Sports Archive

SBC honors the area’s best tennis players with awards

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A competitive season on the tennis courts around Clermont County gave way to an impressive list of All-Conference performers from area high schools. The respective league champions were well represented on the All-Star lists, but exceptional play by non-title winning teams and individuals were recognized as well. Individual coaching awards [ Read More ]

Local baseball players honored in ECC awards 

By Chris Chaney Sun staff As to be expected, when the Eastern Cincinnati Conference unveiled its baseball All-Star teams earlier this month Milford and Glen Este standouts were prominently showcased, even if they were not given the top awards by the league. The Eagles shared the conference title with Anderson and Glen Este, along with [ Read More ]

Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources launches new initiative to promoting outdoor paddling sports

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) today launched the Paddle Ohio initiative to promote paddling on Ohio’s state-designated wild, scenic and recreational rivers and water trails. “In the last decade, the number of Ohioans that own kayaks and canoes has increased 128 percent,” said ODNR Director James Zehringer. “The goal of the Paddle Ohio [ Read More ]

New Richmond sends eight to play in college

Eight New Richmond High School senior athletes signed or made commitments this spring to continue their athletic careers at the college level. They are, seated from left, Hunter Blankenship, Spalding University in soccer; Hannah Hall, Denison University in track; Levi Simpson, Marietta College in baseball; (standing from left) Malik Davis, Marietta College in football; John [ Read More ]

Batavia taps Corrill to be next head football coach

By Chris Chaney Sun staff After a lengthy search to replace Don Sizer as the head football coach at Batavia High School, the Bulldogs tapped one of their own, Caleb Corrill, to take the reigns of the program ahead of the 2014 season. Corrill, a 2008 Batavia graduate, played his college football at Mount Saint [ Read More ]

Milford’s Gregory claims Player of the Year for second time in ECC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Not surprisingly, when the Eastern Cincinnati Conference announced its softball postseason awards in early June the two Clermont County teams that battled for the league crown were among the most decorated in the conference. Milford and Glen Este played a de facto conference championship game on Wednesday, May 7 with [ Read More ]

Clermont County athletes sweep individual track and field awards

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Despite the competitive track and field season being in the rearview mirror, local Southern Buckeye Conference athletes who spent the majority of their spring sports season running, jumping and throwing were honored by the league with the season-ending All-Star lists. New Richmond’s Pierce Burnam and Branston Evans were named the [ Read More ]

Williamsburg, Felicity headline SBC All-Stars

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Southern Buckeye Conference honored the league’s softball standouts after an exceptional season that saw four teams make it to sectional championships. Highlighting the individual honors was Williamsburg’s Kacey Smith, a freshman pitcher, who took home Player of the Year honors in the National Division. “A huge part of any [ Read More ]

Eight locals will suit up for last time at Ron Woyan All-Star game

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Eight Clermont County football standouts will get to don their shoulder pads and helmets one last time on a high school field on Thursday, June 12 as some of the best seniors from around Cincinnati were invited to play in the Ron Woyan East/West All-Star Game. The game, which is [ Read More ]

Three Clermont County track and field athletes make podium

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The pinnacle of high school track in Ohio is standing atop the podium at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Five Clermont County athletes went up to Columbus to compete in the state meet on Friday and Saturday with that goal in the forefront of their minds. Yet, while none of the [ Read More ]

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