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Ohio hunters check more than 188k deer during season

Hunters checked 188,335 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2015-2106 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, 175,745 deer were checked during the 2014-2015 season. To help stabilize deer populations, bag limits were reduced this year, and antlerless permit use was eliminated in most counties. This year’s increase can be attributed [ Read More ]

Seven Milford student-athletes announce college plans

By Shawn Sell The Milford High School Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that seven members of its Class of 2016 will continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The student-athletes that have committed to continuing their academic and athletic futures include: Kemper Ackermann (Men’s Lacrosse-DePauw University), Parker Clemons (Football-University of Charleston {WV}), [ Read More ]

Williamsburg, Western Brown win SBC crowns

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Batavia High School played host to the Southern Buckeye Conference’s Varsity Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 5, one of the area wrestling teams’ last primers for the Feb. 19 sectional tournament also hosted on the school’s grounds. Western Brown emerged victorious as both the American Division and overall champions, tallying [ Read More ]

Glen Este wins ECC 

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor A strong season for the Glen Este High School wrestling team had another accolade added to its collective résumé on Saturday, Feb. 5 when the Trojans dominated the Eastern Cincinnati Conference Tournament on their home mats. Glen Este bested second-place Anderson by 109.5 points and third-place Loveland by 119.5. The [ Read More ]

Goshen wins SBC Tourney, first league title since 2007

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor On a day when Southern Buckeye Conference divisional affiliations only mattered for match up purposes, the Goshen Lady Warriors proved that they were the best of both sides of the league. Playing in the championship game of the third edition of the SBC Girls Basketball Tournament, Goshen faced off against [ Read More ]

New Richmond wins Milford Invitational

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The New Richmond High School wrestling team proved at the Milford Invitational Tournament this past weekend that you don’t need a cavalcade of champions to win a tournament. Instead, the Lions put their own spin on an old Chinese proverb: victory by a thousand cuts. New Richmond bested Mason, the [ Read More ]

Lady Eagles looking forward to start of their second season

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The beauty of Ohio high school basketball is that there are truly two seasons. There is the regular season, which is more or less a three-month marathon to position one’s team for the second season, which is the state playoffs. Of course, it’s not that simplistic. There are goals that [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate controls own destiny in SBC-National

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Despite a strong start that was followed by a rash of injuries to key players, the Bethel-Tate Tigers still have their No. 1 goal within their sights. With three of the Tigers’ last five contests coming against Southern Buckeye Conference National Division rivals, including road games against the two teams [ Read More ]

Thompson named Milford girls golf coach

The Milford High School Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that Matt Thompson has been named the new girls golf head coach starting with the 2016 season. A Milford High School grad, Thompson takes over a program that has won three of the last four Eastern Cincinnati Conference Championships. Thompson becomes the girls head [ Read More ]

Western & Southern Open donates $385k to Cincinnati charities

Cincinnati’s more than century-old professional tennis tournament, the Western & Southern Open, announced today annual gifts to local beneficiaries bringing the grand total of giving over more than four decades to just below $10 million, at $9,985,149. The tournament’s charitable board, Tennis for Charity, and chairman Ken Berry, were on hand to make the announcement, [ Read More ]

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