Sports Archive

Young Lady Wildcats adjusting to new style and overachieving

By Chris Chaney Sun staff In just her second year at the helm of Williamsburg’s girls basketball program, head coach Hayley Bogan has her team turning heads around Southwest Ohio as the Lady Wildcats have opened the season 7-4. “We have a young group of girls,” Bogan said. “They are very coachable. They come in [ Read More ]

Goshen bowling hoping to take step up to state

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Coming off of a season that saw the Goshen Lady Warriors advance out of the Division II sectional tournament as a team, expectations have been raised for the red and white rollers in 2015. Competing in a sectional that should pave the way for Goshen to make it up to [ Read More ]

Swim teams host, compete in largest meet of its kind

By Chris Chaney Sun staff All five Clermont County swim teams competed in the annual Southwest Ohio High School Swimming and Diving Classic over the Jan. 17 weekend, the nation’s largest high school invitational. 122 schools, including swimmers and divers from Amelia, Bethel-Tate, Glen Este, Milford and New Richmond, were represented across nine preliminary locations [ Read More ]

Undefeated Eagles starting over

By Chris Chaney Sun staff An undefeated start to the season for the Milford High School basketball team has the surrounding community and school district excited about the prospect of a deep postseason tournament run. However, head coach Joe Cambron and his team have a different perspective on the hot start: act like it never [ Read More ]

Local National Champions receive resolutions from state representatives

Two young local athletes achieved big goals in 2014 in the highly competitive sport of USTA sponsored Tumbling and Trampoline. On November 19th Griffin Harding (8), of Mount Washington, and Isabella Schenker (10), of Milford, were each presented with Resolutions from their State Representatives at the Statehouse in Columbus honoring them as 2014 United States [ Read More ]

Batavia coach, Trooper recovering from car crash

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Batavia High School girls varsity basketball coach and Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Jason McElfresh is recovering well from injuries sustained in a Jan. 6 head-on crash. “I’m good,” he said. “I continued to have headaches and it got really bad on Friday night, (Jan. 9). So, Saturday morning I [ Read More ]

Felicity’s Denune chasing his passion

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Devon Denune was looking for something to love. Then a Felicity-Franklin Middle School eighth grader, Denune was athletically inclined, playing any and every sport he could sign up for, but he just couldn’t find the one that encapsulated him. “I got into tennis in the eighth grade,” Denune said. “I [ Read More ]

Rocket wrestlers have big goals despite having small numbers

By Chris Chaney Sun staff With only four wrestlers out this winter for Clermont Northeastern, head coach Scott Wells is in a unique position to get the most out of each of his grapplers heading towards the postseason. “We want to extend the season as long as possible,” he said. “We want to get (everybody) [ Read More ]

Ohio Hunters harvest over 13,000 Deer during Muzzleloader Season

Hunting is the best and most effective management tool for maintaining Ohio’s healthy deer population. Hunters harvested 13,726 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2015 muzzleloader season, Jan. 2-5, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters have checked 167,013 deer so far in all 2014-2015 hunting seasons, compared to 182,861 at the same point [ Read More ]

Williamsburg considers adding soccer team

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Williamsburg Local Schools may have a boys soccer team for the first time, if the school board approves a proposal. This is definitely not the first time that adding a team has been discussed, said Superintendent Matt Earley, but it is the first time that a proposal has made it [ Read More ]

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