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Clermont County has 43 district qualifiers

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor A busy weekend of sectional wrestling around Southwest Ohio led to 43 local individuals across three divisions qualifying for the upcoming district tournaments this weekend. Clermont County boasted six sectional individual champions and a team sectional championships for the Wildcats of Williamsburg. Competing at the Division III sectional at Blanchester [ Read More ]

Three swimmers, one diver qualify for the state meet

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The best of the best are converging on C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton this week for the Ohio High School Athletic Association Swimming and Diving State Tournament and Clermont County will be represented by four individuals competing in six events. A pair of returning state qualifiers — Bethel-Tate’s Gracyn McQueary [ Read More ]

Glen Este, Milford advance both teams to district tourney

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor There will be a caravan of Clermont County bowlers heading to the district tournament at Beaver Vu Lanes this week just southeast of Dayton. Both the boys and girls teams from Glen Este and Milford qualified out of last week—s sectional tournaments as a team. Amelia’s Nic Huber and Nick [ Read More ]

Lady Tigers win their first sectional title in school history

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers have accomplished their main objective for the season, albeit in a way that they didn’t originally intend. With hopes of updating one of the many banners hanging in the high school gymnasium, Dave Fallis’ squad had their eyes set on adding ‘2015-16’ to the Southern Buckeye [ Read More ]

Glen Este’s season comes to an end

By Bruce Campbell Despite their 21-1 overall mark and a 14-0 ECC championship season, Glen Este’s girls basketball team was no stranger to double digit deficits while compiling the best record in school history, having overcome them in four of their last eight games. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, in their opening state tournament game, the [ Read More ]

Registration open for Police and Fire Games

This year’s Games will be held in Lancaster during the week of June 12-17, and are being hosted by Sheriff Dave Phalen and the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Jesse Hendershot will serve as the Overall Coordinator, assisted by Dep. Jeff Reed. Officers from the Sheriff’s Office, along with a few community volunteers from the [ Read More ]

New Richmond wins Shinkle Invite

The New Richmond Lions took home their second tournament title of the season on Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Steve Shinkle Varsity Wrestling Invitational hosted at Batavia. The Lions not only won the tournament, they dominated it. Second-place Purcell Marian was 103.5 points behind New Richmond’s 287.5 total. The hosts, Batavia, finished in third place, Bethel-Tate [ Read More ]

Locals swim at sectionals

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor In pools around Southwest Ohio this past week, swimmers and divers from around the district competed at four sites for the right to compete at Miami University natatorium this week. Representatives from four Clermont County high schools advanced out of the sectional round, earning the right to swim and dive [ Read More ]

Amelia claims fourth straight Southern Buckeye league title

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Updating the league championship banners in the Amelia High School gymnasium has become an annual occurrence as the Barons varsity basketball team claimed their fourth consecutive Southern Buckeye Conference American Division title last week. “None of them have been easy,” Amelia head coach Craig Mazzaro said. “We’ve earned every one [ Read More ]

Wildlife Council receives 2016-17 hunting proposals

Proposals for Ohio’s 2016-2017 deer season dates and bag limits to remain mostly unchanged were presented at Wednesday’s Ohio Wildlife Council meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Among the noteworthy proposals was to move the two-day deer-gun season to Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 28-29. The county bag limits were proposed to [ Read More ]

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