Sports Archive

SBC honors fall sports All-League at banquet

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Southern Buckeye Conference’s best convened at Hamersville Middle School on Monday, Nov. 10 to celebrate the top performers, coaches and teams of the 2015 fall season. The triannual gathering put on by the league recognized the First Team All-Conference performers, Players and Coaches of the Year and the league [ Read More ]

BSC Spark win Forest Park Star Invitational

The Girls U8 BSC Spark won the 2015 Forest Park Star Invitational Tournament on Oct. 25. The Spark defeated Cincinnati United Southeast Academy, 2-1, in the finals to claim the championship. The team members, pictured above from the left with their winning plaques, are Emma Rosenbaum, Anna Roberts, Alyssa Easter, Kiley Cornelius, Maddi Fender, Meagyn Riffle, [ Read More ]

New Richmond not satisfied with first sectional title in school history

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor There’s been a growing belief around the New Richmond boys soccer program for years that manifested itself in the team winning the first soccer sectional championship in school history this season. “It was a historical season for New Richmond High School,” varsity boys head coach Doug Flamm said. “I told [ Read More ]

Local runners gain experience at state

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Amelia’s Maddie Walker and Felicity-Franklin’s Jared Boeckmann competed at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Cross Country State Championships on Saturday, Nov. 7 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio, just east of Columbus. Walker, a freshman, was the district champion in Division I, District 2 and the fifth-place finisher [ Read More ]

A playoff team two of the last three years, Williamsburg pushes forward

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Making the program’s second playoff appearance in the last three seasons, Williamsburg fell on Saturday, Nov. 7 to No. 2 seed Mechanicsburg, 48-14, in a Division VI contest. “We obviously couldn’t match their speed. They were faster at four or five positions that counted,” Williamsburg head coach Scott Lefker said. “Our [ Read More ]

Glen Este gets out-executed in second straight playoff loss

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Glen Este made their second consecutive trip to the Division II state playoffs on Nov. 6 and for the second year in a row, the Trojans were bounced from the postseason after one game, losing this year to Turpin, 38-7. After trading scores in a promising first quarter, any rhythm [ Read More ]

New Richmond making strides to reach program goals

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Josh Stratton took over the New Richmond football program in March of 2013 with hopes of accomplishing four major goals each year: beat rivals Western Brown, win the Southern Buckeye Conference, make the playoffs and win games in the playoffs. Making their first playoff appearance under Stratton on Nov. 6, [ Read More ]

Playoff appearance signals arrival of the Bethel-Tate football program

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Making the school’s first trip to the state playoffs, the Bethel-Tate Local School District did things up right, shutting down the district’s schools at 12 p.m. on Nov. 6 for a community send off to Coldwater, just south of Celina. “That was something special,” Bethel-Tate head football coach Bill Jenike [ Read More ]

UC Clermont to host Sinkovich Classic

UC Clermont College will host the First Annual Phil Sinkovich Basketball Classic on November 20-21. The Sinkovich Classic marks the first classic the men’s basketball program has hosted – being named in honor of the college’s first men’s basketball coach. “We wanted to recognize Phil as the first men’s basketball coach at UC Clermont by [ Read More ]

New Richmond wins first league title in 19 years

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Accomplishments live forever on banners hanging from the rafters of the New Richmond High School gymnasium and the lack of updates to the girls volleyball conference championship banner acted as a constant reminder to the Lady Lions as they prepared for the 2015 season. “(The banner) was in the gym [ Read More ]


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