Sports Archive

New Richmond forced to start well with tough season-starting schedule

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Beginning the 2014-15 Southern Buckeye Conference American Division season, local teams have only two options: kill or be killed. All six teams in the division will play one another within the first 14 days of the season, meaning for defending co-champions New Richmond, as well as the rest of their [ Read More ]

Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association to enshrine Carle and Warsinskey

The officers of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association (OPSWA) have announced the 2015 OPSWA Hall of Fame induction class along with details for the annual writing and photography contest. Cleveland Plain Dealer sportswriter Tim Warsinskey and former Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune sports editor Jack Carle will join 54 other prep sports writing greats enshrined in the [ Read More ]

Glen Este entering new era under Briggs

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A new era is underway at Glen Este High School as Kevin Briggs steps into the bowling shoes vacated by longtime Trojan head coach Kathy Demarko. Briggs, a Glen Este alumnus, bowled for the Trojans from 2004-07 and immediately came on as an assistant coach following graduation. “Right after I [ Read More ]

Milford golfer Creager inks NLI to YSU

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Megan Creager, Milford High School’s state-qualifying senior golfer, made her collegiate plans to attend and compete at Youngstown State University official on Nov. 24 at a ceremony held at the school. Creager’s recruitment by the Penguins was happenstance. Originally not considering YSU, she was playing in a tournament alongside a [ Read More ]

Bethel, Williamsburg and CNE begin season at Bob Guy Invite

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Three Clermont County wrestling teams got their 2014-15 seasons underway at the eighth edition of the Bob Guy Invitational hosted by Williamsburg High School on Dec. 6 with Bethel-Tate taking top honors, edging the host Wildcats by two points. Aside from the Tigers and Wildcats, the Clermont Northeastern Rockets were [ Read More ]

Four local football standouts named to Associated Press’ All-State Teams

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Associated Press released its All-State football teams early last week recognizing four Clermont County athletes among the state’s top gridiron performers in 2014. A media panel from across the state honored Milford’s Ben Greenwell, New Richmond’s Tyler Sammons and Tyler Anderson and Batavia’s KeShawn Foley. Greenwell, a punter and [ Read More ]

More than 65,000 deer checked during Ohio’s weeklong gun hunting season

Hunters checked 65,485 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2014 gun hunting season, Dec. 1-7, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Rifles using specific straight-walled cartridges were allowed during Ohio’s deer-gun season. Gun hunters took advantage of the new opportunity and checked 5,360 deer with straight-walled cartridge rifles. Hunters have checked 148,830 deer so [ Read More ]

Lady Warriors win eighth grade Southern Buckeye Championship

The eighth grade girls Goshen Volleyball Warriors won the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division championship on Oct. 21, 2014 against Mount Orab. Goshen won the last 2 sets of the championship match, which was played at Norwood High School. The first out of two sets won by Goshen was difficult as Mount Orab was winning [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate makes statement in first SBC-National game since ‘00

Staff report Moving back to the National Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference for the first time since 2000-01, the Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers proved they are ready to capture a conference title that has eluded them since 1990. On the strength of sisters Brooke and Julia Jenike, the Lady Tigers took their first step in [ Read More ]

Goshen’s Steele joins pipeline to UC Clermont

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The UC Clermont women’s volleyball program continues to recruit it’s backyard well as the Lady Cougars inked Goshen senior Brandi Steele to a National Letter of Intent at a ceremony held a the high school on Nov. 19. “Brandi Steele will be a welcome addition to the UC Clermont program,” [ Read More ]


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