Sports Archive

Eagles working toward peaking during the sectional tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Milford wrestling team hasn’t peaked yet, according to head coach Pete Babinec, which is a good sign for Eagles’ fans, but a bad omen for wrestlers who will see the red and white in their bracket come sectional tournament time in two weeks. “Team-wise we’ve probably had our best [ Read More ]

Local girls teams’ paths to state revealed

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Clermont County’s 10 high school girls’ basketball teams were shown their road upstate on Sunday, Feb. 2 as the teams were drawn and seeded by the Southwest District Athletic Board. The teams’ first-round games will be played between Feb. 13 and Feb. 18 at various locations around the area determined [ Read More ]

New Richmond’s Hawkins to be honored by Southwest District Athletic Board

New Richmond Board of Education member David Hawkins has been selected for the Friend of Athletics Award by the Southwest District Athletic Board of the Ohio High School Athletic Association in recognition of his 27 years as a volunteer at New Richmond High School. Mr. Hawkins, who has been a school board member for 22 [ Read More ]

Protect Ohio nature preserves through the state Income Tax Checkoff Program

When filling out their taxes this year, Ohioans can make a difference in preserving the state’s wealth of natural resources for generations to come by making a donation through Ohio’s Income Tax Checkoff Program. Old-growth woods, bogs and fens, endangered species, prairies and other remnants of Ohio’s natural history are all protected by a system [ Read More ]

Glen Este wrestlers haven’t missed a beat under Redmond

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Glen Este wrestling team didn’t need an acclimation period with Chris Redmond when their former head coach Jason Roush dawned a different shade of purple, filling the head coaching vacancy at Elder High School. After all, Redmond, previously the Glen Este Middle School coach, had helped shape the varsity [ Read More ]

High averages vs. high games, Huber bros. form distinct rivalry

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Amelia’s Nic Huber, by his own admission, was raised in a bowling alley. “I started bowling when I was four when I could first pick up a bowling ball,” he said. “I grew up in a bowling alley, basically. My uncle has 26 300 games and my dad has four.” [ Read More ]

Lady Cougars using eclectic lineup to win

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The midseason incorporation of a pair of familiar faces has buttressed a strong UC Clermont Lady Cougar core that has the team on the verge of receiving a bid to their eighth consecutive United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament in a month’s time. The addition of Felicity-Franklin graduate Arica [ Read More ]

Batavia High School looking to hire new varsity football coach

Batavia High School is searching for a head varsity football coach. Interested applicants can send a coaching résumé, a letter of interest and references to Batavia High School Athletic Director Ben Stewart, 1 Bulldog Place, Batavia, OH 45103. Applicants can submit their information electronically as well. E-mail Coach Stewart at The deadline to apply is [ Read More ]

Lions Sports Hall of Fame inducts three in class of 2014

By Chris Chaney< Sun staff New Richmond High School inducted three new members into their Lions Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 25 following the boys’ varsity basketball team’s 100-63 victory over Bethel-Tate. Jason (Jay) Penry, John Duncan, Jr. and Denny Hopewell were honored at halftime of the contest. The trio of inductees includes [ Read More ]

Glen Este second grade team completes second consecutive undefeated season

The Glen Este Youth Football 2nd grade team picked up where they left off a year ago again running through the regular season undefeated and winning their second consecutive Super Bowl. Under the direction of head coach Tommie Miller, the Trojans racked up a 25-0 record while outscoring opponents 701-46. A dominant team on both [ Read More ]

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