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Clermont Northeastern announces new coaches

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Clermont Northeastern High School athletic director Mike Kirk announced the hiring of two new varsity head coaches on Jan. 25, naming Jeremy Fishback as the new varsity head football coach and Don Gullett, Jr. as the new varsity head baseball coach. Kirk announced their arrival via email. The new coaches [ Read More ]

Milford inducts five into Athletic Hall of Fame

Staff report The Milford High School Athletic Department and the Milford Athletic Boosters Club announced the Milford Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee Class of 2016. The Hall of Fame committee chose five people. They are: Chalee Thomas, Class of 1994 (volleyball and basketball); Andrea Tepe, Class of 2004 (cross-country, track and field); Kyle Rapp, Class [ Read More ]

Four inducted into New Richmond Hall of Fame

New Richmond High School;s first Division I college players in football and basketball joined two of the school;s all-time greats in softball and swimming in the 2016 class of the New Richmond Lions Sports Hall of Fame. Thomas Wildey, 1959 graduate who played football at Ohio State; Jeffrey Kuhn, 1962 graduate who played basketball at [ Read More ]

Local swimmers, divers get postseason preview at Classic

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Hundreds of high school swimmers and divers from around Southwest Ohio converged on seven preliminary sites and two finals destinations to show off their skills at the Southwest Ohio Swimming and Diving Classic three weeks before the postseason begins. Local athletes from Amelia, Glen Este, New Richmond and Milford competed [ Read More ]

Williamsburg wrestlers recognize honorary captain

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Senior night festivities at Williamsburg High School on Jan. 13 turned out to be more than just a celebration of the young men who had spent countless hours on the mat over their four-year careers. Instead, the guest of honor was five-year-old Alayna Musselman of Owensville, the team’s honorary captain, [ Read More ]

Wildcats win East Clinton Duals

The Williamsburg Wildcats carried over their 2015 momentum to 2016 by winning the East Clinton Dual Tournament last week. The Wildcats went 5-0 in their matches, besting Piqua High School in the championship, 31-24. Burg opened up the tournament with 49-22 win over Hamilton Badin and followed that up with wins over North College Hill (57-6), Indian [ Read More ]

Strief honored as part of NFL’s Super Bowl High School Honor Roll

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Milford High School received a special gift this week courtesy of the National Football League and Class of 2001 alumnus Zach Strief. “As part of the nationwide Super Bowl 50 celebration, the NFL started the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll program to acknowledge schools and communities that have directly [ Read More ]

Glen Este bowling teams impress at SWOC Showdown

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Area bowling teams took to Northwest Lanes this past weekend for the annual Eastern Cincinnati Conference – Southwest Ohio Conference Showdown, a bracket-style tournament contested between the two local leagues on Saturday, Jan. 9. Local kegglers from Glen Este, Milford and Amelia competed with the Trojans continuing their run of [ Read More ]

Lady Lions emerge from coaching transition quickly

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Coaching changes are rarely easy, but in the tumultuous world of high school sports the coaching carousel is constantly spinning. For the New Richmond Lady Lions, Brad Hatfield had become a staple on the varsity sidelines, but when he resigned to spend more time with his family last spring, Tom [ Read More ]

Three local caddies finalists for Chick Evans Scholarships

Twenty-four Ohio high school seniors were scheduled to gather at Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington on Thursday, Jan. 7, for the final round of interviews for the Chick Evans Scholarship awarded by the Evans Scholars Foundation. Each finalist is a caddie with a unique story to tell, reflecting the scholarship’s four selection criteria: a [ Read More ]

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