Guernsey (466), Muskingum (453), Belmont (444), Monroe (424), Trumbull (417), Knox (415) and Meigs [ Read More ]

Batavia standout catcher picks Thomas More over Lake Erie

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Batavia High School announced that senior softball player Briana Appel will continue her education and athletic career at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky next fall. The Lady Bulldogs’ standout catcher said her decision to attend Thomas had more to do with her educational goals than athletics or proximity [ Read More ]

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