Sports Archive

Local National Champions receive resolutions from state representatives

Two young local athletes achieved big goals in 2014 in the highly competitive sport of USTA sponsored Tumbling and Trampoline. On November 19th Griffin Harding (8), of Mount Washington, and Isabella Schenker (10), of Milford, were each presented with Resolutions from their State Representatives at the Statehouse in Columbus honoring them as 2014 United States [ Read More ]

Batavia coach, Trooper recovering from car crash

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Batavia High School girls varsity basketball coach and Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Jason McElfresh is recovering well from injuries sustained in a Jan. 6 head-on crash. “I’m good,” he said. “I continued to have headaches and it got really bad on Friday night, (Jan. 9). So, Saturday morning I [ Read More ]

Felicity’s Denune chasing his passion

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Devon Denune was looking for something to love. Then a Felicity-Franklin Middle School eighth grader, Denune was athletically inclined, playing any and every sport he could sign up for, but he just couldn’t find the one that encapsulated him. “I got into tennis in the eighth grade,” Denune said. “I [ Read More ]

Rocket wrestlers have big goals despite having small numbers

By Chris Chaney Sun staff With only four wrestlers out this winter for Clermont Northeastern, head coach Scott Wells is in a unique position to get the most out of each of his grapplers heading towards the postseason. “We want to extend the season as long as possible,” he said. “We want to get (everybody) [ Read More ]

Ohio Hunters harvest over 13,000 Deer during Muzzleloader Season

Hunting is the best and most effective management tool for maintaining Ohio’s healthy deer population. Hunters harvested 13,726 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2015 muzzleloader season, Jan. 2-5, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters have checked 167,013 deer so far in all 2014-2015 hunting seasons, compared to 182,861 at the same point [ Read More ]

Williamsburg considers adding soccer team

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Williamsburg Local Schools may have a boys soccer team for the first time, if the school board approves a proposal. This is definitely not the first time that adding a team has been discussed, said Superintendent Matt Earley, but it is the first time that a proposal has made it [ Read More ]

Baron bowlers have high hopes for 2015

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A growing and maturing bowling program at Amelia High School has first-year head coach Damon Bauer excited about the prospects of the Baron rollers heading into the meat of their schedule in 2015. The Lady Barons’ squad is leading the way at 5-2 and the boys’ team is rounding into [ Read More ]

Undermanned Trojans win GMVWA Holiday Tourney

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Glen Este Trojans left the Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association Division I Holiday Wrestling Tournament victorious on Sunday, Dec. 28 despite only bringing nine wrestlers to the event. “(The GMVWA) is a big tournament for us,” second-year head coach Chris Redmond said. “In the month of December, we competed [ Read More ]

Batavia hoping to improve seed position in New Year

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Switching to the big school division of the Southern Buckeye Conference, Batavia boys basketball head coach Mike Hatfield was uncertain coming into the season how his team would fare. Were the Bulldogs an improved team from the 2013-14 squad that went 13-9 and finished third in the small school SBC-National? [ Read More ]

Warriors return host of district qualifiers

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A strong contingent of returning district qualifiers headline the 2014-15 Goshen Warriors wrestling team roster that head coach Dallas Rise hopes can duplicate, if not surpass, the seven Warriors who advanced out of the sectional tournament last season. “We’ve only wrestled dual (matches) and we are 4-3,” Rise said. “We [ Read More ]

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