Sports Archive

Lions look to capture 16th straight winning season

By Chris Chaney Sun staff As the winning tradition on the New Richmond hardwood was reinvigorated this winter, the Lions’ baseball team plans to continue the tradition of their own on the diamond as they embark on a campaign that could become their 16th consecutive winning season. That mark won’t be achieved simply by buttoning [ Read More ]

CNE hopes to use new talent for same results

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets will have a whole new look when they take the field on April 2 against Williamsburg to open their 2014 campaign. One of the most successful runs that the Southern Buckeye Conference and Southwest Ohio district has seen in recent years came to an end [ Read More ]

State qualifier Branson headlines ECC All-Stars

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Eastern Cincinnati Conference’s wrestling All-Star teams were littered with local talent and headlined by Glen Este’s Gage Branson, one of only two local wrestlers to qualify for the state tournament. Branson, a 113-pound junior, was the district runner-up and advanced to the state tournament for the first time in [ Read More ]

Ohioans urged to be safe when burning during spring wildfire season

Ohioans are reminded 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). Ohio law states outdoor debris burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during March, April and May. Burning is [ Read More ]

Area coaches and local businessmen will speak at April 5 SBC Youth/Middle School Football Clinic at New Richmond Elementary

Thomas More College head football coach James Hilvert and former Bengals placekicker Doug Pelfrey head the list of speakers at the Southern Buckeye Conference youth middle school football clinic for all area coaches April 5 at New Richmond Elementary School. Other speakers include SBAAC head coaches Josh Stratton of New Richmond, Evan Dreyer of Western [ Read More ]

Northern shovelers painting selected as State Wetlands Habitat winner

The artwork of wildlife artist Gunner Hilliard won first place in the 2014 Ohio Wetlands Habitat Stamp Design Competition, sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hilliard’s painting of northern shovelers will appear on the Ohio Wetlands Habitat Stamp issued in the fall of 2015. The winning entry was selected from a field [ Read More ]

UC Clermont coaches trade celebration for perspective

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Oftentimes sports act as a respite for the rigors of “real life.” However, for the coaching staff of the UC Clermont Lady Cougars following their Division II United State Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship on Saturday, March 8, a “real life” run-in following the game helped them to keep their [ Read More ]

Goshen taps George as next football coach

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Goshen High School announced that Ryan George would be the school’s new varsity football coach at a school board meeting on March 10. Introduced by Goshen High School principal Nick Inabnitt, George will continue an 18-year coaching career as the head coach of the Warriors in the 2015 season. “He’s [ Read More ]

Three coaches and one senior honored by SBC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Southern Buckeye Conference announced their boys’ basketball All-Stars earlier this month and honored them at the March 4 Winter Sports Banquet at Hamersville School. Headlining the local award-winners were a pair of coaches and a back-to-back Player of the Year in the American Division and a head coach in [ Read More ]

Ohio deer hunting regulations amended following public input

After considering public input and reviewing data, modifications were made to the 2014-2015 hunting regulations proposals that the Ohio Wildlife Council will vote on at their next meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The amended proposal states that shotguns and pistol cartridge rifles used for white-tailed deer hunting be loaded with [ Read More ]

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