Sports Archive

Playoff appearance signals arrival of the Bethel-Tate football program

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Making the school’s first trip to the state playoffs, the Bethel-Tate Local School District did things up right, shutting down the district’s schools at 12 p.m. on Nov. 6 for a community send off to Coldwater, just south of Celina. “That was something special,” Bethel-Tate head football coach Bill Jenike [ Read More ]

UC Clermont to host Sinkovich Classic

UC Clermont College will host the First Annual Phil Sinkovich Basketball Classic on November 20-21. The Sinkovich Classic marks the first classic the men’s basketball program has hosted – being named in honor of the college’s first men’s basketball coach. “We wanted to recognize Phil as the first men’s basketball coach at UC Clermont by [ Read More ]

New Richmond wins first league title in 19 years

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Accomplishments live forever on banners hanging from the rafters of the New Richmond High School gymnasium and the lack of updates to the girls volleyball conference championship banner acted as a constant reminder to the Lady Lions as they prepared for the 2015 season. “(The banner) was in the gym [ Read More ]

Two will race for state

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Amelia’s Maddie Walker and Felicity-Franklin’s Jared Boeckmann will represent Clermont County at this weekend’s state cross country championships at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio east of Columbus. Both Walker and Boeckmann finished in the top-16 of their respective regional races at Troy to earn the right to run for [ Read More ]

Weaver thriving at Mount St. Joseph

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor There’s a saying in sports: “hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” Garrett Weaver has talent — there’s no denying that — and if you were to talk with anyone close to the 6-foot-3-inch, 205-pound Amelia High School alumnus, work ethic isn’t a worry, either. In his first [ Read More ]

Four earn playoff berths

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Four Clermont County football teams will play into Week 11 as Glen Este, New Richmond, Bethel-Tate and Williamsburg all earned playoff berths officially when the Ohio High School Athletic Association released its final computer ratings on Sunday, Nov. 1. For Glen Este, this is the school’s second consecutive playoff appearance [ Read More ]

Construction Manager for Buckeye Lake Dam announced by ODNR

A new dam at Buckeye Lake is one step closer to realization as the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has selected ASI Constructors as the construction manager to lead the coordination of the project. The company has extensive experience in dam construction, including the “deep soil mixing” technology that has been recommended by engineers [ Read More ]

Final weekend before fall color season ends

Even though the fall color season is coming to a close, especially with the recent rain and wind, it was a spectacular few weeks to watch the hillsides and woodlands come alive in an always changing palette of reds, oranges and yellows. This weekend will likely provide one last chance for people to enjoy Ohio’s [ Read More ]

Junior Lions undefeated

The New Richmond Junior Lions are a 10-year old team that has played in the Clermont County Youth Football League for the last four seasons. The team has made the playoffs every year they’ve been together and in 2015, the team is undefeated and the No. 1 seed heading into the playoffs. The first round [ Read More ]

Week 9 Round Up: Wildcats big win moves them closer to playoffs

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Heading into the final week of the 2015 regular season, New Richmond and Williamsburg have wrapped up at least a share of their respective division titles inside the Southern Buckeye Conference and will look to win the league outright with Week 10 victories. More pressing for the Lions and Wildcats [ Read More ]

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