Sports Archive

Wildcats off to quick start thanks to balanced attack

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A unique beginning to the Williamsburg basketball season proved to be no problem for head coach Dan McKibben’s Wildcats. A football-induced late start bore no ill effects as the team got off to a 3-0 start, winning by an average of 16 points, but a difficult weekend exposed some weaknesses [ Read More ]

Lady Cardinals win four of first five games, prepare to run at league title

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Perhaps the sneakiest good team in Clermont County, the Felicity-Franklin Lady Cardinals have opened the 2013-14 season 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the Southern Buckeye Conference’s National Division, one game behind league-leading Georgetown. “So far, things have gone pretty great,” Felicity head coach Kerry Stamper said. “(The team) has been [ Read More ]

Milford’s Moore multitasking his way to All-District

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A nondescript summer soccer conditioning session at Milford High School two years ago transformed into a unique opportunity for then-junior center back Thomas Moore when head football coach Shane Elkin approached the soccer team with a request. “We were doing some summer workouts for soccer, which is fairly close to [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate expects to compete for league title after losing 15 seniors

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Graduation hit the Bethel-Tate wrestling team hard last year as 15 seniors who accounted for 67 percent of the Tigers’ varsity wins left the program. However, head coach Tom Donahue has a young team taking to the mat that he still believes can contend for a Southern Buckeye Conference title. [ Read More ]

Batavia trying to fill varsity softball slot

Batavia High School is looking for a head varsity girls softball coach for the upcoming 2014 season. Interested applicants please send a coaching resume and letter of interest to Batavia High School Athletic Director, Ben Stewart at stewart_b@bataviaschools.org or 1 Bulldog Place. Batavia, OH 45103. The deadline to apply is 12/17/13. All applicants must hold [ Read More ]

BYF Bulldogs have great year

The 7-year-old Batavia Youth Football Bulldogs had another successful season, going 6-2 and losing the semifinals to eventual Super Bowl champions, Blanchester. After starting the season 2-2, the Bulldogs only gave up six points the rest of the season. The team will play in the Battle of Rocky Top at the end of next season.

Cougars looking to excel on court and off

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A strong returning core, along with some fresh-faced newcomers have interim head coach Greg Himes’ Clermont College Cougars looking for a lot of success in the 2013-14 season both on and off the court. “We’ve got back two seniors, Darwin Tolliver and Davyne Davis, and All-American Kendall Beamon,” Himes said. [ Read More ]

Talented Eagles bowlers have sights set on trip to the district tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Milford bowling teams are just now getting into the groove of the season, heating up on the lanes inside the bowling center as the weather cools down outside. “The team, as a whole, we’re pretty good from top to bottom in terms of average,” head coach Frank Ritzmann said. [ Read More ]

Wildcats have talent to contend for the SBC title

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A young Williamsburg wrestling team in 2012-13 sent three wrestlers to the district tournament. Now, a year older and wiser, the entire team, save one, returns with higher hopes for 2013-14. “We return everybody except for one district qualifier, (Shane Jeffers), he graduated,” Wildcats’ head coach Mark Isaac said. “We’re [ Read More ]

Lady Trojans creating ‘havoc’ with full-court press, depth

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Glen Este head coach Jeff Click is channeling his inner Shaka Smart this season as his Lady Trojans have implemented their take on the VCU coach’s “Havoc” defense, running shifts of fresh players at opponents, playing full-court defense and generally, making the task of playing the Lady Trojans a daunting [ Read More ]


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