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Clermont makes 7th consecutive USCAA Tournament appearance

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The UC Clermont Lady Cougars’ seventh consecutive trip to the Division II United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament might just be their best chance to win it. Granted the No. 2 overall seed, the Lady Cougars have their eyes set on the prize, but as the cliché goes, they’re [ Read More ]

New Richmond 7th graders capture SBC regular season and tournament titles

The New Richmond Lions 7th grade boys’ team finished the 2013-14 season with a record of 16-1 and were undefeated in the state of Ohio. The lone blemish on the team’s record came in a close loss to Campbell County. The Lions won the Southern Buckeye Conference regular season and tournament championships, the latter of which came in [ Read More ]

Plans to be active when the weather breaks? Start now

By Doug Galvin Do you have plans to be more active once the weather breaks? Though the recent weather and Punxsutawney Phil (groundhog) might lead us to believe spring will never arrive, chances are that it won’t be long. One of the best reasons to look forward to spring is getting some fresh air and [ Read More ]

Trout releases scheduled to begin on March 7

More than 98,000 rainbow trout will be released this spring at 63 Ohio public lakes and ponds, creating excellent opportunities for anglers all across Ohio. The first rainbow trout releases will be Friday, March 7, at Adams Lake in Adams County and Barnesville Reservoir No. 3 in Belmont County. “By stocking these ponds, we hope [ Read More ]

Lady Cards are chasing history, won first sectional title since 2001

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Felicity-Franklin Lady Cardinals are on a crash course with history, one that their head coach Kerry Stamper knows well. After dismantling their first-round Division IV sectional opponent Lockland, 57-24, on Feb. 13, the Lady Cardinals have gritted out two more wins over Middletown Christian and Seven Hills to earn [ Read More ]

Lady Trojans win sectional, peaking heading to district

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A near-perfect regular season has led the Glen Este Lady Trojans to an Eastern Cincinnati Conference championship, a sectional championship and head coach Kathy Demarko hopes a state tournament berth stemming from this week’s district tournament at Beaver-Vu lanes in Beavercreek. “One thing I’ve noticed is that this team has [ Read More ]

Glen Este’s Branson, Bethel-Tate’s Peters finish second at districts and qualify for state wrestling tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A strong showing from Clermont County grapplers in the sectional tournament manifested itself in over 40 individuals, including four sectional champions, advancing to the district this past weekend. However, the further north the wrestlers go, the more difficult the task becomes. Only Glen Este’s Gage Branson and Bethel-Tate’s Aric Peters, [ Read More ]

Area boys’ teams bow out of sectional tournament early

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A stellar regular season around Clermont County gave way to a disappointing postseason performance for the first nine teams taking part in the Southwest Ohio sectional tournament. All nine local schools were one-and-done in their postseason appearances with Felicity-Franklin the lone surviving team at the time of this writing. Felicity, [ Read More ]

New Richmond’s Tyler David finds success at state despite being unhappy with times

By Chris Chaney Sun staff New Richmond High School senior Tyler David’s prep swimming career ended successfully. The freestyler was Clermont County’s lone representative at the CT Branin Natatorium in Canton this past weekend, qualifying, competing and advancing out of the preliminaries in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events. “It was a real great [ Read More ]

Area programs close out successful eras and begin to look toward future

By Chris Chaney Sun staff An era came to a close in the middle of last week as New Richmond, Goshen and Milford saw the flame extinguished on their 2013-14 campaigns. Influential senior classes at all three schools played their last games in the high school colors, but not before leaving enduring marks on their [ Read More ]

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