Sports Archive

More than 73,000 deer checked during Ohio’s weeklong gun hunting season

Hunters checked 73,399 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2015 deer-gun hunting season, Nov. 30-Dec. 6, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This represents a significant increase over last year’s harvest of 65,484 deer. During the 2013 deer-gun season, 75,408 deer were checked. To date, for the 2015 deer hunting seasons, hunters have checked [ Read More ]

Williamsburg finishes second at King of the Bluegrass Invite

The Williamsburg Wildcats wrestling team had a successful second week of the season after winning their home invitational on Saturday, Dec. 5. On Friday, Dec. 11, the Wildcats traveled to Batavia for an in-school tri-meet, an annual match taking place during school hours. The Wildcats swept the day beating Batavia 53-16 and CNE 72-0. On [ Read More ]

If Glen Este wants to strike upstate, it will come down to making spares

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor On the lanes of the Eastern Cincinnati Conference, the purple and white of the Glen Este Trojans has been synonymous with conference titles since the inception of the league three years ago. The girls team has claimed top honors in each of the three seasons that the Lady Trojans have [ Read More ]

Locals named All-State

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Clermont County had six football players across Ohio’s seven divisions honored as Associated Press All-Ohio selections earlier this month as voted on by a media panel from around the state. Williamsburg led the three local teams that were represented, landing three individuals on the honor roll. Glen Este had two [ Read More ]

Lady Tigers’ mentality shift is proving effective in early going

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers have made a concerted effort in 2015-16 to be a defense-first team, evolving from the run-and-gun squad that tried to outscore opponents night in and night out last year. That shift in game plan has proven effective as the Lady Tigers are off to a 6-0 [ Read More ]

Veritas Athlete Development to bring exposure, opportunity to local athletes

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The world of college recruiting is fiercely competitive and time-consuming in and of itself, so what Richie Cox wants to do with his new business — Veritas Athlete Development, opening near Eastgate in early 2016 — is strip away a lot of the noise and politics that can taint an [ Read More ]

Hunters encouraged to attend summits

Ohio hunters and others interested in the state’s white-tailed deer management programs have the opportunity to provide feedback about hunting regulations and season structures in central Ohio on Saturday, Jan. 23, and in northeast Ohio on Saturday, Jan. 30, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). After input from last year’s deer summits [ Read More ]

More than 80 Reds and 20,000 fans attend Redsfest

Redsfest drew 20,118 fans to the Duke Energy Convention Center on December 4 and 5, an 11% increase over 2014. “We can’t thank Reds fans enough for making 2015 Redsfest one of our best yet,” said Phil Castellini, Reds Chief Operating Officer. “All Reds players, current and former alike, love Redsfest because it brings them [ Read More ]

Batavia inducts Hall of Fame Class of 2015

The Batavia Athletic Department inducted its 2015 Hall of Fame class on Thursday, Dec. 3 at a ceremony held at the high school. The class was made up of eight individuals: Greg Poynter, Daniel Brian Miller, Vince Kennedy, James (J.D.) Fugate, Joey Moorehead, Ed Jucker, Stephen A. Shinkle and Dennis G. Wells. Apart from the [ Read More ]

Glen Este and Amelia boast a new generation of divers

By Kevin Dunnette SID, ECC A groundbreaking ceremony was held May 28 for the new consolidated West Clermont High School, with some 200 people attending the event. The 370,000 square foot, $90 million school, on 78 acres, will accommodate 2,500 students and is expected to open in time for the start of the 2017-2018 school [ Read More ]

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