Sports Archive

Felicity, Bethel earn invaluable experience in regional tourney

By Chris Chaney Sun staff If there was any recourse in losing in the regional semifinals for both the Bethel-Tate and Felicity-Franklin softball teams last week, it was knowing that both teams, by and large, will have the same roster returning next year to make another charge at a state title. Bethel, playing in Division [ Read More ]

Five Clermont County track athletes to compete at state

By Chris Chaney Sun staff As the Ohio high school track and field community convenes in Columbus, Ohio only the best athletes from around the state will be competing at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. This year, that includes five athletes from Clermont County. Bethel-Tate’s Jake Robinson, Clermont Northeastern’s Jenna Mummert and New Richmond’s Pierce Burnam, [ Read More ]

Flash 14u Gold finish runners-up playing up

The Flash 14u Gold National played in the 15u Tournament over Memorial Day weekend. On Day One, the 14u Flash went 1-1, beating the west side team, Lancers. On Day Two, the 14u Flash run-ruled the 15u Flash to make the finals, but fell 5-4 in the championship despite leading 4-2 early on. They finished [ Read More ]

CNE forward Murray to play at Southern State Community College

Clermont Northeastern High School standout Zach Murray has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Southern State Community College. “I would like to thank Zach’s family and the Clermont Northeastern administration for allowing Southern State to be part of Zach’s senior award ceremony,” said Dr. J.R. Roush, SSCC Dean of Core Studies. “It [ Read More ]

Milford finishes first year as sanctioned part of Eagle athletic dept.

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Milford boys’ varsity lacrosse team finished up their inaugural season as a school-sponsored program on Friday, May 23 as the Eagles fell in the first-round of the Southwest Region Division II Tournament to Seven Hills, 13-11. The Milford Lacrosse Club had been the school’s de facto team for the [ Read More ]

New Richmond, Milford mirror one another at season’s end

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Two postseason runs by local league champions were cut short on Saturday, May 24 as both New Richmond and Milford saw their seasons come to a close in their respective district championships. Paralleling one another throughout the postseason, both the Lions and Eagles had to win rubber matches against conference [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin, Bethel-Tate win district championships

By Chris Chaney Sun staff And then there were two. Two weeks ago when the sectional playoffs began, 20 Clermont County baseball and softball teams took to the field with hopes of state championship runs fresh in their minds. Now, as the calendar flips from May to June, the Felicity-Franklin and Bethel-Tate girls’ softball teams [ Read More ]

New Richmond leads strong group of regional qualifiers

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Clermont County will be well represented at this week’s regional track meets across all three divisions as the 10 area schools will send a total of 50 athletes to compete in 45 events, including 12 district champions. New Richmond’s red and white “NR” logo will be the most prevalent bib [ Read More ]

UC Clermont comes up short in back-to-back bid at USCAAs

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The University of Cincinnati Clermont College baseball team returned to the summit of the Small College United States Collegiate Athletic Association World Series last week, but the Cougars were unable to repeat as National Champions, falling in the finals to Lindenwood University-Belleville. Coming off of the second national title in [ Read More ]

War of attrition, strong sectional draw dooms Clermont tennis teams

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A war of attrition broke out during the boys’ tennis sectional tournament late last week where local Clermont County student-athletes were pitted against one another, bouncing their counterparts from the bracket and ultimately, ending the season for all local athletes involved. The nine teams hailing from Clermont County were split [ Read More ]


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