Sports Archive

Clermont College breaks through and wins National Championship

By Chris Chaney Sun staff More than a decade in the making, the UC Clermont Lady Cougars cut down the net at the Division II United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament as champions for the first time in school history on Saturday, March 8. The lone team still standing when the three-day gauntlet had [ Read More ]

Felicity claims first district title in 20 years, earns regional berth

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The last time the Felicity-Franklin Lady Cardinals won a district championship, Kerry Stamper, the team’s head coach, wasn’t patrolling the sidelines, she was bringing the ball up the court as the point guard for the 1993-94 squad. Now, Ashley Moore and Kelsey Arkenau have taken over Stamper’s role while she [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate’s Peters ‘happy, but not satisfied’ with 4th-place finish

By Chris Chaney Sun staff “Happy…, but not satisfied.” That’s how Aric Peters described his first trip to the state tournament as a competitor. The Bethel-Tate 120-pound junior grappler challenged for a state title, reaching the state semifinals before losing to eventual state champion Garrett Hancock of Troy Christian. Peters was relegated to the consolation [ Read More ]

Lady Trojans earn first state tourney berth in 10 years

By Chris Chaney Sun staff After three years of knocking on the door at the district level only to be left hanging, the Glen Este Lady Trojans took no chances and kicked the thing down on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at the Southwest Ohio District Championships at Beaver-Vu Lanes. Finishing fourth overall as a team and [ Read More ]

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 ]

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