Sports Archive

Batavia gets new coach, new course

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Batavia High School cross country team will have a new look, new coach and new course in 2014 after a long tenure of success headed up by Dona Braswell who has moved out of the area. Randy Dorsey has taken over the reigns of the Bulldogs’ long-distance squads and [ Read More ]

Williamsburg promotes from within, looks towards SBC title

By Chris Chaney Sun staff “Next man up” is typically used when an athlete goes down with an injury and a replacement needs to fill that void. However, for the Williamsburg Lady Wildcats, their next man up was coach Shari McKibben who took over for reigning Southern Buckeye Conference National Division Coach of the Year [ Read More ]

UC Clermont announces school will have soccer for 2015 season

UC Clermont College will be expanding its athletic offerings to include men’s and women’s soccer in the fall of 2015. Each team will include approximately 18 players. “We’ve had a lot of interest in bringing soccer to UC Clermont. The Greater Cincinnati area is a hotbed for soccer programs so this is a natural fit [ Read More ]

Improvement projects will be made to Mt. Gilead State Park

Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director James Zehringer today announced several capital improvement projects for Mt. Gilead State Park. Since the capital budget was announced, Director Zehringer has traveled across the state sharing with Ohioans about the projects planned at many Ohio State Parks. “Mt. Gilead State Park is a gem for the Morrow [ Read More ]

Second annual Galloping Pig will take place on August 16

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Cincinnati Polo Club, in conjunction with the BowTie Foundation, will put on the second annual Galloping Pig at Wilshire Farms in Goshen on Saturday, Aug. 16 with the festivities kicking off at 11:30 a.m. The two worthwhile organizations joined forces last year for the first incarnation of the Galloping [ Read More ]

Area golf teams get fall season underway

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Even before school starts around Clermont County, the fall sports season has gotten underway with eight boys’ golf teams taking part in early-season action. Following a summer filled with individual tournament play, local teams have come together to compete as a group for the first time since October of last [ Read More ]

Pair of Williamsburg track athletes sign with Rio Grande

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A pair of Williamsburg track and field athletes will continue their athletic and academic careers at the University of Rio Grande, the school announced last week. Cody Minnie and Caley Pringle inked National Letters of Intent to compete for the RedStorm track and field teams this coming season after standout [ Read More ]

Rule changes implemented for ‘14-15

Effective with the 2015 high school track and field season, the prohibition of jewelry will be eliminated. This was one of several rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee at its June 16-18 meeting in Indianapolis. The committee’s recommendations were subsequently approved by the [ Read More ]

Ohio DNR drawing duck blind lottery on Aug. 16 at 17 parks

More than 290 permits are available to hunters wishing to construct a blind to hunt ducks and geese on select Ohio State Park lakes this waterfowl hunting season. Lottery drawings will be held the morning of Saturday, Aug. 16, at 17 state parks that offer the duck blind permits, along with lotteries for 71 permits [ Read More ]

Former Milford Youth Basketball board members indicted for theft

Staff report Two former Milford Youth Basketball Association board members were indicted on July 24 by the Clermont County Grand Jury, facing charges of fourth degree felony theft after the Miami Township Police Department completed a two-month investigation. Shannon Wenzel of Miami Township and Carey Chesser of Stonelick Township were charged with making more than [ Read More ]


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