Sports Archive

Young Lady Barons hope to iron out bugs in early season

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Coming off of a Southern Buckeye Conference American Division co-championship a year ago, the Amelia Lady Barons won’t have a senior on their roster as they begin their march towards the back-to-back crown. “This season we’re extremely young,” Amelia head coach Kelly Throckmorton said. “We basically have one veteran varsity [ Read More ]

New-look Eagles expect to contend to defend ECC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A new cast of Milford Eagles will be charged with continuing the success that the 2013-14 team accomplished after head coach Tom Kilgore saw 11 players graduate out of the program last spring. With four returning starters and a pitcher back in the rotation as well, Kilgore isn’t selling a [ Read More ]

GE, Milford hoopsters named ECC All-Stars

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Despite ending the 2013-14 hoops season in the middle of the Eastern Cincinnati Conference, a handful of Clermont County student-athletes were named to the league’s All-Star team. Glen Este’s Tyler Flanigan and Logan Harris, along with Milford’s Trevor Bullock and Will Hannah headlined the nine members of the Trojans’ and [ Read More ]

Lady Lions headline SBC honors

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The accolades continue to roll in for the New Richmond Lady Lions as they headlined the Southern Buckeye Conference’s end-of-the-year All-Star selections. During a banquet held earlier this month to recognize the best of winter’s student-athletes, the Lady Lions landed two of the top honors of the night as senior [ Read More ]

Lions look to capture 16th straight winning season

By Chris Chaney Sun staff As the winning tradition on the New Richmond hardwood was reinvigorated this winter, the Lions’ baseball team plans to continue the tradition of their own on the diamond as they embark on a campaign that could become their 16th consecutive winning season. That mark won’t be achieved simply by buttoning [ Read More ]

CNE hopes to use new talent for same results

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets will have a whole new look when they take the field on April 2 against Williamsburg to open their 2014 campaign. One of the most successful runs that the Southern Buckeye Conference and Southwest Ohio district has seen in recent years came to an end [ Read More ]

State qualifier Branson headlines ECC All-Stars

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Eastern Cincinnati Conference’s wrestling All-Star teams were littered with local talent and headlined by Glen Este’s Gage Branson, one of only two local wrestlers to qualify for the state tournament. Branson, a 113-pound junior, was the district runner-up and advanced to the state tournament for the first time in [ Read More ]

Ohioans urged to be safe when burning during spring wildfire season

Ohioans are reminded to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and take necessary precautions if they are planning to burn debris this spring, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio law states outdoor debris burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during March, April and May. Burning is [ Read More ]

Area coaches and local businessmen will speak at April 5 SBC Youth/Middle School Football Clinic at New Richmond Elementary

Thomas More College head football coach James Hilvert and former Bengals placekicker Doug Pelfrey head the list of speakers at the Southern Buckeye Conference youth middle school football clinic for all area coaches April 5 at New Richmond Elementary School. Other speakers include SBAAC head coaches Josh Stratton of New Richmond, Evan Dreyer of Western [ Read More ]

Northern shovelers painting selected as State Wetlands Habitat winner

The artwork of wildlife artist Gunner Hilliard won first place in the 2014 Ohio Wetlands Habitat Stamp Design Competition, sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hilliard’s painting of northern shovelers will appear on the Ohio Wetlands Habitat Stamp issued in the fall of 2015. The winning entry was selected from a field [ Read More ]


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