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Home Run Derby to have new format

The 2015 Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders, part of Gatorade All-Star Workout Day, will introduce a new streamlined format this July featuring brackets and timed rounds, Major League Baseball announced today. The 2015 Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders will be held on Monday, July 13th at Great [ Read More ]

All-Stars will parade through downtown prior to July 14 game

MLB All-Stars from the Cincinnati Reds and every other Major League Baseball team will travel through the streets of Cincinnati in Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Silverado vehicles prior to the 2015 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 14 in the eleventh annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet. The parade will start at [ Read More ]

2015 All-Star Game rosters announced

Pitchers and reserves have been named to the American League and National League All-Star Teams, as announced today by Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association and All-Star Game managers Ned Yost of the AL and Bruce Bochy of the NL. The 2015 AL and NL All-Star rosters were unveiled earlier this evening [ Read More ]

New Richmond football will play in Division IV

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the final male and female enrollments of member schools used to determine governance classification and tournament divisions for each sport in May and released football divisions and regions for playoff information last month. Of the nine Clermont County schools that have football teams, [ Read More ]

Franz pitches no hitter

The WT Revs of the Withamsville-Tabasco Baseball Association C-Sr. Division were privy to one of baseball’s rarest accomplishments on Saturday, June 27. Eleven-year-old pitcher Zac Franz threw a no hitter against the Amelia Cobras. Franz struck out 12 batters and issued two just walks in the Rev’s victory in a game held at WT Ballpark.

Sporting Women to be held July 18

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Eastern Hills Rod, Gun and Conservation Club will hold its 12th Annual Sporting Women’s workshop from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 18th at the club’s headquarters in Batavia. “The event started about 10 years ago,” EHRGCC president George Clark said. “The whole event is like a workshop [ Read More ]

Local golfers ply their trade in annual Met

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The 106th Annual Tony Blom Metropolitan Amateur Championship made its way out of Clermont County this year, but not without a handful of hangers-on in tow to Western Hills Country Club. Stillmeadow Country Club hosted last year’s event, bringing 168 players to the county for a week’s worth of golf, [ Read More ]

Boaters urged to avoid high water

Ohio has experienced steady rains and rising waters in the past week. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) urges Ohioans and visitors to avoid high, fast-moving water in rivers and streams. “With the increased amount of rain, extra precautions are essential to ensure that the strength, depth and speed of a river does not [ Read More ]

All-Star starters announced July 5

The starting position players for the 2015 All-Star Game, named via the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, will be unveiled on Sunday, July 5th at 7:30 p.m. (ET) on the “Esurance All-Star Starters Selection Show” on ESPN prior to the “Sunday Night Baseball” matchup featuring the San Francisco Giants at the Washington Nationals, Major [ Read More ]

Flash 15U impress playing up at The Ohio State University

The Flash Gold 15U baseball team traveled to the state capital over the weekend of June 13 and 14 to play up in the 16U division with the chance to play on The Ohio State University’s Nick Swisher Field in the Bill Davis Stadium with a good showing in the early rounds. A strong pool play performance saw [ Read More ]

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