Sports Archive

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 ]

UC Clermont coaches trade celebration for perspective

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Oftentimes sports act as a respite for the rigors of “real life.” However, for the coaching staff of the UC Clermont Lady Cougars following their Division II United State Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship on Saturday, March 8, a “real life” run-in following the game helped them to keep their [ Read More ]

Goshen taps George as next football coach

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Goshen High School announced that Ryan George would be the school’s new varsity football coach at a school board meeting on March 10. Introduced by Goshen High School principal Nick Inabnitt, George will continue an 18-year coaching career as the head coach of the Warriors in the 2015 season. “He’s [ Read More ]

Three coaches and one senior honored by SBC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Southern Buckeye Conference announced their boys’ basketball All-Stars earlier this month and honored them at the March 4 Winter Sports Banquet at Hamersville School. Headlining the local award-winners were a pair of coaches and a back-to-back Player of the Year in the American Division and a head coach in [ Read More ]

Ohio deer hunting regulations amended following public input

After considering public input and reviewing data, modifications were made to the 2014-2015 hunting regulations proposals that the Ohio Wildlife Council will vote on at their next meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The amended proposal states that shotguns and pistol cartridge rifles used for white-tailed deer hunting be loaded with [ Read More ]

More than 500 Special Olympians to converge on Bowling Green

More than 500 Special Olympics Ohio athletes are expected to participate in the 2014 Special Olympics Ohio State Basketball Tournament Team Finals and Individual Skills Contest Friday and Saturday, March 21 and 22, in Bowling Green. Venues are Bowling Green High School; Bowling Green State University’s Stroh Center and Perry Field House; and the Bowling [ Read More ]

Three area schools rebuilding programs through patience

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Three Clermont County boys’ basketball coaches were tasked with rejuvenating varsity programs in 2013-14 — Darnell Parker at Clermont Northeastern, Bobby Sandker at Felicity-Franklin and Reggie Hall at Bethel-Tate — and while each has seen steps in the right direction, program-building is an exercise in patience and perseverance. All three [ Read More ]

Milford’s Helton receives appointment to West Point

Milford High School senior Ty Helton will continue his baseball career next year on the collegiate level after he recently accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. Helton had originally committed to Olivet Nazarene University pending the outcome of his application to West Point, but will instead attend the [ Read More ]

Warm days and cool nights give way to annual Maple Syrup Festivals in Ohio

Warmer days and chilly nights create the ideal conditions to get the sap flowing in Ohio’s maple trees, which means it must be maple syrup festival time at Ohio State Parks. This year the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has four family-friendly events scheduled that will offer visitors a glimpse into how early settlers [ Read More ]

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