Sports Archive

Natural Resources Park offers families outdoor fun next door to the State Fair

The Ohio State Fair opens Wednesday, July 23, at the Ohio Expo Center and State Fairgrounds. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) provides visitors the opportunity to experience the great outdoors only steps from the busy midway at the ODNR Natural Resources Park. The park, located in the southeast corner of the fairgrounds, is [ Read More ]

Western & Southern Open announces an impressive entry list

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   The best tennis players in the world are converging on the Greater Cincinnati Area once again this summer with all 20 of the top-10 men and women in the world participating in the Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason August 9-17, the tournament [ Read More ]

Huber inks Letter of Intent to join Campbell at Wright St.

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   Glen Este High School held a signing ceremony for graduating senior Blake Huber last month as the two-time Eastern Cincinnati Conference Bowler of the Year decided to take his talents north to Wright State University. “(Blake)’s got the game. He knows it inside and out, he knows what to [ Read More ]

Dutch Lions bring high level soccer to Cincinnati

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   On the heels of a wildly successful World Cup, soccer fans across the country have been encouraged about the potential growth and future of the game in America. For the Cincinnati Dutch Lions Football Club, they’re betting that growth can manifest itself right here in Southwest Ohio. “We’re trying [ Read More ]

Clermont Northeastern has new faces, facilities in 2014

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   Clermont Northeastern High School got a facelift during the expanse of the early summer months both in terms of facilities and leadership, allowing athletic director Mike Kirk to put into motion a plan that not only will boost the Rockets’ competitive standing, but also their ability to host major [ Read More ]

Batavia native, CNE alumna travels with ISU to Morocco

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Sports often have the power to take people out of their homes, transporting them, if only for a few hours, to destinations around the globe for some momentarily solace from life’s ups and downs. Playing sports, especially at a high level, can provide the athletes a more realistic escape from [ Read More ]

Milford’s Vilardo earns gold medal at Special Olympics golf tourney

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Milford’s own Johnny Vilardo earned a gold medal at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games held in New Jersey on June 12-20. Vilardo competed in the Level Four individual stroke play 9-hole division in the tournament contested at Mercer Oaks Golf Course. Vilardo said he played Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday [ Read More ]

Batavia’s Raper showcases for scouts at Super Combine

By Chris Chaney Sun staff After an impressive showing at the Blue-Grey Regional Combine at Paul Brown Stadium on Saturday, April 12, Batavia High School’s Trey Raper was selected to participate in the organization’s Northeast Super Combine on June 20-21. One of just four super combines around the nation, Raper was selected as one of [ Read More ]

Local wrestlers compete in National Duals Tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff For some of the best wrestlers in Clermont County, the work on the mat doesn’t stop when the scholastic season ends. Headed up by Bethel-Tate head coach Tom Donahue, six Clermont County wrestlers joined 25 of the best wrestlers from around the state to compete as the Ohio Freestyle Wrestling [ Read More ]

SBC’s top track and field stars honored at postseason awards

By Chris Chaney Sun staff League champions, regional and state qualifiers dominated the Southern Buckeye Conference’s girls’ track and field All-Star lists, which was released by the league office at the conclusion of the season. Members of the title-winning schools were honored above most others as Coaches of the Year from both divisions of the [ Read More ]


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