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Felicity carrying over momentum from ‘14

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Momentum can often be the difference between winning and losing a game. A good defensive stand can turn into a well-run offensive set; a big block can rejuvenate a previously lackluster effort; just one thing can turn a game completely. For the Felicity-Franklin Lady Cardinals, they’re taking ‘Uncle Mo’ to [ Read More ]

Heading into New Year, Barons back atop SBC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The more things change for Amelia basketball, the more they stay the same. Coming off of at least a share of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division crown each of the last two seasons, head coach Craig Mazzaro has a team that is in the driver’s seat for a third [ Read More ]

Local grapplers get early-season test

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Four local high school wrestling teams took part in the annual end-of-the-year barometer that is the Southwest Ohio Wrestling Coaches Association Glenn Sample Holiday Classic, also known as the Coaches Classic, on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20 and 21 at Harrison High School. All four schools — Amelia, Bethel-Tate, Glen [ Read More ]

Amelia’s Huber rolls third perfect game in three years

By Chris Chaney Sun staff For some, bowling a perfect game is a culmination of a lifelong struggle with the lanes; a love-hate relationship that relents one time to reward an elusive 300 score to a weary alley cat. Nic Huber isn’t weary. In fact, he’s hungrier than ever after bowling his third perfect game [ Read More ]

Clermont Northeastern poised to rocket up standings in New Year

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Georgetown might be the class of the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division this year in boys basketball, but the Clermont Northeastern Rockets are poised to shoot up the table as the team continues to grow together. “We need to continue to get better,” first-year head coach Jim Jones said. “I [ Read More ]

GE’s Click wins 250th game

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Coming into the 2014-15 season needing just six wins to reach 250 for his career, Jeff Click knew the question was not ‘if,’ but ‘when.’ ‘When’ turned out to be Wednesday, Dec. 17 at Kings High School in a 51-38 victory over the Lady Trojans’ Eastern Cincinnati Conference rivals. Perhaps [ Read More ]

Ohio leads nation with seven Paralympic All-Americans in ‘14

2014 was a landmark year for Ohio high school Paralympic athletes, as seven were named U.S. Paralympics Track and Field High School All-Americans by the U.S. Paralympic Committee. Ohio led all states in the number of All-Americans and also saw two athletes awarded with the 2014 National Boys Track Athlete of the Year and 2014 [ Read More ]

Lady Warriors confident slow start can turn into strong finish

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Coming into the 2014-15 season, the Goshen Lady Warriors were one of the stoutest teams in the Southern Buckeye Conference on paper: 10 experienced upperclassmen and a handful of sophomores ready to blossom under their leadership. However, games aren’t played on paper. Yet, head coach Dave Mason isn’t discouraged by [ Read More ]

Harpring steps down at UC Clermont

By Chris Chaney Sun staff University of Cincinnati – Clermont College head volleyball coach Joe Harpring announced his retirement from coaching last month following his team’s ninth consecutive United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament appearance. “A number of things (went into the decision to step down),” Harpring said. “I’ve been doing this for 14 [ Read More ]

New Richmond forced to start well with tough season-starting schedule

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Beginning the 2014-15 Southern Buckeye Conference American Division season, local teams have only two options: kill or be killed. All six teams in the division will play one another within the first 14 days of the season, meaning for defending co-champions New Richmond, as well as the rest of their [ Read More ]

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