Sports Archive

Free Fishing Days will allow Ohioans to fish sans license

Ohioans are encouraged to take advantage of “Free Fishing Days” on May 3-4 and experience the great fishing Ohio has to offer. For these two days only, Ohioans may fish in any of the state’s public waters without having to buy a fishing license. This special weekend offers Ohioans of all ages the chance to [ Read More ]

Batavia native having standout junior campaign

McNicholas High School junior and Batavia resident first and third baseman Logan Jacobs is having a banner year for the Rockets. The hard-hitting right-hander is batting at a team-high clip of .444 through 14 games. Jacobs stat line also includes an on-base percentage of .553, tops among batters in the Greater Catholic League Co-Ed Division [ Read More ]

Eagles flying high after slow start to season

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A less-than-desired start for the Milford Eagles has already been pushed out of the team’s collective memory as Clermont County’s lone boys’ volleyball team has gone on a tear over their last six matches to bring the preseason goals back within focus. “We’ve won five of our last six games, [ Read More ]

New Richmond tennis looking to net a fourth straight league title

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Coming off of a season that saw the New Richmond Lions go a perfect 10-0 in the Southern Buckeye Conference, head coach Rylan Shebesta had some work to do when the 2014 season rolled around, graduating five All-League performers. Given the turnover, Shebesta’s first challenge this season was setting his [ Read More ]

Bethel improving weekly with hopes of peaking at end

By Chris Chaney Sun staff In track and field, more than any other spring sport, week-to-week improvement is more important than the outcomes of any given meet. Teams are working towards peaking at the end of the season at league meets, district, regional and ultimately, the state meet. Bethel-Tate’s track and field teams subscribe to [ Read More ]

Glen Este holds dedication for alum killed in line of duty

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Glen Este High School community gathered on Saturday, April 26 to honor and dedicate a memorial to one of their own. Jason Ellis, a 1998 graduate of Glen Este High School and star baseball player while a Trojan, was killed in the line of duty on May 25, 2013 [ Read More ]

Williamsburg has hopes of vying for SBC-National title

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A young Williamsburg team that toiled in the middle of the Southern Buckeye Conference’s National Division last season is a year older and not all that different in terms of makeup, returning 11 of 13 from the 2013 roster. “Right now, we’re 4-2 in league and 8-7 overall,” head coach [ Read More ]

Georgetown’s Carrington signs to play at UC Clermont

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division II National Championship is already paying dividends for the UC Clermont Lady Cougars basketball team as head coach Mike Matthews announced the signing of Georgetown standout MacKenzi Carrington on April 11. “(Carrington) is a tremendous center/forward, who will play forward in our scheme,” [ Read More ]

ODNR promotes youth fishing

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and Columbus Recreation and Parks have announced a partnership to stock six ponds throughout the city to provide youth with more fishing and additional outdoor opportunities. “Creating opportunities for young anglers to be successful and experience the joy that accompanies catching that first fish is truly priceless,” said [ Read More ]

New Richmond swim coach, teacher killed in lawn mowing accident

Staff report The New Richmond Exempted Village School District lost a popular coach and loyal district supporter April 18 when Joe Middeler, 63, was killed in a mowing accident at his home in Moscow. According to a release from Clermont County Sherriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, Middeler was mowing his lawn with a Scag Tiger Cub [ Read More ]

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