Sports Archive

ODNR selects experienced Division of Wildlife veteran

Veteran wildlife management expert, Ray Petering, has been named chief of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife. Petering began his new position on Monday, Nov. 16. “Ray’s background and experience in the field of fish and wildlife resources, as well as his success in establishing and maintaining partnerships to strengthen wildlife conservation, [ Read More ]

Ohio’s traditional deer-gun hunting season begins November 30

Deer hunting is an extremely popular activity for sportsmen and women statewide and Ohio’s white-tailed deer continue to provide hunters across the state with excellent opportunities for success as they head out into the field. Ohio’s deer-gun season opens Monday, Nov. 30 and not only provides opportunities for outdoor sports enthusiasts, but hunting remains the [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate 8 year olds earn spot in the CCYFL Super Bowl

The 8-year old Bethel-Tate Tigers wrapped up another impressive fall football season finishing in second place in the Clermont County Youth Football League. The Tigers, who have been together for the last three seasons, completed the regular season with a 7-1 record, their lone loss coming at hands of Blanchester in a 14-6 loss. Earning [ Read More ]

Milford trio announces college plans

The Milford High School Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that three members of its Class of 2016 will continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The student-athletes that have committed to continuing their academic and athletic futures include: Taylor Foster (Women’s Basketball-University of Indianapolis), Brianna McCaulley (Women’s Lacrosse-Transylvania University) and Abby Swensen [ Read More ]

Williamsburg coach inducted into the University of Charleston Hall of Fame

Haley Blue-Bogan, former basketball star of Western Brown High School and the University of Charleston, has been inducted into the University of Charleston Athletic Hall of Fame. Bogan was inducted during the induction ceremony held Oct. 16. While at Western Brown, Bogan led the Lady Broncos to three league titles, a sectional title, and a [ Read More ]

SBC honors fall sports All-League at banquet

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Southern Buckeye Conference’s best convened at Hamersville Middle School on Monday, Nov. 10 to celebrate the top performers, coaches and teams of the 2015 fall season. The triannual gathering put on by the league recognized the First Team All-Conference performers, Players and Coaches of the Year and the league [ Read More ]

BSC Spark win Forest Park Star Invitational

The Girls U8 BSC Spark won the 2015 Forest Park Star Invitational Tournament on Oct. 25. The Spark defeated Cincinnati United Southeast Academy, 2-1, in the finals to claim the championship. The team members, pictured above from the left with their winning plaques, are Emma Rosenbaum, Anna Roberts, Alyssa Easter, Kiley Cornelius, Maddi Fender, Meagyn Riffle, [ Read More ]

New Richmond not satisfied with first sectional title in school history

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor There’s been a growing belief around the New Richmond boys soccer program for years that manifested itself in the team winning the first soccer sectional championship in school history this season. “It was a historical season for New Richmond High School,” varsity boys head coach Doug Flamm said. “I told [ Read More ]

Local runners gain experience at state

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Amelia’s Maddie Walker and Felicity-Franklin’s Jared Boeckmann competed at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Cross Country State Championships on Saturday, Nov. 7 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio, just east of Columbus. Walker, a freshman, was the district champion in Division I, District 2 and the fifth-place finisher [ Read More ]

A playoff team two of the last three years, Williamsburg pushes forward

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Making the program’s second playoff appearance in the last three seasons, Williamsburg fell on Saturday, Nov. 7 to No. 2 seed Mechanicsburg, 48-14, in a Division VI contest. “We obviously couldn’t match their speed. They were faster at four or five positions that counted,” Williamsburg head coach Scott Lefker said. “Our [ Read More ]

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