Sports Archive

CNE gets out of the gates hot, hope to contend for SBC title

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   Off to a fast start in the 2014 season, the Clermont Northeastern track and field teams have no plans to slow down as they hope to challenge for a Southern Buckeye Conference title. “We’re looking to improve upon our fourth-place league finishes from last year,” said Pat Rexroat, who [ Read More ]

UC Clermont on a quest to repeat as national champs

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   Coming off of a United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small School Division World Series Championship in 2013, the UC Clermont Cougars baseball team could be forgiven for having a bit of a championship hangover. However, with the majority of that championship team returning, head coach Jack Harbison said that [ Read More ]

West Clermont LSD cuts pay to play fee

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The West Clermont Local School District will make playing sports a lot more affordable beginning with the 2014-15 school year as the school board unanimously approved a recommendation by Superintendent Keith Kline to cut the pay-to-play fee from $495 to $250. Additionally, the school board put a cap on pay-to-play [ Read More ]

4th Grade Lady Rockets win the CBYBA tourney

The fourth grade Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets won the Clermont Brown Youth Basketball Association league tournament this year. The Lady Rockets are, in the back row, from left to right: coaches Jason Ritter, Chris Evans and Brad Crawford; in the front row, from the left, Andrea Miller, Shaylea Stone, Olivia Crawford, Piper Ritter, Dana Evans, [ Read More ]

Columbiana County family named Ohio’s 2014 Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year recently

The 2014 Ohio Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year award went to the Coldwell family of southern Columbiana County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Healthy and productive forests are essential to Ohio’s economic and environmental well-being because, in addition to wood and timber production, they help to protect air, water and [ Read More ]

Local gymnast brings Clermont County into national spotlight

Gymnastics Central Tumbling and Trampoline athlete, Kaitlyn Bein, has earned a spot on the USTA National Team taking Cincinnati competitive tumbling to a national level. The team was announced on Sunday, March 16th in Hammond, IN, which was the last of 3 team trial meets. Eight years ago Kaitlyn began competing at the Sub Beginner [ Read More ]

Winterkill is possible as ice retreats from Ohio lakes and ponds

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reminding people that fish kills may be common in ponds and small lakes as the ice and snow of the past few months gives way to spring. Winter fish die-offs caused by long periods of heavy ice and snow cover on small waters are referred to as [ Read More ]

Gather on the Green is Sept. 15

Gather on the Green with the Clermont Business Community on Monday, September 15 at The O’Bannon Creek Golf Club. The outing includes lunch, 12:00 p.m. shotgun start, scramble format, dinner and awards program. Foursome reservations are $800 or you can play as an individual at $200 per person. Registration is due by Sept. 9. Participants [ Read More ]

Mercy Health orthopaedic dream team encourages athletes to follow safety precautions and tips after long winter

After a long, hard winter, Spring is here and that means the start of soccer season. Mercy Health’s orthopaedic dream team, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood, offers the following safety tips to help you be well throughout the soccer season. A proper warm up is vital to staying healthy, no [ Read More ]

Eight hoops standouts get honored by ECC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Eight local girls hoops standouts were honored by the Eastern Cincinnati Conference following the 2013-14 season by being named to the league’s postseason honor roll. The Milford Lady Eagles, coming off of a season that saw the red and white rack up a 14-10 overall record, placed a pair of [ Read More ]


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