Sports Archive

Batavia Athletic Boosters hosting first annual Bulldog Social Nov. 8

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Batavia High School is taking it upon itself to make improvements to its athletic facilities, thinking outside the box to accumulate the funds necessary to give their student-athletes the best playing surfaces available. As such, the Batavia Athletic Boosters will host the first annual Bulldog Social on Nov. 8 at [ Read More ]

Girls’ soccer season comes to a close as four local teams fall in sectional finals

By Chris Chaney Sun staff An eventful girls’ soccer season came to a sobering end on Oct. 21 as four local teams fell in their respective sectional finals. Amelia and Milford in Division I, New Richmond in Division II and Bethel-Tate in Division III all made sectional final appearances only to fall to teams seeded [ Read More ]

New Richmond teams, seven local individuals move on to regionals

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A cool, overcast day at Voice of America Park in West Chester gave way to a trip to the Oct. 25 regional cross country meet at Troy High School for both the New Richmond squads and seven other local runners. The New Richmond girls’ team was district champions for the [ Read More ]

Felicity claims first sectional volleyball championship in 20 years, avenges postseason losses to Fayetteville

By Chris Chaney Sun staff With the sectional portion of the girls’ Ohio State Volleyball Tournament complete, of the 10 Clermont County schools who began postseason play last week only the Felicity-Franklin Lady Cardinals are playing into the last week of October. Sectional champions for the first time in 20 years, head coach Damon Smith [ Read More ]

Clermont’s Amber Lawrence named Player of the Week

For the second consecutive week and the third time during the 2014 season, a UC Clermont volleyball player has received a national award. Amber Lawrence, a sophomore middle hitter from Felicity-Franklin High School, has been named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Volleyball Player of the Week. Lawrence received this honor for her outstanding [ Read More ]

Board of Directors approves state tennis move to ATP in Mason

The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors held its October meeting Thursday morning at the OHSAA office. The board unanimously approved moving the OHSAA girls and boys state tennis tournaments to the Lindner Family Tennis Center beginning in the fall of 2015 with the girls state tournament. The professional tennis facility in Mason [ Read More ]

YWCA celebrates 85th downtown building anniversary

The year 1928 was a monumental one for Cincinnati. According to an article found in the Enquirer dated Dec. 30, 1928, city officials crafted a plan and corresponding $42 million budget for the addition of 10 glorious new structures, including the beautiful YWCA $1 million building. The downtown YWCA Headquarters Building located at 9th & [ Read More ]

ODNR recognizes outstanding foresters

Two outstanding foresters were honored this month at the Forest of Honor ceremony at Zaleski State Forest near McArthur. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) honored individuals and their families with a tree planting ceremony at the ODNR Division of Forestry’s Forest of Honor. “We are pleased to recognize outstanding individuals dedicated to good [ Read More ]

New Richmond falls to Western Brown, 24-21

By Wade Linville The Brown County Press In a battle for this year’s Southern Buckeye Conference American Division title, it was the Western Brown Broncos playing host to the New Richmond Lions in week seven on the gridiron. It’s always an exciting bout when the two SBC rivals meet on the field of battle and [ Read More ]

Local golfers gain invaluable experience at a wet and chilly district tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A damp and cool day at Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown left two Clermont golfers on the outside looking in at state tournament berths last week, but only after giving Glen Este’s Thomas Zink and Milford’s Nathan Arnold a unique education in what it takes to make it to Ohio’s [ Read More ]


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