Sports Archive

New Richmond announces six student-athletes will compete and study in college

By Chris Chaney Sun staff New Richmond High School announced six student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent or committed to continue their athletic and academic careers at the next level as the signing period opened on Feb. 5 for football, soccer, track and field and cross country. The Lion contingent included three soccer signees [ Read More ]

Milford announces 7 Eagles will soar at the college level

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Milford High School announced that seven senior student-athletes would be continuing their education and athletic careers at the next level once the regular signing period opened on Feb. 5, 2014. The Eagles are sending five soccer players — two boys and three girls — and two golfers — one boy [ Read More ]

11 Trojans march on to compete in college

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Glen Este High School held a ceremony honoring 11 student-athletes who either signed National Letters of Intent or committed to Division III schools on Thursday, Feb. 6, the day after National Signing Day, Feb. 5, due to weather cancelations. The Trojan contingent that committed to continuing their athletic and academic [ Read More ]

Ohio deer season closes with more than 191,000 deer harvested

Deer-archery season ended Sunday, Feb. 2, bringing all deer hunting seasons to a close. Ohio hunters checked 191,459 white-tailed deer during the 2013-2014 hunting season for all implements. Hunters checked 218,910 deer during the 2012-2103 hunting season. This expected decline in the deer hunter harvest comes following several years of liberal bag limits and deer [ Read More ]

New Richmond not satisfied with regular season accomplishments

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Rewriting the New Richmond boys’ basketball record books isn’t going to be enough for the 2013-14 Lions. Already guaranteed a winning season — their first since 2005-06 — and in control of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division — it would be their first league title since 1995 and second [ Read More ]

Eagles working toward peaking during the sectional tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Milford wrestling team hasn’t peaked yet, according to head coach Pete Babinec, which is a good sign for Eagles’ fans, but a bad omen for wrestlers who will see the red and white in their bracket come sectional tournament time in two weeks. “Team-wise we’ve probably had our best [ Read More ]

Local girls teams’ paths to state revealed

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Clermont County’s 10 high school girls’ basketball teams were shown their road upstate on Sunday, Feb. 2 as the teams were drawn and seeded by the Southwest District Athletic Board. The teams’ first-round games will be played between Feb. 13 and Feb. 18 at various locations around the area determined [ Read More ]

New Richmond’s Hawkins to be honored by Southwest District Athletic Board

New Richmond Board of Education member David Hawkins has been selected for the Friend of Athletics Award by the Southwest District Athletic Board of the Ohio High School Athletic Association in recognition of his 27 years as a volunteer at New Richmond High School. Mr. Hawkins, who has been a school board member for 22 [ Read More ]

Protect Ohio nature preserves through the state Income Tax Checkoff Program

When filling out their taxes this year, Ohioans can make a difference in preserving the state’s wealth of natural resources for generations to come by making a donation through Ohio’s Income Tax Checkoff Program. Old-growth woods, bogs and fens, endangered species, prairies and other remnants of Ohio’s natural history are all protected by a system [ Read More ]

Glen Este wrestlers haven’t missed a beat under Redmond

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Glen Este wrestling team didn’t need an acclimation period with Chris Redmond when their former head coach Jason Roush dawned a different shade of purple, filling the head coaching vacancy at Elder High School. After all, Redmond, previously the Glen Este Middle School coach, had helped shape the varsity [ Read More ]

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